or


[01/31/06 - 12:00 AM]
The Henry Rollins Show

[via press release from IFC]

The Henry Rollins Show

Following critical acclaim as IFC's outspoken host on Henry's Film Corner, a weekly series THE HENRY ROLLINS SHOW premieres April 1 at 10:00pm ET for a 20-week run.

The new format incorporates an eclectic selection of musical acts, a wider range of celebrity guests and new, original field segments. Henry Rollins, the articulate and opinionated former lead singer of "Black Flag," front man of the "Rollins Band," actor, author and spoken word artist, will continue to give us his unique take on the current state of pop culture, politics and everything entertainment, for better or worse. THE HENRY ROLLINS SHOW takes an uncensored approach to talk show programming with an independent voice that strikes a brilliant balance of humor, angst, art and intellect.

CELEBRITY GUESTS

During each 30-minute episode, the outspoken Rollins offers topical, subversive, no-holds-barred debates in IFC's uncut, uncensored environment. Previous visitors to the Film Corner couch have included Philip Seymour Hoffman, Billy Bob Thornton, Penelope Cruz, Crispin Glover, Rob Zombie and Don Cheadle. A wider range of guests on THE HENRY ROLLINS SHOW will include personalities from film, television, music, comedy and politics.

MUSIC PERFORMANCES

Each episode of THE HENRY ROLLINS SHOW features a performance from some of the most respected and cutting-edge artists in music today, including Sleater Kinney, John Doe from X, Frank Black, Jurassic 5, Dashboard Confessional, Ben Folds and Death Cab for Cutie. IFC offers artists the rare opportunity to perform their music completely uncensored, in its intended form. Performances are 'live in studio' and filmed exclusively for IFC at The Bombshelter, a state-of-the-art recording studio in Los Angeles, owned by Eric Kretz of Stone Temple Pilots. These performances offer viewers a unique look at their favorite musicians.

TEEING OFF

"Teeing Off" offers a unique and irreverent take on the traditional monologue, as Rollins rants on everything from pop culture to politics to the guy who annoyed him at the grocery store.

ROLLINS REVENGE/ROLLINS REJOICE

This unapologetic diatribe celebrates or desecrates a movie, person, book, record, government act, publicity stunt or pop culture event with a vigor that sets Henry far apart from traditional critics. So watch out - you could be next!

HENRY'S PICKS

Far too often, you find yourself watching a mediocre film, reading a boring book, or buying a forgettable CD. But there are also some really great picks out there, sometimes off the mainstream radar. Rollins offers personal suggestions that he thinks viewers should investigate.

Rollins relays: "Last season, we nailed some really interesting, direct, honest interviews with our guests -- refreshingly different from the traditional show-biz ordeal. The entertainment industry too often underestimates the intelligence of the audience and their desire to see something risky, something that challenges them. In season two, we're going to step it up a notch further."

HENRY ROLLINS: UNCUT FROM NYC

IFC will also broadcast a performance from Henry Rollins' two month, 48-date Spoken Word Tour '25 Years of Bullshit'. This broadcast, Henry Rollins: Uncut from NYC, taped at the Town Hall in New York, will feature Rollins' most engaging, enraging and humorous commentary on politics, pop culture, and his favorite exploits from 25 years on the road. Premiere date: March 25 at 10pm ET.

"Since my last tour, I have done extensive travel to Iraq, Kuwait, Siberia, South Korea and other places and picked up some interesting stories," notes Rollins. "We are living in interesting times and, as bad as things are, I draw considerable inspiration from the things I'm seeing and the people I'm meeting."

South by Southwest Film Festival Henry Rollins joins journalist Andy Langer for one-on-one discussion at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, TX on March 12. Langer and Rollins will discuss the current state of the media, pop culture, politics, education, and the ties that bind them.

ABOUT HENRY ROLLINS

Rollins first gained fame as lead singer for the band Black Flag in 1981. When the band broke up in 1986, Rollins formed the Rollins Band, with which he has been making records and touring the world ever since. Rollins also owns a publishing company, 2-13-61, which has released more than a dozen books, several CDs and DVDs by Rollins as well as others. Always outspoken, Rollins accepts dozens of speaking engagements throughout the year and is known for bringing a raw energy to his talks. He has performed in several movies and television shows, and has won a Grammy Award for best spoken word record. Rollins also hosts a weekly radio show "Harmony In My Head" on Indie 103.1 FM in Los Angeles. Most recently, Rollins appears in The Alibi with Steve Coogan and Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, and has a lead role in the Project Greenlight feature Feast. Meanwhile, the DVD from Henry's 2004 tour 'Shock and Awe' and his latest written works, Roomanitarian and Fanatic! have been released on the 2.13.61 imprint. Rollins is fresh off the road from his two-month, 48-date spoken word tour "25 Years of Bullshit," which he takes to Europe in 2006. Rollins regularly tours with the USO, and has traveled to Afghanistan, Siberia, South Korea, Iraq, Kuwait, Honduras and Qatar to entertain and meet US troops. For more of Rollins' adventures and exploits, check out www.henryrollins.com and www.21361.com. For press requests, not relating to The Henry Rollins Show, contact: Tresa Redburn, DEPT 56, (818) 702 6253, Tmumba@aol.com

ABOUT SWIFT RIVER PRODUCTIONS - CREATORS/EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS

Swift River Productions is a film and television production company based in Los Angeles. The company's principals are Paul J. Morra, Kevin Morra and Rhett Bachner. Their credits include producer roles on MTV's Posse, Emmy-nominated Project Greenlight, The Mole and Emmy-nominated Bands on the Run, and film work on features such as Titanic, Bowfinger, Six Days Seven Nights and The Peacemaker. Swift River Productions is represented by The William Morris Agency. Richard Bishop, Rollins' manager, is also a producer for THE HENRY ROLLINS SHOW.

ABOUT EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Christine Lubrano, Debbie DeMontreux and Evan Shapiro are executive producers for IFC.

ABOUT IFC TELEVISION

The Independent Film Channel (IFC) is the first and most widely distributed network dedicated to independent film 24 hours a day, uncut, uncensored and commercial-free.

The network is part of IFC Companies -- the only brand to operate in every area of independent film to include television, production, financing, distribution, digital, on-demand and exhibition. IFC Companies uses its unique cross-platform position to broaden the audience of independent film and to provide independent filmmakers with a strong voice. IFC Companies is a division of Rainbow Media Holdings, LLC.





  [january 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)











[10/25/14 - 09:00 AM]
"The Blacklist" Grows by a Season-High 65% in 18-49 Going from Live + Same Day to Live +3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/25/14 - 08:59 AM]
Season Debut of "Grimm" Delivers the Show's Top Rating Since March 21
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 24.

[10/25/14 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Once Again Pushes FOX in Front
Said coverage bumps ABC and CBS to second place in adults 18-49 and total viewers, respectively.

[10/25/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC Beats NBC's Friday Debuts - "Shark Tank" and "20/20" Rank as Top 2 Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 24.

[10/24/14 - 08:36 PM]
Video: "Empire" - The Sexy, New Powerful Drama Coming to FOX in January 2015
Watch the new promo that just debuted following tonight's World Series coverage on the network.

[10/24/14 - 08:02 PM]
ABC Cancels "Manhattan Love Story"
The previously announced special "The Great Christmas Light Fight" will fill its time period this coming Tuesday while a full hour of "Selfie" has been booked for November 4.

[10/24/14 - 12:08 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Paul Giamatti and Golden Globe(R) Winner Damian Lewis Cast as Leads in the Showtime(R) Drama Project "Billions"
Acclaimed director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Divergent, Limitless) has signed on to direct the drama pilot, which will be filmed in New York in early 2015.

[10/24/14 - 11:22 AM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Social Platforms to Give Fans a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Janel Parrish's "Pretty Little Liars"-Themed Dance
The ABC Family social media team has partnered with "Dancing with the Stars" to give "PLL" fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Janel and her professional partner, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, as they get ready for their big performance.

[10/24/14 - 11:14 AM]
TV Land Presents: A Frightfully Funny "Roseanne" Halloween Marathon Event
TV Land will honor these notorious tricksters with a full-day marathon event that highlights "Roseanne's" Halloween episodes, leaving viewers cackling on Sunday, October 26 from 6:00 AM- 6:00 PM ET/PT!

[10/24/14 - 11:02 AM]
"Once Upon A Time" to Air Special Two-Hour Event "Smash the Mirror" on Sunday, November 16
Look for back-to-back episodes beginning at 8:00/7:00c on said night.

[10/24/14 - 11:00 AM]
"Marvel's Agent Carter" Rounds Out Cast with Lyndsy Fonseca
She'll play an aspiring actress living in 1946 New York, who will befriend Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) as she herself seeks to find her place in the post-war world.

[10/24/14 - 10:52 AM]
NBC Expands "The Voice" Live Playoffs with Extra Hour, Night
The Peacock will pre-empt "Marry Me" and "About a Boy" on Tuesday, November 11 as well as "The Mysteries of Laura" on Wednesday, November 12 to make room for the expanded "Voice" editions.

[10/24/14 - 09:46 AM]
Four-Time Emmy Winner Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's Animated Holiday Event "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas"
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, December 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/24/14 - 09:35 AM]
Terrifying Monsters Run Amok During Animal Planet's Inauguaral "Beastly Nights" Programming Event
Just in time for Halloween, Animal Planet unleashes five nights of cryptic creatures, near-death tales and never-before-seen footage.

[10/24/14 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Stars Get Social with a Week-Long #CBSInstagramTakeover Oct. 27 - Nov. 2!
In addition to Instagram, fans can follow along on the series' Facebook pages and CBS.com.