Fuse to Premiere "Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce"

Fuse to Premiere "Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce"

                       Wednesday, October 2 at 11pm ET

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              Follow "Bounce" Pioneer Big Freedia on Her Journey
              From Local New Orleans Icon to National Phenomenon

        Brand New Series From the National Network Dedicated to Music

NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fuse, the national music
television network of The Madison Square Garden Company, will launch the brand
new original series Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce on Wednesday, October 2 at
11:00 p.m. ET. With local hero and compelling personality Big Freedia as its
guide, this new unscripted series explores the underground world of the New
Orleans hip hop scene known as "Bounce." Viewers will join Big Freedia as she
preps for her first international tour, works through her mother's illness and
navigates the extremely competitive world of hip hop.The docu-series will
also welcome fellow artists -- Mr. Ghetto, Sissy Nobby and Katey Red.Big
Freedia: Queen of Bounce is set to run for eight episodes and is executive
produced and directed by Jeremy Simmons, executive produced by Fenton Bailey,
Randy Barbato, and Tom Campbell and produced by World of Wonder (RuPaul's Drag
Race, Million Dollar Listing, Life with La Toya).

As the national network dedicated to music, Fuse is committed to delivering
outstanding content that features the characters, stories, performances, and
perspectives that make up the dynamic world of music.Big Freedia: Queen of
Bounce joins Fuse's lineup of original music-inspired programming, which also
includes: Fuse News, Fuse's daily flagship music news program anchored by
Alexa Chung and Matte Babel; Warped Roadies, an unscripted program that
follows the crew charged with keeping the Vans Warped Tour running; and Funny
or Die's Billy on the Street, a music and pop culture trivia show starring
Billy Eichner.Other Fuse shows include Insane Clown Posse Theater, Violent J
and Shaggy 2 Dope's twisted take on what's new in music and popular culture
and G-Thing, a look into the lives of G-Fella, an Italian-American rapper, and
his larger-than-life family as they try to launch the first "family style"
record label, along with Top 20 Countdown and Trending 10. Additionally, Fuse
covers live concerts and events, and boasts comprehensive coverage of music
festivals throughout the country, including South by Southwest, Lollapalooza,
Bonnaroo and the Voodoo Music Experience.

About Fuse

Fuse, the national television network dedicated to music, brings viewers
closer to their favorite artists and bands by featuring original series and
specials, exclusive interviews, live concerts and video blocks – all rooted in
the music experience. Celebrating the hit makers of today, familiar favorites
and edgy newcomers, Fuse accommodates the wide ranging tastes and attitudes of
its 18-34 year-old audience with compelling music programming on-air, on-line,
on-demand, in HD and via mobile technologies.Fuse is a part of MSG Media,
which includes television networks MSG, MSG +, MSG HD and MSG + HD, as well as
MSG Interactive, which oversees all company digital initiatives. MSG Media is
a division of The Madison Square Garden Company (Nasdaq:MSG), along with MSG
Sports and MSG Entertainment.MSG Sports includes the New York Knicks (NBA);
the New York Rangers (NHL); the New York Liberty (WNBA); the Hartford Wolf
Pack (American Hockey League); and MSG Entertainment includes concerts and
events at Madison Square Garden, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio
City Music Hall, the Beacon Theatre, the Forum in Inglewood, California, The
Chicago Theatre, and the Wang Theatre in Boston, and manages wholly-owned live
entertainment properties including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular,
starring the Rockettes. Additional information about Fuse can be found at

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About World of Wonder

Innovative production company World of Wonder is behind such entertaining hit
series as RuPaul's Drag Race (Logo), Million Dollar Listing LA & Million
Dollar Listing NY (Bravo), Life With La Toya (OWN) and Island Hunters
(HGTV).World of Wonder has also created award winning films and documentaries
such as Inside Deep Throat, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Party Monster, Monica in
Black and White, and The Last Beekeeper, which won a 2010 Emmy® Award for
Outstanding Nature Programming, and The Strange History of Don't Ask, Don't
Tell for HBO, which chronicles the repeal of the controversial military
policy.The 2011 Sundance Film Festival hit Becoming Chaz and HBO special
Wishful Drinking both garnered a total of five Emmy® nominations.Becoming
Chaz went on to win the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary.With
offices in Hollywood and London, the company has produced cutting-edge fiction
and non-fiction programming for HBO, Showtime, VH1, IFC, Discovery, MTV, E!
Entertainment, Oxygen, BBC, PBS, Channel 4 UK, and other digital outlets that
can be found online athttp://worldofwonder.net/.

         Alyssa Hart: alyssa.hart@msg.com / 212.324.3401
         Allyson Barkan: allyson.barkan@msg.com / 212.631.5766

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