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Countdown to The Emmys: Which Canceled TV Series Would You Bring Back?

In anticipation of the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, which air September 22 at 8 p.m. ET, we are launching a series of polls and other TV-related challenges. Return each week for a new Countdown to the Emmys event!

Your first mission, should you choose to accept it, is to tell us which canceled TV…

Matt Russoniello | September 3, 2013 - 4:00 pm

NeNe: I’m Making A Baby With Justin Bartha

Now this is The New Normal.

After announcing her engagement in January, NeNe Leakes is ready to redo to her “I do” to her ex-husband Greg Leakes. But he isn’t the man she sees as her baby daddy.

“I’m going to have my baby with Justin Bartha,” The Real Housewives of

Cory Lopez | April 5, 2013 - 11:00 am

The Best Gay And Lesbian Couples on TV

With shows like Girls, Go On and The New Normal, television has hit its all-time high of gay, bisexual and transgender characters.

Hollywood bringing homosexuality into the homes across the country is not altogether new, considering the same-sex themes that played out on the small screen in such still-beloved hits as Will & Grace,…

Cory Lopez | March 26, 2013 - 4:30 pm

What To Watch On TV Tonight

Tuesday brings us some firsts: A gold medal winner, a first Halloween episode, the first 10 semifinalists and the first time we’ll see a certain strict dance teacher focus on her romantic life.

Jethro Nededog | March 5, 2013 - 3:52 pm

‘Glee’ Co-Creator Ryan Murphy and Husband David Miller Welcome a Baby Boy

Ryan Murphy definitely has something to be gleeful about.

The Glee co-creator unwrapped an early Christmas gift with his husband David Miller by welcoming a baby boy named Logan Phineas Miller Murphy on Dec. 24, E! News reports.

Just like his top secret storylines, the American Horror Story and The New Normal EP knows how to keep…

Andrea Simpson | December 26, 2012 - 3:22 pm

‘Glee’ EP Ryan Murphy Awarded PaleyFest Icon Award; HBO, Martin Scorsese Announce Bill Clinton Doc

The Paley Center for Media announced on Monday that not only is it awarding producer Ryan Murphy its first-ever PaleyFest Icon Award, but also his series NBC’s The New Normal and FX’s American Horror Story: Asylum have been added to the annual TV festival. Murphy will receive his award at PaleyFest’s kickoff event on Wednesday,…

Jethro Nededog | December 17, 2012 - 2:31 pm

Thanksgiving 2012: A Complete Viewing Guide for the Holiday Week (GALLERY)

Gobble Gobble! It’s Thanksgiving week and you know what that means!

Holiday episodes and TV marathons galore all over the small screen as Americans get to cooking, eating and sleeping.

There’s a bountiful feast of fantastic options on TV this week as you contemplate whether or not to have that second…

Lauren DiMascio | November 20, 2012 - 3:00 pm

‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’s’ NeNe Leakes: ‘I Would Love to Have My Own Talk Show’ (VIDEO)

Watch out Ellen DeGeneres, Ricki Lake and Bethenny Frankel! Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta and NBC’s The New Normal star NeNe Leakes is gunning for you.

“My long-term goal is to have a talk show,” Leakes told Celebuzz at TV Guide Magazine’s Hot List Party in West Hollywood on Monday.

Jethro Nededog | November 14, 2012 - 11:00 am

Halloween TV: 23 Spooky Shows and Specials to Watch (GALLERY)

This is Halloween, this is Halloween, Halloween, Halloween …

Cue Jack Skellington from The Nightmare before Christmas, because Halloween programming has hit the small screen.

It’s that time of year where your favorite characters on TV don their best and scariest costumes. For example, ABC Family takes you back to your childhood…

Lauren DiMascio | October 24, 2012 - 8:15 pm

‘Suburgatory’s’ Ana Gasteyer Talks Shay Family Secrets, Reuniting With ‘SNL’s’ Rachel Dratch

When ABC’s Suburgatory returns for its second season, it’s fall again. And that’s usually quite a festive time for the Shay family as they relish their time on-state at Chatswin’s talent show, The Fall Follies. But, a shadow has been cast on the family this time around.

“That’s where we pick up, in…

Jethro Nededog | October 17, 2012 - 10:00 am

‘The New Normal’s’ Jayson Blair Weighs in on the Show’s Conservative Protestors: ‘It’s Sad’ (VIDEO)

You’re about to see a lot more of Jayson Blair on NBC’s new series The New Normal. And we’re not just talking about his character’s penchant for walking around in just his drawers (OK, that too).

Since appearing on the show’s first few episodes, Blair has been promoted to a series regular. He plays…

Jethro Nededog | October 16, 2012 - 10:12 pm

NBC’s ‘Revolution,’ ‘The New Normal’ and ‘Go On’ Receive Fall’s First Full Order Pick Ups

The first full-season pickups of the Fall 2012 TV season are here.

NBC announced on Tuesday that it has given full back orders to three of their freshman series: apocalyptic drama Revolution and comedies Go On and The New Normal.

In a statement, NBC entertainment president Jennifer Salke said, “We’re impressed…

Lauren DiMascio | October 2, 2012 - 4:22 pm

TV Buzz: ‘Franklin & Bash’ Renewed for Season 3; ‘Downton Abbey’ Creator Planning Prequel

Any news that keeps Mark Paul Gossellar on our TV screens makes us happy, so we were delighted to hear that TNT has renewed Franklin and Bash for Season 3. The series starring Gossellar and Breckin Meyer as defense lawyers recently showed how the two characters first met on the second season. [EW]

Lauren DiMascio | September 28, 2012 - 7:35 pm

‘Partners’ Stars Sophia Bush and Michael Urie Talk Their New Characters Vs. Old Favorites

When CBS premieres its new half-hour comedy, Partners, on Monday night, you may notice some of the actors from a pair of your old favorite TV shows, One Tree Hill and Ugly Betty.

Sophia Bush and Michael Urie star in this hilarious new buddy comedy also featuring David Krumholtz and Brandon Routh. Partners

Lauren DiMascio | September 24, 2012 - 5:06 pm

Emmys 2012: ‘New Normal’ Star Georgia King Reveals She’s Star-Struck by ‘Modern Family’s’ Eric Stonestreet (VIDEO)

First-time Emmy attendee Georgia King couldn’t help but be in awe of the Emmy-winning cast of Modern Family. After all, her highly praised NBC show, The New Normal, could be vying for Emmy gold along with the celebrated ABC cast next year.

“I was really star-struck by certain cast members of Modern Family,” the Scottish…

Crystal Bell | September 24, 2012 - 10:15 am

‘Real Housewives’ NeNe Leakes on Reconciling With Husband, New Atlanta Season and ‘The New Normal’ (VIDEO)

Real Housewife of Atlanta Nene Leakes is one of those rare personalities who have been able to make the transition from reality star to full-fledged actress in NBC’s hit The New Normal.

In addition to her new job, Leakes will continue to appear on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta this season. After a…

Lauren DiMascio | September 22, 2012 - 5:38 pm

Justin Bartha Goes Gay for ‘The New Normal’: 22 More Straight Male Stars Who’ve Played Gay (GALLERY)

He is best known for playing the missing groom in the debauched movie The Hangover but Justin Bartha is hoping his new TV role will get people talking too.

The heterosexual star, 34 – who once dated Ashley Olsen – is proud to have landed the role as a gay man on the…

Celebuzz | September 20, 2012 - 1:00 pm

ABC’s ‘The Neighbors,’ ‘Malibu Country’ at PaleyFest: Highlights From the Panel

Fall 2012 sees two new half-hour comedies coming to ABC. The Neighbors focuses on observational humor to show the differences between families — one human and one alien — in a suburban gated community. Malibu Country, on the other hand, is a more traditional sitcom centering on Reba McEntire as a woman who moves her…

Jethro Nededog | September 12, 2012 - 10:00 am

‘The B-Cap’: ‘Drop Dead Diva’s’ Jaw Dropper, The Funniest Women on TV and Scoop From ‘The New Normal’ and ‘90210’ (VIDEO)

This week’s B-Cap, hosted by Senior TV Editor Jethro Nededog and Michelle Marie is bringing you all the info on this week’s best television moments like Drop Dead Diva’s finale shocker and a sneak peek into a controversial new NBC show and a new character in the 90210 zipcode.

They also discuss the…

Lauren DiMascio | September 11, 2012 - 7:47 pm
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