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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...)

SRO Theatre Company to Produce Documentary to Chronicle Life of Johnnie Schmidt
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2017

SRO Theatre Company is proud to announce its plans to produce a documentary film on John Schmidt, a 95-year-old former member of the company whose life experiences include performing on Broadway, pole vaulting at OSU, WWII, frequent appearances on WOSU radio and television, being inducted into the OSU Sports Hall of Fame, and managing his Schmidt family tree farm in Bainbridge, Ohio. SRO is using the crowd-funding platform GoFundMe to finance My Name is Johnnie Schmidt, the Working Title of the project, which will include a wealth of information on John's life based on interviews with the still-vibrant senior and Upper Arlington native, as well as rarely-seen footage and photos of his notable life and career. Our goal is to premiere the finished work in the fall. (more...)

by Carolan Trbovich - Mar 30, 2017

Sarasota's Urbanite Theatre to Host Alexander Dinelaris (more...)

Nckelodeon to Debut New Animated Series RISE OF THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES This Fall
by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Nickelodeon, the number-one kids' network, will reimagine its iconic, global franchise, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, with an all-new, 26-episode 2D-animated series, RISE OF THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES (more...)

Nickelodeon Orderes Brand-New Animated Series THE ADVENTURES OF KID DANGER AND CAPTAIN MAN
by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Nickelodeon, the number-one kids' network, has greenlit THE ADVENTURES OF KID DANGER AND CAPTAIN MAN (Working Title), a brand-new animated series based on characters from TV's number-one kids' series, Henry Danger. (more...)

MCC Theater Launches Matching Challenge to Fund First Permanent Home
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

MCC Theater announced today the launch of a matching gift challenge made possible by The Robert W. Wilson Charitable Trust. (more...)

Return of TRADING SPACES, Princess Di Special Among TLC's 2017-18 Upfront Slate
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

TLC heads into the 2017-2018 Upfront with a promise to deliver more original hours, more nights of original programming and more of the shows and genres that viewers love. (more...)

Sarah Silverman to Star in Weekly Topical Half-Hour Show I LOVE YOU, AMERICA on Hulu
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Hulu has announced the straight-to-series pick-up of a new show from Funny or Die, starring Sarah Silverman titled I LOVE YOU, AMERICA (Working Title). (more...)

New Docu-Series RELEASED and CHECKING INN to Join OWN Saturday Night Line-Up
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today it has ordered two new docu-series that will join its popular Saturday night programming line-up later this year. (more...)

Wendy Williams Returns to Host DON'T MESS WITH MOMMY Weekend on LMN
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Drama, intrigue and Wendy Williams are in full bloom this spring on LMN. In the LMN Original Movie, The Psycho She Met Online, Karen (Chelsea Hobbs, UnREAL) and her husband Andrew (Matthew Lawrence, Boy Meets World) decide to rent out spare rooms in their house to make ends meet. (more...)

Discovery Channel Revs Up Motor Line-Up with New Series HOUSE OF CARS
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Discovery Channel announced today it has ordered HOUSE OF CARS (Working Title) to air as part of the network's iconic Motor Mondays line-up. The series, produced by Coolfire Studios, is an original unscripted series that proves building cars isn't just for the pros - it's for anyone who thinks they have what it takes to test their chops on a big build. (more...)

Cher, Anjelica Huston & More Set for New Original Movies on Lifetime
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Lifetime's mission to lead entertainment through female-centric storytelling continues with the greenlight of three new high-profile movies: Flint, starring Cher; Watcher in the Woods, starring Anjelica Huston; and I Am Elizabeth Smart featuring Elizabeth Smart as executive producer and on-screen narrator. (more...)

Announcing the Winners of Synchronicity Theatre's New Arts Incubator Project, STRIPPED BARE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

On January 30, 2017, Atlanta's Synchronicity Theatre launched a test-run of Stripped Bare, a new arts incubator project that gives artists a space to create and produce new work. Designed for early-career artists, Stripped Bare focuses on projects that emphasize words and ideas, with minimal technical elements. For this first year, the program was available by invitation only. Invitations were sent to Atlanta-based artists who had at least one paid professional credit, but had not originated or created more than five professional projects. They were asked to submit proposals. Two winning projects were selected: (more...)

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Announces Casting for the World Premiere of THE FIREBIRDS TAKE THE FIELD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, announces the world premiere of The Firebirds Take the Field by Lynn Rosen and directed by Jessica Fisch. The Firebirds Take the Fieldruns April 15 - May 20, 2017, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago.The Firebirds Take the Field is produced with support from the Alfred P. Sloane Foundation and Ensemble Studio Theater and is the second production of RTE's 2017 Season 'Exploring the Mind/Body Connection.' (more...)

Emmy-Winning BIOGRAPHY Franchise Returns to A+E Networks This Spring
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The iconic, genre-defining series which won countless industry awards, BIOGRAPHY is returning to A+E Networks after five years as a re-imagined global, linear and digital non-fiction franchise. (more...)

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana Announces NYC Lineup at BAM Fisher, 5/16-21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana today announced the program for its annual New York City season, May 16–21, 2017, at BAM Fisher. (more...)

Experimental Music Ensemble Zero Times Everything to Release New Album 'Sonic Cinema'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Experimental music ensemble Zero Times Everything will be releasing their eagerly anticipated new album “Sonic Cinema” on April 21, 2017! (more...)

Skydance Media Teams with Ilion Animation Studios on Animated Feature Films & TV Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Skydance, a diversified media company that creates event-level entertainment for global audiences, today announced that it has launched an animation division and formed a multi-year partnership with Ilion Animation Studios (more...)

TCG Awards Second Cycle of Audience (R)Evolution Travel Grants
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre, has announced the recipients of the second cycle of Audience (R)Evolution Travel Grants. (more...)

Macha Monkey to Present World Premiere Comedy ...AND STARRING CLAIRE FROM HOLLYWOOD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Macha Monkey Productions presents the world premiere comedy ...And Starring Claire from Hollywood by Jim Moran. Directed by Amy Poisson, the show features Lisa Every as Claire, Laurence Hughes as Leo, Sean Schroeder as Brad, Emily Haver as Jana, and Stacey Bush as Kandi. The production runs May 5th through June 3rd at 18th & Union in the Central District. (more...)

Julia Silverton Joins Entertainment One as SVP Development of Alternative Programming
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Entertainment One (eOne) today announced the appointment of Julia Silverton to the role of Senior Vice President, Development, Alternative Programming, eOne Television. The announcement was made by Tara Long, Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, eOne Television. (more...)

GSN Announces New Programming Slate and Other Initiatives at Upfront
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

GSN, the leader in game shows and competitive entertainment, announced today its new programming and other initiatives, as part of the network's 2017 Upfronts, with a focus on its core 'shiny floor' game shows. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Tours of NELL GWYNN and SILVER LINING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

English Touring Theatre's Artistic Director Richard Twyman today announces full casting for the tours of Jessica Swale's Olivier Award-winning Nell Gwynn and the world premiere of Sandi Toksvig's Silver Lining.  (more...)

WAM Theatre Girls Ensemble to Present WHAT'S THAT SOUND?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The Second Cohort of WAM Theatre's Girls Ensemble program will be presenting a public performance of their original theatre piece, currently titled What's That Sound?, on Friday, February 17 at 7:30 pm in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre at Shakespeare & Company. (more...)

ONCE UPON A TIME's Ginnifer Goodwin to Star in CONSTELLATIONS at Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse today announced that Ginnifer Goodwin (Once Upon a Time, Big Love) will make her Los Angeles stage debut as Marianne in Constellations. The play, which was a critical hit when it opened on Broadway in 2015, is written by Nick Payne and directed by Giovanna Sardelli (Geffen Playhouse's Guards at the Taj). (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT Opens Next Week at Wheelock Family Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

BILLY ELLIOT runs January 27th - February 26th at Wheelock Family Theatre. (more...)

Rising Stars and Chicago Vets Sign on for SYCAMORE Premiere at Raven Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

A cast of rising young actors and Chicago veterans has been announced for Raven Theatre Company's world premiere production of Sycamore, by Sarah Sander, to be directed by visiting artist Devon de Mayo. (more...)

JAY LENO'S GARAGE & More Set for CNBC's New & Returning Expanded Primetime Slate
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

CNBC is moving full speed ahead ramping up the network's signature business-based primetime slate. (more...)

Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks Set for New TBS Animated Series THE COPS
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Turner's TBS has greenlit ten episodes of the animated series THE COPS (Working Title), starring and co-created by Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

AMC announced today from the Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour that it has greenlit a new documentary series, JAMES CAMERON'S STORY OF SCIENCE FICTION (more...)

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals Announces Ryan Reynolds as 2017 Man of The Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces producer and Golden Globe nominated actor, RYAN REYNOLDS as the recipient of its 2017 Man of the Year Award. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017


The Washington Ballet Announces Participation In JFK CENTENNIAL WEEK, 5/23-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Artistic Director Julie Kent is pleased to announce participation in The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts JFK Centennial Week. (more...)

Leah Jade Announces Two Book Deals
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Today, Leah Jade, an empowered survivor of chronic childhood abuse and devastating family related illegal drug fuelled dysfunction and tragedy upon tragedy, has confirmed that a moment of vulnerability on Facebook has had a dramatic effect. She chose to unveil a deep litany of personal hurt in her life that has managed to touch the hearts of thousands of people organically and instantaneously attracted the attention of several publications including the people behind two new books. The post was entitled, 'What Losing My Whole Immediate Family Because of Drugs Taught Me About Life.' This has helped to steer her on a path of helping more people to share their own truth and inspirational stories of overcoming very serious adversity and major life challenges that not everyone can survive the aftermath of let alone thrive after. (more...)

Center on Halsted to Host Free Reading of Raven Theatre Company's SYCAMORE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Center on Halsted will host a reading of Raven Theatre Company's world premiere production of Sycamore in the Hoover - Leppen Theatre on Friday, February 17 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Ian Ziering & Tara Reid to Return for Syfy's SHARKNADO 5
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Syfy and The Asylum announced today that Ian Ziering and Tara Reid will again star in SHARKNADO 5 (Working Title), reprising their roles as shark-fighting heroes Fin Shepard and April Wexler. (more...)

Time Inc & Jerry Bruckheimer TV to Develop SPORTS ILLUSTRATED: TRUE CRIME Series
by TV News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Time Inc.'s Sports Illustrated (SI) and Jerry Bruckheimer TV (JBTV), have formed a development partnership to create a new series: SPORTS ILLUSTRATED: TRUE CRIME (Working Title). (more...)

RoseAnne Spradlin Becomes New York Live Arts '17-'18 Randjelovic/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

New York Live Arts, under the artistic leadership of world renowned choreographer, National Medal of Arts, MacArthur "Genius" Award and Kennedy Center Honors winner Bill T. Jones and Associate Artistic Director Janet Wong, announced RoseAnne Spradlin as the 2017-18 Randjelovic/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist (RCA). (more...)

Maddie Hasson, & More Join Cast of YouTube's Sci-Fi Thriller Pilot IMPULSE
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Universal Cable Productions (UCP) and YouTube revealed the casting for the pilot IMPULSE (Working Title), a 60-minute genre-bending action-thriller directed and executive produced by Hypnotic's Doug Liman ('Bourne Identity,' 'Live. Die. Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow'). (more...)

Lumberyard Sets 2017 NYC Season at The Kitchen
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Lumberyard Contemporary Performing Arts (formerly American Dance Institute) is pleased to announce its 2017 season at The Kitchen, which will comprise the premieres of five new contemporary performance works. (more...)

Syfy Announces Spring/Summer Schedule Featuring New and Returning Shows
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Syfy announced its spring/summer schedule today, which includes the new unapologetic orgy-of-action grindhouse series, BLOOD DRIVE, from Universal Cable Productions. (more...)

Entertainment One Renews First Look Deal with Mark Ford & Kevin Lopez' Creature Films
by Movies News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Global independent studio Entertainment One (eOne) today announces a renewal of their first-look deal with leading documentary production company Creature Films. (more...)

Discovery to Follow Search for Drug Lord Pablo Escabar's Lost Millions in New Series
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

With never-before-granted access and Colombian government support, Discovery went out in search of this alleged hidden treasure in an all-new series called ESCOBAR'S MILLIONS (Working Title) to air later this year. (more...)

Discovery Kids Expands Its Content Offering For Young Viewers In 2017
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Discovery Kids is celebrating its 20th anniversary and redoubling its efforts to continue surprising its viewers with new seasons of hit shows and exciting new series premieres, created in partnership with some of the most prestigious producers of preschool and children's content in the US and Latin America. (more...)

'Hollywood Movie Night with Karlie Kloss' & More Among Programming Announced at Freeform Upfront
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

At Freeform's upfront presentation opened by Iliza Shlesinger ('Truth & Iliza') held in New York today, The Walt Disney Company's millennial-focused television network announced a bold and robust programming lineup built around top talent, premium original content and prominent Disney properties (more...)

TNT Orders Pilot for New Thriller DEADLIER THAN THE MALE (wt)
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Turner's TNT has ordered a pilot for DEADLIER THAN THE MALE (Working Title), a challenging and morally complex thriller about three damaged people trying to start over. (more...)

Cameron Crowe Pens 'Harry Styles' New Direction' for Rolling Stone
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Cameron Crowe has penned 'Harry Styles New Direction' for Rolling Stone magazine. The article examines a year in the life of the One Direction star as he leaves behind his boy-band past, heads to Jamaica and comes of age. (more...)

RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE Among VH1's Expansive Slate of New & Returning Series
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

On the heels of its seventh consecutive quarter of growth, VH1 announced an expansive slate and unveiled brand position as the place 'where pop culture comes to party.' (more...)

LOOK + LISTEN FESTIVAL Announces Dates and Programming for 16th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Each year, the Look + Listen Festival presents the best of new music in New York City art spaces in an effort to expand the audience for both art forms. The New Yorker has said, "This series…builds on the spirit of the postwar New York School by placing vibrant concerts of new music into forward-looking art galleries." Time Out NY has described Look + Listen as "an ambitious grassroots music and visual art series that grows more impressive with each passing year." This year's festival takes place May 18-21, bringing performances to contemporary art venues in Brooklyn and Manhattan: Pratt Manhattan Gallery in Chelsea, BRIC House in Fort Greene, and The Studio Museum in Harlem. (more...)

Amazon to Develop Animated & Live-Action Children's Series with Hip-Hop's The Roots
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Amazon is currently developing an animated children's series, South Street Sounds (Working Title), along with a live-action children's series, with Grammy Award winning hip-hop band The Roots and their Passyunk Productions. (more...)

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