New ABC Series ALASKA DAILY With Hilary Swank Stages a Fire at a Diner Set in Cloverdale
Crew from ABC’s new Thursday night series Alaska Daily built a diner in a parking lot to set it on fire last night, drawing a crowd of spectators in Cloverdale.
‘Anchorage Fire & EMS’ were on the scene to deal with the blaze at “Rita’s Diner”.
Alaska Daily stars Hilary Swank as a disgraced New York City journalist, who ends up working at a daily metro newspaper in Anchorage, Alaska,.
Episode director: Spotlight and Stillwater’s Tom McCarthy.
Cast: Hilary Swank, Jeff Perry, Matt Malloy, Meredith Holzman, Grace Dove, Pablo Castelblanco, Ami Park, Craig Frank.
Crew spent three days building “Rita’s Diner”.
In order to set it on fire.
New showrunner: Peter Elkoff.
Production Company: Anchorage Daily News Productions Ltd.
Producers: Tom McCarthy’s Slow Pony Productions, Fox 21 Television Studios, Hilary Swank.
Alaska Daily premieres Thursday, October 6th at 10 p.m. on ABC.