or


[12/13/04 - 12:00 AM]
Tom Cruise to Receive 'Distinguised Career Achievement in Performing Arts' Honors at the 10th Annual Critics' Choice Awards

[via press release from The WB]

TOM CRUISE TO RECEIVE "DISTINGUISED CAREER ACHIEVEMENT IN PERFORMING ARTS" HONORS AT THE 10th ANNUAL CRITICS' CHOICE AWARDS

Burbank, CA - December 13, 2004

TOM CRUISE TO RECEIVE "DISTINGUISED CAREER ACHIEVEMENT IN PERFORMING ARTS" HONORS AT THE 10th ANNUAL CRITICS' CHOICE AWARDS

Telecast To Air Live on The WB on January 10, 2005

Tom Cruise will receive a new special honor, the Distinguished Career Achievement in Performing Arts Award, from the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA). The WB's telecast of this prestigious award show will take place on Monday, January 10 (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET).

"We are thrilled to present the inaugural Distinguished Career Achievement award to Tom Cruise," says BFCA president Joey Berlin. "He is an actor who has made and who continues to make extraordinary and unforgettable contributions to the art and history of motion pictures. The award recognizes a true icon of cinema. When his name is on the marquee it means something very special to critics and audiences alike."

Cruise joins an illustrious list of previous special award recipients at the Critics' Choice Awards ceremonies have included Clint Eastwood (last year), Peter Weir, Denzel Washington and Antwone Fisher, Muhammad Ali, Steven Spielberg, John Travolta, Michael Mann and Eric Roth, Robert Wise, Lauren Bacall and Rod Lurie.

Cruise is a three-time Academy Award nominee whose films have earned in excess of four billion dollars worldwide. He is also an international advocate, activist and philanthropist in the fields of health and education. He most recently starred in the hit suspense thriller "Collateral" and is currently shooting "War of the Worlds" under the direction of Steven Spielberg. He will soon begin filming the third installment of his internationally successful "Mission: Impossible" franchise.

This special award acknowledges his outstanding body of work, which has also included such diverse films as "Risky Business," "Top Gun," "The Color of Money," "Rain Man," "Born on the Fourth of July," "A Few Good Men," "Jerry Maguire," "Magnolia," "Eyes Wide Shut," "Far and Away," "The Firm," "Interview with the Vampire," "Vanilla Sky," "Minority Report" and "The Last Samurai."

In addition, Cruise has collaborated with some of the industry's most influential directors, including Martin Scorsese, Stanley Kubrick, Steven Spielberg, Barry Levinson, Oliver Stone, Cameron Crowe, Rob Reiner, Ron Howard, Sydney Pollack and Michael Mann, among others.

The BFCA is the largest and most prominent film critics organization, including almost 200 television, radio and Internet critics. Nominations for the 10th annual Critics' Choice Awards will be announced on Wednesday, December 15th and the show will broadcast live from the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles on Monday, January 10th by The WB Television Network, produced by Bob Bain Productions.

The WB is a sharply focused broadcast network targeted to 12-34 year olds, a highly desired demographic for advertisers. The network has achieved great success reaching this group through the consistent development and marketing of quality scripted series currently on its schedule including "7th Heaven," "Smallville," "Gilmore Girls," "Charmed," "Everwood," "One Tree Hill" and "Reba." Launched in January 1995, The WB Television Network broadcasts 29 weekly hours of programming on over 200 affiliated stations covering more than 92% of the country.





  [december 2004]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· CHARMED (WB)
· EVERWOOD (WB)
· GILMORE GIRLS (CW)
· ONE TREE HILL (CW)
· REBA (CW)
· SEVENTH HEAVEN (CW)
· SMALLVILLE (CW)











[08/30/14 - 09:09 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Split the Demo Crown
CBS then remains the most-watched network last night.

[08/29/14 - 09:03 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Big Brother" Victory
CBS leads the night once again among adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[08/29/14 - 08:10 AM]
Cast of FOX Sports 1's All-Female "The Ultimate Fighter(R)" Overcame Childhood Tragedies to Help Troubled Youth
The franchise's latest installment premieres Wednesday, September 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/29/14 - 07:35 AM]
BBC America's "Intruders" Pulls 1.223 Million Viewers
BBC America further spins the numbers for Saturday, August 23.

[08/29/14 - 07:07 AM]
HBO Confirms Nov. 2 and 3 Debut for Miniseries "Olive Kitteridge"
Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins, Bill Murray, John Gallagher, Jr., Peter Mullan, Rosemarie DeWitt and Zoe Kazan star in the project.

[08/29/14 - 06:41 AM]
FOX Sports 1 to Air Tony Stewart/Mike Helton Press Conferences Live
Coverage of the press conferences is also available through FOX Sports GO, the app that delivers streaming video of FOX Sports content.

[08/28/14 - 10:27 PM]
"Party Down South" Returns for Season 3 - Announced on the Reunion Special
Look for the new season in Winter 2015 on the cable channel.

[08/28/14 - 05:31 PM]
"Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate Car Week" Premieres Sunday, August 31 at 10PM ET/PT on CNBC
Based on his Emmy-winning web series "Jay Leno's Garage," this special takes viewers into the heart of Monterey Week, America's ultimate automotive event.

[08/28/14 - 02:21 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Enters Its 27th Season in National Syndication September 1, 2014
The show finished the 2013-14 season as the No. 2 syndicated talker in Households, posting an 8% gain over the prior year, and its highest Household rating in 6 years.

[08/28/14 - 01:40 PM]
Lori Loughlin Stars in "Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters," A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original World Premiere October 26
Steve Bacic, Sarah Strange and Brendan Meyer also star in the second installment of the "Garage Sale Mystery" movie series.

[08/28/14 - 12:12 PM]
HGTV's Newest Series "Sold on the Spot" Taps Into the Ultimate Buying and Selling Fantasy
In his new series, Josh teams up with house hunters to knock on every door in their ideal location and convince one homeowner to sell their house within 24 hours.

[08/28/14 - 12:08 PM]
FXX Paints Labor Day Weekend Yellow - Five Days Left in Record 12-Day "The Simpsons" Marathon Ends Monday, September 1 at Midnight ET
Following the conclusion of the 12-day marathon on Monday night, "The Simpsons" moves to its regular weekly schedule beginning on Tuesday, September 2.

[08/28/14 - 12:03 PM]
Emmy and Tony Award-Winning Actor David Hyde Pierce Joins "The Good Wife" in Recurring Role for Season Six
The role will mark Pierce's first appearance in a television series since "Frasier" ended its run in 2004.

[08/28/14 - 11:40 AM]
HBO's Banksy Does New York a User-Generated Chronicle of the Street Artist's One-Month Residency in New York City, To Debut Nov. 17
"From the moment Banksy took over the streets, New Yorkers became obsessed. The film captures this month of madness created by user-generated footage," says Sheila Nevins.

[08/28/14 - 11:31 AM]
The Reinvention of "The View" Continues as ABC Recruits a Powerful New Senior Team
Bill Wolff, Brian Balthazar, Ashley S. Gorman and Kathleen Rajsp are among those overseeing the new season.