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Demi Lovato Sets Talk Show at Quibi

Provisionally titled “Pillow Talk With Demi Lovato,” the series will see the singer and actress conduct candid, unfiltered conversations with both expert and celebrity guests. The show is slated to explore topics such as activism, body positivity, sex, gender identity, relationships, social media and wellness. – Will Thorne, Variety » https://trib.al/nnWFjHz

Analysts question Quibi offer

In a research note, Strategy Analytics analyst Nitesh Patel said that Quibi was treading a fine line between potential success and failure. He asked: “Quibi is clearly a unique proposition compared to Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and other SVOD services…But will 10 minute episodic content format on a mobile device hook users and also bridge the divide between two needs, immersive entertainment and killing time?” – Rapid TV News » https://ift.tt/2TfUM6p

‘Kirby Jenner’ Series Based on Instagram Parody Lands at Quibi

The shortform streaming service has picked up a series called Kirby Jenner, which will chronicle the life of Kendall Jenner’s “fraternal twin brother,” a parody Instagram account in which self-described amateur model Kirby inserts himself into his famous sisters’ photos. (The artist behind the account, which has more than a million followers, has never broken character.) – Rick Porter, The Hollywood Reporter » https://ift.tt/34MXrHF

Bill Murray Joins Farrelly Brothers Comedy ‘The Now’ At Quibi

The Now examines what exactly makes life worth living. For Ed Poole (Dave Franco), clarity comes when a secret from his past has seemingly destroyed his future. He soon realizes the only thing that will make his life worth living is to forget the past, screw the future and just live in the Now. – Erik Pedersen, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/37ccLPG

Quibi, Telemundo team for Hispanic news

As a part of the partnership with Telemundo, the Hispanic-focused media company is developing two exclusive shows for Quibi’s curated news and entertainment programming, Daily Essentials. The two daily news programmes include a news show designed to tap into the audience’s passion for news, along with an entertainment news show. – Joseph O’Halloran, Rapid TV News » https://ift.tt/33sPQgi

Christoph Waltz Joins Liam Hemsworth Quibi Series

The series centers around Dodge Maynard (Hemsworth) who, desperate to take care of his pregnant wife before a terminal illness can take his life, accepts an offer to participate in a deadly game where he soon discovers that he’s not the hunter, but the prey. Waltz will play the character of Miles Sellers. The series explores the limits of how far someone would go to fight for their life and their family. – Will Thorne, Variety » https://trib.al/NnzIiU7

Quibi Sets ‘Nightgowns’ Series From ‘RuPaul Drag Race’ Winner Sasha Velour

In the new series, we will follow Sasha Velour as she turns her brand of visually stunning high art into a full-on stage production — and the biggest drag showcase of her life. Adapted from her wildly popular and critically acclaimed live monthly revue in Brooklyn that first started in 2015, Nightgowns is part performance documentary and part portrait. The eight-episode series will shed light on her wildly creative work with each member of her unique ensemble to craft the lip-sync performances of their wildest dreams. Dino-Ray Ramos, Deadline Hollywood » http://dlvr.it/R9HfW3
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