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‘Encanto’ Disney + Live December special (TV news report)

Disney+ has announced that a new “Encanto at the Hollywood Bowl” special with Lin-Manuel Miranda will go live on Wednesday, December 28. The two-night concert will take place at the Hollywood Bowl on November 11 and 12. The special comes from Disney Branded Television and will be produced by Fulwell 73 Productions.

The original vocal ensemble “Encanto” will gather at the Bowl, including Stephanie Beatriz (Mirabel), Adassa (as Dolores), Carolina Gitan (as Peppa), Jessica Darrow (as Luisa), Diane Guerrero (as Isabella), Mauro Castillo (as Felix), and Angie. Cepeda (as Julieta) and Olga Meredez (as Abuela Alma). The event will also host special guests, including Colombian stars Carlos Vives and Andres Cepeda. The movie’s live concert experience, including an 80-person orchestra, 50 dancers, and special effects, will focus on “Encanto” characters and songs from Disney Animation.

“Encanto at the Hollywood Bowl” will be directed by Chris Howe and Jamal Sims with production designer Misty Buckley. Sally Wood is the creative model for Fulwell 73 Productions, with Gabe Turner, Emma Conway, and Lou Fox as executive producers. The Hollywood Bowl’s visual transition to Casita is handled by NorthHouse. The concert is produced by Fulwell 73 Productions, Live Nation-Hewitt Silva, and Disney Concerts, along with AMP Worldwide.

Conductor Anthony Barnther will lead the full orchestra to perform the film’s tracks and live songs, along with featured guest actors and artists performing the film’s songs live. The orchestra will be accompanied by a Colombian ensemble featuring musicians from the original soundtrack.

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The showtime drama “Your Honor” has been pushed back by a month to 2023, with the new premiere scheduled for Sunday, January 13. It follows the second 10-episode season of the courtroom drama led by Bryan Cranston. The character of Michael Deciato, a New Orleans judge, whose career is called into question when his teenage son murders the crime boss’s son in a hit-and-run accident. Michael Stolbarg plays crime boss Jimmy Baxter with Hope Davis, Isaiah Whitlock Jr., Andreen Ward Hammond, Keith Macicanyanga, Lily Kay, Jimmy Stanton, and Benjamin Flores Jr. Among the stars invited for the second season are Rosie Perez, Margo Martindale and Amy Landecker.

The show is produced by Robert, Michelle King, and Liz Glotzer, with Joey Hartston serving as producer and executive producer for the second season. Cranston and James Degos (“All the Way”) produced the series for Moonshot Entertainment. CBS Studios produces the show in association with King Size Productions. Rob Golenberg, Alon Aranya, Ninio, Mashiach, Ram Landes, Ron Eilon, and Danna Stern also serve as executive producers.


BET has announced that Simone Oliver has joined the company as senior vice president of digital content and Jason Odom, senior vice president of digital operations. Both will report to Kimberly Paige, Executive Vice President and Head of Marketing at BET.

As Senior Vice President of Digital Content, Oliver will lead content across BET’s digital platforms, including and the company’s social channels, as well as oversee the BET editorial, video, branded solutions, digital creative and social teams. You will be responsible for sharpening BET’s voice across all platforms.

Odom has joined BET as Senior Vice President of Digital Operations, and in turn will oversee content monetization opportunities, audience growth, and BET digital platforms. He will work closely with Oliver and Paige to identify new revenue and content sources.

first looks

Fox and Sony Pictures Television have given their first look at the upcoming drama anthology series “Accused” starring Michael Chiklis, Abigail Breslin and others. Each episode of the series will explore a different crime in a different city.

Additional casts in the series include Rachel Bilson, Whitney Cummings, Jack Davenport, Margo Martindale, Molly Parker, Rhea Perlman, Wendell Pierce, and Malcolm Jamal Warner.

Marley Matlin and Billy Porter were tapped to slay Rose Chavez and Chiklis to direct the show’s episodes. The series is based on the BBC crime anthology of the same name and comes from Howard Gordon, who was behind shows like “24” and “Home”. There will be 15 episodes of the premiere, each telling stories of crime and punishment. The series will premiere on the network on January 22, 2023.

Check out the first look below.


Fox has shared a teaser for the upcoming crime series “Alert” from executive producers Jamie Foxx and John Eisendrath. Starring Scott Kahn and Dania Ramirez, the action drama centers around the Philadelphia Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit as each episode recounts a new case related to the missing. The series stars play a divorced couple who, throughout the series, reveal the truth about their long-lost son.

Additional cast for the series include Adeola Role, Ryan Broussard, and Graham Verchere. Eisendrath serves as reviewer while additional executive producers include Datari Turner, JR Orci, Adam Kane and Michael Offer. Sony Pictures Television and Fox Entertainment co-produced the series.

The series premiere is scheduled for January 8, following Fox’s NFL Football Show. Check out the joke below.


HBO Max has announced that Grace Duah has been promoted to a regular series for the second season of “Gossip Girl.” Doaa plays Shan Barnes, Zoya’s best friend. The second season will reveal pivotal details about her character as well as romance and missed connections,

Outside of acting, Doaa previously worked as a backstage employee on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”. It is represented by seven peaks and Buchwald.

The second season of the series will premiere on December 1.


The CW has launched a new public service announcement in honor of Early Voting Day as part of its ongoing CW Vote Ready campaign in partnership with

The new video spot features on-screen talent across various CW shows encouraging audiences to go to and register to vote, check if they’re registered to vote in their state and get mail-in ballots, if applicable. The site will run on the network’s digital and social media platforms, including the CW app and


Apple TV+ has announced a new podcast series, “Little America: The Official Podcast,” hosted by Kumail Nanjiani. A sequel to the upcoming second season of the Apple TV+ series of the same name, the podcast will be a non-fiction exploration of the immigrant experience in America, premiering Thursday, November 3.

Each episode will feature a different journalist sharing their unique story. Planned guests include journalists Shereen Marisol Maraji, Avery Trovelman, Hana Kingsley-Ma, Albert Samaha and others, with topics including a Vietnamese psychiatrist, Yugoslav wedding official, Japanese food engineer, Ethiopian dog trainer, and country representative Angelica Rubio, daughter. of Mexican immigrants, among others.

“Little America: The Official Podcast” is produced in association with the Vox Media Podcast Network. The executive producers are Nishat Kurwa and Josh Bearman.

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