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[04/16/14 - 08:33 AM]
Participant Media's Pivot Increases Commitment to Originals with Four New Shows, Eleven Series in Development, New Scripted Drama, Franchise Award Show, Over 300 Hours of Original Programming in 2014
Highlights include "Fortitude," a dark drama series, with psychological and thriller elements, that follows the residents of an Arctic town unlike any other place on Earth.

[01/11/14 - 12:47 PM]
Pivot Announces Season Two of Josh Thomas' Critically Acclaimed Scripted Comedy "Please Like Me" Set to Debut in August 2014
Production of season two is scheduled to begin in Australia in February 2014.

[08/01/13 - 12:41 PM]
Video: New Network Pivot Launches Today with Original Take on Classic Video
The video was recorded live all over Los Angeles and features independent artists Run River North, Goldspot, London Thor, Far and Away, Musical Mammal and Rainbow Jackson.

[07/26/13 - 03:46 PM]
Pivot Greenlights Second Season of Josh Thomas' Scripted Comedy "Please Like Me" in Advance of August 1st Debut
Season one will air as a series marathon starting at 8:00/7:00c on Thursday, August 1 with a total of six back-to-back episodes.

[07/11/13 - 09:16 AM]
Pivot to Debut "Please Like Me," Original Series Based on Actual Awkwardly Painful Events of Comedian Josh Thomas on August 1st
The six-episode series will launch with back-to-back episodes on Thursday, August 1 at 8:00/7:00c.







PLEASE LIKE ME (PIVOT)
Returns Friday, August 8
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/1/13 - ???
STATUS:
returning this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
fridays from 10:00 PM-10:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Pivot's press release, January 2014) Pivot (Pivot.tv), the TV network targeting Millennials (18-34) from Participant Media, announced today that the award-winning comedy/drama, "Please Like Me," created by Josh Thomas, returns for a second season with ten original half-hour episodes in August 2014. As previously announced at TCA last summer, the network ordered a sophomore season of its first original scripted series just days before the network's launch and series premiere on August 1, 2013. Production of season two is scheduled to begin in Australia in February 2014. Season two of the series is being co-produced by Pivot and Pigeon Fancier Productions/John & Josh International, in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's upstart digital channel ABC1. The coming-of-age comedy has received critical acclaim in the U.S. and Australia and named one of the "Best TV Shows of 2013" by publications including Entertainment Weekly, The New Yorker, Time Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, and The Atlantic. ]The series is inspired in part by actual painfully awkward events in the life of 25-year-old Australian comedian Josh Thomas who created, wrote and executive produced the charming, laugh-out-loud series.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Andrew S. Gilbert
· Caitlin Stasey
· David Roberts
· Debra Lawrance
· Josh Thomas
· Judi Farr
· Nikita Leigh-Pritchard
· Renee Lim
· Thomas Ward
· Wade Briggs
CREW INFORMATION:
· Josh Thomas as CRTR/EP
· Kevin Whyte as EP
· Matthew Saville as DIR
· Todd Abbott as EP
· Todd Abbott as PROD
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Australian Broadcasting Corporation
· John and Josh International
· Pigeon Fancier Productions