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The 43rd Toronto International Film Festival Announces First Round of Gala and Special Presentation Films The 43rd Toronto International Film Festival Announces First Round of Gala and Special Presentation Films
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2018

Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF, today unveiled the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentation programmes of the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival®.... (more...)
Investigation Discovery Announces Premiere of TWISTED SISTERS, Executive Produced by Khloé Kardashian Investigation Discovery Announces Premiere of TWISTED SISTERS, Executive Produced by Khloé Kardashian
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2018

 Investigation Discovery (ID), the leading destination for true-crime programming, announced today the world premiere of the new series TWISTED SISTERS, with one of America's most well-known sisters, at the helm.  Produced by 44 Blue Productions, and Khlomoney Entertainment, and executive produced b... (more...)
Fathom Events and Discovery Channel Present ABOVE AND BEYOND: NASA'S JOURNEY INTO TOMORROW in Theaters Nationwide Fathom Events and Discovery Channel Present ABOVE AND BEYOND: NASA'S JOURNEY INTO TOMORROW in Theaters Nationwide
by TV News Desk - August 10, 2018

In celebration of NASA's 60th anniversary, Fathom Events is bringing the new Discovery Channel documentary “Above and Beyond: NASA's Journey to Tomorrow” to movie theaters nationwide with two special cinematic screenings on September 29 and October 3. Directed, produced and narrated by Academy Award... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch All-New Promo for INSIDE THE MANSON CULT: THE LOST TAPES on Fox VIDEO: Watch All-New Promo for INSIDE THE MANSON CULT: THE LOST TAPES on Fox
by Stage Tube - August 09, 2018

INSIDE THE MANSON CULT: THE LOST TAPES, a new two-hour true crime special about Charles Manson and his gang of blindly loyal followers, will air Monday, Sept. 17 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX, it was announced today by Rob Wade, President, Alternative Entertainment and Specials, Fox Broadcasting Comp... (more...)
The New York Film Festival Main Slate Includes Barry Jenkins' IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK, Alfonso Cuarón's ROMA and More The New York Film Festival Main Slate Includes Barry Jenkins' IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK, Alfonso Cuarón's ROMA and More
by TV News Desk - August 07, 2018

The Film Society of Lincoln Center l has announced its Main Slate of films for The 56th New York Film Festival, which occurs on September 28 – October 14.... (more...)
AMERICAN MASTERS Presents an 'Artists Flight' of New Documentaries AMERICAN MASTERS Presents an 'Artists Flight' of New Documentaries
by TV News Desk - August 06, 2018

Uncovering the lives and works of four groundbreaking visual artists, American Masters presents an “Artists Flight” of new documentaries, premiering Fridays, August 31-September 14 on PBS (check local listings). Four films tell the stories of four artists: Eva Hesse, the 1960s art world icon who cha... (more...)
PBS Announces 'Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History,' New Collaboration with Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. Three-Hour Documentary to Premiere Spring 2020 PBS Announces 'Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History,' New Collaboration with Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. Three-Hour Documentary to Premiere Spring 2020
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2018

Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced KEN BURNS PRESENTS THE GENE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, a new three-hour documentary executive produced by Ken Burns, will premiere over three nights in Spring 2020 on PBS. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., and a... (more...)
WYETH To Premiere As Part Of American Masters 'Artists Flight' Series On PBS This September WYETH To Premiere As Part Of American Masters 'Artists Flight' Series On PBS This September
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2018

WYETH To Premiere As Part Of American Masters 'Artists Flight' Series On PBS This September... (more...)
Discovery Channel Greenlights Documentary CAJUN NAVY Highlighting Ordinary Heroes Putting Their Lives on the Line to Save Their Neighbor Discovery Channel Greenlights Documentary CAJUN NAVY Highlighting Ordinary Heroes Putting Their Lives on the Line to Save Their Neighbor
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2018

As the 2018 Hurricane season is underway, Discovery has put into production a feature-length documentary spotlighting everyday civilians who risk their lives to help others survive devastating storms. From production company Lightbox's multi award-winning team of Simon Chinn, Jonathan Chinn, and Suz... (more...)
Veteran Treasuer Hunters Embark on Deadly Expedition on All-New Season of Discovery Channel's TREASURE QUEST Veteran Treasuer Hunters Embark on Deadly Expedition on All-New Season of Discovery Channel's TREASURE QUEST
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2018

Veteran Treasuer Hunters Embark on Deadly Expedition on All-New Season of Discovery Channel's TREASURE QUEST... (more...)
Lifetime Unveils Expanded Programming Slate with 75 Movie Titles for 2019 Lifetime Unveils Expanded Programming Slate with 75 Movie Titles for 2019
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2018

Lifetime Unveils Expanded Programming Slate with 75 Movie Titles for 2019... (more...)
HBO, Rai Fiction and TIMVISION Series MY BRILLIANT FRIEND, Directed by Saverio Costanzo, Debuts This Fall HBO, Rai Fiction and TIMVISION Series MY BRILLIANT FRIEND, Directed by Saverio Costanzo, Debuts This Fall
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2018

Recently wrapping production in Caserta, Italy, the HBO, RAI FICTION and TIMVISION series MY BRILLIANT FRIEND debuts this fall. Based on Elena Ferrante's bestselling book of the same name, which is the first of her four-part series published in the U.S. by Europa Editions, the eight-episode series i... (more...)
Family Unlike Any Other Returns to the Bush in All-New Season of Discovery Channel's Top-Rated Series ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE Family Unlike Any Other Returns to the Bush in All-New Season of Discovery Channel's Top-Rated Series ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2018

The Browns are back in an all-new season of Discovery Channel's top-rated series ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE. After a year of hardship, the Browns are ready to make their long-awaited return to the wild. With over 400 acres of raw wilderness in the Pacific Northwest, the family faces new challenges - from s... (more...)
The Toronto International Film Festival's First Round of Titles Feature BEAUTIFUL BOY and LIFE ITSELF The Toronto International Film Festival's First Round of Titles Feature BEAUTIFUL BOY and LIFE ITSELF
by TV News Desk - July 24, 2018

Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF, today unveiled the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentation programmes of the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival®.... (more...)
A&E Network's Hit Non-Fiction Series NIGHTWATCH Expands With New Series NIGHTWATCH NATION Premiering August A&E Network's Hit Non-Fiction Series NIGHTWATCH Expands With New Series NIGHTWATCH NATION Premiering August
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2018

A&E Network's hit series goes deeper with 'Nightwatch Nation,' a new nonfiction series from executive producer Dick Wolf and 44 Blue Productions. Series now follows EMTs in Yonkers, New York, Austin, Texas, Tucson, Arizona and Baton Rouge, Louisiana as these real-life heroes risk their lives to work... (more...)
BRING IT! Returns This August on Lifetime With All New Episodes BRING IT! Returns This August on Lifetime With All New Episodes
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2018

BRING IT! Returns This August on Lifetime With All New Episodes... (more...)
BATTLEBOTS Returns for Second Half of 2018 Season August 3 on Discovery Channel BATTLEBOTS Returns for Second Half of 2018 Season August 3 on Discovery Channel
by TV News Desk - July 19, 2018

The epic robot-fighting series BattleBots returns with even higher stakes for the second half of its 2018 season as momentum builds towards the 2018 World Championship and the awarding of the Giant Nut to the ultimate BattleBots Champion. As part two of the season commences, some bots are already on... (more...)
Julian McCullough to Host 'Shark Week's' Live Late-Night Talk Show 'Shark After Dark' with Appearances by 'Bob the Shark' Julian McCullough to Host 'Shark Week's' Live Late-Night Talk Show 'Shark After Dark' with Appearances by 'Bob the Shark'
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2018

Get your snorkels ready, because it's time dive into deep dark waters with the return of SHARK WEEK's hit late-night talk show SHARK AFTER DARK, back in its original LIVE format. The show returns for its sixth year with all-new host, actor, writer, producer and comedian Julian McCullough, star of th... (more...)
DIESEL BROTHERS Returns to Discovery Channel on July 30 DIESEL BROTHERS Returns to Discovery Channel on July 30
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2018

Heavy D, Diesel Dave, and the Dieselsellerz crew are known worldwide for their crazy online videos and their incredible, over the top truck builds. And now they're back, along with the rest of the crew, with even bigger technology, crazy stunts and mind-blowing builds. An all-new season of DIESEL BR... (more...)
New Trailer HOW TO GET GIRLS Starring David Koechner, Chris Kattan, Kate Flannery And Zach Fox New Trailer HOW TO GET GIRLS Starring David Koechner, Chris Kattan, Kate Flannery And Zach Fox
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2018

Kew Media Group is pleased to announce the release of the hilarious teen comedy, and debut feature produced by Glass Entertainment Group, from break-out co-writers, producers and directors, Zach Fox and Omri Dorani, starring Zach Fox (Unbuttoned with Zach Fox, Just Kidding) Kate Flannery (The Office... (more...)
Elite Military Weapons Maker Kevin 'Mad Dog' McClung to Star in All-New Discovery Channel Series MAD DOG MADE Elite Military Weapons Maker Kevin 'Mad Dog' McClung to Star in All-New Discovery Channel Series MAD DOG MADE
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2018

Elite Military Weapons Maker Kevin 'Mad Dog' McClung to Star in All-New Discovery Channel Series MAD DOG MADE... (more...)
New Series MAD DOG MADE to Premiere on Discovery Channel August 3 New Series MAD DOG MADE to Premiere on Discovery Channel August 3
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2018

From first responders to U.S. Special Forces, these brave heroes test their limits every day by putting their lives on the line and trusting their tools. But can their tools get the job done? That's where outdoorsman and scientist Mad Dog comes in. Drawing from his extensive paramilitary expertise a... (more...)
Disney/ABC Television Earns 39 2018 Emmy Award Nominations Disney/ABC Television Earns 39 2018 Emmy Award Nominations
by TV News Desk - July 13, 2018

Disney|ABC Television received a total of 39 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, it was announced today by the Television Academy. ABC received 31 nominations; ABC Studios collected 14; and Disney Channels received five.... (more...)
Netflix Secures Global Exclusive Overall Deal with LA CASA DE PAPEL Creator Alex Pina Netflix Secures Global Exclusive Overall Deal with LA CASA DE PAPEL Creator Alex Pina
by TV News Desk - July 12, 2018

Netflix announced today an exclusive overall deal with boundary-breaking, award-winning producer and writer Alex Pina, the creative mind behind the most watched non-English show on Netflix, La Casa de Papel (Money Heist).... (more...)
Ashley Graham Joins as New Host of Lifetime's AMERICAN BEAUTY STAR Ashley Graham Joins as New Host of Lifetime's AMERICAN BEAUTY STAR
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2018

Beauty is back and better than ever! Lifetime's hit beauty competition series, American Beauty Star has been greenlit for a second season, featuring new host and executive producer, world-renowned international supermodel, Ashley Graham. Created by Herrick Entertainment, season two will feature lege... (more...)