the-rooseveltsPremiering tonight on PBS is the documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate Portrait directed by Ken Burns about the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. David Cieri has composed the project’s original music. A soundtrack album featuring the composer’s music is being released today. Visit Amazon to download the album. The docu-series, which features the voices of Meryl Streep and Paul Giamatti as Eleanor & Theodore Roosevelt will air for two hours a night on seven consecutive nights on PBS. Visit the official website to learn more about the project.

red-band-societyPremiering on Wednesday, September 18, is the new Fox dramedy Red Band Society created by Margaret Nagle, executive produced by Steven Spielberg and starring Octavia Spencer, Dave Annable, Griffin Gluck, Nolan Sotillo, Charlie Rowe and Brian Bradley. The show’s original music is composed by Ludwig Goransson (CommunityNew Girl, Fruitvale Station30 Minutes or Less). To learn more about the series, which follows the daily lives of a group of teenagers living in a hospital’s pediatric ward and will air every Wednesday night on Fox, check out our scoring assignment announcement.

mysteries-of-lauraAlso premiering on Wednesday night is the new NBC drama The Mysteries of Laura created by Jeff Rake and starring Debra Messing, Josh Lucas, Laz Alonso and Janina Gavanka. Joey Newman (The MiddlePrivilegedOnce and Again, Any Day Now) is composing the show’s original music. Check out our previous news article for more information about the drama, which follows the life and relationships of a female NYPD homicide detective who balances her day job with a crazy family life.