TV

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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Here’s Jimmy: Jacksonville’s Tonight Show with Jim Alabiso

  , Jacksonville’s first ever live talk show, premieres this month on the network. The show, co-produced and written by Mr. Alabiso, will follow a similar format to the major network late night shows, with Albiso opening each program with a monologue, followed by guest interviews, and intercut with music and comedy skits. Local artists and cultural innovators will join Alabiso and his in house band, . Originally from  Brooklyn, New York, Jim has made his home and found his passion for social advocacy here in Jacksonville. Prior to his work on Tonight!, Alabiso has made a name for himself …

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Let’s Start A Band: Dalton Cyr’s screen debut in A History of Radness

is spreading his wings from stage to screen in the summer release of ‘ musical comedy . Written and produced by (Hannah Montana), A History of Radness captures the authentic experience of aspiring musicians forming their band and follows siblings Jack and Tessie from their less-than-cool middle school beginnings at Pleasant Meadows Middle School to the start of their musical careers. Together, they assemble a band of like-minded musicians, considered outsiders by fellow classmates. The 14-year-old singer/songwriter, recording artist, and actor from Jacksonville stars as Judd, the lead singer of the band. “The show is primarily about this band and …

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The Rash of Con – Collective Con Lands at Fairgrounds

Collective Con 2015

Collective Con Brings Nationally Trending Nerd Culture to Jacksonville Nerd culture conventions are not just the fodder of late night talk show jokes anymore. The days of convention attendants being mocked for not having girlfriends is a thing of the past. In the last 5 years, the larger conventions, like San Diego’s famous , have grown so popular, you have to buy your tickets almost a year in advance or it’ll sellout before you even know what character you intend to go as.  in Atlanta has proven that this phenomenon isn’t exclusive to the west coast. Recently, Orlando’s  has even …

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Jacksonville Director Damian K. Lahey’s Holiday Movie List

Jacksonville Director Damian Lahey Must-See Holiday Movies

I had heard rumblings from the street that local filmmaker Damian K. Lahey had left his job to start pre-production on his next feature film, a micro budget sci-fi drama  to be shot here in Jax in January. I reached out to him but couldn’t get many details regarding that project (but I’m working on it, folks). All I gleaned from him was cast and crew were being assembled and script was being polished.  was also using the time off from work to platform his just completed short film  for a festival run as well as overseeing the distribution of …

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Retr-O-Rama – Sunday August 10, Collectibles Show Will Feature “The Creature” Himself

Event:  Location: Ramada Conference Center in Mandarin, 3130 Hartley Road Date: August 10, 10am-4pm, early 9am-10am Tickets: $5 advance, $10 general (includes 1 child), additional children $2, early bird VIP $20 Contact: jaxretrorama.com It’s been almost sixty years since  first visited the shores of the First Coast to take his Revenge, but the fearless promoters of the Retr-O-Rama Collectibles Show have finally been able to track him down and bring him back! The Ramada Conference Center in Mandarin isn’t as steamy as the Black Lagoon, but on Sunday, August 10th, it will be swamped with fans eager to meet Ricou …

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