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Date Of Birth:
June 09, 1961 (53)
Birth Place:
Scarsdale, NY, USA
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Comedy Central Renews AMY SCHUMER & More, Announces New SeriesComedy Central Renews AMY SCHUMER & More, Announces New Series
by TV News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Comedy Central has given series orders to "Another Period" and "Idiotsitter" and renewed "Inside Amy Schumer," "Review" and "TripTank," it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming (more...)

HBO to Premiere Third & Final Season of THE NEWSROOM, 11/9HBO to Premiere Third & Final Season of THE NEWSROOM, 11/9
by TV News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

The third and final season of THE NEWSROOM finds Will and Mac and the staff of 'News Night' facing two explosive situations: the possibility of a hostile takeover of the network looming on the horizon, and leaked classified government documents that unleash a legal fire storm that threatens to topple more than one professional career. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Big Screen-Bound John Gallagher Jr.BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Big Screen-Bound John Gallagher Jr.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Oct 19, 2014

Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, Richard welcomes stage and screen star John Gallagher Jr., who leads the upcoming film, THE HEART MACHINE. Watch as they discuss the new movie, reminisce about his past stage roles and so much more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

Christian Bale in Talks for Sony's Steve Jobs BiopicChristian Bale in Talks for Sony's Steve Jobs Biopic
by Movies News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

With Leonardo DiCaprio out of Sony's upcoming Steve JOBS biopic, Christian Bale may now be in. (more...)

New York Deaf Theatre's 35th Anniversary Season to Open with THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDENew York Deaf Theatre's 35th Anniversary Season to Open with THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

New York Deaf Theater, the longest running company of its kind in New York City, under the Artistic Direction of James W. Guido, will celebrate its 35th anniversary season with a new spin on Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale, THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE. Adapted by Noah Smith, the production is told in American Sign Language (ASL) and spoken English for deaf and hearing audiences. Previews begin on Friday, November 7th at the June Havoc Theatre (Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex - 1st floor). The official opening is on Tuesday, November 11th at 7:30PM. Marlee Faye Koenigsberg directs. (more...)

Michael Mayer & Rick Miramontez to be Honored at New York Stage And Film's Annual Gala, 11/16Michael Mayer & Rick Miramontez to be Honored at New York Stage And Film's Annual Gala, 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

New York Stage and Film has announced that its Annual Winter Gala, to be held this year on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at The Plaza Hotel (770 Fifth Avenue, New York City), will honor Tony Award winner Michael Mayer and veteran theatrical press agent Rick Miramontez. (more...)

Sarah Paulson & Fran Weissler to be Honored at MCC Theater's 2015 MISCAST GalaSarah Paulson & Fran Weissler to be Honored at MCC Theater's 2015 MISCAST Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

MCC THEATER has announced that this year's Miscast gala, an annual highlight of the New York theater season, will honor two bold and fearless women: Emmy & Golden Globe nominated stage and screen actress Sarah Paulson and Tony Award-winning producer Fran Weissler. Miscast 2015 will be held Monday, March 30, 2015 at The Hammerstein Ballroom (311 West 34th Street). (more...)

Jeff Daniels in Talks for Ridley Scott's THE MARTIANJeff Daniels in Talks for Ridley Scott's THE MARTIAN
by Movies News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jeff Daniels is in talks to join Ridley Scott's upcoming sci-fi film THE MARTIAN, in which Matt Damon will star an astronaut marooned on Mars. (more...)

Leonardo DiCaprio Backs Out of Steve Jobs BiopicLeonardo DiCaprio Backs Out of Steve Jobs Biopic
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Ben Affleck, Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, and Matt Damon are reportedly on Sony's wish list. (more...)

Producers Guild of American to Honor MARK GORDON with the 2015 Norman Lear Achievement AwardProducers Guild of American to Honor MARK GORDON with the 2015 Norman Lear Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that prolific television and film producer Mark Gordon will be honored with the 2015 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television. The award will be presented to Gordon at the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. (more...)

Comedy Central Orders New Series IDIOTSITTER; Renews 'AMY SCHUMER' & Much MoreComedy Central Orders New Series IDIOTSITTER; Renews 'AMY SCHUMER' & Much More
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Comedy Central has given series orders to "Another Period" and "Idiotsitter" and renewed "Inside Amy Schumer," "Review" and "TripTank," it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming, Comedy Central. (more...)

VIDEO: MOM's Allison Janney and Anna Faris Take on the AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR CourseVIDEO: MOM's Allison Janney and Anna Faris Take on the AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR Course
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Ellen Degeneres just brought MOM stars Allison Janney and Anna Faris out to her AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR course -- watch the ladies conquer the obstacles, with commentary from ANW co-hosts Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbaja-Biamila, below! (more...)

HBO to Premiere New Seasons of 'NEWSROOM', 'COMEBACK' & GETTING ON, 11/9HBO to Premiere New Seasons of 'NEWSROOM', 'COMEBACK' & GETTING ON, 11/9
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

HBO has confirmed that the new seasons of THE NEWSROOM, THE COMEBACK and GETTING ON will debut back-to-back on SUNDAY, NOV. 9, starting at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

2014 Emmys: Allison Janney Wins 'Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series'2014 Emmys: Allison Janney Wins 'Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Stage veteran Allison Janney, well known for her performance as C.J. Cregg on Aaron Sorkin's long-running political drama THE WEST WING, was the recipient of the 2014 Emmy 'Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series' award for her role Anna Faris' former alcoholic - and estranged - mother, 'Bonnie,' on the CBS sitcom MOM. (more...)

VIDEO: First Teaser for Final Season of HBO's THE NEWSROOMVIDEO: First Teaser for Final Season of HBO's THE NEWSROOM
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

HBO has released the first teaser for the final season of Aaron Sorkin's THE NEWSROOM - check it out below! (more...)

Sylvester Stallone, Seth Rogen, and More Hollywood Stars Sign Statement Against HamasSylvester Stallone, Seth Rogen, and More Hollywood Stars Sign Statement Against Hamas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2014

Almost 200 Hollywood personalities from celebrities to executives, including Aaron Sorkin, Greg Berlanti, Josh Charles, Amy Pascal, Sylvester Stallone, Seth Rogen, Kelsey Grammer, Jerry Weintraub, Ivan Reitman, and more have signed a statement criticizing Hamas. (more...)

BWW Profile: Jeff Daniels Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and ScreenBWW Profile: Jeff Daniels Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
by Jeffrey Walker - Aug 23, 2014

BWW takes a look at the Emmy nominated performances of some Broadway's biggest stars. Today, we look star Jeff Daniels, nominated for a second time for his work as news anchor Will MacAvoy in HBO's THE NEWSROOM. (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Open 40th Season with THE COMMONS OF PENSACOLA, 9/12Northlight Theatre to Open 40th Season with THE COMMONS OF PENSACOLA, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the second-ever production of The Commons of Pensacola by Amanda Peet, directed by Robin Witt. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from September 12 - October 19, 2014. The press performance is Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 2:30 pm. (more...)

BWW Profiles: The Tony Nominated, Four-Time Emmy-Winning Allison JanneyBWW Profiles: The Tony Nominated, Four-Time Emmy-Winning Allison Janney
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 18, 2014

In anticipation of the live 66th Annual Emmy Award broadcast on NBC on Monday, August 25th, BWW will be spotlighting the Emmy nominated TV performances of some of Broadway's biggest stars. If you want to follow along and interact with all of BroadwayWorld's Emmy coverage, check out #BWWEmmys on Twitter. (more...)

Jennifer Tepper Announces Eight Theaters Explored in THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, Volume 2!Jennifer Tepper Announces Eight Theaters Explored in THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, Volume 2!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2014

Volume 2 of writer and musical theater historian Jennifer Tepper's 'THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY: Tales from the World's Most Famous Theaters' series is in the works, and the author just took to Twitter to announce the eight theaters featured in the second installment. Learn all the details in her announcement, plus check out the table of contents below! (more...)

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