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Sony Releases Soundtrack to The Sound of Music

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Sony Releases Soundtrack to The Sound of Music

Sony Masterworks releases the companion soundtrack to NBC’s live broadcast of “The Sound of Music,” based on the classic stage musical. The three-hour live production, starring six-time Grammy Award winner Carrie Underwood as Maria von Trapp, will air on Dec. 5, 2013. The cast also includes Audra McDonald (“Private Practice”), who has won five Tony [...]

Ovation Ready to Debut Drama Series SMASH

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Ovation Ready to Debut Drama Series SMASH

After recently announcing over 200 hours of original programming, America’s arts network Ovation has additionally acquired all episodes of the series SMASH from NBCUniversal Cable & New Media. Ovation will debut the series beginning Friday, July 19th at 8pm ET. The announcement was made Thursday by Robert Weiss, Ovation’s chief creative officer. “SMASH is exactly [...]

Hispanic Channel mun2’s New Programming Lineup

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Hispanic Channel mun2’s New Programming Lineup

The mun2 channel unveiled its 2012-2013 programming lineup Tuesday. It will premiere ‘Jenni Rivera Presents: The Chiquis Project’ – one of generation YLA’s (Young Latino American, 18-34) most vibrant personalities whose adventurous life is constantly evolving in a uniquely American way. The network also announced the Larry Hernandez project ‘Larrymania,’ a docu-reality series showing the [...]

Once in a Lifetime – Rock vs. Cena

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Once in a Lifetime – Rock vs. Cena

WWE and NBCUniversal are joining forces to televise “Once in a Lifetime – Rock vs. Cena,” an epic one-hour special that follows WWE Superstars The Rock and John Cena on their respective roads to WrestleMania XXVIII. This first ever behind-the-scenes special premieres Monday, March 26 on USA Network at 8/7c and will also air on [...]

Hulu Unveils Slate of New Original Programming

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Hulu Unveils Slate of New Original Programming

Hulu has announced its original programming slate for the first half of 2012. The line-up kicks off on Feb. 14 with the launch of Hulu’s first original scripted series, “Battleground,” executive produced by JD Walsh, Hagai Shaham and Marc Webb (“The Amazing Spiderman”, “500 Days of Summer”). On the heels of a season as Hulu’s [...]

New Production Pact of Universal Pictures

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New Production Pact of Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures announced Monday that the studio has forged a three-year, first-look production agreement with Suzanne de Passe (pictured above) and Madison Jones’ de Passe Jones Entertainment (depassejones.com).  The announcement was made by Universal Pictures chairman Adam Fogelson and co-chairman Donna Langley. “Suzanne and Madison are trailblazing producers who have great respect in multiple divisions [...]

Meet the Winners of the Art of Reuse Contest

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Meet the Winners of the Art of Reuse Contest

NBCUniversal’s “Green is Universal” and Etsy announced Friday the winners of the “Art of Reuse” contest, a competition to create handmade items out of purely recycled materials, in honor of Earth Day. In just three short weeks, the contest drew over three thousand online users, many of whom submitted items and voted for their favorites [...]

Latino Scripted Series RPM MIAMI on mun2

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Latino Scripted Series RPM MIAMI on mun2

Shot on location in Miami, and packed with adrenaline-pumping action, RPM MIAMI follows a group of young Latino friends as they struggle to make something of themselves by day and conquer the underground racing scene by night. The new collaboration between Telemundo Studios and mun2 will make its debut on Sunday, May 1, 10pm ET/PT, [...]