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Posts Tagged ‘Bob Newhart’

Memo to Bob Newhart’s Primetime Emmy Co-Nominees

We’re talking to you: Justin Timberlake, Will Forte, Bobby Cannavale, Louis C.K. and Nathan Lane.

Each one of you is nominated alongside comedy legend Bob Newhart in the 2013 Primetime Emmy category of Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series. Should any of you win at the Creative Arts ceremony, please consider a variation of Ving Rhames’ priceless move at the Golden Globes and making Newhart your version of Jack Lemmon.

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TNT’s New Series Only Good For One Reason

judaschalice.jpgAs HBO and Showtime have dominated the TV series areas with “The Sopranos” and “Weeds” and even AMC has created the award-winning “Mad Men,” TNT is getting in on the act with a the new series “The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice” premiering Sunday on the cable network.

Apart from being a low-rent Indiana Jones knockoff starring Noah Wylie as said librarian, the cable film really had only one incredible line.

Bob Newhart (yes, that Bob Newhart), playing the leader who sends the Librarian on his quest, at one point becomes very-Ninja-like, kicking the asses of about a dozen bad guys. He then says: “Does anyone else wanna piece of me?”

That definitely deserves a “Hi, Bob.”