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July 2018 Programming Highlights for Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior July 2018 Programming Highlights for Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior
by TV News Desk - June 27, 2018

Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior share July 2018 highlights including The Fancy Nancy, Andi Mack, Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure, & more! Check out all that is coming to Disney this July below!... (more...)
Netflix to Launch Korean Original Drama MR. SUNSHINE July 19 Netflix to Launch Korean Original Drama MR. SUNSHINE July 19
by TV News Desk - June 21, 2018

 Netflix, Inc., the world's leading entertainment service, announced it has licensed the new Korean original drama Mr. Sunshine, a 24-episode series from the creators of the global hit series Descendants of the Sun, to premiere on Netflix around the world. Mr. Sunshine, written by Kim Eun-sook and d... (more...)
KINGDOMS OF THE SKY Three-Part Series to Premiere on PBS July 11 KINGDOMS OF THE SKY Three-Part Series to Premiere on PBS July 11
by TV News Desk - June 13, 2018

KINGDOMS OF THE SKY, a new three-part series made in conjunction with the BBC's Natural History Unit, explores the extraordinary animals and remarkable people that make their home in three of the most iconic mountain ranges of the world: the Rockies, the Himalaya and the Andes. Filmed over the cours... (more...)
Cornelia Frame Promoted to Vice President, Casting and Talent Relations, Disney Channels Cornelia Frame Promoted to Vice President, Casting and Talent Relations, Disney Channels
by TV News Desk - June 01, 2018

Cornelia Frame has been promoted to vice president, Casting and Talent Relations, Disney Channel. A 25 year veteran of the entertainment industry, Frame has worked at Disney Channel since 2005, most recently as executive director, Casting and Talent Relations. The announcement was made today by Judy... (more...)
Julia Roberts to Present the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award to George Clooney Next Thursday, June 7 Julia Roberts to Present the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award to George Clooney Next Thursday, June 7
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2018

The American Film Institute (AFI) today announced that Julia Roberts will present the nation's highest honor for a career in film, the AFI Life Achievement Award, to her longtime friend and colleague George Clooney at the 46th AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute honoring the actor, director, wri... (more...)
Coming of Age 80s Comedy PITCHING TENTS Debuts on HULU June 1st Coming of Age 80s Comedy PITCHING TENTS Debuts on HULU June 1st
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2018

The coming-of-age 80s comedy “Pitching Tents” by indie production company Meritage Pictures ('Take Me Home,' '20 Weeks') is set to debut on Hulu June 1st, and the title is also available for purchase on popular VOD platforms.  ... (more...)
Spidey Returns in a One-Hour MARVEL'S SPIDER MAN Season Two Premiere, Monday, June 18, on Disney XD Spidey Returns in a One-Hour MARVEL'S SPIDER MAN Season Two Premiere, Monday, June 18, on Disney XD
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2018

Marvel's most popular superhero, Spider-Man, returns in an all-new action-packed season when 'Marvel's Spider-Man' season two debuts with a one-hour telecast featuring back-to-back episodes, MONDAY, JUNE 18 (6:30 p.m. EDT), on Disney XD, DisneyNOW and Disney XD VOD. Following the premiere weekend, n... (more...)
Cheyenne Jackson Will Play Hades in Disney's DESCENDANTS 3 Cheyenne Jackson Will Play Hades in Disney's DESCENDANTS 3
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2018

Cheyenne Jackson ('American Horror Story') has been cast in Disney's 'Descendants 3,' in the role of Hades, the nefarious underworld ruler from the 1997 Disney animated musical comedy film 'Hercules.' Jackson, who began his career as a theatrical actor including starring roles in Broadway production... (more...)
Disney Channel Orders Second Season of BIG CITY GREENS Ahead of the Series Premiere, Monday, June 18 Disney Channel Orders Second Season of BIG CITY GREENS Ahead of the Series Premiere, Monday, June 18
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2018

Disney Channel has ordered a second season of animated comedy-adventure series 'Big City Greens,' about a mischievous and optimistic country boy who moves to the big city with his wildly out of place family, ahead of its series debut, MONDAY, JUNE 18 (9:30 a.m. EDT/PDT), on Disney Channel, DisneyNOW... (more...)
Megan Park To Write New Drama NO BAGGAGE, Starring Shailene Woodley Megan Park To Write New Drama NO BAGGAGE, Starring Shailene Woodley
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Megan Park To Write New Drama NO BAGGAGE Starring Shailene Woodley... (more...)
Freeform Builds on Success as it Presented its 2018 Upfront as Part of the Combined Disney|ABC Television Presentation Freeform Builds on Success as it Presented its 2018 Upfront as Part of the Combined Disney|ABC Television Presentation
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2018

Freeform President Tom Ascheim and Executive Vice President of Programming and Development Karey Burke unveiled today the new and returning projects for The Walt Disney Company's young adult cable network at the combined Disney|ABC Television's presentation for the national advertising community at ... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch A New Teaser for Freeform's PRETTY LITTLE LIARS: THE PERFECTIONISTS VIDEO: Watch A New Teaser for Freeform's PRETTY LITTLE LIARS: THE PERFECTIONISTS
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2018

Marlene King will expand the universe of “Pretty Little Liars” for Freeform with a 10-episode series order for “Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists,” featuring returning fan favorites Sasha Pieterse as Alison and Janel Parrish as Mona, and starring Sofia Carson (Disney's “Descendants”) as Ava. T... (more...)
Freeform Renews SIREN For Second Season + New Series Announcements Freeform Renews SIREN For Second Season + New Series Announcements
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2018

Freeform President Tom Ascheim and Executive Vice President of Programming and Development Karey Burke will unveil today the new and returning projects for The Walt Disney Company's young adult cable network at the combined Disney|ABC Television's presentation for the national advertising community ... (more...)
Hit Comedy Series RAVEN'S HOME Returns for a Second Season Monday, June 25, on Disney Channel Hit Comedy Series RAVEN'S HOME Returns for a Second Season Monday, June 25, on Disney Channel
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2018

Season two of Disney Channel's hit comedy series 'Raven's Home' is set to premiere with a week of four new episodes, beginning MONDAY, JUNE 25 - THURSDAY, JUNE 28 (9:30-10:00 a.m. EDT/PDT), on Disney Channel, in the DisneyNOW app and on Disney Channel VOD. Following the debut week, new episodes will... (more...)
Sight, Sound & Story: Post Production Summit Returns for its Sixth Year to NYC on June 14th Sight, Sound & Story: Post Production Summit Returns for its Sixth Year to NYC on June 14th
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the east coast leader in training and certification for content creators, announces the return of Sight, Sound & Story: Post Production Summit, taking place June 14th at the NYIT Auditorium Theater on Broadway.... (more...)
Sarah Jeffery Returns As Audrey in Disney Channel's DESCENDANTS 3 Sarah Jeffery Returns As Audrey in Disney Channel's DESCENDANTS 3
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2018

Beautiful and prim Audrey, the daughter of Princess Aurora 'Sleeping Beauty', is back and actress Sarah Jeffery is set to once again play her in 'Descendants 3' the highly- anticipated third movie in a trilogy about the teenage sons and daughters of Disney's MOST INFAMOUS villains. 'Descendants' (... (more...)
Oprah and 60 MINUTES Get A First Look at The National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Alabama Oprah and 60 MINUTES Get A First Look at The National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Alabama
by TV News Desk - April 06, 2018

Oprah Winfrey brings 60 MINUTES cameras into a new memorial dedicated to the thousands of victims of lynching that took place over a 70-year period following the Civil War.   It will be the first time the public sees the inside of the structure and its 805 steel markers, each bearing the names of pe... (more...)
2018 Tribeca Film Festival Shares Anniversary Films and Tribeca Talks Announcement 2018 Tribeca Film Festival Shares Anniversary Films and Tribeca Talks Announcement
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2018

Epic reunions and not-to-be-missed intimate conversations will take center stage during the 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, running April 18-29. Tribeca will celebrate the anniversaries of Schindler's List, Scarface, and In the Soup, bringing three classics back to the big scre... (more...)
Matt Damon-Led DOWNSIZING Coming To DVD + Blu-Ray 3/20 Matt Damon-Led DOWNSIZING Coming To DVD + Blu-Ray 3/20
by TV News Desk - March 15, 2018

Downsizing is now available on DVD + Blu-Ray! Alexander Payne's ingenious and delightful new film marks, on first glance, a shift from character portraits such as Sideways, About Schmidt, and The Descendants, all set firmly in our present reality. But Payne's movies have also always been social port... (more...)
Smithsonian Channel Launches New Spinoff of Landmark Series AERIAL AMERICA with AERIAL CITIES Smithsonian Channel Launches New Spinoff of Landmark Series AERIAL AMERICA with AERIAL CITIES
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2018

The most expansive and ambitious aerial series in U.S. television history - AERIAL AMERICA - is taking a closer look at the nation's great urban areas in a new six-part spinoff series, AERIAL CITIES. Each episode reveals fascinating insights in the day and night life of some of America's most famed ... (more...)
Smithsonian Channel Launches New Spinoff of the Landmark Series AERIAL AMERICA With AERIAL CITIES Smithsonian Channel Launches New Spinoff of the Landmark Series AERIAL AMERICA With AERIAL CITIES
by TV News Desk - March 13, 2018

The most expansive and ambitious aerial series in U.S. television history – AERIAL AMERICA – is taking a closer look at the nation's great urban areas in a new six-part spinoff series, AERIAL CITIES. Each episode reveals fascinating insights in the day and night life of some of America's most famed ... (more...)
Starz Acquires Seven Exclusive First-Run Documentaries Starz Acquires Seven Exclusive First-Run Documentaries
by BWW News Desk - March 08, 2018

Starz, a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), today announced the acquisition of seven exclusive, first-run documentaries including The Rape of Recy Taylor, a film that exposes a legacy of physical abuse of black women and reveals Rosa Parks' intimate role in Recy Taylor's story.... (more...)
Disney's ZOMBIES Gets Even Livelier In L+7 Nielson Ratings, Digital Viewing, and Billboard Music Chart Rankings Disney's ZOMBIES Gets Even Livelier In L+7 Nielson Ratings, Digital Viewing, and Billboard Music Chart Rankings
by TV News Desk - March 06, 2018

The power of a music-driven story, an integral part of Disney Channel's connection to kid and tween viewers, continues to bear out with 'ZOMBIES,' the #1 cable telecast among Kids 6-11, Kids 6-14, Tweens 9-14 and Girls 6-11 in seven months, since the premiere of 'Descendants 2' (July 21, 2017). Amon... (more...)
Emmy-Winning 'The Oscars(R): All Access' Announces Facebook Watch as Exclusive Social Platform for the Official Live Stream Emmy-Winning 'The Oscars(R): All Access' Announces Facebook Watch as Exclusive Social Platform for the Official Live Stream
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2018

Emmy-Winning 'The Oscars(R): All Access' Announces Facebook Watch as Exclusive Social Platform for the Official Live Stream... (more...)
Emmy-Winning THE OSCARS ALL ACCESS Announces Facebook Watch As Exclusive Social Platform For Live Stream Emmy-Winning THE OSCARS ALL ACCESS Announces Facebook Watch As Exclusive Social Platform For Live Stream
by TV News Desk - February 28, 2018

Emmy-winning “The Oscars: All Access,” which features red carpet highlights, exclusive footage from backstage and live “look-ins” to the Oscars telecast, will stream live on The Academy's show page on Facebook Watch, The ABC Television Network Facebook page, Oscar.com and ABCNews.com, beginning at 6... (more...)