NBC Entertainment Digital Announces Original Digital Series for CHICAGO FIRE & More
To help viewers remain engaged with their favorite programs during the Feb. 6-23 Sochi Olympics, NBC is offering original digital series for four of its popular series - "Chicago Fire," "Parks and Recreation," "Grimm" and "Parenthood."
All digital series will be streamed on NBC.com, Hulu and YouTube.
"We worked closely with the writers on these series and want to give our audience a chance to stay in touch with their favorite shows," said Rob Hayes, Executive Vice President, Digital Media, NBC Entertainment. "These digital series provide a great way to give our loyal audience even more original programming."
The four-part "Chicago Fire" digital series, "I Am A Firefighter," focuses on Dawson (Monica Raymond) while she awaits the next phase of her firefighter training, as seen in recent episodes. While alone at the station, Dawson is faced with an emergency that puts her training and confidence to the ultimate test. The digital series directed by Joe Chappelle and written by Ryan Harris - will debut Tuesday, Feb. 11.
View a sneak peek here: http://www.tvguide.com/News/Chicago-Fire-Webisodes-Sneak-Peek-1077498.aspx
"Parenthood's" digitial series is titled "Friday Night at the Luncheonette." Amber (Mae Whitman) is tasked with keeping an eye on her cousin Max (Max Burkholder), while also working after hours at the Luncheonette. When the band Crucifictorious shows up, Amber desperately tries to keep things under control while Max documents events with his phone. Guest stars Jesse Plemons and Derek Phillips reprise their "Friday Night Lights" roles of Landry Clarke and Billy Riggins, respectively. The four-part digital series debuts Thursday, Feb. 13. The "Parenthood" webisodes were written by Julia Cox (part 1), Monica Mitchell (part 2), Aaron Brownstein & Simon Ganz (part 3) and Adam Karp (part 4). Parts 1 and 2 were directed by Eric Tignini and parts 3 and 4 directed by Scott Schaeffer.