or


[06/23/10 - 01:10 PM]
Nixon Joins Linney in "The Big C"
The "Sex and the City" alum will appear in four episodes as "Linney's flaky, long-lost college roommate who re-enters her life and shakes things up in a wild way."

[via press release from Showtime]

NIXON JOINS LINNEY IN "THE BIG C"

Cynthia Nixon, "Sex and the City" Star, to Appear in Four Episodes of SHOWTIME's New Dark Comedy Series

LOS ANGELES (June 23, 2010) -- Fresh off her turn in the summer blockbuster film "Sex and the City 2," Emmy(R) and Tony(R) Award winner Cynthia Nixon has just signed on as a guest star in four episodes of the new SHOWTIME dark comedy series THE BIG C, starring Laura Linney. Nixon will play "Rebecca," Linney's flaky, long-lost college roommate who re-enters her life and shakes things up in a wild way. The 13-episode series is currently shooting in Stamford, Connecticut for an August 16th at 10:30p PT/ET premiere, immediately following WEEDS.

Nixon has garnered critical acclaim for her body of work on stage and screen. For the celebrated "Sex and the City" television series, Nixon's take as Type-A lawyer 'Miranda Hobbes' earned her an Emmy Award and two Emmy nominations over the show's six seasons. In 2008, the series was adapted into a mega-hit film, "Sex and the City: The Movie," and a subsequent sequel. In 2009, Nixon was awarded a Spoken Word Grammy for her recording of Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth." Additional film credits include "An Englishman in New York," "Lymelife," The Babysitters," Little Manhattan" and "One Last Thing."

On the small screen, she played Eleanor Roosevelt in "Warm Springs," which earned her a SAG Award and Golden Globe and Emmy nominations. Her most recent television work has included a guest arc on "Law & Order: SVU," a role which earned her an Emmy Award for Guest Actress in a Drama Series. Additional appearances include "House," "ER," and "Papa's Angels."

On stage, Nixon, a Tony Award winner for her turn in "Rabbit Hole," appeared most recently in the Roundabout Theatre production of Lisa Loomer's "Distracted." Additional theater credits include "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie," "The Women," "The Philadelphia Story," "Hurlyburly," and "The Real Thing."

THE BIG C stars Three-time Academy Award(R) nominee, three-time Emmy(R) winner and three-time Tony Award(R) nominee Laura Linney as Cathy, a repressed suburban teacher, wife and mother who reclaims her life after a terminal cancer diagnosis. Oliver Platt (2012) stars as her immature, but well-meaning husband. Oscar(R) nominee Gabourey Sidibe plays a smart-alecky student in Cathy's class.

THE BIG C is created and written by Darlene Hunt, who serves as executive producer, along with Showrunner Jenny Bicks, Laura Linney, Neal H. Moritz and Vivian Cannon. It is produced by Sony Pictures Television. Acclaimed writer/director/producer Bill Condon (Dreamgirls) directed the pilot.





  [june 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· BIG C, THE (SHOWTIME)
· SEX AND THE CITY (HBO)





[12/09/16 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer for Sand Storm, Written and Directed by Elite Zexner
Israel's official submission for the 2017 Foreign Language Film Academy Award(R) will launch on Netflix Friday, December 15.

[12/09/16 - 09:54 AM]
American Heroes Channel to Pay Tribute to Late Senator John Glenn with Special Programming Stack
Starting Monday, December 12, AHC will encore episodes of "When We Left Earth: The NASA Mission," which showcase our nation's quest to conquer the last frontier - outer space.

[12/09/16 - 09:50 AM]
"Mariah's World" Series Premiere Event Delivers 2.2MM A18-49 and Nearly 4MM Total Viewers Across E! and Bravo on Sunday Night
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, December 4.

[12/09/16 - 08:29 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Thursday Night Football"
The Peacock cruises to victory among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/09/16 - 07:38 AM]
Video: BBC America's "Doctor Who" Christmas Special Trailer Released Today
The Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi, teams up with an investigative journalist, played by Charity Wakefield and a superhero to save New York from a deadly alien threat.

[12/09/16 - 07:17 AM]
Comedy Central Unveils Winter Programming Schedule
Newcomers include "The Comedy Jam," "Detroiters," "Jeff & Some Aliens" and "The High Court."

[12/08/16 - 05:43 PM]
Discovery to Pay Tribute to Space Pioneer John Glenn - Special Broadcast Airing Sunday
Look for an encore presentation of "When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions" this Sunday, December 11 at 9 AM ET/PT.

[12/08/16 - 04:36 PM]
President Barack Obama to Appear on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" on Monday, December 12 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT
President Obama's first appearance on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" will be simulcast across Comedy Central, MTV and BET.

[12/08/16 - 02:32 PM]
Merry Mythmas from Science Channel
Science Channel will marathon every episode ever of "MythBusters" beginning Friday, December 23.

[12/08/16 - 02:09 PM]
Make Your January Must-Watch List with Lifetime's Movies and Series
Newly announced season premieres include "Little Women: Atlanta" on Wednesday, January 4 and "Bring It!" on Wednesday, January 13.

[12/08/16 - 01:46 PM]
"Late Night with Seth Meyers New Years Eve Special" Goes Primetime on Saturday, Dec. 31 with A-List Lineup
Jennifer Lawrence, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Leslie Jones and Kelly Clarkson will all appear in the 10:00/9:00c telecast.

[12/08/16 - 12:15 PM]
NBC's New Comedies Earn Key Timeslots with Strong Support While Powerful Sunday Lineup Launches March 5 as #1 Network Sets Midseason Slate
The Peacock locks in dates for newcomers "Powerless," "Trial & Error," "Great News" and "The Blacklist: Redemption," among others.

[12/08/16 - 12:03 PM]
"Caraoke Showdown" Hosted by Craig Robinson Premieres January 12 on Spike TV
"Caraoke Showdown" takes groups of passengers on a musical journey to win money by competing in a variety of karaoke-style challenges.

[12/08/16 - 12:03 PM]
"The Defiant Ones," Four-Part Documentary Event Telling the True Story of Music Legends Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, to Debut on HBO Next Year
Director Allen Hughes has made an unquestionably bold film about the unlikely but ultimately unbreakable bond of trust and friendship between two street-smart men from different worlds who have shaped many of the most exciting and extreme moments in recent pop culture.

[12/08/16 - 11:55 AM]
Tuesday's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Tops Late Night with Its Largest Tuesday Audience Since Oct. 2015
CBS spins the late-night numbers for Tuesday, December 6.