LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 29, 2016 – Fuse (www.fuse.tv), a national television network for the fast-growing, Latino and multicultural 18-34 audience, today announced that Clash of the Corps Executive Producer Dwayne Johnson will host the series’ premiere episode on his official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/DwayneJohnson), as part of a Facebook Live viewing event for his over 56 million fans on Tuesday, October 4 at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT.
The two-episode season premiere of Clash of the Corps debuts on Fuse on Wednesday, October 5 at 11 p.m ET/PT. The 8-part half-hour docu-series captures the blood, sweat and tears behind the scenes and on the road in the fast, ultra-competitive, high-energy world of Drum Corps International – “Marching Music’s Major League.” Clash of the Corps follows DCI's two most historically successful corps, the Cadets from Pennsylvania and the Blue Devils from Northern California, who for the last 20 years, have been battling it out for the World Championship title.
Designed to drive viewership to the Fuse series, the exclusive premiere on Facebook Live will also include a special introduction from Johnson and expands Fuse programming to a new platform. With Johnson’s Facebook community of over 56 million fans strong and growing, this premiere event is a prime opportunity for Fuse to reach a loyal fan base. Clash of the Corps Facebook Live event and Fuse premiere will be promoted by @Fusetv on all social channels as well as Johnson’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.
Clash of the Corps is executive produced by Seven Bucks Productions’ Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia and Brian Gewirtz along with 44 Blue Productions’ Rasha Drachkovitch.
About Seven Bucks Productions
Co-founded by Dwayne Johnson and producing partner Dany Garcia, Seven Bucks Productions is a multi-platform production company pioneering original content for television, film, emerging technologies, and digital networks. Crossing all entertainment verticals, Seven Bucks Productions creates innovative content rooted in authenticity, strong storytelling, and passion.
Seven Bucks Productions has an ever-expanding slate including tent-pole movies such as Paramount's Baywatch, New Line’s Shazam, Universal's The Janson Directive and Dreamworks' Alpha Squad Seven. The company also produces original television programming including HBO's "Ballers,” Spike TV's "Rock the Troops” CNN’s Soundtracks: Songs That Made History” and HBO Documentary Films "Rock and a Hard Place.”
About 44 Blue Productions
44 Blue Productions is an award-winning producer of non-fiction and unscripted content whose series have aired on more than 30 domestic television networks and in more than 120 countries worldwide. Founded by Rasha Drachkovitch and Stephanie Noonan Drachkovitch, 44 Blue’s impressive slate of groundbreaking series includes A&E’s Emmy® nominated series “Wahlburgers,” A&E’s “Donnie Loves Jenny” and “Nightwatch,” MSNBC’S critically acclaimed “Lockup” and its trio of spinoff series “Lockup: Raw,” “Lockup: World Tour” and “Life After Lockup;” Animal Planet’s “Pit Bulls & Parolees,” E!’s “Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry,” Oxygen’s “Strut,” daytime talk show “TD Jakes” for first-run syndication, Style’s Emmy® nominated “Split Ends,” Spike’s “Deadliest Warrior” and OWN’s Gracie Award winning “Married to the Army: Alaska.” 44 Blue’s current slate features an array of projects with high-profile talent and partners including Mark Wahlberg, Donnie Wahlberg, Dick Wolf, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Jennifer Garner, Whoopi Goldberg and others. 44 Blue is part of the Red Arrow Entertainment Group (a ProSiebenSat.1 Group company), and is represented by the William Morris Endeavor Agency.
About Fuse Media
Fuse Media is an independently owned multiplatform media company reflecting the wide-ranging tastes and attitudes of the fast-growing, Latino and multicultural 18-34 audience. The company reaches consumers directly via two cable networks, Fuse and FM, and video-on-demand (VOD), online, mobile, social media and live events. Fuse network is currently available in approximately 70 million households and FM reaches over 43 million households.