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2018 TCA Awards Nominations Announced

June 19, 2018 by  
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TCA Awards nominations

The nominees for the 34th Annual TCA Awards are here, and freshman drama KILLING EVE and departing THE AMERICANS nabbed the most honors. (Full disclosure: I’m a part of TCA.)

Read on for the full list of the 2018 TCA Awards nominations, which includes ATLANTA, THE GOOD PLACE, THIS IS US, and more… Read more

FX Announces New York Comic Con Plans

September 17, 2014 by  
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fxFX is heading to New York Comic Con.

Check out the network’s press release about what they’ll be bringing next month to NYCC…

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GMMR TV Awards: Favorite Couple (Together) – Vote Now!

June 19, 2014 by  
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After two weeks of Give Me My Remote readers nominating their television favorites from the past year, it’s time to vote for the 4th Annual GMMR TV Awards!

Most of the categories have five nominees, but due to ties, the number can vary. (And, as a reminder, each category can only have two nominees per show, so only the top two vote-getters from any particular series moved forward.)

Next up: “Favorite Couple (Together).”

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

GMMR TV Awards: Favorite Couple (Together)

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Booth/Brennan (BONES)

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Paley Center Sets a New York PaleyFest Featuring ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, ELEMENTARY, BOARDWALK EMPIRE, and More

September 3, 2013 by  
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Paley Center has long held PaleyFest festivities in Los Angeles, but this fall, New York will get their own mini-festival for New York-based shows.

Take a look at the tentative schedule so far…

FX Picks Up THE AMERICANS For Season 2

February 21, 2013 by  
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FX has picked up THE AMERICANS for a 13-episode second season.

THE AMERICANS has quickly established itself as a key part FX’s acclaimed drama line-up,” said John Landgraf, President and General Manager, FX Networks in a statement. “Executive Producers Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields and Graham Yost and their collaborators are telling riveting and deeply emotional stories and the performances of Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Noah Emmerich and the entire cast are simply outstanding. The show is truly worthy of its widespread critical acclaim and we are confident that its quality will continue to yield a robust and passionate audience.”

THE AMERICANS’ first season will wrap up on May 1st.

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Graham Yost Previews The New FX Series THE AMERICANS

January 30, 2013 by  
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FX debuts its newest drama, THE AMERICANS, tonight, and while on the surface the series a drama about KGB operatives going undercover to live the American dream during the Cold War, very quickly it becomes apparent this show isn’t just about espionage.

“It became clear this was not just a show about KGB spies in 1981, it was also a story about a marriage,” THE AMERICANS executive producer Graham Yost recently told reporters. “And it’s interesting, because the set-up is you have an arranged marriage: [Phillip (Matthew Rhys) and Keri Russell (Elizabeth) were] put together, they’ve never known each other before they went to training for KGB back in the early ’60s. And they were sent to America and had to pose as a married couple…[in the pilot] you realize they’ve been married for this long, they have teenaged kids, running a traveling agency…doing all these dangerous mission. And you really see the beginning of them start to fall in love. And so it’s the story of a marriage, of two people who have been married for 15 years, and now they’re actually coming together. And it’s espionage, and it’s kick-ass fights, and it’s Keri Russell driving a guy’s head into a wall and all that kind of fun stuff…But the season is about the marriage and the ups and downs and the roller coaster. Doing what they do, they have to not only romance potential agents, but they have to have sex with them. And yet they go home [to each other].

And while the real-life outcome of the Cold War isn’t a secret, Yost is hopeful the other components of the series will keep viewers guessing.

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