Tuesday, December 10, 2019

77th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominees; Hugh Laurie HBO Comedy Set for January

77th Annual Golden Globe Awards

The 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards nominations were announced yesterday. Here are the television portion nominees. The 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards airs Sunday, Jan. 5 on NBC.

Best Television Series - Musical Or Comedy
Barry, HBO
Fleabag, Amazon
The Kominsky Method, Netflix
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Amazon Prime Video
The Politician, Netflix

Best Performance By An Actress In A Television Series - Musical Or Comedy
Christina Applegate, Dead to Me (Netflix)
Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)
Kirsten Dunst, On Becoming a God in Central Florida (Showtime)
Natasha Lyonne, Russian Doll (Netflix)
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag (Amazon)

Best Performance By An Actor In A Television Series - Musical Or Comedy
Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method (Netflix)
Bill Hader, Barry (HBO)
Ben Platt, The Politician (Netflix)
Paul Rudd, Living with Yourself(Netflix)
Ramy Youssef, Ramy (Hulu)

Best Television Series - Drama
Big Little Lies, HBO
The Crown, Netflix
Killing Eve, BBC America
The Morning Show, Apple TV+
Succession, HBO

Best Performance By An Actress In A Television Series - Drama
Jennifer Aniston, The Morning Show (Apple TV+)
Olivia Colman, The Crown (Netflix)
Jodie Comer, Killing Eve (BBC America)
Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies (HBO)
Reese Witherspoon, The Morning Show (Apple TV+)

Best Performance By An Actor In A Television Series - Drama
Brian Cox, Succession (HBO)
Kit Harrington, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot (USA Network)
Tobias Menzies, The Crown (Netflix)
Billy Porter, Pose (FX)

Best Television Limited Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television
Catch-22, Hulu
Chernobyl, HBO
< Fosse/Verdon, FX
The Loudest Voice, Showtime
Unbelievable, Netflix

Best Performance By An Actress In A Limited Series Or A Motion Picture Made For Television
Kailtyn Dever, Unbelievable (Netflix)
Joey King, The Act (Hulu)
Helen Mirren, Catherine the Great (HBO)
Merrit Weaver, Unbelievable (Netflix)
Michelle Williams, Fosse/Verdon (FX)

Best Performance By An Actor In A Limited Series Or A Motion Picture Made For Television
Christopher Abbott, Catch-22 (Hulu)
Sacha Baron Cohen, The Spy (Netflix)
Russell Crowe, The Loudest Voice (Showtime)
< Jared Harris, Chernobyl (HBO)
Sam Rockwell, Fosse/Verson (FX)

Best Performance By An Actress In A Supporting Role In A Series, Limited Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television
Patricia Arquette, The Act (Hulu)
Helena Bonham Carter, The Crown (Netflix)
Toni Collette, Unbelievable (Netflix)
Meryl Streep, Big Little Lies (HBO)
Emily Watson, Chernobyl (HBO)

Best Performance By An Actor In A Supporting Role In A Series, Limited Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television
Alan Arkin, The Kominsky Method (Netflix)
Kieran Culkin, Succession (HBO)
Andrew Scott, Fleabag (Amazon)
Stellan Skarsgård, Chernobyl (HBO)
Henry Winkler, Barry (HBO)


Avenue 5

New HBO comedy series Avenue 5 debuts Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 from 10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT, exclusively on HBO. Created by Armando Iannucci of Veep, comedy Avenue 5 is set 40 years in the future when traveling the solar system is no longer the stuff of sci-fi fantasy, but a booming, multibillion-dollar business. The series stars Hugh Laurie as Ryan Clark, the confident and suave captain of "Avenue 5," a space cruise ship with luxury amenities like gourmet buffets, a spa, an observation deck and yoga classes. As the series begins, Avenue 5's eight-week journey around Saturn is underway and its systems are optimal. But when the ship suddenly encounters technical difficulties, it's up to Ryan and his crew to calm the disgruntled passengers and find a way to deal with unexpected events onboard - though they may or may not be equipped for the task.

The cast includes Hugh Laurie (Emmy(R) nominee for Veep, Golden Globe winner for House M.D.); Josh Gad (Murder on the Orient Express), Zach Woods (HBO's Silicon Valley), Rebecca Front (Poldark, BAFTA winner for The Thick of It), Suzy Nakamura (Dr. Ken), Lenora Crichlow (Being Human), Nikki Amuka-Bird (CINEMAX's Quarry) and Ethan Phillips (Inside Llewyn Davis).


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, May 26

Young Sheldon - "The Grand Chancellor and a Den of Sin" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon battles President Hagemeyer’s (Wendie Malick) mysterious boss over the university’s science requirements. Also, Mary discovers that Georgie is working at Meemaw’s illegal gambling room.

United States of Al - "College / Pohantoon" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Al struggles with the college class he is taking, Riley takes it upon himself to speak to his professor. Also, Art’s confidence is shaken when he learns Lois (Rachel Bay Jones) used to be married to a professional football star.

Ghosts - "Ghostwriter" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Sasappis offers to help Sam complete the B&B website so they can start taking reservations, they butt heads over the creative direction. Also, Pete bonds with Jay over basketball until Jay makes a new living friend, and Flower attempts to be Pete’s new basketball buddy. Gregory Zaragoza, father of series regular Román Zaragoza, guest stars as Sasappis’ father, Naxasi.

B Positive - "" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)

A therapist and newly divorced dad is looking for a kidney donor when he runs into a rough-around-the-edges woman from his past who offers her own kidney.

Welcome to Flatch - "Pyramid Schemme" / "Merry Flatchmas" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Kelly accidentally gets involved in a green juice pyramid scheme; Father Joe helps Shrub get into college; Kelly's father puts her in charge of the Flatch Christmas celebration, and disaster ensues.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 23)

Thursday, May 26

  • Rose Byrne (Physical) - Catch Rose on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jon Hamm (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) - Jon appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC. He will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie/New Girl/Burning Love/Players) - June will be on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Glen Powell (Scream Queens) - Glen appears on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends/Muddling Through/Ferris Bueller/Molloy) - Jennifer is a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Sherri Shepherd (Mr. Iglesias/Trial & Error/Sherri/Less Than Perfect/Suddenly Susan) - Sherri guest hosts The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Jenna Fischer (The Office/Splitting Up Together) and Angela Kinsey (The Office/The Hotwives of Orlando) - Jenna and Angela talk about their new book, The Office BFFs: Tales of The Office from Two Best Friends Who Were There, on People in 10 at 8am.


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

ALT= Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (2022 Release) Brooklyn Nine-Nine - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Head of the Class - The Complete Fourth Season Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release)

02/08 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Ninth Season
02/22 - Everybody Hates Chris - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
02/22 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
03/08 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Eight
03/08 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) (DVD)
03/15 - Head of the Class - The Complete Fourth Season
03/15 - The Proud Family - The Complete Original Series - Anniversary Collection
03/22 - The Honeymooners Specials - The Complete Collection
03/29 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-5 (Blu-ray) (DVD)
03/29 - Young Rock - Season One
04/05 - Up All Night - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
04/26 - The Danny Thomas Show (aka Make Room for Daddy) - The Complete Fourth Season
04/26 - Jackie Gleason TV Treasures - 70th Anniversary Collection (including Honeymooners Rarities)
05/03 - No Activity - Season Three
05/31 - Becker - The Complete Series (2022 Release)
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