LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fullscreen announced today a bold new programming slate with six new originals and the return of one fan favorite. Series highlights include Bret Easton Ellis’ directorial debut “The Deleted” with Madeline Brewer, Ian Nelson, Amanda Cerny and Nash Grier; “Magic Funhouse,” an adult show about a kids show featuring Brandon Rogers and social media superstar Andrea Russett, will anchor a new weekly talk series serving cocktails and dishing the latest gossip with surprise guests. Fullscreen is also building upon its personality-driven programming with a slate of breakthrough series produced in collaboration with stars such as Lauren Giraldo, Anna Akana & Brad Gage, Shannon Boodram, Cody Ko and Amanda McKenna. Programming will be available exclusively on the Fullscreen subscription video-on-demand platform, available anytime at www.fullscreen.com and via iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, select Android phones and tablets and Chromecast.
“It's an exciting time at Fullscreen as we're energizing the platform with fearless and unapologetic programming,” said Scott Reich, Senior Vice President of Programming, Fullscreen. “We work hard to empower creators and make Fullscreen the place to bring their vision to life in an unfiltered and real way, no matter how polarizing the concept.”
Additional programming highlights include Fullscreen’s returning series “Jack & Dean of All Trades,” where we catch up with lifelong best friends, Jack (Jack Howard) and Dean (Dean Dobbs), as they attempt to hold down a series of temporary jobs while dealing with an incarcerated girlfriend and a hidden bag of stolen money. Jillian Rose Reed immerses herself in hot social issues such as the censorship of women’s bodies, raising gender-neutral children and internet trolling in “Present Tense,” produced by Morgan Spurlock’s Warrior Poets and Maker Studios. In addition to our exciting originals, Fullscreen has announced a slew of new licensed content coming to the platform with something for everyone including fan-favorites “Chuck” (WARNER BROS. TV), “Glee” and “Angel” (20TH CENTURY FOX TELEVISION).
The details of Fullscreen’s winter premiere slate include:
“Present Tense” - Series Premiere Monday, November 21, 2016
Follow along as Jillian Rose Reed ("Awkward") immerses herself in hot social issues such as the censorship of women’s bodies, raising gender-neutral children and internet trolling in this new series produced by Morgan Spurlock’s Warrior Poets and Maker Studios. The series will premiere on November 21, 2016, with two back-to-back episodes followed by new episodes each Monday for the 11-episode order.
“CEO@16” - Series Premiere Wednesday, November 30, 2016
The series follows the meteoric rise of Ben Pasternak, a real life teenage executive who exploded onto the international stage after creating a string of hit gaming apps. Pasternak is a true entrepreneur and creative thinker whose precocious intelligence, unique style and self-confidence have afforded him a compelling hand in the high-stakes poker game that is today’s tech industry. The eight-episode “CEO@16” is directed and produced by Adam Barton ("Kumare"), and executive produced by Jack Turner ("Loving") and Chris Smith ("American Movie").
“The Deleted” - Event-Series Premiere Sunday, December 4, 2016
Written and directed by Bret Easton Ellis (“American Psycho”), “The Deleted” follows members of a cult in Northern Washington who escape to Los Angeles and go off the grid. When escapees begin disappearing, they're driven to find each other for protection as nefarious cult leaders hunt them down.
Madeline Brewer (“Orange is the New Black”) plays Agatha, one of the escaped members of the cult and is joined by Nash Grier (“The Outfield”) as Ryder, Daniel Zovatto (“Don’t Breathe”) as Logan, Will Peltz (“Unfriended”) as Mason and Spencer Neville (“Amerigeddon”) as Garrett. Tasked with returning these runaways are current cult members played by Ian Nelson (“The Hunger Games”) as Parker and Amanda Cerny (“Internet Famous”) as Breeda. Braxton Pope (“The Trust”) and Ross Levine (“The Canyons”) also serve as executive producers on the series alongside Ellis. “The Deleted” premieres Sunday, December 4, 2016, with new episodes each night for the eight-night event.
“Magic Funhouse” - Series Premiere Thursday, December 15, 2016
An adult show about a kids show. This series from Super Deluxe takes a colorful behind-the-scenes look at the misadventures of a campy public access children’s program ruled by a maniacal star (Brandon Rogers), who treats the series as a playground for his twisted imagination. “Magic Funhouse” is written and executive produced by Brandon Rogers with new episodes premiering each Thursday for the seven-episode order.
“Celebs React” - Mid-Season Finale Tuesday, December 20, 2016
In collaboration with Fullscreen, Fine Brothers Entertainment is taking its hit online series “React,” to the next level with “Celebs React” and features all your favorite stars from television, movies, online and music. The show will chip away at the perfectly polished veneer of today's top celebrities to catch their unfiltered reactions to the funniest, gnarliest and most cringe-worthy videos on the web. Kevin Hart (“Ride Along”), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (“Modern Family”), musicians SuperFruit and WWE’s The Miz are among the all-star cast. “Celebs React” was created by Benny and Rafi Fine who also serve as executive producers alongside Max Benator, Tara Siener and Brandie Tucker. New episodes will air each Tuesday till the mid-season finale on December 20, 2016.
“Untitled Andrea Russett Project” (w.t.) - Series Premiere Early 2017
Actress and social media superstar Andrea Russett will anchor this weekly talk series serving cocktails and dishing the latest gossip while sharing relationship & sex advice with surprise guests. Watch as things get wild and weird all from her 90s themed basement set.
“Jack & Dean of All Trades” - Season Premiere Early 2017
The Fullscreen fan-favorite and Streamy Awards nominated show, “Jack & Dean of All Trades,” returns for a second season where we catch up with lifelong best friends, Jack (Jack Howard) and Dean (Dean Dobbs), as they attempt to hold down a series of temporary jobs while dealing with an incarcerated girlfriend, an evil sister and a hidden bag of stolen money. Jessica Hynes ("Bridget Jones's Baby") and Andrea Valls return for a second season of shenanigans as well. ColourTV is producing the series which is written by Howard, Dobbs and Paul Neafcy, executive produced by Howard, Dobbs, Jay Pond-Jones and Matthew Harvey, and is set to premiere in early 2017.
Full seasons of beloved series and movies available now or coming soon to Fullscreen include “Glee,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “Firefly,” and “Angel” (20TH CENTURY FOX TELEVISION), “Kill Bill” (MIRAMAX), “Ferris Bueller's Day Off,” and “Election” (PARAMOUNT PICTURES), “Parks and Recreation” (NBCUNIVERSAL), “The Hills” (MTV) and “Chuck” (WARNER BROS. TV). Fullscreen has also secured the exclusive SVOD rights for “Buddymoon” (GRAVITAS VENTURES) and “Joe & Caspar Hit the Road” (BBC WORLDWIDE LIMITED/RAUCOUS PRODUCTIONS LIMITED).
Launched internationally on April 26, 2016, Fullscreen is an ad-free subscription service that speaks directly to the Internet generation. A division of Fullscreen Media, the service features a dynamic slate of programming that includes scripted and unscripted original shows, TV and film content licensed from studio partners, as well as exclusive content from today’s top creators and personalities. The service is home to exclusive originals "Electra Woman & Dyna Girl,” “Filthy Preppy Teen$,” “Jack & Dean of All Trades," “Keeping Score," "House Divided," as well as breakthrough talk formats like "Shane & Friends,” “Zall Good with Alexis G. Zall,” and "Not Too Deep with Grace Helbig.”
Fullscreen is available globally on www.fullscreen.com and via iPhone, iPad, select Android devices and tablets, Chromecast and Apple TV. Fullscreen Media is majority owned by Otter Media, a partnership between AT&T and The Chernin Group.
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