"30 Rock" is finally ending on Jan. 26, and the series went out in style at the 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards. Though the NBC comedy didn't win Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series -- that honor went to "Modern Family" -- lead actors Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin did take top awards. Baldwin made sure to thank Fey and "30 Rock's" writers for his Best Actor in a Comedy win, while Fey said she wanted to "share this with everyone else in our cast." But she also had someone unexpected to thank: Her rival nominee and real-life BFF "Amy Poehler. "I share this with my sweet friend Amy Poehler, who I've known for so long. I've stolen so many of your moves," Fey said. "Amy, I've known you since you were pregnant with Lena Dunham." She added about the finale's airtime, "Just tape 'The Big Bang Theory' for once, for crying out loud. Even... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/01/sag-awards-2013-honor-tina-fey-and-alec-baldwin-with-30-rock-wins.html
TELEVISION : Actor in a movie or miniseries: Kevin Costner "Hatfields & McCoys" Actress in a movie or miniseries: Julianne Moore , "Game Change" Actor in a drama series: Bryan Cranston , " Breaking Bad " Actress in a drama series: Claire Danes , "Homeland" Actor in a comedy series: Alec Baldwin , " 30 Rock " Actress in a comedy series: Tina Fey , " 30 Rock " Drama series cast: "Downton Abbey" Comedy series cast: " Modern Family " Stunt ensemble: "Game of Thrones" ___ MOVIES : Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis , "Lincoln" Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, "Silver Linings Playbook" Supporting actor: Tommy Lee Jones , "Lincoln" Supporting actress: Anne Hathaway , "Les Miserables" Cast: "Argo" Stunt ensemble: "Skyfall" ___ Life Achievement : Dick Van Dyke Source: Newsday
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Fast National ratings for Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013"American Idol's" Thursday telecast was off a little from its first hour last week, but it dominated its hour (thanks in part to CBS being in repeats). It also helped "Glee" score some of its best overnight ratings of the season as FOX scored a win for the night.For ABC, "Grey's Anatomy" was up a tick over last week and led its hour in adults 18-49. NBC's "30 Rock" also improved a little, while "Beauty and the Beast" had its best outing in more than two months.FOX averaged 11.2 million viewers and a 6.4 rating/10 share in households to lead the night. CBS (9.3 million, 5.9/9) came in second, a good distance ahead of ABC (6.7 million, 4.4/7). NBC was fourth with 3.8 million viewers and a 2.4/4. The CW (2.3 million, 1.4/2) trailed.FOX also topped the adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.9 rating. ABC and CBS tied... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/01/tv-ratings-glee-gets-a-boost-from-american-idol-as-fox-wins-thursday.html
Making Jane Krakowski look stunning is not difficult. Making the men of "30 Rock" look funny is.Costume designer Tom Broecker, who has been with "30 Rock" since the beginning, succeeds.Among the more challenging actors for whom to find clothes that fit are Tracy's (Tracy Morgan) buddies, Grizz and Dot Com (Grizz Chapman, Kevin Brown)."One is 6-10, and one is 6-8," Broecker tells Zap2it. "Here is the thing: With this guy, part of the problem -- the speed with which the show has to happen, we are at the mercy of what is made by manufacturers. Sometimes we have the luxury of making the crazy stuff. We are at the mercy of the Internet and four stores in New York. Plus-size clothing for men and women is virtually impossible."Having been with the show since its pilot, Broecker has accommodated the evolution of characters. "When we started this, they were the backups to Tracy, less noticeable except... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/01/30-rock-alec-baldwin-taking-jack-donaghys-wardrobe-with-him.html
30 Rock “A Goon’s Deed in a Weary World” Season 7 episode 11 airs Thursday Jan 24 2012 on NBC (8-8:30 p.m. ET) Episode Synopsis : As she and Criss (guest star James Marsden) receive some unexpected family news, Liz (Fey) tries to rally her staff to save “TGS”. Tracy (Tracy Morgan) and Jenna (Jane Krakowski) start to plan for their careers beyond the show, while Kenneth (McBrayer) interferes with Jack’s (Baldwin) appointment of a new NBC president. READ MORE...
30 Rock “Florida” Season 7 episode 10 airs Thursday Jan 17 2012 on NBC (8-8:30 p.m. ET) Episode Synopsis: Jack (Baldwin) encourages Liz (Fey) to be spontaneous and accompany him on atrip to Florida where they uncover a shocking secret about his mother. In Liz’s absence, Tracy (Morgan) and Jenna (Krakowski) assume responsibility for “TGS” with disastrous results for Kenneth (Jack McBrayer.) Tim Meadows guest stars. READ MORE...
The " 30 Rock " cast is saying farewell ... but it's not quite over yet. There are still a couple episodes left of the misadventures of Liz Lemon and the gang at "TGS" before the "30 Rock" series finale airs on Thursday, Jan. 31. The cast assembled for a wrap party in late December and looked back on the last seven years of "30 Rock." "The writing ... I doubt I'll ever encounter it again. That's what I'll miss the most," Alec Baldwin says. Check out the video for more from the "30 Rock" cast. "30 Rock" airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. EST on NBC. Stay tuned to HuffPost TV for more "30 Rock" finale features. http://feeds.huffingtonpost.com/~r/HP/Entertainment/~3/t1M2KwAU0ZM/30-rock-farewell-cast_n_2497816.html
But even "anemic" writing "is still better than everybody else's," the star allows. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/Dl7JDFtluvM/story01.htm
Fast National ratings for Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013Ho-hum -- another Thursday, another series-best performance for "The Big Bang Theory." The CBS comedy scored nearly 20 million viewers and posted a 6.3 rating among adults 18-49 in leading the network to a big ratings win for the night. "Scandal" also continued its second-season surge on ABC, scoring series highs in viewers and the 18-49 demo. On a smaller scale, NBC's comedies were also up a little bit. The Critics' Choice Movie Awards put up decent numbers for The CW.CBS averaged 14.65 million viewers and a 9.0 rating/14 share in households for the night. ABC (7.8 million, 5.1/8) finished a distant second. NBC (3.9 million, 2.6/4) came in third, followed by FOX (2.65 million, 1.7/3). The CW trailed with 1.9 million viewers and a 1.4/2.CBS also won the adults 18-49 demographic with a 3.6 rating. ABC (2.4) was the only other network to get above the 2.0... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/01/tv-ratings-the-big-bang-theory-and-scandal-hit-series-highs-yet-again-thursday.html