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HBO's 'The Normal Heart' Trailer: Ryan Murphy's Starry AIDS Drama Gets Mark Ruffalo Worked Up

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 10, 2014 @ 10:17 AM
Just when you thought HBO had enough to focus on between the 'True Detective' finale, our first real look at 'Veep' season 3, and yet another 'Game of Thrones' trailer, the pay-cable network hits us again. Ryan Murphy's adaptation of iconic stage play 'The Normal Heart' has its own first trailer, with everyone from Julia Roberts to 'The Avengers' star Mark Ruffalo shouting about the HIV-AIDS epidemic of the '80s.

'Saturday Night Live' Review: "Jim Parsons"

by Britt Hayes March 2, 2014 @ 12:11 AM
'SNL' finally returns tonight after its brief Winter Olympics hiatus! Jim Parsons from 'The Big Bang Theory' makes his debut on the 30 Rock stage as tonight's guest host, and after years of watching him yuk it up as mega nerd Sheldon on the hit sitcom, we're pretty interested to see him give us something a bit different -- or will he? Read on for our review of tonight's all-new episode of 'SNL'!

'SNL' Preview: Jim Parsons Hits Bobby Moynihan With a Laugh Track

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 26, 2014 @ 10:47 AM
Yesterday brought a treat for 'SNL' fans with news that 'Girls' creator and star Lena Dunham would make her hosting debut with The National on March 8, but we've got one major debut to go first -- 'The Big Bang Theory' star Jim Parsons! The first promos have arrived for the multiple Emmy winner's hosting debut alongside musical guest Beck, and Bazinga! They're pretty great.

'SNL' Taps 'The Big Bang Theory' Star Jim Parsons as First March Host

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 13, 2014 @ 3:47 PM
We haven't heard much from 'SNL' since Melissa McCarthy hosted the pre-Super Bowl installment on February 1, but given NBC's coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics, late night took an understandable back seat. Now, with the long-running sketch comedy series due to return on March 1, 'The Big Bang Theory' Emmy winner Jim Parsons will make his hosting debut!

Jay Leno Says Goodbye to 'The Tonight Show' With Billy Crystal, Jack Black, Kim Kardashian and More

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 7, 2014 @ 9:53 AM
And lo, the tenure of 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' has come to an end once again, leaving Jay to walk off into that darling sunset with Jimmy Fallon waiting in the wings and a bitter Conan O'Brien making the only jokes. Jay's first-ever guest Billy Crystal joined the late-night host last night to bookend the run, bringing with him a cavalcade of guest stars to send Jay off in style before the big man himself finally said goodbye!

Jim Parsons, Isla Fisher and Ellen Barkin to Have Horrific 'Visions'

by Nick Romano November 8, 2013 @ 11:11 AM
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Blumhouse Pictures, the same production company that brought us micro-budget hits like 'Insidious' and 'The Purge,' is revving up for a new horror thriller 'Visions' and is looking to bulk it up with 'The Big Bang Theory' star Jim Parsons, Isla Fisher of 'The Great Gatsby' and Ellen Barkin of 'The New Normal.'

Jim Parsons Wins Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series at the 2013 Emmy Awards

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 22, 2013 @ 8:09 PM
With no signs of slowing down yet, 'The Big Bang Theory' continues its worldwide domination, as actor Jim Parsons tonight takes home the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series award at the 2013 Emmy Awards for his role as genius egghead Sheldon Cooper.

HBO's 'The Normal Heart' Taps Jim Parsons and Taylor Kitsch

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 1, 2013 @ 4:30 PM
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From 'Glee' to 'American Horror Story,' Ryan Murphy fans know that the dedicated showrunner attracks plenty of talent to his work across a number of mediums. The coming months will see the 'Glee' creator tackling his first HBO movie 'The Normal Heart,' an adaptation of the Tony-winning Larry Kramer play of the same name, amassing TV and film stars alike for the effort. Latest to join the piece are big-budget flop-master Taylor Kitsch and 'The Big Bang Theory's' Jim Parsons, so will 'The Normal Heart' prove HBO's next award winner?