FIRST LOOK: New go90 Original Series from UNINTERRUPTED and Warner Bros.’ Blue Ribbon Content Now We’re Talking Releases Official Trailer
Scripted sports comedy created, executive produced by and starring Tommy Dewey (Casual) and Tug Coker (The Office, Broadway’s Magic/Bird) premieres September 14 exclusively on go907-episode short form digital series to feature cameos by pro athletes and sports broadcasters including Shawne Merriman, Arian Foster, Lance Briggs, Curt Menefee, Plaxico Burress and more
BURBANK, Calif. and NEW YORK (August 25, 2016) — Today go90, distributed media platformUNINTERRUPTED and Warner Bros.’s digital studio Blue Ribbon Content released the official trailerfor sports-themed comedy Now We’re Talking, giving viewers a first look at the digital-only scripted series. Debuting on September 14 exclusively on go90, the short form digital show follows the careers of former quarterbacks Tug Tanner (Coker) and Tommy Arondall (Dewey), who now find themselves falling from the top of their NFL game to the bottom of their class in sports broadcasting school.
Created and distributed with mobile viewers in mind, the original series rooted at the nexus of sports and comedy will live exclusively on go90, the free mobile-first video platform, with new episodes releasing every Wednesday for the entirety of the seven-episode season. Executive produced by and starring Tommy Dewey (Casual, The Mindy Project) and Tug Coker (The Office, Broadway’sMagic/Bird), Now We’re Talking takes a fresh, comedic approach to Tug and Tommy’s post-football relationship, with the former adversaries now forced to work together to try to find success on a new playing field.
In addition to Dewey and Coker, the Now We’re Talking cast also includes Malcolm Barrett (Timeless,Dear White People, Better Off Ted), Molly Ephraim (Last Man Standing, the Paranormal Activitymovies), Fred Melamed (In a World…, A Serious Man, Lady Dynamite), Kevin Bigley (Sirens, BoJack Horseman), LaMonica Garrett (Blackish, Designated Survivor, The Last Ship) and Eamon Sheehan.Now We’re Talking will also feature a number of professional athletes and sports broadcasters in a variety of guest star and cameo roles including Shawne Merriman, Arian Foster, Shaun Phillips, Lance Briggs, Landry Fields, Marcedes Lewis, Curt Menefee, Plaxico Burress and more.
The series is directed by Joe Nussbaum (Awkward) and written by Coker & Dewey, who executive produce along with UNINTERRUPTED CEO Maverick Carter and Jamal Henderson, as well as Jennifer Gore (Too Late with Adam Carolla) and Nikki Kessler (Mind of Mencia).
About go90 go90 is a free, mobile-first, social entertainment platform that makes it easy and fun to discover, enjoy and share great content. Available on iOS and Android, go90 is part of the Verizon Communications family of companies. Built for the next generation, go90 brings together networks, distributors, creators, audiences and brands to deliver great experiences for the next generation. For more check out go90.com.
About UNINTERRUPTED UNINTERRUPTED is a distributed media platform totally dedicated to athletes, fans, and lovers of sport. UNINTERRUPTED is not journalism. Producing a wide range of unique, creative, and captivating content, UNINTERRUPTED empowers athletes to let the world see what they see, develop their most creative ideas, and tell the stories most important to them. As sports media and cultural influence continues to expand, UNINTERRUPTED is committed to the voice of athletes and the audience that wants to go deeper.
About Blue Ribbon Content Formed in 2014, Blue Ribbon Content (BRC) is Warner Bros.’ short-form series production unit, charged with developing and producing live-action series for digital platforms, tapping the creative talent already working at the Studio while also identifying opportunities for collaboration with new writers and producers. In addition to live-action programming, BRC produces animated content and is also experimenting with emerging platforms such as virtual reality. BRC programs include the upcoming UNINTERRUPTED Original Series Now We’re Talking for go90, Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles for Machinima, Vixen and the upcoming Freedom Fighters: The Ray for CW Seed; and the Batman: The Animated Series virtual reality experience with OTOY Inc., among others. For more information, visithttp://www.blueribboncontent.com.