Category Archives: TCM

TCM Without Cable or Satellite on Sling TV

In the last three years, a single search term has brought more people to this blog than any other: “How can I watch TCM without cable?” And the answer has always been the same: you can’t. Now you can. DISH Network’s Sling … Continue reading

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TCM Launches Multi-Year Focus on Female Filmmakers

If you love old movies you love strong women. From the plucky heroines of silent film, to the dangerous dames of Pre-Code and Noir, to the liberated women of the New Hollywood of the 1960s and ’70s, classic film has no … Continue reading

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Shining a Light on TCM’s Summer of Darkness

Summer is the time when Hollywood studios roll out bright and shiny CGI action flicks designed to appeal to every member of the family – here, and around the globe. But for classic film fans, this summer is all about … Continue reading

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TCM Makes Summer School Cool w/ Free Film Noir Course

For a generation of fans old and new, Turner Classic Movies has been like film school without the student loans. Now, more than two decades after the channel’s launch, you can remove like from that sentence. On June 1, TCM will … Continue reading

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Cora Sue Who? The 1930s Child Star You Don’t Know – But Should

Even if you love old movies, there’s a good chance you haven’t heard of Cora Sue Collins. And that’s a shame, because the 87-year-old former child star is a living history of classic Hollywood. Collins acted in nearly 50 films between 1932 … Continue reading

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Update: TCM Takes First Step to Cutting the Cable Cord

Updated 7/16/15 – new info in italics It’s the news classic film fans have been waiting for: you can now watch Turner Classic Movies without cable or satellite.  Sort of. On Wednesday, Sony launched PlayStation Vue, an Internet-delivered, subscription television service … Continue reading

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TCM Introduces Jennifer Dorian as New GM, Seeks to “Grow”

To paraphrase THE WIZARD OF OZ, Turner Classic Movies has two new women behind the curtain, and they’re not to be ignored. Variety and Deadline Hollywood reported today that Jennifer Dorian has been named general manager of TCM, a development I first reported … Continue reading

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UPDATE: 5 Tips to Be a TCM “Fan Favorites” Programmer

Updated 1/13/15 with additional info from TCM spokesperson How many times have you watched a celebrity guest programmer chat with Robert Osborne or Ben Mankiewicz on Turner Classic Movies and thought, “I could do that!” Well, here’s your chance. TCM announced today that … Continue reading

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UPDATE: TCM Remembers Rod Taylor w/ Five-Film Tribute

Updated 1/10/15 with additional info and links Turner Classic Movies announced today that they will pre-empt scheduled programming on Thursday, January 29 in honor of Rod Taylor, who died on January 7 of natural causes at age 84. TCM’s five-film … Continue reading

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UPDATE: “Lost” Bill Murray Film Resurfaces on TCM

UPDATE 1/7/15 –  If you missed the tweet-along to NOTHING LASTS FOREVER (1984) w/ special guest Zach Galligan, you can read highlights here. Original Post – 1/6/15 Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd appeared in two sci-fi action comedies in 1984 – one … Continue reading

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