Christine Baranski Laments Good Wife Emmy Snub, Teases 'Cataclysmic' Season 4

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"Pants On Fire"--Diane (Christine Baranski) and Alicia represent a trio of girls who are presented with a strict plea deal in a murder case, on THE GOOD WIFE, Sunday, April 15 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: David M. Russell/CBS √?¬©2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved

Although she’s been nominated for an Emmy nine times, Christine Baranski says she’s still psyched about being in the running Sunday night — and, after reading her Q&A with TVLine, you’re likely to believe her.

In it, the Emmy winner (for Cybill in 1996) not only explains why this nod for The Good Wife is so significant to her but also picks her favorite scene from Season 3 (it involves Will), previews Season 4 (the pink slips are flying at LG) and reveals …READ MORE


The Voice's Carson Daly on Season 3 Tweaks, Battle-Round Thievery, Taking Idol's Emmy Nod

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Carson Daly knows how clichéd it is to utter the phrase “it’s an honor just to be nominated,” but with The Voice scoring its first ever nod this week in the Outstanding Reality-Competition Program category, he just can’t help himself. “I’ve never been in a position to actually say that line and say it where it means something,” muses the show’s host, “but it really is an honor.”

TVLine caught up with Daly to talk about The Voice‘s Emmy chances, some intriguing tweaks to the show’s formula for its upcoming third season, and any simmering tensions between …READ MORE


Glee's Dot-Marie Jones Talks Emmy Nod, Season 4 Status, Loving/Hating Her Pivotal Episode

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Dot-Marie Jones is carrying a lot of weight on her shoulders — and not just because her character on Glee, football coach Shannon Beiste, could bench-press an anvil. Rather, as the only member of Glee‘s cast to score a 2012 Emmy nomination, Jones says she feels an added pressure to do her costars proud.

TVLine caught up with the actress to discuss how she reacted when she first learned her character would be involved in a harrowing domestic-abuse arc, why she had a love-hate relationship with said storyline, and whether or not she’ll be back for Season 4. READ MORE


Matt Weiner Scoffs at Mad Men's 'Advantage' in Emmy Race, Names No. 1 Threat to Record 5-Peat

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The Academy is still mad for Mad Men, which for a fourth straight year has garnered the most Emmy Award nominations of any drama series, with 17. The AMC series’ latest bounty – including Jon Hamm for Lead Actor, Elisabeth Moss for Lead Actress, directing and three writing bids – also make it the most-nominated basic cable drama of all time, with 85 nods to date.

TVLine spoke with series creator Matt Weiner about …READ MORE


Horror Story Boss Ryan Murphy on Emmy Bonanza and 'Completely Different' Season 2

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FX clearly made the right decision entering American Horror Story in Emmy’s movie/miniseries category. The anthology-esque horror show scared up a staggering 17 nods, making it this year’s most nominated program (in a tie with Mad Men).

Below, Horror Story co-creator Ryan Murphy reacts to hitting the kudos jackpot and offers a progress report on Season 2. READ MORE


Eye on Emmy: Parks and Rec's Aziz Ansari on Tom's Evolution and Genuine Love of Ginuwine

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Parks and Recreation is nothing if not a place to find a vast array of loveable, quirky characters. Yet that was not always the case with Aziz Ansari‘s Tom Haverford. The Pawnee Parks Department’s erstwhile second-in-command was, in the NBC comedy’s debut season, actually a bit subversive. But after some tweaks here and rejiggering there, Tom — and Ansari — emerged as one of Parks‘ VIP players — a title of which he would no doubt approve. READ TVLINE’S Q&A


Eye on Emmy: The Killing's Joel Kinnaman on Humanizing Holder and Making Robocop Real

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In the past two seasons, AMC’s The Killing may sometimes have zigged where it should have zagged, but fans of the polarizing drama have always been able to rely on one constant: Joel Kinnaman‘s enthralling performance. As the rough-and-tumble Detective Stephen Holder, the 32-year-old Swedish-American actor brings a unique vulnerability and likability to a part that could easily have been a stereotypical, one-note member of Seattle’s finest.  READ MORE


Eye on Emmy: Matt Bomer on the Allure of His White Collar Con Man Role and Getting Glee-ful

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Matt Bomer has been a very busy man. The White Collar star has a movie opening soon – you may have heard of a little “independent” project called Magic Mike – but he isn’t forgetting his TV roots.

In addition to his leading role as con man Neal Caffrey on the dapper USA Network hit, Bomer found time during his hiatus to film a guest spot on a decidedly different show – the musical comedy Glee – giving him two shots at an Emmy nomination. READ MORE


Eye on Emmy: Jessica Lange on Playing Horror Story's Hell of a Belle and Season 2′s 'Wild Ride'

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Constance Langdon is not a neighbor you want to borrow a cup of sugar from, and you most definitely should beware when she comes bearing home-baked gifts (or, for that matter, “sweet breads”). And yet as portrayed by Jessica Lange, who came into FX’s American Horror Story with two Oscars and one Emmy on her mantel, the Harmon family’s oft unwelcome visitor did not repel but regale us.

Thus far, Lange has netted a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe for her first venture into series television. Will claiming another Emmy, for Lead Actress in a TV-Movie/Miniseries, make her housewarming complete? READ THE TVLINE Q&A


Eye on Emmy: Christina Hendricks Reflects on Joan's Rise and Mad Men's One Taboo Twosome

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There was a time when Mad Men‘s Joan Holloway, played by Christina Hendricks, was but the pneumatic head secretary at Sterling Cooper. Someone to be marveled at for her beauty and occasionally respected for her smarts, and yet ultimately dismissed in keeping with the sexism of the times.

Jump to now and she’s come a long way, baby.

In the wake of a season-ending salvo of episodes that firmly redefined Joan’s role at SCDP and in doing so gave Hendricks winning material, TVLine invited the actress …READ MORE