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TCM Reveals 2024 Programming, Events and New Podcasts for 30th Anniversary – Deadline

by Stewart Cole

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has a full slate of programming for this year as the home of classic cinema celebrates its 30th anniversary.

The 15th annual TCM Classic Film Festival in April will honor film historian Jeanine Basinger with the Robert Osborne Award and pay tribute to actor Billy Dee Williams and makeup artist Lois Burwell.

Additionally, The plot thickensTCM's official podcast about movies and the people who make them will debut later this year after its release Talking Pictures: A Movie Memories Podcast, TCM's latest podcast in conjunction with Max.

Beyond the screen, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood will present a WB/TCM Classic Movie Tour in April.

“With TCM's 30th year approaching, we are both looking back at all that has been built over the past few decades and looking ahead to what is arguably one of the most exciting times in TCM history,” said a statement from Mike De Luca and Pamela Abdy, Co-Chairmen and CEOs, Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group. “TCM's partnership with Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and Paul Thomas Anderson has infused even more love of cinema into our programming and inspired us to expand what TCM offers in a wide variety of media for fans of classic films to dive even deeper into the movies. and stories they love.”

Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and Paul Thomas Anderson, the three directors who signed a one-year consulting deal in June 2023, recently confirmed their initial commitment to TCM that begins in January and runs through the end of 2024.

The Motion Picture Foundation, a longtime partner of TCM, is the film preservation organization founded by Scorsese in 1990. Spielberg and Anderson serve on the organization's board of directors.

Hosts Ben Mankiewicz, Alicia Malone, Dave Karger, Jacqueline Stewart and Eddie Muller will continue to provide insight into beloved classic films and interviews with a wide range of special guests.

Earlier this month, TCM premiered its new six-part original documentary series, The Power of Cinema, hosted by Dave Karger and directors Doug Pray and Laura Gabbert and edited by UCLA film professor Howard Suber. The series examines what makes popular American films so memorable and why audiences connect with them.

In April, TCM will present Two for one, with prominent filmmakers co-hosting a double feature of their choice each Saturday night. Special guests will include Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Paul Thomas Anderson, Spike Lee, Patty Jenkins, Olivia Wilde, Gina Prince-Bythewood, Ethan Hawke, Todd Haynes and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

This fall, TCM will partner with The New Republic to highlight films from their slate, The 100 Most Important Political Movies of All Time. Invitees from the journalistic, political and film worlds will come together to co-host a different film from the list.

Later this year, a new documentary executive produced by Martin Scorsese for the film team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, Made in London, will make its American television premiere on TCM.

Movie buffs will once again be invited to descend on Hollywood Boulevard for “Most Wanted: Crime and Justice in Film” programming at the TCM Classic Film Festival April 18-21, 2024. Over four days and nights, attendees will have a wide range of great films, appearances by legendary stars, panel discussions, special events and more.

Films announced so far include:

“Law and Order” (1932)
“Only Yesterday” (1933)
The Sin of Nora Moran (1933)
It Happened One Night (1934)
The Mad Miss Manton (1934)
The Good Fairy (1935)
“White Heat” (1949)
On the Waterfront (1954)
“This is entertainment!” (1974)
Chinatown 50th Anniversary Screening (1974)
Rear Window (1954) 70th Anniversary Screening
Sherlock Jr. 100th Anniversary Screening. (1924) before the short film, “The Goat” (1921)
World Premiere Restoration of “The Searchers” (1956) in 70mm
World Premiere Restoration of 'North by Northwest' (1959)
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood.

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