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National Geographic Channel to Launch 6-Part True-Crime Series MISSING DIAL, 5/22 National Geographic Channel to Launch 6-Part True-Crime Series MISSING DIAL, 5/22
by TV News Desk - May 05, 2016

National Geographic Channel's new six-part documentary crime series MISSING DIAL, premiering on Sunday, May 22, at 10/9c (and available day after air on Hulu and on VOD and TVE platforms), takes viewers inside the deeply personal and truly captivating investigation into Cody's mysterious disappearan... (more...)
Seth MacFarlane to Create & Star in FOX Dramedy for 2017-18 Season Seth MacFarlane to Create & Star in FOX Dramedy for 2017-18 Season
by TV News Desk - May 04, 2016

FOX has ordered 13 episodes of a new hour-long, live-action comedic drama series created and executive-produced by Emmy Award winner Seth MacFarlane (FAMILY GUY, “Ted”), who is also set to star. The series is being targeted for the 2017-2018 television season, it was announced today by Dana Walden a... (more...)
Brie Larson, Drake & Fred Armisen to Host SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE This Month Brie Larson, Drake & Fred Armisen to Host SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE This Month
by TV News Desk - May 04, 2016

 Brie Larson will make her debut as host of “Saturday Night Live” on May 7. The Academy Award-winning actress (“Room”) can be seen in the upcoming films “Kong: Skull Island” and “The Glass Castle.”... (more...)
Kino Lorber Acquires All US and Canadian Rights to Documentary LUCHA MEXICO Kino Lorber Acquires All US and Canadian Rights to Documentary LUCHA MEXICO
by TV News Desk - May 03, 2016

Sol Y Luna, Kino Lorber's new Spanish-language label, is proud to announce the acquisition of all US and Canadian rights to the documentary LUCHA MEXICO... (more...)
AXS TV to Premiere 9 Acclaimed Music Documentaries In All-New REEL TO REEL Series AXS TV to Premiere 9 Acclaimed Music Documentaries In All-New REEL TO REEL Series
by TV News Desk - May 03, 2016

AXS TV, the premier destination for music festivals and everything rock and roll, expands its music based programming lineup with the launch of REEL TO REEL an all-new series premiering a different critically acclaimed documentary on the last Tuesday of each month.... (more...)
Vice Media & ESPN Ink Production & Distribution Deal Across Digital, Mobile & TV Vice Media & ESPN Ink Production & Distribution Deal Across Digital, Mobile & TV
by TV News Desk - May 03, 2016

As part of a new agreement, VICE and ESPN announced that they will be joining forces for the first time. VICE Sports will produce new original series to air exclusively on ESPN propertie... (more...)
Fran Drescher & More Join the 2016 GENII AWARDS Presenters Lineup Fran Drescher & More Join the 2016 GENII AWARDS Presenters Lineup
by TV News Desk - May 03, 2016

Fran Drescher, Emmy® Award-winning journalist and TV host Shaun Robinson and Theranos Chief Creative Officer Patrick Thomas O'Neill have been added as presenters for the 57th Annual Genii Awards.... (more...)
2nd ANNUAL MAMMOTH LAKES FILM FESTIVAL Announces Lineup 2nd ANNUAL MAMMOTH LAKES FILM FESTIVAL Announces Lineup
by TV News Desk - April 29, 2016

Mammoth Lakes Film Festival, set in the majestic setting of Mammoth Lakes, California, has announced its line-up of screenings and events for the festival's second edition.... (more...)
Teenage Drama BRIDGEND, Starring Hannah Murray, Premieres 5/6 Teenage Drama BRIDGEND, Starring Hannah Murray, Premieres 5/6
by Movies News Desk - April 29, 2016

Written and directed by Jeppe Ronde, BRIDGEND stars Hannah Murray, Josh O'Connor, and Steven Waddington and will have its exclusive SVOD premiere Friday, May 6, 2016 via Fandor.... (more...)
Election Coverage, New & Returning Drama Series & Olympic-Themed Specials Set for PBS Summer Programming Election Coverage, New & Returning Drama Series & Olympic-Themed Specials Set for PBS Summer Programming
by TV News Desk - April 28, 2016

The PBS summer schedule offers comprehensive election coverage, as well as specially themed programs around the 31st Olympiad in August 2016.... (more...)
Comedian & Writer Lenny Henry to Receive BAFTA Special Award Comedian & Writer Lenny Henry to Receive BAFTA Special Award
by TV News Desk - April 27, 2016

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today announced that Lenny Henry, one of Britain's best-loved comedians and writers, will be honoured with the Special Award at the House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards at the Royal Festival Hall, London on Sunday May 8th.... (more...)
Logo to Present MIND/GAME Documentary on Chamique Holdsclaw, 5/3 Logo to Present MIND/GAME Documentary on Chamique Holdsclaw, 5/3
by TV News Desk - April 27, 2016

On May 3, at 9pm ET/PT on LOGO, Chamique Holdsclaw, one of the greatest women's basketball players in the world, shares the story of her rise to basketball stardom and a career that was cut short by mental illness and a near-suicide attempt.... (more...)
Discovery Life Channel Celebrates Nurses Day with 'The American Nurse' and 'Emergency' Discovery Life Channel Celebrates Nurses Day with 'The American Nurse' and 'Emergency'
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2016

National Nurses Day is celebrated annually on May 6th to raise awareness of the important role the medical field's frontline caregivers play in society.... (more...)
PBS to Present 2-Night TV Special Event ARMED IN AMERICA This May PBS to Present 2-Night TV Special Event ARMED IN AMERICA This May
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2016

PBS announced today that ARMED IN AMERICA, a special two-night television event exploring the nation's rising gun violence, is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, May 9-10, 2016.... (more...)
FilmRise Acquires U.S. Rights to Ballet Documentary RESET FilmRise Acquires U.S. Rights to Ballet Documentary RESET
by Movies News Desk - April 25, 2016

Film and television distributor FilmRise announced today that they have acquired the U.S. distribution rights to RESET.... (more...)
Tribeca Film Festival Announces Audience Award Winners Tribeca Film Festival Announces Audience Award Winners
by Movies News Desk - April 25, 2016

The 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, announced tonight at the Festival wrap party the winners of the two Audience Awards, powered by Infor.... (more...)
FSLC & Luce Cinecitta Announce 16th Edition of Open Roads: New Italian Cinema FSLC & Luce Cinecitta Announce 16th Edition of Open Roads: New Italian Cinema
by Movies News Desk - April 22, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Istituto Luce Cinecittà announce the complete lineup for Open Roads: New Italian Cinema, June 2-8.... (more...)
HBO's GIRLS: THE COMPLETE FIFTH SEASON Arrives on Digital HD 5/16 HBO's GIRLS: THE COMPLETE FIFTH SEASON Arrives on Digital HD 5/16
by TV News Desk - April 22, 2016

Just weeks after the hot HBO comedy ended its latest season, GIRLS: The Complete Fifth Season will be available to own via Digital Download on May 16, 2016 for the SRP of $18.99 (SD), $24.99 (HD).... (more...)
Projects from Zac Efron, John Legend & More Revealed at MTV Upfront Projects from Zac Efron, John Legend & More Revealed at MTV Upfront
by TV News Desk - April 22, 2016

MTV, a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) today revealed a programming slate of fourteen new series and specials, including 'Wonderland,' the network's first weekly live music performance series in nearly twenty years debuting this fall.... (more...)
IFC Announces Eight New Comedies from Development Slate IFC Announces Eight New Comedies from Development Slate
by TV News Desk - April 22, 2016

IFC revealed at their upfront press event in New York, eight smart new comedies from their robust development slate for 2017 series consideration.... (more...)
IFC Shares Details on Season Two of Acclaimed Comedy SeriesDOCUMENTARY NOW! IFC Shares Details on Season Two of Acclaimed Comedy SeriesDOCUMENTARY NOW!
by TV News Desk - April 22, 2016

At IFC's press upfront event, Seth Meyers shared new details on season two of DOCUMENTARY NOW!... (more...)
Newport Beach Film Festival to Showcase an Exclusive Screening of British Cinema Newport Beach Film Festival to Showcase an Exclusive Screening of British Cinema
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

On Friday, April 22nd, 2016 the 17th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival will present its UK Spotlight, an evening celebration of British cinema and culture. The event will feature the Regional Premieres of three highly anticipated UK films: Sunset Song (2015), The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015), and H... (more...)
AXS TV to Celebrate Life & Legacy of Prince This Weekend AXS TV to Celebrate Life & Legacy of Prince This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

AXS TV celebrates the life and legacy of genre-defying music icon Prince with a tribute block on Saturday, April 23, featuring the Prince episode of AXS TV's ROCK LEGENDS at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT, and the television premiere of the acclaimed documentary SLAVE TRADE: HOW PRINCE RE-MADE THE MUSIC BUSIN... (more...)
15th Annual Dance Camera West Dance Media Film Festival Set for June 15th Annual Dance Camera West Dance Media Film Festival Set for June
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

?Celebrating the vibrant art of dance, Dance Camera West, in association with the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, presents the 15th Annual Dance Camera West Dance Media Festival, a public event incorporating dance explored through film and live performance.... (more...)
Irvington Film Festival to Honor Female Filmmakers Irvington Film Festival to Honor Female Filmmakers
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

The All Shorts Irvington Film Festival (As iFF) presents 'As iFF the Lens Can't Shift: Filmmaking Through Women's Eyes' at 7:30 pm on Friday, May 6th at the Irvington Town Hall Theater.  Seven short films from countries including France, Italy, Poland, Hungary and the United States will be screened,... (more...)



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