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Movies You Haven't Seen with the Cast of The Big Bang Theory

3 December 2013 10:38 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Movies You Haven't Seen with the Cast of The Big Bang Theory

The Big Bang Theory is the biggest comedy on television. And as it saturates syndication while continuing to rack up big numbers during its prime time debut of new episodes, more and more fans are becoming addicted to the wacky antics of Leonard and Sheldon, two brilliant but socially awkward physicists living together and working in Pasadena, California, as they juggle their relationships and friendships with Penny, Amy Farrah Fowler, Howard, Raj, Bernadette and Stuart. Before and during their long and successful 7 season run, the entire cast has contributed to some lesser known movies that you may have never seen or even heard about. If you've already watched every single episode of The Big Bang Theory at least twice, and are looking for a Bazinga fix before new episodes return in 2014 (or you're just looking for something weird »

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5 Best Bets on TV This Week: 'The Waiting Room,' a Hockey Fraud and a Reinvention of 'Dracula'

21 October 2013 8:09 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Boardwalk Empire," "Eastbound and Down," "Homeland," "Masters of Sex," "The Walking Dead" and more, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week. "Independent Lens": "The Waiting Room" Monday, October 21st at 10pm on PBS Peter Nicks' award-winning documentary following several patients who pass through the emergency room of an Oakland hospital could not be more timely. The film offers a gripping look into our health care crisis and the people who are left at the fringes of the system. "The Waiting Room," which will air alongside an excerpt from Anna Deavere Smith's "Let Me Down Easy," also has an online transmedia component you can find here. "30 for 30": "Big Shot" Tuesday, October 22nd at 8pm on Espn "Entourage" star Kevin Connolly, »

- Alison Willmore

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5 Best Bets on TV This Week: 'The Waiting Room,' a Hockey Fraud and a Reinvention of 'Dracula'

21 October 2013 8:09 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Boardwalk Empire," "Eastbound and Down," "Homeland," "Masters of Sex," "The Walking Dead" and more, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week. "Independent Lens": "The Waiting Room" Monday, October 21st at 10pm on PBS Peter Nicks' award-winning documentary following several patients who pass through the emergency room of an Oakland hospital could not be more timely. The film offers a gripping look into our health care crisis and the people who are left at the fringes of the system. "The Waiting Room," which will air alongside an excerpt from Anna Deavere Smith's "Let Me Down Easy," also has an online transmedia component you can find here. "30 for 30": "Big Shot" Tuesday, October 22nd at 8pm on Espn "Entourage" star Kevin Connolly, »

- Alison Willmore

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'Entourage' Star Has Surprising New Gig

25 April 2013 3:45 PM, PDT | Huffington Post | See recent Huffington Post news »

Kevin Connolly is best known for playing sidekick-turned-manager Eric Murphy (a.k.a. "E") on "Entourage," but at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival he added another job to his resume: documentary filmmaker. Connolly's "Big Shot," an Espn 30 for 30 production focusing on the scandal surrounding former New York Islanders owner John Spano, debuted in New York last week.

The documentary, which Espn will air in October, explains how the New York-born, Ohio-raised Spano agreed to purchase the storied NHL franchise in October of 1996 from then-owner John Pickett for $165 million. Eight months later, however, Spano was revealed to be a fraud; his net worth was barely more than $2 million, a mere fraction of the over $200 million that he claimed. By 1998, he was convicted of bank fraud and eventually sentenced to 71 months in prison. Yet for four months, from when the NHL approved him as owner in February until New York Newsday published a »

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Tribeca 2013: Espn Sports Film Festival Lineup Announced with Gala Premiere of Kevin Connolly’s ‘Big Shot’

19 March 2013 8:45 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Tribeca’s 12th annual festival, running from April 17-28, recently announced the lineup for the 7th annual Espn Sports Film Festival. “Founded to broaden the audience for independent film through stories about sports and competition,” all of this year’s Espn Sports Film Festival films will screen at Tribeca Cinemas on Saturday, April 27. The films also screen prior to April 27 throughout the Festival, starting from Friday, April 19th with the gala premiere of Kevin Connolly’s Big Shot.  Big Shot “chronicles John Spano’s fraudulent purchase of the New York Islanders.  In 1997, Spano bought the New York Islanders for a staggering $165 million. The scheme behind Spano’s acquisition of the team is revealed as Big Shot takes viewers behind the scenes of the biggest fraud in hockey history.” See below for the official press release.

2013 Tribeca Film Festival Announces The 2013 Tribeca/Espn Sports Film Festival Lineup

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Kevin Connolly doc, Title IX series to head Tribeca/Espn Film Festival

12 March 2013 4:07 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

The Tribeca Film Festival already has a slate of interesting independent and documentary films lined up this year, to which it can now add another group — the slate for this year’s Tribeca/Espn Sports Film Festival, which runs concurrent with the Tribeca. The program will kick-off with Kevin Connolly’s Big Shot, which will serve as the program’s gala premiere. The program will also include four installments from Espn’s “Nine for IX” series, designed to commemorate the anniversary of Title IX and women in sports.

“We produce our films with the intention of capturing both the glory »

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Tribeca Film Festival announced the lineup for the 7th annual Tribeca/Espn Sports Film Festival

12 March 2013 10:52 AM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

The Tribeca Film Festival (Tff) today announced the lineup for the seventh annual Tribeca/Espn Sports Film Festival. Founded to broaden the audience for independent film through stories about sports and competition, this year’s Tribeca/Espn Sports Film Festival will consist of nine films, including four titles from Espn Films’ highly anticipated “Nine for IX” series which celebrates the fortieth anniversary of Title IX with nine documentary films about women in sports directed by outstanding female filmmakers. The 2013 Tribeca/Espn Sports Film Festival will run during the 12th edition of Tff, presented by American Express, April 17 – April 28 at locations around New York City. The Festival revealed that the world premiere of Big Shot, directed by Kevin Connolly, will serve as the gala premiere of the program on Friday, April 19. Connolly is returning to Tribeca having debuted his feature film Gardener of Eden in 2007. In Big Shot, Connolly chronicles John »

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Kevin Connolly Hockey Doc Leads Tribeca/Espn Sports Film Festival

12 March 2013 10:20 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

The Tribeca Film Festival has unveiled the lineup for the seventh annual Tribeca/Espn Sports Film Festival. This year’s incarnation will consist of nine films, including four titles from Espn Films’ upcoming Nine for IX series, which celebrates the 40th anniversary of Title IX with nine documentary films about women in sports directed by female directors. Story: Tribeca 2013: Paul Rudd, Paul Giamatti and Julianne Moore Lead Spotlight Films The lineup includes the world premiere of Big Shot, directed by Kevin Connolly, will serve as the gala premiere April 19. Connolly is returning to Tribeca having debuted his feature, Gardener of Eden,

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