Leo Barraclough, provided by Published 9:14 am PDT, Saturday, April 6, 2019 Photo: Katrina Marcinowski/Starz Photo: Katrina Marcinowski/Starz Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Katrina Marcinowski/Starz Canneseries Chief: ‘Golden Age of Television Is Ahead of Us’ 1 / 1 Back to Gallery For Benoît Louvet, the managing director of Canneseries, “the Golden Age of television is ahead of us.” He hails the wealth of creativity of the series – both the projects in development and the completed shows – to be found at this year’s drama series festival, which runs to Wednesday in Cannes. Attracting financing for new scripted series … [Read more...] about Canneseries Chief: ‘Golden Age of Television Is Ahead of Us’
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ALBERT FINNEY blazed a cinematic trail over more than half a century that was enough to earn him the offer of a knighthood in his home country. But as the nation mourns one of its acting giants, a certain Academy in Hollywood should hang its golden head in shame for never turning one of his five Oscar nominations into a win. Once described by Laurence Olivier as the “greatest actor of his generation”, Finney has died aged 82 following a short illness. His performances in films Saturday Night And Sunday Morning, Tom Jones, the original Annie, Murder On The Orient Express and Erin Brockovich are sure to be celebrated at tomorrow night’s Baftas in London. Not that the straight-talking son of Salford would have minded missing it. He once said of showbusiness ceremonies: “It’s a long way to go to sit for four hours without a drink or a smoke.” The twice-divorced actor was more interested in spending his time with beautiful women — his former lovers … [Read more...] about Albert Finney dead aged 82 — Gritty working-class actor who helped spark golden age of British cinema
If you’ve cut the cord with cable, don’t own a TV, or are on the move during Super Bowl Sunday, you might think you have to miss out on the big game. Luckily, that’s not the case. In the golden age of television, there’s always a way to get the content you want. Here’s how to do just that. If all you have is a television — To get local channels in high definition, an HD antenna ($20-$100) is the way to go. While every local network channel is available in HD for free, the quality of the picture can fluctuate depending on where you live and the weather. This year’s Super Bowl is being broadcast by CBS — that’s KKTV for Colorado Springs viewers.If you have access to the internet — You can use a laptop or PC to access CBSSports.com. Football fans can watch the game there for free, or you can view the game on CBS All Access. This is the network's pay streaming service. If you don't have All … [Read more...] about How to watch the 2019 Super Bowl (and SB commercials) without having cable
We have some new details on The Sopranos prequel movie, including confirmation that the project will indeed feature a young Tony Soprano. HBO struck gold with The Sopranos, which is largely credited with helping to usher in the golden age of television we find ourselves in today and, to this day, is considered one of the best shows ever made. Now, Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema are gearing up for a movie titled The Many Saints of Newark that will continue the story in prequel form, taking us back to the 1960s. Series creator David Chase recently was interviewed in honor of The Sopranos celebrating its 20th anniversary this week. During the course of the conversation, he was asked about The Many Saints of Newark and, while many specific details are being kept under wraps, Chase did confirm that Tony Soprano will be an important part of the story. Here's what he had to say about it. David Chase had been hesitant in the past to revisit The Sopranos and, prior to James Gandolfini's death … [Read more...] about Young Tony Soprano Confirmed for Prequel Movie The Many Saints of Newark
AMERICAN actress Carol Burnett has been bestowed the highest honour at the Golden Globes by having an award named after her. But what is she famous for? And why was there a gong created in her honour? Here's the lowdown... Who is Carol Burnett? Carol, 85, was born April 26, 1933 and is an American actress, comedian, singer and writer, whose career spans seven decades of television. She is best known for her groundbreaking television variety show, The Carol Burnett Show, which aired on CBS in the 60s and 70s. The show was the first of its kind to be hosted by a woman. Carol has achieved success on stage, television and film in varying genres including dramatic and comedic roles. She famously played Miss Hannigan in the musical Annie in 1982. Why did the Golden Globes name an award after Carol Bunnett? On Januray 12, 2019 Carol was presented with the first-ever Golden Globe recognising a lifetime career in television, an award that was named after her. The Carol Burnett award, to be … [Read more...] about Who is Carol Burnett and why did the Golden Globes name an award after her?