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Friday, December 14, 2018

DVR Alert: Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Return To THE TONIGHT SHOW This Week by TV News Desk

Tony-winner Lin-Manuel Miranda will return to The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon this week in support of his new film Mary Poppins Returns. Lin will return to the show onMonday, December 17,…

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Paul James To Star In MIXTAPE, the Netflix Musical Drama Series From SMASH Show Runner Josh Safran by TV News Desk

Paul James has been cast as the new male lead opposite Jenna Dewan, Callie Hernandez and Madeline Stowe in 'Mixtape,' according to Deadline. TheNetflixmusical drama comesformerSmashshow runn…

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Emily Blunt is Open to Starring in a Sequel to MARY POPPINS RETURNS by TV News Desk

Award-winning actor Emily Blunt, who is already earning praise for her work in Mary Poppins Returns, says she's up for doing a sequel, in an interview with Anthony Mason for CBS SUNDAY MORNI…

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VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Goes #BehindTheTweets by TV News Desk

Lin Manuel Miranda was the first Broadway star to goBehind The Tweets, Twitter's new series where celebrities share the stories behind some of their most popular Tweets.

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BroadwayHD to Premiere BBC's A CHRISTMAS CAROL GOES WRONG by TV News Desk

Just in time for the holidays, The Olivier Award-Winning Mischief Theatre Company'sA Christmas Carol Goes Wrongwill be available to stream on BroadwayHD. This special marks the first product…

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh in On MARY POPPINS RETURNS by TV News Desk

Mary Poppins Returns opens in theaters everywhere on December 18, and with only a few days left until fans get to see this reimagining of a classic tale, let's see what the critics had to say

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Darren Criss, Bradley Cooper Receive SAG AWARDS Nominations - See the Full List! by TV News Desk

The nominations for the25th AnnualSAG Awardswere announced byAwkwafina and Laverne Cox on TNT, TBS, and truTV live from the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, California.

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Carol Burnett to Receive First-Ever Golden Globe Television Special Achievement Award by TV News Desk

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association HFPA announced today that legendary TV iconCarol Burnettwill receive the first-ever Golden Globe television special achievement award, aptly named the…

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Broadway on TV: Bryan Cranston, Ruben Studdard, Clay Aiken & More for Week of December 10, 2018 by TV News Desk

From stage to screen, Broadway will be represented on TV for the week of December 10, 2018

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Friday, December 7, 2018

SISTER ACT 3 in the Works at Disney+ by TV News Desk

Disney's new streaming service Disney,is developing 'Sister Act 3,' according to Variety. Insecure co-executive producer Regina Hicks and Star showrunner Karin Gist will write the script for…

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THE LION KING, WEST SIDE STORY, and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's December Stage-to-Screen Report by TV News Desk

There have been many announcements in the last few weeks about upcoming stage to screen adaptations. WEST SIDE STORY announced a casting call for Maria, the first official teaser for THE LIO…

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THE BAND'S VISIT, CAROUSEL & More Nominated for 2019 GRAMMY AWARDS by TV News Desk

This morning, Alessia Cara, Apple Music hostZane Lowe,Shawn Mendes, andJanelle Mone kicked off the 61stGRAMMYAwards nominations by revealing nominees in select categories live on 'CBS This M…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

From Screen to Stage: How the Stars of NETWORK Got Their Starts by TV News Desk

The National Theatre production of NETWORK, which opens on Broadway tonight, stars Bryan Cranston, Tony Goldwyn, and Tatiana Maslany. The show's stars are lauded for their television roles, …

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Issa Rae to Produce Romantic Musical Film, LOVE IN AMERICA by TV News Desk

Insecure co-creator, Issa Rae is teaming with one of the show's writer-producers, Amy Aniobi for Love in America, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Darren Criss Among GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS Nominees - Full List! by TV News Desk

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominations for the 2019 Golden Globe Awards thismorning. Terry Crews, Danai Gurira, Leslie Mann and Christian Slater will join HFPA Pre…

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MARY POPPINS RETURNS, Lin-Manuel Miranda Nominated for 2019 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS - See the Full List! by TV News Desk

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominations for the 2019 Golden Globe Awards on Thursday morning. Terry Crews, Danai Gurira, Leslie Mann and Christian Slater will join …

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

BroadwayHD To Stream Award-Winning Musical THE LION by TV News Desk

BroadwayHD, the world's premiere online streaming platform delivering more than 250 premium live productions to theatre fans globally, today announced that the Geffen Playhouse production of…

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Annaleigh Ashford to Play Judy Holliday in SMART BLONDE by TV News Desk

Tony winner, Annaleigh Ashford has been cast as Judy Holliday in'Smart Blonde,' a biopicabout about Oscar-winning actress, according to Deadline.

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Jessica Lange Cast in THE POLITICIAN with Ben Platt and Laura Dreyfuss by TV News Desk

Jessica Lange has been added to the cast of the Ryan Murphy's satirical comedy 'The Politician,' according toTheWrap. Lange will star alongside 'Dear Evan Hansen' stars Ben Platt and Laura D…

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Anne Hathaway Offered Role in SESAME STREET Movie Musical by TV News Desk

Anne Hathawayhas been offered a starring role in the moviemusical Sesame Street' at Warner Bros, according to Variety.

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Friday, November 30, 2018

BroadwayHD Celebrates the Holidays with the Debut of THE MESHUGANUTCRACKER by TV News Desk

Arriving just in time for the holiday season,BroadwayHD, in partnership with Guggenheim Entertainment, will debut a dazzling and fun performance ofThe MeshugaNutcrackerThis full-length music…

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Alex Lacamoire Joins Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tommy Kail on FX's FOSSE/VERDON by TV News Desk

Tony and Grammy Award-winning composer and arranger Alex Lacamoire has come aboard FX's highly-anticipated FosseVerdon limited series as Supervising Music Producer, it was announced today by…

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Photo Coverage: See Billy Porter, Diana Ross Perform at CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER by TV News Desk

NBC celebrated the holiday season last night with 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center,' featuring performances by Diana Ross,Tony Bennett amp Diana Krall, Brett Eldredge, Darci Lynne Farmer, Jo…

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND Play to Get Film Treatment from MWM Studios by TV News Desk

MWM Studiosis adapting the Off Broadway play,The House That Will Not Stand, into a feature film, according to Deadline. Thehistorical comic drama is by Marcus Gardley, who is also writingthe…

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Creator Stephen Hillenburg Passes Away at 57 by TV News Desk

Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of theNickelodeoncartoon series SpongeBob SquarePants, died on Monday at the age of57, according to Variety.

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Michael Urie to Appear on Season Three of THE GOOD FIGHT by TV News Desk

Michael Urie willreprise his 'The Good Wife' role as NSA lackeyStephen Dinovera in a Season 3 episode of 'The Good Fight,' according to TVLine.

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The MARY POPPINS RETURNS Soundtrack is Available for Pre-Order Today by TV News Desk

Advance tickets for Disney's Mary Poppins Returns are now available for purchase. Fans looking to be among the first to experience the film can attend opening night fan events on December 18…

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VIDEO: They're Practically Perfect! Listen to Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt in the First Two Songs from MARY POPPINS RETURNS! by TV News Desk

Disney has released the first two songs from MARY POPPINS RETURNS 'The Place Where Lost Things Go' by Emily Blunt and 'Trip a Little Light Fantastic' by Lin-Manuel Miranda with Emily Blunt a…

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Broadway on TV: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mike Birbiglia & More for Week of November 26, 2018 by TV News Desk

From stage to screen, Broadway will be represented on TV for the week of November 26, 2018

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Kerry Washington Visits SCANDAL Co-Star Tony Goldwyn at NETWORK by TV News Desk

Earlier this week,Kerry Washington visited her former 'Scandal' co-starTony Goldwyn, who is currently on Broadway starring opposite Bryan Cranston in 'Network.'Washington and Goldwyn played …

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Alessandro Nivola to Star in SOPRANOS Prequel by TV News Desk

Sources tellVarietythatAlessandro Nivolais in talks to star as Dickey Moltisanti in The Many Saints of Newark, the 'Sopranos' prequel film, according to Variety.

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