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By Mike Johnson on 2013-01-28 12:50:00
As we noted last week, Extreme Rising has launched an fundraising attempt to help the company fund a 13 week TV series.  Should they hit their needed funds, the promotion will immediately go into production for the series.

The plan for the Extreme Rising TV series is to run it on a station that would cover The Philadelphia area as well as parts of New Jersey and Delaware. Should the series go to production, the company has had a commitment from a station in the Pittsburgh market as well. The plan would be to make the series available online.

Earlier today, the promotion added some new rewards levels for fans interested in supporting the promotion, which would include a private screening of several episodes followed by a Q&A with Extreme Rising talent roster members in the Philadelphia area as well as a private screening in your hometown with a member of the roster as well as other cool perks.

The idea here is that since the company feels based on ticket and DVD sales thus far, they have tapped into a market of die-hard fans who want a certain product, so if they can get those fans to donate money to the TV show start-up, it allows the company to move in that direction with a little start-up. The plan is something Steve O'Neill, who really runs the day to day operations of the promotion, is pushing..

For more on the fundraising for the potential Extreme Rising TV show, click here.

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