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Connie Britton Still On Board For 'Friday Night Lights' Film

April 30th, 2013 10:07am EDT
Connie Britton
Ever since cult hit Friday Night Lights ended its run on television, fans have been clamoring for the characters to hit the big screen. Star Connie Britton is one of those fans.

Britton, who currently stars in "Nashville," talked about a possible film while on the red carpet for the White House Correspondents' Dinner. According to E! Online, she said, "I would love it to happen. I'm a big supporter of it happening. I don't know if we will see it or not.

"I know it was being written and Peter Berg is really serious about so I think if everybody got on board, I don't see why we couldn't hav...
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'The Help' Tops List Of 2012 SAG Film Nominees

December 14th, 2011 10:22am EST
The Help
The Help has been tipped for glory at the 2012 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards after receiving four nominations.

The movie will compete for the coveted Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture prize, alongside The Artist, Bridesmaids, The Descendants and Midnight in Paris.

The film also earned nods in the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role category for Viola Davis, as well as Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role thanks to Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer.

Trailing with three nominations was silent film The Artist and...
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Check Out Spielberg's Mysterious 'Super 8' On DVD & Blu-ray Nov. 22

November 11th, 2011 7:30am EST
Super 8
Writer and director J.J. Abrams teamed with producer Steven Spielberg for "Super 8," a period sci-fi thriller set in the late 1970s that centers on a mysterious train crash in a small Ohio town.

Summer, 1979: a group of young friends are filming a Super-8 movie when a pickup truck derails a speeding train.

When the locals start to disappear and even the inquisitive deputy can't come up with answers, suspicions emerge that the incident was anything but an accident.

As the truth finally begins emerge, no one is prepared to learn what now stalks the unsuspecting citizens of this once...
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Second 'Friday Night Lights' Movie A Possibility

October 7th, 2011 8:25am EDT
Friday Night Lights
Billy Bob Thornton's football movie "Friday Night Lights" is set to be remade with a heavy slant towards the cancelled TV series it spawned.

The critically-acclaimed spin-off, starring Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton, picked up a Best Writing honour at the Emmy Awards last month, and now actress Britton has revealed there are plans to make a second Friday Night Lights movie.

She tells UsMagazine.com, "It's happening for realsies (real). (Director) Pete (Berg) is totally fired up to do it and I know Jason Katims is talking about writing a script. I think it's really a matter of... getting...
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Kelly Clarkson Has A Crush On Kyle Chandler

September 24th, 2011 10:30am EDT
Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson has fallen for Emmy Award winner Kyle Chandler after reading all about the actor in a recent Men's Journal magazine.

The singer tweeted a photo of the cover of the men's publication after reading all about Chandler before a doctor's appointment and asked followers for more information about the "Friday Night Lights" star, but she now accepts a romance is not meant to be.

She explains, "I found out he was married, so I can't stalk him now. He's hot... They don't make 'em like that anymore."

Appearing on the Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday, Clarkson had a special message fo...
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Dixie Chicks Come Together For Texas Fire Victims

September 22nd, 2011 8:07pm EDT
Dixie Chicks
The Dixie Chicks are reuniting to raise funds for the victims of this summer's wildfires in Texas.

The trio will team up with Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett and Asleep at the Wheel, among others for the Fire Relief: The Concert for Central Texas event on October 17.

The fundraiser will be hosted by Emmy Award-winning Friday Night Lights star Kyle Chandler.

All proceeds will go to the Central Texas Wildfire Fund at the Austin Community Foundation in its efforts to assist families dealing with long-term problems stemming from the wildfires which ravaged the area this summer.

The fires cost tw...
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'Modern Family' Dominates The 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards (See List Of Winners)

September 19th, 2011 7:41am EDT
Modern Family
Modern Family came full circle at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, winning the very first honors of the night and closing the show by topping the prestigious Comedy Series category.

Mad Men looked set to dominate the night, going in with 19 top nominations, and it continued its winning streak for the best drama title for the fourth year in a row.

But the stars of the period drama didn't fair so well - Jon Hamm was a four-time loser for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Kyle Chandler claimed that prize for his role in Friday Night Lights, while Julianna Margulies beat t...
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Early 2011 Emmy Predictions: Here's Who Will Win

August 20th, 2011 6:00pm EDT
Mad Men
It may be a little early to predict the Emmy winners, but unlike the Oscars, not much changes in the Emmy Awards season once the nominations are out.

The Emmys can be very tough to predict, but we'll take our best shot. Here's who we think will go home with the gold on Sept. 18th. Do you agree?

Outstanding Drama Series
'Boardwalk Empire'
'Dexter'
'Friday Night Lights'
'Game of Thrones'
'The Good Wife'
'Mad Men'

After yet another outstanding season, it looks like 'Mad Men' may make it four in a row. Its only real competition is 'Boardwalk Empire,' which took the Golden Globe, and...
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What Happened To The Emmy Nominations?!

July 14th, 2011 2:07pm EDT
Justified
What happened to this year's Emmy nominations? They're...actually pretty great.

I normally can't stand TV's big awards show; it seems like the same people and series get nominated all the time, with the occasional "why did that get nominated at all?" head-scratcher for variety. But the 2011 nominations were announced early Thursday morning, and while it's still a little puzzling (though let's not name names), there's a bevy of deserving names on that big list.

Here are some of my favorites:

Finally, some love for Justified: I still maintain that star Timothy Olyphant was robbed l...
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Review: 'Super 8' Mashes Up Abrams Style Intrigue With Classic Spielberg Themes

June 9th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
Super 8
Summer movie season is synonymous with the release of big budget fluff, containing generous amounts of eye candy to fuel ticket sales. These blockbusters place greater stock in satisfying us visually than investing us emotionally, which is disappointing for moviegoers longing for more substantial stories. Every once and a rare while though, you can find a summer film that has excellent special effects and a heart, like “Super 8,” a science fiction thriller written and directed by J.J. Abrams.

With “Super 8,” Abrams crafts a period piece which pays skillful homage to the moviemaking heyd...
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Review: 'Super 8' 'Two Jews On Film' Agree (Sort of) This SciFi Coming Of Age Story Comes Up Short (Video)

June 8th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
Super 8
By Joan Alperin-Schwartz: 'Super 8' is written and directed by J. J. Abrams. This film could have been the 'ET' for a new generation of film goers... Unfortunately... it misses the mark.

In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town set out to make a zombie movie. While shooting their Super 8 film, the kids witness a catastrophic train crash and, after barely escaping themselves, they come to discover that this was not an accident.

Soon after, unusual disappearances begin to take place in town and local Deputy Jackson Lamb (Kyle Chandler) along with these aspiring f...
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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - 'Super 8, 'Judy Moody And the Not Bummer Summer,' & More

June 6th, 2011 11:30am EDT
Super 8
This weekend, I finally had the opportunity to see the Paul Feig comedy “Bridesmaids” starring Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph. Because the trailers just made it seem like a female version of “The Hangover,” I was not incredibly enthused to see it at first. When I actually watched it though, I was thoroughly impressed by the strength of the story (written by Wiig and Annie Mumolo) and the universal appeal of the humor despite the dominance of female characters.

Wiig’s Annie, is a down-on-her-luck character: her dream bakery failed in the struggling economy and as a result, she can barely a...
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A Tribute To 'Friday Night Lights'

April 15th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
FNL
The end of any game I ever played was always a little sad to me as an athlete. And so it is with Friday Night Lights, which begins airing its final season tonight on NBC (8 PM ET/PT). Many people have already seen its final episodes, either in firstrun on DirecTV or on the DVDs released two weeks ago, but this will be the last broadcast run of what some have called one of the best shows in television history.

I don't know if I'd go that far myself - as I've only watched the fourth season and part of season five - but already, I know that this is still a moment worth recognizing. I ...
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TV on DVD: 'Friday Night Lights: The Fifth Season'

April 5th, 2011 6:00pm EDT
FNL
Today, after its run on DirecTV and ten days before it debuts on NBC, Universal Home Video has released the fifth and final season of Friday Night Lights on DVD. Here's an inside look at the three-disc release.

The Show

In the interest of not spoiling things for viewers who are waiting to see this last season on NBC, I'm not going to give a detailed review of the fifth season itself. I will say that if you're a fan of the series by this point, it's more of the same - you're going to love this season just as much as you loved the previous four. I actually hadn't even seen the serie...
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'Friday Night Lights' Comes to an End: The Cast on Series-Saving Fans, Graduation, Panther Hate

February 8th, 2011 9:48am EST
Zach Gilford, Taylor Kitsch, Gaius Charles | Photo Credits: Van
In the second part of our farewell to Friday Night Lights, producers and cast talk about the show's controversial storylines (murder! abortion!), the show-saving fan campaigns, sending the Taylors to East Dillon and (unbelievably!) hating on the Panthers.

Part 1: Friday Night Light comes to an end: Producers and cast remember building Dillon

TVGuide.com spoke to stars Kyle Chandler (Eric Taylor), Connie Britton (Tami Taylor), Aimee Teegarden (Julie Taylor), Taylor Kitsch (Tim Riggins), Zach Gilford (Matt Saracen), Matt Lauria (Luke Cafferty), Michael B. Jordan (Vince Howard), and executiv...
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'Friday Night Lights' Comes to An End: Producers and Cast Remember Building Dillon

February 7th, 2011 9:15am EST
Friday Night Lights | Photo Credits: NBC
A closely observed drama about boys becoming men, the comforts and frustrations of small-town life, a family's growing pains, and the lessons learned from football, Friday Night Lights will not soon be forgotten. The show wrapped filming of its fifth and final season in July, and on Wednesday, the lights will go down forever on Dillon, Texas. (For those without DirecTV, NBC will re-air the final season beginning April 15 at 8/7c.)

TVGuide.com spoke to stars Kyle Chandler (Eric Taylor), Connie Britton (Tami Taylor), Aimee Teegarden (Julie Taylor), Taylor Kitsch (Tim Riggins), Zach Gilford (...
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2010 Emmys: Who Should Win & Who Will Win

August 28th, 2010 1:00pm EDT
2010 Emmys
It’s a transitional year for the Emmys, meaning this is one of the more exciting races in recent memories. The flood of new nominees (brought on by a stellar development slate) means that we can no longer rely on the predictable Emmy voting to determine winners. Instead, this is a year where we can see many newcomers emerging and starting a whole new slate of predictable nominees.

Yes, that was a little cynical, but it’s the sad truth of the Emmys – habits are hard to break for the voters. Luckily, this year the virgin nominees have afforded them an extensive choice for brand new habits.

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'Glee,' HBO's 'The Pacific' Land Massive Emmy Nominations

July 8th, 2010 10:26am EDT
Glee
Hit TV musical "Glee" is set to be the toast of the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards after landing a massive 19 nominations.

The comedy about a group of high school students in a choir club will fight for the Outstanding TV Comedy prize against "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Modern Family," "Nurse Jackie," "The Office" and "30 Rock," which has taken home the title for the last three years.

"Glee's" leading stars Matthew Morrison and Lea Michele have been nominated in the male and female categories for the outstanding comedy actor awards, while their co-star Chris Colfer has received a best supporting...
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TV Year End Recap

December 26th, 2009 3:00pm EST
TV Year End Recap
Ah, the year has come to an end once more. Well, actually the decade has come to an end. But enough of all that end-of-the-decade nonsense. We still have a year in TV to discuss. A year that finally saw the networks once again deliver us some new shows worth watching, a year when several cable dramas took a massive step forward. A year when Paula Abdul wasn't the worst "Idol" Judge!

Yes, it was a strange year on the small screen, but a good one all the same. Here's the best, and some of the worst, of TV 2009.

Great Performances:

Jane Lynch in "Glee"

Sure, she's been hailed...
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Emmy Nomination Surprises, Snubs And Shouldn't Be Nominated

July 16th, 2009 3:17pm EDT
How I Met Your Mother
To paraphrase Ned Flanders, apparently an Emmy nomination is easier to get than an acceptance letter from Arizona State.

This morning, Emmy tried to one-up Oscar's new rule of ten by including six nominees in the acting categories and a whopping seven in the series categories. Yes, if you made a television series this year, or appeared on one, chances are you heard your name called in North Hollywood this morning.

With so many nominess, it seems impossible that any deserving performances or series were left out. Right? Sadly, no. And, of course, there are plenty of nominees who sh...
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TV Honorees That Should Get Their First Shot At Emmy Nominations

June 10th, 2009 12:02pm EDT
Aaron Paul
Yesterday, we went over the Emmy nominees who have overstayed their welcome. Those perennial TV honorees that simply don't deserve the recognition they once did or, in some cases, never did at all.

So if they're out, who's in? Surely, there can't be too many nominees waiting in the wings. After all, television professionals choose these awards; they can't possibly leave out any substantial number of qualified candidates in favor of perennial duds.

Unfortunately, that's the way it is. Voters simply don't like to change their ways with regards to voting. It almost seems that a ...
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Emmy Nominations Reaction: Who Was Snubbed, Who Shouldn't Be A Nominee

July 18th, 2008 9:13am EDT
Neil Patrick Harris
With the writer's strike a distant memory and an exciting new fall season dead ahead, we're finally ready to celebrate TV again. And what better way than with a lavish awards show?

Yes, the Emmy nominations were revealed at dawn in Los Angeles Thursday morning in a delightful little ceremony that saw Neil Patrick Harris and Kristin Chenoweth squeeze about two-dozen jokes in between their reading off the teleprompter.

There were surprises leading to gasps from the press, and plenty of nominations they all saw coming. Newcomer "Mad Men" led the drama category with 16 nominations w...
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TV Stars Who Deserve Emmy Nominations On July 17, Part 1

July 8th, 2008 11:55am EDT
Boston Legal
Last week, I helped the Emmy panelists decide upon which series to cast their vote for, and now it's the actors' turn.

The Emmy blue ribbon panel received a group of lists from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences last week. These were top ten lists from which they were to select the five nominees for the big Emmy show. They will view select episodes from each nominee and base their decision on what they see.

It's nigh on impossible to glean an accurate impression from a small sample, especially when it comes to acting. Many characters are given complex arcs from which the...
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A Memo To Emmy Voters

June 17th, 2008 10:04am EDT
Big Love
Starpulse writer Andrew Payne is getting sick of the snubs by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. And even though Katherine Heigl doesn't want to be an Emmy contender this year, there are plenty of deserving shows, actors and actresses that should be recognized. Here are Payne's suggestions for those casting their ballots this week:

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Emmy Voters:

I am writing because I understand your ballots for this year's nominees are due this week. In the past, you've had quite a difficult time selecting the proper honorees. I'm not blaming you. I completely understa...
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Bad Dads & Rad Dads On TV

June 13th, 2008 8:44am EDT
The Brady Bunch
Back when television was young, TV fathers were portrayed as all knowing and in control. Fathers knew best. They dispensed unchallenged wisdom. They were calm and smiling and never seemed pressured by any circumstance. They were always clad in a shirt and tie, even while relaxing at home.

The TV fathers of the 50s and 60s had a ready answer for their children, all who sat with rapt attention to the father's every word. "Gee, Dad," said Wally of Leave It to Beaver, "I never thought about it that way." The Brady kids would also express the same types of revelation after a counseling ses...
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The Most Underrated & Overrated TV Shows Of The 90s

May 2nd, 2008 9:43am EDT
Newsradio
The 1990s was the beginning of the end for network television. Program offerings grew rapidly in the last decade of the 20th century. Soon it became commonplace for a person to have 50-60 channels on their home set, paving the way for the present-day satellite and digital cable packages for 1,000 channels or more.

The 90s was the last decade that network bosses could depend on massive ratings from a nearly captive audience bereft of choices. There were certainly plenty of cable shows, but they barely made a dent in the numbers enjoyed by the networks at the time.

It was not unco...
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Items From NBC's Hottest Shows To Be Featured In Second Live Auction

January 18th, 2008 3:19pm EST
The Office
On the heels of its first successful auction, NBC Universal Video, Music & Product Development and Delivery Agent, in conjunction with the NBC Universal Online Store, will once again launch a live online auction of select items from top shows such as "Heroes," "The Office," "Friday Night Lights," "30 Rock" and "Las Vegas."

The auction is set to run from Monday, January 21 (4:00 p.m. PST) through Wednesday January 30 (4:00 p.m. PST) on NBC.com (www.nbc.com/auctions). As with the first auction, a portion of the proceeds will benefit United Way and its various partner organizations.

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'Friday Night Lights' Goes Back To Its Roots, But NBC Continues To Bury The Show

January 18th, 2008 9:18am EST
Friday Night Lights
It's baa-ack! And in more ways than one. NBC began airing new episodes of "Friday Night Lights" to little, okay zero, fanfare. It really is a shame because this pair of episodes marked not only a welcome return to the airwaves, but a return to form as well for this critics' darling.

The first episode, "There Goes the Neighborhood", instantly threatened to resume the Soap Opera-ish qualities that have heavily contributed to the show's sophomore slump as a tornado descended upon Dillon. Luckily, the town and viewers were spared any calamities as the tornado only did real damage to nei...
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Snubbed: Stars Who Should've Gotten A Golden Globe Nomination

January 11th, 2008 12:00pm EST
Big Love
The Golden Globe Awards have officially been scrapped and replaced by a press conference announcing the winners. Snubbed performers and filmmakers can take comfort in the fact that come Golden Globe night, the nominees will be at home too.

Steve Carell (Dan in Real Life)

As the obnoxious Michael Scott, Steve Carell is nominated in the "Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series" for "The Office," but it's in film that Carell really shows of his impressive range. He made a horny virgin sweet and innocent in The 40-Year-Old Virgin before tackling a suicidal, gay Proust scho...
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2007 TV Year In Review: Great Performances

December 26th, 2007 10:02am EST
30 Rock
In 2006, television asserted itself as the premier of visual literature in present-day America. Our sets burst forth with so much art that they put the current cinema and recycled shows of the stage to shame.

2007 saw a decided step back for TV as a medium with several great shows either coming to an end, being canceled, or losing there way. The new crop of shows the networks trotted out in the fall did little to build upon the incredible year enjoyed by TV in 2006 and was instead cause for a reversal of course.

Despite the troubling year on the small screen, it was still easy...
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