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Angelina Jolie & Tom Brokaw to Hold Closing Keynote Conversation at 2014 Paley International Council SummitAngelina Jolie & Tom Brokaw to Hold Closing Keynote Conversation at 2014 Paley International Council Summit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

The Paley Center for Media today announced that the 2014 Paley International Council (IC) Summit will conclude with a special keynote conversation on November 21 between Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie and Tom Brokaw about Jolie's experience adapting the beloved book Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption into an epic drama for Universal Pictures, ahead of its December 25 release. The director will explore how her deeply personal connection with the subject of the book, the late Louis 'Louie' Zamperini,and the retelling of his remarkable story, influenced her filmmaking approach. (more...)

President Obama Selected Alvin Ailey to Posthumously Receive the Presidential Medal of FreedomPresident Obama Selected Alvin Ailey to Posthumously Receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

The White House announced that President Obama selected Mr. Alvin Ailey to be a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom this year. This honor is being given posthumously to acknowledge Mr. Ailey's contributions and commitment to Civil Rights and dance in America. (more...)

Check Out Quotes from TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON - Week of 11/3Check Out Quotes from TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON - Week of 11/3
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Below, check out quotables from THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON for the week of November 3 - November 7 (more...)

Stephen Sondheim, Meryl Streep, Alvin Ailey and More Honored With 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom; Ceremony Set for the White House This Month!Stephen Sondheim, Meryl Streep, Alvin Ailey and More Honored With 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom; Ceremony Set for the White House This Month!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Today, President Barack Obama named nineteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation's highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. The awards will be presented at the White House on November 24th. (more...)

Photo Coverage: International Rescue Committee Hosts Annual Freedom Award BenefitPhoto Coverage: International Rescue Committee Hosts Annual Freedom Award Benefit
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Nov 6, 2014

The International Rescue Committee just hosted its annual Freedom Award Dinner to support the organization's lifesaving humanitarian aid work around the world. This year's event honored Cliff and Laurel Asness and Ken and Vickie French with the IRC's Freedom Award. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special event below! (more...)

Brian Williams to Anchor NBC's 2014 Midterm Elections CoverageBrian Williams to Anchor NBC's 2014 Midterm Elections Coverage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

On Tuesday, November 4, NBC News will provide comprehensive multiplatform coverage of the 2014 midterm elections, led by 'NBC Nightly News' anchor and managing editor Brian Williams and a team of top political anchors, correspondents, and analysts. (more...)

Scoop: LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY on NBCScoop: LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY on NBC
by TV Scoop - Oct 13, 2014

Get all the scoop on LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY, airing on NBC (more...)

Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, October 12, 2014Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, October 12, 2014
by TV Scoop - Oct 10, 2014

Get all the scoop on MEET THE PRESS, airing on NBC on Sunday, October 12, 2014! (more...)

Bonhams Selected to Auction Estate of Actress Lauren BacallBonhams Selected to Auction Estate of Actress Lauren Bacall
by Movies News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Acclaimed actress of stage and screen, Lauren Bacall, who passed away in August 2014, had formed an astonishing art collection which included works by some of the greatest artists of the 20th century. The Bacall Collection, estimated at $3m, will be sold at Bonhams, New York 580 Madison Avenue in March 2015. (more...)

Grammy Foundation Announces 17th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing CompetitionGrammy Foundation Announces 17th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

. The ELI Writing Competition invites law students to write a 3,000-word paper on a compelling legal topic facing the music industry today. (more...)

The 29th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner Benefits The Buoniconti Fund to Cure ParalysisThe 29th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner Benefits The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Celebrities, sports legends, corporate leaders and more joined NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti, his son Marc, and Event Chair Mark Dalton as they hosted a sold out crowd in celebration of the 29 thAnnual Great Sports Legends Dinner presented by Carnival Corporation & PLC and the Carnival Foundation. Held at New York's famed Waldorf Astoria on September 29, the dinner paid tribute to philanthropic heroes and sports icons that inspire and motivate those affected by spinal cord injuries, and raised important funds for research and the Human Clinical Trials Initiative. Tom Brokaw of NBC News served as Master of Ceremonies of the dinner not only to support the efforts of The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, but to honor this year's Great Sports Legends: Hakeem Olajuwon,Warren Sapp, Pedro Martinez, Joe Sakic, Bill Cowher,Mary Lou Retton and Lauryn Williams. Music legend Smokey Robinson treated guests to a very special performance. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY - Week of 9/8 on NBCScoop: TODAY - Week of 9/8 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Sep 5, 2014

Get all the scoop on TODAY - Week of 9/8, airing on NBC (more...)

Meredith Vieira, Tom Brokaw & More Set for TODAY's 'Homecoming Week', Beg. 9/8Meredith Vieira, Tom Brokaw & More Set for TODAY's 'Homecoming Week', Beg. 9/8
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

All next week on NBC's TODAY, familiar faces will be gracing Studio 1A. Meredith Vieira, Brian Williams, Tom Brokaw and Maria Shriver will join TODAY as guest co-anchors filling in for new mom Savannah Guthrie, who is on maternity leave. (more...)

SurveyMonkey Announces Survey Advisory CommitteeSurveyMonkey Announces Survey Advisory Committee
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ SurveyMonkey, the world's leading online survey platform, today announced the creation of its Survey Advisory Committee. An assembly of the top minds in opinion polling, research and business analytics, the committee will provide SurveyMonkey with expert advice on a range of topics, includingsurveydesign and quality, market research, and innovation. The committee will collaborate quarterly with Jon Cohen, SurveyMonkey vice president ofsurveyresearch, and other SurveyMonkey executives to provide feedback on the company's research agenda and product roadmap. (more...)

D-DAY: NORMANDY 1944 Offers Free Labor Day Weekend Tickets to Military/VeteransD-DAY: NORMANDY 1944 Offers Free Labor Day Weekend Tickets to Military/Veterans
by Movies News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

3D Entertainment Distribution invites audiences to step back in time with the new documentary film D-Day: Normandy 1944, which opened at the Kirby Science Discovery Center Wells Fargo CineDome Theater on May 1, 2014. (more...)

Mitt Romney Headed to MEET THE PRESS, 6/15Mitt Romney Headed to MEET THE PRESS, 6/15
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

This Sunday on 'Meet the Press:' One year since the 2012 presidential election, David Gregory will talk exclusively with the former Republican nominee, Mitt Romney, about the rollout of Obamacare. What would a President Romney have done differently? Plus, from the government shutdown to national security, we'll get his view on where the U.S. is headed. (more...)

NBC News to Air Coverage of 70th Anniversary of D-DAYNBC News to Air Coverage of 70th Anniversary of D-DAY
by TV News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

NBC News will honor the 70th anniversary of D-Day with special coverage across all platforms beginning Thursday, June 5, through Sunday, June 8. (more...)

Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, June 1, 2014Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, June 1, 2014
by TV Scoop - May 30, 2014

Get all the scoop on MEET THE PRESS, airing on NBC on Sunday, June 1, 2014! (more...)

Pivot to Premiere Original Series THE PEABODY AWARDS, 6/1Pivot to Premiere Original Series THE PEABODY AWARDS, 6/1
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2014

THE PEABODY AWARDS BY PIVOT will premiere on Sunday, June 1 at 9pm ET/8pm CT. Hosted by Ira Glass, the 73rd Annual Peabody Awards on Pivot is a special TV event celebrating excellence in media and stories that matter. (more...)

Justin Timberlake & More Set for OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS Star-Studded Line Up; Kicks Off TodayJustin Timberlake & More Set for OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS Star-Studded Line Up; Kicks Off Today
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2014

The acclaimed, Emmy award nominated series 'Oprah's Master Class' featuring an unprecedented first-person insight into the brilliant minds of entertainers we love, respect and admire, returns with an all-new season premiering tonight, May 11 (from 10-11 p.m. ET/PT) on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

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