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[05/17/17 - 03:17 AM]
TNT Greenlights New Docu-Series "Who Run the World?" from Sarah Jessica Parker, Morgan Spurlock & Refinery29
Slated to premiere later this year, the series will unpack the most divisive and complicated issues facing women today.

[via press release from Turner]

TNT Greenlights New Docu-Series Who Run the World? (working title), From Executive Producers Sarah Jessica Parker, Morgan Spurlock & Refinery29

Series to Take on Women's Issues

Turner's TNT has greenlit Who Run the World? (working title), a new documentary series executive-produced by Emmy(R) winner Sarah Jessica Parker (Sex and the City, Divorce), Oscar(R) nominee Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me, The Greatest Movie Ever Sold) and Refinery29. The new docu-series will focus on the issues that women face in today's world. Who Run the World? is produced by Spurlock's Warrior Poets and Parker's Pretty Matches Productions, in partnership with Refinery29 and in association with Turner's Studio T.

Who Run the World? is part of TNT's ongoing shift to more premium scripted dramas and high-profile documentary programming. Slated to premiere later this year, the series will unpack the most divisive and complicated issues facing women today, from the policing of their bodies and judgments of their family planning choices, to the micro-aggressions they face in the media, the workplace and everyday life. Exploring the complexities, advances and persistent inequalities that encapsulate how far women have come and how far society still has to go, it will ask if - and how - we can ever live in a truly equal world.

"It is important to me to explore the gendered experience, including the successes as well as the challenges," said Parker. "As we continue the fight for equality in pay, access to healthcare, childcare and more, I hope we can give a voice to the unheard and invite every human to be a part of the conversation. I am thrilled to be partnered with Warrior Poets, Refinery 29 and TNT on this timely and important project."

"There's never been a better time for this series than right now, and I couldn't have asked for better partners to make it happen," said Spurlock. "I'm so excited to tell these stories with Pretty Matches & Refinery29 and to share them with the world on TNT."

"Sarah Jessica and Morgan are great storytellers who know how to be both informative and enormously entertaining," said Sarah Aubrey, executive vice president of original programming for TNT. "Who Run the World? provides us with the opportunity to work with our producing partners at Refinery29 on a project that will resonate with their powerful, young female audience."

"We are so thrilled to be collaborating with Morgan and his amazing team again, as well as the iconic Sarah Jessica Parker on our first foray into television," said Amy Emmerich, Chief Content Officer of Refinery29. "This series represents our enduring commitment to put women first through relatable and culturally responsive content. Turner and TNT have been invaluable partners to us, and we're inspired by their active efforts to change the way women are seen on-screen."

About Refinery29

Refinery29 is the leading digital-media and entertainment company focused on women with a global audience footprint of 500 million across all platforms. Through a variety of lifestyle stories, original video programming, and social, shareable content across all platforms, Refinery29 provides its audience with the inspiration and tools to discover and pursue a more independent, stylish, and informed life. Please visit www.refinery29.com, www.refinery29.uk, and www.refinery29.de for more information and to browse content.

About Pretty Matches Productions

Pretty Matches Productions is a production company founded by Emmy(R) and Golden Globe Award(R)-winning actress and producer Sarah Jessica Parker with a first look deal at HBO. Pretty Matches produces scripted and unscripted television, as well as narrative and documentary feature films, including HBO's Golden Globe-nominated Divorce; Bravo's Work of Art: The Next Great Artist, which sold into multiple territories internationally; the award-winning documentary Pretty Old; AOL On's City.Ballet. and the upcoming independent feature starring Parker slated to film summer of 2017 in New York City. Pretty Matches is lead by Parker and Executive Producer Alison Benson.

About Warrior Poets

Warrior Poets is a New York-based production studio founded in 2004 by Academy Award(R) nominated filmmaker Morgan Spurlock. His first film, Super Size Me, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004, winning Best Directing honors. The film went on to win the inaugural Writers Guild of America Best Documentary Screenplay award as well as garner an Academy Award nomination for Best Feature Documentary. Since then he has directed, produced, and distributed multiple film and TV projects, including The Greatest Movie Ever Sold and Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden? Jeremy Chilnick, an Emmy-nominated writer and producer, is Partner and President of Production at Warrior Poets. Since the production studio's creation, this powerhouse team, along with Partner Matthew Galkin, have produced multiple award-winning films, digital series and television programs, with recent credits including the Oscar(R)-shortlisted The Eagle Huntress and IDA award-winning CNN series Morgan Spurlock: Inside Man.

Additional films under the Warrior Poets banner include the fly-on-the-wall documentary No Man's Land, Toronto International Film Festival Midnight Madness selection Rats, Sony Pictures' One Direction: This Is Us, and Magnolia Pictures' Freakanomics. Television & digital projects include the award-winning FX series 30 Days, Showtime's 7 Deadly Sins, ESPN's The Dotted Line, Emmy(R)- and Writer's Guild Award-nominated The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special in 3D on Ice!, Hulu's A Day in the Life and Yahoo's Mansome.

Warrior Poets' upcoming slate includes the Untitled Human Intelligence Project, a feature-length documentary following the pioneers working to unlock the greatest tool in history - the human brain. Spurlock will direct and produce with Jeremy Chilnick. Chilnick is currently writing for Spurlock to direct the untitled feature film about Hollywood superagent Sue Mengers, based on Brian Kellow's bestselling bio Can I Go Now?

About TNT

TNT, a division of Turner, ranks among cable's Top 5 networks with young adults and is home to one of cable's most popular slate of original series, including Animal Kingdom, Good Behavior, The Last Ship, Major Crimes, The Librarians and the upcoming Claws, Will, The Alienist and more. TNT also presents popular shows like Arrow, Supernatural, Bones and Castle; primetime specials, such as the Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) and the iHeartRadio Music Awards; and championship sports coverage, including the NBA and the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.

Turner, a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, sports, animation and young adult multi-platform content for consumers around the world. Turner brands and businesses include CNN/U.S., HLN, CNN International and CNN.com, TBS, TNT, TCM, truTV, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Adult Swim, Turner Sports, Bleacher Report, FilmStruck, Super Deluxe, iStreamPlanet and ELEAGUE.





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