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2014-03-20 12:31:22

New 2-CD Set Celebrates TCM's 20th Anniversary with Iconic Movie Themes and Music from the Golden Age of Hollywood NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the 20th century's greatest music can be found in the film scores of Hollywood's golden age. For 20 years, Turner Classic Movies Network has been keeping this great music alive with their presentations of classic films for movie lovers of all ages. To mark the anniversary, Sony Masterworks and TCM have joined forces to...

2011-02-03 13:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-time Emmy® winner and recent Screen Actors Guild Award® winner Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) will return for his third season as co-host of THE ESSENTIALS on Turner Classic Movies (TCM). In his first two seasons opposite TCM host Robert Osborne, Baldwin displayed a deep admiration for and knowledge of classic films. Baldwin and Osborne have selected 30 "must see" films for the 2011 season of the weekly showcase....

2010-12-10 13:58:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TNT's long-running, breakout hit THE CLOSER will wrap up its phenomenal run with a final season in 2011. The difficult decision to conclude the series with season seven was made by Kyra Sedgwick, the Emmy®-winning star of THE CLOSER. "It's impossible to fully express our appreciation to Kyra Sedgwick, series creator James Duff and all of the other talented people who brought THE CLOSER to TNT viewers," said Steve Koonin, president...

2010-10-29 12:03:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Turner Classic Movies (TCM) poll gauges how modern movies, stars and filmmakers stack up against Hollywood icons. The sometimes surprising results show that Johnny Depp fills Errol Flynn's shoes, and Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt capture some of the glamour of power couple Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. But, when it comes to sex symbols, no one is quite like Marilyn Monroe. TCM's survey - conducted during the week of Oct. 18 - is part of the...

2010-09-28 12:44:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts in the magazine, newspaper and radio industries will gather Wednesday to discuss the future and viability of their media in "Evolution or Extinction: How Will Print and Radio Make the Transition to Digital?" hosted by leading independent media agency TargetCast tcm (www.targetcast.com) during Advertising Week. The three-part discussion will take place from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on September 29th, 2010 at The Paley Center for Media. "Consumers...

2010-06-14 14:38:00

ATLANTA, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Classic Movies (TCM) today unveiled the network's list of 10 Best Comedy Lines from Classic Movies, timed to coincide with the buildup to sister network TBS and Just For Laughs' second annual comedy festival in Chicago, which runs June 15-19. The list includes lines from a number of memorable comedies, spoken by such notables as Groucho Marx, Mel Brooks, Ginger Rogers, Peter Sellers, John Belushi and Rob Reiner's mother. With this latest...

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...

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