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[10/01/21 - 11:00 AM]
Executive Producer Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson's "BMF" Debuts as the #1 Premiere on the Starz App This Year and Earns Early Second Season Greenlight
The series, which debuted on Sunday, September 26, also ranks as one of the most highly engaged series premieres ever with a strong completion rate across OTT platforms based on preliminary reporting.

[via press release from Starz]

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER CURTIS "50 CENT" JACKSON'S "BMF" DEBUTS AS THE #1 PREMIERE ON THE STARZ APP THIS YEAR AND EARNS EARLY SECOND SEASON GREENLIGHT

Santa Monica, Calif. - STARZ Original Series "BMF" from executive producer Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson debuted as the #1 premiere on the STARZ app this year earning an early second season greenlight. The series, which debuted on Sunday, September 26, also ranks as one of the most highly engaged series premieres ever with a strong completion rate across OTT platforms based on preliminary reporting.

The new STARZ original series premiered worldwide across all STARZ platforms, including on STARZ in the U.S. and Canada, and day and date internationally on the STARZPLAY premium streaming platform across its complete footprint in Europe, Latin America and Japan.

"Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson continues to find and cultivate stories like 'BMF' that are culturally relevant, bringing the network important untold stories that are incredibly diverse both in front of and behind the camera," said Jeffrey Hirsch, President and CEO of STARZ. "Following such a strong debut, we're excited to see what Curtis, Randy and the award-worthy cast deliver in the second season."

"BMF" stars Demetrius "Lil Meech" Flenory Jr., the son of Demetrius "Big Meech" Flenory; Da'Vinchi (The Way Back, "grown-ish"), Russell Hornsby (Fences, The Hate U Give), Michole Briana White ("Dead to Me," She Hate Me), Ajiona Alexus ("Empire," "13 Reasons Why"), Eric Kofi Abrefa (Blue Story, Fury), Myles Truitt ("Black Lightening," "The New Edition Story") and Steve Harris ("The Practice," Diary of a Mad Black Woman). Snoop Dogg (Dolemite Is My Name, Soul Plane, Training Day), Arkeisha "Kash Doll" Knight, Wood Harris ("Empire," Creed), La La Anthony ("The Chi," Think Like a Man) and Serayah ("Empire," Favorite Son) star in recurring roles.

"BMF" is executive produced by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson (co-creator of the "Power" Universe, "For Life"), alongside showrunner, executive producer, writer and Detroit native Randy Huggins ("Star," "Rebel," "Power"). Tasha Smith ("Empire," "Power," Why Did I Get Married?) serves as director and executive producer. Heather Zuhlke joins as an executive producer on the sophomore season with Anthony Wilson and Anne Clements who are both set to return to executive produce. "BMF" is produced through Jackson's G-Unit Film and Television in association with Lionsgate Television for STARZ.

Senior Vice President of Original Programming Kathryn Tyus-Adair is the executive overseeing "BMF" on behalf of STARZ. Erin Conroy is the executive overseeing the series on behalf of Lionsgate.

About "BMF"

"BMF" is inspired by the true story of two brothers who rose from the decaying streets of southwest Detroit in the late 1980s and gave birth to one of the most influential crime families in this country. Demetrius "Big Meech" Flenory's charismatic leadership, Terry "Southwest T" Flenory's business acumen and the fraternal partnership's vision beyond the drug trade and into the world of hip-hop would render the brothers iconic on a global level. Their unwavering belief in family loyalty would be the cornerstone of their partnership and the crux of their eventual estrangement. This is a story about love, kinship and capitalism in the pursuit of the American dream.

Follow "BMF" On Social Twitter: @BMFStarz | @STARZPR Instagram: @BMFStarz | @STARZPR Facebook: @BMFStarz

About STARZ

STARZ (www.starz.com), a Lionsgate company, is a leading global media streaming platform committed to delivering premium content that amplifies narratives by, about and for women and underrepresented audiences. STARZ is home to the highly-rated and first-of-its-kind STARZ app that offers the ability to stream or download STARZ premium content, as well as the flagship domestic STARZ(R) service, including STARZ ENCORE, 17 premium pay TV channels, and the associated on-demand and online services. In 2018, STARZ launched its STARZPLAY international premium streaming platform to provide subscribers access to the "best of global SVOD." STARZPLAY, coupled with its STARZPLAY ARABIA joint venture, has expanded its global footprint into more than 58 countries throughout Europe and Latin America along with Canada, Japan, India and Indonesia. STARZ and STARZPLAY are available across digital OTT platforms and multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies around the world. In February 2021, STARZ launched #TakeTheLead, a multi-faceted and innovative inclusion initiative expanding its existing efforts to improve representation on screen, behind the camera and throughout the company.





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[01/18/22 - 10:14 AM]
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