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Our 2013 Holiday Gift Guide is in full swing - we are adding our recommendations daily, aimed at men, women, teens, families, techies, and more. If you need help figuring out what to get the people in your life, head on over to our Guide for some ideas. We’ll even be giving away some of the items featured this year!
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Here are some of the TV on DVD options available this Tuesday.
- 7th Heaven (Season 9)
- Andy Barker, P.I. (Complete Series)
- Ben 10: Alien Force (Vol. 5)
- Drawn Together (Complete Series)
- Farscape (Seasons 1-4, Complete Series)
- It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: It’s a Very Sunny Christmas
- Monk: Best of Monk
- Rome (Complete Series)
- The Sopranos (Complete Series)
- Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Best Of (Volume 2)
- Wagon Train (Season 1)
Make sure to also check out the DVD and Blu-ray film options for this week.
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Already looking for Christmas ideas? Here are some of the TV on DVD options available this Tuesday.
- 7th Heaven (Season 7)
- The Commander (Set 1)
- The Cosby Show (25th Anniversary Commemorative Edition)
- Father Knows Best (Season 2)
- George Gently (Series 1)
- I Dream of Jeannie (Complete Series)
- Little House on the Prairie (Complete Series)
- The Lone Ranger: 75th Anniversary (Seasons 1 & 2)
- M Squad (Complete Series)
- M*A*S*H (Season 9)
- Mind of Mencia: Uncensored (Season 4)
- Mister Peepers (Season 2)
- Night Gallery (Season 2)
- Robson Arms (Season 3)
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If you’re still trying to recover from the loss of The Sopranos, you might be able to satisfy some of your mobster cravings with a little General Hospital. Later this fall, Port Charles will welcoming one more criminal into its borders. Actor Vincent Pastore will be transitioning from his years in New Jersey to become the latest gangster in the New York town.
Vincent will play Maximus Giambetti, a mobster whose two sons, Max and Milo, currently work for Sonny Corinthos. He comes into town mistakenly believing Max Jr. is the head of operations in the area. He will then, of course, find out that his boys are only bodyguards. (I envision some tasty scenes with Diane trying to defend her loyal beau.)
Look for Pastore to enter the scene in October.
Read More | Entertainment Weekly
Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Action, Award Shows, Comedy, Drama, Prime Time, Specials, ABC, Cable, CBS, FOX, HBO, NBC, Showtime, TNT-HD, 24, Desperate Housewives, Entourage, Extras, Grey's Anatomy, Heroes, House, Lost, The Office, The Sopranos
Thanks to the cancelation of the Golden Globes ceremony, the hottest ticket in town was tonight’s Screen Actors Guild Awards. Without a picket line to cross, celebrities from TV and Film were allowed to celebrate - and commiserate - together for the first time in a long while.
For star-deprived fans, the SAG red carpet was also a treat for sore eyes. What were our favorite actresses wearing? What were the latest trends? Which dresses were going to be copied by Allen Schwartz tomorrow?
Unfortunately, the evening was not all about partying. The recent deaths of Suzanne Pleshette and Heath Ledger cast a somber tone on what would normally be a festive occasion. Thankfully, tonight was not about dissecting their lives, but merely about honoring them.
Meanwhile, the neglected winners of this month’s Globes were also hoping to get a share of the honors. If they were able to pull off another victory tonight, maybe they would have a chance to give the speech they already had written.
Well, without further ado, here’s the play-by-play of tonight’s events coming to you from the fashionably late West Coast!
Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Award Shows, Comedy, Drama, Prime Time, Specials, ABC, BBC, Cable, CBS, FX, HBO, NBC, PBS, Showtime, TNT-HD, ER, Extras, Grey's Anatomy, House, Medium, My Name Is Earl, The Office, The Sopranos, Announcements
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS - FILM
- Cate Blanchett, I’m Not There **WINNER**
- Julia Roberts, Charlie Wilson’s War
- Saoirse Ronan, Atonement
- Amy Ryan, Gone Baby Gone
- Tilda Swinton, Michael Clayton
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
- “That’s How You Know,” Enchanted
- “Grace Is Gone,” Grace Is Gone
- “Guaranteed,” Into the Wild **WINNER**
- “Despedida,” Love in the Time of Cholera
- “Walk Hard,” Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Action, Award Shows, Comedy, Drama, Prime Time, ABC, Cable, CBS, FOX, HBO, NBC, Showtime, TNT-HD, 24, Desperate Housewives, Entourage, Extras, Grey's Anatomy, Heroes, House, Lost, The Office, The Sopranos
Take note. If you want to see your favorite actors and actresses lined up in their finest, this may be the gala to watch. Thanks to the relationship between the WGA and the Screen Actors Guild, the 14th Annual SAG Awards presentation will be allowed to go on as planned. (The same cannot currently be said of the Golden Globes or the Academy Awards.) So set your Tivo to TNT on January 27. This may be last time you get to see a group of actors celebrating together for quite some time.
This year’s television nominees are:
OUTSTANDING MALE PERFORMANCE - DRAMA SERIES
- James Gandolfini, The Sopranos (HBO)
- Michael C. Hall, Dexter (Showtime)
- Jon Hamm, Mad Men (AMC)
- Hugh Laurie, House (FOX)
- James Spader, Boston Legal (ABC)
OUTSTANDING FEMALE PERFORMANCE - DRAMA SERIES
- Glenn Close, Damages (FX)
- Edie Falco, The Sopranos (HBO)
- Sally Field, Brothers & Sisters (ABC)
- Holly Hunter, Saving Grace (TNT)
- Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer (TNT)
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The American Film Institute - probably better known for ranking anything related to movies - has just listed their top television shows for 2007.
The AFI TV Programs of the Year are:
- Everybody Hates Chris
- Friday Night Lights
- Mad Men
- Pushing Daisies
- The Sopranos
- Tell Me You Love Me
- 30 Rock
- Ugly Betty
(You can find the AFI’s list of Top Films here.)
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Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Comedy, Drama, Prime Time, ABC, BBC, Cable, CBS, FX, HBO, NBC, PBS, Showtime, TNT-HD, Entourage, Extras, Grey's Anatomy, House, Medium, My Name Is Earl, The Office, The Sopranos
So who cares if no one will be in attendance, the Golden Globe nominations must go on! (If the ceremony continues on as planned, it will air Sunday, January 13th on NBC.)
Here are the most notable omissions/additions in this year’s list of television honorees:
- Damages and Longford led the pack with 4 nominations each.
- James Gandolfini and The Sopranos were both left out of the races (though Edie Falco did get a nod).
- Three of the nominees for best TV Comedy (Entourage, Extras, Californation) came from pay-cable networks.
- Past faves (Desperates Housewives, Heroes, Ugly Betty) were nowhere to be found. (Though America Ferrera did earn a nod for her individual achievement.)
- HBO led the networks with 18 nominations; ABC was second with 11.
(Click below for the full list of television honorees; click here for the film nominations.)
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It was an evening of firsts at the 59th annual primetime Emmys. The first time the awards show was on FOX. The first time Ryan Seacrest (resident FOX golden boy) hosted. The first time green concerns were proudly touted. And the first time I didn’t laugh at the Emmy host – not even once. FOX unabashedly promoted their own stars and shows all night long, though there were precious few wins for the network. Brian and Stewie from Family Guy provided some animated laughs, Lewis Black ranted and raved and performed a bit in the middle of the whole thing, and I found myself largely confused throughout the three hour-plus broadcast. Toward the end, Seacrest actually walked out on stage in a Henry VIII costume and told a gay joke – I couldn’t make this up if I tried, this actually happened. TV’s elite looked on in a mixture of horror and worry. Seacrest, unsurprisingly, acted and spoke exactly as he does while on American Idol. The strange, round stage provoked a lot of funny comments, and for a rare awards show change it was the acceptance speeches that became the saving grace of the FOX broadcast.
Read More | Hollywood Reporter
Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Action, Animation, Award Shows, Comedy, Drama, Mini Series, Prime Time, Reality, Sci-Fi/Horror, Specials, ABC, Bravo, Cable, CBS, FX, FOX, HBO, NBC, Showtime, 24, Amazing Race, The, American Idol, Daily Show, The, Dancing With The Stars, Desperate Housewives, Entourage, Extras, Family Guy, Grey's Anatomy, Heroes, House, Lost, Medium, My Name Is Earl, Scrubs, Saturday Night Live, Survivor, The Office, The Sopranos, Top Chef
The 59th Annual Emmy Awards has not even started, yet I’m already sensing sensing a weird vibe about tonight’s telecast. Will the show be a celebration of those young and new (e.g. Heroes)? Will it be a tribute to those bowing out (James Gandolfini and crew)? Or will performer Kanye West somehow manage to cast a controversial shadow over the rest of the ceremony?
What a difference a year makes. Twelve months ago, we were still handing out trophies to stars from Will & Grace and The West Wing (those shows feel so five-years ago now). Today, we welcome a new crop of nominees including Ugly Betty and 30 Rock for Best Comedy. Last year, we were entertained by an always-hilarious Conan O’Brien. This year, we are threatened by a song and dance number from this year’s host, Ryan Seacrest. Last August, 24 snagged the award for Best Drama. This September, it’s not even nominated (yet somehow Boston Legal is).
I think it would be safe to assume the voters would predictably (and respectfully) shower The Sopranos with honors, but I’ll still be crossing my fingers for an upset sometime tonight. We’ll need something to talk about tomorrow…
Here’s the play-by-play of tonight’s events coming to you from the neglected West Coast!
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