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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:
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 season.
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.
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.
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.
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).