or


[03/06/14 - 12:00 PM]
TNT and TBS Bringing "Falling Skies," "Legends," "The Last Ship" and "The Pete Holmes Show" to SXSW
On Monday, March 10, the networks will stage two panels during the annual music, film and interactive conference and festival held in Austin, Texas.

[via press release from Turner]

TNT and TBS Bringing "Falling Skies," "Legends," "The Last Ship" and "The Pete Holmes Show" to SXSW

Panels include The New Golden Age of Drama on TV and The Pete Holmes Show Makes It Weird, Plus Sneak Preview Watch Party of The Last Ship's First Episode

TNT and TBS are heading to SXSW, and they're bringing with them stars and producers of such series as TNT's Falling Skies and new dramas The Last Ship and Legends, as well as TBS's late-night series The Pete Holmes Show. On Monday, March 10, the networks will stage two panels during the annual music, film and interactive conference and festival held in Austin, Texas. That night, TNT will hold a special First Look Watch Party for The Last Ship, giving SXSW attendees the opportunity to catch the entire first episode of the action-packed series from executive producer Michael Bay (Transformers). Eric Dane (Grey's Anatomy), Rhona Mitra (Strike Back) and Adam Baldwin (Chuck, Firefly) are scheduled to appear at the Watch Party.

TBS will kick off the panel presentations with The Pete Holmes Show Makes It Weird at 3:30 p.m. Host Pete Holmes will be joined by producers Nick Bernstein and Oren Brimer and head writer Karen Kilgariff for a panel discussion on what it takes to create a late-night series. At 5 p.m., TNT will present The New Golden Age of Drama on TV, a discussion about the resurgence in quality television dramas, with executive producers behind the network's hit series Falling Skies and the upcoming series The Last Ship and Legends. Both panels will feature extensive video clips from the shows.

The following is a complete rundown of TBS and TNT's events during SXSW.

The Pete Holmes Show Makes it Weird Panelists: Pete Holmes, host Nick Bernstein, executive producer Oren Brimer, co-executive producer Karen Kilgariff, head writer Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Location: The Austin Convention Center, Room 18ABCD

Stand-up comic, cartoonist, writer, podcaster and SXSW favorite Pete Holmes has recently taken on another new role: host of The Pete Holmes Show. Head writer Karen Kilgariff and producers Nick Bernstein and Oren Brimer will join Pete to discuss how their love of sketch, stand-up and offbeat interviews informs the shape of their late-night show.

The New Golden Age of Drama on TV Panelists: David Eick, executive producer of TNT's Falling Skies Alexander Cary, executive producer of TNT's Legends Hank Steinberg and Steven Kane, executive producers and co-creators of TNT's The Last Ship Moderator Rob Moynihan, TV Guide Time: 5:00-6:00p Location: Driskill Ballroom in the Driskill Hotel at 604 Brazos Street

Viewers are finding a whole new world of drama on TV that was once only found in big screen movies. With top-name producers and studios now creating projects for television, this panel of the entertainment industry's leaders from the action-adventure world will discuss how/why that has happened. Fans will have an opportunity to enjoy exclusive clips of upcoming blockbuster series and learn what it takes to pull off a tale of world domination from outside forces and develop storylines for mysterious characters within a 60-minute episode. Twitter Hashtags: #sxsw #TVGoldAge

The Last Ship: First Look Watch Party Confirmed Appearances: Eric Dane Rhona Mitra Adam Baldwin Moderator: James Hibberd, Entertainment Weekly Times: 6:00-6:50 p.m. Cocktail Hour 6:50-7:30 p.m. Sneak Preview of First Episode 7:30-8 p.m. Q&A Location: Coppertank Event Venue, 504 Trinity St

SXSW attendees will have the first chance to catch this action-packed drama when TNT presents a Watch Party featuring the entire first episode. Starring Eric Dane and executive-produced by blockbuster filmmaker Michael Bay, The Last Ship opens with a global catastrophe that nearly decimates the world's population. Because of its positioning, the Navy destroyer U.S.S. Nathan James avoids falling victim to the devastating tragedy. But now, Captain Tom Chandler (Dane) and his crew must confront the reality of their new existence in a world where they may be among the few remaining survivors. Rhona Mitra plays Rachel Scott, a strong-willed, intelligent and fearless paleomicrobiologist assigned to the ship. And Adam Baldwin is XO Mike Slattery, a former homicide detective and Chandler's second-in-command.

About TNT

TNT is television's destination for drama. Seen in 101 million households and ranking among cable's top networks, TNT is home to such original drama series as Rizzoli & Isles, Major Crimes, Falling Skies, Perception, Dallas and Franklin & Bash. TNT's upcoming slate of scripted dramas includes the original series Legends, The Last Ship and Murder in the First, as well as Transporter The Series, which will make its U.S. television debut on the network this fall. TNT also features dramatic unscripted originals like Cold Justice, Boston's Finest, Marshal Law: Texas, APB with Troy Dunn, Private Lives of Nashville Wives, Save Our Business and Inside Job, as well as the upcoming On the Menu, Wake Up Call and Life Flight. In addition, TNT is the cable home to popular dramas like Hawaii Five-0, Castle, The Mentalist, Bones and Supernatural; primetime specials, such as the Screen Actors Guild Awards(R); blockbuster movies; and championship sports coverage, including NASCAR, the NBA and the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.

TNT is part of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company. Turner Broadcasting creates and programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

About TBS

TBS is basic cable's reigning champion among young adults in primetime. Available in 101 million households, TBS features original scripted comedies like Cougar Town, Ground Floor, Sullivan & Son and Men at Work, as well as American Dad!, which will become a TBS original series in late 2014. TBS also features original unscripted series like King of the Nerds and Deal With It, as well as the upcoming CeeLo Green's The Good Life and Funniest Wins. In late night TBS, is home to the Emmy(R)-winning series CONAN, starring Conan O'Brien, and The Pete Holmes Show. The TBS lineup also includes popular contemporary comedies, such as The Big Bang Theory and Family Guy, along with blockbuster movies and championship sports.

TBS is part of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company. Turner Broadcasting creates and programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.





  [march 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· FALLING SKIES (TNT)
· LAST SHIP, THE (TNT)
· LEGENDS (TNT)











[10/19/14 - 09:08 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Dominates the Night with Notre Dame/Florida State Matchup
The network's "Saturday Night Football" franchise delivers more than 12 million viewers on average in primetime.

[10/18/14 - 08:39 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Powers ABC to Top Demo Spot
Plus: the Alphabet's "Last Man Standing" posts week-to-week gains among adults 18-49.

[10/18/14 - 08:34 AM]
"The Blacklist" Grows by 53% in 18-49 and 4.979 Million Viewers Overall Going from Live + Same Day to Live + 3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 13.

[10/18/14 - 08:33 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Hits Three-Week Highs in 18-49 and Total Viewers, With Its Top Results Since September 26
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/18/14 - 08:30 AM]
For the 4th Straight Week, ABC Is #1 on Friday with "Shark Tank" as the Top-Rated Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/17/14 - 04:16 PM]
Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio Partner on Upcoming Documentary "Virunga," Premiering November 7
The film follows an embattled team of park rangers and the endangered mountain gorillas they protect, as they are caught in the crossfire of poachers, militia and industry in Africa's oldest national park.

[10/17/14 - 02:57 PM]
With Live + 3 for Sunday and Replays, "The Affair" Has Been Viewed by 1.68 Million Viewers on the Linear Network
Showtime further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 12.

[10/17/14 - 01:31 PM]
Another Big Audience Sees Giants Win Pennant in Dramatic, Walk-Off Fashion on FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 16.

[10/17/14 - 01:05 PM]
Climb Aboard the "Home Sweet Bus" in New TLC Special
The cable channel hits the road with the musical and mobile Allen family as they perform across the country and live in their home on wheels.

[10/17/14 - 11:29 AM]
A Third-Consecutive Year of Disney XD's "Pranksgiving," a Cornucopia of Fun-Filled Programming, Is Set for November
Highlights include an all-new edition of the hit hidden-camera series "Just Kidding," hosted by multi-talented actor Calum Worthy.

[10/17/14 - 11:24 AM]
Syfy and Chiller Win Five Awards for Creative Design at Prestigious 44th Annual Creativity International Awards
Work on "Helix," "Dominion," "Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge" and "The Monkey's Paw" were among those honored.

[10/17/14 - 09:56 AM]
A&E's Hit Original Series "Duck Dynasty" Returns for Season 7
The Robertsons embark on a family trip to Scotland in the one-hour season premiere on Wednesday, November 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/17/14 - 09:31 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's Fifth Annual "Big Cat Week" Returns with Its Most Jaw-Dropping Lineup Ever
For five years, Nat Geo WILD has turned its lens on these majestic creatures during its annual event to shine a light on their struggle and to remind viewers of their importance in the world.

[10/17/14 - 08:50 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Hits a Five-Week High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 16.

[10/17/14 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos for Sixth Consecutive Week
"Thursday Night Football" once again powers the Eye to the front among adults 18-49.