Elizabeth McGovern News

Date Of Birth:
July 18, 1961 (52)
Birth Place:
Evanston, IL, USA
Debra Jo Rupp & Andrea Anders Join Cast of CBS' Comedy Pilot CUZ-BROS
by TV News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The project 'centers on Nick (Stults), a successful, suave ladies man working as a sportscaster for a local Los Angeles TV station whose perfect life gets turned upside down when his mess of a cousin needs a place to stay. Rupp plays Merle, Nick's sweet, no-nonsense, widowed mother who lives nearby. Anders plays Stacey, the smart, tough lead anchor of the local news in L.A. where Nick does the sports.' (more...)

Rachael Sage Releases New Single & EP; Confirms Tour and Festival Dates
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Award-winning multi-instrumentalist Rachael Sage is launching her 11th recording, a four-song EP called NEW DESTINATION in May, on her own label MPRESS Records. (more...)

New & Returning Cast Members Announced for Season 5 of DOWNTON ABBEY!
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

As Season 4 of the wildly popular historic drama DOWNTON ABBEY approaches its conclusion, USA Today reports that new faces will be joining the cast when the series returns for its fifth season next year. (more...)

USI to Host Preview Screening of CIVIL WAR: THE UNTOLD STORY, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

USI's Historic Southern Indiana and community partners will present a special evening of entertainment and a free public sneak-preview screening of 'Untold Stories of the Civil War,' at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 10, in Forum I of theWright Administration Building. The film is part two of a new five-part documentary series titled 'Civil War: The Untold Story.' It is sponsored by Nashville Public Television and will be distributed to public television stations nationally by American Public Television this spring. (more...)

American Conservatory Theater's 2014 Season Gala to Honor Three Founding Fathers, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) and Gala Co-Chairs Nancy Sawyer Hasson and Fred M. Levin are proud to announce its 2014 season gala, FLEISHHACKER, MAGNIN, SWIG - A.C.T.'S MAD, MAD MEN, honoring the three founding fathers of A.C.T.-- Mortimer Fleishhacker, Cyril Magnin, and Melvin Swig--and celebrating the past, present, future of the organization. The gala will be held on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at the historic Regency Ballroom (1300 Van Ness Avenue) in San Francisco. (more...)

Elizabeth McGovern Spoofs DOWNTON ABBEY During Disney Visit
by TV News Desk - Jan 02, 2014

DOWNTON ABBEY star Elizabeth McGovern, who portrays Lady Cora, took time to spoof the PBS historical drama during a recent trip to Disney's Epcot theme park. (more...)

Downton Abbey Tea Time Returns to Hotel Viking as a Fundraiser for Newport Public Library
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

In celebration of the Season 4 of Downton Abbey, the PBS hit TV series which starts in January 2014, Hotel Viking will once again offer the special Downton Abbey Tea in addition to their regular tea service, a tradition at the hotel since 2005. The Downton Abbey Tea is available on Saturdays and Sundays from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. from January 18th through until February 23, 2014 when the 4th season of the award-winning PBS drama ends. The Downton Abbey Tea includes an assortment of freshly prepared tea sandwiches, assorted scones served with lemon curd, a selection of freshly baked tea breads, chocolate truffles and a glass of Kir Royale. Guests can sign up to win DVD's of the first three seasons of the award-winning, immensely popular PBS series created by Julian Fellows. To indulge in the Downton Abbey Tea Time, which is $15.95 per person not including tax or gratuity, call 401-848-4824 to make reservations. (more...)

BREAKING BAD, GAME OF THRONES Among Nominees of 20th Annual SAG AWARDS; Full List Announced!
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Sasha Alexander, star of the TNT original drama 'Rizzoli & Isles,' and Clark Gregg, star of the ABC series 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' revealed the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® nominations this morning, Wednesday, Dec. 11 at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood at 8:50 a.m. ET. (more...)

Streep, Roberts & AUGUST OSAGE COUNTY Ensemble Among Nominees of 20th Annual SAG AWARDS; Full List Announced!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 11, 2013

Sasha Alexander, star of the TNT original drama 'Rizzoli & Isles,' and Clark Gregg, star of the ABC series 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' revealed the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® nominations this morning (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY Christmas Special Trailer With Shirley MacLaine, Paul Giamatti & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 07, 2013

The eagerly anticipated annual Downton Abbey Christmas special is nearly upon us at long last and the first trailer for the spectacular new entry in the hit period series is now available to view, featuring familiar faces as well as more than merely a few new surprises. (more...)

VIDEO: DOWNTON ABBEY Cast Gives Behind-the-Scenes Look at Season 4
by TV News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

Below, check out clips from PBS in which the cast and creators talk about the new season which Season premieres Sunday, Jan. 5 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on PBS. (more...)

Susan Sarandon Hosts RETURN TO DOWNTON ABBEY Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 01, 2013

RETURN TO DOWNTON ABBEY premieres tonight, December 1, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). (more...)

PledgeMusic Teams with Sadie & The Hotheads for New Album
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

Sadie & The Hotheads - fronted by Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Elizabeth McGovern - have teamed up with the revolutionary direct-to-fan music platform PledgeMusic, for the release of their new studio album. (more...)

PBS Announces Premiere Dates for DOWNTON ABBEY, SHERLOCK & More
by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

PBS announced today its slate of Winter/Spring 2014 programs, including the long-awaited return of MASTERPIECE 'Sherlock, Season 3' (more...)

ITV's DOWNTON ABBEY Rebounds in Ratings
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

Last week, the fourth season of ITV's DOWNTON ABBEY saw a ratings decline. However, the historical drama rebounded nicely last night, averaging 9.4 million viewers (more...)

Susan Sarandon to Host RETURN TO DOWNTON ABBEY, 12/1
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

RETURN TO DOWNTON ABBEY premieres Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Oct 06, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, October 6, 2013 - Sunday, October 6, 2013. (more...)

Elizabeth McGovern Honored with William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 06, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) has selected Academy Award nominee Elizabeth McGovern as the 2013 recipient of The William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre (Will Award). KPMG, LLP will be awarded the Sidney Harman Award for Philanthropy in the Arts. McGovern & KPMG, LLP will be honored at the Harman Center for the Arts Annual Gala, hosted by STC at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW), tonight, October 6, 2013. (more...)

Debra Jo Rupp to Star in BECOMING DR. RUTH Off-Broadway; Performances Begin. Oct. 11 at Westside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2013

Producers Michael Alden, Stefany Bergson and Rodger Hess have announced the New York premiere of Becoming Dr. Ruth, a warmhearted, candid and inspiring comedy starring Debra Jo Rupp, ('That 70's Show') written by Mark St. Germain and directed by Julianne Boyd. (more...)

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa Excited About Upcoming DOWNTON ABBEY Role
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2013

At the DOWNTON ABBEY press launch this week, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa told reporters she is thrilled to be part of the historical drama series which airs on the UK's ITV and PBS in the U.S. (more...)

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