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YouTube Red Orders Documentary Series Best Shot!

YouTube Red has ordered the documentary series Best Shot from Springhill Entertainment.

The series follows former NBA star Jay Williams as he mentors a high school basketball team following his recovery from a career-ending motorcycle accident.

Best Shot will be executive produced by LeBron James and Maverick Carter from SpringHill Entertainment as well as Andrew Fried, Dane Lillegard and Jordan Wynn from Boardwalk Pictures.

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Cartoon Network’s NBA All-Star Lineup is a Slam Dunk!

NBA Stars LeBron James, Paul George, Kyrie Irving and Damian Lillard guest star in episodes of Teen Titans Go! and We Bare Bears along with a new basketball themed-episode of Mighty Magiswords in Cartoon Network’s NBA All-Star line-up beginning Friday, February at 6pm/5C.

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Survivor’s Remorse Rewards Ratings Growth With Early Renewal!

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The second episode of Survivor’s Remorse’s second season set a new high for the show so Starz has ordered a third season.

This week’s episode of the series – about a basketball phenom who brings his family and friends with him as he moves of the ‘hood and finds that pro money can lead to pro problems – grew 18% over season one.

For more, follow the jump.

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Trainwreck: LeBron Improvs Like a Master Off the Court!

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Watching LeBron James improvise on a basketball court can be a thing of beauty, but who’d have believed he was as quick with line improvs in front of a movie camera?

The truth is, he held his own with two improv masters – Amy Schumer and Bill Hader – during the filming of Trainwreck, and the proof is in the pudding. Or at least in the very NSFW video that follows the jump.

Check it out and enjoy. Trainwreck is in theaters now.

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Starz Comedies Blunt Talk and Survivor’s Remorse Set For August!

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Starz has set the series premiere of Blunt Talk (above) and second season premiere of Survivor’s Remorse for Saturday, August 22nd.

Blunt Talk, about an expatriate Brit talk show host who thinks he’s in America to share his wisdom and wit – but is mostly misguided on all levels – premieres at 9/8C.

Survivor’s Remorse, about a basketball phenom who has gotten out of the ‘hood with a big NBA contract and is trying to not forget his roots while attempting to negotiate the many levels of his new life, follows at 9:30/8:30C.

Further details await following the jump.

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Swish! Nothing But Net! Starz’ Survivor’s Remorse Begins Production On Season Two!

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Starz’ acclaimed Survivor’s Remorse – the scripted comedy about a kid who made it out of the hood into the NBA – has begun production on ten episodes season two.

Jessie T. Usher stars as the talented phenom, Cam Calloway in the series – which numbers LeBron James among its creators.

Season Two of Survivor’s Remorse will premiere this summer. For more, follow the jump.

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Messy Human Experience Trailer: Trainwreck!

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Amy Schumer is making the jump from stand up comic and star of her own sketch comedy show to movie star – and in Judd Apatow’s fifth movie as a director, no less.

Trainwreck is about a woman whose take on relationships is based on her father’s words, ‘Monogamy isn’t realistic.’ (To be fair, he’d just gone through a painful divorce at the time.) Twenty-three years, Amy has a great job at a men’s magazine and a bunch of great friends. Then she’s assigned to interview a certain sports doctor…

Check out the first trailer after the jump. Trainwreck will be in theaters on July 17th.

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Starz Greelights Pro Basketball Comedy!

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Survivor’s Remorse, a comedy set in the world of professional basketball, has been give a six-episode order by Starz. The series – from NBA All-Star LeBron James, Mike O’Malley and Maverick Carter – follows Cam Calloway, ‘a basketball phenom in his early 20’s who is suddenly thrust into the limelight after signing a multi-million dollar contract with a professional basketball team in Atlanta.’

Survivor’s Remorse is set to premiere in fall 2014. For more details, check out the press release following the jump.

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Starz, LeBron James Team Up For Scripted Comedy Series!

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NBA superstar LeBron James, legendary TV producer Tom Werner and Starz are teaming up to produce a half-hour scripted comedy series called Survivor’s Remorse – the complexity of of comedy and drama of making it out of one of the toughest neighborhoods in Philadelphia. Mike Malley has signed as writer and executive producer. also involved are business partners Maverick Carter and Paul Wachter.

Cousins Cam Calloway and Reggie Vaughn have, through grit, determination and God-given talent, made it. They are rich and famous and have to deal with all the trappings that come along with their new status – including the guilt of making it and leaving their ‘hood behind.

For the official press release, follow the jump.

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