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SHARK WEEK & More Set for Discovery Channel's Summer Slate of Original Programming SHARK WEEK & More Set for Discovery Channel's Summer Slate of Original Programming
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

Discovery Channel's summer schedule is jam-packed with a wide variety of both fan favorites and all-new programming.... (more...)
Nathan Silver's THIRST STREET Acquired by Samuel Goldwyn Films Nathan Silver's THIRST STREET Acquired by Samuel Goldwyn Films
by Movies News Desk - May 22, 2017

Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired North American rights to Nathan Silver's THIRST STREET, starring Lindsay Burdge ('A Teacher')... (more...)
Netflix Original Documentary on Hong Kong Teenage Activist Joshua Wong Opening 5/26 Netflix Original Documentary on Hong Kong Teenage Activist Joshua Wong Opening 5/26
by Movies News Desk - May 19, 2017

Netflix's original documentary on the Hong Kong teenage activist Joshua Wong titled JOSHUA: TEENAGER VS. SUPERPOWER will open on Friday, May 26th. The film is directed by Joe Piscatella.... (more...)
Oprah Winfrey's 'Sexiest Caribbean Man' to Premiere New Film at Cannes Oprah Winfrey's 'Sexiest Caribbean Man' to Premiere New Film at Cannes
by Movies News Desk - May 16, 2017

It's a long way from The Oprah Winfrey Show to the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, where Trinidadian born actor, screenwriter and film producer Paul Pryce will have the World Premiere of his debut film project.... (more...)
Actress Ren Hanami Receives Emmy Nod for Appearance on CBS's CRIMINAL MINDS Actress Ren Hanami Receives Emmy Nod for Appearance on CBS's CRIMINAL MINDS
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Primetime Emmy Award season has begun and actress Ren Hanami has earned consideration for 'Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series' for her appearance in the CBS drama CRIMINAL MINDS.... (more...)
Nat Geo to Premiere HELL ON EARTH: THE FALL OF SYRIA AND THE RISE OF ISIS, 6/11 Nat Geo to Premiere HELL ON EARTH: THE FALL OF SYRIA AND THE RISE OF ISIS, 6/11
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

Following its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, National Geographic Documentary Films announced today the world television premiere of HELL ON EARTH: THE FALL OF SYRIA AND THE RISE OF ISIS, a new feature documentary from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker and best-selling author Sebastian Junger... (more...)
Showtime Greenlights New Comedy Series SMILF from Frankie Shaw Showtime Greenlights New Comedy Series SMILF from Frankie Shaw
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2017

SHOWTIME has announced the pick-up of the new half-hour comedy series SMILF from Frankie Shaw, based on her Sundance Film Festival Jury Award-winning short film of the same name.... (more...)
THEY CALL US MONSTERS Premieres on PBS' Independent Lens 5/22 THEY CALL US MONSTERS Premieres on PBS' Independent Lens 5/22
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2017

They Call Us Monsters goes behind the walls of the Compound, a high-security facility where Los Angeles houses its most violent juvenile criminals. To their advocates, they're kids. To the system, they're adults.... (more...)
Matt Wolf's Short Documentary BAYARD & ME to Be Released 5/15 Matt Wolf's Short Documentary BAYARD & ME to Be Released 5/15
by TV News Desk - May 09, 2017

Matt Wolf's short doc BAYARD & ME, about how civil rights leader Bayard Rustin adopted his partner to legalize their relationship in the era before same-sex marriage; Released May 15th.... (more...)
ABC to Re-Air Sneak Peek of New Comedy DOWNWARD DOG 5/20 ABC to Re-Air Sneak Peek of New Comedy DOWNWARD DOG 5/20
by TV News Desk - May 05, 2017

All-new comedY DOWNWARD DOG will re-air its premiere in a special sneak peek on SATURDAY, MAY 20 (8:30–9:00 p.m. EDT).... (more...)
Sundance Now Premieres Doc Following Billy Hayes From MIDNIGHT EXPRESS Sundance Now Premieres Doc Following Billy Hayes From MIDNIGHT EXPRESS
by Movies News Desk - May 04, 2017

Starting May 15, Sundance Now members will be able to stream new release Midnight Return, a documentary that provides a postscript on the explosive, Oscar-winning Midnight Express.... (more...)
12th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival Celebrates Festival Award Winners 12th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival Celebrates Festival Award Winners
by Movies News Desk - May 03, 2017

The Sunscreen Film Festival reveals today the award recipients at the 12th annual event. The festival announced the winners at the awards ceremony on Saturday evening.... (more...)
Electric Entertainment Acquires Rob Reiner's LBJ for North America Electric Entertainment Acquires Rob Reiner's LBJ for North America
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2017

Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment announced today that it has acquired all rights for the U.S. and Canada for director Rob Reiner's LBJ starring Woody Harrelson in the role of the bombastic 36th President.... (more...)
Amazon Studios Inks Exclusive First-Look Deals with Bona Fide Productions & More Amazon Studios Inks Exclusive First-Look Deals with Bona Fide Productions & More
by TV News Desk - May 02, 2017

Amazon Studios announced today that it has struck exclusive first-look deals with Bona Fide Productions, Killer Films and Le Grisbi Productions.... (more...)
VIDEO: Netflix Debuts Trailer for Original Documentary JOSHUA: TEENAGER VS. SUPERPOWER VIDEO: Netflix Debuts Trailer for Original Documentary JOSHUA: TEENAGER VS. SUPERPOWER
by TV News Desk - May 01, 2017

A Netflix original documentary directed by Joe Piscatella, JOSHUA: TEENAGER VS. SUPERPOWER, launches globally on May 26.... (more...)
New ABC Comedy Series DOWNWARD DOG Will Have Sneak Peek Premiere This May New ABC Comedy Series DOWNWARD DOG Will Have Sneak Peek Premiere This May
by TV News Desk - April 27, 2017

All-new comedy DOWNWARD DOG will premiere in a special sneak peek on WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 (9:30–10:00 p.m. EDT), following the season finale of “Modern Family.”... (more...)
Sundance Now Greenlights Original Scripted Series THE CHANCES Sundance Now Greenlights Original Scripted Series THE CHANCES
by TV News Desk - April 27, 2017

Today, Sundance Now announces its entry into premium scripted content with its first-ever straight-to-series order of THE CHANCES from Super Deluxe.... (more...)
Steven Shainberg's RUPTURE Opens Theatrically Nationwide & On VOD 4/28 Steven Shainberg's RUPTURE Opens Theatrically Nationwide & On VOD 4/28
by TV News Desk - April 26, 2017

Award-winning, iconoclastic writer/director Steven Shainberg builds upon the S&M roots of his indie film sensation, 2002's extraordinary kink masterpiece SECRETARY with the disturbing sci-fi and horror storytelling of his new film, RUPTURE.... (more...)
IFC Announces Two New SLIGHTLY OFF Digital Series on Its Comedy Crib IFC Announces Two New SLIGHTLY OFF Digital Series on Its Comedy Crib
by TV News Desk - April 24, 2017

IFC announced that two new original digital series, Frank & Lamar and Sport Court, will premiere today on the Comedy Crib (ifc.com/comedy-crib), the network's online hub for original, short-form comedy. The shows will join the Crib's current array of acclaimed web series including Quirks, The Mirror... (more...)
HULU and NEON Set Exclusive Partnership and Cutting-Edge Output Licensing Agreement HULU and NEON Set Exclusive Partnership and Cutting-Edge Output Licensing Agreement
by TV News Desk - April 21, 2017

Hulu and NEON have inked a brand new, multi-year output licensing agreement for all upcoming films and content released via NEON.... (more...)
Mads Mikkelsen to Star in Survival Thriller ARCTIC Mads Mikkelsen to Star in Survival Thriller ARCTIC
by Movies News Desk - April 19, 2017

Armory Films, Union Entertainment Group and Pegasus Pictures announced today that Mads Mikkelsen (DR. STRANGE, STAR WARS, THE HUNT) is starring in the survival thriller ARCTIC, directed by Joe Penna.... (more...)
Entertainment One & Palomar Announce New Series GADDAFI from Roberto Saviano Entertainment One & Palomar Announce New Series GADDAFI from Roberto Saviano
by TV News Desk - April 19, 2017

Global independent studio Entertainment One (eOne) and Palomar are pleased to announce their partnership on new series GADDAFI, based on the life and times of Muammar Gaddafi and its lingering effects on the world today.... (more...)
TOM OF FINLAND Acquired by Kino Lorber Ahead of Tribeca FF Premiere TOM OF FINLAND Acquired by Kino Lorber Ahead of Tribeca FF Premiere
by Movies News Desk - April 14, 2017

Kino Lorber has acquired all North American rights to TOM OF FINLAND, Dome Karukoski's biopic about the life and work of Finnish artist and gay icon Touko Laaksonen, best known by his pseudonym TOM OF FINLAND.... (more...)
SundanceTV Becomes Exclusive Broadcast Sponsor of Rooftop Films Summer Series SundanceTV Becomes Exclusive Broadcast Sponsor of Rooftop Films Summer Series
by TV News Desk - April 13, 2017

SundanceTV is joining Rooftop Films as the exclusive presenting and broadcast sponsor of the upcoming Rooftop Summer Series.... (more...)
Priyanka Chopra, Diane Lane Among 2017 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL Jurors; Full List Priyanka Chopra, Diane Lane Among 2017 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL Jurors; Full List
by Movies News Desk - April 13, 2017

The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today announced its jurors for the 16th edition, comprised of a group of critically acclaimed filmmakers, award-winning actors working across film, television, and stage, accomplished producers, and cultural leaders.... (more...)



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