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GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS: Judith Light Scores For Transparent & Taraji P. Henson For Empire!



The nominations were announced this morning for the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards honoring the best in film and televison as recognized and chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

And in was beloved former One Life to Live star, Judith Light who scored her first Golden Globe nomination of her career in her star turn on Amazon Prime’s Transparent in the category of  Best Supporting actress in a TV series, limited series or TV movie.  Light could add a Globe to her trophy case where she already has two Daytime Emmys for her legendary performance of Karen Wolek on One Life, and two Tonys for her performances on the Broadway stage.  Judith will compete for the Globe against: Uzo Aduba, “Orange Is the New Black”. Joanne Froggatt, “Downton Abbey”, Regina King, “American Crime”, and Maura Tierney, “The Affair”.

In other TV notable nominations, Empire’s Taraji P. Henson, while knocked-out of the competition for the SAG Awards did score with the Hollywood Foreign Press.  Henson will compete in the Best Actress in a TV Series Drama against; Caitriona Balfe, “Outlander”, Viola Davis, “How to Get Away with Murder”, Eva Green, “Penny Dreadful, and Robin Wright, “House of Cards”.

For the complete list of films and TV nominations, and performances revealed this morning in Los Angeles click here.  The Golden Globes will be handed out live on Sunday night, January 10th at from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles at 8PMET/5PMPST.

Excited to hear Judith landed a nomination for Tranparent?  Froggatt for Downton Abbey? Henson for Empire? Wright for House of Cards (who appeared on Santa Barbara)? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!

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Viola Davis, “How to Get Away with Murder”
Taraji P. Henson ”Empire”

winners ^^^^^^^

Judith Light is good, great even but her time has come and gone…


“…her time has come and gone…”
Wow! That’s such unnecessarily insulting. But it’s interesting to see you don’t confine your over-the-top comments to Y&R bashing while cheerleading GH.


The only thing I really miss about the Dallas re-boot was Judith Light. She was really “bad” in the role of the crime-boss matriarchal Mom. Never forget the pat-down with the Mexican drug lord. So Good for her.

Haven’t seen Empire, but I really miss Taraji on Person Of Interest. Wish they hadn’t killed her off. And on this show when your are killed off, that’s it!

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IT’S OFFICIAL: Downton Abbey The Movie To Go Into Production This Summer

The highly-anticipated and rumored revival of Downton Abbey to the big screen is on!  Production is slated to begin later this summer.

From what we understand, all of the original cast is set to reprise their signature roles in the motion picture, written by series creator Julian Fellowes.

Fellowes will also serve as the executive producer along with other ‘Downton’ notables behind the scenes: Gareth Neame, Liz Trubridge, and Nigel Marchant. Brian Percival is set to direct.  Percival also directed the pilot episode of the critically-acclaimed and beloved period soap opera series.

In a statement, Gareth Neame expressed: “When the television series drew to a close it was our dream to bring the millions of global fans a movie and now, after getting many stars aligned, we are shortly to go into production.  Julian’s script charms, thrills and entertains and in Brian Percival’s hands we aim to deliver everything that one would hope for as Downton comes to the big screen.”

Focus Features chairman, Peter Kujawski, shared: “Since the series ended, fans of Downton have long been waiting for the Crawley family’s next chapter. We’re thrilled to join this incredible group of filmmakers, actors and craftspeople, led by Julian Fellowes and Gareth Neame, in bringing back the world of Downton to the big screen.”

Downton Abbey ran for six seasons on PBS  and received 15 Primetime Emmy awards and 69 nominations.

Actress Joanne Froggatt, who plays maid Anna Bates, took to Twitter with much enthusiasm at the news: “Delighted to announce we’re getting the band back together! #DowntonMovie #DowntonAbbey”

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Downton Abbey Movie Project Moving Forward; Projected For Production In 2018


It looks like all of those earlier reports months ago about a production being put together for Downton Abbey: The Movie, may finally becoming to fruition. Numerous items detail that motion picture project is moving forward with production slated for sometime next year.

Michael Edelstein, president at NBCUniversal International Studios, told the AP: “We are working on getting the script right and then we’ve got to figure out how to get the (cast) together. Because as you know, people go on and do other things. But we’re hopeful to make a movie sometime next year.”

Currently, the cast and writer Julian Fellowes have been on hand at the Downton Abbey exhibition which debuted in Singapore. However, some notable members of the company seemed surprised by the news including Laura Carmichael (Edith): “Well, tell my agent, because we’re still waiting to know. We’re hoping that will happen soon.”

Variety reports that an NBCUniversal spokesman confirmed the studio hopes to put the movie into production in 2018.

The Downton Abbey exhibition however, is set to travel to the United States and Australia with dates to be announced. (more…)

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SAG AWARD NOMINATIONS: Downton Abbey Scores Drama Series Ensemble Nod; This Is Us Star Sterling K. Brown Tapped For Two!


Nominations were announced this morning for the 23rd Annual SAG (Screen Actors Guild) Awards for performances in motion pictures and television.

The awards ill be handed out Sunday, January 29th at the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles. The ceremony will air live at 8/7c (5 p.m./PT) on both TBS and TNT.

For its sixth and final season, the British period soap, Downton Abbey once again made the finals in the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama.  They will go up against, The Crown, Game of Thrones, Stranger Things and Westworld.  On the snub side: the widely acclaimed and highly-rated This Is Us failed to score a nomination in the category.

In addition, this is the first time that Dame Maggie Smith did not wind up with a Lead Actress in a Drama Series nomination for her performance as the Dowager Countess on Downton Abbey. (more…)

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