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FilmStruck Launches Podcast For Film Lovers 

FilmStruck Launches Podcast For Film Lovers 

Acclaimed Director Darren Aronofsky Joins Host Alicia Malone as Podcast’s First Guest
 
Bi-weekly Podcast Launches Nov. 9

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FilmStruck, the streaming movie service for film aficionados, will take cinephiles deeper into the world of movies with The FilmStruck Podcast, a bi-weekly show hosted and produced by FilmStruck host and self-proclaimed movie geek Alicia Malone. The inaugural episode of the podcast launches today and features Malone’s long-form interview with director Darren Aronofsky (mother!) discussing fan reaction to his latest film and the films that inspire him.

Each episode of The FilmStruck Podcast is broken down into two segments, including:

  • What’s On FilmStruck – Malone sits down with FilmStruck staff and programmers to discuss their top film picks, how certain themes and films were programmed and give listeners a sneak peek at upcoming films
  • Artist Interview – Malone conducts long-form interviews with filmmakers and artists to discuss their latest projects, films they love and what the movies mean to them

To access the full first episode of The FilmStruck Podcast, please click here or to listen to an excerpt click http://flms.tk/podcast1. The FilmStruck Podcast is distributed via the Turner Podcast Network and is available for download via Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio and Tune In Radio.

FilmStruck’s podcast joins the Turner Podcast Network alongside other high profile branded podcasts from CNN, Bleacher Report, TruTV, TNT, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim. The Turner Podcast Network was created to implement a portfolio-wide network that centralizes publishing and production for all Turner podcasts in order to develop and launch new branded podcasts across Turner’s news, kids and entertainment brands. Turner’s podcasts reach an average monthly audience of over 7.2 million unique users and 11.7 million downloads.  


About FilmStruck

FilmStruck is a subscription on-demand service that offers film aficionados a comprehensive library of films including an eclectic mix of contemporary and classic art house, indie, foreign and cult films. Developed and managed by Turner Classic Movies (TCM) in collaboration with the Criterion Collection, FilmStruck is the exclusive streaming home for the critically acclaimed and award-winning Criterion Collection, including the Criterion Channel, a new premium service programmed and curated by the Criterion team.  FilmStruck is Turner’s first domestic direct-to-consumer offering launched in November 2016.

FilmStruck is a division of Turner, a Time Warner company, Turner creates and programs branded news, entertainment, sports, animation and young adult multi-platform content for consumers around the world. Turner brands and businesses include CNN/U.S., HLN, CNN International and CNN.com, TBS, TNT, TCM, truTV, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Adult Swim, Turner Sports, Bleacher Report, FilmStruck, Super Deluxe, iStreamPlanet and ELEAGUE.


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