Josh Thomas talks Season 2 of ‘Please Like Me’ with Entertainment Weekly.

By Mandi Bierly

Entertainment Weekly  – April 16, 2014 –

 

‘Please Like Me’, the coming-of-age comedy created by and starring Aussie comedian Josh Thomas, was named one of Entertainment Weekly‘s Top 10 shows of 2013 for its “spot-on portrayal of quarterlife confusion.” If you haven’t caught up – season 1′s six episodes are available on iTunes — you’ll want to before the second season premieres Aug. 8 at…

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Pivot’s Upfront presentation was featured in The New York Times.

By Stuart Elliott

The New York Times  – April 16, 2014

 

A small, somewhat new cable channel is wooing additional viewers and advertisers by beefing up its original programming, including what would be its first original scripted series.

The channel, Pivot, was introduced in July with the backing of Participant Media. Pivot is aimed at a young audience — so-called millennials or Generation Y, who are…

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Pivot announced its new slate at an Upfront presentation this morning, covered widely by the media including The Hollywood Reporter.

Pivot Announces New Slate, Including Stanley Tucci Drama, Andrew Jenks Docuseries

“Pivot’s programming is meant to spark conversation among the very people most likely to create that change,” said president Evan Shapiro as he unveiled a slate featuring four new series and 11 more in development.

By Lacey Rose

The Hollywood Reporter  – April 16, 2014 –

Pivot is getting that much more serious about…

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PIVOT UNVEILS DEVELOPMENT SLATE AND REVEALS PREMIERE DATES FOR THE 2014-2015 TV SEASON’S SERIES

PARTICIPANT MEDIA’S PIVOT INCREASES COMMITMENT TO ORIGINALS WITH FOUR NEW SHOWS, ELEVEN SERIES IN DEVELOPMENT,

NEW SCRIPTED DRAMA, FRANCHISE AWARD SHOW, OVER 300 HOURS OF ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING IN 2014 

Network Announcements Include Scripted and Unscripted Projects in Development from

FremantleMedia North America, Funny Or Die, IAC’s Electus,
and Universal Cable Productions, Among Others;

Expanded Relationship with Univision on Documentary Film…

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IndieWire debuted the trailer for ‘Misconception,’ premiering this weekend at the Tribeca Film Festival

Watch: Exclusive Trailer for Tribeca Doc ‘Misconception,’ From Oscar-Winner Jessica Yu

 

By Nigel M Smith

IndieWire - April 14, 2014

 

The world isn’t getting any less crowded these days. That fact is explored in Academy Award winner Jessica Yu’s documentary feature “Misconception,” in which she details not only the growing world population that threatens the Earth’s resources, but also the impact it will…

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Indiewire interviewed ‘Misconception’ director Jessica Yu in advance of the film’s premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers: Jessica Yu Reveals a Growing Danger in ‘Misconception’

 

By Ziyad Saadi

Indiewire - April 11,  2014

 

The world isn’t getting any less crowded these days, but that terrifying fact is best captured this year in Jessica Yu’s documentary feature “Misconception,” in which she details not only the growing world population that threatens the Earth’s resources, but also the underappreciated…

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PIVOT TELEVISION NETWORK AND SHAZAM TEAM UP FOR EARTH MONTH

PIVOT TELEVISION NETWORK AND SHAZAM TEAM UP FOR EARTH MONTH MAKING IT EASIER THAN EVER TO GET INFORMED AND TAKE ACTION ON ISSUES EFFECTING THE PLANET

 

Collaboration Lets Viewers Watch Earth Month Programming on Pivot and Take Action Directly Through Shazam

 

(Los Angeles, CA – April 10, 2014)  In celebration of Earth Month, Pivot, Participant Media’s TV network targeting Millennials, and Shazam, the world’s…

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“Si, se puede”, says Jeff Skoll

“Si, se puede”, says Jeff Skoll, determined to grow his social mission film company

 

By Astrid Zweynert

Thomson Reuters Foundation - April 10, 2014

 

Jeff Skoll doesn’t do things by halves. He made his billionaire fortune with eBay, he is the executive producer of Oscar-winning movies, he hosts one of the world’s largest gatherings of social entrepreneurs every year – to name just a…

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PIVOT PROMOTES BELISA BALABAN TO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING

PIVOT PROMOTES BELISA BALABAN TO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING 

Emmy and GRAMMY®-Nominated Producer To Spearhead All Content Development for Participant Media’s TV Network Targeting Millennials

 

Los Angeles, CA – April 10, 2014 – Participant Media’s Pivot today announced the promotion of Belisa Balaban to Executive Vice President, Original Programming for the television network targeting millennials. Balaban will be based at Participant’s Los Angeles offices…

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TAG and its partner Samsung’s “Create The Future” video were nominated in the Online Film & Video: Technology category for the 18th Annual Webby Awards.

 

http://pv.webbyawards.com/2014/online-film-video/general-film-categories/technology/create-the-future

 

Voting is open at http://www.webbyawards.com. Winners will be announced on April 29th…

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