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'The New Normal': Nicole Richie Pumpking Picking With Ryan

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 03.06.2013 | TV

After Hurricane Sandy, NBC pre-empted the Halloween installment of "The New Normal." Finally this past week, it came to air. And while it might seem s...

Jimmy Smits Returning To 'Sons Of Anarchy'

Posted 02.28.2013 | TV

Jimmy Smits will be returning to "Sons of Anarchy" for Season 6, TVLine reports. Smits made his debut as the gangster Nero in Season 5, where he ro...

Ratings Woes: 'Smash,' 'Body Of Proof' Hit Lows

Posted 02.20.2013 | TV

"Smash" is not a hit in the Nielsen ratings. The NBC musical drama -- and other NBC shows -- continued to spiral downward in the ratings Tuesday night...

The New Climate Reality: Expensive, Destructive, and Coming in Hot

Lucy Emerson-Bell | Posted 04.02.2013 | Green
Lucy Emerson-Bell

Call us crazy but wouldn't it make more sense to consider a long-term investment in our future through embracing renewable energy, funding innovative technologies and reducing our dependence on fossil fuels, rather than "reconstruction efforts" or throwing money at the problem after the fact?

Because Racism Is So Last Year, The New Normal Is Making Fun of Intersex People Now

Nico Lang | Posted 03.19.2013 | Chicago
Nico Lang

If Ryan Murphy wants to truly be a pioneer in his own medium -- at a time when we need more queer voices in film and television -- he needs to actually be inclusive.

And The 2013 GLAAD Media Award Nominees Are...

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

(Updates with more nominees) NEW YORK, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Television shows "The New Normal" and "Smash," animated film "ParaNorman," a...

Curtis M. Wong

'The New Normal' Star Talks Same-Sex Parenting And Playing Gay On TV | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Justin Bartha will don a pink feather boa, make-up and even a tiara on a new episode of "The New Normal" which tackles the ever-relevant topic of stay...

Alex Moaba

Andrew Rannells Leaving 'Girls' | Alex Moaba | Posted 01.09.2013 | TV

Andrew Rannells has had a busy couple of years. He went from a Tony-nominated Broadway performance in "The Book Of Mormon" to being cast in the recurr...

'The New Normal': Matt Bomer Plays Bryan's Ex-Boyfriend

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 01.09.2013 | TV

Matt Bomer went from "White Collar" to no collar -- and in fact, no shirt in several scenes -- with a guest appearance on "The New Normal." He played ...

Laura Prudom

Matt Bomer Talks 'The New Normal' | Laura Prudom | Posted 01.08.2013 | TV

"The New Normal" is back (Tuesday, January 8 at 9:30 p.m. EST on NBC), and the Ryan Murphy comedy is certainly starting 2013 the right way with guest ...

Cultural Cavalcade: Top LGBT Culture In 2012

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

With 2012 being an incredibly historic year for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, it's only fitting that the cultural scene...

TV Characters We'd Like To See Under The Mistletoe This Holiday Season

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 12.20.2012 | TV

Primetime is full of potential soulmates (or at least random hook-ups) waiting to happen, if only they weren't separated by network divides, so HuffPo...

John Stamos & Mark Consuelos To Visit 'The New Normal'

Posted 12.19.2012 | TV

John Stamos and Mark Consuelos are headed for "The New Normal," according to EW. Stamos is playing a co-worker of Jane's (Ellen Barkin) who finds ...

21 Best New TV Characters Of 2012

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 12.14.2012 | TV

A new year means new characters, whether on our favorite freshman shows or returning series. As 2012 draws to a close, HuffPost TV is looking back...

Which Shows Were Trending Most In 2012?

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 12.12.2012 | TV

What were the top trending shows in 2012? Some of the answers, as supplied by Google, may surprise you. While Nielsen ratings can certainly give a ...

First Look: Matt Bomer As Bryan's Ex On 'The New Normal'

Posted 12.03.2012 | TV

Thanks to the magic of Twitter, we've got our first look at Matt Bomer's guest spot on NBC's "The New Normal," courtesy of executive producer Ali Adle...

New Study Uncovers 23 Million Powerful American Women -- and They're Not Moms

Melanie Notkin | Posted 01.30.2013 | Women
Melanie Notkin

The moment I became an aunt for the first time was the most meaningful and fulfilling time of my life. But as much as I felt this milestone had changed everything for me, no one else beyond my closest friends and family seemed to notice. No one spoke to me as an aunt.

Dads, Daughters and Debilitating Illness

Lily Eve Cohen | Posted 01.29.2013 | Teen
Lily Eve Cohen

When children take on the role of caretakers in their families, they view the world differently; they see the struggles of their parents and understand that playing with dolls and train sets cannot improve the situation.

Gay TV Has Surprising Impact On Marriage Equality Views -- But It's Not All Positive

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The visibility of openly gay characters on hit TV shows like "Glee," "The New Normal" and "Modern Family" is having a direct impact on audiences' stan...

How To Watch 'The New Normal' & 'Go On' Halloween Episodes

Posted 10.31.2012 | TV

"The New Normal" and "Go On" Halloween episodes were pushed off of NBC's Tuesday night schedule on Tuesday, October 30. Instead, NBC aired an NBC News...

Scott Evans: One Of The People You May Know

Derek Hartley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Derek Hartley

Of course I know who Scott Evans is. He's the kid brother of Chris Evans and has made a name for himself in his own right with a memorable turn on One Life to Live. I just don't know him. But try telling that to Facebook.

One Million Moms Targets '666 Park Avenue'

Posted 10.25.2012 | TV

It was only a matter of time. Clearly having grown bored of campaigning against NBC's "The New Normal," anti-gay group One Million Moms has turned its...

What TV Taught Us This Week

Posted 10.19.2012 | TV

From a seven-year-old's political views to offensive tweets, The TV world had quite the week. Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thomson told Jimmy Kimmel that...

'Parks & Rec,' 'The Office' & More Show Celebrate Halloween

Posted 10.18.2012 | TV

"Parks & Recreation," "The Office" and more NBC comedies are getting into the Halloween spirit. In the gallery below, check out Leslie Knope (Amy ...

Is This 'The New Normal' for Family Sitcoms?

Molly Fosco | Posted 12.17.2012 | TV
Molly Fosco

Do these sitcoms have a hidden agenda to help rid America of homophobia? Or are these gay characters simply just funny to watch?