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The Shocking Truth digs deep into notorious real-life murders and crimes and explores how Hollywood turned them into its most memorable thrillers. The behind-the-scenes stories of how these gruesome events became unforgettable movies is as fascinating as the true crimes themselves. Through cinematic re-enactments and exclusive interviews with the writers, directors and cast members, as well as the detectives, attorneys, and criminologists who investigated the actual crimes, we lay out a compelling story line

Devin Tupper's THE RACIST IN THE CHAT Announced as Winner of the London Lovecraft Fes Photo Devin Tupper's THE RACIST IN THE CHAT Announced as Winner of the London Lovecraft Festival 2020 New Writing Contest
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2020

Devin Tupper's The Racist in the Chat has been announced at the winner of the 2020 London Lovecraft Festival's New Writing Contest. The play will be given a staged Zoom reading on Thursday August 27th at 7:00PM BST as a part of Thornhill Theatre Space's World Wide Virtual Fringe Festival, streamed l...
Investigation Discovery Presents SERIAL KILLER WEEK Photo Investigation Discovery Presents SERIAL KILLER WEEK
by TV News Desk - August 10, 2020

Escape the sweltering summer heat with five chilling days of specials profiling America’s most prolific, elusive and haunting serial killers.  Starting August 30th, ID invites viewers to tune in each night at 9/8ct for all-new specials in SERIAL KILLER WEEK....
HBO Announces Upcoming Documentaries For Second Half Of 2020 Photo HBO Announces Upcoming Documentaries For Second Half Of 2020
by TV News Desk - August 05, 2020

HBO has confirmed multiple upcoming documentaries for the second half of 2020....
WANZIE WITH A 'Z' Will Stream Online Photo WANZIE WITH A 'Z' Will Stream Online
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2020

An online streaming of an on-stage performance of Michael Wanzie's autobiographical play, WANZIE WITH A a?oeZa?? - professionally taped in front of a live audience during an encore performance at Orlando Fringe Winter Mini Fest - will be made available as a pay-to-view presentation....
BWW Interview: Neil Austin and Chinonyerem Odimba Discuss Freelancers Make Theatre Wo Photo BWW Interview: Neil Austin and Chinonyerem Odimba Discuss Freelancers Make Theatre Work
by Cindy Marcolina - July 28, 2020

We had a chat with lighting designer Neil Austin and playwright Chinonyerem Odimba to discuss the groundbreaking work done by Freelancers Make Theatre Work, an organisation that advocates for the rights of freelance workers in theatre. We learned their thoughts about the current artistic climate in ...
Inaugural 'rePRO Film Festival' Announces Film & Conversation Lineup For 2020 Virtual Photo Inaugural 'rePRO Film Festival' Announces Film & Conversation Lineup For 2020 Virtual Festival
by TV News Desk - July 22, 2020

rePRO by mama.film, a new five day virtual film festival dedicated to exploring women's reproductive healthcare, awareness, advocacy and bodily integrity in America, has announced its lineup for the inaugural festival which will take place online from August 12-16, 2020....
HBO Announces Premiere Date for Limited Series THE THIRD DAY Photo HBO Announces Premiere Date for Limited Series THE THIRD DAY
by TV News Desk - July 22, 2020

Created by Felix Barrett and Dennis Kelly, limited series THE THIRD DAY debuts MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. The show's six episodes are divided into “Summer” and “Winter.”...
Laura Carmichael Stars in Psychological Thriller THE SECRETS SHE KEEPS on Sundance No Photo Laura Carmichael Stars in Psychological Thriller THE SECRETS SHE KEEPS on Sundance Now
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2020

AMC Networks' streaming service Sundance Now features the Exclusive North American Premiere of the intense Australian psychological thriller THE SECRETS SHE KEEPS on Thursday, July 16, 2020 with a new episode added every Thursday after....
THE DA VINCI CODE Will Make its World Premiere On Stage With a UK Tour in 2021 Photo THE DA VINCI CODE Will Make its World Premiere On Stage With a UK Tour in 2021
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2020

The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown's blockbuster novel that captivated the world, is to become an epic stage thriller. It will make its World Premiere on a UK Tour in 2021, opening at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley on Saturday 3 April 2021, and touring throughout the year....
BWW Exclusive: In Honor of Gay Pride - THE 101 GREATEST LGBTQ SONGS/ANTHEMS OF ALL TI Photo BWW Exclusive: In Honor of Gay Pride - THE 101 GREATEST LGBTQ SONGS/ANTHEMS OF ALL TIME - from Judy Garland to Lady Gaga, from Gloria Gaynor to Frank Ocean
by Peter Nason - June 24, 2020

Happy Gay Pride! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest LGBTQ songs and anthems from 1920-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the grade!...
Ben Whishaw Cast in BBC Two's Adaption of THIS IS GOING TO HURT Photo Ben Whishaw Cast in BBC Two's Adaption of THIS IS GOING TO HURT
by TV News Desk - June 15, 2020

BBC TWO and AMC have today announced that Ben Whishaw (A Very English Scandal, Skyfall, London Spy) will star in the new series This is Going to Hurt, produced by global content company SISTER (Giri/Haji, Chernobyl, Gangs of London) in association with Terrible Productions....
Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, June 5, 2020 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, June 5, 2020
by TV Scoop - June 02, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of BLUE BLOODS, airing on CBS on Friday, June 5, 2020!...
Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of COUNCIL OF DADS on NBC - Thursday, June 18, 2020 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of COUNCIL OF DADS on NBC - Thursday, June 18, 2020
by TV Scoop - June 02, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of COUNCIL OF DADS, airing on NBC on Thursday, June 18, 2020!...
Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of BURDEN OF TRUTH on THE CW - Thursday, June 18, 2 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of BURDEN OF TRUTH on THE CW - Thursday, June 18, 2020
by TV Scoop - June 01, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of BURDEN OF TRUTH, airing on THE CW on Thursday, June 18, 2020!...
Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of BURDEN OF TRUTH on THE CW - Thursday, May 28, 20 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of BURDEN OF TRUTH on THE CW - Thursday, May 28, 2020
by TV Scoop - May 15, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of BURDEN OF TRUTH, airing on THE CW on Thursday, May 28, 2020!...
Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of THE BOLD TYPE on FREEFORM - Thursday, June 11, 2 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of THE BOLD TYPE on FREEFORM - Thursday, June 11, 2020
by TV Scoop - May 14, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE BOLD TYPE, airing on FREEFORM on Thursday, June 11, 2020!...
Peacock Announces First Originals for July 15 Launch, Including BRAVE NEW WORLD, PSYC Photo Peacock Announces First Originals for July 15 Launch, Including BRAVE NEW WORLD, PSYCH 2, & More
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2020

Peacock, NBCUniversal's new streaming service, today announced its original content that will be available to stream on July 15, 2020, when the service launches nationally....
HBO Europe's THE SLEEPERS Premieres in the U.S. May 18 Photo HBO Europe's THE SLEEPERS Premieres in the U.S. May 18
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2020

THE SLEEPERS, a six-part drama series from HBO Europe follows an incredible story taking place at the end of 1989 in Czechoslovakia when the Soviet Empire was crumbling – an era which has rarely been documented on screen....
HBO Max Unveils Second Wave Slate of Originals Including FRAYED, DOOM PATROL, & More! Photo HBO Max Unveils Second Wave Slate of Originals Including FRAYED, DOOM PATROL, & More!
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2020

HBO Max has revealed the second slate of premium Max Originals available to viewers after the streamer's May 27th launch....
Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO on THE CW - Monday, May 11, Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO on THE CW - Monday, May 11, 2020
by TV Scoop - April 30, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO, airing on THE CW on Monday, May 11, 2020!...
CBS Announces Sunday Night At The Movies Photo CBS Announces Sunday Night At The Movies
by TV News Desk - April 24, 2020

CBS today announced plans to launch a Sunday movie night in May, featuring five iconic and acclaimed feature films from the Paramount Pictures library....
Opera Tampa Announces 2020-21 Season - PIRATES OF PENZANCE, MADAMA BUTTERFLY, and Mor Photo Opera Tampa Announces 2020-21 Season - PIRATES OF PENZANCE, MADAMA BUTTERFLY, and More!
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2020

Opera Tampa has announced its 2020-21 season!...
BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Television Episodes of All Time - from I LOVE LUCY to Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Television Episodes of All Time - from I LOVE LUCY to BETTER CALL SAUL
by Peter Nason - April 22, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best TV episodes from the 1950's to 2020; see if your favorites made the list!...
BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST ALBUMS of the Rock and Rap Era (1950-2020) Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST ALBUMS of the Rock and Rap Era (1950-2020)
by Peter Nason - April 16, 2020

The Beatles! Rihanna! Michael Jackson! Johnny Cash! Kanye West! The Rolling Stones! Aretha Franklin! Bob Dylan! Miles Davis! Nirvana! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest albums from the rock and rap era (1950-2020); see if your favorites made the grade!...
BWW Review: THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Viral Monologues Continue Portraying Our New Normal Photo BWW Review: THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Viral Monologues Continue Portraying Our New Normal
by Amanda Prahl - April 14, 2020

Where the first couple of weeks heavily featured monologues directly about the pandemic situation, more and more of these recent monologues are changing direction, portraying the 'new normal' with all that entails....