Despite the fact that HBO's 'Girls' lost most of its Emmy-nominated categories at the 2012 Emmy Awards, the producers of long-running FOX animation staple 'Family Guy' believe they've finally found their way to consideration. The latest controversial 'Family Guy' submission takes aim at the critically debated HBO series, and they might have something of a mess on their hands. Among other places.
Not that HBO's 'Girls' didn't already court its fair share of controversy, but the Lena Dunham-scripted series took an exceptional amount of criticism this past season for sex scenes between Dunham's character Hannah and guest star Patrick Wilson, as well as those between star Adam Driver and guest Shiri Appleby. With production on 'Girls' season 3 underway, Dunham has issued her own responses to the criticism, calling one scene a "terrible miscommunication."
'Girls' season 3 was thrown for a loop shortly after the airing of season 2 finale "Together," when series star Christopher Abbott abruptly quit the series after his character Charlie was positioned to take a more integral role. Now that 'Boardwalk Empire' and 'The Walking Dead' star Michael Zegen has joined 'Girls' season 3, however, speculation has begun that Zegen may replace Abbott in the role rather than portray an original character.
Yesterday we learned the admittedly unsurprising news that HBO's 'Girls' was due to receive its very own porn parody, courtesy of Hustler. The HBO dramedy's regular use of explicit material led the director to declare he didn't have to change very much in crafting his parody, but what does 'Girls' creator Lena Dunham have to say on the matter? Check out the latest 'Girls' controversy inside!
Things have been relatively quiet on the front of 'Girls' season 3, now filming in New York, as the last announcements we heard put 'Doctor Who' star Richard E. Grant in an unnamed role in the premiere. Now, location shooting has revealed that actress Jennifer Westfeldt, partner to 'Mad Men's' Jon Hamm will appear in the upcoming third season of HBO's Golden Globe winner, but as whom?
Though HBO's eternally buzzing Lena Dunham dramedy 'Girls' made little regular habit of cliffhangers, many found themselves perplexed by the the unusually optimistic ending of season 2 finale "Together," which largely reunited the season 1 couples. That ending was thrown into chaos by the sudden departure of actor Christopher Abbott, for whom the season 2 finale had suggested a larger role, but what do Abbott's castmates have to say about the exit? Preview Marnie's updated outlook in 'Girls' season 3 inside!
Recently, news broke that 'Girls' lost one of its main boys -- series star Charlie Abbott was reported to leave the series over creative differences, despite the fact that season 2 finale "Together" set up an important role for the character next season. Now, the difference seems to have evened out, as 'Girls' season 3 adds an older boy to its ranks, that of recent 'Doctor Who' star Richard E. Grant. Find out the mystery man's identity for the 'Girls' season 3 premiere inside!
Only a few weeks have passed since HBO's 'Girls' ended its second season on a curiously upbeat note, with several characters returning to the relationships they maintained at the outset of the series. That finale may prove even more difficult to justify in retrospect as series star Christopher Abbott (Charlie) has abruptly left the series altogether, prior to filming any season 3 episodes. Find out what caused the big 'Girls' season 3 break inside!