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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...)
Jordan Peele to Host THE TWILIGHT ZONE Revival Jordan Peele to Host THE TWILIGHT ZONE Revival
by TV News Desk - September 20, 2018

CBS has announced that Jordan Peele will host and narrate the revival of THE TWILIGHT ZONE, according to Variety.... (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...)
Discovery to Premiere New Game Show BRAKE ROOM Discovery to Premiere New Game Show BRAKE ROOM
by TV News Desk - September 19, 2018

Start your engines motor enthusiasts, because we're putting the pedal to the metal in Discovery Channel's all-new motor game show BRAKE ROOM, in which celebrity contestants try to predict what happens in the craziest viral videos from the motor world. Comedian and unapologetic Boston sports nut Nick... (more...)
Season Two of THE CROWN Debuts on Blu-ray and DVD November 13th Season Two of THE CROWN Debuts on Blu-ray and DVD November 13th
by TV News Desk - September 19, 2018

Winner of 5 Emmy® Awards, including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, the critically-acclaimed THE CROWN: SEASON TWO debuts on Blu-ray and DVD November 13 courtesy of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. THE CROWN: SEASON TWO sees an end of the age of deference, and ushers in the revolutionar... (more...)
Ken Jeong to Star in Australian Film OCCUPATION:RAINFALL Ken Jeong to Star in Australian Film OCCUPATION:RAINFALL
by TV News Desk - September 19, 2018

Hot on the heels of breaking box office records around the world, Crazy Rich Asians star, Ken Jeong is heading to Australia to shoot a starring role in Occupation: Rainfall, the sequel to the 2018 Australian sci fi blockbuster Occupation. ... (more...)
Documentary ART OF THE PRANK Comes to DVD & BLU-RAY Documentary ART OF THE PRANK Comes to DVD & BLU-RAY
by BWW News Desk - September 13, 2018

On September 22, 2018, Relight Films LLC is releasing “Art of the Prank” on DVD and Blu-ray worldwide. The DVD is $19.99. The Blu-ray, with more than 30 minutes of Extras, including deleted scenes, interviews and more, is $24.99. Shipping is free within the U.S.... (more...)
HBO to Premiere MY BRILLIANT FRIEND HBO to Premiere MY BRILLIANT FRIEND
by TV News Desk - September 13, 2018

The eight-episode drama series MY BRILLIANT FRIEND will debut SUNDAY, NOV. 18 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), with the second episode debuting MONDAY, NOV. 19 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT); other episodes will debut subsequent Sundays and Mondays at the same time.... (more...)
Syfy Celebrates 10th Anniversary of 31 DAYS OF HALLOWEEN Syfy Celebrates 10th Anniversary of 31 DAYS OF HALLOWEEN
by TV News Desk - September 13, 2018

This October, SYFY is the destination for non-stop horror as the network celebrates its 10th annual 31 DAYS OF HALLOWEEN programming event. The chilling lineup airs all day and night throughout the month, and includes the premieres of five terrifying original movies, a new installment of the acclaim... (more...)
Lifetime to Debut New Special 13 SONS & PREGNANT Lifetime to Debut New Special 13 SONS & PREGNANT
by TV News Desk - September 13, 2018

Michigan couple Kateri and Jay Schwandt are the parents of 13 children, all boys, ranging in ages from 25 to two years old. With Kateri pregnant once again, they are keeping with the family tradition of waiting until the birth to find out the sex of the baby. As they prepare for their new arrival, c... (more...)
Syfy and Syfy Wire are New York Comic Con's Official Streaming Partner Syfy and Syfy Wire are New York Comic Con's Official Streaming Partner
by TV News Desk - September 13, 2018

SYFY and SYFY WIRE will once again be at the epicenter of this year's New York Comic Con 2018 - this time, as the convention's official streaming partner. As part of its ongoing partnership with ReedPOP, the world's leading producer of pop culture events, SYFY WIRE will broadcast live from the Jacob... (more...)
IFC Acquires TOAST OF LONDON IFC Acquires TOAST OF LONDON
by TV News Desk - September 12, 2018

IFC announced today the acquisition of three seasons of the British comedy Toast of London to begin airing in 2019 from Objective Fiction and all3media international. Created by Arthur Mathews and Matt Berry, the BAFTA award winning comedy stars Berry as Steven Toast, an eccentric, middle-aged actor... (more...)
HBO, BBC, Bad Wolf, and New Line Partner on HIS DARK MATERIALS HBO, BBC, Bad Wolf, and New Line Partner on HIS DARK MATERIALS
by TV News Desk - September 12, 2018

HBO partners with BBC, Bad Wolf, and New Line Cinema in a co-prodution of 'His Dark Materials.' HBO co-production of 8-episode drama series currently set for 2 seasons. HBO secures worldwide rights to the series (excluding the UK).... (more...)
Lifetime Sets October Premiere Dates for Two New MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT Spin-off Series Lifetime Sets October Premiere Dates for Two New MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT Spin-off Series
by BWW News Desk - September 11, 2018

Lifetime's Real Love Tuesdays continues the love-fest with two new Married at First Sight spin-off series this Fall. Married at First Sight: Honeymoon Island, the new eight episode series that follows a group of singles looking for love on an exotic island will premiere Tuesday, October 23 at 10pm E... (more...)
10th Anniversary SF Latino Film Festival Kicks Off Friday! 10th Anniversary SF Latino Film Festival Kicks Off Friday!
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2018

Cine+Mas SF is proud to announce the 10th anniversary of the San Francisco Latino Film Festival, opening September 14th through the 30th at various locations throughout SF and the Bay Area. The SFLFF program includes award winning and critically acclaimed documentary, feature and short films from Ar... (more...)
Shukree Tilghman, Producer and Writer of THIS IS US, Signs On to Executive Producer the BeMeBeFree Campaign Shukree Tilghman, Producer and Writer of THIS IS US, Signs On to Executive Producer the BeMeBeFree Campaign
by TV News Desk - September 10, 2018

Shukree Tilghman, producer and writer of “This is Us,” has signed on to be the executive producer of the BeMeBeFree Campaign to encourage youth to share their personal anxiety stories through creative expression – written essay, poem, video or song. ... (more...)
ALASKA THE LAST FRONTIER Returns to Discovery Channel on October 7th ALASKA THE LAST FRONTIER Returns to Discovery Channel on October 7th
by TV News Desk - September 10, 2018

For more than 80 years, Yule Kilchers homestead legacy has survived in the Alaskan wilderness on perseverance and commitment of his family. This past year, the Kilchers endured severe weather conditions, damage to the homestead and unexpected setbacks, but with spring around the corner, the family i... (more...)
Maggie Gyllenhaal Partners With Autograph Collection Hotels To Empower Emerging Female Screenwriters Maggie Gyllenhaal Partners With Autograph Collection Hotels To Empower Emerging Female Screenwriters
by TV News Desk - September 10, 2018

From the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival ®,  Autograph Collection Hotels announced today Academy Award and Emmy nominated, Golden Globe award winning actress and producer Maggie Gyllenhaal as Independent Film Advisor to the brand's Indie Film Project: a multi-faceted platform designed to su... (more...)
The Full List of Winners from the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys The Full List of Winners from the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys
by TV News Desk - September 10, 2018

The Television Academy tonight presented the 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards Ceremonies on Saturday and Sunday night honoring outstanding artistic and technical achievement in television at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The Saturday ceremony, which kicked-off the 70th Emmys, awarded many tale... (more...)
Aaron Kaufman Goes Full Throttle in All-New Episodes of SHIFTING GEARS Premiering 9/24 on Discovery Aaron Kaufman Goes Full Throttle in All-New Episodes of SHIFTING GEARS Premiering 9/24 on Discovery
by BWW News Desk - September 06, 2018

Custom car builder Aaron Kaufman is back in the driver's seat and ready to rev up more engines. The Fast N' Loud star embarked on a new adventure last year, opening Arclight Fabrication in Dallas, TX and designing aftermarket parts for the F100 market. Focused on unique builds and determined to broa... (more...)
Charles Williams' Film ALL THESE CREATURES Selected For Toronto International Film Festival Charles Williams' Film ALL THESE CREATURES Selected For Toronto International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - September 06, 2018

Charles Williams' Film ALL THESE CREATURES Selected For Toronto International Film Festival... (more...)
Discovery Channel to Premiere Fourth Season of VEGAS RAT RODS Discovery Channel to Premiere Fourth Season of VEGAS RAT RODS
by TV News Desk - September 06, 2018

Sin City's resident rat rod crew at Welder Up is back and ready to turn up the torque on some of the biggest - and baddest - rat rods yet. Transforming forgotten cars into Mad Max-style works of art, motor mastermind Steve Darnell and his band of builders are fueled by passion and determined to exce... (more...)