Meet pivot – a New Television Network

Pivot 560x203The folks at Participant Media (The Help, An Inconvenient Truth, and Lincoln) are set to launch their new television network on August 1st. The network is titled “pivot” and it targets passionate millennials with a diverse slate of talent and a mix of original series, programming, films, and documentaries :

The network will feature the Australian scripted series “Please Like Me”, written by and starring comedian Josh Thomas as a 20-year-old man who’s dumped by his girlfriend, discovers he’s gay and learns his mother has attempted suicide, all in the same day.

Another show set to première on pivot, January 18th, is Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Hit RECord On TV!. This show is a new take on the variety show hosted by Gordon-Levitt who directs countless artists from his global open-source online community – hitRECord – to create short films, live performances, music, animation, conversation and more.

With 40+ million subscribers at launch, Pivot’s programming slate is anchored by more than 300 hours of original programming in its first year.

Philip Van der Vossen

Editor at Gunaxin
Philip Van der Vossen is the Editor of Gunaxin, a Men's Lifestyle Magazine that was established in 2008. Philip also created and hosts the Trail Trek Tour, a traveling series of off-road events for automotive media.

Additionally, Philip has served as Rally Director for the Washington Automotive Press Association, Speaker at IMPAcon and Blogs with Balls, Chairman of the Relay For Life of North Anne Arundel County, Examiner Team Leader for the Maryland Performance Excellence Awards, and Credentialed Founder of Capitals Outsider.
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