Live In Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear Makes History with Emmy Nominations

Live in Front of a Studio Audience is making waves. Deadline reports the ABC TV show special has earned two Emmy nominations. The special, which debuted in May, featured live recreations of All in ...

Norman Lear Makes History With Emmy Nomination For ‘Live In Front Of A Studio Audience’, Teases More For ABC Franchise

The success of ABC’s Live in Front of a Studio Audience continued this morning when the live special received three Emmy nominations including Outstanding Variety Special (Live), Outstanding Directing ...

Norman Lear Teases More Live Remakes of His Classic Sitcoms After Emmy Nominations

Norman Lear Teases More Live Remakes of His Classic Sitcoms After Emmy Nominations “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” picked up a trio of Emmy nominations on Tuesday, nearly four decades after they went off the air. Jimmy Kimmel and Norman Lear’s “Live in Front of a Studio ...

Fork yes! Ted Danson extends his own Emmy record with his lucky 13th Best Comedy Actor nomination

Fork yes! Ted Danson extends his own Emmy record with his lucky 13th Best Comedy Actor nomination Ted Danson nabbed his lucky 13th Emmy nomination in Best Comedy Actor on Tuesday and second in a row for “The Good Place.” But even more good news? He’s now extended his own record for most ...

Marisa Tomei (‘All in the Family’) on the ‘out of body’ experience of playing Edith Bunker [Complete Interview Transcript]

Marisa Tomei (‘All in the Family’) on the ‘out of body’ experience of playing Edith Bunker [Complete Interview Transcript] Marisa Tomei stepped into Jean Stapleton‘s shoes to play Edith Bunker on “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons.” Tomei is a previous Oscar winner and ...

Married With Children: 10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Al Bundy

It seems very strange now, but in 1987, the Fox Network debuted. Until then, there were just four other networks, and if you had cable, your last name could’ve been Rockefeller. The Fox Network sought ...

Marla Gibbs (‘The Jeffersons’) on reuniting with ‘my hero’ Norman Lear on ABC special [Complete Interview Transcript]

Marla Gibbs (‘The Jeffersons’) on reuniting with ‘my hero’ Norman Lear on ABC special [Complete Interview Transcript] Marla Gibbs stole the show on ABC’s “Live in Front of Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons,” reprising her role as Florence, wisecracking maid to the Jeffersons. Gibbs ...

The Hilarious Family Guy Gift Guide

For the past seventeen seasons, Seth MacFarlane's Family Guy series has delighted, horrified, and made us pee our pants with some of the most clever and inane satire on television. Borrowing from ...

Emmy Experts predict Best Comedy Series: Can ‘Mrs. Maisel’ or ‘Barry’ upset front-runner ‘Veep’?

If Gold Derby’s Emmy Experts are correct, then we can expect “Veep” to win its fourth (and final) trophy this year as Best Comedy Series. HBO’s political satire prevailed in 2015, 2016 and 2017, but ...

Wanda Sykes on ‘the dream gig’ of ‘The Jeffersons’ and the positive response to ‘Not Normal’ [Complete Interview Transcript]

Wanda Sykes on ‘the dream gig’ of ‘The Jeffersons’ and the positive response to ‘Not Normal’ [Complete Interview Transcript] Wanda Sykes had a strong year on television this year, between “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and The Jeffersons,'” her Netflix comedy special “Not Normal” and ...

‘One Day at a Time’ Gets Fourth Season at Pop TV Following Netflix Cancellation

‘One Day at a Time’ Gets Fourth Season at Pop TV Following Netflix Cancellation “One Day at a Time” has a new home. Pop TV has picked up a 13-episode fourth season of the Norman Lear sitcom reboot after a lengthy fan campaign to save the show. The new season will debut in 2020 ...

'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Norman Lear ('One Day at a Time' & 'Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's All in the Family and The Jeffersons')

'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Norman Lear ('One Day at a Time' & 'Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's All in the Family and The Jeffersons') "I used to speak of having three doors to knock on to sell something, and now there are 4,000 doors," says the legendary television producer Norman Lear as we sit down in his office on the Sony lot to ...

Listen: Marisa Tomei Wants to Star in a TV Sitcom of Her Own After Channeling Edith Bunker

Listen: Marisa Tomei Wants to Star in a TV Sitcom of Her Own After Channeling Edith Bunker Attention casting directors: Marisa Tomei has got the TV bug. And not just any kind of TV: the Oscar winner is eager to return to the sitcom, where she got her start in 1987 on “A Different World.” ...

Woody Harrelson To Play Timothy Leary In Luke Davies-Scripted Limited Series ‘The Most Dangerous Man In America’

Woody Harrelson To Play Timothy Leary In Luke Davies-Scripted Limited Series ‘The Most Dangerous Man In America’ Exclusive: Woody Harrelson and Luke Davies are teaming on The Most Dangerous Man in America, a limited series package mounted by Wiip and Star Thrower Entertainment. Harrelson is attached to be ...

Marisa Tomei Skipped Cannes to Do ABC’s ‘All In the Family’ Live, and Found a Fresh Challenge

Marisa Tomei Skipped Cannes to Do ABC’s ‘All In the Family’ Live, and Found a Fresh Challenge Marisa Tomei was planning to go to the Cannes Film Festival to promote her role opposite Isabelle Huppert in “Frankie” when Norman Lear called her cell phone. The 96-year-old “All in the Family” ...

Norman Lear Reflects On The 40-Year Relevancy Of ‘Live In Front Of A Studio Audience’ [Interview]

At a spry 96-years-old, Norman Lear has proved that the career of a television pioneer is never really over. After creating or co-creating classic TV programs from the ’70s and 80’s such as “All in ...

Marisa Tomei (‘All in the Family’) on honoring Jean Stapleton’s ‘sacred’ role as Edith Bunker in live sitcom staging [Exclusive Video Interview]

Marisa Tomei (‘All in the Family’) on honoring Jean Stapleton’s ‘sacred’ role as Edith Bunker in live sitcom staging [Exclusive Video Interview] Marisa Tomei admittedly felt “major intimidation” stepping into Jean Stapleton‘s iconic shoes as Edith Bunker. The Oscar-winning actress was tasked with bringing the lovable dingbat to life for a new ...

Why Marisa Tomei Balked at Restaging ‘All in the Family’ at First: ‘Why Touch Perfection?’

Why Marisa Tomei Balked at Restaging ‘All in the Family’ at First: ‘Why Touch Perfection?’ A version of this story about Marisa Tomei and “All in the Family” first appeared in the Movies & Limited Series issue of TheWrap’s Emmy magazine. Actress Jean Stapleton was nominated for eight Emmys ...

Marla Gibbs (‘The Jeffersons’) on keeping her return as maid Florence a secret and her joy watching ‘daughter’ Regina King win an Oscar [Exclusive Video Interview]

Marla Gibbs (‘The Jeffersons’) on keeping her return as maid Florence a secret and her joy watching ‘daughter’ Regina King win an Oscar [Exclusive Video Interview] Marla Gibbs told a select group of friends and family she would be on the live special for ABC’s “The Jeffersons” in May, but they wouldn’t believe her since she wasn’t in any of the promotional ...

‘Sorry For Your Loss’ Emmy submissions: Facebook throws its hat in the ring for 10 potential nominations

Original scripted programming is everywhere these days, so it should be no surprise that a platform as large as Facebook would find its way into the Emmy race. The social media behemoth is joining the ...

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