or


[01/31/18 - 01:20 PM]
Netflix Announces New Films, Documentaries and Docu-Series to Debut at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival
Highlights include the previously announced documentary series "Rapture."

[via press release from Netflix]

Netflix Announces New Films, Documentaries and Docu-Series to Debut at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival

SXSW Debuts Include Features First Match, 6 Balloons and The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter; Original Documentary Feature Take Your Pills; and Original Documentary Series Rapture

All titles will launch globally on Netflix in 2018

Hollywood, Calif., January 31, 2018 - Netflix is proud to present their slate of world premieres at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival (March 9-17 in Austin, TX), including three features, one documentary feature, and one documentary series. The world premieres include feature films First Match, 6 Balloons and The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter; documentary feature Take Your Pills, and documentary series Rapture.

Netflix Films

First Match (Netflix Launch: March 30, 2018)

Hardened by years in foster care, a teenage girl from Brooklyn's Brownsville neighborhood decides that wrestling boys is the only way back to her estranged father.

The film stars Elvire Emmanuel, Yahya Abdul Mahteen II, Colman Domingo, Jharrel Jerome and Jared Kemp. From producers Chanelle Elaine, Veronica Nickel and Bryan Unkeless, First Match is the first feature film for writer/director Olivia Newman.

6 Balloons

Over the course of one night, a woman drives across LA with her heroin addict brother in search of a detox center, with his two year old daughter in tow.

The film stars Dave Franco and Abbi Jacobson. 6 Balloons is written and directed by Marja-Lewis Ryan and produced by Samantha Housman, Ross Dinerstein, Channing Tatum, Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan.

The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter

The great hunter Buck Ferguson (Josh Brolin) and his trusted cameraman Don (Danny McBride) set out for an epic weekend adventure to reconnect with Buck's young son (Montana Jordan).

From the creators of Eastbound & Down and Vice Principals, The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter is directed by Jody Hill and is produced by Scott Rudin, Eli Bush and Jody Hill.

Netflix Original Documentary Feature

Take Your Pills (Netflix Launch: March 16)

Every era gets the drug it deserves. In America today, where competition is ceaseless from school to the workforce and everyone wants a performance edge, Adderall and other prescription stimulants are the defining drugs of this generation. From executive producers Christina Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver, producer Julie Goldman and duPont award-winning director Alison Klayman (Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry).

Netflix Original Documentary Series

Rapture (Netflix Launch: March 30)

From Mass Appeal, Rapture stares directly into the bright light that hip hop culture shines on the world and doesn't blink. Throughout 8 episodes and featuring a diverse swath of artists -- Nas and Dave East, T.I., Rapsody, Logic, G-Eazy, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, 2 Chainz and Just Blaze - Rapture dives into the artists' lives with their families and friends, to sitting front row in the studio and grinding on tour, to experiencing the ecstatic power of moving the crowd.

Directors: Sacha Jenkins, Ben Selkow, Geeta Gandbhir, Steven Caple Jr., Marcus A. Clarke, Gabriel Noble. Executive Producers: Peter Bittenbender, Sacha Jenkins, Ben Selkow.





  [january 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· RAPTURE (NETFLIX)





[01/23/21 - 09:24 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Top Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
"Shark Tank" and "Blue Bloods" lead the night in said categories.

[01/22/21 - 01:56 PM]
Groundbreaking Series "America's Most Wanted" Returns with Emmy Award-Winning Journalist Elizabeth Vargas as Host, Premiering in March on FOX
Each week, Vargas will ask for viewers' help as she breaks down cases from the show's new headquarters, consulting with a team of experts representing law enforcement units such as the FBI, U.S. Marshall's Office and Secret Service.

[01/22/21 - 01:29 PM]
Robert Kirkman's "Invincible" to Premiere March 26 on Amazon Prime Video
The first three episodes of season one will premiere Friday, March 26, with new episodes available each Friday following, culminating in an action-packed season finale April 30.

[01/22/21 - 12:37 PM]
"Walker" Rides Off with The CW's Most Watched Series Premiere in 5 Years
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, January 21.

[01/22/21 - 12:06 PM]
The Next Episode of "Your Honor" to Air Sunday, January 31st on Showtime
The Bryan Cranston-led limited series will take a break this Sunday before returning with the first of its final three episodes.

[01/22/21 - 11:05 AM]
Homicide Detective Series "The Murders" Available to Binge on Sundance Now Beginning Thursday, February 4
The series revolves around Kate Jameson (Jessica Lucas), a rookie homicide detective in Vancouver whose negligence resulted in a fellow officer's death.

[01/22/21 - 11:01 AM]
Join the "Fright Club" with Jack Osbourne and the Ghost Brothers - New Series Launches Tuesday, February 9 on discovery+
A special first look of the premiere episode will air on Travel Channel on Friday, January 29 at 9:00/8:00c, in advance of the series' launch on discovery+.

[01/22/21 - 11:00 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns Live Coast-to-Coast with Five Consecutive Shows Beginning Jan. 30
John Krasinski, Dan Levy and Regina King are among the hosts on tap.

[01/22/21 - 10:01 AM]
New Series, Films, Specials and More from AMC Networks' Extensive Library All Available on the Premium Streaming Bundle in February
Newly announced highlights include early access to AMC's "Ride with Norman Reedus" season five beginning Sunday, February 28, ahead of the linear premiere in March.

[01/22/21 - 09:42 AM]
"Behind Every Man" Returns on OWN on January 30 Featuring Lamar Odom/Sabrina Parr, Big Sean/Myra Anderson, Faith Evans/Stevie J, Will & Heather Packer and More
Each episode of "Behind Every Man" follows the unique life-story of a strong Black woman who has supported and strengthened the success and fame of the man in her life.

[01/22/21 - 09:26 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's Game Shows Hold Off Competition
The Alphabet continues to lead the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/22/21 - 09:15 AM]
Bravo's "Southern Charm" Two-Part Reunion Begins Thursday, January 28 at 9PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen joins Craig Conover, Kathryn Dennis, Austen Kroll, Shep Rose, and season newcomers Leva Bonaparte, Madison LeCroy and John Pringle as they revisit a season of exhilarating highs and shocking lows.

[01/22/21 - 09:00 AM]
HGTV Renews "Help! I Wrecked My House" Starring Home Reno Expert Jasmine Roth
After attracting more than 16 million viewers to its debut run, the network has ordered eight fresh, one-hour episodes of the series, which follows Jasmine as she salvages botched do-it-yourself home projects.

[01/22/21 - 07:15 AM]
AMC Renews "Eli Roth's History of Horror" for Third Season
Look for six new hour-long episodes to return later this year.

[01/22/21 - 06:31 AM]
Bravo Returns to the High Seas as Season Two "Below Deck Sailing Yacht" Premieres on Monday, March 1 at 9PM ET/PT
The stakes are high as Captain Glenn Shephard puts his trust in an all-new crew as they sail along the sparkling coast of Croatia to provide an unforgettable, luxurious experience for the guests and their over-the-top requests.