the-normal-heartPremiering tonight  is the HBO original movie The Normal Heart directed by Ryan Murphy and starring Mark Ruffalo, Taylor Kitsch, Matt Bomer, Julia Roberts, Jim Parsons, Jonathan Groff, Alfred Molina, Joe Mantello, Denis O’Hare, Stephen Spinella and Corey Stoll. The film’s original music is composed by Cliff Martinez (TrafficDriveSolarisContagion). The movie is based on a play by Larry Kramer and tells the story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s. To learn more about the drama, visit HBO’s official movie website.

petals-on-the-windPremiering tomorrow, May 26 is the Lifetime original movie and Flowers in the Attic sequel Petals on the Wind directed by Karen Moncrieff, executive produced by Merideth Finn & Michele Weiss and starring Heather Graham, Ellen Burstyn, Dylan Bruce, Rose McIver, Wyatt Nash, Bailey Buntain and Will Kemp. Mario Grigorov (PreciousThe Paperboy) who previously scored the original film. To learn more about the drama and to check out the trailer, visit our scoring assignment announcement.

world-warsAlso premiering on Memorial Day is the event docu-series The World Wars executive produced by Stephen David, directed by John Ealer and narrated by Jeremy Renner. Rusty Massive have composed the film’s original music. A&E Networks have released a soundtrack album featuring the show’s score earlier this week. To listen to audio clips and for the full album details, check out our soundtrack announcementThe World Wars centers on the three devastating decades of war between 1914 and 1945. The tree parts of the mini-series will premiere on History.

the-night-shiftPremiering on Wednesday, May 28 is the NBC drama The Night Shift created by Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah and starring Eoin Macken, Ken Leung, Brendan Fehr, Freddy Rodriguez, Robert Bailey Jr., Jill Flint, JR Lemon, Jeananne Goossen and Daniella Alonso. The show’s original music is composed by Fred Coury who is best known as the drummer for the metal band Cinderella.The Night Shift  follows the staff who work the late night shift in the ER at San Antonio Medical Center. Pierre Morel (Taken) has directed the pilot episode. To learn more about the drama, visit the official show website.

crossbonesPremiering on Friday, May 30 is the new NBC adventure drama Crossbones created by Neil Cross and starring John Malkovich, Yasmine Al Massri, Richard Coyle, Claire Foy, David Hoflin, Tracy Ifeachor and Chris Perfetti. Mateo Messina (JunoGrowing Up FisherFairly LegalButterThe Angriest Man in Brooklyn) is composing the show’s original music .Check out our previous news article to watch the trailer and to learn more about the series.