Aug 30, 2010 07:14 EDT
The television series "Mad Men" won the best drama series award at the 62nd annual Emmy Awards late Sunday while "Modern Family" was named the best comedy show.
Aug 30, 2010 03:58 EDT
In with the new for Emmy comedies, in with the old for drama. Emmy had a split personality this year. Television's annual awards show honored hot new broadcast comedies "Modern Family" and "Glee," while sticking with more familiar favorites from cable in drama.
Aug 30, 2010 03:42 EDT
The television series "Mad Men" won the best drama series award at the 62nd annual Emmy Awards while "Modern Family" dethroned "30 Rock" as the best comedy show.
Aug 30, 2010 02:24 EDT
"Mad Men" kept its crown as the best television drama series at the 62nd annual Emmy Awards while comedy show "Modern Family" dethroned "30 Rock" to establish itself as the best in the genre.
Aug 30, 2010 00:41 EDT
The television drama series "Mad Men" kept its crown as the best drama series at the 62nd annual Emmy Awards, as the comedy show "Modern Family" dethroned "30 Rock" to establish itself as the best in the genre.
Aug 29, 2010 20:00 EDT
Openly gay Jane Lynch, Eric Stonestreet, who plays gay, and the gay-inclusive comedy 'Modern Family' won Emmys Sunday night. ?Openly gay Jane Lynch, Eric Stonestreet, who plays gay, and the gay-inclusive comedy Modern Family won Emmys Sunday night. Recently married Jane Lynch thanked her wife in accepting an Emmy for her portrayal of sharp tongued coach Sue Sylvester on the Fox musical-comedy hit Glee. ?Thank you so much, this is outlandish,? she said. ?My god, my heart is pounding, I have nine seconds ? And I thank my daughter Hayden and wife Laura.? Openly gay Glee creator Ryan Murphy was honored for his writing on the show: ?I'd like to dedicate this to all my teachers who taught me to sing and fingerpaint.? Stonestreet, who plays gay dad Cameron on ABC's Modern Family, said he would take his Emmy for best supporting actor in a comedy to his parent's house in Kansas City. Controversy surrounding the lack of a gay kiss on the show didn't stop the Sunday night comedy from winning best
Aug 28, 2010 20:00 EDT
Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson demonstrate they are not shy about showing a little affection. ?Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson demonstrate they are not shy about showing a little affection. The men, who play gay couple Cameron and Mitchell on ABC's Sunday night comedy hit Modern Family, demonstrated their upcoming onscreen gay kiss Saturday at the BAFTA Tea party to honor Emmy nominees, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Modern Family is up for multiple Emmys Sunday night, including best comedy and best actor for Stonestreet and Ferguson. Fans of the show have been clamoring for a gay kiss at the Facebook group Let Cam & Mitchell Kiss on Modern Family!, which has attracted over 13,000 members. The issue turned controversial when Glee creator Ryan Murphy, whose show is competing against Modern Family for best comedy, chided producers for shying away from an onscreen gay kiss. Executive producer Steven Levitan said the kiss has been planned from the start and calle
Aug 27, 2010 20:00 EDT
'Glee' and Jane Lynch predicted to win Sunday's Emmys; Neil Patrick Harris, Chris Colfer and Jesse Tyler Ferguson also nominated. ?The oddsmakers are liking the chances that the Fox comedy hit Glee and Jane Lynch will sweep the Emmys. But critics are divided on whether an openly gay man will win. Chat show host Jimmy Fallon will host the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday. Fallon follows openly gay Neil Patrick Harris' vaunted turn as ringmaster. The race for the best comedy show includes two television series that feature openly gay characters. Both shows ? Glee and ABC's Modern Family ? are strong contenders for the prize. On Glee, openly gay Chris Colfer plays Kurt Hummel, a gay student at McKinley High. And the role of sharp-tongue coach Sue Sylvester is played by recently gay married Jane Lynch. Modern Family features a gay family. Gay dads Mitchell and Cameron (played by openly gay Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet, respectively) are among the three couples featured on
Aug 27, 2010 01:41 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - When a car spun out of control, careening off Sunset Boulevard and narrowly missing several other vehicles, it almost crashed into Lea Michele -- just as the "Glee" star was on her way to the Chateau Marmont for a Hollywood Reporter roundtable this month.
Aug 23, 2010 20:00 EDT
An advertising campaign in Latin America for 'Modern Family' has Eric Stonestreet in the role of mother. ?An advertising campaign in Latin America for Modern Family has Eric Stonestreet in the role of mother. On ABC's Sunday night comedy, Stonestreet plays teddy-bearish Cameron, who, along with his partner Mitchell (played by openly gay Jesse Tyler Ferguson), are raising their adopted daughter Lily. Cameron is a stay-at-home dad with a big heart. He is often portrayed on the sitcom as a bit flamboyant. But last season, viewers were surprised to find out that Cameron has a decidedly masculine side. ?I collect antique fountain pens,? Cameron says to the camera in last year's fifth episode. ?I'm quite adept at Japanese flower arrangements. Ikebana. And I was the starting offensive lineman at the University of Illinois.? ?Surprise!? he adds after a slight pause. Ad guys in Latin American, however, have chosen to portray Cameron as Lily's mother. A similar campaign in the United States woul
Aug 22, 2010 20:00 EDT
'Modern Family' Producer Steven Levitan says the show's long-awaited gay kiss is coming. ?Modern Family Producer Steven Levitan says the show's long-awaited gay kiss is coming, E! Online reported. Over 13,000 fans of the show at the Facebook page Let Cam & Mitchell Kiss On Modern Family have been clamoring for an onscreen kiss between gay couple Cameron (played by Eric Stonestreet) and Mitchell (played by openly gay Jesse Tyler Ferguson) since the show's May 5 episode titled Airport 2010, in which Cameron and Mitchell were relegated to a hug after they argued while heterosexual couple Phil (Ty Burrell) and Claire (Julie Bowen) kissed and made up. Levitan said Monday that the Cameron-Mitchell gay kiss is coming, and added that the controversy ?bothered? producers who had planned a public display of affection episode all along. ?We've had an episode planned for a long time that dealt with that subject of [affection between the gay characters],? Levitan said. Ferguson attempted to tamp do
Aug 13, 2010 04:59 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - If the first time is a charm, then 2010 could be shaping up as a downright charming year for a host of rookie Emmy nominees.
Aug 03, 2010 23:51 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - This year's actor pool reflects an even mix of stalwarts and newcomers.
Aug 03, 2010 20:00 EDT
Openly gay actor Nathan Lane will be spicing up 'Modern Family' next season. ?Openly gay actor Nathan Lane will be spicing up Modern Family next season. The veteran actor of stage and screen will guest star as Pepper, the flamboyant older friend of gay dads Mitchell (played by openly gay Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cameron (Eric Stonestreet). ?Nathan was just too perfect for the role,? executive producer Steve Levitan told New York magazine blog Vulture. Lane, 54, approached producers about appearing on the ABC Sunday night comedy hit. Interest surrounding the show's gay couple is mounting as momentum builds for the show's second season. Earlier this week, Stonestreet told the New York Post there is a gay wedding in the future for his character. And producers have confirmed that the couple will consider adopting a second child next season. Ryan Murphy, the creative forced behind Fox's musical comedy hit Glee, criticized Modern Family producers for censoring physical affection between the
Aug 02, 2010 20:00 EDT
'Glee' creator Ryan Murphy has criticized 'Modern Family' producers for censoring physical affection between its gay characters . ?Glee creator Ryan Murphy has criticized Modern Family producers for censoring physical affection between its gay characters. While he didn't mention Modern Family by name, Murphy was clearly aiming for ABC's Sunday night comedy hit. ?I hate it on TV shows, and there's one show that I won't name right now, where it's like 'Why aren't these characters kissing? Don't they have a child?' That's ridiculous to me. I don't understand it,? Murphy told reporters after participating in a panel at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Beverly Hills on Monday, celebrity website GregInHollywood.com reported. Murphy, who is openly gay, is the creative force behind Fox's musical comedy hit Glee, which includes two openly gay actors, Jane Lynch as coach Sue Sylvester and Chris Colfer, who plays Kurt Hummel, a gay student at McKinley High. Facebook fans have been
Aug 01, 2010 20:00 EDT
The characters played by Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet on ABC's comedy hit 'Modern Family' will someday get hitched. ?The characters played by Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet on ABC's comedy hit Modern Family will someday get hitched, the New York Post reported. The only question that remains, Stonestreet said, is when. ?There is no doubt that is going to happen,? he told the Post. Stonestreet plays teddy-bearish Cameron, who, along with his partner Mitchell, played by openly gay Ferguson, are raising their daughter, Lily. The Emmy nominated show, which is about to begin its second season in the fall, takes place in California, where gay marriage is banned. Stonestreet considered one option: a destination wedding. ?Us going somewhere that gay marriage is legal,? he said, then added that the producers need to ?save some of that stuff? for future seasons. Saying it's ?not the style of our show,? producer Christopher Lloyd said that the show had purposefully avoided
Jul 08, 2010 20:25 EDT
Emmys snub Leno, Charlie Sheen and make for delicate moments at `Modern Family'. The Emmys are standing with Team Coco, snubbing Jay Leno.
Jul 08, 2010 11:11 EDT
List of Emmy Award nominations in major categories. Nominees in major categories for the 2010 Emmy Awards announced Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Jul 08, 2010 10:39 EDT
(Reuters) - Nominees for the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards were announced on Thursday, and following is a list of shows, actors and actresses in major categories who will vie for the U.S. television industry's top honors.
Jun 24, 2010 20:00 EDT
'Modern Family's' Jesse Tyler Ferguson says an upcoming gay kiss on the show will be 'very beautiful and poignant'. ?Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson says an upcoming gay kiss on the show will be ?very beautiful and poignant.? Ferguson made his remarks in a just published interview with celebrity website Popeater.com. Producers of the ABC comedy have been criticized for not showing gay couple Cameron (played by Eric Stonestreet) and Mitchell sharing an onscreen kiss. The Facebook group Let Cam & Mitchell Kiss on Modern Family! has attracted over 13,000 fans since going online after the show's May 5 episode titled Airport 2010. Fans say producers stumbled when they passed on an ideal opportunity to show the couple sharing affection. In the episode, Cameron and Mitchell are relegated to a hug after they argue while heterosexual couple Phil (Ty Burrell) and Claire (Julie Bowen) kiss and make up. The group says: ?Cam & Mitchell, the adorable gay couple on ABC's Modern Family, have not