via press release:
A&E PRESENTS THE SPECIAL LIVE EVENT
"BATES MOTEL: AFTER HOURS"
LIVE AFTER SHOW FEATURING CAST AND CREATORS
PREMIERES MARCH 3AT 11PM ET/PT
NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 24, 2014 –A&E Network announces "Bates Motel: After Hours,” a live half-hour special event bringing the highly engaged “Bates Motel” community to life as fans interact with the show’s stars and creators sharing behind-the-scenes analysis and exclusive content.
Series stars Vera Farmiga (Norma Bates), Freddie Highmore (Norman Bates), Max Thieriot (Dylan Massett) and executive producers Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin share their insights into the first episode and answer fan questions about the upcoming season of “Bates Motel.”
“Bates Motel: After Hours” will be broadcast in front of a live studio audience in New York on Monday, March 3 at 11PM ET/PT immediately following the series premiere of “Those Who Kill” at 10PM ET/PT and the season two premiere of “Bates Motel” at 9PM ET/PT.
Bates Motel" is a contemporary prequel to the genre-defining film "Psycho," and gives viewers an intimate portrayal of how Norman Bates’ (Freddie Highmore) psyche unravels through his teenage years. Fans discover the dark, twisted backstory of Norman Bates and how deeply intricate his relationship with his mother, Norma (Vera Farmiga), truly is.
The season one premiere of “Bates Motel” garnered 3 million total viewers and 1.6 million adults 25-54 and 18-49, making it the most-watched original drama in the key demos in the network’s history.
“Bates Motel: After Hours” is produced for A&E by Embassy Row. Michael Davies serves executive producer.
The “Bates Motel” series is produced by Universal Television for A&E Network. Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin serve as executive producers for Carlton Cuse Productions and Kerry Ehrin Productions respectively.
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