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ROOTS Event Series Kicks Off HISTORY's Summer Original Programming Lineup ROOTS Event Series Kicks Off HISTORY's Summer Original Programming Lineup
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2016

Kicking off with the premiere of the highly anticipated event series 'ROOTS,' HISTORY is unveiling the most robust summer of original programming in the 21 year history of the network.... (more...)
National Geographic Channel Announces Its First Multiseason Scripted Anthology Series, GENIUS National Geographic Channel Announces Its First Multiseason Scripted Anthology Series, GENIUS
by TV News Desk - April 29, 2016

National Geographic Channel announced today that it will go straight to series with the first scripted series in the history of the network, the global anthology GENIUS from Fox 21 Television Studios... (more...)
Smithsonian Channel Uncovers Iconic Sports Artifacts on SPORTS DETECTIVES, 4/24 Smithsonian Channel Uncovers Iconic Sports Artifacts on SPORTS DETECTIVES, 4/24
by TV News Desk - April 15, 2016

Smithsonian Channel debuts a unique six-hour docu-series, SPORTS DETECTIVES, on Sunday, April 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, to try to hunt down the truth of what happened and find missing treasures behind some of the most iconic moments in American sports history.... (more...)
Kevin Hart & More Among Comedy Central's 2016-17 Development Slate Kevin Hart & More Among Comedy Central's 2016-17 Development Slate
by TV News Desk - March 31, 2016

On the heels of a series of renewals and extensions and the announcement of an unprecedented development slate exclusive to Snapchat, Comedy Central today reveals the balance of its 2016-2017 content development slate... (more...)
Smithsonian Channel to Uncover Artifacts from Greatest Sporting Moments in SPORTS DETECTIVES Smithsonian Channel to Uncover Artifacts from Greatest Sporting Moments in SPORTS DETECTIVES
by TV News Desk - March 31, 2016

Smithsonian Channel debuts a unique six-hour docu-series, SPORTS DETECTIVES, on Sunday, April 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, to try to hunt down the truth of what happened and find missing treasures behind some of the most iconic moments in American sports history.... (more...)
Trump vs. GOP, Springsteen & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN Trump vs. GOP, Springsteen & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - March 24, 2016

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...)
JOAN RIVERS: EXIT LAUGHING Documentary to Premiere on Thirteen 4/1 JOAN RIVERS: EXIT LAUGHING Documentary to Premiere on Thirteen 4/1
by TV News Desk - March 23, 2016

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THIRTEEN's 'The Secrets of Saint John Paul' to Premire on PBS 4/5 THIRTEEN's 'The Secrets of Saint John Paul' to Premire on PBS 4/5
by TV News Desk - March 16, 2016

Pope John Paul II, born Karol Jzef Wojtyla, was ordained in 1946, and in 1978 became the first Polish Pope and first non-Italian Pope in more than 400 years. He served as Pope until his passing in 2005.... (more...)
Brian Williams to Anchor Special Coverage Honoring Nancy Reagan on MSNBC Brian Williams to Anchor Special Coverage Honoring Nancy Reagan on MSNBC
by TV News Desk - March 10, 2016

MSNBC will commemorate the funeral of former first lady Nancy Reagan with special coverage celebrating her life and legacy on Friday. Brian Williams anchors from MSNBC headquarters in New York beginning at 1 p.m. ET as friends, family, and dignitaries gather to pay their respects.... (more...)
Smithsonian Channel New Series 'Sports Detectives' Premieres 4/24 Smithsonian Channel New Series 'Sports Detectives' Premieres 4/24
by TV News Desk - March 09, 2016

Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point ball. Dale Earnhardt's legendary pink race car. The American flag draped around goalie Jim Craig after the “Miracle on Ice.”... (more...)
Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Wednesday, March 16, 2016
by TV Scoop - March 03, 2016

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Wednesday, March 16, 2016!... (more...)
Winner Announced on FOX's MASTERCHEF JUNIOR Winner Announced on FOX's MASTERCHEF JUNIOR
by TV News Desk - January 30, 2016

Last night, Season Four of MASTERCHEF JUNIOR came to an exciting conclusion as host/executive producer and judge Gordon Ramsay and fellow judges Graham Elliot and Christina Tosi named Addison Osta Smith, a nine-year-old from River Forest, IL, the winner of FOX's hit cooking competition series.... (more...)
THE BIG SHORT, GAME OF THRONES Among Nominees for USC Scripter Awards; Full List THE BIG SHORT, GAME OF THRONES Among Nominees for USC Scripter Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - January 07, 2016

Today, the finalists for USC Libraries' 28th annual Scripter Award were announced. The prize recognizes the year's best adapted screenplays and the author or authors of the written work upon which the screenplay is based.... (more...)
Amy Schumer, BIG SHORT Among Nominees for 2016 Writers Guild Awards; Full List! Amy Schumer, BIG SHORT Among Nominees for 2016 Writers Guild Awards; Full List!
by TV News Desk - January 06, 2016

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in screenwriting during 2015.... (more...)
Feature Film Lineup Complete for 2016 Sundance Film Festival Feature Film Lineup Complete for 2016 Sundance Film Festival
by TV News Desk - December 07, 2015

Sundance Institute today completed its feature film lineup for the 2016 Sundance Film Festival with the highly anticipated narratives, documentaries, episodic work and events in the Premieres, Documentary Premieres, Spotlight, Sundance Kids and Special Events sections.... (more...)
MSNBC Longform Hires Lauren Frasca as VP, Development MSNBC Longform Hires Lauren Frasca as VP, Development
by TV News Desk - November 19, 2015

In an effort to expand the development team, MSNBC Longform has hired Lauren Frasca to be Vice President, Development and Nina Weinstein as Director, Development for the MSNBC Longform unit.... (more...)
PBS Presents 3-Part Series NOVA: MAKING NORTH AMERICA, Beginning Tonight PBS Presents 3-Part Series NOVA: MAKING NORTH AMERICA, Beginning Tonight
by TV News Desk - November 04, 2015

NOVA?s MAKING NORTH AMERICA, premieres on three consecutive Today nights on November 4, 11, and 18, 2015 at 9PM/8C on PBS (check local listings).... (more...)
PBS to Premiere NOVA: MAKING NORTH AMERICA, 11/4 PBS to Premiere NOVA: MAKING NORTH AMERICA, 11/4
by TV News Desk - November 02, 2015

Mighty, elemental forces molded North America. Fiery eruptions, titanic floods, the grinding of great ice sheets, and massive impacts from space all shaped our land.... (more...)
Barbara Walters Set for Nine-Episode Investigation Discovery Series AMERICAN SCANDALS, Beginning Tonight Barbara Walters Set for Nine-Episode Investigation Discovery Series AMERICAN SCANDALS, Beginning Tonight
by TV News Desk - November 02, 2015

Investigation Discovery (ID) and ABC's Lincoln Square Productions premieres BARBARA WALTERS PRESENTS AMERICAN SCANDALS, an exclusive new 9-episode series featuring iconic newswoman Barbara Walters.... (more...)
Barbara Walters Set for Nine-Episode Investigation Discovery Series AMERICAN SCANDALS Barbara Walters Set for Nine-Episode Investigation Discovery Series AMERICAN SCANDALS
by TV News Desk - October 27, 2015

Investigation Discovery (ID) and ABC's Lincoln Square Productions premieres BARBARA WALTERS PRESENTS AMERICAN SCANDALS, an exclusive new 9-episode series featuring iconic newswoman Barbara Walters.... (more...)
Mainstream Media Ent., Inc. to Produce Celia Cruz Biopic AZUCAR HAPPY 90TH BIRTHDAY CELIA! Mainstream Media Ent., Inc. to Produce Celia Cruz Biopic AZUCAR HAPPY 90TH BIRTHDAY CELIA!
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2015

The Chicago-based, global marketing and production company, MainStream Media Ent., Inc., has partnered with DCV Media, Miami, FL. to produce the inspirational film about the life and legend of Celia Cruz, the Queen of Salsa.... (more...)
Ray Kelly & More Set for Next METROFOCUS on Thirteen Ray Kelly & More Set for Next METROFOCUS on Thirteen
by TV News Desk - October 23, 2015

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.... (more...)
Kevin Merida Named Editor-in-Chief for  Upcoming ESPN Site THE UNDEFEATED Kevin Merida Named Editor-in-Chief for Upcoming ESPN Site THE UNDEFEATED
by TV News Desk - October 20, 2015

Kevin Merida, managing editor at The Washington Post, has been named editor-in-chief for “The Undefeated,” ESPN's upcoming site that will provide in-depth reporting, commentary and insight on race and culture through the lens of sports.... (more...)
Review Roundup: Michael Fassbender& Kate Winslet Star in STEVE JOBS Review Roundup: Michael Fassbender& Kate Winslet Star in STEVE JOBS
by BWW News Desk - October 09, 2015

Set backstage in the minutes before three iconic product launches spanning Jobs' career - beginning with the Macintosh in 1984, and ending with the unveiling of the iMac in 1988 - STEVE JOBS takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at it... (more...)
Sneak Peek: PBS's NOVA to Premiere MAKING NORTH AMERICA, 11/4 Sneak Peek: PBS's NOVA to Premiere MAKING NORTH AMERICA, 11/4
by TV News Desk - October 01, 2015

Mighty, elemental forces molded North America. Fiery eruptions, titanic floods, the grinding of great ice sheets, and massive impacts from space all shaped our land.... (more...)




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