DOLPHIN DIGITAL MEDIA'S NEW SERIES "SOUTH BEACH" TO PREMIERE EXCLUSIVELY ON HULU ON JULY 29

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Manny Montana and Jacqueline MacInnes Wood

Ana Villafane as Carmen Suarez

MIAMI, July 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dolphin Digital Media today announced that all six episodes of its original series "South Beach" will be available to stream on Hulu on July 29.

Verizon will continue its strong momentum into the music scene as the anchor sponsor of the dramatic series. AOL is also on board as a promotional partner, and will debut exclusive content leading up to the premiere including teasers, cast interviews, as well as lifestyle featurettes showcasing Miami's distinctive fashion, music and nightlife.

"We're very fortunate to have a captivating script, a stellar cast and the perfect setting for this fast-paced, dramatic series," said Bill O'Dowd, CEO, Dolphin Digital Media. "With our premiere on Hulu this summer, we're excited for viewers to dive head-first into this guilty pleasure world of love, betrayal and revenge. We couldn't ask for a better anchor sponsor than Verizon, and we're excited about the cross-promotional support from AOL."

Directed by Joshua Caldwell ("Layover," "Dig") and written by Brian Hurwitz ("Hiding," "Stranded"), the series features an ensemble cast of Ana Villafañe as "Carmen Suarez" (upcoming Mattel franchise feature film "Max Steel," upcoming Broadway show "On Your Feet"), Jacqueline MacInnes Wood as nightclub owner "Samantha Lear" ("The Bold and the Beautiful," "Anger Management"), Manny Montana as "Octavio Cruz" ("Graceland," "Cybergeddon"), and Jordi Vilasuso as "Isaac Santero" (Daytime Emmy-Award Winner). The cast also includes Steve DuMouchel, Arlene Tur, Deniz Akdeniz, Marem Hassler, Marc Menard, Whitney Anderson and Edward Finlay.

South Beach – where dangerous secrets refuse to stay buried in the sand. Carmen Suarez, a gorgeous bilingual pop star, is about to embark on a world tour behind her latest #1 single, "Fahrenheit." Carmen's upcoming tour is at the center of an escalating, bitter rivalry between Donovan Lear and Antigone de la Vega, who now run the two most powerful record labels in Miami. Donovan's estranged daughter, Samantha Lear, owns "Fever," the hottest nightclub on South Beach. Samantha's life gets complicated when her flirting with Octavio Cruz, Carmen's manager, turns into something more. Meanwhile, secrets turn deadly when Gus Garcia, the beloved Mayor of South Beach, is murdered. Lt. Erica Whitney is mystified when the only clue left at the crime scene is the mark of "The Ghost," Miami's most notorious serial killer, thought gunned down 20 years ago. Across town, crime lord Isaac Santero is plotting a bold move to seize control of Miami's drug trade, with unexpected help from aspiring DJ Michael Bell. Revenge, Passion, Murder, Betrayal – Emotions run high in the hottest place on Earth -- South Beach.

Visit the following: Twitter.com/SouthBeachFever (@SouthBeachFever). Facebook.com/SouthBeachFever. Instagram.com/SouthBeachFever (@SouthBeachFever). Snap Chat (@SouthBeachFever).

About Dolphin Digital Media

Dolphin Digital Media has been a pioneer in the digital entertainment space since 2010, delivering premium original content to more than 500 million homes in 125 countries. Dolphin Digital Media has also produced multiple Streamy-Award nominated projects including "Aim High" starring Jackson Rathbone and Aimee Teegarden (AOL), "H+: The Digital Series" from Bryan Singer (YouTube), and "Cybergeddon" from Anthony E. Zuiker starring Missy Peregrym and Olivier Martinez (Yahoo).

About Hulu

Hulu is a premium streaming TV destination that offers thousands of hours of the best of current season programming, premium original content and full seasons of hit series to subscribers across millions of internet-connected devices in the U.S. Hulu is the only streaming subscription service that offers current season content from 5 of the 6 largest U.S. broadcast networks. Since its launch in 2007, Hulu has been at the intersection of entertainment and technology and continues to redefine TV by connecting viewers with the stories they love. http://www.hulu.com

About AOL

AOL is a media technology company with a mission to simplify the internet for consumers and creators by unleashing the world's best builders of culture and code. As one of the largest online properties in the U.S., with approximately 200 million monthly consumers of its premium brands, AOL is at the center of disruption of how content is being produced, distributed, consumed and monetized by connecting publishers with advertisers on its global, programmatic content and advertising platforms. AOL's opportunity lies in shaping the future of the digitally connected world for decades to come. For more information, visit www.aol.com.

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CONTACT:For Dolphin Digital Media
         Mandy O'Donnell, mandy@dolphindigitalmedia.com, 917-620-0648
         
         For Hulu:
         Lauren Thorpe, Lauren.Thorpe@hulu.com 424-322-2243
         
         For AOL:
         Lainie Rosenthal lainie.rosenthal@teamaol.com 212-402-4745