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.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (February/March)

227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek) Fuller House - The Complete First Season The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season

02/07 - Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - Sabrina Down Under
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 1 - School's Cool - Boy Crazy
02/07 - So Little Time - Volume 2 - About a Family - Hangin' Out
02/07 - 227 - The Complete First Season (Mill Creek)
02/07 - Vice Principals - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
02/14 - Beavis and Butt-Head - The Complete Collection
02/14 - Grace and Frankie - Season Two
02/28 - Fuller House - The Complete First Season
03/03 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now... In Living Color! (Blu-ray)
03/07 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - Mama's Family - Mama's Favorites
03/07 - That '70s Show - The Complete Series - Flashback Edition (Blu-ray)
03/07 - What I Like About You - The Complete Second Season
03/07 - You Me Her - Season One
03/14 - Newhart - The Final (Eighth) Season
03/14 - Unbrekable Kimmy Schmidt - Season Two
03/21 - Master of None - Season One
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, March 27

The Big Bang Theory - "The Brain Bowl Incubation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After a successful experiment combining their genes, Sheldon will stop at nothing to convince Amy they should procreate. Also, Koothrappali is embarrassed to tell the gang what the new woman he’s dating does for a living.

Kevin Can Wait - "Kevin's Bringing Supper Back" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin’s resolve to spend more quality time with his family is put to the ultimate test when his buddies surprise him with concert tickets to his favorite musician, fellow Long Islander Billy Joel. Multiple Grammy Award-winning pianist, singer and songwriter Billy Joel appears as himself.

Superior Donuts - "Get It, Arthur" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
When Randy’s mom comes to town, Franco encourages Arthur to go out on his first date in years. Brenda Vaccaro guest stars as Helen, Randy’s mom.

The Great Indoors - "Aaron Wolf" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Jack watches the millennials’ journalistic integrity slip away when they fall under the spell of his nemesis, Aaron Wolf (Chris D’Elia), a former magazine staffer turned famous outdoor reality TV host who returns to guest edit the magazine.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of March 27)

Monday, March 27

  • Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) - Watch Chris on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Richard Dreyfuss (Your Family or Mine) - Richard appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. They also chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Craig Ferguson (The Drew Carey Show) - Craig visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) - Rachel is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete stops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Jenna appears on Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC. She will also be on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin drops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs/Rules of Engagement/Reno 911!) - Wendi appears on a repeat of Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Lisa Kudrow (Friends/The Comeback) - Lisa is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Mark Consuelos (Alpha House/Hope & Faith) - Mark guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Tahj Mowry, Derek Theler and Jean-Luc Bilodeau (Baby Daddy) - Tahj, Derek and Jean-Luc are guests on Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Tika Sumpter (The Game) - Tika appears on a repeat of The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway (Rhythm & Blues) - Vanessa is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie) - June talks about Grace and Frankie on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) and Ben Falcone (Joey) - Melissa and Ben talk TV Land's Nobodies on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Brooklyn Decker (Grace and Frankie/Friends with Better Lives) - Brookyln stops by People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife) - Marcia opens up about her favorite part of being in the 50 Shades movies on People Now at 8:30am.
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  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee dishes about her Golden Globe win on a repeat of The Wendy Williams Show at 2am on BET or on your local stations.