What Emmy Winners Revealed Backstage: Shrink Love, K-Mart Underwear and the Key to Badassery
On stage, when accepting their shiny new Emmy, actors oft recite well-thought, safe speeches. But once they get backstage to “meet the press,” things can get a little…. looser. Here’s what some of this year’s big winners had to say about their beloved shrinks, on-set rivalries, the art of being a badass, hearing costars tout their sex scenes, and so much more. READ THE BACKSTAGE BUZZ
Emmys 2011: Modern Family Feels the Love With Five Wins, Friday Night Lights Grabs Gold
Check out the list of Sunday night's big winners, plus see what the stars shared backstage after claiming their prize
Fall TV Poll: What Will You Watch on Mondays?
The Fall TV season is right around the corner folks, so some tough viewing choices are coming. Let’s get thinking about them, shall we? READ MORE & VOTE FOR WHAT YOU’LL BE WATCHING
Emmys 2011: Who Deserves the Award for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series? Take Our Poll!
Bad news for Nurse Jackie‘s Edie Falco: Emmy voters haven’t awarded the Lead Actress in a Comedy statuette to the same lady in consecutive years since Patricia Heaton’s victories for Everybody Loves Raymond back in 2000 and 2001. But it’s even worse news for Tina Fey, …READ MORE
TVLine Items: Raymond Reunion on The Middle, First SNL Hosts Are Revealed, and More
Fresh off of Men of a Certain Age‘s brutal axing, Ray Romano has landed a guest spot on ABC’s The Middle, which of course stars his Everybody Loves Raymond wife, Patricia Heaton. READ MORE
Ask Ausiello: Scoop on Grey's, The Office, CSI: NY, Bones, Vampire Diaries, Chuck and More!
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Question: I’m looking for some Grey’s Anatomy gossip! Please give me some good (hopefully amazing) Mark and Lexie scoop. —Amy
Ausiello: This is pretty much as good as it gets: Shonda Rhimes tells me that they’re far from over — despite the fact that last season ended with Mark endorsing Lexie’s romance with Jackson. “It’s going to [remain] a viable triangle,” reveals the Grey’s boss. “Mark is trying to move on from Lexie, but there’s inherent comedy there, especially as Jackson tries to pursue a career in plastics” — aka Mark’s specialty.
Question: Parks and Recreation scoop? Give me something, please! —Ignacio
Ausiello: Hot on the heels of the news that Patricia Clarkson would be playing Tammy 1 comes word that the show is now looking for a “name” to play … READ MORE
Fall TV: CBS Sets Premiere Dates, Including NCIS, HIMYM and An Extra-Big Bang
CBS is the fourth network (following The CW, Fox and ABC) to release its fall TV premiere plan, and the 23rd cycle of reality juggernaut Survivor will kick things off on Wednesday, Sept. 14.
The Eye Net is giving its buzzy new sitcom 2 Broke Girls a special sneak preview behind the high-profile Ashton Kutcher-headlined relaunch of Two and a Half Men on Sept. 19 (delaying the return of …READ MORE & VIEW DATES
Save the Dates! CBS Announces May Finales
Placing fourth (behind NBC, The CW and ABC) in The Amazing Announce Your May Finales Race, CBS on Monday revealed its own slate of season-enders. It looks a little something like… READ MORE
Ratings: Castle, House, Chicago Code, Gossip Girl on the Upswing
Turns out Brad Womack can be a force for good. To wit, look at the positive impact he’s having on Castle’s ratings!
Buoyed by a surging Bachelor (10.3 million viewers, up 11 percent) the first part of Castle‘s two-episode Adrian Pasdar arc attracted 9 million viewers to score its most-watched episode since early November. (It also probably didn’t hurt that it was a kick-ass eppy.)
Over on Fox, House was up a tick in both total viewers (10.3 million) and the 18-49 demo (3.5), while lead-out Chicago Code added 600K viewers (to 7.9 million) and two-tenths in the demo (to 2.2).
Elsewhere on Monday: …READ MORE
CBS Eyes Rules of Engagement, Mike & Molly to Fill Two and a Half Men Void
Following Friday’s announcement that Two and a Half Men production would halt due to Charlie Sheen entering rehab, CBS is making some scheduling moves to help the void feel a little less obvious.
This means more Rules of Engagement — and likely Mike & Molly — are headed your way. READ MORE