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John M. Seigenthaler to Receive 2015 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Media John M. Seigenthaler to Receive 2015 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Media
by TV News Desk - August 27, 2015

Veteran broadcast journalist John M. Seigenthaler is the recipient of the 2015 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in Media, to be presented Oct. 1, 2015, at the University of South Dakota.... (more...)
TV One Teams with National Action Network for First-Ever Airing of THE TRIUMPH AWARDS TV One Teams with National Action Network for First-Ever Airing of THE TRIUMPH AWARDS
by TV News Desk - August 19, 2015

TV One, the National Action Network (NAN) and Reverend Al Sharpton, are partnering to present the first televised airing of The Triumph Awards.... (more...)
THIRTEEN's American Masters to Feature Legendary African American Tennis Pioneer Althea Gibson THIRTEEN's American Masters to Feature Legendary African American Tennis Pioneer Althea Gibson
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2015

People often cite Arthur Ashe as the first African American to win Wimbledon (1975). He was indeed the first African American male to win the men's singles title, but it was, in fact, Althea Gibson, who was the first African American to cross the color lineplaying and winning at Wimbledon (1957 and ... (more...)
Paul Haggis Discusses Show Me a Hero, Debuting Sunday on HBO Paul Haggis Discusses Show Me a Hero, Debuting Sunday on HBO
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2015

From David Simon (HBO's “Treme” and “The Wire”) and Paul Haggis (“Crash”), the HBO Miniseries presentation SHOW ME A HERO debuts its first two parts back-to-back SUNDAY, AUG. 16 (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), followed by two parts on both of the subsequent Sundays – Aug. 23 and 30 – at the same time.... (more...)
Scoop: REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER on HBO - Friday, August 14, 2015 Scoop: REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER on HBO - Friday, August 14, 2015
by TV Scoop - August 12, 2015

Get all the scoop on REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER, airing on HBO on Friday, August 14, 2015!... (more...)
David Simon Talks Upcoming HBO Miniseries SHOW ME A HERO David Simon Talks Upcoming HBO Miniseries SHOW ME A HERO
by TV News Desk - August 11, 2015

From David Simon (HBO's 'Treme' and 'The Wire') and Paul Haggis ('Crash'), the HBO Miniseries presentation SHOW ME A HERO debuts its first two parts back-to-back SUNDAY, AUG. 16... (more...)
Netflix to Premiere Original Documentary WINTER ON FIRE, 10/9 Netflix to Premiere Original Documentary WINTER ON FIRE, 10/9
by TV News Desk - August 06, 2015

Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, will premiere the original documentary Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom, directed by Evgeny Afineevsky, on Friday, October 9, 2015 exclusively to Netflix members worldwide.... (more...)
ESPN to Premiere Special FACE TO FACE WITH HANNAH STORM, 8/6 ESPN to Premiere Special FACE TO FACE WITH HANNAH STORM, 8/6
by TV News Desk - August 04, 2015

Award-winning ESPN host and SportsCenter anchor Hannah Storm sits down with a diverse list of seven sports newsmakers whose stories and legacies are still evolving for Face to Face with Hannah Storm, a SportsCenter special debuting Thursday, Aug. 6, at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.... (more...)
Scoop: VICE on HBO - Sunday, September 27, 2015 Scoop: VICE on HBO - Sunday, September 27, 2015
by TV Scoop - July 30, 2015

Get all the scoop on VICE, airing on HBO on Sunday, September 27, 2015!... (more...)
Thirteen to Premiere Documentary on Tennis Pioneer Althea Gibson, 9/4 Thirteen to Premiere Documentary on Tennis Pioneer Althea Gibson, 9/4
by TV News Desk - July 28, 2015

This fall, THIRTEEN's American Masters presents Althea, premiering nationwide Friday, September 4, 2015 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) during the U.S. Open.... (more...)
Steve Harvey Hosts First-Ever Pay It Forward Academy for Teens and Their Parents Steve Harvey Hosts First-Ever Pay It Forward Academy for Teens and Their Parents
by TV News Desk - July 27, 2015

Media personality and comedic legend, Steve Harvey trades quips with a group of captivated teens during an improv session at the Whole World Improv Theatre on Saturday, July 25.... (more...)
JFK & LBJ: A TIME FOR GREATNESS to Premiere on PBS 8/4; Watch Preview JFK & LBJ: A TIME FOR GREATNESS to Premiere on PBS 8/4; Watch Preview
by TV News Desk - July 24, 2015

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of President Johnson's signing of the Voting Rights Act on August 6, 1965, JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness airing nationally, Tuesday, August 4, 2015 from 9-10 p.m. on PBS... (more...)
HBO to Premiere Miniseries SHOW ME A HERO, 8/16 HBO to Premiere Miniseries SHOW ME A HERO, 8/16
by TV News Desk - July 20, 2015

From David Simon (HBO's 'Treme' and 'The Wire') and Paul Haggis ('Crash'), the HBO Miniseries presentation SHOW ME A HERO debuts its first two parts back-to-back SUNDAY, AUG. 16(8:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT... (more...)
Obama to Make First-Ever Presidential Visit to Federal Prison for HBO's VICE Obama to Make First-Ever Presidential Visit to Federal Prison for HBO's VICE
by TV News Desk - July 10, 2015

Today, the White House announced that President Obama will visit the El Reno federal prison in Oklahoma next week to participate in a VICE special on America's criminal justice system, making him the first sitting president ever to visit a federal prison.... (more...)
PBS to Air Documentary JFK & LBJ: A TIME FOR GREATNESS, 8/4 PBS to Air Documentary JFK & LBJ: A TIME FOR GREATNESS, 8/4
by TV News Desk - July 09, 2015

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of President Johnson's signing of the Voting Rights Act on August 6, 1965, JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness airing nationally,Tuesday, August 4, 2015... (more...)
PBS to Air ON TWO FRONTS: LATINOS & VIETNAM, 9/22 PBS to Air ON TWO FRONTS: LATINOS & VIETNAM, 9/22
by TV News Desk - June 26, 2015

ON TWO FRONTS: LATINOS & VIETNAM, premiering on PBS during Hispanic Heritage Month, captures a complex aspect of the Vietnam War: the legacy of Latino veterans and their families during the conflict.... (more...)
USA Network Casts Transgender Teen Nicole Maines for Special ROYAL PAINS Episode USA Network Casts Transgender Teen Nicole Maines for Special ROYAL PAINS Episode
by TV News Desk - June 17, 2015

Transgender teen Nicole Maines makes her acting debut as a guest star in ROYAL PAINS episode 704, 'The Prince of Nucleotides,' which will air on Tuesday, June 23... (more...)
Investigation Discovery Teams with Safe Horizon to Aid Victims of Domestic Violence Investigation Discovery Teams with Safe Horizon to Aid Victims of Domestic Violence
by TV News Desk - June 08, 2015

America's leading crime and justice network, Investigation Discovery (ID), announced today its partnership with leading advocacy group Safe Horizon, the largest organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence in the United States... (more...)
Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Series MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION, 6/14 Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Series MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION, 6/14
by TV News Desk - June 05, 2015

A captivating, new Smithsonian Channel eight-part series recounts the incredible stories of luck, grit, determination and genius behind dozens of the inventions and inventors that have shaped our world. MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION premieres Sunday, June 14 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.... (more...)
Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Series MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION, 6/14 Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Series MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION, 6/14
by TV News Desk - June 01, 2015

A sketch on a napkin...a flash of inspiration while driving... a sudden glimpse into the future... these sudden insights have led to world-changing inventions, and turned ordinary people into millionaires.... (more...)
American Heroes Channel to Premiere New Series WHAT HISTORY FORGOT American Heroes Channel to Premiere New Series WHAT HISTORY FORGOT
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2015

Now, these fascinating and surprising stories come alive in American Heroes Channel's (AHC) new, six-part series, WHAT HISTORY FORGOT.... (more...)
Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Series MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION, 6/14 Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Series MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION, 6/14
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2015

A captivating, new Smithsonian Channel original eight-part series recounts the incredible stories of luck, grit, determination and genius behind dozens of the inventions and inventors that have shaped our world. MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION premieres Sunday, June 14 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.... (more...)
HBO to Debut Miniseries SHOW ME A HERO 8/16 HBO to Debut Miniseries SHOW ME A HERO 8/16
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2015

Part one of the exclusive HBO miniseries SHOW ME A HERO will debut SUNDAY, AUG. 16 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT).... (more...)
OWN Announces June 2015 Highlights OWN Announces June 2015 Highlights
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2015

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK announces June 2015 Programming highlights:... (more...)
Actor Blair Underwood to Give 2015 Commencement Address at American InterContinental University Actor Blair Underwood to Give 2015 Commencement Address at American InterContinental University
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2015

American InterContinental University (AIU) graduates and their families can look forward to words of wisdom and encouragement from noted actor Blair Underwood when he delivers their commencement address this summer.... (more...)



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