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[07/11/14 - 12:43 PM]
Pivot's New Series "Welcome to Fairfax" and "Freestyle Love Supreme" Set to Premiere October 17
The former explores the vibrant and arts district of Los Angeles and the entrepreneurs who work and live on these blocks.

[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 - 12:48 PM]
Pivot Announces U.S. TV Premiere on January 25th of "Bref" Popular French Shorts Exploring Universal Millennial Themes
Plus: look for "Freestyle Love Supreme," a half-hour original special, on Saturday, March 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/16/12 - 04:02 PM]
Adult Swim Announces Largest Programming Schedule Ever for 2012-13
The network's upcoming highlights include the "Childrens Hospital" spin-off "Newsreaders."







FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME (PIVOT)
Premieres Friday, October 17
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/8/14 - ???
STATUS:
new this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
fridays from 10:00 PM-10:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (11 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Pivot's press release, July 2014) On Friday, October 17, Pivot will debut two new half hour series during the 10 p.m. hour, Freestyle Love Supreme, a new comedic improv series inspired by the acclaimed stage show from Tony and Grammy award-winners, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thomas Kail. And Welcome to Fairfax, a series that explores the vibrant and arts district of Los Angeles and the entrepreneurs who work and live on these blocks. Freestyle Love Supreme, the high-energy, comedic hip-hop improv show from Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thomas Kail, creators of the Tony and Grammy award-winning musical, "In The Heights," made its television debut on Pivot as an original special, and was picked up for 10 half-hour episodes. Touted by The New York Times as "masters in the art of Freestyle rhyme," "Freestyle Love Supreme" uses rap to spin audience suggestions into fully-realized musical numbers. In addition to Lin-Manuel, the team includes Utkarsh Ambudkar, Anthony Veneziale, Chris Sullivan, Bill Sherman, Arthur Lewis, and special guests. The live portions of the series will film at the famous Ars Nova Theater in Manhattan. Love Supreme was conceived by Anthony Veneziale and Thomas Kail. The series is executive produced by Anthony Veneziale, Thomas Kail, Jon Steingart and Jill Furman for Ars Nova, and Ryan McFaul. Jeff Skoll and Christy Spitzer serve as executive producers for Pivot.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anthony Veneziale
· Arthur Lewis
· Bill Sherman
· Chris Sullivan
· Lin-Manuel Miranda
· Utkarsh Ambudkar
CREW INFORMATION:
· Anthony Veneziale as CRTR/EP
· Christy Spitzer as EP (Pivot)
· Jeff Skoll as EP (Pivot)
· Jill Furman as EP
· Jon Steingart as EP
· Ryan McFaul as EP
· Thomas Kail as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Ars Nova Entertainment