Quantcast

Wednesday, July 23, 2014         

 Print   Email   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

Roger Ebert says 'At the Movies' is going on hiatus

By Associated Press

POSTED:
LAST UPDATED: 09:10 a.m. HST, Dec 01, 2011



CHICAGO >> Movie critic Roger Ebert says the public television program "Ebert Presents: At The Movies" will go on hiatus at the end of December.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic wrote on his blog Wednesday the move is necessary to allow the public television stations that carry the show to plan their programs for the beginning of the new year.

Ebert wrote that although it is distributed by American Public Television to all 50 top markets, he hasn't been able to line up additional funding for the show.

The show is hosted by Associated Press movie reviewer Christy Lemire and Mubi.com film critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky.

Ebert wrote that he and his producer wife, Chaz, really believe in the show and its mission to "provide an intelligent place for the discussion of movies ..."






More From The Star-Advertiser

Movie critic Roger Ebert dies




 Print   Email   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

IN OTHER NEWS
Breaking News