VIDEO: IFC Releases Trailer for SHERMAN'S SHOWCASEVIDEO: IFC Releases Trailer for SHERMAN'S SHOWCASE
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2019

Created, executive produced, written and starring Bashir Salahuddin (GLOW, Snatched, South Side) and Diallo Riddle (Marlon, Rise, South Side), each episode of Sherman's Showcase is hosted bySherman McDaniels (Salahuddin) as he takes viewers through time via music and comedy drawn from the 40-year library of a legendary (but fictional) musical variety show, drawing inspiration from Solid Gold, Soul Train and Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In. Whether it's a questionably-attired funk super group in the 1970s, an up-and-coming MC in the 1980s or an R&B diva from the 1990s, Sherman's Showcasehas it all: music, comedy, gameshow segments, political roundtables, commercial parodies, breakout hits destined to climb the charts, a dancing robot and a legendary host who's been there from the beginning. (more...)

John Legend, Tiffany Haddish, Common to Guest Star on IFC's SHERMAN'S SHOWCASEJohn Legend, Tiffany Haddish, Common to Guest Star on IFC's SHERMAN'S SHOWCASE
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

 IFC announced today the star-studded guest star roster for Sherman's Showcase, the network's new variety sketch series created by and starring Diallo Riddle (Marlon, Rise) and Bashir Salahuddin (GLOW, Snatched) and executive produced by John Legend's Get Lifted Film Co. and RadicalMedia. The series premieres Wednesday, July 31st at 10PM only on IFC. (more...)

Great Picture Show Announces Partnership with Dame Dash StudiosGreat Picture Show Announces Partnership with Dame Dash Studios
by TV News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Great Picture Show, founded by actor and producer Columbus Short, today announced a long-term production and promotional partnership with Dame Dash Studios (DDS33), a multimedia studio and production house founded by producer and entrepreneur, Dame Dash. (more...)

Actor Reno Roop Passes Away at Age 80Actor Reno Roop Passes Away at Age 80
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Prolific actor Reno Roop passed away Friday morning August 31 at his home in New York. He was 80. The cause of death was Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia. (more...)

Jason Stuart's LIKE FATHER Drops TodayJason Stuart's LIKE FATHER Drops Today
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

On July 25th, Jason Stuart the film LIKE FATHER will premiere on DEKKOO's streaming service. He acts, directs and produced 'the little film that could'. LIKE FATHER revolves around a Jewish New Yorker, who is a bedridden patriarch dying of lung cancer (Jason Stuart). His gay African American son (Nic Few) wants him to admit he was a bad father. Instead, Lenny confesses (for the very first time to another human being), that despite his long-lasting marriage and faithfulness to Jake's mother (Denise Dowse), he's always been attracted to men but never acted on it. Co-starring Terry Ray, Mike C. Manning and Daniyar. Written by David A. Lee & Daniel Vaillancourt and executive produced by Scott Crawford.  (more...)

THE PENIS MONOLOGUES ReturnTHE PENIS MONOLOGUES Return
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

The Penis Monologues 'The Long Hard Truth'- After rave reviews and six sold out shows; by popular demand, The Penis Monologues 'The Long Hard Truth' written and directed by Karen Roberson, is back for two encore performance May 19th and 20th, 2018. (more...)

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Extends at Boston CourtA STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Extends at Boston Court
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Boston Court Performing Arts Center announces the extension of their reimagined modern take of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire. Due to audience demand, the production will now play through April 1, 2018. This radical re-envisioning of Streetcarfeatures a multicultural cast and modern setting, pushing on the play's present-day relevance. (more...)

Community Events Announced For A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE At Boston CourtCommunity Events Announced For A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE At Boston Court
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Boston Court Performing Arts Center presents a reimagined modern take of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire (February 15 - March 25, 2018; press opening, February 24). The community panels and discussions have been announced for this radical re-envisioning of Streetcar which will feature a multicultural cast and modern setting, pushing on the play's present-day relevance. This selection of panel discussions and post-show Illuminations will allow for a deep discussion on A Streetcar Named Desire and its many prevalent themes, especially in regards to this production, which is presented within a contemporary and urban environment, highlighting the pertinence of the play for our divided America. (more...)

Joi Returns with New Single 'Stare At Me!'Joi Returns with New Single 'Stare At Me!'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

Today, legendary R&B and alternative soul stalwart Joi makes a triumphant return with her new single and music video “Stare At Me.” (more...)

Syfy Unveils HAPP! Premiere Date Along with Network's Fall & Winter ScheduleSyfy Unveils HAPP! Premiere Date Along with Network's Fall & Winter Schedule
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

SYFY today announced their upcoming fall and winter schedule, including the premiere of their new original series starring Christopher Meloni, HAPPY! on November 29 at 10/9c (more...)

Stars Come Out for Celebration of New Book CREATE! How Extraordinary People Live To Create and Create To Live
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

On Friday, June 9th, 2017, 5-7pm — a Special Book Event for “CREATE! How Extraordinary People Live To Create and Create To Live” — a new book by best-selling author, Ronald Rand — will be held at The Drama Book Shop, 250 West 40 Street in New York City.  (more...)

Stax Records to Reissue Melvin Van Peebles' 'Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song'
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Stax Records, an imprint of Concord Music Group and its Catalog Division, Craft Recordings, is pleased to announce the reissue of one of its most provocative titles: Melvin Van Peebles' Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song. (more...)

Beyonce and HIDDEN FIGURES Among Winners of Non-Televised NAACP Image Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

The winners of the "48th NAACP Image Awards" in the non-televised categories were announced during a gala dinner celebration that took place Friday, February 10, 2017, at the Pasadena Conference Center - the event was hosted by Erica Ash and Deon Cole. (more...)

BWW TV: North Carolina Theatre's ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE
by Jeffrey Kare - Jan 19, 2017

North Carolina Theatre will be presenting Always...Patsy Cline from January 20th-29th at A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater. I recently got to speak with the two stars of this production Carter Calvert and Two-Time Emmy Winner Sally Struthers. (more...)

The Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn Presents Original Motion Picture Soundtracks: The 90s
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Grab your discmans, because this January the Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn is celebrating the most iconic movie soundtracks from the 90s with a brand new screening series. Featuring everything from the Brit Pop of Trainspotting  to the angsty alt-rock of Pump Up the Volume to the hip hop classics of New Jack City, Motion Picture Soundtracks: The 90s begins January 2nd and will run through the end of the month. (more...)

Beyonce, Nate Parker Top Nominees for 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The nominees for the NAACP Image Awards were announced today. The awards recognize the year's best in film, TV, music and books. (more...)

Emmy Nominated Event Series ROOTS to Stream on Hulu Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The Emmy Nominated Event Series ROOTS will exclusively stream on Hulu Monday, September 15th. ROOTS is a historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family and their will to survive and ultimately carry on their legacy despite hardship. (more...)

Emmy Nominated Event Series ROOTS to Stream on Hulu 9/15
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

The Emmy Nominated Event Series ROOTS will exclusively stream on Hulu Monday, September 15th. ROOTS is a historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family and their will to survive and ultimately carry on their legacy despite hardship. (more...)

Episode One of History's Event Series ROOTS Delivers Over 14 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

With available time-shifted viewing data, the premiere episode of HISTORY's event series 'ROOTS' was watched by 14.4 million total linear viewers over the course of all premiere week telecasts. (more...)

History's ROOTS Remake Draws 5.3 Million Total Viewers
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2016

The Memorial Day premiere of HISTORY's event series 'ROOTS' was watched by 5.3 million viewers, based on Nielsen Fast Nationals. Against heavy competition on both broadcast and cable, including Game 7 of the NBA Western Conference Finals, 'ROOTS' became the #1 scripted mini-series premiere on cable since 2013 (A+E Networks' 'Bonnie & Clyde'). Airing on HISTORY, Lifetime, A&E and LMN, the 9pm premiere telecast of 'ROOTS' was watched by 2.1 million adults 25-54 and 1.8 million adults 18-49. Over the course of the night, 8.5 million viewers watched the episode (3 telecasts). These numbers are expected to grow significantly once Live+3 and Live+7 data becomes available. (more...)

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