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Streaming Spotlight: Ted Lasso on Apple TV

If you spent time watching NBC Sports in 2013, you might recognize Jason Sudeikis’ moustachioed character, Coach Ted Lasso. To promote the network’s coverage of the Premier League, Ted appeared in a mini-documentary chronicling his time as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Ted was loud, demanding, utterly clueless and as American as apple pie in the promo spots. He was also hilarious and popular enough to inspire his own television show. That show, aptly titled Ted Lasso, premiered on Apple TV+ on August 14th and was picked up for a second season just five days later. The …

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What To Watch in September 2020

EU’s Kellie Abrahamson has done the research on what’s streaming in September 2020 and is worthy of your screen time. Netflix Back to the Future trilogy (September 1) Great Scott! After a long, long spring and summer full of lockdowns and uncertainty, who wouldn’t want to go back in time for a few hours and get away from it all? These classic time traveling tales are the perfect nostalgia-laden antidote for the COVID blues. I’m Thinking of Ending Things (September 4) Based on the truly twisted 2016 debut novel by Ian Reid and directed by the incredible Charlie Kaufman, this …

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2020 Jacksonville Television, Digital Media & Music Forum

2020 Jacksonville TV & Music Forum

The Jacksonville Film & Television Office is hosting the Jacksonville Television, Digital Media & Music Forum on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 12:30 p.m. in the Main Library’s Hicks Auditorium (303 N. Laura St. – 32202.) This free event includes the following panels of television and music industry professionals: • A Producer’s Journey: MTV’s SIESTA KEY: from Sizzle Reel to Worldwide Television Sensation • Movies, Entertainment and Music: Secrets to Getting Your Music Produced and on the Radio • Music Scoring and Licensing Panelists include: • Warren Skeels, an award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker; Creator, Executive Producer and Director of MTV’s ‘SIESTA …

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Chatting with Local NBC The Voice Contestant Dylan Gerard

Dave Crosby, Dylan Gerard, NBC The Voice, Team Adam

Compassion is a daily source of inspiration for Dylan Gerard, whether he’s on the job as a CNA at St. Vincent’s Hospital or performing in front of four of the most famous faces in music on The Voice. Gerard made it through the first round known as the Blinds singing the James Arthur song ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’. “Before I walked out there, I was extremely nervous and I was just trying to calm myself down. I told myself, ‘This is a once in a lifetime opportunity so just go out there and have fun and do the best …

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THE FARTHEST – VOYAGER IN SPACE Will Premiere August 23 on PBS

Saturn, THE FARTHEST – VOYAGER IN SPACE, PBS, NASA

IN CELEBRATION OF40th ANNIVERSARY OF THE VOYAGER LAUNCH NEW YORK, NY – PBS announced today that THE FARTHEST –VOYAGER IN SPACE, a two-hour special about NASA’s historic Voyager mission to explore our solar system and beyond, will premiere nationally on August 23 at 9:00 p.m. ET on PBS stations, in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the first Voyager launch. The documentary was an official selection in the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival as part of the festival’s Viewpoints program. With participation from more than 20 of the original and current mission scientists, engineers and team members, THE FARTHEST –VOYAGER IN SPACE tells captivating tales of one of humanity’s greatest achievements in exploration. From supermarket aluminum …

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Can’t Hide…On The Run! “HUNTED” Captures Sunday Night

Two Florida natives are competing in a new primetime series that puts strategy and critical thinking to the test. follows nine teams of hunters and fugitives as they engage in a real-life game of cat and mouse. The fugitives must stay on the run and off the grid as they attempt to evade capture without leaving a digital footprint. Teams of hunters employ their real life military and law enforcement skills to locate clues from potential hiding places and comb through their internet and cell phone histories to establish behavioral patterns. They report their findings to investigators in the Command …

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Wake Up! 90 Years Early “PASSENGERS”

Launch Date: December 21, 2016 Travel Time: 1 hour and 56 minutes Rated PG-13 Directed By: Grade: B There is a reason we woke up early Jim Preston is a mechanical engineer who is on his way, along with 4,999 other passengers and 243 crew members, to populate a new colony on a planet called Homestead II. Approximately 30 years into the 120 year journey, Jim’s hibernation box opens. He is stunned to learn that he will perish prior to the landing date since there is no way to resume hibernation. Jim keeps himself occupied aboard the space ship Avalon by …

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Watch Charming “I Know Jax” on the CW to Learn Something New

Do you know Jacksonville? Our sprawling city has much to offer if you just know where to look. One of the places you should be looking is the TV show and website “,” which is celebrating its fifth anniversary on the CW. We had the chance to talk with the often goofy (and always fun!) host of the show about the show’s beginnings. If you like to “eat local, drink local, be local” it’s a wonderful way to get to know our fair city. The independently produced show is the highest-rated local show on the CW. It’s produced by the …

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Smooch the Pooch: Celebrating 35 Years of the Amazing (But Humble) Watch Hound

BY BRADLEY AKERS, Associate Director at Players by the Sea ‘Another One Bites The Dust’ by plays. A man wearing glasses, a spotted dog suit, and a warm smile appears on the television screen to welcome people to his “weekly growl.” That man, dubbed the Amazing (but humble) , set out in 1980 to promote the exciting theatre here in Jacksonville to the community through public access television waves. Thirty-five years and thousands upon thousands of shows and reviews later, we celebrate the work of in harmonious howling. “Dick’s knowledge and love of theatre is simply unsurpassed,” says , longtime …

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