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Armando Iannucci to Step Down as VEEP Showrunner; David Mandel to Take Over Armando Iannucci to Step Down as VEEP Showrunner; David Mandel to Take Over
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2015

It seems that VEEP is getting a new head of state.... (more...)
BWW Special MAD MEN Feature: Recalling the Golden Era of Advertising BWW Special MAD MEN Feature: Recalling the Golden Era of Advertising
by TV News Desk - April 05, 2015

In this special BWW feature, Chris Pfaff, son of Warren Pfaff, a leading creative figure in the 1960s ad world at J. Walter Thompson, shares a personal reflection on the end of the popular series.... (more...)
TNT Unveils Summer Lineup, Featuring 10 Original Series TNT Unveils Summer Lineup, Featuring 10 Original Series
by TV News Desk - April 03, 2015

TNT, home to more hit shows than any other cable network, is getting ready to light up summer with another dramatic lineup of original series.... (more...)
DOWNTON ABBEY Creator Julian Fellowes to Receive 2015 International EMMY Founders Award DOWNTON ABBEY Creator Julian Fellowes to Receive 2015 International EMMY Founders Award
by TV News Desk - March 30, 2015

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will present the 2015 International Emmy® Founders Award to Julian Fellowes, the writer and creator of Downton Abbey, one of the most acclaimed, widely watched and best reviewed television series in the history of the medium.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, and More Donate MAD MEN Props to Smithsonian Photo Flash: Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, and More Donate MAD MEN Props to Smithsonian
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2015

Including historically-accurate pieces such as Lucky Strike cigarettes, authentic alcoholic beverage bottles, as well as a slew of costume pieces, a collection of the artifacts has been donated to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Stars Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, and John Sl... (more...)
HBO to Premiere Season Four of Hit Comedy Series VEEP, 4/12 HBO to Premiere Season Four of Hit Comedy Series VEEP, 4/12
by TV News Desk - March 24, 2015

The Emmy®-nominated comedy series VEEP kicks off its ten-episode fourth season SUNDAY, APRIL 12(10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.... (more...)
HBO Renews 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' for Two More Seasons HBO Renews 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' for Two More Seasons
by TV News Desk - February 17, 2015

HBO has renewed LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER for its third and fourth seasons, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming. Consisting of 35 shows apiece, season three will run on HBO in 2016, to be followed by season four in 2017.... (more...)
American Masters Documentary About Pulitzer-Winning Playwright August Wilson To Premiere 2/20 American Masters Documentary About Pulitzer-Winning Playwright August Wilson To Premiere 2/20
by TV News Desk - February 17, 2015

THIRTEEN's American Masters series and Pittsburgh PBS affiliate WQED join forces to explore the life and legacy of playwright August Wilson (April 27, 1945 - October 2, 2005) -- the man some call America's Shakespeare -- from his roots as an activist and poet to his indelible mark on Broadway. Ameri... (more...)
VIDEO: Brother of AMERICAN SNIPER Author Addresses Negative Remarks; Says Snipers are Saviors VIDEO: Brother of AMERICAN SNIPER Author Addresses Negative Remarks; Says Snipers are Saviors
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2015

Sean Hannity recently had Jeff Kyle, brother AMERICAN SNIPER subject Chris Kyle on his show to discuss the success of the movie, as well as the backfire from personalities like Michael Moore. In response to Moore's comments on Chris Kyle being a coward, his brother said, “Just because somebody was k... (more...)
CMT's STEVE AUSTIN'S BROKEN SKULL CHALLENGE Picks Up DGA Nomination CMT's STEVE AUSTIN'S BROKEN SKULL CHALLENGE Picks Up DGA Nomination
by TV News Desk - January 16, 2015

STEVE AUSTIN'S BROKEN SKULL CHALLENGE has been named a contender for this year's Directors Guild of America Award for outstanding direction in the Reality Programs category, it was announced yesterday by the DGA.... (more...)
MAD MEN Season 7B Set for April Release; AMC to Air MAD MEN Marathons MAD MEN Season 7B Set for April Release; AMC to Air MAD MEN Marathons
by TV News Desk - January 10, 2015

AMC's Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award-winning drama “Mad Men” kicks off its final seven episodes on Sunday, April 5 at 10:00PM ET/PT. Created by Emmy® Award winner Matthew Weiner and produced by Lionsgate, “Mad Men's” highly anticipated series conclusion will, for the last time, follow the complex liv... (more...)
CNN to Premiere Season 3 of MORGAN SPURLOCK INSIDE MAN, 1/22 CNN to Premiere Season 3 of MORGAN SPURLOCK INSIDE MAN, 1/22
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2015

Popular CNN Original Series Morgan Spurlock Inside Man, hosted and produced by the Oscar®-nominated documentary filmmaker, moves to Thursday nights in its third season on CNN, beginning January 22 at 9pm ET with an inside look at the mystery of robots and artificial intelligence.... (more...)
Emmy-Winner Larry Auerbach Dies at 91 Emmy-Winner Larry Auerbach Dies at 91
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2014

Emmy Award-winning director Larry Auerbach, famous for soap operas like Love of Life, died today, Dec. 20 in La Jolla, California at age 91.... (more...)
ESPN's 30 FOR 30 to Highlight 1980 US Olympic Hockey Game Through Soviet Lens ESPN's 30 FOR 30 to Highlight 1980 US Olympic Hockey Game Through Soviet Lens
by TV News Desk - December 16, 2014

?ESPN Films today announced a new 30 for 30 documentary, “Of Miracles and Men,” that will premiere on Sunday, Feb. 8 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN. The film, directed by Jonathan Hock (“The Best That Never Was” and “Survive and Advance”), will take a different look at the “Miracle on Ice.”... (more...)
Shonda Rhimes to Be Inducted into NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame Shonda Rhimes to Be Inducted into NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2014

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that Shonda Rhimes, creator and executive producer of 'Grey's Anatomy' and 'Scandal' will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the 2015 NAB Show Television Luncheon on Monday, April 13 in Las Vegas.... (more...)
TV Legends James Burrows & Robert Butler to Receive DGA Lifetime Achievement Award TV Legends James Burrows & Robert Butler to Receive DGA Lifetime Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - December 04, 2014

Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay today announced that legendary directors James Burrows and Robert Butler will be the first recipients of a new DGA Award, the Lifetime Achievement Award... (more...)
Neil Patrick Harris, Rosie Perez Among Winners of 2014 MADE IN NY Awards Neil Patrick Harris, Rosie Perez Among Winners of 2014 MADE IN NY Awards
by TV News Desk - November 11, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Media & Entertainment Commissioner Cynthia López will today present the 2014 “Made in NY” Awards, celebrating excellence in the New York City creative community and recognizing the achievements of individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the ... (more...)
ESPN's 30 FOR 30 Presents Knicks Championship Film WHEN THE GARDEN WAS EDEN Tonight ESPN's 30 FOR 30 Presents Knicks Championship Film WHEN THE GARDEN WAS EDEN Tonight
by TV News Desk - October 21, 2014

In the early 1970s, America was being torn apart by the war in Vietnam, with racial unrest in the streets and a distrust of the White House.... (more...)
ESPN's 30 FOR 30 to Present Knicks Championship Film WHEN THE GARDEN WAS EDEN, 10/21 ESPN's 30 FOR 30 to Present Knicks Championship Film WHEN THE GARDEN WAS EDEN, 10/21
by TV News Desk - October 17, 2014

In the early 1970s, America was being torn apart by the war in Vietnam, with racial unrest in the streets and a distrust of the White House.... (more...)
Maria Shriver to Executive Produce 30 FOR 30 Short on Her Mother for ESPN Films Maria Shriver to Executive Produce 30 FOR 30 Short on Her Mother for ESPN Films
by TV News Desk - October 10, 2014

Film will Focus on her Mother, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, and her Creation of the Special Olympics ESPN Films announced today that award-winning journalist, author and philanthropist Maria Shriver will executive produce a 30 for 30 Short film with ESPN Films... (more...)
ESPN Announces Fall Slate for 30 F0R 30 Documentaries ESPN Announces Fall Slate for 30 F0R 30 Documentaries
by TV News Desk - September 15, 2014

ESPN Films today revealed the films that will make up its fall 2014 30 for 30 slate. The series will return for a six-week run Tuesday nights on ESPN beginning October 7, with one additional film in December.... (more...)
PBS Premieres AMERICAN MASTERS - Dorothea Lange Documentary Tonight PBS Premieres AMERICAN MASTERS - Dorothea Lange Documentary Tonight
by TV News Desk - August 29, 2014

Her celebrated photograph 'Migrant Mother' is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world, A Haunting portrait that came to represent the suffering of America's Great Depression. Yet few know the story, struggles and profound body of work of the woman behind the camera: Dorothea Lan... (more...)
DISNEY/ABC Announce 2014-16 Directing Program Participants DISNEY/ABC Announce 2014-16 Directing Program Participants
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2014

Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) announces the selection of ten directors and two alternate directors who will participate in the 2014-16 Disney/ABC Directing Program.... (more...)
Showtime Premieres Morgan Spurlock's 7 DEADLY TO SINS Today Showtime Premieres Morgan Spurlock's 7 DEADLY TO SINS Today
by TV News Desk - August 07, 2014

Showtime takes an in-depth look at the weird and darkly comic world of sin in the documentary series 7 DEADLY SINS, premiering tonight, Thursday, August 7th at 11 p.m. ET/PT. Executive produced and hosted by Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me), the stylized series will explore... (more...)
ALAN ALDA:YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS to Debut on HBO, 9/16 ALAN ALDA:YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS to Debut on HBO, 9/16
by TV News Desk - August 05, 2014

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), the non-profit organization that contributes to the cultural vitality of the nation by supporting the artistic development of talented young artists, today announces that the next edition of their three-time Emmy-nominated HBO Family Documentary Special... (more...)





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