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Live Online Interview and Fan Chat With Comedian and Sullivan & Son Star Steve Byrne

June 26th, 2013 3:59pm EDT
Sullivan & Son
Steve Byrne cracks us up weekly on the politically incorrect TBS hit comedy series Sullivan & Son, which features an incredibly talented and ethnically diverse cast.  The series is loosely based on Steve’s own background and family, and co-stars a gang of his personal friends = the perfect recipe for some serious laughs!  So get ready to have some fun today in our live chat with Steve at 5:30 pm p/t! 

A successful comedian who has headlined his own specials, Byrne’s stand-up comedy is clever, smut-free and decidedly relatable to both a younger and older audience. Prior to landing his own T...
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Valerie Azlynn Makes A Welcome Return In 'Sullivan & Son' Season 2

June 20th, 2013 12:15pm EDT
Sullivan and Son
You can't have a great bar without great people in the bar. So it is for TBS's Sullivan & Son, which counts the lovely and sassy Valerie Azlynn amongst its cast. Valerie plays Melanie Sutton, the paramedic who keeps the comedy's guys in line and is clearly meant to be with Steve Sullivan (the underrated
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Steve Byrne Reopens The Bar For Second Season Of 'Sullivan & Son'

June 13th, 2013 12:05pm EDT
Steve Byrne
TBS's Sullivan & Son has become a comfortable place to visit for TV audiences on Thursday nights. It's familiar enough for audiences to grasp, is willing to push the envelope enough to feel fresh, and the cast have bent over backwards to make it feel like a real hangout. As the bar comedy serves up its second season, BFTV reconnected with star-producer Steve Byrne between stand-up comedy gigs to ask him how his charming idea for a TV show emerged into the good time it is today.

"I think what makes any show successful is any time it has its own voice and it doesn't sound like anything else,...
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'Wedding Band' and 'Sons of Anarchy' Make Harold Perrineau An Emmy Contender

June 12th, 2013 12:15pm EDT
Wedding Band
Harold Perrineau deserves an Emmy Award nomination for his work on Sons of Anarchy. And if he should win - after having one of the best individual years for an actor - TV fans will be saying, "It's about damn time."

He's been "that guy" for a decade and a half, beginning when he played Augustus Hill on HBO's groundbreaking prison drama Oz. Since then, every time you see his name in the credits, it's like getting a visit from an old friend. You know that he's always going to give a watchable performance, whether it's his SAG Award-winning role as Michael Dawson on Lost, his pitch-perfect co...
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FX Spy Drama 'The Americans' Leads TCA Awards Nominations

June 10th, 2013 7:53pm EDT
The Americans
FX drama The Americans has landed four 2013 Television Critics Association (TCA) awards, leading the nominations despite some sure competition from the likes of Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead and House of Cards in the Program of the Year category.

"The Americans," which stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as a pair of covert Soviet spies, is also up for the Outstanding Achievement in Drama, Best New Program and Best Individual Achievement In Drama (Rhys) awards; While AMC's "Breaking Bad" picked up nods for Program, Achievement in Drama and the Acting for star Bryan Cranst...
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5 Shows That Aren't As Popular As They Could Be Because Of Their Names

May 19th, 2013 10:05am EDT
New Girl
A title can make or break a TV show. When scrolling through the interactive guide, a TV viewer may stop at a show they've never seen because the title seems interesting. Likewise, a viewer may skip right over a show they would have loved, because the title doesn't hit their target market. Here's a list of five shows that are missing out on viewers because of their name.

Quick side tangent: let's hope this theory doesn't also apply to blog posts as well, because let's face it the title of this post is a little long winded.

"Cougar Town" - This is an obvious choice, and the show has accepte...
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TBS and TNT: First Networks To Offer Live Streaming 24/7

May 15th, 2013 3:07pm EDT
Conan
TBS and TNT are about to become the first national entertainment networks in the industry to stream on-air content live across multiple platforms 24/7, including through the networks’ websites and a pair of newly created Watch TNT and Watch TBS apps. The announcement was made during TNT and TBS’s annual Upfront presentation today in New York. Live streaming is the latest phase in the rollout of TV Everywhere, the industry-wide initiative that gives subscribers to cable, satellite and telco video services access to more of their favorite shows across a wide range of digital platforms.

“Star...
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TNT And TBS Unveil Developments From Steven Spielberg, Steve Carell, & Many More

May 15th, 2013 2:55pm EDT
cougar town
TNT and TBS, two of cable’s most successful brands, have unveiled an extensive slate of series being developed with some of the industry’s best storytellers. The slate reflects the network’s programming strategies, which were laid out by network executives during TNT and TBS’s annual Upfront presentation today in New York. Among the many high-profile storytellers developing new projects for TBS and TNT are Steven Spielberg, Steve Carell, Diablo Cody, Denis Leary, Sylvester Stallone, Dick Wolf, Nicholas Sparks, Marcia Clark, Dee Johnson, Walt Becker, Jamie Foxx and James Duff, to name a few....
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Danny Masterson Previews Season 2 of TBS's 'Men At Work'

April 4th, 2013 9:30am EDT
Men at Work
Danny Masterson has carved out a distinct niche in television comedy. While he's still best known as the hilarious rebel Steven Hyde from FOX's That 70's Show, he's since moved on to make us laugh in a whole different way as the star of TBS's sitcom Men at Work. Before tonight's second-season premiere, BFTV spoke with Danny to ask him what's ahead in the ten new episodes and find out if he considers himself a comedy guy.

"It's funnier than season one," he said of the second cycle. "You're going to sort of see characters evolve - and more of the same good things that we have. The four of us...
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Inside the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

January 27th, 2013 9:00am EST
SAG
It's time for the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, and BFTV recently stepped behind the scenes at The Shrine to get a glimpse of what it takes to put together tonight's two-hour, star-studded broadcast.

Producer Kathy Connell spoke about what sets the SAG Awards apart from the other major ceremonies. "We are separate because this is an award that's given by actors," she explained. "It's given by the actors' union, SAG-AFTRA. There's no other voting group that's larger than ours, and they're professionals who know what it takes to give a fine performance. Everybody in this room will ...
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