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The Weather Channel to Launch PROSPECTORS Series
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2012

The Weather Channel Companies (TWCC) announced today that it has greenlit PROSPECTORS (working title), which follows a group of miners searching for the rarest gems in order to strike it rich. (more...)

MEN AT LUNCH Documentary to Open in New York at Quad Cinema, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Part homage, part investigation, Men at Lunch is the revealing tale of an American icon, the unprecedented race to the sky and the immigrant workers that built New York in the throes of the Great Depression. The film will open in New York on September 20 at the Quad Cinema. (more...)

The Weather Channel to Premiere PYROS, ICEBERG HUNTERS and REEFMAKERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2012

The Weather Channel(C) Companies (TWCC) announced today that it has greenlit 'Pyros,' 'Iceberg Hunters' and 'Reefmakers.' The three miniseries join 'Turbine Cowboys,' 'Iron Men,' and 'Lights Out' (premiering Aug. 14) as the latest installments in 'Braving the Elements,' a new docu-series anthology revealing the work, subculture and characters of professions exposed to the elements and impacted by the weather. (more...)

Nat Geo WILD to Premiere CHASING RHINOS WITH BILLY BUSH, 10/13
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

Take an entertainment personality afraid of bugs, put him in the jungle in Nepal with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and embed him on the front line of rhino conservation. For Billy Bush of 'Access Hollywood,' it's not the typical celebrity story. (more...)

The Weather Channel to Premiere PYROS, ICEBERG HUNTERS and REEFMAKERS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2012

The Weather Channel(C) Companies (TWCC) announced today that it has greenlit 'Pyros,' 'Iceberg Hunters' and 'Reefmakers.' The three miniseries join 'Turbine Cowboys,' 'Iron Men,' and 'Lights Out' (premiering Aug. 14) as the latest installments in 'Braving the Elements,' a new docu-series anthology revealing the work, subculture and characters of professions exposed to the elements and impacted by the weather. (more...)

2013 Malibu Film Festival Announces Films in Competition
by Movies News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

For the 14th edition of the Malibu International Film Festival, 15 films were selected for competition. “These risk taking films were selected for many reasons including innovative storytelling; a powerful message; or pure entertainment.” - Nicole Carbonetta, Festival Creative Director. (more...)

Pine Box Presents ElectionFest 2012, Now thru 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2012

Just in time for the final showdown for the White House, Pine Box Theater patriotically presents ElectionFest 2012, 'twelve bold, politically-charged ten-minute plays exploring the issues driving the divide in today's political landscape and the upcoming election,' written by some of the country's most exciting theatrical voices.' The four-night festival will be presented today, October 22-23 & 29-30, 2012 at Theatre Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.theatrewit.org or by calling the Theatre Wit Box Office at (773) 975-8150. (more...)

OUTBACK HUNTERS to Premiere on History Channel This Sunday, 11/21
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2012

The intrepid Louisiana alligator hunters featured in the hit History series Swamp People don't have the monopoly on dangerous workplace conditions. They have kindred spirits in Australia's Northern Territory, where it takes a special mixture of courage and madness to hunt and trap monstrous crocodiles. OUTBACK HUNTERS, a new History series from the same production team behind Swamp People, takes viewers Down Under to an untamed frontier where crocs outnumber people three to one and it's never entirely clear who is the hunter and who is the hunted. The series premieres at 10 pm ET/PT Sunday, Oct. 21. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: 'THE JUNGLE BOOK' SWINGS IN BOSTON
by Jan Nargi - Oct 13, 2013

Music soars in Mary Zimmerman stage adaptation of "The Jungle Book" entering its final week at the Huntington Theatre Company in Boston, but this new theatrical version based on the Kipling and Disney classics is ultimately unfulfilling, needing more depth and heart. (more...)

Nat Geo WILD Premieres CHASING RHINOS WITH BILLY BUSH Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 13, 2013

Take an entertainment personality afraid of bugs, put him in the jungle in Nepal with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and embed him on the front line of rhino conservation. For Billy Bush of 'Access Hollywood,' it's not the typical celebrity story. (more...)

Pine Box Theater Company Presents ElectionFest 2012, 10/22-30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2012

Just in time for the final showdown for the White House, Pine Box Theater patriotically presents ElectionFest 2012, twelve bold, ten-minute plays exploring the issues driving the divide in today's political landscape and the upcoming election, written by some of the country's most exciting theatrical voices. The four-night festival will be presented October 22-23 & 29-30, 2012 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.theaterwit.org or by calling the Theatre Wit Box Office at (773) 975-8150. (more...)

Destination America to Premiere New Series RAILROAD ALASKA, 11/16
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

Following an elite crew of workers-- brakemen, engineers, construction crews, mechanics and train drivers -- Destination America's new series, RAILROAD ALASKA illustrates the battle against ferocious weather and treacherous terrain (more...)

Animal Planet to Air 10 All-New Episodes of GATOR BOYS Beg. 1/5
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

GATOR BOYS forerunners - Paul Bedard and Jimmy Riffle - are saddled up and ready to ring in the New Year with a batch of 10 all-new adventurous episodes. (more...)

Destination America Debuts New Series RAILROAD ALASKA Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2013

Following an elite crew of workers-- brakemen, engineers, construction crews, mechanics and train drivers -- Destination America's new series, RAILROAD ALASKA illustrates the battle against ferocious weather and treacherous terrain (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE NORMAL HEART Tour!
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2012

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater produces the 2011 Tony Award-winning production of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, directed by George C. Wolfe. Wolfe, who directed the show's sold-out Broadway engagement last season, mounts the professional D.C.-area premiere of this production, which features returning Broadway cast members Patrick Breen and Luke MacFarlane, among others. Presented by special arrangement with Daryl Roth, The Normal Heart runs June 8-July 29, 2012 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: Josh Odor, Sara Gorsky et al. in Pine Box's THE JAMMER
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2012

Pine Box Theater Company kicks off its 2012 Season with THE JAMMER by Rolin Jones, directed by Artistic Director Vincent Teninty, playing now through July 1, 2012 at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. THE JAMMER features Pine Box Ensemble Members Josh Odor and Greg Rothman with Bill Bannon, Sara Gorsky, Kersten Haile, Amy Jean Johnson, Michael Kevin Martin, Miguel Nunez, Levenix Riddle and Eliza Shin. Check out photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

The Weather Channel to Premiere PYROS, ICEBERG HUNTERS and REEFMAKERS
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2012

The Weather Channel(C) Companies (TWCC) announced today that it has greenlit 'Pyros,' 'Iceberg Hunters' and 'Reefmakers.' The three miniseries join 'Turbine Cowboys,' 'Iron Men,' and 'Lights Out' (premiering Aug. 14) as the latest installments in 'Braving the Elements,' a new docu-series anthology revealing the work, subculture and characters of professions exposed to the elements and impacted by the weather. (more...)

Pine Box Theater Company Presents THE JAMMER, Now thru 7/1
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2012

Pine Box Theater Company kicks off its 2012 Season with THE JAMMER by Rolin Jones, directed by Artistic Director Vincent Teninty, playing tonight, May 19 - July 1, 2012 at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. (more...)

Spike TV's New Original Series DIAMOND DIVERS to Premiere 6/20
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2012

Spike TV's new unscripted original series, DIAMOND DIVERS captures the epic journey of the fearless Captain John and his tough nautical crew as they put everything on the line to battle the treacherous seas of South Africa in search of buried diamonds under the sea. (more...)

Group to Bike Across the USA to Benefit Hope For The Warriors
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Seven bicyclists will begin an odyssey this summer that will take them across the country in an effort to raise funds and attention to the needs of today's military families. The cyclists will bike more than 3,000 miles, beginning in California and finishing 35 days later in Florida. Funds raised will benefit Hope For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit organization that assists post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. (more...)

Pine Box Theater Stages 25 SAINTS World Premiere, 2/21-3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2013

Pine Box Theater Company continues its 2012/13 season with the world premiere drama 25 SAINTS by Ensemble Member Joshua Rollins, author of Pine Box's smash hit A Girl With Sun In Her Eyes, directed by Ensemble Member Susan E. Bowen, playing February 21 - March 31, 2013 at the Greenhouse Theater Center Upstairs Studio, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

The Big HOO-HAA! Melbourne Presents DANGER HOUR, Now thru 20 April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2014

The Big HOO-HAA! Melbourne returns with a brand new, action-packed comedy show filled with the most daring, risky and dangerous improvisation to have ever leapt across the stage. Nothing like this has been seen on a stage in the Comedy Festival and it may never again! (more...)

Destination America to Premiere New Season of HILLBILLY BLOOD, 4/13
by TV News Desk - Mar 25, 2013

Go along with these mountain men in HILLBILLY BLOOD, returning for a second season on Saturday, April 13 at 10 and 10:30pm E/P on Destination America, with a special 3net 3D simulcast. (more...)

ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL with Oliver Mellor Begins 19 May at Theatre Royal Before Touring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Opening at Windsor's Theatre Royal on May 19th before touring the UK this spring, All Creatures Great and Small stars Coronation Street's Oliver Mellor as the iconic vet, James Herriot and is accompanied by a star cast. Opening at Windsor's Theatre Royal on May 19th before touring the UK this spring, All Creatures Great and Small stars Coronation Street's Oliver Mellor as the iconic vet, James Herriot and is accompanied by a star cast. (more...)

The Big HOO-HAA! Melbourne Presents DANGER HOUR, 29 March-20 April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

The Big HOO-HAA! Melbourne returns with a brand new, action-packed comedy show filled with the most daring, risky and dangerous improvisation to have ever leapt across the stage. Nothing like this has been seen on a stage in the Comedy Festival and it may never again! (more...)

A Red Orchid Theatre to Present MUD BLUE SKY, 4/9-5/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

A Red Orchid Theatre presents the Chicago Premiere of Mud Blue Sky written by Marisa Wegrzyn and directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. The production will feature AROT Ensemble Members Natalie West, Mierka Girten and Kirsten Fitzgerald, and will run April 9 - May 25, 2014 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells. Press Opening is Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE GLASS MENAGERIE and More in Steppenwolf's NEXT UP 2012
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2012

This month, Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its commitment to Chicago's next generation of theater artists with the second annual Next Up: three productions presented in rotating repertory, June 5 - 24, 2012 in The Steppenwolf Garage (1624 N Halsted St)-Life and Limb, SOUTH OF SETTLING and THE GLASS MENAGERIE. Check out photos from all three productions below! (more...)

THE NORMAL HEART Opens in D.C. Tonight, 6/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2012

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater produces the 2011 Tony Award-winning production of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, directed by George C. Wolfe. Wolfe, who directed the show's sold-out Broadway engagement last season, mounts the professional D.C.-area premiere of this production, which features returning Broadway cast members Patrick Breen and Luke MacFarlane, among others. Presented by special arrangement with Daryl Roth, The Normal Heart runs tonight, June 8-July 29, 2012 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Terry Kinney to Direct Broadway-Bound REAR WINDOW; Full Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2013

The forthcoming Broadway production REAR WINDOW has found its creative team in playwright Keith Reddin(Too Much Memory, Life and Limb) and director Terry Kinney (reasons to be pretty, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest). The play will be adapted from Cornell Woolrich's original short story, the iconic and haunting tale of the wheelchair-bound witness to a possible murder in his neighboring New York City apartment. (more...)

Steppenwolf Theatre Hosts NEXT UP 2012, Now thru 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2012

This June Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the second annual Next Up: three productions presented in rotating repertory, tonight, June 5 through June 24, 2012 in The Steppenwolf Garage (1624 N Halsted St). (more...)

Steppenwolf Theatre Hosts NEXT UP 2012, 6/5-24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2012

This June Steppenwolf Theatre Company will present the second annual Next Up: three productions presented in rotating repertory, June 5 - 24, 2012 in The Steppenwolf Garage (1624 N Halsted St). Next Up is presented in collaboration with Northwestern University's MFA programs in Direction and Design, and features the work of graduates of those programs with casts of professional Chicago actors: Life and Limbby Keith Reddin, directed by Emily Campbell; South of Settling by Emily Schwend, directed by Adam Goldstein; and The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, directed by Laley Lippard. The directors and designers make their Steppenwolf debut under the mentorship of Steppenwolf staff and artists, including ensemble member Anna D. Shapiro and scenic designer Todd Rosenthal-both members of the Northwestern faculty-as well as Steppenwolf Associate Artistic Director Erica Daniels. (more...)

Spike TV's New Original Series DIAMOND DIVERS Premieres Tonight, 6/20
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2012

Spike TV's new unscripted original series, DIAMOND DIVERS captures the epic journey of the fearless Captain John and his tough nautical crew as they put everything on the line to battle the treacherous seas of South Africa in search of buried diamonds under the sea. (more...)

The Weather Channel Premieres PYROS Tonight, 6/19
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

The Weather Channel(C) Companies (TWCC) announced today that it has greenlit 'Pyros,' 'Iceberg Hunters' and 'Reefmakers.' The three miniseries join 'Turbine Cowboys,' 'Iron Men,' and 'Lights Out' (premiering Aug. 14) as the latest installments in 'Braving the Elements,' a new docu-series anthology revealing the work, subculture and characters of professions exposed to the elements and impacted by the weather. (more...)

History to Premiere New Series SHARK WRANGLERS 7/1
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2012

Pre-eminent ocean explorer and elite fisherman Chris Fischer is on a quest to decode the secrets of the deadliest creatures in the ocean in SHARK WRANGLERS, a new series premiering Sunday, July 1 at 10 p.m. on HISTORY. (more...)

Destination America Orders All-New Series BUYING THE ROCKIES
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Destination America becomes King in the North with the greenlight of new programming that celebrates the romance and roughness of life atop some of America's highest altitudes. (more...)

MEN AT LUNCH Documentary to Open in New York at Quad Cinema, 9/20
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2013

Part homage, part investigation, Men at Lunch is the revealing tale of an American icon, the unprecedented race to the sky and the immigrant workers that built New York in the throes of the Great Depression. The film will open in New York on September 20 at the Quad Cinema. (more...)

HBO's REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL to Return 7/23
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

Now in its 19th season, REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL debuts TUESDAY, JULY 23 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

Animal Planet's CALL OF THE WILDMAN and GATOR BOYS Reach Record Highs Over the Weekend
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2012

This Sunday, Animal Planet's swampy series, CALL OF THE WILDMAN and GATOR BOYS, achieved record highs as both programs earned their most-watched episodes ever across key demos, drawing in 1.6 million and 1.5 million P2+ viewers, respectively. (more...)

History to Premiere New Series SHARK WRANGLERS 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2012

Pre-eminent ocean explorer and elite fisherman Chris Fischer is on a quest to decode the secrets of the deadliest creatures in the ocean in SHARK WRANGLERS, a new series premiering Sunday, July 1 at 10 p.m. on HISTORY. (more...)

Animal Planet Airs 10 All-New Episodes of GATOR BOYS, Beg. Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2014

Gator Boys forerunners - Paul Bedard and Jimmy Riffle - are saddled up and ready to ring in the New Year with a batch of 10 all-new adventurous episodes. The successful Animal Planet series follows the men and women of Gator Boys Alligator Rescue as they risk Life and Limb to Capture wild alligators using their bare hands, and swim with them unprotected in the Florida waters. As the Gator Boys grow in popularity, Jimmy finds his time strained by alligator wrestling road shows, appearances, and now a recently purchased barbeque restaurant. When Gator Boys returns tonight, January 5, at 9pm ET/PT, the gators may be the only ones smiling until balance is restored to a team that's spread too thin. Leading up to the premiere, there will be a 'Top 10 Best Catches' (working title) special airing at 8pm ET/PT, highlighting the biggest, riskiest and most unusual catches of Gator Boys history. (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Today, January 17, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 17, 2014

Get all the scoop on 20/20, airing on ABC tonight, January 17, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Today, January 17, 2014
by - Jan 16, 2014

Get all the scoop on 20/20, airing on ABC on today, January 17, 2014! (more...)

Pine Box Theater Stages 25 SAINTS World Premiere, Now thru 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2013

Pine Box Theater Company continues its 2012/13 season with the world premiere drama 25 SAINTS by Ensemble Member Joshua Rollins, author of Pine Box's smash hit A Girl With Sun In Her Eyes, directed by Ensemble Member Susan E. Bowen, playing tonight, February 21 - March 31, 2013 at the Greenhouse Theater Center Upstairs Studio, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Pine Box Theater's 25 SAINTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

Pine Box Theater Company continues its 2012/13 season with the world premiere drama 25 SAINTS by Ensemble Member Joshua Rollins, author of Pine Box's smash hit A Girl With Sun In Her Eyes, directed by Ensemble Member Susan E. Bowen, playing now through March 31, 2013 at the Greenhouse Theater Center Upstairs Studio, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. 25 SAINTS features Pine Box Ensemble Member Josh Odor with Danny Goldring, Drew Johnson, Ashley Neal, Caroline Neff, Molly Reynolds and John Ross Wilson. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below! (more...)

Pine Box Theater Stages 25 SAINTS World Premiere, 2/21-3/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2012

Pine Box Theater Company continues its 2012/13 season with the world premiere drama 25 SAINTS by Ensemble Member Joshua Rollins, author of Pine Box's smash hit A Girl With Sun In Her Eyes, directed by Ensemble Member Susan E. Bowen, playing February 21 - March 31, 2013 at the Greenhouse Theater Center Upstairs Studio, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Manfrotto School of Xcellence Hosts Webinar with Internationally Acclaimed Photographer, Michael Clark, 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2013

Manfrotto School of Xcellence, the educational platform by the world leader in the equipment and accessories industry for photography and imaging, is set to host internationally published outdoor photographer Michael Clark for their latest webinar entitled, 'Taking your Photography to the Next Level'. During this one-hour webinar, Clark will discuss what it takes to make it as a professional photographer focusing on topics such as crafting a shot list for every photo shoot, along with a detailed description of his digital workflow, which comprises at least 40% of the image creation process. (more...)

Pine Box Presents ElectionFest 2012, 10/22-30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2012

Just in time for the final showdown for the White House, Pine Box Theater patriotically presents ElectionFest 2012, 'twelve bold, politically-charged ten-minute plays exploring the issues driving the divide in today's political landscape and the upcoming election,' written by some of the country's most exciting theatrical voices.' The four-night festival will be presented October 22-23 & 29-30, 2012 at Theatre Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.theatrewit.org or by calling the Theatre Wit Box Office at (773) 975-8150. (more...)

Manfrotto School of Xcellence Hosts Webinar with Internationally Acclaimed Photographer, Michael Clark, Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

Manfrotto School of Xcellence, the educational platform by the world leader in the equipment and accessories industry for photography and imaging, is set to host internationally published outdoor photographer Michael Clark for their latest webinar entitled, 'Taking your Photography to the Next Level'. During this one-hour webinar, Clark will discuss what it takes to make it as a professional photographer focusing on topics such as crafting a shot list for every photo shoot, along with a detailed description of his digital workflow, which comprises at least 40% of the image creation process. (more...)

Animal Planet Announces Dramatic Upfront Slate
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Animal Planet heads into this Upfront season with a wide-ranging lineup of big entertainment, 100 percent original content and having had its best year ever (more...)

Destination America Premieres New Season of HILLBILLY BLOOD Tonight
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2013

Go along with these mountain men in HILLBILLY BLOOD, returning for a second season tonight, April 13 at 10 and 10:30pm E/P on Destination America, with a special 3net 3D simulcast. (more...)

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