Season 7 of CALL THE MIDWIFE to Premiere 3/25 on PBSSeason 7 of CALL THE MIDWIFE to Premiere 3/25 on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

PBS is transporting viewers back to East London with a seventh season of the critically acclaimed British drama CALL THE MIDWIFE. The series returns on March 25, 2018, with back-to-back episodes from 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET on PBS. The Sunday night lineup also features two new MASTERPIECE programs, including 'The Child in Time,' starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kelly Macdonald, April 1, 9:00-10:30 p.m. ET, and 'Unforgotten' April 8-May 13, 2018, 9:00-10:30 p.m. ET. (more...)

On Acorn DVD - A Slew of Agatha Christie Adaptations and the Final Season of RakeOn Acorn DVD - A Slew of Agatha Christie Adaptations and the Final Season of Rake
by Movies News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Coinciding with the Nov. 10 Fox release of the new, star-studded theatrical adaptation of The Murder on the Orient Express directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh, Acorn, an RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, is re-releasing the extravagant television adaptation of the Queen of Crime's most famous novel, AGATHA CHRISTIE'S MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS on DVD on November 14, 2017. (more...)

BBC Worldwide and PBS to Present CALL THE MIDWIFE Christmas Special
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2017

PBS announced today that the popular Christmas special and a seventh season of the critically acclaimed BBC drama CALL THE MIDWIFE will return to PBS.The CALL THE MIDWIFE HOLIDAY SPECIAL will air in late 2017 and the seventh season will air in the spring of 2018. (more...)

BBC America & PBS to Bring CALL THE MIDWIFE Season 4 to U.S.
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

BBC Worldwide North America Sales & Co-productions, PBS and Neal Street Productions announced today at the PBS portion of the Television Critics Association Press Tour that the hit British drama CALL THE MIDWIFE will return to PBS for a fourth season. (more...)

BBC America to Premiere Cold War Thriller THE GAME, Fall 2014
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

BBC AMERICA announced new Cold War spy thriller, The Game, set in the secretive world of 1970s espionage. The six-part drama series will premiere this fall as part of BBC AMERICA's Dramaville programming block, the home of groundbreaking British drama. (more...)

PBS to Air CALL THE MIDWIFE Holiday Episode, 12/29
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

PBS will unwrap a special treat for viewers this holiday season with the CALL THE MIDWIFE HOLIDAY SPECIAL. Premiering Sunday, December 29, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. ET, the special will pave the way for a third season of the hit drama CALL THE MIDWIFE, which returns to PBS in spring 2014. (more...)

PBS Brings LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX to U.S., Beg. Tonight
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2013

BBC Worldwide North America Sales & Distribution and PBS previously announced that they had sold to PBS of the first season of the critically acclaimed British drama LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX and the third season of the award-winning BBC hit CALL THE MIDWIFE. (more...)

PBS Renews THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE For Second Season
by TV News Desk - Aug 6, 2013

The Bletchley Circle is returning to PBS for a second season, it was announced today. The four-part series will air on Sunday nights in spring 2014. A production of World Productions (United, 'Line of Duty') and distributed worldwide by Content Television, the series premiered in the U.S. last spring to critical acclaim. The show will top off an evening of destination drama on Sunday nights on PBS, including season three of Call The Midwife at 8:00 p.m. and season two of MASTERPIECE 'Mr. Selfridge' at 9:00 p.m. (more...)

PBS to Bring LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX to U.S.
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2013

BBC Worldwide North America Sales & Distribution and PBS announced today the sale to PBS of the first season of the critically acclaimed British drama LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX and the third season of the award-winning BBC hit CALL THE MIDWIFE. (more...)

Second Season of CALL THE MIDWIFE Airs on PBS, Beginning Tonight
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2013

BBC Worldwide America Sales & Distribution and PBS announced today they have signed a deal that brings a second season of the critically-acclaimed British drama CALL THE MIDWIFE to PBS, with new episodes to start airing tonight, March 31, 2013, at 8:00 p.m. ET. (more...)

Second Season of CALL THE MIDWIFE to Air on PBS, 3/31
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2012

BBC Worldwide America Sales & Distribution and PBS announced today they have signed a deal that brings a second season of the critically-acclaimed British drama CALL THE MIDWIFE to PBS, with new episodes to start airing on March 31, 2013, at 8:00 p.m. ET. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Preview CALL THE MIDWIFE, Coming to PBS Tonight, 9/30
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2012

BBC Worldwide America Sales & Distribution and PBS previously announced the sale of the first season of the critically acclaimed British drama, CALL THE MIDWIFE to PBS. The series will premiere tonight, September 30, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. leading into MASTERPIECE CLASSIC 'Upstairs Downstairs,' transforming Sunday nights into a destination for drama on PBS. Watch a preview of the show below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Preview CALL THE MIDWIFE, Coming to PBS This Fall
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2012

BBC Worldwide America Sales & Distribution and PBS announced today the sale of the first season of the critically acclaimed British drama, CALL THE MIDWIFE to PBS. The series will premiere on September 30, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. leading into MASTERPIECE CLASSIC 'Upstairs Downstairs,' transforming Sunday nights into a destination for drama on PBS. Watch a preview of the show below! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

The REP, Point Park University's professional theatre company, will produce four works, including three world premieres and one Pittsburgh premiere, in the 2011-2012 season, which opens September 9, 2011 and runs through April 7, 2012 at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2011

The REP, Point Park University's professional theatre company, will produce four works, including three world premieres and one Pittsburgh premiere, in the 2011-2012 season, which opens September 9, 2011 and runs through April 7, 2012 at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. (more...)

London's National Theatre Run Of REALLY OLD, LIKE FORTY FIVE Concludes April 20
by Jeff Dennhardt - Apr 20, 2010

London's National Theatre will host the premiere of Tasmin Oglesby's REALLY OLD, LIKE FORTY FIVE beginning tonight, February 3rd. Tamsin Oglesby's furious comedy confronts head-on our embarrassment and fear about old age. It exposes a society in which compassion vies with pragmatism and, by asking unequivocal questions, it comes up with some extraordinary answers. (more...)

London's National Theatre Premieres REALLY OLD, LIKE FORTY FIVE, 2/3
by Jeff Dennhardt - Feb 3, 2010

London's National Theatre will host the premiere of Tasmin Oglesby's REALLY OLD, LIKE FORTY FIVE beginning tonight, February 3rd. Tamsin Oglesby's furious comedy confronts head-on our embarrassment and fear about old age. It exposes a society in which compassion vies with pragmatism and, by asking unequivocal questions, it comes up with some extraordinary answers. (more...)

Satellite Nominations Announced, 'Nine' Receives 11, 'Glee' Receives 5, Presented 12/20
by Movies News Desk - Nov 30, 2009

The Golden Satellite Nominations were announced today and the film version of Maury Yeston's 'Nine' received 11 nominations, inclduing Best Motion Picture and Best Director for Rob Marshall. In addition, television favorite 'Glee' received 5 nominations including Best Television Series, Best Actor in a Series for Matthew Morrison and Best Actress in a Series Lea Michele. (more...)

National Theatre Announces Cast And Lineup For Their 2010 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2009

NATIONAL THEATRE: JANUARY - MARCH 2010 Simon Russell Beale and Fiona Shaw lead the cast of Boucicault's LONDON ASSURANCE, directed by Nicholas Hytner in the Olivier (more...)

National Theatre Adds 'Raquin' and 'Waves' to '06 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2006

London's National Theatre has announced two literary adaptations for its winter 2006 season--stage versions of Emile Zola's Therese Raquin and of Virginia Woolf's The Waves (more...)