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Sophia Loren to Appear at 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival

Sometime in the early 1980s, my mom brought home a new perfume. “What’s ‘So-peeya’?” my sister Missy asked, adorably mispronouncing the name inscribed on the fancy glass bottle. “It’s Sophia,” my mother corrected. “It’s a perfume named after a beautiful movie actress. … 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: “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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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 (Temporarily?) Replaced by FXM on DISH

On the second day of the blackout that’s depriving as many as one in seven TCM viewers of their daily classic film fix, DISH Network has come up with a “creative” solution to help squelch viewer outrage. After DISH pulled the plug on TCM, … Continue reading

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UPDATE: TCM Goes Dark on DISH Network

UPDATE 11/21/14 – A deal has been reached to (temporarily) end the blackout. Details here.  Turner Classic Movies was dropped today by the nation’s third largest multichannel video programming distributor in a dispute over carriage fees, a move affecting more than 14 … Continue reading

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