Thursday, January 12, 2012

TCA Winter 2012 Press Tour: The CW; 38th Annual People's Choice Awards Winners

Today The CW is up at the TCA Winter 2012 press tour at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, California and we will recap what has happened there today. After a presentation by Showtime in the morning, The CW will take over after lunch. The first session is The Bad-Ass Boys of The CW. On hand will be Wilson Bethel (Hart of Dixie), Joseph Morgan (The Vampire Diaries), Jared Padalecki (Supernatural), Kristoffer Polaha (Ringer), Shane West (Nikita) and Ed Westwick, (Gossip Girl). Then after that a panel for the upcoming reality series Remodeled will be held. Then finally, it's The One Tree Hill Final Season Cocktail Reception! Join executive producers Mark Schwahn, Joe Davola and cast members including James Lafferty, Bethany Joy Galeotti, Sophia Bush, Austin Nichols, Robert Buckley, Shantel VanSanten, Jackson Brundage, Lee Norris, Stephen Colletti, Tyler Hilton and Paul Johansson for drinks and appetizers to celebrate the upcoming ninth and final season of One Tree Hill. Of course, the final season premiered last night at 8:00 PM. New reality series Remodeled premieres next Wednesday (January 18) at 9:00 PM.

Look ahead: Up tomorrow thru Sunday will be the cable portion of the TCA Winter 2012 Press Tour. Stay with us for key updates from these events.


The 38th Annual People's Choice Awards were held last night. Here are the winners for the television portion:

FAVORITE TV DRAMA
The Good Wife (CBS)
Grey's Anatomy (ABC)
House (Fox)
Supernatural (The CW)
The Vampire Diaries (The CW)
WINNER: Supernatural (The CW)

FAVORITE TV COMEDY
Modern Family (ABC)
How I Met Your Mother (CBS)
The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Two and a Half Men (CBS)
Glee (Fox)
WINNER: How I Met Your Mother (CBS)

FAVORITE TV DRAMA ACTOR
David Boreanz (Bones, Fox)
Hugh Laurie (House, Fox)
Nathan Fillion (Castle, ABC)
Ian Somerhalder (The Vampire Diaries, The CW)
Patrick Dempsey (Grey's Anatomy, ABC)
WINNER: Nathan Fillion, Castle (ABC)

FAVORITE TV COMEDY ACTOR
Alec Baldwin (30 Rock, NBC)
Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory, CBS)
Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother, CBS)
Cory Monteith (Glee, Fox)
Chris Colfer (Glee, Fox)
WINNER: Neil Patrick Harris, How I Met Your Mother (CBS)

FAVORITE TV DRAMA ACTRESS
Nina Dobrev (The Vampire Diaries, The CW)
Blake Lively (Gossip Girl, The CW)
Emily Deschanel (Bones, Fox)
Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives, ABC)
Ellen Pompeo (Grey's Anatomy, ABC)
WINNER: Nina Dobrev, The Vampire Diaries (The CW)

FAVORITE TV COMEDY ACTRESS
Lea Michele (Glee, Fox)
Courteney Cox (Cougar Town, ABC)
Jane Lynch (Glee, Fox)
Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory, CBS)
Tina Fey (30 Rock, NBC)
WINNER: Lea Michele, Glee (Fox)

FAVORITE CABLE TV DRAMA
Dexter, Showtime
Pretty Little Liars, ABC Family
Game of Thrones, HBO
White Collar, USA Network
True Blood, HBO
WINNER: Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family)

FAVORITE CABLE TV COMEDY
Hot in Cleveland, TV Land
It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, FX
Nurse Jackie, Showtime
Royal Pains, USA Network
Weeds, Showtime
WINNER: Hot in Cleveland (TV Land)

FAVORITE COMPETITION
American Idol (Fox)
Dancing with the Stars (ABC)
The Voice (NBC)
So You Think You Can Dance (Fox)
America's Got Talent (NBC)
WINNER: American Idol (Fox)

FAVORITE CRIME DRAMA
Bones, Fox
Castle, ABC
Criminal Minds, CBS
CSI, CBS
NCIS, CBS
WINNER: Castle (ABC)

FAVORITE SCI-FI / FANTASY SHOW
Fringe (Fox)
The Walking Dead (AMC)
Supernatural (The CW)
The Vampire Diaries (The CW)
True Blood (HBO)
WINNER: Supernatural (The CW)

FAVORITE DAYTIME TV HOST
Al Roker, Ann Curry, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, Savannah Guthrie, Today (NBC)
Anderson Cooper, Anderson (Syndicated, Warner Bros.)
Ellen DeGeneres, The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Syndicated, Warner Bros.)
Kelly Ripa, Regis Philbin, LIVE! With Regis & Kelly (Syndicated, Disney-ABC)
Rachael Ray, The Rachael Ray Show (Syndicated, King World)
WINNER: Ellen DeGeneres, The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Syndicated, Warner Bros.)

FAVORITE LATE NIGHT TV HOST
David Letterman, Late Show With David Letterman (CBS)
Conan O'Brien, Conan (TBS)
Jay Leno, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC)
Jimmy Fallon, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (NBC)
Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)
WINNER: Jimmy Fallon, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (NBC)

FAVORITE TV GUEST STAR
Jim Carrey, The Office (NBC)
Gwyneth Paltrow, Glee (Fox)
Katy Perry, How I Met Your Mother (CBS)
Kristin Chenoweth, Glee (Fox)
Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife (CBS)
WINNER: Katy Perry, How I Met Your Mother (CBS)

FAVORITE TV CELEBREALITY STAR (NEW!)
Gene Simmons
Giuliana Rancic
Kathy Griffin
Kim Kardashian
Tia & Tamera Mowry
WINNER: Kim Kardashian

FAVORITE NEW TV DRAMA
Once Upon A Time, ABC
Person of Interest, CBS
Revenge, ABC
The Secret Circle, The CW
Terra Nova, Fox
WINNER: Person of Interest, CBS)

FAVORITE NEW TV COMEDY
2 Broke Girls, CBS
Last Man Standing, ABC
New Girl, Fox
Suburgatory, ABC
Up All Night, NBC
WINNER: 2 Broke Girls, CBS


New on DVD/Blu-ray (May)

Mad About You - The Complete Series The Jim Gaffigan Show Newhart - The Complete Fifth Season The Facts of Life - The Final (Ninth) Season The Wonder Years - Season Five

05/03 - Mad About You - The Complete Series
05/03 - The Jim Gaffigan Show - Season One
05/10 - Newhart - The Complete Fifth Season
05/17 - Angie Tribeca - The Complete First Season
05/17 - The Facts of Life - The Final (Ninth) Season
05/24 - The Wonder Years - Season Five
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Wednesday, May 4

The Middle - "Not Mother's Day" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
After enduring year after year of botched Mother’s Days, Frankie declares that the family gets to take a pass on doing anything at all for her this year. But after a man offers to buy Frankie’s groceries at the market when she discovers that she forgot her wallet – and tells her to pay the kindly gesture forward – she decides to have the family pull each other’s names out of a hat and do something nice for that person, which doesn’t go as smoothly as planned.

The Goldbergs - "Smother's Day" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Barry and Erica forget to get Beverly a Mother’s Day gift and make last minute “Mom Coupons” instead.  Beverly is understandably hurt, and decides to get revenge by cashing in every coupon they have made.  Meanwhile, Adam tries to get Murray to let him go to space camp and accuses him of being as dream crushing as Pop-Pop.

Modern Family - "Promposal" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
With Closet-Con right around the corner, Claire is on high alert and convinced there is a mole in the company. Meanwhile, Phil goes vigilante when he and Gloria confront Auntie Alice for stealing her hot sauce recipe. Jay tries to teach Joe how to do some manly handy work, and with prom coming up, Mitch helps Luke with his “promposal” while Cam helps with Manny’s, but Cam goes a little overboard, revealing that there maybe something deeper going on.

black-ish - "Super Rich Kids" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Dre has always felt his older son was never like him, but when he finally meets Junior’s cool friends, Dre is all in and happy that his son may have the opportunity for an actual social life.  Meanwhile, Bow is dealing with Ruby, Zoey, Jack and Diane not confessing to things breaking around the house and decides to handle it her own way after some judgment from Vivian.

Lopez - "George Hosts a Golf Tournament" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
George hosts a celebrity golf tournament to bolster his Vegas residency credentials in the midst of personal chaos with his AWOL daughter.

The Soul Man - "Soul Train" (TV Land, 10:30PM ET/PT)
When Lolli gets kicked off a wine train, she forces Boyce to have her back, even though he knows she’s in the wrong. Stamps helps Alicia relieve her campaign stress.

Schitt's Creek - "Moira's Nudes" (Pop, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Moira is worried that racy photos from her past will jeopardize the campaign; Johnny asks for financial help; Alexis gets a job.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 2)

Wednesday, May 4

  • Julie Bowen (Modern Family) - Watch Julie on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Rob Reiner (All in the Family) - Rob is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about Being Charlie on NBC's Today in the 9am hour, on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT and on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Bradley Whitford (Happyish/Trophy Wife) - Bradley appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tom Lennon (The Odd Couple/Sean Saves the World/Reno 911!) - Tom is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Ron Funches (Undateable) - Ron appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Tituss stops by Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Jussie Smollett (On Our Own) - Jussie sings for his supper and helps Rachael cook up Chicken Milanese on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • CCH Pounder (Brothers/Women in Prison) - CCH is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family/The Class) - Jesse talks about his Broadway show Fully Committed on People Now.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Garry Marshall (Creator of Happy Days/Laverne & Shirley/Mork & Mindy) - Garry is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.