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The Normal Heart Wins Emmy For Best Movie, Larry Kramer Joins Cast On Stage

Kramer took the stage with the aid of a bright pink cane and wearing an ACT UP hat. Director Ryan Murphy gave the acceptance speech and the audience responded with the first standing ovation of the night.

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SPOILER: Doctor Who

Stay out of the comments if you’ve not yet seen last night’s season debut of Doctor Who. Otherwise dive in and dish the new Doctor.

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Announcer Don Pardo Dies At Age 96

Saturday Night Live announcer Don Pardo has died at the age of 96. Pardo died peacefully at his home in Tucson, Arizona, where he moved after retiring from SNL in 2006, said his daughter, Dona Pardo. Creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels asked him to continue with the show, and for many weeks he recorded his introductions from his Tucson ...

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OMM Claims Victory With Black Jesus

Just in via email: Joe, Victory! American Eagle Outfitters heard you loud and clear and pulled their support from the “Black Jesus” program! Here is American Eagle’s quick response: Dear One Million Moms, Thank you for expressing your concerns. American Eagle Outfitters does not support or affiliate ourselves with messaging of the show Black Jesus and have pulled our spots ...

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One Million Moms Vs Black Jesus, Part 2

Just in via email: Joe,  Religious mockery, blasphemy and extreme profanity, all directed at the Christian faith flooded the airwaves last night. Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) did not hold back its disdain for Jesus, as TBS’s Cartoon Network delivered on its promise to be offensive and vile. “Black Jesus” was even worse than its promotions portrayed in the trailer leading ...

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PHILADELPHIA: Local News Team Gushes Over Gay Weatherman’s New Baby

(Tipped by JMG reader Ed)

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Atheist TV Launches On Roku

American Atheists have launched Atheist TV, which for now is available only through Roku and online. Via the New York Times: At a party on Tuesday night celebrating the premiere, David Silverman, president of American Atheists, described a channel that won’t be any of the sordid things that certain religious types might envision, but that will be a challenge to ...

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One Million Moms Vs USA Network

Just in via email: Joe, USA’s new summer program, “Satisfaction,” has a name that says it all. I suppose the name “Unsatisfied” didn’t sound as attractive. Like a revamped soap opera, spouses get themselves tangled in a web of lies and hurt the ones they love. “Satisfaction” airs on Thursday evenings at 10:00 p.m. ET/9:00 p.m. CT. The premier episode ...

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Fox Teases Simpsons/Family Guy Episode

Via Mediaite: At Comic-Con International in San Diego, Calif., Fox debuted a five-minute sneak peek of the combo episode of Family Guy and The Simpsons, set to air September 28. The preview shows leading males Homer Simpson and Peter Griffin bonding over donuts and fighting over their favorite beers, while Stewie Griffin and Bart Simpson engage in hijinks. Subtle jabs ...

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Sarah Palin Launches Pay Channel

Variety reports that Sarah Palin has launched a paid subscription video channel that is apparently modeled on the one launched three years ago by Glenn Beck. The Sarah Palin Channel, which costs $9.95 per month or $99.95 for a one-year subscription, will feature her commentary on “important issues facing the nation,” as well as behind-the-scenes looks into her personal life ...

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TRAILER: Walking Dead, Season Five

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From Chris Meloni’s Facebook Page

(Via Towleroad)

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Modern Family Star: No Pics With Frothy

Modern Family star Eric Stonestreet this week revealed that he turned down Rick Santorum when asked to take a photo together at the White House Press Correspondents Dinner. Stonestreet: “Rick Santorum wanted a picture with me. It was at a time when he was publicly saying, ‘Gay marriage, gay marriage [is wrong],’ and I’m like, ‘You know, I can’t do ...

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One Million Moms Vs Black Jesus

Just in via email: The late night programming on the Cartoon Network, known as Adult Swim, plans to air the non-animated show “Black Jesus” portraying Jesus as a “black guy living in the hood.” The show depicts him living in Compton Gardens and makes a mockery of our Lord. The foul language used in the trailer, including using the Lord’s ...

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Two & A Half Men Stars Kutcher & Cryer To Gay-Marry In Upcoming Episode

ABC News reports: Two people will tie the knot during the 12th and final season of CBS’ “Two and a Half Men,” and you may be surprised who they are and why they’re getting married. CBS Entertainment President Nina Tassler confirmed to ABC News that Ashton Kutcher’s character Walden will pop the question to Jon Cryer’s Alan. Tassler confirmed that ...

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Actor James Garner Dies At Age 86

Via the New York Times: James Garner, the wry and handsome leading man who slid seamlessly between television and the movies but was best known as the amiable gambler Bret Maverick in the 1950s western “Maverick” and the cranky sleuth Jim Rockford in the 1970s series “The Rockford Files,” was found dead in his California home on Saturday night, the ...

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REPORT: Sarah Palin Is Working To Get Homocon Tammy Bruce Cast On The View As The “Anti-Rosie O’Donnell”

Via wingnut entertainment columnist Nikki Finke: The best way on TV to shut up a loudmouth is with another loudmouth. I’ve learned that Tea Party advocate Tammy Bruce – the outspoken nationally syndicated radio show host, author, and Fox News talking head – is being considered for a hosting slot on The View as the so-called “anti-Rosie”. What makes this ...

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TRAILER: Doctor Who, Series 8

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2014 Emmy Nominations Announced

The 2014 Emmy nominations were announced this morning. Among the nods are The Normal Heart and its lead actor Mark Ruffalo. The full list is here.

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