Category Archives: TCM

The Faces of TCM Remembers 2014

Break out the Kleenex, because the 2014 edition of TCM Remembers is here. In mid-December of every year, TCM honors the cinematic luminaries we’ve lost in the last twelve months with an emotional assemblage of film clips, artfully rendered still images, … Continue reading

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Play It Again, TCM Auction

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Bonhams in New York City on Monday, November 24 for There’s No Place Like Hollywood, the “definitive movie memorabilia auction,” presented in conjunction with Turner Classic Movies. Beginning at 1 p.m. (ET) in their Madison Avenue showroom, … Continue reading

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UPDATE: TCM Returns to DISH Network After Month-Long Blackout

Great news for classic film fans who subscribe to DISH Network: Turner Classic Movies is back. At least until March. After a monthlong blackout that began on October 21, a joint announcement was made today that DISH and Turner have reached an agreement … Continue reading

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Update: TCM Brings MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET to Macy’s 34th Street

Updated 11/21/14 w/ pictures and video from the screenings.  “This is quite an opportunity!” Kris Kringle (Edmund Gwenn) tells Doris Walker (Maureen O’Hara) when she offers him a job “playing” Santa in MIRACLE ON 34th STREET (1947). The same might be said for … Continue reading

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TCM Survives Turner Layoffs, Announces New G.M.

After months of speculation in the wake of announced layoffs and buyouts, and a grassroots campaign in support of Turner Classic Movies and its staff, the impact cost-cutting initiatives at Turner Broadcasting will have on TCM is now clear. First, the … Continue reading

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Update: Dish CEO’s “Antagonistic” Comments Damage Negotiations with Turner

Updated 11/6/14  As the dispute between DISH Network and Turner Broadcasting enters its third week, relations between the two companies are starting to feel like a marriage gone sour. On an earnings call with investors this morning, Turner CEO John Martin responded to DISH … Continue reading

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DISH Threatens to Blackout TCM + Turner Networks “Forever”

Let’s say you were the chairman of the third largest multichannel video programming distributor in the United States, and your customers were entering the third week of a blackout of some of their favorite TV channels, due to an inscrutable … Continue reading

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