THE CW AND ELECTUS PARTNER WITH TERRY CREWS ON "TERRY CREWS SAVES CHRISTMAS" PREMIERING THIS DECEMBER
Christmas super-fan Terry Crews puts hopeless holiday enthusiasts through a hilarious crash-course in Yuletide celebration.
Los Angeles, CA -- (October 17, 2016) --Multimedia entertainment studio Electus, an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC), today announced that The CW will debut Terry Crews Saves Christmas, a week-long, holiday-themed special premiering Tuesday, December 20 (8:00-9:00 pm ET).
In each episode, comedy superstar Terry Crews will visit a hopeless holiday enthusiast and put them through a hilarious crash-course in how to do Christmas right. After spying on the makings of a Christmas mess, an expert team led by Terry and his no-nonsense food, beverage and design experts, will intervene and provide tips and tricks to pull off a Christmas that friends and family will remember for years to come.
Five one-hour episodes will air on consecutive nights in the week leading up to Christmas on The CW. Full schedule below:
· Tuesday, December 20 - (8:00-9:00 pm ET)
· Wednesday, December 21 - (8:00-9:00 pm ET)
· Thursday, December 22 - (8:00-9:00 pm ET)
· Friday, December 23 - (8:00-9:00 pm ET) and (9:00-10:00 pm ET)
"Christmas is the best time of the year, and done right, the day is filled with love, joy, and warmth, said Crews. "But sometimes, the pressure of gathering loved ones and hosting an event can be a stress-filled recipe for disaster. And that's where I come in - I'm going to work my Christmas magic to help give these families the best holiday ever."
"Terry Crews is a superstar who infuses a fantastic celebratory energy into everything he does each and every day," said Electus CEO, Christopher Grant. "Allowing his spirit to shine in this format will make it an incredibly fun treat for audiences worldwide. We are thrilled to be working with The CW to bring the show to life this holiday season."
Terry Crews Saves Christmas is produced by Tim Warren (Bar Rescue), and Christopher Grant, Drew Buckley, Justin Dudek, and Max Levenson of Electus.
Electus International will be selling the finished tape and format at MIPCOM this October.
The partnership with Crews was negotiated by Brad Slater of WME and Troy Zien of 3Arts.
About Terry Crews
Terry Crews is a former NFL player, best-selling author of the memoir Manhood and an actor who has appeared in a number of primetime television and box office hits including Fox's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," and the EXPENDABLES franchise. Crews is also heavily invested in philanthropic endeavors, namely as a Celebrity Ambassador for the Polaris Project, which is a leading organization in the global fight against human trafficking and modern day slavery. Fans can follow Terry on Facebook.com/RealTerryCrews and on Twitter & Instagram @TerryCrews.
Electus is the first integrated multimedia entertainment studio to unite producers, creators, advertisers and distributors under one roof and produce all forms of content for distribution across a variety of platforms around the world, including: broadcast, cable, digital, OTT and various emerging technologies. The company connects advertisers, distributors and content creators early on in the development process, enabling marketers and advertisers to be true partners in campaigns and content creation. Electus International, the global distribution arm of Electus, is responsible for all international sales and distribution for Electus' programming and its studio partners as well as programs and formats from other well-known 3rd party providers. Electus is an operating business of IAC [NASDAQ: IAC]. For more information on Electus, visit www.electus.com.