GREAT AMERICAN PURE FLIX ANNOUNCES FOURTH ORIGINAL SERIES THIS YEAR, AFFIRM ORIGINALS' SHADRACH, STARRING LIVI BIRCH AND CALE FERRIN, STREAMING JULY 25

23.05.24 15:06 Uhr

GREAT AMERICAN PURE FLIX HAS PREMIERED MORE ORIGINAL SERIES IN A YEAR THAN ANY OTHER STREAMER IN COMPETITIVE SET

NEW YORK, May 23, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Great American Pure Flix announced the World Premiere of Original Series, Shadrach, from AFFIRM Originals', a division of Sony Pictures. Starring Livi Birch (Tulsa), Cale Ferrin ("Endlings"), Catherine Urbanek (Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life), and Phillip Boyd ("The Haves & The Have Nots"), Shadrach is the fourth original series to premiere on Great American Pure Flix this year, which is the most of any streamer in the faith-based, family friendly space. In 2024, Great American Pure Flix has further established itself as the leader in the quality, original content also debuting "Going Home" (season two), "County Rescue," and the Harry Lennix-led original, "Destination Heaven."

Affirm Originals - A Sony Company

"There has always been a need and demand for faith-forward, uplifting content, and Great American Pure Flix is proud to continue to meet the need for quality, life-affirming stories" said Bill Abbott, President & CEO, Great American Media. "When comparing streamers in the faith and family space, Great American Pure Flix delivers more original programs than anyone in the category. Shadrach is the fourth original series this year and the Sony/Affirm production is another shining example of the high-quality we offer families who are looking to be enriched by their viewing experience," Abbott concluded.

Director, Sean McNamara stated, "I'm so proud to share this incredible family series with the world and for all you horse lovers, I'm excited for you to meet Hollywood Accolade, the horse who plays SHADRACH!!!"

Created by Holly Goldberg Sloan (Angels In The Outfield), Shadrach tells the story of the Wilson family's move from the city to the country. The family has many adjustments to make along the way. But when 12-year-old Anna Wilson (Birch) takes a shortcut through the woods on her way home from school, she encounters a majestic horse that changes all their lives forever. The series consists of six original episodes which stream each Thursday, beginning July 25 at 8 p.m. ET.

EPISODE ONE (1 of 2 Episode premiere, Thursday, July 25 at 8 p.m. ET):
After Anna is forced to move from a big city to a small rural town, an accidental encounter with a horse named Shadrach encourages her to give this new life a chance.

EPISODE TWO (2 of 2 Episode premiere, Thursday, July 25 at 9 p.m. ET):
Stranded in the wilderness after Shadrach gets spooked, Anna and Michael must work together to come up with an imaginative way to send for help.

EPISODE THREE: (Thursday, Thursday, August 1 at 8 p.m. ET)
Michael, James, and Anna discover an ancient artifact and decide to keep it a secret while they investigate its value. However, Gram and Pawpaw may have a life-changing secret of their own.

EPISODE FOUR (Thursday, August 8 at 8 p.m. ET):
A 'mystery quilter' sews patches on an unfinished quilt in the middle of the night calling everyone's actions into question and launches an unofficial investigation.

EPISODE FIVE (Thursday, August 15 at 8 p.m. ET):
Unexpected things happen when the girls go camping for Gram's birthday. At home, things get out of hand when the guys decide to let the animals in the house to stage a funny picture.

EPISODE SIX (Finale, Season One, Thursday, August 22 at 8 p.m. ET):
Tensions rise with Mr. Macleod when a shared waterpipe breaks in front of the farmhouse. But when Shadrach and Anna come to Mr. Macleod's rescue after a bad accident, reconciliation becomes possible.

ABOUT GREAT AMERICAN PURE FLIX
As the streaming service of Great American Media, Great American Pure Flix provides quality family-friendly programming that celebrates faith, family and country. With affordable flat-rate pricing, families can stream a prolific offering of unlimited movies and shows on demand. Great American Pure Flix features inspiring, uplifting and entertaining content the entire family can enjoy together, with new original and exclusive titles added every month. New customers can enjoy a 7-day free trial by visiting GreatAmericanPureFlix.com.

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ABOUT GREAT AMERICAN MEDIA:
Great American Family is America's premiere destination for quality family-friendly programming, including original holiday movies, rom-coms and fan-favorite series that celebrate faith, family and country. Great American Family is home to year-round seasonal celebrations including Great American Christmas, the network's signature franchise featuring holiday themed movies and specials. Founded in 2021, Great American Family is part of the Great American Media portfolio of brands.
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ABOUT AFFIRM FILMS
AFFIRM Films, launched in 2007, is an industry leader in faith-based/inspirational films with worldwide box office of over $660 million including such hits as SOUL SURFER, WAR ROOM, RISEN, FIREPROOF, THE STAR, COURAGEOUS, PAUL: APOSTLE OF CHRIST, OVERCOMER, WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL, SHOW ME THE FATHER, JOURNEY TO BETHLEHEM and HEAVEN IS FOR REAL, MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN, and A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD in partnership with TriStar Pictures. Next up, AFFIRM will release THE FORGE from the Kendrick Brothers, exclusively in theaters August 2024. AFFIRM Originals was launched in 2021 to expand its series and film library with titles such as "Going Home," LEGACY PEAK, MOONRISE, and 5000 BLANKETS. AFFIRM produces, acquires, and markets content that inspires, uplifts, and entertains audiences around the world, focusing on family and faith through its three divisions: AFFIRM Films, AFFIRM Television, and AFFIRM Originals. Sony Pictures Entertainment is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation.

ABOUT BROOKWELL MCNAMARA ENTERTAINMENT
In 2023 Sean and David celebrated the 25th anniversary of BROOKWELL MCNAMARA ENTERTAINMENT, that they co-founded in 1998. Together, they have produced 40 feature films for PARAMOUNT PICTURES, REPUBLIC PICTURES, SONY, TRI-STAR PICTURES, NEW LINE CINEMA, LIONSGATE FILMS, and UNIVERSAL STUDIOS, to name a few. Their television production of TV Movies and series includes over 500 episodes for HULU, NETFLIX, CBS, ABC, THE DISNEY CHANNEL, NICKELODEON, and CARTOON NETWORK.

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Photo: Courtesy of Great American Pure Flix 2024 

Young Anna Wilson (Livi Birch) and her family are experiencing loss having recently moved from the city to the country until Anna takes an unexpected shortcut through the woods on her way home from school and meets a majestic, magical horse that transforms her family forever.

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