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TBS Greenlights Anthology Comedy Miracle Workers, Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Owen Wilson

TBS has greenlit heaven-sent anthology comedy series Miracle Workers starring Daniel Radcliffe and Owen Wilson.

The first season of Miracle Workers will be a Heaven-set workplace comedy based on Rich’s book What in God’s Name. Radcliffe will play Craig, a low level angel responsible for handling all of humanity’s prayers and Owen Wilson will play Craig’s boss, God, who has pretty much checked out to focus on his favorite hobbies. To prevent Earth’s destruction, Craig must achieve his most impossible miracle to date.

Heaven Sent will launch is 2018.

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TBS and Super Deluxe To Launch 90-Minute Interactive Late Night Block!

TBS and Super Deluxe are developing an interactive late block of programming to further engage the mobile-first generation.

TBS plans to launch the weekly 90-minute block this fall with a comedy lineup that ranges in tone from dark humor to Generation Z ennui. It will be divided into quarter-hours, each comprised of scripted series, culturally relevant docu-series and unconventional creative voices from diverse backgrounds.

Projects include a series about two would-be art thieves, a buddy comedy about a guy guy and his sex doll, and a contemporary take on Soul Train.

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TBS Comedy Series Wrecked Premieres Season 2 In June!

Is it Lost without smoke monsters or a slightly more serious Gilligan’s Island? Or is it something somewhere in between?

Season two of TBS comedy series Wrecked picks up following the divisiveness caused as Karen battled Todd and Owen fought Steve.

Wrecked returns Tuesday, June 20th (10/9C) with a two-episode premiere.

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TBS Brings Pop-Up Search Party Experience To SXSW!

TBS will bring SXSW the best in tech, fashion, design, music and more with the second iteration of “In Search Of” — a pop-up, interactive marketplace with an Austin-flare, bringing to life the network’s buzzworthy hit, SEARCH PARTY.

Inside “In Search Of,” visitors will experience the ideal shop for SEARCH PARTY’s leading lady Dory, complete with the latest in fashion, technology, and artisanal goods, as well as a lounge space to kick back with friends and binge the first season.

In Search Of will be open to festival goers for three days – beginning at noon on Tuesday, March 14th.

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Turner Partners with American Black Film Festival to Launch New Writing Contest!

Global media company Turner is partnering with the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) on a new writing contest designed to discover fresh writing talent from racially diverse backgrounds.

Through the ABFF & Turner Writing Contest, writers with no professional television experience are invited to submit pilot scripts for comedy or drama series. One winner chosen from each genre will win a trip to Miami for the 2017 American Black Film Festival, which takes place June 14-18, along with a cash prize and the opportunity to meet with the original programming development teams for Turner’s TBS & TNT.

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Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran Among Performers Announced for 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards!

Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Shawn Mendes, Thomas Rhett, Noah Cyrus and Big Sean join the previously announced Bruno Mars as performers at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards.

The fourth annual iHeartRadio Music Awards, hosted by Ryan Seacrest, will air live on TBS, TNT and TruTV on Sunday, March 5th.

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Soon To Be Acclaimed Third Season of Angie Tribeca Announced!

The rapid fire joke machine/police procedural that is Angie Tribeca returns for a third season and we have the trailer released today by TBS.

This season will include a horde of quality guest stars, including (but not limited to): Chris Pine, Michelle Dockery, Niecy Nash, Heather Graham, Mary McCormack, Michaela Watkins, Constance Zimmer, John Michael Higgins, Timothy Omundson, Jessica St. Clair, Rachel Dratch, Jean Smart, and many, many, many, many more.

Season three of Angie Tribeca premieres on Monday, April 10th (10:30/9:30c).

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TBS Partners with New York Comedy Festival!

TBS is partnering with the New York Comedy Festival to ‘amplify the week-long comedy event that will run Tuesday, Nov. 7, through Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, with over 200 comedians performing in more than 60 shows in the most prestigious venues across New York City.’

The network will also ‘create a variety of digital and linear content initiatives’ and more – Conan O’Brien will also return to the New York comedy Festival to host a week of CONAN live from the Apollo Theatre. Details follow the break.

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Full Frontal’s Samantha Bee Announces ‘Not The White House Correspondents’ Dinner!’

Samantha Bee, of TBS’ Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, has announced the organization of Not The White House Correspondents’ Dinner – an answer to the the first White Correspondents’ Dinner since President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration.

Though unrelated, Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner will happen at the exact same time as the official White House Correspondents’ Dinner. What an incredible coincidence.

Not The White House Correspondents’ Dinner will take place on Saturday, April 29th at the Willard Hotel in Washington D.C.

Samantha Bee, noted purveyor of FAKE NEWS™, will host the gala affair, welcoming journalists and non-irritating celebrities from around the world. Details follow the break.

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TNT and TBS Expand Digital and Social Media Experience for 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®!

TNT and TBS will be expanding their digital and social media experience for this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards®.

Among the innovations will be two distinct live Official SAG Awards® Red Carpet Pre-Shows and three new camera elements – a Thank-You Cam, 360 Red Carpet Fashion Cam and an Actor POV Cam – to offer increased behind-the-scenes access.

Underground’s Jurnee Smollett-Bell will be connecting with fans as this year’s Social Media Ambassador and comedian Matt Bellassai will report from the red carpet and backstage.

Full coverage of the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® and pre-shows will be provided by TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 29th. Full details follow the break.

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