Norman Lear News

Letterman, Seinfeld & More Set for Spike TV's ONE NIGHT ONLY: AN ALL-STAR COMEDY TRIBUTE TO DON RICKLES
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The biggest superstars in comedy will come together on Spike TV to celebrate the legendary career of one of their most beloved icons - Don Rickles. (more...)

Nancy Dussault, Conchata Ferrell and JoBeth Williams Among Rotating Cast for Rubicon Theatre's LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with a special run of Love, Loss, and What I Wore -- a witty and wise celebration of womanhood adapted by Nora and Delia Ephron, creators of such hits as 'When Harry Met Sally,' 'Sleepless in Seattle,' 'You've Got Mail,' 'The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' and 'Silkwood.' (more...)

Winners of the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, announced on April 12th the winners for its 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, presented nationally by Ketel One Vodka, Wells Fargo, and Hilton Worldwide. By recognizing and honoring media for outstanding images of the LGBT community, the GLAAD Media Awards serve as a benchmark for the media industry and complement GLAAD's work to bring LGBT images and stories to people around the world. (more...)

Bill Cosby & More Set for Pivot's STAND UP PLANET Documentary, 5/14
by TV News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Pivot, Participant Media's TV network targeting Millennials, today announced the upcoming joint premiere of an original two-part documentary special, STAND UP PLANET (more...)

Laguna Playhouse to Present Leslie Caron & David Engel in SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS, 4/26-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

The Laguna Playhouse Executive and Artistic Directors, Karen Wood and Ann E. Wareham are thrilled to present screen legend Leslie Caron, in her first Southern California theatrical performance in over 25 years! SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS, written by Richard Alfieri, with choreography by Donna McKechnie (A Chorus Line) and directed by Michael Arabian (Waiting for Godot). SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS will also feature 6-time Ovation Award-winning actor David Engel. "What an honor to have on our stage the incomparable Leslie Caron and the multi-talented David Engel," remarks Wood. "It's a dream cast and a dream come true. With Michael Arabian and Donna McKechnie directing and choreographing, this has to be one of the most anticipated productions in the Playhouse's storied history,' adds Wareham. SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS will begin previews on Saturday, April 26 and will open on Saturday, May 3 at 7:30pm and run through Sunday, June 8, 2014 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Nancy Dussault, Conchata Ferrell and JoBeth Williams Among Rotating Cast for Rubicon Theatre's LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE, 4/16-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with a special run of Love, Loss, and What I Wore -- a witty and wise celebration of womanhood adapted by Nora and Delia Ephron, creators of such hits as 'When Harry Met Sally,' 'Sleepless in Seattle,' 'You've Got Mail,' 'The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' and 'Silkwood.' (more...)

Seth Rogan, Norman Lear & More to Headline 2014 PRODUCED BY CONFERENCE
by Movies News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) is pleased to announce the initial slate of speakers confirmed to participate in the 6th annual Produced By Conference (PBC). (more...)

Sundance Institute Expands Support to Writers and Creators of Series for TV
by TV News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Sundance Institute today announced a significant expansion of its renowned labs for independent artists to include dedicated support for writers and creators of series for television and online platforms. (more...)

Bill Whitaker Named New 60 MINUTES Correspondent
by TV News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

CBS News veteran Bill Whitaker has been named a 60 MINUTES correspondent, it was announced today by Jeff Fager, the executive producer of 60 MINUTES and the chairman of CBS News. Whitaker is based in Los Angeles and will move to the New York area and begin appearing in the fall on the CBS newsmagazine, America's most-watched news program. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

Producers Guild Sets 2015 Date for 26th ANNUAL PGA AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that the 2015 Producers Guild Awards, honoring excellence in motion picture, television and new media productions, will take place on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. (more...)

PGA Sets Date for 2015 Producers Guild Awards
by Movies News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that the 2015 Producers Guild Awards, honoring excellence in motion picture, television and new media productions, will take place on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More to Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

12 YEARS A SLAVE, GRAVITY Tie at 2014 Producers Guild Awards; Full List of Winners Announced
by Movies News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

Last night, the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced this year's winning motion picture and television productions at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. (more...)

BREAKING BAD, COLBERT Among Winners of 2014 Producers Guild Awards; Full List Announced
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

Last night, the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced this year's winning motion picture and television productions at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. (more...)

BREAKING BAD, DOWNTON ABBEY Among 2014 PGA Nominations; Full List Announced
by TV News Desk - Jan 03, 2014

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the motion picture and long-form television nominations for the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards. (more...)

GRAVITY, AMERICAN HUSTLE Among 2014 PGA Nominations; Full List Announced
by Movies News Desk - Jan 03, 2014

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the motion picture and long-form television nominations for the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards. (more...)

SIMPSON's Writer Sam Simon Receives WGA's Valentine Davies Award
by TV News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) has named The Simpsons co-developer, Emmy-winning television writer/director/producer, and philanthropist Sam Simon as its 2014 Valentine Davies Award honoree (more...)

Mark Burnett's One Three Media Announces UK Joint Production Company with Red Arrow
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

Mark Burnett's One Three Media has teamed up with production and distribution company Red Arrow Entertainment to launch a joint production company based in London working with CPL Productions. (more...)

Kate Langrall Folb Named Director of Hollywood, Health & Society Program of USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Kate Langrall Folb, a leader in entertainment and social impact, has been named director of Hollywood, Health & Society (HH&S), a program of the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center that provides entertainment industry professionals with accurate and timely information about public health, access to health care and climate change. (more...)

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