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Bryan Cranston To Narrate 'The Things They Carried' - Posted October 15, 2013
Producers Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman will work together with documentarian Ken Burns to curate an audiobook collection for Audible called Playtone. The series is named after t... [GalleyCat]

Baseball Battle Brews On The Sunday Shows - Posted April 12, 2013
We already noted that Florida Senator Marco Rubio will be appearing on all of the Sunday public affairs programs, but there is a baseball battle brewing too. This weekend the film "42"... [TVNewser]

Eliot Spitzer, a Party for Angela Cummings and the Story Behind the New Bernie Madoff Documentary - Posted April 10, 2013
In keeping with the usual head-spinning weekly scene that is Wednesdays at Michael's, the joint was jumping today. It was SRO in the front dining room and at the bar where producer Beverly Camhe was holding court with fellow producer ... [Fishbowl NY]

Eliot Spitzer, a Party for Angela Cummings and the Story Behind the New Bernie Madoff Documentary - Posted April 10, 2013
In keeping with the usual head-spinning weekly scene that is Wednesdays at Michael's, the joint was jumping today. It was SRO in the front dining room and at the bar where producer Beverly Camhe was holding court with fellow producer ... [FishbowlNY]

Ken Burns: My First Big Break - Posted December 18, 2012
It's been a great year for documentaries, from Chad Friedrichs's exploding of ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Ken Burns: My First Big Break - Posted December 18, 2012
It's been a great year for documentaries, from Chad Friedrichs's exploding of ... [UnBeige]

Ken Burns: My First Big Break - Posted December 6, 2012
When you hear a letter written by Thomas Jefferson being read by actor Sam Waterston or see a photograph showing the intensity in the eyes of a Civil War soldier, you know you're watching a Ken Burns documentary. In this episode of My... [PRNewser]

Ken Burns: My First Big Break - Posted December 6, 2012
When you hear a letter written by Thomas Jefferson being read by actor Sam Waterston or see a photograph showing the intensity in the eyes of a Civil War soldier, you know you're watching a Ken Burns documentary. In this episode of My... [FishbowlLA]

Ken Burns: My First Big Break - Posted December 6, 2012
When you hear a letter written by Thomas Jefferson being read by actor Sam Waterston or see a photograph showing the intensity in the eyes of a Civil War soldier, you know you're watching a Ken Burns documentary. In this episode of My... [TVSpy]

Ken Burns: My First Big Break - Posted December 6, 2012
When you hear a letter written by Thomas Jefferson being read by actor Sam Waterston or see a photograph showing the intensity in the eyes of a Civil War soldier, you know you're watching a Ken Burns documentary. In this episode of My... [MediaJobsDaily]

Ken Burns: My First Big Break - Posted December 6, 2012
When you hear a letter written by Thomas Jefferson being read by actor Sam Waterston or see a photograph showing the intensity in the eyes of a Civil War soldier, you know you're watching a Ken Burns documentary. In this episode of My... [AgencySpy]

Ken Burns: My First Big Break - Posted December 6, 2012
When you hear a letter written by Thomas Jefferson being read by actor Sam Waterston or see a photograph showing the intensity in the eyes of a Civil War soldier, you know you're watching a Ken Burns documentary. In this episode of My... [TVNewser]

Ken Burns: My First Big Break - Posted December 6, 2012
When you hear a letter written by Thomas Jefferson being read by actor Sam Waterston or see a photograph showing the intensity in the eyes of a Civil War soldier, you know you're watching a Ken Burns documentary. In this episode of My... [Fishbowl NY]

Ken Burns: My First Big Break - Posted December 6, 2012
When you hear a letter written by Thomas Jefferson being read by actor Sam Waterston or see a photograph showing the intensity in the eyes of a Civil War soldier, you know you're watching a Ken Burns documentary. In this episode of My... [FishbowlNY]

Ken Burns Documentary Revives Rejected Book - Posted November 20, 2012
Back in 1939, Random House dropped a book called Whose Names Are Unknown by Sanora Babb, declining because John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath had swept the market with a similar story about Americans suffering in the Dust Bowl during the Great Depression. ... [GalleyCat]

Ken Burns is Coming to MediabistroTV - Posted November 15, 2012
Watching a Ken Burns film is like watching the past come alive through the expert use of narration and still photographs. So how... [FishbowlLA]

Ken Burns is Coming to MediabistroTV - Posted November 15, 2012
Watching a Ken Burns film is like watching the past come alive through the expert use of narration and still photographs. So how... [Fishbowl NY]

Ken Burns is Coming to MediabistroTV - Posted November 15, 2012
Watching a Ken Burns film is like watching the past come alive through the expert use of narration and still photographs. So how... [FishbowlNY]

Ken Burns is Coming to MediabistroTV - Posted November 15, 2012
Watching a Ken Burns film is like watching the past come alive through the expert use of narration and still photographs. So how... [TVNewser]

Ken Burns is Coming to MediabistroTV - Posted November 15, 2012
Watching a Ken Burns film is like watching the past come alive through the expert use of narration and still photographs. So how... [TVSpy]

The Ticker: Burns, Strahan, Trends - Posted October 18, 2012
David Gregory sits down with filmmaker Ken Burns to talk about his new documentary "The Dust Bowl" for Gregory's ... [TVNewser]

PBS Details 2012 Election Programming, Non-Fiction Specials, And Another Ken Burns Documentary - Posted July 23, 2012
PBS made a slew of announcements during its presentation at the 2012 Television Critics Association Summer press tour in Beverly Hills. Leading the way was its 2012 Presidential election coverage, which will be featured on "Need to Know," "Frontline," "PBS Newshour" and "Washington Week." The network also an... [TVNewser]

Ken Burns Documentary 'Prohibition' Makes Its Debut On iPhone & iPad Today - Posted September 23, 2011
Ken Burns fans--if you don't have an iPhone or iPad you'll want to get your hands on one ASAP because the king of documentary is debuting his new film 'Prohibition' today, September 23, on iPhone and iPad. If you don't have one of the Apple devices you'll have to wait... [SocialTimes.com]

Michael Moore, Ken Burns Tapped as Contributors for Keith Olbermann's Current TV Show - Posted May 11, 2011
"Countdown" will return to TV on Current June 20, and host Keith Olbermann is lining up a stable of contributors to appear regularly on the program. TVNewser has learned that filmmaker ... [TVNewser]

Ken Burns Sticks Up for Public Media - Posted February 15, 2011
In a release sent out today, acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns is speaking out in support of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, in the face of proposed Con... [FishbowlLA]

ESPN Earns Staring Role in SI's Year-end Sports Media Roundup - Posted December 15, 2010
We mentioned Sports Illustrated's end of the year issue yesterday, but we didn't talk about the sports media angle. In the middle of a smart section on the year's biggest sports media stories - ... [SportsNewser]

SF Copywriter Tries to Mimic Ken Burns in 'Coffee Wars' Doc - Posted October 7, 2010
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Building on Existing Buzz for 'LENNONYC' Screening - Posted October 5, 2010
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PBS Documentarian and Baseball Nerd Ken Burns Catches a Foul Ball at Red Sox-Orioles Game - Posted September 22, 2010
How is this for random? PBS documentary filmmaker Ken Burns caught a foul ball at the Red Sox-Orioles game last night. Sure, people catch foul balls every game. But how many of those people directed the authoritative documentary series about the history o... [SportsNewser]

Random House Releases Community Sourced 'Wizard Of Oz' Audiobook - Posted August 26, 2010
Random House has released a... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Lunch: James Cameron's Oscar Campaign Comes to Michael's - Posted February 17, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE It was Hollywood on the Hudson at Michael's today as Peggy Siegal hosted one of her legendary lunches right smack in the middle of the dining room. Today's guest of honor was ... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: James Cameron's Oscar Campaign Comes to Michael's - Posted February 17, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE It was Hollywood on the Hudson at Michael's today as Peggy Siegal hosted one of her legendary lunches right smack in the middle of the dining room. Today's guest of honor was ... [FishbowlNY]

Conde Nast Traveler Shows Travel Industry How To Save The World - Posted September 21, 2009
Today, we spent some time at Conde Nast Traveler's World Savers Congress, a conference that gathered members of the tourism and travel industries that are trying to make a difference in the world t... [Fishbowl NY]

Conde Nast Traveler Shows Travel Industry How To Save The World - Posted September 21, 2009
Today, we spent some time at Conde Nast Traveler's World Savers Congress, a conference that gathered members of the tourism and travel industries that are trying to make a difference in the world t... [FishbowlNY]

Barbara Walters to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award - Posted July 10, 2009
Variety reports that the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will be presenting Barbara Walters with its Lifetime Achievement Award at... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Among 2009 "Giants Of Broadcasting" - Posted July 4, 2009
Katie Couric has been named one of the 2009 "Giants of Broadcasting" by the Library of American Broadcasting. The seventh annual Giants awards ceremony is scheduled to be held October 1 in New York, with ... [TVNewser]

Reed Martin Wanted To Tell His Story His Way - Posted October 31, 2008
New York University adjunct associate professor Reed Martin wanted to clarify the aim and the scope of his new book, "The Reel Truth," which FBLA wrote about last week. To be honest, we gave an honest interpretation. As marketing books are extremely difficult to market and having contributed to several marketing... [FishbowlLA]

60 Minutes Wins Three Emmys, PBS Wins 10 - Posted September 23, 2008
CBS' 60 Minutes won more awards than any other program last night at the 29th annual News and Documentary Emmys ceremony. The network with the most awards was PBS, which won 10. CBS won five total awards — CBS Sunday Morning won the other two. ABC won four award... [TVNewser]

Lifetime Achievement for Producer Who Has "Too Much Stuff" Left To Do - Posted August 7, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist With a face young enough for a milk carton, how does Ken Burns qualify for a Lifetime Achievement Award? That's exactly what he thought when he was chosen to receive the accolade at the 29th annual News and Documentary... [TVNewser]

Schieffer, Russert To Receive Lifetime Achievement Honor - Posted July 22, 2008
CBS News chief Washington correspondent Bob Schieffer and the late NBC News Washington bureau chief and moderator of Meet The Press Tim Russert will receive Lifetime Achievement honors at the 29th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards in September. "Bob Schieffer has given CBS News more than 30 years of high quality... [TVNewser]

Lunch at Michael's: Brokaw & Burns Break Bread - Posted March 28, 2007
The scene at 55th & Fifth was bustling as always thanks to one iconic newsman (we always sit up a little straighter when Tom Brokaw is in the room), a mix of movie moguls and the usual roundup of public relations pitchmen and women. Peggy Siegal... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch at Michael's: Brokaw & Burns Break Bread - Posted March 28, 2007
The scene at 55th & Fifth was bustling as always thanks to one iconic newsman (we always sit up a little straighter when Tom Brokaw is in the room), a mix of movie moguls and the usual roundup of public relations pitchmen and women. Peggy Siegal... [FishbowlNY]

BEA Announces Speakers List - Posted March 7, 2007
BookExpo America, taking place between June 1-3 at the Javits Center, has announced that documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, comedian Stephen Colbert, novelist Khaled Hosseini and Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus will be among the many notable personalities who will be speaking at BEA this year. In announcing the lineup of gue... [GalleyCat]

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