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Laurie Metcalf to Star in CBS Pilot, “The McCarthys”



Laurie Metcalf is slated to star in a comedy pilot for CBS.

She will star opposite Joey McIntyre and Jack McGee.

The show, titled The McCarthys,  centers around a  sports-crazed Boston family and the gay son who has no desire to spend time with his family. Metcalf will play the matriarch, Marjorie McCarthy.

The 30-minute show, from Sony TV and Will Gluck’s Olive Bridge Entertainment.  is being shot as a multi-camera comedy.

Metcalf already has a recurring role as Sheldon Cooper’s (Jim Parsons) mother on CBS’ The Big Bang Theory.

Yahoo! Names ” American Idol” Top-Searched TV Show of 2013


Looks like celebrity feuds is what viewers want to see these days.

According to YAHOO! the Fox reality-competition series was the top-searched television show of 2013. The show’s ratings weren’t through the roof, but that didn’t stop the public from searching for the show online.

ABC’s Dancing with the Stars came in at No.2 , with Duck Dynasty coming in at No. 3.

The Walking Dead, The Young and the Restless, Game of Thrones, South Park, Breaking Bad, The Big Bang Theory, and The Voice found out the Top 10.

Nominations List: 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards


And the nominees are…

Neil Patrick Harris, who will also serve as host in the fall,  presented the nominations with Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul early this morning.

Downton Abbey, Breaking Bad, 30 rock, Scandal, and Glee are received nominations n various categories.

The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards airs live on CBS  September 22 from the Nokia Theater in LA, California. Check out the list of nominees below.



Outstanding Comedy Series
“30 Rock” (NBC)
“The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)
“Girls” (HBO)
“Louie” (FX)
“Modern Family” (ABC)
“Veep” (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock” (NBC)
Jason Bateman, “Arrested Development” (Netflix)
Louis C.K., “Louie” (FX)
Don Cheadle, “House of Lies” (Showtime)
Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes” (Showtime)
Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Laura Dern, “Enlightened” (HBO)
Lena Dunham, “Girls” (HBO)
Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie” (Showtime)
Tina Fey, “30 Rock” (NBC)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep” (HBO)
Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation” (NBC)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Ty Burrell, “Modern Family” (ABC)
Adam Driver, “Girls” (HBO)
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, “Modern Family” (ABC)
Max Greenfield, “New Girl” (FOX)
Bill Hader, “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)
Tony Hale, “Veep” (HBO)
Ed O’Neill, “Modern Family” (ABC)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series?
Mayim Bialik, “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)
Julie Bowen, “Modern Family” (ABC)
Anna Chlumsky, “Veep” (HBO)
Jane Krakowski, “30 Rock” (NBC)
Jane Lynch, “Glee” (FOX)
Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family” (ABC)
Merritt Wever, “Nurse Jackie” (Showtime)

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Louie C.K., “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)
Bobby Cannavale, “Nurse Jackie” (Showtime)
Will Forte, “30 Rock” (NBC)
Nathan Lane, “Modern Family” (ABC)
Bob Newhart, “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)
Justin Timberlake, “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Dot-Marie Jones, “Glee” (FOX)
Melissa Leo, “Louie” (FX)
Melissa McCarthy, “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)
Molly Shannon, “Enlightened” (HBO)
Elaine Stritch, “30 Rock” (NBC)
Kristin Wiig, “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)


Outstanding Drama Series
“Breaking Bad” (AMC)
“Downton Abbey” (PBS)
“Game of Thrones” (HBO)
“Homeland” (Showtime)
“House of Cards” (Netflix)
“Mad Men” (AMC)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Hugh Bonneville, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)
Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
Jeff Daniels, “The Newsroom” (HBO)
Jon Hamm, “Mad Men” (AMC)
Damian Lewis, “Homeland” (Showtime)
Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards” (Netflix)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Connie Britton, “Nashville” (ABC)
Claire Danes, “Homeland” (Showtime)
Vera Farmiga, “Bates Motel” (A&E)
Michelle Dockery, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)
Elisabeth Moss, “Mad Men” (HBO)
Kerry Washington, “Scandal” (ABC)
Robin Wright, “House of Cards” (Netflix)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Jonathan Banks, “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
Bobby Cannavale, “Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)
Jim Carter, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)
Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
Mandy Patinkin, “Homeland” (Showtime)
Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad” (AMC)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Morena Baccarin, “Homeland” (Showtime)
Christine Baranski, “The Good Wife” (CBS)
Emilia Clarke, “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
Anna Gunn, “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
Christina Hendricks, “Mad Men” (AMC)
Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Dan Bucatinsky, “Scandal” (ABC)
Michael J. Fox, “The Good Wife” (CBS)
Rupert Friend, “Homeland” (Showtime)
Harry Hamlin, “Mad Men” (AMC)
Nathan Lane, “The Good Wife” (CBS)
Robert Morse, “Mad Men” (AMC)

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Linda Cardellini, “Mad Men” (AMC)
Joan Cusack, “Shameless” (Showtime)
Jane Fonda, “The Newsroom” (HBO)
Margo Martindale, “The Americans” (FX)
Carrie Preston, “The Good Wife” (CBS)
Diana Rigg, “Game of Thrones” (HBO)


Outstanding Miniseries or Movie
“American Horror Story: Asylum” (FX)
“Behind the Candelabra” (HBO)
“The Bible” (HISTORY)
“Parade’s End” (HBO)
“Phil Spector” (HBO)
“Political Animals”
“Top of the Lake” (Sundance)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Benedict Cumberbatch, “Parade’s End” (HBO)
Matt Damon, “Behind the Candelabra” (HBO)
Michael Douglas, “Behind the Candelabra” (HBO)
Toby Jones, “The Girl” (HBO)
Al Pacino, “Phil Spector” (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story: Asylum” (FX)
Laura Linney, “The Big C: Hereafter” (Showtime)
Helen Mirren, “Phil Spector” (HBO)
Elisabeth Moss, “Top of the Lake” (Sundance)
Sigourney Weaver, “Political Animals” (USA)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Scott Bakula, “Behind the Candelabra” (HBO)
James Cromwell, “American Horror Story: Asylum” (FX)
John Benjamin Hickey, “The Big C: Hereafter” (Showtime)
Peter Mullan, “Top of the Lake” (Sundance)
Zachary Quinto, “American Horror Story: Asylum” (FX)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Ellen Burstyn, “Political Animals” (USA)
Sarah Paulson, “American Horror Story: Asylum” (FX)
Charlotte Rampling, “Restless” (Sundance)
Imelda Staunton, “The Girl” (HBO)
Alfre Woodard, “Steel Magnolias” (Lifetime)


Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series
“The Colbert Report” (Comedy Central)
“The Daily Show with John Stewart” (Comedy Central)
“Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC)
“Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (NBC)
“Real Time with Bill Maher” (HBO)
“Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

Outstanding Reality Competition Program
“The Amazing Race” (CBS)
“Dancing With the Stars” (ABC)
“Project Runway” (Lifetime)
“So You Think You Can Dance” (FOX)
“Top Chef” (Bravo)
“The Voice” (NBC)

Outstanding Host For a Reality Competition Program
Tom Bergeron, “Dancing With the Stars” (ABC)
Anthony Bourdain, “The Taste” (ABC)
Cat Deeley, “So You Think You Can Dance” (FOX)
Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, “Project Runway” (Lifetime)
Ryan Seacrest, “American Idol” (FOX)
Betty White, “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers” (NBC)

Cancelled & Renewed Shows for Fall Season Revealed



The major television networks have done some serious chopping.

The official list of shows that have been canned and renewed for the upcoming fall season has been released.

The New Normal, Red Widow, Go On, Malibu Country and SMASH are among the shows  that have been cancelled. Meanwhile, Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, Revenge and Revolution have been renewed.

Check out the list of cancelled and renewed shows below.

Show Network Status
666 Park Avenue ABC Cancelled
Body Of Proof ABC Cancelled
Don’t Trust The B—- in Apartment 23 ABC Cancelled
Family Tools ABC Cancelled
Happy Endings ABC Cancelled
How To Live With Your Parents… ABC Cancelled
Last Resort ABC Cancelled
Malibu Country ABC Cancelled
Private Practice ABC Final Season Finished
Red Widow ABC Cancelled
Zero Hour ABC Cancelled
CSI: NY CBS Cancelled
Golden Boy CBS Cancelled
Made In Jersey CBS Cancelled
Partners CBS Cancelled
Rules of Engagement CBS Cancelled
Vegas CBS Cancelled
90210 CW Canceled/Final Season
Cult CW Cancelled
Emily Owens, M.D. CW Cancelled
Gossip Girl CW Final Season Finished
Ben And Kate Fox Cancelled
Cleveland Show, The Fox Cancelled
Fringe Fox Final Season Finished
The Mob Doctor Fox Cancelled
Touch Fox Cancelled
1600 Penn NBC Cancelled
30 Rock NBC Final Season Finished
Animal Practice NBC Cancelled
Deception NBC Cancelled
Do No Harm NBC Cancelled
Go On NBC Cancelled
Guys With Kids NBC Cancelled
Office, The NBC Final Season
Smash NBC Cancelled
The New Normal NBC Cancelled
Up All Night NBC Cancelled
Whitney NBC Cancelled
Hannibal NBC
Castle ABC Renewed
Grey’s Anatomy ABC Renewed
Last Man Standing ABC Renewed
Middle, The ABC Renewed
Modern Family ABC Renewed
Nashville ABC Renewed
Neighbors, The ABC Renewed
Once Upon A Time ABC Renewed
Revenge ABC Renewed
Scandal ABC Renewed
Suburgatory ABC Renewed
2 Broke Girls CBS Renewed
Big Bang Theory, The CBS Renewed
Blue Bloods CBS Renewed
Criminal Minds CBS Renewed
CSI CBS Renewed
Elementary CBS Renewed
Good Wife, The CBS Renewed
Hawaii Five-0 CBS Renewed
How I Met Your Mother CBS Renewed
Mentalist, The CBS Renewed
Mike & Molly CBS Renewed
NCIS CBS Renewed
NCIS: Los Angeles CBS Renewed
Person Of Interest CBS Renewed
Two and a Half Men CBS Renewed
Arrow CW Renewed
Beauty And The Beast CW Renewed
Carrie Diaries, The CW Renewed
Hart Of Dixie CW Renewed
Nikita CW Renewed (Short Season)
Supernatural CW Renewed
Vampire Diaries, The CW Renewed
American Dad Fox Renewed
Bob’s Burgers Fox Renewed
Bones Fox Renewed
Family Guy Fox Renewed
Following, The Fox Renewed
Glee Fox Renewed
Mindy Project, The Fox Renewed
New Girl Fox Renewed
Raising Hope Fox Renewed
The Simpsons Fox Renewed
Chicago Fire NBC Renewed
Community NBC Renewed
Grimm NBC Renewed
Law & Order: SVU NBC Renewed
Parenthood NBC Renewed
Parks & Recreation NBC Renewed
Revolution NBC Renewed





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