Hey ladies! (CBS)No, not in the sense that waitresses Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline (Beth Behrs) work together to solve crimes. In the sense that it has lots to offer lesbian viewers. In an interview on the lesbian blog Autostraddle, "2 Broke Girls" producer Liz Feldman, who happens to be a lesbian herself (and, full disclosure: the dear friend of a dear friend of mine), promises that viewers who enjoy reading lesbian subtext into "R&I" will have the same fun with "Girls": "It's about an unlikely friendship between two very different yet equally attractive girls."Read More »from ’2 Broke Girls’ Is a Comedy ‘Rizzoli & Isles,’ Producer Says
- Tara Ariano | The Set – Mon, Sep 19, 2011 1:56 PM PDT
- linds | The Set – Mon, Sep 19, 2011 12:38 PM PDT
Every time a huge, A-list Hollywood celebrity of the highest reputation appears in an overseas commercial that leaks on the internet, it's like a little present from god. Do they really think they're pulling one over on American audiences? They're like little children who think if they close their eyes they can't be seen. Oh, Julia and George and Dustin, we have the Internet now! One world, all that! Anyway, the latest example from veritable Western European commercial king George Clooney is a doozy!Read More »from George Clooney Plays a Fantasy Bridegroom in a New Norwegian Commercial
- Tara Ariano | The Set – Mon, Sep 19, 2011 11:40 AM PDT
No stews or Bunnies here. (AMC)Short answer: No.
Here's a longer one: Josef Adalian of New York magazine's Vulture blog spoke with Matthew Weiner, creator of AMC's "Mad Men," at a pre-Emmy party on Friday and, with "The Playboy Club" and "Pan Am" about to début, asked Weiner the logical question of whether these new series, also set in the 1960s, were "Mad Men" copycats. And Weiner — because he is an adult and a professional, unlike some unhinged showrunners one might mention — offered a reasonable answer to the question.Read More »from Does ‘Mad Men’ Creator Matthew Weiner Think ‘Pan Am’ and ‘The Playboy Club’ Are Ripping Him Off?
- linds | The Set – Mon, Sep 19, 2011 10:13 AM PDT
It was Margo's night. [Photo credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images]When Margo Martindale was announced last night as the Best Supporting Actress in a Drama for her iconic work as Mags Bennett, the terrifying matriarch of a Kentucky marijuana cartel on "Justified," it seemed like everyone on my Twitter feed went nuts with happiness. My favorite reaction was probably Patton Oswalt's:
"MARGO WINS! MARGO WINS! MARGO WINS! Raise a toast of apple pie cider, everyone! #myonlyEmmyTweet" - @pattonoswalt
Granted, the people I follow are a self-selected (or me-selected) group that rightfully includes a lot of "Justified" fans, but it seemed like much of last night's goodwill went to the 60-year-old character actress's success story. And that's pretty cool, because in addition to being a fantastic actress, she sounds like an amazing lady. Here's a quick and easy guide to becoming a Margo Martindale superfan.
- Tara Ariano | The Set – Mon, Sep 19, 2011 8:37 AM PDT
Uh oh, Nancy Walls is going to murder someone. (YouTube)Entertainment award shows: On the surface, they combine the pleasure of judging fancy outfits with the thrill of rooting for unpredictable outcomes as though at a sporting event. But just as with football games, we ordinary civilians can only watch helplessly, unable to affect the winners' and losers' fortunes in any way. When you think about award shows in those terms, it's kind of remarkable that we watch them at all.
Participating in award-show pools can help mitigate fans' pain: Instead of getting overly invested in the prospects of our most beloved stars, we transfer our hopes to the ones we think are more likely to win, regardless of our feelings for them. But with last night's Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, many viewers would have picked the same person as both odds-on AND sentimental favorite: Steve Carell. The actor has been nominated for his portrayal of Michael Scott on "The Office" every year since the series premiered in 2005; having departed the series this spring, last night presented Emmy voters with their final opportunity to give Carell an award for the role. And, as my esteemed colleague Dave Nemetz noted last night, they did not take it.Read More »from How to Come to Terms with a Showbiz Award Injustice
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