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You've probably heard about Kumail Nanjiani, from shows like Portlandia and Silicon Valey. If you haven't checked out these shows, you should, because they're some of the best of Comedy Central. But what makes us talk about Kumail? Simple. He's travelling through all of the current existence of The X-Flles in his very own podcast "The X-Files Files"
A first inagural episode has been released, and please sit down, and enjoy it. He will be examining every episode with a guest, and we are really excited about the potential of this podcast. You can download directly via iTunes or via Feral Audio.
As announced by many outlets this afternoon, Annabeth Gish will be joining the seventh and final season of FX's groundbreaking hit, Sons of Anarchy.
From TV Line:
Gish’s character, Althea Jarry, will call on her years of experience in Stockton’s Organized Crime Unit to pursue the murderers of former Sheriff Eli Roosevelt and Tara Knowles (the latter of whom was butchered to death via meat fork by Katey Sagal’s Gemma). Jarry quickly realizes she’ll have to work with SAMCRO to keep the peace, even if that means playing by their rules. But she has a few of her own that might surprise the club.
The role is said to be "charming and edgy" and Annabeth is quite happy to add this character to her celebrated career. She will simultaneously reprise her role as Charlotte in FX's The Bridge's second season come July, "I'm incredibly thrilled to be a part of the FX family on two such substantial and provocative shows!" she said to us today.
Marilyn Manson is also confirmed for a regular role in Sons of Anarchy, the show comes back during the fall.
Composer Mark Snow received the Career Achievement Award from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on May 21st, 2014. The award was presented as part of the first ever SCORE! A Concert Celebrating Music Scored for Television.
Featuring a full, 67-piece orchestra composed of the industry’s top studio musicians and symphonic players, the 40-voice LA Chorus directed by Steve Lively, and iconic television themes conducted by the composers who wrote them, SCORE! is an unprecedented musical event. Hosted by music author, writer and professor, Jon Burlingame, the program will feature original music from over 50 of television’s most celebrated series, past and present. The evening also honors 15-time Emmy-nominated ASCAP composer Mark Snow (The X-Files, Millennium), with a Career Achievement Award presented by the Television Academy’s Music Peer Group.
SCORE! featured classic TV themes and underscore from the following ASCAP composers:
• Sean Callery - 24, Homeland and Elementary
• Alf Clausen - The Simpsons
• Ramin Djawadi - Game of Thrones
• James S. Levine - American Horror Story and Glee
• John Lunn (PRS) - Downton Abbey
• Bear McCreary - Da Vinci’s Demons, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and The Walking Dead
• Wendy Melvoin & Lisa Coleman - Nurse Jackie, Touch and Heroes
• Trevor Morris - Vikings, The Borgias and The Tudors
• Walter Murphy - Family Guy
• Mark Snow - Millennium and The X-Files
The award was presented by actor/writer/director Tim Daly (Private Practice) and was held at the UCLA's Royce Hall in Los Angeles, California. Snow also directed the orchestra during the event, to present some of his most acclaimed compositions to the audience in attendance. Congratulations, Mr. Snow!