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Laurence Fishburne Joins Joe Mantegna to Co-Host PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT Laurence Fishburne Joins Joe Mantegna to Co-Host PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT
by TV News Desk - April 27, 2017

Oscar nominee and Emmy and Tony-Award winner Laurence Fishburne (BLACK-ISH) will join Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna (CRIMINAL MINDS) to host the 28th annual edition of PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT.... (more...)
WAR PAINT's Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole Set for This Week's 'Theater Talk' WAR PAINT's Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole Set for This Week's 'Theater Talk'
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

This week THEATER TALK welcomes Broadway grande dames Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, currently starring in WAR PAINT, the new Broadway musical in which they portray legendary Twentieth Century cosmetic pioneers Madame Helena Rubinstein and Miss Elizabeth Arden.... (more...)
NBC's THE AWESOME SHOW Celebrates Science, Technology Innovation NBC's THE AWESOME SHOW Celebrates Science, Technology Innovation
by TV News Desk - April 04, 2017

 In partnership with Emmy Award-winning executive producer Mark Burnett (The Voice, Survivor), Chris Hardwick and the Silicon Valley institution Singularity University, NBC has ordered six episodes of “The Awesome Show,” a new series that will showcase the groundbreaking scientific and technological... (more...)
Chris Hardwick to Host New NBC Series THE AWESOME SHOW, Celebrating Technology & Innovation Chris Hardwick to Host New NBC Series THE AWESOME SHOW, Celebrating Technology & Innovation
by TV News Desk - April 04, 2017

NBC has ordered six episodes of “THE AWESOME SHOW, a new series that will showcase the groundbreaking scientific and technological advances that are shaping the future, as well as celebrate the pioneers and communities at the forefront of this golden age of unprecedented discovery, innovation and o... (more...)
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Film Becomes No. 1 Documentary Nationwide, Extends After NYC Premiere MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Film Becomes No. 1 Documentary Nationwide, Extends After NYC Premiere
by Movies News Desk - November 21, 2016

Atlas Media's Merrily We Roll Along documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened - a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look at the 'then' and 'now' of perhaps Stephen Sondheim's most beloved work - scored in its first weekend of limited release on just two screens in New York City, with st... (more...)
Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, June 19, 2016 Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, June 19, 2016
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2016

Get all the scoop on MEET THE PRESS, airing on NBC on Sunday, June 19, 2016!... (more...)
Niecy Nash and Betty Gilpin Set for New Season of Showtime's MASTERS OF SEX Niecy Nash and Betty Gilpin Set for New Season of Showtime's MASTERS OF SEX
by TV News Desk - June 09, 2016

Niecy Nash and Betty Gilpin will be guest stars on the fourth season of Showtime Networks' critically acclaimed drama series MASTERS OF SEX.... (more...)
Recording Academy Honors 2016 Merit Awards Recipients on GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS Recording Academy Honors 2016 Merit Awards Recipients on GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2016

The Recording Academy will honor its 2016 Special Merit Awards recipients with an awards ceremony and live tribute concert tonight, April 23, 2016 at The Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.... (more...)
JOAN RIVERS: EXIT LAUGHING Documentary to Premiere on Thirteen Today JOAN RIVERS: EXIT LAUGHING Documentary to Premiere on Thirteen Today
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2016

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Recording Academy to Honor 2016 Merit Awards Recipients on GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS Recording Academy to Honor 2016 Merit Awards Recipients on GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2016

The Recording Academy will honor its 2016 Special Merit Awards recipients with an awards ceremony and live tribute concert on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at The Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.... (more...)
JOAN RIVERS: EXIT LAUGHING Documentary to Premiere on Thirteen 4/1 JOAN RIVERS: EXIT LAUGHING Documentary to Premiere on Thirteen 4/1
by TV News Desk - March 23, 2016

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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Neil Patrick Harris Uncovers His Ancestors on Tonight's FINDING YOUR ROOTS on PBS VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Neil Patrick Harris Uncovers His Ancestors on Tonight's FINDING YOUR ROOTS on PBS
by TV News Desk - February 23, 2016

Neil Patrick Harris is featured on tonight's episode of PBS's FINDING YOUR ROOTS. In the sneak peek below, the Tony and Emmy winner finds out about his ancestors who arrived in America in 1618!... (more...)
THIRTEEN's 'American Masters' Airs New Documentary CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN Tonight THIRTEEN's 'American Masters' Airs New Documentary CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2016

Four-time Grammy Award-winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, recent Kennedy Center Honoree and the first woman to be awarded The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Carole King's (b. February 9, 1942) career as a singer-songwriter is unparalleled.... (more...)
Morgan Freeman to Narrate THIRTEEN's American Masters B.B. King Documentary, Today Morgan Freeman to Narrate THIRTEEN's American Masters B.B. King Documentary, Today
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2016

King's story of struggle and triumph is chronicled in American Masters: B.B. King: The Life of Riley, premiering nationwide during Black History Month today, February 12 at 9 p.m. (ET) on PBS... (more...)
Theater Close-Up and REPAIRING A NATION 2/18 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN Theater Close-Up and REPAIRING A NATION 2/18 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN
by Marina Kennedy - February 10, 2016

Theater Close-Up -- the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area non-profit Off-Broadway theaters -- will present its first regional production, Nikkole Salter's Repairing a Nation, from Crossroads Theatre Company in New Brunswick, New Jersey, captured live... (more...)
PBS Premieres NOVA: MEMORY HACKERS Tonight PBS Premieres NOVA: MEMORY HACKERS Tonight
by TV News Desk - February 10, 2016

Memory is the key to our identity. It?s the glue that binds our mental lives. Without it, we?d be prisoners of the present, unable to use the lessons of the past to change our future.... (more...)
PBS to Premiere NOVA: MEMORY HACKERS, 2/10 PBS to Premiere NOVA: MEMORY HACKERS, 2/10
by TV News Desk - February 01, 2016

Memory is the key to our identity. It?s the glue that binds our mental lives. Without it, we?d be prisoners of the present, unable to use the lessons of the past to change our future.... (more...)
WNET Launches First Theatrical Imprint, AMERICAN MASTERS Pictures WNET Launches First Theatrical Imprint, AMERICAN MASTERS Pictures
by TV News Desk - January 23, 2016

Today at the Sundance Film Festival, WNET, parent company of New York's public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, announced the launch of its first theatrical imprint, AMERICAN MASTERS Pictures... (more...)
PBS's NOVA's MEMORY HACKERS to Unlock Secrets of Human Memory, 2/10 PBS's NOVA's MEMORY HACKERS to Unlock Secrets of Human Memory, 2/10
by TV News Desk - January 20, 2016

Memory is the key to our identity. It?s the glue that binds our mental lives. Without it, we?d be prisoners of the present, unable to use the lessons of the past to change our future.... (more...)
Bartlett Sher Directs New Staging of Verdi's OTELLO on PBS's 'Great Performances,' 2/21 Bartlett Sher Directs New Staging of Verdi's OTELLO on PBS's 'Great Performances,' 2/21
by TV News Desk - January 19, 2016

Verdi's late masterpiece based on Shakespeare's tragic drama of jealousy and deceit, Otello, airs on THIRTEEN'SGreat Performances at the Met Sunday, February 21 at 12 p.m. on PBS.... (more...)
Morgan Freeman to Narrate THIRTEEN's American Masters B.B. King Documentary, 2/12 Morgan Freeman to Narrate THIRTEEN's American Masters B.B. King Documentary, 2/12
by TV News Desk - January 12, 2016

King's story of struggle and triumph is chronicled in American Masters: B.B. King: The Life of Riley, premiering nationwide during Black History Month on Friday, February 12 at 9 p.m. (ET) on PBS... (more...)
THIRTEEN's 'American Masters to Present New Documentary CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN, 2/19 THIRTEEN's 'American Masters to Present New Documentary CAROLE KING: NATURAL WOMAN, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2016

Four-time Grammy Award-winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, recent Kennedy Center Honoree and the first woman to be awarded The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Carole King's (b. February 9, 1942) career as a singer-songwriter is unparalleled.... (more...)
MOONSTRUCK Among January's 'Reel 13' Lineup on THIRTEEN MOONSTRUCK Among January's 'Reel 13' Lineup on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - December 28, 2015

Murder, blackmail and thrills are sprinkled throughout January's Reel 13 lineup. In the legal drama Presumed Innocent, the film adaptation of the best-selling novel of the same name by Scott Turow, Harrison Ford stars as a prosecutor charged with the murder of his female colleague and mistress.... (more...)
Classic Western 'THE MAGIFICENT SEVEN to Air on Reel 13 This December Classic Western 'THE MAGIFICENT SEVEN to Air on Reel 13 This December
by TV News Desk - December 07, 2015

The classic Western The Magnificent Seven leads the abbreviated December lineup on Reel 13.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch NOW! CHITA RIVERA: A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DO Available to Stream in its Entirety STAGE TUBE: Watch NOW! CHITA RIVERA: A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DO Available to Stream in its Entirety
by Stage Tube - November 07, 2015

Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin' to Do, a retrospective of her extraordinary life and career -featuring interviews, archival performance footage, and newly filmed numbers from Rivera's concert including such numbers as 'A Boy Like That,' 'America,' 'A Lot of Livin' to Do,' 'All That Jazz,' and 'Nowaday... (more...)