[05/26/16 - 12:02 PM] WGN America's "Outsiders" Star David Morse Throws Out First Pitch at the Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Game, In Celebration of the Start of Production on the Hit Series' Season Two Morse's first pitch comes on the heels of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto declaring Wednesday, May 18 "Outsiders Day," with a proclamation ceremony at City Hall.
[via press release from WGN America]
WGN AMERICA'S "OUTSIDERS" STAR DAVID MORSE THROWS OUT FIRST PITCH AT THE PITTSBURGH PIRATES VS. ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS GAME, IN CELEBRATION OF THE START OF PRODUCTION ON THE HIT SERIES' SEASON TWO
Mayor William Peduto Officially Declares it 'Outsiders Day' in the Steel City
On Tuesday, May 24, "Outsiders" star David Morse ("Concussion," "Hurt Locker") threw out a winning ceremonial first pitch at the Pittsburgh Pirates game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at PNC Park, celebrating the start of production on season two of WGN America's hit original series. The Pittsburgh Pirates went on to win the match-up 12-1, rooted on by thousands of fans.
Morse's first pitch comes on the heels of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto declaring Wednesday, May 18 "Outsiders Day," with a proclamation ceremony at City Hall. Production on the 13-episode, hour-long series has commenced in and around Pittsburgh, where 530 local crew and primary cast and 1,980 local extras and stand-ins were hired during the filming of the series' first season.
Cast, producers, and executives were on hand to cheer David on, including Gillian Alexy ("The Americans," "Damages"), Kyle Gallner ("American Sniper," "Veronica Mars"), Christina Jackson ("Boardwalk Empire," "Deception"), series creator and executive producer Peter Mattei, executive producer and Emmy(R) Award-winner Peter Tolan ("Rescue Me," "Analyze This"), executive producer Michael Wimer ("2012," "Rake"), and WGN America's President and General Manager Matt Cherniss. The second season of "Outsiders" will premiere January 2017 on WGN America.
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WGN America, the flagship entertainment network of Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is nationally distributed in nearly 80 million homes via cable, satellite and telco, with high-quality entertainment programming including the breakout hit series "Outsiders," "Underground" and "Salem." The network also brings its audience a strong slate of popular first-run syndicated series and blockbuster movies. Through Tribune Studios, the creative development arm of Tribune Media, original content is produced for WGN America and Tribune local stations nationwide. Follow the network on Twitter @wgnamerica. For additional information, please visit www.wgnamerica.com.
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