How I Met Your Mother has been nominated for 24 Emmy awards over its run, with a solid win of seven of the category awards. With most successful shows, the main casts are often shored up with peripheral characters that add to the charms of the story lines. How I Met Your Mother is no exception.
Ricky Gervais has never been known to be politically correct but with his new HBO series Life's Too Short, he may have managed to ace himself in the 'over the top, cruel and unusual punishment' department. Never has his humor been more harsh but you will probably laugh despite yourself.
When Rosenthal was asked to travel to Russia to advise its people how best to adapt his show to their culture, he never anticipated the challenges he would face. In Exporting Raymond, his film documenting the experience, we are given a firsthand look at how how difficult translating certain truths to another culture can be.
Jerry Lewis has worn a multiplicity of hats over his eight decades in the entertainment business. In the Encore channel's documentary Method To the Madness of Jerry Lewis, filmmaker Gregg Barson takes us on a journey through it all: from Lewis's early years with Dean Martin to his solo career as an actor, filmmaker, and comedy legend.
Every Portuguese kid in America grows up just a little bit differently. We're taught the names of every athlete and celebrity that has even a trace of Portuguese roots from the time we're young, we eat, we yell, we laugh, we celebrate family, we obsess over soccer, and we are fiercely proud of where we come from.
Despite his success, the subject he most wanted to profile remained elusive for over 20 years. With no small amount of perseverance, Weide finally managed to persuade Woody Allen to agree to be interviewed and filmed, providing the basis for Weide's fascinating documentary premiering this week on PBS.
Jonah Hill discusses the trials and tribulations of a snarky, pretentious 7-year-old who goes from silver spoon to plastic fork, and attempts to navigate the muddy waters of public school while adjusting to an unconventional family life in his new show Allen Gregory.
Eagle Rock Media and Rhino have documented these unique moments of television and pop music history with the release of both seasons of The Monkees. Sold separately, each set is a treasure trove of remastered episodes and special features.
American: The Bill Hicks Story manages to be the definitive portrait of Bill Hicks not only for his career highlights, but for its amazing ability to bring a caring, vital, driven and loving human being back to life.