An updated version of the 1980 musical, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.
A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts.
A motley crew of aspiring performers come under the guidance of an eccentric and volatile acting coach.
Everyone dreams of fame. From the nail-biting freshman auditions to the spectacular year-end performances, Fame High captures the in-class and at-home drama, competition, heartbreak, and triumph during one school year at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, also known as Fame High.
A waiter becomes a sudden overnight success as a playwright, and then begins negotiations with an Italian movie director to turn his play into a film. The results are unexpected.
Ricky Gervais third stand-up comedy routine.
A small town in southern Italy is invested by one who will become one of the most important festival of Street Art of the world. Creating a myth through a course of improvisation, chaos and devotion.
The class of 2016 takes their rightful place in the Hall of Fame, during Wrestlemania 32 weekend.
A famous movie actor claims that he has written a book. As result, a real author, not a very well known writer, vengefully kills him but then dies as a result of an accident. Next, they both find themselves in after-life, where souls of all famous people are gathered.
Coming 50 years after the release of Space Oddity, the 90-minute film explores the Bowie before Ziggy Stardust, following the period from 1966 when he changed his name from David Jones to Bowie. It includes footage from the BBC Archives including footage of a BBC audition in 1965 of David Bowie and the Lower Third, which included a performance of Chim-Chim-Cheree and Baby That's A Promise.
A politician rises rapidly to fame and fortune and discovers that power corrupts and ultimately becomes the very type of politician he had set out to displace.
High school girls Emma and Alice face a life-changing event after they leave their Sacramento home to pursue their dreams in Los Angeles.
The Class of 2017 takes their rightful place in the WWE Hall of Fame.
The transformation from small-town Canadian boy to international superstar happened almost overnight for recording artist, Justin Bieber. With the help of his mother, Bieber started a You Tube craze fueled by his baby-faced good looks and impressive musical talent. After being discovered by manager Scooter Braun, and then being signed to Usher s record label, it was evident that "Bieber Fever" was just getting started. Now a media fixture and a household name, Bieber lights up the stage with his Top 40 hits and winning smile. Justin Bieber: Rise to Fame delves into not only the musical life of the heartthrob, but also how the young star copes with fame and spends his limited free time. Packed with previously unseen footage and exclusive interviews with the teen idol himself, Rise to Fame chronicles the life of the worldwide pop phenomenon who is tearing up the charts and melting young hearts.
This is a performance that contains the basic elements of the inspection (satirical sketches, dance, singing) while it is enriched with innovative high-tech digital (laser, portable cameras, video projection, etc.) that convert it automatically in a Super-Inspection.
Anna is living the dream. Having rocketed from obscurity to internet stardom as electro-rap iconoclast 'Uffie' following the release of her breakout hit 'Pop the Glock', she is ready to take her place as socialite royalty, adored by indie boys and girls everywhere. Yet such a meteoric rise can never be without its associated pressures. Trapped between drug-fuelled hedonism, music industry bureaucracy and Myspace mania, Anna starts to wonder whether 'Uffie' is a character she can continue to play.
Documentary about former gay porn star Colton Ford who changed his profession 40 start a musical career with his partner Blake Harper.
Fame is an American television series originally produced between 1982 and 1987. The show is based on the 1980 motion picture of the same name. Using a mixture of drama and music, it followed the lives of the students and faculty at the New York City High School for the Performing Arts. Although fictional, it was based heavily on the actual Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York. Most interior scenes were filmed in Hollywood, California. In all seasons except the 3rd, the show filmed several exterior scenes on location in New York City. The popularity of the series, particularly in the UK, led to several hit records and live concert tours by the cast. Despite its success, very few of the actors maintained high-profile careers after the series was cancelled. A number of the cast members were seen again briefly in Bring Back...Fame, a reunion special made for UK television in 2008.
Comedian Anh Do loves to paint portraits and loves getting to know people, this new series combines the two.
Fame is a television series that ran on NBC in the summer of 2003. The show was essentially NBC's attempt to duplicate the success of mega-hit American Idol, right down to their selection of judges. Former pop star Carnie Wilson was similar in her judgements to American Idol's Paula Abdul, Johnny Wright, the veteran music producer, was the show's analogue of Randy Jackson, and JoJo Wright was, like Simon Cowell, the judge who says things to stir people up. The show retained the original Fame theme music, as well as producer Debbie Allen. Former boy band member Joey Fatone was the official host of the show, but Allen also made frequent appearances. The show was based on the Italian show Saranno Famosi, where young talented dancers, singers and actors attended a school to became real superstars. The main goal of the show was to make all the challengers able to dance, sing and act and so to be complete. It still airs in Italy.
Fame L.A. is an American drama series that aired in syndication from 1997-1998. It told the story of a drama/dance school in Los Angeles where students honed their talents while overcoming various personal problems. It starred Christian Kane, Roselyn Sánchez, and William R. Moses. Its producers included Patricia Green. Among its directors were Sharron Miller and Nancy Malone. A total of 22 sixty-minute episodes were produced. 'RTÉ' Ireland's National public service broadcaster, is currently airing their own version of the show, titled, Fame: The Musical.
Fame Academy was a German reality television program and casting show launched on RTL II in 2003 under the same format of the international TV franchise Star Academy in search of a boy band to be launched by the programme from a number of contestants applying. The programme was not successful in comparison to the more successful counterparts like the Spanish Operación Triunfo or the French Star Academy. The reception however was lukewarm in Germany with an average of 900,000 tuning in. The series was discontinued after initial season. Winners went on to form the band Become One.
Hallmark Hall of Fame is an anthology program on American television, sponsored by Hallmark Cards, a Kansas City based greeting card company. The longest-running primetime series in the history of television, it has a historically long run, beginning during 1951 and continuing into 2013. From 1954 onward, all of its productions have been shown in color, although color television video productions were extremely rare in 1954. Many television movies have been shown on the program since its debut, though the program began with live telecasts of dramas and then changed to videotaped productions before finally changing to filmed ones. The series has received eighty Emmy Awards, twenty-four Christopher Awards, eleven Peabody Awards, nine Golden Globes, and four Humanitas Prizes. Once a common practice in American television, it is the last remaining television program such that the title includes the name of the sponsor. Unlike other long-running TV series still on the air, it differs in that it broadcasts only occasionally and not on a weekly broadcast programming schedule.
Fame and Fortune was a game show that aired from January 28, 1989 to April 6, 1991. It was developed by the Michigan Lottery. The hosts included Chuck Gaidica from WDIV and Diane Sarnecky, a Detroit area model. Each week, six contestants played. Their names were drawn from those who had submitted scratch off Fame & Fortune lottery tickets with three TV symbols. The show taped on Friday afternoons at Detroit's WDIV-TV and aired Saturday evening on WDIV and eight other stations around the state. Breaks during the show allowed for commercials and coverage of live drawings of the evening's Daily 3, Daily 4, Lotto and Zinger games.
Fame & Fortune is an Irish game show broadcast on RTÉ One on Saturday nights from 1996 to 2006. Hosted by popular Irish television and radio personality Marty Whelan, the show aired during the summer months of June, July, and August as a seasonal replacement for Winning Streak. It was preceded by Millionaire, also hosted by Whelan, and succeeded by The Trump Card in 2007, hosted by Laura Woods. Fame & Fortune had its production costs funded by RTÉ and its prize money funded by Ireland's National Lottery. Entry to the show was based on National Lottery scratchcards, and contestants could win cash, cars, holidays, and other prizes. Fame & Fortune had its final season in the summer of 2006. Its 2007 replacement, The Trump Card, was itself replaced a year later by The Big Money Game.
Fame X, with Indian subtitle Chal Udiye, was an Indian television music talent show contested by aspiring pop singers drawn from public auditions. It followed an earier Indian singing competition and musical reality show called Fame Gurukul.
Fame Asylum was a 2006 documentary that followed the progress of a boy band made up of four asylum seekers and aired on Channel 4. The Guardian said it was among the worst ideas in TV history, and the programme was also nominated for a Royal Television Society Award. It is available to watch on 40D, and has some accompanying learning resources. The artist who initiated the documentary has compiled an archive of material responding to the project, and has written an article about it for Refugee Week, who collaborated on the project.
Fame Story was a Greek reality TV show that was a licensed version of Endemol's Star Academy on the ANT1 network. It has been one of the most successful Greek TV shows over the last years. The contestants gave a weekly performance in a 2½–3 hour episode in which the contestants were judged and were one contestant was voted off after a week long televote. On the other 6 days of the week, the best footage of the day were compiled in a late night episode from inside the academy's studios and from the adjacent house where the contestants lived for their entire stay on the show inclusively. The show's seasons ran for 3½ months, except for season three which ran for 6½ months. It is credited for having helped foster the careers of some of the show's contestants, which have gone onto produce chart topping hits in the Greek market. The show is one of few Star Academy franchises, along with the UK's Fame Academy, to feature iconic song "Fame" originally performed by Irene Cara in the 1980 film of the same name. However ANT1 later commissioned popular songwriter Phoebus to write the original song titled "You can be a star", and the famous Cara song was used in TV spots and montages instead. ANT1 premiered The X Factor in its Fall 2008 lineup, thus switching to competitor FremantleMedia's The X Factor franchise.
Fame Gurukul is an Indian prime-time show on Sony Entertainment Television which premiered on 27 June 2005. The program is produced by the same production house of Indian Idol. The premise of the show is to select a pair of India's best singers/performers. It is based on the Spanish/French Operación Triunfo/Star Academy format of Endemol, better known in English under the UK title Fame Academy; in Indian terms, it is essentially a mixture of Indian Idol and Big Brother. The show started out with 16 contestants living in a musical performance academy. Every week one contestant is voted out of the show, and so on until two will remain in the end, who will receive various prizes.
Project Fame was a pan-African version of the international talent/reality show Star Academy. Held in Johannesburg, South Africa from June to August 2004, the show had 16 African contestants - 9 of which were South African - groomed for stardom, with the weakest being eliminated on a weekly basis; the top three received record deals and the winner got a lot more prizes. The contestants were eliminated in the following way: the Board place four contestants on probation, the teachers save one, the other contestants save another and viewers save a third, thereby eliminating the last contestant. As the show progressed, the number of contestants placed on probation rose to five resulting in two contestants being eliminated. The last five remaining contestants' fates were determined by viewers' votes. An East African version; Tusker Project Fame began on 1 October – 17 December 2006. It continues to run each year and the latest is Tusker Project Fame season 4 which ended on 6 December 2010, and won by Ugandan Davis Hillary Ntare. The show can be described as Idols meets Big Brother Africa as the contestants' daily activities were recorded 24 hours a day.
Fame Academy was a televised competition to search for and educate new musical talents. The winner received a chance to become a successful music artist and part of the international franchise Star Academy known under various titles in various countries. In the UK version, the prize consisted of a £1m recording contract with a major record company, plus the use of a luxury apartment in London and a sports car for one year. It was broadcast by the BBC and co-produced by an Endemol company called 'Initial'. The first series was won by David Sneddon and the second and final series by Alex Parks. The show was so successful that the BBC decided to screen celebrity versions for Comic Relief. Starting 2003, Comic Relief Does Fame Academy saw celebrities singing as students of the Academy with proceeds from the phone votes being donated to the charity. This was far more successful than the original show, and many believe its success secured the second series of the main programme.
Comic Relief Does Fame Academy is a spin-off of the original Fame Academy show where celebrities sing as students of the Academy. The programme was launched in 2003 to help raise money for the charities supported by Comic Relief, with the final of the show occurring on Red Nose Day. Coverage of the show was widely shown on BBC One, BBC Three, BBC Prime and the CBBC Channel. Many consider the celebrity version of the show to be far more successful than its predecessor. The Comic Relief series returned in 2005 and again in March 2007. It was announced by the BBC that Cat Deeley would not return because she was hosting So You Think You Can Dance. However, Patrick Kielty returned with co-host and host of the former spin-off show Claudia Winkleman.