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Fuse Media Unveils New and Returning Programming for 2017-18 Upfront Season
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Heading into a series of ad agency upfront meetings in New York this week, Fuse Media has made several new additions to its multiplatform portfolio of content covering the wide-ranging tastes and attitudes of the fast-growing, Latino and multicultural 18-34 audience. (more...)

Telemundo Performers Vote to Join SAG-AFTRA in Historic Elecion
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

In an historic election that will impact Spanish-speaking actors in the United States for years to come, Telemundo telenovela performers have voted to join SAG-AFTRA. (more...)

Just In! Telemundo Performers Vote to Join SAG-AFTRA After Historic Election
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

In an historic election that will impact Spanish-speaking actors in the United States for years to come, Telemundo telenovela performers have voted to join SAG-AFTRA. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 2/28/2017 - 3/7/2017
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Yamaha Announces 2017 Side-by-Side and ATV Factory-Supported Racers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017


ABC's 'Once Upon a Time' Returns Exactly Even with its December Finale in Adults 18-49
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Leading off the night in the 7 o'clock hour, ABC's “America's Funniest Home Videos” grew 11% over its most recent airing two weeks ago in Adults 18-49 (1.0/4 vs. 0.9/4). (more...)

Scoop: TODAY - 3/16 - 3/17 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Mar 3, 2017

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Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE on ABC 3/6 - 3/10
by TV Scoop - Mar 3, 2017

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ESPN Radio and espnW Collaborate on The Trifecta: Women Making History Special
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Today, Tuesday, March 28, ESPN Radio and espnW collaborate on a three-hour The Trifecta: Women Making History Special, which will air 9 p.m. – Midnight ET on ESPN Radio and simulcast on ESPN3. (more...)

Peace Center Announces 2017-2018 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The 2017-2018 Broadway season at the Peace Center features Tony Award® winners, poignant plots, rousing music, classic love stories and celebrated blockbusters. (more...)

HAMILTON Arrives in Historic Boston, Massachusetts Septmeber 2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Broadway In Boston has unveiled the upcoming 2017-2018 Lexus Broadway Season at its annual spring Announcement event this evening.  Eight theatrical productions take center stage at the Boston Opera House beginning next fall including the previously announced production of HAMILTON.  Over 1000 people from around the city gathered to celebrate today's announcement including Broadway In Boston's Season ticket holders, group leaders, arts and business leaders, city officials, partners from around the city, sponsors and the Boston media.  Highlights from the day included video messages from WAITRESS composer and six time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, seven time Grammy Award winner Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan composers of ON YOUR FEET!, the cast of the National Tour of HAMILTON and live performances from cast members of FUN HOME, DISNEY'S ALADDIN, WAITRESS and LOVE NEVER DIES. (more...)

'Veterans' Reflections' Launches New Marketing Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

At the conclusion of the 2007 Veterans' Day ceremony, several veterans stated that it was the first time anyone had taken the time to thank them for their service. Their appreciation for William R. Graser's thoughtfulness gave him the inspiration to record their accounts and write 'Veterans' Reflections: History Preserved' (published by iUniverse). (more...)

VIDEO: HBO Shares Official Trailer for VEEP Season Six
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Making History whether you like it or not. VEEP Season 6 premieres April 16 at 10:30pm on HBO. Check out an all-new sneak peek below! (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 3/13 - 3/24 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Mar 13, 2017

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espnW to Present Full Slate of Original Content & Programming This March
by TV News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Today marks the beginning of Women's History Month, and espnW will kick off ESPN's robust celebration with a full slate of dedicated original content and programming built around the theme of “Women Making History.” (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 1st, 2017 - SWEENEY TODD, ALL THE FINE BOYS, MISS SAIGON and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 1, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: London's immersive SWEENEY TODD bows this evening at Barrow Street, ALL THE FINE BOYS, starring Abigail Breslin, opens Off-Broadway, and MISS SAIGON lands at its original Broadway home this evening! (more...)

Chance The Rapper Joins John Legend & More as ESSENCE Festival Headliner
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Grammy-winning artist Chance The Rapper will join Diana Ross, Mary J. Blige, John Legend and others as a headliner of Time Inc.'s (NYSE:TIME) ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola, taking place June 30–July 2, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (more...)

HBO to Premiere Thought-Provoking Documentary UNLOCKING THE CAGE, 2/20
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

The thought-provoking documentary UNLOCKING THE CAGE follows Wise's unprecedented quest to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans when it debuts MONDAY, FEB. 20 (8:00-9:35 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

David Crosby & Friends Headed to Boulder Theater This May
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Legendary singer-songwriter and social justice activist David Crosby is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, inducted as a member of both the iconic folk-rock band The Byrds - with whom he first rose to stardom - and the iconic Woodstock era-defining group Crosby, Stills & Nash. (more...)

Washington-Area Presents Premiere Of The 2015 Tony Award-Winning Best Musical FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The first National Tour of Fun Home, the groundbreaking, Tony® Award-winning Best Musical, will premiere in Washington, D.C., at the National Theatre April 18 through May 13, 2017. (more...)

Monster Energy Announces Team of the World Class Athletes in the X Games Aspen, 1/26-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Monster Energy, the official energy drink partner of X Games, is proud to announce its team of world-class athletes ready to compete at X Games Aspen 2017 at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colo. All the action gets underway January 26-29. (more...)

HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for First Half of 2017
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

HBO has confirmed a diverse array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries for the first half of 2017 (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

HBO has confirmed a diverse array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries for the first half of 2017, including: Peter Kunhardt's BECOMING WARREN BUFFETT, a revealing portrait of the billionaire philanthropist; Evgeny Afineevsky's CRIES FROM SYRIA, a searing look at the five-year conflict in Syria; Irene Taylor Brodsky's chilling BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN, exploring how the dark corners of the Internet can influence society's most impressionable young consumers of the media; and Erin Lee Carr's MOMMY DEAD AND DEAREST, the headline-grabbing story of Dee Dee Blanchard and Gypsy Rose Blanchard, touching on child abuse, mental illness and forbidden love. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at New FOX Comedy MAKING HISTORY
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Below, watch an all-new sneak peek at FOX's new comedy series Making History that debuted at yesterday's TCA.  “Making History premieres Sundaym March 5th @ 8:30/7:30c on FOX! (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare to Announce Debut Season at the The Otto M. Budig Theater on Feb. 1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

 Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) continues to reach important milestones as it prepares for its move into The Otto M. Budig Theater. This next celebration in a series of Milestone Events will be an event to reveal the titles of the shows that will be produced in 2017-2018 for the debut season at The Otto M. Budig Theater. All contributors to the Making History Unexpected Capital Campaign and Press are invited, and the event is open to the public.  (more...)

FOX Announces Premiere Date for New Comedy MAKING HISTORY & More
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

FOX is announcing premiere dates for new comedy Making History, new unscripted series KICKING & SCREAMING and new event series SHOTS FIRED and PRISON BREAK. (more...)

VIDEO: Keke Palmer Reveals CINDERELLA Broadway Antics on 'Watch What Happens'
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

On this week's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE, actress and singer KeKe Palmer answered Andy Cohen's questions about working with 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star NeNe Leakes on Broadway's CINDERELLA (more...)

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST to Make History with First-Ever Gay Moment
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Director, Bill Condon, revealed today that Disney's hotly anticipated live action remake of the 1991 animated classic, 'Beauty and the Beast', starring Emma Watson, will be Making History as well as headlines when it hits theaters this spring. (more...)

AMD and Bethesda Softworks Partner to Propel PC Gaming Forward
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017


Lineup Announced for The New Black Fest at The Lark 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The New Black Fest and The Lark, two theater organizations dedicated to celebrating and advocating for extraordinary and diverse stories, have announced the third annual The New Black Fest at The Lark. (more...)

Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 2/27 - 3/3 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Feb 25, 2017

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Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 2/27 - 3/3 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Feb 24, 2017

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Tommy Gargotta Named Executive Vice President, Creative Marketing, Fox Broadcasting
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) has appointed Tommy Gargotta Executive Vice President of Creative Marketing, it was announced today by Angela Courtin, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Fox Broadcasting Company. (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW - 2/20 - 2/24 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Feb 16, 2017

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RED VELVET, COPENHAGEN and More Set for Lantern Theater Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Lantern Theater Company announces its upcoming 2017/18 season, which will include an ambitious and eclectic mix of classical, contemporary, and new work for the stage. (more...)

National Tour of LES MISERABLES to Launch This Fall in Providence; PPAC Sets 2017-18 Broadway Season!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

J.L. 'Lynn' Singleton, President of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), is pleased to announce PPAC's 2017/2018 Broadway Season, featuring the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series and the Encore Series. The National Tour Launch of LES MISERABLES opens PPAC's 40th Anniversary Broadway Season in September and is part of the Encore Series. (more...)

U.S. Premiere of THE LORAX and More Set for Children's Theatre Company in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Children's Theatre Company has announced its 2017-2018 season, which includes four musicals, two world premieres, one preschool production and partnerships with other leading theatres such as The Old Vic (London, UK), The Civilians (New York, NY) and Penumbra Theatre (Saint Paul, MN). The season also celebrates Artistic Director Peter C. Brosius' 20th Anniversary with CTC. (more...)

Stephanie J. Block, Emily Skinner, and Max Von Essen Lead 15th Annual BROADWAY UNPLUGGED
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

This will be the fifteenth year in a row in which producer Scott Siegel is presenting an all-star cast singing famous Broadway show tunes the way they were originally performed on the Great White Way: without amplification! (more...)

Comedy Central Premieres New Late Night Weekly Series THE PRESIDENT SHOW, 4/27
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Just like a certain chief executive in Washington, The President Show gleefully tosses out the rulebook of its predecessors. Created by Anthony Atamanuik who hosts as Donald J. Trump, and produced by Clone Wolf Productions and 3 Arts Entertainment, this weekly, topical series will air on Thursdays following The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. (more...)

Irish Heritage Theatre Announces Upcoming Production of Brian Friel's MAKING HISTORY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Irish Heritage Theatre has just announced their Spring 2017 production of Making History by Brian Friel. For the 2016-2017 Season, they decided to do two beautiful plays by Friel, who is undoubtedly one of the greatest Irish playwrights. (more...)

Elena Shaddow and Mark Evans to Lead MARY POPPINS at Paper Mill; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced casting for the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Bank of America is the Major Sponsor of Mary Poppins. (more...)

Monarch | Arredon Contemporary Presents Visual Jazz in San Diego, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Searching for some soulful illustrations? Monarch | Arredon Contemporary is honored to present Visual Jazz by San Diego County native Chor Boogie. The one-of-a-kind solo exhibition will feature over 20 original works on canvas, with an opening reception on Saturday April 29th 2017 from 5p to 8pm at the La Plaza La Jolla. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ben Vereen of STEPPIN' OUT LIVE WITH BEN VEREEN at Stockton Symphony
by Courtney Symes - Apr 24, 2017

When an icon is as approachable, affable and humble as Ben Vereen is, it is easy to see why he has been so successful. The winner of a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for his role in Pippin, Vereen is, at the age of 70, showing no signs of slowing down. Luckily for us, he is bringing his energy and talent to our area to perform with the Stockton Symphony on May 6 and 7. (more...)

GLASS MENAGERIE's Madison Ferris Featured in People's 'World's Most Beautiful' Issue
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

This year's World's Most Beautiful issue of People features Broadway star Madison Ferris. She is honored for Making History at 25 as the first wheelchair user to score a leading role on Broadway. (more...)

CELEBRATION 2017 Kicks Off At Prince's Paisley Park Honoring His Life And Legacy
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Prince's Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota started Celebration 2017 today with exciting speakers and performers participating in the four days of activities. All events are being held at Prince's historic recording sanctuary outside Minneapolis, honoring the life and legacy of the music icon Prince Rogers Nelson. (more...)

Talking With...NICOLE VAN GIESEN About FUN HOME And Why It Matters So Much
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 17, 2017

During the 2017-18 season reveal gala at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall last week, Nicole Van Giesen, a member of the show's original Broadway cast, was on hand to perform 'Telephone Wire' from the score by Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron. The response to the announcement that Fun Home will play Nashville October 10-15 was enthusiastic - some might even have called it 'thunderous' - and the audience filled with theater lovers rewarded Van Giesen with warm, generous applause. (more...)

San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

San Francisco Ballet, long recognized for pushing boundaries in dance, has announced its 2017-18 Season program and schedule. This summer, SF Ballet will return to Festival Napa Valley for one performance only on Friday, July 21, 2017, accompanied by members of the SF Ballet Orchestra. In addition, this October, the Company will once again participate in World Ballet Day LIVE, a day-long streaming event (details to be announced). (more...)

TPAC Launches 2017-18 Season With New Dan Fogelberg Musical PART OF THE PLAN
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 12, 2017

Fun Home, Waitress and An American in Paris headline the 2017-18 HCA/TriStar Health Broadway at TPAC Series, which leads off with the world premiere of a new musical in development - Part of the Plan, an original musical written by Kate Atkinson and Karen Harris and featuring songs from the catalog of famed singer/songwriter Dan Fogelberg. (more...)

BWW CD Review: COME FROM AWAY (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Resplendent and Uplifting
by David Clarke - Apr 11, 2017

COME FROM AWAY is the celebrated new musical with lyrics and music by Irene Sankokff and David Hein. COME FROM AWAY (Original Broadway Cast Recording) captures the resplendent, raw emotions of the Broadway production. Just be warned: the uplifting story of human kindness and charity packs an emotional wallop on the album, so you'll probably want to listen to it with tissues in hand. (more...)

Music Mondays at Bay Street Theater to Include Betty Buckley, Billy Porter, Stephen Schwartz, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the concert series Music Mondays, on Monday nights in July and August at 8 pm. (more...)

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