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Del Shores's A VERY SORDID WEDDING Film Sequel to Premiere in Palm SpringsDel Shores's A VERY SORDID WEDDING Film Sequel to Premiere in Palm Springs
by Movies News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Award-winning writer/director Del Shores ('Blues For Willadean,' 'Southern Baptist Sissies,' 'Queer A Folk') releases his latest film, A Very Sordid Wedding, the outrageously funny sequel to his play, movie and TV series Sordid Lives. (more...)

Octavia Spencer, Janelle Mon'e, Halle Berry, and Giuliana Rancic Sparkle in Forevermark Diamonds at the 89th Annual Academy AwardsOctavia Spencer, Janelle Mon'e, Halle Berry, and Giuliana Rancic Sparkle in Forevermark Diamonds at the 89th Annual Academy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

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Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 2/27 - 3/3 on NBCScoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 2/27 - 3/3 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Feb 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 2/27 - 3/3, airing on NBC (more...)

Scoop: LIVE WITH KELLY 2/27 - 3/3Scoop: LIVE WITH KELLY 2/27 - 3/3
by TV Scoop - Feb 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on LIVE WITH KELLY 2/27 - 3/3, airing on NBC on Friday, February 3, 2017! (more...)

Meryl Streep, Matt Damon & More Among Final Slate of OSCAR PresentersMeryl Streep, Matt Damon & More Among Final Slate of OSCAR Presenters
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

Oscar® producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced the final slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars® telecast. (more...)

Ryan Gosling, Meryl Streep and More Among Final Wave of Presenters for 89th OSCARSRyan Gosling, Meryl Streep and More Among Final Wave of Presenters for 89th OSCARS
by Movies News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Oscar producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced the final slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars telecast. (more...)

BWW Experts and Stage and Screen Stars Pick the 2017 Academy Award WinnersBWW Experts and Stage and Screen Stars Pick the 2017 Academy Award Winners
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 24, 2017

Time is running out to get your 2017 Oscars Pool picks in, so we here at BroadwayWorld have put together a team of experts and stage and screen stars to help you in your prognostication. The stars lending their acting and filmmaking expertise are Broadway and CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND star Donna Lynne Champlin; UNDATEABLE and the West End's Dewey Finn in SCHOOL OF ROCK, David Fynn; Broadway and CHICAGO MED star Patti Murin; and one of the stars of the new Broadway musical Caesar Samayoa. (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 2/24 - 3/3 on NBCScoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 2/24 - 3/3 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Feb 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 2/24 - 3/3, airing on NBC (more...)

Octavia Spencer,  Scarlett Johansson to Host Upcoming Episodes of SNLOctavia Spencer, Scarlett Johansson to Host Upcoming Episodes of SNL
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer will make her debut as host of “Saturday Night Live” on March 4. Spencer, who won for “The Help,” is vying for her second Oscar for her role as Dorothy Vaughan in the drama “Hidden Figures,” which was nominated for best picture. (more...)

Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA 2/27 - 3/3 on ABCScoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA 2/27 - 3/3 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Feb 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA 2/27 - 3/3, airing on ABC (more...)

Margot Lee Shetterly Discusses HIDDEN FIGURES In Advance of Upcoming LectureMargot Lee Shetterly Discusses HIDDEN FIGURES In Advance of Upcoming Lecture
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Margot Lee Shetterly's book, HIDDEN FIGURES, has also been nominated for best picture at the Academy Awards to be presented Sunday, Feb. 26.  The Star Tribune interviewed Shetterly in advance of her sold-out upcoming talk at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute.  (more...)

Free Student Ticket Offer for Oscar Nominated HIDDEN FIGURES Expands NationwideFree Student Ticket Offer for Oscar Nominated HIDDEN FIGURES Expands Nationwide
by Movies News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The New York African American Business Leaders Fund, in partnership with Google, is providing more than 4,000 free tickets to the Oscar-nominated movie Hidden Figures for students in Chicago and San Francisco. This is an extension of a program, which has already provided 25,000 New York students with free screenings of the movie. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Company to Host Free Community Event at the Strand Theatre in Conjunction with TOPDOG/UNDERDOGHuntington Theatre Company to Host Free Community Event at the Strand Theatre in Conjunction with TOPDOG/UNDERDOG
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Huntington Theatre Company in partnership with Dorchester's Strand Theatre presents a free community event on Thursday, February 23 at 7:30pm in conjunction with the Huntington's upcoming production of Topdog/Underdog. (more...)

Tracee Ellis Ross, Mandy Moore & More Join 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS Presenters LineupTracee Ellis Ross, Mandy Moore & More Join 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS Presenters Lineup
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The biggest names in film, television and music including Tracee Ellis Ross, Mandy Moore, Adam Rodriguez, Rashida Jones, Bill Paxton, Brian White, Deon Cole, Jussie Smollett, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Justin Cornwell, Nick Kroll, Penny Johnson and Pooch Hall will present at 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS. (more...)

Essex Books Presents Shelf Awareness Examines Historical FiguresEssex Books Presents Shelf Awareness Examines Historical Figures
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Essex Books presents Shelf Awareness for Readers examines historical figures for today's edition. (more...)

Paley Center + Essence Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Black Women In HollywoodPaley Center + Essence Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Black Women In Hollywood
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Time Inc.'s (NYSE:TIME) Essence, the preeminent brand for African-American women, and the Paley Center for Media are excited to announce “The Power of Our Presence – An Exhibition Celebrating the 10 Year Anniversary of the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards.” (more...)

CHAMPAGNE TAITTINGER Celebrates SAG AwardsCHAMPAGNE TAITTINGER Celebrates SAG Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

LOS ANGELES, CA - As the official Champagne sponsor for The Screen Actors Guild Awards for the last seventeen years, Champagne Taittinger, one of the last family-owned and operated grand marque Champagne houses in the world, continued its long-time partnership on Sunday, January 29th 2017 with the 23rd Annual SAG Awards. (more...)

Winners for 23rd Annual SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS Announced; Full ListWinners for 23rd Annual SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS Announced; Full List
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 29, 2017

The Screen Actors Guild Awards® presented its coveted Actor® statuettes for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2016 at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® held Sunday, Jan. 29 at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. (more...)

Denzel Washington, Viola Davis Among Final Presenters Announced for Tonight's SAG AWARDSDenzel Washington, Viola Davis Among Final Presenters Announced for Tonight's SAG AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2017

Riz Ahmed, Viola Davis, Michelle Dockery, Kathryn Hahn, Salma Hayek, Jonah Hill, Kate Hudson, Nicole Kidman, Ashton Kutcher, John Legend, James Marsden, Gina Rodriguez and Denzel Washington will be presenters at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Award (more...)

SAG Awards Ceremony Auction Begins Today Featuring Autographed Collectibles from Nominated Actors and Casts, Set Visits and MoreSAG Awards Ceremony Auction Begins Today Featuring Autographed Collectibles from Nominated Actors and Casts, Set Visits and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

The SAG Awards® Ceremony Auction begins today at 9 p.m. (ET) / 6 p.m. (PT) at sagawards.org/auction. The SAG Awards® Ceremony Auction offers movie and television fans the chance to win autographed collectibles signed by many of this year's nominated actors and casts, including a 12-inch vinyl record of "Florence Foster Jenkins" to be personally autographed by Meryl Streep,  a "La La Land" 7-inch vinyl and mini poster signed by Emma Stone, a film still canvas print from "Jackie" signed by Natalie Portman, posters signed by the casts of "Moonlight," "Manchester by the Sea," "Fences," "Hidden Figures," "Arrival," "Captain Fantastic" and more. Also up for bid are set visits to Netflix's "The Ranch," "NCIS: Los Angeles," "E! News,' 'Entertainment Tonight' and "The Insider,' as well as premium items and unique experiences provided by the networks, studios, and SAG Awards sponsors. The auction closes Monday, February 6 at 9 p.m. (ET) / 6 p.m. (PT). (more...)

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