NEW YORK, NY -- June 18, 2018 -- Today, digital entertainment program BUILD Series continued its expansion of daily live programming, taking its popular and extensive live interview platform to the next level with the debut of its new morning talk show "BUILD Brunch." With around six hours of daily live programming with stars, influencers and leaders at its state-of-the-art BUILD Studio at 692 Broadway in NYC in front of a live studio audience, the brand continues its commitment to bring its fans closer to culture with a wide variety of content.
The BUILD Series' "BUILD Brunch," a daily live morning show at 11am ET, kicked off today featuring a roundtable of diverse, young influencers speaking to breaking news, hot topics and the latest in entertainment. The hosts - comedian/writer Ali Kolbert (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Knockout), actress/writer/comedian Shannon Coffey (Girl Code, I Hate Being Single), reporter/host Brittany Jones-Cooper (Yahoo, Katie Couric) and newcomer Lukas Thimm - today were joined by actress Joy Nash of the buzzy, new AMC series Dietland. Upcoming "BUILD Brunch" guests include chef, author and TV host Katie Lee; actor John Michael Higgins; Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad; Founder of Caroline's on Broadway and New York Comedy Festival Caroline Hirsch; comedian and actress Jamie Lee; The League founder & CEO Amanda Bradford; and screenwriter, director and actress Kay Cannon.
The "BUILD Brunch" production team is led by executive producers Suzanne Lindbergh, Max Damashek and Ricky Camilleri. The show airs weekdays on BUILDSeries.com and can also be seen across other Oath properties including: AOL.com, HuffPost, Yahoo Entertainment and Yahoo Lifestyle.
More feature programs added to the slate include newly launched "BUILD Weekend Watch," hosted by BUILD's Ricky Camilleri every Friday at 3pm ET, featuring a roundtable of TV & film journalists and critics discussing what to watch on television, in theaters and across mobile for those looking for some pop culture insight. Additionally, "The BUILD Up" will launch June 25 as the Series' interactive, hosted interstitial program, which will continue to highlight interviews with fans at the Studio and online at buildseries.com, and offer a backstage look at guests as they prep for their interview. Coffey will also be joining "The BUILD Up" as a host along with Brendan Fitzgibbons and a few others still to be announced.
To elevate the fan experience at the BUILD Studio, the BUILD Series is announcing BUILD All Access, an upcoming series of very exclusive, ticketed events with top musicians, authors, influencers and more. Offering intimate concerts, meet and greets, signings and special giveaways, these regular VIP experiences will kickoff in late 2018.
"It is incredibly gratifying to see the success of BUILD over the past few years, and we're excited for the next phase, expanding with even more daily live programming including our new morning show, 'BUILD Brunch,'" said Suzanne Lindbergh, VP and Executive Producer of BUILD Series. "Fans who gather everyday at our BUILD Studio on Broadway and who join us online, will have even more content to engage with as our new programs will bring a unique voice to pop culture commentary with an incredibly fresh and appealing cast of talent."
In the past year, the BUILD Series has hosted nearly 1,300 BUILD interviews with over 3,000 on-stage guests, airing on BUILDSeries.com and across other Oath platforms. Please visit BUILDseries.com for additional information on "BUILD Brunch," "BUILD Weekend Watch," "The BUILD Up," BUILD All Access, and for a lineup of upcoming BUILD Series guests.
About BUILD Series
BUILD Series is a cultural platform created to connect the most compelling, interesting and influential creators in the world with their fans and audiences featuring the biggest names in entertainment, tech, fashion and business as they share the stories behind their projects and passions. Every conversation yields insights, inspiration and plenty of surprises as moderators and audience members ask questions. It all happens several times a day from the BUILD Studio in NYC's East Village and is live-streamed on BUILDSeries.com.
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