Participant Media Launches TakePart World

PARTICIPANT MEDIA LAUNCHES TAKEPART WORLD, A MULTI-PLATFORM SERIES DEDICATED TO SPOTLIGHTING PROGRESS IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD

The Series will Premiere on Pivot as a Feature of TakePart Live and will Highlight the People, Technologies, and Ideas that are Making a Difference

Beverly Hills, CA – July 24, 2014 – Participant Media unveiled today TakePart World, a year long, multi-platform series dedicated to global development and the…

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TakePart’s new features and upgrades.

TakePart.com has recently been upgraded to enhance registration process and enable more social actions from visitors!

 

Details on the extensive new features and upgrades are included in the attached email from Gary Frankel. Highlights include:

  • TakePart now offers easy, mobile-friendly registration and login with Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.
  • TakePart now enables “infinite actions” – allowing visitors to take multiple actions in sequence without re-entering personal info.

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Meghan McCain hosts tastemaker blog Refinery 29 at her LA home to talk about style, politics, and her new show on Pivot.

Tour of Meghan McCain’s L.A. Digs

By Ali Hoffman

Refinery 29 – July 23, 2014

 

If there’s such a thing as a “typical” politician’s kid (see Katie Holmes in First Daughter), Meghan McCain is not it. But, that’s exactly why we find her so compelling. She’s an uncensored tweeter, blasting out photos of herself with the caption “The bad news is I locked myself out in…

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‘Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet’ at the Toronto International Film Festival

Toronto International Film Festival Reveals First Slate of Titles: New Noah Baumbach and Jason Reitman Films Make Cut

By Toronto International Film Festival

Indiewire - July 22, 2014

 

With the New York Film Festival having already announced its opening night (David Fincher’s “Gone Girl”), centerpiece (Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Inherent Vice”) and closing night (Alejando Gonzalez Inarritu’s “Birdman”) films, the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival today…

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Participant Media’s Grass Roots ‘Cesar Chavez’ Film Campaign Grows Support for Sustainable Food

PARTICIPANT MEDIA’S GRASS ROOTS ‘CESAR CHAVEZ’ FILM CAMPAIGN GROWS SUPPORT FOR SUSTAINABLE FOOD  

Equitable Food Initiative Unveils Trustmark Supporting Safe and Sustainable Farms After Over 30,000 Consumers Sign Petition

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30K fans of #CesarChavezMovie help @EquitableFood launch responsible produce campaign. Responsibly Grown. Farmworker Assured.   

 Los Angeles, CA - July 21,2014…

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Variety reports on Pivot’s announcements from TCA.

By Laura Prudom

Variety  - July 11, 2014 –

 

Pivot has renewed comedy “Please Like Me” for season three, the network announced Friday at the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour.

The series is created by and stars Australian comedian Josh Thomas, and centers around Thomas’ character, Josh, and his life, relationships and misadventures after he comes out to his family. Season two premieres Fri…

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Pivot’s New Series ‘Welcome to Fairfax’ and ‘Freestyle Love Supreme’ to Premiere October 7

PIVOT’S NEW SERIES ‘WELCOME TO FAIRFAX’ AND ‘FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME’

SET TO PREMIERE OCTOBER 17

 

LOS ANGELES—July 11, 2014—On Friday, October 17, Pivot will debut two new half hour series during the 10 p.m. hour, Freestyle Love Supreme, a new comedic improv series inspired by the acclaimed stage show from Tony and Grammy award-winners, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thomas Kail. And Welcome to Fairfax,a series that…

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Pivot Greenlights Original Series ‘The Operatives’

PIVOT GREENLIGHTS ‘THE OPERATIVES,’ AN ORIGINAL SERIES SPOTLIGHTING AN ELITE TEAM OF CONSERVATIONISTS THAT TAKES ON THE WORLD’S WORST ECO OFFENDERS

 

During Pivot’s 2014 TCA press tour panel, the network announced a new, original series The Operatives, chronicling the life of adventurer, author, and eco warrior Pete Bethune and his team of extreme conservationists that travels the globe to take on and expose the offenders who…

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Pivot Announces January 2015 Premiere For ‘Fortitude’

PIVOT ANNOUNCES JANUARY 2015 PREMIERE FOR ‘FORTITUDE,’ AN ORIGINAL DRAMA SERIES STARRING GOLDEN GLOBE® AWARD WINNER STANLEY TUCCI

 

Pivot announced today at the summer 2014 TCA press tour, a January 2015 premiere for Fortitude, the network’s first original scripted drama. Airing in 12 one-hour episodes, the series tells the story of the small, Arctic town of Fortitude whose peaceful existence is shattered after a brutal and…

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Pivot Greenlights Season Three of ‘Please Like Me’

PIVOT GREENLIGHTS SEASON THREE OF ‘PLEASE LIKE ME’

 

Pivot announced a third season of the highly praised comedy Please Like Me, just prior to the second season premiere on August 8. The coming-of-age comedy created, written and executive produced by 27-year-old comedian Josh Thomas, is inspired in part by the painfully awkward events of his own life.

“I’m thrilled to announce that Please Like Me…

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