Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin
"In five years, we'll all either be working for him... or be dead by his hand."
It's been more than five years since Jack (Alec Baldwin) uttered those foreboding words about Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) on 30 Rock, but now that the NBC comedy is heading into its seventh and final season (Thursday at 8/7c), one of those predictions may just come true.
"We certainly have not forgotten about that," co-showrunner and executive producer Robert Carlock tells TVGuide.com. "I think it would be disappointing if one of those didn't happen. There are so many things we want to do before it's over."
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But there's so little time. The three-time Emmy winner for Best Comedy Series will return for a shortened 13-episode run — or a "full-out sprint," as Carlock calls it. "When we were doing 22 episodes, there are sort of three phases you go through. One usually takes you through about 10 or 11 episodes. There's a sprint to that with an arc, then there's a wait and you usually do your weirder episodes while you're treading water, and then you have your sprint ...
Tina Fey and Ryan Lochte
Ryan Lochte is on the move — from 90210 to 30 Rock, for a cameo on the NBC comedy's upcoming seventh and final season, New York Magazine reports.
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Bryan Cranston, Catherine O'Hara
Over the course of 30 Rock's run, we've met most of TGS' extended family: Tracy's wife, Jack's brawling siblings and Donaghy matriarch Colleen, Liz's folks and stunted brother, Jenna's mom, even Lutz's look-alike mother. But the one (albeit murky) bloodline that has eluded fans so far has been the kin of hillbilly page-turned-janitor Kenneth Parcell (Jack McBrayer). But no more!
It's true: Females are funny — and StandUp in Stilettos is about to prove it.
The new half-hour series from TV Guide Network, premiering Saturday at 10/9c, features three comediennes per show. And no, it's not just for females to watch. In fact, men will enjoy it just as much... if not more! Hosted by The Office's Kate Flannery, Stilettos boasts a familiar array of funny ladies, including 24's Mary Lynn Rajskub, Parks and Recreation's Retta and infamous comedy duo Frangela. We talked to Flannery about how women have changed comedy, what she says to people who think females can't be funny and why she doesn't believe next year will be the last season of The Office...
Winona Ryder is the latest performer to join Tim Burton's upcoming film Frankenweenie, Deadline.com reports.
The 38-year-old actress will provide the voice for the role of Elsa in the feature film adaptation of Burton's 1984 short film. Ryder will star alongside...
Closing ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympics
Canada showed off its good-natured humor — and many quirky traits — in a festive and tongue-in-cheek Winter Olympic closing ceremony that was anything but short on laughs.
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Setting the tone early, the show recalled the opening ceremony gaffe when one of the four Olympic cauldron legs failed to rise because of a technical problem. On Sunday, a mime — with an electrical belt — "fixed" the defective leg and Olympic gold medalist, speed skater Catriona LeMay Doan, finally ...
Damon Wayans by Arnold Turner/ WireImage.com
Damon Wayans has gained a wife in ABC's comedy pilot Never Better. Nicole Ari Parker plays the better half of Wayans' character, a recovering alcoholic now trying to be a good husband and father.Meanwhile, Keith Robinson is on board ABC's pilot Good Behavior. He'll play a cop who keeps an eye on a family of criminals led by a matriarch (Catherine O'Hara), whose husband has been jaled for five years. J.R. Whalen
Andie MacDowell by Jamie McCarthy/ WireImage.com
Catherine O'Hara is in talks to star in Good Behavior, an ABC dramedy pilot about a family of criminals. O'Hara plays the family matriarch trying to straighten out the family after her husband is jailed for five years.Also on ABC's pilot slate is Motor City, a family soap opera modeled after Shakespeare's Hamlet. Andie MacDowell plays the mother of a Harvard philosophy professor who returns to Detroit to take over the family's auto business. J.R. Whalen
United 93 is the best-pic pick of the Austin Film Critics org, which honored Children of Men's Alfonso Cuarón as best director, and handed the top acting kudos to Leonardo DiCaprio (The Departed) and Ellen Page (Hard Candy). Austin's supporting slots went to Jack Nicholson (The Departed) and Rinko Kikuchi (Babel).The Kansas City Film Critics Circle, meanwhile, also honored United 93 for best picture and best director (Paul Greengrass), then went with the Forest/Helen ticket in lead, and Michael Sheen (The Queen)/Catherine O'Hara (For Your Consideration) in supporting.
Harry Shearer and Eugene Levy, For Your Consideration; Christopher Guest (inset)
If you ever happen to meet Christopher Guest, the multitalented auteur behind a string of wince-inducing, documentary-style satires, there is one thing you must not do: Call his films mockumentaries. Although the actor/author/director/composer helped pioneer the genre — first as a writer and performer (the 1984 cult classic This Is Spinal Tap), and later as a director, too, (beginning with 1996's Waiting for Guffman) — Guest detests the word. "Don't get caught saying mockumentary to Chris," warns Catherine O'Hara, who has starred in four of his films, including his newest