Stop at nothing: The Lance Armstrong story to air on Showtime®

Stop at nothing: The Lance Armstrong story to air on Showtime®

The ABC Commercial feature documentary, STOP AT NOTHING: THE LANCE ARMSTRONG STORY, has sold to Showtime Networks in the USA, to air on Friday 7th November at 9pm.

“This fascinating film has resonated with audiences wherever it’s been broadcast and it will be great for US audiences to experience the story in detail, including the revelations it contains.” said Sharon Ramsay-Luck, Head of Sales and Business Development, ABC Commercial.

ABC Commercial has also secured a raft of deals for the film, with recent sales to SVT for Sweden, DRTV for Denmark, HBO for Central Europe, VPRO for The Netherlands, NRK for Norway, RTE for Ireland, Rialto Channel for NZ, DirecTV for Latin America, and Channel 8 for Israel.

STOP AT NOTHING: THE LANCE ARMSTRONG STORY screened in the official selection of the 2014 Sheffield Doc/Fest and London’s East End Film Festival in June this year, with a theatrical release in the UK with Picturehouse Cinemas in June and July. It also aired on BBC Four’s Storyville documentary strand in June and it was one of the top programs on BBC iPlayer for the week after broadcast.

The documentary screened in Australia on the ABC in early July, with #stopatnothing trending at number 1 on Twitter that night.
Co-produced with Passion Pictures, the producers of Academy Award winning films, One Day in September and Searching for Sugar Man, the documentary is an intimate but explosive portrait of Lance Armstrong, a man who enriched himself by cheating his fans, his sport and the truth. The film reveals new details about the scandal – with insights from the former friends whose lives and careers he destroyed.

STOP AT NOTHING: THE LANCE ARMSTRONG STORY is an ABC Commercial/Passion Pictures production from BAFTA Award winning director Alex Holmes (Dunkirk, House of Saddam); Producers are Quentin McDermott (The World According to Lance) and Jessica Ludgrove (Fire in Babylon); Executive Producers include John Battsek (One Day in September, Searching for Sugar Man) and Phil Craig (The Flight that Fought Back, Targeting Bin Laden).

ABC Commercial holds worldwide distribution rights to the program.
To download a press kit, go to https://abccommercial.com/contentsales/program/stop-nothing-lance-armstrong-story

To view the trailer, visit http://www.sho.com/sho/video/titles/33558/lance-armstrong-stop-at-nothing-trailer

Follow on Twitter: @_stopatnothing_
Like on Facebook: Facebook.com/stopatnothingfilm

For further information contact:
Jennifer Russell, Marketing Manager, Content Sales
ABC Commercial, Australian Broadcasting Corporation Tel: + 61 2 8333 3163 email: russell.jennifer@abc.net.au

Sharon Ramsay-Luck
Head, ABC Sales and Business Development ABC Commercial, Australian Broadcasting Corporation Tel: + 61 2 8333 3525 email: ramsay-luck.sharon@abc.net.au


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