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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

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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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This Week on TV (5/24-5/30)


 

MONDAY (5/24)
  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8pm):  Season finale. “Marshall and Lily make a vow to try to have a baby if they see Barney’s doppelgänger.” Spotted: Bryan Ryan, a Stinson lookalike, playing the role of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables.
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS, 9pm):  Season finale. “Charlie’s license is suspended and Jake becomes his driver.” A personal driver was a stipulation in Charlie Sheen’s new deal with CBS.
  • Law & Order (NBC, 10pm):  Series finale. “Lupo and Bernard try to locate a blogger who threatened to blow up a school, but the teachers’ union hampers the probe.” Per their contracts, the teachers will only provide assistance when they have a renewed season.

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TV Talk: Cougar Town May Lose Name, Desperate Housewives Loses a Star

Description-The series Cougar Town may be returning to ABC next fall, but the show’s name might not. Town‘s wants a new title that reflects the comedy’s ensemble cast.

-Speaking of show names, the Parents Television Council is upset that CBS has only changed S**t My Dad Says to $#*! My Dad Says (pronounced “BLEEP My Dad Says”). If they have a better title for the show - based on the popular Twitter page - I’d like to f**king hear it.

-Doesn’t look like Orson Hodge will be forgiving Bree on Desperate Housewives anytime soon. Actor Kyle MacLachlan, who could appear in an an episode or two next season, is off the show.

-One person who will be returning to his show is Charlie Sheen. The actor, who strongly suggested that he would leave Two and a Half Men, is sticking with the comedy for at least two more years.


TV Talk: David Canary Leaves All My Children, Leonard Nimoy Retires

David Canary-After 27 years on All My Children, actor David Canary officially said goodbye to the soap opera today. Canary played both Adam and Stuart Chandler on the ABC series.

-Speaking of retirement, that’s what Leonard Nimoy says he’ll be enjoying very shortly. The Star Trek legend says he plans to give up acting altogether after his last Fringe appearance this season.

-The Idol Gives Back special helped raise $45 million for its efforts on Wednesday night. While still impressive, the amount was down $15 million from two years ago.

-If the world is still here in 2024, college basketball will be as well. The NCAA has signed a new 14-year deal with both CBS and Turner Broadcasting worth $10.8 billion.

-Meanwhile, CBS has not yet signed a new deal with Charlie Sheen. An insider claims if Sheen doesn’t sign a contract soon, Two and a Half Men will be officially over.


This Week on TV (4/12-4/18)


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MONDAY (4/12)
  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8pm):  “Marshall gets mugged, prompting Lily to want to get a gun.” Given her previous experiencing staking vampires, he knew she was handy with weapons.
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS, 9pm):  “Alan tolerates Jake’s new friend, who is a bad influence, because he’s attracted to the boy’s mother, played by .” According to Jim, she’s got very low standards.
  • Pawn Stars (History, 10pm):  “Included: an archery bow; a full-size, hand-carved wooden motorcycle; and a pirate peg leg.” Life’s even hard for the Dread Pirate Roberts XL.

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Is Charlie Sheen Quitting Two and a Half Men?

Two and a Half Men

Could be CBS be losing one of its top-rated shows next year?

According to sources for People magazine, actor Charlie Sheen has turned down a contract renewal for his hit comedy, . The Emmy-nominated star has reportedly decided to walk away after the upcoming season finale.

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Over 20 TV Theme Songs Get Mashed Up


Every once in a while, someone winds up with a little too much time on their hands—and you get to enjoy their efforts.

In this clip, 22 television theme songs are combined for a fun medley. Included are: , The Simpsons, The O.C., Naruto, Family Guy, Married with Children, Cheers, That ‘70s Show, Big Love, Freaks and Geeks, Malcolm in the Middle, The X-Files, Firefly, The Office, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Scrubs, True Blood, Charles in Charge, The Big Bang Theory, How I Met Your Mother, Mission Impossible and Friends.

Kudos to those who could name every tune in just two notes.

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This Week on TV (3/8-3/14)


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MONDAY (3/8)
  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8pm):  “Still hurting from the way Barney ended their romance, Robin gets back at him by getting a beautiful self-help author, played by Jennifer Lopez, to turn the tables on Barney.” He was lead to believe her love wouldn’t cost a thing.
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS, 9pm):  “Charlie and Chelsea have one-night stands after breaking up.” Unlike hers, Charlie’s was spent behind bars.
  • Fashion Police (E!, 10pm):  “Comments on fashions worn at the 2010 Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood.” Those who aren’t invited, judge…or have a show on E!.

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Monday Ratings: ABC Enjoys Post-Olympics Win

With the sports competition now over, closet romantics were free to get back to the wine and roses. Yesterday’s three-hour Bachelor event easily surpassed CBS in the viewers and the demos.

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Charlie Sheen Taking Leave of Absence for Rehab

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Comedy, Prime Time, CBS, Gossip, News,

Charlie Sheen‘s problems have followed him into the new year.

It was announced today that the actor will be taking a break from his hit CBS comedy to do a stint in rehab. This move comes not long after his wife, Brooke Mueller, entered a different location for substance abuse.

“As a preventative measure, Charlie Sheen has entered a rehabilitation facility,” Sheen’s rep, Stan Rosenfield, said in a statement. “He will take some time off his series . He has asked that his privacy be honored.  No further statements are planned.”

While it’s unclear specifically why Sheen is seeking treatment, he was the center of some domestic drama on Christmas Day. The 44-year-old has since been charged with two misdemeanors and felony menacing stemming from his fight with Mueller.

It’s not known how Charlie’s stay will affect production on his program.

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