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Pivot Sets First Premiere Dates

Net to Launch Aug. 1 With Daily Late-Night Talk Show 'TakePart Live' 6/26/2013 9:36 AM Eastern

Pivot, the new millennial-targeted cable network from Participant Media, announced premiere dates for its initial programming slate including TakePart Live, Raising McCain and Jersey Strong.

The network will launch on Thursday, Aug. 1 at midnight with the debut of week-nightly talk show TakePart Live, where a team of hosts decode the headlines, dissect memes and have conversations with guests and the audience.

Meghan McCain's docu-talk series Raising McCain bows Saturday, Sept. 14 at 10 p.m. followed by the premiere of docuseries Jersey Strong, about two unconventional Newark families, at 10:30 p.m.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's variety show hitRECord on TV!, which will showcase short films, music, live performances, animation and more created by his open collaborative production company, will launch on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014.

Pivot has also acquired the Canadian series Little Mosque, which will debut on Monday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. Feature documentaries on tap include Last Call at the Oasis on Aug. 25, and 99% -- The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film on Sept. 17.

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