via press release:
FYI™ GREENLIGHTS NEW ORIGINAL PRIMETIME TALK SHOW
“KOCKTAILS WITH KHLOE” HOSTED BY KHLOE KARDASHIAN
EIGHT ONE-HOUR EPISODES PRODUCED BY PILGRIM STUDIOS
NEW YORK, July 21, 2015 – FYI has ordered the new primetime, hybrid talk series “Kocktails with Khloe” from Pilgrim Studios, it was announced today by Gena McCarthy, Senior Vice President of Programming and Development for FYI. Khloe Kardashian, TV personality, author and entrepreneur, will host and executive produce the Los Angeles studio-based series. Production begins immediately on eight one-hour episodes, with the series slated to premiere in late 2015.
“Kocktails with Khloe’ is something I’m extremely proud of and I’m excited to execute it with my amazing partners, Pilgrim and FYI,” said Khloe Kardashian. “I’m lucky that I’ve been able to invite fans into my life and home on a weekly basis and this show will give me an opportunity to continue to do that with new and exciting guests. Being an executive producer allows me the opportunity to create original content and I can’t wait to show my fans what we have in store on ‘Kocktails with Khloe.”
In “Kocktails with Khloe,” celebrity guests and friends will join Khloe in the kitchen and around the table for an intimate dinner party filled with cooking, pop culture, conversation and outrageously fun party games.
“Khloe Kardashian is an iconic millennial voice,” said Gena McCarthy. “We look forward to sharing her unique personality, wit, and insight with the FYI audience.”
Said Pilgrim Studios’ Craig Piligian, “Khloe Kardashian has emerged as a star in her own right with a gift for remaining funny, warm and relatable while still representing aspirational pop culture. We are thrilled to be in business with Khloe and FYI.”
“Kocktails with Khloe” is produced by Pilgrim Studios, with Craig Piligian executive producing. Khloe Kardashian also serves as executive producer. Executive producers for FYI are Gena McCarthy, Toby Faulkner and Lauren Wohl.
About Pilgrim Studios
Craig Piligian’s Pilgrim Studios produces a wide variety of unscripted and scripted programming for television, including hit series “Fast N’ Loud;” “Misfit Garage;” “Street Outlaws;” “Cuban Chrome;” “Ghost Hunters;” “The Ultimate Fighter;” “Swamp Pawn;” “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s;” “Raising Whitley;” “David Tutera’s CELEBrations;” “Wicked Tuna” and “Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks;” “Bring It!;” “Somebody’s Gotta Do It with Mike Rowe;” “My Big Fat Fabulous Life;” “Treetop Cat Rescue;” “Amazing America with Sarah Palin;” and “Saving Private K-9.” In the scripted realm, Pilgrim is currently in production on the new series “Recovery Road.” The company’s original movies for Lifetime include “Amanda Knox: Murder On Trial In Italy;” “Abducted: The Carlina White Story,” which earned a 2012 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Writing In A Motion Picture; and the crime thriller “Stalkers.”