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Zooey Deschanel to Reprise Simpsons Role

Zooey Deschanel on The Simpsons

Zooey Deschanel and Natalie Portman will make guest appearances in a forthcoming The Simpsons episode. The New Girl actress will reprise her role as Mary Spuckler - the daughter of Cleetus who Bart Simpson came close to marrying in season 19 - and she will be joined in the same episode by characters voiced by Natalie, Anne Hathaway, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Sarah Silverman.

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (5/12)

Toddlers & Tiaras

Here’s an update on the shows you will and won’t be seeing in the months to come:


  • Beautiful People (Logo) - Season 2
  • Being Erica (SOAPnet) - Season 3
  • Hoarding: Buried Alive (TLC) - Season 2
  • Toddlers & Tiaras (TLC) - Season 3

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This Week on TV (2/15-2/21)

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MONDAY (2/15)
  • 24 (FOX, 9pm):  “Jack’s undercover mission worries his colleagues.” They never thought he’d go so far as to wear a dress.
  • Keeping Up with Kardashians (E!, 10pm):  “Kourtney breaks up with Scott after he gets drunk on Kim’s birthday in Las Vegas.” She always knew he was a douche, but she didn’t realize he was such a lush.
  • Celebrity Close Calls (Biography, 10pm):  “Celebrities recall incidents in which they nearly died. Included: Jane Seymour, Erik Estrada, Leif Garrett and Coolio.” The death of their careers will be covered in Part 2.

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TV on DVD: February 9, 2010

Gary Unmarried Season 1 DVDHere are some of the options available today:

  • Army Wives (Season 3)
  • Emma (TV miniseries)
  • Gary Unmarried (Season 1)
  • JAG (Judge Advocate General) (Final Season)
  • Jockeys (Season 2)
  • The Life & Times of Tim (Season 1)
  • Maneater (TV miniseries)
  • The Patty Duke Show (Season 2)
  • The People Speak (Documentary)
  • The Sarah Silverman Program (Season 2, Vol. 2)
  • Second Sight (Complete Collection)
  • Soul Eater (Part 1)
  • Stargate SG-U: 1.0
  • Vega$ (Season 1, Vol. 2)

Make sure to also check out the DVD and Blu-ray film options for this week.

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VIDEO: Sarah Silverman Talks Depression, Pants-Wetting on HLN

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Comedy, Talk Shows, Cable, Video,

Funny girl sat down with Joy Behar recently, opening up about her teen depression and a rather traumatic pants-wetting episode she suffered at the age of 6.

Ever-charming and always funny, Silverman was, of course, appearing on the show to promote her Comedy Central series - but you don’t have to watch her show to enjoy the above clip.

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This Week on TV (2/1-2/7)

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MONDAY (2/1)
  • CSI: Miami (CBS, 10pm):  “A convicted killer () on death row receives a 24-hour stay of execution after doubt is cast on his guilt.” New evidence suggests he may have been given that girl’s underpants.
  • Hoarders (A&E, 10pm):  “A firefighter whose home overflows with his possessions.” That’s just a fire waiting to happen! Oh -  maybe that’s the point.
  • Damages (FX, 10pm):  “Patty and Phil, locked in their bitter divorce battle, find one piece of common ground: their dog.” Phil - if you love the dog, just give it to her. Trust me.

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2009 Primetime Emmy Nominations

2009 Emmy nominations

Bright and early this morning, Chandra Wilson and Jim Parsons announced the nominees for the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards.

Just like last year, we saw many first-timers named and a long list of cable acknowledgements (for both pay and basic channels). Thanks to expanded categories, we also saw a number of surprises (Flight of the Conchords, ) and overdue nominations (How I Met Your Mother, Big Love).

For the second year in a row, , with its 16 nominations, topped all drama programs. Meanwhile, 30 Rock broke comedy records with a whopping 22 noms. Overall, HBO was the most-nominated network with 99 mentions while NBC - yes, NBC - came in second.

This year’s ceremony will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris on Sept. 20 on CBS.


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TV on DVD: October 14, 2008

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Kids, Music, ABC, Cable, CBS, FOX, PBS, The CW, WB, DVD,

Here are some of the options available this Tuesday.

CSI Season 8 DVD

Emmy Finalists for Acting Categories

Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston

Last week, we told you which Emmy contenders were still in the running for the Best Comedy and Best Drama categories. And while these names are not official, we now have the rumored finalists for several of the main acting awards. (NOTE: Some categories have not yet been leaked.)


Best Actor, Drama
  • Gabriel Byrne, In Treatment
  • Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights
  • Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
  • Patrick Dempsey, Grey’s Anatomy
  • Michael C. Hall, Dexter
  • Jon Hamm, Mad Men
  • Eddie Izzard, The Riches
  • Hugh Laurie, House
  • Denis Leary, Rescue Me
  • James Spader, Boston Legal  (last year’s winner)

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Idol Gives Back: Just as Good the Second Time Around?

Idol Gives Back Top 8 Group Number

Last year, ’s charity spectacular was still shiny and brand-new. Everything was a surprise, everything was unexpected. Two theaters were packed with partygoers, celebs, singers and cameras. The contestants were given a week without eliminations, and the viewers were given more A-list performers than they could quickly name. In a two and one half-hour broadcast that still ran long, Idol did it again this year. Was giving back as successful this second time around?

American Idol’s charity special still earned the highest ratings of Wednesday night, but the numbers were down from last year. In fact, the numbers were the lowest for Idol since a 2005 pre-taped broadcast. The stars were bigger, the performances more astounding and the promos even more exhausting. So, where did it all go wrong?

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