HOLLYWOOD, CA – April 1, 2015 – Award-winning DJ, producer, digital media pioneer and entrepreneur Scott Keeney aka “DJ Skee” will launch his new, hour-long television series, SKEE TV, on Fuse beginning Thursday, April 9th at 10:30pm (ET/PT). The premiere episode of SKEE TV will feature a live performance from rapper Machine Gun Kelly and an interview in the hot seat with DJ Skee as well as original segments featuring indie artist Marina and The Diamonds, rapper Fashawn and DJ Alesso. All new line-ups will be featured each week. Hip hop artist Common, electronic music group Phantogram, rapper Action Bronson and R&B/country artist Sam Hunt have also been confirmed to appear on the first season of SKEE TV.
“I am excited to highlight some of the hottest artists from all corners of the music landscape,” said DJ Skee. “On SKEE TV, you’ll see the biggest stars but also discover new artists before they blow up.”
In front of an audience at The Los Angeles Film School and from its recently renovated historic Ivar Theatre in Hollywood, DJ Skee will interview celebrity guests, host live musical performances and present segments dedicated to providing insider access into the trends and trendsetters of tomorrow. Handpicked for their unique impact in music and culture, those segments include: Ignited, Calm Before the Storm, Marked Up, inFocus, Off The Top, SKEE Locker and 10,000 Hours. Ignited explores the journey of some of the world’s biggest icons; Calm Before the Storm documents the momentum leading up to a performance; Marked Up chronicles modern tattoo culture; inFocus spotlights those pushing culture forward; Off The Top debuts exclusive music videos; SKEE Locker showcases the newest and hottest kicks; 10,000 Hours highlights behind-the-scenes movers and shakers.
SKEE TV is part of a new programming rollout at Fuse extending beyond music to reflect a new attitude that is sexy, edgy, relevant and honest. "DJ Skee has been a pop culture icon for a generation," said Bill Hilary, president of Fuse Network. "He identifies with our audience and knows where to take them before they even know they want to go. We look forward to providing our audiences with uncharted access and stories never explored until now."
Recognized as one of the most influential figures in today’s entertainment business, DJ Skee has made his mark not only as a DJ, but as an artist, producer, television host, radio personality, executive, philanthropist and entrepreneur. He is responsible for breaking Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Lorde and Kendrick Lamar on the radio. In raw numbers, DJ Skee has generated over one billion media impressions in under a decade and has a strong fan base on his social channels. He was named to Billboard Magazine’s “30 Most Influential Under 30 Years Old” in 2010 and an honorable mention in Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30” in 2011.
Fuse (www.fuse.tv), the national television network dedicated to music, brings viewers closer to their favorite artists and bands by featuring original series and specials, news, exclusive interviews, live concerts and video blocks - all rooted in the music experience. Celebrating the hit makers of today, familiar favorites and edgy newcomers, Fuse accommodates the wide ranging tastes and attitudes of its 18-34 year-old audience with compelling music programming on-air, on-line, on-demand, in HD and via mobile technologies. For more information visit: www.fuse.tv/press.
SKEE TV is a SKEEmatic production, a digital media and TV production house headquartered in Los Angeles, CA. SKEE TV is executive produced by Skee and partner Ryan Tomlinson.
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