Lily Tomlin To Receive The SAG Life Achievement Award Next Year

LOS ANGELES–Lily Tomlin– an entertainment maverick whose talents put her at the pinnacle of comedy, acting, writing and producing – has been named the 53rd recipient of SAG-AFTRA’s highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. Tomlin will be presented the performers union’s most prestigious distinction at the 23rd annual […]

PBS Announces New Programming This Summer

BEVERLY HILLS–(Businesswire)–At the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced new programs and initiatives launching in 2016 and beyond. The PBS Arts Fall Festival returns Friday nights, beginning October 21 with all new programs, including the highly anticipated look into the making of the Broadway phenomenon Hamilton, a contemporary take on the life of founding […]

truTV Renews Impractical Jokers For Sixth Season

LOS ANGELES–truTV has renewed its top-rated series Impractical Jokers for a sixth season, which will guarantee more hidden-camera hijinks from Sal, Joe, Murr and Q on the network through 2017. The announcement was made by the four stars and lifelong friends – collectively known as The Tenderloins – Thursday night at the Hall of Impractical […]

Taking A 360 Degree Look At The VR/AR Industry At Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO–Friday morning, some of the leading filmmakers, executives, and professionals in virtual and augmented reality storytelling discussed emerging opportunities for women and other minority voices in this innovative medium. The San Diego Comic-Con panelists also touched on the “state of VR” as an industry, including trends and different approaches to content in VR. With […]

Adult Swim Brings Epic Fan Experience To Comic Con

SAN DIEGO–Adult Swim returns to San Diego Comic Con with exciting activities and panels inside and outside the San Diego Convention Center this week. Fans can always expect the unexpected from Adult Swim, as they dive into celebrity-filled panels and signings featuring series stars, creators and producers from Robot Chicken and Rick and Morty, a […]

STARZ’s Ash vs Evil Dead Heads To Comic Con

BEVERLY HILLS–STARZ’s “Ash vs Evil Dead,” a 10-episode half-hour series, is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film, The Evil Dead. STARZ also revealed a never before seen poster for the series, created especially for Comic-Con International, will be available at the “Ash vs Evil Dead” cabin in Petco Park Interactive Zone to be […]

FX Networks Bring Virtual Reality Entertainment To Comic Con

LOS ANGELES–FX Networks is headed to the City in Motion, bringing innovative activations and live entertainment to San Diego this July. FX Networks will take center stage at Hilton Bayfront Park during San Diego Comic-Con July 21 to 24 with groundbreaking activations and installations of fan-favorite shows Archer, American Horror Story, The Strain, It’s Always […]

Conan O’Brian Brings His TV Show To Comic-Con

By Gina Yarbrough SAN DIEGO–Television personality Conan O’Brien returns to San Diego to broadcast his TBS show during Comic-Con week in the city. The show will be taped July 20 through 23 at the Spreckels Theater in downtown San Diego. Tickets to the show is sold out, but Comic Con attendees can still sign up for […]

BET Awards 2016 Succeeded Beyond Expectations with Moving Tributes to Prince

By Danny R. Johnson Jazz and Pop Music Critic LOS ANGELES – The 16th Annual BET Awards took over the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 26, and featured a mix of pop, rap and R&B A-listers. Dynamic performances from Beyoncé, Usher, Maxwell, Desiigner and more gave the show high expectations that never disappointed! […]

PBS To Air Janis Joplin Documentary

The never-before-seen extended film cut of Oscar-nominated director Amy Berg’s American Masters — Janis: Little Girl Blue premieres nationwide May 3 on PBS. The documentary features additional archival performance footage and new interviews with Joplin’s sister Laura Joplin and musicians influenced by Janis: Alecia Moore (a.k.a. Pink), Juliette Lewis, Melissa Etheridge and the film’s narrator […]