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 GarcĂ­a 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

Saturday, December 16

Will & Grace - "Grandpa Jack" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
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.

Superstore - "Brett's Dead" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Amy (America Ferrera) worries that Dina (Lauren Ash) may be struggling with anxiety while Jonah (Ben Feldman) tries to find out more about Garrett's (Colton Dunn) past. Meanwhile, Mateo (Nico Santos) and Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) avoid work by convincing Glenn (Mark McKinney) that they were close with Brett.

Stuck in the Middle - "Stuck in a Christmas Race" (Disney Channel, 10:00PM ET/PT)

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Friday, December 15

  • Jodie Foster (Paper Moon/The Courtship of Eddie's Father) - Watch Jodie on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Tom is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Josh Gad (1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nick Jonas (Jonas L.A. - Nick chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. He will also be on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary guest co-hosts chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jenny McCarthy (Two and a Half Men/Jenny) - Jenny and Donnie Wahlberg dish on their PDA packed relationship, Facetime sleeping and more on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Ben Feldman (Superstore/A to Z/Living with Fran) - Ben appears on a repeat of Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish/Guys with Kids/All About the Andersons) - Anthony talks about his 16-year battle with Type 2 diabetes on The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.
  • Fiona Gubelmann (Wilfred) - Fiona talks about the Hallmark Channel original movie Christmas Next Door Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Allison Janney (Mom/Mr. Sunshine) - Allison cooks a festive dish on ABC's The Chew at 1pm ET/12pm PT/CT.
  • Henry Winkler (Happy Days/Monty/Out of Practice/Arrested Development) - Henry is a guest on Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Elizabeth Banks (Scrubs/30 Rock) - Elizabeth talks about Pitch Perfect 3 on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti will be on NBC's Megyn Kelly Today at 9am.
  • Rebel Wilson (Super Fun Night) and Anna Camp (The Mindy Project) - Rebel, Anna and the cast of Pitch Perfect 3 are guests on NBC's Megyn Kelly Today at 9am.
  • Ed Begley, Jr. (Your Family or Mine/Gary Unmarried) - Ed appears on NBC's Megyn Kelly Today at 9am.
  • Daniella Monet (Victorious/Listen Up!) - Daniella talks about Paradise Run on the BUILD Series at 3:30pm.


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

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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