Press ReleaseFebruary 19, 2020
Spectrum Originals to Premiere Southern Gothic Mystery Series “Paradise Lost” on Monday, April 13
LOS ANGELES – Spectrum Originals, in partnership with Paramount Network, head South with a new gothic mystery series PARADISE LOST, led by Josh Hartnett and Bridget Regan. The 10-episode series, from Paramount Television Studios and Anonymous Content, will drop Monday, April 13 ad-free exclusively on Spectrum’s On Demand platform.
Set in small town Mississippi, this southern gothic mystery follows prodigal son, Yates Forsythe (Josh Hartnett), as he returns to his hometown with his wife, Frances (Bridget Regan) – a woman very new to this very old community. As explosive secrets become unearthed, Yates’ loyalties are tested as he struggles to choose between his past and his future.
Additional cast includes Barbara Hershey (Once Upon a Time), Nick Nolte (Gracepoint, Graves), Gail Bean (Snowfall), Danielle Deadwyler (Gifted), Shane McRae (Sneaky Pete) and Silas Weir Mitchell (Grimm).
Rodes Fishburne (Blood & Oil) serves as creator as well as writer, executive producer and co-showrunner alongside Arika Lisanne Mittman (Dexter). John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side) directs the pilot episode. Hancock, David Kanter, Jeff Okin and Romeo Tirone will also executive produce.
For more information, artwork and episodes, please visit: https://press.spectrumoriginals.com/.
About Spectrum Originals
Spectrum Originals is a premier destination for premium original series available exclusively to Spectrum video subscribers on-demand and ad-free. This free service launched with the Sony and Bruckheimer-produced drama “L.A.’s Finest,” starring Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba in Spring of 2019. Currently airing on the platform is the popular limited series “Mad About You” and “Manhunt: Deadly Games.” An initiative of Charter Communications, Spectrum Originals is the latest expansion of Charter’s market-leading video offerings, which include regional sports networks and its award-winning Spectrum News services. More information on Spectrum Originals can be found at http://press.spectrumoriginals.com/.
Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the second largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced residential broadband services, including Spectrum TV® programming, Spectrum Internet®, Spectrum Voice®, and Spectrum Mobile™. Under the Spectrum Business® brand, Charter provides scalable, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to small and medium-sized business organizations, including Internet access, business telephone, and TV services. Through the Spectrum Enterprise brand, Charter is a national provider of scalable, fiber-based technology solutions serving many of America's largest businesses and communications service providers. Charter's advertising sales and production services are sold under the Spectrum Reach® brand. Charter's news and sports networks are operated under the Spectrum Networks brand. More information about Charter can be found at newsroom.charter.com.
About Paramount Television Studios
Paramount Television Studios is a leading studio, developing and financing a wide range of cutting-edge and entertaining television content across all media platforms for distribution worldwide. The studio’s robust slate includes Tom Clancy’s “Jack Ryan” (Amazon), “13 Reasons Why” (Netflix), “Maniac” (Netflix), “Made for Love” (HBO Max), “The Alienist” (TNT), “The Angel of Darkness” (TNT), “The Haunting of Hill House” (Netflix), “Catch-22” (Hulu), “First Wives Club” (BET+), “Looking for Alaska” (Hulu), “Defending Jacob” (Apple TV+), “Boomerang” (BET), “When the Street Lights Go On” (Quibi), “Shantaram” (Apple TV+), “Dream Team” (BET), “Briarpatch” (USA), “Home Before Dark” (Apple TV+), “Paradise Lost” (Spectrum Originals and Paramount Network), and “Berlin Station” (EPIX), among others. Paramount Television Studios is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a subsidiary of ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA), a global content company with premier television, film and digital entertainment brands.
About Paramount Television 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. A subsidiary of ViacomCBS, Paramount Network has a global reach of 234 million households across 117 countries. For up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs visit Paramount Network’s press site at paramountnetwork.com/press and follow us on Twitter at @ParamountNetPR for the latest in breaking news updates, behind-the-scenes information and photos.
About Anonymous Content
Founded in 1999 by Steve Golin, Anonymous Content is a leading management and Film, TV and Commercial production company. Anonymous Content manages the careers of many of the world’s most renowned and innovative directors, writers and actors working closely with them to achieve their goals by both creating and finding opportunities for them, whether in feature films, television, commercials, music videos or brand integrated content. Anonymous Content’s clients have been recognized with Academy Awards®, Emmys®, Golden Globes®, Tony Awards®, Pulitzer Prizes® and other prestigious awards. The company’s award-winning Film & TV division boasts many commercially successful and critically-acclaimed works, including BABEL, WINTER’S BONE, BEING JOHN MALKOVICH, ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND, THE REVENANT and Best Picture Academy Award winning SPOTLIGHT. The company’s TV credits includes “True Detective” (HBO), “Mr. Robot” (USA Network), “Schitt’s Creek” (POP), “Berlin Station” (EPIX), “13 Reasons Why” (Netflix), “The OA” (Netflix), “The Alienist” (TNT) “Maniac” (Netflix), “Homecoming” (Amazon), and “Catch-22.” Through its Commercial work, Anonymous Content is also the driving creative force behind countless leading global brands. In 2016, Anonymous Content received a substantial minority investment from Emerson Collective, the organization founded and run by Laurene Powell Jobs, to allow the firm to expand its production offerings in socially-relevant content aimed at inspiring change. For more information, visit www.anonymouscontent.com.
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