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HBO to Debut Documentary on Legendary Gospel Singer Mavis Staples, 2/29 HBO to Debut Documentary on Legendary Gospel Singer Mavis Staples, 2/29
by TV News Desk - February 08, 2016

Celebrating the extraordinary gospel and soul music legend and civil rights icon, who rose to fame as lead singer of the legendary family group The Staple Singers, MAVIS! debuts MONDAY FEB. 29 (9:00-10:25 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Jessica Edwards directs the first feature documentary about th... (more...)
Filmrise Acquires Exclusive Worldwide Distribution Rights for FIVE NIGHTS IN MAINE Filmrise Acquires Exclusive Worldwide Distribution Rights for FIVE NIGHTS IN MAINE
by Movies News Desk - February 08, 2016

FilmRise announced today that it has acquired the exclusive worldwide distribution rights in all media for the star-studded indie drama FIVE NIGHTS IN MAINE.... (more...)
Inarritu, HBO & More Among 2015 DGA Award Winners- Full List Announced Inarritu, HBO & More Among 2015 DGA Award Winners- Full List Announced
by TV News Desk - February 07, 2016

The DGA (Directors Guild of America) Awards have just been announced! Among the winners are THE REVENANT's Alejandro Inarritu, GAME OF THRONES' David Nutter, and DESCENDANTS' Kenny Ortega. Check out the full list of winners below!... (more...)
FSLC Announces Morgan Freeman as Recipient of 43rd Annual Chaplin Award FSLC Announces Morgan Freeman as Recipient of 43rd Annual Chaplin Award
by TV News Desk - February 05, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that Academy Award–winning actor Morgan Freeman will be honored at the 43rd Annual Chaplin Award Gala held at Lincoln Center on Monday, April 25, 2016.... (more...)
NBC's THE WIZ LIVE, David Alan Grier Among Winners of 2016 NAACP Image Awards NBC's THE WIZ LIVE, David Alan Grier Among Winners of 2016 NAACP Image Awards
by TV News Desk - February 05, 2016

Among the winners announced was NBC's THE WIZ LIVE in the category of Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series, or Dramatic Special.... (more...)
Amblin Partners Extends CEO Michael Wright's Contract in Multi-Year Deal Amblin Partners Extends CEO Michael Wright's Contract in Multi-Year Deal
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2016

Amblin Partners announced today that it has extended Chief Executive Officer Michael Wright's contract, continuing his leadership of the company for multiple years into the future.... (more...)
VIDEO: First Look - Meryl Streep Pays Tribute to Mike Nichols in Upcoming PBS Documentary VIDEO: First Look - Meryl Streep Pays Tribute to Mike Nichols in Upcoming PBS Documentary
by TV News Desk - January 28, 2016

In PBS's upcoming AMERICAN MASTERS:MIKE NICHOLS documentary, airing Friday, January 29th, Oscar winner Meryl Streep recalls working with the acclaimed director.... (more...)
THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 2 Arrives on Digital HD, Blu-ray This March THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 2 Arrives on Digital HD, Blu-ray This March
by Movies News Desk - January 27, 2016

Suzanne Collins' best-selling book trilogy comes to a thrilling resolution in THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 2, arriving on Digital HD March 8 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack + Digital HD, DVD + Digital, and On Demand March 22... (more...)
GAME OF THRONES: THE COMPLETE FIFTH SEASON Arrives on Blu-ray/DVD 3/15 GAME OF THRONES: THE COMPLETE FIFTH SEASON Arrives on Blu-ray/DVD 3/15
by TV News Desk - January 20, 2016

Game of Thrones: The Complete Fifth Season will be available on Blu-ray ($79.98) and DVD ($59.99) on March 15, 2016.... (more...)
Netflix to Premiere Alex Gibney & Michael Pollen's Docu-Series COOKED, 2/19 Netflix to Premiere Alex Gibney & Michael Pollen's Docu-Series COOKED, 2/19
by TV News Desk - January 15, 2016

Each of the series' four episodes examines one of the physical elements used throughout the ages to transform raw ingredients into delicious dishes: fire, water, air, and earth.... (more...)
FilmRise Acquires Home Media Rights from Gravitas Ventures to Eight Films FilmRise Acquires Home Media Rights from Gravitas Ventures to Eight Films
by Movies News Desk - January 15, 2016

FilmRise announced today that it has acquired from Gravitas Ventures exclusive North American home media rights to eight films, including “I'm Crazy About Tiffany's,” “Peace Officer,” and “Requiem for the American Dream.”... (more...)
2016 Dorian Award Nominees Announced 2016 Dorian Award Nominees Announced
by Marakay Rogers - January 13, 2016

GALECA has announced the film and television nominees for its 2016 Dorian Awards.... (more...)
FilmRise Acquires Star Wars Documentary ELSTREE 1976 FilmRise Acquires Star Wars Documentary ELSTREE 1976
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2016

FilmRise announced today that it has acquired from The Works the exclusive North American distribution rights in all media for ELSTREE 1976.... (more...)
Investigation Discovery to Premiere JUDGEMENT DAY: PRISON OR PAROLE? This Spring Investigation Discovery to Premiere JUDGEMENT DAY: PRISON OR PAROLE? This Spring
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2016

JUDGMENT DAY: PRISON OR PAROLE?, a new series directed and executive produced by Peabody and Emmy Award-winning documentarian, Joe Berlinger, takes viewers inside the emotional and potentially troubling process of parole hearings in a three-part original series, premiering in Spring 2016, only on In... (more...)
HBO to Debut Documentary NOTHING LEFT UNSAID: GLORIA VANDERBILT & ANDERSON COOPER, 4/9 HBO to Debut Documentary NOTHING LEFT UNSAID: GLORIA VANDERBILT & ANDERSON COOPER, 4/9
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2016

Born into one of the wealthiest and best-known families in American history, Gloria Vanderbilt has lived in the public eye for more than 90 years, unapologetically pursuing love, family and career, experiencing extreme tragedy and tremendous success side by side.... (more...)
Nora Ephron Doc Among HBO's Documentary Lineup for First Half of 2016 Nora Ephron Doc Among HBO's Documentary Lineup for First Half of 2016
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2016

HBO has confirmed a diverse array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries for the first half of 2016, including: MAVIS!, a celebration of music legend Mavis Staples; EVERYTHING IS COPY, a candid portrait of writer and filmmaker Nora Ephron... (more...)
Documentary ROCK AND A HARD PLACE to Debut Exclusively On HBO This May Documentary ROCK AND A HARD PLACE to Debut Exclusively On HBO This May
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2016

ROCK AND A HARD PLACE, an unprecedented look inside a youth prison boot camp, will debut in May, exclusively on HBO. The powerful documentary is produced for HBO by Seven Bucks Productions, co-founded by Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia, and 44 Blue Productions.... (more...)
Amy Schumer, BIG SHORT Among Nominees for 2016 Writers Guild Awards; Full List! Amy Schumer, BIG SHORT Among Nominees for 2016 Writers Guild Awards; Full List!
by TV News Desk - January 06, 2016

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in screenwriting during 2015.... (more...)
HBO Acquires Rights to Documentary JIM: THE JAMES FOLEY STORY, Debuting 2/6 HBO Acquires Rights to Documentary JIM: THE JAMES FOLEY STORY, Debuting 2/6
by TV News Desk - January 05, 2016

HBO Documentary Films has acquired the U.S. TV rights to Brian Oakes' powerful documentary JIM: THE JAMES FOLEY STORY, about the life, death and legacy of journalist James Foley, who was murdered by ISIS in 2014, it was announced today.... (more...)
HBO to Debut Documentary BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS, 2/22 HBO to Debut Documentary BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS, 2/22
by TV News Desk - December 17, 2015

With disarming candor, wry wit and sharp self-deprecation, Nichols delivered a master class on his craft in what would be his last in-depth interviews, for BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS, debuting MONDAY, FEB. 22, exclusively on HBO, following its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.... (more...)
LAST FIVE YEARS Scribe Richard LaGravenese to Be Honored with WGA Career Achievement Award LAST FIVE YEARS Scribe Richard LaGravenese to Be Honored with WGA Career Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - December 17, 2015

The Writers Guild of America, East today announced that Richard LaGravenese will be honored with the Ian McClellan Hunter Award for Career Achievement at the 68th annual Writers Guild Awards at the Edison Ballroom in New York City on February 13, 2016.... (more...)
VERY SEMI-SERIOUS Director, Cast to Ring NYSE Opening Bell on Monday VERY SEMI-SERIOUS Director, Cast to Ring NYSE Opening Bell on Monday
by TV News Desk - December 11, 2015

Leah Wolchok, director of HBO Documentary Films' VERY SEMI-SERIOUS: A PARTIALLY THOROUGH PORTRAIT OF NEW YORKER CARTOONISTS, will appear on Monday morning, December 14th at the Trading Floor on Walll Street to ring the NYSE opening bell.... (more...)
FilmRise Acquires Award-Winning Documentary GORED FilmRise Acquires Award-Winning Documentary GORED
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2015

FilmRise has announced that it has acquired exclusive rights in all media to the award-winning documentary, “GORED.”... (more...)
TEGNA Media Greenlights T.D. JAKES Talk Show for Fall 2016 Launch TEGNA Media Greenlights T.D. JAKES Talk Show for Fall 2016 Launch
by TV News Desk - December 09, 2015

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today announced it has cleared “T.D. Jakes”, a multi-issue daily one-hour talk show hosted by T.D. Jakes, on 29 TEGNA Media stations to air in the fall of 2016.... (more...)
THE WIZ LIVE!, CREED Among Nominees for NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Full List THE WIZ LIVE!, CREED Among Nominees for NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - December 08, 2015

At today's nominations's announcement, Ryan Coogler's CREED received six nominations. Michael B. Jordan will vie for entertainer of the year, along with Misty Copeland, Pharrell Williams, Shonda Rhimes and Viola Davis.... (more...)






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