SHOWTIME DOCUMENTARY FILMS PRESENTS "TRUMPED: INSIDE THE GREATEST POLITICAL UPSET OF ALL TIME"
World Premieres At Sundance Film Festival Next Week Followed By Premiere On SHOWTIME(R) On
Friday, February 3 At 9 PM ET/PT
LOS ANGELES, CA - January 9, 2017 - Days after the inauguration of Donald J. Trump, Showtime Documentary Films presents TRUMPED: INSIDE THE GREATEST POLITICAL UPSET OF ALL TIME at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. This world premiere screening at the prestigious festival will be followed by the SHOWTIME premiere of the film on Friday, February 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on-air, On Demand and the SHOWTME streaming service. The film was produced by the team behind The Circus on SHOWTIME. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President and CEO, Showtime Networks Inc., at the 2017 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour.
The film offers an intimate behind the scenes look at the biggest political campaign upset in recent U.S. history. Mark Halperin, John Heilemann and Mark McKinnon - co-hosts of the SHOWTIME documentary series THE CIRCUS (produced in cooperation with Bloomberg Politics) - had unparalleled daily access to the candidates from January to November. With an incredible treasure trove of never-before-seen footage secured during the making of THE CIRCUS, the documentary will follow the rise of Donald Trump, from the primaries through the debates, to the dramatic election night results.
TRUMPED: INSIDE THE GREATEST POLITICAL UPSET OF ALL TIME is executive produced by Mark Halperin, John Heilemann and Mark McKinnon, and directed by Banks Tarver, Ted Bourne and Mary Robertson. TRUMPED: INSIDE THE GREATEST POLITICAL UPSET OF ALL TIME is produced by Left/Right, a part of Red Arrow Entertainment Group. The film will world premiere at Sundance on Friday, January 27 and screen again on Saturday, January 28.
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