Bill Maher and Jane Lynch
Bill Maher knows the advantages of being on HBO.
The Real Time host welcomed Glee star and upcoming Emmys host Jane Lynch Friday night, and the two performed a dramatic reading of the sexual messages exchanged between Congressman Anthony Weiner and a Las Vegas blackjack dealer. (Weiner held a press conference earlier this week, apologizing for his actions, which included sending lewd photos of himself to women on Twitter.)
VIDEO: Jon Stewart goes easy on old pal Anthony Weiner
"Here at Real Time, we do take our responsibility very seriously as the one show, because we're on pay cable, where we can say anything and quote anything," Maher said....
Frances Fisher may have joined ABC's new drama pilot Partners, but she'd really like to work on one of the network's other shows.
"Modern Family, of course," Fisher tells TVGuide.com. "[It's] very unique [with] well-drawn characters, well-played by very talented actors and insightful writing."
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Fisher — best known for playing Kate Winslet's mom in Titanic and who can be seen next in The Lincoln Lawyer — is especially a fan of Sofia Vergara's and Julie Bowen's performances on the ABC hit. "Sofia's character — she ...
CMT rolls out its first scripted series: this good-natured sitcom starring Reba alum Melissa Peterman as a single mom who moves her three kids (and her slacker younger brother) into a wealthy suburb to give the kids a better life, and takes a job in a supermarket. That won't make her wealthy herself, of course, and there are plenty of poverty jokes (this is a comedy) in the back-to-back opening episodes. Peterman enhances them with her physical-comedy talents. Ed Asner plays her curmudgeonly neighbor and coworker. — Paul Droesch
Read on for previews of SpongeBob SquarePants, Track and Field, Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star, Four Biggest Wedding Blunders and Real Time with Bill Maher.
The Ricky Gervais Show
Ricky Gervais Show
Sometimes it's hard to figure out which is funnier: the bizarre ravings and expositions of Karl Pilkington; or the high-pitched cackle of Ricky Gervais in response. Fortunately, there's plenty of both in the second-season premiere, especially in a lengthy bit as Karl describes his pitch to a movie studio about a psychological thriller starring Rebecca De Mornay and...Clive Warren? From there it's on to Karl's diary, which includes entries about Australia, camping and humanitarian pursuits. — Joe Friedrich
Read on for previews of ESPN Town Hall Meeting: Image of the Black Athlete, Suite Life on Deck, the 16th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards, Say Yes to the Dress, Real Time with Bill Maher and Gold Rush: Alaska.
Wizards of Waverly Place
Wizards of Waverly Place
The fourth-season premiere picks up where the third season ended, with the Russos escaping a government agency that is holding wizards captive. In an attempt to free her fellow wizards, Alex holds a press conference (to get them to attend she tells the reporters that Lady Gaga will be there) and announces that she and her brothers are wizards. But Alex's stunning statement brings about unexpected repercussions. — Tim Holland
Read on for previews of Smallville, Blue Bloods, Avalon High, the 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards, Medium and Real Time with Bill Maher.
Bill Maher says Zach Galifianakis did not smoke pot on his show.
"If it was a real joint, Wolf, I would have smoked it," Maher told The Situation Room's Wolf Blitzer on Monday. "I think it was cloves or something,"
VIDEO: Zach Galifianakis lights up a joint on Real Time with Bill Maher
On Friday's Real Time with Bill Maher, the actor lit up a joint during their discussion of Proposition 19, a California ...
Zach Galifianakis on Bill Maher's Show
Zach Galifianakis will apparently go to great lengths to prove a point.
In a heated discussion on Real Time with Bill Maher about California Proposition 19, which would legalize marijuana if passed, the 41-year-old Hangover star lit a joint on air...
Thus far in an involving Season 7, Allison has swapped personalities with her daughter, played paranormal matchmaker, snooped into the slaying of a missing girl and created surging friction with Scanlon. It's no wonder Allison's starting to feel the heat — literally. Tonight, our psychic soccer mom suffers a burn on her hand, requiring her to get a skin graft. She'll need to get a grip, however, when the injured hand then begins to act on its own. Meanwhile, daughter Bridgette gets a kick out of soccer, but she's hiding a secret about actual role on her soccer squad. — Dean Maurer
Read on for previews of NBA Basketball, Dog Whisperer, Supernatural, The Good Guys, Real Time with Bill Maher and Todd Margaret.
Delaware's Republican senatorial candidate, Christine O'Donnell, canceled two TV appearances over the weekend after clips of her discussing a past brush with witchcraft on Politically Incorrect turned up on YouTube — and on Bill Maher's new show.
The atheist-libertarian kicked off the new season of his HBO political talk/comedy show Real Time by noting ...
Real Time with Bill Maher
Real Time with Bill Maher
Labor Day may mark the unofficial end of summer, but it signals the beginning of the political season leading up to the midterm elections. And right on cue, Bill Maher returns from his annual summer hiatus, just in time to discuss what figure to be a number of hotly contested congressional races. Joining Maher on the panel as Real Time continues its eighth season are Mad Men star Jon Hamm, ABC News correspondent Martha Raddatz and Republican political strategist Mark McKinnon.
Read on for previews of As the World Turns, Haven, Beyond Survival with Les Stroud, Friday Night Alright, College Football and Boxing.