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PBS Orders New Civil War Drama from Executive Producer Ridley Scott PBS Orders New Civil War Drama from Executive Producer Ridley Scott
by TV News Desk - January 19, 2015

?PBS President and CEO Paula A. Kerger announced today at the PBS portion of the Television Critic's Association Press Tour that a new Civil War historical drama, shot in Virginia, will join the PBS Sunday night drama lineup. The first season of six episodes is slated for a winter 2016 premiere.... (more...)
Travel Channel to Premiere New Original Series BREAKING BORDERS, 3/15 Travel Channel to Premiere New Original Series BREAKING BORDERS, 3/15
by TV News Desk - January 15, 2015

Can breaking bread actually make a difference when it comes to 'Breaking Borders?' In Travel Channel's new original series, premiering Sunday, March 15 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT... (more...)
Rare & Unreleased Material Set for Bob Marley's 70th Birthday Celebration Rare & Unreleased Material Set for Bob Marley's 70th Birthday Celebration
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2015

Bob Marley's 70th birthday year (2015) will include a variety of releases and events to commemorate the legend, his work and iconic impact. Over the course of the year, his legacy will be remembered by new releases of rare and unreleased material as well as fan favorite deluxe editions of his most m... (more...)
BET Networks to Air Its First-ever Miniseries “The Book of Negroes” Premiering Monday, February 16, 2015 at 8 PM ET/PT BET Networks to Air Its First-ever Miniseries “The Book of Negroes” Premiering Monday, February 16, 2015 at 8 PM ET/PT
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2015

This Black History Month BET launches its first-ever event miniseries 'THE BOOK OF NEGROES,' a six-part historical drama in the tradition of Roots, based on Lawrence Hill's award-winning, Oprah Winfrey-listed novel (known in the United States as Someone Knows My Name). The highly anticipated televis... (more...)
Lily James and Paul Dano to Lead BBC's WAR AND PEACE Lily James and Paul Dano to Lead BBC's WAR AND PEACE
by TV News Desk - December 29, 2014

Widely regarded as one of the greatest novels of all time, War And Peace will be told over six one hour episodes. Director Tom Harper (The Scouting Book For Boys, Peaky Blinders, Woman In Black: Angel Of Death) will bring this classic to life for a modern audience on a truly epic scale in what Davie... (more...)
DR SUSAN BLOCK TV Awards Set for 12/27 DR SUSAN BLOCK TV Awards Set for 12/27
by TV News Desk - December 19, 2014

Next Saturday night, December 27th, The Dr. Susan Block Show will reflect upon another great year's journey down the path of peace-through-pleasure and honor those that made it interesting and orgasmic.... (more...)
OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK Announces January 2015 Highlights OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK Announces January 2015 Highlights
by TV News Desk - December 17, 2014

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK announces JANUARY 2015 highlights:... (more...)
ABC to Air Holiday Classic HAPPY NEW YEAR, CHARLIE BROWN, 1/29 ABC to Air Holiday Classic HAPPY NEW YEAR, CHARLIE BROWN, 1/29
by TV News Desk - December 15, 2014

The ABC Television Network and the PEANUTS gang will ring in the new year with the animated PEANUTS special, “Happy New Year, Charlie Brown,” created by late cartoonist Charles M. Schulz, along with “She's a Good Skate, Charlie Brown,” MONDAY, DECEMBER 29 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television N... (more...)
BWW Recap: REIGN Addresses a Violent Attack BWW Recap: REIGN Addresses a Violent Attack
by Nicole Ackman - December 05, 2014

Last night's episode of REIGN was certainly the most controversial one that's ever been aired. While the episode also held Conde and Claude's engagement, Greer's decision to convert to Protestantism, and Francis and Bash's triumph over Narcisse, much of the reaction to the episode has been centered ... (more...)
Scoop: REIGN on THE CW - Tonight, December 4, 2014 Scoop: REIGN on THE CW - Tonight, December 4, 2014
by TV Scoop - December 04, 2014

Get all the scoop on REIGN, airing on THE CW tonight, December 4, 2014!... (more...)
BWW Recap: There's a New Curse in Storybrooke on ONCE UPON A TIME! BWW Recap: There's a New Curse in Storybrooke on ONCE UPON A TIME!
by Danielle DeSisto - November 30, 2014

On this episode of ONCE UPON A TIME, the Snow Queen's evil plan for Storybook reached its boiling point!... (more...)
Scoop: REIGN on THE CW - Thursday, December 4, 2014 Scoop: REIGN on THE CW - Thursday, December 4, 2014
by TV Scoop - November 13, 2014

Get all the scoop on REIGN, airing on THE CW on Thursday, December 4, 2014!... (more...)
ABC Announces Special Holiday Programming
by TV News Desk - November 07, 2014

ABC celebrates the joy of the holidays, including the world premiere of Pixar Animation Studios', “Toy Story That Time Forgot,” the return of the competition series, “The Great Christmas Light Fight,” special musical performances on “CMA Country Christmas,” and classic, animated Christmas specials f... (more...)
BWW Recap: REIGN Goes Baby Crazy BWW Recap: REIGN Goes Baby Crazy
by Nicole Ackman - October 24, 2014

REIGN took a welcome break from the shocking gore and martial discord of the past few episodes to give us something else: babies and sadness. I actually cried watching this episode; it definitely proved that we have a cast of very talented actors! Mary and Francis were, for once, blissfully at peace... (more...)
BWW Commentary: The Mistreatment of Women on BOARDWALK BWW Commentary: The Mistreatment of Women on BOARDWALK
by Jessica Naftaly - October 23, 2014

BOARDWALK EMPIRE writes some of the best female characters around, many can agree, but the treatment of said characters on the show reflects quite the opposite insinuation about the writers. While the show has tackled many feminist issues such as women's health, the right to vote, the temperance mov... (more...)
BWW Recap: Can MADAM SECRETARY Stop A War With Canada? WHAT?? BWW Recap: Can MADAM SECRETARY Stop A War With Canada? WHAT??
by Scott Fullerton - October 20, 2014

Hey Stranger Friends, it's your tried and true MADAM SECRETARY recapper and reviewer here, and this week had both McCord's, our Secretary and husband Henry, refusing to suffer fools gladly. Our Secretary had two healthy servings of issues on her plate this week, and once again the writers do not shy... (more...)
BWW Recap: A Charming War Erupts on SONS OF ANARCHY BWW Recap: A Charming War Erupts on SONS OF ANARCHY
by Desiree Fantal - October 08, 2014

Books, television and film are such strange things. If done well, they create worlds that we get completely lost in; characters so multifaceted that we judge their actions as if they were real. It is only within these fictitious worlds that we are allowed to act as voyeurs, and it's not perverse. On... (more...)
BWW Preview: THE ORIGINALS, The Ruin of Many a Poor Boy BWW Preview: THE ORIGINALS, The Ruin of Many a Poor Boy
by Jennifer McHugh - September 29, 2014

I first watched the backdoor pilot during Season Five of THE VAMPIRE DIARIES. I wasn't too excited even though I do adore Klaus' lips and I'd move mountains if Elijah asked me to. (Swoon) However, at the urging of friends, I binge watched The Originals this summer and as it turns out? It's pretty fa... (more...)
BWW Recap: Make Sure to 'Listen' in This Week's DOCTOR WHO BWW Recap: Make Sure to 'Listen' in This Week's DOCTOR WHO
by Kaitlin Milligan - September 14, 2014

This week's episode of DOCTOR WHO, “Listen,” is my favorite episode from this season so far. There are so many surprising moments, and the storyline was interesting and relatable. So, if you want to know what's under the bed, keep reading, but if you're not looking for SPOILERS, then come back later... (more...)
Senator Jack Reed Set for this Weekend's TAKING THE HILL on MSNBC Senator Jack Reed Set for this Weekend's TAKING THE HILL on MSNBC
by TV News Desk - August 21, 2014

With the recent killing of American journalist James Foley, MSNBC contributor Patrick Murphy, a former Congressman (D-PA) and Iraq War veteran, will speak with member of the Senate Armed Services committee, Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) about the Iraq airstrikes and the possibility of sending additional ... (more...)
BWW Recap: AGATHA CHRISTIE's BIG FOUR Strike Again in Poirot Mystery BWW Recap: AGATHA CHRISTIE's BIG FOUR Strike Again in Poirot Mystery
by Elizabeth Peterson-Vita - July 30, 2014

PBS' Masterpiece Mystery raises the curtain on the final episodes of their adaptations of Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot adventures, starring David Suchet, with their 90 minute version of THE BIG FOUR, based on a novel originally penned by Christie in 1927. However, anyone familiar with the novel... (more...)
NIXON BY NIXON: IN HIS OWN WORDS Debuts 8/4 on HBO NIXON BY NIXON: IN HIS OWN WORDS Debuts 8/4 on HBO
by TV News Desk - July 21, 2014

On Aug. 9, 1974, Richard Milhous Nixon became the first American president to resign from office. From 1971 to 1973, he had secretly recorded his private conversations, purportedly 'for the purpose of historical record,' but in the wake of the Watergate Scandal the revelation of the tapes led to his... (more...)
MTV's Look Different Campaign Joins Forces with Jack Antonoff and More MTV's Look Different Campaign Joins Forces with Jack Antonoff and More
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2014

With more than 9 in 10 young people believing small examples of bias can add up to major problems for society, MTV's new multi-year pro-social campaign, “Look Different,” today debuted a second wave of thought-provoking and actionable initiatives. MTV's new “Good Look Panel” will help young people l... (more...)
Nina Hartley & Woodhull Sexual Freedom Alliance to Appear on THE DR. SUSAN BLOCK SHOW, 7/5 Nina Hartley & Woodhull Sexual Freedom Alliance to Appear on THE DR. SUSAN BLOCK SHOW, 7/5
by TV News Desk - July 03, 2014

This Saturday night, July 5th, 2014, The Dr. Susan Block Show, broadcasting live from Bonoboville, on 4th of July Freedom Weekend, will celebrate and investigate sexual freedom. How sexually free are we? How free do we want to be? Joining international sexologist and sexual freedom fighter Dr. Susan... (more...)
RACHEL VS GUY KIDS COOK-OFF Among Food Network's August Highlights RACHEL VS GUY KIDS COOK-OFF Among Food Network's August Highlights
by TV News Desk - June 30, 2014

Food Network scorches in August with new seasons of hit primetime shows and not-to-be missed finales.... (more...)





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