30 Jun Tune In Alert: “Broadway Profiles: A Broadway Revolution”
PIX11 Partners with the Broadway Channel to Air Special on July 4th 6pm
PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s New York flagship station, has partnered with Broadway Channel to present “Broadway Profiles” powered by Broadway.com, a series of primetime Broadway specials hosted by PIX11’s Emmy-Award winning anchor Tamsen Fadal. The latest installment, “Broadway Profiles: A Broadway Revolution” will air on PIX11 on Saturday, July 4 at 6pm ET.
The 30-minute special, “Broadway Profiles: A Broadway Revolution” focuses on the Tony Award winning shows and actors from Broadway’s biggest season in history and looks at the new shows this summer, including some of the biggest names in comedy: Jason Alexander, Larry David, Jim Parsons and magic duo Penn & Teller. Plus, Tamsen sits down with the actors and director of the next revolutionary production, Hamilton, the hugely successful hip hop musical about Alexander Hamilton that is transferring to Broadway.
“Broadway Profiles: A Broadway Revolution” airing on July 4th will highlight:
- Tony night’s biggest losers but Broadway’s biggest winners and two of the biggest names in TV comedy history, Larry David and Jason Alexander talk about the summer’s blockbuster Fish in the Dark;
- Penn & Teller, who are bringing their magic back to Broadway and showing us what they have up their sleeves;
- Tamsen goes one-on-one with Christian Borle, about his Tony-winning Role as William Shakespeare in the hilarious musical, Something Rotten;
- Tamsen speaks with actors Renee Elise Goldsberry, Daveed Diggs and director Tommy Kail of Hamilton- a hip-hop lesson about America’s first secretary of the treasury from the writer of In the Height’s
- Plus, Jim Parsons returns to Broadway in Act of God.
PIX11 has set up a special section of the station’s website, 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.
In addition, each Thursday at 10pm, PIX11 News airs “Backstage on Broadway” a weekly segment hosted by Tamsen Fadal, covering what’s trending on Broadway.
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. For more information visit www.pix11.com.
About The Broadway Channel:
The Broadway Channel is a media company that produces and distributes video and television programming. The Broadway Channel family of programming includes Broadway Previews, OFF, Broadway on Tour, Las Vegas Previews, West End Previews, Broadway Profiles and What’s Hot on Broadway. The Broadway Channel’s digital network provides Broadway Previews and its family of programming via dedicated cable channels with a host of cable partners including Cablevision, Verizon and RCN for Manhattan and NY residential subscribers and nationwide amounting to over 6 million cable subscribers. The Broadway Channel’s digital network also reaches Manhattan hotel guests daily. The Broadway Channel airs theatrical programming into many additional media outlets including T-Mobile TV, Sprint, TIVO, YouTube, Apple’s iTunes, Samsung & LG Connected TVs, GooglePlay and JetBlue Airways. For more information go to www.broadwaychannel.com