NEW UNSCRIPTED SERIES “KNOCK KNOCK LIVE”
HOSTED BY RYAN SEACREST,
PREMIERING TUESDAY, JULY 21, ON FOX
From acclaimed live television producers, Simon Fuller’s (AMERICAN IDOL, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE) XIX Entertainment and dick clark productions (SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE), comes new unscripted series KNOCK KNOCK LIVE, a can’t-miss, life-changing weekly television event packed with unpredictable and thrilling surprises that enlists friends, families, neighbors and celebrities to help grant wishes with one simple knock on the door. Hosted by iconic TV and radio personality Ryan Seacrest, who also will serve as an executive producer, KNOCK KNOCK LIVE premieres Tuesday, July 21 (9:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.
KNOCK KNOCK LIVE features Seacrest in a Los Angeles-based studio, while the KNOCK KNOCK LIVE team travels across the country, to any city at any time, surprising unsuspecting people at their front doors with a chance to win big cash prizes, meet their favorite celebrities and turn their wildest dreams into reality. What if someone knocked on your door and offered you thousands of dollars for naming nine kids who live on your block? Could you do it? A knock at someone else’s door and it could be their favorite professional basketball player who challenges them to a game of H-O-R-S-E, with a chance to win courtside seats. KNOCK KNOCK! Who’s there? It could be the biggest pop star in the world performing a concert on your front lawn! This series will take an ordinary day and make it unforgettable.
Seacrest holds preeminent positions in broadcast and cable television, as well as on nationally syndicated and local radio. He is celebrated internationally as host of AMERICAN IDOL and, for his work on the series, he has been nominated for an Emmy Award multiple times. Seacrest is also host and executive producer of the annual New Year’s Eve program, “Dick Clark’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.”
On radio, Seacrest is host of “On Air with Ryan Seacrest,” his market-topping No. 1 nationally syndicated L.A. morning drive-time show for iHeart Media’s 102.7 KIIS-FM, as well as a nationally syndicated “American Top 40 with Ryan Seacrest” radio show. Seacrest’s Emmy Award-winning production company, Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP), creates unscripted, scripted and digital programming. RSP produces the hit cable series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” and spin-offs “Kourtney and Khloe Take the Hamptons” and “Dash Dolls, as well as “Shahs of Sunset,” “I Love Kellie Pickler” and “Becoming Us.” Additionally, RSP is producing “Shades of Blue,” a network drama starring Jennifer Lopez.
If you would like to nominate a special person or a family deserving of an unforgettable moment, or you yourself want to be a part of KNOCK KNOCK LIVE, visit for an opportunity www.knockknocklive.com to receive the “knock” of a lifetime.
KNOCK KNOCK LIVE is produced by XIX Entertainment and dick clark productions. Simon Fuller, Michael Herwick, Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, Mark Bracco, Stijn Bakkers, Nicolle Yaron, and Ryan Seacrest serve as executive producers. Fuller, Seacrest, dcp and Fox are stakeholders in the format worldwide. Like KNOCK KNOCK LIVE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/KnockKnockFOX. Follow the series on Twitter @KnockKnockFOX and join the discussion using #knockknock. See photos and videos on Instagram by following @knockknockFOX. For more information on KNOCK KNOCK LIVE, please visit www.fox.com/knockknocklive. Follow Ryan Seacrest on Twitter @RyanSeacrest.
About XIX Entertainment
XIX Entertainment is a leading player in the global entertainment business, with a track record in hit format innovation and star talent representation. Owned by British entrepreneur Simon Fuller, XIX Entertainment has interests in sport, drinks, fashion, music and film though Fuller is best known for creating the AMERICAN IDOL TV show. He has an impressive pedigree in artist management having overseen the careers of Annie Lennox, The Spice Girls, Lisa Marie Presley, Carrie Underwood, Amy Winehouse, Will Young and others as well as owning a partnership with Island Records founder Chris Blackwell that includes the iconic work of Bob Marley.
Fuller’s long-term business partnership with David Beckham includes the joint ownership of the MLS sports franchise in Miami, a global drinks business with Diageo and a venture with branded clothing giant Li & Fung. Elsewhere in sports, XIX Entertainment has made defining contributions to the careers of the U.K.’s No. 1 tennis player, Andy Murray, and Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton. The company has joint ownership of a new cycling venture with Tour De France winner and British Olympian Sir Bradley Wiggins. In fashion, XIX’s interests include a retail venture with acclaimed fashion designer Roland Mouret, and a flourishing partnership with Victoria Beckham, whose award-winning and critically acclaimed ready-to-wear collections have become a multi-million dollar business.
About dick clark productions
dick clark productions (dcp) is the world’s largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming with the “Academy of Country Music Awards,” “American Country Countdown Awards,” “American Music Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest,” “Golden Globe Awards,” “Hollywood Film Awards” and “The PEOPLE Magazine Awards.” Weekly television programming includes SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE from 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group, and dcp; WORLD’S FUNNIEST from Jukin Media and dcp; as well as BOOM! (FOX) from Keshet DCP, the joint venture between Keshet International (KI), the global distribution and production arm of Keshet Media Group, and DC Media, the parent company of dcp. dcp also owns one of the world’s most unique and extensive entertainment archive libraries with more than 55 years of award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. For additional information, visit www.dickclark.com.