(August 22, 2018 – Burbank, CA) – A new daily news show focused on all things DC was announced today, including availability for viewing. “DC Daily” will be available on the DC UNIVERSE subscription service, with select segments also available for viewing at no cost on additional online channels. “DC Daily” will offer fans entertaining news and insights, exclusive guest appearances, interviews and panel discussions with some of the most knowledgeable voices in the DC universe.
A live stream will kick off the new program at 4:30pm PST on August 29, 2018. Kevin Smith, filmmaker, actor and comic book author, will host the inaugural live stream event and introduce fans to the format, sets and exclusive content that will be seen on “DC Daily.” He will also provide fans with an in-depth look at the DC UNIVERSE digital subscription service. Fans can tune-in to the live stream at Facebook, Twitch and YouTube to hear breaking news about the upcoming DC UNIVERSE service launch.
“DC Daily” headlines will be available to all DC fans on YouTube at www.youtube.com/dc and on the DC UNIVERSE subscription service when the new service launches in Fall 2018. DC UNIVERSE members will be able to see an exclusive, expanded version of the show that provides additional content and behind-the-scenes access. “DC Daily” will replace “DC All Access,” which started in 2013, and grew to service a viewing audience of millions of DC fans.
Live Stream Details
What: DC Universe Live Stream Introducing “DC Daily”
When: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM PST
Who: Hosted by Kevin Smith and surprise guests
Where: Facebook at www.facebook.com/thedcuniverse
Twitch at www.twitch.tv/dccomics
YouTube at www.youtube.com/dc
“DC Daily” will offer DC UNIVERSE members an added depth of news content that ties back to the original series, comics and community on the new service launching this Fall. “DC Daily” will be hosted by a variety of faces familiar to DC fans, with special guests and other co-hosts joining the daily cast. Currently the “DC Daily” format is scheduled to include ‘Headlines,’ a run-down of daily news briefs; ‘Reports,’ a single-topic segment that may feature an in-depth interview or deep dive into an upcoming book, film or series; and ‘Talk,’ a panel discussion including in-depth analysis about today’s hottest topics and news, which will be exclusively available only to DC UNIVERSE members via the service.
“DC Daily” will be filmed and streamed daily from an all-new, dedicated 2,100 square foot set built especially for the show at a Warner Bros. Digital Networks studio location in Burbank, California. The custom-designed sets include original large-format panel artwork of iconic DC characters, as well as plenty of conversational seating, demonstration stations and stand-up viewing areas for hosts, guest commentators and special guests.
DC UNIVERSE is a first-of-its-kind digital subscription service that gives fans access to exclusive content and experiences not available anywhere else. With membership, fans will enjoy all-new original live-action and animated series, classic TV series and films, a curated selection of digital comic books, breaking news, an expansive DC-centric encyclopedia, and access to exclusive merchandise. Additional fan features include opportunities to connect with others in the DC community, earn premium rewards and participate in sweepstakes and contests.
About DC UNIVERSE
DC UNIVERSE, launching in 2018, is a standalone digital experience designed for the DC fan. Showcasing DC’s iconic characters, DC UNIVERSE offers new original live-action and animated series, legendary films and series, and epic animated movies, as well as a fan community, a curated selection of comic books, and exclusive merchandise. DC UNIVERSE is operated by Warner Bros. Digital Networks in collaboration with DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Digital Labs. DC UNIVERSE offers access to exclusive content and experiences not available anywhere else. To learn more, visit www.dcuniverse.com.
About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, the Flash), DC Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and WarnerMedia. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is one of the largest English-language publishers of comics in the world.
About Warner Bros. Digital Networks
Warner Bros. Digital Networks (WBDN) creates, builds, and operates direct-to-consumer digital services, digital premium content, and experiences. The WBDN team is charged with bringing together a diverse portfolio of iconic brands and innovative, exclusive premium content, focused on serving digital-first audiences. Leveraging the studio’s iconic franchises and vast library, WBDN’s portfolio includes DC UNIVERSE, DramaFever, Boomerang, and Filmstruck in partnership with Turner. WBDN also produces and distributes premium digital series through Stage 13 and Machinima and in partnership with LeBron James’ Uninterrupted and Ellen DeGeneres’ Ellen Digital Ventures. Warner Bros. Digital Networks’ premium programming and digital offerings put viewers at the center of entertainment, sports, gaming, and pop culture, reaching audiences anywhere, across any platform.
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