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Raising Hope Season 2 Preview: Vegas, Violence, 'Hidden' Treasure, and Sabrina's Secret

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Take a clueless but well-meaning family, a grandma who can’t stay lucid and the baby of a serial killer, and you’ve got the hilarious adventures of the Chance family on Fox’s Raising Hope.

In Season 2, premiering this Tuesday at 9:30/8:30c, a growing Hope brings new problems (violence?!) and more cuteness. TVLine spoke with series creator Greg Garcia, who explains why he stuck with his tiny tots and gives us the scoop on READ MORE

Raising Hope Exclusive: Meet the 1970s TV Icons Who Raised Burt

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RAISING HOPE: Garret returns as Burt in Season Two of RAISING HOPE premiering Tuesday, Sept. 20 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2011 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Matthias Clamer/FOX

If bionic man Steve Austin and Mrs. Partridge had a baby, he’d apparently look an awful lot like Burt Chance. READ MORE

Fall TV Poll: What Will You Watch on Tuesdays?


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

Exclusive: Richard Dean Anderson to MacGuest Star on Raising Hope

FAIRLY LEGAL -- "Fairly Legal" Episode 110 -- Pictured: Richard Dean Anderson as David Smith -- Photo by: Alan Zenuk/USA Network

Richard Dean Anderson will bring laughs to Fox’s Raising Hope this season — and he’ll do it by combining a wad of chewing gum with some pipe cleaners, a teaspoon of drain cleaner, and a transistor radio. READ MORE

Emmys 2011: Who Deserves the Award for Guest Actress in a Comedy?


Class-president campaign posters might be replaced by banners for the 2011 Emmy race for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy in the halls of the fictional William McKinley High School in Lima, OH. Yes indeed, a full 50 percent of nominees …READ MORE

Raising Hope Exclusive: Who's Sabrina's Daddy? NewsRadio's Stephen Root!

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Coming up this fall on Raising Hope: Jimmy meets the parent! READ MORE

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

Eye on Emmy: Raising Hope's Martha Plimpton Is Having a Moment

RAISING HOPE: Martha Plimpton as Virginia in RAISING HOPE premiering Tuesday, Sept. 21 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX.   ©2010 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Matthias Clamer/FOX

Without exaggerating, Martha Plimpton can say that she’s done it all. Movies? Check. (Everything from Oscar bait like Running on Empty to cult classics like The Goonies.) Television? Check. (A 2002 guest appearance on Law & Order: SVU earned her an Emmy nod.) Theater? Check. (She’s been nominated for a Tony three times.) She’s even modeled (for Calvin Klein, in the 1980s) and sung (at Lincoln Center, no less, in her own one-woman show). But it’s her sweetly tart portrayal of baby-faced grandma Virginia Chance on the freshman Fox series Raising Hope that may be winning Plimpton the most enthusiastic audience of her career — as well as, just maybe, this year’s Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. READ MORE

TVLine Items: White Collar Nabs Dushku, Halle Berry Eyes TV Series, and More News to Know

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Eliza Dushku will be getting a certain charming con man hot under the collar on USA Network’s White Collar this summer. READ MORE

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