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Date of Birth: July 27, 1922 (93)
Birth Place: New Haven, CT, USA
Gender: Male
EGOT Winner Rita Moreno to Receive Honorary Music Degree from BerkleeEGOT Winner Rita Moreno to Receive Honorary Music Degree from Berklee
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Berklee President Roger H. Brown will present Rita Moreno, Ronald and Ernie Isley, Lucian Grainge, and Milton Nascimento with honorary doctor of music degrees at Berklee's commencement ceremony, Saturday, May 7 (more...)

Rita Moreno, The Isley Brothers & More Will Receive Honorary Degrees at Berklee CommencementRita Moreno, The Isley Brothers & More Will Receive Honorary Degrees at Berklee Commencement
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Berklee President Roger H. Brown will present Rita Moreno, Ronald and Ernie Isley, Lucian Grainge, and Milton Nascimento with honorary doctor of music degrees at Berklee's commencement ceremony, Saturday, May 7, at the 7,000-seat Agganis Arena at Boston University. Moreno, this year's commencement speaker, will address more than 900 Berklee graduates and their parents and invited guests.  (more...)

Jane Lynch, Bob Odenkirk & More Join TV Land ICON AWARDS LineupJane Lynch, Bob Odenkirk & More Join TV Land ICON AWARDS Lineup
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The TV Land Icon Awards in Celebration with Entertainment Weekly today announced that innovative choreographer, director, actress and three-time Emmy(R) winner Debbie Allen ('FAME,' 'A Different World,' 'Scandal') will receive the Trailblazer Icon Award (more...)

ATX Television Festival and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly Announce Multi-Year PartnershipATX Television Festival and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly Announce Multi-Year Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

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Shonda Rhimes to Receive 2016 International EMMY Founders AwardShonda Rhimes to Receive 2016 International EMMY Founders Award
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today that it will present the 2016 International Emmy® Founders Award to Shonda Rhimes, the prolific Writer, Executive Producer and Creator (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWTVWorld.com for 3/27/2016 - 4/3/2016Hottest Articles on BWWTVWorld.com for 3/27/2016 - 4/3/2016
by BWW - Apr 3, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWTVWorld.com from 3/27/2016 - 4/3/2016. (more...)

TV Land to Honor John Stamos and Norman Lear at 2016 Icon AwardsTV Land to Honor John Stamos and Norman Lear at 2016 Icon Awards
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

The TV Land Icon Awards in Celebration with Entertainment Weekly has announced two honorees - prolific television creator Norman Lear and pop culture icon John Stamos. (more...)

Isabella Gomez Joins Netflix's ONE DAY AT A TIME RebootIsabella Gomez Joins Netflix's ONE DAY AT A TIME Reboot
by TV News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Isabella Gomez has joined the cast of Netflix's upcoming Latino remake of the 1970's Norman Lear comedy ONE DAY AT A TIME. (more...)

World Premiere of Joshua Silverstein's TELL ME I'M PRETTY Set for This SpringWorld Premiere of Joshua Silverstein's TELL ME I'M PRETTY Set for This Spring
by Louisa Brady - Mar 12, 2016

Beyond the Usual and Bootleg Theater proudly present the World Premiere of Tell Me I'm Pretty, a hilarious and riveting new solo show - written and performed by Joshua Silverstein and directed by Diana Wyenn. Tackling race, gender, and poverty in America through storytelling, spoken word, vocal percussion, and hip hop, Tell Me I'm Pretty opens its five-week run at Bootleg Theater on Friday, April 8, 2016. (more...)

Stephen Tobolowsky Signs On for Netflix's ONE DAY AT A TIME RebootStephen Tobolowsky Signs On for Netflix's ONE DAY AT A TIME Reboot
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Stephen Tobolowsky has signed on to star opposite Justina Machado and Rita Moreno in Netflix's upcoming reboot of the Norman Lear classic comedy ONE DAY AT A TIME. (more...)

BWW Review: FUNNY VALENTINES at Chaffin's BarnBWW Review: FUNNY VALENTINES at Chaffin's Barn
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 28, 2016

Ah, the 1970s - what a decade, am I right? - the perfect time period for theatrical farce, what with its polyester double-knit slacks, soft and silky Nik-Nik shirts, some swell television sitcoms and the rise of entertainment conglomerates to gobble up the so-called 'little guys' in order to allow commercialism to run amok and for the notion of selling out one's soul for personal gratification and financial gain to become part of the American way of life. Let's face it: Isn't all that what has led to and created the current climate of political division and personal derision? (more...)

Kimmel Center Partners with Marian Anderson Award for Future CeremoniesKimmel Center Partners with Marian Anderson Award for Future Ceremonies
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce its new partnership with the Marian Anderson Award in which future Award ceremony events and galas will be done in partnership with the Kimmel Center. The announcement comes after 15 years of the Award Concert being held in the Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall and gala festivities on Commonwealth Plaza. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Neil Patrick Harris Uncovers His Ancestors on Tonight's FINDING YOUR ROOTS on PBSVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Neil Patrick Harris Uncovers His Ancestors on Tonight's FINDING YOUR ROOTS on PBS
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Neil Patrick Harris is featured on tonight's episode of PBS's FINDING YOUR ROOTS. In the sneak peek below, the Tony and Emmy winner finds out about his ancestors who arrived in America in 1618! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sharon Lawrence, Mae Whitman and More Celebrate THE MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX Opening at the TaperPhoto Flash: Sharon Lawrence, Mae Whitman and More Celebrate THE MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX Opening at the Taper
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Award-winning playwright Bathsheba Doran's heartfelt new work, THE MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX, opened last night, February 21, 2016, at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum and continues through March 20. BroadwayWorld has photos from the starry festivities below! (more...)

Justina Machado to Lead Netflix's ONE DAY AT A TIME RebootJustina Machado to Lead Netflix's ONE DAY AT A TIME Reboot
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Justina Machado, best known for her roles on 'Six Feet Under' and 'ER' will take on the lead role in Netflix's Latino family remake of the Norman Lear classic sitcom ONE DAY AT A TIME. (more...)

Ovation to Premiere ROUGH DRAFT WITH REZA ASLAN with Guest Norman Lear, 2/28Ovation to Premiere ROUGH DRAFT WITH REZA ASLAN with Guest Norman Lear, 2/28
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

The five-part, weekly series premieres on Ovation TV, America's only arts network, on Sunday, February 28 at 8:30pm ET with television icon, Norman Lear as the first guest. (more...)

PROJECT FX Student Film Festival Extends Submission Deadline; Announces All-Star Panel of Industry JudgesPROJECT FX Student Film Festival Extends Submission Deadline; Announces All-Star Panel of Industry Judges
by Movies News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

The Count Basie Theatre has extended its entry deadline and announced its panel of esteemed judges for PROJECT FX, its statewide student film festival presented by Bank Of America and Sony Pictures Classics. (more...)

Disney Junior's DOC MCSTUFFINS to Feature Adoption-Themed Storyline This SpringDisney Junior's DOC MCSTUFFINS to Feature Adoption-Themed Storyline This Spring
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

The McStuffins family experiences the joys of adoption and also now must adjust to a new baby in the house in a multi-episode story arc of Disney Junior's Peabody Award-winning animated series 'Doc McStuffins,' beginning FRIDAY, MARCH 4 (more...)

Anthony Anderson & More Join Season 4 of Disney Junior's DOC MCSTUFFINSAnthony Anderson & More Join Season 4 of Disney Junior's DOC MCSTUFFINS
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Anthony Anderson (ABC's 'black-ish'), Molly Ringwald ('Sixteen Candles'), Ellen Pompeo (ABC's 'Grey's Anatomy'), Gabourey Sidibe ('Empire') and Vanessa Williams ('The Good Wife') will guest star on Disney Junior's critically acclaimed DOC MCSTUFFINS (more...)

ATX Festival 2016 to Feature FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS Reunion, THE O.C. Writers Panel, and MoreATX Festival 2016 to Feature FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS Reunion, THE O.C. Writers Panel, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2016

ATX Television Festival has announced new panels and programming for this year's festival, which returns for a fifth year June 9-12, in Austin, Texas. Highlights include a FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS tailgate reunion, a meeting of THE O.C. writers, plus screenings of CASUAL, unREAL, and YOUNGER. (more...)

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