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'Moonlight', 'People vs. OJ' Among Winners of 2107 WRITERS GUILD AWARDS; Full List 'Moonlight', 'People vs. OJ' Among Winners of 2107 WRITERS GUILD AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - February 20, 2017

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced the 2017 Writers Guild Awards winners for outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, videogames, news, radio, promotional, and graphic animation... (more...)
Mary Hart and Harry Friedman to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Daytime Emmys Mary Hart and Harry Friedman to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Daytime Emmys
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2017

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today proudly announced that two legendary Hollywood icons, Mary Hart, former host of “Entertainment Tonight,” and Harry Friedman, producer of two of the most successful game shows in television history, “Jeopardy!” and “Wheel of Fortune,”... (more...)
Jelani Cobb To Receive Writers Guild's Inaugural Walter Bernstein Award Jelani Cobb To Receive Writers Guild's Inaugural Walter Bernstein Award
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2017

The Writers Guild of America, East is proud to announce the creation of the Walter Bernstein Award, which will be presented for the first time at the 69th annual Writers Guild Awards at New York's Edison Ballroom on February 19, 2017.... (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...)
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...)
Justin Lin, Marlon Wayans, Will Packer and Tracey Wigfield Join As Judges for the 11th Annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Justin Lin, Marlon Wayans, Will Packer and Tracey Wigfield Join As Judges for the 11th Annual NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
by TV News Desk - September 14, 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. The diverse group of award-winning directors, writers, producers and actors include director Justin Lin(Fast & Furious 6, Star Trek Beyond), ... (more...)
Showtime Sets Fall Premiere Dates for SHAMELESS, MASTERS OF SEX & THE AFFAIR Showtime Sets Fall Premiere Dates for SHAMELESS, MASTERS OF SEX & THE AFFAIR
by TV News Desk - June 01, 2016

Today, SHOWTIME announced its fall premiere schedule, with the critically-acclaimed drama series MASTERS OF SEX returning for a fourth season on Sunday, September 11th at 10 p.m.  ET/PT, and the seventh season of the network's No. 1 comedy series SHAMELESS premiering on Sunday, October 2nd at 9 p.m.... (more...)
Austin Film Festival to Honor Marta Kauffman as 2016 Outstanding Television Writer Austin Film Festival to Honor Marta Kauffman as 2016 Outstanding Television Writer
by TV News Desk - June 01, 2016

Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference (AFF), the premier festival that champions the writers' contributions to film, television, and new media, released today its 2016 Outstanding Television Writer, Marta Kauffman.... (more...)
Joe Mantegna & Gary Sinise to Co-Host PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT Joe Mantegna & Gary Sinise to Co-Host PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT
by TV News Desk - April 28, 2016

For over a quarter century, PBS has inspired viewers with the annual broadcast of the multi award-winning NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT (#MemDayPBS), dedicated to our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country.... (more...)
Jason Biggs, Liev Schreiber Among Jurors for 2016 Tribeca Film Festival Jason Biggs, Liev Schreiber Among Jurors for 2016 Tribeca Film Festival
by TV News Desk - April 06, 2016

The 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its jurors – a diverse group of industry leaders, including award-winning actors, acclaimed filmmakers, writers, entrepreneurs, artists and cultural leaders.... (more...)
THIRTEEN's American Masters to Air U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Janis Joplin Documentary, 5/3 THIRTEEN's American Masters to Air U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Janis Joplin Documentary, 5/3
by TV News Desk - April 04, 2016

American Masters Janis: Little Girl Blue premieres nationwide Tuesday, May 3 at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings) as part of the 30 th anniversary season of THIRTEEN's American Masters series.... (more...)
Shonda Rhimes to Receive 2016 International EMMY Founders Award Shonda Rhimes to Receive 2016 International EMMY Founders Award
by TV News Desk - April 04, 2016

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today that it will present the 2016 International Emmy® Founders Award to Shonda Rhimes, the prolific Writer, Executive Producer and Creator... (more...)
Sean Baker & More to Participate In 15th Annual Film Independent Directors Close-Up Sean Baker & More to Participate In 15th Annual Film Independent Directors Close-Up
by Movies News Desk - January 26, 2016

Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, the LA Film Festival and Film Independent at LACMA, announced the guest speakers and program today for the 15th annual Film Independent Directors Close-Up series... (more...)
FRIENDS Co-Creators Kauffman & Crane to Receive WGA West's Achievement Award FRIENDS Co-Creators Kauffman & Crane to Receive WGA West's Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - January 13, 2016

FRIENDS co-creators Marta Kauffman & David Crane have been named recipients of the Writers Guild of America, West's 2016 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement in recognition of their lifetime achievement in outstanding writing for television.... (more...)
Writers Guild Awards Announces 2016 Videogame Writing Nominations Writers Guild Awards Announces 2016 Videogame Writing Nominations
by TV News Desk - January 11, 2016

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for videogames during 2015.... (more...)
KIMMY SCHMIDT, BETTER CAUL SAUL Among 2016 Writers Guild Awards Nominations; Full List! KIMMY SCHMIDT, BETTER CAUL SAUL Among 2016 Writers Guild Awards Nominations; Full List!
by TV News Desk - December 03, 2015

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, and promotional writing during 2015.... (more...)
FAMILY GUY Creator Seth Macfarlane to Receive WGAW'S 2015 Animation Writers Caucus Writing Award FAMILY GUY Creator Seth Macfarlane to Receive WGAW'S 2015 Animation Writers Caucus Writing Award
by TV News Desk - November 19, 2015

In recognition of his outstanding contributions to animation writing, Family Guy creator and acclaimed writer-producer Seth MacFarlane will receive the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus' 2015 Animation Writing Award... (more...)
ANNIE HALL Tops WGA's 101 Funniest Screenplays; Full List Revealed! ANNIE HALL Tops WGA's 101 Funniest Screenplays; Full List Revealed!
by TV News Desk - November 12, 2015

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) tonight released the list of the 101 Funniest Screenplays.... (more...)
Carey Mulligan & More to Be HOnored at 19th Annual Hollywood Film Awards Carey Mulligan & More to Be HOnored at 19th Annual Hollywood Film Awards
by TV News Desk - October 12, 2015

dick clark productions announced today that Academy Award-nominated actress Carey Mulligan will be honored with the 'Hollywood Actress Award' for Suffragette; Actor Joel Edgerton will receive the 'Hollywood Breakout Actor Award' for Black Mass... (more...)
MADAM SECRETARY, JANE THE VIRIGIN Among the 2015 Sentinel Award Winners MADAM SECRETARY, JANE THE VIRIGIN Among the 2015 Sentinel Award Winners
by TV News Desk - September 28, 2015

The winners of the 16th annual Sentinel Awards were announced in a ceremony in Hollywood that recognized exemplary achievements in television storylines that inform, educate and motivate viewers to make choices for healthier and safer lives.... (more...)
E! Greenlights Scripted Drama Pilot THE ARRANGEMENT E! Greenlights Scripted Drama Pilot THE ARRANGEMENT
by TV News Desk - May 01, 2015

On the heels of the incredibly successful launch of E!'s first scripted series, 'The Royals,' the network has announced the pilot pick-up for a drama entitled 'The Arrangement.'... (more...)
E! Orders Scripted Drama Pilot THE ARRANGEMENT E! Orders Scripted Drama Pilot THE ARRANGEMENT
by TV News Desk - April 30, 2015

On the heels of the incredibly successful launch of E!'s first scripted series, 'The Royals,' the network has announced the pilot pick-up for a drama entitled 'The Arrangement.'  The pilot was written by Jonathan Abrahams, who won a Writer's Guild Award and a Primetime Emmy for his previous work on ... (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...)




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