FYI(TM) ORDERS MORE "KOCKTAILS WITH KHLOÉ"
Network Greenlights 15 Additional Episodes of Primetime Talk Series
Starring and Executive-Produced by Khloé Kardashian
Series Produced for FYI by Pilgrim Media Group
NEW YORK, NY - February 10, 2016 - FYI has greenlit 15 additional one-hour episodes of primetime talk series "Kocktails with Khloé" - hosted and executive produced by media personality, best-selling author and entrepreneur Khloé Kardashian - nearly tripling its original order of eight episodes. The series is produced for FYI by Pilgrim Media Group.
The announcement, made by FYI's Senior Vice President of Programming and Development, Gena McCarthy, follows the show's January 20 debut as the highest rated series premiere in network history across key demos, with episode two and three leading FYI to its highest ranked digital viewing days on record. "Kocktails with Khloé" also delivered triple-digit growth across all social platforms for FYI.
The additional 15 episodes of "Kocktails with Khloé" will air weekly, immediately following the current eight episodes, and will run through June. The series airs Wednesday nights at 10pm ET/PT.
Said McCarthy, "Khloé and her iconic brand have struck a chord with FYI viewers, who have been extremely interactive with the show on social media. Her ability to draw upscale millennial viewers across all our platforms in record numbers is a game changer for FYI."
Added Executive Producer and Pilgrim Media Group CEO Craig Piligian, "Khloé's creativity, wit and work ethic make her a perfect host and an ideal partner for Pilgrim. We're thrilled to continue working with Khloé and FYI as we further our unique spin on primetime talk."
The FYI primetime talk show, "Kocktails with Khloé," is taped in a Los Angeles-based studio. Hosted by Khloé Kardashian, the non-traditional set is designed to replicate a true, intimate home environment and features a functional kitchen, dining area and living spaces - with no studio audience. In each episode, celebrity guests join Khloé in the kitchen and around the table for a lively dinner party where engaging and relevant conversations pair with cooking, party games and, of course, Kocktails. Adding to the elegant and fun party atmosphere is Chef Sharone Hakman who collaborates on menus and assists in entertaining the guests.
"Kocktails with Khloé" is produced for FYI by Pilgrim Media Group. Craig Piligian and Derek W. Wan are executive producers for Pilgrim. Khloé Kardashian also serves as executive producer. Executive producers for FYI are Gena McCarthy, Toby Faulkner and Lauren Wohl.
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About Pilgrim Media Group
Craig Piligian's Pilgrim Studios produces a wide variety of unscripted and scripted programming for television, including Kocktails with Khloé for FYI; Bring It! and Step It Up! for Lifetime; Street Outlaws, Fast N' Loud and Misfit Garage for Discovery; Ghost Hunters for Syfy; The Ultimate Fighter for FOX Sports 1; Welcome to Sweetie Pie's and Raising Whitley for OWN; David Tutera's CELEBrations for WE tv; Wicked Tuna and Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks for National Geographic Channel; Somebody's Gotta Do It with Mike Rowe for CNN and My Big Fat Fabulous Life for TLC. In the scripted realm, Pilgrim produces the new, critically acclaimed series Recovery Road for Freeform. The company's original movies for Lifetime include Amanda Knox: Murder On Trial In Italy; Abducted: The Carlina White Story, which earned a 2012 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Writing In A Motion Picture; and the crime thriller Stalkers.