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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...)

FOX Television Taps SendUs Platform for Fan Trailer Contest of Highly-Anticipated New Show GOTHAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

During a Comic-Con 2014 fan briefing Saturday, FOX Executives announced an interactive 'Fan Trailer Contest' leading up to the September launch of GOTHAM, one of the convention's most buzz-worthy topics. Fans can watch the trailer and recreate a segment or the entire trailer in animated or live-action formats. The winner of the most creative piece will win a trip to NYC to attend the GOTHAM world premiere party. Submissions will be accepted through 8/20/14 and a winner will be announced 8/27/14. The winning fan trailer will debut on the FOX network. (more...)

FOX Invites Fans to Create Their Own GOTHAM Fan Posters and Cinematic Trailers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2014

FOX is inviting fans to channel their inner super-artist and design an original promotional poster and/or fan recreation trailer for FOX's highly anticipated new series GOTHAM. The official grand prize winner of each contest will win a trip for two to New York City to attend the show's premiere party. The series premieres Monday, Sept. 22 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, August 15, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, August 15, 2014! (more...)

BlueRock Energy Partners With NFL Star Aaron Williams
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

SYRACUSE, N.Y.and BUFFALO, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ BlueRock Energy, Inc., the premier provider of electricity, natural gas and green energy products to businesses and residents in New York State and official energy supplier of the Buffalo Bills, today announced that it has engaged NFL star Aaron Williams as an official spokesperson and brand ambassador for the company. (more...)

AMC Reveals THE WALKING DEAD Comic Con Key Art
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

AMC released today THE WALKING DEAD key art for Comic Con International: San Diego 2014. The image, which will appear on banner ads around The Fan-based convention from June 24-27. (more...)

Fullscreen Announces INTOUR: The Ultimate Interactive Experience Bringing Digital Stars to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

INTOUR's line-up includes the world's most popular online personalities: Connor Franta, Ricky Dillon, Jc Caylen, Sam Tsui, JennXPenn, Alx James, Brent Rivera, Crawford Collins, WeeklyChris, Dylan Dauzat, Charity Vance, and FreshBigMouf, featuring live performances, social media interaction, music, games and more. (more...)

E! News to Present Special PRINCE GEORGE TURNS ONE!, 7/21
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Every step he takes, every move he makes…we'll be watching. We're talking about the world's most famous baby – Prince George – who is third in line to the British throne. (more...)

Syfy to Kick Off FACE OFF Season 7 with Sudden Elimination, 7/22
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Season 7 of Syfy's special effects makeup competition series Face Off begins with two of the aspiring artists being eliminated before the competition even begins (more...)

Soho Rep. Meets Fundraising Goal Following Cancelled Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

On March 31, 300 friends, artists and supporters gathered to celebrate and honor Soho Rep.'s Board Chair Jon Dembrow at their annual spring gala. Forty-five minutes into the evening, the beam supporting a second-story balcony at the event venue, Angel Orensanz Center, cracked. The building was deemed unsafe and all the guests were evacuated by the FDNY. The cancellation of the event and on-site auction left Soho Rep. with a projected end-of-the-fiscal-year deficit of $68,000. (more...)

Shovels & Rope with Willie Watson to Play Fox Theatre, 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

97.3 KBCO Groove Show and Z2 Entertainment will present Shovels & Rope with Willie Watson at the Fox Theatre on Sunday, November 16th, 2014. Tickets are on sale Friday, July 18 for $25.00 for general admission. (more...)

Wikia Brings Today's Superfan To Life In Nine Distinct Personality Profiles
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In time for Comic-Con International: San Diego, one of the world's largest gatherings celebrating the Superfan, Wikia,the social universe of fandom and the ultimate source for powerful and relevant pop culture expertise, today announced the launch of the platform's 'Superfan Study.' In a two-year study and surveying over 100,000 actual fans from the vast community of 120 million, Wikia has packaged this valuable insight into nine Superfan personality profiles, bringing today's Superfan to life for marketers. (more...)

New York Live Arts Announces Additional Programming Details for Kyle Abraham's Suite of World Premiere Works
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

New York Live Arts today announced further programming details for the suite of all-new world premiere works created by 2012-2014 Resident Commissioned Artist(RCA) Kyle Abraham, including a fourth, previously unannounced ensemble work. Known for creating “voluptuous movement phrases with touches of dance-theater” (The New York Times) Abraham and his company, Abraham.In.Motion, will present four works-one evening-length, two ensemble works and one trio-over two programs titled The Watershed and When the Wolves Came In at New York Live Arts from September 23 through 27 and September 30 through October 4, 2014. Exploring two totemic triumphs in the international history of the civil rights, the 150 year anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 20 year anniversary of the abolishment of apartheid in South Africa, the works feature visual design by acclaimed conceptual artist Glenn Ligon and original music performed live by world renowned jazz artist Robert Glasper, accompanied by two musicians and a vocalist. (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: Atlantic Records' HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Perfect
by David Clarke - Jul 15, 2014

With glowing reviews from all the major outlets in New York City, a slew of Tony Nominations, and wins for Best Revival of a Musical, Best Lead Actor in a Musical, and Best Featured Actress in a Musical, I expected HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH (Original Broadway Cast Album) to be spectacular. And, it truly is. (more...)

Time Inc.'s Sports Illustrated Launches FanNation
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Sports Illustrated has partnered with California based TopLine Game Labs to power The FanNation app which is the latest mobile product introduced by Time Inc. for SI. On June 23, the SI Digital team introduced the new www.si.com platform and that was followed by the June 25 world premiere of 120 Sports - the all-sports, live-streaming digital video network from Time Inc., MLB Advanced Media, the NHL, PGA Tour, Silver Chalice and Campus Insiders. (more...)

T-Mobile Puts Its Network on Show at Major League Baseball All-Star Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

“We're going all in to make All-Star Week a fantastic experience for players, fans and our customers,” said John Legere, president & CEO of T-Mobile. “This is also a perfect chance for us to show off what the Un-carrier's data-strong network is capable of—because nothing puts a network to the test like a crush of baseball fans Instagraming, Tweeting, Facebooking and Snapchatting every amazing All-Star moment.” (more...)

THE BLACKLIST & More Set for NBC's 2014 Comic-Con Line-Up
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

NBC and Universal Television have announced their plans for the upcoming Comic-Con International gathering in San Diego, which runs from July 24-27. (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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