Welcome to the AwardsCircuit.com spin-off podcast and video series “Circuit Breaker: The Extras.” Announced as part of AwardsCircuit’s Community Engagement Initiative during the COVID-19 pandemic, these events are focused on taking questions and having LIVE conversations with viewers and readers. Host & Site Editor-in-Chief/Owner Clayton Davis will sit down with various personalities from Hollywood’s finest actors, most promising up and comers, technical talents from behind the camera, the website’s writing staff, and even random viewers from around the world. Episodes are streamed LIVE on the AwardsCircuit Media YouTube channel and are later released on all podcast platforms including iTunes, Spotify, and Stitcher.
JUNE 26 EPISODE AGENDA:
- CIRCUIT BREAKER: THE EXTRAS continues its inaugural season on FRIDAY, JUNE 26 (12:00 p.m. live ET), with an immediate video release following its conclusion and audio podcast version available for download and streaming the next day. To continue promoting social distancing in light of the COVID-19 global pandemic, Davis offers a unique outlet and perspective to have meaningful discussions on film and television. Emmy nominee John Downer (“Pride“) director of the outstanding nature documentary series “Serengeti” joins to discuss the process of capturing the most intimate moments of nature. Downer also discusses working with Creator/Executive Producer Simon Fuller, and narrator and Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o. “Serengeti” is currently available to watch on DiscoveryGo.
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ABOUT AWARDS CIRCUIT
The Awards Circuit has been the premier entertainment and awards site since May 2008. It is owned and operated by Editor-in-Chief Clayton Davis. AC also staffs an eclectic group of writers, all from different walks of life, and all from different areas of the world.
Awards Circuit is committed to delivering unbiased news and awards coverage to both industry professionals and dedicated fans of film, television, music, and theatre. Our diverse team of writers provides an in-depth analysis of both American and international entertainment.
ABOUT CIRCUIT BREAKER MEDIA NETWORK:
“Circuit Breaker: The Extras” is a spin-off from “Circuit Breaker! The Awards & TV Podcast,” a weekly podcast hosted by Clayton Davis, along with panelists including Christopher James, Mark Johnson, Joey Magidson, and Karen Peterson. Along with other special guests, they discuss movies, television, and all the award shows that need predicting. New episodes of “Circuit Breaker” are released every Monday. Episodes of “Circuit Breaker: The Extras” are announced and scheduled via site announcements or on our social media platforms. Make sure to follow for more. All podcast episodes are produced and edited by Drew Griffith. All media releases are under THE CIRCUIT BREAKER MEDIA NETWORK.
ABOUT CLAYTON DAVIS
Clayton Davis is the esteemed Editor and Owner of AwardsCircuit.com. Born in Bronx, NY to a Puerto Rican mother and Black father, he’s been criticizing film and television for over a decade. Clayton is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick-off to the awards season, the Critics’ Choice Awards. He’s also an active member of New York Film Critics Online, International Press Academy, Black Reel Awards and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. Clayton has been quoted and appeared in various outlets, including The New York Times, CNN.com, Variety, Deadline, Los Angeles Times, Bloomberg Television, AOL, Huffington Post, Bloomberg Radio, The Wrap, Slash Film and The Hollywood Reporter.