This week the free streaming service FilmRise announced a deal to add “Unsolved Mysteries: Behind The Legacy” to their service. This hour-long tribute to the iconic series that shaped how true crime shows are now.
“In the early days of FilmRise, Unsolved Mysteries was one of the very first programs we distributed. The industry was in the embryonic stages of AVOD and FAST, and the series gained fresh momentum and widespread success via this new medium of home entertainment. We feel Unsolved Mysteries is embedded into the DNA of FilmRise, and credit it as one of the reasons for the company’s rapid success. We are honored to be a driving force in the creation of this tribute special.”Said Max Einhorn, SVP, Acquisitions and Co-Productions for FilmRise and Paul Stojanovich, Jr., CEO of Pursuit Productions, Inc.
“We are so grateful for FilmRise’s unwavering support of Unsolved Mysteries. Their dedication to providing a global platform for the series has allowed our loyal fans as well as a new generation of viewers the ability to enjoy the show and help solve a mystery. Our mission has always been to involve the audience in the series, and through Unsolved Mysteries: Behind the Legacy, FilmRise has given CMP the unique opportunity to share with our fans a behind the scenes look at how they helped make the series a success.” Said Terry Dunn Meurer of Cosgrove/Meurer Productions.
This new show will sit down with co-creators Terry Dunn Meurer and John Cosgrove, along with long-time producers and directors of the show, fans will get to pull back the curtain and experience their favorite show in a whole new light.
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