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Kerry Washington, Jon Hamm Among Presenters for 2017 FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS on IFC Kerry Washington, Jon Hamm Among Presenters for 2017 FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS on IFC
by TV News Desk - February 24, 2017

Today, Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the LA Film Festival, and IFC announced the full list of presenters for Film Independent Spirit Awards.... (more...)
IFC Inks Agreement to Telecast FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS Through 2020 IFC Inks Agreement to Telecast FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS Through 2020
by TV News Desk - February 23, 2017

IFC and Film Independent have renewed their exclusive agreement for IFC to telecast the annual FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS in the U.S. through 2020.... (more...)
NAKOM Nominated for Film Independent Spirit Award;  Opens Theatrically This March NAKOM Nominated for Film Independent Spirit Award; Opens Theatrically This March
by Movies News Desk - February 20, 2017

On March 3 rd, Corinth Films will release NAKOM, directed by the female team of TW Pittman and Daniela Norris, whose storytelling ability further emphasizes the fast growing prowess of female filmmakers in the entertainment industry.... (more...)
IFC Orders New Scripted Comedy Series LIVING WITH YOURSELF IFC Orders New Scripted Comedy Series LIVING WITH YOURSELF
by TV News Desk - February 16, 2017

IFC today announced that it has greenlit LIVING WITH YOURSELF, a new scripted comedy series created, written and executive produced by Emmy and Peabody award-winner Tim Greenberg (The Daily Show) and executive produced by Anthony Bregman and Jeff Stern... (more...)
Viola Davis, Lee Daniels & More Set for 2017 BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS Viola Davis, Lee Daniels & More Set for 2017 BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS
by TV News Desk - February 15, 2017

BET Networks and American Black Film Festival (ABFF)'s BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS is thrilled to announce that Viola Davis, Lee Daniels, Common, Morris Chestnut and Omari Hardwick are confirmed to present during the annual ceremony taping... (more...)
Loni Love to Host MAKE-UP ARTISTS & HAIR STYLISTS GUILD AWARDS Loni Love to Host MAKE-UP ARTISTS & HAIR STYLISTS GUILD AWARDS
by TV News Desk - February 14, 2017

Comedian, actress, TV host and author, Loni Love will return as host for the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) 2017 Annual Awards... (more...)
32nd Santa Barbara International Film Festival Announces Award Winners 32nd Santa Barbara International Film Festival Announces Award Winners
by Movies News Desk - February 12, 2017

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), presented by UGG®, announced today the highly anticipated winners for its 32nd year at a breakfast held in their honor... (more...)
Four-Time Emmy Award Winner Edie Falco Cast in NBC's LAW & ORDER: TRUE CRIME — THE MENENDEZ MURDERS' Four-Time Emmy Award Winner Edie Falco Cast in NBC's LAW & ORDER: TRUE CRIME — THE MENENDEZ MURDERS'
by TV News Desk - February 03, 2017

Edie Falco, who won three Emmy Awards for her role as matriarch Carmela Soprano on HBO's “The Sopranos” and an additional Emmy for the title role on Showtime's “Nurse Jackie,” has been cast as tenacious defense attorney Leslie Abramson on NBC's upcoming “Law & Order: True Crime — The Menendez Murder... (more...)
Patton Oswalt to Host Art Directors Guild Awards Patton Oswalt to Host Art Directors Guild Awards
by TV News Desk - February 02, 2017

Emmy®-winning comedian Patton Oswalt will host the 21st Annual Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards (IATSE Local 800), announced today by ADG Council Chair Marcia Hinds and Awards Producers Thomas Wilkins and Thomas Walsh.... (more...)
Morgan Freeman Receives AARP's Movies For Grownups Career Achievement Award Morgan Freeman Receives AARP's Movies For Grownups Career Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - February 01, 2017

At age 79, Morgan Freeman continues to draw the attention of audiences around the world with his radiant voice, gifted performances and unparalleled talent... (more...)
Denzel Washington to Be Honored at BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS Denzel Washington to Be Honored at BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2017

BET Networks and The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is proud to present actor and director Denzel Washington with the “Hollywood Legacy Award;” writer, producer and actress Issa Rae with the “Rising Star Award,”... (more...)
FOX Renews SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE for 14th Season, Premiering Summer 2017 FOX Renews SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE for 14th Season, Premiering Summer 2017
by TV News Desk - January 30, 2017

FOX has renewed the Emmy Award-winning SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE for a 14th season. From 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE will return this summer on FOX.... (more...)
Jeff Bridges Narrates New 3D IMAX Documentary DREAM BIG: ENGINEERING OUR WORLD Jeff Bridges Narrates New 3D IMAX Documentary DREAM BIG: ENGINEERING OUR WORLD
by Movies News Desk - January 23, 2017

Academy Award-winning actor, Jeff Bridges, lends his voice to narrate DREAM BIG: ENGINEERING OUR WORLD, a new MacGillivray Freeman 3D film for IMAX and giant screen theaters opening globally beginning February 17, 2017.... (more...)
Octavia Spencer Named Hasty Pudding Theatrical's Woman of the Year Octavia Spencer Named Hasty Pudding Theatrical's Woman of the Year
by BWW News Desk - January 18, 2017

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces Oscar winning actress, OCTAVIA SPENCER as the recipient of its 2017 Woman of the Year Award.... (more...)
Actress Laura Niemi Gets Emotional on NBC Hit Series THIS IS US Actress Laura Niemi Gets Emotional on NBC Hit Series THIS IS US
by TV News Desk - January 13, 2017

Actress LAURA NIEMI proved emotionally revealing as 'Marilyn Pearson' with the return of NBC's highly-celebrated hit drama, THIS IS US.... (more...)
HBO to Premiere Documentary SOLITARY: INSIDE RED ONION STATE PRISON, 2/6 HBO to Premiere Documentary SOLITARY: INSIDE RED ONION STATE PRISON, 2/6
by TV News Desk - January 13, 2017

Directed by Kristi Jacobson, SOLITARY: INSIDE RED ONION STATE PRISON explores life on both sides of the bars, raising provocative questions about punishment in America today.... (more...)
Jury Members Announced for 2017 Sundance Film Festival Jury Members Announced for 2017 Sundance Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - January 11, 2017

Sundance Institute will convene 24 experts in film, art, culture and science to award feature-length work shown at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival... (more...)
Broadway Vet Dale Soules Nominated for 3rd SAG Award for ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Broadway Vet Dale Soules Nominated for 3rd SAG Award for ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK
by TV News Desk - December 16, 2016

Broadway veteran and two-time SAG Award winner DALE SOULES has just been nominated for her third Screen Actors Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy for her work on the smash-hit Netflix series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK.... (more...)
GAME OF THRONES, LA LA LAND Among Nominees for 23rd Annual SAG AWARDS; Full List GAME OF THRONES, LA LA LAND Among Nominees for 23rd Annual SAG AWARDS; Full List
by Caryn Robbins - December 14, 2016

Nominations for the 23rd Annual SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS were announced live today from the Pacific Design Center. Sophia Bush (Chicago P.D., One Tree Hill) and Common (Suicide Squad, Selma) joined SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris to reveal this year's announce the nominees.... (more...)
Olympic Medalist Simone Biles tops espnW's 2016 IMPACT25 List as 'Woman of the Year' Olympic Medalist Simone Biles tops espnW's 2016 IMPACT25 List as 'Woman of the Year'
by TV News Desk - December 13, 2016

Gymnast Simone Biles has been named espnW's Woman of the Year, topping the 2016 IMPACT25 list, a who's who of 25 athletes and influencers who have made the biggest difference in women in sports this year.... (more...)
Amazon Studios Launches Original Kids Holiday Specials on Prime Video in US & UK Amazon Studios Launches Original Kids Holiday Specials on Prime Video in US & UK
by TV News Desk - November 04, 2016

(AMZN)-Amazon Studios today announced its original kids holiday programming is scheduled to premiere on Friday, November 25 on Prime Video in the US and UK. Brand-new Amazon Original Specials include If You Give a Mouse a Christmas Cookie, Ezra Jack Keats' The Snowy Day, and An American Girl Story-M... (more...)
EPIX Original Dark Comedy Series GET SHORTY, Starring Ray Romano, to Start Production EPIX Original Dark Comedy Series GET SHORTY, Starring Ray Romano, to Start Production
by TV News Desk - November 02, 2016

Premium cable network EPIX announced today that production will begin on the original series GET SHORTY, produced by MGM Television, on November 8, 2016 with shooting to take place in Los Angeles, CA... (more...)
Universal Cable Productions Announces Multiple Licensed Product Partners for MR. ROBOT Universal Cable Productions Announces Multiple Licensed Product Partners for MR. ROBOT
by TV News Desk - October 27, 2016

Universal Cable Productions (UCP) has announced several strategic licensing agreements for its critically-acclaimed, boundary-pushing USA Network series MR. ROBOT.... (more...)
9 Filmmakers Selected for Film Independent 2016 Producing Lab Film Independent Awards 9 Filmmakers Selected for Film Independent 2016 Producing Lab Film Independent Awards
by Movies News Desk - October 25, 2016

Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and LA Film Festival, announced the producers selected for its 16 th annual Producing Lab.... (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...)