The making of the Oscar-winning classic, "Grand Hotel" was rife with blazing egos and star behavior unlike anything else in Hollywood history. Never before had there existed an all-star, ensemble cast on film, and none with so many heavyweights as MGM could provide. Concieved by MGM's production genius Irving Thalberg, (who brainstormed the notion of an ensemble cast for the film) the film boasted names like Garbo, Crawford, Beery and two Barrymores, went on have its celebrated premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre and won the Academy Award for best picture. Thus, the ensemble cast film became a staple for the studio, who went on to produce "Dinner at Eight" and several others in the ensuing years.
Hotel is an American prime time drama series which aired on ABC from September 21, 1983 to May 5, 1988 in the timeslot following Dynasty. Based on Arthur Hailey's 1965 novel of the same name, the series was produced by Aaron Spelling and set in the elegant and fictitious St. Gregory Hotel in San Francisco. Establishing shots of the hotel were filmed in front of The Fairmont San Francisco atop the Nob Hill neighborhood. Episodes followed the activities of passing guests, as well as the personal and professional lives of the hotel staff.
Norwegian girls and boys check in at the Paradise Hotel in Mexico, where Triana Iglesias is the hotel manager. The hotel has great views and a fantastic pool. Cameras with a full view of the idyllic site tells the story of what happens when the single boys and girls meet in the hot surroundings of the hotel. The task they have is basically simple: Find a partner or check out.
The new series of CTC, which will continue the story of the hit comedy "Kitchen". Chef Victor Barinov retired and Eleanor Andreevna met the man of her dreams and moved to St. Petersburg - this ended the final season of "Kitchen". But life in the hotel and the restaurant continues: Michael Dzhekovich still responsible for order in the "Eleon" chef Victor restaurant appointed Senya, and her daughter gets an unexpected boost, which is not pleased with the bone. Everything goes on as usual, while the hotel is not headed by Paul - unlucky nephew of former mistress. In order not to disappoint Aunt and save the business, he entices Brussels Supermenedzher Sofia Tolstaya. New management sets its own rules, and now the hotel is waiting for major changes that overturned upside down not only the habitual way of "Eleon", but the characters and personal plans.
Grand Hotel is a Spanish drama television series directed by Carlos Sedes and starring Yon Gonzalez and Amaia Salamanca. It first aired on Antena 3 in Spain on 11 October 2011 and on Sky Arts 1 in the UK on 18 November 2012. The series, filmed at the Palacio de la Magdalena in Santander, is set in an early 20th century aristocratic hotel during the reign of King Alfonso XIII and is centered on the mysteries that involve the owner family and the hotel servants. Grand Hotel has received critical acclaim from television critics and won numerous accolades.
Hotel Babylon is a British television drama series based on the book of the same name by Imogen Edwards-Jones, that aired from 19 January 2006 to 14 August 2009, produced by independent production company Carnival Films for BBC One. The show followed the lives of workers at a glamorous five-star hotel. In 2009, actress Alexandra Moen mentioned in an interview that the show was cancelled after its fourth series, leaving the series 4 finale cliffhanger unresolved.
Tokyo Vampire Hotel depicts a battle to save mankind from a vampire tribe that aims to destroy mankind and the earth itself.
Hotel is a TVB television series, premiered on 1 November 1976. Theme song "Hotel" composition and arrangement by Joseph Koo, lyricist by Wong Jim, sung by Susanna Kwan.
Chef Gordon Ramsay, along with a team of hospitality experts, travels the country applying his high standards to struggling hotels, motels, and bed and breakfasts in an effort to get the owners and staff to turn their establishments around. Ramsay's signature no-holds-barred style will make it clear to those he coaches that there is no place for dirty rooms or incompetent staff if one hopes to remain in business.
The story of Secrets at the Hotel begins in 1908. Julio Olmedo and Isabel Alarcón travel on the same train to the Gran Hotel, property of the Alarcón family. Both of them ignore that their lives will take a new twist in that place, produced by love, treason, and the secrets hidden there. Julio Olmedo travels there looking for his twin sister, Cristina, who stopped writing him months ago. Isabel comes to attend her mother’s call, the matriarch Teresa Langre Widow of Alarcón, who has fixed her wedding with Diego Montejo and to whom she has also granted the Gran Hotel’s management. A series of murders take place in the town where the hotel is along with Cristina Olmedo’s vanishing, and detective Serapio Ayala arrives from the capital city to clear them up; nevertheless, during his staying, the mysteries around the place pile up and become more difficult to figure out every time. Ayala is a science lover and he relies on it to solve any case he is assigned with. Olmedo joins the Gran Hotel as a waiter; there, he meets Andrés Salinas, son of Ángela Gómez, the housekeeper. A good friendship grows between Julio and Andrés which turns into a brotherhood. Andrés helps Julio investigate what happened to his sister. Andrés is in love with Belén García, an unscrupulous maid who manages, by playing victim of a cheating, to make Andrés recognize the child she is expecting, product of her affair with Diego Montejo. Sofía Alarcón is Teresa’s oldest daughter, she is married to Alfredo Vergara, the heir of a lineage family tradition. Sofía is pregnant, but she loses her baby and the obsession for having a child finally undermines her weak mental health. Felipe Alarcón is a young man who has always lived under the protection of his mother. She has made him a weak man in front of his feelings and desires, so now he is very far from being the heir his father always wanted him to be. Ángela Salinas, the housekeeper of the Gran Hotel, knows every corner of that place and every person that has been in there in the past thirty years. Her unbreakable face hides secrets she refuses to reveal, mostly, to protect her son Andrés. In Secrets at the hotel, mysteries accumulate on a daily basis and the love between Isabel and Julio grows stronger day by day, so they must confront the obstacles the epoch and the society of that time put in front of them. Secrets at the hotel is the place where the richest families of the time come to spend their leisure time ignoring that, inside those rooms and hallways, love and dead circulate at once.
Hotel Erotica is a Softcore porn anthology television show that is broadcast on the Cinemax cable television channel during its Skinemax late-night block. It is also broadcast in the after hours timeslot on The Movie Network. The show format usually involved the hotel's proprietor reading a letter from a former guest talking about their adventure at the hotel. The episode would then be a flashback of the guest coming to the hotel and falling in love with someone. The hotel proprietor was initially Cloe Wilson in the first season. In the second season it was Jenny. In the next season, the show was relaunched as Hotel Erotica Cabo which followed a similar format. Many notable softcore and hardcore porn stars appeared on the show, such as Beverly Lynne, Monique Parent, Angela Davies, Jenna Jameson, Ron Jeremy, and former WWE Diva Candice Michelle.
Hotel Impossible is a reality television program from Travel Channel in which struggling hotels receive an extensive makeover by veteran hotel operator Anthony Melchiorri and his team. The show premiered on April 9, 2012.
Hotel is a 1997 eight-episode BBC "fly on the wall" production that followed the general day to day running of a hotel giving viewers a rare glimpse of life behind the scenes of the Britannia Adelphi Hotel in Liverpool. The series first aired 3 November 1997 on BBC One with the first episode receiving viewing figures on 11 million. The series was directed by Neil Grant and narrated by Andrew Sachs.
Hotel is a crime drama series that airs on TVOne Global.
The lives of several people spanning from 1936 to 1993 are chronicled during their overnight stay at a New York City hotel room.
A three-part German mini-series about the luxury hotel in Berlin.
Hotel Malibu is an American television series that aired on CBS in 1994 that was created and written by producers Bernard Lechowick and Lynn Marie Latham. Its cast includes Jennifer Lopez, Joanna Cassidy, Harry Reilly, and John Dye. The pilot episode was directed by Sharron Miller. It was a spin-off of the show Second Chances.
Fawlty Towers is a British sitcom produced by BBC Television that was first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979. Twelve episodes were made. The show was written by John Cleese and his then wife Connie Booth, both of whom also starred in the show. The series is set in Fawlty Towers, a fictional hotel in the seaside town of Torquay, on the "English Riviera". The plots centre around tense, rude and put-upon owner Basil Fawlty, his bossy wife Sybil, a comparatively normal chambermaid Polly, and hapless Spanish waiter Manuel and their attempts to run the hotel amidst farcical situations and an array of demanding and eccentric guests. In a list drawn up by the British Film Institute in 2000, voted by industry professionals, Fawlty Towers was named the best British television series of all time.
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody is an American sitcom created by Danny Kallis and Jim Geoghan. The series was first broadcast on Disney Channel on March 18, 2005, with 4 million viewers, making it the most successful premiere for Disney Channel in 2005. It was one of their first five shows available on the iTunes Store. The series was nominated for an Emmy Award three times and was nominated for a Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award three times. The show was also a long-standing staple of the now defunct ABC Kids Saturday morning block on ABC. The series is set in the Tipton Hotel in Boston and centers on Zack and Cody Martin, troublesome twins who live at the Tipton Hotel. The series' other main characters include Tipton hotel's ditzy heiress London Tipton, the hotel's candy counter girl Maddie Fitzpatrick, the hotel's manager, Mr. Moseby, and the boys' single mother and one of the hotel's nightclub performers, Carey. The series is the third Disney Channel Original to have more than 65 episodes, after That's So Raven and Kim Possible. Reruns air on Disney XD. The Suite Life spawned a spinoff series, also starring the Sprouse twins, called The Suite Life on Deck, which aired on the Disney Channel from 2008 to 2011. A TV movie based on both series, The Suite Life Movie, aired on Disney in 2011.