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SUPERSTORE: America Ferrera on Directing ‘Sandra’s Fight’

May 15, 2019 by  
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SUPERSTORE — “Sandra’s Fight” Episode 421 — Pictured: (l-r) Ana Ortiz as Claudia, America Ferrera as Amy, Lauren Ash as Dina, Craig Welzbacher as Dan — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

America Ferrera steps behind the camera (again) for the first SUPERSTORE episode airing on Thursday, May 16 (at 8/7c; the season 4 finale airs at 8:30/7:30), and it is a little extra special for the actress-director: her former on-screen sisters guest star.

Ana Ortiz, who co-starred with Ferrera on UGLY BETTY, plays Claudia in “Sandra’s Fight,” a Cloud 9 higher up who has a big role in Store #1217’s future. MADTV’s Anjelah Johnson, who co-starred in the 2010 film OUR FAMILY WEDDING with Ferrera, guest stars as Robin, a labor organizer who talks with the employees about potentially unionizing.

“It was just so much fun to invite my sisters to come and play,” Ferrera shared, in the video below, before SUPERSTORE’s recent Paley Center panel. “They were brilliant and easy…we laughed and had so much fun.”

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SUPERSTORE: The Cast Teases a Season Finale Twist

May 13, 2019 by  
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SUPERSTORE — “Employee Appreciation Day” Episode 422 — Pictured: (l-r) Jon Barinholtz as Marcus, America Ferrera as Amy, Ben Feldman as Jonah — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

SUPERSTORE ends its fourth season on Thursday, May 16 with a powerful two-episode block.

In the first episode, “Sandra’s Fight,” the employees debate unionizing. In the second, the comedy delivers another huge season closer.

“I had pretty much decided at the beginning of the season that we had done big, crazy climactic finales every year now, and why do we do that?” executive producer Justin Spitzer previously teased. “We write ourselves into a corner, [so I thought] we’re not going to do that this year. And then we got to there and we decided to do it again. [There is] some crazy stuff happening that will shock a lot of people.”

So what the heck is happening? Before the show’s recent Paley Center panel, series stars America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash, and Mark McKinney give their best teases… Read more

The SUPERSTORE Cast Teases Tension with Cloud 9’s Big Bosses

May 9, 2019 by  
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Identification: (L-R) Mark McKinney, Lauren Ash, America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Nichole Bloom and Colton Dunn at the PaleyLive LA event “Superstore: An Evening in Cloud 9” May 1, 2019. (Brian To/The Paley Center for Media.)

As SUPERSTORE’s fourth season winds down, new Cloud 9 manager Amy (America Ferrera) finds herself backed into a corner when she’s forced to cut her employees’ hours.

“She’s in a very different position now,” Ferrera shared (in the video below) prior to the show’s Paley Center panel. “She’s expected to play on corporate’s team a little bit. But also, she has more to lose. She’s now a manager with a great salary. She’s coming up in her life and her career and it feels good. All of a sudden, the stakes are higher for her. And also the responsibility to keep things afloat for everybody…a big gist of the last couple of episodes will be her navigating those sort of split loyalties.”

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SUPERSTORE: ‘Sandra’s Fight’ Photos

May 7, 2019 by  
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SUPERSTORE’s America Ferrera steps back behind the camera for the first episode airing on Thursday, May 16 (at 8/7c), “Sandra’s Fight.”

In the episode, some Cloud 9 employees discuss potentially joining a union (with guest star Anjelah Johnson, who plays labor organizer Robin Green). That move also prompts Amy (Ferrera) to head to the store’s corporate office, where she meets Claudia Lankow (played by Ferrera’s former UGLY BETTY co-star Ana Ortiz), the SVP of Operations who has a key role in Ozark Highlands store’s future.

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SUPERSTORE -- "Sandra's Fight" Episode 421 -- Pictured: (l-r) Ana Ortiz as Claudia, America Ferrera as Amy, Lauren Ash as Dina, Craig Welzbacher as Dan -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

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GMMR TV Awards: Favorite Actress (Comedy) – Vote Now!

July 3, 2018 by  
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After nearly two weeks of Give Me My Remote readers nominating their television favorites from the past year, it’s time to vote for the 2018 GMMR TV Awards!

The categories have varying amount of nominees (any category that received just one nomination—no matter how many votes it got—is the automatic winner and won’t need to be voted in via poll), but you’ll have at least two options to choose between in each poll.

Next up? “Favorite Actress (Comedy).”

Take a look at your nominees and then vote for your choice below!

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Kaley Cuoco (THE BIG BANG THEORY) Credit: Michael Yarish/CBS

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SUPERSTORE: Justin Spitzer on the Amy-Jonah Kiss Fallout, Mateo’s Revealed Secret, and More

March 15, 2018 by  
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(Photo by: Eddy Chen/NBC)

SUPERSTORE, one of the best comedies currently on television, threw grenades into multiple relationships in last week’s episode.

In “Safety Training,” Amy’s (America Ferrera) attempt to befriend Kelly (Kelly Stables)—AKA Jonah’s (Ben Feldman) new girlfriend—backfired when she took credit for Kelly improperly hanging signs and was forced into safety training. To get Amy out of it, Dina (Lauren Ash) planned on playing footage of Kelly’s work mistake…and instead played a mishmash of footage which included Amy and Jonah’s kiss during last season’s tornado.

Meanwhile, Mateo (Nico Santos) was injured by a falling sign, which helped out. After he kept turning down corporate’s offer for injury compensation, finally Jeff (Michael Bunin), his ex/the store’s distract manager, insisted on giving him money. But Mateo finally admitted he was undocumented and his inability to share that with Jeff was the real reason they broke up.

So where does the show go next? SUPERSTORE creator Justin Spitzer shared a few teases about what’s in store. Read more

SUPERSTORE on NBC – First Look

May 10, 2015 by  
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Ben Feldman is returning to NBC.

A TO Z, sadly, didn’t live beyond its initial 13-episode order, but Feldman is one of the stars of its upcoming comedies, SUPERSTORE. (The series also stars America Ferrera.)

Check out some photos from the pilot, the official description, and check back soon for a trailer for the series…

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SUPERSTORE -- "Pilot" -- Pictured: (l-r) Colton Dunn as Garrett, Ben Feldman as Jonah, America Ferrera as Amy, Nichole Bloom as Cheyenne -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

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