TONIGHT: Film Tampa Bay Presents Advanced Screening of A&E's 'Nightwatch' - Filmed Entirely in the City of Tampa

02/08/17

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What: Film Tampa Bay presents an advanced screening of A&E's show 'Nightwatch' filmed in the city of Tampa. The event is FREE and open to the public.

Who: Film Tampa Bay, City of Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, Tampa Fire Rescue, Tampa Police Department and City of Tampa dignitaries will be present. Also, the first responders featured on the show will be in attendance and available for media interviews.

When: Wednesday, February 8, doors open at 6 p.m. Short presentation with Film Commissioner Dale Gordon and City of Tampa dignitaries begins at 6:45 p.m. The episode starts at 7 p.m.

Where: Tampa Theatre, 711 N. Franklin Street, Tampa, FL 33602

About A&E's 'NightWatch':

A&E Network’s critically-acclaimed original non-fiction crime series ‘Nightwatch’ returns for new episodes, set in Tampa, Florida, on Thursday, February 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. These brand new episodes of ‘Nightwatch’ chronicle the heroic work being done between the hours of 8 p.m. and 4 a.m. by the fearless first responders in the city of Tampa, Florida. As the rest of the city goes to sleep, these real-life heroes boldly save lives and keep the streets safe.

At Tampa Fire Rescue, the stations take on dual roles - they fight fires with brawn and grit, but they also provide meticulous emergency medical care. In the Tampa Police Department, officers on the ROC Squad (Rapid Offender Control) patrol the streets responding to a wide variety of calls such as armed robberies, shootings, stolen cars, and narcotics cases. Above them all, the Tampa Air Service team flies helicopters that give the medical and law enforcement professionals a unique perspective and a huge advantage when lives are on the line.

 

Details:  For any additional questions on this media event, please contact Gina Morales at gina@ginamoralespr.com  

Media Contact:

Film Tampa Bay: Gina Morales, gina@ginamoralespr.com , 813-530-6521 (cell)

A&E: Megan Tantillo, megan.tantillo@aenetworks.com

City of Tampa, Mayor’s Office: Ashley Bauman, Ashley.bauman@tampagov.net

 

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