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.


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

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season ALF - The Complete DVD Collection The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series

04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
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
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, June 27

Downward Dog - "Getting What You Always Wanted" (ABC, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Nan’s long-anticipated national campaign is hours away from launching in Times Square on the Jumbotron, when an overwrought Nan discovers an algorithm has been flipped, and instead of blocking penis photos from the photo feed it will choose them, which could torpedo the whole campaign. Meanwhile, Martin decides to reduce Nan’s stress by taking out his sworn enemy, Pepper, to unexpected results.

Downward Dog - "Lost" (ABC, 10:30PM ET/PT)
To take a break from the pressures of a major decision at work and the mess she’s made of her life, Nan decides to take a vacation. On the way, she stops by her estranged father’s place in the country, hoping to say hi and go. Instead, she discovers he’s selling the family home. While Nan tries to pack up some childhood treasures, Dad takes Martin for a walk — but Martin, runs off into the woods, hoping to prove he’s wild and free like a wolf. Instead, he discovers he’s not a wolf – he’s a dog who’s lost.

The Mick - "The New Girl" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Mickey believes Ben’s school is discriminating against him, she stands up for her nephew. Meanwhile, Sabrina and Chip spend time with Alba and learn some surprising things about her.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "The Night Shift" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
As Jake struggles with his first case back at the precinct, he encounters Jess Day (NEW GIRL guest star Zooey Deschanel), who is visiting New York, and enlists her to help him find his suspect. Meanwhile, Holt researches ways to increase office morale and Amy tries to figure out why Rosa keeps taking such long breaks.

Wrecked - "Caiman" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
After something taints the water upstream, Florence and Karen hike into the jungle to find the source; the others debate whether they want the pirates to spoil ``Game of Thrones''; Steve strikes up an unlikely romance.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 26)

Tuesday, June 27

  • Jerrod Carmichael (The Carmichael Show) - Catch Jerrod on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Steve Carell (The Office) - Steve visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will also be on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Mädchen Amick (Freddie) - Mädchen is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi) - Whoopi appears on a repeat of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah at 11pm.
  • Patrick Stewart (Blunt Talk) - Patrick is a guest on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Jerrod Carmichael (The Carmichael Show) - Jerrod appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Busy Philipps (Vice Principals/Cougar Town) - Busy guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Mckenna Grace (Crash & Bernstein) - Mckenna is a guest on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Drew Barrymore (Santa Clarita Diet) - Drew appears on a repeat of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kathryn Hahn (I Love Dick/Happyish/Transparent/Free Agents) - Katherine is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Miriam Shor and Molly Bernard (Younger) - Miriam and Mollly discuss the new season of Younger on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Hilary Duff (Younger/Lizzie McGuire) - Hilary can be heard on The Morning Mash Up on SiriusXM at 9:50am.
  • Alfonso Ribeiro (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air/In the House/Silver Spoons) - Alfonso is a guest on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy will be on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton appears on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • The Cast of Younger - Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor and Molly Bernard are guests on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Peter Hermann (Younger) - Peter appears on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:50am.