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Kenan Thompson to Exit SNL Following Upcoming Season?
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

TMZ reports that long-time SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE featured player Kenan Thompson will exit the sketch comedy following the upcoming 40th season. (more...)

POV Delivers a Revolutionary Approach to Storytelling with Six New Interactive Documentary Shorts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ POV, American television's longest-running showcase for independent nonfiction films, is taking a bold leap into new forms of storytelling with the launch of six new interactive shorts at Delving into topics about contemporary social issues, these web-native documentaries allow audiences to engage with documentaries on a deeper level using new technologies and new paradigms in storytelling. (more...)

Adult Swim to Premiere New Series MIKE TYSON MYSTERIES, 10/27
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Adult Swim announced today that their new animated adult comedy series, Mike Tyson Mysteries, will premiere on Monday, October 27th at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Huntington Announces Special Events to Accompany GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, Beg. 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

In conjunction with its upcoming production the compelling family comedy Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special events and post-show conversations. (more...)

PBS to Air Alzheimer's Documentary THE GENIUS OF MARIAN, 9/8
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Sept. 8 on PBS: A filmmaker captures his mother's early-onset Alzheimer's in 'The Genius of The Genius of Marian is a visually rich, emotionally complex story about one family's struggle to come to terms with Alzheimer's disease. (more...)

PBS & AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Announce WALT DISNEY Film, Premiering Fall 2015
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

At the semi-annual Television Critics Association conference today, PBS and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE announced that “Walt Disney,” a new four-hour, two-night film that explores the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers, will premiere in fall 2015. (more...)

Jose Diaz-Balart to Receive NCLR's Salazar Award for Communication
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The National Council of la Raza (NCLR) will honor acclaimed Telemundo journalist and MSNBC host José Díaz-Balart, with its Rubén Salazar Award for Communications (more...)

Brooks Wheelan Let Go from SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

After just one season with NBC's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, newcomer Brooks Wheelan has been laid off from the long-running sketch show. Wheelan announced the news via Twitter today, saying: 'Had a blast and loved every second of it. I'm totally honored to be able to make this next joke... FIRED FROM NEW YORK IT'S SATURDAY NIGHT!' (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Produce New Special HATE IN AMERICA
by TV News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Despite being a nation founded on 'liberty and justice for all,' some Americans argue that our country faces an ongoing double standard of equality (more...)

Radiolab's Jad Abumrad Coming to Benaroya Hall, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

For the first time ever, co-host of Public Radio's Radiolab, Jad Abumrad brings this insightful talk to Benaroya Hall. This lecture is on September 30, 2014 at 7:30 pm in the large S, Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium and tickets are on sale now. (more...)

CBS Boston's WBZ-TV's Lisa Hughes to Guest Co-Host THE TALK, 6/17
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

CBS Boston's WBZ-TV News anchor Lisa Hughes returns to the Daytime Emmy Award-nominated talk show, CBS's THE TALK, as a guest co-host on Tuesday, June 17 (2:00-3:00 PM, ET; 1:00-2:00 PM, PT/CT), joining hosts Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood at the table. This will be Hughes' third appearance on THE TALK. Also appearing on the show will be actress Lorraine Bracco, “The Insider” host Thea Andrews and chef David Myers. (more...)

HBO Sports to Present Acclaimed Boxing Documentaries This Summer
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

HBO Sports presents five of its acclaimed boxing documentaries on consecutive Thursday evenings this summer on HBO2. (more...)

NBC President Bob Greenblatt Producing DCTC's Kathleen Marshall-Helmed THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Bob Greenblatt, president of NBC and instrumental in bringing SMASH and THE SOUND OF MUSIC to the small screen, has set his sights, once again, on the stage. (more...)

Storyteller Garrison Keillor Coming to Hershey Theatre, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Master Storyteller and host of public radio's A Prairie Home Companion, Garrison Keillor will be at Hershey Theatre on Wednesday, November 12 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Adam Sandler Reveals Why He Will Never Host SNL
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2014

In an appearance on SNL alum Norm Macdonald's podcast, Adam Sandler explained why he will never return as a host of the long running NBC sketch comedy series which launched his successful career in film. (more...)

Scoop: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on NBC - Tonight, May 24, 2014
by TV Scoop - May 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, airing on NBC tonight, May 24, 2014! (more...)

Fashion Photo of the Day 5/22/2014: Diane Kruger
by Rachel Stone - May 22, 2014

y love for Diane Kruger knows no boundaries. She never fails to wow me at an event and never gets stuck in just one 'look.' She easily switches from cool and sophisticated, to chic and sleek, to feminine and classic. But the one thing that remains constant is that the former model does it all without a stylist. It's pretty incredible! She not only knows when to take a fashion risk but she knows what looks best on her and to trust her own instincts. These are skills one can definitely learn but I have never seen someone nail it so well and so consistently as Kruger. (more...)

Scoop: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on NBC - Saturday, May 24, 2014
by TV Scoop - May 22, 2014

Get all the scoop on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, airing on NBC on Saturday, May 24, 2014! (more...)

Telemundo's Jose Diaz-Balart Joins MSNBC
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2014

Emmy Award-winning journalist and Telemundo anchor José Díaz-Balart will join MSNBC's weekday line-up next month. Díaz-Balart will anchor MSNBC's 10 a.m. hour live from Miami, Florida. He will begin in mid-June following the departure of Chris Jansing, who is heading to Washington as NBC News Sr. White House Correspondent. The announcement was made today by Phil Griffin, President of MSNBC. (more...)

VIDEO: Jay Z & Solange Explain Elevator Fight on SNL
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2014

In the cold open of last night's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, Jay-Z (Jay Pharoah), Beyoncé (Maya Rudolph) and Solange (Sasheer Zamata) addressed their fans about what really happened during that elevator fight, including revealing the footage's missing audio. Check out the skit below! (more...)

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