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Exclusive: Nurse Jackie Admits Joel Grey

A new (and very familiar) face is checking into Nurse Jackie: Oscar winner Joel Grey.

The acting vet — who’s currently starring in the Broadway revival of Anything Goes — will guest star during the Showtime dramedy’s fourth season, sources confirm to TVLine exclusively. READ MORE

Don't Curb Your Enthusiasm for Our Round-Up of TV's Lovably Despicable Characters

After a year-and-a-half hiatus, HBO’s minutiae-examining Curb Your Enthusiasm returns this Sunday at 10/9c with its eighth season. Now, as much as we love both the real and heightened versions of Larry David — and even his onscreen cohort, played by Jeff Garlin — fact is, these two partake in some pretty despicable behavior. Case in point: In the season’s second episode, the guys deny a dying dog its last supper in order to tame their own hunger. (Seriously!) And yet we watch, we laugh, and we love these men. This led us to ponder …READ MORE & REVIEW PHOTO GALLERY

Emmys

Emmys 2011: Sizing Up the Best Comedy Race — And Sharing Our Dream Nominees

Summertime isn’t all about pool parties and picnics — at least not here at TVLine. No, for us this week marks the official start of Emmy season, seeing as the nomination process is about to begin, culminating in the July 14 reveal of who did/didn’t got a nod. In the coming days, we’ll be taking a close look at all the contenders in the major races and highlighting our dream candidates — the six shows and performers in each category that we think voters should recognize when they fill out their ballots.

First up: Outstanding Comedy Series … READ MORE & VOTE

Emmys

Emmys Flashback: The Big Winners of 2010

There were plenty of reasons to smile during last year’s Emmy Awards. Not only did favorites like Modern Family and Glee‘s Jane Lynch walk away with statues, but The Good Wife dark horse Archie Panjabi and The Big Bang Theory‘s Jim Parsons also deservedly got rewarded, both first-timers. Of course, the biggest smiles (and choicest soundbites) came from the winners themselves. Take a look back at what the big winners from 2010 had to say about their big moment at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards. And designers, start sending your dresses to this first winner now! This year’s show will be held September 18, at the NOKIA Theatre in L.A. …READ MORE & SEE PHOTO GALLERY

Breaking: Showtime Axes United States of Tara, Renews Nurse Jackie For Fourth Season

Showtime’s primetime lineup is losing some of its personality: The pay cabler has canceled United States of Tara.

A Showtime rep confirms to TVLine that the Emmy winning dramedy’s current third season — set to conclude on June 20 — will be its last.

On the bright side, the cable net has renewed Edie Falco’s Nurse Jackie for a fourth season. READ MORE