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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Tony Nominee Holland Taylor to Lead New NBC Comedy from Norman Lear by TV News Desk

Hector Elizondo will join Tony nominee Holland Taylor in the lead roles of the new NBC comedy GUESS WHO DIED, from Norman Lear and Peter Tolan. The network has given a pilot production commi…

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Kristin Chenoweth, Tituss Burgess Among Guest Judges for RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE ALL STARS by TV News Desk

VH1 today announced the guest judges set to join Emmy Award-winning host RuPaul on the upcoming season of RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE ALL STARS.

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Broadway Alum Ricky Martin Weds Longtime Boyfriend Jwan Yosef by TV News Desk

Grammy-Award winning singer and Broadway alum Ricky Martin and his longtime boyfriend Jwan Yosef have secretly wed. The 46-year-old told E NEWS on Wednesday, 'I'm a husband, but we're doing …

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Neil Patrick Harris & More to Perform in LIP SYNC BATTLE LIVE: A MICHAEL JACKSON CELEBRATION by TV News Desk

The epic larger than life performances will showcase some of Michael Jackson's greatest hits. The landmark television event celebrating the legendary entertainment icon, The King of Pop, Mic…

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VIDEO: Broadway Alum Patrick Wilson Talks Directing His Kids' School Musicals by TV News Desk

On last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, Tony nominee Patrick Wilson stopped by discuss his new film AQUAMAN and explained to Seth what it's like to direct his kids' school musicals with…

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Tony Winners Daveed Diggs, Lena Hall to Star in TNT Futuristic Thriller SNOWPIERCER by TV News Desk

Turner's TNT has ordered to series the futuristic thriller SNOWPIERCER, based on the hit movie of the same name. The series stars Jennifer Connelly, Tony Award and Grammy Award winner Daveed…

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

NBC Commits $500,000 to Support High School Theater Programs with Launch of R.I.S.E. AMERICA by TV News Desk

Inspired by the network's upcoming Jason Katims drama RISE, which premieres Tuesday, March 13 and follows the effects a high school theatre department has on its surrounding community, NBC i…

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Friday, January 5, 2018

Tony Winner Janet McTeer Joins Season Two of Netflix Drama Series OZARK by TV News Desk

Academy Award nominee Janet McTeer Albert Nobbs, The Honourable Woman joins the award-nominated, Netflix drama series OZARK for season 2. McTeer will play a Chicago based attorney with link…

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

Tony Nominee Cate Blanchett Named 71st Cannes Jury President by TV News Desk

Cate Blanchett has been named the 71st president of the Cannes Film Festival jury, marking the 12th woman to be given the prestigious position. The Australian actress will preside over the …

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Tatiana Maslany Departs Ryan Murphy Musical Series POSE After Full Season Order by TV News Desk

Following the announcement that a new musical series from Glee creator Ryan Murphy would be getting a full season, actress Tatiana Maslany has departed the show as it undergoes some changes.

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New Ryan Murphy Musical Dance Series POSE Gets Full Season Order by TV News Desk

FX has ordered Pose, a new dance musical series from Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning producers Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson and Brad Falchuk, it was announced today by John…

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Rebecca Luker, ON YOUR FEET! Cast Perform at KENNEDY CENTER HONORS by TV News Desk

CBS will present THE 40TH ANNUAL KENNEDYCENTER HONORS, an entertainment special on Tuesday, Dec. 26 on the CBS Television Network at 900-1100 PM, ETPT. The event was filmed in Washington, D.…

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Randy Newman: THREE AMIGOS Could 'Very Possibly' Be Adapted to a Musical by TV News Desk

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Randy Newman sat down behind the piano with Jimmy Fallon to discuss his prolific career, which included the 1986 western comedy THREE AMIGOS

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Monday, December 18, 2017

VIDEO: First Look - DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Noah Galvin Talks Following Ben Platt on RACHEL RAY by TV News Desk

DEAR EVAN HANSEN star Noah Galvin stops by The Rachael Ray Show tomorrow, Tuesday, December 19 to talk about how he's making the show's title role his own after following Ben Platt's iconic …

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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Listen to All-New Pasek & Paul Song from A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! by TV News Desk

Bebe Rexha will open Sunday's broadcast of A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE with a performance of this new song, Count on Christmas. The song was written specifically for the live musical event by B…

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Friday, December 15, 2017

Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, James Corden Bring 'Crosswalk the Musical' to Broadway! by TV News Desk

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, James Corden headed to the corner of 53rd Street and Broadway in New York City to perform a medley of musical theater with the stars of THE GREATEST SHOWMAN. …

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Alec Baldwin May Turn 'Donald Trump' Character Into One-Man Broadway Show by TV News Desk

This is bigly folks According to Entertainment Weekly, Alec Baldwin may bring his Donald Trump impression to the Great White Way The actor shared the news during a recent appearance on The H…

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Lindsay Lohan Wants to Star in MEAN GIRLS Movie Sequel by TV News Desk

With fans of MEAN GIRLS eagerly awaiting the Broadway premiere of the musical stage adaptation this Spring, Lindsay Lohan, star of the 2004 original film tells Eonline that she'd like to sta…

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VIDEO: First Look - Bernadette Peters & More in MOZART IN THE JUNGLE's Season 4 by TV News Desk

Amazon has shared the official trailer for Season Four of the Emmy and Golden Globe winning series MOZART IN THE JUNGLE, featuring HELLO, DOLLY's Bernadette Peters.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Reveals He Turned Down 'James Bond' Role by TV News Desk

Hugh Jackman reveals that he was offered the opportunity to take on the role of iconic secret agent James Bond. 'I just felt at the time that the scripts had become so unbelievable and crazy…

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PBS Announces Premiere Dates for LITTLE WOMEN with Angela Lansbury, Tony Bennett Tribute ft. Josh Groban & More by TV News Desk

PBS today announced its WinterSpring 2018 schedule lineup, which includes the much-anticipated second season of MASTERPIECE's hit series Victoria Sundays, January 14-February 25,starring J…

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Rocker Todd Rundgren Hopes to Combine New & Old Music into New Broadway Musical by TV News Desk

In a new interview with The Hype Magazine, Rundgren reveals that he hopes to bring his music, spanning five decades, to the Broadway stage.

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Monday, December 4, 2017

VIDEO: First Look - PBS Presents Documentary on A RAISIN IN THE SUN Playwright Lorraine Hansberry by TV News Desk

One week after the anniversary of her death, American Masters -- Lorraine Hansberry Sighted EyesFeeling Heart premieres nationwide Friday, January 19 at 9 p.m. on PBS check local listings an…

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Netflix to Resume Production on HOUSE OF CARDS Without Kevin Spacey by TV News Desk

Production on the sixth and final season of Netflix's HOUSE OF CARDS will resume without series star Kevin Spacey. The show was suspended earlier this year following accusations of sexual ha…

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Rebecca Luker, Rita Moreno, ON YOUR FEET Cast to Perform on KENNEDY CENTER HONORS by TV News Desk

The following are honoree, presenter, performer and production credits for THE 40TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS, an entertainment special to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 26 on the CBS Televis…

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Sunday, December 3, 2017


The cast and creative team of Broadway's SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS THE MUSICAL were profiled on this morning's CBS SUNDAY MORNING. The show, which began preview performances on Monday, November …

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Kristin Chenoweth, Bernadette Peters & More Set for THE CAROL BURNETT 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL Tonight on CBS by TV News Desk

CBS celebrates the 50th anniversary of Carol Burnett's classic, award-winning comedy series with THE Carol Burnett 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, a new two-hour star-studded event featuring Burne…

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Friday, December 1, 2017


Idina Menzel, Lea Michele, and ALADDIN stars Telly Leung and Arielle Jacobs are among the performers set to appear on DISNEY PARKS MAGICAL CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION on Monday, Dec. 25, from 100…

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VIDEO: Laura Benanti's 'Melania Trump' is Dreaming of a Dark Christmas on LATE SHOW by TV News Desk

First Lady Melania Trump Broadway's Laura Benanti stopped by last night's LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and insisted she is only planning the White House's Christmas festivities and definit…

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Cast Becomes 2nd Ever to Top Dance Club Songs Chart by TV News Desk

The cast of the Tony winning musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN is the second ever Broadway company to reach the top of the Dance Club Songs Chart with the recent re-mixed version of 'Waving Through a…

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Angela Lansbury Says Sexual Harassment Comments Taken 'Out of Context' by TV News Desk

Following a great deal of backlash, the actress issued a statement Wednesday evening, defending her comments and expressing her belief that there is no excuse for men to sexually abuse women.

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