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Tonight on THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS: Actor Adam Goldberg

Article: Tonight on THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS: Actor Adam Goldberg

Actor Adam Goldberg (SAVING PRIVATE RYAN, 2 DAYS IN PARIS) goes out of his way to share some of the most mortifying memories of his childhood. It just may be that the anxious, neurotic characters he portrays are expressions of the awkward kid he used to be.

ICONOCLASTS: Strong women Christy Turlington Burns + Tory Burch

Article: ICONOCLASTS: Strong women Christy Turlington Burns + Tory Burch

“I really like when strong women stand up and help other women,” says fashion designer Tory Burch of supermodel-turned-activist Christy Turlington Burns. At a time when women’s basic rights are in danger abroad and at home, it’s inspiring to see two women turn their own success into something greater. Tune in to tonight’s episode of ICONOCLASTS (8P on Sundance Channel) to see them in action.

Tonight on THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS: Comedian Tig Notaro and Parenthood’s Jason Ritter

Article: Tonight on THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS: Comedian Tig Notaro and Parenthood’s Jason Ritter

It’s another twofer tonight on THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS. Tune in first for one of the more daring stand-up comics around, Tig Notaro. In addition to her live shows, she’s also been featured on The Sarah Silverman Program and Comedy Central Presents and is one of the few comics brave enough to have written a comedy monologue about cancer (based on her own experience). Tig’s followed by the dashing young actor Jason Ritter, whose recurring role on NBC’s Parenthood has earned him an Emmy nomination. Watch both of them open up about the awkward moments that made them who they are today.

Top 10 reasons we love ‘Parenthood’ star Jason Ritter

Article: Top 10 reasons we love ‘Parenthood’ star Jason Ritter

Having a famous last name in the entertainment industry can be a lot to live up to. But Jason Ritter (Parenthood) has carved out his own distinct place on the small and silver screens, keeping it cool in dozens of roles. He’s an actor that doesn’t demand a lot of fanfare — he’s just dependable as the brother, the boyfriend and, sometimes, the bad ass. Of all the reasons to love Jason and his surprisingly diverse career, we picked ten of our favorite Ritter moments.

ALL ON THE LINE: Nicole Richie in the season finale

Article: ALL ON THE LINE: Nicole Richie in the season finale

This week on ALL ON THE LINE, Joe Zee lends a hand to Nicole Richie for her upcoming fashion line in a season finale that’s not to be missed.

Richie’s preparing her new line for a featured spot on QVC. It’s her biggest test yet as a budding fashion designer, creating clothing for a retailer that reaches 200 million homes and sells $9 billion worth of products each year. Can Joe Zee help her get ready for prime time? Joe may have his hands full with an established celebrity and a strong personality.

Top 10 reasons we love Tig Notaro

Article: Top 10 reasons we love Tig Notaro

Tig Notaro’s genius has always rested in her innate sense of humor and impeccable comedic timing. She calls out the absurdity of any situation with a Southerner’s warmth and courtesy. None of that uptight, anxious, Northern-neurotic yelling here. She keeps her cool so well, Tig may have changed the way people in our culture deal with the Big C. Check out these ten reasons why you should be diggin her scene.

Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Chuck D will close out ICONOCLASTS

Article: Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Chuck D will close out ICONOCLASTS

Sundance Channel and GREY GOOSE ENTERTAINMENT® have announced the ICONOCLASTS season six finale pairing: basketball Hall of Famer, historian and social activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Chuck D, one of hip-hop’s most colossal voices. In the episode, which will air on Tuesday, November 13 at 8:00pm et/pt, the two visionaries rejoin forces after previously working together…

Tired of waiting for Community? Get some MORTIFIED Gillian Jacobs, pin-up style

Article: Tired of waiting for Community? Get some MORTIFIED Gillian Jacobs, pin-up style

Hot damn! Did you see Community’s Gillian Jacobs, one of our latest THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS guests, sexin’ it up with costar Alison Brie over at been postponed indefinitely:

ICONOCLASTS: Seth MacFarlane + Norah Jones make beautiful music together

Article: ICONOCLASTS: Seth MacFarlane + Norah Jones make beautiful music together

What exactly do a smooth-voiced singer-songwriter and a rough-humored comic-animator have in common? Find out on this week’s ICONOCLASTS — tonight at 8P on Sundance Channel — when Grammy-winning chanteuse Norah Jones helps us see a new side of Family Guy auteur Seth MacFarlane.

Tonight on THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS: actor and filmmaker Mark Duplass

Article: Tonight on THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS: actor and filmmaker Mark Duplass

Actor. Director. Know-it-all pirate. These are just some of the titles held by Mark Duplass, tonight’s guest and topic of conversation on THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS. One of the founding members of the mumblecore movement, you may recognize Duplass from such films as THE PUFFY CHAIR, CYRUS and JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME.

ALL ON THE LINE: From celebrity heights to everyday appeal

Article: ALL ON THE LINE: From celebrity heights to everyday appeal

Joe Zee works with LA based fashion designer Ina Soltani to bring her high-end fashion line back down to Earth. Soltani’s struggling line is aimed squarely at the fashion jet set, and she has dressed celebrities from Kim Kardashian to Eva Longoria. But is this a big enough crowd to support a fashion line? And are her celebrity connections enough to justify the high cost to average consumers?

Top 10 films Mark Duplass thinks you should watch

Article: Top 10 films Mark Duplass thinks you should watch

Actor-writer-director-all-around-indie-MVP Mark Duplass recently completed yet another project: recommending a streaming movie on Netflix every day for the past year. Here, then, are Duplass’ top ten selections from his hundreds of suggestions, nabbed from his Twitter handle @MarkDuplass. Long live #Netflix365!

New series RESTLESS set for December 7 premiere

Article: New series RESTLESS set for December 7 premiere

RESTLESS, Sundance Channel’s riveting original miniseries, will premiere December 7th at 9 pm et/pt with part two premiering on December 14th at 9pm et/pt. Part of the cable network’s upcoming robust scripted programming slate, the two-part co-production is based on the novel penned by celebrated award-winning contemporary British novelist William Boyd and depicts the thrilling story of a daughter who discovers that her mother was recruited as a spy during World War II. An enthralling story of wartime espionage, love and betrayal, RESTLESS also lifts the lid on one of the last secrets of World War II.

New series RESTLESS set for December 7 premiere

Article: New series RESTLESS set for December 7 premiere

RESTLESS, Sundance Channel’s riveting original miniseries, will premiere December 7th at 9 pm et/pt with part two premiering on December 14th at 9pm et/pt. Part of the cable network’s upcoming robust scripted programming slate, the two-part co-production is based on the novel penned by celebrated award-winning contemporary British novelist William Boyd and depicts the thrilling story of a daughter who discovers that her mother was recruited as a spy during World War II. An enthralling story of wartime espionage, love and betrayal, RESTLESS also lifts the lid on one of the last secrets of World War II.

Top 10 reasons we love Mark Duplass

Article: Top 10 reasons we love Mark Duplass

If it seems like you’ve been watching Mark Duplass on screen forever, it’s not because you have (unless you are 7). He’s only been in features for the past seven years or so, but in that time he’s starred in about a dozen movies, co-directed five, and written a few more. Duplass is an indie film hit-machine. He brings a plainspoken authenticity to both the movies he makes and the roles he takes; he’s an indie performer with a dash of low-key movie-star charisma. Here are ten reasons to love him.

Catch Mark on Sundance Channel’s THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS this Monday 10/22 at 10P.

Top 10 reasons we love Mark Duplass

Article: Top 10 reasons we love Mark Duplass

If it seems like you’ve been watching Mark Duplass on screen forever, it’s not because you have (unless you are 7). He’s only been in features for the past seven years or so, but in that time he’s starred in about a dozen movies, co-directed five, and written a few more. Duplass is an indie film hit-machine. He brings a plainspoken authenticity to both the movies he makes and the roles he takes; he’s an indie performer with a dash of low-key movie-star charisma. Here are ten reasons to love him.

Catch Mark on Sundance Channel’s THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS this Monday 10/22 at 10P.

ICONOCLASTS: Funny people Judd Apatow + Lena Dunham

Article: ICONOCLASTS: Funny people Judd Apatow + Lena Dunham

On this week’s ICONOCLASTS — tonight at 8P on Sundance Channel — we get to listen in as two of the most painfully, hilariously honest artists creating movies and TV today talk about the love (your work) letter that brought them together.

Tonight on THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS: Marc Maron and Community’s Gillian Jacobs

Article: Tonight on THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS: Marc Maron and Community’s Gillian Jacobs

Tonight’s episode of THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS is a double shot of comedy with standup comic and online cult figure Marc Maron followed by Community’s Gillian Jacobs.

Top 10 reasons we love Marc Maron

Article: Top 10 reasons we love Marc Maron

This is one of the rare occasions where we don’t think you need another reason–let alone ten–to love someone. That’s because we’re talking about the lovably unlovable Marc Maron. Check out a few reasons to get into America’s favorite neurotic and host of the wildly successful WTF Podcast and find out why Marc is the

Top 10 reasons we love Marc Maron

Article: Top 10 reasons we love Marc Maron

This is one of the rare occasions where we don’t think you need another reason–let alone ten–to love someone. That’s because we’re talking about the lovably unlovable Marc Maron. Check out a few reasons to get into America’s favorite neurotic and host of the wildly successful WTF Podcast and find out why Marc is the

ALL ON THE LINE: Avoiding a plus-sized disaster

Article: ALL ON THE LINE: Avoiding a plus-sized disaster

Meet Tracy, owner of Domino Dollhouse, a plus-sized retro rock-inspired clothing line. Tracy’s take on plus-size clothing is that it’s not about covering up, but showing off. Has Joe Zee finally met his match?

Joe Zee’s challenge: how to bring some sophistication to the line and broaden its appeal. Can Joe make Tracy realize that the sheer look is best suited to window coverings and cheese cloth?

Top 10 reasons to love Gillian Jacobs

Article: Top 10 reasons to love Gillian Jacobs

It certainly helped Gillian Jacobs to be born with beautiful, round eyes; perfect cheekbones; full lips; and a head of blonde hair that would make any young woman in Hollywood a bombshell. But it’s her work ethic, brave choices in acting roles, and charm that’s turnedm her into one of the most talked about starlets around. So even if the future of celebrated television series Community is still unclear, get familiar with some of Gillian’s other roles. Here are ten reasons to go mad for Gillian, and to get into her cheering section.

Top 10 reasons to love Gillian Jacobs

Article: Top 10 reasons to love Gillian Jacobs

It certainly helped Gillian Jacobs to be born with beautiful, round eyes; perfect cheekbones; full lips; and a head of blonde hair that would make any young woman in Hollywood a bombshell. But it’s her work ethic, brave choices in acting roles, and charm that’s turnedm her into one of the most talked about starlets around. So even if the future of celebrated television series Community is still unclear, get familiar with some of Gillian’s other roles. Here are ten reasons to go mad for Gillian, and to get into her cheering section.

ICONOCLASTS season premiere: James Franco + Marina Abramović

Article: ICONOCLASTS season premiere: James Franco + Marina Abramović

The sixth season of the innovative, inspiring ICONOCLASTS — Sundance Channel’s longest-running series — premieres tonight at 8P. ICONOCLASTS is a chance for artists, entrepreneurs, designers, filmmakers and others to spend time with someone from another field who is changing the world around us and how we see ourselves. Tonight, we’ll get to listen in on a conversation between Oscar-nominated actor James Franco and legendary performance artist Marina Abramović. After guiding him through the Marina Abramović Method to help him relax, the artist turns Franco into a living sculpture, a “demi-god,” smearing him with sticky stuff and covering him with gold leaf. It’s a sight to behold…

ICONOCLASTS season premiere: James Franco + Marina Abramović

Article: ICONOCLASTS season premiere: James Franco + Marina Abramović

The sixth season of the innovative, inspiring ICONOCLASTS — Sundance Channel’s longest-running series — premieres tonight at 8P. ICONOCLASTS is a chance for artists, entrepreneurs, designers, filmmakers and others to spend time with someone from another field who is changing the world around us and how we see ourselves. Tonight, we’ll get to listen in on a conversation between Oscar-nominated actor James Franco and legendary performance artist Marina Abramović. After guiding him through the Marina Abramović Method to help him relax, the artist turns Franco into a living sculpture, a “demi-god,” smearing him with sticky stuff and covering him with gold leaf. It’s a sight to behold…