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INTERVIEW: Elisabeth Röhm on directing ‘Girl in the Basement’

By Rodney Ho, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Film debuts Feb. 27. Lifetime for decades has feasted on a subgenre that became dubbed “women in peril” movies. Females are hunted, kidnapped, abused and murdered, usually by rapacious, jealous men. And the film titles are not meant to be coy but as descriptive as possible for the masses: “Baby for Sale.” “Newlywed and Dead.” “Stalked By the Doctor.” This Saturday’s [...]

2021-03-01T20:20:44+00:00February 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TV One Premieres All-New Episodes of Hit Series UNCENSORED Starting Sunday, March 21 at 9 p.m. ET/8C

By TV One SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- TV One announced the spring lineup of its original, critically-acclaimed auto-biographical series UNCENSORED, with all-new episodes premiering on Sunday, March 21 at 10 p.m. ET/9C. UNCENSORED, explores the lives of your favorite personalities as they provide first-hand accounts of their success, and obstacles they've faced throughout their careers. This season profiles Teddy Riley, Marsha Ambrosius, Donnie McClurkin, Kem, Remy Ma, Mona Scott Young, Lisa Leslie, and Jaleel White. Airdates [...]

2021-03-01T20:21:24+00:00February 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘Creepshow’ Renewed For Season 3 At Shudder & Horror Streamer Orders Black Anthology Series

By Alexandra Del Rosario Shudder has more screams in store after the streaming service renewed Creepshow for a third season. The service will bring Creepshow back for another six episode run to premiere later this year. Shudder revealed the renewal ahead of AMC Networks’ virtual TCA winter press tour session. The third season will feature guest stars including Ethan Embry (Grace & Frankie) and Andrew Bachelor (The Walking Dead). Creepshow‘s renewal comes ahead of the horror [...]

2021-03-01T20:22:52+00:00February 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lifetime’s ‘Girl in the Basement’ Shares a Chilling Preview Ahead of the Premiere

By Sarah Fox Lifetime’s Ripped From the Headlines slate continues this month with “Girl in the Basement,” a horror-thriller set to premiere on February 27th. The story, which is based on real events, tells the story of Sara, a teen locked in a basement and abused by her father for decades. Stefanie Scott stars in the movie as Sara, with Judd Nelson playing the role of Sara’s father, Don. “Girl [...]

2021-03-01T20:23:15+00:00February 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lifetime Unveils Premiere Dates For Its Winter 2021 Slate Of True Crime Films, ‘Ripped From The Headlines’

By Bruce Haring Girl in the Basement – 8pm ET/PT Beyond The Headlines: Surviving Child Abduction and Imprisonment– 10pm ET/PT Inspired by actual events, Girl in the Basement is the horrific story of Sara (Stefanie Scott), a vibrant teen girl who was looking forward to her 18th birthday so she could move away from her controlling father Don (Judd Nelson). But before she could ever blow out the candles, her world became extremely [...]

2021-01-15T17:50:44+00:00January 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BET’s ‘Smoke’ shows how Black Americans deserve a piece of marijuana’s growing fortunes

By: Hank StueverSource: Washington Post BET’s sharp and persuasive documentary “Smoke: Marijuana + Black America” is undaunted by the enormous tasks it sets out for itself, not the least of which is to describe a certain profound link between pot and daily existence. The film, airing Wednesday night, is equal parts love story, tragedy and outrage — a cultural history running parallel to the nation’s systemic and hypocritical [...]

2020-11-17T18:01:12+00:00November 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s on TV This Week: ‘Big Sky’ and ‘Between the World and Me’

By Lauren Messman Source: The New York Times Between network, cable and streaming, the modern television landscape is a vast one. Here are some of the shows, specials and movies coming to TV this week, Nov. 16-22. Details and times are subject to change. Monday ALL RISE 9 p.m. on CBS. Judge Lola Carmichael, played by Simone Missick, is back for a new season of this legal drama. The [...]

2020-11-17T18:09:01+00:00November 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BET Presents New Original Groundbreaking Documentary “Smoke: Marijuana + Black America”

Executive Produced and Narrated by Multi-platinum Rapper and Entrepreneur Nasir “Nas” Jones The Two-Hour Original Documentary Explores Black America’s Complex Relationship with Marijuana and the Current Fight to Reap the Benefits of Legalization. “SMOKE” Will Premiere Wednesday, November 18 at 10 PM ET/PT Produced by Swirl Films, “SMOKE” will Feature Sit-Down Interviews with Senator Kamala D. Harris, Senator Cory Booker, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, Cook County, Illinois [...]

2020-11-09T21:03:34+00:00October 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Networks Are Prepping for the Craziest Fall Season in the History of Broadcast TV

By Lucas Shaw, Gerry Smith and Kelly Gilblom September 22, 2020 Source: Bloomberg.com The coming fall TV season promises to be full of drama—just not the kind that network executives originally imagined. In a normal year, Fox, CBS, NBC, CW and ABC would be rolling out a carefully engineered slate of new shows to premiere in late September or early October. For decades, the broadcast networks in [...]

2020-11-09T21:02:53+00:00September 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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10 Black Filmmakers Win Career Grants at 1st-Ever Black Life Film Festival

By: Jeremy Fuster Last Updated: September 10, 2020 @ 7:17 AM Source:The Wrap Swirl Films and Mansa Productions announced on Wednesday the top 10 winners of its first-ever Black Life Film Festival, a showcase of short films that show “the beauty and complexities of ‘Black Life’ and what that means to individuals and society.” The top 10 winners will receive $5,000 grants to continue their film careers [...]

2020-11-09T21:04:25+00:00September 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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