Friday, February 15, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Christopher Massimine by Zack Calhoon

CHRISTOPHER MASSIMINE is the Chief Executive Officer of NYTF and is responsible for her brand transformation over the last 6 years. Since his arrival to NYTF, seasonal attendance has mo…

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Tatiana Maslany, Desire Incarnate in ‘Network’ by American Theatre Editors

The actor talks about her role in the new Broadway production, staging a truthful sex scene, and her own media diet.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

“The Other Two” Renewed for Season 2 by Comedy Central by Blouin Artinfo

The fans of “The Other Two” are rejoicing as the show is renewed for a second season. The show, written by “Saturday Night Live” head-writers Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider, premier…

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Nat Geo’s “Genius” Season 3 to Feature Aretha Franklin by Blouin Artinfo

Aretha Franklin will play the protagonist in “Genius” season 3, with Pulitzer Prize award-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks serving as executive producer, the network announced on Sund…

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Diahann Carroll IS “Julia” by Trav S.D.

This post is one of a series honoring Black History Month. Julia, which ran on NBC from 1968 through 1971 was the first network television series to star an African American woman in a setti…

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

All About Eve review – classic Hollywood updated with technical wizardry by Michael Billington

Gillian Anderson and Lily James give fine performances but this version of the 1950 film might be a little too clever for its own goodThis is a show that reeks of chic. It stars Gillian Ande…

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Monday, February 11, 2019

BBC Announces Reboot of Classic Crime Show “Bergerac” by Blouin Artinfo

A reboot of classic BBC police drama “Bergerac” is on its way, reveals BBC.Artists Studio, backed by Endemol Shine UK, and Westward Studios are working on a modern version of the show fo…

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Podcasts — Conviction’s portrait of the US justice system breathes new life into true crime

The new series from Gimlet Media, the network newly acquired by Spotify, follows a private investigator’s quest to exonerate a young man from the Bronx

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Barbara Williams Joins CBC by Blouin Artinfo

Television veteran Barbara Williams has joined the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) as executive VP, overseeing its English-language TV, radio, and digital services, reports the chann…

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Kristin Chenoweth and Patti Murin Sign on for Hallmark Channel's 2019 Christmas Features by Adam Hetrick

The network has announced the first three original movies that will begin to roll out in November.

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NBC Calls Off ‘Hair Live!’ by Artsjournal1

The real-time telecast of the classic counterculture musical had been scheduled for May 19. In a statement, NBC executives emphasized that “live musicals are a part of this networkR…

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Universal TV Acquires Fox’s Upcoming Legal Drama “Proven Innocent” by Blouin Artinfo

Universal International Networks has acquired the rights to US legal drama “Proven Innocent” for its Universal TV network in the UK and Africa.According to TVWise, the series, featuring …

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CBS Renews “Mom” for Seasons 7 and 8 by Blouin Artinfo

“Mom” has been renewed for Seasons 7 and 8 on CBS, the network announces.The renewal came after stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney signed new two-year contracts with studio Warner Bros …

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Livestreaming Bay Area Arts Fellowship/Internship Fair 2019

By . The 2019 Bay Area Arts Fellowship/Internship Fair livestreams from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at…

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Nippon TV to Launch Romantic Drama “Weakest Beast” by Blouin Artinfo

 Japanese broadcaster Nippon TV has announced to bring a new scripted format “Weakest Beast” from scriptwriter Akiko Nogi to MIPTV this April. The press release states that the…

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh by Trav S.D.

I came across the above item in an old TV Guide recently, and it blew my mind. This item advertising a network showing of Disney’s The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh (1964) was from the ear…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

NBC Cancels “Hair Live!”; Seeking Titles with Wide Appeal by Drew Shade

Not too long ago, NBC announced that the musical “Hair Live!” would have life on the network and air May 19 with Broadway director Diane Paulus at the helm, reprising her positi…

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Monday, February 4, 2019

NBC Cancels Hair Live! Musical Presentation by Andy Lefkowitz

NBC has passed on the Age of Aquarius. The eagerly anticipated live TV presentation of the groundbreaking rock musical Hair has been removed from the network's schedule. The li…

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HAIR LIVE! Pulled From NBC Schedule by BroadwayWorld

NBC's next live musical'Hair Live,' has been pulled from the schedule of the network's upcoming projects.

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NBC cancels upcoming production of ‘Hair Live!’ by Caitlin Huston

NBC has pulled its upcoming live musical production of “Hair Live!” “Live musicals are a part of this network’s DNA and we are committed to continuing that tradition with the…

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NBC Cancels Live Hair Broadcast by Ryan McPhee

The rock musical was slated to head to the network in May.

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - February 4th - THE PROM and NETWORK Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals wereThe Prom1.63,The Cher Show1.10,My Fair Lady0.97,Book of Mormon0.92 andPretty Woman0.88.The top growing current Broadway plays wereNetwork3.32,To…

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As Facebook Turns 15, Only Disconnect by Artsjournal2

The 2010 movie Social Network isn’t perfect – though the fact that it looks like a horror movie now feels eerily accurate. But “the movie mocks one of the ideas that, from…

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

Top New York Stage This Week: Philip Glass’s Cool School, Chill Pills by Mark Beech

This week in New York performing arts, the composer Philip Glass brings Laurie Anderson and Bernard Sumner of the band New Order to Carnegie Hall, while Sharon Van Etten plays the Beacon The…

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Friday, February 1, 2019

Network Star Bryan Cranston to Star in Showtime Limited Series Your Honor by Ryan McPhee

The Tony winner will head from the newsroom to the courtroom.

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Jeremy Hardy: a ferocious talent who radicalised radio comedy by Mark Lawson

Provocative and political, the stand-up – who has died aged 57 – shook up Radio 4 at a time when it was in danger of resembling a Rotary Club quiz night Although generally excluded from …

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BWW Review: RINGMASTER, VAULT Festival by Cindy Marcolina

Part of VAULT Festival and performed at the Network Theatre, Ringmaster is introduced as being vaguely based on La Ronde. Schintzler's subversive 1900 play, banned and censored by his contem…

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

RENT Live: An Honest Review by Gabriel Mero

On Sunday, January 27th, 2019, the much anticipated “Rent Live” aired on Fox. “Rent” is the latest in a long line of televised “live” musicals appearing o…

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Americans For The Arts Expands Programs For Cultural Equity And Diversity In Arts Leadership by Artsjournal1

This year the organization will extend its 25-year-old Diversity in Arts Leadership beyond New York City to New Jersey and Iowa, launch an Arts & Cultural Equity Fellows program in the G…

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MBC to Launch Family Channel for Iraq by Blouin Artinfo

Broadcaster MBC Group is set to launch MBC Iraq, a family-oriented entertainment channel for Iraqi viewers, reports Gulf News.The company said that MBC Iraq will offer “a diverse selection…

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Michael Urie, Tatiana Maslany & Ethan Slater to Appear in Off-Broadway's Nassim by Andy Lefkowitz

Barrow Street Theatricals has announced a talent-packed new slate of rotating guest actors for the American premiere of Nassim by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (Whit…

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