or


[06/05/12 - 08:11 AM]
Fuse Greenlights Three New Original Series
"Off Beat," "Warped Roadies" and "G-Life" will join the previously announced "Funny or Die's Billy on The Street."

[via press release from Fuse]

Fuse Greenlights Three New Original Series

"Off Beat" Picked Up for 12 Episodes; Slated to Premiere This Summer

"Warped Roadies" Scheduled to Premiere Fall 2012 and "G-Life" in 2013

NEW YORK, June 5, 2012 -- Fuse, the national music television network of The Madison Square Garden Company (Nasdaq:MSG), today announced the expansion of its music programming with pick-up orders of three new, original series, all set to premiere by early 2013.

"There are amazing stories to be told in the world of music, and we're trying to find them all," said Brad Schwartz, SVP Programming & Operations, Fuse. "We're thrilled to produce this exciting slate of three signature series centered around interesting characters leading amplified lives."

The below shows join previously announced brand new episodes of the Fuse breakout hit "Funny or Die's Billy on The Street," premiering this fall.

"Off Beat" -- A weekly half-hour mash-up of the funniest and most outrageous music-themed Internet videos and viewer-created clips, hosted by comedian Mike E. Winfield. Mike E. has not slowed down since his debut on "The Late Show with David Letterman" and, most recently, his reoccurring role on NBC's "The Office." Production is underway for 12 episodes, which are set to premiere this summer. "Off Beat" is produced by FishBowl Worldwide Media and Executive Producers Vin Di Bona, Bruce Gersh, Susan Levison and Beth Greenwald. Mike Gibbons ("Tosh.0") is signed on as a creative consultant and the showrunner is Steve Melcher ("The Showbiz Show with David Spade," "Penn & Teller's Bullshit!" and "Impractical Jokers").

"Warped Roadies" -- A behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of the Vans Warped Tour as it travels across the country with more than 60 bands. With the rollout of ten episodes this fall, viewers will get to experience firsthand what it's like for the young crew that keeps the tour rolling from city to city, while trying to enjoy the greatest, and yet most challenging, summer of their lives. "Warped Roadies" is produced by Magilla Entertainment ("Bayou Billionaires," "Moonshiners," "Long Island Medium") and Executive Producers include Matthew Ostrom, Brian Flanagan and Laura Palumbo Johnson.

"G-Life" -- With eight episodes set to kick off in 2013, "G-Life" follows an Italian-American rapper and his larger-than-life family as they try to launch the first "family style" run record label: Tracketeering Records. Viewers will get an inside look at G-Fella, along with his unrestrained and crazy relatives, as they do everything they can to achieve musical stardom. This new reality series is Executive Produced by Vem Miller ("Tattoo Rescue," "Harvest") and produced through Miller's Sweatshop Media.

Fuse is a dynamic media destination that amplifies audience's lives by instigating meaningful connections through music information, storytelling and experiences. The production of the above shows reflect Fuse's robust expansion pipeline, as the network furthers its commitment to adding original programming to the existing music-focused lineup. "Off Beat," "Warped Roadies" and "G-Life" are the perfect complement to Fuse's signature programming currently on-air, which includes music trivia game show "Funny or Die's Billy on The Street," Fuse's one-on-one artist interview show "On The Record" and the live concert series "Fuse Presents" which has featured the biggest names in the industry, including Drake, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Linkin Park, Maroon 5, JAY-Z, John Mayer, Kanye West, and Fall Out Boy.

About Fuse

Fuse, the national television network dedicated exclusively to music, brings viewers closer to their favorite artists and bands by featuring original series and specials, exclusive interviews, live concerts and video blocks - all rooted in the music experience. Celebrating the hit makers of today, familiar favorites and edgy newcomers, Fuse accommodates the wide ranging tastes and attitudes of its 18-34 year-old audience with compelling music programming on-air, on-line, on-demand, in HD and via mobile technologies. Fuse is a part of MSG Media, which includes television networks MSG, MSG Plus, MSG HD and MSG Plus HD, as well as MSG Interactive, which oversees all company digital initiatives. MSG Media is a division of The Madison Square Garden Company (Nasdaq:MSG), along with MSG Sports and MSG Entertainment. MSG Sports includes the New York Knicks (NBA); the New York Rangers (NHL); the New York Liberty (WNBA); the Connecticut Whale (American Hockey League); and MSG Entertainment includes concerts and events at Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, the Wang Theatre in Boston, the Beacon Theatre, as well as the legendary Chicago Theatre, and manages wholly-owned live entertainment properties including the Radio City Rockettes and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Additional information about Fuse can be found at www.fuse.tv.





  [june 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· BAYOU BILLIONAIRES (CMT)
· HARVEST (HISTORY)
· IMPRACTICAL JOKERS (TRUTV)
· LONG ISLAND MEDIUM (TLC)
· MOONSHINERS (DISCOVERY)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· PENN & TELLER: BULLSHIT (SHOWTIME)
· SHOWBIZ SHOW WITH DAVID SPADE, THE (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· TATTOO RESCUE (SPIKE TV)
· TOSH.0 (COMEDY CENTRAL)









[05/05/15 - 02:34 PM]
The CW Pulls "Cedric's Barber Battle" from Friday Lineup
Back-to-back episodes of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" will now fill the 8:00/7:00c hour.

[05/05/15 - 02:31 PM]
Syfy and Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television Reuniting to Develop Aldous Huxley's Classic Novel "Brave New World"
In the series, humans are given mind-altering drugs, free sex and rampant consumerism are the order of the day, and people no longer reproduce but are genetically engineered in "hatcheries."

[05/05/15 - 01:07 PM]
It's Time to Get Saved with Lifetime(R)'s All-New Docuseries, "Preach" Premiering June 5
The six-episode series follows four powerful female leaders who believe God has given them the ability to heal the sick, see the future and rid people of their addictions.

[05/05/15 - 12:50 PM]
College Softball Conference Tournaments: 50 Games, 11 Championships
The ACC Championship Game (ESPN) and American Athletic Conference Championship Game (ESPN2) will be televised Saturday, May 9.

[05/05/15 - 12:45 PM]
Production Begins in Pittsburgh on WGN America's "Outsiders," New Original Drama Series from Peter Mattei, Peter Tolan and Paul Giamatti
David Morse, Joe Anderson, Thomas M. Wright and Ryan Hurst star in the 13-episode series, due in early 2016.

[05/05/15 - 12:34 PM]
U.S. Women's National Team Preps for World Cup in Two Send-Off Series Matches on FOX Sports 1
The series begins on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 10, with an important friendly against the Republic of Ireland, followed by a match against Mexico on Sunday, May 17.

[05/05/15 - 12:24 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' Original Movie, "Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery" Becomes the Network's Most-Watched Film Among W25-54, Households, and Total Viewers
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, May 2.

[05/05/15 - 12:01 PM]
C. Thomas Howell and Henry Rollins to Guest Star in ABC Family's New Procedural Drama "Stitchers"
Howell will guest star in a recurring role as Daniel, a mysterious person Kirsten (series star Emma Ishta) knew long ago.

[05/05/15 - 11:48 AM]
Esquire Network Partners with Buick for "Knife Fight" Season Three - Debuts Short-Form Series "Eat Like a Man"
Select episodes feature on-air "pantry tours" with host Ilan Hall sourcing the latest secret ingredients in the Buick Regal GS.

[05/05/15 - 11:46 AM]
Josh Charles Joins Hit Series "Masters of Sex" in a Major Guest-Starring Role
He'll play Daniel Logan, a self-made businessman working in the scent industry.

[05/05/15 - 11:03 AM]
E! Continues to Expand Pop Culture Prowess with Two New Series and Dynamic Original Development Slate
"The Comment Section" and "Just Jillian" are on tap for late summer 2015 and early 2016, respectively.

[05/05/15 - 10:08 AM]
Poppy Montgomery Guest Stars in "Signed, Sealed, Delivered: From Paris with Love" Premiering June 6
Eric Mabius, Kristin Booth, Crystal Lowe and Geoff Gustafson return for this world premiere two-hour movie from Martha Williamson.

[05/05/15 - 09:19 AM]
Chiller Unveils 2015-2016 Original Programming, Including Original Movies and Network's First-Ever Original Series
"Slasher" follows the plight of a young woman who returns to the small town where she was born, only to find herself the centerpiece in a series of horrifying copycat murders - based on the widely-known, grisly killings of her parents.

[05/05/15 - 09:14 AM]
HBO Offers Bonus Presentation of "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck" Next Sunday, May 10
Widely acclaimed at film festivals and in its recent limited theatrical run, the documentary debuted Monday, May 4.

[05/05/15 - 09:06 AM]
"Conan" to Film from Comic-Con(R) International July 8-11
This will mark the first time ever a late-night show has broadcast from San Diego during Comic-Con.