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News and a Movie

News and a Movie

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  • Premiered: 
    February 12, 2015
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  • Network: HLN
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Movies
  • Type: Live Action
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  • Subject Matter: Anthology
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Plot Synopsis

Hosted by Holly Robinson Peete and Sunny Hostin, NEWS AND A MOVIE features one film each month with a celebrity media panel exploring issues sparked by the film, its place in pop culture, and the current creative and critical climate of Hollywood. The show also includes segments from Rosci Diaz, takes a look at the news stories that would have been trending at the time of film's release, and is complemented with on-screen trivia and live viewer input across social media platforms. NEWS AND A MOVIE premiered on Thursday, February 12, 2015 from 9pm-12:30am ET on HLN, featuring GLORY, timed to observe Black History Month and the 25th anniversary of the film, with a celebrity panel that included comedian Chuck Nice, comedian GloZell Green, journalist Nick Chiles, columnist Rich Eldredge, and actor Cary Elwes. At the time of the premiere, the second installment of NEWS AND A MOVIE was scheduled to air in March, highlighting the 1985 movie REAL GENIUS for its 30th anniversary.