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Young Hollywood

September 10, 2015 09:00 ET

Young Hollywood Debuts Sports Docu-Series Exclusively on Apple TV

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - September 10, 2015) - Today Young Hollywood launched the brand new sports docu-series, “Beyond the Athlete.”

Each episode follows four different athletes, giving viewers an inside look at their passions outside of sports. YH debuted the first three episodes of the series today, with a new episode debuting each month. This series marks the eighth show from YH to premiere exclusively on Apple TV.

"In just five months, we have already premiered eight series exclusively on Apple TV," said R.J. Williams, Founder and CEO of Young Hollywood. “As we continue to evolve the Young Hollywood brand, we’re now diving deeper into verticals like sports, and 'Beyond the Athlete' is the perfect kick off project."

This intimate docu-series introduces audiences to these athletes beyond the scope of their sports career to show fans a side of them that is rarely exposed. Viewers will get a glimpse into their demanding lives, lifestyles and careers while learning about the many other titles that they hold, including business mogul, fashion designer, musician and much more. Get to know the person, Beyond the Athlete.

YH programming is evolving to include news, reality, documentary, animation and scripted. These shows are also featured on their iPad app on iTunes and the new YH website. YH will premiere several new series exclusively on Apple TV in the coming months and will continue to deliver original celebrity and lifestyle programming to millions of users across all devices including mobile, desktops, tablets, televisions and now connected TVs.

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About Young Hollywood:

Founded by R.J. Williams in 2007, Young Hollywood is one of the world’s leading next generation entertainment studios. YH owns a library of over 2,500 hours of evergreen content updated daily, garnering over three-billion views to date via its growing distribution network. In addition to financing, producing and distributing over 500 hours of original celebrity and lifestyle programming annually, their content is broadcast in over 30 different territories. Additionally, YH works closely with some of the most well respected brands in the advertising world, with a portfolio including Subway, Unilever, H&M, Electronic Arts, Coca-Cola and more. The company’s innovative reputation is also evident in its creation of a first-of-its-kind custom broadcast studio located permanently inside the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills.

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