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: Who Deserves the Supporting Actor In a Comedy Trophy? Take Our Poll!
If you thought the men of Modern Family had a strong grip on Emmy’s Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy category back in 2010, then this year it’s nothing short of a stranglehold. …READ MORE
TCA Awards: Friday Night Lights, Mad Men, Modern Family and Game of Thrones Win Big
Friday Night Lights scored a touchdown at the 27th Annual TCA Awards. The DirecTV/NBC series was named Program of the Year by the Television Critics Association at a ceremony held Saturday evening at The Beverly Hilton.
The event, which was hosted by Parks and Recreation scene-stealer Nick Offerman, honored HBO’s Game of Thrones with … READ MORE
Emmy Nominees React! Who Said What?
Emmy nominations morning is a very exciting morning for those who learn that they’re competing in TV’s Big Show. They get the news from unexpected sources — and most often at ungodly hours! — and the occasional actor might even wake the baby with their jubilation! From there on, they tumble down the rabbit hole into a day full of praise, elation and, yes, personal disbelief.
Here are the reactions from this year’s nominees (detailed here) that TVLine has collected thus far — keep checking back for more! READ MORE
Eye on Emmy: Ty Burrell and the Modern Art of Oblivious Bliss
If you’re going to so often get things wrong, at least let it be for the right reasons. And that’s the philosophy Ty Burrell uses to create his character on ABC’s acclaimed hit, Modern Family. With a heart as big as his goofy grin, Phil Dunphy is the counterpoint to a genre full of finger-wagging parents, a dad who chooses to wag his tail instead. “He has a level of obliviousness that is, to me, more akin to a dog personality,” says Burrell. “He’s so excited in general.” Will this be the year that Emmy voters throw this dog a golden bone? Burrell took us inside the serious business of making funny. READ MORE
Emmys 2011: Sizing Up the Supporting Comedy Actor Race, Including Our Dream Nominees
There are few certainties about the 2011 Emmys derby, but rest assured this is one of them: if you’re a male performer on a sitcom not called Modern Family, you face an uphill battle elbowing your way into the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series race. Even without a nod for patriarch Ed O’Neill last year, ABC’s hit comedy accounted for half of all the category’s nominations. So the question this year isn’t whether the Family men will make another strong showing — they will — but rather who’ll snap up the remaining spots. Here’s how things look going into nomination season. REVIEW CONTENDERS & VOTE
30 Rock Dominates Comedy Award Nominations
Comedy Central announced the nominees for their first annual Comedy Awards Tuesday morning, and 30 Rock is still the clear funny fave. READ MORE
Modern Family Preview: Clive Bixby Is Back - And 'It Really Is Not Pretty'
In what is shaping up to be an annual tradition, ABC’s Modern Family this Wednesday welcomes back “Clive Bixby,” role-playing Phil’s debonair alter ego. But does the speaker salesman extraordinaire still got game? READ MORE
Modern Family Cast Marvels Over Sofia, and Other SAG Award Sound Bites
Want to witness a lovefest? Just take a peek at the Modern Family cast. The Screen Actors Guild Award winners for Best Comedy Ensemble kept the fun times flowing backstage post-win, particularly when it came to chatting about the va-va-voomness that is Sofia Vergara.
TVLine was there for the backstage chatter and now we’re here with some choice quotables from the Family, a Good Wife, an out-of-it Boardwalker and more… READ MORE
Modern Family Star Feels 'A Little Guilty' About On-Screen Sexcapade
If you have somehow missed all the promos and wish to protect your virgin ears and eyes from the plot-starting twist for this Wednesday’s Modern Family (ABC, 9/8c), stop reading now.
But if you’ve already caught wind of what’s coming and want to know why one of the hit comedy’s stars feels a bit guilty about it, forge on ahead. READ MORE