Aasif Mandvi News

A Hot Arm Could Lead to a Cool Million! Disney's Million Dollar Arm Pitching Contest Offers a Chance to Win $1 Million
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Disney is giving amateur baseball pitchers in the nation a chance to compete for a $1 million prize in the Million Dollar Arm Pitching Contest. The Million Dollar Arm Pitching Contest is being held to celebrate the opening of Disney's 'Million Dollar Arm,' an incredible true story about two young men who went from never throwing a baseball to getting a Major League tryout. (more...)

Jerry Seinfeld Among Winners of 6th Annual SHORTY AWARDS; Full List Announced
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 08, 2014

The 6th Annual Shorty Awards, handed out in New York last night, honor the best of social media, recognizing the people and organizations producing real-time short form content (more...)

'THE DAILY SHOW' Brings Jordan Klepper on as 'NEWS TEAM' Correspondent
by TV News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

Jordan Klepper has been tapped by Comedy Central's Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” to join fellow correspondents Samantha Bee, Jason Jones, Aasif Mandvi and Jessica Williams on “The Best F*&#ing News Team Ever!” Klepper's first appearance on the show, reporting “live” from Ukraine, is scheduled to air tonight, March 3 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

HBO Orders THE BRINK with Jack Black & Tim Robbins to Series
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

According to Deadline, HBO has given THE BRINK, starring Jack Black and Tim Robbins, a series order following its initial pilot. The 'epic dark comedy' will be directed by Jay Roach, with Jerry Weintraub serving as executive producer. (more...)

North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival to Screen THE MUSLIMS ARE COMING, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

n Partnership with the UNC Center for the Study of the American South, Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, UNC's Department of American Studies, and Muslim Life at Duke, the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival is presenting a screening of the new comedy documentary, The Muslims Are Coming, at 7 p.m. on Friday, February 7. The screening will be at the FedEx Global Education Center Nelson Mandela Auditorium on the campus of UNC. Tickets are free. Tickets and more information can be found at www.nccomedyarts.com (more...)

Jeremy Gerard Set for THEATER TALK this Week
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

This week's guest on THEATER TALK is journalist Jeremy Gerard, author of the new book, Wynn Place Show, subtitled A Biased History of the Rollicking Life & Extreme Times of Wynn Handman and the American Place Theatre (Smith and Kraus Publishers). Gerard tells co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and Susan Haskins about the remarkable place in theater history occupied by Handman, Artistic Director and Co-Founder of The American Place Theatre and, at age 91, still one of New York's most sought-after acting teachers. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Jon Hamm Stars in Disney's MILLION DOLLAR ARM
by Movies News Desk - Dec 24, 2013

Jon Hamm, Lake Bell, Alan Arkin, Aasif Mandvi and Bill Paxton co-star in director Craig Gillespie's MILLION DOLLAR ARM from Walt Disney Pictures. The film hits theaters on May 16, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Photos, Trailer for Disney's MILLION DOLLAR ARM Starring Jon Hamm
by Movies News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

Walt Disney Pictures has released two new stills and a trailer for MILLION DOLLAR ARM, starring Jon Hamm. The film hits theaters in Spring, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: Richard Gere, John Leguizamo and More at WYNN PLACE SHOW Book Launch
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

A book launch party for 'Wynn Place Show: A Biased History of the Rollicking Life & Extreme Times of Wynn Handman and The American Place Theatre' by Jeremy Gerard (Smith and Kraus Publishers) was held December 16, 2013 at The Players Club, 16 Gramercy Park South, NYC. Stars attending the book launch celebration were Richard Gere, John Leguizamo and Frank Langella. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Pablo Schreiber Boards HBO's Pilot THE BRINK
by TV News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

Cast In HBO Pilot 'The Brink' (more...)

Aasif Mandvi Signs On For HBO Pilot THE BRINK
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Deadline reports that Daily Show correspondent Aasif Mandvi has joined HBO's THE BRINK pilot. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Signature Theatre's STOP. RESET.
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Sep 09, 2013

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of stop. reset., running now through September 29, 2013. Opening was last night, September 8 in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Check out photos from the big event below! (more...)

Aasif Mandvi Joins Cast of FOX Comedy US AND THEM
by TV News Desk - Aug 26, 2013

Deadline Aasif Mandvi has signed on for a recurring guest spot on the new FOX series US AND THEM. The 'Daily Show' correspondant will join previously announced cast members Jason Ritter and Alexis Bieldel on the romantic comedy. (more...)

DISGRACED, THE REVISIONIST, ALL THE WAY & More Set Sights on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

According to the New York Times, a slew of new plays are setting their sights on Broadway for the upcoming 2013-14 season. Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer Prize-winning Disgraced might move to Broadway, starring Aasif Mandvi, who also led the LCT3 production. Additional casting is currently underway. (more...)

Disney's MILLION DOLLAR ARM, Starring Jon Hamm Begins Production
by Movies News Desk - May 30, 2013

Principal photography has begun on Walt Disney Pictures' “Million Dollar Arm,” starring Jon Hamm. (more...)

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet at the 2013 Lortel Awards- Chatting with the Nominees!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 09, 2013

The 2013 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed on Sunday night to recipients in 14 categories and 4 special honors were bestowed. The Lortel Awards were distributed in a ceremony at NYU Skirball Center hosted by acclaimed stage and screen actors Aasif Mandvi and Maura Tierney. This year's event once again benefited The Actors Fund. CLICK HERE for a full list of winners. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the Lortel Awards with the Winners and Presenters!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 06, 2013

The 2013 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed last night to recipients in 14 categories and 4 special honors were bestowed. The Lortel Awards were distributed in a ceremony at NYU Skirball Center hosted by acclaimed stage and screen actors Aasif Mandvi and Maura Tierney. This year's event once again benefited The Actors Fund. CLICK HERE for a full list of winners. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the presenters and winners from inside the ceremony below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the Arrivals of the 2013 Lortel Awards!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 06, 2013

The 2013 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed last night to recipients in 14 categories and 4 special honors were bestowed. The Lortel Awards were distributed in a ceremony at NYU Skirball Center hosted by acclaimed stage and screen actors Aasif Mandvi and Maura Tierney. This year's event once again benefited The Actors Fund. CLICK HERE for a full list of winners. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded arrivals below! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - May 05, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, May 5, 2013 - Sunday, May 5, 2013. (more...)

THE WHALE, DOGFIGHT, THE PIANO LESSON & More Win Big at 2013 Lucille Lortel Off-Broadway Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - May 05, 2013

The Off-Broadway League today gave out awards in 14 categories and two additional special awards for the 2013 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards were handed out on Sunday, May 5, 2013 at NYU Skirball Center, hosted by acclaimed stage and screen actors Aasif Mandvi and Maura Tierney. This year's event once again benefited The Actors Fund. (more...)

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