New Ebert movie review show to premiere in January
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
CHICAGO (AP) — Film critic Roger Ebert’s new movie review television show has been cleared to air in 192 markets across the United States and worldwide on the Armed Forces Network.
A post on Ebert’s Twitter feed this week says “Roger Ebert Presents At the Movies” will debut Jan. 21. The Armed Forces Network broadcasts to more than 1,000 outlets in more than 175 countries, U.S. territories and aboard U.S. Navy ships.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Sun-Times critic lost his ability to speak and eat after cancer surgeries.
Ebert announced in September he would return to television using his computer voice on a special show segment called “Roger’s Office.” The half-hour review program will air weekly. It will feature thumbs up and thumbs down reviews made famous with his late partner Gene Siskel.