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Easton Ellis SVOD original for debuting Fullscreen

Scripted-logo-460_2George StrompolosAn original series from author Bret Easton Ellis will topline the original series set for Fullscreen’s SVOD platform, which launches today.

The Deleted marks the writer’s directorial debut. The thriller series follows the disappearance of three seemingly unconnected people, which triggers paranoia amongst a group of young people who had escaped a cult several years earlier.

Its announcement came as multichannel network Fullscreen today launches its 13-30-targeted SVOD service, also called Fullscreen, which will offer tailored Millennial-focused content for US$4.99 a month.

Fullscreen is also adding a daily sketch show, which is claims is the first of its kind for an on-demand service. Party in the Back will feature talent such as Twaimz, Josh Leyva, Rachel Scanlon, and Brandon Armstrong, and shows their behind-the-scenes efforts to load content on to the Fullscreen network.

Explain Things to Me will be a talk show format billed as a ‘geekstravaganza’ and featuring Anna Akana and Brad Gage, while Slumber Party With Alie & Georgia will be “an outrageous sleepover with best pals Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark dishing sage advice”.

Waste of Space with ItsTheReal sees a pair of Jewish New York brothers bringing together their love of hip-hop music and food.
Also on the Fullscreen slate at launch are the previously-announced Electra Woman & Dyna Girl, Filthy Preppy Teen$ and Kingdom Geek, among others.
Fullscreen content will this summer air as a programming block on part-parent AT&T’s pay TV Audience Network as part of efforts to promote the new SVOD platform, which is international in reach.

“We created a new kind of entertainment experience which merges the things we love about premium content and social media,” said George Strompolos, Fullscreen founder and CEO. “We’re building it for an audience we know and love – a social-first mobile-first generation. We look forward to creating, learning and evolving at internet speed.”