Photo Flash: Smithsonian's Museum of American History Adds TV Artifacts in Collaboration with NATAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2015

On Wednesday, Nov 6th, 2015, The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History added artifacts that reflect the contributions of daytime television programming to the national entertainment collection in a ceremony that continues an ongoing partnership with the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Moving Image Celebrates JIM HENSON: THE BIOGRAPHY with Panel Discussion, Rare Clips, Reception Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Museum of the Moving Image and The Jim Henson Legacy will celebrate the publication of Jim Henson: The Biography (2013, Ballantine Books), by Brian Jay Jones, with a special event featuring a reception, screenings of rare clips, a panel discussion, and book signing tonight, October 1 (more...)

Moving Image to Celebrate JIM HENSON: THE BIOGRAPHY with Panel Discussion, Rare Clips, Reception, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Museum of the Moving Image and The Jim Henson Legacy will celebrate the publication of Jim Henson: The Biography (2013, Ballantine Books), by Brian Jay Jones, with a special event featuring a reception, screenings of rare clips, a panel discussion, and book signing on Tuesday, October 1. Jones's eagerly awaited biography, written with the cooperation of Jim Henson's family, covers the full arc of Henson's all-too-brief life, exploring the creation of the Muppets, Henson's contributions to Sesame Street and Saturday Night Live, his nearly ten-year campaign to bring The Muppet Show to television, and such non-Muppet projects as the richly imagined movies The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth. (more...)

Photo Flash: Daytime TV Gets Primetime Spot at Smithsonian in Time for 40th Annual Broadcast
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2013

'The Smithsonian was so highly revered by my father, I wish he were here to share this moment with me,' says Susan Lucci, who joined Alex Trebek and Barney co-creators, Kathy and Phil Parker, as objects were added to the Smithsonian's permanent collections. On Thursday, May 9th, The National Museum of American History and The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced a partnership that will secure that future generations will remember great moments in daytime television history. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Composer Charles Fox Inducted into Smithsonian Institute
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2011

Despite the fact that American's have been inviting composer Charles Fox into their homes for years via their television sets as the creator of many of the most recognizable theme songs in TV history (i.e. 'Happy Days,' 'Wonder Woman,' 'The Love Boat,' 'Love, American Style,' as well as 'Monday Night Football' and 'The Wide World of Sports,' to name only a few) and, in fact, is the only artist to have had 3 TV Songs in the top forty, the public seemed only to have a passing knowledge of this man and his contributions to our culture ... until now. (more...)

Vince Esoldi Autograph Suit To Be Sold On Ebay 8/18, Benefits Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2010

After a career on Broadway and at Radio City Music Hall, New Jersey wardrobe & hair professional Vince Esoldi is retiring along with his unique Autograph Suit with over 300 famous signatures! (more...)

Esoldi to Sell Unique Autograph Suit on eBay, 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2010

After a career on Broadway and at Radio City Music Hall, New Jersey wardrobe & hair professional Vince Esoldi is retiring along with his unique Autograph Suit with over 300 famous signatures. Where else would you find Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward sitting next to Debbie Reynolds and Johnny Cash? The answer is...on the incredible Autograph Suit with over 300 famous signatures that have been collected over the last 35 years by Vincent Esoldi who is now retiring from a career on Broadway. (more...)

Vince Esoldi Autograph Suit To Be Sold On Ebay 8/18, Benefits Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2010

After a career on Broadway and at Radio City Music Hall, New Jersey wardrobe & hair professional Vince Esoldi is retiring along with his unique Autograph Suit with over 300 famous signatures! (more...)

Washington National Opera Announces Spring 2010 Events Calendar
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2010

Washington National Opera has released its calendar of Spring 2010 events. (more...)

Channing, Lansbury & More Legends Donate to Museum Entertainment Collections
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2008

The National Museum of American History will host a private (closed to public) donation ceremony at which ten legends of stage and screen will donate objects from their careers to the Museum's collections. (more...)