Paramount Network Teams with Time Inc on Premium Non-Scripted Projects

Paramount Network has joined forces with Emmy(R)-winning Time Inc. Productions for a multi-project deal for unique and immersive non-scripted series, which are currently in pilot production. The partnership with Paramount Network, launching January 18, 2018, will feature series linked to Time Inc.'s SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY.

From SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and Jerry Bruckheimer TV, "Sports Illustrated: True Crime" (working title) investigates the complicated truths and realities of athletes involved in criminal activity and misdeeds. The one-hour television series is based on SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S multiplatform "SI True Crime" franchise. Each television episode will be accompanied by a piece on SI.com and in the print magazine, offering an unprecedented multiplatform experience.

Also ordered to pilot with Time Inc. Productions is "Entertainment Weekly: The Bullseye," a late-night, comedy panel/talk show based on the magazine's wildly popular, signature column "The Bullseye." The half-hour series will have a celebrity host and panelists who square off and debate which of the week's pop culture stories are right on target and which ones miss the mark. Time Inc. Productions and Conveyor Media are producing with "The Bullseye" ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY writer Marc Snetiker consulting on the project.

Chachi Senior, Senior Vice President, Alternative Programming, Paramount Network, will oversee the projects for the network along with Tori Socha Vice President, Development and Dana Tuinier, Vice President, Development and Original Programming. Time Inc. Productions is led by Bruce Gersh, SVP Strategy and Business Development, and Ian Orefice, Head of Programming.

About Paramount Network: Paramount Network is a premium entertainment destination that pushes the limits of story-telling with bold original scripted and non-scripted series. Inspired by over a century of cinema, Paramount Network is where today's brightest stars bring the experience of the big screen to every screen with stories that are immersive, inclusive, and deeply personal.

About Time Inc. Productions: Time Inc. Productions, the television division of Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME), is a full-service production company creating premium long-form content distributed on all platforms globally. Formed in 2016, the division touts an in-house award-winning creative team, state-of-the-art studios and post-production facilities in New York and Los Angeles. The content and spirit of Time Inc.'s powerful and trusted iconic brands provide unlimited inspiration for Time Inc. Productions shows. Time Inc. Productions won an Emmy in 2017 for "A Year in Space" on PBS, and its shows have aired on or are in development with ABC, Netflix, Paramount Network, FOX, A&E, Investigation Discovery and other major networks. Creative collaborators have included Morgan Spurlock's Warrior Poets, Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Matt Weaver ("Chef's Table.")



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