Fall TV Preview

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

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


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


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

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


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