Pilot Episode Of New Fox Series 'Reunion' To Be Available For Viewing On-Demand Exclusively On AOL.com
September 09, 2005
New York and Los Angeles - The full pilot episode of FOX�s much-anticipated new series "Reunion" from Warner Bros. Television will be available for viewing free and on-demand via the AOL.com website (http://www.aol.com) beginning Monday, Sept. 12. It will be the first time that FOX has made an episode available for viewing in its entirety via a non-FOX website. This collaboration between FOX, AOL and Warner Bros. Television will extend to future episodes, with unique and exclusive elements from the show launching on AOL.com each week. "Reunion," which premiered on FOX Thursday, Sept. 8 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), marks a groundbreaking concept in series television as it chronicles the lives of a group of six friends over the course of 20 years � all in just one season.
The pilot episode will be available for viewing on-demand through AOL Television at http://www.aol.com/reunion from Sept. 12-14, and visitors can also view exclusive weekly previews of future episodes. In cooperation with AOL Music (http://www.aolmusic.com), the site will allow visitors to listen to and purchase music featured in each episode, as well as a selection of some of the most memorable songs from the past 20 years. Visitors will also be able to enjoy a retrospective of pop culture highlights from the past two decades.
�For more than a year, AOL has been the industry leader in making full television episodes available for online viewing, and we�re delighted to team with FOX and Warner Bros. Television to bring 'Reunion' to our vast online audience. We think it's a great way for millions to be able to sample this groundbreaking show,� said Patricia Karpas, Vice President and General Manager, AOL Television. �What�s more, this partnership will include future episodes with unique video and music elements that will extend and enhance the �Reunion� viewing experience.�
�This is the latest effort in a long and innovative partnership with AOL to bring our television programming to the Web," said Lisa Gregorian, Senior Vice President, Warner Bros. Television Creative Services. "We're confident in 'Reunion�s' potential to become one of the season's breakout hits, and we believe this collaboration with AOL will prove to be an ideal way to generate buzz and awareness for the show."
Part character drama and part murder mystery, "Reunion" tells stories of love and loss, marriage and death, triumph and scandal as it depicts both the hopes and dreams of 18-year-olds � and the realities that mark those lives two decades later. Original episodes of "Reunion" air Thursday 9/8c on FOX.
"Reunion" is a Warner Bros. Television and Class IV Production. Jon Harmon Feldman, Steve Pearlman and Andrew Plotkin are executive producers and Michael Katleman and Gina Fattore are co-executive producers.
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