The Governors


by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018
NAPA, Calif., Sept. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ For the third consecutive year, iconic Napa Valley winery Sterling Vineyards, known for its 'Always Polished, Never Dull' lifestyle, returns to television's most anticipated night as the Official Wine Sponsor of the 70 th Emmy Awards Season. Setting the celebratory mood amongst Emmy nominees and Television Academy members, Governors Ball guests will be treated to a selection of classic Sterling Vineyards Napa Valley wines, in addition to the unveiling of two soon-to-be-released wines: the new, luxury tier 2015 Sterling Vineyards Platinum Cabernet Sauvignon and ultra-limited flagship 2015 Sterling Vineyards Iridium Cabernet Sauvignon.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017
USA Today reports that The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced this morning that actor Donald Sutherland will receive an honorary Oscar, along with cinematographer Owen Roizman and Belgian director Agnes Varda.
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2018
The Television Academy tonight presented the 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards Ceremonies on Saturday and Sunday night honoring outstanding artistic and technical achievement in television at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The Saturday ceremony, which kicked-off the 70th Emmys, awarded many talented artists and craftspeople in the categories of animation, scripted programming including comedy, drama and limited series. The Sunday ceremony honored performers, artists and craftspeople for excellence in variety, nonfiction or reality programming, reality competition programming, music, choreography, as well as documentary or nonfiction specials, informational series or specials.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018
On Monday, December 17, Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award Winner Cynthia Erivo and Billboard #1 recording artist Shoshana Bean star in a one-night-only Holiday Concert Event, Night Divine, at Harlem's World Famous Apollo Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018
Songbird Dianne Reeves rings in the holidays at The Soraya with timeless jewels from her album Christmas Time is Here. The reigning diva of jazz was recently designated as a Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts. Join us for an evening with the five-time Grammy Award-winner for an unmatched holiday treat.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018
The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA), the definitive non-profit arts organization dedicated to the cultivation, support, and advancement of new voices in contemporary art, is pleased to announce the organization's first off-site exhibition, Close Quarters, featuring eight NADA Member galleries on Governors Island. Open July 1-29, artwork will be displayed across two floors of a historic turn-of-the-century Colonial Revival house on Governors Island, and will be on view every weekend in July, Friday through Sunday, 11am-5pm.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017
British rock band Royal Blood have released a second track and accompanying music video from their highly anticipated new album 'How Did We Get So Dark?', titled 'Hook, Line, and Sinker'.
by Marianka Swain - May 16, 2018
Students from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama recently organised a walkout 'for equity, diversity and inclusion', protesting the institution's inequalities and comments made by Principal Gavin Henderson at a Dear White Central event - read more here. The Governing Body of Central has today released the following statement in response
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2019
Pop pioneer Charli XCX delivers a powerful and momentous new pop track and single 'Blame It On Your Love' feat. Lizzo – sure to be celebrated through the summer for its progressive hooks and disruptive vocals.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
From the brightest minds in the field of Mexican cultural studies to the brightest stars in the world of Latin entertainment, the Musco Center for the Art's Fourth Annual Heartbeat of Mexico Festival will offer a greatly expanded cast and calendar on the Chapman University campus in Orange over Memorial Weekend, May 23-26, 2019. In association with Chapman University's Latinx Staff & Faculty Forum, Heartbeat of Mexico will include an afternoon of free Ballet Folklorico inside historic Memorial Hall, a free day-long family-friendly outdoor celebration with music, dance, crafts for kids and food, and two nights of music headliners: superstar duo Jesse & Joy on Thursday, May 23 and Lupillo Rivera performing with Mariachi on Sunday, May 26. 
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2019
Last night, The Strokes played a special set to a capacity crowd at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. The evening show was a hometown benefit for The Center in Hollywood and Food Cycle LA. The Strokes partnered with The Center, a community dedicated to ending isolation and homelessness in LA and Food Cycle LA, an organization focused on eliminating hunger and reducing food waste. The evening efforts raised over $250,000 with all proceeds to be shared directly.
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2018
HBO's Sheila Nevins to be honored by Syracuse Newhouse School at Mirror Awards ceremony June 14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018
Today it has been announced that David Bintley will step down as Director of Birmingham Royal Ballet on 31 July 2019. When David leaves he will have been Director of the Company for 24 years. After such an impressive tenure David plans to pursue increasing international requests to choreograph new works and to stage his ballets. He has just returned from working with Sarasota Ballet in the USA who recently premiered his 'Still Life' at the Penguin Cafe.
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2018
Jack White has unveiled the final pre-release track from his hugely anticipated third solo album, BOARDING HOUSE REACH (Third Man/Columbia). 'Ice Station Zebra' is available digitally worldwide now and was featured as Zane Lowe's World Record on Beats 1 on Apple Music this morning. In addition, Lowe shared a clip from White's upcoming two-part interview on 'It's Electric with Lars Ulrich,' the first part of which is set to premiere on Sunday, March 25 at 12pm PT exclusively on Beats 1. The second part of the interview will air on Sunday, April 1 at 12pm PT.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018
One of Australia's leading orchestras, Orchestra Victoria, will delight audiences with a special brass performance in the Ballroom at Government House for the Governor's Performance Series on 26 June 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018
Actor Jason George (Grey's Anatomy/Station 19) kicked off a Prizeo online sweepstakes today ( in which one lucky TV fan and their guest will win a VIP trip to Los Angeles to attend the 70th Emmy® Awards.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017
Tonight, British rock band Royal Blood will kick off their U.S. headlining tour with a sold-out show in Boston, MA at Paradise Rock Club.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018
PBS SoCal KOCE Southern California's home for PBS will receive the Governors Award Emmy at the 70th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards the for the station's five years of extraordinary work on the 'American Graduate: Let's Make it Happen.' The initiative focuses on local programming, community outreach and partnership efforts to help strengthen education in Southern California.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2018
Creative Traffic Flow presents a public reading of their new play, 'Voices From The Roanoke River.' It will take place at Nolan Park House 5B, Governors Island, NY on Sunday July 15, 2018 at 5 PM.
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2019
The Governors Ball Music Festival has announced its 2019 lineup. Governors Ball is a three-day, multi-stage music festival on Randall's Island in New York City on May 31 - June 2, 2019.
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2019
Today, Founders Entertainment announces the sale of single day GA and VIP tickets for the 2019 Governors Ball Music Festival. The ninth annual edition of New York City's very own homegrown fest will take place from Friday, May 31st through Sunday, June 2nd on beautiful Randall's Island Park. Featuring performances from Florence + The Machine, Tyler, The Creator, The Strokes, Lil Wayne, SZA, NAS, The 1975, Kacey Musgraves, Major Lazer, BROCKHAMPTON,  Louis The Child, Mitski, and many more, Governors Ball will showcase 70 artists throughout the weekend.
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2019
Parcels is a band on the ascent. The Berlin-based Australian band released their debut self-titled album via Kitsuné / Because Music / Caroline in October, following their Daft Punk co-written and produced single 'Overnight' and U.S. TV debut on Conan in 2017. The five-piece group, all in their early 20's, has also already surpassed 75 million streams globally--including over 8 million views of their gorgeous, cinematic music videos--and has sold out sizable venues worldwide including London's Roundhouse, New York's Irving Plaza, and two nights at Los Angeles' Troubadour. They are set to return to North America in 2019 in support of Parcels, including festival performances at Coachella and Governors Ball and a headline tour that includes the NYC Irving Plaza sold out show, and sold out dates at Theatre Fairmount in Montreal and 7th St Entry in Minneapolis. See full tour routing below and grab tickets via
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2018
Directors Guild of America President Thomas Schlamme today announced that Judd Apatow will host the 70th Annual DGA Awards, and Don Mischer has been appointed Awards Chair for the event, which will take place on February 3, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018
Tequila Don Julio is proud to announce that they will make a donation to support the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Governors Ball. The Governors Ball is the Academy's official party following the 90 th Oscars that will take place on Sunday, March 4, 2018. This marks Tequila Don Julio's first appearance as a sponsor of the iconic event.Globally acclaimed mixologist Charles Joly has curated a specialty bar experience worthy of Hollywood's biggest night.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019
Deadline reports that, shortly after accepting his Academy Award for best actor, Rami Malek slipped and fell near the stage at the Dolby Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019
Masters of Soul is a celebration of the legendary songs and performers that defined Motown and soul music. This 90-minute show features stylishly costumed, fully choreographed performances of both male and female groups backed by a live band. For many, Masters of Soul is the ultimate stroll down memory lane.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018
Carnegie Hall today announced that world-renowned jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves and critically-acclaimed trombonist Wycliffe Gordonwill join NYO Jazz as special guest artists for the ensemble's Carnegie Hall debut on July 27, 2018. Following its New York concert, NYO Jazz will embark on its first-ever tour to Europe, which includes performances in The Netherlands, Germany, and Great Britain, July 30 - August 10, 2018. Dianne Reeves will also be featured as a guest artist on NYO Jazz's European tour.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018
Masters of Soul is a celebration of the legendary songs and performers that defined Motown and soul music. This 90-minute show features stylishly costumed, fully choreographed performances of both male and female groups backed by a live band. For many, Masters of Soul is the ultimate stroll down memory lane.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017
Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance announced today the appointment of Clarie Middleton, currently Chief Executive of the Hackney Empire, as its new Principal and Chief Executive Officer.
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2018
The Television Academy today announced Star Trek as the 2018 Governors Award recipient, recognizing the visionary science-fiction television franchise and its legacy of boldly propelling science, society and culture where no one has gone before. The prestigious award winner was chosen by the Television Academy board of governors and the honor will be presented to CBS Television Studios during the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony on Saturday, September 8, 2018. 
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2018
CHVRCHES debut a brand new song “Out Of My Head” featuring acclaimed Japanese electro pop group Wednesday Campanella, alongside its accompanying animé video. Wednesday Campanella are a chart topping trio made up of Kom_I, Kenmochi Hidefumi and Dir.F, who made their debut in 2012 and last year released Superman, their first album for Warner Music Japan; they released their acclaimed Galapagos EP in June. The breathtaking video for “Out Of My Head” is created by director Junichi Yamamoto (Pop Team Epic, Batman Ninja) and art director Yoshiki Imazu (Ringing City, Fluffiction).
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2017
The Television Academy announced today its official roster of new and returning corporate partners for the 69th Emmy Awards season, which include Audi of America, Chase Sapphire, Ferrari Trento, FIJI Water, The Hilhaven Lodge, L'Oréal Paris, Lyft, PEOPLE, SPLENDA Naturals, Sterling Vineyards, and United Airlines.
by Walter McBride - Aug 23, 2017
As BroadwayWorld sadly reported earlier this week, comic legend Jerry Lewis died at 91 years old at his home in Las Vegas.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2017
BroadwayWorld has confirmed that comic legend Jerry Lewis died at 91 years old this morning at his home in Las Vegas.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018
Off the back of the huge announcement of his second record East Atlanta Love Letter, Frontier Touring and Illusive Presents are hyped to be bringing 6LACK back to Australia and New Zealand as part of his mammoth From East Atlanta, With Love world tour.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019
On the heels of his 2019 Billboard Music Award nomination for “Top New Artist,” announced this morning, twenty-one-year-old Lebanese/American r&b/pop phenomenon Bazzi has released the official follow-up to his back-to-back top 10 singles, “Mine” and “Beautiful.” Marking the rapidly rising star's first new solo music in a year, “Paradise” is available now at all DSPs and streaming services HERE. The track, set to impact Top 40 radio on April 14th and be featured in the upcoming film The Sun Is Also A Star, is joined by an enchanting official video, shot in Mexico City and directed by Bon Duke. Streaming now HERE. “Paradise,” written entirely by Bazzi and co-produced by Bazzi and GRAMMY-nominated duo Rice N' Peas (G-Eazy, Fletcher), captures the state of mind when two young lovers discover bliss in each other's company, regardless of geographic location.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018
CHVRCHES have debuted the video for new single 'Miracle,' the latest song to be lifted from their eagerly anticipated upcoming album, Love Is Dead, out May 25th on Glassnote Records. Directed by Warren Fu (Daft Punk, The Weeknd, The Strokes, The Killers) and shot in one take, the short is CHVRCHES' most striking video to date.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019
Artistic Director Valerie Green announced today that Dance Entropy is now accepting applications for its 10th annual summer dance intensive that runs July 8th through 14th 2019. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through July 1st, Scholarship applications are due May 1st.
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2019
Founders Entertainment is excited to announce The Governors Ball Music Festival food & beverage program for the upcoming 2019 festival, held May 31st-June 2nd at Randall's Island Park in New York City. Festival attendees will be treated to a high-caliber NYC food experience that rivals the music hitting the stage, including some of the city's hottest food vendors and one-time-only food collaborations and experiences.