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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Mama Smurf’s boys are out on their own, but who has the real power in the family?
Animal Kingdom returns on Tuesday, May 30th.
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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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Robert Wisdom and Q’orianka Kilcher have joined the cast of TNT’s The Alienist. The series, based on the novel by Caleb Carr, follows criminal psychologist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler and newspaper illustrator John Moore as they conduct a secret investigation into the murder of a number of boy prostitutes.
Wisdom will play Kreizler’s valet, Cyrus; Kilcher will assay the role of Mary, Kreizler’s mute maid.
The Alienist is slated to premiere later this year.
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TNT explodes with its new and returning drams for Summer 2017. Above is the teaser for TNT’s Summer 2017; following the break are teasers for the series premieres of Claws – ‘a midnight-dark, wickedly funny meditation on female badness set in a South Florida nail salon;’ and Will – ‘the wild, rowdy story of young William Shakespeare, and the two-hour season two premiere of Animal Kingdom – ‘the series about a Southern California crime family starring Emmy® and Tony® winner Ellen Barkin as the matriarch of the Cody clan.
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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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TNT’s fantasy series The Librarians has been renewed for a fourth season after a season that posted an average of 5.4 million viewers per episode.
Based on TNT’s hit movie franchise, The Librarians centers on an ancient organization dedicated to protecting an unknowing world from the secret, magical reality hidden all around it.
The Librarians’ third season concluded this past Sunday.
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Refinery 29 and TNT have announced the return of the Shatterbox Anthology – a series of female-focused short films that ‘redefine identity, imagination, and storytelling through the female lens.’
The Shatterbox Anthology series will create premium content opportunities and tell great stories for both brands’ audiences, as well strategic partners, in new and innovative ways.
Refinery29 is the leading digital-media company focused on women with a global audience footprint of 493 million across all platforms.
For further details, follow the break.
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TNT has renewed Major Crimes for a sixth season.
This spring, Major Crimes will mark a significant milestone for members of the cast and production team who have been working together since the very first episode of The Closer. With the Major Crimes season finale in April, they will celebrate their 200th episode together.
Major Crimes returns for its winter premiere on Wednesday, February 22nd.
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Dakota Fanning will play a headstrong secretary at Police Headquarters in TNT’s much anticipated new series, The alienist.
Based on the novel by Caleb Carr, the series follows forensic psychologist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (Daniel Brühl) and reporter John Moore (Luke Evans) and Sara Howard (Fanning) as they investigate a series of brutal murders in New York City’ ‘Gilded Age.’
Details follow the jump.
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TNT has ordered a second season of odd couple thriller series Good Behavior.
Based on the Letty Dobesh stories by Blake Crouch (Wandering Pines), the series follows addict/grifter/thief Letty Raines (Michelle Dockery) as she tries to battle her demons – addiction to booze, drugs and stealing – through her developing relationships with her son (Nyles Steele), an assassin (Juan Diego Botto) with a peculiarly moral side, and her estranged mother (Lusia Strus).
Details follow the jump.
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