Christopher Franke - News
June 2019: The 18 disc box set: "In Search Of Hades" by Tangerine Dream has been released
and is subtitled "The Virgin Recordings 1973-1979". It contains remasters as well as 5.1 remixes.
May 2019: The 31st season of the multiple Primetime Emmy Award winning TV show "The Amazing Race" with music of Christopher Franke, airs on CBS.
April 2019: The soundtrack compilation album "Undercurrent 2" is available now on iTunes.
March 2018: The soundtrack compilation album "Dark Ambient" is available now on iTunes.
Jan 2018: The 30th season of the multiple Primetime Emmy Award winning TV show "The Amazing Race" with music of Christopher Franke, airs on CBS.
Nov. 2017: The soundtrack compilation album "Undercurrent" is available now on iTunes.
May 2017: The 300th episode of the multiple Primetime Emmy Award winning TV show "The Amazing Race" with music of Christopher Franke, has been aired on CBS, hosted by Phil Keoghan, produced by Bertram van Munster, Elise Doganieri, Jerry Bruckheimer.
Feb 2016: Christopher's music can be heard on the 28th season of "The Amazing Race" on CBS.
Feb 2015: The 26th season of "The Amazing Race" started with the music of Christopher Franke.
August 2014: "The Amazing Race", with music by Christopher Franke, received the
tenth Primetime Emmy Award for their 23rd season.
Europe's large-scale production show "Aquanario" will include music by Christopher Franke,
starting July 2014.
The fifth BMI Music Award was given to Christopher Franke in May 2014.
September 2012: "The Amazing Race" received their latest Primetime Emmy Award.
May 2012: Christopher Franke received his fourth BMI Music Award.
February 2011: Christopher's music can be heard on the 18th season of the multiple Emmy winning TV show "The Amazing Race" on CBS.
October 2010: The score for the Lifetime TV movie "Reviving Ophelia" was composed by Christopher Franke and Edgar Rothermich.
May 2010: The movie project, "Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston" scored by Christopher Franke and Edgar Rothermich, opened the Tribeca Film Festival in New York and premiered in Los Angeles.
April 2010: "The Amazing Race" extended it's winning streak in receiving it's 8th consecutive Primetime Emmy Award. Christopher's music can be heard in the show for the last 14 seasons.
January 2008: Additional Christopher Franke albums are available now on Apple's iTunes Store.
The soundtrack of the latest B5 picture entitled: "Babylon 5: The Lost Tales-Voices in the Dark"
will be available beginning of August 2007.
The Discovery Channel premieres the new series: "Faces of Earth" with music written by Christopher Franke,
on July 23, 2007.
In May 2007, Christopher delivered the score to the project:
"Babylon 5: The Lost Tales-Voices in the Dark". The DVD release of this movie
is scheduled for the end of July 2007.
The soundtrack CD "What the Bleep Do We Know!?" will be released in the US on August 1, 2006.
Now in theaters: As of July 2006 "What the Bleep!?: Down the Rabbit Hole" plays on US screens.
Christopher Franke is currently finishing the score for the movie "Hooligans", starring Elijah Wood ("Lord Of The Rings"), Charlie Hunnam ("Cold Mountain") and Claire Forlani ("Meet Joe Black"). "Hooligans", which will be released in 2005, is directed by Lexi Alexander, an Oscar nominee for the 2003 film "Johnny Flynton".
The movie "What the Bleep Do We Know!?" starring Oscar-winning Marlee Matlin, with Christopher Franke's score, opened in September 2004 in US theaters, and is creating a buzz among movie-goers. Comments often heard include: "The most thought provoking movie I've seen in a while."
Finally, in the summer of 2004, all five seasons of "Babylon 5" became available on DVD with lots of bonus material. Also available is a collection, which includes five "Babylon 5" movies.
"Babylon 5: The Gathering / In the Beginning" is now available on a Two Volume Set DVD.
"Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers: To Live and Die in Starlight". On the SCI FI Channel, January 19th 2002 at 9pm ET/PT.
"Jack the Dog" on the Sundance Film Channel, January 11th 2002 at 6pm PT.
"When Dinosaurs Roamed America" on the Discovery Channel, July 15th 2001 at 8pm.
The remake of "Murder on the Orient Express" on CBS, April 22, 2001 - with Alfred Molina.
The feature film "The Calling" produced by Bernd Eichinger (The Name of the Rose, The Never Ending Story, Der Bewegte Mann) started in German theatres December 21, 2000. The soundtrack with the score by Christopher Franke is in stores right now. A second soundtrack features songs from the movie and 4 tracks from the original score.
The TV series "18 Wheels of Justice" with music by Christopher Franke continous on TNT for the second season. The first new show, starring G.Gordon Liddy and Lucky Vanous starts January 3rd, 2001. Check your local listings.
The new soundtrack compilation album "New Music For Films Vol. 2" from Christopher Franke is now available.