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ABC Announces Summer Premiere DatesABC Announces Summer Premiere Dates
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The ABC Television Network has announced summer premiere dates for limited series “Somewhere Between,” drama series “Still Star-Crossed,” and documentary “The Story of Diana.” Summer Fun & Games Return with new alternative series “The Gong Show,” “Boy Band,” “Steve Harvey's FUNDERDOME” and “Battle of the Network Stars.” (more...)

The College Basketball Awards Presented by Wendy's to Air on ESPN2 4/7The College Basketball Awards Presented by Wendy's to Air on ESPN2 4/7
by TV News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The college basketball season officially ends Friday, April 7, when ESPN2 televises the College Basketball Awards Presented by Wendy's live at 8 p.m. ET from The Novo by Microsoft in downtown Los Angeles. (more...)

Los Angeles Times Announces Lineup for 22nd Annual Festival of Books, 4/22Los Angeles Times Announces Lineup for 22nd Annual Festival of Books, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Los Angeles Times today announced the lineup for the 22nd annual Festival of Books, the nation's largest literary festival, April 22-23 at the University of Southern California. The event will feature more than 500 authors, celebrities, musicians, artists and chefs. On Friday, April 21, the 37th annual Book Prizes will honor reading and educational activist Ruebén Martinez with the Innovator's Award, novelist Thomas McGuane with the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement, and 11 outstanding literary works published during the last year. (more...)

National Geographic Announces New Season of  Series STARTALK with Neil deGrasse TysonNational Geographic Announces New Season of Series STARTALK with Neil deGrasse Tyson
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

National Geographic's two-time Emmy-nominated series StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson (#StarTalkTV) will return this fall with 20 all-new episodes. (more...)

Beyonce and HIDDEN FIGURES Among Winners of Non-Televised NAACP Image AwardsBeyonce and HIDDEN FIGURES Among Winners of Non-Televised NAACP Image Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

The winners of the "48th NAACP Image Awards" in the non-televised categories were announced during a gala dinner celebration that took place Friday, February 10, 2017, at the Pasadena Conference Center - the event was hosted by Erica Ash and Deon Cole. (more...)

ABC's 20/20 to Profile Lives of Legends & Notorious Figures Who Passed Away in 2016ABC's 20/20 to Profile Lives of Legends & Notorious Figures Who Passed Away in 2016
by TV News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

During 2016 the world lost many legends, entertainers, newsmakers and political figures who changed lives, industries and the course of history. (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Today, December 23, 2016Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Today, December 23, 2016
by - Dec 22, 2016

Get all the scoop on 20/20, airing on ABC on today, December 23, 2016! (more...)

Beyonce, Nate Parker Top Nominees for 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Full ListBeyonce, Nate Parker Top Nominees for 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The nominees for the NAACP Image Awards were announced today. The awards recognize the year's best in film, TV, music and books. (more...)

Lebron James, Michael Phelps, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim Brown, Bill Russell Honored At 2016 Sports Illustrated Sportsperson Of The Year CelebrationLebron James, Michael Phelps, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim Brown, Bill Russell Honored At 2016 Sports Illustrated Sportsperson Of The Year Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

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MSNBC Originals Premieres 'IconocList' Series ft. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Dr. Oz & MoreMSNBC Originals Premieres 'IconocList' Series ft. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Dr. Oz & More
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

“IconocLIST,” the next series under the MSNBC ORIGINALS banner, is an authoritative celebration of the cultural icons that have shaped the careers of notable American celebrities. (more...)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim Brown and Bill Russell to Receive the Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy AwardKareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim Brown and Bill Russell to Receive the Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim Brown and Bill Russell will receive the Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award, it was announced today by Time Inc.'s (NYSE: Time) SI. The three icons have been chosen by the SI editors to receive the honor for their incomparable athletic careers and decades of leadership as social activists. They will be honored during SI's Sportsperson of the Year event on December 12, 2016, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. (more...)

NACo's Eighty-First Annual Conference and Exposition to Feature Thought Leader Jack DangermondNACo's Eighty-First Annual Conference and Exposition to Feature Thought Leader Jack Dangermond
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

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Stephen Curry, Usher Among Presenters for 2016 ESPYS on ABCStephen Curry, Usher Among Presenters for 2016 ESPYS on ABC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

On July 13, some of the world's premier athletes and biggest stars will join host John Cena on stage for “The 2016 ESPYS Presented by Capital One.” (more...)

Stephen Curry, Usher Among Presenters for 2016 ESPYS on ABCStephen Curry, Usher Among Presenters for 2016 ESPYS on ABC
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

On July 13, some of the world's premier athletes and biggest stars will join host John Cena on stage for “The 2016 ESPYS Presented by Capital One.” (more...)

VIDEO: Stephen Colbert Pays Tribute to Muhammad Ali With Help from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar VIDEO: Stephen Colbert Pays Tribute to Muhammad Ali With Help from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
by - Jun 7, 2016

On last night's LATE SHOW, host Stephen Colbert honored the great Muhammad Ali, with help from a man who knew him well: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. (more...)

BroadwayWorld's 'Some Like It Pop' Dives Deep into TV Cults, Clones, and True Crime!BroadwayWorld's 'Some Like It Pop' Dives Deep into TV Cults, Clones, and True Crime!
by Some Like It Pop - Apr 13, 2016

Hello Pop Culture Obsessives! On this episode of BroadwayWorld's Some Like It Pop Podcast we get a little bit dark as we review some of TV's darkest thrillers. We also discuss the recent true crime explosion, returning HBO comedies, Savion Glover tap dancing, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's 'Mycroft Holmes' novel. (more...)

John R. Wooden Award and Basketball Hall of Fame Awards Recipients Named at College Basketball AwardsJohn R. Wooden Award and Basketball Hall of Fame Awards Recipients Named at College Basketball Awards
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The stars of college basketball descended on Los Angeles tonight for one last celebration before putting the 2015-16 season to rest. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW on ABC - Week of October 26, 2015Scoop: THE VIEW on ABC - Week of October 26, 2015
by TV Scoop - Oct 26, 2015

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW, airing on ABC for the week of October 26, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW on ABC - Week of October 26, 2015Scoop: THE VIEW on ABC - Week of October 26, 2015
by TV Scoop - Oct 23, 2015

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW, airing on ABC for the week of October 26, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: TODAY Week of 9/21 on NBCScoop: TODAY Week of 9/21 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Sep 18, 2015

Get all the scoop on TODAY Week of 9/21, airing on NBC (more...)

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