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Public Media/DPTV To Provide Live Online Coverage of Library of Congress National Book FestivalPublic Media/DPTV To Provide Live Online Coverage of Library of Congress National Book Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2015

In less than three weeks, Detroit Public Television will head to Washington, DC to bring book lovers nationwide extensive coverage of the 15th Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival — an annual literary event that brings together best-selling authors and thousands of book fans for author talks, panel discussions, book signings and other activities. (more...)

15th Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival Takes Place, 9/515th Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival Takes Place, 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

WASHINGTON, Aug.20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ As dozens of bestselling authors and thousands of book fans converge on Washington, DC this Labor Day weekend for the 15 th Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival, PBS Book View Now will be there to provide audiences nationwide with comprehensive coverage of the all-day literary event. Coverage will be produced by Detroit Public Television (DPTV) made possible thanks to the support of the Wyncote Foundation. The coverage will be hosted by Jeffrey Brown, Senior Correspondent and Chief Arts Correspondent for PBS NewsHour and Book View Now host Rich Fahle. (more...)

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by BWW - Aug 16, 2015

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The 30th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner To Honor Jorge Posada, Victor Espinoza, Karl Malone, Michelle Kwan and More, 10/6The 30th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner To Honor Jorge Posada, Victor Espinoza, Karl Malone, Michelle Kwan and More, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysiswill honor a group of prominent Sports Legends and Honorees when it hosts its 30 th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. The annual event, hosted by NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti and his son Marc, and chaired by Mark Dalton, raises funds to support the ground-breaking spinal cord injury research done by researchers at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis the world's most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center, which is based at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. NBC News Icon Tom Brokaw will serve as Master of Ceremonies and the event will feature live performances by The Beach Boys and The Pointer Sisters. (more...)

U.S. Airman Launches New MemoirU.S. Airman Launches New Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

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VIDEO: Preview HARPER LEE: AMERICAN MASTERS Airing Tonight on PBSVIDEO: Preview HARPER LEE: AMERICAN MASTERS Airing Tonight on PBS
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

One of the most influential American novels of the 20th century and biggest bestsellers of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird was believed to be the first and only novel by Nelle Harper Lee (born April 28, 1926), until now. On July 14, HarperCollins will release Lee's earliest known work, Go Set a Watchman, featuring characters from her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, which was published 55 years ago (July 11, 1960). (more...)

Thirteen's AMERICAN MASTERS to Air Updated Harper Lee Documentary, 7/10Thirteen's AMERICAN MASTERS to Air Updated Harper Lee Documentary, 7/10
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

THIRTEEN's American Masters series presents a newly updated version of Emmy®-winning filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy's 2012 documentary Harper Lee: Hey, Boo (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - AMERICAN MASTERS to Present Updated Harper Lee Documentary, 7/14VIDEO: First Look - AMERICAN MASTERS to Present Updated Harper Lee Documentary, 7/14
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

In honor of this landmark literary event, THIRTEEN's American Masters series presents a newly updated version of Emmy®-winning filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy's 2012 documentary Harper Lee: Hey, Boo, (more...)

American Masters to Present Documentary THIRTEEN DAYS OF HARPER LEE, 7/10American Masters to Present Documentary THIRTEEN DAYS OF HARPER LEE, 7/10
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

One of the most influential American novels of the 20th century and biggest bestsellers of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird was believed to be the first and only novel by Nelle Harper Lee (born April 28, 1926), until now. (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters Presents Updated Harper Lee Documentary in Honor of GO SET A WATCHMAN Release, 7/10THIRTEEN's American Masters Presents Updated Harper Lee Documentary in Honor of GO SET A WATCHMAN Release, 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

One of the most influential American novels of the 20th century and biggest bestsellers of all time,To Kill a Mockingbird was believed to be the first and only novel by Nelle Harper Lee (born April 28, 1926), until now. On July 14, HarperCollins will release Lee's earliest known work, Go Set a Watchman, featuring characters from her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, which was published 55 years ago (July 11, 1960). (more...)

Showtime Acquires Rights to Documentary PLAY IT FORWARDShowtime Acquires Rights to Documentary PLAY IT FORWARD
by TV News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Showtime Networks Inc. has acquired the rights to PLAY IT FORWARD, an intimate portrait on the life, family and career of legendary NFL tight end and future Hall of Fame inductee Tony Gonzalez, and his relationship with his older brother Chris (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Orange County, Calif.-May 11, 2015-One of America's most versatile and prolific living composers, Andre Previn, joins Pacific Symphony as the honored guest and focus of the 15th American Composers Festival (ACF). Previn, who has been called one of America's least easily categorized musicians, began his remarkable career as a Hollywood "wunderkind" and a best-selling jazz pianist. Now 86, Previn has received four Academy Awards for his work in film, 10 Grammy Awards for his recordings (plus one more for his Lifetime Achievement), and he is also an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire. He's held a series of major conducting posts, including the L.A. Philharmonic and the London Symphony Orchestra, but now exclusively composes. The concert is led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, whose great admiration for the legend shaped this year's ACF to reveal the scope of Previn's prowess as a composer.  (more...)

VIDEO: Tom Brokaw Opens Up About His Cancer Battle on TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: Tom Brokaw Opens Up About His Cancer Battle on TONIGHT SHOW
by - May 12, 2015

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Tom Brokaw discussed his battle with multiple myeloma and his memoir, A Lucky Life Interrupted, about his health scare. (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 5/8 - 5/14 on NBCScoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 5/8 - 5/14 on NBC
by TV Scoop - May 8, 2015

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Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 5/7 - 5/13 on NBCScoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 5/7 - 5/13 on NBC
by TV Scoop - May 7, 2015

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Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 5/6 - 5/12 on NBCScoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 5/6 - 5/12 on NBC
by TV Scoop - May 6, 2015

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by TV Scoop - May 5, 2015

Get all the scoop on DATELINE, airing on NBC on Thursday, May 7, 2015! (more...)

Tom Brokaw to Open Up About Cancer Battle on DATELINE, 5/7Tom Brokaw to Open Up About Cancer Battle on DATELINE, 5/7
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2015

 In a special edition of NBC's Dateline, NBC News' Tom Brokaw opens up for the first time on primetime television about his emotional journey battling cancer, and his powerful new memoir, “A Lucky Life, Interrupted.” From the revelation that he had multiple myeloma in 2013, a treatable but incurable blood cancer, to his doctor visits and treatments, Brokaw chronicles his difficult, and ultimately rewarding, road to remission. Brokaw also details the serious setbacks and challenges he faced, taking viewers through his stages of regret, acceptance, hope, and above all, gratitude. “Tom Brokaw: A Lucky Life Interrupted” airs Thursday, May 7 at 10pm/9c. (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 5/4 - 5/11 on NBCScoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 5/4 - 5/11 on NBC
by TV Scoop - May 4, 2015

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Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of May 11, 2015Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of May 11, 2015
by TV Scoop - May 1, 2015

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on NBC for the week of May 11, 2015! (more...)

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