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ICONOCLASTS: Brilliant renegades Jamie Oliver + Paul Smith

Article: ICONOCLASTS: Brilliant renegades Jamie Oliver + Paul Smith

“There’s a fine line between someone that’s shit and someone that’s renegade and brilliant,” says celebrity chef Jamie Oliver. Guess which side he and his chum Sir Paul Smith stand on.

Top 10 reasons we love comedian Matt Walsh

Article: Top 10 reasons we love comedian Matt Walsh

If you’ve watched a few Hollywood comedies in the past three or four years, chances are you’ve caught a glimpse of Matt Walsh. Comic bit player is sort of his secret identity, which transforms into super funny Upright Citizens Brigade founder and improv master on stage. Here are ten reasons to love this under-sung comic genius.

Tune into see Matt Walsh on THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS, Monday November 12th 10p.

Once a spy, always a spy: Sneak a peek at RESTLESS

Article: Once a spy, always a spy: Sneak a peek at RESTLESS

We’re ready to reveal a big secret…it’s the trailer for the Sundance Channel original miniseries RESTLESS. You’ll have to wait until Friday, December 7th at 9P to catch the first installment of our adaptation of the acclaimed William Boyd novel, but this should hold you over. You can also check out dossiers on the RESTLESS cast, including Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey) and Hayley Atwell (CAPTAIN AMERICA).

Tonight on THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS: actress Kristin Bauer and comedian Matt Walsh

Article: Tonight on THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS: actress Kristin Bauer and comedian Matt Walsh

The final episode of this season of THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS kicks off with actress, and popular vampire, Kristin Bauer van Straten. Bauer’s best known as Pam Swynford De Beaufort on HBO’s True Blood, and she’s further extended her dark fantasy credentials with a stint as the evil Maleficent on ABC’s Once Upon a Time. She loves to play creepy ladies!

Top 10 reasons we love "True Blood" star Kristin Bauer van Straten

Article: Top 10 reasons we love "True Blood" star Kristin Bauer van Straten

Don’t let those fangs mislead you. Kristin Bauer, or Kristin Bauer van Straten as we’re supposed to call her now that she’s a married woman, is quite possibly the sweetest woman on Earth. While she might make your knees knock in roles like Pam on True Blood, Kristin’s passionate about animal welfare and environmental issues and she’s an outspoken advocate for whales and victims of animal testing. We can’t imagine what she might have to be mortified about, but we’ll be finding out this week on THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS…won’t you join us? Here are ten reasons we’re hyped about this sweetheart from Wisconsin!

Tune into see Kristin Bauer van Straten on THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS, Monday November 12th 10p.

Get ready for five great new shows on Sundance Channel

Article: Get ready for five great new shows on Sundance Channel

Sundance Channel is excited to share our 2013/2014 original scripted development slate today. We’ve got five provocative new dramas that put an emphasis on complicated characters and daring approaches to storytelling.

There is a lot of high caliber, award winning talent– many with roots in filmmaking –behind these projects, which include: VALENTINES from producer Robert Redford and writer Olaf Olafsson, BEHIND THE SUN from producers Steve Buscemi and Stanley Tucci and writer Dylan Gary, THE DESCENDANTS from producer Sarah Condon and writer Aaron Guzikowski, T from producer Ira Glass and writers Dan Futterman and Anya Epstein, and DEATH IN THE MODERN AGE from producers Bob Cooper, JJ Jamieson and Michael Fuchs and writers Josh Shaffer & Eli Kooris.

Top 10 reasons we love Adam Goldberg

Article: Top 10 reasons we love Adam Goldberg

Are you ready to get mortified with Adam Goldberg? We’re excited to get a peek into this renaissance man’s most embarrassing moments on THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS this week, although with a man who lives as out loud as he does, it’s hard to imagine which secrets he might be keeping. YGoldberg’s got a whole laundry list of tricks up his sleeve, and he’s got both comedy and drama down to a science. You might know him from his role as Mellish in SAVING PRIVATE RYAN, a high school outcast in DAZED AND CONFUSED, or as the lovable romantic in 2 DAYS IN PARIS.

Tune into see Adam Goldberg on THE MORTIFIED SESSIONS, Monday November 5th 10p.

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.