or


[03/10/05 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Universal International Television Distribution Brings Diverse Programming Lineup to Mip TV 2005

[via press release from NBC Universal Television Studio]

NBC UNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION BRINGS DIVERSE PROGRAMMING LINEUP TO MIP TV 2005

NBC UNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION BRINGS DIVERSE PROGRAMMING LINEUP TO MIP TV 2005

Slate Includes New High-Profile Network Series and Feature Films

Universal City, CA, March 10, 2005 �NBC Universal International Television Distribution will head to Cannes with an incredibly diverse product slate on offer to buyers for MIP TV 2005, including new network series and star-studded feature films. This year's slate includes a highly anticipated network drama from Dick Wolf, a new network comedy, as well as non-scripted series, formats, news, sports and documentaries. In addition to television programming, the slate is further fueled by feature film titles including the Jamie Foxx-starrer Ray, winner of two Academy Awards� for Best Actor in a Leading Role and Best Sound Mixing, and the upcoming The Interpreter, starring Academy Award� winners Nicole Kidman and Sean Penn.

New series from NBC Universal International Television Distribution include Law & Order: Trial by Jury, the latest installment in Dick Wolf's Emmy�-winning Law & Order brand, with an all-star ensemble cast including Kirk Acevedo, Amy Carlson, Bebe Neuwirth, Jerry Orbach and Fred Dalton Thompson; the compelling medical mystery drama House, which has just been picked up for a second season in the U.S.; The Office, based on the surprise British hit and already creating a strong buzz overseas; and Kojak, starring screen actor Ving Rhames in the lead role as Lieutenant Theo Kojak, and also starring Chazz Palminteri and Roselyn Sanchez.

In addition to the Academy Award� winning Ray, NBC Universal International Television Distribution's motion picture offerings include the upcoming The Interpreter, a dramatic thriller that follows an FBI agent assigned to protect a U.N. interpreter who overhears an assassination plot, starring Nicole Kidman and Sean Penn; The Perfect Man, starring Hilary Duff, Heather Locklear, Chris Noth and Aria Wallace in the story of a teenage girl (Duff) who secretly plans to find her mom (Locklear) the perfect man; and The Skeleton Key, starring Kate Hudson, Gena Rowlands and Peter Sarsgaard, a mystery set in the dark atmospheric backwoods just outside of New Orleans about a young woman hired to care for an elderly woman's (Rowlands) ailing husband in their home. The upcoming 2005 slate also features the futuristic action/adventure Doom, starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and based on the most explosive home-computer game franchise phenomenon in history; the upcoming comedy The 40 Year Old Virgin, starring Steve Carell (Bruce Almighty, The Office) about a man who has done quite a few things in his life � except for one; as well as the very highly anticipated King Kong, currently in production in New Zealand with director Peter Jackson, and slated for a December 2005 release.

In addition to new programming, NBC Universal International Television Distribution will present returning series, including the Emmy�-winning and Golden Globe�-winning Monk, starring SAG Award� winner Tony Shalhoub; SCI FI Channel's hugely successful Battlestar Galactica; the series that make up the venerable Law & Order brand, from executive producer Dick Wolf; as well as current and non-scripted programming including the ongoing successful franchises Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Queer Eye for the Straight Girl, Meet My Folks, Average Joe and Celebrity Poker Showdown, as well as NBC News programming including Dateline and Nightly News with Brian Williams.

NBC Universal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the domestic and international marketplaces. Its NBC Universal Television Distribution division is responsible for the global distribution of NBC Universal product to all forms of television throughout the world. This includes distribution of current and library film and television product in the pay, free, and basic markets, as well as the domestic syndication of first-run syndicated TV programs and theatrical and TV movie packages.



  [march 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· AVERAGE JOE (NBC)
· BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (SYFY)
· CELEBRITY POKER SHOWDOWN (BRAVO)
· GIDEON'S CROSSING (ABC)
· HOUSE (FOX)
· KOJAK (USA)
· LA DRAGNET (ABC)
· LAW & ORDER (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT (USA)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER: TRIAL BY JURY (NBC)
· MEET MY FOLKS (NBC)
· MONK (USA)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· QUEER EYE (BRAVO)
· QUEER EYE FOR THE STRAIGHT GIRL (BRAVO)





[05/03/16 - 10:36 AM]
Molly Ringwald, Meredith Vieira, Amy Sedaris, John Hodgman, and "Hamilton" Cast Members Guest Star in Season Two of Bravo Media's "Odd Mom Out"
They'll join the previously announced Drew Barrymore and Blythe Danner.

[05/03/16 - 10:01 AM]
TBS's "Search Party" Adds Rosie Perez, Ron Livingston, Christine Taylor & Parker Posey in Recurring Roles
In addition, Brandon Micheal Hall has been named a series regular.

[05/03/16 - 09:07 AM]
Vice Media and ESPN Enter Production and Distribution Deal Across Digital, Mobile, and TV
Select films from ESPN's renowned documentary series "30 for 30" will air on Viceland, the new cable network from Vice.

[05/03/16 - 08:45 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Extends NBC's Demo Win Streak
The Peacock has taken home the adults 18-49 crown for seven consecutive Mondays.

[05/03/16 - 08:29 AM]
Acclaimed Italian Crime Series "Gomorrah" Premieres August 24 on SundanceTV
As previously announced, the network has acquired seasons one and two from The Weinstein Company, each season featuring 12 one-hour episodes.

[05/03/16 - 07:22 AM]
Bravo Media Debuts New Series "Below Deck Mediterranean" Launching Activations in New York City and Across Digital Platforms
The network kicks off the new installment of the hit series with a premiere day stunt in New York City, as well as with a "Below Deck Mediterranean" Lens on Snapchat.

[05/03/16 - 07:17 AM]
Surging VH1 Greenlights Weekly Topical Show with Pop Culture Maven and Social Media Powerhouse Amber Rose Slated to Premiere This Summer
Rose will conduct candid interviews with celebrity friends and lead provocative, entertaining and humorous conversations with guests about pop culture, motherhood, relationships, friendships, race, and entrepreneurship.

[05/03/16 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Adds the Latest Series from The Weinstein Company and Oscar and Emmy-Winner Julian Fellowes, "Julian Fellowes Presents Doctor Thorne," to Its Original Series Lineup
The series stars Tom Hollander as Doctor Thorne, Ian McShane as Sir Roger Scatcherd, and Alison Brie as Miss Martha Dunstable.

[05/02/16 - 11:53 AM]
Freeform's "That's So Throwback" Programming Event Begins May 2
Laugh along with Lizzie McGuire as she competes with Kate, flash forward to the future with Raven Baxter, live a double life with Hannah Montana, and help Kim Possible save the world.

[05/02/16 - 11:03 AM]
FYI Premieres New Series "Teenage Newlyweds" - Tuesday, May 31 at 10pm ET/PT
The series captures their weddings and all the ups and downs of juggling family, school, career, finances and first homes, while still navigating life as a teenager.

[05/02/16 - 10:49 AM]
Rivalries Reach New Heights as the Competition Goes Down to the Wire in "Wicked Tuna's" Season Finale on Nat Geo Channel
The high-octane season five finale will be followed immediately by National Geographic Channel's only live show-after-the-show, "Reel Talk Live," on Monday, May 16.

[05/02/16 - 10:38 AM]
Oprah Winfrey to Star in HBO Films' "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"
The film tells the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line.

[05/02/16 - 10:30 AM]
Former Ohio State & NFL All-Pro Robert Smith Added to FOX Sports & BTN College Football Rosters
Smith teams with host Rob Stone and analysts Dave Wannstedt and Matt Leinart for pregame, halftime and postgame coverage on the FOX broadcast network and FS1 and appears on BTN studio shows throughout the week.

[05/02/16 - 10:11 AM]
Own a Piece of History with "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Audience Chair Auction
A select number of studio audience chairs will be available for auction with net proceeds going to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation.

[05/02/16 - 09:37 AM]
Next Documentary in ESPN Films 30 for 30 Series, "Believeland," Premieres May 14
The documentary will chronicle the struggles of Cleveland's major sports franchises over the past 50 years and the impact it has all had on the psyche of a typical Cleveland sports fan.