Posted: 11 Aug 2010Broadcasting & Cable, 9 August 2010, Andrea Domanick: "Samsung Electronics and NBC Universal Digital Studio have joined forces on a new original digital series, Fact Checkers Unit, NBC announced Monday. The series will premiere Aug. 17 and marks the first time a mobile phone provider and studio have teamed up for global distribution of a series. It will debut on factcheckers.com, major U.S. cable video-on-demand services and mobile platforms, as well as Syfy's digital platforms in the U.K., Syfy Universal throughout Asia/Pacific and the Sci Fi Channel in Australia. Based on a short film of the same name, FCU: Fact Checker's Unit follows the antics of two enthusiastic celebrity fact checkers played by Russell Karinen and Dylan Sacca. ... 'As the leading producer and distributor of original digital content, FCU: Fact Checker's Unit represents a logical next step for our studio's production and distribution prowess, combining buzz-worthy programming with quality content and recognizable talent,' said Cameron Death, Vice President, NBC Universal Digital Studio."
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