FUSE GREENLIGHTS SEASON TWO OF "INSANE CLOWN POSSE THEATER"
New York, NY (September 11, 2013) - Fuse, the national music television network of The Madison Square Garden Company, announced today that after a successful first season, Insane Clown Posse Theater has been picked up for season two. The new season of Insane Clown Posse Theater will consist of ten new half-hour episodes and is set to begin production immediately. The season one finale of the popular series will premiere tonight, Wednesday, September 11 at 11 p.m. ET on Fuse.
Insane Clown Posse Theater features Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope's twisted take on what's new in music and popular culture. Every week, Insane Clown Posse views a mix of music videos and viral clips and provides uninhibited commentary, as only they can. In the series, the duo watches both current and classic music videos while offering their funny and irreverent observations, and welcomes special guests to the theater for one-on-one interviews and the chance to critique chosen videos with the band. Season one guests included Vanilla Ice, Coolio, Gilbert Gottfried, Jim Norton, and Tom Green, among others, and featured videos from some of today's top artists. Insane Clown Posse Theater is produced by Fuse studios.
As the national network dedicated to music, Fuse is committed to delivering outstanding content that features the characters, stories, performances, and perspectives that make up the dynamic world of music. Insane Clown Posse Theater is part of Fuse's original music programming lineup, which also includes: Fuse News, Fuse's daily flagship music news program anchored by Alexa Chung and Matte Babel; Warped Roadies, an unscripted program that follows the crew charged with keeping the Vans Warped Tour running; and Funny or Die's Billy on the Street, a music and pop culture trivia show starring Billy Eichner. Other Fuse shows include the upcoming Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce which follows "Bounce" pioneer Big Freedia on her journey from local New Orleans icon to national phenomenon, along with Top 20 Countdown and Trending 10. Additionally, Fuse covers live concerts and events, and boasts comprehensive coverage of music festivals throughout the country, including South by Southwest, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo and the Voodoo Music Experience.
About Insane Clown Posse:
Insane Clown Posse, a hip hop band made up of members Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope, are true underground icons whose most recent album, The Mighty Death Pop! debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200 and to great critical acclaim. Emerging from the Detroit music scene in the early 1990's, the face painted duo is known for their style of hardcore hip hop known as horrorcore, as well as their elaborate live performances and dedicated fan base of Juggalos. Insane Clown Posse has earned two platinum and five gold albums, and has enjoyed ongoing worldwide success since its formation. Thanks to their albums, compilations, music videos, professional wrestling promotion (Juggalo Championship Wrestling), films, outrageous events, and unprecedented merchandise success, Insane Clown Posse has smashed through the ceiling of the music industry's expectations to create a bona fide entertainment empire that shows no signs of stopping.
Fuse, the national television network dedicated 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 +, MSG HD and MSG + 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 Hartford Wolf Pack (American Hockey League); and MSG Entertainment includes concerts and events at Madison Square Garden, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, the Beacon Theatre, the Forum in Inglewood, California, The Chicago Theatre, and the Wang Theatre in Boston, and manages wholly-owned live entertainment properties including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, starring the Rockettes. Additional information about Fuse can be found at www.fuse.tv.