or


[10/25/19 - 10:13 AM]
Video: Showtime Sports(R) Releases the Official Trailer and Key Art for "Pariah: The Lives and Deaths of Sonny Liston"
Written and directed by Simon George, the film premieres Friday, November 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[via press release from Showtime]

SHOWTIME SPORTS(R) RELEASES THE OFFICIAL TRAILER AND KEY ART FOR "PARIAH: THE LIVES AND DEATHS OF SONNY LISTON"

Documentary Film Examining The Complex Life And Mysterious Death Of Former Heavyweight Champion Premieres Friday, November 15 At 9 PM ET/PT

NEW YORK - October 25, 2019 - SHOWTIME Sports has released the official trailer and key art for the upcoming documentary film PARIAH: THE LIVES AND DEATHS OF SONNY LISTON, premiering Friday, November 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Written and directed by Simon George and told through original conversations with luminaries, historians and some of Liston's closest friends and family, PARIAH chronicles the rise and precipitous fall of one of the most vilified and misunderstood sports champions of all time. To watch and share the official trailer for PARIAH, go to https://youtu.be/BHK3KPv2yhc.

Sonny Liston overcame insurmountable odds and became the heavyweight champion of the world in 1962 when he knocked out Floyd Patterson. Just eight years later, his wife would find him dead in their Las Vegas home from a supposed heroin overdose. Throughout his rise to fame, Liston was disparaged and denigrated by white society as a violent criminal. His association with notorious mobsters and his back-to-back losses to Muhammad Ali inevitably caused Liston to spiral out of control. The documentary film examines the peaks and troughs of Liston's life, and how the mystery that clouded his death continues to this day. Developed from Shaun Assael's investigative book The Murder of Sonny Liston: Las Vegas, Heroin, and Heavyweights, PARIAH features exclusive conversations with Mike Tyson and boxing historians Nigel Collins, Jerry Izenberg, Bob Lipsyte, Don Majeski and Assael.

PARIAH: THE LIVES AND DEATHS OF SONNY LISTON is executive produced by Louise Norman, Adam Hawkins and Dimitri Doganis. It is the latest in a series of unscripted programming from SHOWTIME Sports Documentary Films that spotlights culturally relevant subject matter in the world of sports. Additional titles in the lineup include the 2017 Sports Emmy(R) Award-winning DISGRACED, the multi-part series SHUT UP AND DRIBBLE, 100%: JULIAN EDELMAN and QUIET STORM: THE RON ARTEST STORY.





  [october 2019]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent video | view all posts
[01/16/21 - 03:05 PM]
Video: First Promo for New Unscripted Variety Show "Game of Talents," Coming This March to FOX
Emmy winner Wayne Brady is set to host and executive produce the program, due in March.

[01/15/21 - 12:12 PM]
Video: "A Closer Look with Brian McKnight" - Official Trailer - ALLBLK
The show's latest installment bows Thursday, January 21 on the streaming service.

[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
Video: Official Trailer for Season One of "Flack" Available Now
All six episodes of the first season will premiere on Prime Video January 22 while season two will premiere at a later date in 2021.

[01/15/21 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Unveils Out of This World Trailer for Season Two of Epic Space Drama "For All Mankind"
The first episode of the 10-episode second season will debut globally on Friday, February 19, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday, exclusively on Apple TV+.

[01/15/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "The Crew" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Life in the garage swerves off track for a NASCAR crew chief and his tight-knit racing team when a new boss steps in and shakes things up.

[01/15/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Strip Down, Rise Up" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In an effort to reclaim their bodies and lives, a group of women explore the intersections of movement and meaning in a powerful pole dancing program.

[01/15/21 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Animals on the Loose: A You vs. Wild Interactive Movie" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When wild animals escape from a sanctuary, Bear Grylls - and you - must pursue them and secure their protective habitat.

[01/14/21 - 11:05 AM]
Video: "Esme & Roy" - Season 2 Trailer - HBO Max Family
The award-winning preschool show is back, taking viewers on even more relatable monster adventures packed with playful learning, humor, heart, and musical, monster-y fun.

[01/14/21 - 10:31 AM]
Video: "Firefly Lane" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Starring Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke and based on the bestselling novel by Kristin Hannah, "Firefly Lane" premieres February 3 on Netflix.

[01/14/21 - 10:16 AM]
Video: "What Would Sophia Loren Do?" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In this delightful short documentary, an Italian American grandmother and film buff finds strength and joy in the life of her screen idol, Sophia Loren.

[01/14/21 - 10:02 AM]
Video: "I Care a Lot" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Rosamund Pike, Peter Dinklage, Eiza González, Dianne Wiest, and Chris Messina star in the film.

[01/14/21 - 09:33 AM]
Video: "Cherry" - Official Trailer - Apple TV+
In an epic odyssey of romance, war, drug addiction, and crime, a young man (Tom Holland) struggles to find his place in the world.

[01/14/21 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "The Map of Tiny Perfect Things" - Meet Cute
Kathryn Newton and Kyle Allen star in the film, due February 12 on Prime Video.

[01/14/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "We Are: The Brooklyn Saints" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A youth football program and its selfless coaches defy the odds stacked against them in the heart of inner-city East NY, Brooklyn proving that with hard work and hope, anything is possible.

[01/14/21 - 08:32 AM]
Video: "Looney Tunes Cartoons" - Trailer - HBO Max Family
The Tunes are back with new episodes on January 21.