John C. McGinley News

Oscar-Winner PLATOON Among Films Featured in April's Reel 13 Classic Lineup
by TV News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

The Reel 13 April schedule opens on April 5 with The Big Country, William Wyler's tale of two feuding ranching families in the American West, for which Burl Ives won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. (more...)

THE DISCOVERERS, Starring Griffin Dunne, to Hit Theaters in NYC, May 16
by Movies News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Griffin Dunne stars in THE DISCOVERERS, which has won quite the collection of awards, including an Achievement in Acting Award for Dunne at the Sarasota International Film Festival, Emerging Actor Awards for Devon Graye and Madeleine Martin at the Genart Film Festival, and Best Film at the Kansas City Film and Oxford Film Festivals, as well as an Outstanding Actor Award for Dunne at the Sedona Film Festival, a Spark Breakthrough Award for Martin at the Riverrun International Film Festival, and Best Score at the Genart Film Festival. (more...)

TBS Picks Up GROUND FLOOR for Second Season
by TV News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

TBS has renewed its new sitcom hit Ground Floor for a second season. Created by Emmy(R) nominees Bill Lawrence (Cougar Town, Scrubs, Clone High) and Greg Malins (2 Broke Girls, How I Met Your Mother), the series stars Skylar Astin (Pitch Perfect), Briga Heelan (Cougar Town) and John C. McGinley (Scrubs). Lawrence, Jeff Ingold (upcoming Surviving Jack, Undateable) and Jeff Astrof (The New Adventures of Old Christine) serve as executive producers on Ground Floor, which is being produced for TBS by Lawrence's Doozer, in association with Warner Horizon Television. TBS has ordered 10 episodes for the second season, which is slated to begin in late 2014. (more...)

SCRUBS Creator Bill Lawrence Reveals Plans for Broadway Musical Version!
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Back in September of 2012, BroadwayWorld reported that a Broadway adaptation of the long-running NBC comedy series SCRUBS was in development. Now, Entertainment Weekly has revealed a much better picture of what the production will look - and sound - like. (more...)

Special Olympics Athletes Get the Gift of Hearing From the Healthy Hearing Screening Program
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

WARRENVILLE, Ill., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Another successful Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC) Fall Games is on the record books, but the work to further support the athletes is just beginning. Hundreds of athletes underwent hearing screenings over the weekend through the Healthy Hearing Screening Program; part of the broader Healthy Athletes initiative, sponsored by Phonak, the global leader in hearing instruments, and the charitable Hear the World Foundation. Those athletes who failed the hearing screening will receive hearing aids free of charge, from Phonak, giving athletes the greatest gift of all- the ability to hear. (more...)

Photo: Circle in the Square Theatre School Presents 'THREE LITTLE PIGS: A Musical' 10/28-11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Circle in the Square Theatre School will present THREE LITTLE PIGS: A Musical, at Broadway's famed Circle in the Square Theatre (50th St., between Broadway and Eighth Avenue), at 10:30 a.m., October 28 - November 1. (more...)

Circle in the Square Theatre School to Stage THREE LITTLE PIGS: A MUSICAL, 10/28-11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

Circle in the Square Theatre School will present THREE LITTLE PIGS: A Musical, at Broadway's famed Circle in the Square Theatre (50th St., between Broadway and Eighth Avenue), at 10:30 a.m., October 28 - November 1. (more...)

Mekhi Phifer and Eliza Coupe Join Showtime's HOUSE OF LIES
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

Noted Actors Mekhi Phifer and Eliza Coupe are the first guest stars to sign onto the third season of the hit SHOWTIME series 'House of Lies' (more...)

TBS Continues to Reign as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Key Demos
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

TBS has chalked up solid growth this summer, driven by strong performances from its original sitcom Sullivan & Son, its new hit Deal With It and basic cable's #1 off-net comedy, The Big Bang Theory. (more...)

TBS Renews SULLIVAN & SON, DEAL WITH IT & MEN AT WORK
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

TBS has ordered third seasons of its hit original sitcoms Sullivan & Son, starring popular comedian Steve Byrne, and Men at Work, starring Danny Masterson, Michael Cassidy, Adam Busch, Meredith Hagner and James Lesure. TBS has also ordered a second season of the hit series Deal With It, from Howie Mandel's Alevy Productions. (more...)

Kathryn Hulings Releases LIFE WITH A SUPERHERO: Raising Michael Who Has Down Syndrome
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2013

This powerful, funny and heartwarming story begins over twenty years ago in a small Israeli town, where a desperate mother told a remarkable lie. She told her friends and family that her newborn child had died. That lie became the catalyst for the unfolding truth of the adoption of that same baby—Michael —who is, in fact, very much alive and now twenty-two years old. He also has Down Syndrome. (more...)

Skylar Astin to Star in New TBS Sitcom GROUND FLOOR
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2013

TBS has greenlit Ground Floor, a new workplace comedy with a romantic twist written by Emmy(R) nominees Bill Lawrence (Cougar Town, Scrubs, Clone High) and Greg Malins (2 Broke Girls, How I Met Your Mother). The series stars Skylar Astin (Pitch Perfect), Briga Heelan (Cougar Town) and John C. McGinley (Scrubs). Ground Floor is being produced by Lawrence's Doozer, in association with Warner Horizon Television, with Lawrence and Jeff Ingold (Like Father) serving as executive producers. TBS has ordered 10 episodes of the series, which will premiere on the network in 2014. (more...)

John C. McGinley to Lead TBS Comedy Pilot GROUND FLOOR
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2013

Coming off his performance in the recent Broadway revival of Glengarry Glen Ross opposite Al Pacino, 'Scrubs' star John C. McGinley is now set to lead a comedy pilot for TBS titled GROUND FLOOR according to Deadline. (more...)

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Plays Final Performance on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2013

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, which began previews on Friday, October 19, 2012, and officially opened on Saturday, December 8, 2012, will close today, January 20, 2013, at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). Upon closing, the production will have played 92 performances. (more...)

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS to Play Final Performance 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2013

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, which began previews on Friday, October 19, 2012, and officially opened on Saturday, December 8, 2012, will close this Sunday, January 20, 2013, at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). Upon closing, the production will have played 92 performances. (more...)

Asolo Repertory Theatre Presents GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, Opening 1/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2013

With its latest production, Asolo Repertory Theatre sparks a debate on a topic important to most Americans: money. How much is enough, and to what lengths should we go in acquiring it? Glengarry Glen Ross, the 1984 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play written by one of the most highly acclaimed American writers of our generation, David Mamet, delves into the dark forces that drive capitalism and our pursuit of the American dream. (more...)

DISCONNECT Among Line-Up of 2013 Santa Barbara Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 08, 2013

The Santa Barbara Film Festival has announced its 2013 lineup. The 28th edition features films from 49 countries and runs January 24-February 3. The festival will open with DISCONNECT, a drama starring Jason Bateman and will conclude with Rowan Athale's Wasteland. (more...)

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Set to Play Final Performance on 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 02, 2013

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS begins its final 19 performances this week starting on Friday, January 4, 2013. There will also be a special performance this Sunday evening performance this Sunday, January 6, 2013, at 7pm. (more...)

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Recoups on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2012

The producers of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS announced today that show recouped its investment, making it the first production of the season to recoup. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights from GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS - Starring Al Pacino, Bobby Cannavale and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 10, 2012

Check out our new video preview below featuring highlights from the hit show! (more...)

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