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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, October 19

Superstore - "Workplace Bullying" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Tensions arise among the employees after an attempted robbery, pitting Dina (Lauren Ash) against Jonah (Ben Feldman). Meanwhile, Glenn (Mark McKinney) has a tough time firing the store security guard, and Amy (America Ferrera) discovers that her coworkers have been hanging out without her.

The Good Place - "The Trolley Problem" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Chidi (William Jackson Harper) and Eleanor (Kristen Bell) tackle a famous ethical dilemma, leading to a conflict with Michael (Ted Danson). Meanwhile, Tahani (Jameela Jamil) harbors a secret and confides in Janet (D'Arcy Carden).

Will & Grace - "Grandpa Jack" (NBC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Jack (Sean Hayes) is stunned to learn that his estranged son, Elliot (guest star Michael Angarano) has a son of his own, Skip (guest star Jet Jurgensmeyer). Moreover, Skip needs the kind of help only Will (Eric McCormack) and Jack can provide. Grace (Debra Messing) and Karen (Megan Mullally) behave badly with the hot new guy at work.

Great News - "Award Show" (NBC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
For the first time in years, "The Breakdown" has been nominated for an American Journalism Award. Katie (Briga Heelan) is looking forward to spending the night as a peer with the very reporters she has admired her whole life. Fearing her mother will ruin it, Katie tries to stop Carol (Andrea Martin) from attending but is unsuccessful when Carol secures a position as a seat-filler. Katie is stuck babysitting her mom all night but gets distracted by Jeremy (guest star Reid Scott), a handsome New York Times reporter who looks down on cable news. Chuck (John Michael Higgins) is excited to reunite with all of his old anchormen friends, especially Len Archer (guest star Christopher McDonald), an idol of Chuck's who is receiving a lifetime achievement award.

Better Things - "Eulogy" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sam demands satisfaction.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 16)

Thursday, October 19

  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Catch Tracy on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul sits in with Cleto and The Cletones on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) - Jim is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Amy Landecker (Transparent) - Amy is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Carl Reinder (The Dick Van Dyke Show) - Carl appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Garcelle Beauvais (The Jamie Foxx Show) - Garcelle guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Cedric Yarbrough (Speechless/Reno 911!) - Cedric is a guest on Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Angela Kinsey (Haters Back Off/Your Family or Mine/The Office) - Angela talks about the new season of her Netflix show Haters Back Off on the People Now at 8:30am.
  • Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs/Curb Your Enthusiasm) - Jeff appears on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Out of Practice) - Henry is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Hayley Orrantia (The Goldbergs) - Hayley appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Joanna Garcia Swisher (Reba/Better with You) - Joanna teams up with Michael Symon in the kitchen, giving the scoop on her new show and whipping up a tasty dish on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT. She also talks about Kevin (Probably) Saves the World on the AOL Build Show at 11am.
  • Redman (Method & Red) - Redman appears on the AOL Build Show at 3pm.
  • Debra Messing and Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) - Debra and Eric are guests on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

Father Knows Best - Season Six Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season Alice - The Complete Fifth Season Rhoda - Season Four Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four

06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
07/18 - Father Knows Best - Season Six
07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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