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Golden Globes 2016: Winners Include ‘Mr Robert,’ Taraji P. Henson & Lady Gaga

Mr. Robot - PilotThe 73rd Golden Globes Award, which was hosted by Ricky Gervais aired live Sunday.

Tonight winners include first time winners such as freshman series “Mr Robot,” who wins Best Supporting Actor in a drama series and Best Drama series.

Taraji P. Henson, “Empire” wins Best Actress in a Drama Series, while Jon Hamm won Best Actor in a Drama Series for the final season of “Mad Men.”

The TV winners are indicted in bold text.

Game of Thrones
Mr. Robot

Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot
Wagner Moura, Narcos
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Caitriona Balfe, Outlander
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
Eva Green, Penny Dreadful
Taraji P. Henson, Empire
Robin Wright, House of Cards 

Mozart in the Jungle
Orange Is the New Black
Silicon Valley

Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Jamie Lee Curtis, Scream Queens
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin
Lily Tomlin, Grace & Frankie

Aziz Anzari, Master of None
Gael García Bernal, Mozart in the Jungle
Rob Lowe, The Grinder
Patrick Stewart, Blunt Talk
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

American Crime
American Horror Story: Hotel
Flesh & Bone
Wolf Hall

Idris Elba, Luther
Oscar Isaac, Show Me a Hero
David Oyelowo, Nightingale
Mark Rylance, Wolf Hall
Patrick Wilson, Fargo

Lady Gaga, American Horror Story: Hotel
Kirsten Dunst, Fargo
Sarah Hay, Flesh & Bone
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Queen Latifah, Bessie

Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black
Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey
Regina King, American Crime
Judith Light, Transparent
Maura Tierney, The Affair

Alan Cumming, The Good Wife
Damian Lewis, Wolf Hall
Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline
Tobias Menzies, Outlander
Christian Slater, Mr. Robot

Melissa McCarthy to Host ‘SNL,’ ‘Mad Men’ Final Season Premiere Date Revealed And More!


Melissa McCarthy has been tapped to host “Saturday Night Live” during the Super Bowl weekend. [Variety]

“Mad Men” will debut the first half of its final season on Sunday, April 13 at 10/9c.

“Devious Maids” season two debuts on Sunday, April 20, at 10/9c p.m. on Lifetime. 

Read the full NAACP Image nominees here.

Lindsay Lohan’s docu-series, “Lindsay,” will premiere Sunday, March 9 at 10 p.m. on OWN.

“Awkward” will premiere its season 4 with a special one-hour on Tuesday, April 15, a 10/9c.

‘Breaking Bad’ Marathon, ‘AHS: Coven’ Promo And More!

“King & Maxwell” has been cancelled after one run. [TVLine]

Breaking Bad

Need a quick fix of Walter White before “Breaking Bad’s” finale? AMC has you covered. The network will air “Breaking Bad” marathon before the series finale. [EW]

Set you DVR accordingly. The last two episodes of “Breaking Bad” have been extended to 75 minutes. [Twitter]

“The Awesomes” has been renewed for ten more episodes.

TNT orders ten-episodes of “Murder In the First.” [TVLine]

“Mad Men’s” final season will be split in halves, with the first seven episodes airing in Spring 2014 and the rest of the season airing in 2015. [TVLine]

“When witches don’t fight, we burn.” Below is “American Horror Story: Coven” promo. Take a look. The season premieres on

Oct. 9 on FX.

‘Hawaii Five-0’ Casts Melanie Griffith And More Casting News

melanie griffith heads to Hawaii Five -0

Melanie Griffith is heading to “Hawaii Five-0.”

The actress, who appear in “Hot in Cleveland” and “Nip/Tuck” will play Danny’s mother on the crime series. Griffith will appear in an upcoming episode of “Hawaii Five-0’s” fourth season.

CBS announced the casting news via Twitter.

“Hawaii Five-0” returns on Sept. 27.

More casting news…

“Mad Men” actress Talia Balsam will play a political reporter in an episode of “The Good Wife.” [TVLine]

Kathleen Robertson heads to “Bates Motel.” The “Boss” alumna has been cast as Jodi, a smart, sexy businesswoman and artist who is not afraid to use her brain and charm to her advantage. [TVLine]

Nick Jonas will guest star as a computer hacker in “Hawaii Five-0’s” upcoming season.

Alicia Lagano has been tapped to guest star as a fugitive in an upcoming episode of “Castle.” [TVLine]

Sean Lowe Joins ‘DWTS,’ Desiree Hartsock is the Next Bachelorette, ‘Mad Men’ Poster And More!

Sean Lowe Dancing With The Stars

Following the final rose ceremony, Sean Lowe announced Tuesday on “Good Morning America,” he is joining season 16 of “Dancing With the Stars.”

Desiree Hartsock is the new Bachelorette. [Huffington Post]

Melissa McCarthy will host “Saturday Night Live” on April 6.

The Ellen DeGeneres talk show has been renewed through 2017. [EW]

“True Blood” new showrunner Mark Hudis, has been replaced by writer/co-executive producer Brian Buckner. [TVLine]

Check out “Mad Men” season 6 poster and video below.

mad men sason 6 poster

CBS’ Daytime Shows and ‘Banshee’ Renewed, ‘South Park’ Episodes Trimmed

Cinemax’s new series “Banshee” has been renewed for a sophomore season, which is set to debut next year. [TVLine]

CBS has renewed its daytime shows for another year. [TVLine]

“Army Wives‘” seventh season is slated to bow Sunday, March 10 at 9/8c on Lifetime.

“Doctor Who'”s Season 7 to premiere on March 30.

CBS has renewed its daytime shows for another year. [TVLine]

HBO is developing a “Bored to Death” movie. [EW]

Kris Jenner is coming to a TV near you, with a talk show named “Kris.” Fox-owned stations will preview the talk show this summer. [TVLine]

“Mad Men” will return to AMC on Sun., April 7th at 9/8c.

Comedy Central has reducing the “South Park‘”s 17th season. Instead of the norm 14-episodes interrupted episodes, the comedy will debut its upcoming season of 10 uninterrupted episodes on Sep. 25. [EW]

‘Arrow’ Adds ‘Torchwood’ Star And More Casting News

John Barrowman Arrow

Captain Jack is joining CW’s new series “Arrow.”

EW reports, John Barrowman has been cast in a recurring role for the comic book based drama. The “Torchwood” star will play a mysterious, wealthy, well-dressed man, who is “an acquaintance of the Queen family and a prominent figure in Starling City.”

“Arrow” is set to debut Wednesday, Oct. 10 on The CW.

In other casting news…

H. Jon Benjamin (Family Guy) will guest-star in “Suburgatory.” Benjamin will play Tabitha, Dallas’ life coach.  [TVLine]

Kathryn Erbe will reprise her “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” role on the upcoming season of “Law & Order: SVU” as a detective working for a joint City/Federal Homeland Security Task Force who crosses paths with the SVU squad.

John Slattery has been tapped to join “Arrested Development.” Information about his character is scare but the “Mad Men” star will appear in multiple episodes of the comedy series. [TVLine]

“GCB” star Miriam Shor will recur as a reporter on “The Good Wife.” It seems the “GCB” star will be replacing fellow “GCB” star Kristin Chenoweth on ‘The Good Wife.’  [TVLine]

“Saturday Night Live” vet Rachel Dratch will reunite with former castmate Maya Rudolph on season 2 of “Up All Night.” Dratch will play a superfan of Ava’s (Rudolph’s character) talk show. [THR]

Ayelet Zurer (Angels & Demons) will guest star on the upcoming season of “Touch.” Zurer will portray Rosemary Mathis, a gifted architect who had special talents from an early age. [TVLine]

Lucy Lawless (Spartacus) has been cast in a multi-episode arc on “Parks and Recreation.” Lawless will play a single mom and a love interest for Ron (Nick Offerman). [TVLine]

The 64th Primetime Emmy Nominees Are…

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences revealed its nominees for this years’ Primetime Emmy Awards, with the help of Jimmy Kimmel and “Scandal” star, Kerry Washington.

Leading with 17 nods are FX’s “American Horror Story,” and AMC’s “Mad Men,” followed closely by PBS’ “Downtown Abbey” and “History’s Hatfields & McCoys” with 16 nods.

Meanwhile newcomer “Girls” picked a Emmy nominations in Best Comedy Series category, while Lena Dunham, the series creator earned a nod for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and Best Writing For a Comedy Series.

64th Annual Emmy Awards, airs on Sun., Sept. 23 on ABC, with Jimmy Kimmel as the host.

Here are the nominees of the 64th Emmy Awards:

Best comedy
The Big Bang Theory
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Modern Family
30 Rock

Best drama
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
Mad Men

Lead actress in drama

Kathy Bates, Harry’s Law
Glenn Close, Damages
Claire Danes, Homeland
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men

Lead actor in a drama
Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Damian Lewis, Homeland
Michael C. Hall, Dexter

Best competition reality show
The Amazing Race
Dancing with the Stars
Project Runway
So You Think You Can Dance
The Voice
Top Chef

Lead actress in a comedy
Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Lena Dunham, Girls
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Melissa McCarthy, Mike & Molly
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Lead actor in a comedy
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Louis C.K., Louie
Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men
Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Best supporting actress, comedy
Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
Kathryn Joosten, Desperate Housewives
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Merritt Wever, Nurse Jackie
Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live

Best supporting actor, comedy

Ed O’Neill, Modern Family
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
Max Greenfield, New Girl
Bill Hader, Saturday Night Live

Best supporting actress, drama
Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey
Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men

Best supporting actor, drama
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
Giancarlo Esposito, Breaking Bad
Brendan Coyle, Downton Abbey
Jim Carter, Downton Abbey
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Jared Harris, Mad Men 

Best miniseries or movie
Game Change
American Horror Story
Hatfield & McCoys
Hemingway & Gellhorn
Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia

Best variety 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 

Best animated program
American Dad
Bob’s Burgers
The Penguins Of Madagascar: The Return Of The Revenge Of Dr. Blowhole
The Simpsons

Best non-competition reality program
Antiques Roadshow
Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution
Shark Tank
Undercover Boss
Who Do You Think You Are?

Best reality show host
Phil Keoghan, The Amazing Race
Ryan Seacrest, American Idol
Betty White, Betty White’s Off Their Rockers
Tom Bergeron, Dancing With The Stars
Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance

Best guest actress in a comedy
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

Best guest actor in a comedy
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

Best guest actress in a drama
Martha Plimpton, The Good Wife
Loretta Devine, Grey’s Anatomy
Jean Smart, Harry’s Law
Julia Ormond, Mad Men
Joan Cusack, Shameless
Uma Thurman, Smash

Best guest actor in a drama series
Mark Margolis, Breaking Bad
Dylan Baker, The Good Wife
Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife
Dickie Bennett, Justified
Ben Feldman, Mad Men
Jason Ritter, Parenthood

Best lead actress in a miniseries or movie
Connie Britton, American Horror Story
Julianne Moore, Game Change
Nicole Kidman, Hemingway & Gellhorn
Ashley Judd, Missing
Emma Thompson, The Song Of Lunch (Masterpiece)

Best lead actor in a miniseries or movie
Woody Harrelson, Game Change
Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys
Bill Paxton, Hatfields & McCoys
Clive Owen, Hemingway & Gellhorn
Idris Elba, Luther
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia

Best supporting actress in a miniseries or movie
Frances Conroy, American Horror Story
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story
Sarah Paulson, Game Change
Mare Winningham, Hatfields & McCoys
Judy Davis, Page Eight (Masterpiece)

Best supporting actor in a miniseries or movie
Denis O’Hare, American Horror Story
Ed Harris, Game Change
Tom Berenger, Hatfields & McCoys
David Strathairn, Hemingway & Gellhorn
Martin Freeman, Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece)

Best writing for a comedy
Chris McKenna, Community
Lena Dunham, Girls
Louis C.K., Louie
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
Michael Schur, Parks and Recreation

Best writing for a drama
Julian Fellowes, Downton Abbey
Alex Gansa, Gideon Raff, Howard Gordon, Homeland
Semi Chellas, Matthew Weiner, Mad Men
Andre and Maria Jacquemetton, Mad Men
Erin Levy, Matthew Weiner, Mad Men

For the full list of nominees visit Emmys.tv.

Weekly TV News: ‘Smash,’ ‘Mad Men’ & ‘Leave It to Niecy.’

NBC’s musical drama “Smash” will return next year. The Broadway musical was picked up Thursday for a second season. “Smash” joins “Grimm” which was renewed last week.

Finally, we know the future of “Jersey Shore.” The show was renewed for another season. The cast of “Jersey Shore” will begin filming season six this summer. “The Pauly D Project” one of “Jersey Shore” spin-offs premiere Thursday, March 29 at 10:30 p.m. EST.

More MTV news, the fourth season of “Teen Mom” will be the last season for the original cast -Maci, Amber, Catelynn and Farrah.

It is rumored the Jonas Brothers are the next family to join the reality series network, E! The brothers are reportedly filming the reality series in New York.

Will you watch the Jonas Brothers’ reality show?

Actress/Comedienne Niecy Nash’s family reality series, “Leave It to Niecy” premieres Sun, 10 ET on TLC.

Lastly, “Mad Men” returns this Sunday, with a two-hour premiere at 9/8c on AMC.

Weekly TV News: “Mad Men,” Revolt & “Army Wives.”

Hi y’all! Atawewe here with your TV weekly news. I had some interesting news earlier this week, click here to view the post. Back to our weekly news!

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs has done it all: Music, Fashion, even Broadway, now he has something else to add to his résumé, a TV network! Revolt, will be a live music network. It will showcase music and pop culture programming including music videos, live performances, news and interviews. The network will be distributed by Comcast. I hope Revolt fares well in ratings.

In other music news, Rachel Crow, ‘X Factor’ alumni has signed a talent deal with Nickelodeon and the recording deal with Columbia Records. The 14 years-old will also star in her own pilot on  Nickelodeon. You go girl!…

…more juicy news: Jennifer Aniston got her star on Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday. Katy Perry is heading to “Raising Hope.” The pop singer is guest starring as Sabrina’s friend, Ricky a prison attendant. The episode will air on March 6. “Raising Hope” airs on FOX, Tues. at 8:30 CST. Breaking Bad’s last season to be divided into two short seasons. It will consist of 16 episodes. It is the NBA All-Star weekend!!! Who’s excited???? For those that do no know,  the activities and games will be aired on TNT and NBA TV. For more information, visit the NBA website.

The Renewals:

“American Next Top Model” renewed for the 19th season. The shows airs on CW; the reality show is currently airing  its 18th cycle. Do you want more “Conan?” Well you got it. “Conan” has been picked up for two more season by TBS.

The Premieres:

The “Army Wives” are back! “Army Wives” season 6 premieres March 4, at 9/8c on Lifetime. Click here for the trailer. Meanwhile, Mad Men official trailer has been released. “Mad Men” returns Mar. 25th on AMC with a two-hour premiere. Click here  for the trailer!

That is it for this week weekly news. Drop by next week for more TV news. Chao!