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THE REAL THING's Ewan McGregor Narrates BBC Radio 2 Show About Ford Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Star of Broadway's upcoming show THE REAL THING, Ewan McGregor will be narrating 'Mad About The Mustang' on BBC Radio 2 on April 17, says the Daily Mail. (more...)

FX's FARGO Premieres Strong with 4.15 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

FX's new 10-part limited series and critical juggernaut Fargo received a warm reception among viewers, drawing 4.15 million total viewers and 1.79 million Adults 18-49 for its first installment, a very strong initial number which will amount to only a small fraction of its final tally once time-shifted viewing arrives. (more...)

FX Greenlights Third Season of THE AMERICANS
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

FX has picked up its hit drama The Americans for a 13-episode third season, it was announced today by Nick Grad and Eric Schrier, Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions. (more...)

Richard Armitage, Anna Madeley and More Lead THE CRUCIBLE at the Old Vic - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Initial casting for Arthur Miller's The Crucible is announced. Richard Armitage, Anna Madeley and Samantha Colley are to play John Proctor, Elizabeth Proctor and Abigail Williams in Ya?l Farber's new production at The Old Vic, with previews from Tuesday 24 June. The cast also includes Sarah Niles, Rebecca Saire and Zara White, with further cast to be announced. (more...)

Comedians Key and Peele Join Cast of FX's FARGO Tonight
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele have joined the cast of the highly-anticipated Fargo, which will debut tonight, April 15 on FX. (more...)

BWW TV: OLIVIER AWARDS 2014 - SHERLOCK's Martin Freeman
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 14, 2014

The star of Sherlock and The Hobbit talks to the cameras at the 2014 Olivier Awards. He'll be seen in the West End next season as he takes on the role of Richard III in the Shakespeare classic. (more...)

FXX Greenlights Two More Seasons of Hit Comedy 'SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA'
by TV News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

FX Productions (FXP) has closed a new, three-year overall production deal with Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton and their RCG Productions in a significant pact that includes an additional two-season order of their hit FXX comedy It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Friday, April 4, 2014 - KINKY BOOTS' One-Year, Shakespeare with Julie Taymor, REALISTIC JONESES Opening and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 04, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: KINKY BOOTS celebrates one year on Broadway today, THE REALISTIC JONESES opens on Sunday and more! (more...)

Olivia Colman Joins Cast of Musical Film LONDON ROAD
by Movies News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Last summer, BroadwayWorld reported that The National Theatre's 'documentary-style' musical LONDON ROAD would be made into a feature film, with screenplay by playwright and book writer Alecky Blythe and director Rufus Norris. Composer Adam Cork adapted the score. (more...)

THE REAL THING's Ewan McGregor to Narrate BBC Radio 2 Show About Ford, April 17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Star of Broadway's upcoming show THE REAL THING, Ewan McGregor will be narrating "Mad About The Mustang" on BBC Radio 2 on April 17, says the Daily Mail. (more...)

THE HOBBIT's Martin Freeman to Star in RICHARD III at Trafalgar Studios, Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, THE HOBBIT's Martin Freeman is set to take on his first Shakespearean role in RICHARD III, aiming to begin this summer at Trafalgar Studios. (more...)

Fargo, The Icy True-Crime Limited Series Coming Exclusively To Netflix In The Netherlands Beginning April 16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) in association with MGM International Television Distribution Inc. (MGM), a division of MGM Holdings Inc., today announced that episodes of Fargo, the hotly-anticipated 10-episode limited series based on the Academy Award winning classic feature film, will be available exclusively to Netflix members in the Netherlands to watch instantly, beginning April 16. New hour-long episodes of Fargo will arrive on Netflix Netherlands weekly, within 24 hours of the U.S. broadcast on FX. (more...)

ARCHER Receives Additional Two-Season Order from FX
by TV News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

FX will stay in the 'Danger Zone' at least through 2016 by ordering two additional seasons of its Emmy(R) and Annie Award nominated animated hit comedy series Archer (more...)

FX Orders Two More Seasons of Hit Animated Series ARCHER
by TV News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

FX will stay in the 'Danger Zone' at least through 2016 by ordering two additional seasons of its Emmy and Annie Award nominated animated hit comedy series Archer, announced Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions. (more...)

'WALL STREET', 'HUSTLE' Top Nominees of 2014 MTV MOVIE AWARDS; Full List Revealed!
by TV News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

MTV today announced the nominees for the "2014 MTV Movie Awards," setting the stage for an epic showdown between critically-acclaimed films (more...)

Comedians Key and Peele Join Cast of FX's FARGO, 4/15
by TV News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele have joined the cast of the highly-anticipated Fargo, which will debut April 15 on FX. (more...)

The Academy Award Nominations Are Out and the Winner Is.....Digital Artistry
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

“This year has been especially gratifying. Not only is it the 19th consecutive year Autodesk software has enabled Academy nominated filmmakers to push the boundaries of what is possible by enabling them to tell stories that just would not be possible practically – whether it's creating the weightlessness of outer-space or the ice-locked beauty of a frozen world,” explains Chris Bradshaw, Autodesk senior vice president. “But Autodesk staff were also recognized by the Academy for two of the technologies they developed, and were instrumental in helping Mark Gill bring 'The Voorman Problem,' to the big screen. We are delighted to be such an integral part of innovative filmmaking.” (more...)

Anabel Kutay, Simon Hardwick and More Star in DRUNK at Leicester's Curve Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The McOnie Company presents its inaugural production DRUNK, a theatre-dance revue which will premiere at Leicester's Curve Theatre tonight 28 January 2014 before transferring to London'sBridewell Theatre from Wednesday 5 February 2014. On sale now. (more...)

FX's FARGO to Premiere in April
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

FX has announced that it will debut its limited series FARGO, based upon the Coen Brothers' hit 1996 film, on Tuesday, April 16 at 10 p.m. The news was announced at today's TCA event, according to Deadline. (more...)

FX Greenlights Comedy Series Pilot Starring Zach Galifianakis
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

FX has ordered a comedy series pilot Created by and starring Zach Galifianakis, and co-written by Emmy(R) Award winning Writer/Producer Louis C.K., it was announced today by Nick Grad and Eric Schrier, the Presidents of Original Programing for FX Networks and FX Productions. (more...)

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