By Jose Jara
SHOWTIME® DOCUMENTARY FILMS
Inside the Greatest Political Upset of All Time
WORLD PREMIERES AT SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL NEXT WEEK FOLLOWED BY PREMIERE ON SHOWTIME
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY. 3, 9 PM. ET/PT
NEW YORK, NY – January 9, 2017 – Days after the inauguration of Donald J. Trump, Showtime Documentary Films presents TRUMPED: Inside The Greatest Political Upset of All Time at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. This world premiere screening at the prestigious festival will be followed by the SHOWTIME premiere of the film on Friday, February 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on-air, On Demand and over the internet. The film was developed by the team behind The Circus on SHOWTIME. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President and CEO, Showtime Networks Inc., at the 2017 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour.
The film offers an intimate behind the scenes look at the biggest political campaign upset in recent U.S. history. Mark Halperin, John Heilemann and Mark McKinnon — co-hosts of the SHOWTIME political firebrand THE CIRCUS (PRODUCED IN COOPERATION WITH BLOOMBERG POLITICS) — offer unprecedented access and never-before-seen footage of candidate Trump from the primaries through the debates to the dawning realization that the controversial businessman will become the 45th President of the United States.
TRUMPED: Inside The Greatest Political Upset of All Time is executive produced by Mark Halperin, John Heilemann and Mark McKinnon and directed by Banks Tarver, Ted Bourne and Mary Robertson. The film will world premiere at Sundance on Friday, January 27 and screen again on Saturday, January 28.
TRUMPED: Inside the Greatest Political Upset of All Time is produced by Left/Right, a part of Red Arrow Entertainment Group.
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