EDUCATION TV COVERAGE

NewFest 2018 Announces Full Lineup For Their 30th Anniversary NewFest 2018 Announces Full Lineup For Their 30th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - September 21, 2018

Following the announcement of their Opening Night Film, Yen Tan's award-winning AIDS drama 1985, NewFest today announced the full lineup of their 30th annual celebration of the year's best LGBT films from around the world. The program of more than 140 narrative features, documentaries, episodic seri... (more...)
Christopher Nolan to Receive DEG Vanguard Honor Christopher Nolan to Receive DEG Vanguard Honor
by TV News Desk - September 21, 2018

Christopher Nolan is scheduled to receive DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group's inaugural Vanguard Award during the 4K Ultra HD Summit on Nov. 6 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, according to The Hollywood Reporter.... (more...)
AMNH Margaret Mead Film Festival To Debut 50 Documentaries AMNH Margaret Mead Film Festival To Debut 50 Documentaries
by TV News Desk - September 20, 2018

The 2018 Margaret Mead Film Festival—the internationally recognized premier platform for documentary films—will screen 55 outstanding films representing 39 countries and host special events and performances from Thursday, October 18, through Sunday, October 21, at the American Museum of Natural Hist... (more...)
FX Orders Third Season of SNOWFALL FX Orders Third Season of SNOWFALL
by TV News Desk - September 19, 2018

FX has ordered a third season of Snowfall, the drama series created by John Singleton, Eric Amadio and Dave Andron, it was announced today by Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions. The third season will premiere on FX in 2019.... (more...)
Catalina Film Fest Celebrates 8th Annual Fest with Long Beach Expansion Catalina Film Fest Celebrates 8th Annual Fest with Long Beach Expansion
by TV News Desk - September 19, 2018

Catalina Film Fest (CFF) is excited to announce it will celebrate 8 years of cinema on beautiful Catalina Island by expanding to a new sister city by the sea: Long Beach. The inaugural partnership will connect the island festival experience to the mainland Sept. 26-30, 2018, bookending CFF with 'lau... (more...)
BET Announces Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign BET GOES PINK BET Announces Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign BET GOES PINK
by TV News Desk - September 19, 2018

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women and the statistics further reveal that African American women are disproportionately affected by breast cancer. According to Susan G. Komen Foundation, African-American women are almost 40 percent more likely to die of breast cancer ... (more...)
Diggy Simmons Returns For GROWN-ISH Season 2 Diggy Simmons Returns For GROWN-ISH Season 2
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

Today, Freeform announced the start of production on season two of hit comedy series “Grown-ish.” Reprising his role as Doug is musical artist, rapper and actor Diggy Simmons in a recurring role for season two, quickly became a fandom favorite for his character's relationship with Jazz Forster. Simm... (more...)
School is Back in Session! Freeform's Hit Comedy GROWN-ISH Begins Production on Season Two in Los Angeles School is Back in Session! Freeform's Hit Comedy GROWN-ISH Begins Production on Season Two in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

Today, Freeform announced the start of production on season two of the critically acclaimed comedy series “grown-ish.” From “black-ish” executive producer Kenya Barris, “grown-ish” is a contemporary take on the current issues facing both students and administrators in the world of higher education.... (more...)
Be The Match And Illusionist Jim Munroe Launch #MAKECANCERDISAPPEAR Public Challenge Today Be The Match And Illusionist Jim Munroe Launch #MAKECANCERDISAPPEAR Public Challenge Today
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

Be The Match® and famed magician and leukemia survivor Jim Munroe are encouraging others to help Make Cancer Disappear by taking part in their expansive, social media-driven fundraising and awareness challenge. Launching today in honor of National Blood Cancer Awareness Month, the #MakeCancerDisappe... (more...)
Over 60 First-Time Exhibitors Join 2018 NAB Show New York Over 60 First-Time Exhibitors Join 2018 NAB Show New York
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

More than 60 companies will exhibit for the first time at the 2018 NAB Show New York, held October 17-18 at the Javits Convention Center. These companies will offer a first look at new products and technologies through hands-on exhibits and demonstrations.... (more...)
Kathryn Bostic Named Film Scoring Artist in Residence through AMPAS FilmCraft Grant Kathryn Bostic Named Film Scoring Artist in Residence through AMPAS FilmCraft Grant
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

Kathryn Bostic, a composer, singer-songwriter, pianist and vocalist known for her work in film, TV and live theater, has been named Berklee's 2018-19 Film Scoring Artist in Residence. Bostic is the first female African American film composer to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. S... (more...)
International Short Film Festival of Cyprus Announces 2018 National Competition Programme International Short Film Festival of Cyprus Announces 2018 National Competition Programme
by TV News Desk - September 18, 2018

An audience favourite, the ISFFC returns to the big screen of the Rialto Theatre this Fall, from the 13th to the 19th of October, celebrating the short film and featuring a distinct vision, giving voice to established and emerging filmmakers, from Cyprus and the world.... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch the Season Three Trailer of SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED Featuring Helen Hunt, F. Murray Abraham, Brian Cox and More VIDEO: Watch the Season Three Trailer of SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED Featuring Helen Hunt, F. Murray Abraham, Brian Cox and More
by Stage Tube - September 17, 2018

The fascinating history behind Shakespeare's greatest plays continues with a third series of Shakespeare Uncovered, premiering Fridays, October 12-26 on PBS (check local listings) and streaming the following day at pbs.org/shakespeareuncovered and on PBS apps. The ambitious series concludes with cel... (more...)
THIRTEEN's Series NATURE Returns to PBS THIRTEEN's Series NATURE Returns to PBS
by TV News Desk - September 17, 2018

This fall, THIRTEEN's Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series Nature returns to PBS for its 37 th season, presenting new episodes Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on PBS beginning October 24 (check local listings) with Super Cats, A Nature Miniseries, which introduces wild cat behavior captured on film for the fi... (more...)
Photo Flash: See the Character Images Debut for CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA Photo Flash: See the Character Images Debut for CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA
by BWW News Desk - September 17, 2018

Netflix has released the character images for CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA. Along with the photos, character names and descriptions can be found below!... (more...)
Topher Grace Among Those Cast in THE HOT ZONE with Julianna Margulies Topher Grace Among Those Cast in THE HOT ZONE with Julianna Margulies
by TV News Desk - September 13, 2018

National Geographic, Fox 21 Television Studios and Scott Free Productions today announced the cast joining previously announced Julianna Margulies ('The Good Wife,' 'ER') in THE HOT ZONE, based on the eponymous international best-seller by Richard Preston. Noah Emmerich ('The Americans'), Liam Cunni... (more...)
John Legend and LeBron James to Produce Female-Led LEAN ON ME Series in the Works at The CW John Legend and LeBron James to Produce Female-Led LEAN ON ME Series in the Works at The CW
by TV News Desk - September 13, 2018

LeBron James and John Legend are set to executive produce The CW's female-led drama series inspired by the film “Lean on Me,” according to Variety. ... (more...)
Photo Flash: See Jerry Seinfeld, Chrissy Teigen, and More at the GOOD+ Foundation 'An Evening of Comedy + Music' Benefit Photo Flash: See Jerry Seinfeld, Chrissy Teigen, and More at the GOOD+ Foundation 'An Evening of Comedy + Music' Benefit
by BWW News Desk - September 13, 2018

On Wednesday, September 12, GOOD+ Foundation, a national nonprofit founded by Jessica Seinfeld that provides training and support to fathers and families living in poverty, hosted “An Evening of Comedy + Music” Benefit at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall in New York City. The speci... (more...)
Colin Farrell and Zack Gottsagen to Receive Global Down Syndrome Foundation Advocacy Award Colin Farrell and Zack Gottsagen to Receive Global Down Syndrome Foundation Advocacy Award
by TV News Desk - September 13, 2018

Today the Global Down Syndrome Foundation (Global) announced film stars Colin Farrell and Zack Gottsagen will receive Global's Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award (Q Award), as well asits initial celebrity lineup for the 10th Anniversary of the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show. The marquee ... (more...)
YOUNG SHELDON Announces STEM Initiative for Public Schools YOUNG SHELDON Announces STEM Initiative for Public Schools
by TV News Desk - September 12, 2018

Continuing its commitment to fund innovative efforts in STEM education, The Chuck Lorre Family Foundation (TCLFF) today announced the creation of a new grant program - THE YOUNG SHELDON STEM INITIATIVE - inspired by the hit comedy series Young Sheldon. The program was created to foster excitement fo... (more...)
National Geographic Documentary Films to Premiere Bloomberg Philanthropies' PARIS TO PITTSBURGH National Geographic Documentary Films to Premiere Bloomberg Philanthropies' PARIS TO PITTSBURGH
by TV News Desk - September 12, 2018

National Geographic Documentary Films announced today that the company will distribute Bloomberg Philanthropies' second film, Paris to Pittsburgh premiering on Wednesday, December 12 at 9pm ET/PT in the U.S. and will air globally in 172 countries and 45 languages. Paris to Pittsburgh brings to life ... (more...)
Hosts, Presenters and Air Date Announced for 2018 American Humane Hero Dog Awards Hosts, Presenters and Air Date Announced for 2018 American Humane Hero Dog Awards
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2018

Television and film star James Denton and model and animal advocate Beth Stern will return to host the 2018 American Humane Hero Dog Awards®, a star-studded annual celebration of heroes on both ends of the leash, honoring outstanding working dogs from around the country. The awards gala, sponsored b... (more...)
GI Film Festival San Diego 2018 Opens With Film Starring George Takei GI Film Festival San Diego 2018 Opens With Film Starring George Takei
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2018

Now in its fourth year, the GI Film Festival San Diego, San Diego's six-day military film festival, is back to feature more untold and underrepresented stories of America's military through film. The six-day, San Diego military film festival kicks-off with the ever-popular Opening Night Screening an... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch a Preview of Congresswoman Barbara Lee on THE JIM JEFFERIES SHOW VIDEO: Watch a Preview of Congresswoman Barbara Lee on THE JIM JEFFERIES SHOW
by Stage Tube - August 06, 2018

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) lays out why she thinks Betsy DeVos isn't fit to lead the Department of Education.... (more...)
NYIAD Graduate Lauren Liess Stars in New HGTV Series NYIAD Graduate Lauren Liess Stars in New HGTV Series
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2018

'The most surprising thing I've discovered is that my work doesn't feel like work anymore,' said Northern Virginia-based interior designer and decorator Lauren Liess. She spoke these words more than 10 years ago after graduating from the New York Institute of Art and Design's Interior Design Course.... (more...)