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Diane Keaton Joins Jude Law in HBO Drama Series THE YOUNG POPE  Diane Keaton Joins Jude Law in HBO Drama Series THE YOUNG POPE 
by TV News Desk - July 28, 2015

Academy Award® winner Diane Keaton joins two-time Academy Award®nominee Jude Law in THE YOUNG POPE, the eight-episode drama series from Paolo Sorrentino... (more...)
HBO to Premiere Uplifting Documentary TASHI AND THE MONK, 8/17 HBO to Premiere Uplifting Documentary TASHI AND THE MONK, 8/17
by TV News Desk - July 28, 2015

The uplifting documentary debuts MONDAY, AUG. 17 (8:00-8:45 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.... (more...)
Oprah Winfrey to Present Landmark Television Event BELIEF, Premiering 10/18 on OWN Oprah Winfrey to Present Landmark Television Event BELIEF, Premiering 10/18 on OWN
by TV News Desk - July 23, 2015

This fall, Oprah Winfrey presents the landmark television event “Belief,” a week-long documentary series airing over seven consecutive nights that depicts how people with a wide range of beliefs search for deeper meaning and connection with the world around them... (more...)
CBS News Earns 44 Emmy Nominations; 60 MINUTES Receives 29 Noms CBS News Earns 44 Emmy Nominations; 60 MINUTES Receives 29 Noms
by TV News Desk - July 23, 2015

CBS News has been recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with 44 News and Documentary Emmy Award nominations... (more...)
AOL Nominated for Pair of News and Documentary Emmy Awards AOL Nominated for Pair of News and Documentary Emmy Awards
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2015

The nominations for the 36th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards are out, and AOL is on the list this year with nominations in two categories.... (more...)
HBO & Bill Simmons Announce Multi-Platform Agreement Including New Weekly Series HBO & Bill Simmons Announce Multi-Platform Agreement Including New Weekly Series
by TV News Desk - July 22, 2015

Bill Simmons, one of the most influential figures in contemporary sports media and the founding editor of Grantland.com, and HBO have entered into a major exclusive multi-year, multi-platform agreement... (more...)
ESPN Announces Global Coverage of 2015 Special Olympics World Games ESPN Announces Global Coverage of 2015 Special Olympics World Games
by TV News Desk - July 20, 2015

ESPN's global coverage of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles, the largest sporting and humanitarian event in 2015, begins this week with live coverage of the Games' star-studded Opening Ceremony... (more...)
Snubs and Surprises from the 67th Emmy Nominations! Snubs and Surprises from the 67th Emmy Nominations!
by Kaitlin Milligan - July 16, 2015

The nominations for the 67th Emmy Awards were just announced, and well, let's just say there is a lot to talk about! Many good, promising things for the future of TV, but also some things that worry me. There are so many categories in which I have something to say, but for the sake of your time, we ... (more...)
Smithsonian Channel Greenlights New Series SPORTS DETECTIVES Smithsonian Channel Greenlights New Series SPORTS DETECTIVES
by TV News Desk - July 14, 2015

SPORTS DETECTIVES, comprised of six one-hour episodes, is scheduled to premiere in 2016... (more...)
HBO to Debut TOE TAG PAROLE: TO LIVE AND DIE ON YARD, 8/3 HBO to Debut TOE TAG PAROLE: TO LIVE AND DIE ON YARD, 8/3
by TV News Desk - July 13, 2015

Alan and Susan Raymond (Oscar® and Emmy® winners for HBO's “I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School”) explore the reality of “the other death penalty” in TOE TAG PAROLE: TO LIVE AND DIE ON YARD A, debuting MONDAY, AUG. 3 (9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.... (more...)
BEHIND THE MASK: THE BATMAN DEAD EN STORY to Premiere Exclusively on Hulu BEHIND THE MASK: THE BATMAN DEAD EN STORY to Premiere Exclusively on Hulu
by TV News Desk - July 09, 2015

The film launched a nationwide craze when all eight minutes were unveiled at Comic Con in 2003, showing the simplicity yet the pure entertainment value of such a popular figure.... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch All-New Trailer for MTV's New Documentary WHITE PEOPLE VIDEO: Watch All-New Trailer for MTV's New Documentary WHITE PEOPLE
by TV News Desk - July 08, 2015

As part of its ongoing “Look Different” campaign, MTV is encouraging the conversation with “White People,” a new documentary from MTV and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas... (more...)
BWW Interview: Elizabeth Swados of HBO's Documentary: MY DEPRESSION (THE UP AND DOWN AND UP OF IT) BWW Interview: Elizabeth Swados of HBO's Documentary: MY DEPRESSION (THE UP AND DOWN AND UP OF IT)
by Jennifer McHugh - July 07, 2015

Famed Broadway writer, director and composer Elizabeth Swados has struggled with depression her whole life. In this animated musical documentary based on Swados' graphic memoir, “My Depression: A Picture Book,” she shares her experiences with this often-misunderstood condition to make a difficult an... (more...)
E! and Esquire Continue Ratings Momentum with Significant Year-on-Year Growth E! and Esquire Continue Ratings Momentum with Significant Year-on-Year Growth
by TV News Desk - July 01, 2015

E! and Esquire Network continued their momentum in second quarter 2015 with significant year on year growth. Both networks scored ratings highs for the quarter and will continue to turn up the heat all summer long with new original programming.... (more...)
Wil Wheaton Shares Project UROK Video About Mental Illness with The A.V. Club Wil Wheaton Shares Project UROK Video About Mental Illness with The A.V. Club
by TV News Desk - June 26, 2015

The A.V. Club just posted a video Wil Wheaton created with mental health non-profit Project UROK discussing his own experience with generalized anxiety disorder and chronic depression.... (more...)
E!'s Caitlyn Jenner Documentary Series I AM CAIT to Premiere in New Timeslot E!'s Caitlyn Jenner Documentary Series I AM CAIT to Premiere in New Timeslot
by TV News Desk - June 24, 2015

“I Am Cait,' the new documentary series with Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce Jenner, living her life as a transgender woman will premiere Sunday, July 26 at 8:00pm on E! and will also air on E! channels internationally in over 120 countries and in 22 languages.... (more...)
Showtime & Hulu to Launch Streaming Service in Early July Showtime & Hulu to Launch Streaming Service in Early July
by TV News Desk - June 23, 2015

Hulu subscribers will soon have the ability to add the SHOWTIME service to their Hulu subscription and stream on a wide range of the most popular internet-connected streaming devices.... (more...)
FIRST LOOK: MTV to Present Stirring Documentary WHITE PEOPLE, 7/22 FIRST LOOK: MTV to Present Stirring Documentary WHITE PEOPLE, 7/22
by TV News Desk - June 23, 2015

MTV, as part of its ongoing “Look Different” anti-bias campaign, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas are joining forces to present “White People,” a first-of-its-kind documentary exploring race... (more...)
MTV to Premiere 'First-of-Its-Kind' Documentary WHITE PEOPLE, 7/22 MTV to Premiere 'First-of-Its-Kind' Documentary WHITE PEOPLE, 7/22
by TV News Desk - June 22, 2015

“White People” premieres Wednesday, July 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET /PT on MTV and will simultaneously be made available on MTV.com, the MTV App, MTV's Facebook page and its YouTube channel, as well as the following morning on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video and MTV's Video On Demand services.... (more...)
Nat Geo Channel Inks Global Presale for HITLER'S DEATH ARMY: DAS REICH Nat Geo Channel Inks Global Presale for HITLER'S DEATH ARMY: DAS REICH
by TV News Desk - June 17, 2015

National Geographic Channel today announced it has acquired the worldwide rights to Hitler's Death Army: Das Reich (2x60), from factual distributor ZED. The specials will air later this year in over 170 countries and in 43 languages.... (more...)
VIDEO: First Look - HBO to Premiere Documentary REQUIEM FOR THE DEAD, 6/22 VIDEO: First Look - HBO to Premiere Documentary REQUIEM FOR THE DEAD, 6/22
by TV News Desk - June 16, 2015

Directed by Shari Cookson and Nick Doob (HBO's Emmy®-winning “The Memory Loss Tapes” and Emmy®-nominated “Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life & Times of Katrina Gilbert”), this timely documentary debuts MONDAY, JUNE 22 (9:00-10:15 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.... (more...)
Nick News to Air Kinda Ellerbee's ELECTRONIC LEASH: SAFETY V PRIVACY, 6/16 Nick News to Air Kinda Ellerbee's ELECTRONIC LEASH: SAFETY V PRIVACY, 6/16
by TV News Desk - June 12, 2015

Nick News with Linda Ellerbee examines the boundaries of child safety and privacy, and discovers how kids and parents feel about the monitoring of technology in the brand-new special, “The Electronic Leash: Safety vs. Privacy,” premiering Tuesday, June 16... (more...)
ABC to Hit the Road with Advanced Screenings of New Fall Shows ABC to Hit the Road with Advanced Screenings of New Fall Shows
by TV News Desk - June 11, 2015

The ABC Summer Block Party is hitting the road with a six-market mobile pilot screening tour giving guests the opportunity to get a first look at some of ABC's highly anticipated new fall shows... (more...)
CNBC's THE NEW HIGH: EXTREME SPORTS to Premiere, 6/18 CNBC's THE NEW HIGH: EXTREME SPORTS to Premiere, 6/18
by TV News Desk - June 08, 2015

From flying off a mountain in a “wingsuit” to nailing a triple back motorcycle flip to kiteboarding 40 feet in the air, CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, examines the extraordinary growth of extreme sports in a one-hour documentary, “The New High: Extreme Sports,”... (more...)
E! to Premiere New Reality Series HOLLYWOOD CYCLE, 7/7 E! to Premiere New Reality Series HOLLYWOOD CYCLE, 7/7
by TV News Desk - June 08, 2015

E! Entertainment clips in to the popular, highly competitive world of indoor cycling with the premiere of its newest reality series, “Hollywood Cycle.”... (more...)



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