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LIFETIME® HIT SERIES “BRING IT” SET TO HIT THE STAGE

Miss D and her Dancing Dolls, the stars of Lifetime’s hit series “Bring It!,” will perform live in Baton Rouge, LA, Memphis, TN, Atlanta, GA and more as part of the “Bring It! Live” tour. Tickets go on sale Saturday, February 6th at 10 AM and can be purchased at bringitlivetour.com.  Ticket prices start at $29.75 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change. A limited number of VIP tickets which include an exclusive meet and greet with the cast will also be available.

Bring It! Live” will give fans the chance to become part of the action as they see Miss D and her Dancing Dolls perform their never-before-seen routines live onstage.  Audience members will take part in live voting, engage in Q+A with the cast, and get the exclusive “behind the scenes” lowdown on the hit Lifetime series.

In addition to audience participation,Bring It! Live” will feature a new competition story line and an action-packed finale in what promises to be a stunning night of dancing sure to impress both die hard Bring It! followers and new fans alike.

Bring It! Live” will be produced by Mills Entertainment, leading producers and promoters of branded live entertainment.

About Lifetime:

Lifetime is a premier female‐focused entertainment destination dedicated to offering the highest quality original programming spanning scripted series, non‐fiction series and movies. As a result of the network’s aggressive programming strategy that has doubled the hours of its original programming, in 2014 the network reached its strongest ranking among the key Women 18‐49 demo in six years and its youngest median age in 18 years. Lifetime Television®, LMN®, Lifetime Real Women® and Lifetime Digital™ are part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, LLC, a subsidiary of A+E Networks. A+E Networks is a joint venture of the Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.

 

About Mills Entertainment:

Mills Entertainment is a leading producer and promoter of branded live entertainment. Mills collaborates with top brands and personalities to develop, market, and produce live events throughout the US and worldwide. Current projects include Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience, Mel Brooks: Back in the Saddle Again!, Cesar Millan Live, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live, and Christopher Lloyd Goes Back to the Future. www.millsentertainment.com

Theresa Caputo Announces April 2016 Tour

TC headshot 2016Theresa Caputo is hitting the road this April stopping in 18 cities across the US. She’ll be making stops in new markets for her including Billings, MT, DeKalb, IL and Newark, DE. There will also be repeat visits to see her fans in cities such as Broomfield, CO, Salt Lake City, UT and Cleveland, OH. Since 2012, Theresa Caputo has been wowing audiences with live readings and sharing stories about her life and gifts, selling out theaters and arenas across the country. For the entire list of tour dates, visit TheresaCaputo.com

Mills Entertainment to Produce Multi-City ALIVE/GOLD Tour with Digital Media Sensations and Musicians Ricky Dillon and Trevor Moran

ricky-dillon-trevor-moranDigital juggernauts and musicians Ricky Dillon (7.6M fans across social media) and Trevor Moran (4.2M fans across social media) have partnered with Mills Entertainment, a leading producer of live experiences featuring talent native to digital platforms, to exclusively produce their 2016 ALIVE/GOLD tour. Beginning February 23, 2016, the nationwide tour, kicking off in Boston and stopping in New York, Philadelphia, Chicago and more, reunites the former members of YouTube super-group Our2ndLife (a.k.a. O2L) and will include performances from their respective albums. Additionally, there will be meet-and-greet opportunities with the artists in select locations.  

Ricky Dillon is a multi-talented entertainer and digital powerhouse, with more than 2.7 million subscribers and 200 million views on YouTube, and 7.6 million fans across all social media.  Dillon launched his music career with O2L and has since released several chart-topping singles, including “BEAT,” “Ordinary,” and “Nobody,” which broke the Top 20 on the overall iTunes Charts. His official EP, RPD, which launched in early 2015, peaked at #3 on the iTunes Pop Charts and #5 on the overall iTunes Charts. Dillon’s new single, “Steal the Show,” featuring Moran, debuted on December 28 and was trending on the iTunes pop charts. His new studio album, GOLD, featuring the single “Problematic” with Snoop Dogg which hit Top 20 on iTunes’ Top Albums and peaked at #4 on the iTunes Pop Charts.

“Music has always been a passion of mine, so being able to perform live and celebrate the release of GOLD with my fans is an amazing opportunity,” said Ricky Dillon. “I can’t wait to team up with my longtime friend Trevor for the ALIVE/GOLD tour!”

Trevor Moran first gained national attention as an 11-year-old with his Apple Store Dances, and later, with his jaw-dropping audition on The X Factor with his cover of LMFAO’s “Sexy and I Know It,” winning over all four judges. Now, at 17 years of age, Moran has established his dominance in social media, boasting more than one million YouTube subscribers, 1.5 million Twitter followers, and 1.2 million Instagram followers.  Moran co-founded and anchored Fridays on the widely popular YouTube channel, O2L, which claimed the 2014 Teen Choice Award for Best Web Comedy.  His first music release, the digital EP XIAT, debuted at #1 on Billboard Magazine’s Heatseeker Album Charts, sold more than 150,000 digitally and almost 9 million in streams. He also finished second in the iHeart Radio / Macy’s 2015 #RisingStar competition. Moran released his sophomore EP, ALIVE, on January 22.  

“Really excited to head back out with Ricky and to perform my new songs live! We have lots of surprises along the way,” said Trevor Moran.

Mills Entertainment collaborates with top networks, agencies, and licensors to create original, world-class live experiences. In the last six months, Mills Entertainment has produced events in more than 300 cities in 12 countries and across five continents.  With distribution and partnerships worldwide, Mills Entertainment takes shows from concept to the live stage, serving as a full creative partner in realizing the performer’s vision.  The company has comprehensive expertise and experience in creating unique live experiences in the digital sphere, having produced worldwide tours for Tyler Oakley, Lilly Singh, Kian Lawley and Jc Caylen in 2015.  

“We are thrilled to partner with Ricky and Trevor to help them create an unforgettable live entertainment experience for their fans,” said Michael Mills, CEO of Mills Entertainment.

Tickets for the ALIVE/GOLD Tour can be purchased at: www.rickyandtrevortour.com

Digital Media Powerhouses Roman Atwood and Yousef Erakat Sign Exclusive Touring Deal With Mills Entertainment

RvF-TourArtDigital juggernauts Roman Atwood and Yousef Saleh Erakat AKA FouseyTUBE have partnered with Mills Entertainment, a leading producer of live experiences featuring digital native talent, to exclusively produce their 2016 tour.  Beginning February 23, 2016, the multi-city, west coast tour brings two of the web’s kings of comedy together for a night of sketches, stand-up, and pranks. Additionally, there will be meet-and-greet opportunities with the artists.  Tickets go on sale Friday, January 15 at 10:00 a.m. PST at www.romanvsfousey.com.

“It won’t just be a Q&A. Expect to be entertained, expect to leave ready to take on the world, expect to be inspired and expect to smile,” said Atwood.

Comedian, actor, and film director Atwood is among the top pranksters on YouTube, boasting 13 million subscribers and amassing more than 100 million monthly views.  Winner of Best Brand Campaign at the 5th Annual Streamy Awards for his work with Nissan, Atwood has just completed production on NATURAL BORN PRANKSTERS, a full-length feature film he directed, and in which he stars alongside digital prank artists VitalyzdTV and Dennis Roady, for Collective Digital Studio and Lionsgate.  The film will be released day-and-date in theaters, on electronic sell-through, and via VOD in 2016

Winner of the Audience Choice Award for Show of the Year at the 2015 Streamy Awards, comedian, actor, and digital influencer Erakat has amassed more than 10 million “bruh bruhs” (subscribers) across his YouTube channels.  He produces parodies, vlogs, comedy sketches, and pranks in which his larger-than-life character serves as the set-up for his humorous and poignant social experiments with a moral undertone.

“I want audiences to go in without any expectations — and expect the unexpected,” said Erakat.

Mills Entertainment collaborates with top networks, agencies, and licensors to create original, world-class live experiences. In the last six months, Mills Entertainment has produced events in more than 300 cities in 12 countries and across five continents.  With full global distribution and partnerships worldwide, Mills Entertainment takes shows from concept to stage, serving as a full creative partner in realizing the vision.  The company has comprehensive expertise and experience in creating unique live experiences in the digital sphere, having produced worldwide tours for Tyler Oakley, Lilly Singh, Kian Lawley and JC Caylen in 2015.  Leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA) acquired an equity position in Mills Entertainment in April 2015.

“We couldn’t be more excited to be working with Yousef and Roman,” said Michael Mills, CEO of Mills Entertainment.  “They are brilliant creators and their talent really translates to stage in an exciting and original way.”

Atwood is represented by CAA and Collective Digital Studio.  Erakat is represented by CAA.

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live: An Exciting New Live Touring Production From The Fred Rodgers Company and Mills Entertainment

HIGH RES- Daniel Tiger Live - Tour promo imageYoung fans and their families in neighborhoods nationwide will get to experience the lovable characters, engaging storylines and toe-tapping tunes from the Emmy-nominated hit PBS KIDS series like never before with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!. The new full-scale musical production from The Fred Rogers Company and Mills Entertainment premieres January 15, 2016 at the Merriam Theater in Philadelphia and will make stops in more than 50 cities across North America. The production will feature performances for both school and public audiences. More information and the complete schedule of tour dates can be found on the official tour website: www.danieltigerlive.com.

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE! stars the endearing Daniel Tiger in his iconic red sweater and sneakers, along with other instantly-recognizable characters, including Mom and Dad Tiger, Baby Margaret, Katerina Kittycat, Miss Elaina, Prince Wednesday, “O” the Owl and, of course, the famous Trolley! The live show features musical numbers throughout, as Daniel and his friends embark on an adventure through the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. The stage show features songs from the PBS KIDS series along with several original musical compositions written exclusively for the live production. In addition to being grr-ific fun for young children and their families, the interactive production features messages on being a caring neighbor, sharing, and helping others.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Mills Entertainment to bring the world of Daniel Tiger from the small screen to the stage, said Paul Siefken of The Fred Rogers Company. “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE! will have kids and parents alike singing and dancing along while it also conveys important messages that will continue to resonate long after the curtain call.”

“This heartwarming musical production will be a very special experience for many generations to share and enjoy together,” said Simone Gianfrancesco of Mills Entertainment.

The Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood television series follows the adventures of 4-year-old Daniel Tiger and uses musical strategies grounded in Fred Rogers’ landmark social-emotional curriculum. Through imagination, creativity and music, Daniel and his friends learn the key social skills necessary for success in school and in life.

In September 2015, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood was the #2 program across all TV networks for Kids 2-5 and with moms of young children*. In addition, it continues to be one of the most streamed shows, averaging more than 40 million streams per month**. Over two million Daniel Tiger books have been published to date, and downloads of the apps, music and episodes continue to rank high on iTunes.

The animated TV series has garnered a host of prestigious awards, and most recently was nominated for a 2015 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Preschool Animated Program. This recognition follows a string of additional honors, including a 2015 Parents’ Choice Gold Award and 2014 Prix Jeunesse International Selection as well as the 2013 Kidscreen Award for Best Animated Series in the Preschool Category, and 2013 Cynopsis: Kids! Imagination Award for Preschool Series.

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live tour dates: www.danieltigerlive.com

Mills Entertainment and A&E Networks Announce The Bring It! Live Summer 2016 Tour

bringitMills Entertainment in collaboration with A&E Networks are thrilled to announce Lifetime’s #1 smash hit, Bring It! Live is now booking for Summer 2016. The Bring It! Live Tour will feature Miss D and her dolls performing original routines with crowd interaction, live voting, Q&A and an exclusive opportunity to meet the stars. In a high-action night, the audience will watch Miss D work her magic, taking the Dolls from live rehearsals to an unforgettable final performance.
The dance genre is a proven winner at the box office and Bring It! is sure to continue that trend. With over 1 million Facebook fans and an average of 2.1 million viewers per episode, Bring It! has made Lifetime the #1 cable network in its Friday time-slot.

John Cleese and Eric Idle Together Again At Last!

jccrewJohn Cleese and Eric Idle recently wrapped up their US tour titled Together Again At Last…For The Very First Time. Presented by Mills Entertainment and Just For Laughs, the tour stopped in 15 cities for 22 shows in the month of October. In Together Again At Last…For The Very First Time, Cleese and Idle blended scripted and improvised bits with storytelling, musical numbers, exclusive footage, aquatic juggling and an extended audience Q&A to craft a unique comedic experience with every performance. Audiences were ecstatic to see these two godfathers of comedy on stage together. Cleese and Idle even celebrated the first night of the tour in Sarasota, FL by having pizza delivered to the lobby for the audience to enjoy during intermission!

As founding members of Monty Python, Cleese and Idle helped pioneer an irreverent, absurdist sensibility that is emulated by comics around the world today. As individuals, they have written, performed and produced some of the most beloved and critically-acclaimed shows of all-time like Spamalot, A Fish Called Wanda, Fawlty Towers and The Rutles.

For more information visit Cleeseandidle.com

The Backlot Project Presents: Mel Brooks… Back in the Saddle Again!

melMel Brooks just completed a four city tour titled, “Mel Brooks… Back in the Saddle Again! A Live Conversation with Mel Brooks and Screening of Blazing Saddles”. The evening was an exclusive, inside look at his storied career, and the making of the legendary and groundbreaking movie Blazing Saddles. After a screening of  what is considered one of the top comedy films of all time, Me Brooks joined the audience for a live conversation and Q&A segment. The tour stopped in Nashville, TN, Tampa, FL,  Newark, NJ and Schenectady, NY.

Mel Brooks, director, producer, writer and actor, is in an elite group as one of the few entertainers to earn all four major entertainment prizes – a Tony, Emmy, Grammy and Oscar.

The Backlot Project is a celebration of pop culture, bringing stars of TV and film off the screen and into an exciting, intimate live setting just for fans.  Each interactive Backlot Project takes audiences behind the scenes as they engage in a tell-all conversation with the talents that brought their favorite on-screen moments to life.

 

Additional Backlot Projects include:

Molly Ringwald Revisits the Club: 30th Anniversary Screening of The Breakfast Club

The Exorcist: Screening & Discussion with Linda Blair

The Karate Kid: Screening & Discussion with Ralph Macchio

Rocky Horror Picture Show: Film Screening Party with Barry Bostwick

Theresa Caputo Announces Fall 2015 Tour

IMG_2371 (2)Theresa Caputo is headed back on tour this Fall stopping in 34 cities across the US. She’ll be making stops in new markets for her including Fargo, ND, Youngstown, OH, and Sioux Falls, SD. There will also be repeat visits to see her fans in cities such as Santa Barbara, CA and Fresno, CA. Since 2012, Theresa Caputo has been wowing audiences with live readings and sharing stories about her life and gifts, selling out theaters and arenas across the country. Her successful tours have landed her on Pollstar’s top 100 tour list for several years in a row. For the entire list of tour dates, visit TheresaCaputo.com

Introducing An Intimate Conversation with Lidia Bastianich

Lidia-Bastianich-Headshot-Credit-Diana-DeLucia-when-using-white-LOW-RESMills Entertainment is proud to announce our latest tour, An Intimate Conversation with Lidia Bastianich. Following the October book release of Lidia’s Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine: Everything You Need to Know to be a Great Italian Cook, fans will be able to join the Emmy-winning host of Public Television’s Lidia’s Kitchen and Lidia’s Italy, Lidia Bastianich, for an evening of conversation and storytelling celebrating our love of Italian food. A limited number of VIP tickets that include a signed copy of her new book and the best seats in the house are available.

The best-selling author is a beloved ambassador for Italian culinary traditions throughout the world. Her multiple culinary endeavors have married her two passions in life – her family and food.

Lidia’s successful TV series air internationally in dozens of markets. Her extensive experience as a chef/restaurateur includes acclaimed New York City restaurants ‐ Felidia, Becco, Esca and Del Posto, as well as Lidia’s in Pittsburgh and Kansas City. Lidia and her team opened Eataly, the largest artisanal Italian food and wine marketplace in New York City, Chicago, and Sao Paolo and LIDIA’s pasta and sauce can be found in supermarkets nationwide.