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AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise', on PBS 2/21 AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise', on PBS 2/21
by TV News Desk - January 16, 2017

With unprecedented access, filmmakers Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack trace Dr. Angelou's incredible journey, shedding light on the untold aspects of her life through never-before-seen footage, rare archival photographs and videos and her own words.... (more...)
Investigation Discovery to Present World Premiere Docu-Series KILLING RICHARD GLOSSIP, 3/5 Investigation Discovery to Present World Premiere Docu-Series KILLING RICHARD GLOSSIP, 3/5
by TV News Desk - January 15, 2017

KILLING RICHARD GLOSSIP, a world premiere two-night event, kicks off Sunday, March 5 at 9/8c exclusively on ID.... (more...)
BECOMING WARREN BUFFETT, CRIES FROM SYRIA, and More Among HBO's Documentary Lineup BECOMING WARREN BUFFETT, CRIES FROM SYRIA, and More Among HBO's Documentary Lineup
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2017

HBO has confirmed a diverse array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries for the first half of 2017, including: Peter Kunhardt's BECOMING WARREN BUFFETT, a revealing portrait of the billionaire philanthropist; Evgeny Afineevsky's CRIES FROM SYRIA, a searing look at the five-year conflict in S... (more...)
HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for First Half of 2017 HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for First Half of 2017
by TV News Desk - January 14, 2017

HBO has confirmed a diverse array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries for the first half of 2017... (more...)
Doug Benson Stars in New Comedy Central Series THE HIGH COURT, Premiering 2/27 Doug Benson Stars in New Comedy Central Series THE HIGH COURT, Premiering 2/27
by TV News Desk - January 14, 2017

Odor in the court! The “highest court in the land” just took on a new meaning in THE HIGH COURT, a new Comedy Central series from comedian Doug Benson.... (more...)
SundanceTV Announces 2017 Programming Slate SundanceTV Announces 2017 Programming Slate
by TV News Desk - January 13, 2017

SundanceTV today announced the premiere dates for its spring 2017 programming slate. The network will continue to use Wednesdays at 10:00 PM ET / 9 C as the anchor for its original drama series premieres.... (more...)
VEEP: The Complete Fifth Season Available on Blu-ray & DVD 4/11 VEEP: The Complete Fifth Season Available on Blu-ray & DVD 4/11
by TV News Desk - January 12, 2017

The 10-episode VEEP: The Complete Fifth Season will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on April 11, 2017... (more...)
TWINSBURG Wins 'Best Film' at American Short Film Awards; Full List TWINSBURG Wins 'Best Film' at American Short Film Awards; Full List
by Movies News Desk - January 12, 2017

The American Short Film Awards have announced the winning short films from 2016. The awards are given in 8 different categories... (more...)
Jury Members Announced for 2017 Sundance Film Festival Jury Members Announced for 2017 Sundance Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - January 11, 2017

Sundance Institute will convene 24 experts in film, art, culture and science to award feature-length work shown at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival... (more...)
All 10 of ABC's Comedies Return Up in 2017 to Multi-Week/Season Highs All 10 of ABC's Comedies Return Up in 2017 to Multi-Week/Season Highs
by TV News Desk - January 11, 2017

During the first complete week of 2017 (w/o 1/2/17), ABC ranked No. 1 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, delivering a network-leading 8 of the Top 20 broadcast programs in Adults 18-49: “Modern Family” – No. 5, “The Bachelor” – No. 6, “The Goldbergs” – No. 7, with “The Middle,” “Speechless,” “black-is... (more...)
Jelani Cobb To Receive Writers Guild's Inaugural Walter Bernstein Award Jelani Cobb To Receive Writers Guild's Inaugural Walter Bernstein Award
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2017

The Writers Guild of America, East is proud to announce the creation of the Walter Bernstein Award, which will be presented for the first time at the 69th annual Writers Guild Awards at New York's Edison Ballroom on February 19, 2017.... (more...)
Jenna Dewan Tatum Joins NBC's WORLD OF DANCE as Host and Mentor Jenna Dewan Tatum Joins NBC's WORLD OF DANCE as Host and Mentor
by TV News Desk - January 10, 2017

Touting an impressive resume as both a highly accomplished actress and world-class dancer, Jenna Dewan Tatum will serve as host and advocate for the competitors on NBC's new dance competition series WORLD OF DANCE.... (more...)
Amy Schumer's All-New Original Stand-Up Comedy Speciala Launches on Netflix 3/7 Amy Schumer's All-New Original Stand-Up Comedy Speciala Launches on Netflix 3/7
by TV News Desk - January 10, 2017

Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, is bringing its members an all-new stand-up special from one of the leading forces in entertainment and comedy today, Amy Schumer.... (more...)
Canadian Documentary Series FIGHT XCHANGE Returns to Super Channel for Season 2, 1/16 Canadian Documentary Series FIGHT XCHANGE Returns to Super Channel for Season 2, 1/16
by TV News Desk - January 09, 2017

Super Channel is pleased to announce that FIGHT XCHANGE, a ten-part documentary series that follows the world's best young MMA fighters as they live, train and fight in a foreign country, will return for a second season... (more...)
ABC News Two- Hour Documentary Special on the Menendez Brothers Murder Airs Saturday on ABC ABC News Two- Hour Documentary Special on the Menendez Brothers Murder Airs Saturday on ABC
by TV News Desk - January 06, 2017

It was the original trial of the century that captivated the nation. ABC will air an unprecedented two-hour documentary special on the Beverly Hills crime that shook a generation. A Hollywood movie executive and his wife, a one-time beauty queen, were brutally slain in the den of their Spanish-style... (more...)
ABC's Menendez Brothers Special Documentary Wins 2-Hour Time Slot ABC's Menendez Brothers Special Documentary Wins 2-Hour Time Slot
by TV News Desk - January 06, 2017

Spiking over its lead-in against all-original competition at 9:00 p.m., the ABC documentary special “Truth and Lies: The Menendez Brothers” won its 2-hour time period, beating its nearest competition... (more...)
Meet the Real 'Mad Men' on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN Meet the Real 'Mad Men' on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - January 06, 2017

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast.... (more...)
Pete Holmes' First HBO Stand-Up Comedy Special FACES AND SOUNDS' Out on Digital HD 1/9 Pete Holmes' First HBO Stand-Up Comedy Special FACES AND SOUNDS' Out on Digital HD 1/9
by TV News Desk - January 05, 2017

In advance of the 2017 premiere of his new HBO comedy series Crashing, Pete Holmes stars in his first HBO stand-up comedy special, PETE HOLMES: FACES AND SOUNDS, taped earlier this year in front of a live audience... (more...)
THIS IS US, HIDDEN FIGURES Scribes Among Finalists for42nd Annual Humanitas Prize THIS IS US, HIDDEN FIGURES Scribes Among Finalists for42nd Annual Humanitas Prize
by TV News Desk - January 05, 2017

Finalists for the 42nd annual Humanitas Prize were announced today. The honor recognizes film and television writers whose work inspires compassion, hope, and understanding.... (more...)
AARP Provides Major Series Funding for THIRTEEN's 'American Masters' AARP Provides Major Series Funding for THIRTEEN's 'American Masters'
by TV News Desk - January 05, 2017

WNET announced today that AARP has provided two years of major funding for THIRTEEN's American Masters series, which launched Season 31 with the exclusive U.S. broadcast premiere of American Masters: By Sidney Lumet this week.... (more...)
Smithsonian Channel Sheds New Light on Titanic Sinking in New Documentary, 1/21 Smithsonian Channel Sheds New Light on Titanic Sinking in New Documentary, 1/21
by TV News Desk - January 04, 2017

The images are unveiled in a new one-hour Smithsonian Channel documentary that tells the story of the unluckiest ship in maritime history. TITANIC: THE NEW EVIDENCE (WT) premieres Saturday, January 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT... (more...)
LA LA LAND, MOANA Among 2017 EDDIE AWARD Nominations; Full List LA LA LAND, MOANA Among 2017 EDDIE AWARD Nominations; Full List
by Movies News Desk - January 03, 2017

The American Cinema Editors have announced the nominations for the 67th annual ACE Eddie Awards.... (more...)
A&E to Premiere Acclaimed Original Documentary Feature Film LIFE, ANIMATED, 1/7 A&E to Premiere Acclaimed Original Documentary Feature Film LIFE, ANIMATED, 1/7
by TV News Desk - December 29, 2016

LIFE, ANIMATED, the acclaimed, award-winning original documentary feature film directed by Academy Award(R) winner Roger Ross Williams, will have its television premiere on A&E Network on Saturday, January 7 at 8pm ET/PT.... (more...)
Check Out Monologue Highlights from LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 12/20 Check Out Monologue Highlights from LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 12/20
by TV News Desk - December 21, 2016

Below, check out monologue highlights from last nights LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS on NBC!... (more...)
FENCES, Denzel Washington Top Winners of 2016 Black Film Critics Circle Awards FENCES, Denzel Washington Top Winners of 2016 Black Film Critics Circle Awards
by Movies News Desk - December 20, 2016

The Black Film Critics Circle today announced the winners of their 2016 annual awards. Among the honorees were FENCES co-stars Denzel Washington and Viola Davis.... (more...)



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