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BIG APPLE CIRCUS Tickets On Sale This Sunday September 26! Photo BIG APPLE CIRCUS Tickets On Sale This Sunday September 26!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 24, 2021

Tickets are finally going on sale this Sunday for the reinvented, reimagined and reinvigorated Big Apple Circus production “Making the Impossible, Possible!'' including exciting new VIP packages where fans can learn some of the circus tricks! Tickets go on sale Sunday, September 26th  at noon EST at www.bigapplecircus.com.

Discovery and Science Channel Partner with The Washington Post to Capture Historic NA Photo Discovery and Science Channel Partner with The Washington Post to Capture Historic NASA and SpaceX Launch
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 11, 2020

Discovery and Science Channel announced today it will take viewers inside one of the most pivotal moments in space exploration.

Discovery and Science Channel Partner with The Washington Post on SPACE LAUNCH LIVE:  Photo Discovery and Science Channel Partner with The Washington Post on SPACE LAUNCH LIVE: SPLASHDOWN
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 27, 2020

Discovery and Science Channel announced today it will capture the incredible live splashdown return of the NASA launch of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft after docking the past two months at the International Space Station (ISS).

RATINGS: ABC Tops Both Viewers, Demos on Sunday Photo RATINGS: ABC Tops Both Viewers, Demos on Sunday
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 22, 2020

ABC (3.999 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.5, #1) was the network to beat on Sunday with its mix of 'Celebrity Family Feud' (3.474 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.5, #3)

RATINGS: THE MASKED SINGER Holds Onto Top Demo Spot on Wednesday Photo RATINGS: THE MASKED SINGER Holds Onto Top Demo Spot on Wednesday
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 5, 2020

FOX (4.876 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) was still the network to beat on Wednesday with fresh installments from 'The Masked Singer' (6.739 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.8, #1) and 'LEGO Masters' (3.013 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 3/2-3/7 Photo Scoop: Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 3/2-3/7
by TV Scoop - Feb 28, 2020

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 3/2-3/7, airing on ABC!

Chris Harrison to Host VOLCANO LIVE! WITH NIK WALLENDA Photo Chris Harrison to Host VOLCANO LIVE! WITH NIK WALLENDA
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 21, 2020

ABC and dick clark productions announced today that Chris Harrison, host of ABC's hit “The Bachelor” franchise will trade roses for adrenaline as the official host of “Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda,” along with television personality and ESPN anchor Sage Steele, who will serve as co-host. 

Elisabeth Moss, Anthony Mackie and Kyle MacLachlan Headline LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN  Photo Elisabeth Moss, Anthony Mackie and Kyle MacLachlan Headline LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Next Week
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 20, 2020

Nationally syndicated morning talk show “Live with Kelly and Ryan” announces the lineup of guests appearing on the show the week of Feb. 24-28.

Daredevil Nik Wallenda Returns for Highwire Walk Over the Active Masaya Volcano In Ni Photo Daredevil Nik Wallenda Returns for Highwire Walk Over the Active Masaya Volcano In Nicaragua
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 14, 2020

ABC and dick clark productions announced today that Nik Wallenda, seventh generation of the Great Wallendas, will return to the highwire for a daring 1,800-foot-long walk over the active Masaya Volcano in Masaya, Nicaragua. “Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda” will air as a live two-hour special on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT). This will mark Nik's longest and highest highwire walk ever attempted and make him the first person to embark on the 1,800-foot-long walk over the famed volcano. The date of Nik's next highwire special was first announced during ABC's telecast of 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020' from Times Square, the same location where Nik last walked the highwire 25 stories above New York City in June.

RATINGS: ABC Marks Longest Summertime Adult 18-49 Winning Streak in 14 Years Photo RATINGS: ABC Marks Longest Summertime Adult 18-49 Winning Streak in 14 Years
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 25, 2019

Fueled by “The Bachelorette,” “Summer Fun & Games” and “Highwire Live,” ABC won its 4th straight week in Adults 18-49 (0.74), marking its longest summertime (Memorial Day-Labor Day) winning streak in 14 years – since a 5-week streak in 2005 during June and July (weeks of 6605 – 7405).

RATINGS: ABC Tops Demo Race on Sunday with HIGHWIRE LIVE IN TIMES SQUARE Photo RATINGS: ABC Tops Demo Race on Sunday with HIGHWIRE LIVE IN TIMES SQUARE
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 24, 2019

ABC (4.482 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.7, #1) scored the demo crown on Sunday with its two-hour special 'Highwire Live in Times Square with Nik Wallenda' (5.248 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) bookended by repeats of 'America's Funniest Home Videos' (3.938 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.5, #T4) and 'Holey Moley' (3.495 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2).

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 6/24-6/28 Photo Scoop: Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 6/24-6/28
by TV Scoop - Jun 21, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 624-628, airing on ABC on Monday, June 24, 2019!

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 6/17-6/21 Photo Scoop: Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 6/17-6/21
by TV Scoop - Jun 14, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 6/17-6/21, airing on ABC!

Michael Strahan, Erin Andrews to Host HIGHWIRE LIVE IN TIMES SQUARE Photo Michael Strahan, Erin Andrews to Host HIGHWIRE LIVE IN TIMES SQUARE
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 14, 2019

ABC and dick clark productions announced today that Michael Strahan, ABC's “Good Morning America” co-anchor and host of “The $100,000 Pyramid,” will host “Highwire Live in Times Square with Nik Wallenda,” along with co-host Erin Andrews. The duo will be live from New York's iconic Times Square as Nik Wallenda and his sister, Lijana, seventh-generation members of the Wallenda family circus troupe, return to the highwire for a never-before-attempted walk of approximately 1,300 feet long and 25 stories above street level.

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE VIEW, 6/17-6/21 Photo Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE VIEW, 6/17-6/21
by TV Scoop - Jun 14, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on THE VIEW, 6/17-6/21, airing on ABC on Monday, June 17, 2019!

ABC to Air HIGHWIRE LIVE IN TIMES SQUARE WITH NIK WALLENDA Photo ABC to Air HIGHWIRE LIVE IN TIMES SQUARE WITH NIK WALLENDA
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 23, 2019

ABC announced today that King of the Highwire Nik Wallenda and his sister, Lijana, seventh-generation members of the Wallenda family circus troupe, will return to the highwire for a never-before-attempted walk of approximately 1,300 feet long and 25 stories above street level, across New York City's iconic Times Square, live on SUNDAY, JUNE 23 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT). “Highwire Live in Times Square with Nik Wallenda” will air as a live two-hour televised event. The walk marks Lijana Wallenda's first highwire walk since the 2017 accident where she, along with four others, tragically fell 30 feet off a tightrope during a rehearsal. 

TLC Reveals New Stories & Announces Hosts For Four-Night Television Event THIS IS LIF Photo TLC Reveals New Stories & Announces Hosts For Four-Night Television Event THIS IS LIFE LIVE
by Tori Hartshorn - May 2, 2018

This Mother's Day, TLC will bring back the groundbreaking television event THIS IS LIFE LIVE, capturing compelling life-altering experiences as they unfold in real time over the course of four nights. Lisa Joyner will return to host for the second year, joined for the first time by her co-host from LONG LOST FAMILY, Chris Jacobs.

Big Apple Circus Run Extended Through May 13 Photo Big Apple Circus Run Extended Through May 13
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2018

BigTop Works, the new producers of BIG APPLE CIRCUS, are pleased to announce that due to popular demand, the Boston area run has been extended through Sunday, May 13. The full lineup of global artists and acts, including 10-time world record-holding high wire artist Nik Wallenda, is playing under the Big Top at Assembly Row, Somerville. Tickets are on sale at Ticketmaster and BigAppleCircus.com.

BWW Review: THE BIG APPLE CIRCUS at The National Harbor Photo BWW Review: THE BIG APPLE CIRCUS at The National Harbor
by Evann Normandin - Mar 12, 2018

THE BIG APPLE CIRCUS is stopping at the National Harbor during its historic 40th anniversary season, with an aim toward modernizing for contemporary audiences while still maintaining its ethos. THE BIG APPLE CIRCUS (which filed for bankruptcy in 2016 only to make its triumphant return) features global artists, Guinness world record holders, and a famously egalitarian set up-no seat is more than 50 feet from the ring. This circus is something special.

Big Apple Circus Returns To Boston! Playing Under The Big Top At Assembly Row April 7 Photo Big Apple Circus Returns To Boston! Playing Under The Big Top At Assembly Row April 7-May 6
by Julie Musbach - Feb 28, 2018

BigTop Works, the new producers of BIG APPLE CIRCUS, are pleased to announce the return of the beloved circus to Boston, as part of the National Tour stops of the historic and critically acclaimed 40th Anniversary Season. The full lineup of global artists and acts, including 10-time world record-holding high wire artist Nik Wallenda, will play under the Big Top at Assembly Row, Somerville from April 7-May 6. Tickets are on sale at Ticketmaster and BigAppleCircus.com, with special 'early bird' pricing on tickets purchased through March 12.

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