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2010-05-11 09:52:00

ATLANTA, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will dedicate the Friday, May 21, primetime lineup to paying tribute to legendary singer-actress Lena Horne, who passed away yesterday at the age of 92. The night's collection will feature three films with defining Horne performances. Also included is one of Horne's favorite films, the 1943 John Garfield drama The Fallen Sparrow. The Duke is Tops (1938), Horne's film debut, featuring performances...

2010-04-15 11:33:00

ATLANTA, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-time Emmy® winner and 2009 Academy Award® nominee Christopher Plummer (The Last Station) will narrate Turner Classic Movies' (TCM) ambitious, seven-part original production MOGULS AND MOVIE STARS: A HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD. This comprehensive true story behind the making of the American movie industry is being co-produced by TCM and Bill Haber's Ostar Productions. The series is slated to premiere in November 2010....

2010-01-14 15:31:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans of Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will be able to stay connected with the network in a big way through an extensive new mobile device application that hit the market today. The app, which will be available on multiple platforms and devices, provides fans with optimized versions of such rich content as advanced schedules; historical information on hundreds of films; fan commentary; classic film-related widescreen video content beautifully optimized for...

2009-11-04 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Classic Movies (TCM), the authority in classic film, will stage the network's first film festival April 22-25, 2010, in the heart of Hollywood. The TCM Classic Film Festival will be a landmark celebration of the history of Hollywood and its movies, presented in a way that only TCM can, with major events, celebrity appearances and screenings of classic movies. The network is inviting fans from around the country to join this new festival and share...

2009-06-11 10:06:09

The U.S. cable television network Turner Classic Movies says it has established a social networking Web site. TCM said the TCM Classic Film Union site at tcm.com/fan was created so fans can connect and share photos, blogs, movie reviews and more. TCM fans are devoted to the world of classic film, and they want to connect with others who share their passion, Molly Battin, senior vice president of brand development and digital platforms for TCM, TBS and TNT, said in a statement. TCM has long...

2009-06-10 10:26:00

Fans Can Connect and Share Photos, Blogs, Movie Reviews and More at TCM Classic Film Union XXXXXX, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Classic Movies (TCM), which is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, has launched a first-of-its-kind social network that links fans online. The site, called the TCM Classic Film Union, can be found at tcm.com/fan. "TCM fans are devoted to the world of classic film, and they want to connect with others who share their passion," said Molly Battin, senior...

2008-11-12 12:00:19

U.S. author Ray Bradbury has agreed to be November's guest programmer on Turner Classic Movies, the channel announced. Each month, TCM invites a celebrity to pick a few favorite movies and share with viewers what he or she has come to love about each one. The 88-year-old "Something Wicked This Way Comes" and "Fahrenheit 451" author is scheduled to join TCM host Robert Osborne Nov. 20 for this month's guest programmer movie showcase. The films Bradbury selected are the 1925 version of...

2008-10-22 21:00:12

Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin has signed on to be a co-host of "The Essentials" weekly classic movie showcase, TCM announced. Baldwin, who has "a deep love and understanding of classic films," is slated to join TCM host Robert Osborne in introducing movies each week, starting in March, with "an eye toward helping viewers better understand why these films are important and the impact they had on audiences and the culture at large," TCM said in a news release. Baldwin, who won an Emmy last...

2008-10-02 21:00:14

Turner Classic Movies says it has chosen U.S. actor Rainn Wilson to be the channel's guest programmer for October. Wilson is best known for playing Dwight Schrute on the television comedy series "The Office." He has also appeared on the television series "Six Feet Under" and in the films "The Last Mimzy,""America's Sweethearts" and "The Rocker." He is slated to join TCM host Robert Osborne in presenting four movies Oct. 14. The two-time Emmy Award nominee and three-time Screen Actors...

2008-06-30 21:02:21

Hollywood actress Sally Field is to be Turner Classic Movies' guest programmer for July, the network said Monday. The Oscar and Emmy Award-winning actress, who currently stars on the TV drama Brothers & Sisters, is to join TCM host Robert Osborne for a discussion on film July 10. She will also present a few of her favorites that night as part of the latest edition of the network's guest programmer series. Each month, TCM invites a celebrity to pick a few favorite movies and share...


Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.