Dove Channel, Cinedigm’s OTT family-friendly streaming service, has announced that episode one of its first original show, “Frankly Faraci,” is scheduled to premiere on the service on March 21st, with new episodes premiering weekly.
Hosted by journalist Matthew Faraci, the show provides viewers with an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at high-profile figures in entertainment, music, sports, business, and politics.
“We know that families all over America are going to enjoy Matthew’s heart-felt interviewing style and his uncanny ability to get people to talk about their true passions,” said Erick Opeka, EVP of Digital Networks at Cinedigm and Executive Producer of “Frankly Faraci.” “You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll be inspired, and you will come back over and over again to see who he’ll be speaking with next.”
“Frankly Faraci’s” first episode features the musical group, The Piano Guys. Viewers will get a peak at the group on tour, speaking about the events that led to their success on the international stage, and how their faith is the cornerstone of their music. Season One includes behind-the-scenes interviews with the hit sketch comedy group Studio C, YouTube sensations Daniel and Lincoln Markham of “What’s (In)side?,” former NFL Linebacker Bryan Schwartz and his wife Diane, founders of #FamilyGoals, Hip-hop Artist Propaganda, and more.
The show will be available exclusively on Dove Channel, and can be viewed on devices including Roku® Players and Roku TV™ models, Android and iOS, AppleTV, LeEco smart phones and TVs, the web, and other mobile and tablet devices. Additionally, Dove Channel, along with Cinedigm’s CONtv and Docurama, are available to Amazon Prime members as part of Amazon’s new Streaming Partners Program.
In advance of the show’s launch, Dove Channel released a special “Meet the Faracis” featurette video, in which Faraci introduces his family, talks about his faith, and the inspiration behind this new show. Click here to watch.