International Sensation & Acorn TV Original Series KEEPING FAITH Arrives on DVD & Blu-Ray July 24International Sensation & Acorn TV Original Series KEEPING FAITH Arrives on DVD & Blu-Ray July 24
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Acorn TV features the DVD/Blu-ray debut of the gripping Acorn TV Original Series KEEPING FAITH on July 24, 2018. Akin to Loch Ness and Broadchurch, this thriller was filmed back-to-back in Welsh and English and tells the story of lawyer, wife and mother Faith Howells (Eve Myles, Torchwood, Victoria, Broadchurch) as she fights to find the truth behind the sudden and unexpected disappearance of her husband. The DVD/Blu-ray 3-Disc Sets feature 8 episodes, plus bonus behind-the-scenes featurettes ($49.99, Amazon.com). The Welsh version, Un Bore Mercher, was a huge success for S4C in Wales while the English-language version's record-setting premiere on BBC Wales had a record 9.5 million downloads on BBC iPlayer. The series has already been renewed for a second season. Keeping Faith made its U.S. premiere in May 2018 on Acorn TV. Called a “glorious streaming service… an essential must-have” (The Hollywood Reporter), Acorn TV is North America's most popular streaming service focused on British and international television from RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJE). (more...)

Acorn TV with Acorn Media Enterprises Commission Original British Drama LONDON KILLS Straight-to-SeriesAcorn TV with Acorn Media Enterprises Commission Original British Drama LONDON KILLS Straight-to-Series
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Acorn TV and Acorn Media Enterprises announce their second series commission and first straight-to-series program with British drama series LONDON KILLS. Acorn Media Enterprises (AME), the UK-based development division for the Acorn brand of RLJ Entertainment, Inc, has partnered with PGMTV to co-produce the new series along with Acorn Media International distributing in all English-speaking territories and international distributor ZDF Enterprises distributing in the rest of the world. Created for television and co-written by Paul Marquess (Suspects, Footballers' Wives), LONDON KILLS is currently casting and will go into production in May with a winter 2018 North American premiere for Series 1. The companies will produce two series back-to-back comprised of five by one-hour episodes. The deal was negotiated with Acorn Media Enterprises Shane Murphy, PGMTV's Paul Marquess, and ZDF Enterprises' VP ZDFE. (more...)

BWW Interview: Anthony Head Talks BUFFY and LOVE IN IDLENESSBWW Interview: Anthony Head Talks BUFFY and LOVE IN IDLENESS
by Marianka Swain - Mar 9, 2017

Anthony Head's diverse work ranges from popular TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Merlin, Little Britain and Doctor Who to theatre work like Ticking, Six Degrees of Separation and The Rocky Horror Show. He's currently starring as Sir John Fletcher in Rattigan's Love in Idleness at Menier Chocolate Factory, directed by Trevor Nunn; the run begins on 10 March. (more...)

William Shatner, Norman Reedus & More to Attend Inaugural Wizard World Comic Con Fort Lauderdale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2015 schedule with its first trip to the Broward Convention Center at Wizard World Comic Con Fort Lauderdale, October 2-4. (more...)

Season Two of BROADCHURCH Now Available to Stream on Entertainment One
by TV News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

BROADCHURCH, winner of multiple 2014 BAFTA Awards, including 'Best Drama Series', and the highest-rated drama on British television returned for its hotly anticipated Second Season on March 4. (more...)

BBC America Renews ORPHAN BLACK & BROADCHURCH, Orders Two New Series
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

BBC AMERICA's General Manager, Perry Simon, made the following announcements today during the channel's presentation for the Television Critics Association in Beverly Hills. (more...)

BBC America to Debut TORCHWOOD: MIRACLE DAY, 9/14
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2013

BC AMERICA will air a marathon of Torchwood season two and Torchwood: Children of the Earth beginning Friday, September 13, 11:00pm ET/PT. (more...)

BBC America's DOCTOR WHO Special Ranks No. 1 Show in Social Media
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2013

BBC AMERICA's Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor special on Sunday, August 4, at 2:00pm ET was the #1 telecast in all of television for the day (excluding sports) in social media in the US.* (more...)

Starz and Encore Announce Labor Day Line-Up
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2012

This Labor Day holiday, STARZ and ENCORE will bid adieu to summer by offering a day filled with action and laughs. Beginning on Monday, September 3rd at 10am ET/PT, science-fiction enthusiasts can catch the entire season of STARZ Original series 'Torchwood: Miracle Day' on STARZ IN BLACK. (more...)

Photo Flash: More! Zach Braff & Co. At ALL NEW PEOPLE Opening NightPhoto Flash: More! Zach Braff & Co. At ALL NEW PEOPLE Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2012

Star of TV and film Zach Braff hits the UK stage for the first time in ALL NEW PEOPLE at the Duke of York's Theatre, which opened Feb 22. Check out these photographs from the opening night, featuring Zach Braff, Peter DyBois, Becky Shaw, Paul Hilton, Graham Norton, Warren Brown, Finella Fielding and more. (more...)

HUGO, HARRY POTTER Lead Nominations of 38th Annual Saturn Awards
by Movies News Desk - Feb 29, 2012

HUGO AND HARRY POTTER and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 each received 10 nominations as the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films today announced nominations for the 38th Annual Saturn Awards, which will be presented on Wednesday, June 20. (more...)

Photo Flash: Zach Braff, et al. at ALL NEW PEOPLE Opening Night!Photo Flash: Zach Braff, et al. at ALL NEW PEOPLE Opening Night!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2012

American actor Zach Braff (Scrubs and Garden State) just made his UK stage acting debut in a new comedy, All New People. The witty play, written by Braff, will be directed by award-winning Peter DuBois. All New People opened at the Duke of York's Theatre on 22 February 2012. Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Eve Myles and Susannah Fielding Join Cast of Zach Braff's ALL NEW PEOPLEEve Myles and Susannah Fielding Join Cast of Zach Braff's ALL NEW PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2012

American actor Zach Braff (Scrubs and Garden State) is to make his UK stage acting debut in a new comedy, All New People. The witty play, written by Braff, will be directed by award-winning Peter Dubois. Joining Braff in the production will be 'Torchwood's' Eve Myles and Susannah Fielding. (more...)

John Barrowman, et al. Nominated for British National Television Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 2, 2012

Taking place at the O2 Arena on Wednesday January 25th, the National Television Awards will be hosted by X Factor's Dermot O'Leary and promises to be a spectacular event. The show, which will also be broadcast live on ITV1, is designed to honour the biggest TV stars and most successful programmes from the previous year. (more...)

Photo Flash: Comic Con TORCHWOOD Planel
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2011

The cast of Torchwood was on hand during a press panel at Comic Con 2011. The panel was held on July 23rd in San Diego. (more...)

Starz to Feature Torchwood and Spartacus at 2011 Comic-Con July 21
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2011

Cast of Highly Anticipated Series, 'Torchwood: Miracle Day,' Including Stars John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Bill Pullman, Mekhi Phifer, Alexa Havins, Lauren Ambrose and Writer Jane Espenson To Appear on Panel at 10am PT/Room 20; Special Advanced Screening of Episode 103 of Series on Thursday, July 21st at 9:30pm PT in Room 6DE (more...)

International Cast Heats Up Magic City On Starz
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2011

Actors Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Olga Kurylenko, Jessica Marais, Steven Strait, Christian Cooke and Danny Huston begin production in Miami this week on the Starz Originals series, 'Magic City.' (more...)

Lauren Ambrose to Join John Barrowman in 'Torchwood'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2011

Lauren Ambrose, who most recently appeared on Broadway in 2009's Exit the King opposite Geoffrey Rush and Susan Sarandon and is well-known for her role on HBO's Six Feet Under, will join the cast of Torchwood: Miracle Day, ew.com reports. (more...)

Starz Picks Up MAGIC CITY Series
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2010

Starz Entertainment has greenlit 'Magic City,' an exciting new series centered around a hotel in the heart of sexy, exciting Miami at the dawn of the 1960s, from writer/producer Mitch Glazer and executive producers Geyer Kosinski and Tony To, Starz, LLC, President and CEO Chris Albrecht announced today. (more...)

Barrowman, Myle Return For New Series Of TORCHWOOD On Starz
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2010

Starz Entertainment has acquired U.S. television rights to the next installment of the BBC's audience sensation 'Torchwood,' developed and produced by BBC Worldwide Productions. Starz will debut the 10-episode series exclusively in the U.S., and BBC One will debut it in the U.K., both in summer, 2011. This is a co-production between Starz, BBC Cymru Wales and BBC Worldwide, and BBC Worldwide will distribute the show outside the U.S. The deal was jointly announced today by Starz, LLC President and CEO Chris Albrecht and BBC Worldwide Productions EVP Jane Tranter. (more...)

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