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FNG To Debut Outcast Simultaneously On Facebook & TV

Hong Kong – FOX, the global flagship entertainment channel as part of FOX Networks Group Asia, will debut its brand new drama OUTCAST on Facebook at the same time as the TV event. The premiere episode will launch simultaneously in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand on June 4th at 10pm HK (9pm BKK) and at 8:55pm in the Philippines.

In a massive TV event, episode one of OUTCAST will be made available on Facebook as well as simulcast across leading entertainment channels FOX, FOXCrime, FX, FOX Movies Premium, FOX Action Movies, StarWorld and Channel [V]. 24 hours following its launch, the episode will also be made available on YouTube.

Described as an ‘epic horror story’ by the show’s creator Robert Kirkman, who also created the global smash hit The Walking Dead, this big TV event launching across multiple platforms aims to bring fans throughout the region into this new spine-tingling and thrilling new world that Kirkman has created.

“We are thrilled to launch this new FOX original show. Fans of high-quality and high-production value dramas with gripping storylines and mesmerizing characters are going to love Outcast, especially if they are already fans of The Walking Dead,” said Keertan Adyanthaya, Executive Vice President of Content & Communications at FOX Networks Group Asia. “We are excited to make the first episode available to as many people as possible as we’re certain they’ll be drawn into the spellbinding world of Outcast once they watch it.”

OUTCAST, based on the Skybound/Image comic title by creator Robert Kirkman along with artist Paul Azaceta, follows Kyle Barnes (Patrick Fugit, “Almost Famous,” “Gone Girl”), a young man who has been plagued by demonic possession all his life. Now, with the help of Reverend Anderson (Philip Glenister. “Life on Mars”), a country preacher with personal demons of his own, Kyle embarks on a journey to find answers to obtain a normal life he has never known. But what Kyle discovers could change his fate, and the fate of the world, forever.

OUTCAST also stars Wrenn Schmidt (“Boardwalk Empire,” “Person of Interest”) as Megan Holter; Reg E. Cathey (“House of Cards,” “The Wire”) as Chief Giles; Kate Lyn Sheil (“House of Cards,”) as Allison; David Denman (“13 Hours”), as Mark Holter; Brent Spiner (“Star Trek: Next Generation”) as Sidney; Grace Zabriskie (“The Killing”) as Mildred; Melinda McGraw (“The X Files”, “Mad Men”) as Patricia MacCready; and Lee Tergesen (“The Americans”) as Blake Morrow.

From June 4th, FOX will broadcast each of the 10 episodes of OUTCAST weekly across the region, within hours of the USA telecast on Cinemax.

To watch the first episode of OUTCAST, fans should tune into FOX on television or visit the Outcast Asia Facebook page where they will find the first episode available from 10pm HKT (9pm BKK), along with a whole host of other great videos and behind the scenes content from the show.

Source: Fox Networks Group