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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.

EPIX Greenlights Comedy Docuseries UNPROTECTED SETS Photo EPIX Greenlights Comedy Docuseries UNPROTECTED SETS
by TV News Desk - August 16, 2018

Premium television network EPIX has greenlit an all-new original docuseries Unprotected Sets, which will premiere Friday, October 5 at 11 PM ET/PT.  From executive producers Wanda Sykes and Page Hurwitz (Push It Productions), Barry Poznick, President of MGM's Unscripted Television and MGM Television...
EPIX Greenlights OUR LADY, LTD Starring Sir Ben Kingsley Photo EPIX Greenlights OUR LADY, LTD Starring Sir Ben Kingsley
by TV News Desk - August 28, 2018

EPIX® has greenlit Our Lady, LTD, a 10-episode modern noir drama from MGM Television starring Academy Award® winner Sir Ben Kingsley.  The series follows James, a young grifter, as he attempts to prey upon Pastor Byron Brown (Kingsley), who turns out to be far more dangerous than he suspects. ...
WESTWORLD's Jimmi Simpson Joins Epix Drama OUR LADY, LTD Photo WESTWORLD's Jimmi Simpson Joins Epix Drama OUR LADY, LTD
by TV News Desk - August 30, 2018

Jimmi Simpson has joined the cast of Epix's drama “Our Lady, LTD,” starring Sir Ben Kinglsey, according to Variety....
School is Back in Session! Freeform's Hit Comedy GROWN-ISH Begins Production on Seaso Photo School is Back in Session! Freeform's Hit Comedy GROWN-ISH Begins Production on Season Two in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2018

Today, Freeform announced the start of production on season two of the critically acclaimed comedy series “grown-ish.” From “black-ish” executive producer Kenya Barris, “grown-ish” is a contemporary take on the current issues facing both students and administrators in the world of higher education....
Jack Bannon to Star in PENNYWORTH on Epix Photo Jack Bannon to Star in PENNYWORTH on Epix
by TV News Desk - October 15, 2018

Jack Bannon has been cast in the lead role of Alfred Pennyworth in the upcoming EPIX drama series PENNYWORTH, from Warner Horizon Scripted Television and based on the characters from DC....
Ben Aldridge Cast in Epix's PENNYWORTH Photo Ben Aldridge Cast in Epix's PENNYWORTH
by TV News Desk - October 15, 2018

Ben Aldridge has been cast in the lead role of Thomas Wayne in the upcoming EPIX drama series PENNYWORTH, from Warner Horizon Scripted Television and based on the characters from DC....
Ryan Fletcher and Hainsley Lloyd Bennett Join PENNYWORTH Cast Photo Ryan Fletcher and Hainsley Lloyd Bennett Join PENNYWORTH Cast
by TV News Desk - October 16, 2018

Ryan Fletcher and Hainsley Lloyd Bennett have been cast as series regulars in the upcoming EPIX drama series PENNYWORTH, from Warner Horizon Scripted Television and based on the characters from DC. ...
Paloma Faith Joins the Cast of PENNYWORTH Photo Paloma Faith Joins the Cast of PENNYWORTH
by TV News Desk - October 19, 2018

Paloma Faith has joined the cast in the series regular role of “Bet Sykes,” a spirited, sadistic and sharp-tongued villain, in the upcoming EPIX drama series PENNYWORTH, from Warner Horizon Scripted Television and based on the characters from DC....
Jason Flemyng Joins Cast of Epix's PENNYWORTH Photo Jason Flemyng Joins Cast of Epix's PENNYWORTH
by TV News Desk - October 30, 2018

Jason Flemyng (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) has joined the cast in the series regular role of villain “Lord Harwood” in the upcoming EPIX drama series PENNYWORTH. PENNYWORTH is from Warner Horizon Scripted Television and based on the characters from DC....
Forest Whitaker Joins the David E. Talbert Family Holiday Musical, JINGLE JANGLE Photo Forest Whitaker Joins the David E. Talbert Family Holiday Musical, JINGLE JANGLE
by TV News Desk - October 31, 2018

Forest Whitaker joins the David E. Talbert family holiday musical for Netflix. The film is titled 'Jingle Jangle.'...
Forest Whitaker Joins the David E. Talbert Family Holiday Musical, JINGLE JANGLE Photo Forest Whitaker Joins the David E. Talbert Family Holiday Musical, JINGLE JANGLE
by TV News Desk - October 31, 2018

Forest Whitaker joins the David E. Talbert family holiday musical for Netflix. The film is titled 'Jingle Jangle.'...
Epix Presents Docuseries ELVIS GOES THERE Photo Epix Presents Docuseries ELVIS GOES THERE
by TV News Desk - November 28, 2018

Premium network EPIX® continues to amplify its original slate, adding to its scripted greenlights with the docuseries Elvis Goes There.  Premiering Monday, February 4, 2019 at 10pm, the four-episode, one-hour series follows renowned journalist Elvis Mitchell as he travels with A-list filmmakers and ...
Three Near-Death Experiences Later, Singer Angela Verbrugge Prevails, Pursues Her Dre Photo Three Near-Death Experiences Later, Singer Angela Verbrugge Prevails, Pursues Her Dream, and Releases New Album
by BWW News Desk - November 28, 2018

Some real-life stories are so remarkable, they take on a cinematic quality. In the case of singer Angela Verbrugge, her personal journey is filled with not one, not two, but three near-death experiences that have shaped her path, and have provided the fuel for her burgeoning music career: “I was in ...
Polly Walker Joins PENNYWORTH In A Recurring Role Photo Polly Walker Joins PENNYWORTH In A Recurring Role
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2018

Polly Walker has joined the cast in the recurring role of “Peggy Sykes” for the upcoming EPIX drama series PENNYWORTH.  PENNYWORTH is from Warner Horizon Scripted Television and based on the characters from DC....
EPIX Greenlights PUNK Docuseries Photo EPIX Greenlights PUNK Docuseries
by BWW News Desk - 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...
Playwrights Horizons Stages Tori Sampson's IF PRETTY HURTS... Photo Playwrights Horizons Stages Tori Sampson's IF PRETTY HURTS...
by BWW News Desk - 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...
BWW Review: Los Angeles Youth Ballet's NUTCRACKER Scores With A Delightful, Whimsical Photo BWW Review: Los Angeles Youth Ballet's NUTCRACKER Scores With A Delightful, Whimsical And Polished Presentation At The Alex Theatre
by Valerie-Jean Miller - January 08, 2019

The weekend before Christmas, The Los Angeles Youth Ballet presented a gorgeous, colorful and professional performance of The Nutcracker at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, CA. The production was very carefully constructed, with an emphasis on good technique, passion and commitment in performance an...
Kathrine Narducci Cast in GODFATHER OF HARLEM, Juan Riedinger Joins CLAWS Photo Kathrine Narducci Cast in GODFATHER OF HARLEM, Juan Riedinger Joins CLAWS
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2019

Kathrine Narducci is set for a recurring role on Godfather of Harlem, according to Deadline. Narducci will star opposite Vincent D'Onofrio in Epix's straight-to-series crime drama from Narcos co-creator Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein and ABC Signature Studios....
EPIX NOW Streaming Service Launches Photo EPIX NOW Streaming Service Launches
by TV News Desk - February 11, 2019

EPIX, the premium TV network owned by Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM), today announced the launch of EPIX NOW, the network's new streaming service available through partner app stores, featuring its full library of critically acclaimed original programming and blockbuster movies. The app is available for ...
EPIX Greenlights Docuseries Based on the Hit Podcast SLOW BURN Photo EPIX Greenlights Docuseries Based on the Hit Podcast SLOW BURN
by TV News Desk - February 11, 2019

Premium network EPIX® has greenlit Slow Burn, a six-episode docuseries based on the hit podcast of the same name.  From Nixon and Watergate to Clinton's impeachment, host Leon Neyfakh excavates the strange subplots and forgotten characters involved in the downfall of a president—flashing back to pol...
Epix Announces DEEP STATE Season 2 Premiere Date, Trailer Released Photo Epix Announces DEEP STATE Season 2 Premiere Date, Trailer Released
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2019

Premium network EPIX today announced that season 2 of the espionage drama Deep State will premiere on April 28 at 9 PM ET/PT. Viewers can catch up on the first season of Deep State before the season 2 premiere via EPIX NOW, the network's new streaming service available for download in the App store ...
Ava DuVernay to Bring New Series CHERISH THE DAY to OWN Photo Ava DuVernay to Bring New Series CHERISH THE DAY to OWN
by TV News Desk - March 20, 2019

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that Ava DuVernay, award-winning filmmaker and creative force behind the network's critically acclaimed drama series “Queen Sugar,” is bringing her next series to OWN....
VIDEO: Forest Whitaker Stars in the Trailer for GODFATHER OF HARLEM Photo VIDEO: Forest Whitaker Stars in the Trailer for GODFATHER OF HARLEM
by Stage Tube - March 21, 2019

EPIX has released the first trailer for its original series Godfather of Harlem – starring Oscar winner Forest Whitaker, Vincent D'Onofrio, Giancarlo Esposito, Paul Sorvino, Nigel Thatch, and Ilfenesh Hadera....
MIDNIGHT STREET Begins Previews Off-Broadway May 29th Photo MIDNIGHT STREET Begins Previews Off-Broadway May 29th
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2019

MC Theatrical Productions today announced that it will present MIDNIGHT STREET, a dramatic new musical written and directed by Arnold L. Cohen, with music direction by Matt Castle, May 29th - June 22nd at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). The official opening will be on Wednesday, June 5th at 7PM....
EPIX to Premiere NFL: THE GRIND Photo EPIX to Premiere NFL: THE GRIND
by TV News Desk - May 08, 2019

Premium television network EPIX(R) and NFL Films will team up this fall on the weekly series NFL: The Grind, premiering Wednesday, September 11 at 9pm eastern time and airing for 17 episodes throughout the entirety of the 2019 NFL season. Featuring a yet-to-be-named host, NFL: The Grind will serve a...