or


[09/14/18 - 08:00 AM]
Comedy Series "black-ish" Teams Up with The Shoe Surgeon to Customize Five Pairs of Sneakers to Celebrate Its National Syndication Launch Five Nights a Week
All five pairs will be included in a prize package posted on Omaze, an online fundraising platform, with proceeds benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

[via press release from ABC]

'BLACK-ISH' TEAMS UP WITH THE SHOE SURGEON TO CUSTOMIZE FIVE PAIRS OF SNEAKERS TO CELEBRATE ITS NATIONAL SYNDICATION LAUNCH FIVE NIGHTS A WEEK

'KICK IT WITH THE JOHNSONS' FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES ON OMAZE WITH PROCEEDS BENEFITTING BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA

The critically acclaimed hit family comedy series "black-ish" announced today that it has teamed up with prolific designer and influencer Dominic Ciambrone, also known as The Shoe Surgeon, to customize five pairs of "black-ish" branded sneakers. Playing off of Johnson family patriarch Dre's fondness for Nikes, the five unique pairs of sneakers were exclusively designed and constructed by The Shoe Surgeon to celebrate the launch of "black-ish" in national syndication five nights a week, beginning Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. All five pairs will be included in a prize package posted on Omaze, an online fundraising platform, with proceeds benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

The "Kick it with The Johnsons" online campaign kicks off on Omaze on Friday, Sept. 14, and will conclude on Oct. 26, at which time a grand prize winner will be randomly selected. In addition to the full set of five custom pairs of "black-ish" branded kicks, the prize package will also include a trip for two to Los Angeles to attend a "black-ish" table read and a meet and greet with members of the cast, as well as a tour of the iconic Walt Disney Studios lot in Burbank, California.

The Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R)-nominated comedy "black-ish" takes a fun yet bold look at one man's determination to establish a sense of cultural identity for his family. The series stars Anthony Anderson as Andre "Dre" Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson, Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson, Marcus Scribner as Andre Johnson, Jr., Miles Brown as Jack Johnson, Marsai Martin as Diane Johnson, Laurence Fishburne as Pops, Jenifer Lewis as Ruby, Peter Mackenzie as Mr. Stevens and Deon Cole as Charlie Telphy. Produced by ABC Studios, "black-ish" was created by Kenya Barris and is executive produced by Barris, Jonathan Groff, Kenny Smith, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland, E. Brian Dobbins, Gail Lerner, Courtney Lilly and Lindsey Shockley. Entering its fifth season on ABC, the series is also airing weeknights in national syndication. Go to blackishtv.com for times and channels.

For more than 50 years, The Walt Disney Company and Boys & Girls Clubs of America have worked together to inspire generations of leaders, innovators and dreamers. This long-standing collaboration is focused on helping today's youth create the futures they imagine by providing them with inspiration and opportunity with transformative programming. When you support this campaign, you'll help Boys & Girls Clubs of America ensure every young person who enters their doors can reach their full potential - from being on track to graduate from high school to demonstrating good character and living a healthy lifestyle.

Fans who donate $10 through www.omaze.com/blackish will be entered for the chance to win the "black-ish" prize package and support the incredible work of Boys & Girls Clubs of America. No purchase is necessary to enter; fans can visit www.omaze.com/blackish for the official rules and full details, including how to enter for free.

About The Shoe Surgeon

Dominic "The Shoe Surgeon" Ciambrone, the founder of Surgeon Studios, is a shoe customizer, fashion designer, and artist known for handcrafting one-of-one sneaker masterpieces for athletes and celebrities alike, such as Pharrell Williams and LeBron James. Surgeon Studios continues to push creative boundaries by partnering with notable brands such as Pizza Hut and Jack Daniels, to reimagine their iconic brand elements into luxury streetwear, impactful marketing activations and engaging branded experiences for their audiences.

About Omaze

Founded by writer/filmmakers and friends from college, Matt Pohlson and Ryan Cummins, Omaze is an experience-driven fundraising platform that leverages the power of storytelling and technology to radically change charitable giving. Since launching in 2012, Omaze has impacted more than 125 charities and received donations from over 175 countries. For more information, visit omaze.com.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of America

For more than 150 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA.org) has enabled young people most in need to achieve great futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Today, 4,400 Clubs serve 4 million young people through Club membership and community outreach. Clubs are located in cities, towns, public housing and on Native lands throughout the country, and serve military families in BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations worldwide. They provide a safe place, caring adult mentors, fun and friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours. Club programs promote academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. In a Harris Survey of alumni, 54 percent said the Club saved their lives. National headquarters are located in Atlanta.





  [september 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· BLACK-ISH (ABC)





[02/20/20 - 11:11 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces "Spring Fever" Lineup: Features Four All-New Movie Premieres in March and April
The event starts with "Just My Type" on Saturday, March 28.

[02/20/20 - 11:03 AM]
The Sun Sets in Beach City When Cartoon Network's "Steven Universe" Embarks on Its Final Journey, Friday, March 6
New episodes will continue to debut every Friday, ending with a special four-part series finale on March 27 at 7:00/6:00c.

[02/20/20 - 10:45 AM]
A&E Greenlights Second Season of Documentary Series "Kids Behind Bars: Life or Parole"
The new season will premiere this fall on the cable channel.

[02/20/20 - 10:30 AM]
Emmy Award-Winning "So You Think You Can Dance" Returns For 17th Season on FOX
Auditions for the 17th season kick off next month in Miami, New York City and Los Angeles.

[02/20/20 - 10:30 AM]
Laura Neal Announced as Lead Writer of "Killing Eve" Season Four
The network renewed the series for a fourth season last month, well ahead of season three premiering April 26.

[02/20/20 - 10:01 AM]
Jack Osbourne and Katrina Weidman Plunge Into a New Season of Petrifying Paranormal Activity When Travel Channel's "Portals to Hell" Returns on Friday, March 13 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
The undaunted duo will face their most fearsome cases yet, as they uncover disturbing tales from bygone pasts and unnerving paranormal activity.

[02/20/20 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Trailer - Hulu's "Little Fires Everywhere"
Based on Celeste Ng's 2017 bestseller, the eight-episode series launches Wednesday, March 18.

[02/20/20 - 09:49 AM]
Discovery Greenlights an Unprecedented 50 Hours of Robot-Fighting Action with the Return of "BattleBots"
This season, "BattleBots" will host the largest international field in its 20-year history, as over 80 robots from a dozen countries will attempt to win the sport's most prestigious prize, The Giant Nut.

[02/20/20 - 09:24 AM]
Video: EPIX Releases Brand-New Trailer and Official Key Art for "Belgravia"
The limited series is a story of secrets and scandals amongst the upper echelon of London society in the 19th Century.

[02/20/20 - 09:12 AM]
In Time for International Women's Day, YouTube and Global Fund for Women Announce "Fundamental. Gender Justice. No Exceptions," A New Documentary Series Exploring Human Rights Around the World
Partnering with Refinery29 on the series, the first episode of "Fundamental" will launch on March 4.

[02/20/20 - 08:36 AM]
NBC Renews "The Blacklist" for Season 8
The seventh season will resume Friday, March 20 at 8:00/7:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[02/20/20 - 08:21 AM]
A+E Networks(R) Launches A&E Crime Central
A&E Crime Central is now available via Amazon Prime Video Channels, the Apple TV app, Cox Contour TV and Contour Stream Player and Premium Subscriptions on The Roku Channel.

[02/20/20 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers; FOX Holds Onto Demo Crown
NBC's coverage of the Democratic Candidates Debate draws over 10 million viewers in preliminary results.

[02/20/20 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Watch Now - Opening Minutes of Jason Segel's "Dispatches from Elsewhere"
The upcoming anthology series is set to debut with a two-night premiere event on Sunday, March 1 and Monday, March 2 on AMC.

[02/20/20 - 08:01 AM]
The First Season of Furry High School Drama Anime "Beastars" Launches March 13th
For teenage wolf Legoshi, the only thing stronger than the desire to eat his rabbit schoolmate Haru might be the desire to love her.