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Lifetime to Premiere New Seasons of THE RAP GAME, BRING IT! and MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT Lifetime to Premiere New Seasons of THE RAP GAME, BRING IT! and MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT
by TV News Desk - November 12, 2018

The Rap Game heads into its most intense season ever and it's all-out music mayhem! The stakes are higher than ever before and with a battle every episode, this new crop of superstars must use everything in their arsenal to keep their place on the HIT List....and in the house! From executive produce... (more...)
Pulse Films and Paramount Television to Produce Grime Biography, INNER CITY PRESSURE Pulse Films and Paramount Television to Produce Grime Biography, INNER CITY PRESSURE
by TV News Desk - November 08, 2018

Pulse Films and Paramount Television have announced today a deal to option the rights to journalist Dan Hancox's acclaimed non-fiction book Inner City Pressure for Television. The project is set to be produced by Pulse Films' Thomas Benski, Lucas Ochoa and Sam Bridger. HarperCollins published the bo... (more...)
Reese Witherspoon, Fox 2000 Will Take On Vietnam Drama LEAGUE OF WIVES Reese Witherspoon, Fox 2000 Will Take On Vietnam Drama LEAGUE OF WIVES
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2018

Fox 2000 and Reese Witherspoon have acquired League of Wives, an upcoming non-fiction book by Heath Lee, to produce an adaptation, according to The Hollywood Reporter.... (more...)
Two Time Academy Award Winner Barbara Kopple's A MURDER IN MANSFIELD To Premiere On Investigation Discovery Two Time Academy Award Winner Barbara Kopple's A MURDER IN MANSFIELD To Premiere On Investigation Discovery
by BWW News Desk - November 05, 2018

Two-time Oscar®-winning director Barbara Kopple has partnered with America's leading true-crime network, Investigation Discovery (ID) to explore the legacy of the notorious 1989 murder of Noreen Boyle in Mansfield, Ohio in the new documentary, A MURDER IN MANSFIELD. The film chronicles Noreen's son ... (more...)
Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program Announces Latest Grantees Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program Announces Latest Grantees
by BWW News Desk - November 01, 2018

Thirty-three nonfiction works from seventeen countries comprise the latest Sundance Institute Documentary Fund and Stories of Change Grantees, announced today. 81% of the supported projects have at least one woman producer or director; 48% originate from outside the US.... (more...)
Israel Film Festival in LA to Screen Arab Films Israel Film Festival in LA to Screen Arab Films
by TV News Desk - October 31, 2018

The 32nd Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles, the largest showcase of Israeli films in the United States and taking place November 6th – 20th, will premiere films focused on Arab themes.... (more...)
Missi Pyle and Sally Jo Fifer to Participate in 'State of the Union' Panel at the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Missi Pyle and Sally Jo Fifer to Participate in 'State of the Union' Panel at the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival
by TV News Desk - October 25, 2018

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival (HSDFF), presented by Mountain Valley Spring Water, announced today that actress and HSDFF Honorary Chair Missi Pyle and Sally Jo Fifer, producer and CEO of ITVS and recipient of the 2018 “HSDFF Impact Award” will participate in a panel titled “State of the ... (more...)
Scoop: Coming Up On Drama Series MY BRILLIANT FRIEND Debuts On HBO Scoop: Coming Up On Drama Series MY BRILLIANT FRIEND Debuts On HBO
by TV Scoop - October 23, 2018

Scoop: Coming Up On Drama Series MY BRILLIANT FRIEND Debuts On HBO... (more...)
Kim Kardashian, Marshmello, Ninja are Streamys Premiere Awards Winners Kim Kardashian, Marshmello, Ninja are Streamys Premiere Awards Winners
by TV News Desk - October 22, 2018

dick clark productions and Tubefilter announced the winners of twenty-four Streamy Awards at the Streamys Premiere Awards at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica.  The evening was hosted by BlameItOnKway and Montana Tucker in advance of the 8th Annual Streamy Awards, which will be streamed LIVE Globally ... (more...)
Streamy Awards Announce Twenty-Four Premiere Award Winners Streamy Awards Announce Twenty-Four Premiere Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2018

dick clark productions and Tubefilter announced the winners of twenty-four Streamy Awards at the Streamys Premiere Awards at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica. The evening was hosted by BlameItOnKway and Montana Tucker in advance of the 8th Annual Streamy Awards, which will be streamed LIVE Globally ... (more...)
Five Independent Artists Bring Art and Science Together Five Independent Artists Bring Art and Science Together
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2018

Sundance Institute, in collaboration with Science Sandbox, an initiative of the Simons Foundation, announced the inaugural five filmmakers and projects being supported by the Science Sandbox Nonfiction Initiative, a new program aiding innovative artists in creating science-focused works and in conne... (more...)
Actress Missi Pyle To Serve As 2018 Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Honorary Chair Actress Missi Pyle To Serve As 2018 Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Honorary Chair
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2018

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival (HSDFF), presented by Mountain Valley Spring Water, announced today that Missi Pyle, an actress with more than 160 film and television credits and Broadway stage experience, will serve as honorary chair for the 2018 Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, the... (more...)
ID Explores How Manipulation Turned to Matricide in Upcoming Doc GYPSY'S REVENGE ID Explores How Manipulation Turned to Matricide in Upcoming Doc GYPSY'S REVENGE
by BWW News Desk - October 09, 2018

The mother-daughter duo of Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard seemingly embodied the resilience of the human spirit. Through carefully constructed videos and photos with heartwarming captions, Dee Dee illustrated her constant devotion as a selfless caregiver to her chronically ill and wheelchair-bound... (more...)
Turner Greenlights Lionsgate's M.D. LIVE Turner Greenlights Lionsgate's M.D. LIVE
by TV News Desk - October 09, 2018

Turner today announced M.D. Live (working title), the first live, non-fiction series that taps into the worldwide phenomenon of medical crowdsourcing.... (more...)
YouTube Greenlights New Vox Entertainment Series YouTube Greenlights New Vox Entertainment Series
by TV News Desk - October 09, 2018

YouTube and Vox today announced they have greenlit a new series from Vox Entertainment, the studio division of Vox Media.  The YouTube Original series is slated to premiere on Vox's YouTube channel in 2019. ... (more...)
Steven Spielberg to Receive Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award Steven Spielberg to Receive Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award
by TV News Desk - October 04, 2018

Multi-hyphenate Steven Spielberg will receive the Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award at the 55th Annual CAS Awards on February 16th, at the Intercontinental Los Angeles Downtown. ... (more...)
ID Greenlights Season Two of Khloe Kardashian's TWISTED SISTERS ID Greenlights Season Two of Khloe Kardashian's TWISTED SISTERS
by TV News Desk - October 04, 2018

Investigation Discovery (ID), the leading destination for true-crime programming, has greenlit the second season of TWISTED SISTERS, ahead of its freshman season finale on Monday October 8 at 10pm/9c.  Executive produced by Khloé Kardashian, and produced by 44 Blue Productions, a Red Arrow Studios c... (more...)
The LA Film Festival Announces 2018 Winners The LA Film Festival Announces 2018 Winners
by TV News Desk - October 01, 2018

The LA Film Festival, produced by Film Independent, announced the winners of the 2018 Festival at the Awards Reception at the W Hotel in Hollywood presided over by Festival Director Jennifer Cochis and Film Independent President Josh Welsh. Cochis and Welsh also took the opportunity to thank the mor... (more...)
2018 International Emmy Awards Nominees Announced 2018 International Emmy Awards Nominees Announced
by TV News Desk - September 27, 2018

Nominations for the 2018 International Emmy ® Awards were announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. There are 44 Nominees across 11 categories and 20 countries. The full list of Nominees follows this release. Winners will be announced at a black-tie Ceremony on Nove... (more...)
8th Annual Streamy Awards Announces Nominees, and YouTube as Partner 8th Annual Streamy Awards Announces Nominees, and YouTube as Partner
by TV News Desk - September 25, 2018

dick clark productions and Tubefilter announced the nominees for the 8th Annual Streamy Awards. The 2018 awards ceremony will take place at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA on Monday, October 22 at 9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT and will stream live globally and exclusively via YouTube.com/streamys.... (more...)
Lifetime Announces 'It's a Wonderful Lifetime' Programming Slate Lifetime Announces 'It's a Wonderful Lifetime' Programming Slate
by TV News Desk - September 24, 2018

Christmas is coming early this year! Lifetime sleighs the 2018 holiday season this year with the network's It's a Wonderful Lifetime lineup, featuring 14 all-new original movies and nine acquired films. Kicking off on November 21 with a special week featuring five nights of premieres, each week of t... (more...)
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...)
Netflix Presents Brazilian Original Series SPECTROS Netflix Presents Brazilian Original Series SPECTROS
by TV News Desk - September 21, 2018

Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service, announced its new partnership with the showrunner of Marvel's Daredevil and Marvel's The Defenders, the original series Spectros. The acclaimed writer and director Douglas Petrie, whose projects include cult sensation 'Buffy - The Vampire ... (more...)
Lifetime Presents New Series MY GREAT BIG LIVE WEDDING WITH DAVID TUTERA Lifetime Presents New Series MY GREAT BIG LIVE WEDDING WITH DAVID TUTERA
by TV News Desk - September 21, 2018

Lifetime continues to reinvent classic genres with the greenlight of ground-breaking eight-part event series, My Great Big Live Wedding with David Tutera. Eight inspirational couples will work with world-renowned wedding and event planner, David Tutera, to receive the wedding of their dreams. Slated... (more...)
AYITA'S DREAM Dances into the Cinema in Los Angeles, September 21-27 AYITA'S DREAM Dances into the Cinema in Los Angeles, September 21-27
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2018

Director, producer and actor Isis Masoud (Bloodline, The Last Goodbye, Rock of Ages, Matter out of Place), and director Roger Ingraham of Sundance fame(Moonshine, As the Dust Settles, Matter Out Of Place), are thrilled to announce a week long screening oftheir newest short film AYITA'S DREAM at the ... (more...)