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Los Angeles, CA – April 26, 2013 – PPI Releasing announced that REELZ has acquired the new media entertainment series EP Daily to premiere Monday, April 29th. Expanding its coverage of movies into the new millennium of digital entertainment and beyond, REELZ will air EP Daily weekdays at 8am ET/ 5am PT and again at 2:30am ET/ 11:30pm PT with Saturday and Sunday airings at 2:30am ET/ 11:30pm PT. The series simultaneously continues its successful run in national syndication, currently airing in 80% of USHH.
behind the scenes footage from the season’s first blockbuster release, as well as interviews with stars Robert Downey, Jr. and Don Cheadle. Always on the cutting edge, EP Daily also heads to the Cape Town Film Festival this week, gets an exclusive preview of the live stage adaptation of George A. Romero’s “Night of the Living Dead” and visits the world’s largest “Star Wars” collection.
“REELZ and EP Daily are practically made for each other,” said Ritch Colbert. “We couldn’t ask for a better platform or more compelling audience for this unique, fast-paced, day-and-date delivered entertainment news show.”
On the air since 1997, EP Daily is executive produced by host, Victor Lucas, and Emmy Award- winning Greedy Productions, program supplier to Discovery, G4, Disney, Citytv, Turner, Rogers, SCI FI Australia and broadcasters around the world. Current hosts and correspondents include Scott Jones, Briana McIvor, Jose Sanchez, Miri Jedeikin and Shaun Hatton, from studios in Vancouver and bureaus in Toronto, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.
About PPI Releasing, LLC PPI Releasing, LLC is an original television distribution company based in Venice Beach, California and led by founders Ritch Colbert, Dave Hutchinson and Josh Raphaelson. PPI is known for award-winning series with high production values that are popular with viewers, advertisers and broadcasters around the world.
About Greedy Productions, Ltd.Greedy Productions Ltd., is an Emmy Award-winning production company based in Vancouver with bureaus in Toronto, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Greedy Productions is known for its acclaimed daily entertainment television programming, The Electric Playground, and Reviews on the Run, as well as the documentary division, GreedyDocs, one of the premiere providers of behind-the-scenes material in the videogame industry.
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REELZCHANNEL—TV About Movies® is the only cable and satellite network devoted to delivering entertaining and fresh programming that explores, uncovers and lives inside the magic of Hollywood wherever it happens. In June 2013, REELZCHANNEL will premiere its first reality shows with the docuseries Beverly Hills Pawn and the competition reality series Race to the Scene hosted by Dolph Lundgren. The network is also home to ambitious television events, miniseries and series featuring big stories and big stars as seen with the Emmy®-winning The Kennedys, Ken Follett’s World Without End and Barabbas, starring Billy Zane. And, building directly on The Kennedys, REELZCHANNEL is co-developing a miniseries based on J. Randy Taraborrelli’s highly acclaimed book, After Camelot: A Personal History of the Kennedy Family from 1968 to the Present, with Muse Entertainment slated to premiere in late 2014. With movie and entertainment experts, including Leonard Maltin, Richard Roeper and Sam Rubin, viewers get trusted insight into movies wherever they’re playing, whether in theaters or at home throughout the day, every day.
REELZCHANNEL reaches 67 million homes on DIRECTV channel 238, Dish Network channel 299, Verizon FiOS TV channel 233, AT&T U-verse channels 799/1799HD and cable systems nationwide. Find REELZCHANNEL in your area by entering your zip code at www.reelz.com/ watch. Owned by Hubbard Media Group, REELZCHANNEL is headquartered in Albuquerque, NM with national ad sales based out of New York City with offices in Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles and an entertainment bureau in Los Angeles.
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