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'Mom' First Look: See Ellen Burstyn as Anna Faris' grandma

Look whos come for overdue visit? In this exclusive first look from Thursdays season premiere of Mom , Christy (Anna Faris) finally meets her long-lost grandmaShirley (Ellen Burstyn). Unfortunately, the reunion isnt complete since Christys mom Bonnie (Allison Janney) is a no-show. Im...   Read More...

Mom Casts Linda Lavin as Violet's Future Mother-In-Law

Mom is adding another formidable mother to its ranks. The CBS sitcom has tapped TV vet Linda Lavin to guest-star as the mother ofViolets (Sadie Calvano) fianc Gregory. Lavins matriarch is skeptical about her son marryinginto a family with alcohol and addiction issues. Lavin, bestknown for playing the title role in the 70s sitcomAliceand most []

Mom Actress Sadie Calvano to Star in Refinery29 Series The Skinny (Exclusive)

Mom star Sadie Calvano has been cast in The Skinny, the upcoming Refinery29 series created by Jessie Kahnweiler in collaboration with Jill Soloway , Andrea Sperling, and Rebecca Odes of WifeyTV, TheWrap has learned. The show centers around a wannabe YouTube comedy star named Jessie (Kahnweiler) as she struggles to live, love and get over her bulimia. Calvanos character, Sadie, is a successful internet star and up-and-coming digital content queen who helps launch Jessies digital career. Calvano and Kahnweiler will star alongside Megan Ferguson, Paul Dooley, Ryan Pinkston, Spencer Hill and Illeana Douglas . The series is set to launch on Refinery29 in January 2016.  Read More...

Mom's Allison Janney: Ellen Burstyn Is 'Extraordinary' Addition to Season 3

Theres a whole lot of love on the set of CBS Momright now. TVLine caught up with star Allison Janney on the Emmys red carpet Sunday aboutan hour before her big win where she sang the praises of Season 3 newcomer Ellen Burstyn. It was extraordinary to have a woman like her want to []

Allison Janney: Guests Ellen Burstyn and Emily Osment Are Wonderful, Brilliant On Season 3 Of Mom Emmys

Allison Janney knows from awards. A six-time Emmy winner already, with two Tonys to boot, she's now in line to add another two Emmys to her collection, with noms for both Masters of Sex and Mom the latter of which has already snagged her a Critics' Choice award this year. She talked to AwardsLine about the new season of Mom , awkward sex scenes and returning for Masters of Sex season 4. After The West Wing you've said you were nervous about being typecast as a kind of

'Mom' Enlists Ellen Burstyn and June Squibb for Season 3

Burstyn -- who will play Bonnie's mother -- and Squibb will appear in the third episode of the season.   Read More...

Emily Osment Joins Mom for Multi-Episode Season 3 Arc

Moms the word for Emily Osment. The Young & Hungry actress is joining the CBS comedys upcoming third season for multiple episodes, TVLine has learned exclusively. Osment will playJodi, a street wise young drug addict who Christy (Anna Faris) and Bonnie (Allison Janney) try to help get sober. As TVLine previously reported, Momhas made a []

Mom Star Anna Faris on Her Incredible Year and 7 Other Emmy Contender Quickies

Its quite possible Anna Faris is the nicest person in Hollywood. The Mom star has had an incredible year. Her show has consistently delivered in the ratings department, becoming network TVs fastest-growing program. The fact that her husband, actor Chris Pratt , has starred in one of the years most anticipated movies, Jurassic World, is just icing on the cake. Faris spoke to TheWrap about life in Hollywood, her favorite shows to binge-watch and how to celebrate your husbands movie breaking into the billion-dollar club.   Read More...

Mom Season 3: Who's In? Who's Out?

Mom will be down one boyfriend but up agirlfriend for Season 3. TVLine has learned exclusively that Spencer Daniels, who plays Violets baby daddy Luke, will not be a series regular when the comedy returns next fall. The change doesnt come as a bigsurprise, as Daniels character did not appear in the final 14 episodes []

Swoosie Kurtz On Mike & Molly, Mom And Her First Tony Award Nomination

EXCLUSIVE: I met Swoosie Kurtz for the first time in the brief lull between her first Tony nomination and her first win. Almost immediately I asked her to marry me. Didnt matter that I was married at the time. Didnt matter that we were somewhat blazed and not alone (everyone was blazed and as I recall, everyone of every sexual predilection was asking for Swoosie Kurtzs, um, hand in marriage).   Read More...