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GODFATHER OF HARLEM

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After returning from Alcatraz, Bumpy Johnson seeks to regain control of Harlem. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy must take on the Genovese crime family, led by Vincent "Chin" Gigante.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Tramell Tillman on Bob Moses Photo BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Tramell Tillman on Bob Moses
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 11, 2019

the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Tramell Tillman gives us a lesson on Bob Moses....
OWN Announces Additional Cast for Ava DuVernay's CHERISH THE DAY Photo OWN Announces Additional Cast for Ava DuVernay's CHERISH THE DAY
by Kaitlin Milligan - December 03, 2019

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today the directorial lineup and additional casting for the first installment of the anticipated new romantic anthology drama “Cherish the Day,” created and executive produced by Emmy® winner/Academy Award®-nominee Ava DuVernay (“Queen Sugar,” “When They See Us”)...
EPIX Unveils Development Slate Photo EPIX Unveils Development Slate
by Kaitlin Milligan - January 20, 2020

Premium network EPIX revealed a slate of projects in development, setting the stage for a bold lineup of original content through 2020 and beyond.  The announcement, from EPIX President Michael Wright, comes on the heels of the network launching a dynamic schedule of original content in 2019, includ...
Playwrights Horizons Stages Tori Sampson's IF PRETTY HURTS... Photo Playwrights Horizons Stages Tori Sampson's IF PRETTY HURTS...
by Julie Musbach - January 03, 2019

Playwrights Horizons presents the world premiere of If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka, written by Tori Sampson, directed by Leah C. Gardiner, and choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly, February 15-March 31, 2019 in the Mainstage Theater at Playwrights Horizons...
Talent Manager ChiChi Anyanwu Launches CHI Talent Management Photo Talent Manager ChiChi Anyanwu Launches CHI Talent Management
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 13, 2020

After the economic effects of the coronavirus crisis left her unemployed, talent manager ChiChi Anyanwu turned adversity into opportunity and launched CHI Talent Management to represent Broadway, film and television artists....
KATY KEENE, LOOKING FOR ALASKA to Premiere at TRIBECA TV FESTIVAL Photo KATY KEENE, LOOKING FOR ALASKA to Premiere at TRIBECA TV FESTIVAL
by Kaitlin Milligan - August 12, 2019

The Tribeca TV Festival will return September 12-15 for its third edition.The lineup is a showcase of new series debuts, new episodes from fan favorites, talks with creators and stars, and one-night-only events that can only be seen at Tribeca. The 2019 Tribeca TV Festival will take place at Regal B...
Bard SummerScape Announces BLACK ROOTS SUMMER Photo Bard SummerScape Announces BLACK ROOTS SUMMER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2021

Bard SummerScape will celebrate the uplifting spirit of Black music with Black Roots Summer, presented in association with Electric Root and organized and led by the rousing vocalist, bandleader, cultural commentator, and anti-racism educator Michael Mwenso and his longtime collaborator Jono Gasparr...
NYC Public School Film Festival Adds New Feature: Student Filmmakers Interview Indust Photo NYC Public School Film Festival Adds New Feature: Student Filmmakers Interview Industry Pros On-Camera
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 10, 2021

The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and NYC Department of Education announced today that DOE student filmmakers will conduct on-camera interviews with leading film industry professionals. These interviews will be available online following the 3rd Annual New York City Public School Film Fe...
Paul Schneider, Angela Sarafyan & Jacob Lofland Join A HOUSE ON THE BAYOU Photo Paul Schneider, Angela Sarafyan & Jacob Lofland Join A HOUSE ON THE BAYOU
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 07, 2021

A House on the Bayou follows a troubled couple (Paul Schneider, Tales from the Loop and Angela Sarafyan, Westworld) and their teenage daughter (Lia McHugh, The Eternals) who go on vacation to an isolated house in the Louisiana bayou to reconnect as a family....
VIDEO: THE CHAOS TWINS Are Joined by Special Guest, Casting Director Erica A. Hart Photo VIDEO: THE CHAOS TWINS Are Joined by Special Guest, Casting Director Erica A. Hart
by The Chaos Twins - August 12, 2020

Tune in at 4pm to watch the next episode right here at BroadwayWorld or on Facebook Live. This week's special guest is casting director Erica A. Hart!...
EPIX Renews GODFATHER OF HARLEM for Second Season Photo EPIX Renews GODFATHER OF HARLEM for Second Season
by Kaitlin Milligan - February 12, 2020

Premium cable network EPIX® announced today that Godfather of Harlem, its Forest Whitaker led, critically-acclaimed drama from ABC Signature Studios, which is a part of Disney Television Studios, will return for season two.  The 10-episode sophomore season, created by Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstei...
MADE IN NY Productions Take Home 16 Emmy Awards Photo MADE IN NY Productions Take Home 16 Emmy Awards
by Alexa Criscitiello - September 21, 2020

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment congratulates a?oeMade in NYa?? productions for their wins at the 72nd Annual Primetime and Creative Emmy Awards.  In total, 5 New York City productions were awarded 16 Emmys; while 23 local productions were nominated for more than 80 awards. ...
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Season Two of PENNYWORTH Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Season Two of PENNYWORTH
by Stage Tube - November 10, 2020

A year after the explosive events of last season, England finds itself embroiled in a devastating civil war, with the powerful, neo-fascist Raven Union, led by Lord Harwood (Jason Flemyng) threatening to control the entire country. ...
BRIDGE AND TUNNEL Episode 3 Airs on Epix Feb. 7 Photo BRIDGE AND TUNNEL Episode 3 Airs on Epix Feb. 7
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 02, 2021

After breaking up with Jill, Jimmy finds inspiration in a different style of photography, while Artie is dreading Jimmy’s departure for Alaska. Meanwhile, Stacey suspects Mikey may have eyes for Tammy, while Jill battles her overbearing mother Lana.   ...
Arlington's Regent Theatre to Present a Weekend Of Love & Laughter With TIL DEATH DO Photo Arlington's Regent Theatre to Present a Weekend Of Love & Laughter With TIL DEATH DO US PART… YOU FIRST!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 14, 2020

Award-Winning Comedian/Actor Peter Fogel is no stranger to Boston Audiences. Last year, he starred in a successful engagement of MY MOTHER'S ITALIAN, MY FATHER'S JEWISH & I'M IN THERAPY at Arlington's Regent Theatre. Now, he's back at the Regent with his own critically acclaimed hysterical multi-med...
EPIX Greenlights PUNK Docuseries Photo EPIX Greenlights PUNK Docuseries
by Tori Hartshorn - December 10, 2018

Premium network EPIX has greenlit Punk, a four-part docuseries from executive producer John Varvatos.  Varvatos brings his passion and deep connection to the roots of the PUNK movement to the series, partnering with filmmaker Derik Murray's Network Entertainment to produce the quintessential story o...
Westside Ballet Of Santa Monica Celebrates 47th Annual Nutcracker Season Photo Westside Ballet Of Santa Monica Celebrates 47th Annual Nutcracker Season
by Stephi Wild - November 19, 2019

SoCal's longest running production of The Nutcracker returns for its 47th magical Holiday Season. Westside Ballet of Santa Monica's talented pre-professional dancers share the world class Broad Stage with seven accomplished professional guest artists to present nine enchanting ballet productions, sc...
EPIX Greenlights Docuseries BY WHATEVER MEANS NECESSARY: THE TIMES OF GODFATHER OF HA Photo EPIX Greenlights Docuseries BY WHATEVER MEANS NECESSARY: THE TIMES OF GODFATHER OF HARLEM
by Kaitlin Milligan - July 20, 2020

 Premium television network EPIX® announced today the greenlight of By Whatever Means Necessary: The Times of Godfather of Harlem, a docuseries inspired by the music and subjects featured in its original series Godfather of Harlem....
Meet the Cast of JAGGED LITTLE PILL- Now in Previews on Broadway! Photo Meet the Cast of JAGGED LITTLE PILL- Now in Previews on Broadway!
by Julie Musbach - November 03, 2019

You oughtta know that Jagged Little Pill is officially in preview son Broadway!  The new musical is inspired by the themes and raw emotions laid bare in Alanis Morissette's seminal album of the same name. The Healys appear to be a picture-perfect suburban family - but looks can be deceiving. When th...
52nd NAACP Image Awards Announced - Viola Davis, Eddie Murphy, LeBron James, and More Photo 52nd NAACP Image Awards Announced - Viola Davis, Eddie Murphy, LeBron James, and More!
by Stephi Wild - March 28, 2021

Following the week-long virtual experience, tonight the NAACP celebrated the stellar achievements of the 52nd NAACP Image Awards winners during a special LIVE broadcast on BET and simulcast across ViacomCBS networks including CBS for its first time, as well as BET Her, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV, MTV...
Photo Coverage: Remembering Veteran Actor Danny Aiello Photo Photo Coverage: Remembering Veteran Actor Danny Aiello
by Walter McBride - December 26, 2019

Take a look back on the life and career of Danny Aiello with a collection of photos we've snapped over the years. ...
Epix Sets Premiere Date for BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY Docuseries Photo Epix Sets Premiere Date for BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY Docuseries
by Sarah Jae Leiber - October 08, 2020

Premium television network EPIX® announced today that four-part docuseries By Whatever Means Necessary: The Times of Godfather of Harlem will premiere on November 8, 2020 at 10 PM ET/PT....
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the EPIX Original Series GODFATHER OF HARLEM Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the EPIX Original Series GODFATHER OF HARLEM
by Stage Tube - June 13, 2019

Premium network EPIX released a brand-new tease for the original series Godfather of Harlem – premiering Sunday, September 29 and starring Oscar winner Forest Whitaker, Vincent D'Onofrio, Giancarlo Esposito, Paul Sorvino, Nigel Thatch and Ilfenesh Hadera....
Danette Crawford Launches Weekly Talker With Co-Executive Producer Clifton Davis Photo Danette Crawford Launches Weekly Talker With Co-Executive Producer Clifton Davis
by Alexa Criscitiello - March 31, 2021

From a struggling single mom to a best-selling author and now hosting and executive producing her own syndicated talk show, Danette Crawford knows firsthand emotional battles and financial hardships. Her life, once filled with fear and hopelessness, slowly did turn around. She shares how that happen...
Kate Walsh, Robert Askins, Thomas Keegan and More to Take Part in Play-PerView's Live Photo Kate Walsh, Robert Askins, Thomas Keegan and More to Take Part in Play-PerView's Live Streamed Play Readings
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 22, 2020

Having raised over $20,000 to date in support of arts organizations and other charities impacted by the COVID-19 virus, Play-PerView announces programming and casting for five upcoming events through May 8th....