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HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH's Tits Of Clay Announce New EP Crowd-Funding Project
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 8, 2014

A sensational new featurette has been launched showcasing the stars and creative team of the brand new Broadway production of acclaimed rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH and it is now available to view. (more...)

Hugh Howey and Booktrack Announce Global Literary Competition Winners
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

NEW YORK, NY(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2014) - Bestselling science fiction author Hugh Howey, and eBook soundtrack company Booktrack (www.booktrack.com), today announced the winners of The Hugh Howey Booktrack Competition, one of the world's largest literary competitions, with a total prize pool of $20,000. The global competition offered self-published writers and sound enthusiasts the unique opportunity to submit their work for prizes and a chance to collaborate with Howey. The winner of The Fan-fiction writing category is Elodie West for her submission 'World Eater,' based on Howey's recent bestseller Half Way Home. Jamie Terry is the winner of the soundtrack category for her soundtrack submission accompanying a chapter from Half Way Home. (more...)

Falcons Launch RISE UP FRIDAY Presented By YP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

ATLANTA, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ To celebrate the start of the 2014 season and the Atlanta Falcons home opening game against the New Orleans Saints, the Falcons have announced RISE UP FRIDAY presented by YP. RISE UP FRIDAY will kickoff on Friday, September 5 and continue each Friday throughout the 2014 season. (more...)

Scoop: WIPEOUT on ABC - Sunday, September 7, 2014
by - Sep 5, 2014

Get all the scoop on WIPEOUT, airing on ABC on Sunday, September 7, 2014! (more...)

Wheel of Fortune Spins its Way to Mobile and Desktop on IGT's DoubleDown Casino
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

LAS VEGAS and SEATTLE, Sept.4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Players around the world are invited to spin their way to fun with International Game Technology's (NYSE: IGT) DoubleDown Casino and Wheel of Fortune Double Diamond. Today marks the first time IGT's Wheel of Fortune Double Diamond slot game is available across all platforms including social and mobile devices. (more...)

Fox Sports Taps Burst to Distribute Original Video Content on Social and Digital Platforms
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

With the Burst platform, FOX Sports Regional Networks will be able to create mobile video that will showcase behind-the-scenes content and insight from on-air talent and producers that will then be pushed out on FOX Sports' digital platforms and on social media in real-time. (more...)

NASCAR & Comcast Ink 10-Year Series Entitlement Agreement Thru 2024
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

NASCAR and Comcast (CMCSA, CMCSK) announced today a historic agreement that will make Comcast's XFINITY brand the title sponsor of what is now known as the NASCAR Nationwide Series through 2024. (more...)

LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy to Be Screened with Live Symphony Orchestra at Lincoln Center, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

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Netflix Renews HEMLOCK GROVE for Third & Final Season
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

The Netflix Original Series 'Hemlock Grove,' from Gaumont International Television, a riveting and eerie mystery from executive producer Eli Roth and based on Brian McGreevy's novel of the same name, has been picked up for a third and final season. Showrunner Charles H. (Chic) Eglee will return for the ten-episode final season which is slated to premiere on Netflix in 2015. (more...)

Lincoln Center to Present THE LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy in Concert, April 2015
by Movies News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

For the first time in North America, the complete film trilogy The Lord of the Rings will be presented live, in concert, at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, New York, April 8-12, 2015. Beneath a giant screen, the Academy Award-winning scores by Howard Shore will be performed by 250 musicians, on stage, including symphony orchestra, chorus and soloists, in two trilogies, Wednesday-Friday, April 8-10, and Saturday-Sunday, April 11-12. The production is created by CAMI Music, and follows acclaimed concert presentations of the first two films of The Lord of the Rings trilogy at Radio City Music Hall (2009 and 2010). (more...)

Wikia Announces Fan Studio Partnership With Mistwalker's 'Terra Battle,' A New Mobile Game From The Legendary Creator Of Final Fantasy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Wikia,the social universe of fandom and the ultimate source for powerful and relevant pop culture, entertainment and game expertise, today announced the company's latest Fan Studio partnership with world-renowned game development studio, Mistwalker around 'Terra Battle' a new free-to-play mobile game from the legendary creator of Final Fantasy. Wikia and Mistwalker will work together to build out the official Terra Battle Communityhttp://terrabattle.wikia.com/, which recently launched, as the ultimate resource for fans of Terra Battle. (more...)

HARMAN and NBA Announce Groundbreaking Marketing and Merchandising Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and HARMAN Chairman, President and CEO Dinesh Paliwal made the announcement this afternoon at the HARMAN Flagship Store on Madison Avenue in New York City. (more...)

WB Bringing GOTHAN, CONSTANTINE, THE FOLLOWING & More to New York Comic Con
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Warner Bros. Television makes another exciting return to New York Comic Con (NYCC) with three new eagerly anticipated series, including Gotham (Mondays, 8/7c on FOX), Forever (Tuesdays, 10/9c on ABC), and Constantine (Fridays 10/9c, on NBC), in addition to returning hits The Following (Midseason on FOX) and Person of Interest (Tuesdays, 10/9c on CBS). (more...)

BWW Reviews: Zombies, Moose, and EVIL DEAD - THE MUSICAL
by Finny (Amanda Finn) - Sep 12, 2014

Please be advised that the show discussed in this article contains strobe and flashing lights as well as gunshot effects in production…and, oh yeah, there will be blood. (more...)

S.O.U.L Releases Debut Visual For 'December 21st' Freestyle
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announce the release of the “December 21st” Visual by S.O.U.L. The music video project is currently available to stream on the Coast 2 Coast website. This single is off of S.O.U.L's second release “The Itis EP” which can be downloaded on DatPiff. (more...)

Iggy Azalea & Demi Lovato to Co-Headline Inaugural Vevo CERTIFIED SuperFanFest Concert Event
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Vevo, the world's leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform, announced today Iggy Azalea and Demi Lovato will co-headline its first-ever Vevo CERTIFIED SuperFanFest concert event presented by Honda Stage. (more...)

Victoria's Secret Supermodel Lily Aldridge Reveals What's Sexy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Victoria's Secret Supermodel Lily Aldridge celebrated the reveal of thehighly anticipated What Is Sexy? List yesterday at the Powell Street store in San Francisco.This year, sexy is all about LESS IS MORE. The 2014 What Is Sexy? List honors the hottest and most inspiring women in Hollywood who embody a simple, casually confident lifestyle. From Sexiest Street Style to Sexiest Natural Beauty, the women who made the list are all about maximum impact with minimal effort and no filter needed: (more...)

Live Nation Entertainment Reports Second Quarter And First Half 2014 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

LOS ANGELES, July31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) today released financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/31/14 - 'RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY', AVENUE Q Hits 11 Years, Chita in THE VISIT, GREASE in STL & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 31, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Off-Broadway is heating up today with BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY and 'REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW' kicking off performances, plus AVENUE Q's interactive 11th Anniversary celebration, and stars are popping up around the country with Chita Rivera in Williamstown's THE VISIT, Taylor Louderman in The Muny's GREASE and more! (more...)

BWW Interviews: SHARKNADO 2 Stars Talk About Favorite Kills, Filming in New York, Social Media
by Matt Tamanini - Jul 30, 2014

Forget superheroes, forget superstars, last summer's biggest hit was Syfy's 'Sharknado,' and this summer they are doubling down on the cult hit with 'Sharknado 2: The Second One.' This time, New York City is besieged by the illogical natural disaster. 'Sharknado 2' airs tonight at 9:00 pm on Syfy. Recently BroadwayWorld TV took part in a conference call with stars, Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Vivica A. FOX and director Anthony C. Ferrante. Check out the trailer below, then see what the they have to say about their favorite shark kills, filming in New York, and the Sharknado response on social media. (more...)

Fences Unveils 'Arrows' Ft Macklemore and Produced by Ryan Lewis
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Elektra Records has announced the label debut from acclaimed singer/songwriter Fences. 'LESSER OCEANS' which includes the new single, 'Arrows' featuring Macklemore and produced by Ryan Lewis arrives everywhere on October 14th. (more...)

VIDEO: John Stamos Gets Kiss from His Biggest Fan on THE TALK
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

On last week's THE TALK on CBS, after playing a Stamos trivia game, John Stamos gave his biggest fan Sheryl Underwood the ultimate prize - a BIG kiss on the lips! (more...)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Announces New Contest 'The Art of the Mask'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group announced today an extensive multi-tiered art contest in connection with the longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold Prince. (more...)

Fans Petition for 'Weird Al' Yankovic to Perform at Super Bowl Halftime Show
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

According to SPIN.com, there is a fan petition to allow 'Weird Al' Yankovic to perform at next year's SuperBowl, which will take place in Glendale, Arizona on February 1. (more...)

Xirrus and Intelligent Stadium Solutions Partnership Delivers Digital Stadium Experiences for Sports Fans
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM(Marketwired - Aug 6, 2014) - Xirrus®, the leader in high-performance wireless networks, today announced a partnership with Intelligent Stadium Solutions, a specialist developer of fan engagement applications, to enable venue and stadium operators a unique way of delivering digital stadium experiences with highly customisable branded mobile applications. (more...)

In Conjunction With Its 75th Anniversary, The National Baseball Hall Of Fame And Museum Joins Forces With IMAX And MLB Advanced Media To Create The Coolest Baseball Road
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (NBHOFM), IMAX Corporation (IMAX), MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM), in partnership with Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner and leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA), are bringing baseball history together with cutting-edge technology and digital media to create the ultimate fan experience in Major League cities beginning in Spring 2016. The announcement of the tour, which will be led by Arny Granat and Grand Slam Productions (GSP), was made in celebration of the Hall of Fame's 75 th anniversary. (more...)

Bubandu To Make It Rain Dippin' Dots Across The U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

Dippin' Dots, has launched what they believe to be the world's first fully interactive mobile site that integrates augmented reality with an easy to use fan loyalty program. The Kentucky based ice cream brand known as "the ice cream of the future" was introduced to the technology by Rocktops Digital Media, the Albuquerque, New Mexico-based mobile platform innovator. The program named Bubandu provides the market with a universal augmented reality viewer that enables companies to market their brands on a mobile device without having to build an app. Dippin' Dots announced the launch today on its official Facebook page to its 5.2 million fans, to its Twitter followers and on the company's website dippindots.com. The Fan loyalty club has been named the Dot Crazy! RewardsClub. (more...)

25 Ways to Add Curb Appeal to the Home During National Curb Appeal Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

During National Curb Appeal Month, the experts at Fypon remind homeowners that the importance of curb appeal can never be underrated when you own a home. Whether it's pride of ownership, fitting in with the neighborhood (or standing out!), the exterior of your home reflects your personality and can create positive impressions. And, if you're selling your house, the importance of curb appeal jumps ten-fold as you try to position your home for an "instant connection" with potential buyers. (more...)

Warren Sapp Co-Founds Rivalry Fantasy Sports, the Best Way to Play Daily Fantasy Football on Your Mobile Device
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

“Fantasy football has grown rapidly over the past few years but still lacked a truly great mobile product designed for The Fan: a place to play fantasy any time, any game, and make you feel closer to the action,” says Sapp. “When we developed the app we knew we had a winner, and even the name Rivalry Fantasy Sports hints at the underlying rivalries that are hashed out during the game.” (more...)

New XYCAST Stadium Technology Delivers Rich, Interactive Game-Time Content to College Football Fans
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

“This technology is the equivalent of an interactive personal Jumbotron delivering a custom broadcast simultaneous to the live event,” says Bruce Cox, chief executive officer of XYCAST. “The XYCAST platform is valuable technology that teams and venue owners will use as a tool to enhance The Fan experience before, during and after the game. Programming can be customized to the game or stadium, even targeting a specific segment of fans within the stadium.” (more...)

Purple Rose's 2014-2015 Class Season Begins 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Jeff Daniels' Purple Rose Theatre Company is accepting actor and playwright applicants starting on September 2 for six classes during their 2014-2015 season. (more...)

Hitachi CTA Accelerates Telco Cloud MME/SGSN Offering With VMware
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

RICHARDSON, TX - Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc. (Hitachi CTA) today announced the availability of its massively scalable MME/SGSN on VMware vSphere®. This solution runs on commercial off-the-shelf servers from multiple suppliers, including Hitachi. (more...)

USA TODAY Sports Launches 'College Football Fan Index by Degree'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ USA TODAY Sports today launched the College Football Fan Index presented by Degree, the only digital index that combines social media activity and online fan voting to determine the ultimate college football fan base. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces 2014-15 White Light Festival and 'Great Performers' Series Updates
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

A number of program changes and additions have been made to the performances, screenings, and events of Lincoln Center'sWhite Light Festival 2014 and Great Performers 2014-2015 series. See below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
by Walter McBride - Aug 22, 2014

Film and stage legend and two-time Tony Award winner Lauren Bacall, passed away last week (first reported by TMZ) at the age of 89. The legendary actress suffered a massive stroke and died at home (New York City's famous Dakota Building) according to a family member. BroadwayWorld remembers the legend below. (more...)

Def Jam 30th Anniversary Concert Tickets on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, DMX, Fabolous, Foxy Brown, Jhené Aiko, Onyx, Method Man, Redman, Ashanti, Ja Rule, Warren G, EPMD, and Jeremih have all been confirmed to perform during the historic, one-night-only Def Jam Recordings 30th Anniversary Concert. The all-star event will take place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Thursday, October 16. (more...)

Blake Shelton's New Album 'Bringing Back the Sunshine' Now Available for Pre-Order
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

GRAMMY-nominated country superstar Blake Shelton's forthcoming album BRINGING BACK THE SUNSHINE is available for pre-order now following the world premiere of the lead single, 'Neon Light,' at country radio this week. (more...)

BET Networks' Award-Winning Comedy "Real Husbands of Hollywood" Returns for a Third Season This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Find out which husband is pushed over the edge during the season premiere following the season two finale cliffhanger. Who survives to tell the tale? Will the truth come out? While Kevin ponders a new venture with comedy heavyweight George Lopez, the other hubbies get their hustle on this season as Nick runs for political office, Boris gets in touch with his spiritual side and Duane “Shake” Martin pushes the limits to get a piece of everyone's action! (more...)

FX Orders Second Season of Hit Drama Series THE STRAIN
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

FX has ordered a 13-episode second season of its newest hit drama series The Strain from Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse (more...)

CBS Unveils DVD Collections of Current Series
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Just prior to their fall 2014 broadcast premieres, the latest seasons of TV's most popular series will arrive on DVD from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution packed with exclusive bonus features. A collection of longstanding fan-favorite crime hits, such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles and Criminal Minds, join critically acclaimed dramas, The Good Wife, Elementary, Blue Bloods and Hawaii Five-O (2010), along with the hilarious new series The Millers, for release on DVD including newly produced material only accessible through these special collections. (more...)

Pierre Bensusan's 3-CD Retrospective Collection ENCORE Wins at 2014 IMAs
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

World-renowned as the 'Mozart of Guitar” for his 40-plus years of live performances and critically-acclaimed recordings, Pierre Bensusan (www.pierrebensusan.com) has received yet another accolade for Encore, an ambitious and expansive retrospective collection celebrating his 40 years as a globetrotting concert performer. The 3-CD set won in the Live Performance Album category at the 2014 Independent Music Awards. (more...)

Entertainment Technology Company Nito, Inc. Partners With the Lowell Spinners
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Entertainment technology company Nito Inc., announced today a partnership with the minor league baseball team Lowell Spinners who have licensed Nito's PRO software to create social media content and videos for the team website, social media and stadium scoreboard. (more...)

Head & Shoulders Partners with Sofia Vergara and Family
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Calling all Sofia Vergara fans! After revealing that Head & Shoulders has been part of the Vergara family for over 20 years, the iconic brand is now giving one lucky fan the chance to experience what it's like to meet Sofia and become #PartOfOurFamily. (more...)

FOX Sports One Celebrates Milestone as Primetime's Fastest Growing Sports Channel
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

At precisely 6:00 AM ET on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, FOX Sports ushered in a new era of sports television with the official launch of FOX Sports 1 in approximately 90 million homes (more...)

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Announces THE CHRISTMAS ATTIC TOUR - 120 Shows, 71 Cities, 52 Days!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra has just announced their Christmas Attic Tour: (more...)

Fox Will Donate $1 to Charity Each Time You Share RED BAND SOCIETY Content
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Band together with FOX! Beginning today and continuing through Friday, Aug. 22, each time a fan shares exclusive RED BAND SOCIETY videos, photos, GIFs and MORE via Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr from www.myredbandsociety.com, FOX will donate $1 (up to $100,000) to support five charity partners, including Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Ryan Seacrest Foundation, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Teen Cancer America and Children's Hospital Los Angeles. If a fan logs in via Facebook, he/she also will receive one point toward a place on the www.myredbandsociety.com leaderboard and every time a friend clicks on the shared link, The Fan will get one more point and $1 more goes to charity!* (more...)

FLASH SPECIAL: Hurry Back - A Lauren Bacall Memorial
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 13, 2014

Today we celebrate the life and career of legendary Broadway and Hollywood icon Lauren Bacall in honor of her death this week at the age of 89. (more...)

Revolt Music Conference Announce Programming Line-Up With Powerhouse Leaders
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

REVOLT TV unveiled additional speakers and panel names for the inaugural REVOLT Music Conference taking place Thursday October 16 th through Sunday, October 19 (more...)

IGT Wheel Of Fortune' Delivers Royal $1.7 Million Jackpot At Excalibur In Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Las Vegas' most famous castle, known for jousting tournaments, bountiful feasts and pure medieval fun, was home to a jackpot fit for a king after a lucky player won $1,770,331 on global gaming entertainment leader IGT's (NYSE:IGT) Wheel of Fortune Double video slot at Excalibur Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. The winner wished to remain anonymous. (more...)

Sierra Is Back!!!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

In development by the beloved and quirky studio The Odd Gentlemen (The Misadventures of PB Winterbottom), King's Quest is a fully reimagined version of The Fan-favorite Sierra game fit for both the old and new generation of King's Quest players. Huge fans of the original King's Quest series, The Odd Gentlemen are crafting a charming new adventure with an awe-inspiring art style, engaging puzzles, and a wondrous interactive narrative brimming with humor. In the new story, King Graham – revered as the greatest adventurer to ever live – shares his life's adventures with his curious granddaughter, Gwendolyn. It is through these tales that Gwendolyn discovers the true greatness of her grandfather. King's Quest is expected to make its heralded return in 2015. (more...)

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