ADVISORY, Feb. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
VH1’s “The Breaks” will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. The network’s highly anticipated new scripted series “The Breaks” will premiere on Monday, February 20th at 9PM ET/PT.
The original film, which aired last year on VH1 to much acclaim and fanfare, followed three young friends fulfilling their hip hop dreams in New York City in 1990. The series continues to explore their triumphs and heartbreak trying to make their mark in a new and complex hip hop culture.
In honor of the occasion, VH1, MTV and Logo General Manager Amy Doyle will ring the Opening Bell alongside the cast and producers of the series.
VH1 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (Nasdaq:VIA), (Nasdaq:VIAB).
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, February 17, 2017 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
VH1 Media Contact:
Liza Burnett Fefferman
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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VH1 is the dominant pop culture brand for adults 18-34. The network is available in 93 million U.S. households and has an array of digital channels and services including the VH1 App, VH1.com, @VH1 and Love & Hip Hop: The Game. VH1 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA), (NASDAQ:VIAB). For more information, please visit www.vh1press.com, VH1.com, or the VH1 Facebook page. Follow us on Twitter @VH1PR.
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