“SuperFan Live” to Premiere September 23 as Part of “SuperFan”
Video Franchise on Yahoo Entertainment
LOS ANGELES & SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) today announced the launch date of SuperFan Live,
exclusive aftershow specials on Yahoo TV for today’s most loved
television series, set to premiere on September 23, 2015.
Additionally, the company will be premiering new programs within Yahoo’s
Digital Magazine properties while continuing to bring viewers some of
the fall’s best live events.
SuperFan Live, which was announced as part of the 2015
NewFront, is premiering on September 23 at 10 p.m. PT with an
episode dedicated to FOX’s smash hit, Empire, immediately
following its second season premiere. Then on September 29 at 7
a.m. PT SuperFan Live will partner with broadcast television’s
highest-rated Sunday night drama, ABC’s Once
Upon a Time and on September 30 at 7 a.m. PT with
their highly acclaimed series Marvel’s
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Each episode will feature experts, influencers and industry insiders as
they discuss everything from guest stars to major plot shockers. Fans
will also be encouraged to submit questions, fan art and chime into the
conversation via Skype.
In addition, Yahoo will rebrand the company’s beloved entertainment
video programming – TV in No Time and The Yahoo Movies Show
– to Yahoo SuperFan. The rebrand will take place on September
16, reiterating the company’s commitment to bringing fans their
daily fix of the best moments of daytime, primetime, late night
television and movie recaps.
Yahoo’s upcoming live event coverage includes:
September 13, 2015: Fantasy
Football Live on Yahoo Sports: The award-winning
fantasy broadcast celebrates its 10th season with industry leading
expert analysis and up-to-the-minute injury reports every Sunday
morning to help set your roster and win your league. The series
will begin September 13, 2015 and last throughout football
September 18 – 19, 2015:
iHeartRadio Festival: The mega-concert event live streamed from
Las Vegas, featuring Kanye West, Jennifer Lopez, Sam Smith, Coldplay,
Demi Lovato, David Guetta, Kenny Chesney, The Weeknd, Tove Lo, Lil
Wayne, Fall Out Boy, Disclosure, Hozier, Jason Derulo, Duran Duran,
Prince Royce, Diplo, Trey Songz, The Killers, Blake Shelton, Nick
Jonas, Janet Jackson and more. The show will be live on September
18 and September 19 beginning at 7:30 p.m. PT.
September 20, 2015: 67th Emmy
Awards Pre and Post Shows on Yahoo Style and Yahoo TV: Catch all
the stars on the red carpet and later recap the night with host, Yahoo
Style Editor-In-Chief Joe Zee, along with fashion correspondent, June
Ambrose, and arrivals correspondent, Amy Paffrath. Live pre and
post shows will be held September 20, 2015, beginning at 3:30 p.m. PT
and 8:00 p.m. PT, respectively.
September 26 – September 27, 2015:
Landmark Music Festival: Yahoo and Live Nation’s music festival
live stream series presents Landmark from Washington, D.C. to
celebrate our diverse musical heritage and energize the movement to
restore our nation’s common ground. The festival will live stream
on the Live Nation Channel on Yahoo on September 26 & 27.
October 25, 2015: Yahoo
presents the first-ever NFL free global live stream between the
Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars from London, U.K.. The game
will live stream beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET.
October 30 – November 1, 2015:
Voodoo Music + Arts Experience: Yahoo and Live Nation’s music
festival live stream series presents Voodoo from New Orleans, LA, a
multi-day music and arts festival. The festival will live stream on
the Live Nation Channel on Yahoo from October 30 through November 1.
Digital Magazine Video Series
Yahoo is currently developing multiple new series for the Digital
Magazine properties, including:
October 4, 2015: What It’s
Like on Yahoo Parenting: Unique and extraordinary experiences
of parenthood in an intimate documentary format. We’ll learn what it’s
like from experiences such as a single father with full custody,
delivering a child at 25 weeks, raising a son with Down Syndrome, as
well as many other powerful experiences. The series will premiere
on October 4, 2015.
Date TBA: Tip of the Day
on Yahoo Tech: Tips and tricks focused on the most popular
consumer products like Facebook and Netflix, and IT emergency tips for
times when software crashes or you’ve been hacked. The series will
premiere in late 2015.
All series will be produced by Yahoo Studios.
Yahoo is a guide focused on making users’ digital habits inspiring and
entertaining. By creating highly personalized experiences for our users,
we keep people connected to what matters most to them, across devices
and around the world. In turn, we create value for advertisers by
connecting them with the audiences that build their businesses. Yahoo is
headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and has offices located
throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific (APAC) and the Europe, Middle East
and Africa (EMEA) regions. For more information, visit the pressroom (pressroom.yahoo.net)
or the Company’s blog (yahoo.tumblr.com).
Megan Rose, 818-458-5208