The following was issued:
“GO-BIG SHOW” WELCOMES GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING RAPPER, SINGER-SONGWRITER AND PRODUCER T-PAIN TO THE SECOND SEASON JUDGING PANEL
SEASON TWO CURRENTLY IN PRODUCTION IN GEORGIA
SERIES PRODUCED BY PROPAGATE AND BOAT ROCKER
LOS ANGELES (August 12, 2021) – Grammy Award-winning rapper, singer-songwriter and producer, T-Pain has been confirmed for the “Go-Big Show” celebrity judging panel for season two, replacing a previously announced judge. T-Pain has seen success in music, gaming and so much more and now he joins fellow judges Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Nettles, Cody Rhodes and host Bert Kreischer in this explosive new season. “Go-Big Show” is produced by Propagate and Boat Rocker, through Matador Content.
The 10-episode, hour-long series will go bigger next season and feature some of the most extreme and death -defying acts from around the country. “Go-Big Show” currently ranks as the #2 new cable comedy of 2021.
“Go-Big Show” showcases supersized talents on a scale never before seen on television. The debut season featured monster trucks, alligator trainers, stunt archery and other radical feats; the program celebrates daring acts alongside personal, behind-the-scenes stories from the challengers as they battle head-to-head to impress the judges and advance toward the finale’s ultimate $100,000 prize.
Since emerging in 2004, T-Pain not only changed the course of pop, hip-hop, and R&B, but he also reshaped the fabric of the culture itself. Beyond moving over 50 million singles, gathering billions of streams, picking up six GRAMMY(R) Awards, and selling out shows on multiple continents, his voice could be heard loud and clear as “All I Do Is Win” soundtracked President Barack Obama’s entry into the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, during the “most popular” NPR Tiny Desk concert in the series’ history, and when he shocked audiences everywhere as the first-ever winner of The Masked Singer. The Tallahassee trailblazer’s influence now transcends generations. Simultaneously, the man born Faheem Rasheed Najm shines as a Twitch phenomenon and uber popular streamer, label honcho for Nappy Boy Entertainment, expert drift driver, actor, and author with his literary debut Can I Mix You a Drink in 2021. He’s also developed a diverse filmography, appearing in Lottery Ticket, Furious 7, and, most recently, in 2021’s Tom & Jerry as Tom’s singing voice. He runs both Nappy Boy Gaming and Nappy Boy Entertainment home to not only his own music but also Chayo Nash, Piao, SPRNGBRK, Young Cash, and more. However, T-Pain’s voice takes center stage once again, as he gears up to release new music later this year.
“Go-Big Show” is produced by Propagate and Boat Rocker, through Matador Content. The series is executive produced by Todd Lubin of Matador Content and Jay Peterson of Boat Rocker Studios, Unscripted; Howard T. Owens, Ben Silverman, and Gregory Lipstone of Propagate; showrunner Conrad Green; Bert Kreischer and Rosario Dawson.
TBS,?a WarnerMedia brand, is a top-rated destination for television among young adults and known for escapist, lean-in entertainment, featuring smart, imaginative stories with heart and comedic edge. From scripted comedy series to late-night shows, game shows, and animated programming, TBS’ Originals slate is comprised of some of the most popular shows on cable – “Miracle Workers,” “CONAN,”?”Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,”?”The Last O.G.,”?”American Dad!” and?”Chad.” The network’s slate of premium unscripted series includes “The Misery Index,” “Go-Big Show,” and fan favorite “Wipeout,” along with, upcoming series “Friday Night Vibes,” “The Cube,” “Backyard Bar Wars,” and “The Big D”. TBS’ lineup also includes comedy hits like?”Family Guy”?and?”The Big Bang Theory,” classic sitcom favorites?”Friends”?and?”Seinfeld,” blockbuster movies, and live event coverage of Major League Baseball, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship and “ELEAGUE,” WarnerMedia’s eSports gaming competition. Website:?www.tbs.com
About Boat Rocker
Boat Rocker (TSX: BRMI) is the home for creative visionaries. An independent, integrated global entertainment company, Boat Rocker’s purpose is to tell stories and build iconic brands across all genres and mediums. With offices around the world, Boat Rocker’s creative and commercial capabilities include Scripted, Unscripted, and Kids & Family television production, distribution, brand & franchise management, a world-class animation studio, and talent management through Untitled Entertainment. A selection of Boat Rocker’s projects include: Invasion (Apple TV+), American Rust (Showtime), Orphan Black(BBC AMERICA, CTV Sci-Fi Channel), Dear… (Apple TV+), Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry (Apple TV+), The Next Step (BBC, Family Channel, CBC), Daniel Spellbound (Netflix), and Dino Ranch (Disney+, Disney Junior, CBC). For more information, please visit www.boatrocker.com.
Founded in 2015 by Ben Silverman and Howard Owens, who pioneered the global format business in the late 1990s, Propagate has offices in Los Angeles, New York and Paris. Its recent credits include the Emmy-nominated “Hillary” that premiered at Sundance and Berlin and now streams on Hulu, the recently aired “Notre Dame: Our Lady of Paris” on ABC and “Go-Big Show” on TBS, and the upcoming American adaptation of The Eurovision Song Contest, as well as the unscripted “November 13: Attack on Paris” “Haunted” and “Prank Encounters” for Netflix, and “In Search Of” and “Kings of Pain” for the History Channel. In scripted, “Blood and Treasure” and “Broke” for CBS, “Charmed” for The CW, the recently aired election-themed puppet special on Fox, “Let’s Be Real” and the upcoming “Zorro” television series for NBC. Propagate also created and produced the podcast, “An Oral History of The Office” for Spotify. Propagate’s expanding portfolio of companies includes Electus (“You vs. Wild”, “Running Wild With Bear Grylls,” “Jane the Virgin,” “Fashion Star”), Big Breakfast (“Adam Ruins Everything”, “Hot Date”), Notional (“Chopped” franchise), and talent management firms Artists First, Authentic Talent & Literary Management and Select Management.