Adam Carolla & Pluto TV Gear Up CHASSY MEDIA’s Debut

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Pluto TV and Chassy Media announced on August 13, 2018, the launch of Chassy, a new and exclusive channel dedicated to delivering premium entertainment tapping into the passion, culture and history of automobiles, motorcycles, racing, vintage cars, and all things motor machinery. The Chassy channel is thoughtfully curated to deliver a robust lineup of historical documentaries, fast-paced feature films and television shows that explore this thrilling world through an artistic lens.

Adam Carolla & Pluto TV Gear Up CHASSY MEDIA’s DebutPluto TV

Chassy Media was founded by Adam Carolla and Nathan Adams in 2016 as a dedicated digital destination to distribute the films they were producing based on their love of automobiles, motorcycles, racing and vintage cars. Launching Chassy on Pluto TV marks the next chapter in Carolla’s successful media empire where he has earned coveted success as a comedian on radio and TV, podcast host, New York Times best-selling author, movie director, producer and now an operator of his own streaming television channel.

“Chassy Media began as a digital, grassroots hub for the automotive documentaries that we were developing and producing,” states Adam Carolla. “Being a vintage racer and lifelong car guy, I wanted to really make sure we were getting great content out to as many gear heads and enthusiasts as possible.” Launching an entire channel on a free streaming service like Pluto TV, to a built-in audience, is a win on every level.”

“Chassy’s projects are about blending high level filmmaking with the history, passion and beauty of anything with an engine,” said Nathan Adams, president of production & acquisitions of Chassy Media. “There is an endless supply of amazing, compelling stories in motor sports, and we plan to deliver as many as possible though Chassy and Pluto TV. We’re delighted to partner with a leading free streaming television service like Pluto TV to distribute these projects in a unique way.”

The Chassy channel is the newest addition to Pluto TV, the leading streaming television service, with a lineup that includes 100+ live, linear, curated channels and thousands of movies on demand from major studios, networks, publishers and digital media companies. Chassy will launch exclusively on Pluto TV on August 21st, 2018.

“Chassy is the perfect addition to the Pluto TV family of channels,” says Amy Kuessner, SVP of Content Partnerships, Pluto TV. “With a robust offering of theme-based channels, Chassy taps into a world of automobiles in a way that showcases the beauty, artistry and history in a way that no other has been able to do. With a library of content that speaks to all audiences, enthusiasts and more, we are eager to be able to work with such an established force in media to deliver their passion and artistry through yet another medium.”

A sampling of the Chassy channel’s TV and Film content that will join Pluto TV’s line-up includes: 

  • Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman (2015)
  • Senna Vs. Brundle (2018)
  • The Indian Wrecking Crew (2018)
  • The Iso Rivolta Chronicles (2017)
  • Where They Raced (2013)
  • 50 Years of the 911 (2013)
  • A Gullwing at Twilight (2006)
  • A Sicilian Dream (2015)
  • Everyday Driver (Television Series), 2017
  • Going Racing (Television Series)
  • ICON (2015)
  • Mid-Engines and Mountains (2014)
  • One Man’s Island (2003)
  • Pilgrimage (2015)
  • Richie’s Pan America (Television Series), 2016
  • The Last Great Road Race (2014)
  • The Road Movie (2016)
  • We Live Machinery (2018)

The Chassy channel will roll onto Pluto TV starting August 21, 2018. That same weekend Adam will be making a special appearance at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, where he will be racing Paul Newman’s GT1 championship winning vintage racecar.

CIM Group and The Hollywood Pantages Brings Broadway Programming to Dolby Theatre

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CIM Group®, owner and operator of the iconic Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and The Hollywood Pantages Theatre, Los Angeles’ foremost presenter of first-class touring Broadway productions at the prominent location of Hollywood and Vine, today announced an agreement for The Hollywood Pantages Theatre to bring Broadway productions to Dolby Theatre beginning in 2020. Both theatres hold famed locations on Hollywood Boulevard and provide distinct entertainment options.

CIM Group and The Hollywood Pantages Brings Broadway Programming to Dolby TheatreCIM Group The Hollywood Pantages

The Hollywood Pantages Theatre is a premier venue and an historic gem known for bringing exceptional Broadway productions to Los Angeles. Many of these productions have drawn heightened interest in recent years for long-term engagements in Hollywood, and partnering with Dolby Theatre, a richly appointed and technically sophisticated theatre, allows for these complementary venues to further cement Hollywood as the entertainment capital.

Dolby Theatre will continue to program and host a variety of live television productions, movie premieres, concerts, cultural, civic and arts events including the annual Academy Awards®. Recent programming at Dolby has included several seasons of America’s Got Talent; the American Film Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award – George Clooney; film premieres for Blank Panther and Solo: A Star Wars Story; showcases for Trevor Noah, Andrea Bocelli, Carol Burnett, and Neal deGrasse Tyson; and The Paley Center for Media’s Paleyfest.

“Broadway is creating captivating productions that are enjoying sold-out runs in New York and on tour. This arrangement benefits Los Angeles and the region as audiences will be drawn to an expanded array of acclaimed productions available in Hollywood,” said Shaul Kuba, Co-Founder and Principal of CIM Group. “Dolby Theatre is internationally recognized and with its advanced technology that provides for state-of-the-art sound and projection, television production capabilities and stunning interior, it is a sought-after option for a host of productions. The Hollywood Pantages Theatre bringing Broadway shows to Dolby Theatre complements our program lineup.”

James L. Nederlander, President of the Nederlander Organization, said, “My father first began investing in Hollywood in 1977 when he purchased The Pantages Theatre. Since then we have had one goal, which is to bring the best of Broadway to all of Los Angeles. That commitment is strengthened with our agreement to begin presenting shows at Dolby Theatre in 2020. Audiences from all over Los Angeles and beyond will be thrilled to have yet another terrific venue in which to enjoy the Best of Broadway on the West Coast.”

Movies Anywhere, Microsoft Movies and TV Service Join Forces

MOVIES ANYWHERE

Today, Movies Anywhere and Microsoft Movies & TV join forces, making it easier for film fans to access and grow their movie collections.

MOVIES ANYWHERE

Users simply sync their Microsoft account with Movies Anywhere to centralize their favorite digital movies purchased from Microsoft alongside their movies purchased from other Movies Anywhere retailers. Movies Anywhere allows consumers to access their digital movie collection at home or on the go in one simple cross-platform app that also features over 7,500 digital movies for purchase — including today’s sought-after release of “The Deadpool 2 Super Duper $@%!#& Cut” with 15 minutes of brand-new action and jokes lovingly inserted throughout.

Using the Movies Anywhere app and website, Microsoft customers can access their eligible digital movies from Hollywood’s major film studios, including Sony Pictures Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox Film, Universal Pictures (including DreamWorks and Illumination Entertainment), The Walt Disney Studios (encompassing Disney, Pixar, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm), and Warner Bros. Upon connecting their Microsoft account with Movies Anywhere, users can watch their favorite redeemed and purchased digital movies from participating digital retailers on an array of platforms, including Xbox and Windows 10 devices; Amazon Fire devices; Android devices and Android TV; Chromecast; iPhone, iPad and iPod touch; Roku® devices and popular browsers.

Movies Anywhere and Microsoft are celebrating their exciting new relationship with two limited-time offers. Movies Anywhere users will get an exclusive sneak peek at a bonus feature from “Deadpool 2.” The clip, from a feature titled “Until Your Face Hurts: Alt Takes,” gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at the cast collaboration that resulted in hilarious on-set improv and alt takes. Through Aug. 28, users who sync their account for the first time with Microsoft or another participating digital retailer will automatically receive “X-Men: Days of Future Past” in their digital movie collection.

“This launch has been highly anticipated by our most passionate movie fans, and we are very excited to bring Microsoft into the Movies Anywhere family,” said Karin Gilford, General Manager, Movies Anywhere. “Movies Anywhere brings your movie collection together quickly and easily, and we’re thrilled to share this benefit with Microsoft customers. Since our launch just nine months ago, consumers have stored more than 135 million movies on our app, and both content and quality continue to grow with the onboarding of new retailers like Microsoft.”

“We are thrilled that Microsoft now supports Movies Anywhere,” said Pedro Gutierrez, Director, Movies & TV, Microsoft. “With Movies Anywhere, all of your eligible movies from Microsoft can be enjoyed across your favorite screens at no extra cost. Microsoft Movies & TV allows you to watch the newest movies across your favorite devices — like Xbox — before streaming services or disc, and without subscription or membership fees.”