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Which TV Drama Series Will Win the Golden Globe? (PHOTOS)

Gary Susman | January 12, 2013 - 10:30 am

No Mad Men? No Game of Thrones? Do you even recognize the Golden Globes Best TV Drama series category anymore?

It’s a strange category to handicap this year. Sunday’s ceremony will most likely see a face-off between Showtime’s Homeland and PBS’s Downton Abbey, both of which won in 2012.

How is… More »

Which TV Comedy or Musical Series Will Win the Golden Globe? (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Gary Susman | January 11, 2013 - 9:00 am

What do the shows The Big Bang Theory, Episodes, Girls, Modern Family, and Smash have in common? Not much, except that this bunch of apples and oranges are competitors for a trophy for Best TV Comedy or Musical Series at the Golden Globes on Jan. 13.

That the category lumps in conventional three-camera… More »

Which TV Movie or Mini-Series Will Win the Golden Globe? (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Gary Susman | January 10, 2013 - 4:50 pm

When you’re handicapping the Golden Globes categories for made-for-TV movies and mini-series, there’s one simple rule. When in doubt, bet on HBO.

The premium cable channel has two of the five nominees in the Best TV Movie or Mini-Series category: Game Change and The Girl. That’s bad news for the other three nominees… More »

Who Will Win the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Drama? (PHOTOS)

Gary Susman | January 9, 2013 - 10:51 am

The five actresses up for a Golden Globe this Sunday in the TV Drama category — Connie Britton (ABC’s Nashville), Glenn Close (Audience Network’s Damages), Claire Danes (Showtime’s Homeland), Michelle Dockery (PBS’ Downton Abbey) and Julianna Margulies (CBS’ The Good Wife) — are all about prestige. But prestige isn’t enough to win you a trophy. More »

Who Will Win the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a TV Drama? (PHOTOS)

Gary Susman | January 7, 2013 - 7:01 pm

Five great actors, five great performances. How are Golden Globe voters to choose a winner in the Best Actor in a TV Drama Series category?

Whoever picks up the trophy on Sunday, his victory will probably be based on something less tangible than just merit. That would be buzz. The Globes like what’s… More »

10 New Year’s Resolutions for TV Networks

Gary Susman | January 2, 2013 - 11:00 am

Admit it: As loyal a TV fan as you are, there were moments in 2012 where you felt like flinging a brick at your flatscreen in frustration. Favorite shows and actors went off the air or ended their seasons too soon, and networks tried to sell you shows and stars and movies you’d rather not… More »

‘Django Unchained’: The Controversy Surrounding Quentin Tarantino’s New Film Explained in Five Clicks

Gary Susman | December 28, 2012 - 7:30 am

It wouldn’t be a new Quentin Tarantino release without someone calling out the controversial director. And many objections have already been made against the filmmaker’s latest movie, Django Unchained, which opened Christmas Day.

As usual with Tarantino, reviewers and audiences seem to love the film, yet plenty of prominent critics and activists are up… More »

‘The Hobbit’ Is Changing the Way You Watch Movies, So How Should You See Peter Jackson’s Prequel?

Gary Susman | December 14, 2012 - 11:00 am

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey may be set in a mythical ancient past, but the new movie presents viewers with a 21st-century, cutting-edge, state-of-the-art technological dilemma.

If you’re planning to see the fantasy epic when it opens on Dec. 14, you may be faced with as many as six different 2D and 3D… More »

Golden Globes 2013: Why Were ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘The Walking Dead’ Snubbed? (INSIDE STORY)

Gary Susman | December 14, 2012 - 10:00 am

Sharpen your swords, genre fans.

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the Golden Globe nominations this morning, and two of your favorite shows — HBO’s Game of Thrones and AMC’s The Walking Dead — are nowhere to be found among the nominees.

How is that possible? Critics and fans alike consider… More »

Daytime Talk Show Winners and Losers of 2012 (PHOTOS)

Gary Susman | December 12, 2012 - 9:20 pm

Après moi, le déluge,” said King Louis XV of France, predicting the anarchy of the French Revolution that followed not long after his demise.

Oprah Winfrey could have said the same thing. The end of her 25-year-old talk show last year left a power vacuum in daytime talk that many competitors scrambled toMore »

Angus T. Jones: Five Ways ‘Two and a Half Men’ Could Write the Badmouthing Star Off the Show (VIDEO)

Gary Susman | November 30, 2012 - 2:00 pm

In his now-infamous YouTube video, Angus T. Jones said he didn’t want to be on CBS’ Two and a Half Men anymore because the religiously-minded actor thinks the show is “filth” — and he may yet get his wish.

Though The Hollywood Reporter is citing sources saying Jones plans to finish out his… More »

Kenan Thompson May Be Leaving ‘Saturday Night Live’ for His Own Sitcom

Gary Susman | November 20, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Kenan Thompson leaving NBC’s Saturday Night Live? Oo-wee, what’s up with that?

According to TV Guide, the veteran SNL star is developing a sitcom to star in, a multi-generational family comedy about a man who moves in with his in-laws, that would take him away from the sketch comedy show where he’s been… More »

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