All posts by Sheldon Wiebe

JEANIE BUSS’ WOW-WOMEN OF WRESTLING MAKES ITS DEBUT ON AXS TV!

Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss and Mark Cuban’s AXS TV announced today the premiere date for Buss’ emerging hit series WOW-WOMEN OF WRESTLING, making its network debut on Friday, January 18, 2019.

WOW Superhero events present all-female professional wrestling bouts with the theatrical flair of a blockbuster concert mixed with the hard-hitting action fans have come to expect from the popular promotion.

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What’s the Character? Trailer: The Little Drummer Girl!

Set in the late 1970s, yet sharply contemporary, The Little Drummer Girl weaves an explosive story of espionage and international intrigue; of love and betrayal.

AMC brings John Le Carré and director Chan-Wook Park together for this six-hour, three-night limited series event – starring Florence Pugh and Alexander Skarsgård –  that premieres on AMC on November 19th (9/8C).

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The Witch Files: Ambitious Tween Horror-Comedy!

The Witch Files – (L-R) M.J. (Tara Robinson), Brooke (Alice Ziolkoski), Greta (Adrienne Rose White), Claire (Holly Taylor), Jules (Britt Flatmo) – Photo courtesy of Dark Sky Films.

The Americans’ Holly Taylor and genre veteran Paget Brewster are the biggest names in The Witch Files – a smarter than necessary tween horror-comedy that isn’t quite scary enough to be a scary movie, or funny enough to be a comedy.

It hits a kind of sweet spot in between that produces a few chills and a few laughs while creating a group of characters that find themselves in wish fulfillment situation that has less than desirable side effects.

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Robert DeNiro Guests on First Alec Baldwin Show!

The Alec Baldwin show – a one-hour weekly talk show that ‘gives viewers a front-row seat to in-depth, intimate and candid one-on-one conversations’ – premieres on Sunday, October 14th (10:01/9:01C).

In the season premiere, Alec sits down with Robert DeNiro and Taraji P. Henson. Future guests include Jeff Bridges, RuPaul, Kerry Washington, Robert F. Kennedy and more.

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Songwriters Take Center Stage for NBC’s Songland!

NBC has ordered 11 episodes of music competition series Songland – focusing on finding the next great songwriter – after all, it doesn’t matter how well you sing if you don’t have great songs to sing.

The series takes an inside look at the creative process and provides one talented winner per episode the priceless opportunity to have their song recorded for a global audience by the chart-topping artists featured in their show.

Dave Stewart (Eurythmics), Audrey Morrissey (The Voice) and Adam Levine (Maroon 5, The Voice) will executive produce, with OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder on board as producer.

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Family Tradition Featurette: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms!

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms – Clara (Mackenzie Foy) and the Sugar Plum Fairy (Keira Knightley) – Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios.

Just as The Nutcracker ballet has become a Christmas tradition, the cast of Walt Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms hope the movie will become a Christmas classic.

They talk about the ballet and their hopes for the film in a new featurette from Disney.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms opens on November 2nd.

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Trailer: More and Weirder Carpool Karaoke Coming To The Apple TV APP!

Carpool Karaoke – Miss Piggy, Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem, Jason Sudeikis – Photo courtesy of Apple.

Carpool Karaoke is back for a second season on The Apple App.

This season’s guests include Jamie Foxx (who appears in the first episode with daughter Corinne Foxx), Tyra Banks, Jason Sudeikis, Miss Piggy, Quincy Jones, Rashida Jones, Matthew McConaughey, Snoop Dogg, Andy Samberg and Weird Al Yankovic.

Carpool Karaoke: Season 2 premieres Friday, October 12th (1pm ET/10am PT).

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One Goal Trailer: Making a Murder: Part 2!

Emmy Award-winning filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos return to the Midwest where they have exclusive access to Steven Avery and his co-defendant and nephew Brendan Dassey, their families and the legal teams fighting for justice on their behalf.

Making a Murderer: Part 2 premieres on Netflix on October 19th.

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