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Tom Hanks and Cyndi Lauper Among Tony Awards Nominees

Hollywood took Broadway by storm this year, with many familiar faces earning Tony nominations Tuesday morning.

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Kinky Boots
, with a score by Cyndi Lauper and book by Harvey Fierstein, leads the pack, earning an impressive 13 nominations, including Best Musical.

Tom Hanks received a Best Actor in a Play nod for his performance in Nora Ephron's Lucky Guy, which was also nominated for Best Play. read more

CBS Offers The Good Wife Viewers A New Beginning

Missed an episode of The Good Wife? Dying to know about the boots of justice? Or simply a House fan wanting to learn what Lisa Edelstein left Princeton-Plainsboro for? You'll have a chance to find out.

Is The Good Wife on your Watchlist? Add it and your other favorites now and never miss an episode

On Sunday, Sept. 4 at 9:30/8:30c, CBS will air...read more

Dylan Baker Returning to The Good Wife

Third time's a charm for Dylan Baker, who will return for the new season of The Good Wife, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

Baker, who plays convicted killer Colin Sweeney, first appeared in Season 1 as a client of Alicia (Julianna Margulies), who got him off the hook for murder. He was, however, sent to prison for another murder in a later episode. In Season 3, Sweeney is...read more


Safe Men
Mrs. Doubtfire
Death To Smoochy: Danny Devito
Everything Relative

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TV Listings



Year Title Description
2014 Broadway Profiles TV Show Series, Appearing
2005 Mulan 2 Movie, Actor - Yao
2005 Jerry Lewis Telethon TV Show Series, Performer
2004 Superstar In A Housedress Movie, Actor
2004 Happy to Be Nappy and Other Stories of Me TV Show Series, Voice

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The Good Wife: Parker Posey to Guest, Another House Doc to Check In

The Good Wife is adding to its already impressive guest star roster for Season 3.

The CBS legal drama has cast Parker Posey to play the estranged wife of campaign manager Eli Gold (Alan Cumming), a show rep confirms. Posey, who will begin her Big C arc on Monday, will appear in... read more

Harvey Fierstein to Judge The Good Wife, Michael Arden Schools Owen in Romance

There's a whole lotta love coming to The Good Wife this season.

Michael Arden (Bones, Kings) has been cast to play a philosophy professor who will romance Owen (Dallas Roberts), the brother of Alicia (Julianna Margulies) for Season 3, TVLine reports.

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The Simpsons Turns 400: We Name the Greatest Guests!

After 18 seasons and 400 episodes, Fox's The Simpsons (Sundays at 8 pm/ET) has attracted more than 350 celebrities to offer their voices to animated doppelgangers. Some have played themselves (Steve Buscemi, anyone?), some new characters (Reese Witherspoon as Rainier Wolfcastle's daughter, for instance), some old characters (Kiefer Sutherland and Mary Lynn Rajskub, who reprise their roles from 24 on May 20) — and in one instance, a mix (Elizabeth Taylor played herself and voiced Maggie's first word). Throughout, producers have attract read more


Gravelly voiced theater vet Harvey Fierstein, who originated the stage role of Hairspray's Edna Turnblad, is developing a Fox sitcom in which he will play a blue-collar mom with two kids in Seaside Heights, N.J. The show is described as "Roseanne-ish," although with a possibly more feminine lead. read more

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