REELZ TO PREMIERE NEW ORIGINAL SERIES "FanAddicts!"
Classic Batman Adam West to Voice the Weekly Series Celebrating Incredible Movie Memorabilia Collections
Two Episode Premiere on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 with "FanAddicts!: Harry Potter" at 10pm ET/PT followed by "FanAddicts!: Superman" at 10:30pm ET/PT
(Albuquerque, NM) Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - ReelzChannel today announced the premiere of its new original reality series FanAddicts! on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, which goes inside the world's most incredible movie memorabilia collections and introduces viewers to the unforgettable fans who will stop at nothing to obtain a new item. Despite their homes, storage lockers and garages overflowing, these fans persist in a never-ending quest for more rare collectibles from their favorite movies. Classic Batman Adam West is the voice of the series taking viewers inside the lives of these obsessed aficionados. The FanAddicts! premiere features two back-to-back episodes starting at 10pm ET/ PT with "FanAddicts!: Harry Potter" followed by "FanAddicts!: Superman" at 10:30pm ET/ PT.
"FanAddicts! is a fun and eye-opening look at movie fandom taken to the extreme that actually gets into what drives these fans to collect," said Lisa Lucas, Executive Producer of Original Programming at ReelzChannel. "While there is always an element of passion and dedication, what sets the FanAddicts! apart is that these fans have an insatiable thirst for more. We're also excited to have classic Batman Adam West as the voice of the series given he is the ultimate kitsch superhero and makes for a perfect pairing with beguiling, guilty pleasure TV."
"FanAddicts!: Harry Potter" on Wednesday, August 28 at 10pm ET/ PT. Harry Potter fan, Steve, spent 14 years filling his life and his parents' basement with Harry Potter collectibles to escape a troubled adolescence. He even donned a Hogwarts' uniform and an English accent in an attempt to "be" Harry Potter. He now holds the Guinness World Record for the largest collection of Harry Potter movie memorabilia. But can Steve say goodbye to some of his most prized possessions to raise the money he needs to move to Los Angeles and achieve his dream of becoming a graphic artist and novelist? Watch as he takes his collection to an appraiser who puts a price on the magical collection...but is Steve ready to sell?
"FanAddicts!: Superman" on Wednesday, August 28 at 10:30pm ET/ PT. Superman fan, Chris, can't stop collecting the Superman props, toys, costumes and memorabilia that crowd his life. Someone once told Chris he looked like Christopher Reeve and he has dressed as Superman to earn tips from tourists on Hollywood Boulevard ever since. Viewers will join Chris as he visits a premiere movie memorabilia store in Hollywood to find out what some of his rarest Superman collectibles are worth.
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