Emmys

Emmys 2011: Sizing Up the Lead Comedy Actor Race — Including Our 6 Dream Nominees

Last year’s Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series race was a David-and-Goliath tale, as relative newcomer Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) brought down comedy giant Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) by denying him a third consecutive win. This year, in addition to both of those likely repeat nominees, there’s also Steve Carell to consider. Having bid farewell to The Office, his swan song season becomes Emmy’s last chance to award him for his seminal role. Will he grab gold? Or will a lovable long shot like Community’s Joel McHale emerge from the pack to change the game? REVIEW CONTENDERS & VOTE

Johnny Galecki Sizes Up His New Big Bang Romance: Has Leonard Given Up on Penny?

CBS’ The Big Bang Theory (Thursdays at 8/7c) this season is big on romance – or, at least, um, close relationships between members of the opposite sex (where Sheldon and Amy Farrah Fowler are concerned). Most recently, Leonard elected to pursue something of substance with Priya, despite the protests of her big brother, Raj. Will Penny, already bothered by her ex’s meaningful hook-up, have more to say on the matter? And if she does, would Leonard even hear her out? READ MORE

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Exclusive: Big Bang Theory Enlists Arrested Development's Jessica Walter!

It’s official: Jessica Walter’s career is on fire!

The inimitable Arrested Development matriarch, who is currently juggling her Archer voiceover duties with a starring role in the new TV Land sitcom Retired at 35, has booked a guest stint on CBS’ The Big Bang Theory. READ MORE