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ABC News Announces Two-Hour Prime-Time Television Event, THE LAST DAYS OF MICHAEL JACKSON 5/24 on ABC
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018


ABC News presents a two-hour prime-time television event about Michael Jackson - exploring the King of Pop's life and legacy - from his complicated childhood to the record-breaking comeback concerts, 'This Is It,' that he didn't live to perform. Ahead of the 10th anniversary of Jackson's untimely passing, ABC News profiles one of the most influential artists of all time through interviews with the people he knew alongside never-before-seen video from interviews he did with ABC News anchors Barbara Walters and Diane Sawyer. The special also includes new interviews with Derek 'Cooley' Jackson, one of the dancers who taught Jackson how to moonwalk; Navi, the world-famous Jackson impersonator who was hired as his decoy at public events; and Lisa Staub, the tour operator who was in front of his house on the day he died. 'The Last Days of Michael Jackson' airs today, May 24 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

ABC News Announces Two-Hour Prime-Time Television Event, THE LAST DAYS OF MICHAEL JACKSON 5/24 on ABC
by Tori Hartshorn - May 21, 2018


ABC News presents a two-hour prime-time television event about Michael Jackson - exploring the King of Pop's life and legacy - from his complicated childhood to the record-breaking comeback concerts, 'This Is It,' that he didn't live to perform. Ahead of the 10th anniversary of Jackson's untimely passing, ABC News profiles one of the most influential artists of all time through interviews with the people he knew alongside never-before-seen video from interviews he did with ABC News anchors Barbara Walters and Diane Sawyer. The special also includes new interviews with Derek 'Cooley' Jackson, one of the dancers who taught Jackson how to moonwalk; Navi, the world-famous Jackson impersonator who was hired as his decoy at public events; and Lisa Staub, the tour operator who was in front of his house on the day he died. 'The Last Days of Michael Jackson' airs on Thursday, May 24 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

ABC News Announces Two-Hour Primetime Television Event On Michael Jackson's Life And Legacy
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2018


ABC News presents a two-hour prime-time television event about Michael Jackson – exploring the King of Pop's life and legacy – from his complicated childhood to the record-breaking comeback concerts, “This Is It,” that he didn't live to perform. Ahead of the 10th anniversary of Jackson's untimely passing, ABC News profiles one of the most influential artists of all time through interviews with the people he knew alongside never-before-seen video from interviews he did with ABC News anchors Barbara Walters and Diane Sawyer. The special also includes new interviews with Derek “Cooley” Jackson, one of the dancers who taught Jackson how to moonwalk; Navi, the world-famous Jackson impersonator who was hired as his decoy at public events; and Lisa Staub, the tour operator who was in front of his house on the day he died. “The Last Days of Michael Jackson” airs on Thursday, May 24 (8:00–10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Viola Davis and Julius Tennon's Documentary Series, THE LAST DEFENSE to Premiere 6/12 on ABC
by Tori Hartshorn - Apr 23, 2018


Executive producers Viola Davis and Julius Tennon have teamed up with XCON Productions and Lincoln Square Productions for the powerful, new documentary series, 'The Last Defense,' premiering TUESDAY, JUNE 12 (10:00 - 11:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. The seven-episode docu-series explores and exposes flaws in the American justice system through emotional, in-depth examinations of the death row cases of Darlie Routier and Julius Jones. The series will seek to trace the path that led both Routier and Jones to their places on death row, while taking a deep look into their personal stories.

Viola Davis and Julius Tennon's Documentary Series, THE LAST DEFENSE to Premiere Tuesday, June 12, on ABC
by Macon Prickett - Apr 23, 2018


Executive producers Viola Davis and Julius Tennon have teamed up with XCON Productions and Lincoln Square Productions for the powerful, new documentary series, “The Last Defense,” premiering TUESDAY, JUNE 12 (10:00 – 11:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. The seven-episode docu-series explores and exposes flaws in the American justice system through emotional, in-depth examinations of the death row cases of Darlie Routier and Julius Jones. The series will seek to trace the path that led both Routier and Jones to their places on death row, while taking a deep look into their personal stories.

ABC to Present First Look at Viola Davis & Julius Tennon's Documentary Series THE LAST DEFENSE at The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival
by Tori Hartshorn - Apr 4, 2018


ABC will screen the first episode of documentary series “The Last Defense,” from executive producers Viola Davis and Julius Tennon, XCON Productions and Lincoln Square Productions, at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival on FRIDAY, APRIL 27. The seven-episode docu-series explores and exposes flaws in the American justice system through emotional, in-depth examinations of multiple death row cases. This first hour of a three-hour- arc takes a look at the case of Julius Jones, a star college athlete convicted of shooting a father of two at point-blank range as his attorneys race against the clock to get him a new trial before his execution date is set.

Social: Go Behind The Scenes of AVENUE Q on BWW's Instagram For Wold Puppetry Day!
by Alan Henry - Mar 21, 2018


BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes of AVENUE Q off-Broadway today on our Instagram for World Puppetry Day!

'Countdown to the Oscars, Live!,' Unprecedented Three-Hour Special Live from the 90th Oscars Red Carpet, Airs Oscar 3/4
by Tori Hartshorn - Mar 1, 2018


'Countdown to the Oscars, Live!,' Unprecedented Three-Hour Special Live from the 90th Oscars Red Carpet, Airs Oscar 3/4

AVENUE Q Announces Spring Fling In Observation Of WORLD PUPPETRY DAY
by Julie Musbach - Feb 27, 2018


AVENUE Q - the Tony Award-winning Best Musical that features a cast comprised of people and puppets - will celebrate WORLD PUPPETRY DAY on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 with what is to be an unprecedented large gathering of professional and amateur puppeteers and their puppets for a special performance and post-show soiree at New World Stages (Off-Broadway, 340 West 50th Street), starting at 8:00PM.

BWW Review: Landing the Next LeBron Is Step One in KING LIZ -- but Can She Keep Him in Line?
by Perry Tannenbaum - Feb 22, 2018


Chameleonic sports agent Liz Rico has the game to land top NBA prospect Freddie Luna straight out of high school, but KING LIZ will need fresh moves keep her phenom from self-destructing

INSIDE NORTH KOREA: LIVE FROM THE GAMES Premieres On National Geographic on 2/11
by Tori Hartshorn - Feb 7, 2018


Combining live, pre-taped, and archival footage, with insights from leading dignitaries and noted experts, National Geographic will take viewers into North Korea's saga of global tensions and politicking, viewed through its controversial Olympic legacy. An installment of the network's popular series Inside North Korea, the special will be hosted by ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff, who, in his ninth trip to the region, will put the headlines into context and explore how the Olympic Games have long been a proxy for battlefields on the Korean Peninsula.

New Year Traditions Await at The Happiest Circus In Town
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2017


'Tis the season to swing from the rafters! You're invited to ring in 2018 with thrilling daredevils, electrifying jugglers, mesmerizing acrobats, hilarious clowns, and endearing four-legged performers. Dallas' very own Lone Star Circus gets you up close and personal with circus stars from around the world.

AVENUE Q Celebrates The Holidays! Revised Holiday Schedule Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 19, 2017


AVENUE Q, the Tony Award winning musical comedy, now in its 14th year on stage in NYC and around the globe announces its revised holiday performance schedule for Christmas week Off-Broadway.

Bette Midler Receives Apology from Geraldo Rivera Following Alleged Groping Incident
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 1, 2017


Yesterday, the HELLO DOLLY! star took to Twitter to request an apology from Rivera for the incident and today her request was granted.

Lone Star Circus Draws Global Lineup for Happiest New Year Celebration in Dallas
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2017


New Year traditions abound with the happiest circus in town! Ring in 2018 with thrilling daredevils, electrifying jugglers, mesmerizing acrobats, hilarious clowns, and endearing four-legged performers with Dallas' very own Lone Star Circus. In their new production, CIRQUE JOYEUX, families will get up close and personal with circus stars from around the world. Make plans now to swing from the rafters December 28, 2017 January 1, 2018 at the Rosewood Center for Family Arts.

New Year Traditions Await at The Happiest Circus In Town
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 16, 2017


'Tis the season to swing from the rafters! You're invited to ring in 2018 with thrilling daredevils, electrifying jugglers, mesmerizing acrobats, hilarious clowns, and endearing four-legged performers. Dallas' very own Lone Star Circus gets you up close and personal with circus stars from around the world.

Hillary Clinton to Receive 2017 WMC Wonder Woman Award Next Week in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017


The Women's Media Center will honor Hillary Rodham Clinton with its first ever WMC Wonder Woman Award at the Women's Media Awards on October 26 at a gala at the Capitale in New York City.

Women's Media Awards Announce 2017 Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017


The Women's Media Center announces our host and honorees for the 2017 Women's Media Awards, to be held on October 26, at Capitale in New York City.

Hillary Clinton to Receive 2017 WMC Wonder Woman Award Next Week in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017


The Women's Media Center will honor Hillary Rodham Clinton with its first ever WMC Wonder Woman Award at the Women's Media Awards on October 26 at a gala at the Capitale in New York City.

Ashley Judd to Receive WMC Speaking Truth to Power Award
by Emily Bruno - Oct 13, 2017


The Women's Media Center will honor Ashley Juddwith the WMC Speaking Truth to Power Award at the Women's Media Awards on October 26 at Capitale in New York City.

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