Allison Williams: Hate-watchers won't enjoy 'Peter Pan Live!'
Allison Williams: Hate-watchers won't enjoy “Peter Pan Live!”
The cast of this year’s NBC live musical is well aware of the snarky hatewatching that greeted last year’s “Sound of Music Live!”” Hate-watching is a thing,” says Williams. “It’s a whole way of watching something, and it’s not an audience that’s natural to a non-cynical performance. Peter Pan, you cannot watch cynically. If you do, you’re going to hate it, no question. It falls apart instantly.” PLUS: Christopher Walken likens “Peter Pan Live!” to playing in a football game.
Bill Cosby sued for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl in the ‘70s
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Did Stephen Colbert know he was quoting a “Mystery Science Theater 3000” star’s tweet?
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NBC’s “Mr. Robinson” taps Brandon T. Jackson to play Craig Robinson’s younger brother
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Are “annoying bearded gingers” sitcom-killers?
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“Homeland’s” Thanksgiving Weekend hiatus left some fans worried
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About “The Flash’s” surprise
Tuesday’s key scene will lead to an episode that’s “going to be explosive,” says exec producer Andrew Kreisberg.
“The Wire” fans are divided over the HD remastering
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Check out Michelle Forbes in leather as Retro Girl
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“Operation Repo” star helps end a televised police chase
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For a $10 donation, Jon Stewart will interview you on “The Daily Show”
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“The Following” adds Gbenga Akinnagbe
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Why female-centric sex scenes are all the rage on TV
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“Sleepy Hollow” casts Steven Weber as Thomas Jefferson
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“The Vampire Diaries” boss pens an obituary for Katherine Pierce
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Guillermo Del Toro will be more hands-on with “The Strain” for Season 2
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See a preview of Fred Armisen and Jerry Seinfeld in Portland
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“Arrow” bringing back a major villain
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Tony Goldwyn: “Scandal” phone sex scenes are harder than regular sex scenes
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On NPR, Gillian Jacobs is an angel and Nick Offerman is the devil
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Peek inside “The Mindy Project” closet
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Is Kathy Griffin too outrageous for “Fashion Police”?
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Amy Sedaris gives birth to a giant worm on Adult Swim
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“Chicago Fire” goes for humor on its Facebook page
The pictures and captions on the show’s Facebook stand in stark contract to its dramatic content.
Arby’s new ad features only a glass of Pepsi
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British “Black Mirror” creator explains that not all great UK shows are from the BBC
Charlie Brooker tweets: “Charmed several of you Americans seem to be discovering Black Mirror now it’s on US Netflix. But *ahem* it’s not a BBC show. It’s Channel 4.”
“Broad City” star draws a “Broad City” map
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Which TV writers’ rooms have the best Twitter accounts?
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Lisa Vanderpump is launching a home decor line
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Ellen DeGeneres & Portia de Rossi celebrate their 10th anniversary
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Bravo’s “Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce” is the TV equivalent of a great Beach read
Bravo’s first scripted series, starring Lisa Edelstein, "is such a canny and on-brand addition to its reality show slate,” says Willa Paskin, adding that it "unabashedly pillages and riffs on all sorts of clichés, but it does so with an appealing knowingness.” PLUS: It’s a more grounded “Sex and the City,” it is smartly acted and crisply written, Lisa Edelstein is exceptional — outstanding in every scene, the first two episodes are surprisingly entertaining, showrunner Marti Noxon calls it her best TV experience since “Buffy,” and Lisa Edelstein says she’s not playing the author of the book the show is based on.