Glee and Boardwalk Empire ruled the Golden Globes nominations, but let's be real — that was expected. Both are commercial hits and critical darlings — and working in the HBO drama's favor, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association loves new blood (see also: The Walking Dead and The Big C). But as usual, the HFPA threw us a few curveballs — some very sweet surprises and some egregious omissions.
Glee, Boardwalk Empire dominate Golden Globe nominations
Check out our list of the best surprises and biggest snubs below, and then tell us yours.
As DVR usage grows and demos slice and dice the audience, the winners and losers in the TV business are not so clear-cut anymore. Here's a look at some of the facts and figures that reflect what — and how — viewers watched (and listened and purchased) in the past year....
Cheers to Ray Romano for his sensitive portrayal of a divorced dad on Men of a Certain Age.
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Men of a Certain Age turns 2 — the so-called "terrible" stage in life — on Monday. But for the TNT drama, things remain as bittersweet as ever for its leading men as they continue to tackle and tiptoe around middle age.
"It's kind of that never-ending arc that everyone has in life, where you're still trying to get out from under," Ray Romano tells TVGuide.com. "They have a destination they want to get to, but they never ...
D.L. Hughley, Gina Gershon
D.L. Hughley, Gina Gershon and Michael McKean are heading back to college as guest stars on TBS' Glory Daze, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
Hughley (The Hughleys, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip) will play Coach Franklin, a man desperate to be a father, and McKean (Smallville, Best in Show) will play the quirky and passionate head of campus maintenance. Gershon (Rescue Me, Bound) plays a tough-as-nails military instructor determined to whip her students into fighting machines.
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The trio of guest stars follow Everybody Loves Raymond's Brad Garrett and Saturday Night Live's Cheri Oteri, who appear in the pilot.
Glory Daze is a 1980s-set college comedy that centers on four freshmen...
Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence
When '90s sitcom stars Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence teamed up for the ABC Family movie My Fake Fiance, they never expected that fans would fall so in love with the duo that it would prompt the network to create a series just for them. Why are the stars of Melissa & Joey so popular? "We've got nostalgia behind us. We've each had two successful series and the audience, more so than Hollywood, likes to see a reincarnation," Hart tells TVGuide.com.
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Expect to feel some déjà vu when The Middle returns on September 22 with an episode that reunites Patricia Heaton with her Everybody Loves Raymond mother-in-law, Doris Roberts. And for Heaton, it's like old times when her character, Frankie, ends up on the losing side of a battle with Roberts, who plays Brick's teacher Ms. Rinsky, a woman Heaton describes as "very no-nonsense and sick of interfering parents like Frankie."
Executive producer Eileen Heisler....
Modern Family - Fred Willard
Fans of ever-smiling comedy icon Fred Willard will be pleased to learn that Phil Dunphy's father Frank will be pulling his RV back into Modern Family next season thanks to a casting match made in heaven (with a little help from series star Ty Burrell).
"They said that ...
Tom Hanks, Peter Scolari
Bosom Buddies' Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari reunited to receive the Anniversary Award, celebrating the '80s sitcom's 30th anniversary as celebrities old and new gathered at the TV Land Awards.
Jay Leno presented the award Saturday night to the cast, which included Donna Dixon, Thelma Hopkins and Holland Taylor.
The series centered on two bachelors who pretended to be women to live in a low-cost, all-female hotel after their apartment is condemned.
TV Land Awards to honor Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari
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Tim Allen will host the 8th annual TV Land Awards, the network announced.
"Tim Allen is a versatile and hilarious performer who fits perfectly into the plans for this year's TV Land Awards," Larry W. Jones, president of TV Land, said. "We are ...