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Showtime Releases Trailer for BILLIONS Season 5 Photo Showtime Releases Trailer for BILLIONS Season 5
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2021

In the second half of season five, the presence of powerful billionaire Mike Prince (Corey Stoll) sends ripples through Axe Capital and gives Chuck Rhoades (Giamatti) a potential new weapon in his fight against Bobby Axelrod (Lewis).

BILLIONS Will Return to Showtime for Fifth Season Photo BILLIONS Will Return to Showtime for Fifth Season
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 10, 2021

All episodes are available to stream for subscribers on SHOWTIME and across all SHOWTIME partner platforms. 

Helen McCrory, In Admiring, Awestruck Memory Photo Helen McCrory, In Admiring, Awestruck Memory
by Matt Wolf - Apr 19, 2021

No death of course is easy to absorb, especially one as premature and shocking as that of Helen McCrory, whose surrender to cancer late last week, age 52, came like the most brutal and sudden of thunderclaps. The announcement was made via Twitter on Friday by her husband, Damian Lewis, and I doubt I’m the only one who reacted with moist-eyed disbelief.

Stage and Screen Star Helen McCrory Passes Away at 52 Photo Stage and Screen Star Helen McCrory Passes Away at 52
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 16, 2021

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that stage and screen veteran Helen McCrory passed away today after a battle with cancer. She was 52 years old.

Lindsey Kasabian Named Senior Vice President, Casting, Freeform Photo Lindsey Kasabian Named Senior Vice President, Casting, Freeform
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 15, 2021

Said Kasabian,¬†‚ÄúI‚Äôve been so impressed with Tara‚Äôs vision for Freeform, so the chance to be a part of it was incredibly exciting. There is an energy to the network of risk-taking and enthusiasm that is palpable and invigorating. I am so grateful to my longtime mentor, Sharon Klein, for this opportunity and to Tara for inviting me to join her on this ride.‚ÄĚ

BWW Feature: WE SAW THEM FIRST / THE MUSICAL ACTRESSES - 
Five Musicals Whose Female Photo BWW Feature: WE SAW THEM FIRST / THE MUSICAL ACTRESSES - Five Musicals Whose Female Performers Later Became Stars
by Matt Wolf - Feb 22, 2021

Our monthlong series culling some of the early London theatrical triumphs of stars before they became known to the world at large draws to a close with our look back at a brilliant quintet of actresses who commanded attention in one musical (sometimes several) before broader renown came to call.

HBO Announces Six-Part Documentary Series 100 FOOT WAVE Photo HBO Announces Six-Part Documentary Series 100 FOOT WAVE
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 8, 2021

Directed and executive produced by award-winning filmmaker Chris Smith and executive produced by Emmy¬ģ¬†and Golden Globe¬ģ-winner Joe Lewis.

Markham Froggatt and Irwin Joins Curtis Brown Group Photo Markham Froggatt and Irwin Joins Curtis Brown Group
by Stephi Wild - Oct 22, 2020

Talent agency Markham Froggatt and Irwin has joined the Curtis Brown group of companies, Europe’s largest and oldest literary and talent agency,.

Showtime Orders Sixth Season of Hit Drama BiLLIONS Photo Showtime Orders Sixth Season of Hit Drama BiLLIONS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 1, 2020

SHOWTIME has picked up a sixth season of its acclaimed drama series¬†BILLIONS. Starring Oscar¬ģ¬†nominee and Emmy¬ģ¬†and Golden Globe¬ģ¬†winner Paul Giamatti and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis, season five of¬†BILLIONS¬†will return with five new episodes in 2021, with season six to follow.

Ben Platt Honored With Inspiration Award on Final Day of GLSEN RESPECT EVERYWHERE Photo Ben Platt Honored With Inspiration Award on Final Day of GLSEN RESPECT EVERYWHERE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 22, 2020

Today, GLSEN, the leading education organization focused on ensuring safe and inclusive schools for all students, honored Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Ben Platt with the Inspiration Award on the final day of RESPECT EVERYWHERE, a series of innovative fundraising initiatives presented in short videos running from May 18-22.

Smithsonian Channel Announces Premieres For May 2020 Photo Smithsonian Channel Announces Premieres For May 2020
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 27, 2020

Smithsonian Channels' May programming features the premiere of ‚ÄúAn American Aristocrat's Guide To Great Estates,‚ÄĚ an all-access pass into Great Britain's most magnificent homes, hosted by Julie Montagu, Viscountess Hinchingbrooke.

VIDEO: Showtime Releases Fifth Season Trailer For BILLIONS Photo VIDEO: Showtime Releases Fifth Season Trailer For BILLIONS
by Stage Tube - Mar 19, 2020

SHOWTIME has released the official trailer for the fifth season of its hit drama series¬†BILLIONS,¬†premiering on Sunday, May 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Starring Oscar¬ģ¬†nominee and Emmy¬ģ¬†and Golden Globe¬ģ¬†winner Paul Giamatti¬†and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis, the fifth season cast of¬†BILLIONS¬†includes new recurring guest stars Corey Stoll (House of Cards) and Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife).

VIDEO: Ben Platt and Nina Dobrev Talk Their New Movie RUN THIS TOWN Photo VIDEO: Ben Platt and Nina Dobrev Talk Their New Movie RUN THIS TOWN
by Stage Tube - Mar 5, 2020

Ben Platt and Nina Dobrev were guests on Thursday, March 5's episode of E!'s Pop of the Morning to talk about their new film 'Run This Town.'

Limited Number of Specially Priced Tickets to AMERICAN BUFFALO Will Be Made Available Photo Limited Number of Specially Priced Tickets to AMERICAN BUFFALO Will Be Made Available
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2020

To celebrate the upcoming revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo, directed by Neil Pepe, a limited number of specially priced tickets will be made available on Thursday, February 20 at the Circle in the Square Theatre box office (235 W 50th Street). These one-time only prices are commensurate with the cost of a ticket to one of the play's previous productions, including the 1977 world premiere staging where American Buffalo received the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best American Play.

Smithsonian Channel Announces SPY WARS WITH DAMIAN LEWIS Photo Smithsonian Channel Announces SPY WARS WITH DAMIAN LEWIS
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 12, 2020

Smithsonian Channel is set to investigate some of the most shocking and explosive cases of espionage over the last 50 years. SPY WARS WITH DAMIAN LEWIS features the incredible true stories of spy wars fought in the shadows, from the turbulent years of the Cold War to the Iran Hostage Crisis and the discovery of a complex web of sleeper agents living in the U.S. ‚Äď a major inspiration for the plot of¬†The Americans. Each episode of this new eight-part series sees host Damian Lewis revealing these remarkable tales of the secretive world of government intelligence, surveillance and international conspiracy plots with interviews from the experts and eyewitnesses that lived through them. SPY WARS WITH DAMIAN LEWIS premieres Sunday, March 22 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel.

Ben Platt Announced as The Hasty Pudding Theatricals' 2020 Man of the Year Photo Ben Platt Announced as The Hasty Pudding Theatricals' 2020 Man of the Year
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2020

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, has announced BEN PLATT as the recipient of its 2020 Man of the Year Award, and the youngest ever Man of the Year in the 54 years of the award. The Pudding will present this honor to a Tony, Grammy, and Emmy award-winning actor and musician who has made a meaningful impact on Broadway, television, and film.

VIDEO: See Ben Platt in the Trailer for RUN THIS TOWN Photo VIDEO: See Ben Platt in the Trailer for RUN THIS TOWN
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 23, 2020

Twitter has teamed up with Oscilloscope Laboratories for outreach on Ricky Tollman's feature film debut, ‚ÄúRun This Town,‚ÄĚ starring¬†Ben Platt.

Season Five of BILLIONS to Premiere on May 3 Photo Season Five of BILLIONS to Premiere on May 3
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 13, 2020

Today, SHOWTIME announced that season five of the hit drama series¬†BILLIONS¬†will premiere on Sunday, May 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.¬†Starring Oscar¬ģ¬†nominee and Emmy¬ģ¬†and Golden Globe¬ģ¬†winner Paul Giamatti¬†and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis,¬†BILLIONS¬†is currently in production in New York. As previously announced, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife) and Golden Globe nominee Corey Stoll (House of Cards) will guest star in multiple episodes of the fifth season. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc., at the Television Critics Association's Winter Press Tour.

Playground Supports Immersive Theater Company WITNESS And New Production, LAST DAYS O Photo Playground Supports Immersive Theater Company WITNESS And New Production, LAST DAYS OF THE TSARS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 10, 2019

Colin Callender's Tony and Golden Globe award-winning production company Playground (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Lucky Guy) today announces its expansion into immersive theatre with its support of WITNESS, a new theatre company created and led by Artistic Director Michael Bontatibus, former creative executive at Playground. WITNESS's recent sold-out productions include Noirtown which premiered at the Rave Theatre Festival and was hailed by The New York Times as a?oeelectrifying,a?? Found Footage at Colonels Row on Governors Island, and The Visitation at the Wyckoff House, the oldest building in New York.

Films from SLAVE PLAY's Jeremy O. Harris, Julie Taymor & More Join Line-Up at Sundanc Photo Films from SLAVE PLAY's Jeremy O. Harris, Julie Taymor & More Join Line-Up at Sundance Film Festival
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 4, 2019

The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent feature films selected across all categories for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. The Festival hosts screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 23a?"February 2, 2020. The Sundance Film Festival is Sundance Institute's flagship public program, widely regarded as the largest American independent film festival and attended by more than 120,000 people and 1,300 accredited press, and powered by more than 2,000 volunteers last year.

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