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Black-ish, Cristela performing well but canceling Selfie and Manhattan Love Story has ABC struggling to find a powerful comedy block

Black-ish, Cristela performing well but canceling Selfie and Manhattan Love Story has ABC struggling to find a powerful comedy block

By | December 1, 2014 at 1:55 pm | No comments

After giving sitcoms Cristela and Black-ish full first season orders, ABC may have finally found some rhythm in its comedy department. ABC executives ordered an additional nine episodes of Cristela Alonzo's family series Cristela on Monday. This is in addition to several other...

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Elizabeth Peña, Modern Family actress and trailblazing performer, dies at 55

Elizabeth Peña, Modern Family actress and trailblazing performer, dies at 55

By | October 16, 2014 at 12:30 pm | No comments

Elizabeth Peña, trailblazing comedy actress whose career spanned four decades, died Tuesday in Los Angeles at the age of 55. Recently seen on Modern Family, where she played Sofia Vergara’s character’s mother Pilar, Peña also starred on crime drama Matador (which airs on...

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Sofia Vergara highest paid television star, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Cobie Smulders, Amy Poehler close behind

Sofia Vergara highest paid television star, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Cobie Smulders, Amy Poehler close behind

By | September 4, 2014 at 1:28 pm | 2 comments

Sofia Vergara is the highest paid television actress for the third consecutive year. This, according to Forbes, who just released its annual lists of the highest paid television actors and actresses. What’s more compelling, however, is that Vergara is not just the highest paid...

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Orange is the New Black, Saturday Night Live, Modern Family lead Emmy nominations in comedy

Orange is the New Black, Saturday Night Live, Modern Family lead Emmy nominations in comedy

By | July 10, 2014 at 2:39 pm | One comment

Netflix’s Orange is the New Black snagged 12 primetime Emmy comedy nominations this morning, beating out perennial Emmy favorites Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory in total nods. And yes, Orange is the New Black is a comedy— this year, anyway. Last year, Netflix...

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‘Modern Family’ paying for all New York weddings today, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet make announcement (Video)

‘Modern Family’ paying for all New York weddings today, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet make announcement (Video)

By | May 12, 2014 at 11:39 am | No comments

Modern Family is ready to help New York City couples start their own family. NBC announced on Good Morning America that the Emmy Award-winning sitcom, which was recently renewed for a sixth season, will cover the cost of all marriage licenses and wedding ceremonies today at the...

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Wendi McLendon-Covey, Jeff Garlin will return to ABC, Modern Family renewed obviously

Wendi McLendon-Covey, Jeff Garlin will return to ABC, Modern Family renewed obviously

By | May 9, 2014 at 9:31 am | No comments

An obvious piece of news in the melee of series pickups, cancellations and renewals: ABC's Modern Family will return for a sixth season this fall. The critically-acclaimed comedy has been the centerpiece of ABC's comedy lineup. It's won the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Comedy...

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Seth Rogen leads nominees for revived American Comedy Awards

Seth Rogen leads nominees for revived American Comedy Awards

By | March 7, 2014 at 9:49 am | One comment

After seeing people win Emmys, Globes and Oscars, the comedy community will once again get to see the country's funniest performers accept a "Lucy" on stage! Nominations for the newly-resurrected American Comedy Awards have been announced. NBC announced it would bring back the...

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Here’s the Golden Globes comedy nominees, also American Hustle is a comedy apparently

Here’s the Golden Globes comedy nominees, also American Hustle is a comedy apparently

By | December 13, 2013 at 8:33 am | 2 comments

As the year comes to a close and a new one begins, the frenzy that is awards season is underway. There are a bounty of awards with various acronyms attached to their unique trophies. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced their nominees for the 2014 Golden Globe...

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Colbert Report breaks Daily Show streak, Julia Louis-Dreyfus makes history at Emmys

Colbert Report breaks Daily Show streak, Julia Louis-Dreyfus makes history at Emmys

By | September 23, 2013 at 11:48 am | No comments

Julia Louis-Dreyfus made Emmy history last night when she won her fourth comedy award for Outstanding Lead Actress on Veep (it was her 14th nomination, which broke Lucille Ball's record of 13 as lead actress). "I'm very grateful to have the opportunity to make people laugh. It's...

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