Premieres April 12 at 9:30 p.m. ET on Super Channel Fuse
EDMONTON (March 19, 2019) – Super Channel is pleased to announce that it has acquired the original Hulu documentary feature, FYRE FRAUD from Entertainment One (eOne). This darkly comic and revealing documentary which takes viewers inside the notorious Fyre music festival fiasco will make its Canadian broadcast premiere on Friday, April 12 at 9:30 p.m. ET on Super Channel Fuse and be available on Super Channel On Demand the following day.
The Fyre Festival was the defining scam of the millennial generation, at the nexus of social media influence, late-stage capitalism, and morality in the post-truth era. Marketing for the 2017 music event went viral with the help of rapper Ja Rule, Instagram stars, and models but turned epic fail after stranding thousands in the Bahamas.
Featuring an exclusive interview with Billy McFarland, the convicted con-man behind the festival; FYRE FRAUD is a true-crime comedy bolstered by a cast of whistleblowers, victims, and insiders going beyond the spectacle to uncover the power of FOMO and an ecosystem of enablers, driven by profit and a lack of accountability in the digital age.
Emmy™ nominated and Peabody™ award-winning directors Jenner Furst and Julia Willoughby Nason executive produce along with Michael Gasparro, The Cinemart, MIC, and Billboard. eOne handles international rights.