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Thursday, May 16, 2024

Cinespia Sets July Hollywood Forever Screenings (Exclusive) by Lesley Goldberg

Cinespia has set its Hollywood Forever schedule for July. The organization behind the outdoor cemetery screenings has set Rocky, Charlie’s Angels, Shrek 2, Midsommar, Empire Records and La…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 12:30PM
Thursday, January 14, 2016

'Hairspray' set as NBC's next live musical by Lesley Goldberg

This will be the fourth live production for Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, following on the critical success of 'The Wiz.'

SOURCE: New York Daily News at 07:40AM
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

'Hairspray' Set as NBC's Next Live Musical by Lesley Goldberg

This will be the fourth live production for Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, following on the critical success of 'The Wiz.'read more

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 11:21AM
Friday, December 4, 2015

'The Wiz': Shanice Williams Considering Broadway Revival by Lesley Goldberg

The breakout from NBC's live performance reflects on the whirlwind event.read more

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 03:10PM
Monday, March 30, 2015

'The Wiz' Set as NBC's Next Live Musical by Lesley Goldberg

In a partnership with Cirque du Soleil to air Dec. 3 before heading to Broadway.read more

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 03:45PM
Thursday, December 11, 2014

Golden Globes: Nominations by Series, Network, Studio by Lesley Goldberg

FX's Emmy-winning 'Fargo' was the most-nominated pack, while HBO continued to have a good showing and Fox was shut out as a networkread more

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 09:42AM
Monday, July 21, 2014

'Sons of Anarchy's' Charlie Hunnam: 'I Don't Give a Shit' About Emmys by Lesley Goldberg

The star of the FX biker drama tells reporters that he doesn't care about the awards and isn't upset with the TV Academy about its annual snub.read more

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 07:57PM
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

HBO Lands Bryan Cranston Tony Winner 'All the Way' for Film Adaptation by Lesley Goldberg

The Tony-winner will reprise his role as President Lyndon Johnson, with Steven Spielberg also on board to exec produce.read more

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 05:30PM
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

CBS to Air Tony Awards Through 2018 by Lesley Goldberg

The deal comes as live events continue to be a top priority in the era of time-shifted DVR viewing.read more

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 10:00AM
Tuesday, December 18, 2012

HBO Adapting Broadway Family Drama 'Stick Fly' (Exclusive) by Lesley Goldberg

Playwright Lydia Diamond will pen the script and executive produce alongside returning producers Alicia Keys and Nelle Nugent.read more

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 06:22PM
Friday, March 23, 2012

'Smash' Creator Theresa Rebeck Steps Down as Showrunner by Lesley Goldberg

Theresa Rebeck will step down as showrunner on NBC's Broadway drama but will still serve as an executive producer, and could continue to pen scripts.

SOURCE: Backstage at 11:21AM
Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Nick Jonas Returning for 'Smash' Season Finale by Lesley Goldberg

The singer-actor will reprise his guest-starring role as Lyle West in the May 14 season finale of the NBC musical drama.

SOURCE: Backstage at 11:17AM
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

John Barrowman to Star in Shonda Rhimes' ABC Pilot by Lesley Goldberg

The "Torchwood" star will play Julius Ashford Lily, the charming son of the family at the center of the period drama.

SOURCE: Backstage at 11:17AM
Tuesday, February 14, 2012

'Smash': And the Marilyn Role Goes To... by Lesley Goldberg

Series creator Theresa Rebeck says that who ultimately landed the part changed from the series' early incarnation.

SOURCE: Backstage at 11:26AM
Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Sutton Foster-Led Pilot From 'Gilmore Girls' Creator Gets Series Order by Lesley Goldberg

Amy Sherman-Palladino's "Bunheads" joins "Baby Daddy" as pilots receiving series orders from the youth-skewing cable network this year.

SOURCE: Backstage at 11:35AM
Thursday, January 19, 2012

'Book of Mormon' Star Lands Lead in NBC Comedy From 'Glee' Duo by Lesley Goldberg

Andrew Rannells would play one of the three stars in the blended family comedy from Ryan Murphy and Ali Adler should the project receive a pilot order.

SOURCE: Backstage at 11:15AM
Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Jeff Goldblum, Brian Stokes Mitchell to Play Rachel's Dads on 'Glee' by Lesley Goldberg

It may have taken nearly three seasons, but Rachel's (Lea Michele) gay dads will finally make an appearance on Fox's Glee.

SOURCE: Backstage at 11:23AM
Tuesday, December 20, 2011

VIDEO: 'Smash' Extended Preview Offers a Backstage Look at the NBC Drama by Lesley Goldberg

Go inside the staging of a Broadway musical with cast and crew including Katharine McPhee, Debra Messing, Steven Spielberg, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

SOURCE: Backstage at 11:34AM
Thursday, July 21, 2011

Felicia Day: How a Girl Geek Made It Big on Her Own by Lesley Goldberg

Enterprising DIY actress Felicia Day reveals how she built her popular web series "The Guild" into a real business with corporate sponsorship -- all from her kitchen.

SOURCE: Backstage at 10:16AM
Monday, July 11, 2011

'Glee's' Jonathan Groff, 'True Blood's' Rutina Wesley Join Off-Broadway Production by Lesley Goldberg

Jonathan Groff and Rutina Wesley have been cast in the Off-Broadway production of The Submission, joining a cast that also includes American Pie’s Eddie Kaye Thomas.

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 05:02PM

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