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The Mystery of the Lindbergh Kidnapping Highlighted in New ReleaseThe Mystery of the Lindbergh Kidnapping Highlighted in New Release
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Among the many spectacular crimes of the twentieth century-the assassination of President Kennedy, the serial murders of John Wayne Gacy and Ted Bundy, the trial of O. J. Simpson-none was more mysterious and riveting than the 1932 kidnapping and murder of the infant son of Charles A. Lindbergh. Its cast of characters would delight any author of detective novels: the father, an American aviator hero, the first to fly solo over the Atlantic; his lovely wife, the daughter of an ambassador and mother of the first-born son Charlie; an illegal immigrant from Germany charged with the kidnapping; a Bronx schoolteacher designated to carry on ransom negotiations; various underworld characters enlisted to try to find the kidnapped child; a gruff Irish detective dissatisfied with the investigation of the case; a young and aggressive FBI director interested in self-publicity; a prosecutor who may not have believed that one man alone could have done the kidnapping; and a variety of household staff who had peculiar stories to tell. (more...)

TV's HONDO & More Set for getTV's Western Programming BlockTV's HONDO & More Set for getTV's Western Programming Block
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Acclaimed movie diginet getTV introduces classic TV series to its lineup for the first time by adding a block of rarely seen Western series starting Saturday, September 12 at 12 p.m. ET. (more...)

Reelz to Premiere Two New Original Series FAME KILLS and BEHIND THE SCREAMS, 9/26Reelz to Premiere Two New Original Series FAME KILLS and BEHIND THE SCREAMS, 9/26
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

REELZ today announced its two new series 'Fame Kills' and 'Behind the Screams' will reveal a sinister side of entertainment and movies when they premiere Saturday, September 26. (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters to Feature Legendary African American Tennis Pioneer Althea GibsonTHIRTEEN's American Masters to Feature Legendary African American Tennis Pioneer Althea Gibson
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

People often cite Arthur Ashe as the first African American to win Wimbledon (1975). He was indeed the first African American male to win the men's singles title, but it was, in fact, Althea Gibson, who was the first African American to cross the color lineplaying and winning at Wimbledon (1957 and 1958) and at the U.S. Nationals (1957 and 1958 precursor of the U.S. Open). (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Bryan Cranston Stars in Upcoming Biopic TRUMBOVIDEO: First Look - Bryan Cranston Stars in Upcoming Biopic TRUMBO
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Bleecker Street Films has released the first trailer for TRUMBO, an upcoming biopic starring "Breaking Bad's" Bryan Cranston as blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. The film hits theaters in limited release on November 6th. (more...)

Thirteen to Premiere Documentary on Tennis Pioneer Althea Gibson, 9/4Thirteen to Premiere Documentary on Tennis Pioneer Althea Gibson, 9/4
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

This fall, THIRTEEN's American Masters presents Althea, premiering nationwide Friday, September 4, 2015 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) during the U.S. Open. (more...)

Moving Image to Present 20-Film Retrospective THE ESSENTIAL JOHN FORD, 7/3-8/2Moving Image to Present 20-Film Retrospective THE ESSENTIAL JOHN FORD, 7/3-8/2
by Movies News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

Starting fittingly on July Fourth weekend, Museum of the Moving Image will present The Essential John Ford, a tribute to the consummate American filmmaker. Ford made his reputation on westerns, but worked in many genres, creating films of depth, beauty, and ambiguity. From July 3 through August 2, the Museum will present 20 movies directed by Ford-all on film, with some restored archival prints-including his masterpieces Young Mr. Lincoln, My Darling Clementine, The Searchers, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. (more...)

The GAY PLAY SERIES Returns to Ferndale, MI for the 6th Fabulous Year!The GAY PLAY SERIES Returns to Ferndale, MI for the 6th Fabulous Year!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

The Ringwald Theatre is thrilled to announce the 6th installment of its wildly popular Gay Play Series (GPS) and this year things are getting a remix as The Ringwald replaces its traditional One Act Play festival with a collection of mash-ups which will intertwine a variety of movies and music artists to create The Ringwald's Big Gay Mash-Up (for example:  My Fair Lady Gaga). The festival will also include a screening of gay TV classics. (more...)

LMN to Premiere New Original Series MONSTER IN MY FAMILY, 7/1LMN to Premiere New Original Series MONSTER IN MY FAMILY, 7/1
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

LMN presents, 'Monster in My Family,' a riveting new non-fiction series that delves into the world of infamous serial killers through a unique perspective rarely ever heard, as the family members of the killers come out of the shadows to reach out to the families of the victims. (more...)

Standard Pacific Homes Announces May 30th Grand Opening Of Greenwood In Tustin LegacyStandard Pacific Homes Announces May 30th Grand Opening Of Greenwood In Tustin Legacy
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

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Quincy Jones to Bring LEE ENGLAND JR., THE SOUL VIOLINIST to the Geffen, 6/22Quincy Jones to Bring LEE ENGLAND JR., THE SOUL VIOLINIST to the Geffen, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Quincy Jones presents Lee England Jr., The Soul Violinist, for a one-night-only concert on Monday, June 22 at 7:00pm in the Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse.  This event serves as a fundraiser for Geffen Playhouse's education and outreach programs.  England, a stunning, one-of-a-kind musician, blends the diverse genres of hip-hop, jazz, R&B, and classical to create original interpretations. (more...)

Simon & Schuster Teams with Foli to Help Readers Discover Books at.... Well, AnywhereSimon & Schuster Teams with Foli to Help Readers Discover Books at.... Well, Anywhere
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

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Associates For Breast And Prostate Cancer Studies Honors Chandra Wilson And Brandi Glanville At Annual Mother's Day LuncheonAssociates For Breast And Prostate Cancer Studies Honors Chandra Wilson And Brandi Glanville At Annual Mother's Day Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

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CINDERELLA's Fran Drescher to Write, Produce New Broadway Musical!CINDERELLA's Fran Drescher to Write, Produce New Broadway Musical!
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Asked about what's ahead for her in the near future the actress revealed, 'I'm in development on two projects. One is a feature that I will direct, and that's been on my bucket list. One is a Broadway musical that I would be a writer and producer on. Neither of which I'm ready to pitch.' (more...)

JAWS, CABARET, MY FAIR LADY, THE KID and More Set for 2015 CAPA Summer Movie SeriesJAWS, CABARET, MY FAIR LADY, THE KID and More Set for 2015 CAPA Summer Movie Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, celebrates its 45th anniversary in 2015 with an impressive assembly of classics, cult favorites, and beloved films. The 2015 series will run June 5-August 9 at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) and will feature 29 films over nine weeks (no films scheduled for the week of the Fourth of July). (more...)

The John Wayne Film Collection Heads to Blu-ray 6/2The John Wayne Film Collection Heads to Blu-ray 6/2
by Movies News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

On June 2, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) will release The John Wayne Westerns Film Collection – featuring five classic films on Digital HD and Blu-ray from the larger-than-life American hero – just in time for Father's Day. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Don Collier Presents CONFESSIONS OF AN ACTING COWBOYPhoto Coverage: Don Collier Presents CONFESSIONS OF AN ACTING COWBOY
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 29, 2015

The High Chaparral Reunion 2015 gathering was held from March 19th to March 22nd with celebrities Henry Darrow, Don Collier, Rudy Ramos, and Kent and Susan McCray in attendance. Penny McQueen, event producer, says the Reunion will return to Tucson, and will include a visit to Old Tucson Studios where the show was filmed. Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

Pete Townshend Solo Catalog Reissue Out TodayPete Townshend Solo Catalog Reissue Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

February 25th sees the digital release of 11 of Pete Townshend's solo albums digitally as part of a new deal with UMC / Universal Music. (more...)

Screen Legend Sophia Loren to Attend 2015 TCM Classic Film FestivalScreen Legend Sophia Loren to Attend 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

TCM (Turner Classic Movies) today announced Academy Award®-winning actress Sophia Loren (Two Women) is set to attend the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival, taking place in Hollywood (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lorinda Lisitza & Ted Stafford's Reprise of Award-Winning 'Ted & Lo Show' is Darker, Just As Delicious, and Doesn't Hurt a BitBWW Reviews: Lorinda Lisitza & Ted Stafford's Reprise of Award-Winning 'Ted & Lo Show' is Darker, Just As Delicious, and Doesn't Hurt a Bit
by Billie Roe - Feb 7, 2015

A successful duo act is like a good marriage. When it really works there's a certain stage chemistry between two performers that's so obvious yet so hard to define. Magically, voices musically blend as one. Stage personas complement each other yet remain individual. There's a charming give and take, a generous sharing the spotlight, and an obvious mutual respect, sometimes bordering on love. Lorinda Lisitza and Ted Stafford have a very good on-stage marriage. (more...)

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