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Valorous TV Becomes Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Sponsor

C3 Entertainment, In The News

Los Angeles, CA – November 13, 2018 – Valorous TV, the all new digital streaming subscription service from Valorous Media, will be an official sponsor of next month’s Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas. Valorous CEO Earl Benjamin said “We are thrilled to be part of this annual college tradition which also pays tribute to our great Armed Forces.”

The 16th edition of the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl is set for Saturday, Dec. 22, at 2:30 p.m. (CT)/12:30 p.m. (PT). The game is played at Amon G. Carter Stadium on the campus of Texas Christian University, and is televised nationally on ESPN.

Played in honor of the Armed Forces of the United States, it is the only collegiate football bowl game that has hosted all three U.S. Military Academy football teams – Air Force (2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2015), Army (2010, 2017) and Navy (2013, 2016).

The Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl has featured the “armed forces” theme since 2006. Patriotic overtones recognizing all five branches of the service are prevalent throughout the game. Past Armed Forces Bowls have included fanfest adventure areas showcasing armed forces hardware; flyovers; demonstrations by several of the military’s top skydiving teams; custom homes awarded to wounded warriors; on-field induction ceremonies; armed forces bands and honor guards; the annual Great American Patriot Award presented by Armed Forces Insurance; and the annual Armed Forces Merit Award.

Last year’s game saw Army West Point score 14 points in the final 18 seconds to defeat San Diego State, 42-35. It was the second straight Armed Forces Bowl decided in the closing seconds. CBSSports.com has ranked it as the third-best bowl game each of the past two years.

The football contest is one of 14 bowls produced by ESPN Events.

Valorous TV is Home for the Heroes
Valorous TV digital streaming service features over 1500 programs, including the very best in movies, documentaries, series, and news devoted to heroes of today and throughout history, in wars and conflicts, police, first responders, firefighters and citizens with stories of sacrifice and bravery, including new original content exclusive to Valorous TV.

Now on the web (ValorousTV.com), Amazon Fire and Roku, Valorous TV enables viewers to stream the best programming anytime, anywhere and provide viewers with high-quality content that entertains, thrills, and inspires. Television where people can enjoy good programming that matters to them; specially curated movies and news, that at the same time honors America’s great military and civic service.

Subscribe to Valorous TV Today on Your Amazon Fire, Roku or ValorousTV.com

• Enjoy thousands of hours of great films, documentaries and stories focused on the bravery, courage and human sacrifice of men and women everywhere;

• Experience great programs involving world conflicts and wars, from ancient times, the Revolutionary War, Civil War, World Wars and Vietnam to current conflicts and The War on Terror;

• Connect with the latest news and reports directly from The Department of Defense and news sources from around the world;

• Honor America’s great military, police and first responders, as well as citizens stepping up when called upon to meet the test of uncommon valor;

• Experience Valorous TV never-before-seen, original, exclusive programs not available anywhere else, including spectacular re-enactments of historical events with living historians;

• Binge-watch the largest collection of military documentaries anywhere; and

• Give back – Entertain yourself and help others at the same time by knowing that a portion of your subscription goes to a charity for those in need.

Twitter: @ValorousTV Instagram: ValorousTV Facebook: /ValorousTV

About Valorous TV:
We Are Home for The Heroes: An exciting all-new Digital TV Subscription Service focused on bold and brave films, stories and reports of courage and uncommon valor. Great movies, films, documentaries, news, current events, stories, photo galleries, interviews and information from all over the world. Featuring great adventures and conflicts from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War, the great World Wars, and more recent wars and conflicts, as well as foreign wars, and countless tales of individual sacrifice and bravery. Not only during times of war, but all real acts of bravery, struggle, and courage under hardship, including law enforcement, emergency responders, medical personnel, firemen, and just plain ordinary citizens. We might also surprise you with things you never knew, and make you laugh at great comedy classics and stories (yes, heroes can laugh too). So many heroes and so many great stories that will excite you, inspire you, entertain you, and thrill you. It’s about time we have a real TV subscription service that honors and celebrates the good in people with acts of uncommon valor – Valorous TV – join the service today!

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Valorous TV to Exclusively Premiere New Documentary, Black Hawk Down: The Untold Story

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Los Angeles, CA – November 5, 2018 – Valorous TV, the all new digital streaming subscription
service from Valorous Media, will be premiering the brand new documentary, Black Hawk
Down: The Untold Story in honor of the 25th anniversary of the rescue mission, in conjunction
with Veteran’s Day, on Monday, November 12, 2018. This documentary film features never before
seen footage, with stories told directly by the troops who were on the ground during the
Battle of Mogadishu, as well as commentary by General Mark A. Milley, the 39th Chief of Staff
of the U.S. Army. Valorous TV is the exclusive streaming service to premiere this impactful
documentary.

Black Hawk Down: The Untold Story is a one-hour documentary on the heroic efforts of the
soldiers from the 2nd Battalion 14th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division (2-14). The story
of 2-14 was left untold in the feature motion picture, Black Hawk Down (2001). These soldiers
from the 10th Mountain Division demonstrated extraordinary courage, skill, and discipline as
they fought their way into a “baited ambush” to rescue the 99 special operations forces pinned
down at the crash site of Super Six-One while also attempting a rescue at the crash site of
Super Six-Four–what many have described as the most ferocious urban combat since the
Battle for Huế during the Tet Offensive in 1968.

“It is very special for Valorous TV to premiere this exciting new documentary,” said Earl
Benjamin, President and CEO of Valorous TV. “The film finally tells the whole story behind this
incredible display of valor, bravery and sacrifice by our great United States Military.”

Executive produced and directed by Colonel Randall Larsen, USAF (Ret). Larsen is the CEO of
Randall Larsen Presents, a company dedicated to bringing great stories in film and print to the
American public. He previously served as a professor and department chair at the National War
College.

“I am extremely proud to help tell the untold story of the soldiers from Task Force 2-14,” says
Larsen. “After a quarter of a century, it is time to set the record straight.”

About Valorous TV:
Valorous TV is an exciting, all-new Digital TV Subscription Service from Valorous Media, in
partnership with C3 Entertainment, which was founded by the famous comedy group, The
Three Stooges. Valorous TV focuses on bold and brave films, stories and reports of courage
and uncommon valor. Valorous TV digital streaming service features over 1500 programs,
including the very best in movies, documentaries, series, and news devoted to heroes of today
and throughout history, in wars and conflicts, police, first responders, firefighters and citizens
with stories of sacrifice and bravery, including new original content exclusive to Valorous TV.
Featuring great adventures and conflicts from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War, the
great World Wars, and more recent wars and conflicts, as well as foreign wars, and countless
tales of individual sacrifice and bravery. Not only during times of war, but all real acts of
bravery, struggle, and courage under hardship, including law enforcement, emergency
responders, medical personnel, firemen, and just plain ordinary citizens. We might also surprise
you with things you never knew, and make you laugh at great comedy classics and stories
(yes, heroes can laugh too). So many heroes and so many great stories that will excite you,
inspire you, entertain you, and thrill you. It’s about time we have a real TV subscription service
that honors and celebrates the good in people with acts of uncommon valor – Valorous TV –
join the service today!
Valorous TV is Home for the Heroes

Now on the web (ValorousTV.com), Amazon Fire and Roku, Valorous TV enables viewers to
stream the best programming anytime, anywhere and provide viewers with high-quality
content that entertains, thrills, and inspires. Television where people can enjoy good
programming that matters to them; specially curated movies and news, that at the same time
honors America’s great military and civic service.

Twitter: @ValorousTV
Instagram: ValorousTV
Facebook: /ValorousTV

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Valorous TV – Heroic-Themed Subscription Streaming Service Launches On Amazon Fire And Responsive Web

C3 Entertainment, Press Releases

Valorous TV, the subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) streaming service from Valorous Media, Inc. is now available on Amazon Fire and responsive web.

Over 1,000 hours of heroic-themed programming

The all-new streaming service features the very best in movies, documentaries, series, and news devoted to heroes of today and throughout history, in wars and conflicts, police, first responders, firefighters and citizens with stories of sacrifice and bravery, including new original content exclusive to Valorous TV.

Now on responsive web (ValorousTV.com) and Amazon Fire, Valorous TV enables viewers to stream the best patriotic programming anytime, anywhere. Valorous TV will also soon be available on Roku and other devices.

Valorous TV is a unique digital space where viewers can watch high-quality content that entertains, thrills, and inspires. A space where people can enjoy programming that matters to them; specially curated movies and news, that at the same time honors America’s great military and civic service.

The responsive web-based version, ValorousTV.com, includes bonus content such as a blog filled with After Action Reports and Sit-Reps authored by experts, galleries, trailers, themed celebrations of hand-picked content, and information on Valorous TV partners.

TV with Heart

Valorous TV donates a portion of every subscription to select military and veteran charities.

Subscribe to Valorous TV today on your Amazon Fire or on ValorousTV.com

  • Enjoy thousands of hours of great films, documentaries and stories focused on the bravery, courage and human sacrifice of men and women everywhere;
  • Experience great programs involving world conflicts and wars, from ancient times, the Revolutionary War, Civil War, World Wars and Vietnam to current conflicts and The War on Terror;
  • Connect with the latest news and reports directly from The Department of Defense and news sources from around the world;
  • Honor America’s great military, police and first responders, as  well as citizens stepping up when called upon to meet the test of uncommon valor;
  • Experience Valorous TV never-before-seen, original, exclusive programs not available anywhere else, including spectacular re-enactments of historical events with living historians;
  • Binge-watch the largest collection of military documentaries anywhere; and
  • Give back – Entertain yourself and help others at the same time by knowing that a portion of your subscription goes to a charity for those in need.

Twitter: @ValorousTV

Instagram: ValorousTV

Facebook: /ValorousTV

About Valorous TV:

Valorous TV Is Home For The Heroes: An exciting all-new subscription video-on-demand service (SVOD) on responsive web (ValorousTV.com) and Amazon Fire. VTV features films, documentaries, series, and news from all over the world focused on uncommon valor and heroes throughout history.

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The Three Little Stooges™ Movie Launches Reg CF Campaign on Microventures First Democracy VC, an equity crowdfunding portal from Indiegogo and MicroVentures

C3 Entertainment, Press Releases, The Three Stooges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

GLENDALE, CA – July 19, 2017 – Three Little Stooges Productions LLC in conjunction with C3 Entertainment, Inc. has launched a Reg CF campaign through First Democracy VC’s equity crowdfunding portal, that was formed through a partnership between MicroVentures and Indiegogo, for the new live-action family feature film, The Three Little Stooges. Funds from the campaign, which is set to close later this summer, will be used to fund part of the film’s production. https://app.microventures.com/crowdfunding/3-little-stooges

The world-famous comedy team, The Three Stooges have entertained generations with over 200 film shorts, feature films, TV and stage shows. C3 Entertainment, Inc. brought out the hit comedy The Three Stooges Movie in 2012 and continues to extend the franchise with The Three Little Stooges.

The new Three Little Stooges is based on 12 to 13-year old Larry, Moe and Curly in a hilarious new live-action family film featuring all the madcap comedy of little Larry, Moe and Curly, from an original screenplay written by Harris Goldberg (Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Master of Disguise). The producers are looking to Sean McNamara (Even Stevens, Spare Parts, Soul Surfer) to direct. International sales agent, The Exchange, has signed on for foreign sales of the film. Production is scheduled to begin in the Fall of 2017.

Slated to portray The Boys are Liam Dow as Little Larry, Gordy De StJeor as Little Moe, and Luke Clark as Little Curly. This is the first leading role in a feature film for all three boys. Casting Directors Joey Paul Jensen CSA and Niner Parikh,(Camp Cook Kids, Soul Surfer, That’s So Raven) conducted a nationwide search to find little Larry, Moe and Curly.

Dow is a multi-talented actor and comedian who played Steve in the DreamWork’s web series OMG! Just Jacque and will appear in the upcoming teen comedy The Perfect Night. Dow is managed by Mark Robert. De StJeor has appeared in many commercials, music videos, TV and films as a break-dancer, actor and musician. He is repped by The Savage Agency. Clark plays Kyle in the Jennifer Arnold (Dear White People) comedy movie Fat Camp and is repped by Clear Talent Group.

C3’s Earl Benjamin and Robert Benjamin will executive produce with The Exchange CEO Brian O’Shea.

C3 CEO Earl Benjamin said, “Keeping Three Stooges legacy alive for new generations is vital for the franchise. We are excited to bring The Three Little Stooges to life to entertain kids, families and our global fan base.”

About C3 Entertainment, Inc.: C3 Entertainment, Inc. is a diversified Entertainment and Media company engaged in motion picture, television, digital and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution, as well as licensing and brand management of world famous classic brands and personalities. C3 is The Three Stooges® brand owner. For more information, please visit www.c3entertainment.com

About Indiegogo: Indiegogo is the place for entrepreneurial projects to move quickly from concept to market, amplified by a community of backers who believe the world benefits when every idea gets an equal shot at success. Indiegogo empowers people around the world to fund what matters to them. As the world’s first crowdfunding platform, campaigns have launched from almost every country around the world with millions of dollars being distributed every week due to contributions made by the Indiegogo community. The company was launched in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Los Angeles and New York. For more information, visit Indiegogo.com and follow us at Twitter.com/indiegogo and Facebook.com/indiegogo.

About First Democracy VC: First Democracy VC is a FINRA registered funding portal, formed through a partnership between MicroVentures and Indiegogo. The portal launched in 2016 and has since raised capital for numerous companies ranging from restaurants and distilleries to films and consumer products.

About The Exchange: The Exchange is a leading international sales and finance company committed to creating strong relationships between filmmakers, film financiers and distributors through the exchange of product, information and commerce. The company specializes in high quality, commercial films that appeal to North American audiences and the ever-evolving global film market. In less than five years, The Exchange has acquired, financed, produced and/or sold over 200 films ranging from $5 million to $90 million, including films from Disney, Sony, Fox and Universal.

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‘The Three Little Stooges’ Movie Casts Its Young Leads

C3 Entertainment, In The News, The Three Stooges

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8:00 AM PDT 7/20/2017 The Hollywood Reporter by Kimberly Nordyke

The movie from C3 Entertainment, which owns the Three Stooges brand, centers on the trio of beloved characters as 12- and 13-year-olds.

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Courtesy of Three Little Stooges Productions From left: Gordy De StJeor, Liam Dow and Luke Clark

The Three Little Stooges Movie has found its Larry, Moe and Curly.

The comedic family film, from Three Little Stooges Productions in conjunction with C3 Entertainment, which owns the Three Stooges brand, centers on the trio of beloved characters as 12- and 13-year-olds.

Liam Dow has been cast as Little Larry, Gordy De StJeor as Little Moe, and Luke Clark as Little Curly. This is the first leading role in a feature film for all three. Casting Directors Joey Paul Jensen CSA and Niner Parikh (Camp Cook Kids, Soul Surfer, That’s So Raven) conducted a nationwide search to find the trio.

The screenplay for the live-action film was written by Harris Goldberg (Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Master of Disguise), with Sean McNamara (Even Stevens, Spare Parts, Soul Surfer) eyed to direct. International sales agent The Exchange has signed on for foreign sales of the film, which is set to go into production in the fall.

In addition, the production team has launched a Reg CF campaign through First Democracy VC’s equity crowdfunding portal, which was formed through a partnership between MicroVentures and Indiegogo. Funds from the campaign, which is set to close later this summer, will be used to fund part of the production.

The Three Stooges have starred in more than 200 film shorts, feature films, TV and stage shows. The new movie follows C3 Entertainment’s 2012 film The Three Stooges Movie, from the Farrelly brothers and starring Sean Hayes, Will Sasso and Chris Diamantopoulos as the Stooges.

Dow, managed by Mark Robert, played Steve in the DreamWorks’ web series OMG! Just Jacque and will appear in the upcoming teen comedy The Perfect Night.

De StJeor has appeared in numerous commercials, music videos, TV and films as a break-dancer, actor and musician. He is repped by The Savage Agency.

Clark plays Kyle in the Jennifer Arnold (Dear White People) comedy movie Fat Camp and is repped by Clear Talent Group.

C3’s Earl Benjamin and Robert Benjamin will executive produce with The Exchange CEO Brian O’Shea.

“Keeping Three Stooges legacy alive for new generations is vital for the franchise,” said Benjamin, CEO of C3. “We are excited to bring The Three Little Stooges to life to entertain kids, families and our global fan base.”

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Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Curly Howard adding it up in The Three Stooges film short “Gents Without Cents” (1944).

Moe Howard, Joe DeRita, Larry Fine, Adam West, and Nancy Kovach star in the 1965 western comedy The Outlaws is Coming.

Adam West, TV & Film Star, Passes At 88 (C3 Remembers Adam West)

C3 Entertainment, Press Releases, The Three Stooges

 

Moe Howard, Joe DeRita, Larry Fine, Adam West, and Nancy Kovach star in the 1965 western comedy The Outlaws is Coming.

Moe Howard, Joe DeRita, Larry Fine, Adam West, and Nancy Kovach star in the 1965 western comedy The Outlaws is Coming

TV and film icon Adam West, who starred alongside The Three Stooges in the 1965 feature film The Outlaws is Coming, passed away last Friday, June 10th, after “a short but brave battle with leukemia,” his family said in a statement. West was 88.

Born William West Anderson in Walla Walla, Washington, he moved to Seattle at age 15 with his mother after his parents divorced. He graduated from Whitman College, a private liberal arts school, in Walla Walla. After serving in the Army, he went to Hollywood and changed his name to Adam West, and began appearing in television series, including Bonanza, Perry Mason, and Bewitched.

West is well remembered for his starring role in the 1960’s TV series Batman. A new generation of fans knew West as the voice of Mayor West on the long-running animated series Family Guy. West received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2012.

Adam was a favorite of Three Stooges fans since his starring role as Bruce Cabot opposite Larry, Moe & Curly Joe in The Outlaws Is Coming.  He was a special guest at the 2016 Three Stooges Convention in Trevose, PA and a hit with all the fans in attendance.

Earl Benjamin, President & CEO of C3 Entertainment said “Adam was a long-time and valued member of The Three Stooges family. We will miss him and we extend our sincere condolences to his family, his friends and fans.”

Adam West at Three Stooges Con in Trevose, PA 2016

Adam West at Three Stooges Con in Trevose, PA 2016

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C3 Entertainment Licenses The Three Stooges® And Motor Marc Art Brands To NVR Shoes For Custom Kicks

C3 Entertainment, Motor Marc, Press Releases, The Three Stooges

GLENDALE, CA – June 1, 2017 – C3 Entertainment, Inc. announced the addition of  NVR Shoes as a licensee for The Three Stooges® and Motor Marc ArtTM Brands for a line of custom sneakers. Products will be available this summer online at www.theavevenice.com and www.ShopKnucleheads.com.

Sneakerheads can now get their kicks with Larry, Moe and Curly and the fantasy art of internationally acclaimed fine artist, Motor Marc, emblazoned on a svelte, mid-cut canvas sneaker. “The unique style, quality, and comfort of the NVR sneakers will appeal to Three Stooges and Motor Marc fans.”, says Ani Khachoian, C3’s Executive Vice President of Licensing, Merchandising, and Distribution.

The Three Stooges and Motor Marc will be the first brands to embellish NVR’s newly released NVR5 sneakers, the first canvas shoe that was built around patented DTG-Print technology. Each shoe comes with an insole for comfort, foam inserts in the sidewalls for added quality and durability, and a synthetic backstay/toe protector for added style and functionality. NVR shoes are designed and decorated out of their facility in Los Angeles, CA. Sneakers will retail for $99.00.

Nick Romero, owner of NVR Shoes, shared, “I couldn’t be more excited about our partnership with C3, Motor Marc, and The Three Stooges. The opportunity to partner with this company and these brands to offer footwear is huge for us, and I think the fans will agree.”

The Three Stooges are ingrained in the pop culture lexicon and are forever popular through their timeless physical comedy and quotable dialog in their film shorts and movies. The Three Stooges popularity continues to rise in large part due to their massive online and social media presence.

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Motor Marc is an internationally known artist, recognized for his extraordinary works including fantasy art, classic cars, motorcycles, and music fine art. His art has been featured on ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, and Speed TV. He has recently completed large-scale commemorative works for The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the 50th Anniversary of Team Penske, and the Mount Rushmore Society. Motor Marc Art will also soon appear on a line of Urban Spirit clothing apparel and towels.

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About C3 Entertainment, Inc:

C3 Entertainment, Inc. is a diversified Entertainment and Media company engaged in motion picture, television, digital and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution, as well as licensing and brand management of world famous classic brands and personalities. For more information, please visit www.c3entertainment.com.

About NVR Shoes:

NVR Shoes was founded by LA’s customized sneaker king, Nick Romero. Romero began his customized design success with his Venice Beach storefront, The Ave. Designed with customization in mind, NVR Shoes are engineered to work efficiently with Romero’s patented printing process. He and his creations have been featured on ABC’s Shark Tank, MTV2’s The Dub Magazine Project with Macklemore, Entertainment Tonight with Sofia Vergara, G4’s Attack of the Show, Beats Per Mnet, KTLA 5 Morning News, Ovation TV’s The Art of: Sneakers, and in Rolling Stone, The Wall Street Journal, The Source, Thrillist, Metal Insider and many more.

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The Three Stooges characters, names and all related indicia are trademarks of C3 Entertainment, Inc.

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© C3 Entertainment, Inc. 2017

PR Contact:

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Michael Grandinetti Returns for Fourth Season of Hit CW Series MASTERS OF ILLUSION

C3 Entertainment, In The News, Michael Grandinetti

Broadway World – TV- bwwtvMay 19, 2017

Illusionist Michael Grandinetti is always up for a challenge. For the past 20 years, Grandinetti has made a name for himself across the country with such stunning feats as levitating in a stadium while surrounded by 70,000 people, causing a 200 piece orchestra to read the minds of an audience and play songs only thought of, and even making a 20ft American Flag appear on the White House Lawn for Easter.

Returning as one of the featured performers on The CW’s hit series MASTERS OF ILLUSION, Grandinetti, who has been named by Entertainment Weekly as “a great magician who can truly communicate with a TV audience” and by Hidden Remote as “a fan favorite”, is aiming to top his past performances in all three seasons with a batch of brand new illusions that combine his signature elements of drama, suspense, and comedy, with music, personality, and audience participation.

Since the show’s premiere in the summer of 2013, Michael has performed some of his favorite illusions on the show’s Hollywood stage, including levitating an unsuspecting audience member under bright lights, shrinking a dancer to the size of a basketball, causing live goldfish to appear from his bare hands, and vanishing from high above the stage and reappearing in the center of the audience. This season will include Michael’s 20th illusion that he has performed on the series (a stunning, never before seen illusion with a 40″ spinning buzz saw).

Currently airing in over 100 countries around the world and hosted by actor Dean Cain (“Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman”), MASTERS OF ILLUSION is a show the entire family can enjoy, with weekly illusions, escapes, comedy magic, sleight of hand, and more, all performed before a live audience. Premiering on June 30 at 8pm, 13 all-new episodes were filmed for the season. A few of the new surprises Michael has in store this year include:

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Illusionist Michael Grandinetti levitating 15 feet over Hollywood Blvd.

Melting Through An Industrial Fan
Michael attempts to pass his body through the spinning metal blades of a 5ft diameter industrial aircraft fan, and hopefully emerge unharmed on the other side.

The Mind Reading Mouse
In this surprising effect, Michael uses a live, white mouse to read the mind of an audience volunteer. This has to be seen to be believed.

Visible Buzz Sawing in Half
Giving one of magic’s classics a modern touch, Michael visibly divides a girl in half with a 40″ spinning buzz saw. Then, without any cover, her halves are separated across the table top, as she continues to smile, laugh and interact with the audience.

The Borrowed Object Challenge
Watch as Michael creates a slow motion close-up illusion, as a borrowed pencil dramatically melts right through the center of a borrowed twenty dollar bill. This effect, which takes place only inches away from the audience, looks like a Hollywood special effect, LIVE.

Test Conditions Levitation
Known for his stunning levitation illusions, Michael suspends a dancer in mid-air while the camera films the magic from 360 degrees.

Michael’s career history includes performances on television series and specials (NBC’s The World’s Most Dangerous Magic, CW’s Masters of Illusion, Pop’s Don’t Blink, FOX’s Bones, Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, SportsCenter, The Bold and the Beautiful, The Hollywood Christmas Parade), for NFL halftime and NBA halftime shows in massive stadiums and arenas, with Oscar-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch and symphony orchestras, in theaters, casinos, and arenas around the country and even at The White House. Michael was also the first illusionist ever invited to appear in the National Independence Day Parade in Washington DC, where he levitated a girl high above a float as it moved down Constitution Avenue as 250,000 people lined the streets.

Masters of Illusion is produced by Associated Television International, with executive producers David McKenzie (The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards,” “Marie”), Al Schwartz (The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards,” “The Golden Globe Awards” 2013 & 2014, “The Gulf is Back”), Gay Blackstone (“The World Magic Awards 2007-2009) and David Martin (“Marie”), along with co-executive producers Justin Pierce (“The Rocky Saga: Going the Distance”) and Jim Romanovich (“Inside Story: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”). Sony Pictures Television will handle the show’s international distribution.

For more information on Michael Grandinetti, please visit www.michaelgrandinetti.com and check out some preview videos below:

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C3 Entertainment Licenses The Three Stooges® Brand To Signs 4 Fun, Inc. for Novelty Aluminum Signs

C3 Entertainment, Press Releases, The Three Stooges

GLENDALE, CA – MAY 23, 2017 – C3 Entertainment, Inc. announced the addition of  Signs 4 Fun, Inc. as a licensee for The Three Stooges® brand for embossed aluminum signs, magnets, and Novelty ID cards. Products will be available in early July on http://www.signs4fun.com and http://shopknuckleheads.com

Signs 4 Fun has been creating high-quality novelties for over 30 years,”  says Ani Khachoian, C3’s Executive Vice President of Licensing, Merchandising, and Distribution. “Three Stooges aluminum signs never go out of fashion and brighten any room in the house with laughter.”

The Owner of Signs 4 Fun, Thomas Parides says, “We are extremely excited to partner with C3 Entertainment and The Three Stooges® brand to bring our customers Stooges- themed merchandise. Our customers have been asking us about Three Stooges products for years, and we are proud to finally be able to fulfill our customers’ requests.” photoTuxedoes.jpg

About C3 Entertainment, Inc:

C3 Entertainment, Inc. is a premier Entertainment and Media company engaged in motion picture, television, digital and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution, as well as licensing and brand management of world-famous classic brands and personalities. For more information, please visit www.c3entertainment.com.

About Signs 4 Fun, Inc.:

Signs 4 Fun has been in business since 1984 in Phoenix, Arizona. Their beginning was selling novelty and trendy items to small gift shops and national retailers. As their business grew in the 1990s, they began selling metal signs. Since the early 2000s, they have created, manufactured, and wholesale distribute metal signs in various shapes (rectangular, square, round, arrow, and beyond).

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The Three Stooges® is a registered trademark of C3 Entertainment, Inc.

The Three Stooges characters, names and all related indicia are trademarks of C3 Entertainment, Inc.

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© C3 Entertainment, Inc. 2017

 PR Contact: Andrea DeLesDernier

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C3 Entertainment Inc. Bridges Classic Entertainment Such as The Three Stooges with Contemporary Brands

C3 Entertainment, Chef Jason Santos, In The News, Michael Grandinetti, Motor Marc, Rainbow Valley Fire Department, Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper, The Three Stooges, Winter Dance Party

Retail Merchandiser, March 10, 20017  by: Tim O’Connor

Three Stooges fans really are wise guys. When the calendar rolls over to any of The Boys’ birthdays, fans call the offices of C3 Entertainment, the brand owner of The Three Stooges, to wish them a happy birthday.C3 2 Info

Ani Khachoian, executive vice president of licensing, merchandising and distribution, pictured with The Three Stooges® Pillow Fighters by Throwboy.

Ani Khachoian, executive vice president of licensing, merchandising and distribution, pictured with The Three Stooges® Pillowfighters by Throwboy.

Sometimes they even call to ask if The Boys are still alive. The staff just laughs and enjoys the calls as if they were one of the Stooges’ famous bits. “It’s actually a good sign, especially if it’s a younger person calling because it reinforces their contemporary relevance,” Marketing and Social Media Manager Andrea DeLesDernier says.

The Three Stooges silly slapstick comedy remains just as popular today among longtime fans and all generations. Even after 20 years with the company, Ani Khachoian, executive vice president of licensing, merchandising and distribution, still finds herself surprised by some of the requests she receives. She’s been asked to sign off on everything from clearances for a Three Stooges-themed birthday cake to rap lyrics. “I’ve seen throughout the years younger generations and more women become fans,” Khachoian says.

Maintaining Legacy

C3 Entertainment is the company charged with introducing The Three Stooges’ laughs and nyuks to each new generation. The Three Stooges founded the company as Comedy III Productions Inc. in 1959 to handle their licensing and productions.

Six decades later, C3 continues to evolve. The licensing of Stooges’ materials still makes up the bulk of its business, but in the last five years, the company has added other brands as well as content distribution. “You won’t find a lot of licensing agencies that also do content distribution and productions,” Khachoian says.

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Painting of The Three Stooges by Motor Marc Art

C3’s library of more than a thousand hours of content consists of many Three Stooges titles, which include 156 cartoon episodes, to feature films in many genres, including faith-based, romantic comedies and cult horror movies, military and historical documentaries and educational programs for children. Khachoian says content distribution was a natural evolution for the company with the rise of streaming services such as Hulu and Amazon. But its distribution is not limited to digital; C3 distributes content globally for cable and network broadcasts and home entertainment products. C3 also produces TV specials and feature films for theatrical distribution on a worldwide basis.

Content distribution is only a part of the expansion going on at C3. The Three Stooges have long been intertwined with the company’s lineage, but C3 also represents other brands and personalities that span generations. Some of these brands include pioneering rock ‘n’ rollers Ritchie Valens and J.P. Richardson, famously known as “The Big Bopper.”

C3 is also developing a licensing program for John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party, a traveling tribute show commemorating the 1959 tour of musical legends Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper that ended tragically when the three musicians and their pilot were killed in a plane crash, widely referred to as “The Day The Music Died.”

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“The Three Little Stooges,” a new family movie coming soon.

The acts may be considered oldies rock, but Khachoian says Valens, The Big Bopper, and Holly are still appreciated by listeners, and their timeless music continues to inspire today’s biggest artists. “[Valens] was the first Latino rock star, so there’s nothing old about that,” she says. Valens especially resonates with a younger cross-cultural audience.

cover art by Jon Pinto for The Three Stooges® comic book series from American Mythology.

Cover art by Jon Pinto for The Three Stooges® comic book series from American Mythology.

The company represents modern talent and brands as well. Celebrity Chef Jason Santos, who operates three restaurants in Boston; Magician Michael Grandinetti, a staple on CW’s Masters of Illusion; and world-renowned artist, Marc Lacourciere, better known as Motor Marc, are among C3’s more contemporary personalities. Recent additions to the company’s brand roster include National Day Calendar and the Rainbow Valley Fire Department education series for children.

Brands come to C3 both through existing relationships and C3’s recognition as a top global licensor. “We pick and choose who we want to represent and our brands all have broad and enduring appeal,” Khachoian says.

Serving Clients

The diversity of its brands sets C3 apart from most other licensing companies. Where others might focus on brands in a specific entertainment field, C3 represents brands across a wide spectrum. “It’s fun and challenging because it’s a little bit of everything,” Khachoian says.

The range of its brands enables the company to touch multiple industries, but it also leaves few opportunities for overlap and cross-promotion. Each brand must be handled on its own merits and C3 challenges itself to be creative in finding licensees and other opportunities.

“There isn’t a rock I’ve left unturned,” Khachoian says. “I go everywhere. I reach out to everybody. Licensing is one of those things where the sky is the limit. Whatever you can think of, you can license.” As an example, Motor Marc’s artwork will appear on collectible rifles. Ritchie Valens’ name and likeness appear on Soy Capitan Cola released in the first quarter of 2017. Then there is The Three Stooges evergreen brand. “How many classic comedy brands can you think of that have

Rainbow Valley Fire Department, a 3D animated series for kids.

Rainbow Valley Fire Department, a 3D animated series for kids.

products at market in virtually every category?” Khachoian says.

As popular as The Three Stooges brand is, C3 knows it must produce new Three Stooges content to keep the classic comedy trio relevant to modern audiences.

The company is working on the next new Three Stooges feature film that will reunite Chris Diamantopoulos, Sean Hayes and Will Sasso, who played Moe, Larry and Curly in 2012’s The Three Stooges Movie and is currently scheduled to begin production in 2018.

For younger fans, C3 is working on The Three Little Stooges, a movie featuring 12-year old versions of Larry, Moe and Curly. The film is slated to begin production this year. “Having new productions is vital to help drive demand for our licensing programs,” Khachoian says.

Continuing she says, “We have worked very hard to achieve this marketplace success with The Three Stooges brand and expand the multigenerational fan base for the brand and we are very proud of our accomplishments.”