Focus On: The Contenders debuts tonight on Reelz Channel at 11 PM PT and will be repeated at midnight. It will include interviews from The Contenders November event held at the Landmark theatre in West Los Angeles, with Jack Black, the stars of Smashed, Flight screen writer John Gatins, and the editor of Argo. Deadline’s Award columnist Pete Hammond also provides insight into the machinations of campaigning for awards – detailing the parties, events, and Q&A sessions that stars endure in the weeks leading up to awards nominations. The special also will air several times over the weekend as well as over the next five weeks.

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