You are viewing the archive: Patricia Heaton

The Middle Exclusive: Molly Shannon to Play Patricia Heaton's TV Sis!

Fall TV Preview
PHeaton_MShannon_300

Capping a week chock full of ingenuous TV hirings, The Middle has scored a casting coup of its own: The ABC comedy has snagged Saturday Night Live vet Molly Shannon to guest star as Patricia Heaton’s onscreen sis! READ MORE


Emmys 2011: A Look at the Lead Comedy Actress Race — Including Our Dream Nominees

Emmys
Emmys_LeadActress_Comedy_514_2

When it comes to the Emmy Awards, there’s no counting out 30 Rock’s Tina Fey. Ever. In 50 years, she’ll be Betty White. But this year’s Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series competition may be all about Showtime and its three show-stopping leading ladies. Will the Academy prescribe a consecutive win for Nurse Jackie’s Edie Falco, or will Toni Collette grab a second statue to go with Tara’s multiple personalities? Or could they and The Big C’s Laura Linney split the pay cable vote, leaving an opening for someone new, like Raising Hope’s Martha Plimpton? REVIEW CONTENDERS & VOTE