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Morgan Spurlock’s Warrior Poets Promotes Matthew Galkin To Partner

Warrior Poets, the New York-based production company founded in 2004 by filmmaker Morgan Spurlock and his producing partner Jeremy Chilnick, has promoted Matthew Galkin to partner. Galkin will continue to executive produce, direct and develop original content. Since joining Warrior Poets more than four years ago, Galkin has worked closely with Spurlock and Chilnick to grow the company and has worked om such documentary films, TV and Web series as One Direction: This Is Us, Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope, Espn Films’ 30 For 30 documentary The Dotted Line, CNN series Morgan Spurlock: Inside Man and Web series A Day In The Life for Hulu and Failure Club for Yahoo! “During his tenure at Warrior Poets, Matthew has brought his unique energy, creative experience and storytelling mastery to projects in both the top-tier documentary film world as a director and producer and in the reality/non-fiction TV world as a show runner,
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Morgan Spurlock Is The 'Inside Man' At CNN

Morgan Spurlock Is The 'Inside Man' At CNN
Since his debut with 2004’s “Super Size Me,” Morgan Spurlock has become a fixture in the documentary scene. Despite having a busy year -- “Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope” officially saw release this past spring and “Mansome” premiered at Tribeca -- Spurlock is already at work on his next effort, and is set to return to the small screen with a “non-fiction original series” for the cable news network CNN. “Inside Man," which is scheduled to premiere next spring, will mark Spurlock’s third foray into television -- fourth if you count the online web series “A Day In The Life.” The show will air on the weekend and “carry the distinctive stamp of its host while taking viewers on colorful and informative journeys into fascinating corners of American society.” So yeah, it essentially sounds something continuing in the vein of "30 Days" or the aforementioned...

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Morgan Spurlock Is The 'Inside Man' At CNN

Since his debut with 2004’s “Super Size Me,” Morgan Spurlock has become a fixture in the documentary scene. Despite having a busy year -- “Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope” officially saw release this past spring and “Mansome” premiered at Tribeca -- Spurlock is already at work on his next effort, and is set to return to the small screen with a “non-fiction original series” for the cable news network CNN. “Inside Man," which is scheduled to premiere next spring, will mark Spurlock’s third foray into television -- fourth if you count the online web series “A Day In The Life.” The show will air on the weekend and “carry the distinctive stamp of its host while taking viewers on colorful and informative journeys into fascinating corners of American society.” So yeah, it essentially sounds something continuing in the vein of "30 Days" or the aforementioned...
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Questlove on 'A Day In The Life' finale, May 14th exclusively on Hulu

Tune in alert for the season finale of Morgan Spurlock's original documentary series "A Day in the Life" exclusively on Hulu.com and Hulu Plus. This week's episode features a rare, intimate look into the life of famed musician and drummer/front man for The Roots, Questlove. "A Day In The Life" On Monday, May 14th Exclusively on Hulu and Hulu Plus From Hulu In the season two finale of Hulu's critically acclaimed original series "A Day in the Life," audiences have the rare opportunity to get intimately acquainted with Ahmir Thompson, best known to his fans as Questlove. Deemed one of Rolling Stone's top 10 best drummers of all time as part of Grammy winning group The Roots, Questlove has
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Joel McHale On The Next A Day In The Life April 9th

If you haven’t caught A Day in the Life yet, you’re missing out on a great show, and you’ve got a great excuse to tune in for the next show on April 9th, because Joel McHale will be the “star.”

If you don’t already know the Morgan Spurlock series, the show is on Hulu, and it’s just what it sounds like. Follow along in a day in the life of the celebrity guest, and see what really goes on during their day. Of course, this time around we’ll be exploring The Soup, and spending time in the writer’s room, and we’ll also stop by for a look behind-the-scenes of Community.

It’s a fun show generally, but this one obviously promises to throw in an extra helping of comedic value, and fans of Community are sure to enjoy the stroll through Joel
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The (Increasingly) Blurry Line Between TV and Online Originals

Changing the Channel: The New Golden Age of TV was more of a casual chat than a SXSW panel. It brought moderator Andy Forssell (Svp of Content at Hulu) together with Hulu talent Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me, A Day In The Life), Richard Linklater (Dazed and Confused, Up To Speed) and Timothy “Speed” Levitch (Up To Speed) to discuss their current projects and the future of original online programing. After introducing the panelists and showing a sneak peak of Up To Speed and the second season of A Day in The Life, the panel touched on a number of interesting subjects. Fossell let slip that Hulu is trying to make its original programming capable of winning major television awards. While not a complete shocker, this tidbit is further indication that premium on-demand and over the internet distribution-services-turned-studios are starting to see themselves as the new HBOs. It starts to raise some interesting questions,
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Hulu Signs International Distribution Pact With FremantleMedia Enterprises

Hulu’s original series are hitting the international marketplace. FremantleMedia Enterprises has signed a first-look deal with Hulu for international distribution rights to the online video service’s original programming, the first such pact for an online video company. Under the deal, Fme has the right to distribute Hulu original series globally across all platforms, including traditional media. The first Hulu title Fme will take out is Morgan Spurlock’s documentary series A Day In The Life, whose second season premieres tomorrow on Hulu and Hulu Plus. A Day In The Life, which chronicles a complete day in the life of famous people, marked Hulu’s foray into long-form original content. “This is a ground-breaking deal, which sets a new precedent for acquiring content that can live on both digital and linear platforms, while identifying opportunities outside of the traditional distribution models,” said David Ellender, Global CEO of FremantleMedia Enterprises.
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