SEASON FOUR OF HIT STARZ ORIGINAL SERIES "SURVIVOR'S REMORSE" PREMIERES SUNDAY, AUGUST 20TH AT 10PM ET/PT
Beverly Hills, Calif., - June 6, 2017- Today, Starz announced the highly-anticipated Season Four return of critically-acclaimed STARZ Original comedy series "Survivor's Remorse" on Sunday, August 20th at 10PM ET/PT. The upcoming season of "Survivor's Remorse" executive produced by Tom Werner, Maverick Carter, LeBron James, Mike O'Malley, Paul Wachter and Victor Levin will include ten half-hour episodes and include guest stars: Isaiah Washington, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Neal McDonough and DJ Khaled to name a few.
"Survivor's Remorse" Season 3 averaged 3.0M viewers per episode among all reportable platforms, +30 percent vs. Season Two and +58 percent vs. Season One. The series is a top-6 scripted program on cable among African-American viewers and a top-4 weekend program on cable among African-American vieswers.*
In Season Four of the Mike O'Malley-created comedy series, Cam Calloway thought he'd finally reached the top when he signed his massive contract to play basketball in Atlanta. But the higher you reach, the farther you have to fall. His success has impacted the lives of everyone in his life and that kind of change comes with unintended and far-reaching consequences. The past that he has been desperately trying to avoid comes rushing back with a vengeance and family secrets threaten to destroy everything he has worked so hard to achieve. Plus, Cam's mom, Cassie Calloway, is dating the man who pays him to wear sneakers. Every silver lining has a cloud.
About "Survivor's Remorse"
"Survivor's Remorse" follows the life of Cam Calloway, played by Jessie T. Usher, a hard working, young basketball star who is thrust into the limelight after signing a multi-million dollar contract with a professional basketball team in Atlanta. Cam moves to Georgia with his cousin and confidant Reggie Vaughn, played by RonReaco Lee, to begin the journey to superstardom. The two confront the challenges of carrying needy family members who are along for the ride and their strong ties to the impoverished community where they were raised. Cam, Reggie and an unforgettable group of characters wrestle with the rewards and pitfalls of stardom, love and loyalty.
Returning alongside Usher and Lee are cast members Erica Ash as M-Chuck, the sister of Cam Calloway; Teyonah Parris as Reggie's wife, Missy Vaughn; Tichina Arnold as Cassie Calloway, Cam's mother; Robert Wu as Da Chen Bao Cassie's boyfriend; and Meagan Tandy as Cam's girlfriend, Allison Pierce.
Mike O'Malley, Emmy(R)-nominated actor for his role on "Glee," serves as executive producer and showrunner for "Survivor's Remorse." Tom Werner, Chairman of the Boston Red Sox, and LeBron James executive produce with Maverick Carter, sports marketing executive and LeBron James's business partner at SpringHill Entertainment; Paul Wachter, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Main Street Advisors, Victor Levin ("Mad Men," "Mad About You") and Hilton Smith ("Hung," "Deadwood").
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*Note: Source: Based on Starz internal estimates of linear and non-linear / time shifted results from Nielsen (NPower), and internal analysis of broadband data. Subject to further qualifications available upon request.