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AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise', on PBS 2/21 AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise', on PBS 2/21
by TV News Desk - January 16, 2017

With unprecedented access, filmmakers Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack trace Dr. Angelou's incredible journey, shedding light on the untold aspects of her life through never-before-seen footage, rare archival photographs and videos and her own words.... (more...)
AMC Shares Premiere Dates, Sneak Peeks for New & Returning Original Series AMC Shares Premiere Dates, Sneak Peeks for New & Returning Original Series
by TV News Desk - January 15, 2017

AMC announced today from the Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour winter and spring premiere dates for several new and returning original series... (more...)
The Hasty Pudding Theatricals Announces Ryan Reynolds as 2017 Man of The Year The Hasty Pudding Theatricals Announces Ryan Reynolds as 2017 Man of The Year
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces producer and Golden Globe nominated actor, RYAN REYNOLDS as the recipient of its 2017 Man of the Year Award.... (more...)
AARP Provides Major Series Funding for THIRTEEN's 'American Masters' AARP Provides Major Series Funding for THIRTEEN's 'American Masters'
by TV News Desk - January 05, 2017

WNET announced today that AARP has provided two years of major funding for THIRTEEN's American Masters series, which launched Season 31 with the exclusive U.S. broadcast premiere of American Masters: By Sidney Lumet this week.... (more...)
50th Anniversary Edition of Classic Film GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER to Hit Blu-ray 50th Anniversary Edition of Classic Film GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER to Hit Blu-ray
by Movies News Desk - December 23, 2016

A groundbreaking film classic that still resonates with audiences today celebrates a golden milestone when GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER: 50th ANNIVERSARY EDITION arrives on Blu-ray Feb. 7 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.... (more...)
AMERICAN MASTERS Kicks Off New Season with Premiere of BY SIDNEY LUMET, 1/3 AMERICAN MASTERS Kicks Off New Season with Premiere of BY SIDNEY LUMET, 1/3
by TV News Desk - December 20, 2016

AMERICAN MASTERS: BY SIDNEY LUMET premieres nationwide Tuesday, January 3 at 8 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and features a new, exclusive interview with Golden Globe- and Emmy Award-nominated actor Treat Williams, who starred in Lumet's Prince of the City, afterward.... (more...)
Tina Fey, Emma Stone, Jon Hamm & More Attend THR's Women in Entertainment Tina Fey, Emma Stone, Jon Hamm & More Attend THR's Women in Entertainment
by TV News Desk - December 07, 2016

The Hollywood Reporter hosted its 25th Annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast today, honoring Tina Fey with the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award and Ryan Murphy with the inaugural Equity in Entertainment Award.... (more...)
THIRTEEN's American Masters Concludes Season with 'Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future', 12/27 THIRTEEN's American Masters Concludes Season with 'Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future', 12/27
by TV News Desk - December 06, 2016

American Masters Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future explores the life and visionary work of Finnish-American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) in the series' Season 30 finale, premiering nationwide Tuesday, December 27... (more...)
THIRTEEN's American Masters to Premiere 'By Sidney Lumet', 1/3 THIRTEEN's American Masters to Premiere 'By Sidney Lumet', 1/3
by TV News Desk - December 05, 2016

Prolific and versatile filmmaker Sidney Lumet (1924-2011) made 44 films in 50 years, earning the Academy Honorary Award for lifetime achievement after four Oscar nominations.... (more...)
AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future', 12/27 AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future', 12/27
by TV News Desk - November 29, 2016

American Masters -- Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future explores the life and visionary work of Finnish-American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) in the series' Season 30 finale, premiering nationwide Tuesday, December 27... (more...)
Daniel Bruhl & Luke Evans to Star in TNT's THE ALIENIST, Premiering 2017 Daniel Bruhl & Luke Evans to Star in TNT's THE ALIENIST, Premiering 2017
by TV News Desk - November 28, 2016

Daniel Brühl (Rush, Inglorious Bastards, Captain America: Civil War) and Luke Evans (The Girl on The Train, The Hobbit trilogy, Dracula Untold) have been cast in TNT's THE ALIENIST, the eagerly anticipated series based on the Anthony Award-winning New York Times bestseller by Caleb Carr... (more...)
CMT's STEVE AUSTIN'S BROKEN SKULL CHALLENGE Returns for New Season, 11/13 CMT's STEVE AUSTIN'S BROKEN SKULL CHALLENGE Returns for New Season, 11/13
by TV News Desk - October 27, 2016

CMT today revealed the premiere date and first look trailer for the eagerly-awaited return of the Director's Guild of America Award-winning ultimate competition show, STEVE AUSTIN'S BROKEN SKULL CHALLENGE, which is set to return on Sunday, November 13... (more...)
New Documentary PENCILS DOWN! Coming to Digital VOD & EST Platforms 11/8 New Documentary PENCILS DOWN! Coming to Digital VOD & EST Platforms 11/8
by Movies News Desk - October 26, 2016

PENCILS DOWN! The 100 Days of the Writers Guild Strike, an inspiring and important documentary that chronicles the crippling event that shook Hollywood, debuts on digital platforms, including iTunes, and VOD, on November 8, 2016.... (more...)
Legendary Marvel Comics Creator Stan Lee Launches Respect Initiative Legendary Marvel Comics Creator Stan Lee Launches Respect Initiative
by Movies News Desk - October 26, 2016

Hollywood Executive and Legendary Marvel Comics Creator Stan Lee (Spider-Man, Iron Man, The Avengers) today announced the official launch of Stan Lee's RESPECT Initiative (http://www.handsofrespect.com) symbolized by the “Hands of Respect” pin.... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Offers Donald Trump Emmy If He'll Accept Election Results VIDEO: John Oliver Offers Donald Trump Emmy If He'll Accept Election Results
by TV News Desk - October 24, 2016

This week's topics included the third and final debate of the 2016 Presidential Election, the Al Smith dinner, and America's epidemic of opioids addiction.... (more...)
Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant,  Lily Collins to Be Honored at the 20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, Lily Collins to Be Honored at the 20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS
by TV News Desk - October 21, 2016

The awards ceremony, celebrating its 20th anniversary as the official launch of the awards season, will be hosted by actor and comedian James Corden, and will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, on November 6, 2016.... (more...)
11th Annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Selects Eight Original Short Films 11th Annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Selects Eight Original Short Films
by TV News Desk - October 19, 2016

The NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL has named eight original short films as finalists for its 11th annual festival that celebrates diverse stories while finding the next generation of storytellers.... (more...)
SAG-AFTRA Extends David P. White as National Executive Director & Chief Negotiator SAG-AFTRA Extends David P. White as National Executive Director & Chief Negotiator
by TV News Desk - October 17, 2016

The SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors, meeting today in a face-to-face plenary in Los Angeles, extended the contract with David White as National Executive Director, the top staff position in the 160,000-member entertainment and media industry union.... (more...)
SAG-AFTRA Announces New Executive Director for San Francisco-Northern California Local SAG-AFTRA Announces New Executive Director for San Francisco-Northern California Local
by TV News Desk - October 13, 2016

SAG-AFTRA today announced the hiring of Sean F. Taylor to head its San Francisco-Northern California Local office. As the local's new executive director, Taylor will oversee the union's day-to-day business in Northern California.... (more...)
Eddie Murphy to Be Honored With 'Hollywood Career Achievement Award' at 20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS Eddie Murphy to Be Honored With 'Hollywood Career Achievement Award' at 20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS
by TV News Desk - October 03, 2016

dick clark productions announced today that Academy Award-nominated actor Eddie Murphy will be honored with the 'Hollywood Career Achievement Award' at the 20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS.... (more...)
The Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Complete Lineup for Free Daily Talk Series The Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Complete Lineup for Free Daily Talk Series
by TV News Desk - September 29, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the lineup for the fifth edition of free talk series NYFF Live during the 54th New York Film Festival (September 30 – October 16). HBO® is the presenting sponsor of NYFF Live, which features actors, directors, writers, critics, and other industry insiders... (more...)
FX Inks Exclusive Overall TV Production Deal With Emmy-Winning Writer & Producer D.V. DeVincentis FX Inks Exclusive Overall TV Production Deal With Emmy-Winning Writer & Producer D.V. DeVincentis
by TV News Desk - September 26, 2016

FX Productions (FXP) has signed Emmy(R) Award winning writer and producer D.V. DeVincentis to an exclusive overall television production deal, it was announced by Nick Grad and Eric Schrier, the Presidents of Original Programming, FX Networks and FX Productions.... (more...)
Cinematographers Guild Names 2016 Special Awards Recipients Cinematographers Guild Names 2016 Special Awards Recipients
by TV News Desk - September 26, 2016

Dolby Laboratories, David Geffner and Rodrigo Prieto, ASC, are the recipients of the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) special 2016 Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA), announced Steven Poster, ASC, ICG's National President.... (more...)
Production Begins on Stephen Frears' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, Starring Judi Dench Production Begins on Stephen Frears' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, Starring Judi Dench
by Movies News Desk - September 26, 2016

Production has begun on Working Title Films' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, to which Focus Features holds worldwide rights as part of the company's renewed global initiative.... (more...)
Justin Lin, Marlon Wayans & More Join Judges for 11th Annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILMFESTIVAL Justin Lin, Marlon Wayans & More Join Judges for 11th Annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILMFESTIVAL
by TV News Desk - September 16, 2016

As part of the company's ongoing initiatives to find new voices, the NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL unveiled the judging panel for its 11th annual festival.... (more...)