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Jennifer Lawson Receives CPB's Ralph Lowell Award Jennifer Lawson Receives CPB's Ralph Lowell Award
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2016

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has named  Jennifer Lawson, CPB's senior vice president of television production and digital video content and a groundbreaking public television leader, recipient of the 2016 Ralph Lowell Award. The award, given for outstanding achievements in and contr... (more...)
Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, June 3, 2016 Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, June 3, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 17, 2016

Get all the scoop on BLUE BLOODS, airing on CBS on Friday, June 3, 2016!... (more...)
BET to Premiere Original Documentary STAY WOKE: THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT, 5/26 BET to Premiere Original Documentary STAY WOKE: THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT, 5/26
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

Directed and produced by Laurens Grant (Black Panthers - Vanguard of the Revolution) and executive produced by actor/activist Jesse Williams (Grey's Anatomy) the BET original documentary STAY WOKE: THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT,' will have its broadcast premiere on Thursday, May 26 at 9 PM ET/PT.... (more...)
ABC Unveils 2016-17 Programming Slate Including Nine New Series ABC Unveils 2016-17 Programming Slate Including Nine New Series
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

ABC continues its commitment to distinctive storytelling with the announcement of its 2016-17 slate of programming, including the addition of nine new series. Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, will unveil the network's new lineup to the advertising and media communities this afternoon a... (more...)
High-Concept Action Thriller WHEELMAN Coming to Netflix in 2017 High-Concept Action Thriller WHEELMAN Coming to Netflix in 2017
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to the high-concept action thriller WHEELMAN starring Frank Grillo.... (more...)
ESPN Launches 'The Undefeated' – A Digital Content Hub on Sports, Race and Culture ESPN Launches 'The Undefeated' – A Digital Content Hub on Sports, Race and Culture
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

Today – the 62nd anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision – ESPN has launched The Undefeated, the digital content platform exploring the intersection of sports, race and culture.... (more...)
Investigation Discovery to Premiere HATE IN AMERICA: LONE WOLVES, 5/21 Investigation Discovery to Premiere HATE IN AMERICA: LONE WOLVES, 5/21
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

In commemoration of the one-year anniversary of the massacre at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, Investigation Discovery (ID) announced today the premiere of its third installment of the hit HATE IN AMERICA franchise, Lone Wolves... (more...)
Focus Features Unveils New Poster Art for LOVING Focus Features Unveils New Poster Art for LOVING
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2016

Focus Features' new movie LOVING world-premieres today In Competition at the 2016 Cannes International Film Festival. At left, check out the teaser poster, which is being unveiled today.... (more...)
Cast, Contributors Announced for History's Docu-Drama BARBARIANS RISING Cast, Contributors Announced for History's Docu-Drama BARBARIANS RISING
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

HISTORY, announced today the cast and contributors for the global eight-part docu-drama, 'Barbarians Rising.' The cast portrays the legendary warriors as they're engaged in one of mankind's most timeless struggles - the fight for freedom.... (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...)
Final Seven Episodes of AMC's HELL ON WHEELS Begin 6/11 Final Seven Episodes of AMC's HELL ON WHEELS Begin 6/11
by TV News Desk - April 27, 2016

AMC announced today that the original series HEEL ON WHEELS is set to premiere the last seven episodes of its fifth and final season on Saturday, June 11 at 9 PM... (more...)
Illuminate Film Festival Sets 2016 Lineup Illuminate Film Festival Sets 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2016

The 2016 Illuminate Film Festival, which takes place June 1 – 5 in Sedona announced today the official line up of films for the 3rd annual event. The only film festival of its kind, the Illuminate Film Festival offers a collection of over 20 feature length and short films from around the world, expl... (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...)
Larry King & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN Larry King & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - April 14, 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...)
TV One Unveils 'Audacious' Schedule of Programming at Annual Upfront Presentation TV One Unveils 'Audacious' Schedule of Programming at Annual Upfront Presentation
by TV News Desk - April 14, 2016

Showcasing its new look and feel to the advertising sales community, TV One unveiled an audacious schedule of programming during its annual Upfront presentation at the Helen Mills Event Space and Theatre this morning.... (more...)
Trump in NY, Brokered Convention & More on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN Trump in NY, Brokered Convention & More on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - April 11, 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...)
Eve Ensler, Trump on Long Island & More on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN Eve Ensler, Trump on Long Island & More on Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - April 07, 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...)
CMT to Debut First Look at STILL THE KING Starring Billy Ray Cyrus, 4/7 CMT to Debut First Look at STILL THE KING Starring Billy Ray Cyrus, 4/7
by TV News Desk - April 05, 2016

CMT today announced that fans will get an exclusive “first look” at the highly anticipated forthcoming scripted comedy STILL THE KING when a special two-minute introductory piece to the series premieres during the finale of “Party Down South,”... (more...)
PBS to Premiere New Documentary DEMOCRATS, 4/18 PBS to Premiere New Documentary DEMOCRATS, 4/18
by TV News Desk - April 04, 2016

Directed by Camilla Nielsson and winner of the Best Documentary Feature Award at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, Democrats premieres on Independent Lens on Monday, April 18, 2016, 10:00-12:00 PM ET (check local listings) on PBS.... (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...)
HBO to Debut CONFIRMATION, Starring Kerry Washington, 4/16 HBO to Debut CONFIRMATION, Starring Kerry Washington, 4/16
by TV News Desk - March 28, 2016

HBO Films' CONFIRMATION stars Kerry Washington (Emmy® and Golden Globe nominee for “Scandal”; “Django Unchained,” “Ray”), Wendell Pierce (... (more...)
CBS's 60 MINUTES Makes Top 10 for 11th Time in 13 Broadcasts CBS's 60 MINUTES Makes Top 10 for 11th Time in 13 Broadcasts
by TV News Desk - March 22, 2016

CBS's 60 MINUTES made the Top 10 again, drawing 10.24 million viewers to land at #6 for the week, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for March 20.... (more...)
Commemorate The Tuskegee Airmen's 75th Anniversary in Select U.S. Movie Theaters 3/29 Commemorate The Tuskegee Airmen's 75th Anniversary in Select U.S. Movie Theaters 3/29
by Movies News Desk - March 21, 2016

Fathom Events is partnering with Bryton Entertainment to present “In Their Own Words: The Tuskegee Airmen - The 75th Anniversary” in select U.S. cinemas for the first time ever on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. local time.... (more...)
UniteWomen.org Partners with Real Women Real Stories on New Film Project UniteWomen.org Partners with Real Women Real Stories on New Film Project
by BWW News Desk - March 09, 2016

UniteWomen.org announces the kick off of its collaboration with Real Women Real Stories, a film project by Matan Uziel of Israel. The project enables women who have worked in industries, including fashion, to voice very personal experiences that left them feeling disillusioned and wanting to raise a... (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...)



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