STARZ OFFERS A LAYUP FOR CONSUMERS -
FREE SAMPLING OF FIRST TWO EPISODES OF
ORIGINAL SERIES "SURVIVOR'S REMORSE"
BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 27
New Half-Hour Scripted Comedy Available Prior to Series Premiere
on Select U.S. Cable, Satellite and Telco Affiliates; Facebook, Twitter,
YouTube, Starz.com, STARZ PLAY and More
Beverly Hills, Calif., September 26, 2014 - Starz is offering multi-platform, nationwide sampling of the first two episodes of the new STARZ Original Series, "Survivor's Remorse," beginning Saturday, September 27. The six-episode first season of the half-hour scripted comedy series executive produced by Tom Werner, Maverick Carter, LeBron James, Mike O'Malley, Paul Wachter and Victor Levin and premieres Saturday, October 4 at 9 pm ET/PT on STARZ.
Select multichannel video distributors will offer linear, on-demand and online sampling opportunities of the episodes on September 27, one week in advance of the STARZ series premiere. Approximately 78 million multichannel video households will have access to the sampling opportunities through select cable, satellite and Telco affiliates in the United States, as well as online through select websites including Starz.com, the "Survivor's Remorse" Twitter page, the "Survivor's Remorse" YouTube page, "Survivor's Remorse" Facebook page, STARZ ON DEMAND and the free STARZ PLAY app for all users in the United States. The episodes will also be available on Amazon Instant Video, Vudu, Sony Entertainment Network and Xbox Video.
Mike O'Malley, consulting producer and Emmy(R)-nominated actor for his role on "Glee," serves as executive producer and showrunner for "Survivor's Remorse." Tom Werner, Chairman of the Boston Red Sox and LeBron James executive produce with Maverick Carter, sports marketing executive and LeBron James's business partner; Paul Wachter, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Main Street Advisors, and Victor Levin ("Mad Men," "Mad About You").
Starz retains all domestic and international multiplatform rights including television, home entertainment, and digital.
About "Survivor's Remorse"
"Survivor's Remorse," a six-episode half-hour comedy series, follows Cam Calloway, played by Jessie T. Usher, a basketball phenom in his early 20's who is suddenly thrust into the limelight after signing a multi-million dollar contract with a professional basketball team in Atlanta. Cam, along with his cousin and confidant Reggie Vaughn, played by RonReaco Lee, move to Georgia to start Cam's journey to success. The two confront the challenges of carrying needy family members and their strong ties to the impoverished community that they come from. Cam, Reggie and an unforgettable group of characters wrestle with the rewards and pitfalls of stardom, love, and loyalty. The series is executive produced by Tom Werner, Maverick Carter, LeBron James, Mike O'Malley, Paul Wachter and Victor Levin and the cast includes Mike Epps, Tichina Arnold, Teyonah Parris, and Erica Ash.
For more information visit the "Survivor's Remorse" Facebook page and follow @SRemorse_Starz on Twitter. Join the conversation with #SurvivorsRemorse and #STARZ.
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