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by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

SHOWTIME has announced that Academy Award® winner Christopher McQuarrie (The Usual Suspects) and Anthony Peckham (Invictus) have joined the drama series THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING, inspired by the bestselling novel by President Bill Clinton and James Patterson, currently in development. McQuarrie will executive produce with Heather McQuarrie and the book's authors. Peckham will also executive produce and write the adaptation. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc. (more...)

Lifetime Sets October Premiere Dates for Two New MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT Spin-off SeriesLifetime Sets October Premiere Dates for Two New MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT Spin-off Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 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 ET/PT. The following week, Married at First Sight: Happily Ever After, the new eight episode series that follows the lives of three happily married couples from past seasons of the franchise will premiere Tuesday, October 30 at 10pm ET/PT. Married at First Sight: Honeymoon Island moves to its regular 9pm ET/PT timeslot that day. (more...)

Cicely Tyson to Receive Governors Award from the AcademyCicely Tyson to Receive Governors Award from the Academy
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (September 4) to present Honorary Awards to publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin and actress Cicely Tyson, and the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall.  The three Oscar® statuettes and Thalberg Award will be presented at the Academy's 10th Annual Governors Awards on Sunday, November 18, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center®. (more...)

Lifetime Unveils Expanded Programming Slate with 75 Movie Titles for 2019Lifetime Unveils Expanded Programming Slate with 75 Movie Titles for 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Lifetime Unveils Expanded Programming Slate with 75 Movie Titles for 2019 (more...)

SOUTH PACIFIC Comes Ashore at Theatre in the ParkSOUTH PACIFIC Comes Ashore at Theatre in the Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Love conquering prejudice is one of the powerful themes of Rodgers and Hammerstein's memorable musical SOUTH PACIFIC, the second production on Theatre in the Park's (TTIP) 2018 summer outdoor season. TTIP's most often requested musical, SOUTH PACIFIC will have seven performances at the outdoor amphitheater Today through Sunday, June 22-24 and the following Wednesday through Saturday June 27-30. Showtime for all productions is 8:30 p.m. with gates opening at 7 p.m. (more...)

SOUTH PACIFIC Comes Ashore at Theatre in the ParkSOUTH PACIFIC Comes Ashore at Theatre in the Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Love conquering prejudice is one of the powerful themes of Rodgers and Hammerstein's memorable musical SOUTH PACIFIC, the second production on Theatre in the Park's (TTIP) 2018 summer outdoor season. TTIP's most often requested musical, SOUTH PACIFIC will have seven performances at the outdoor amphitheater Friday through Sunday, June 22-24 and the following Wednesday through Saturday June 27-30. Showtime for all productions is 8:30 p.m. with gates opening at 7 p.m. (more...)

BWW Previews: GREAT AMERICAN READ Series Premiere TONIGHT On PBS!BWW Previews: GREAT AMERICAN READ Series Premiere TONIGHT On PBS!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - May 22, 2018

PBS recently unveiled a list of America's 100 best-loved novels, chosen in support of THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a new PBS series and multi-platform initiative that celebrates the joy of reading and the books we love. THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, hosted by television personality and journalist Meredith Vieira, launches with a two-hour episode on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 8 p.m. on PBS stations and will introduce viewers to the full list of America's 100 favorite novels selected through a demographically representative national survey conducted by YouGov. (more...)

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, A New Multi-Platform PBS Series, Reveals List of America's 100 Favorite NovelsTHE GREAT AMERICAN READ, A New Multi-Platform PBS Series, Reveals List of America's 100 Favorite Novels
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

PBS today unveiled a list of America's 100 best-loved novels, chosen in support of THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a new PBS series and multi-platform initiative that celebrates the joy of reading and the books we love. THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, hosted by television personality and journalist Meredith Vieira, launches with a two-hour episode today, May 22, 2018, at 8 p.m. on PBS stations and will introduce viewers to the full list of America's 100 favorite novels selected through a demographically representative national survey conducted by YouGov. The series will also feature interviews with celebrities, authors, superfans and everyday Americans discussing the way particular books have influenced them and their significance in American popular culture. Then, after a multi-platform initiative throughout the summer, which will include live public events, social media components and national reading clubs, the series will resume in the fall with several themed episodes, including an exciting finale, culminating in the first-ever national vote to choose 'America's Best-Loved Novel.' It will be the most expansive national celebration of books and reading aimed at engaging multi-generational readers across multiple platforms ever created. (more...)

Theatre In The Park Opens 49th Summer Season With Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAIDTheatre In The Park Opens 49th Summer Season With Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

A dancing lobster, an evil octopus, a strict father and a delightful array of singing sea creatures. All that and more makes Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID an audience favorite - and it will open the 2018 summer outdoor season for Theatre in the Park (TTIP). Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, a premiere at TTIP, will have seven performances at the outdoor amphitheater Friday through Sunday, June 8-10 and the following Wednesday through Saturday June 13-16. Showtime for all productions is 8:30 p.m. with gates opening at 7 p.m. (more...)

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, A New Multi-Platform PBS Series, Reveals List of America's 100 Favorite NovelsTHE GREAT AMERICAN READ, A New Multi-Platform PBS Series, Reveals List of America's 100 Favorite Novels
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

PBS today unveiled a list of America's 100 best-loved novels, chosen in support of THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a new PBS series and multi-platform initiative that celebrates the joy of reading and the books we love. THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, hosted by television personality and journalist Meredith Vieira, launches with a two-hour episode on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 8 p.m. on PBS stations and will introduce viewers to the full list of America's 100 favorite novels selected through a demographically representative national survey conducted by YouGov. The series will also feature interviews with celebrities, authors, superfans and everyday Americans discussing the way particular books have influenced them and their significance in American popular culture. Then, after a multi-platform initiative throughout the summer, which will include live public events, social media components and national reading clubs, the series will resume in the fall with several themed episodes, including an exciting finale, culminating in the first-ever national vote to choose 'America's Best-Loved Novel.' It will be the most expansive national celebration of books and reading aimed at engaging multi-generational readers across multiple platforms ever created. (more...)

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a New Multi-Platform PBS Series, Reveals List of America's 100 Favorite NovelsTHE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a New Multi-Platform PBS Series, Reveals List of America's 100 Favorite Novels
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

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Stage and Screen Legend Cicely Tyson to Be Honored with Hand & Footprint Ceremony at the TCL Chinese TheatreStage and Screen Legend Cicely Tyson to Be Honored with Hand & Footprint Ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Turner Classic Movies will honor Cicely Tyson with a hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood during the ninth annual TCM Classic Film Festival on April 27, Variety reports. (more...)

Investigation Discovery & James Patterson Present New Series MURDER IS FOREVER, 1/22Investigation Discovery & James Patterson Present New Series MURDER IS FOREVER, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

MURDER IS FOREVER - Patterson's first foray into true-crime television, based upon the authentic stories featured in his upcoming paperback books - is set to debut on ID on Monday, January 22 at 10/9c. (more...)

Investigation Discovery & James Patterson Present New Series MURDER IS FOREVER, 1/22Investigation Discovery & James Patterson Present New Series MURDER IS FOREVER, 1/22
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

MURDER IS FOREVER - Patterson's first foray into true-crime television, based upon the authentic stories featured in his upcoming paperback books - is set to debut on ID on Monday, January 22 at 10/9c. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 11/13 - 11/24 on NBCScoop: TODAY 11/13 - 11/24 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Nov 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on TODAY 11/13 - 11/24, airing on NBC (more...)

Barnes & Noble Announces the Biggest Books for Fall 2017Barnes & Noble Announces the Biggest Books for Fall 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

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Showtime Will Adapt Bill Clinton & James Patterson NovelShowtime Will Adapt Bill Clinton & James Patterson Novel
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

The Warp reports that Showtime will adapt the upcoming novel from Bill Clinton and James Patterson, The President Is Missing, for television. (more...)

President Bill Clinton And James Patterson's Upcoming Novel THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING To Be Adapted Into Series By SHOWTIME'President Bill Clinton And James Patterson's Upcoming Novel THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING To Be Adapted Into Series By SHOWTIME'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

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Clinton & Patterson Novel THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING to Be Adapted Into Series by ShowtimeClinton & Patterson Novel THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING to Be Adapted Into Series by Showtime
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Today, SHOWTIME announced it has acquired the rights to adapt into a series THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING, based on the highly anticipated novel by President Bill Clinton and bestselling author James Patterson set to be published in 2018. (more...)

RENT Preps for Opening at Barn Theatre CoRENT Preps for Opening at Barn Theatre Co
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

On Tuesday, August 22 at 8:00 p.m., the Barn Theatre opens the "rock opera for our time" - RENT. (more...)

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