CMT today announced that country superstar Sam Hunt, along with co-writers Zach Crowell, Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne, will be honored with the first-ever Song of the Year Award for mega-hit Body Like A Back Road (more...)
CMT today revealed it will honor Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban and Luke Bryan as the premiere country artists of 2017 celebrated at the eighth-annual "CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR" special live from Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, October 18 at 8pm ET/PT. (more...)
Amazon Original Series GOLIATH has cast award-winning actor, filmmaker and producer Mark Duplass (Togetherness, Room 104) as a series regular for its second season debuting next year on Prime Video. Duplass will play Tom Wyatt, a successful Los Angeles developer who wants to give the city a distinct skyline. (more...)
Formerly known as The Half Hour, Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents… kicks off its slate of all-new half-hour specials with back-to-back episodes on Friday, September 15 at Midnight and 12:30 a.m. ET/PT. (more...)
Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre (PBDT), Natasha Middleton, Artistic Director, will present "THE BEST OF KHACHATURIAN," an evening of ballet and instrumental music written by iconic Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian. (more...)
CBS announced today that Maria Bello has joined the cast of NCIS as a series regular and will be introduced in the season's fourth episode. The 15th season of NCIS premieres Tuesday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT). (more...)
Grammy, Oscar, and Golden Globe-winning rapper, actor, film producer, activist, and poet Common will join the Columbus Symphony to perform music from his latest album, Black America Again, as well as some of his biggest hits. (more...)
The searing feature documentary 'The Hunting Ground', a 2016 Oscar-nominated film about campus rape, will screen on Saturday, June 3 at UCLA's James Bridges Theatre as the ninth installment in Kat Kramer's Films That Change the World series. (more...)
The searing feature documentary 'The Hunting Ground', a 2016 Oscar-nominated film about campus rape, will screen on Saturday June 3 at UCLA's James Bridges Theatre as the ninth installment in Kat Kramer's Films That Change the World series. (more...)
This Sunday, April 30, is the 20th anniversary of the historic coming-out episode of the ELLEN sitcom on ABC. All episodes of the series are available now to stream for free/no sign in required in the Throwbacks section of the ABC app for desktop, mobile and connected TV devices. (more...)
Meerkat Press is excited to announce the acquisition of worldwide English rights to Tom Epperson's new novel, Roberto to the Dark Tower Came, from Matt Bialer at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates, for publication in May 2018. The novel is about a young left-wing South American journalist who receives an ominous phone call: leave the country in ten days, or die. Roberto has every intention of leaving, as soon as he follows a lead on a major story developing in the jungle. The book follows him on his perilous journey into the heart of darkness in pursuit of his story. Unknowingly, Roberto is headed toward a confrontation with an evil darker than he could possibly have imagined.
Tom Epperson is a native of Malvern, Arkansas. He received a B.A. in English from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and an M.A. in English from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, then headed west with his boyhood friend Billy Bob Thornton to pursue a career in show business. Epperson's co-written the scripts for One False Move, A Family Thing, The Gift, A Gun, a Car, a Blonde, and Jayne Mansfield's Car. His book The Kind One was nominated in 2009 for both the Edgar Award and the Barry Award for Best First Novel. His second novel, Sailor, was published in 2012. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Stefani, three pampered cats, and a frisky dog.
Meerkat Press is an Atlanta-based independent press committed to publishing irresistible, unforgettable prose and poetry. Our books range from literary to genre fiction with quality the common denominator. (more...)
Atlanta's legendary surrealist musician and icon Col. Bruce Hampton will celebrate his 70th birthday with Hampton 70: A Celebration of Col. Bruce Hampton, on Monday, May 1, 7:30 p.m. at the Fox Theatre, with proceeds benefiting the Fox Theatre Institute and other musician-focused charities. (more...)
Musical Theatre West presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical masterpiece Carousel March 24 - April 9 at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach. Voted 'the greatest musical of the twentieth century' by TIME magazine, Carousel explores the timeless message of message of love, hope, forgiveness, and redemption. (more...)
Irish Repertory Theatre presents Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES, directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (Shining City), and starring Obi Abili (Ivo Van Hove's Antigone at BAM). THE EMPEROR JONES begins performances tonight, March 1, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, opens on March 12, and runs through April 23, 2017. (more...)