Tuesday, December 13, 2016

74th Golden Globes Nominations; Longest TV Marathon in History Sets Records at FXX with The Simpsons

The 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards nominees have been announced! HBO leads with 14 (up from its 7 from last year) nominations. FX (9), ABC (5), Amazon Video (5) and AMC (5) followed. ABC leads the broadcast nominees with 5 this year, up from its 4 last year, followed by NBC with 3 and The CW with 2. The most nominated television series was The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story with 5. black-ish leads all comedies with 3 nods. The telecast airs LIVE on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 from 8-11pm ET/5-8pm PT on NBC hosted by Jimmy Fallon. Here are the major nominees:

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Atlanta (FX)
Mozart in the Jungle (Amazon Video)
black-ish (ABC)
Transparent (Amazon Video)
Veep (HBO)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (HBO)
Sarah Jessica Parker, Divorce (HBO)
Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin (The CW)
Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish (ABC)
Issa Rae, Insecure (HBO)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
Anthony Anderson, black-ish (ABC)
Gael García Bernal, Mozart in the Jungle (Amazon Video)
Donald Glover, Atlanta (FX)
Nick Nolte, Graves (Epix)
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent (Amazon Video)

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
The Crown (Netflix)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Stranger Things (Netflix)
This Is Us (NBC)
Westworld (HBO)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Caitriona Balfe, Outlander (Starz)
Claire Foye, The Crown (HBO)
Kerri Russell, The Americans (FX)
Winona Ryder, Stranger Things (Netflix)
Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld (HBO)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot (USA Network)
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul (AMC)
Matthew Rhys, The Americans (FX)
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan (Showtime)
Billy Bob Thornton, Goliath (Amazon)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Felicity Huffman, American Crime (ABC)
Riley Keough, The Girlfriend Experience (Starz)
Sarah Paulson, The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story (FX)
Charlotte Rampling, London Spy (BBC)
Kerry Washington, Confirmation (HBO)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Riz Ahmed, The Night Of (HBO)
Bryan Cranston, All the Way (HBO)
Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story (FX)
Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager (AMC)
John Turturro, The Night Of (HBO)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Olivia Colman, The Night Manager (AMC)
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Chrissy Metz, This Is Us (NBC)
Mandy Moore, This Is Us (NBC)
Thandie Newton, The Westworld (HBO)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story (FX)
Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager (AMC)
John Lithgow, The Crown (HBO)
Christian Slater, Mr. Robot (USA Network)
John Travolta, The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story (FX)

View the FULL list of television nominees.


The Simpsons

The historic The Simpsons 600 Marathon kept FXX among the Top 10 basic cable networks throughout its 13-day run and reached 18.2 million Total Viewers and 9.9 million Adults 18-49 (unduplicated audience). Beginning November 24, the 27-season, 600-episode, 300-hour The Simpsons 600 Marathon made FXX the #6 basic cable network in Adults 18-49 and #5 network among Adults 18-34 in Total Day average ratings throughout the 13-day marathon that concluded at midnight on Wednesday, December 7. On a Primetime basis, FXX ranked #10 among basic cable networks in Adults 18-49 and #6 in Adults 18-34 over that same period. The Simpsons 600 Marathon is the longest-running marathon in television history, surpassing the previous record holder, FXX's 552-episode, 12-day Simpsons marathon in 2014.

FXX is the cable network home for all seasons of The Simpsons, excluding seasons airing in their first run on Fox. FX Networks' app, FXNOW, is the exclusive non-linear home for all seasons of The Simpsons, excluding seasons airing in their first run on Fox. FXX's "Simpsons World" is the ultimate Simpsons digital experience featuring enriched branded content through SimpsonsWorld.com and handheld/connected devices via FXNOW, the authenticated multi-network on-demand video service supporting FX, FXX and FXM.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, May 22

Roseanne - "Knee Deep" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Roseanne’s knee gets worse so Dan is forced to a make an important work decision; but when a major storm hits Lanford, their fortunes change for the better. Later, Darlene realizes she has to go back to her first passion … writing.

The Middle - "A Heck of a Ride: Part One" / "A Heck of a Ride: Part Two" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
After nine hilarious and heartfelt seasons, a Heck leaves the nest as the family takes a road trip to Denver, where Axl will start his new job – and new life away from home.

Splitting Up Together - "Heat Wave" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Lena and Martin choose to share the house for the summer while the children are away at camp despite Lena’s reservations, but both soon realize it might not be the worst idea. Meanwhile, they collectively agree to throw their annual backyard piña colada party where they will celebrate their independence from their children. Elsewhere, a friendly face returns back home and Martin can’t help but see it as a sign.

The Last O.G. - "That Backslide" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Left reeling from the error of his ways, Tray goes into a tailspin and turns to Bobby for support.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 21)

Tuesday, May 22

  • Chris Hardwick (Guys Like Us) - Catch Chris on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) - Thomas appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Cristin Milioti (A to Z/How I Met Your Mother) - Cristin is a guest on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Last O.G./The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric visits Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Patricia Heaton (The Middle/Back to You/Everybody Loves Raymond) - Patricia talks about the series finale of The Middle on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings. Mychael Symon cooks with Patricia on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • David Spade (The Mayor/Rules of Engagement/8 Simple Rules/Just Shoot Me!) - David appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Geena Davis (The Geena Davis Show/Buffal Bill) - Geena is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Nolan Gould (Modern Family) - Nolan talks about Modern Family on Chatter on PeopleTV at 8pm.
  • Dan Fogler (Man Up!) - Dan talks about his new book Brooklyn Gladiator on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Will Arnett (Arrested Development/The Millers/Up All Night) and Tony Hale (Arrested Development/Veep) - Will and Tony talk about Arrested Development on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • William Shatner ($h*! My Dad Says) - William is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Gillian Jacobs (Love/Community) - Gillian talks about her new film Ibiza on the BUILD Series at 5pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (March/April/May)

Atlanta - The Complete First Season Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Ninth Season One Day at a Time - Season Two Perfect Strangers  - The Complete Third Season Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Final (Eighth) Season

03/06 - Atlanta - The Complete First Season
03/06 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - The Complete Ninth Season
03/13 - The New Adventures of Old Christine - The Complete First Season
03/27 - One Day at a Time - Season Two
04/03 - Ballers - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/03 - 90's Sitcom (Just Shoot Me!/The Larry Sanders Show/Wings) Starter Set - Season 1 & 2 Bundle
04/10 - Vice Principals - The Compelte Series
04/17 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Third Season
05/08 - Dear White People - Season 1
05/08 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Final (Eighth) Season
05/29 - I'm Dying Up Here - Season 1
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