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VIDEO: Zach Galifianakis Smokes Joint During HBO Panel

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UPDATE: Maher's rep claims the "joint" wasn't real.

Zach Galifianakis may not be a Mel Gibson supporter, but there is one thing he is in favor of: the legalization of marijuana.

During the recent broadcast of , the Hangover star surprised his fellow roundtable guests when he pulled out a special prop for the discussion on Proposition 19.

Just in case you were wondering if Zach was simply blowing smoke, conservative commentary Margaret Hoover (the woman seen laughing) verified he wasn’t.

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2010 Primetime Emmy Nominations



The road to the officially kicked off early this morning. Modern Family‘s Sofia Vergara (who received a nod) and Community‘s Joel McHale (who didn’t) were the ones who had the honor of reading this year’s list of nominees.

Although - with 17 nominations - once again topped off all dramas, 30 Rock did

not

lead the comedies. did. The freshman FOX series raked in a total of 19 noms, only a handful short of the overall leader. (HBO’s miniseries, The Pacific, received 24 mentions.) 30 Rock did receive 15 nominations, though, while Modern Family followed closely behind with 14.

The August 29 ceremony - which NBC will air live on both the East and West coasts - will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon. You can see a partial list of nominees after the jump.

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (4/17)

Real Time with Bill Maher

Here’s an update on the shows you’ll be seeing more of in the months to come:

 

RENEWALS
  • 1000 Ways to Die (Spike) - Seasons 4 & 5
  • Burn Notice (USA) - Seasons 5 & 6
  • Cash Cab (Discovery) - Season 6
  • Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO) - Season 9
  • Treme (HBO) - Season 2
  • What Not to Wear (TLC) - Season 8

(Make sure to check out TV Envy’s Programming Schedule.)

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (11/19)

Wendy Williams

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

 

EXTENSIONS

 

RENEWALS
  • The Millionaire Matchmaker (Bravo) - Season 3
  • Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO) - Season 8
  • Scream Queens (VH1) - Season 2
  • The Wendy Williams Show (Syndication) - Renewed through 2011-12.

(Make sure to check out TV Envy’s Programming Schedule.)

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The 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Coverage

Emmy AwardsThe 59th Annual Emmy Awards has not even started, yet I’m already sensing sensing a weird vibe about tonight’s telecast.  Will the show be a celebration of those young and new (e.g. Heroes)?  Will it be a tribute to those bowing out (James Gandolfini and crew)?  Or will performer Kanye West somehow manage to cast a controversial shadow over the rest of the ceremony?

What a difference a year makes.  Twelve months ago, we were still handing out trophies to stars from Will & Grace and The West Wing (those shows feel so five-years ago now).  Today, we welcome a new crop of nominees including Ugly Betty and 30 Rock for Best ComedyLast year, we were entertained by an always-hilarious Conan O’Brien.  This year, we are threatened by a song and dance number from this year’s host, Ryan Seacrest.  Last August, 24 snagged the award for Best Drama.  This September, it’s not even nominated (yet somehow Boston Legal is).

I think it would be safe to assume the voters would predictably (and respectfully) shower The Sopranos with honors, but I’ll still be crossing my fingers for an upset sometime tonight.  We’ll need something to talk about tomorrow…

Here’s the play-by-play of tonight’s events coming to you from the neglected West Coast!

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