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Showtime Orders New Comedy Pilot SMILF, Based on Short Film from Frankie ShawShowtime Orders New Comedy Pilot SMILF, Based on Short Film from Frankie Shaw
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Today, SHOWTIME announced that it has ordered a new comedy pilot based on Frankie Shaw's Sundance Film Festival Jury Award-winning short film SMILF. (more...)

BWW Review: A Hard Lesson Learned in THE COST OF LIVINGBWW Review: A Hard Lesson Learned in THE COST OF LIVING
by Justin J Sacramone - Jul 16, 2016

'The sh*t that happens is not meant to be understood,' says lonely truck driver Eddie. The chewing gum and shoe string holding Eddie's head up is beginning to wane- teetering him on the edge of devastation. He is now thrust back into reality trying to grasp the circumstance that landed him in this specific bar on this specific night. The dark loneliness of long, distant drives in his vocation were nothing compared to his present despair. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rebecca Naomi Jones, Wendell Pierce & More Lead WTF's World Premiere of COST OF LIVINGPhoto Flash: Rebecca Naomi Jones, Wendell Pierce & More Lead WTF's World Premiere of COST OF LIVING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Williamstown Theatre Festival opens The Nikos Stage season with the world premiere of Martyna Majok's play COST OF LIVING, which concluded its run last night, July 10. Check out a look at the production below! (more...)

Williamstown Theatre Festival to Launch 2016 Season with THE ROSE TATTOO and COST OF LIVING This WeekendWilliamstown Theatre Festival to Launch 2016 Season with THE ROSE TATTOO and COST OF LIVING This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Williamstown Theatre Festival hosts the opening night for its first two shows of the 2016 Season this Saturday, July 2nd at 8:00pm. (more...)

Kerry Washington Stars in CONFIRMATION, Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray & DVDKerry Washington Stars in CONFIRMATION, Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray & DVD
by TV News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

It only takes one voice to change history. HBO Home Entertainment proudly presents the June 27th Digital HD and August 2nd DVD with Digital HD and Blu-ray with Digital HD release of the critically acclaimed CONFIRMATION. (more...)

Kate Walsh, Lindsay Mendez, Justin Long, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Board Williamstown Theatre Festival's Summer 2016 SeasonKate Walsh, Lindsay Mendez, Justin Long, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Board Williamstown Theatre Festival's Summer 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

rtistic Director Mandy Greenfield has announced additional casting for the upcoming Williamstown Theatre Festival 2016 Summer Season kicking off June 28 and running through August 21, 2016. (more...)

HBO and Cinemax to Offer Free Preview Weekend Beginning This FridayHBO and Cinemax to Offer Free Preview Weekend Beginning This Friday
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Big news for fans of great TV! HBO and Cinemax are offering free previews this weekend (Friday, April 22 – Monday, April 25), just in time for the new season premieres of GAME OF THRONES, SILICON VALLEY and VEEP (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of April 11, 2016Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of April 11, 2016
by TV Scoop - Apr 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on NBC for the week of April 11, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 4/11 - 4/22 on NBCScoop: TODAY 4/11 - 4/22 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY 4/11 - 4/22, airing on NBC (more...)

HBO to Debut CONFIRMATION, Starring Kerry Washington, 4/16HBO to Debut CONFIRMATION, Starring Kerry Washington, 4/16
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

HBO Films' CONFIRMATION stars Kerry Washington (Emmy® and Golden Globe nominee for “Scandal”; “Django Unchained,” “Ray”), Wendell Pierce ( (more...)

VIDEO: Kerry Washington Stars as Anita Hill in New Trailer for HBO's CONFIRMATIONVIDEO: Kerry Washington Stars as Anita Hill in New Trailer for HBO's CONFIRMATION
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

HBO will deubt CONFIRMATION on SATURDAY, APRIL 16 at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT). Check out the trailer for the film below! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Kerry Washington Portrays Anita Hill in HBO's CONFIRMATIONVIDEO: First Look - Kerry Washington Portrays Anita Hill in HBO's CONFIRMATION
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Below, check out a first tease for HBO's CONFIRMATION, debuting SATURDAY, APRIL 16. (more...)

HBO to Debut New Drama CONFIRMATION, 4/16; Kerry Washington StarsHBO to Debut New Drama CONFIRMATION, 4/16; Kerry Washington Stars
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

   HBO has confirmed the debut date for CONFIRMATION, with the HBO Films drama scheduled to debut SATURDAY, APRIL 16 at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

BWW Review: GREASE: LIVE Reinvents What a Live TV Musical Can/Should Be!BWW Review: GREASE: LIVE Reinvents What a Live TV Musical Can/Should Be!
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 31, 2016

Leave it to the network that reinvented television with AMERICAN IDOL and created SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, one of the most artistically significant shows in recent memory, to figure out the proper balance in merging musical theatre and live television. FOX's GREASE: LIVE learned from three years of live, middling musicals on NBC (the satisfying WIZ LIVE! notwithstanding) and produced the best, most thrilling live TV musical in half a century. (more...)

A Video Refresher of the GREASE: LIVE Cast's Theatrical RootsA Video Refresher of the GREASE: LIVE Cast's Theatrical Roots
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 31, 2016

Like all theatre fans, we here at BroadwayWorld are excited to the max for Fox's broadcast of GREASE: LIVE tonight. Following in the footsteps of NBC's THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE!, PETER PAN LIVE!, and THE WIZ LIVE!, Marc Platt and Thomas Kail have filled their cast with stars of both stage and screen. While not every T-Bird, Pink Lady, and denizen of Rydell High has Broadway credits on their resume, nearly all of them have some sort of theatrical related experience under their belts. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Back to High School! Check Out All-New GREASE: LIVE Pics Featuring Iconic Numbers!Photo Flash: Go Back to High School! Check Out All-New GREASE: LIVE Pics Featuring Iconic Numbers!
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 29, 2016

Freddy My Love, Beauty School Dropout - what's your favorite song from GREASE? Today FOX released a slew of all-new GREASE: LIVE dress rehearsal photos featuring the some of the show's most iconic numbers. (more...)

Broadway Vet Wendell Pierce Joins Cast of GREASE: LIVE!Broadway Vet Wendell Pierce Joins Cast of GREASE: LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Broadway veteran Wendell Pierce is the latest theater star to join the cast of FOX's GREASE: LIVE in the role of Coach Calhoun (more...)

iLLA! A HIP HOP MUSICAL Wins NYMF Developmental Reading Series; Picked for 2016 Next Link ProjectiLLA! A HIP HOP MUSICAL Wins NYMF Developmental Reading Series; Picked for 2016 Next Link Project
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

iLLA! A Hip Hop Musical won the 2015 Award for Excellence for the NYMF Developmental Reading Series. Even more recently, iLLA was announced as the first 2016 Next Link Project for NYMF 2016.  (more...)

Kerry Washington, Jennifer Hudson & More to Star in HBO Film's CONFIRMATIONKerry Washington, Jennifer Hudson & More to Star in HBO Film's CONFIRMATION
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

The film details the explosive 1991 Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination hearings, which brought the country to a standstill and forever changed the way we think about sexual harassment, victims' rights and modern-day race relations. (more...)

CBS Sets Midseason Premiere Dates for THE ODD COUPLE, ANGEL FROM HELL & MoreCBS Sets Midseason Premiere Dates for THE ODD COUPLE, ANGEL FROM HELL & More
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

          CBS today announced several winter and spring scheduling moves, including the series premieres of ANGEL FROM HELL and CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS.   (more...)

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