21 Sep PIX11 Partners With the Broadway Channel to Air Exclusive Special September 24 at 11 p.m. ET
Tune In Alert: “Broadway Profiles: Fall For Broadway”
September 21, 2016 – PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s New York flagship station, has partnered with The Broadway Channel to present “Broadway Profiles,” a series of specials about Broadway hosted by PIX11’s Emmy-Award winning anchor Tamsen Fadal. The latest installment, “Broadway Profiles: Fall for Broadway” will air on PIX11 on Saturday, September 24 at 11pm ET.
“Broadway Profiles: Fall for Broadway” features a preview of the Fall Broadway season, including:
• Two-time Tony Award winner CHRISTIAN BORLE has the golden ticket with two shows on Broadway this season. He chats with Tamsen Fadal about the sweet success of landing the lead as Willy Wonka in CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, and his love of FALSETTOS.
• CATS, the fourth longest running show on Broadway, is back with Rum Tum Tugger at the helm. ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER lets the memory live again with a backstage look at becoming a cat and taking the stage eight times a week.
• JOHN MULANEY and NICK KROLL two young comics discuss their roles as two old men in ‘OH, HELLO’
• Tony Award winner JESSIE MUELLER , star of ‘WAITRESS.’ talks family, baking and Broadway
PIX11 has set up a special section of the station’s website, http://www.pix11.com/backstageonbroadway, where the original on-air content will be housed and-live streamed. The hashtag #BACKSTAGEONBROADWAY has been created to create social engagement with fans through PIX11’s extensive social media channels.
Tamsen Fadal and Broadway Channel SVP Matthew Hege serve as the executive producers for Broadway Profiles.
Founded in 1948 and owned by Tribune Broadcasting, a division of Tribune Media, WPIX-TV (PIX11) has long been regarded as a groundbreaking station in New York. In 2006, PIX11 became the flagship station of the CW Television Network and PIX11’s award winning news, successful primetime programming, off-network sitcom favorites, public affairs shows and outstanding event coverage have contributed to the station’s success. The station has been honored with numerous awards for excellence including nearly 300 Emmy® Awards (two for Outstanding Morning News Program and multiple Awards for Outstanding Newscast.) PIX11 also has a long history of local sports coverage and in 2015 became the broadcast home of the New York Yankees. PIX11 is also the broadcast station of the New York Mets, since 1999. In 2014, PIX11 announced a long-term, exclusive content and marketing partnership with the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. PIX11 is also home to the New Jersey Lottery drawings. PIX11 engages with audiences across multiple social platforms; find us on Facebook at facebook.com/pix11news, on Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Periscope: @pix11news. For more information visit www.pix11.com.
ABOUT THE BROADWAY CHANNEL:
The Broadway Channel is the premiere network for Broadway video content, reaching millions of theater fans through a wide spectrum of media outlets. The Broadway Channel’s digital network includes dedicated channels with a host of cable partners including Cablevision, Verizon and RCN. The Broadway Channel’s digital network also reaches Manhattan hotel guests daily and national audiences through many additional media outlets. The Broadway Channel is part of The John Gore Organization family of companies, including Broadway.com and Broadway Across America. For more information, visit www.broadwaychannel.com