or


[05/18/12 - 07:42 AM]
A&E Network Presents "Paul Simon's Graceland Journey: Under African Skies" on Friday, May 25 at 10 PM ET/PT
The documentary, from Oscar-nominated filmmaker Joe Berlinger, commemorates the 25th anniversary of the legendary Graceland album.

[via press release from A&E]

A&E NETWORK PRESENTS THE WORLD TELEVISION PREMIERE OF "PAUL SIMON'S GRACELAND JOURNEY: UNDER AFRICAN SKIES" FROM DIRECTOR JOE BERLINGER ON FRIDAY MAY 25 AT 10 PM ET/PT

FILM CELEBRATES THE 25th ANNIVERSARY OF PAUL SIMON'S ICONIC GRACELAND ALBUM

New York, NY - May 18, 2012 - A&E Network presents the world television premiere of "Paul Simon's Graceland Journey: Under African Skies," a documentary commemorating the 25th anniversary of the legendary Graceland album, on Friday May 25 at 10 PM ET/PT.

Directed by two-time Emmy and Peabody Award winner and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Joe Berlinger, the film travels with Paul Simon back to South Africa 25 years after his first visit, reuniting him with the original Graceland musicians for a reunion concert, while also exploring the story of the turbulent birth of the album.

Despite its huge success, and despite it being the first popular example of fusing American and African musical styles, Graceland was initially met with tremendous political crossfire as Simon was accused of breaking the UN cultural boycott of South Africa when he traveled there in 1985 to record with local artists.

Simon revisits the simmering tensions and comes to some new revelations as his musical journey is explored. Featuring interviews with key anti-apartheid activists of the time, Oprah Winfrey and such musical legends as Quincy Jones, Harry Belafonte, Paul McCartney, David Byrne and Peter Gabriel, the film is both an anatomy of a profound artistic achievement and a meditation on the role of the artist in society.

"Paul Simon's Graceland Journey: Under African Skies" premiered at the Sundance 2012 Festival on January 22 and has garnered critical acclaim and multiple awards on the film festival circuit. The film is directed by Joe Berlinger ("Brother's Keeper," "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster"/"The West Memphis Three"/"Paradise Lost" trilogy) and produced by @Radical.media and A&E IndieFilms,

About A&E Network

A&E is "Real Life. Drama." Now reaching more than 99 million homes, A&E is television that you can't turn away from; where unscripted shows are dramatic and scripted dramas are authentic. A&E offers a diverse mix of high quality entertainment ranging from the network's original scripted series, including "The Glades" and "Breakout Kings," to signature non-fiction franchises, including the Emmy-winning "Intervention," "Dog the Bounty Hunter," "Hoarders," "Beyond Scared Straight" and "Storage Wars," and the most successful justice shows on cable, including "The First 48." The A&E Web site is located at www.aetv.com.





  [may 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


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





[09/28/16 - 10:20 AM]
OWN Delivers Its Highest-Rated, Most-Watched and Highest-Ranked Quarter in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/28/16 - 09:24 AM]
Velocity's "Bitchin' Rides" Returns with Custom Car Guru Dave Kindig Creating Head Turning, Award-Winning Cars
The series returns for season three on Tuesday, October 11 with special back-to-back episodes at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/28/16 - 09:06 AM]
History(R) Honors Veterans Day with Special Marathon Event of the New Original Series, "The Warfighters"
The marathon event will be hosted by executive producer Peter Berg and veteran Special Forces Green Beret Bert Kuntz.

[09/28/16 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Launches Original Kids Series "Bookaboo" on October 28 on Prime Video in the US and UK
"Bookaboo" inventively combines puppetry, live action and CGI animation, and every episode features a different celebrity guest, who goes "backstage" to share their favorite picture book.

[09/27/16 - 03:36 PM]
NBC's Beloved New Tuesday Drama "This Is Us" Receives Full-Season Order
The Peacock has ordered an additional five episodes of the network's critically beloved new drama series, bringing the full season order to 18.

[09/27/16 - 12:00 PM]
"The Strain" Renewed for Fourth and Final Season
"We sincerely thank Carlton Cuse, Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan and their creative team as well as the fantastic cast for three exciting seasons of The Strain," said Nick Grad.

[09/27/16 - 11:32 AM]
National Geographic Channel's Critically Acclaimed "Explorer" Set to Return on November 14 at 10:00 PM ET/PT as a Weekly Series in a New, Re-Imagined Format
Hosted by Richard Bacon, the documentary series will use a mix of intrepid field pieces, roundtable discussions and in-depth interviews in a continuation of the series' legacy of pushing the boundaries of journalism.

[09/27/16 - 10:49 AM]
Lifetime Announces Programming Event on Saturday, November 5 with Premiere of Original Movie, "Who Killed JonBenet?"
The film stars Eion Bailey, Michel Gill, Julia Campbell and Payton Lepinski as JonBenet.

[09/27/16 - 10:00 AM]
Starz Offers Bloody Good Time with Free Sampling of Original Series "Ash vs Evil Dead" Second Season Premiere Episode
A free multiplatform, nationwide sampling of the episode in its entirety will also be available online at Starz.com and through participating U.S. cable, satellite and Telco affiliates as well as participating OTT partners beginning Wednesday, September 28.

[09/27/16 - 09:15 AM]
"Family Time" Season Four Premieres Tues. Oct. 4 at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce TV
The series comedically chronicles the lives of the Stallworth family, headed by the dad Tony, a struggling general contractor played by Omar Gooding, and his wife Lisa, an unfulfilled stay-at-home mom portrayed by Angell Conwell.

[09/27/16 - 09:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Coverage of the First Presidential Debate
Said 90-minute telecast draws a collective 45.3 million viewers between ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC.

[09/27/16 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer & Key Art for "Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids"
The Netflix Original Film, which premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival, gives you the best seat in the house for the final show of the 20/20 Experience World Tour at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena.

[09/27/16 - 06:58 AM]
Sonar Entertainment Joins with Bavaria Fernsehproduktion and Sky Deutschland to Co-Produce and Distribute Eight-Episode Series "Das Boot"
The new production is set immediately after the events of Wolfgang Petersen's 1981 Oscar-nominated classic anti-war film, one of the most successful German films of all time.

[09/27/16 - 06:12 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights Three New Series for Prime Video
"I Love Dick," "Jean-Claude Van Johnson" and "The Tick" are all due next year on the streaming service.

[09/27/16 - 06:09 AM]
Video: Get Ready for "The Crown" - Official Trailer, Key Art and Brand New Images Released
"The Crown" tells the inside story of Queen Elizabeth II's early reign, revealing the personal intrigues, romances, and political rivalries behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th Century.