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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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Was Sofia Vergara’s Emmys bit sexist? (Video)

Was Sofia Vergara’s Emmys bit sexist? (Video)

By | August 26, 2014 at 12:59 pm | One comment

Last night’s airing of the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards hosted by Seth Meyers not only brought out nearly every television star in the country but also created some drama—mainly in the form of Modern Family star (and highest paid television actor) Sofia Vergara. In...

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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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Woody Allen, John Turturro star in ‘Fading Gigilo,’ opening this weekend (Video)

Woody Allen, John Turturro star in ‘Fading Gigilo,’ opening this weekend (Video)

By | April 17, 2014 at 11:54 pm | No comments

It’s rare to see Woody Allen starring in a film not his own. But John Turturro convinced Allen to star in Turturro’s upcoming Fading Gigolo, including fellow cast members Sharon Stone, Vanessa Paradis, Sofia Vergara and Liev Schreiber. Written and directed by Tuturro, Woody...

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First trailer for Smurfs 2 with Neil Patrick Harris, Hank Azaria is here (Video)

First trailer for Smurfs 2 with Neil Patrick Harris, Hank Azaria is here (Video)

By | December 18, 2012 at 2:06 pm | No comments

You wouldn’t guess it from watching the mostly shlocky trailer below, but Smurfs 2 -- in theaters July 31, 2013 -- is cast full of well-respected comedy types: Fred Armisen is the voice of Brainy, Jonathan Winters voices Papa Smurf and George Lopez plays Grouchy. As for the...

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Amidst negotiations, Modern Family cast sues for higher salaries

Amidst negotiations, Modern Family cast sues for higher salaries

By | July 24, 2012 at 4:08 pm | One comment

Yesterday, we reported that the adult cast of Modern Family were negotiating their new contracts, asking to be paid $200,000 an episode. Now, it seems, the situation has gotten worse. The cast is suing 20th Century Fox Television, the studio behind the show, one of the...

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Modern Family cast wants $200,000 an episode

Modern Family cast wants $200,000 an episode

By | July 23, 2012 at 6:02 pm | No comments

The first table read for the heavily Emmy-nominated Modern Family’s fourth season is scheduled for tomorrow, but the stars may not show up. The six adult actors of the ABC sitcom have yet to secure contracts with producer 20th Century Fox. Sources say that representatives...

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Aubrey Plaza, Sofia Vergara lead ALMA nominations in comedy

Aubrey Plaza, Sofia Vergara lead ALMA nominations in comedy

By | July 9, 2012 at 6:59 pm | No comments

Nominees for the ALMA Awards – honoring Latino talent in television, film, and music -- have just been announced, and comedy fan favorite Aubrey Plaza has snagged two nods— one for her role in this summer’s Safety Not Guaranteed in the category of Favorite Movie Actress...

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