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Anna Kendrick, Josh Gad & More Stars Join STAND UP TO CANCER Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

This Friday, September 5 th (8:00 9:00 PM ET/PT) Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will stage its fourth biennial fundraising event. (more...)

Jennifer Hudson, Halle Berry & More to Unite for STAND UP TO CANCER on ABC, 9/5
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The Hollywood community is once again uniting to support Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), which will stage its fourth biennial fundraising telecast FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT). (more...)

Jennifer Aniston, Ariana Grande Among Stars Set to STAND UP TO CANCER This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The Hollywood community is once again uniting to support Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), which will stage its fourth biennial fundraising telecast Friday, September 5 (8:00 9:00 PM ET/PT). (more...)

ABC Announces Return of STAND UP TO CANCER, 9/5
by TV News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Building on three historic fundraising telecasts in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will return to primetime television on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 (more...)

Star-Studded STAND UP TO CANCER Broadcast Set for 9/5
by TV News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Building on three historic fundraising telecasts in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will return to primetime television on Friday, September 5, 2014, at 8 pm ET & PT / 7 pm CT. (more...)

VH1's Emmy Award-Winning 'Rock Docs' Franchise Announces New Programming Slate For 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ VH1's Emmy Award-winning 'Rock Docs' franchise returns with a brand new slate of original feature-length documentaries examining the intersection of music and culture. The new documentaries will premiere on VH1 in early 2014 and continue throughout the year. (more...)

Crowdtilt Closes $23 Million Series B Funding Round Led by Andreessen Horowitz
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

"James and Khaled have built an incredible product that fundamentally changes the way that all kinds of things are funded," said Jeff Jordan, partner at Andreessen Horowitz. "We believe they are well on their way to building the definitive horizontal platform for crowdfunding, and are thrilled to double down on our investment to support the company's growth." (more...)

NBC Axes NRA-Sponsored Program After Host Compares Critics to Hitler
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA(Marketwired - Oct 1, 2013) - NBC announced the immediate cancellation of the NRA-sponsored program 'Under Wild Skies' after growing criticism resulted from an episode in which the host, and NRA PR strategist, Tony Makris, was filmed shooting an African Bull Elephant twice in the face. Following the episode, a viral campaign on Causes.com generated support from over 100,000 people around the world in five days. (more...)

NBC Axes NRA-Sponsored Program After Host Compares Critics to Hitler
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA(Marketwired - Oct 1, 2013) - NBC announced the immediate cancellation of the NRA-sponsored program 'Under Wild Skies' after growing criticism resulted from an episode in which the host, and NRA PR strategist, Tony Makris, was filmed shooting an African Bull Elephant twice in the face. Following the episode, a viral campaign on Causes.com generated support from over 100,000 people around the world in five days. (more...)

Four Months After Launching, Urban Compass Raises $20 Million To Fuel Growth And Expand Its Platform
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Four months after launching, Urban Compass announced it has raised $20 million in Series A funding from a group of new and existing investors, including Advance Publications, Inc. (the parent of Conde Nast), Founders Fund, Thrive Capital, .406 Ventures, Salesforce.com Founder & CEO Marc Benioff, and others. The Series A funding brings the total raised to $28 million, including the company's initial seed round of $8 million. (more...)

Causes.com Unveils Purpose-Driven Network for Social Good
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Causes.com, the world's largest online campaigning platform, today announced the launch of the Supporter Network. Founded as one of the first ten Facebook applications, Causes is now a purpose-driven network that connects like-minded individuals, celebrities, nonprofit organizations and socially responsible brands around the world to inspire collective action. (more...)

Barter Theatre to Kick Off 2013 Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 05, 2013

Barter Theatre announces the finalists for the 13th annual Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights (AFPP) to be held beginning today, July 5, through July 12 at Barter Stage II. Admission is free. Eight new plays have been selected for Barter's new play festival that is dedicated to giving voice to the stories and playwrights of Appalachia. (more...)

Barter Theatre to Kick Off 2013 Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights, 7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2013

Barter Theatre announces the finalists for the 13th annual Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights (AFPP) to be held July 5-12 at Barter Stage II. Admission is free. Eight new plays have been selected for Barter's new play festival that is dedicated to giving voice to the stories and playwrights of Appalachia. (more...)

STAND UP TO CANCER Announces More Than $81 Million in Pledges
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2012

Stand Up To Cancer today announced that more than $81 million has been pledged so far in connection with its star-studded September 7 'roadblock' fundraising telecast to accelerate ground-breaking research and bring new treatments to patients as quickly as possible, including pediatric cancer patients through the creation of a new pediatric cancer research 'Dream Team.' (more...)

VH1's ROCK DOCS to Join SXSW Film Festival in March
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2012

VH1's Emmy award-winning ROCK DOCS franchise will premiere two new documentaries during the SXSW Film Festival. Magnolia Pictures' 'Marley,' the first film to tell the definitive life story of revolutionary music icon Bob Marley, will be making its North American premiere at SXSW on March 11th at 5:30PM CT. In addition, 'UPRISING: Hip Hop and The L.A. Riots,' narrated and executive produced by rapper Snoop Dogg, is set to make its world premiere at SXSW on March 14th at 10PM CT. (more...)

Justin Timberlake to Star in Baseball Drama TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE
by Movies News Desk - Feb 01, 2012

According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Justin Timberlake is set to join Clint Eastwood and Amy Adams in the upcoming baseball drama TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE. (more...)

DVR ALERT: Talk Show Listings For Monday, October 3-Hugh Jackman
by TV News Desk - Oct 03, 2011

Talk show listings for Monday, October 3. (more...)

DANCING FOR THE STARS 2011 Announces Winners
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2011

Dr. Tracey Skale (chief medical officer, Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services) and her dance pro J. Patrick Clements (Dare To Dance Studio - Blue Ash) scored a PERFECT 10 from the four judges on Saturday, April 9 at the Music Hall Ballroom, taking first place at the Cincinnati Arts Association's fifth-annual Dancing for the Stars fundraiser. (more...)

Dancing for the Stars Benefit Held At Music Hall Ballroom
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2011

Who will be voted Cincinnati's best celebrity dancer? Which stars have the right moves to rule the dance floor? (more...)

Photo Coverage: Academy Awards Starry Red Carpet!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2011

Here are photos from the star-filled 83rd Annual Academy Awards arrivals held at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California on February 27, 2011. (more...)

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