ATLANTA– UP TV, the entertainment destination that celebrates families and the relationships that define them, announced today that the network is launching a clawsome, new linear and digital series Meow Manor. It’s just like that show where you watch a bunch of people who live together in a house…but with cats! A unique multi-screen experience, Meow Manor takes viewers inside the poshest kitty mansion this side of Beverly Hills and allows them to sit back and let the claws come out. But the fun doesn’t stop with linear TV. Anytime you want to check in, you can go to UPTV.com and experience the 24/7 LIVE stream with multi-camera views.
In honor of the launch of Meow Manor, UP will celebrate CATURDAY on Saturday, October 28 with the purr-fect feline episodes of America’s Funniest Videos for families to enjoy. Meow Manor will air every Wednesday night at 8 p.m. ET beginning Wednesday, November 8 as well as Saturdays at 11 p.m. ET on UP. The linear episodes will feature the best of “live” content curated throughout the week. In addition, UP will be rolling out Meow Manor: Keeping Up With The Kattarshians, which are fun, parody-style featurettes starring the kittens.
Fine Line Productions, an Emmy Award-winning, full service, broadcast production and live event company, will be producing Meow Manor: Keeping Up With The Kattarshians with Dave Drabik leading a team of writers and producing the featurettes. Drabik is the owner of Fine Line Productions and a former staff writer on Late Show with David Letterman and Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher. Drabik has also spent time as a Senior Writer/Producer for Cartoon Network.
“I’m thrilled to be a part of this ground-breaking television concept, and hope to make my cat, Mr. Whiskers, extremely proud,” said Drabik
“In celebration of National Cat Day, UP is excited to launch Meow Manor, featuring a litter of adorable, playful and mischievous kittens,” said Timothy Kuryak, svp unscripted development and production, UP. “This is the best thing to come out of Iceland since Björk. Already a viral sensation, tune in with your family for nonstop laughter and entertainment as these fur siblings spend their days fighting, playing, cuddling and exploring their four-story kitty mansion. You might see them couch surfing down the stairs or hanging from the chandeliers. With kittens, you never know what to expect!”
Meow Manor is produced by Sagafilm, the leading independent production company in Iceland for TV, Commercials, Feature Films and Production Services with nearly 40 years of experience. Meow Manor is based on an idea by Thorhallur Gunnarsson and produced by Hildur Kristjansdottir and Thorhallur Gunnarsson.