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[04/16/14 - 08:34 AM]
Pivot Taps Embassy Row to Produce New Season of Nightly Topical Series "TakePart Live," Premiering May 12th at a New Time, 10:00 PM ET/9:00 PM CT
Offering viewers a forum to discuss the issues of the moment, "TakePart Live" explores topics from the day's headlines.

[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 - 12:46 PM]
Megan McCain to Co-Host Pivot's "Take Part Live"
Beginning this spring, McCain will join the network's late night topical show "TakePart Live" as co-host, alongside Jacob Soboroff.

[07/26/13 - 03:45 PM]
Pivot, New TV Network Targeting Millennials, Taps Jacob Soboroff and Cara Santa Maria as First Co-Hosts of Live, Late-Night Show, "TakePart Live"
In addition, Jim Downs has been tapped as showrunner and executive producer for the topical hour-long program set to premiere Thursday, August 1.

[06/26/13 - 09:58 AM]
Pivot, Participant's New Cable Network, Rolls Out More Than 300 Hours of Original Programming
The new cable network launches on August 1st with the premiere of its live midnight talk show, "TakePart Live" (TPL).

[03/27/13 - 10:02 AM]
Participant Media Announces pivot, New Cable Network Geared Towards Millennials, Unveils Programming Slate, and Announces Partnership with Rolling Stone
Highlights include "Will," a one-hour scripted series by Cineflix Studios Inc. about young William Shakespeare.







TAKEPART LIVE (PIVOT)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/1/13 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (spring 2014)
TIME SLOT:
weeknights from 12:00 AM-1:00 AM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Pivot's press release, July 2013) During a presentation today for television critics, Pivot (www.pivot.tv) announced that Jacob Soboroff and Cara Santa Maria have been named first co-hosts of the network's new, interactive late night series, "TakePart Live." In addition, Jim Downs has been tapped as showrunner and executive producer for the topical hour-long program set to premiere Thursday, August 1 at 12am ET/11 pm CT. Airing live Monday through Thursday with a "best of" installment on Fridays, hosts Soboroff and Santa Maria will, along with varying experts and contributors from their Los Angeles studio, go beyond the headlines and hashtags to address the stories that matter to Millennials. Equal parts serious discussion and comedic take, "TakePart Live" will bring celebrities, activists, newsmakers and viewers together to discuss the events that make up the fabric of daily life and how to act on the stories that move us. The nightly show will also feature live interaction via polling, social media sharing and more. Specifically, during the show, viewers will be invited to join the conversation on Twitter or on TakePart.com, where they can access articles and specific ways to take action on the issues discussed. The show will put a spotlight on what our audience is talking about today but more importantly, what they will be talking about tomorrow - from Presidential speeches to subversive ad campaigns to viral videos and memes clogging up your Facebook feeds and inboxes.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Cara Santa Maria as Host
· Jacob Soboroff as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Jim Downs as EP
GENRE(S):
· talk show
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available