CNN Premieres The 2000s With A Look Back At The Platinum Age Of Television

CNN Premieres The 2000s With A Look Back At The Platinum Age Of Television

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From executive producers Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Mark Herzog, CNN’s Original Series “The 2000s” explores the decade that gave us Facebook, the iPhone and other cultural and political milestones.

This 7-part series will focus on the journey of the Millennial Generation, highlighting the technological, political and cultural revolution that inspired a new wave of thinkers and innovators, while entertaining the masses.

This week will focus on Television, which entered the Platinum Age in the 2000s. Storytellers took the medium to new heights. The creative renaissance in television enjoyed groundbreaking shows such as “The Sopranos“, “Mad Men“, “Breaking Bad“, “Lost“, “Survivor” and “Sex And The City“.

And, hey, American Idol fans and reality fans in general, this series is for you and You and YOU!

The Premiere of The 2000s airs on Sunday, July 8th at 9:00 PM on CNN. I can’t wait.

Please share your thoughts in the comments section below. Enjoy the show everyone.

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Rosanne (Giallonardo) Simunovic began her musical career in Timmins, Ontario. She studied piano with Anne Pizzale and later, at an advanced level, with Soeur Anita Vaugeois (Sister Cecile of Les Soeurs De L’Assomption in Timmins). Her vocal and accompaniment skills were nurtured by her aunt, the late Dorothea Mascioli. When Rosanne graduated from O’Gorman High School, she moved on to the University of Toronto where she continued her piano and vocal studies while attaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She was hired as a piano accompanist for several musical companies, most notably, the National Ballet Of Canada. She presently holds an A.R.C.T. Teacher’s Diploma in Voice from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Rosanne has studied choral conducting with numerous well known Canadian Conductors, including Wayne Riddell of Montreal, Quebec and the internationally renowned Dr. Elmer Iseler. She has been a founding member of numerous community-based arts organizations: the Timmins Arts Council, later known as Arts & Culture Timmins, the Timmins Symphony Orchestra, and, the Timmins Youth Singers…as well as the TYS Alumnus choir, the Timmins Concert Singers. In 1987, she was also selected to be the conductor of the Timmins Board Of Education Choir, comprised of talented students from Grades 5 to 8. In 1988, she was elected to the Board Of Directors of the Ontario Choral Federation (now known as Choirs Ontario), where she served as Chair of the Festivals Committee for six consecutive seasons. In 1996, in honour of the Ontario Choral Federation’s 25th Anniversary, Rosanne was selected as one of 25 recipients of the OCF’s Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contribution to the choral art. The ceremony was presided by Lieutenant Governor, Hal Jackman. In November 1997, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Rotary Club Of Timmins to receive the prestigious Paul Harris Award for her years of dedication to the artistic development of young musical talent in Timmins. In August of 2002, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Board Of Directors of Choirs Ontario to serve as Conductor of both the Provincial Junior and Teen Choir Camps, now renamed in honour of the Camp Benefactors, Don and Lillian Wright. In November 2002, Rosanne was the one of the recipients of the Commemorative Medal for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, honouring her work in the development of the arts in Timmins. Under Rosanne Simunovic’s direction, the Timmins Youth Singers and the Timmins Concert Singers have been featured in numerous choral festivals and performing opportunities outside of Timmins. In 1985, they were selected to partici

3 Responses to “CNN Premieres The 2000s With A Look Back At The Platinum Age Of Television”

  1. I’ve been following the entire series and found the 2000s to be the least interesting. Maybe because this is my older Grandchildrens’ decade? Naw. Perhaps as I view all the programs, I’ll appreciate it more. The music of the 2000s doesn’t impress me. There’s nothing exciting like the Woodstock Music & Art Fair – 1969. The negative political events are a turn off. Yet, I will watch the whole thing.

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  2. I feel the same way as Kariann. 1980s was my decade.

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  3. Yes I agree somewhat KariAnn. For me, it is the advancement of technology that peaks my interest. And the politics.


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