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  1. I've been away too long. Hi to so many of you precious posters but my heart belongs to Morty. I guess that's true for the majority of us. Forgive me if I can't remember everyone's name but I'm at that age now. That's my story and I'm sticking to it. :) I fondly recall J E D I [I remember the spacing], Dade, Fuskie, CeciMom, Slowpoke and so many others. Sorry, my health keeps getting in the way. I'm often reading the forums late at night while I watch BBAD. Looking forward to catching up with the old and new BB crowd. Morty . . . You've been missed by this old reader/poster. Love to all at the beginning of another Big Brother Summer.

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      I got your sweet message Dade but apparently I have to learn how to post again. I keep thinking that I'm hitting the chat box but I guess there's a learning curve for me.

  2. Actress Suzanne Pleshette

    Actress Suzanne Pleshette by Dennis McLellan, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer Actress Suzanne Pleshette LOS ANGELES, California -- Suzanne Pleshette, the dark-haired, smoky-voiced actress who played Bob Newhart's confident and sexy wife, Emily Hartley, for six years on the popular 1970s sitcom, "The Bob Newhart Show," died Saturday, January 19 of respiratory failure. She was 70. The widow of comic actor Tom Poston, Pleshette died Saturday evening at her Los Angeles home, Robert Finkelstein, an entertainment lawyer and family friend, told the Associated Press.Pleshette underwent chemotherapy in 2006 for lung cancer. A stage-trained New York actress who made her movie debut in the 1958 Jerry Lewis comedy, "The Geisha Boy," Pleshette appeared in such films as "The Birds," "Nevada Smith," "Youngblood Hawke," "A Rage to Live," "Fate Is the Hunter" and the 1964 western, "A Distant Trumpet." Suzanne Pleshette (left) as Annie Sullivan embraces Patty Duke (right) as Helen Keller from Broadway's 'The Miracle Worker' She appeared with Troy Donahue, to whom she was married for eight months in 1964, in the 1962 romantic drama, "Rome Adventure" On Broadway in 1961, Pleshette replaced Anne Bancroft in the role of Annie Sullivan in "The Miracle Worker," opposite Patty Duke as Helen Keller. But she had a flair for comedy. Among her screen credits are "40 Pounds of Trouble," "If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium," "Support Your Local Gunfighter," "The Shaggy D.A.," "The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin," "The Ugly Dachshund" and "Blackbeard's Ghost." Pleshette, however, is best remembered for playing what New York Times critic Frank Rich once described as "the sensible yet woolly wife" on "The Bob Newhart Show," which ran from 1972 to 1978. Her role as Emily earned her two Emmy nominations. Tippi Hendren and Suzanne Pleshette in 'The Birds' Pleshette retired from acting after marrying her second husband, wealthy businessman Tom Gallagher, in 1968. She told TV Guide in 1972 that after she'd been hanging around the house for six months, "my loving husband said, 'You're getting to be awfully boring. Go back to work.'" After trying to figure out how she could return to work without having to get up at 5 a.m. or go out of town for weeks on movie locations, she recalled, "I said to myself, 'What can you do best?' 'Talk,' I said. 'So what better than the talk shows on TV?' I said. 'I picked up the phone and asked my agent to try to book me with Johnny Carson.'" She made a couple of dozen appearances on the Carson show over the next few years, including one with fellow guest Newhart -- a show seen by writers David Davis and Lorenzo Music, the creators of the upcoming "Bob Newhart Show." Bob Newhart and Suzanne Pleshette as Bob and Emily Hartley in 'The Bob Newhart Show' "Suzanne started talking, and I looked at Lorenzo and Lorenzo looked at me," Davis told TV Guide in an interview. "There she was, just what we were looking for. She was revealing her own frailties, talking freely about being over 30. She was bubble-headed but smart, loving toward her husband but relentless about his imperfections." Davis continued, "We were trying to get away from the standard TV wife, and we knew that whoever we picked would have to be offbeat enough and strong enough to carry the show along with Newhart. We didn't dream Suzanne would accept the part." Pleshette told the magazine that "Bob is just like my husband, Tommy, letting me go bumbling and stumbling through life. And the way it's written, the part is me. There's the stream of non sequiturs by which I live. There are fights. I'm allowed to be demonstrative. But the core of the marriage is good." Suzanne Pleshette and Jerry Lewis in 'The Geisha Boy' Off-camera, Pleshette was known for being what an Orlando Sentinel reporter once described as "an earthy dame, an Auntie Mame who isn't afraid to tell a dirty story." Or, as TV Guide put it in 1972: "Her conversations -- mostly meandering monologues -- are sprinkled with aphorisms, anecdotes, salty opinions and X-rated expletives." She enjoyed talking so much that during the making of "The Geisha Boy," Lewis took to calling her "Big Mouth." Pleshette explained how she got the role: "Someone told Lewis about me. He takes great chances on talent. I went in for an interview. He purposely provoked me, because that's what he wanted on the screen. He said, 'You've sure got a big mouth; that big mouth just got you in a picture.'" Newhart, according to the TV Guide article, "was finding himself outtalked by Suzanne on the set about 12 to 1 but professed to be unperturbed by the phenomenon." Newhart said. "I don't tangle with any lady who didn't give Johnny a chance to exercise his mouth -- even to sneer -- for 10 whole minutes." Actress Suzanne Pleshette in 1963 Although Newhart got a new TV wife, played by Mary Frann, for his 1982-90 situation comedy, "Newhart," Pleshette had the last laugh -- making a memorable surprise guest appearance as Newhart's previous TV wife, Emily, at the end of the series' final episode. In it, Dick Loudon, the Vermont innkeeper Newhart played on "Newhart," is knocked out by a stray golf ball. Then, the show cuts to a darkened bedroom as he wakes up and turns on the light to reveal Chicago psychologist Bob Hartley's bedroom from "The Bob Newhart Show." The Vermont-set "Newhart" and its colorful characters, it turns out, had only been a dream, and Pleshette's Emily tells Bob he should watch what he eats before going to bed. In a 1990 interview with "CBS This Morning," Pleshette recalled that when the "Newhart" studio audience first saw the familiar bedroom set from the old series, she heard gasps. Bob Newhart and Suzanne Pleshette in 2002 "And then they heard this mumble under the covers, and nobody does my octave, you know," she recalled. "And I think they suspected it might be me, but when that dark hair came up from under the covers, they stood and screamed." For her and Newhart "to be together again with the old rhythms, looking into each other's eyes, was just wonderful," she said. And, she said, it was "very touching and so dear" that the studio audience "remembered us with such affection." An only child, Pleshette was born January 31, 1937, in the Brooklyn Heights section of New York City. Her mother, Gloria Kaplan Pleshette, had been a dancer, and her father, Eugene Pleshette, was the manager of the New York and Brooklyn Paramount theaters during their big-band days. Actress Suzanne Pleshette After attending the New York High School of the Performing Arts -- "I found myself there," Pleshette later said -- she spent a semester at Syracuse University and a semester at Finch College before moving on to the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre and acting teacher Sanford Meisner. Television was the medium that she received her greatest recognition. She was nominated for an Emmy Award four times, first in 1962 for a guest performance in "Dr. Kildare," twice for "The Bob Newhart Show" in 1977 and 1978. In 1991, she was nominated for playing the title role in the television movie, "Leona Helmsley: The Queen of Mean." Although there were repeated efforts, Pleshette never starred in a hit series again but she continued to appear in numerous television movies and as a guest in various popular television series into the 21st century. She starred in the short-lived sitcoms, "Suzanne Pleshette Is Maggie Briggs" in 1984 and "The Boys Are Back" from 1994-95. Suzanne Pleshette with the Cast of 'Good Morning, Miami' Pleshette also starred in the the dramatic series, "Bridges to Cross" in 1986 and "Nightingales" in 1989. More recently, she played the lusty grandmother in the sitcom, "Good Morning, Miami" from 2002-03. Her last role was as Megan Mullally's estranged mother in several episodes of NBC's "Will & Grace" from 2002-04. Pleshette was married to Gallagher from 1968 until his death in 2000. She first met -- and dated -- Poston when they appeared together in the 1959 Broadway comedy, "Golden Fleecing." They were both dealing with the deaths of their spouses in 2000 when they got back together. They were married the next year. "They are a romantic duo," actor Tim Conway, a friend of Poston's, told People Magazine in 2001. "It's almost embarrassing. You have to put cold water on them." Poston died in April at age 85 after a brief illness. Details on survivors were not immediately available.
  3. Who does your vote go to for AF?

    Well, count me in for the Donny vote. He won my heart and my vote with the way he played the game as well as how he loves his family/girlfriend. I want HGs mouth to fall to the ground when someone from the jury house wins and not the final three. Caleb seems so sure that he's a shoo-in for the prize. Frankie is expecting the honor as well. Love him or hate him, I DO have to give a strong second to Frankie. He did make the season quite entertaining. I never saw so many straight men be so comfortable with the amount of caressing, kissing [foreheads, top of heads, etc.] and touching that Frankie provided. I hope it wasn't just gameplay but a sign that people are not having their sexuality challenged just by a friendly touch. I applaud the men in the house for giving me a glimmer of hope for things to come and a fine example for America. Derrick would be my second choice but I'm ruling him out in hopes he's going to take the top prize. He really has been the puppet master of the season. Kudos to a game well played in all aspects of the challenging format. In a humorous way, I've got to give Victoria a shout out for being the most perfect pawn from any season I can recall. She can't seem to win a competition even if she was holding a bucket of water and her hair was on fire!
  4. I have to ask for opinions again on a subject I seem to not understand. Why are HGs being allowed to fall asleep on LR and BY sofas with BB seeming to endlessly call them out from behind the wall. The other quandary is this . . . Derrick wins HoH but I tune in to TVGN for BBAD and there is a close up of Caleb in the HoH bathroom washing and moisturing his face. If he's not the HoH, why doesn't BB tell him to use the main bathroom? Okay, now I tune in and find Cody and HoH Derrick shaving in the HGs bathroom! What's the point or benefit of being HoH? Derrick was in the HoH room for the majority of Caleb's grooming routine but left the room leaving Caleb behind on his own. It used to be understood [back in the olden days] that if the HoH wasn't in the room, NO ONE could be in the room [with a few exceptions when HGs asked special permission from the HoH for a little romantic privacy]. Am I the only one who wish it would go back to some of the old ways to motivate and perhaps appropriately punish HGs during the game? I think it made for a more gritty contest/game with contestants who were from the general public. I know I lose that argument because ratings don't lie. Ratings go up with the bikini ready/buff shirt off young bodies for the demographic CBS seeks but I miss a HG like Chicken George. I guess that's why I gravitate to Donny. Just a few more things that make me scratch my head and go ummm . . .
  5. I'm not sure if this is the proper thread to place my query but here goes. What strikes me very odd this season is how easy the HGs have had with luxuries such as a pool table, exercise and weight equipment as well as games such as that beautiful chess board upstairs. I remember seasons past where one groups of HGs had to use cardboard or paper to make playing cards for something to do. I remember some sort of trash bag Slip 'n Slide creation for entertainment. And the HGs would plead with BB for some sports or exercise equipment. It seems like HGs are eating quite well [unless you were a Have Not]. They also seem to be asking BB frequently for special food or alcohol things and getting them. I also don't remember another season where production is talked to so much or maybe that's just on TVGN's BBAD. My other observation is what's the use of having an HoH room when EVERYONE is using it . . . for showers, for snacks, for sleeping, etc. Also, Derrick and Cody seem to fall asleep a lot on the living room couches. So much to the point of the BB "voice" having to bust them verbally from above. I have this question every BB season [well, almost everyone] . . . why don't the women play smarter and form an all girl alliance to vote the boys out for a change? This year, someone attempted and was so shut down so fast by the women that it cost her the game. It's the same beef I have with "Survivor" so maybe it's more of a sociological question of men vs. women. And, last [i promise] . . . has anyone heard of America's Favorite Player voting? Caleb thinks he's a sure thing [not in my observation]. I think it's a toss up between Donny and Frankie but I think Frankie is losing America's favor as of late. If anyone knows where we can cast a vote or if CBS is even going to fork over the cash to do AFP this season, please drop me a line. I would really also love to send my hearty thanks for all those who gave us daily updates off the live feeds. I was hospitalized two times this year for extended periods of time with tests often run during BB nights [don't they know to leave patients alone when BB is on?]. I can not thank you enough for the hours of joy brought to me by reading the updates, looking at the pictures and seeing posts by my old friends mixed with new ones here at Morty's. Shout out to Morty. Love ya.
  6. Izzy (the visiting dog)

    Have I missed something on Izzy? I thought CBS would have featured her on a segment by now but I haven't seen one. According to schedule, they're about to air the jury trashing the house while the final five watch on a monitor. So have I missed Izzy's segment or does anyone else think CBS isn't going to use the footage?
  7. Who does your vote go to for AF?

    My vote goes to Donny for being the most understated but lovable guy in the house. True to his family and girlfriend. Just an honest Joe. He was so good-hearted that the cynics inside BBHouse created all sort of scenarios to who Donny was and what he did for a living. What you saw is exactly what you got . . . all heart and a true BB fan who came to play the game by his ethics and standards. Are they even having a vote this season? I haven't seen any place to cast a vote. Nor have they chatted up the prospect of a vote with a minor prize.
  8. 'Dancing With The Stars' Season 16: New Celebrity Cast Announced By ABC News The new cast of "Dancing With the Stars" was announced on "Good Morning America." Musicians, athletes and TV personalities are among the new crop of celebrity contestants who will take to the dance floor on season 16 of “Dancing With the Stars." The new cast of ABC’s hit show was revealed today, exclusively on “Good Morning America,” and the headliners include country music legend Wynonna Judd, former “American Idol” finalist Kellie Pickler, Reality TV star Lisa Vanderpump and NFL star Jacoby Jones. Jones isn’t the only athlete on the show. Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman, professional boxer Victor Ortiz, and figure skating legend Dorothy Hamill will compete this season. Comedians D.L. Hughley and Andy Dick, as well as “General Hospital” star Ingo Rademacher, and Disney star Zendaya Coleman round out the star-studded pack. Hosts Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke-Charvet appeared live on 'GMA' from Studio B in Los Angeles to make the highly-anticipated announcement of the cast. They also unveiled the professional partners, which include reigning pro champ Tony Dovolani, veterans Cheryl Burke, Mark Ballas, Derek Hough, Karina Smirnoff, Kym Johnson, as well as some new faces. See the list below for the official pairings. The new season kicks off with a two-hour premiere on Monday, March 18 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT on ABC. The couple with the lowest combined judges' scores and public votes for their performance will be sent home in the season premiere of "Dancing With the Stars: The Results Show." _______________________________ Wynonna Judd Country music great Wynonna Judd will bring a dose of Nashville, Tennessee, to the dance floor this season. The five-time-Grammy-winner-turned-reality-TV-star rose to fame as a country music duo with her mother, Naomi, but broke out on her own to have a successful solo career with more than a dozen No. 1 singles. "This is something I said I would never do," Judd said about joining the season 16 cast. "They’ve asked me for six years. I’m trying to get back to my original weight of 8 lbs, 15 oz. Because it’s the year of doing things that you’re scared of." Pro Partner: Tony Dovolani. Veteran pro Dovolani is the reigning pro champ, winning last season’s “All-Star” competition with partner Melissa Rycroft. He returns to dance for a 15th season. _______________________________ D.L. Hughley Stand-up comedian and actor D.L. Hughley will give 'Dancing' a whirl this season. The comic shot to fame on the beloved sitcom, “The Hughleys,” and went on to become a TV personality and political pundit. Pro Partner: Cheryl Burke. The two-time pro champ Cheryl Burke returns for her 15th season. _______________________________ Jacoby Jones The Baltimore Ravens wide receiver is the latest NFL star to put his football footwork to the test in the ballroom. Jones, who’s known for his victory dances in the end zone, joins the 'DWTS' cast on the heels of the Ravens’ big Super Bowl victory where he scored two touchdowns. The 28-year-old follows in the footsteps of past NFL stars Donald Driver, Hines Ward and Emmitt Smith, who won the competition. Pro Partner: Karina Smirnoff. Pro dancer Smirnoff, who won season 13 with soap opera star and veteran J. R. Martinez, returns for her 13th season. _______________________________ Lisa Vanderpump “Real Housewife of Beverly Hills” reality star Lisa Vanderpump is competing this season. The British TV personality, restaurateur and bestselling author is best known for her role on the Bravo reality show about her luxurious lifestyle -- and her Pomeranian, Giggy. Pro Partner: Gleb Savchenko. The professional dancer makes his 'DWTS' debut this season. _______________________________ Andy Dick Comedian Andy Dick is bringing his quips and humor to the dance floor this season. The funnyman is also an actor, director, producer and musician who fronts his own comedy band. Pro Partner: Sharna Burgess. Dick is paired with pro dancer Sharna Burgess, who makes her 'DWTS' debut. _______________________________ Victor Ortiz Professional boxer Victor Ortiz, a former welterweight champion, will enter the 'Dancing' ring this season. Pro Partner: Lindsay Arnold. Jones is teaming up with pro dancer Lindsay Arnold, who is making her debut this season as a professional partner. She trained with fellow pro Mark Ballas and has appeared on "So You Think You Can Dance?" _______________________________ Zendaya Coleman The Disney star, known by her fans as Zendaya, is an actress, singer and dancer on the Disney channel’s hit series, “Shake It Up,” and at 16, will be the youngest contestant ever on the show. Coleman plays Rocky Blue, a young dancer trying to dance her way to stardom, and is currently recording her debut album. Pro Partner: Valentin Chmerkovskiy. Coleman is paired up with dancer Valentin Chmerkovskiy, a finalist from last season, who returns for his fourth season. _______________________________ Aly Raisman Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman is going for the 'Dancing' gold. The gymnast became a household name as part of women's gymnastics team’s 'Fierce Five' at the London Olympics last summer, where she took home a gold medal for her performance on floor. Pro Partner: Mark Ballas. Raisman will dance with two-time winner Mark Ballas, a 'DWTS' veteran who returns for his 12th season. Ballas won the season 8 mirror ball trophy with Raisman’s former teammate, Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson. _______________________________ Ingo Rademacher The German-born actor, best known for his longtime role as Jasper 'Jax' Jacks on the ABC soap opera, “General Hospital,” will put on his dancing shoes for season 16. Pro Partner: Kym Johnson. Veteran Kym Johnson is a two-time champ who returns for her 13th season on the show. _______________________________ Kellie Pickler No stranger to reality TV competition, country music singer Kellie Pickler will put her skills to the test on 'Dancing.' The former “American Idol” contestant will be the first competitor to cross over from 'Idol.' Pickler made headlines in September for shaving off her long blonde hair in support of her childhood friend battling breast cancer. Pro Partner: Derek Hough. Hough is a three-time champion, who returns for his 11th season. _______________________________ Dorothy Hamill The figure skating great will trade her ice skates for dancing shoes to compete this season. Hamill, 56, won the 1976 Olympic gold medal in women's figure skating at age 19, wowing audiences with her envelope-pushing spins on the ice and her iconic hair. Pro Partner: Tristan MacManus. MacManus returns for his fourth season on the show. The pro dancer has been partnered with contestants Pamela Anderson, Gladys Knight and Nancy Grace. _______________________________ Watch the two-hour premiere of "Dancing With the Stars" on ABC on Monday, March 18 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT on ABC. The couple with the lowest combined judges' scores and public votes for their performance will be sent home in the season premiere of "Dancing With the Stars: The Results Show" on Tuesday, March 26.
  9. 'Sopranos' Actor James Gandolfini James Gandolfini James Gandolfini, the barrel-chested actor forever known to millions of TV fans for his Emmy-winning portrayal of a conflicted New Jersey mob boss, Tony Soprano, in the acclaimed HBO cable television series, "The Sopranos," died Wednesday, June 19 while vacationing in Rome, Italy. Gandolfini was 51. "Our hearts are shattered and we will miss him deeply. He and his family were part of our family for many years and we are all grieving," said his managers Mark Armstrong and Nancy Sanders, who confirmed that the actor passed away while on vacation in Rome, Italy from an apparent heart attack. HBO also released a statement: "We're all in shock and feeling immeasurable sadness at the loss of a beloved member of our family. He was special man, a great talent, but more importantly a gentle and loving person who treated everyone no matter their title or position with equal respect. He touched so many of us over the years with his humor, his warmth and his humility. Our hearts go out to his wife and children during this terrible time. He will be deeply missed by all of us." Gandolfini, who began his career in live theatre in New York, also was known for his starring roles in films like "Get Shorty" and "True Romance." Although he had a full and illustrious acting career, it was the iconic role of the soul-searching wiseguy on "The Sopranos" that earned Gandolfini fame and accolades. Over the course of the shows six seasons, he picked up three Emmy Awards for Lead Actor in a Drama Series. In addition, "The Sopranos" received high praise itself. Gandolfini was the anchor to the series which was named the greatest television series of all time by the Writers Guild of America in 2013. His charismatic performance of as a conflicted bad guy paved the way for the current crop of antihero dramas that includes "Mad Men," "Breaking Bad" and "Boardwalk Empire."" Like the character he played, Gandolfini was a native son of New Jersey with strong ties to the old world. His father, James, was born in Borgotaro, Italy and was a building maintenance chief at a Catholic school. His mother, Santa, was American-born and raised in Italy. She was a high school lunch lady. After earning a degree in communications from Rutgers University, Gandolfini moved to New York, where he worked as a bartender, bouncer and nightclub manager. When Gandolfini was 25, he joined a friend of a friend in an acting class and the rest, as they say, was history. Gandolfini maintained ties with his New Jersey hometown of Park Ridge by supporting its The Octoberwoman Foundation for Breast Cancer Research. He appeared at its annual October banquet and often brought other 'Sopranos' cast members to help draw larger crowds. After "The Sopranos" ended its run in 2007, Gandolfini stayed busy with a variety of film and theater projects, starring on Broadway in 2009 in "God of Carnage" and in movies that tended to trade on his tough-talking image, including "In the Loop" and "Not Fade Away," from 'Sopranos' creator David Chase. He starred in the espionage thriller, "Zero Dark Thirty" and the comedy, "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone." He also returned several times to his creative home at HBO, producing the biopic "Hemingway & Gellhorn" and the documentary "Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq" and starring in "Cinema Verite," about the Loud family. At the time of his death, Gandolfini had been working on an upcoming new HBO series titled, "Criminal Justice." Gandolfini is survived by his second wife, Deborah Lin, their eight-year-old daughter, Liliana Ruth, and a teenage son, Michael, from his first wife, Marcy Wudarski. He is also survived by his sister, Johanna Antonacci.
  10. 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (winners will appear highlighted in red) Lifetime Achievement Awards Monty Hall Bob Stewart Outstanding Drama Series The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) Days of Our Lives (NBC) - WINNER General Hospital (ABC) One Life to Live (ABC) The Young and the Restless (CBS) Outstanding Children's Animated Program Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (Nickelodeon) - WINNER Penguins of Madagascar (Nickelodeon) Robot and Monster (Nickelodeon) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Nickelodeon) WordGirl (PBS) Outstanding Children's Series The Aquabats! Super Show! (The HUB) Everyday Health (Syndicated) RL Stine's The Haunting Hour - The Series (The HUB) - WINNER SciGirls (PBS) Outstanding Pre-School Animated Program Bubble Guppies (Nickelodeon) - WINNER Dinosaur Train (PBS) Disney Jake and the Never Land Pirates (Disney Channel) Justin Time (Sprout) Outstanding Culinary Program Best Thing I Ever Made (Food Network) - WINNER Bobby Flay's Barbecue Addiction (Food Network) Giada At Home (Food Network) Recipe Rehab (Syndicated) Trisha's Southern Kitchen (Food Network) - WINNER Outstanding Game Show Cash Cab (Discovery Channel) Family Feud (Syndicated) Jeopardy! (Syndicated) Let's Make A Deal (CBS) The Price Is Right (CBS) - WINNER Who Wants To Be A Millionaire (Syndicated) Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program Judge Judy (Syndicated) - WINNER Last Shot with Judge Gunn (Syndicated) The People's Court (Syndicated) Outstanding Lifestyle Program CAPTURE w/ Mark Seliger (YouTube) Home & Family (Hallmark) HOOKED UP w/ Tom Colicchio (YouTube) The Martha Stewart Show (Hallmark) - WINNER My Generation (PBS) This Old House (PBS) Outstanding Morning Program CBS Sunday Morning (CBS) - WINNER Good Morning America (ABC) Today Show (NBC) Outstanding New Approaches - Enhancement to a Daytime Program or Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Syndicated) - WINNER Little CHildren, Big Challenges: Divorce (PBS) mtvU's Against Our Will Campaign (MTVU) SciGirls (PBS) Outstanding New Approaches - Original Daytime Program or Series The Beauty Inside (YouTube, Facebook) - WINNER Chuck Vanderchuck (PBS) Design Squad Nation (PBS) Get The Math (PBS) Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series The Fresh Beat Band (Nickelodeon) Pajanimals (NBC) Sesame Street (PBS) - WINNER Outstanding Promotional Announcement - Episodic Dora's Fantastic Gymnastics Adventure Campaign (Nickelodeon) Kids' Choice Awards 2012 Campaign (Nickelodeon) - WINNER SpongeBob Stop Motion Christmas Campaign (Nickelodeon) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Campaign (Nickelodeon) TRON Rap Music Video (Disney XD) Outstanding Promotional Announcement - Institutional The Ellen DeGeneres Show - Celebrity (Syndicated) - WINNER The Ellen DeGeneres Show - Ellen/Steve (Syndicated) Good Morning America (ABC) I'm Positive (MTV) Kids' Pick The President Campaign (Nickelodeon) Outstanding Special Class Animated Program Dan Vs. (The HUB) The Legend of Korra (Nickelodeon) Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon Network) - WINNER Outstanding Special Class Series Made (MTV) - WINNER Sanjay Gupta, MD (CNN) Super Soul Sunday (Oprah Winfrey Network) Outstanding Special Class Special 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (NBC) Giada At Home: The Royal Treatment (Food Network) Guy's Family Reunion (Food Network) - WINNER Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Syndicated) - WINNER Live! with Kelly and Michael (Syndicated) The Talk (CBS) The View (ABC) Outstanding Talk Show/Informative The Doctors (Syndicated) The Dr Oz Show (Syndicated) - WINNER Katie (ABC) Outstanding Travel Program Born to Explore with Richard Wiese (ABC) Equitrekking (PBS) Jack Hanna's Into the Wild (Syndicated) - WINNER Over Hawaii (PBS) Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Susan Flannery as Stephanie Forrester - The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) Peggy McCay as Caroline Brady - Days of Our Lives (NBC) Michelle Stafford as Phyllis Summers Newman - The Young and the Restless (CBS) Heather Tom as Katie Logan Spencer - The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) - WINNER Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Peter Bergman as Jack Abbott - The Young and the Restless (CBS) Doug Davidson as Paul Williams - The Young and the Restless (CBS) - WINNER Michael Muhney as Adam Newman - The Young and the Restless (CBS) Jason Thompson as Patrick Drake - General Hospital (ABC) Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Julie Marie Berman as Lulu Spencer - General Hospital (ABC) - WINNER Melissa Claire Egan as Chelsea Newman - The Young and the Restless (CBS) Jessica Collins as Avery Bailey Clark - The Young and the Restless (CBS) Katherine Kelly Lang as Brooke Logan - The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) Arianne Zucker as Nicole Walker - Days of Our Lives (NBC) Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Bradford Anderson as Damien Spinelli - General Hospital (ABC) Jeff Branson as Ronan Malloy - The Young and the Restless (CBS) Scott Clifton as Liam Cooper aka William Spencer III - The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) - WINNER Billy Miller as Billy Abbott - The Young and the Restless (CBS) - WINNER Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series Kristen Alderson as Starr Manning - General Hospital (ABC) - WINNER Hunter King as Summer Newman - The Young and the Restless (CBS) Jacqueline MacInnes Wood as Steffy Forrester - The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) Lindsey Morgan as Kristina Corinthos Davis - General Hospital (ABC) Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series Max Ehrich as Fenmore Baldwin - The Young and the Restless (CBS) Bryton James as Devon Hamilton Winters - The Young and the Restless (CBS) Chandler Massey as Will Horton - Days of Our Lives (NBC) - WINNER Freddie Smith as Sonny Kiriakis - Days of Our Lives (NBC) Outstanding Culinary Host Lidia Bastianich - Lidia's Italy (PBS) - WINNER Giada De Laurentiis - Giada at Home (Food Network) Ina Garten - Barefoot Contessa: Back To Basics (Food Network) Ching-He Huang - Easy Chinese with Ching-He Huang (Cooking Channel) Nathan Lyon - Good Food America with Nathan Lyon (Veria Living) Kelsey Nixon - Kelsey's Essentials (Cooking Channel) Outstanding Game Show Host Ben Bailey - Cash Cab (Discovery Channel) - WINNER Wayne Brady - Let's Make A Deal (CBS) Billy Eichner - Funny or Die's Billy on the Street (Fuse) Steve Harvey - Family Feud (Syndicated) Alex Trebek - Jeopardy! (Syndicated) Outstanding Host in a Lifestyle/Travel Program Paige Davis - Home Made Simple (OWN) Leeza Gibbons - My Generation (PBS) - WINNER Jack Hanna - Jack Hanna's Into The Wild (Syndicated) Suzanne Somers - The Suzanne Show (Lifetime) Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series Kevin Clash as Elmo - Sesame Street (PBS) - WINNER Jeff Corwin - Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin (Syndicated) Joey Mazzarino as Papa Bear, Murray Monster, Blogg and AM Carson Daly - Sesame Street (PBS) David Rudman as Cookie Monster and Two-Headed Monster - Sesame Street (PBS) Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program Curtis Armstrong as Dan - Dan Vs. (The HUB) Jim Cummings as Hondo Onaka - Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon Network) David Tennant as Huyang - Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon Network) - WINNER Lee Tocker as Pronto - Slugterra (Disney XD) Jerry Trainor as Dudley Puppy - T.U.F.F. Puppy (Nickelodeon) Sam Witwer as Darth Maul - Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon Network) Outstanding Talkshow Host Anderson Cooper - Anderson Live (Syndicated) Steve Harvey - Steve Harvey (Syndicated) Ricki Lake - The Ricki Lake Show (Syndicated) - WINNER Dr Mehmet Oz - The Dr Oz Show (Syndicated) Rachael Ray - Rachael Ray (Syndicated) Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design for a Drama Series Days of Our Lives (NBC) General Hospital (ABC) The Young and the Restless (CBS) - WINNER Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series Judy Blye Wilson - The Young and the Restless (CBS) - WINNER Marnie Saitta - Days of Our Lives (NBC) Mark Teschner - General Hospital (ABC) Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design for a Drama Series The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) - WINNER Days of Our Lives (NBC) General Hospital (ABC) The Young and the Restless (CBS) Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) - WINNER Days of Our Lives (NBC) General Hospital (ABC) The Young and the Restless (CBS) Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) - WINNER General Hospital (ABC) One Life To Live (ABC) The Young and the Restless (CBS) Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling for a Drama Series The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) - WINNER Days of Our Lives (NBC) The Young and the Restless (CBS) Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Direction for a Drama Series The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) - WINNER Days of Our Lives (NBC) General Hospital (ABC) The Young and the Restless (CBS) - WINNER Outstanding Achievement in Live & Direct To Tape Sound Mixing for a Drama Series Days Of Our Lives (NBC) - WINNER General Hospital (ABC) Outstanding Achievement in Make-up for a Drama Series Days of Our Lives (NBC) General Hospital (ABC) The Young and the Restless (CBS) - WINNER Outstanding Achievement in Multiple Camera Editing for a Drama Series The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) Days of Our Lives (NBC) General Hospital (ABC) - WINNER One Life To Live (ABC) - WINNER Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition for a Drama Series The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) - WINNER Days of Our Lives (NBC) General Hospital (ABC) The Young and the Restless (CBS) Outstanding Original Song for a Drama Series 'Just Like That' - General Hospital (ABC) 'Only Love Goes On Forever' - The Young and the Restless (CBS) - WINNER Outstanding Achievement in Technical Direction/Electronic Camera/Video Control for a Drama Series The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) - WINNER Days of Our Lives (NBC) General Hospital (ABC) The Young and the Restless (CBS) Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Syndicated) Live! With Kelly and Michael (ABC) RL Stine's The Haunting Hour The Series (The HUB) Sesame Street (PBS) The Talk (CBS) - WINNER Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design/Styling The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Syndicated) The Fresh Beat Band (Nickelodeon) RL Stine's The Haunting Hour The Series (The HUB) - WINNER Sesame Street (PBS) Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program Dan Vs. (The HUB) - WINNER Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (Nickelodeon) The Legend of Korra (Nickelodeon) Penguins of Madagascar (Nickelodeon) Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon Network) Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series The Fresh Beat Band - Nickelodeon Pajanimals - NBC RL Stine's The Haunting Hour The Series (The HUB) Sesame Street (PBS) - WINNER Outstanding Directing in a Lifestyle/Culinary/Travel Program Glada At Home (Food Network) Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope (PBS) - WINNER Sandra's Restaurant Remakes (Food Network) Sara's Weeknight Meals (American Public Television) This Old House (PBS) Outstanding Directing in a Talk Show/Morning Program The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Syndicated) - WINNER Katie (ABC) Live! with Kelly (Syndicated) The Talk (CBS) Today Show (NBC) - WINNER The View (ABC) Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling The Doctors (Syndicated) RL Stine's The Haunting Hour - The Series (The HUB) - WINNER The Talk (CBS) - WINNER The Wendy Williams Show (Syndicated) Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Direction The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Syndicated) - WINNER Sesame Street (PBS) The Wendy Williams Show (Syndicated) The View (ABC) Outstanding Achievement in Live & Direct To Tape Sound Mixing Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade (ABC) - WINNER The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Syndicated) Good Morning America (ABC) Steve Harvey (Syndicated) Outstanding Achievement in Make-up Green Screen Adventures (MeTV Network) RL Stine's The Haunting Hour The Series (The HUB) The Talk (CBS) - WINNER Outstanding Achievement in Main Title and Graphic Design Daystar Kids ID (Daystar Television Network) Jeopardy! (Syndicated) NFL Rush Zone - Season of the Guardians (Nick Toons) Sesame Street (PBS) - WINNER Today Show (NBC) Outstanding Achievement in Multiple Camera Editing CBS Sunday Morning (CBS) Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade (ABC) Sesame Street (PBS) - WINNER Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition The Backyardigans (Nickelodeon) The Fresh Beat Band (Nickelodeon) - WINNER Penguins of Madagascar (Nickelodeon) Sesame Street (PBS) Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon Network) T.U.F.F. Puppy (Nickelodeon) Outstanding Original Song - Children and Animation '3rd & Bird' - 3rd & Bird! (Disney Channel) - WINNER 'Belly Breathe' - Sesame Street (PBS) 'Elmo The Musical Theme' - Sesame Street (PBS) 'Forgiveness Song' - Robot and Monster (Nickelodeon) 'If You're a Guy' - Littlest Pet Shop (The HUB) 'Queen of Nacho Pichu' - Sesame Street (PBS) Outstanding Original Song 'Good Afternoon' - Good Afternoon America (ABC) - WINNER 'This Day' - Katie (ABC) Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing Biz Kid$ (PBS) - WINNER RL Stine's The Haunting Hour The Series (The HUB) SciGirls (PBS) Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Photography (Film or Electronic) Born To Explore with Richard Wiese (ABC) - WINNER Equitrekking (PBS) - WINNER Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope (PBS) RL Stine's The Haunting Hour The Series (The HUB) Travel Thru History (MeTV) Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing - Live Action Biz Kid$ (PBS) Sesame Street (PBS) - WINNER Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing - Live Action Biz Kid$ (PBS) Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope (PBS) - WINNER Sesame Street (PBS) Outstanding Special Class Directing 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (NBC) Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade (ABC) - WINNER Outstanding Special Class Writing The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Syndicated) - WINNER Equitrekking (PBS) Joni Show (Daystar Television Network) Outstanding Achievement in Technical Direction/Electronic Camera/Video Control Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade (ABC) The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Syndicated) - WINNER The Price Is Right (CBS) Sesame Street (PBS) Outstanding Writing in Animation Arthur (PBS) Doc McStuffins (Disney Channel) Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (Nickelodeon) Martha Speaks (PBS) Penguins of Madagascar (Nickelodeon) WordGirl (PBS) - WINNER Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series RL Stine's The Haunting Hour The Series (The HUB) Sesame Street (PBS) - WINNER Wild Kratts (PBS) Outstanding Stunt Coordination Mick Cassidy - The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) Tim Davison - General Hospital (ABC) Terry James - Days of Our Lives (NBC) - WINNER Outstanding Casting for an Animated Series or Special The Legend of Korra (Nickelodeon) - WINNER Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Nickelodeon) Outstanding Special Class Short Format Daytime Program DC's World's Funnest #1 (Cartoon Network) Disney Friends for Change: Education in India (Disney Channel) Jonathan Bird's Blue World (Blueworldtv.com) Make Your Mark: Ben Horowitz, Bullying PSA (Disney Channel) - WINNER Nickelodeon Presents: History & Heritage (Nickelodeon) Olive the Ostrich (Sprout) Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing - Animation Ben10: Omniverse (Cartoon Network) Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (Nickelodeon) Slugterra (Disney XD) - WINNER SpongeBob SquarePants (Nickelodeon) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Nickelodeon) Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing - Animation Ben10: Omniverse (Cartoon Network) - WINNER Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (Nickelodeon) Penguins of Madagascar (Nickelodeon) Slugterra (Disney XD) Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon Network) Young Justice: Invasion (Cartoon Network) Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Winners: Joel Fajnor - Art Director on Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness 'Kung Fu Day Care' (Nickelodeon) Bill Dely - Color Designer on Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness 'Kung Shoes' (Nickelodeon) Jason Park - Background Designer on Transformers: Prime 'Orion Pax - Part 3' (The HUB) Arato Kato - Character Animator on Transformers: Prime 'Hard Knocks' (The HUB) Kirk Van Wormer - Storyboard Artist on Transformers: Prime 'Nemesis Prime' (The HUB) Robert Kline - Storyboard Artist on Disney Minnie's Bow-Toons 'Piano Movers and Shakers' (Disney Channel)
  11. 2013 Critics Choice Television Awards (winners will appear highlighted in red) Best Comedy Series Winner: The Big Bang Theory CBS Nominees: The Big Bang Theory CBS Louie FX The Middle ABC New Girl FOX Parks and Recreation NBC Veep HBO Best Actor in a Comedy Series Winner: Louis C.K. (Louie) FX Nominees: Don Cheadle (House of Lies) Showtime Louis C.K. (Louie) FX Jake Johnson (New Girl) FOX Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) CBS Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) NBC Jeremy Sisto (Suburgatory) ABC Best Actress in a Comedy Series Winner: Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep) HBO Nominees: Laura Dern (Enlightened) HBO Zooey Deschanel (New Girl) FOX Lena Dunham (Girls) HBO Sutton Foster (Bunheads) ABC Family Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep) HBO Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) NBC Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Winner: Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory) CBS Nominees: Max Greenfield (New Girl) FOX Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory) CBS Alex Karpovsky (Girls) HBO Adam Pally (Happy Endings) ABC Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation) NBC Danny Pudi (Community) NBC Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Winners: (Tie) Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory) CBS Eden Sher (The Middle) ABC Nominees: Carly Chaikin (Suburgatory) ABC Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory) CBS Sarah Hyland (Modern Family) ABC Melissa Rauch (The Big Bang Theory) CBS Eden Sher (The Middle) ABC Casey Wilson (Happy Endings) ABC Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series Winner: Patton Oswalt (Parks and Recreation) NBC Nominees: Melissa Leo (Louie) FX David Lynch (Louie) FX Bob Newhart (The Big Bang Theory) CBS Patton Oswalt (Parks and Recreation) NBC Molly Shannon (Enlightened) HBO Patrick Wilson (Girls) HBO Best Drama Series Winners: Tie Breaking Bad AMC Game of Thrones HBO Nominees: The Americans FX Breaking Bad AMC Downton Abbey PBS Game of Thrones HBO The Good Wife CBS Homeland Showtime Best Actor in a Drama Series Winner: Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) AMC Nominees: Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) AMC Damian Lewis (Homeland) Showtime Andrew Lincoln (The Walking Dead) AMC Timothy Olyphant (Justified) FX Matthew Rhys (The Americans) FX Kevin Spacey (House of Cards) Netflix Best Actress in a Drama Series Winner: Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black) BBC America Nominees: Claire Danes (Homeland) Showtime Vera Farmiga (Bates Motel) A&E Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife) CBS Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black) BBC America Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men) AMC Keri Russell (The Americans) FX Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Winner: Michael Cudlitz (Southland) TNT Nominees: Jonathan Banks (Breaking Bad) AMC Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones) HBO Michael Cudlitz (Southland) TNT Noah Emmerich (The Americans) FX Walton Goggins (Justified) FX Corey Stoll (House of Cards) Netflix Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Winner: Monica Potter (Parenthood) NBC Nominees: Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter) Showtime Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) HBO Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad) AMC Regina King (Southland) TNT Monica Potter (Parenthood) NBC Abigail Spencer (Rectify) Sundance Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series Winner: Jane Fonda (The Newsroom) HBO Nominees: Jim Beaver (Justified) FX Jane Fonda (The Newsroom) HBO Martha Plimpton (The Good Wife) CBS Carrie Preston (The Good Wife) CBS Diana Rigg (Game of Thrones) HBO Jimmy Smits (Sons of Anarchy) FX Best Movie or Mini-Series Winner: Behind the Candelabra HBO Nominees: American Horror Story: Asylum FX Behind the Candelabra HBO The Crimson Petal and the White Encore The Hour BBC America Political Animals USA Top of the Lake Sundance Best Actor in a Movie or Mini-Series Winner: Michael Douglas (Behind the Candelabra) HBO Nominees: Benedict Cumberbatch (Parades End) HBO Matt Damon (Behind the Candelabra) HBO Michael Douglas (Behind the Candelabra) HBO Toby Jones (The Girl) HBO Al Pacino (Phil Spector) HBO Dominic West (The Hour) BBC America Best Actress in a Movie or Mini-Series Winner: Elisabeth Moss (Top of the Lake) Sundance Nominees: Angela Bassett (Betty & Coretta) Lifetime Romola Garai (The Hour) BBC America Rebecca Hall (Parades End) HBO Jessica Lange (American Horror Story: Asylum) FX Elisabeth Moss (Top of the Lake) Sundance Sigourney Weaver (Political Animals) USA Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or Mini-Series Winner: Zachary Quinto (American Horror Story: Asylum) FX Nominees: James Cromwell (American Horror Story: Asylum) FX Peter Mullan (Top of the Lake) Sundance Zachary Quinto (American Horror Story: Asylum) FX Sebastian Stan (Political Animals) USA David Wenham (Top of the Lake) Sundance Thomas M. Wright (Top of the Lake) Sundance Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or Mini-Series Winner: Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story: Asylum) FX Nominees: Ellen Burstyn (Political Animals) USA Sienna Miller (The Girl) HBO Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story: Asylum) FX Lily Rabe (American Horror Story: Asylum) FX Imelda Staunton (The Girl) HBO Alfre Woodard (Steel Magnolias) Lifetime Best Reality Series Winners: Tie Push Girls Sundance Duck Dynasty A&E Nominees: Duck Dynasty A&E The Moment USA Pawn Stars History Channel Push Girls Sundance Small Town Security AMC Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan BBC America Best Reality Series Competition Winner: The Voice NBC Nominees: Chopped Food Network Face Off Syfy Shark Tank ABC So You Think You Can Dance FOX Survivor CBS The Voice NBC Best Reality Series Host Winner: Tom Bergeron (Dancing With the Stars) ABC Nominees: Tom Bergeron (Dancing With the Stars) ABC Cat Deeley (So You Think You Can Dance) FOX Gordon Ramsay (Hells Kitchen/Masterchef) FOX RuPaul (RuPauls Drag Race) Logo Ryan Seacrest (American Idol) FOX Kurt Warner (The Moment) USA Best Talk Show Winner: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Comedy Central Nominees: Conan TBS The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Comedy Central The Ellen DeGeneres Show Warner Brothers Television Distribution Jimmy Kimmel Live! ABC Late Night with Jimmy Fallon NBC Marie Hallmark Channel Best Animated Series Winner: Archer FX Nominees: Adventure Time Cartoon Network Archer FX Phineas and Ferb Disney Channel Regular Show Cartoon Network The Simpsons FOX Star Wars: The Clone Wars Cartoon Network Most Exciting New Series Honorees: The Bridge FX Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ABC Masters of Sex Showtime The Michael J. Fox Show NBC Ray Donovan Showtime Under the Dome CBS Critics Choice Television Icon Award Recipient: Bob Newhart Thalos Critics Choice Inspiration Award Recipient: Bunheads ABC Family
  12. Bonnie Franklin

    'One Day at Time' Actress Bonnie Franklin 'One Day at Time' Actress Bonnie Franklin NEW YORK, New York (AP) — Bonnie Franklin, the pert, redheaded actress whom millions came to identify with for her role as divorced mom Ann Romano on the long-running sitcom, "One Day at a Time," has died. She died Friday, March 1 at her home in Los Angeles due to complications from pancreatic cancer, family members said. She was 69. Her family had announced she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in September.   Franklin was a veteran stage and television performer before "One Day At a Time" made her a star. Developed by Norman Lear and co-created by Whitney Blake — herself a former sitcom star and single mother raising future actress Meredith Baxter — the series was groundbreaking for its focus on a young divorced mother seeking independence from a suffocating marriage.   It premiered on CBS in December 1975, just five years after the network had balked at having Mary Tyler Moore play a divorced woman on her own comedy series, insisting that newly single Mary Richards be portrayed as having ended her engagement instead. 'One Day at Time' co-stars Bonnie Franklin, Mackenzie Phillips and Valerie Bertinelli reunite on 'Today' in 2008.   On her own in Indianapolis, Ann Romano was raising two teenage girls — played by Mackenzie Phillips, already famous for the film "American Graffiti," and a previously unknown Valerie Bertinelli. "One Day At a Time" ran on CBS until 1984, by which time both daughters had grown and married, while Romano had remarried and become a grandmother. During the first seven of its nine seasons on the air, the show was a Top 20 hit.   Like other Lear productions such as "All in the Family" and "Good Times," the sitcom,''One Day at a Time," dealt with contemporary issues once absent from TV comedies such as premarital sex, birth control, suicide and sexual harassment — issues that had previously been overlooked by TV comedies whose households were usually headed by a husband and wife or, rarely, a widowed parent.   Meanwhile, the series weathered its own crises as Phillips was twice written out of the series to deal with her drug abuse and other personal problems. Writing in her 2009 memoir, "High On Arrival," Phillips remembered Franklin as hardworking and professional, even a perfectionist.   "Bonnie felt a responsibility to the character and always gave a million notes on the scripts," Phillips wrote. "Above all, she didn't want it to be sitcom fluff — she wanted it to deal honestly with the struggles and truths of raising two teenagers as a single mother."   In her 2008 memoir, "Losing It," Bertinelli noted that Franklin, just 31 when the show began, wasn't old enough to be her real mother. Even so, wrote Bertinelli, "within a few days I recognized her immense talent and felt privileged to work with her . . . She was like a hip, younger complement to my real mom."   The truth of "One Day at a Time" was brought home to Franklin when in 2005 she got together with both TV daughters for a "One Day at a Time" reunion special. She told both actresses, "You are living, in a sense, Ann Romano's life — you are single parents raising teenage kids. That is shocking and terrifying to me."   'One Day at Time' co-stars Valerie Bertinelli and Bonnie Franklin enjoy a moment on the set of 'Hot in Cleveland.' Bertinelli reiterated that Franklin was a "second mother to me" and one of the most important women in her life. "My heart is breaking," Bertinelli said in a statement. "The years on 'One Day At A Time' were some of the happiest of my life, and along with Pat and Mackenzie, we were a family in every way. She taught me how to navigate this business and life itself with grace and humor, and to always be true to yourself. I will miss her terribly."   Lear noted that despite tackling some serious subjects in her work, Franklin always stayed cheery and positive. "I was wrong — I thought life forces never die. Bonnie was such a life force," Lear said in a statement. "Bubbly, always up, the smile never left her face."   Born Bonnie Gail Franklin in Santa Monica, California, she entered show business at an early age. She was a child tap dancer and actress, and a protege of Donald O'Connor, with whom she performed in the 1950s on NBC's "Colgate Comedy Hour." Stage and Television Actress Bonnie Franklin A decade later, she was appearing on such episodic programs as "Mr. Novak," ''Gidget" and "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." On stage, Franklin was in the original Broadway production of "Applause," for which she received a 1970 Tony Award nomination, and other plays including "Dames at Sea" and "A Thousand Clowns." Franklin's recent credits include appearances on "The Young and the Restless" and the TV Land comedy, "Hot in Cleveland," which again reunited her with Bertinelli, one of that show's regulars.   Franklin was a "devoted mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend," her family said in a statement. She also was a longtime activist for a range of charities and civic-oriented issues, among them AIDS care and research and the Stroke Association of Southern California. In 2001, she and her sister Judy Bush founded the nonprofit, Classic and Contemporary American Plays, an organization that introduces great American plays to inner-city schools' curriculum.   Franklin was married for 29 years. Her husband, TV producer Marvin Minoff, died in 2009. A private memorial will be held next week, her family said.
  13. The 2013 Film Independent Spirits Awards were handed out in Santa Monica, California today and lots of Oscar frontrunners cemented their status by dominating in their categories once more. Check out all the winners below: Best Feature Beasts of the Southern Wild Bernie Keep the Lights On Moonrise Kingdom Silver Linings Playbook Best Female Lead Linda Cardellini, Return Emayatzy Corinealdi, Middle of Nowhere Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook Quvenzhane Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Smashed Best Male Lead Jack Black, Bernie Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook John Hawkes, The Sessions Thure Lindhardt, Keep the Lights On Matthew McConaughey, Killer Joe Wendell Pierce, Four Best Supporting Female Rosemarie DeWitt, Your Sister's Sister Ann Dowd, Compliance Helen Hunt, The Sessions Brit Marling, Sound of My Voice Lorraine Toussaint, Middle of Nowhere Best Supporting Male Matthew McConaughey, Magic Mike David Oyelowo, Middle of Nowhere Michael Pena, End of Watch Sam Rockwell, Seven Psychopaths Bruce Willis, Moonrise Kingdom Best Director Wes Anderson, Moonrise Kingdom Julia Loktev, The Loneliest Planet David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook Ira Sachs, Keep the Lights On Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild Best Screenplay Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola, Moonrise Kingdom Zoe Kazan, Ruby Sparks Martin McDonagh, Seven Psychopaths David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook Ira Sachs, Keep the Lights On
  14. 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (winners will be highlighted in red) Screen Actors Guild 48th Annual Life Achievement Award Dick Van Dyke Theatrical Motion Pictures Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Jessica Chastain as Maya in "Zero Dark Thirty" (Columbia Pictures) Marion Cotillard as Stephanie in "Rust And Bone" (sony Pictures Classics) Jennifer Lawrence as Tiffany in "Silver Linings Playbook" (The Weinstein Company) Helen Mirren as Alma Reville in "Hitchcock" (FOX Searchlight) Naomi Watts as Maria in "The Impossible" (Summit Entertainment) Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Supporting Role Alan Arkin as Lester Siegel in "Argo" (Warner Bros. Pictures) Javier Bardem as Silva in "Skyfall" (Columbia Pictures) Robert De Niro as Pat, Sr. in "Silver Linings Playbook" (The Weinstein Company) Philip Seymour Hoffman as Lancaster Dodd in "The Master" (The Weinstein Company) Tommy Lee Jones as Thaddeus Stevens in "Lincoln" (Touchstone Pictures) Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Supporting Role Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln in "Lincoln" (Touchstone Pictures) Anne Hathaway as Fantine in "Les Misérables" (Universal Pictures) Helen Hunt as Cheryl in "The Sessions" (FOX Searchlight) Nicole Kidman as Charlotte Bless in "The Paperboy" (Millennium Entertainment) Maggie Smith as Muriel Donnelly in "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" (FOX Searchlight) VIDEO: Highlights from the Envelope Screening Series Outstanding Performance By A Cast In A Motion Picture Argo (Warner Bros. Pictures) Ben Affleck as Tony Mendez Alan Arkin as Lester Siegel Kerry Bishé as Kathy Stafford Kyle Chandler as Hamilton Jordan Rory Cochrane as Lee Schatz Bryan Cranston as Jack O’donnell Christopher Denham as Mark Lijek Tate Donovan as Bob Anders Clea Duvall as Cora Lijek Victor Garber as Ken Taylor John Goodman as John Chambers Scoot Mcnairy as Joe Stafford Chris Messina as Malinov The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (FOX Searchlight) Judi Dench as Evelyn Greenslade Celia Imrie as Madge Hardcastle Bill Nighy as Douglas Ainslie Dev Patel as Sonny Kapoor Ronald Pickup as Norman Cousins Maggie Smith as Muriel Donnelly Tom Wilkinson as Graham Dashwood Penelope Wilton as Jean Ainslie Les Misérables (Universal Pictures) Isabelle Allen as Young Cosette Samantha Barks as Eponine Sacha Baron Cohen as Thénardier Helena Bonham Carter as Madame Thénardier Russell Crowe as Javert Anne Hathaway as Fantine Daniel Huttlestone as Gavroche Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean Eddie Redmayne as Marius Amanda Seyfried as Cosette Aaron Tveit as Enjolras Colm Wilkinson as Bishopan Ainslie Lincoln (Touchstone Pictures) Daniel Day-lewis as Abraham Lincoln Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln Joseph Gordon-levitt as Robert Todd Lincoln Hal Holbrook as Preston Blair Tommy Lee Jones as Thaddeus Stevens James Spader as W.N. Bilbo David Strathairn as William Seward Silver Linings Playbook (The Weinstein Company) Bradley Cooper as Pat Robert De Niro as Pat, Sr. Anupam Kher as Dr. Cliff Patel Jennifer Lawrence as Tiffany Chris Tucker as Danny Jacki Weaver as Dolores Television Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries Kevin Costner as 'Devil Anse' Hatfield in "Hatfields & McCoys" (History) Woody Harrelson as Steve Schmidt in "Game Change" (HBO) Ed Harris as John Mccain in "Game Change" (HBO) Clive Owen as Ernest Hemingway in "Hemingway & Gellhorn" (HBO) Bill Paxton as Randall Mccoy in "Hatfields & McCoys" (History) Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries Nicole Kidman as Martha Gellhorn - "Hemingway & Gellhorn" (HBO) Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin - "Game Change" (HBO) Charlotte Rampling as Eva Delectorskaya - "Restless" (Sundance Channel) Sigourney Weaver as Elaine Barrish Hammond - "Political Animals" (USA) Alfre Woodard as Ouiser - "steel Magnolias" (Lifetime) Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Steve Buscemi as Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson in "Boardwalk Empire" (HBO) Bryan Cranston as Walter White in "Breaking Bad" (AMC) Jeff Daniels as Will Mcavoy in "The Newsroom" (HBO) Jon Hamm as Don Draper in "Mad Men" (AMC) Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody in "Homeland" (Showtime) Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison in "Homeland" (Showtime) Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley in "Downton Abbey" (PBS) Jessica Lange as Sister Jude - "American Horror Story: Asylum" (FX) Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick - "The Good Wife" (CBS) Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess Of Grantham - "Downton Abbey" (PBS) Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy - "30 Rock" (NBC) Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy - "Modern Family" (ABC) Louis C.K. as Louie - "Louie" (FX) Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper - "The Big Bang Theory" (CBS) Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker - "Modern Family" (ABC) Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Comedy Series Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton - "Nurse Jackie" (Showtime) Tina Fey as Liz Lemon - "30 Rock" (NBC) Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope - "parks And Recreation" (NBC) Sofia Vergara as Gloria Delgado-pritchett - "Modern Family" (ABC) Betty White as Elka Ostrovsky - "Hot In Cleveland" (TV Land) Outstanding Performance By An Ensemble In A Drama Series Boardwalk Empire (HBO) Steve Buscemi as Enoch "Nucky" Thompson Chris Caldovino as Tonino Sandrelli Bobby Cannavale as Gyp Rosetti Meg Chambers Steedle as Billie Kent Charlie Cox as Owen Sleater Jack Huston as Richard Harrow Patrick Kennedy as Dr. Douglas Mason Anthony Laciura as Eddie Kessler Kelly Macdonald as Margaret Thompson Gretchen Mol as Gillian Darmody Vincent Piazza as Lucky Luciano Paul Sparks as Mickey Doyle Michael Stuhlbarg as Arnold Rothstein Shea Whigham as Elias "Eli" Thompson Anatol Yusef as Meyer Lansky Breaking Bad (AMC) Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut Betsy Brandt as Marie Schrader Bryan Cranston as Walter White Laura Fraser as Lydia Rodart-quayle Anna Gunn as Skyler White RJ Mitte as Walter White, Jr. Dean Norris as Hank Schrader Bob Odenkirk as Saul Goodman Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman Jesse Plemons as Todd Steven Michael Quezada as Gomez Downton Abbey (PBS) Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl Of Grantham Zoe Boyle as Lavinia Swire Laura Carmichael as Lady Edith Crawley Jim Carter as Mr. Carson Brendan Coyle as John Bates Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley Jessica Brown Findlay as Lady Sybil Crawley Siobhan Finneran as O’brien Joanne Froggatt as Anna Iain Glen as Sir Richard Carlisle Thomas Howes as William Rob James-collier as Thomas Allen Leech as Tom Branson Phyllis Logan as Mrs. Hughes Elizabeth Mcgovern as Cora, Countess Of Grantham Sophie Mcshera as Daisy Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore Amy Nuttall as EThel David Robb as Dr. Clarkson Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess Of Grantham Dan Stevens as Matthew Crawley Penelope Wilton as Isobel Crawley as Gomez Homeland (Showtime) Morena Baccarin as Jessica Brody Timothée Chalamet as Finn Walden Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison Rupert Friend as Peter Quinn David Harewood as David Estes Diego Klattenhoff as Mike Faber Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody David Marciano as Virgil Navid Negahban as Abu Nazir Jackson Pace as Chris Brody Mandy Patinkin as Saul Berenson Zuleikha Robinson as Roya Hammad Morgan Saylor as Dana Brody Jamey Sheridan as Vice President Walden Mad Men (AMC) Ben Feldman as Michael Ginsberg Jay R. Ferguson as Stan Rizzo Jon Hamm as Don Draper Jared Harris as Lane Pryce Christina Hendricks as Joan Harris Vincent KarTheiser as Pete Campbell Robert Morse as Bertram Cooper Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson Jessica Paré as Megan Calvet Draper Teyonah Parris as Dawn Chambers Kiernan Shipka as Sally Draper John Slattery as Roger Sterling Rich Sommer as Harry Crane Aaron Staton as Kenneth Cosgrove Outstanding Performance By An Ensemble In A Comedy Series 30 Rock (NBC) Scott Adsit as Pete Hornberger Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy Tina Fey as Liz Lemon Judah Friedlander as Frank Rossitano Jane Krakowski as Jenna Maroney Jack Mcbrayer as Kenneth Parcell Tracy Morgan as Tracy Jordan The Big Bang Theory (CBS) Mayim Bialik as Amy Farrah Fowler Kaley Cuoco as Penny Johnny Galecki as Leonard Hofstadter Simon Helberg as Howard Wolowitz Kunal Nayyar as Rajesh Koothrappali Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper Melissa Rauch as Bernadette Rostenkowski Glee (FOX) Dianna Agron as Quinn Fabray Chris Colfer as Kurt Hummel Darren Criss as Blaine Anderson Samuel Larsen as Joe Hart Vanessa Lengies as Sugar Motta Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester Jayma Mays as Emma Pillsbury Kevin Mchale as Artie Abrams Lea Michele as Rachel Berry Cory Monteith as Finn Hudson HeaTher Morris as Brittany Pierce MatThew Morrison as Will Schuester Alex Newell as Wade Adamsasunique Chord Overstreet as Sam Evans Amber Riley as Mercedes Jones Naya Rivera as Santana Lopez Mark Salling as Noah "Puck" Puckerman Harry Shum, Jr. as Mike Chang Jenna Ushkowitz as Tina Cohen-Chang Modern Family (ABC) Aubrey Anderson-Emmons as Lily Tucker-pritchett Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett Nolan Gould as Luke Dunphy Sarah Hyland as Haley Dunphy Ed O’neill as Jay Pritchett Rico Rodriguez as Manny Delgado Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker Sofia Vergara as Gloria Delgado-pritchett Ariel Winter as Alex Dunphy Nurse Jackie (Showtime) Mackenzie Aladjem as Fiona Peyton Eve Best as Dr. Ellie O'Hara Bobby Cannavale as Dr. Mike Cruz Jake Cannavale as Charlie Cruz Peter Facinelli as Dr. Fitch Cooper Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton Dominic Fumusa as Kevin Peyton Arjun Gupta as Sam Lenny Jacobson as Lenny Ruby Jerins as Grace Peyton Paul Schulze as Eddie Walzer Anna Deavere Smith as Gloria Akalitus Stephen Wallem as Thor Lundgren Merritt Wever as Zoey Barkow The Office (NBC) Leslie David Baker as Stanley Hudson Brian Baumgartner as Kevin Malone Creed Bratton as Creed Bratton Clarke Duke as Clark Jenna Fischer as Pam Halpert Kate Flannery as Meredith Palmer Ed Helms as Andy Bernard Mindy Kaling as Kelly Kapoor Ellie Kemper as Erin Hannon Angela Kinsey as Angela Martin John Krasinski as Jim Halpert Jake Lacey as Peter Paul Lieberstein as Toby Flenderson B.J. Novak as Ryan Howard Oscar Nuñez as Oscar Martinez Craig Robinson as Darryl Philbin Phyllis Smith as Phyllis Vance Catherine Tate as Nellie Bertram Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute SAG Awards Honors For Stunt Ensembles Outstanding Action Performance By A Stunt Ensemble In A Motion Picture The Amazing Spider-Man The Bourne Legacy The Dark Knight Rises Les Miserables Skyfall Outstanding Action Performance By A Stunt Ensemble In A Television Series Boardwalk Empire (HBO) Breaking Bad (AMC) Game Of Thrones (HBO) Sons Of Anarchy (FX) The Walking Dead (AMC)  
  15. 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards (winners appear highlighted in red) And the nominees are . . . ...... Motion Picture Best Motion Picture, Drama Argo Django Unchained Life of Pi Lincoln Zero Dark Thirty Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Les Misérables Moonrise Kingdom Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Silver Linings Playbook Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln Richard Gere, Arbitrage John Hawkes, The Sessions Joaquin Phoenix, The Master Denzel Washington, Flight Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy Jack Black, Bernie Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook Hugh Jackman, Les Misérables Ewan McGregor, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Bill Murray, Hyde Park on the Hudson Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty Marion Cotillard, Rust and Bone Helen Mirren, Hitchcock Naomi Watts, The Impossible Rachel Weisz, The Deep Blue Sea Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy Emily Blunt, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Judi Dench, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook Maggie Smith, Quartet Meryl Streep, Hope Springs Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Alan Arkin, Argo Leonardo DiCaprio, Django Unchained Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Amy Adams, The Master Sally Field, Lincoln Anne Hathaway, Les Misérables Helen Hunt, The Sessions Nicole Kidman, The Paperboy Best Director Ben Affleck, Argo Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty Ang Lee, Life of Pi Steven Spielberg, Lincoln Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained Best Screenplay, Motion Picture Mark Boal, Zero Dark Thirty Tony Kushner, Lincoln David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook Quentin Taratino, Django Unchained Chris Terrio, Argo Best Foreign-Language Film Amour (Austria) A Royal Affair (Denmark) The Intouchables (France) Kon-Tiki (Norway) Rust and Bone (France) Best Animated Feature Film Brave Frankenweenie Hotel Transylvania Rise of the Guardians Wreck-It Ralph Best Original Song, Motion Picture Song: For You Film: Act of Valor Music and Lyrics: Monty Powell and Keith Urban Song: Not Running Anymore Film: Stand Up Guys Music and Lyrics: Jon Bon Jovi Song: Safe and Sound Film: The Hunger Games Music and Lyrics: Taylor Swift, John Paul White, Joy Williams and T Bone Burnett Song: Skyfall Film: Skyfall Music and Lyrics: Adele and Paul Epworth Song: Suddenly Film: Les Misérables Music: Claude-Michel Schonberg Lyrics: Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg Best Original Score, Motion Picture Mychael Danna, Life of Pi Alexandre Desplat, Argo Dario Marianelli, Anna Karenina Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek, Reinhold Heil, Cloud Atlas John Williams, Lincoln And the nominees are . . . Television Best TV Movie or Miniseries Game Change The Girl Hatfields & McCoys The Hour Political Animals Best TV Drama Series Boardwalk Empire Breaking Bad Downton Abbey Homeland The Newsroom Best TV Comedy Series The Big Bang Theory Episodes Girls Modern Family Smash Best Actor in a TV Drama Series Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom Jon Hamm, Mad Men Damian Lewis, Homeland Best Actor in a TV Comedy Series Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock Don Cheadle, House of Lies Louis C.K., Louie Matt LeBlanc, Episodes Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory Best Actress in a TV Drama Series Connie Britton, Nashville Glenn Close, Damages Claire Danes, Homeland Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey Julianna Marguiles, The Good Wife Best Actress in a TV Comedy Series Zooey Deschanel, New Girl Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep Lena Dunham, Girls Tina Fey, 30 Rock Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock Woody Harrelson, Game Change Toby Jones, The Girl Clive Owen, Hemingway & Gellhorn Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie Julianne Moore, Game Change Nicole Kidman, Hemingway & Gellhorn Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Asylum Sienna Miller, The Girl Sigourney Weaver, Political Animals Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie Max Greenfield, New Girl Ed Harris, Game Change Danny Huston, Magic City Mandy Patinkin, Homeland Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or TV Movie Hayden Panettiere, Nashville Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife Sarah Paulson, Game Change Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey Sofia Vergara, Modern Family And the nominees are . . . .............. Special Recognition Cecile B. DeMille Award Jodie Foster
  16. 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards

    And the winners are . . . ..... Motion Picture Best Motion Picture – Drama Argo Best Actress – Drama Jessica Chastain Zero Dark Thirty Best Actor – Drama Daniel Day-Lewis Lincoln Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical Les Misérables Best Actress – Comedy or Musical Jennifer Lawrence Silver Linings Playbook Best Actor – Comedy or Musical Hugh Jackman Les Misérables Best Supporting Actress Anne Hathaway Les Misérables Best Supporting Actor Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained Best Director Ben Affleck Argo Best Screenplay Quentin Tarantino Django Unchained Best Animated Feature Film Brave Best Foreign Language Film Amour Best Original Score Mychael Danna Life Of Pi Best Original Song Song: Skyfall Film: Skyfall Music and Lyrics: Adele and Paul Epworth And the winners are . . . ..... Television Best TV Series – Drama Homeland Best Actress TV Series – Drama Claire Danes Homeland Best Actor TV Series – Drama Damien Lewis Homeland Best TV Series – Comedy Girls Best Actress TV Series – Comedy Lena Dunham Girls Best Actor TV Series – Comedy Don Cheadle House of Lies Best TV Miniseries or Movie Game Change Best Actress – TV Miniseries or Movie Julianne Moore Game Change Best Actor – TV Miniseries or Movie Kevin Costner Hatfields & McCoys Best Supporting Actor – TV Series, Miniseries or Movie Ed Harris Game Change Best Supporting Actress – TV Series, Miniseries or Movie Maggie Smith Downton Abbey And the winners are . . . .... . Special Recognition Cecil B. Demille Award Jodie Foster
  17. 'Family Guy' Creator Seth MacFarlane To Host 2013 Oscars by Sandy Cohen - AP Entertainment Writer Oscar Host Seth MacFarlane LOS ANGELES, California — "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane says being invited to host the 2013 Academy Awards "was the greatest call that I could have gotten in show business." Oscar telecast producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced that MacFarlane will host the 85th Annual Academy Awards ceremony in February. Meron called the 38-year-old entertainer "the most unbelievable, consummate host choice we could think of." Zadan said they have long admired MacFarlane's talent, "so the idea of actually doing the biggest thing that we've ever produced with him is just beyond belief. We're so excited." This is the first Oscar production for Zadan and Meron, whose credits include 2002 best picture winner "Chicago" and the musical TV show "Smash." MacFarlane is best known for his envelope-pushing animated TV shows "Family Guy," ''American Dad!" and "The Cleveland Show." MacFarlane made his big-screen directorial debut earlier this year with the irreverent R-rated comedy "Ted," which took in more than $420 million at the box office. He also hosted the season opener of "Saturday Night Live" last month and released an album of big-band tunes from the 1940s and '50s last year. This is his first time hosting the Academy Awards, which he called "an overwhelming privilege." So will this be an edgier ceremony than in years past? Zadan and Meron prefer to describe the approach as "fresh." They'll draw on MacFarlane's skills as "a terrific writer and performer and singer and dancer," Zadan said. "We're going to utilize every one of them and see where we come out, but we hope to do something brand new and fresh based on the fact that we have a brand new and fresh host." MacFarlane said his favorite Oscar hosts are the classics of yesteryear: Johnny Carson and Bob Hope. "There's a lot of questions about edging-up the show, but I am a big fan of the kind of old-fashioned showmanship that those hosts embodied," he said. "I think that's really, in a perfect world, the balance that should be struck: Something that's fun and relevant and genuinely funny, but at the same time has a spine of good, old-fashioned showmanship, which is what the Oscars deserves." He acknowledges it's a challenging task. "This is something very different than what I've done in the past, so the trick is going to be to stay honest to what it is that I do but also adapt to this particular show, because this is obviously a very special show with very specific requirements," he said. "We want to find a nice balance." It's too soon to say if any writers or animated characters from MacFarlane's other shows will be involved with the Oscar telecast, but music will definitely play a part. "It would be criminal to have an Oscars without music," MacFarlane said. Producers said they'll present their ideas to their new host in the coming weeks and the team is "full speed ahead to create a show." The 85th Annual Academy Awards will be presented February 24 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles. Nominations will be announced Jan. 10 — nearly a week earlier than typically revealed and coming ahead of the Golden Globe Awards. MacFarlane said being invited to host the Oscar show "was just an absolute thrill and I'm very much looking forward to it." He even posted a video on YouTube of him sharing the big news with his dad. In the minute-long clip, MacFarlane says he's been asked to host the Oscars, and his dad responds by offering him some "barely used" bathing suits. "I've invited you here today to tell you I'm hosting the Oscars," MacFarlane says. "This should be huge news to you." "Of course, it's wonderful news," his father replies. "But also the fact that you're getting almost brand-new bathing suits is also good news." When MacFarlane seems unappreciative, dad snatches back the swimsuits and says, "I'm going to give these to Billy Crystal." Crystal hosted the last Oscar show. Other recent hosts include Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin, James Franco and Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Jon Stewart and Ellen DeGeneres.
  18. 85th Annual Academy Awards

    85th Annual Academy Award Nominations 85th Annual Academy Award Nominations 85th Annual Academy Award Nominations (winners will appear highlighted in red) Best Picture "Amour" Producers: Margaret Menegoz, Stefan Arndt, Veit Heiduschka and Michael Katz "Argo" Producers: Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck and George Clooney "Beasts of the Southern Wild" Producers: Dan Janvey, Josh Penn and Michael Gottwald "Django Unchained" Producers: Stacey Sher, Reginald Hudlin and Pilar Savone "Les Misérables" Producers: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward and Cameron Mackintosh "Life of Pi" Producers: Gil Netter, Ang Lee and David Womark "Lincoln" Producers: Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy "Silver Linings Playbook" Producers: Donna Gigliotti, Bruce Cohen and Jonathan Gordon "Zero Dark Thirty" Producers: Mark Boal, Kathryn Bigelow and Megan Ellison Best Director Film: "Amour" Director: Michael Haneke Film: "Beasts of the Southern Wild" Director: Benh Zeitlin Film: "Life of Pi" Director: Ang Lee Film: "Lincoln" Director: Steven Spielberg Film: "Silver Linings Playbook" Director: David O. Russell Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Bradley Cooper in "Silver Linings Playbook" Daniel Day-Lewis in "Lincoln" Hugh Jackman in "Les Misérables" Joaquin Phoenix in "The Master" Denzel Washington in "Flight" Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Jessica Chastain in "Zero Dark Thirty" Jennifer Lawrence in "Silver Linings Playbook" Emmanuelle Riva in "Amour" Quvenzhané Wallis in "Beasts of the Southern Wild" Naomi Watts in "The Impossible" Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Alan Arkin in "Argo" Robert De Niro in "Silver Linings Playbook" Philip Seymour Hoffman in "The Master" Tommy Lee Jones in "Lincoln" Christoph Waltz in "Django Unchained" Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Amy Adams in "The Master" Sally Field in "Lincoln" Anne Hathaway in "Les Misérables" Helen Hunt in "The Sessions" Jacki Weaver in "Silver Linings Playbook" Best Animated Feature Film "Brave" Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman "Frankenweenie" Tim Burton "ParaNorman" Sam Fell and Chris Butler "The Pirates! Band of Misfits" Peter Lord "Wreck-It Ralph" Rich Moore Best Cinematography "Anna Karenina" Seamus McGarvey "Django Unchained" Robert Richardson "Life of Pi" Claudio Miranda "Lincoln" Janusz Kaminski "Skyfall" Roger Deakins Best Costume Design "Anna Karenina" Jacqueline Durran "Les Misérables" Paco Delgado "Lincoln" Joanna Johnston "Mirror Mirror" Eiko Ishioka "Snow White and the Huntsman" Colleen Atwood Best Documentary Feature "5 Broken Cameras" Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi "The Gatekeepers" Dror Moreh, Philippa Kowarsky and Estelle Fialon "How to Survive a Plague" David France and Howard Gertler "The Invisible War" Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering "Searching for Sugar Man" Malik Bendjelloul and Simon Chinn Best Documentary Short Subject "Inocente" Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine "Kings Point" Sari Gilman and Jedd Wider "Mondays at Racine" Cynthia Wade and Robin Honan "Open Heart" Kief Davidson and Cori Shepherd Stern "Redemption" Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neill Best Film Editing "Argo" William Goldenberg "Life of Pi" Tim Squyres "Lincoln" Michael Kahn "Silver Linings Playbook" Jay Cassidy and Crispin Struthers "Zero Dark Thirty" Dylan Tichenor and William Goldenberg Best Foreign Language Film "Amour" Austria "Kon-Tiki" Norway "No" Chile "A Royal Affair" Denmark "War Witch" Canada Best Makeup and Hairstyling "Hitchcock" Howard Berger, Peter Montagna and Martin Samuel "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" Peter Swords King, Rick Findlater and Tami Lane "Les Misérables" Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell Best Original Score "Anna Karenina" Dario Marianelli "Argo" Alexandre Desplat "Life of Pi" Mychael Danna "Lincoln" John Williams "Skyfall" Thomas Newman Best Original Song "Before My Time" from "Chasing Ice" Music and Lyrics by J. Ralph "Everybody Needs A Best Friend" from "Ted" Music by Walter Murphy Lyrics by Seth MacFarlane "Pi's Lullaby" from "Life of Pi" Music by Mychael Danna Lyrics by Bombay Jayashri "Skyfall" from "Skyfall" Music and Lyrics by Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth "Suddenly" from "Les Misérables" Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and Alain Boublil Best Production Design "Anna Karenina" Production Design: Sarah Greenwood Set Decoration: Katie Spencer "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" Production Design: Dan Hennah Set Decoration: Ra Vincent and Simon Bright "Les Misérables" Production Design: Eve Stewart Set Decoration: Anna Lynch-Robinson "Life of Pi" Production Design: David Gropman Set Decoration: Anna Pinnock "Lincoln" Production Design: Rick Carter Set Decoration: Jim Erickson Best Animated Short Film "Adam and Dog" Minkyu Lee "Fresh Guacamole" PES "Head over Heels" Timothy Reckart and Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly "Maggie Simpson in "The Longest Daycare"" David Silverman "Paperman" John Kahrs Best Live Action Short Film "Asad" Bryan Buckley and Mino Jarjoura "Buzkashi Boys" Sam French and Ariel Nasr "Curfew" Shawn Christensen "Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw)" Tom Van Avermaet and Ellen De Waele "Henry" Yan England Best Sound Editing "Argo" Erik Aadahl and Ethan Van der Ryn "Django Unchained" Wylie Stateman "Life of Pi" Eugene Gearty and Philip Stockton "Skyfall" (tie) Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers "Zero Dark Thirty" (tie) Paul N.J. Ottosson Best Sound Mixing "Argo" John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Jose Antonio Garcia "Les Misérables" Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes "Life of Pi" Ron Bartlett, D.M. Hemphill and Drew Kunin "Lincoln" Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Ronald Judkins "Skyfall" Scott Millan, Greg P. Russell and Stuart Wilson Best Visual Effects "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton and R. Christopher White "Life of Pi" Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott "Marvel's The Avengers" Janek Sirrs, Jeff White, Guy Williams and Dan Sudick "Prometheus" Richard Stammers, Trevor Wood, Charley Henley and Martin Hill "Snow White and the Huntsman" Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, Philip Brennan, Neil Corbould and Michael Dawson Best Adapted Screenplay "Argo" Screenplay by Chris Terrio "Beasts of the Southern Wild" Screenplay by Lucy Alibar & Benh Zeitlin "Life of Pi" Screenplay by David Magee "Lincoln" Screenplay by Tony Kushner "Silver Linings Playbook" Screenplay by David O. Russell Best Original Screenplay "Amour" Written by Michael Haneke "Django Unchained" Written by Quentin Tarantino "Flight" Written by John Gatins "Moonrise Kingdom" Written by Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola "Zero Dark Thirty" Written by Mark Boal Governors Awards Recipients Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Jeffrey Katzenberg Honorary Award George Stevens, Jr. Honorary Award Hal Needham Honorary Award D.A Pennebaker
  19. 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (winners will appear highlighted in red) Outstanding Drama Series Boardwalk Empire (HBO) Breaking Bad (AMC) Downton Abbey (PBS) Game of Thrones (HBO) Homeland (Showtime) Mad Men (AMC) Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham on Downton Abbey Steve Buscemi as Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson on Boardwalk Empire Bryan Cranston as Walter White on Breaking Bad Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan on Dexter Jon Hamm as Don Draper on Mad Men Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody on Homeland Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Kathy Bates as Harriet 'Harry' Korn on Harry's Law Glenn Close as Patricia 'Patty' Hewes on Damages Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison on Homeland Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley on Downton Abbey Julianna Margulie as Alicia Florrick on The Good Wife Elisabeth Moss as Margaret 'Peggy' Olson on Mad Men Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Jim Carter as Charles Carson on Downton Abbey Brendan Coyle as John Bates on Downton Abbey Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister on Game of Thrones Giancarlo Esposito as Gus Fring on Breaking Bad Jared Harris as Lane Pryce on Mad Men Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman on Breaking Bad Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart on The Good Wife Joanne Froggatt as Anna Bates on Downton Abbey Anna Gunn as Skyler White on Breaking Bad Christina Hendricks as Joan Harris on Mad Men Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sharma on The Good Wife Maggie Smith as Violet Crawley, Countess of Grantham on Downton Abbey Outstanding Comedy Series The Big Bang Theory (CBS) Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO) Girls (HBO) Modern Family (ABC) 30 Rock (NBC) Veep (HBO) Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy on 30 Rock Louis C.K. as Louie on Louie Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan on House of Lies Jon Cryer as Dr. Alan Harper on Two and a Half Men Larry David as Himself on Curb Your Enthusiasm Jim Parsons as Dr. Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Ed O'Neill as Jay Pritchett on Modern Family Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett on Modern Family Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy on Modern Family Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker on Modern Family Max Greenfield as Schmidt on New Girl Bill Hader as Various Characters on Saturday Night Live Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Zooey Deschanel as Jessica Day on New Girl Lena Dunham as Hannah Horvath on Girls Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton on Nurse Jackie Tina Fey as Liz Lemon on 30 Rock Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer on Veep Melissa McCarthy as Molly Flynn on Mike & Molly Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Mayim Bialik as Amy Farrah Fowler on The Big Bang Theory Kathryn Joosten as Karen McCluskey on Desperate Housewives Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy on Modern Family Sofia Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett on Modern Family Merrit Wever as Zoey Barkow on Nurse Jackie Kristen Wiig as Various Characters on Saturday Night Live Outstanding Miniseries or Movie American Horror Story (FX) Game Change (HBO) Hatfields & McCoys (History) Hemingway & Gelhorn (HBO) Luther (BBC America) Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia (PBS) Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie Kevin Costner as William 'Devil Anse' Hatfield in Hatfields & McCoys Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia Idris Elba as Det. John Luther in Luther Woody Harrelson as Steve Schmidt in Game Change Clive Owen as Ernest Hemingway in Hemingway & Gellhorn Bill Paxton as Randall McCoy in Hatfields & McCoys Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Connie Britton as Vivien Harmon in American Horror Story Ashley Judd as Rebecca Winstone in Missing Nicole Kidman as Martha Gellhorn in Hemingway & Gellhorn Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin in Game Change Emma Thompson as She in The Song of Lunch Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie Tom Berenger as Jim Vance in Hatfields & McCoys Martin Freeman as Dr. John Watson in Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia Ed Harris as John McCain in Game Change Denis O'Hare as Larry Harvey in American Horror Story David Strathairn as John Dos Passos in Hemingway & Gellhorn Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Frances Conroy as Moira O'Hara in American Horror Story Judy Davis as Jill Tankard in Page Eight Jessica Lange as Constance Langdon in American Horror Story Sarah Paulson as Nicolle Wallace in Game Change Mare Winningham as Sally McCoy in Hatfields & McCoys Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Michael J. Fox, Curb Your Enthusiasm Greg Kinnear, Modern Family Bobby Cannavale, Nurse Jackie Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live Will Arnett, 30 Rock Jon Hamm, 30 Rock Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Mark Margolis, Breaking Bad Dylan Baker, The Good Wife Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife Jeremy Davis, Justified Ben Feldman, Mad Men Jason Ritter, Parenthood Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Dot-Marie Jones, Glee Maya Rudolph, Saturday Night Live Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live Elizabeth Banks, 30 Rock Margaret Cho, 30 Rock Kathy Bates, Two and a Half Men Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Martha Plimpton, The Good Wife Loretta Devine, Grey's Anatomy Jena Smart, Harry's Law Julia Ormond, Mad Men Joan Cusack, Shameless Uma Thurman, Smash Outstanding Host of a Reality or Reality-Competition Program Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance Phil Keoghan, The Amazing Race Ryan Seacrest, American Idol Betty White, Betty White's Off Their Rockers Outstanding Reality-Competition Program The Amazing Race Dancing WIth the Stars Project Runway So You Think You Can Dance Top Chef The Voice Outstanding Reality Program Antiques Roadshow Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution MythBusters Shark Tank Undercover Boss Who Do You Think You Are? Outstanding Variety, Comedy or Musical Series The Colbert Report The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Jimmy Kimmel Live Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Real Time With Bill Maher Saturday Night Live Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series Robert B. Weide, Curb Your Enthusiasm Lena Dunham, Girls Louis C.K., Louie Jason Winer, Modern Family Steven Levitan, Modern Family Jake Kasdan, New Girl Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series James Hoskinson, The Colbert Report Chuck O'Neil, The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Jerry Foley, Late Show WIth David Letterman Jonathan Krisel, Portlandia Don Roy King, Saturday Night Live Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special 84th Annual Academy Awards, Don Mischer 54th Annual Grammy Awards, Louis J. Horvitz Louis C.K. Live at the Beacon Theatre, Louis C.K. New York City Ballet George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, Alan Skog 65th Annual Tony Awards, Glenn Weiss Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming The Amazing Race, Bertram van Munster American Masters: Woody Allen, Robert B. Weide George Harrison: Living in the Material World, Martin Scorsese Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky Project Runway, Craig Spirko Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series Breaking Bad Breaking Bad Downton Abbey Homeland Mad Men Outstanding Picture Editing for a Comedy Series Curb Your Enthusiasm Modern Family 30 Rock 30 Rock Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series The Big Bang Theory Hot in Cleveland How I Met Your Mother Two and a Half Men 2 Broke Girls Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or Movie American Horror Story Game Change Hatfields & McCoys Hemingway & Gellhorn Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia Outstanding Short-Form Picture Editing 84th Annual Academy Awards The Colbert Report The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Louis C.K. Live at the Beacon Theatre 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming American Masters: Johnny Carson: King of Late Night Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Beyond Scared Straight Frozen Planet: Ends of the Earth George Harrison: Living in the Material World Outstanding Picture Editing for Reality Programming The Amazing Race Deadliest Catch Project Runway Survivor Top Chef Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series Boardwalk Empire The Borgias Downton Abbey Game of Thrones Mad Men Outstanding Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or Special Dancing With the Stars Saturday Night Live Victorious The Voice Outstanding Hairstyling for a Miniseries or Movie American Horror Story Hatfields & McCoys Hemingway & Gellhorn Creative Achievement in Interactive Media Bravo's Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen Game of Thrones Season Two Enhanced Digital Experience The Team Coco Sync App Outstanding Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special 84th Annual Academy Awards Andrea Boceli Live in Central Park 54th Annual Grammy Awards Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011 Outstanding Lighting Design/Direction for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series American Idol Dancing With the Stars Saturday Night Live So You Think You Can Dance The Voice Outstanding Main Title Design American Horror Story Great Expectations Magic City New Girl Strike Back Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series Boardwalk Empire Game of Thrones Glee Mad Men The Middle Outstanding Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series Dancing With the Stars Hot in Cleveland How I Met Your Mother Saturday Night Live Victorious (winners update still in progress)
  20. 'Dancing With the Stars' New 2012 Cast by Emily Yahr No controversial figures will populate the dance floor this season on "Dancing With the Stars," as Gladys Knight was easily the most surprising name announced out of the dozen new cast members on "Good Morning America." The only other sort of-surprise? Pro dancer Maksim Chermkovskiy, who caused headlines last season for his bad attitude, and claimed the reality dancing competition was "his show," will be back to dance again. Some of the bigger names on the list included Jack Wagner, Sherri Shepherd, Gavin DeGraw and the guy who played 'Urkel,' also known as Jaleel White. Plus, not a single political figure, even in an election year (Herman Cain and Michele Bachmann had already made it clear they weren
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  23. Billy Crystal Tweets He's Hosting 2012 Oscars by Derrik J. Lang - AP Entertainment Writer Veteran Oscar Host Billy Crystal LOS ANGELES, California — Veteran Oscar Host Billy Crystal says he's doing it again. The 63-year-old comedian said on Twitter that he is hosting the February 26, 2012, Academy Awards "so the young woman in the pharmacy will stop asking my name when I pick up my prescriptions. Looking forward to the show." Officials of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences confirmed the announcement and said an official statement was forthcoming but had no further comment. This will be the ninth Oscar stint for Crystal, who last hosted in 2004. It follows a groundswell of sentiment for his return following a guest appearance on the 2011 Oscar show for which he received a standing ovation. Crystal said later he was moved by the warm reception and that "it might be fun" to host the show again. "I think the show needs to change," he said in an interview with The Associated Press in March. "There's too many awards and it has to sort of freshen itself up, and if I can be a part of that, that would be great." Crystal previously hosted in 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1997, 1998, 2000, and 2004 — some of the most successful shows in Oscar history. The 2011 ceremony featured the duo of Anne Hathaway and James Franco in an effort to attract younger viewers to the show, but with disappointing results. Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin hosted the year before. Comedian Eddie Murphy had been chosen to host the 2012 show, but pulled out Wednesday, November 9 following the departure on Tuesday, November 8 of producer and friend Brett Ratner, who left amid criticism of his use of a pejorative term for gay men at a screening of the director's action comedy, "Tower Heist," which stars Murphy and Ben Stiller. Ratner was replaced this week by Veteran Producer Brian Grazer, joining Co-Producer Don Mischer, who was named Producer of this year's telecast in an earlier announcement.
  24. 84th Annual Academy Awards

    Best Picture: "The Artist" Best Actor in a Leading Role: Jean Dujardin "The Artist" Best Actress in a Leading Role: Meryl Streep "The Iron Lady" Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Christopher Plummer "Beginners" Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Octavia Spencer "The Help" Best Director: Michel Hazanavicius "The Artist" Best Foreign Language Film: Film: "A Separation" Country: (Iran) Best Adapted Screenplay: "The Descendants" Screenwriters: Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash Best Original Screenplay: "Midnight in Paris" Screenwriter: Woody Allen Best Animated Feature Film: "Rango" Best Art Direction: "Hugo" Best Cinematography: "Hugo" Best Sound Mixing: "Hugo" Tom Fleischman and John Midgley Best Sound Editing: "Hugo" Philip Stockton and Eugene Gearty Best Original Score: "The Artist" Best Original Song: Song: "Man or Muppet" Film: "The Muppets" Best Costume Design: "The Artist" Best Documentary Feature: "Undefeated" Best Documentary Short: "Saving Face" Best Film Editing: "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" Best Makeup: "The Iron Lady" Best Animated Short Film: "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore" Best Live Action Short Film: "The Shore" Terry George and Oorlagh George Best Visual Effects: "Hugo" Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossman and Alex Henning ——— Oscar winners previously presented this season: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award: Oprah Winfrey Honorary Award: James Earl Jones Honorary Award: Dick Smith Gordon E. Sawyer Award: Douglas Trumbull Award of Merit: ARRI cameras
  25. 27th Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards (winners will appear highlighted in red) Best Feature (Award given to the Producer. Executive Producers are not listed) "50/50" Producers: Evan Goldberg, Ben Karlin and Seth Rogen "The Artist" Producer: Thomas Langmann "Beginners" Producers: Miranda de Pencier, Lars Knudsen, Leslie Urdang, Dean Vanech and Jay Van Hoy "The Descendants" Producers: Jim Burke, Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor "Drive" Producers: Michel Litvak, John Palermo, Marc Platt, Gigi Pritzker and Adam Siegel "Take Shelter" Producers: Tyler Davidson and Sophia Lin Best Director Michel Hazanavicius ~ "The Artist" Mike Mills ~ "Beginners" Jeff Nichols ~ "Take Shelter" Alexander Payne ~ "The Descendants" Nicolas Winding Refn ~ "Drive" Best First Feature (Award given to the director and producer) "Another Earth" "In The Family" "Margin Call" "Martha Marcy May Marlene" "Natural Selection" John Cassavetes Award "Bellflower" "Circumstance" "Hello Lonesome" "Pariah" "The Dynamiter" Best Screenplay Mike Mills ~ "Beginners" Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash ~ "The Descendants" Joseph Cedar ~ "Footnote" Michel Hazanavicius ~ "The Artist" Tom McCarthy ~ "Win" Best First Screenplay Mike Cahill and Brit Marling ~ "Another Earth" Patrick deWitt ~ "Terri" Phil Johnston ~ "Cedar Rapids" Will Reiser ~ "50/50" J.C. Chandor ~ "Margin Call" Best Female Lead Lauren Ambrose ~ "Think of Me" Rachael Harris ~ "Natural Selection" Adepero Oduye ~ "Pariah" Elizabeth Olsen ~ "Martha Marcy May Marlene" Michelle Williams ~ "My Week with Marilyn" Best Male Lead Demián Bichir ~ "A Better Life" Jean Dujardin ~ "The Artist" Ryan Gosling ~ "Drive" Woody Harrelson ~ "Rampart" Michael Shannon ~ "Shelter" Best Supporting Female Jessica Chastain ~ "Take Shelter" Anjelica Huston ~ "50/50" Janet McTeer ~ "Albert Nobbs" Harmony Santana ~ "Gun Hill Road" Shailene Woodley ~ "The Descendants" Best Supporting Male Albert Brooks ~ "Drive" John Hawkes ~ "Martha Marcy May Marlene" Christopher Plummer ~ "Beginners" John C. Reilly ~ "Cedar Rapids" Corey Stoll ~ "Midnight in Paris" Best Cinematography Joel Hodge ~ "Bellflower" Benjamin Kasulke ~ "The Off Hours" Darius Khondji ~ "Midnight in Paris" Guillaume Schiffman - "The Artist" Jeffrey Waldron ~ "The Dynamiter" Best Documentary (Award given to the director and producer) "An African Election" Producer/Director: Jarreth Merz "Bill Cunningham New York" Director: Richard Press Producer: Philip Gefter "The Interrupters" Producer/Director: Steve James Producer: Alex Kotlowitz/color] "The Redemption of General Butt Naked" Producers/Directors: Eric Strauss and Daniele Anastasion "We Were Here" Producer/Director: David Weissman Best International Film (Award given to the director) "The Kid with a Bike" Country: (Belgium, France, Italy) Director: Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne "Melancholia" Country: (Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany) Director: Lars Von Trier "A Separation" Country: (Iran) Director: Asghar Farhadi "Shame" Country: (United Kingdom) Director: Steve McQueen "Tyrannosaur" Country: (United Kingdom) Director: Paddy Considine Special Awards 5th Annual Robert Altman Award (Given to one film's director, casting director and its ensemble cast) Film: "Margin Call" Director: J.C. Chandor Casting Directors: Tiffany Little Canfield and Bernard Telsey Ensemble Cast: Penn Badgley, Simon Baker, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons, Mary McDonnell, Demi Moore, Zachary Quinto, Kevin Spacey and Stanley Tucci 15th Annual Piaget Producers Award The 15th Annual Piaget Producers Award honors emerging producers who, despite highly limited resources demonstrate the creativity, tenacity, and vision required to produce quality, independent films. The award includes a $25,000 unrestricted grant funded by Piaget. Chad Burris ~ "Mosquito y Mari" Sophia Lin ~ "Take Shelter" Josh Mond ~ "Martha Marcy May Marlene" Audi Someone to Watch Award Simon Arthur ~ "Silver Tongues" Mark Jackson ~ "Without" Nicholas Ozeki ~ "Mamitas" The 17th Annual NOKIA Truer Than Fiction Award The 17th Annual NOKIA Truer Than Fiction Award is presented to an emerging director of non-fiction features who has not yet received significant recognition. The award includes a $25,000 unrestricted grant funded by NOKIA. "Where Soldiers Come From" "Hell and Back Again" "Bombay Beach" Nokia Truer Than Fiction Award Alma Har’el Danfung Dennis Heather Courtney The Jameson FIND Your Audience Award The Jameson FIND Your Audience Award was established this year to help make it possible for one Spirit Award-nominated film to find a broader audience. Spirit Award-nominated films in need of expanding their marketing and distribution efforts will be considered. The award includes a $50,000 marketing and distribution grant, funded by Jameson Irish Whiskey. The grant was designed to meet independent filmmakers’ biggest challenge today: How to get their films out into the marketplace. A blue-ribbon committee will determine the winner. Alysa Nahmias and Benjamin Murray Sheldon Larry Cara Marcous
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