‘Mad Men,’ ‘Modern Family’ Receive Producers Guild TV Nominations

By Steve Pond at TheWrap Emmy winners “Modern Family” and “Mad Men” are among the television series nominated by the Producers Guild of America in the TV categories for its 23rd annual Producers Guild Awards. In the comedy series category, “Modern Family” will be going up against “30 Rock,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “Glee” and […]

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‘Late Show’: Bill Maher Says He Felt ‘Abused’ By Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Is the feud between Bill Maher and Elisabeth Hasselbeck only for show? On Tuesday’s “Late Show,” Maher told David Letterman that he and Hasselbeck don’t hate each other. In fact, he actually likes her. During an appearance on Tuesday’s episode of “The View,” Maher was confronted by Hasselbeck, who took offense at a negative comment […]

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HBO Renews ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’ for Season 10

“Real Time with Bill Maher” has been renewed for a 10th season, HBO announced Thursday at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Beverly Hills. “Bill is probably one of the most iconic HBO personalities,” said Quentin Schaffer, HBO’s evp of corporate communications. Schaffer noted that between his numerous comedy specials and “Real Time,” Maher […]

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Lynch, Maher Will Team Up To Read Weiner

Spoiler alert! Bill Maher has revealed how Friday’s “Real Time” will tackle the recently released explicit chats between Congressman Anthony Weiner and Las Vegas blackjack dealer Lisa Weiss. On Thursday, Maher tweeted: “This just in: Jane Lynch and I are going to read the Weiner FB exchanges verbatim – and, you know, dramatically – on […]

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Bill Maher’s Oprah Slam: Her ‘Favorite Things’ Shows Promote Greed

Oprah Winfrey is getting at least one lump of coal in her Christmas stocking this year – from Bill Maher! In a videotaped “Christmas message” he posted on the homepage of his personal Web site, the tart-tongued funnyman slams the all-powerful Queen of All Media for her recent “Favorite Things” broadcasts. Maher says these grand […]

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Winter TV Premieres: The Welcome Back Kids

The winter television season signifies a time of change. Some fall favorites will have disappeared (“The Good Guys,” “Undercovers“), others will have changed time slots (“Fringe,” “30 Rock,” “Blue Bloods“), still others are coming back after way too much time off (“Parks & Recreation,” for instance), and then there are the new shows. Midseason is […]

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