Monthly Archives: January 2018

Reelzchannel’s ‘Murder Made Me Famous’ films new docudrama across Waxahachie

WAXAHACHIE

He was on the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list and was sentenced two life sentences after being found guilty of federal racketeering, extortion, conspiracy and 11 murders. Jimmy “Whitey” Bulger will now be featured in an episode of “Murder Made Me Famous” on the Reelzchannel, recently filmed in Waxahachie.

AMS Pictures, stationed in north Dallas, filmed three days and 40 scenes around Waxahachie over the last week. Locations manager for AMS, Desiree Fultz, said Waxahachie’s locations have unique qualities that are ideal for the 1960s — 1970s timepiece.

“Part of the value comes in the maintenance of the historical buildings, which is huge,” Fultz said. “Every single person that we’ve met here has led us to somebody else which has filled in another portion of what we need. This can only happen in a city that’s that welcoming, friendly, helpful and excited.”

The director

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SHS graduate to portray Selena killer on television – Seguin Gazette

A Seguin High School graduate has stepped out on the small screen in a big way.

Recently, Elise Annette was cast in the REELZ TV series “Murder Made Me Famous” portraying Yolanda Saldivar, the woman who shot and killed Tejano legend Selena.

Annette admitted it wasn’t easy stepping into the shoes of the convicted killer for the hour-long show.

“I was conflicted. As I was working on it for the tape audition, I was conflicted because I hate her,” she said. “I was conflicted taping it, but it was that type of character that I’ve been training for. It was

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TV News Roundup: Jonathan Scarfe to Direct Episodes of ‘Van …

In today’s roundup, Jonathan Scarfe, star of SyFy’s “Van Helsing,” is set to direct two episodes of the upcoming third season and Walton Goggins and Beth Behrs are set to guest star on “The Big Bang Theory.”

DEVELOPMENT

Variety has exclusively learned that Jonathan Scarfe will be directing the first two episodes of season three of his SyFy series, “Van Helsing,” where he stars as Axel Miller opposite Kelly Overton. This announcement comes on the heels of the network’s December 19th announcement of a third season renewal. Scarfe also directed two episodes in season two of the hit series, including the season finale. Aside from “Van Helsing,” Scarfe recently wrapped production on “The Equalizer 2,” where he will star as Resnick opposite Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, and Bill Pullman. Scarfes’s other recent roles include a series lead on “Ties That Bind,” opposite Kelli Williams, and an arc

Read more at: http://variety.com/2018/tv/news/tv-news-roundup-jonathan-scarfe-van-helsing-exclusive-1202652174/

TV News Roundup: Jonathan Scarfe to Direct Two Episodes of ‘Van Helsing’ (EXCLUSIVE)

In today’s roundup, Jonathan Scarfe, star of SyFy’s “Van Helsing,” is set to direct two episodes of the upcoming third season and Walton Goggins and Beth Behrs are set to guest star on “The Big Bang Theory.”

DEVELOPMENT

Variety has exclusively learned that Jonathan Scarfe will be directing the first two episodes of season three of his SyFy series, “Van Helsing,” where he stars as Axel Miller opposite Kelly Overton. This announcement comes on the heels of the network’s December 19th announcement of a third season renewal. Scarfe also directed two episodes in season two of the hit series, including the season finale. Aside from “Van Helsing,” Scarfe recently wrapped production on “The Equalizer 2,” where he will star as Resnick opposite Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, and Bill Pullman. Scarfes’s other recent roles include a series lead on “Ties That Bind,” opposite Kelli Williams, and an arc

Read more at: http://variety.com/2018/tv/news/tv-news-roundup-jonathan-scarfe-van-helsing-exclusive-1202652174/

New Queen and Elton John documentaries to premiere this month on REELZ

Neal Preston © Queen Productions Ltd.; Joseph GuayDocumentaries about Queen and Elton John are among the original programs that will premiere this month on the REELZ cable channel.

Queen: How They Broke Free will get its debut screening on Sunday, January 28, at 10:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. PT. The hour-long special will follow the legendary British band’s story from its rise to fame through frontman Freddie Mercury‘s death from AIDS in 1991. The doc will feature archival performances, as well as new interviews with Queen guitarist Brian May, renowned photographer Mick Rock, the group’s one-time publicist Eric Hall and others.

Elton John: The Nation’s Favorite Song will premiere Saturday, January 27, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The 90-minute special features Elton himself telling the stories behind 20 of his biggest songs, as chosen by fans. There are also interviews

Read more at: http://rock107.com/new-queen-and-elton-john-documentaries-to-premiere-this-month-on-reelz/

New Queen and Elton John documentaries to premiere this month on REELZ

Neal Preston © Queen Productions Ltd.; Joseph GuayDocumentaries about Queen and Elton John are among the original programs that will premiere this month on the REELZ cable channel.

Queen: How They Broke Free will get its debut screening on Sunday, January 28, at 10:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. PT. The hour-long special will follow the legendary British band’s story from its rise to fame through frontman Freddie Mercury‘s death from AIDS in 1991. The doc will feature archival performances, as well as new interviews with Queen guitarist Brian May, renowned photographer Mick Rock, the group’s one-time publicist Eric Hall and others.

Elton John: The Nation’s Favorite Song will premiere Saturday, January 27, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The 90-minute special features Elton himself telling the stories behind 20 of his biggest songs, as chosen by fans. There are also interviews with

Read more at: http://www.wjbdradio.com/music-news/2018/01/02/new-queen-and-elton-john-documentaries-to-premiere-this-month-on-reelz

NEW EPISODES OF 5 RETURNING ORIGINAL SERIES AND 4 NEW SPECIALS

REELZ ANNOUNCES 6 NEW ORIGINAL SERIES

NEW EPISODES OF 5 RETURNING ORIGINAL SERIES AND 4 NEW SPECIALS

New Original Series: ‘Stalker Files’, ‘The Price of Fame’, ‘It Happened Here’, ‘Breaking the Band’, ‘Irreconcilable Differences’ and ‘Cashed Out’

New Specials: ‘ABBA: When All is Said and Done’, ‘Elton John: The Nation’s Favorite Song’ ‘Martin Luther King Jr: One Man and His Dream’ and ‘Queen: How They Broke Free’

Returning Series with New Episodes: ‘Real Story of… ‘, ‘Murder Made Me Famous’, ‘Autopsy: The Last Hours of… ‘, ‘The Shocking Truth’ and ‘Gangsters: America’s Most Evil’

(Albuquerque, NM) Tuesday, January 2, 2018 – REELZ today announced original programming for winter, spring and early summer 2018 including six new original series, new episodes of five returning viewer favorites and four new specials. The specials include a revealing look

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ABBA, Elton John Among Upcoming REELZ Specials & Original …

ABBA, Elton John Among Upcoming REELZ Specials  Original Series

REELZ today announced original programming for winter, spring and early summer 2018 including six new original series, new episodes of five returning viewer favorites and four new specials. The specials include a revealing look at the Swedish pop group ABBA in ABBA: When All is Said and Done, music and entertainment legend Elton John celebrating his top 20 hits in Elton John: The Nation’s Favorite Song, the true story behind the rise of rock band Queen, in Queen: How They Broke Free while Martin Luther King Jr.: One Man and His Dream is a timely and important look at the life and legacy of the world renowned civil rights leader as 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

“We’re excited to continue our commitment to showing our viewers insightful, relevant and powerful real stories about celebrities

Read more at: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/ABBA-Elton-John-Among-Upcoming-REELZ-Specials-Original-Series-20180102

ABBA, Elton John Among Upcoming REELZ Specials & Original Series

ABBA, Elton John Among Upcoming REELZ Specials  Original Series

REELZ today announced original programming for winter, spring and early summer 2018 including six new original series, new episodes of five returning viewer favorites and four new specials. The specials include a revealing look at the Swedish pop group ABBA in ABBA: When All is Said and Done, music and entertainment legend Elton John celebrating his top 20 hits in Elton John: The Nation’s Favorite Song, the true story behind the rise of rock band Queen, in Queen: How They Broke Free while Martin Luther King Jr.: One Man and His Dream is a timely and important look at the life and legacy of the world renowned civil rights leader as 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

“We’re excited to continue our commitment to showing our viewers insightful, relevant and powerful real stories about celebrities

Read more at: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/ABBA-Elton-John-Among-Upcoming-REELZ-Specials-Original-Series-20180102

REELZ Announces 6 New Original Series, New Episodes of 5 Returning Series and 4 New Specials

New Original Series: ‘Stalker Files’, ‘The Price of Fame’, ‘It Happened Here’, ‘Breaking the Band’, ‘Irreconcilable Differences’ and ‘Cashed Out’ While New Specials: ‘ABBA: When All is Said and Done’, ‘Elton John: The Nation’s Favorite Song’ ‘Martin Luther King Jr: One Man and His Dream’ and ‘Queen: How They Broke Free’. Returning Series with New Episodes: ‘Real Story of…’, ‘Murder Made Me Famous’, ‘Autopsy: The Last Hours of…’, ‘The Shocking Truth’ and ‘Gangsters: America’s Most Evil’

ALBURQUERQUE, NM (PRWEB) January 02, 2018

REELZ today announced original programming for winter, spring and early summer 2018 including six new original series, new episodes of five returning viewer favorites and four new specials. The specials include a revealing look at the Swedish pop group ABBA in ABBA: When All is Said and Done, music and entertainment legend Elton John celebrating his top 20 hits in Elton John: The Nation’s Favorite Song, the

Read more at: https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/18/01/p10971666/reelz-announces-6-new-original-series-new-episodes-of-5-returning-seri