Thursday, July 18, 2013

The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations; Full House Returns to ABC Family on Monday

The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Nominations were made earlier this morning. Here are the nominees for the main categories:

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Girls (HBO)
Louie (FX)
Modern Family (ABC)
30 Rock (NBC)
Veep (HBO)

OUTSTANDING LEAD COMEDY ACTOR
Jason Bateman, Arrested Development (Netflix)
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes (Showtime)
Don Cheadle, House of Lies (Showtime)
Louis C.K., Louie (FX)
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock (NBC)

OUTSTANDING LEAD COMEDY ACTRESS
Laura Dern, Enlightened (HBO)
Lena Dunham, Girls (HBO)
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie (Showtime)
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation (NBC)
Tina Fey, 30 Rock (NBC)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (HBO)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING COMEDY ACTOR
Adam Driver, Girls (HBO)
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family (ABC)
Ed O'Neill, Modern Family (ABC)
Ty Burrell, Modern Family (ABC)
Bill Hader, Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Tony Hale, (Veep) (HBO)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING COMEDY ACTRESS
Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Jane Lynch Glee (Fox)
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family (ABC)
Julie Bowen, Modern Family (ABC)
Merritt Wever, Nurse Jackie (Showtime)
Jane Krakowski 30 Rock (NBC)
Anna Chlumsky Veep (HBO)

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
Breaking Bad (AMC)
Downton Abbey (PBS)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Homeland (Showtime)
House of Cards (Netflix)
Mad Men (AMC)

OUTSTANDING LEAD DRAMA ACTOR
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad (AMC)
Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey (PBS)
Damian Lewis, Homeland (Showtime)
Kevin Spacey House of Cards (Netflix)
Jon Hamm, Mad Men (AMC)
Jeff Daniels The Newsroom (HBO)

OUTSTANDING LEAD DRAMA ACTRESS
Vera Farmiga, Bates Motel (A&E)
Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey (PBS)
Claire Danes, Homeland (Showtime)
Robin Wright, House of Cards (Netflix)
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men (AMC)
Connie Britton, Nashville (ABC)
Kerry Washington, Scandal (ABC)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING DRAMA ACTOR
Bobby Cannavale, Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
Jonathan Banks, Breaking Bad (AMC)
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad (AMC)
Jim Carter, Downton Abbey (PBS)
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Mandy Patinkin, Homeland (Showtime)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING DRAMA ACTRESS
Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad (AMC)
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey (PBS)
Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife (CBS)
Morena Baccharin, Homeland (Showtime)
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men (HBO)

View the full list of nominations. The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards airs LIVE Sunday, September 22 at 8pm ET/5pm PT on CBS.



Full House

You got it dude! ABC Family is bringing back Full House from its hiatus this coming Monday (July 22, 2013). The '80s/'90s sitcom took a breather as ABC Family was airing reruns of its original dramas during the day (as weekday strips). Full House will air for two full hours from 12-2pm replacing an episode each of Switched at Birth and The Secret Life of the American Teenager. So, the two-hour block will be the lead-in for two-hour blocks of Reba from 2-4pm and That '70s Show from 4-6pm. Of course the other sitcoms ABC Family air are older series Boy Meets World weekdays from 7-9:30am and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air weeknights from 12-1am. ABC Family also airs reruns of Gilmore Girls (weekdays at 11am) and AFV (some weekdays at 6pm) to round out its rerun line-up.

Full House can also still be seen on Nick at Nite every weekday from 8-10pm and 5-7am. The series aired from 1987-1995 on ABC and starred John Stamos, Bob Saget, Dave Coulier, Candace Cameron, Jodie Sweetin, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Lori Loughlin, Andrea Barber and Scott Weinger. The sitcom was set in San Francisco, where the show chronicled widowed father Danny Tanner, who, after the death of his wife Pam, enlisted his best friend Joey Gladstone and his brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis to help raise his three daughters, D.J., Stephanie, and Michelle.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (December/January)

American Dad! - Volume 11 Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized) The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two Hooperman - Season One

12/06 - Family Guy - Season Fourteen
12/13 - American Dad! - Volume 11
12/13 - Newhart - The Complete Seventh Season
01/03 - Girls - The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
01/10 - Broad City - Season 3
01/17 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #2 (Colorized)
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume One
01/17 - The Love Boat - Season Three - Volume Two
01/24 - Hooperman - Season One
01/24 - Hooperman - Season Two
01/31 - Ballers - The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, January 16

Kevin Can Wait - "Kevin vs. the Dutch Elm" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
As Kevin tries to charm his neighbor into giving him permission to cut down one of her trees, he becomes intimidated by her imposing son, Rutger (retired MMA Fighter and UFC Heavyweight Champion Bas Rutten), and invites them over for a non-existent party.

Man with a Plan - "A Dinner Gone Wrong" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Andi and Marcy realize they were rivals in high school, Adam and Don are dragged into the feud and forced to take sides.

2 Broke Girls - "And the Stalking Dead" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Max and Caroline get their big break when they’re cast as zombie extras after they finally arrive at the movie set in Texas where Randy is working. Back at home, Han and Oleg try their hand at construction after they fire the contractor working on the dessert bar. Beth Littleford guest stars as Bonnie, the assistant director of the zombie movie.

The Odd Couple - "Batman vs. The Penguin" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Murph gets Oscar to agree to participate in a regular TV segment where he competes with a penguin at the zoo to predict the winners of hockey games. Also, Emily and Felix take their first steps to becoming just friends. Former professional hockey player Luc Robitaille guest stars as himself.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 16)

Monday, January 16

  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Watch Michael on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • B.J. Novak (The Office) - B.J. visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • John Hodgman (Married) - John is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Eugene Mirman (Bob's Burgers) - Eugene appears on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Mark Consuelos (Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Tituss will be on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Margo Martindale (The Millers) - Margo chats on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Craig Robinson (Mr. Robinson/The Office) - Craig is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Michael Keaton (Working Stiffs/All's Fair) - Michael talks about The Founder on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Mario Lopez (Saved by the Bell/Saved by the Bell: The College Years) - Mario appears on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.