History to Present Marathon of New Original Series THE WARFIGHTERS, 11/11
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

HISTORY is honoring veterans with a special four-hour Veterans Day marathon event of its original docuseries THE WARFIGHTERS. (more...)

Olivia Newton-John Serves As Grand Marshal of 85th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

???????The 85th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, the largest Christmas celebration in America, announces that Olivia Newton-John has been named the Grand Marshal for this year's landmark anniversary event.  Presented and produced by Associated Television International, the live parade, taped for network television, will take place on Hollywood Boulevard on Sunday, November 27 at 5:00 p.m.  The parade's telecast will be hosted by Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Dean Cain and Montel Williams, with special co-hosts Elizabeth Stanton and Garrett Clayton.  The event will include live musical performances (to be announced) that will take place on two stages;  benefiting The Marine Toys For Tots Foundation. (more...)

Wounded Warrior Project Hosts Injured Vets at Lambeau Field
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

GREEN BAY, Wis., Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Go Pack Go! Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) recently hosted a group of injured veterans and diehard football fans for an afternoon of living sports history at Green Bay's famous Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers. (more...)

MyComputerCareer.edu (2016 Title Sponsor of Team Johnson Motorsports' POW-MIA Freedom Car) Announces Two Appearances in Indianapolis and Participation in This Weekend's
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016


Wounded Warrior Project Hosts Surf Camp
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

CAROLINA BEACH, N.C., Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ John Goubeaux sat on his board one leg extended out as the white-foamed surf rushed around him, propelling him toward the shore. He raised his arms in triumph, satisfied at achieving something he never imagined. (more...)

Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, Louis C.K., Jerry Seinfeld and More to Perform at 10th Anniversary STAND UP FOR HEROES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Few events have created more of a lasting impact on the lives of our nation's injured veterans and their families than Stand Up for Heroes (SUFH), returning for its 10th anniversary to the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, November 1.  (more...)

Wounded Warrior Project Hosts Veterans on Ice at Hockey Boot Camp
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas, Sept. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ As 2016 Stanley Cup celebrations are winding down, a new season is just on the horizon. But that does not mean the action on the ice has come to a complete stop, as a group of injured veterans learned during a recent hockey boot camp. The camp was hosted by Wounded Warrior Project and the NYTEX Sports Centre, home of the NAHL Lone Star Brahmas. (more...)

Courageous Canine Who Survived Terrible Ordeal And Now Spends Life Helping Others Wins Top Title Of 'American Hero Dog' At The 2016 American Humane Hero Dog Awards'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2016


Orbert Davis's Chicago Jazz Philharmonic to Return to Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Orbert Davis's Chicago Jazz Philharmonic (CJP) returns to the Auditorium Theatre on Friday, November 11, with a diverse program that celebrates the rich cultural fabric of the United States. (more...)

BWW Interview: Winter Park Playhouse's Roy Alan Talks Bringing Musical Theatre To Florida
by Molly Tracy - Oct 4, 2016

BroadwayWorld sat down with Broadway Veteran Roy Alan, owner of the Winter Park Playhouse in Winter Park, Florida. Find out what happens when a Broadway Vet comes and owns one of the only musical theatres in Florida! (more...)

Wounded Warrior Project Connects Veteran Families at Keystone State Park
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

As the sun sets on the summer season, lovers of the outdoors are flocking to state parks and other areas to enjoy natural landscapes before cooler temperatures set in. Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) recently gave injured veterans and their families an opportunity to enjoy a day on the water at Keystone State Park. (more...)

THE CAP is Released
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

John Spann calls out to his fellowmen to express their gratitude to the soldiers and Servicemen who unselfishly fought for their country. More than just 'The Cap' (published by Xlibris) the discharged men receive, for Spann, what veterans need is genuine appreciation from their own homeland and people. This, adds the author, is his contribution to stop the veteran suicide and public violence that continue to rise. (more...)

Bob Evans Farms Restaurants Honored To Serve Heroes On Veterans Day
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Veterans and active duty military personnel have a fresh, hearty free Veterans Day meal coming their way, thanks to Bob Evans Restaurants. This year, the restaurant will honor veterans with a choice of select free menu items on November 11, 2016, at all Bob Evans restaurants. Along with serving a free meal on Veterans Day, Bob Evans is also offering a 10 percent discount to all veterans and active duty military from November 12 through December 31, 2016, for dine-in and carryout purchases. (more...)

Dwayne Johnson & Spike TV to 'Rock the Troops' in Star-Studded Tribute Event This December
by TV News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Entertainment icon Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is partnering with Spike TV, Casey Patterson Entertainment and Don Mischer Productions to create a monumental holiday event, 'Rock the Troops,' a music and entertainment experience created to honor, inspire and captivate the brave men and women of America's Armed Services. (more...)

WWE Brings Annual Tribute to the Troops Celebration to Washington D.C.
by TV - On the Road - Oct 11, 2016

WWE today announced that the 14th annual WWE Tribute to the Troops event will be held on Tuesday, December 13 at Verizon Center in Washington D.C., marking the first time the event will be held in our nation's capital. (more...)

BWW Review: XERXES, Hackney Empire, 8 October 2016
by Gary Naylor - Oct 10, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a brilliantly realised updating of Handel's Xerxes set in the Battle of Britain and featuring an astonishing countertenor voice. (more...)

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for October 1: Home Making
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016


Morgan Freeman to Participate in 2016 INVICTUS GAMES Opening Ceremony
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2016

ESPN's coverage of the Invictus Games 2016, the only international adaptive sporting event for injured active duty and veteran service members, will begin Sunday, May 8, at 8 p.m. ET with live coverage of the Games' star-studded Opening Ceremony (more...)

BWW Review: THE CLIFTON'S CANTEEN - An Entertaining, Interactive USO Evening Making Full Use of Clifton's Unique Space
by Gil Kaan - May 31, 2016

In their inaugural collaboration with Clifton's Cafeteria, Creating Arts Studios has produced THE CLIFTON'S CANTEEN, a fitting and entertaining tribute to and for our Servicemen and servicewomen during Memorial Weekend. Patterned after a USO show, each member of the troupe played a famous celebrity of the 1940s (save for the vocally gifted Lee Marshall and Jason Cichon as Army Guy Lee and Army Guy Jason). (more...)

Main Street Theater Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Main Street Theater's (MST) 2016 - 2017 Season will be a groundbreaking season for the veteran company, featuring the theatrical event of Wolf Hall, numerous regional premieres, a poignant look at what the world looks like to a child on the spectrum, and MST's first performances with accommodations for children with learning differences.  (more...)

Check Out Quotables from TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON - Week of 5/23
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2016

Below, check out quotables from NBC's 'THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON' for the week of May 23-27. (more...)

Spike TV Names Kobe Bryant 'Athlete of the Decade'
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2016

Throughout his illustrious 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant personified the highest level of excellence. (more...)

Spike Toasts Mankind With The Party Of The Decade at 10th Annual 'Guys Choice'
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2016

Spike's 'Guys Choice' kicks-off its 10 year anniversary celebration by announcing Academy Award winners Ben Affleck and Matt Damon will be receiving one of the evening's highest honor, 'Guys of the Decade.' (more...)

Gravitas Ventures Acquires Feature Film BEYOND GLORY
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2016

Gravitas Ventures has acquired BEYOND GLORY, a feature film that tells the true stories of eight Medal of Honor recipients as performed by acclaimed actor Stephen Lang. (more...)

Scoop: MASTERCHEF on FOX - Wednesday, June 8, 2016
by TV Scoop - Jun 6, 2016

Get all the scoop on MASTERCHEF, airing on FOX on Wednesday, June 8, 2016! (more...)

Tony Roma's Honors Military Men and Women this Independence Day
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

Romacorp Inc., parent company of Tony Roma's, is celebrating Independence Day by recognizing the veterans and active military personnel who play such a critical role in protecting our freedom as Americans. On July 4th, Tony Roma's restaurants in Florida pay tribute to the men and women of the military by offering a free half rack of its World-Famous Baby Back Ribs with a side of fries and coleslaw to all veterans and active military who present a valid ID. This offer is valid at the Orlando International Drive, Miami Doral, North Miami Sunny Isles, and Jensen Beach Tony Roma's locations. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Gene Hackman Narrates Smithsonian Channel's THE UNKNOWN FLAG RAISER OF IWO JIMA
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

Academy Award winning actor Gene Hackman has signed on to narrate Smithsonian Channel's THE UNKNOWN FLAG RAISER OF IWO JIMA, airing July 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

WHAT Sets 2016 Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

The Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater Summer Concert Series returns with new faces (and some favorites), performing Latin, Cabaret, Classical, Big Band and more. The series runs Tuesday and Wednesday nights, June 28 through July 13. Concerts are 8pm at the air-conditioned, state-of-the-art Julie Harris Stage. It's the perfect way to end a day at the beach! Individual tickets are $20. A subscription to all six concerts is $100. (more...)

Scoop: MASTERCHEF on FOX - Wednesday, June 29, 2016
by TV Scoop - Jun 27, 2016

Get all the scoop on MASTERCHEF, airing on FOX on Wednesday, June 29, 2016! (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Premiere THE UNKNOWN FLAG RAISER OF IWO JIMA, 7/3
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

The full forensic investigation unfolds with never-before-seen evidence in THE UNKNOWN FLAG RAISER OF IWO JIMA, premiering Sunday, July 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel. (more...)

Wounded Warrior Project Announces Weekend Escapt to Hiawatha Beach Resort
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

WALKER, Minn., June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Biking, fishing, boating, horseback riding Hiawatha Beach Resort offers it all. It also offers the healing power of a getaway for some Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Alumni, their caregivers, and families. (more...)

Scoop: MASTERCHEF on FOX - Wednesday, June 22, 2016
by TV Scoop - Jun 20, 2016

Get all the scoop on MASTERCHEF, airing on FOX on Wednesday, June 22, 2016! (more...)

Wounded Veterans Embark on Kayak Adventure
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

PALM BAY, Fla., June 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ For a relaxing day out on the water, there's nothing like it; you paddle along, maybe spot some birds, a turtle or an alligator. 'We saw all of that,' says U.S. Marine Corps veteran Jeehae Choe. 'We even saw a manatee up close and personal. Definitely an incredible experience.' (more...)

Spike TV Names Julia Roberts 'Woman of the Decade' at 10th Annual Spike's Guys Choice
by TV News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

Julia Roberts, one of the most critically-acclaimed actors of our generation, has won numerous awards throughout her illustrious career including an Academy Award (TM) for Best Actress, three Golden Globe(TM) Awards, and a SAG Award(TM). (more...)

Three Books by Three Women Authors are Showcased Online This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Three very different books by three women authors are being showcased online all this month at www.bestauthorinterviews.com. bestauthorinterviews.com is owned and operated by www.workingwriterscoach.com. Each book is not only written by a woman, it also features a woman as the main character. The three books are: Accidental Soldier: A Memoir of Service and Sacrifice in the Israel Defense Forces by Dorit Sasson At age nineteen, Dorit Sasson, a dual American-Israeli citizen, was trying to make the status quo work as a college student?until she realized that if she didn't distance herself from her neurotic, worrywart of a mother, she would become just like her. Accidental Soldier is Sasson's story of how she dropped out of college and volunteered for the Israel Defense Forces in an effort to change her life?and how, in stepping out of her comfort zone and into a war zone, she discovered courage and faith she didn't know she was capable of. White Medicine Woman by Gladys Swedak White Medicine Woman is a work of fiction and tells the story of a young white woman named Irene who loses her memory and is adopted by an indian tribe's medicine woman, Magic Dove. Over time, Irene's memory comes back. Unable to return to her former life, Irene becomes a permanent member of the Bear Clan, and is given the name Magic Moon. She learns the ways of her new family and is even given the choice between two of the clan's warriors to take as her husband. But not everyone wants to have a white woman be part of an Indian tribe. When Magic Moon is kidnapped by a Spirit Seer, she must prove her own bravery and find her way back to her clan so she can claim her place as its new White Medicine Woman. Giulia Goes to War by Joan Leotta Wartime work draws Giulia DeBartolo out of her close Western Pennsylvania family into a world of intrigue, spies and new friends in Wilmington, North Carolina's shipyard building Liberty ships. Giulia soon discovers supporting the war effort can include fun evenings like dancing with young Servicemen at the local USO. It is at one of these dances she meets John O'Shea, an unsuitable suitor according to her old-fashioned parents. As they grapple with the problems of their own budding relationship, John and Giulia encounter a Nazi spy tasked with blowing up part of the Wilmington shipyard. Saving the shipyard from the spy may prove easier than convincing her parents to let her marry John. Giulia must decide what it means to be a good daughter while still following her own heart. To find out more about each of these books and the authors, visit www.bestauthorinterviews.com, where you can also listen to recent interviews with each author. For more information on writing and publishing go to www.workingwriterscoach.com. (more...)

X Ambassadors & Wounded Warrior Project Release 'Unsteady' Video Tribute to Wounded Vets
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

X Ambassadors and Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) are proud to release a new video for the hit 'Unsteady' to support the work being done by WWP, and to remember the sacrifices made by wounded veterans across the country. (more...)

Wounded Warrior Project Attends Deep Sea Fishing Event
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla., July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Orlando Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Peer Support Group and The Mission Continues Orlando 1st Service Platoon teamed up for a special deep-sea fishing event at Sunrise Marina in Port Canaveral, Florida, where injured veterans experienced firsthand what is possible when exposed to social events that get them out of the house, engaged with their service brothers and sisters, and committed to their healthy transition to civilian life. (more...)

Wounded Warriors 'Play Ball' in Elmira, NY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016


One-handed Woman to Pedal over 1,000 Miles to Honor 12 Fallen Marines
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

HONOLULU, July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ A woman who was born without a left hand and therefore was denied enlistment in the military will pedal 12 times around Oahu alone in honor of 12 Marines who were killed in a January helicopter crash off Oahu's North Shore. Her mission is to raise $180,000 to sponsor 12 service canines for wounded warriors. (more...)

Wounded Warrior Project Brings Vets to Ravens Training Camp
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

With football season less than a week away, teams are busy getting their players into top form but that did not stop the Baltimore Ravens from spending time with injured veterans from Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) on day two of their rigorous training camp. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre to Stage THE AMERICAN SOLDIER to Honor Veterans Over 9/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Stage, film and television actor Douglas Taurel brings his powerful and electrifying piece THE AMERICAN SOLDIER to Mile Square Theatre September 9, 10, and 11. (more...)

The Golden Gophers Host Wounded Vets for Physical Training Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ M-I-N-N-E-S-O-T-A! The Golden Gophers recently hosted a group of wounded veterans for a day of physical training at their state-of-the-art facilities at the University of Minnesota. Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) sponsored the program opportunity as part of its program offerings designed to help warriors discover new ways to live healthy and active lifestyles. (more...)

Wounded Warrior Project Hosts Yoga Class for Injured Vets
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

MONTCLAIR, Va., Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Many Americans regularly wish for better sleep, but it is an especially desirable thing for wounded veterans who struggle with challenges like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) recently hosted a yoga class for injured warriors to introduce them to moves that help provide deeper sleep and a sense of calmness. (more...)

Inside Trump's World & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast. (more...)

Wounded Warrior Project Sponsors Gathering at Southern Illinois University
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

CARBONDALE, Ill., Aug.15, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Southern Illinois University put its hospitality on display and guests to the test during a recent group workout hosted at its state-of-the-art training facilities. Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) sponsored the gathering and gave a group of wounded veterans the chance to come together and learn more about how to live healthy and active lifestyles. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre to Stage THE AMERICAN SOLDIER This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Stage, film and television actor Douglas Taurel brings his powerful and electrifying piece THE AMERICAN SOLDIER to Mile Square Theatre September 9, 10, and 11. (more...)

Wounded Warrior Project Participate in Water Activities
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

EWA BEACH, Hawaii, Aug. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Once wounded in battle, it's not always easy for warriors to participate in fun physical activities such as surfing and swimming. At a recent volunteer event, Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) made that dream a reality for many injured veterans, who also spent part of the day helping others with water activities. (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama & Dr. Jill Biden to Appear on NBC's THE VOICE
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Next week, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden will celebrate the 5th anniversary of their Joining Forces initiative. In 2011, the First Lady and Dr. Biden launched Joining Forces, a nationwide initiative that calls on all Americans – in both the public and private sectors - to rally around service members, veterans, and their families and support them through employment, education and wellness opportunities. (more...)

Wounded Warrior Project Supports Invictus Games Orlando 2016
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla., April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Invictus Games are coming to Orlando, Florida, and Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) will be there to support the event and the competing wounded veterans. The Invictus Games are the only international adaptive sports competition for wounded, ill and injured active duty and retired Servicemen and women. For years, WWP has funded organizations that share the WWP mission to honor and empower Wounded Warriors, and, this year, WWP is proud to be recognized as an official partner of the Invictus Games Orlando 2016. As part of this partnership, WWP will be providing bicycles that can be modified to meet the needs of the athletes participating in the cycling events as well as other technical support. (more...)

Invictus Games Adds Morgan Freeman To Star Studded Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016


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