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The 10 Best Guest Stars of 'The Middle'

9/24/2014 3:05pm EDT
The Middle
“The Middle” is one of the most charming, underappreciated sitcoms on television today. It has attracted a similarly charming, often unsung cadre of guest stars. With the show heading into its sixth season tonight, here is a look at the best of that cadre.

1. Norm MacDonald - Norm MacDonald is a relatively successful entertainer who strikes me as someone who lives a fairly well-adjusted life. So it is amusing that as Uncle Rusty, he is basically playing himself, even though Rusty is a bit of a drifter. He excels in the sort of small-time scheme-pulling persona that Norm is mischievo...

Celebrities That Turn 40 In 2013

1/2/2013 1:37pm EST
Kate Beckinsale
What were you doing 40 years ago in 1973? Our guess is that many of you reading weren't even born yet? Taking a look back at history, here were a few things going on in the world that year.

The biggest story was then President Richard Nixon told the world he was "not a crook," as the Watergate hearings began. Also that year George Steinbrenner purchased the New York Yankees for a mere $12 million from CBS. Popular films included The Exorcist, The Sting, Live and Let Die and Bobby squealed like a pig in Deliverance. Top TV shows in 73' included The Odd Couple, The Partridge Family, Columbo,...

NBC Confirms '30 Rock' Will End After Next Season

5/14/2012 8:52pm EDT
30 Rock
TV bosses at NBC have confirmed reports that hit comedy 30 Rock is to end after one more season.

NBC president Robert Greenblatt announced the official news during a press conference on Monday.

He said, "I know Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin and the rest will deliver some of their best work. We think the world of Tina and hope she will be in the NBC family for years to come."

30 Rock has been a critical hit since it first aired in 2006, and the show and its stars have won a string of Emmy and Golden Globe awards.

100th Episode Of '30 Rock' Airs Tonight

4/21/2011 7:20pm EDT
30 Rock
30 Rock turns 100 tonight - that's right, the big 100th episode of the hit NBC sitcom airs tonight at 10pm. The episode features not one, but four Alec Baldwins.

Check out one of our favorite 30 Rock clips, "True Liz," where Tina Fey's character Liz Lemon attempts to dance for Arnold Schwarzenegger like Jamie Lee Curtis in True Lies.

Also check out promos for tonight's big show, including Fey's "Ask Tina," where the actress talks about her pre-Saturday Night Live days and a Stephen Colbert cameo.

Also, check out Tina and the gang celebrating their 100th episode.


Tonight's ...

'30 Rock' Brings In Queen Latifah, Gears Up For 'Live' Episode In October

9/21/2010 10:30am EDT
Get ready to curl up on the couch in a Slanket: the new season of '30 Rock' kicks off with a brand new episode Thursday, Sept. 23 at 8:30 EST.

Last season ended with Liz meeting a possible Mr. Right (Matt Damon); Jack discovering Avery (Elizabeth Banks) is pregnant; Tracy expanding his family; and Kenneth getting fired. So can we expect a resolution for any of these story lines?

In a conference call, Actor Jack McBrayer says Kenneth will get to explore life after TGS, and "it's fun to see how the NBC employees are dealing with [his] departure." He also says Kenneth will be seen wearin...

'Despicable Me' Boasts All-Star Comedy Cast; In Theaters Summer 2010

12/26/2009 7:00pm EST
Despicable Me
No villain – even the world's (second) greatest villain – can do everything by himself. So it comes as no surprise that Gru has an entire army of not-so-bright Minions to help him carry out his diabolical plans... unless of course, they get their hands on a Moo Cow Toy! Hardworking and devoted to their leader and his mad exploits, the Minions are content to serve as his crash test dummies along the way. After all, Gru is planning the biggest heist in the history of the world... to steal the moon!

Despicable Me, the upcoming 3-D CGI animated comedy from Illumination Entertainment and Uni...

Q&A: Robert Carlock & Jack McBrayer Of '30 Rock' On Page Strikes, Halloween Episode, Guest Stars, More

10/15/2009 10:26am EDT
Jack McBrayer of 30 Rock
Starpulse had a chance to participate in a 30 Rock press conference with executive producer/writer Robert Carlock and star Jack McBrayer. We have some spoilery information on the first few episodes, be warned! For example, the second episode falls under the Entertainment Industry Foundation's I Participate Week and features a volunteerism storyline for Kenneth. Thanks to a late season start, the third episode has a Halloween theme (more details further down)!

On Being A Fictional NBC Page:

Jack McBrayer: Well I do get a little special attention every time I'm in the real Rockefeller...

Check Out '30 Rock' Season 3 On DVD Sept. 22

9/20/2009 7:48am EDT
30 Rock
On the third season of "30 Rock," Liz Lemon tries to avoid jury duty by dressing as Princess Leia, Jenna stars in a biopic about Janis Joplin, and Steve Martin plays a fabulously wealthy agoraphobe. Liz increasingly yearns for a normal life while she navigates two doomed relationships, one with a little person, whom she initially mistakes for a child, and the other with a neighbor, who doesn't realize people have allowed him to skate through life because of his impossibly good looks.

"30 Rock" stars Tina Fey as Liz Lemon, show runner of the fictional variety series “TGS with Tracy Jordan...

The 61st Emmy Awards: Who Should Win And Who Will Win

9/18/2009 3:44pm EDT
Neil Patrick Harris
You may have forgotten since there is about a 47-month lull between the nomination announcements and the actual awards ceremony, but the Primetime Emmy Awards are coming to your living room on Sunday evening with everybody’s favorite human being, Neil Patrick Harris, serving as host for the evening.

Hopefully, the choice of somebody known for being funny and having talents that extend beyond being able to sit still for a perfect haircut and remembering the names of contestants will show a marked improvement in the quality of the ceremony with the return to Emmy ceremonies of yore where b...

Rainn Wilson From 'The Office' Talks About His Third Emmy Nom: 'I Feel Like Susan Lucci'

8/21/2009 1:32pm EDT
Rainn Wilson
Rainn Wilson, the man behind the fan-favorite Office character Dwight Schrute, will be at the Emmys for a third time. This year he's hoping for the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series award. PopEater had a chance to sit down with Wilson and talk about what he's up to.

When asked about the honor of recieving a third Emmy nomination, the comedian replied "I feel like Susan Lucci.

"You know, it's really a thrill. I mean I play an annoying, unlikeable, fascist nerd, kiss-ass and yet the academy keeps nominating me for the category."

And his competition? "There's 5 other AMA...

Emmy Nomination Surprises, Snubs And Shouldn't Be Nominated

7/16/2009 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...

Emmy Nominations Announced: '30 Rock' & 'Mad Men' Lead The Pack

7/16/2009 9:45am EDT
30 Rock
Tina Fey's "30 Rock" led the pack this morning with 22 Emmy nominations, while "Mad Men" tops the drama pack with 16 nominations. TV movie "Grey Gardens" garnered 17 nominations, and "Into the Storm" received 14 nominations.

Check out the nominees in major categories for the 61st annual Primetime Emmy Awards:



"Family Guy

"Flight of the Conchords"

"How I Met Your Mother"

"The Office"

"30 Rock"



"Big Love"

"Breaking Bad"





"Mad Men"


Bryan Cr...

'30 Rock' Finale Recap: 'Kidney Now'

5/15/2009 1:00am EDT
30 Rock
In the season finale of 30 Rock, we pick up last week's kidney cliffhanger with Jack feeling some sort of obligation to help the man he admits he does not even know for sure is his dad. He goes to Liz to ask her opinion, stating that the kind of hopes he's not even a match. Well, if anyone can fudge results of a compatability test, it should be Dr. Leo Spaceman, who mixed up the forms and documented that Jack would be giving his professor dad the kidney. Hell, he probably won't even need to fudge anything; I'm sure he makes lab mistakes all the time.

Thanks to the success of the Tim...

'30 Rock' Recap: 'Mama Mia'

5/7/2009 11:00pm EDT
30 Rock
30 Rock is a bit of a walking contradiction this week. Though Jack has decided he doesn't want to learn who his real father is because family, to him, includes "Easter egg hunts that turn into knife fights," so he has no desire to invite more of that into his life, the special guest star is Alan Alda, so one can only assume he will inevitable change his mind and find his dad in the lovable, lanky veteran (of comedic TV and fake war). Jack calls Steve Buschemi up to his office and gives him the new assignment of tracking down his pop after all, in what is perhaps the fastest 180 for a corpor...

'30 Rock' Recap: 'The Natural Order'

5/1/2009 10:06am EDT
30 Rock
In this week's episode of 30 Rock, "The Natural Order," Tracy is finally fed up with being treated like a child. His blow up happens at the TGS stage after Pete made up a fake call sheet and Kenneth changed all of his clocks to say PM when it was really still the AM. Tracy had no idea what time it really was (so realistically, they shouldn't be so made at him for sauntering in late all of the time), and he blames them for turning him into a stereotype, so he pulls a quite literal bright yellow Race Card out of his pocket. Liz foolishly accepts it and dooms her least for the next d...

'30 Rock' Recap: 'The One'

4/23/2009 11:02pm EDT
30 Rock
Jack hopes to win back his lady love, Elissa (Salma Hayek), weeks after she turned down his proposal and then disappeared (though he is quick to point out she didn't technically say no), on this week's episode of 30 Rock, aptly titled "The Ones." Jack claims to have coined the term "The One," as well, which leads Liz to believe he should really be a writer. He and Liz head to a fine jewelry store in Manhattan to look at rings, where she loses one down a vent, and the store clerk tells Jack he is lucky to have found someone so "spirited." Jack whips out a picture of the "real" bride, and the...

'30 Rock' Hits 50 In Latest Episode 'Cutbacks'

4/9/2009 10:05pm EDT
30 Rock
After three years on air, 30 Rock, and their show within-a-show-TGS, has only just now hit the fifty-episode mark, and Jack decides to celebrate by giving them all empty wine bottles in this week's episode, aptly titled "Cutbacks." Just another show to deal in the recent economic downturn, and even Jonathan was not safe (presumably because he has to go co-star in another season of Weeds, though, and once things pick back up for Sheinhardt, he and his BlueTooth will be back kissing Jack's feet in no time. Liz will have to deliver a presentation to justify her budget at the end of the week, b...

'30 Rock' Recap: 'Apollo Apollo'

3/27/2009 10:24am EDT
30 Rock
It's a trip down memory lane in 30 Rock's newest episode, "Apollo Apollo." First Dennis Duffy returns to "atone" to Liz for his past behavior, citing the fact that he has recently self-diagnosed as a sex addict and probably just didn't know what he was doing, and then Jack's mother sends him a box of his childhood memories-- including home movies!-- for his birthday. Well, not entirely for his birthday; she also just needed the space in the garage. Nonetheless, it sends both spiraling down the rabbithole that was their craptastic pasts in order to make way for what will hopefully be only fu...

'30 Rock' Recap: We All Live In Our Own World

3/20/2009 6:23am EDT
30 Rock
If you've been tuning into 30 Rock for the eye-candy, sadly last night was your last chance, as the inevitable demise of Liz and Dr. Drew (Jon Hamm) that we were all waiting for from the seemingly shocking start to their relationship finally (and funnily!) occurred. Liz begins to take note of-- and not be captivated by-- just how easily Dr. Drew skates by because he is good looking. Random women on the street come up to him and tell him he looks nice, meter maids rip up tickets right in front of him, he gets seated at Plunder even during the lunch rush, and Calvin Klein offers him a job as ...

'30 Rock' Recap: Check Out This Fun Cooker!

3/13/2009 8:15am EDT
30 Rock
Liz' new pal Kenneth catches her on the way into 30 Rock and offers to help carry her inordinate amount of bags from some sort of container store. As she babbles about the "round plastic thing" she got to hold her shoes "with a compartment to put a picture of what shoe goes in there" on it, she thinks she will finally become a well-adjusted, wonderful person. And then a guy flies off her bike and lands right on top of her. And suddenly she gets it: this is going to be the worst day ever-- but what is horrible for her usually ends up as great fun for us, so I say bring it on, "Funcooker!"


'30 Rock' Recap: 'Goodbye, My Friend'

3/6/2009 8:51am EST
30 Rock
Liz is back to talking about adoption in "Goodbye, My Friend," perhaps an ironic twist considering Jenna is back to fishing for compliments and/or just general attention.

When the "diaper chicken" sketch gets cut, Jenna fakes an injury to get people to fawn all over her, but with her birthday coming up in a few days, she shouldn't go to too bad of extremes, right? Aw, if you're nodding in agreement, then you obviously don't "go to there" often with 30 Rock!

Liz finds Jack skulking around the studio with a beer on a Friday night because although he has "art gallery openings or a g...

'30 Rock' Recap: Larry King

2/27/2009 9:03am EST
30 Rock
Yes, last night's 30 Rock was about love, with Elisa unwilling to "take the next step" (you know, sexually) with Jack until she knew where they stood and he admitted he loved her, but more importantly it was about Larry King!

The episode, after all, was aptly titled "Larry King" who had a cameo as himself when Tracy Jordan went on his show to promote something-or-other but ends up commenting on the Breaking! News! that the Asian markets are falling. His words of "stay calm and prepare your bodies for the Thunderdome because that is the law now" seem to have oxymoronic effects on...

30 Rock: 'Valentine's Day Love Massacre...'

2/13/2009 8:51am EST
30 Rock
Thursday night is one for the Dr. Drew's of the world, it seems; not only does Mr. Pinsky himself own VH1 with "Sober House" but now Jon Hamm's "30 Rock" character has been bumped up to recurring.

Picking up after last week's surprising turn of events, he and Liz are in the lobby of their building, trying to come up with a time that is good for the both of them to have their first date. His life is complicated-- with his medical practice and a sick mother-- and she has "a stupid show" to do on Friday, so she suggest Saturday night. It might be the logical thing for most singles, excep...

'30 Rock' Recap: 'The Generalissimo'

2/6/2009 9:54am EST
30 Rock
It's another one of those "Very Special Guest Star" episodes of 30 Rock that have become so abundant lately, with Jon Hamm beginning his arc as (an unlikely?) love interest for Liz in "Generalissimo."

But first Liz has interns! Four completely overdressed frat boys who were once investment bankers but have now been laid off due to the economic crash that Jack says "Nancy Pelosi caused" will be passing out her scripts, fetching her coffee, and high-fiving each other "bro style" around the TGS set. They are eager, even if they look like they sauntered out of Barney Stinson's office, so ...

'30 Rock' Recap: 'Retreat To Move Forward'

1/23/2009 10:00am EST
30 Rock
Jack pokes his head into Liz' office with nearly identical headshots (ala Ten Things I Hate About You), asking her which one she prefers. She picks the one where he's in a blue tie (typical liberal!) which he calls "wacky,"

Then she gets talked into going with him to a Six Signa corporate retreat at which he's giving the keynote speech because he's nervous since he hasn't seen any of those guys since his time in the Bush administration. Though he still won't quite say "what went on there," we are privy to a quick flashback of him about to kiss another man. Is this just a little tast...

'30 Rock' Recap: Who Knew Being Sick Could Be So Funny

1/16/2009 11:41am EST
30 Rock
So Liz strides onto the floor that houses 30 Rock, looking unsettling fashionable for her with a white purse, long black coat, and big movie star sunglasses, excited about some upcoming holiday week (WHAT? That BEST be just for Liz Lemon and not Tina Fey, as we just endured a very extensive break from the show, thank you very much!). Of course within seconds into the episode, she manages to put her foot in her mouth, asking crew guys their plans for the time off, only to learn they don't actually get the time off because they have to break down sets and build new ones-- something she should...

'30 Rock' Recap: The Most Schizophrenic Episode Ever…

1/9/2009 10:22am EST
30 Rock
Liz is still baby crazy as the seventh episode of 30 Rock's third season finally returns after an extended holiday hiatus, and suddenly there are babies everywhere- from the Rockefeller Plaza lobby to the sidewalk outside.

She taps the head of what she assumes to be a little boy, only to have Peter Dinklage turn around and hit on her because he likes "aggressive, slightly nerdy" women. Probably because she is afraid of seeming like… height-ist, just the way Wayne Brady thought she was racist when she wanted to break up with him in season one, she agrees to go for a drink with the rand...

'30 Rock' Recap: Merry Almost Christmas!…

12/12/2008 10:35am EST
30 Rock
... is how Tina Fey's Liz Lemon starts this sixth episode of 30 Rock's third season, aptly titled: "Christmas Special." She strides into the writers' room with the announcement that they all "get to" participate in a charity program called "Letters to Santa." Collective booing ensues.

Jenna is eager to help, but only because she's drunk on some cheap brandy she hopes is not simply seasonal, and Kenneth, of course, takes one, too, though even Toofer can't hold back his wondering of who could be more unfortunate than Kenneth? Jack, meanwhile, has slipped down to Florida to give hi...

'30 Rock' Recap: Liz Lemon - The O.G. Mean Girl

12/5/2008 10:39am EST
30 Rock
The return of 30 Rock after the Thanksgiving holiday brings not only the return of Don Geiss (Rip Torn), who magically awakens from his coma by the grace of "a beam of energy"-- or an alien-- he's not too sure-- only to decide to stay on as CEO of GE, but also the return of the show in its finest, with an engaging story at the center that just happens to be told by some famous men and women. Tracy is upset that Kenneth got a bigger laugh than him with an elevator crowd; and Liz decides to head to back to her high school reunion... where she learns before Lindsay Lohan and Rachel McAdams, Li...

'30 Rock' Recap: "Gavin Volure"

11/21/2008 10:07am EST
30 Rock
On this week's 30 Rock Liz met the man of her dreams, only to learn that he is actually an entirely different kind of crazy than he let on.

Tracy was convinced his two sons were going to "Menendez" him; Kenneth let Jack invest his hard-earned savings; and Jenna was nowhere to be seen. "Gavin Volure" is perhaps the first episode of this third season (though numerically it is already the fourth) where the famous guest star played perfectly into the kooky story instead of the story taking a backseat to the kooky guest star.

The episode opens with Jack taking Liz to some big, fanc...