Jack Black News

Meet the Broadway Class of 2014- Spring Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 06, 2014

With Broadway's 2014 season now in full swing, there's a solid group of performers making their Broadway debuts this Spring. Meet all of the Great White Way's newest stars below, and be sure to let us know who you're most looking forward to seeing onstage! (more...)

Crackle, NBCUniversal Television, New Media Distribution Ink New Feature Film Licensing Deal
by TV News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Crackle and NBCUniversal Television & New Media Distribution today announced an exclusive, multi-year content licensing deal to stream feature films from NBCUniversal's rich film library on the free, ad-supported streaming service. Beginning today, Crackle users will instantly have access to several new premium library feature films, with more than 140 new library titles rolling out over the next three years. (more...)

HBO Developing WOMEN IN SPACE from Jay Roach & Kristin Gore
by TV News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

According to Deadline, Roach has teamed up writer Kristin Gore to bring the new half-hour comedy series, WOMEN IN SPACE, which Gore wrote, to the cable network. The pair will also executive produce. (more...)

Mad Men Alum Adria Tennor Joins Black/Marsden Comedy D-TRAIN
by Movies News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Mad Men alum Adria Tennor has joined the cast of D-Train. (more...)

Broadway's Adam Pascal to Headline Dallas Theater Center's CENTERSTAGE 2014, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Dallas Theater Center announced today that Broadway veteran Adam Pascal will headline Centerstage 2014 on Saturday, May 31. Chaired by Ann Hobson, with Underwriting Chair Pilar Henry and Honorary Chairs Kate and Dana Juett, Centerstage 2014 will take place at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, which will be transformed for the evening. (more...)

The 2nd Light Up The Blues Concert to Benefit Autism Speaks Now Sold Out
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

The 2 nd Light Up The Blues concert to benefit Autism Speaks, hosted by Kristen and Stephen Stills, has sold out. (more...)

'A Little Piece of a Great Big Soul' Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's OF MICE AND MEN, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 18, 2014

Directed by Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men begins performances tomorrow, Wednesday, March 19, 2014 and will officially open on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch interviews with the cast and get a sneak peek at the play below! (more...)

Columbia Pictures Sets Release Date for GOOSEBUMPS Film
by Movies News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Columbia Pictures has set a March 23, 2016 release date for the Rob Letterman-directed Goosebumps movie, starring Jack Black, Dylan Minnette and Odeya Rush. (more...)

Stephanie McKay, Greg Proops, Murray Hill's Oscar Party and More Set for Joe's Pub thru 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

This week at Joe's Pub at The Public, February 24-March 5, will feature: Fly: A Musical Tribute to Damon Intrabartolo, The Return of Radiant Baby, Stephanie McKay, Bridget Everett, Dom La Nena & Piers Faccini, Dawn Landes, Greg Laswell, Henry Wagons, The Hot Sardines, Ramya Ramana, The Greg Proops Chat Show, Schoolhouse Rock, Murray Hill Oscars Party, Kelly Joe Phelps, Shirve Alive, Queen of the Beatniks, Gia Mora & Einstein's Girl, Juan Perro and the Employee of the Month Show. Details belo (more...)

7th Annual Toscars to be Held at The Egyptian Theatre, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

As award season gets into full swing, Brits in LA, with presenting partner Jaguar North America announced that the 7th Annual 'Toscars' at The Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood, CA, will take place on the evening of Feb 26, 2014, benefiting the UKares Foundation charity. The Toscars is a live event that parodies the biggest award show of the year. Ten teams of ten people have 3 weeks in which to make spoofs upon the nominated films for Best Feature at the Academy Awards. The Whacademy made up of a team of experts in their field, hand selected from the Entertainment industry, decide the winners in ten categories including Best Whactor and Whactress. This year's comedy event will be hosted by Glee's Alex Newell, who plays Unique on the show. 'I'm excited to host this year's event. It's for a great cause and it's a chance for the celebs to let their hair down and have a lot of fun during an intense awards season.' -- (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...)

Jay Leno Wraps TONIGHT SHOW with 14.6 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Jay Leno has concluded his run as host of “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” by delivering the show's biggest overall audience in more than 15 years, since May 1998. (more...)

JIMMY FALLON Follows Jay's Farewell with Best Overnights Ever
by TV News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

“Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” followed last night with its highest rating ever, a 4.6/15 in metered-market households. (more...)

VIDEO: Billy Crystal Surprises Jay with All-Star Musical Farewell on Final TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Sheryl Crow, Carol Burnett, Oprah Winfrey, Kim Kardashian, Jack Black, NBA star Chris Paul and Jim Parsons and Billy Crystal surprised Jay with a musical performance! (more...)

JAY LENO's Farewell Episode Delivers Highest Overnight Ratings in 5 Years
by TV News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Jay Leno's final telecast hosting “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” has delivered the show's highest overnight rating in nearly five years, since March 2009. (more...)

VIDEO: An Emotional Jay Leno Bids Heartfelt Farewell to TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Jay Leno gave a teary-eyed, heartfelt farewell speech during his final moments as host of NBC's THE TONIGHT SHOW last night. (more...)

VIDEO: Billy Crystal Performs Special Monologue on Leno's Final TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Billy Crystal, who 22 years ago served as Leno's very first guest, gave a monologue of his own to close out his good friend's run on the show. (more...)

Photo Flash: Oprah, Billy Crystal, Marc Shaiman & More Say Farewell to JAY LENO
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 07, 2014

An all-star cast of celebrities, along with country music star Garth Brooks appeared on Jay Leno's final broadcast of THE TONIGHT SHOW last night. Check out photos below! (more...)

LCT3 to Present GRAHAM REYNOLDS: MAKING MUSIC at the Claire Tow Theater, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater presents a one night only LCT3 Special Event of Graham Reynolds: Making Music, Hosted by Rebecca Havemeyer, Austin's own Dizzy Dame, on Monday, February 10 at 9:30 pm at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Riley Productions' THE REAL THING to Open 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Riley Productions presents Tom Stoppard's THE REAL THING directed by Linda Alznauer at the Two Roads Theatre in Studio City. In this witty take on love and marriage, Henry, a famous playwright, finds himself the star of his own real-life drama. He discovers that what he has written in his latest play seems to be happening in real life and is turning his world upside down. (more...)

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