The most desirable woman on the planet in 2014 is Emilia Clarke, the mother of dragons on “Game of Thrones.” The top 99 photo gallery is provided by Ask Men. In the second spot is Alison Brie (“Community”). Up next is model Emily Ratajkowski. The rest of the top 10 consists of Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Watson, Kate Upton, Kerry Washington, Amy Adams, Margot Robbie, and Kate Moss. What do you think of the rankings? Who did they completely miss? TV Guide.
Christopher Rosen and Mike Hogan proclaim “this year’s Oscar season is so boring.” They say all the major category trophies should already be engraved with “12 Years a Slave“, Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto (“Dallas Buyers Club“), Cate Blanchett (“Blue Jasmine“), Lupita Nyong’o (“12 Years a Slave”), and Alfonso Cuaron (“Gravity“). Even if “Gravity” wins as Best Picture, it would not be an upset, which makes everything less exciting. Huffington Post.
Robert Bianco says “there have been many TV kings and queens, but there was only one Caesar.” Groundbreaking comedian Sid Caesar died Wednesday at age 91. He starred in the weekly 90-minute “Your Show of Shows” in the 1950s and then “Caesar’s Hour.” Some of the top writers in history were on his staff, including Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, Larry Gelbart, Carl Reiner, and Neil Simon. His later film roles included “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” and “Grease.” He was inducted into the TV Academy’s Hall of Fame in 1985. USA Today.
Many presenters for this Sunday’s BAFTA Awards are unveiled. They include Gillian Anderson, Douglas Booth, Benedict Cumberbatch, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Modine, Eddie Redmayne, Michael Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland, Uma Thurman, Stanley Tucci, and Christoph Waltz. Of the 20 acting nominees, all are expected to attend except for Jennifer Lawrence and Julia Roberts. BAFTA.
With NFL football games taking over CBS on Thursday nights in September, what will happen to blockbuster “The Big Bang Theory“? Company CEO Les Moonves says that the comedy and possibly “Elementary” will air new episodes on another night just for those eight weeks. They would then move back to their regular time slots. He considers the entire decision a “strategic move” for CBS and the demo switch from female to male “is not something we’re in the slightest concerned about.” Deadline.
The first week of guests for “Late Night with Seth Meyers” is announced by NBC. Joining him on the debut episode February 24 will be his former “Saturday Night Live” co-star Amy Poehler, Vice President Joe Biden, and musical guest A Great Big World. Tuesday is Kanye West and Robyn Doolittle. Wednesday will be Kelly Ripa and Brad Paisley. The Thursday guests are Lena Dunham, Anthony Mackie, and John Mayer Trio. Friday night is Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Sophia Bush, and Michael Che. The Wrap.
This year’s PaleyFest in Hollywood offers cast reunions of “Lost” and “Veronica Mars” plus several current cast Q&A sessions. The “Veronica Mars” panel is the kick-off event on March 13, in advance of their new film opening in theaters. At least nine “Lost” cast members will reassemble on March 16. Other sessions will include “Orange is the New Black,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “Parks and Recreation,” “Sleepy Hollow,” “Mad Men,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Masters of Sex,” “The Mindy Project,” “Community,” “Veep,” and “American Horror Story: Coven.” TV Line.
Even this year’s Oscar losers will take home major swag with Distinctive Assets “Everybody Wins at the Oscars” gift bag. Worth over $55,000 each, the non-winners will receive expensive wine, food, shoes, camera, spa system, beauty products, jewelry, several vacations, and more. E! Online.