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TVLine's Performer of the Week: Allison Janney


A weekly feature in which we spotlight shining stars

THE PERFORMER | Allison Janney

THE SHOW | Masters of Sex

THE EPISODE | “Brave New World”

THE AIRDATE | November 3, 2013 READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: Allison Janney Is Anna Faris' Mom


Mom‘s the word for West Wing Emmy winner Allison Janney, who has been cast as Anna Faris’ mother in the Chuck Lorre-produced CBS comedy pilot, TVLine has learned. READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: Allison Janney, Tony Shalhoub Come to Dinner in NBC's Greg Daniels Comedy


Guess who’s coming to Friday Night Dinner?

Allison Janney and Tony Shalhoub have been cast in the Greg Daniels-helmed NBC comedy pilot, which centers on a quirky family that …READ MORE

Exclusive Video: Mr. Sunshine's Matthew Perry and Allison Janney Reveal Sweeps 'Secrets'


While Cougar Town is away, Mr. Sunshine continues to play in ABC’s coveted Wednesdays-at-9:30 time slot. If you still haven’t given the new comedy a shot, I’ve got one question: Why? It’s a solid time-filler until Cougar Town resumes its season on April 18, and it’s still early enough in the series to start tuning in.

But don’t take my word for it. Watch Sunshine stars Matthew Perry and Allison Janney … READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Can Matthew Perry's Mr. Sunshine Fill the Cougar Town Void?


Let me start by saying that Mr. Sunshine is not Cougar Town. But Cougar Town wasn’t really Cougar Town when it started, either — at least it wasn’t the show we know and love today.

So what exactly does this mean for the new ABC sitcom, which is replacing our beloved Cul-de-sac Crew for the next 10-1/2 weeks? Is Mr. Sunshine worth watching while Cougar Town is away? READ MORE