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University of Michigan Acquires Archive of Filmmaker Nancy Savoca University of Michigan Acquires Archive of Filmmaker Nancy Savoca
by TV News Desk - February 04, 2016

The University of Michigan Library will welcome the papers of another veteran filmmaker to their growing archive of material that highlights visionaries in the genre of independent film.... (more...)
Jim Gaffigan, Carl Reiner Lend Voices to Animated Film DUCK DUCK GOOSE Jim Gaffigan, Carl Reiner Lend Voices to Animated Film DUCK DUCK GOOSE
by TV News Desk - February 02, 2016

Original Force Animation continues to add cast and filmmaking talent to its first animated feature DUCK DUCK GOOSE. Joining the impressive list of vocal talent, actor/writer Jim Gaffigan has been cast in one of the film's leading roles and will voice the rebellious but lovable goose Peng. Legendary ... (more...)
Hulu Named Exclusive Streaming Home for All IFC Films Documentary Releases Hulu Named Exclusive Streaming Home for All IFC Films Documentary Releases
by TV News Desk - January 28, 2016

In a groundbreaking agreement, Hulu and IFC Films have closed a landmark output deal that will make Hulu the exclusive streaming home for all future documentary releases from IFC Films... (more...)
UPDATE: Chris Rock Remains Undecided on #OscarsSoWhite Jokes UPDATE: Chris Rock Remains Undecided on #OscarsSoWhite Jokes
by TV News Desk - January 25, 2016

Host Chris Rock is not only ignoring calls for him to step down as host of the upcoming ACADEMY AWARDS, he plans to re-write his opening monologue to incorporate #OscarsSoWhite jokes. ... (more...)
Telemundo to Present Columbia University Conference THE LATINO VOTE: MYTH VS. REALITY, 1/29 Telemundo to Present Columbia University Conference THE LATINO VOTE: MYTH VS. REALITY, 1/29
by TV News Desk - January 20, 2016

Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and Telemundo News announce a new partnership that will kick off with a daylong conference 'The Latino Vote: Myth vs. Reality,' scheduled to take place in New York City on Friday, January 29 beginning at 9 a.m.... (more...)
Investigation Discovery to Premiere New Documentary Series HATE IN AMERICA, 2/29 Investigation Discovery to Premiere New Documentary Series HATE IN AMERICA, 2/29
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2016

Produced by NBC News' award-winning production arm Peacock Productions, the documentary series HATE IN AMERICA kicks off with its first premiere on Monday, February 29 at 8/7c.... (more...)
Lakeshore Records Presents SUITS - Original Series Soundtrack Lakeshore Records Presents SUITS - Original Series Soundtrack
by TV News Desk - December 01, 2015

Lakeshore Records will release the soundtrack for SUITS featuring original music by composer Christopher Tyng and “Greenback Boogie” performed by Ima Robot. The album will be available digitally on December 11th and on CD February 12, 2016.... (more...)
ABC Family Orders Fourth Season of Hit Drama Series THE FOSTERS ABC Family Orders Fourth Season of Hit Drama Series THE FOSTERS
by TV News Desk - November 30, 2015

ABC Family (soon to be called Freeform) has greenlit a fourth season of THE FOSTERS, ahead of the drama series' Season 3 winter premiere on January 25th. ... (more...)
E! Teams with Mandalay Sport Media on L.A. CLIPPERS DANCE SQUAD E! Teams with Mandalay Sport Media on L.A. CLIPPERS DANCE SQUAD
by TV News Desk - November 23, 2015

E!, the global leader in pop culture news and entertainment programming, today announced “L.A. Clippers Dance Squad,” a new original docu-series... (more...)
PBS to Present LIDIA CELEBRATES AMERICA: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, 12/11 PBS to Present LIDIA CELEBRATES AMERICA: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, 12/11
by TV News Desk - November 18, 2015

For celebrity chef, author and restaurateur Lidia Bastianich there is no place like home ? especially at Christmas, her favorite time of year.... (more...)
Rob Morrow & Kelli Williams to Guest on ABC Family's THE FOSTERS Rob Morrow & Kelli Williams to Guest on ABC Family's THE FOSTERS
by TV News Desk - September 30, 2015

ABC Family has cast Kelli Williams (“Detective McLean: Ties That Bind,” “Army Wives”) and Rob Morrow (“Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll,” upcoming “American Crime Story: The People v O.J. Simpson,”) in recurring guest-star roles on the hit drama series “The Fosters.”  Williams will play “Justina,” a well-connect... (more...)
Oscar Nominated Filmmaker Spike Lee Speaks at 29th Annual NAMIC Conference Today Oscar Nominated Filmmaker Spike Lee Speaks at 29th Annual NAMIC Conference Today
by TV News Desk - September 30, 2015

NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications) today announced that Academy Award-nominated filmmaker, SPIKE Lee has joined the roster of speakers set for the 29th Annual NAMIC Conference.... (more...)
Oscar Nominated Filmmaker Spike Lee to Speak at 29th Annual NAMIC Conference, 9/30 Oscar Nominated Filmmaker Spike Lee to Speak at 29th Annual NAMIC Conference, 9/30
by TV News Desk - September 18, 2015

NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications) today announced that Academy Award-nominated filmmaker, SPIKE Lee has joined the roster of speakers set for the 29th Annual NAMIC Conference.... (more...)
PBS & Ideate Media to Develop New TV Series About Founding of New York City PBS & Ideate Media to Develop New TV Series About Founding of New York City
by TV News Desk - September 11, 2015

PBS and Ideate Media announced today a new collaboration with Emmy-winner Ed Redlich ('The Practice,' 'Shark,' 'Unforgettable') and Ridley Scott's production company Scott Free to bring the acclaimed best-seller The Island at the Center of the World to life on PBS.... (more...)
NBC Orders 'Cain and Abel' Pilot from HOW TO MAKE IT IN AMERICA Creators NBC Orders 'Cain and Abel' Pilot from HOW TO MAKE IT IN AMERICA Creators
by Sally Henry - August 22, 2015

NBC has picked up another ethnic-centric drama.... (more...)
Cooking Channel Premieres New Season of MAN FIRE FOOD Tonight Cooking Channel Premieres New Season of MAN FIRE FOOD Tonight
by TV News Desk - July 14, 2015

Chef Roger Mooking returns to Cooking Channel with the hottest season yet of Man Fire Food, premiering tonight, July 14th at 8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT.... (more...)
MISS USA Organizers Confirm: 'The Show Will Go On' MISS USA Organizers Confirm: 'The Show Will Go On'
by TV News Desk - June 30, 2015

MISS USA is set to take place on July 12th and in the past, was broadcast in Spanish on Univision and in English on NBC.... (more...)
New Sherri Shepherd Series Among COOKING CHANNEL's August Highlights New Sherri Shepherd Series Among COOKING CHANNEL's August Highlights
by TV News Desk - June 25, 2015

Emmy Award-winning TV personality, comedian and actress Sherri Shepherd joins the Cooking Channel lineup with the premiere of all-new series Holy & Hungry!... (more...)
Noah Centineo Joins the Cast of ABC Family's THE FOSTERS Noah Centineo Joins the Cast of ABC Family's THE FOSTERS
by TV News Desk - June 22, 2015

ABC Family has cast Noah Centineo (“How to Build a Better Boy”) in the role of Jesus Adams Foster in the hit drama series “The Fosters.” It was announced today by the network. Centineo will be a series regular and first be seen in the second half of the third season, airing in 2016.... (more...)
Cooking Channel to Premiere New Season of MAN FIRE FOOD, 7/14 Cooking Channel to Premiere New Season of MAN FIRE FOOD, 7/14
by TV News Desk - June 17, 2015

Chef Roger Mooking returns to Cooking Channel with the hottest season yet of Man Fire Food, premiering Tuesday, July 14th at 8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT... (more...)
PBS Airs Encore of Anna Deavere Smith's TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES Tonight PBS Airs Encore of Anna Deavere Smith's TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES Tonight
by TV News Desk - June 12, 2015

When Anna Deavere Smith's drama Twilight: Los Angeles premiered in Los Angeles at the Mark Taper Forum, it made national news for its unique and unflinching look at the fallout from the 1992 Los Angeles riots.... (more...)
John Michael Higgins & Paula Marshall to Guest on SWITCHED AT BIRTH John Michael Higgins & Paula Marshall to Guest on SWITCHED AT BIRTH
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2015

John Michael Higgins (“Pitch Perfect 2”) and Paula Marshall (“Gary Unmarried”) will guest star on the upcoming season of ABC Family's award-winning drama series “Switched at Birth”... (more...)
PBS to Air Encore of Anna Deavere Smith's TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 6/12 PBS to Air Encore of Anna Deavere Smith's TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 6/12
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2015

When Anna Deavere Smith's drama Twilight: Los Angeles premiered in Los Angeles at the Mark Taper Forum, it made national news for its unique and unflinching look at the fallout from the 1992 Los Angeles riots.... (more...)
Comcast Celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with Enhanced Programming Comcast Celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with Enhanced Programming
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2015

In recognition of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month this May, Comcast is featuring a selection of Asian American content across Xfinity On Demand platforms, highlighted by a special collection of Asian action films launching on May 15.... (more...)
Official Soundtrack for HBO's BESSIE to Be Released This June Official Soundtrack for HBO's BESSIE to Be Released This June
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2015

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is proud to announce the digital release of Bessie (Music from the HBO Film) on Tuesday, May 12. The official soundtrack for the upcoming HBO film will also be released on CD on Tuesday, June 2.... (more...)




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