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Comedy Central's @MIDNIGHT Joins New York Comedy Festival, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

For the first time since its wildly successful launch,? Comedy Central's newest late night hit '@midnight,'produced by Funny Or Die, will hit the road this fall, trading Silicon Beach for Silicon Alley. The social media sensation joins the stellar lineup of the 2014 New York Comedy Festival to tape a week of shows which will air Monday, November 3 throughThursday, November 6 at Midnight ET/PT. Hosted by Chris Hardwick (@nerdist), the special NYCF week of episodes will include visual and textual nods to New York and feature a coterie of comedians playing fan favorites such as #HashtagWars, Rapid Refresh and Sweet Emoji. The '@midnight' tapings will be filmed at ABC Television Center on Manhattan's Upper West Side and fans may request free tickets atwww.nycomedyfestival.com. 'Sure, we get a lot of comedians to come onto our show in Los Angele (more...)

Yo Gabba Gabba! & REVERB Team for Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

DJ Lance Rock and the colorful cast of characters from Yo Gabba Gabba! will join REVERB at the Westside Global Awareness Magnet School on September 30th to help students with projects to improve their school garden program. (more...)

Comedy Central's @MIDNIGHT to Air from New York Comedy Festival This November
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

For the first time since its wildly successful launch, Comedy Central's newest late night hit "@midnight," produced by Funny Or Die, will hit the road this fall (more...)

AXS TV to Present SLASH BASH 2014, A Day Of Rock And Metal, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

AXS TV pays tribute to the beloved guitar god, GRAMMY winner, and Rock N' Roll Hall of Famer SLASH with SLASH BASH 2014, an-all-day marathon kicking off at 10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT on Saturday, September 20. (more...)

CBS Announces James Corden As Host Of 'THE LATE LATE SHOW'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The CBS Television Network announced today that James Corden will be the new host of THE LATE LATE SHOW. Corden a multi-faceted performer, host, writer and producer with accomplishments that span television, theater, film and comedy will take the reins of the daily late night show in 2015. (more...)

It's Official! Tony Winner James Corden Named Host of CBS's LATE LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

The CBS Television Network announced today that James Corden will be the new host of THE LATE LATE SHOW. Corden – a multi-faceted performer, host, writer and producer with accomplishments that span television, theater, film and comedy – will take the reins of the daily late night show in 2015. (more...)

IFC to Premiere Season Two of THE BIRTHDAY BOYS, 10/17
by TV News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

Returning for a second season, The Birthday Boys are bringing back their sketch comedy TV show to IFC. (more...)

YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE! MUSIC IS AWESOME! National Tour to Launch this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

DHX Media, a key player internationally in the creation of content for families and children, announced today that Yo Gabba Gabba! will take the stage this Fall with Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! Music is Awesome!. The new live stage show marks the 5th anniversary of the live tour. Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! Music is Awesome! will be directed by Yo Gabba Gabba! creators Christian Jacobs (The Aquabats) and Scott Schultz (Majestic). DJ Lance Rock, (Lance Robertson, St. Louis native and founding member of psychedelic electronic pop band The Ray Makers), the colorful cast of Yo Gabba Gabba! characters, fan favorite Leslie Hall and beat boxing legend Biz Markie will return to the road together to perform for more than 200,000 enthusiastic fans on a 30-city tour that will begin on Tuesday, October 14 and will run through Sunday, December 7. The Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! Music is Awesome! tour is produced by S2BN Entertainment in association with DHX Media. (more...)

All New Spectacular, Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Music Is Awesome!, To Rock 30 Cities This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ DHX Media, a key player internationally in the creation of content for families and children, announced today that Yo Gabba Gabba! will take the stage this Fall with Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! Music is Awesome!. The new live stage show marks the 5 th anniversary of the live tour. Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! Music is Awesome! will be directed by Yo Gabba Gabba! creators Christian Jacobs (The Aquabats) and Scott Schultz (Majestic). DJ Lance Rock, (Lance Robertson, St. Louis native and founding member of psychedelic electronic pop band The Ray Makers), the colorful cast of Yo Gabba Gabba! characters, fan favorite Leslie Hall and beat boxing legend Biz Markie will return to the road together to perform for more than 200,000 enthusiastic fans on a 30-city tour that will begin on Tuesday, October 14 and will run through Sunday, December 7. The Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! Music is Awesome! tour is produced by S2BN Entertainment in association with DHX Media. (more...)

VIDEO: COMMUNITY's Dan Harmon's Doc HARMONTOWN Gets Trailer
by Movies News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

A documentary chronicling Dan Harmon's podcast tour following his firing from his cult-like creation, NBC's “Community,” HARMONTOWN provides untapped insight to Harmon's personal demons and his ever-present talent that is poised to redeem him. (more...)

Austin Film Festival Reveals First Slate of Films
by Movies News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Austin Film Festival (AFF) revealed the first slate of films, this October 23-30. The complete schedule will be announced mid-September. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Preview of INSIDE ACT: HOW TEN ACTORS MADE IT AND HOW YOU CAN TOO- with Eric Ladin!
by Ken Womble - Aug 15, 2014

Why do some actors make it and others don't? Ken Womble sets out to find the answer to this question, one that has fascinated and tormented him for years, in his new book, INSIDE ACT: How Ten Actors Made it and How You Can Too (Hansen Publishing Group, 373 pages, $24.99). To celebrate the release, BroadwayWorld will be featuring chapter previews from the new book. Today, hear from Tony Yazbeck! (more...)

Segerstrom Center to Present AN EVENING WITH SHIRLEY MACLAINE, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Academy Award winner, singer, dancer, writer and activist Shirley MacLaine makes her Segerstrom Center for the Arts debut in her remarkable one-woman show, sharing personal stories, photos and film clips from her illustrious Hollywood career and fascinating personal life on Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m. in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. (more...)

Nickelodeon Orders Live Action Musical Comedy Series Based on SCHOOL OF ROCK!
by TV News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

Nickelodeon has ordered a straight-to-series pickup for a small screen adaptation of Paramount's SCHOOL OF ROCK (more...)

Comedy Central Renews DRUNK HISTORY & NATHAN FOR YOU
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

History aficionados and business experts…we give you reason to cheer. Comedy Central's acclaimed series “Drunk History” and “Nathan For You” have each been renewed for a third season, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming, Comedy Central. These two renewals continue the #1 brand in comedy's 2014 momentum as they join the previously announced renewals of “Broad City” (more), “Kroll Show” (more), “Inside Amy Schumer,” “Review” and “Trip Tank” (more) and an extended fourth season of “Key & Peele” (more). (more...)

E! News Sets San Diego Comic-Con Coverage
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Fan girls and boys rejoice – San Diego Comic-Con is back! Beginning this Thursday, July 24th through Sunday, July 27th, E! News will have all the action from the San Diego Convention Center for the larger-than-life pop culture and entertainment event. Jesse Giddings and Kristin Dos Santos will be bringing viewers an inside look at all the fandomonium, complete with interviews featuring your favorite celebrity attendees including Jack Black, Jessica Alba, Channing Tatum, Megan Fox, Will Arnett, and Christina Applegate. (more...)

Actors' Gang to Return to LA with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM; Tim Robbins to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

For a month this summer, The Actors' Gang, the renowned Los Angeles based ensemble theatre company, will perform A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Actors' Gang Theater in Culver City. Tickets for performances can be purchased anytime at www.theactorsgang.com, by calling the box office: (310) 838-4264 or by visiting The Actors' Gang theatre in Culver City (9070 Venice Boulevard). The box office is open Thursdays through Saturdays from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. (more...)

SiriusXM to Launch 'Reefer Radio'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ SiriusXM today announced it will broadcast Reefer Radio: Presented by High Times, a limited-run series with HIGH TIMES Magazine. The series will culminate with a broadcast hosted by SiriusXM on-air personality Pete Dominick from Denver, CO, where the newly legalized recreational marijuana industry continues to grow. (more...)

The Orchard Acquires Rights to Dan Harmon Doc HARMONTOWN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Orchard, a pioneering independent music, film and video distribution company and top-ranked MCN, has acquired theatrical and digital rights spanning North America and the U.K. to Harmontown. (more...)

Comedy Central Premieres Season Two of DRUNK HISTORY
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Time to crack open the history books, because America's favorite inebriated storytellers are returning for a second season! (more...)

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