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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 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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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 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...)
DVR Alert - Oscar Winning Film WEST SIDE STORY Airs on THIRTEEN Tonight DVR Alert - Oscar Winning Film WEST SIDE STORY Airs on THIRTEEN Tonight
by TV News Desk - November 07, 2015

After Friday evening's presentation of Great Performances: Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin' to Do on PBS, Reel 13's November schedule kicks off the following night with Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins' Academy Award-winning film adaptation of West Side Story.... (more...)
Oscar Winning Film WEST SIDE STORY to Air on THIRTEEN This Weekend Oscar Winning Film WEST SIDE STORY to Air on THIRTEEN This Weekend
by TV News Desk - November 06, 2015

After Friday evening's presentation of Great Performances: Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin' to Do on PBS, Reel 13's November schedule kicks off the following night with Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins' Academy Award-winning film adaptation of West Side Story.... (more...)
New Digital Streaming Service 'BroadwayHD' to Bring Broadway Theater to Screens New Digital Streaming Service 'BroadwayHD' to Bring Broadway Theater to Screens
by TV News Desk - October 26, 2015

An all new subscription and on-demand digital streaming service 'BroadwayHD' has launched today with the goal of bringing Broadway theater to both movie and television screens. ... (more...)
WNET's MetroFocus to Launch New Daily Format, Starting 10/19 WNET's MetroFocus to Launch New Daily Format, Starting 10/19
by TV News Desk - October 09, 2015

On Monday, October 19, 2015, WNET, the flagship PBS station based in New York, will launch a new daily format -- airing weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN -- for its award-winning news and public affairs series MetroFocus. Viewers can expect to see more stories ... (more...)
Margaret Cho, Wendy Williams & More Among THE WOMEN'S LIST, Premiering on PBS Tonight Margaret Cho, Wendy Williams & More Among THE WOMEN'S LIST, Premiering on PBS Tonight
by TV News Desk - September 25, 2015

Meet 15 women who have created and defined contemporary American culture in American Masters: The Women's List, premiering nationwide tonight, September 25, 9-10 p.m. on PBS... (more...)
CHITA RIVERA: A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DO to Air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances 11/6 CHITA RIVERA: A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DO to Air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances 11/6
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2015

Anita in 'West Side Story.' Rosie in 'Bye Bye Birdie.' Velma in 'Chicago.' Those are just some of the iconic roles created by the incredible Chita Rivera.... (more...)
Margaret Cho, Wendy Williams & More Among THE WOMEN'S LIST, Premiering on PBS 9/25 Margaret Cho, Wendy Williams & More Among THE WOMEN'S LIST, Premiering on PBS 9/25
by TV News Desk - September 22, 2015

Meet 15 women who have created and defined contemporary American culture in American Masters: The Women's List, premiering nationwide Friday, September 25, 9-10 p.m. on PBS... (more...)
Andrea Bocelli: Cinema Featuring Great Songs from the Silver Screen Set for THIRTEEN's Great Performances Andrea Bocelli: Cinema Featuring Great Songs from the Silver Screen Set for THIRTEEN's Great Performances
by BWW News Desk - September 21, 2015

The international superstar tenor lends his unique voice to a lush symphonic salute to the movies, Andrea Bocelli: Cinema, celebratingsome of the greatest celluloid songs and scores of all time written by a varied range of Italian and Hollywood composers.... (more...)
Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances Tonight Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances Tonight
by TV News Desk - August 28, 2015

The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, tonight, August 28 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.)... (more...)
THIRTEEN's American Masters to Feature Legendary African American Tennis Pioneer Althea Gibson THIRTEEN's American Masters to Feature Legendary African American Tennis Pioneer Althea Gibson
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2015

People often cite Arthur Ashe as the first African American to win Wimbledon (1975). He was indeed the first African American male to win the men's singles title, but it was, in fact, Althea Gibson, who was the first African American to cross the color lineplaying and winning at Wimbledon (1957 and ... (more...)
Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 8/28 Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 8/28
by TV News Desk - July 23, 2015

The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, August 28 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.)... (more...)
American Masters Airs Documentary THIRTEEN DAYS OF HARPER LEE Tonight American Masters Airs Documentary THIRTEEN DAYS OF HARPER LEE Tonight
by TV News Desk - July 10, 2015

One of the most influential American novels of the 20th century and biggest bestsellers of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird was believed to be the first and only novel by Nelle Harper Lee (born April 28, 1926), until now.... (more...)






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