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[06/22/17 - 01:23 PM]
HBO Partners with TRAP Karaoke to Promote "Insecure" and "Ballers"
Fans in Cincinnati, Charlotte and Houston will join cast members from both series for an advance double feature screening of the shows' season premieres.

[via press release from HBO]

HBO PARTNERS WITH TRAP KARAOKE TO PROMOTE HBO COMEDY SERIES "INSECURE" AND "BALLERS," HOSTING THREE-CITY TOUR THIS SUMMER

In celebration of their hot summer comedies INSECURE and BALLERS, HBO has partnered with TRAP Karaoke, a user-generated entertainment company putting guests at the center of the show. Fans in Cincinnati, Charlotte and Houston will join cast members from both series for an advance double feature screening of the shows' season premieres and get on stage with TRAP Karaoke's host Low Key and DJ Austin Millz.

The HBO x TRAP Karaoke tour will stop in Cincinnati on July 6th (Bogart's), Charlotte on July 13th (The Fillmore), and wrap up in Houston on July 19th (White Oak Music Hall). Since its launch in 2015, TRAP Karaoke continues to sell out venues across the country to audiences looking for a hip-hop/R&B interactive experience. "TRAP Karaoke is the perfect partner to help HBO bring a taste of INSECURE and BALLERS to these three spectacular cities," says Laura Young, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Regional PR, HBO. "With every event, we're giving audiences an opportunity to celebrate HBO's incredible summer lineup with cast members and fans alike."

"TRAP Karaoke fans are going to love the opportunity to celebrate the new seasons of two of HBO's most relevant and iconic shows, especially with members from the casts," says Jason Mowatt, Founder, TRAP Karaoke. "I'm a huge fan of both series and I can't wait to bring the combo of HBO and TRAP to these cities."

Each event will also feature a locally-based speed artist who will paint artwork that will be donated to a local community organization along with a financial donation from HBO.

On July 23rd, BALLERS season three premieres at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT and INSECURE season two starts at 10:30 p.m. ET/ PT as part of HBO's new summer lineup, following GAME OF THRONES at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.

BALLERS looks at the lives of former and current football players, following former superstar Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne Johnson), who has reinvented himself as a financial manager for current players in sun soaked Miami. Follow @BallersHBO across social media.

INSECURE, starring Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji, Jay Ellis and Lisa Joyce, follows the friendship of two black women as they deal with their own real-life flaws while attempting to navigate different worlds and cope with an endless series of uncomfortable everyday experiences. Follow @InsecureHBO across social media.

TRAP Karaoke is about personal empowerment, cultural participation, cherished moments, community, and creating a safe space for human connection. Visit TRAP Karaoke's website for further details.





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[09/18/17 - 12:46 PM]
Showtime(R) to Premiere "George Michael: Freedom" on Saturday, October 21 at 9 PM ET/PT
Filmed before Michael's untimely passing, the documentary is narrated by the singer, who was heavily involved in the making of the film that serves as his final work.

[09/18/17 - 12:09 PM]
HGTV Orders 20 New Episodes of Hit Series "Love It or List It"
During its last season run, "Love It or List It" delivered its highest series ratings since 2013.

[09/18/17 - 10:29 AM]
First Look of Michael Sheen as Aziraphale and David Tennant as Crowley in "Good Omens"
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[09/18/17 - 10:25 AM]
Born-and-Bred Southerners Damaris Phillips and Rutledge Wood Share Their Favorite Down-Home Food Spots in "Southern and Hungry"
Food expert Damaris Phillips and NASCAR personality Rutledge Wood are obsessed with everything Southern, especially the food and the people behind it.

[09/18/17 - 08:39 AM]
Beaming Out Across All of Space and Time, "StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson" Returns Sunday, Oct. 1, at 11/10c
Stephen Hawking, Stephen Colbert, Jane Goodall, Kevin Smith and Katy Perry are among the initial guests.

[09/18/17 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL on NBC, FOX Overshadow Emmys on CBS
The annual telecast is down 16% in early results among adults 18-49.

[09/18/17 - 07:09 AM]
"Monsters Inside Me" Returns to Animal Planet for a New Fear Inducing Season Featuring All New Invaders
Season eight reveals some never before seen invaders causing the most gruesome cases yet with victims of deadly attackers such as parasites, viruses, bacteria, foreign objects and fungi.

[09/18/17 - 07:00 AM]
Oh Snap, Pop's '90s Babes Are Back for Second Season of "Hollywood Darlings"
Renewed for a second season, the television comedy starring Jodie Sweetin, Christine Lakin and Beverley Mitchell will begin production this fall.

[09/17/17 - 08:00 PM]
Complete Listing of 69th Emmy(R) Awards Winners
"The Handmaid's Tale" takes home Outstanding Drama Series while "Veep" is honored as Outstanding Comedy Series.

[09/17/17 - 09:06 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Continues Its Reign for ABC
The Alphabet once again wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/16/17 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with NBC
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[09/15/17 - 02:28 PM]
Comedy Central's Eight-Day "South Park" Marathon Leads to Big Ratings and a Big Season 21 Premiere
Comedy Central spins the numbers for the week of September 6-13.

[09/15/17 - 02:06 PM]
"The Orville" Posts FOX's Largest Drama Premiere Since "Empire" in Live+3 Ratings and Multi-Platform Viewers
FOX further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 10.

[09/15/17 - 01:33 PM]
David Madden Named President of Original Programming for AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios
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[09/15/17 - 12:15 PM]
Amazon Original Series "The Romanoffs," Created by Matthew Weiner, Sets Additional Guest Cast
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