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Behind the Insta-Scenes: Photos from the Set

29 Jun

Lots of Orange is the New Black on the TV Insta menu this week including the cast Times Talk and taking part in the New York City Pride parade. Plus You’re the WorstUnREAL and plenty of style highs to scroll through.

Captions welcome… #youretheworst

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Exhibit 1. The You’re the Worst set looks like a very happy place.

This is a good scene. #ytwfxx

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Exhibit 2. Also welcome Samira Wiley to You’re the Worst and this is very good casting news. Sunglasses and denim heaven.

 

Ruling TV Instagram this week is the Orange is the New Black cast including behind the scenes shots that couldn’t be shared during shooting (because spoilers) and a variety of public appearances.

Candid moments. #timestalk @oitnb 🍊

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Unplanned accidental ladysuit black and white reversed co-ordination at the OITNB Times Talk panel.

Danielle Brooks bows out of this talk early (after taking this great picture of Taylor Schilling and Laura Prepon) and she has the best reason; she has to go to her other job performing on Broadway in The Color Purple.

Getting ready for dis! #orangewillsetyoufree #pride #nycpride #pride2016🌈

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The OITNB cast also took part in New York City’s Pride parade on Sunday and are giving off so many great outfit vibes.

#nofilteronourpride

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Including Samira Wiley’s custom Milly tee (which I am coveting hard).

#pride

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A really beautiful shot of Dascha Polanco from the parade taken by Natasha Lyonne.

Everybody getting excited for tonight's episode of #unrealtv! Look at these beautiful people.

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Rivaling the OITNB for most prolific cast on Instagram is UnREAL and thankfully everyone looks far happier here than they do behind the scenes on Everlasting.

Losing my mind from lack of sleep but thanks to @tinaturnbowmup @meganlanoux & @vanessaliannejewelry you can barely tell…

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Constance Zimmer giving great face and boob touching poses as the UnREAL season 2 promo trail continues. Makeup artist Tina Turnbow delivers on the lipstick choice once again.

 

Jenny Slate reveals some bathtub filming secrets.

 

Lots of cupcakes for Aubrey Plaza’s birthday and a Parks and Rec reunion courtesy of Anna Faris’ excellent podcast Anna Faris is Unqualified.

Obsessed with this look for my press today! Thank you @kmannmakeup for my face and @ionstudionyc for my hair!

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A fantastic look from Busy Philipps and this patterned Gucci frock is also getting added to the coveting hard list.

29 years ago today. A good choice. #remain

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Pretty sure Julia Louis-Dreyfus has a portrait in her attic.

#reunion

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Not entirely sure what is going on here but it is equal parts terrifying and amazing. Super cute casual outfit too.

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Out of the Box: Look of the Week

17 Jun

The Tony Awards red carpet was awash with color and pattern so it was interesting to see that the rest of this week was so dominated by neutrals and metallics with a dash of florals.

We’ve got the New York Orange is the New Black premiere and a couple of other events featuring some TV Ate My Wardrobe faves.Samira WileyHappy OITNB Day!

Samira Wiley in a classic plunging black jumpsuit – cue reminder that I still need to embrace this trend – and bold berry lip color. OITNBI love seeing group shots of this cast because what other show has this much diversity and array of body shapes, looks and style choices with this many women? I think the answer is probably none. And this is just a small portion of the sizable OITNB cast.

Outfit standouts here include Laverne Cox and Uzo Aduba with Taylor Schilling and Natasha Lyonne – does this mean Nicky is back? – getting the lipstick points. Vicky JeudyGoing for a look that would fit right in at Studio 54 and Vicky Jeudy crushes it in gold metallic Halston. Taraji P HensonKeeping on the metal theme with Taraji P. Henson in Marc Jacobs serving up a whole lot of steel with a dash of floral embellishment at the Women In Film 2016 Crystal + Lucy Awards; Henson was honored with the Lucy Award for Excellence in Television for her performance as Cookie Lyon on EmpireClaire DanesKeeping on this muted shimmery trend at the Women In Film 2016 Crystal + Lucy Awards is Claire Danes in Dolce & Gabbana with her second red carpet appearance on TV Ate My Wardrobe this week. Pink lipstick yes! Kerry WashingtonKerry Washington is a patterned dress wearing queen and after last week’s dreamy D&G number here is another delight; this time it is Giambattista Valli and I am particularly here for those floaty sleeves. More pink lipstick to add some color into this week’s muted tones theme. Rose McIverEnding this week’s “Out of the Box” with a boost of color and pants with Rose McIver at the 2016 Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future event celebrating Natalie Dormer (who was honored at the Women In Film 2016 Crystal + Lucy Awards – also sponsored by Max Mara).

McIver’s look is giving me so many late 90s flashbacks, but not of the choker *shudder* kind and this looks like something I would have worn back then and even now. Also giving me Keri Russell in Felicity vibes. Love the fresh faced/hair back approach here and I cannot wait for iZombie to return after my recent binge.

Best of the 25th Gotham Independent Film Awards Red Carpet

1 Dec

December is here and a few things are getting kicked up a notch 1) end of year awards, 2) film awards, 3) best of lists and 4) Christmas shopping (okay this last one isn’t all that blog related). Full on awards red carpet season doesn’t start until the new year and this is more of a pre-game kind of showcase as these events don’t call on everyone to be in their fanciest fancy pants. It is also a good time to get some festive party inspiration; I am a fan of the ‘if in doubt where something sparkly’ approach at this time of year.

Getting the December ball rolling is the 25th Gotham Independent Film Awards last night (okay so that was technically still November) hosted in New York City. Spotlight took home two awards for best feature and best screenplay, but it wasn’t just film receiving accolades as Mr Robot (which I still need to watch) won the longform breakthrough series award beating out Jane the VirginTransparentUnbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and UnREAL. For the full list of winners head here.

Let’s see who impressed us on the red carpet.

Julianne MooreJulianne Moore is serving up the perfect amount of gold sequin and smoky eyes for all things end of year events and while a Saint Laurent frock is way beyond my budget this is definitely the kind of look I will be going for. Plus it has the floaty dress benefit of being able to tuck into any amazing party snacks on offer; in my case this means anything with cheese, jalapeno poppers, sausage rolls and all the mince pies.

Dascha Polanco#LadySuitWatch2015! Dascha Polanco goes for gold in this white ensemble with glitzy flourishes and it works like a charm. Outfits like this require a steady hand or a ban of any dark liquids coming within the vicinity of it.

Abbi and IlanaSame with Ilana Glazer’s spectacular double-breasted jacket dress because I would end up like her character Ilana when she wore something similar on Broad City. Abbi’s dress is simple and chic; the only thing I would switch up is their shoes with each other and red lipstick for both.

Teyonah ParrisEagle-eyed readers will recognize this dress as the same Cynthia Rowley off the shoulder floral frock that Alex Morgan wore to the Glamour Women of the Year Awards, but Teyonah Parris also looks stunning in it and I’ve never had a problem with repeats. I’m not too sure about the cut out Marchesa booties with this dress; however they make a change from the strappy sandal approach.

Laura PreponA knockout monochrome gown for Laura Prepon and while I am generally all about reds and berry lip color for this season the coral lipstick is a really great choice here.

Emmy RossumAnd on the mini-frock end of the scale is Emmy Rossum wearing a black and brown jacquard Simone Rocha affair, which wouldn’t look out of place as wallpaper in Benedict Cumberbatch’s 221b Baker Street Sherlock home. This doesn’t necessarily sound like a good thing, but I can assure you it is. Plus those all important pockets.

Glenn CloseGlenn Close forever slaying and delivering caped arrival excellence.

John Slattery and Talia BalsamAppearing just as suave as their Mad Men characters, but with far less furs, facial hair and daughter drama are John Slattery and Talia Balsam.

Mark Ruffalo and SunshineMark Ruffalo’s doing the run of the mill black suit dude wear, but it is his wife Sunrise Coigney who really makes an impact in an unusual and striking burnt orange dress with sheer sleeves I can get on board with.

Behind the Insta-Scenes: Photos from the Emmys

22 Sep

A special Emmys “Behind the Insta-Scenes” with TV stars documenting the whole process from pre-parties, getting ready rituals to the day after.

The Orange is the New Black cast are a regular fixture on this column and they really have the whole Emmy weekend covered; it is good to see this much enthusiasm not just for their show, but the whole experience. For anyone that wants a break from all things Emmys the standard TV Instagram will appear as usual tomorrow.

 

One fun thing about having so many TV stars in the same place is the random group photos; case in point and Gwendoline Christie looks like a very proud mother.

Tribe. #theaterkids #netflixfamily @titusssawthis

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Sometimes they give us ideas of actors who should star in something together or which shows should do a crossover.

Pals forever.

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And of course there are reunions that make your heart melt.

Love these women. #emmys

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Dream Scandal guest stars alert.

Getting ready for tonight and she's standing by to help us out. #emmys

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Kerry Washington has an extra pair of paws to help her get ready.

 

Plenty of accessorizes and boob wrangling choices to choose from.

Shot//@blaine._ Makeup//@melissahibbert Hair//@drkariwill Swag// by me!!!!! #emmys #eatcraylove

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As with many stars who hit the Emmy red carpet Jessica Williams gives a well deserved shout out to her glam squad and this is a really stunning photo.

 

Coffee is just as vital pre show as it is the day after. Filming an unaware Taraji P. Henson has turned into a bit of a sport.

 

The same could be said for dancing in the mirror.

 

Meanwhile some of the Game of Thrones cast were too busy working on the new season to join the party. Now can someone zoom in on the script text and see what it says.

 

I’m still very firmly on the fence about January Jones’ jumpsuit but her Insta game is always strong.

#serve

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Yep.

Stair chillers.

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Pretty frocks and stair hanging out; for some reason this is giving me album cover vibes, butt needs more pouting.

Thumbs up, Emmys! Way to go! You did it! Hollywood! #emmys #oitnb #buttholes

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Lots of people in this ballroom and the Orange is the New Black cast have not let us down when it comes to capturing every moment.

My real family

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There were of course lots of winners. And sometimes winners gatecrashing other winners.

#Emmys #denial #lostinthemostwinningway #season2isReallyfunny I can't wait to share it with you guys!

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Denial is useful and also hilarious.

Veep sweep. #KeepinItClassy

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And sometimes losing just plain sucks.

LOTS of gold at the #Veep table inside the HBO #Emmy party

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See Veep really did win a lot and this is either a table of awards or a whole lot of intricate weaponry.

 

Peter Dinklage has chosen to show off Maisie Williams’ amazing penguin tux clutch instead of his Emmy. I mean his Emmy isn’t dressed this fancy so this is a solid decision.

 

Uzo Aduba knows how to get the party started in a sea of other pink dresses.

Bff selfie in my tiny hall bathroom. My Emmy date is a hottie. 👯💪🏻 #bffemmyparties

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More pink dress glory and I love that these two are besties in real life.

I must get home before midnight.

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This dress really is a posing dream.

 

The morning after coffee is also hella important. And sunglasses.

Never tell Jennifer L your room number

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JLaw proving once again why she is fantasy BFF material. Another tick in the box for day after awards show sunglasses.

Behind the Insta-Scenes: Photos from the Set

24 Jun

Midweek TV treat with a collection of some of the best Instagram posts including the Orange is the New Black cast returning to set for season 4, plenty more You’re the Worst shenanigans and saying goodbye to Orphan Black for another year.

 

Happy Ice Cream Truck Day! Raul Castillo and America Ferrera taking a break from filming their new Ricky Gervais Netflix series Special Correspondents. From this pairing alone, count me in.

RG @halfadams: "Thanks to everyone at #OrphanBlack for inviting Jesse back into the fray." #CloneClub

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Another super cute couple and the Orphan Black season 3 finale gave Helena several much needed victories including a brief hookup with her beau Jesse. They make a fetching couple even if Helena is wearing a mishmash of Alison’s clothes.

Big shout-out to the #CloneClub! Thank you again for watching @orphanblacktv and your support!

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He wasn’t in the finale (I suspect there was some Game of Thrones filming overlap) but Michiel Huisman made sure he sent thanks to the Clone Club.

 

Silly string at a glance looks like a scratch filter to give a photo that old timey feel (even when it is pink) and Jussie Smollett celebrated his birthday with a large portion of the Empire cast.

A Prince. A Princess

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Adorable Part One

See u soon #biznitches @youretheworstfxx

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Great things once again from the cast and crew of You’re the Worst and it has become the norm that I can’t pick just one photo. A season 2 premiere date would be lovely, please and thank-you.

TV boos feeding each other chicken #youretheworst

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Adorable Part Two

#YoureTheWorst

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Super cute/sexy summer floral dress from Kether Donohue.

It's a bird. It's a plane. It's a Plane-Shaped Bird?? #YoureTheWorst #Men

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The boys! Oh hey Paul!

#betonbettydraper #bizarre #vegas

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I would always bet on Betty.

These bitches be crazy @netflix @oitnb @emmacat @thatsavage937 @theonlyelizabethrodriguez @julielake

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You might still be watching season 3 of Orange is the New Black but the cast are already back on set for season 4. Best news is Lea DeLaria has been bumped up to a regular and Boo’s friendship with Doggett is one of the strongest aspects of the current batch of episodes. Heartbreaking, touching and hilarious in equal amounts.

 

More OITNB S4 onset antics and this one features a whole lot of hair (I was also a big fan of the Flaca storyline in season 3).

 

And here are the ladies in costume for an appearance on Good Morning America; it is really jarring how different they look with their hair done for morning TV rather than in character.

with a cutie girl & a fake prop joint deemed too large @girlshbo @jennyslate #workisHOT

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What I’m inferring from this is Jenny Slate is going to be on the next season of Girls* and her hair looks all kinds of amazing. And that prop joint does seem a little on the large side, unless of course they are going for a Withnail & I ‘Camberwell Carrot‘ approach and then it might be a little too small.

*Turns out I had forgotten that Slate appeared in season 1 as Hannah’s frenemy, Tally Schifrin from college who we met at her book launch for “Leave Me Alone.” Hopefully she will be reprising this role and this non-remembrance also tell me that I need to rewatch season 1.

 

Behind the Insta-Scenes: Photos from the Set

10 Jun

If we were giving out an award for Best Cast on Instagram it would probably be a two-way split between Orange is the New Black and You’re the Worst; this week’s Behind the Insta-Scenes is dominated by these two shows. Plus a few other treats including the return of a Very Important show.

@uzoaduba @lavernecox @lauraprepon

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Orange is the New Black is back on Friday (two days to go!) and some of the cast were in Paris last week to promote the new season. Going full tourist in this beautiful shot with blue skies, pretty dresses and the Eiffel Tower.

 

Followed by a trip across the ocean to Brazil and Uzo Aduba was joined by Natasha Lyonne and Samira Wiley on the Netflix float at the Brazil Pride Parade. Excellent sunglasses and houndstooth action. Plus plenty of dancing I’m sure.

#bathroomselfiegameonfleek in #SãoPaulo #2aday

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Post Pride bathroom selfie game is strong.

Backstage shenanigans at the Hollywood Reporter "Supporting Actors" shoot w/ @jussiesmollett #newhomie

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Gathering a whole host of supporting actors as part of The Hollywood Reporter’s Emmy season and Danielle Brooks gets the best shenanigans partner in Empire’s Jussie Smollett. Work that green feather boa. And I’m totally feeling the beardy snarl face.

Just broin' for a bike ride w/ my bro @mradamscott.

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Well isn’t this the most adorable?!

OOOHH NOOOOO!!!!!! #YoureTheWorst #AustinTelevisionFestival

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We are entering the ATX Television Festival portion of this week’s highlights and the You’re the Worst team documented their time so well that I found it hard to whittle down which photos to use.

Austin baby. @maybeayacash @desminborges @stephenfalk @kristinafrisch @ketherdonohue

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The new ‘squeezing as many people into an elevator’ selfie option. Just look down.

 

“Fan girling the fuck out on her” sounds very appropriate in this situation. Also Adrianne Palicki is tall.

Peace Austin, thanks for having us!! #Worsties Out ✌🏽#YoureTheWorst #atxfestival @atxfestival @youretheworstfxx

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#SquadGoals

Bye Austin! Thanks for being so nice to us. And for all the meat. #atx #YTWFXX

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Creator Stephen Falk gives a good array of shots from the event including Kether Donohue’s cute yellow dress. Despite there being no barbecue photos in this collection just the mention gives me an instant craving.

 

This is also a very appropriate reaction from Mae Whitman. I would have zero chill in this situation.

Oh well hello…some info must remain classified ya know…

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The revival of The X-Files in the Instagram age is pretty much the ideal. See also Tumblr which is already delivering with the spoilery filming photos which I can’t resist looking at (click if you dare).

 

A good portion of my Instagrams are around this theme (TV watching/booze) so I am taking Diane Kruger’s Tony watching prep as a ‘stars – they’re just like us’ moment.

 

Behind the Insta-Scenes: Photos from the Set

4 Mar

Guest stars, saying goodbye, a premiere date for one of our favorite shows and more behind-the-scenes action in this midweek TV Instagram roundup.

Really? #clydetheturtle

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The answer to “Where is Clyde?” is quite easy this week.

So excited to be celebrating the premiere of #thelastmanonearth tonight!!#ifyouhatelaughingdontwatch

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It turns out that people don’t hate laughing as the numbers for Last Man on Earth’s debut are rather good. Hopefully it continues this way as I enjoyed the heck out of these first two episodes and Will Forte is still a dreamboat even with the super grizzly beard (his beard level in the photo above is pretty great).

 

On Monday Netflix announced when season 3 of Orange is the New Black will be available (June 12) allowing us to plan ahead and book the day off work. The cast of OITNB has a huge presence on Instagram and Dascha Polanco went for this cute inventive way to announce this date.

Season 3, here we come!!! #Oitnb #alexvause #getready

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Slightly less artistic but still getting the message across is Laura Prepon with hashtags at the ready. And the bonus news for Alex/Piper fans – or anyone who watches the show really – is that Larry will not be showing up.

We welcome Mindy's OBGYN, Dr. Ludmilla Trapezikov, played by Laura Dern. #Themindyproject

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LAURA DERN IS MINDY’S OB/GYN?! Yeah I’m pretty excited about this and the guest stars on The Mindy Project this season have been A+ (which is why so many of them have featured in this column).

Memories. #Looking

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There is so much bad photoshop used on both TV and in movies when it comes to splicing two photographs together and it has a habit of taking you out of the moment (see also using promo photos for what are supposed to be framed family shots and The Americans triumphs in this area by not doing this). Not so on Looking and I totally believe that this is a photo of Doris and Dom from their teen years and not two separate photos of Lauren Weedman and Murray Bartlett. Dom + Doris = ❤

Lovely boys

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This episode (and season) of Looking is fantastic and so here is bonus dudes being all adorable photo.

 

Yep Damon Wayans Jr. is leaving New Girl and I agree with Hannah Simone. I also think this might be another jumpsuit I might like.

Behind the Insta-Scenes: Photos from the Set

15 Jan

Everyone is getting back to set and this means it is time for the first “Behind the Insta-Scenes” of the new year with bonus Golden Globes photos involving worlds colliding, pooches and general shenanigans.

Treats from returning shows like Broad City and Looking, plus another excellent guest star making their way to The Mindy Project are all featured below.

Ladies Room.

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Natasha Lyonne captures some of the Orange is the New Black cast (including herself) all dressed up in the all-mirrored ladies room.

What.

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Fargo meets Fargo with Allison Tolman and Frances McDormand at the Golden Globes. I’ve already talked about Tolman’s dress here, but I am all over McDormand’s beads and DGAF vibes.

 

I finally started Jane the Virgin! Five episodes in and it is love. Gina Rodriguez’s Globes essentials include Jane watching over her, which obviously did the trick.

 

Dogs and ball gowns with Allison Williams; this shows the beautiful detail on her Armani Privé gown in a more informal setting.

 

The place names and table decorations sure are nice.

Tonight. 10pm. We're way better than the Golden Globes. @lookinghbo #LookingHBO #intothewoods #instagay

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The Looking season 2 premiere was just as incredible as this tree is big/old. And just as delightful as the way the guys are posing in this photo.

@broadcity season 2 starts tomorrow y'all!! #pole #selfie #selfiepole-arm

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Broad City is back! Start every dance party ever. And while I am a selfie stick sceptic, I will make an exception for Abbi and Ilana in this two part writers’ room shot.

@broadcity season 2 starts TOMORROW

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Here it is from Ilana’s perspective.

 

*Sob* that Selfie is dunzo but here is John Cho making an appearance on The Mindy Project. In love with Mindy’s Oscar de la Renta belted tweed jacket and matching skirt.

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