or


[09/29/20 - 09:08 AM]
Showtime(R) Sports Documentary Films Announces "Bad Hombres"
The new film chronicles the Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos, the world's only binational professional baseball team.

[via press release from Showtime]

SHOWTIME(R) SPORTS DOCUMENTARY FILMS ANNOUNCES "BAD HOMBRES"

Feature Explores Contentious U.S.-Mexico Border Relations Through the Lens of the World's Only Binational Professional Baseball Team

Premieres on Friday, October 16 at 9 PM ET/PT

NEW YORK - September 29, 2020 - Showtime Sports Documentary Films today announced BAD HOMBRES, a new film chronicling the Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos, the world's only binational professional baseball team. Amid the United States government's proposal for a border wall, and with U.S.-Mexico relations at a staggeringly low point, the team's cross-border heritage provides a powerful symbol of unity, joining countries, cities and families. BAD HOMBRES premieres on SHOWTIME on Friday, October 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT and will also be available via the SHOWTIME streaming service and SHOWTIME ANYTIME(R).

BAD HOMBRES follows the Tecolotes as their season unfolds, revealing what life is genuinely like in two border cities besieged by divisive rhetoric and policies, all in the shadow of America's pastime. Filmed over the course of the 2019 Mexican Baseball League season, BAD HOMBRES examines the crossroads of perspectives as human trafficking, drug cartels, environmentalists and asylum seekers intersect with the Tecolotes' pennant race.

With two home stadiums, one in Laredo, Texas and one in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, the obstacles to success on the playing field are compounded by the challenges of life in each border town. Amid threats of a promised wall and a controversial border shutdown, the Tecolotes begin spring training with newfound hope in their quest for a championship. Political grandstanding aside, residents view the wall as a symbol of resentment, and the Tecolotes' dramatic season is interwoven with the tales of locals on both sides of the border fighting to keep their community whole.

"Not only does this film reveal the complexity of border issues and the dynamic realities of its subjects, but it does so in real time and with people on both sides of the geographic and political divide," said Stephen Espinoza, President, Sports and Event Programming, Showtime Networks Inc. "With baseball as its anchor, this emotionally complex film explores - with eye-opening and sometimes disturbing clarity - the disparate experiences of those living on the border."

BAD HOMBRES is the latest in culturally relevant unscripted programming from Showtime Sports Documentary Films that spotlights contemporary subject matter. The film is produced and directed by Emmy(R) Award winner Andrew Glazer (DIRTY MONEY, Dan Rather Reports, VICE NEWS) from Mission Critical Productions and Emmy Award-nominated producer Stephen Robert Morse (Amanda Knox, EuroTrump), in association with Max Peltz, Myles Estey, and Lone Wolf Studios. The film is executive produced by Espinoza and Vinnie Malhotra, Executive Vice President of Nonfiction Programming, Showtime Networks Inc.

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly owned subsidiary of ViacomCBS Inc., owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME(R), THE MOVIE CHANNEL(TM) and FLIX(R), and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND(R), THE MOVIE CHANNEL(TM) ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND(R), and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME(R). Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME(R). SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS, and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Amazon, Apple(R), Google, LG Smart TVs, Oculus Go, Roku(R), Samsung Smart TVs, Xbox One and PlayStation(R)4. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Amazon's Prime Video Channels, Apple TV Channels, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, Hulu, The Roku Channel, Sling TV and YouTube TV. Viewers can also watch on computers at Showtime.com. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV(R). For more information, go to www.SHO.com.





  [september 2020]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


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





[10/28/20 - 05:02 PM]
FOX Sports Caps Unprecedented 25th MLB Season as World Series Game 6 Delivers 13.2 Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 27.

[10/28/20 - 04:35 PM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "Trial 4" - A Netflix Original Documentary Series
The eight-episode docuseries delves into the story of Sean Ellis, a man who served 22 years in prison after being found guilty of killing Boston Police Detective John Mulligan in 1993.

[10/28/20 - 04:10 PM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage of 2020 Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 3
Chief anchor George Stephanopoulos will lead coverage from New York City joined by "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir, "ABC News Live Prime" anchor Linsey Davis, and ABC News' powerhouse political team reporting and providing analysis on the presidential election.

[10/28/20 - 04:02 PM]
Video: "The Baby-Sitters Club" Is Getting a Season 2 - Netflix Futures
Season one is now streaming, only on Netflix.

[10/28/20 - 04:01 PM]
Video: "Alice in Borderland" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Kento Yamazaki and Tao Tsuchiya star in the series, which starts December 10.

[10/28/20 - 03:31 PM]
Richard Armitage, Cush Jumbo & James Nesbitt Star in the Next Series from Creator Harlan Coben
Netflix's "Stay Close" revolves around three people whose dark secrets resurface, setting off a chain of events that threatens to destroy their lives.

[10/28/20 - 02:01 PM]
Investigation Discovery Partners with Acast to Launch Original Slate of True Crime Podcasts
Each podcast will embody a unique format, ranging from traditional narrative true crime series to topical talk show content to companion podcasts designed to complement traditional television programming.

[10/28/20 - 02:00 PM]
CBS Renews Hit Summer Series "Big Brother" for Its 23rd Season
Julie Chen Moonves will return as host.

[10/28/20 - 01:04 PM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Goes Out on Top for FOX
Game 6 wraps with the network in front among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/28/20 - 01:00 PM]
Amazon Studios Orders New Drama "Things I Know to Be True" with Academy and Emmy Awards Winner Nicole Kidman to Star and Executive Produce
Based on the award-winning play by Andrew Bovell, the project is about the resilience of an enduring marriage and the evolving nature of a family's love.

[10/28/20 - 12:01 PM]
HGTV to Sleigh the Holidays with Full Slate of Original Holiday Programming
Highlights include the quirky new four-part series "Biggest Little Christmas Showdown.

[10/28/20 - 11:30 AM]
Craig Robinson to Host "The Masked Dancer," FOX's Brand-New Celebrity Competition Show, Featuring Panelists Ken Jeong, Paula Abdul, Brian Austin Green, and Ashley Tisdale
The series will feature celebrity contestants shaking their tail feathers, while covered from head-to-toe in elaborate costumes and face masks, leaving audiences to guess their identities.

[10/28/20 - 11:30 AM]
Apple's Global Hit Comedy "Ted Lasso" Lands Early Season Three Renewal
The pickup comes ahead of its second season start of production in London early January.

[10/28/20 - 11:04 AM]
"The Paley Center Presents Law & Order: Before They Were Stars" Looks Back at Franchise's Legacy of Actors
The one-hour special will bow Thursday, November 12 immediately following the season 22 premiere of "Law & Order: SVU."

[10/28/20 - 10:59 AM]
HBO's "Murder on Middle Beach," A Chilling and Deeply Personal Four-Part Documentary Series, Debuts November 15
The documentary series presents Madison Hamburg's complicated journey as a young man determined to solve the unspeakable crime of his mother's murder and absolve the people he loves, while looking for answers within his fractured family and community.