IFC Resurrecting USA Network’s Classic Series ‘Night Flight’

USA Network’s one-time hit music series Night Flight is coming back…sort of.

IFC recently partnered with the show, which aired on USA from 1981 to 1989, resurrect the program.  In its new presentation, Night Flight will be a short-form show, presenting the series’ most memorable moments.  That includes iconic interviews and performances from some of the music industry’s biggest names of the 80s.

In honor of the series’ return, IFC will host a 90-minute screening event on Thursday, April 19 at 7 p.m. at Brooklyn’s Alamo Drafthouse.  That screening will feature some of Night Flight‘s best and most memorable moments and a Q&A session to follow with Night Flight creator and producer Stuart S. Shapiro.

Courtesy: MVD/USA Network

Night Flight was originally resurrected in 2016 as Night Flight Plus, a streaming channel from the series’ original creators.  it is still available today online via Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Chromecast.  Those episodes include a number of extras courtesy of MVD including material from the world of music, documentaries, animation, cult film, horror and more all at a cost of $39.99 annually.

More information on Night Flight and its forthcoming return is available online now along with all of its latest news and more at:

 

Website: http://www.nightflightplus.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NightFlightOfficial

Twitter: http://twitter.com/NightFlightNet

 

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MLB World Series Takes Top Honors In The Phil’s Picks 2014 List Of Best New Box Sets For Grown-Ups

The days are officially ticking away to the end of another year. That means that all of the critics out there are now putting out their annual “Best Of” lists. This critic is still working on some of those lists while others are official. The jury’s still out on some right now such as the year’s Best New Documentaries, Independent Movies, Re-Issues, and Best New Movies overall. The lists for all the new music are still in the works, too. So while those lists are being completed, Phil’s Picks offers to everyone to start off the year, a look at the Top 10 Best New Box Sets for Grown-Ups. This year’s list is capped by a box set featuring the entire 2014 World Series, courtesy of Lionsgate, A&E Home Video, and MLB Productions. Also on this year’s list are some blasts from the past and some imports from our neighbors across the pond, and one surprise entry in the Honorable Mention list. The box sets’ packaging, bonus material and more were collectively taken into account in building this (and the other lists to come). Only 15 titles total could make the list. So there were some that didn’t make the list such as the sixth and seventh seasons of Star Trek The Next Generation on Blu-ray or the full six-season run of Ancient Aliens among others. It goes without saying that this was not an easy list to build. But it feels right. So without further ado, here is the list of 2014’s Top 10 New Box Sets For Grown-Ups.

2014 Best New Box Sets For Grown-Ups

1. 2014 MLB World Series Collector’s Edition

2. Endeavour: Series 2

3. Here’s Lucy: The Complete Series

4. The Carol Burnett Show: Carol’s Crackups

5. The Dean Martin Show: Fully Roasted

6. The Roosevelts

7. Inspector Lewis: Series 7

8. Psych: The Complete Series

9. Secret Agent (A.K.A. Danger Man): The Complete Series

10. The Wonder Years: Season 1

Honorable Mention

11. The Red Skelton Show: The Early Years–1951 – 1955

12. The Almighty Johnsons: Season 1

13. Hell on Wheels: Season 3

14. The Definitive WWI & WWII Collection

15. I Love Lucy: Ultimate Season 1 (BD Re-Issue)

Tomorrow, Phil’s Picks looks into the list of the year’s best new box sets for Children and Families. Stay tuned! To keep up with the latest sports and entertainment news and reviews, go online to http://www.facebook.com/philspicks and “Like” it. Fans can always keep up with the latest sports and entertainment news and reviews in the Phil’s Picks blog at https://philspicks.wordpress.com.

Beatles tribute band, 1964, returning to New Bern

NEW BERN, N.C.–The band that’s billed by Rolling Stone magazine as “The Best Beatles Tribute on Earth” is returning to New Bern.  1964–Mark Benson, Graham Alexander, Tom Work, and Bobby Potter–will perform Saturday, June 30th at the Grover C. Fields Performing Arts Center at 7:30pm. 

The accolades placed on 1964 are not unfounded.  In over two decades the band has sold out shows at some of the country’s top venues, including Carnegie Hall and the Red Rock Amphitheater.  The band has also had nods from Entertainment Tonight, the former Nashville Network (TNN) now Spike TV, and USA Network among others. 

Tickets for the band’s upcoming performance are $37.  They can be purchased at the New Bern Convention Center, Fuller’s Music in New Bern, Guitars, Etc. in Havelock, and Harris Teeter stores in New bern and Morehead City.  Reserved VIP and preferred seating are no longer available.  Group seating for groups of te or more is still available and can be reserved.  But groupsmust callto purchase tickets.  Interested groups can call 252-636-0845 to purchase tickets. Proceeds from ticket sales will go to benefit the New Bern Civitan Club and its charitable work.  The New Bern Civitan Club works with Special Olympics, the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina, Operation Santa Claus, and a Fishing Round-up.