Series Featuring Team Owners Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons, Of KISS Fame Will Premiere Tuesday, August 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET/CT
NEW YORK, NY – July 11, 2014 – AMC has greenlit “4th and Loud” a docu-series focused on the inaugural season of the LA KISS arena football league team. The 10-episode (60-minute) series will premiere Tuesday, August 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT (Note new date and time), and will follow team owners Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons of KISS fame, along with additional owners, long-time KISS manager, Doc McGhee, managing partner/owner, Brett Bouchy, and president/owner, Schuyler Hoversten, as they and the dedicated players and coaches work to turn LA’s first professional football team in years into a winning franchise.
“We look forward to capturing all the trials and tribulations of launching a sports franchise in a great sports city like Los Angeles,” said Eliot Goldberg, AMC’s senior vice president of unscripted programming. “These are incredibly dedicated athletes, coaches and management who want to win, and the fact that the team has rock and roll royalty in the owners box just adds another great dimension to the series.”
“We are thrilled to partner with AMC in bringing our show to the viewing public,” Paul Stanley said. “Anyone who knows Gene and I knows we have never played by the rules. This opportunity to see the making of our team of rebels, the LA KISS, from behind the scenes will once again show everyone that we play to win.”
“4th and Loud” is produced by Thinkfactory Media (Gene Simmons Family Jewels, Hatfields & McCoys), with Adam Freeman, Adam Reed, Chris Gillen, Erin Kelly and Leslie Greif serving as executive producers. Goldberg, Marco Bresaz and Andrea Beckerman will oversee the series for AMC.
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About Thinkfactory Media
Thinkfactory Media is a full-service production company that creates high-quality entertainment content. Renowned for award-winning productions, the company was the driving force behind the Emmy® and Golden Globe®-nominated hit mini-series Hatfields & McCoys (History), starring Kevin Costner. They are currently in production on numerous projects including the highly-anticipated eight-hour television event, Texas Rising (History). Other recent credits include: Marriage Boot Camp (We tv), Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (We tv), Preachers’ Daughters (Lifetime), R&B Divas: Atlanta (TV One), R&B Divas: Los Angeles (TV One), The Hook Up (MTV), Spell-Mageddon (ABC Family), Prank My Mom (Lifetime), Gene Simmons: Family Jewels (A&E), Tony Danza: Teach (A&E), among many others. Find out more about Thinkfactory Media and its projects at www.ThinkfactoryMedia.com and follow them on Twitter at @TFactoryMedia.
About LA KISS
The Los Angeles KISS (LA KISS) is the newest expansion team in the Arena Football League (AFL), now in its 27th season. The team is owned by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of the legendary rock band, KISS, along with Brett Bouchy, Schuyler Hoversten and Doc McGhee. LA KISS plays its home games at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA, with select matchups broadcast to a national audience on CBS Sports and ESPN.