Pivot, the Participant Media network devoted to courting the coveted millennial demographic, is betting big on its youthful attraction.
It announced at its upfront presentation in
Among the greenlighted programs is "Fortitude," a 12-episode original series starring
In addition, the second season of the comedy "Please Like Me," will launch Aug. 8; and Embassy Row teamed up with Pivot to produce a new season of "TakePart Live," which launches May 12 and is hosted by Meghan McCain and Jacob Soboroff.
Other production companies Pivot has paired up with include
"Pivot's first slate established us as a programming brand of distinction, with uniquely original, high-quality series, specials and films," said Pivot President Evan Shapiro in a news release. "Our second slate demonstrates our significant investment in, and commitment to, groundbreaking content for the thought-leading segment of Generation Y we call 'Upstanders'."