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Connect to 'Touch' world premiere and global Q-and-A event

by jmaloni
Fri, Mar 16th 2012 11:55 pm
Martin Bohm (Kiefer Sutherland, left) tries to understand his son, Jake (David Mazouz) in `Touch.` (photo ©2012 Fox Broadcasting Co./credit: Richard Foreman/FOX)
Martin Bohm (Kiefer Sutherland, left) tries to understand his son, Jake (David Mazouz) in "Touch." (photo ©2012 Fox Broadcasting Co./credit: Richard Foreman/FOX)

Submit questions now via Twitter with #TouchGlobalEvent

Don't miss the chance to connect with "Touch" during the live streaming of the "Touch" world premiere and global Q-and-A event, presented by Degree Men, on Sunday, March 18. The global event featuring Kiefer Sutherland and the cast and producers of "Touch" will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will stream live at www.FOX.com/TOUCH and globally at www.facebook.com/TOUCHonTV.

Following an international tour that "Touch"-ed down in Germany, Great Britain, Russia and Spain, the worldwide online event will welcome fans from around the globe to participate in the world premiere and global Q-and-A event at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

The live webcast stream begins at 6:30 p.m. on www.FOX.com/TOUCH with interviews from the red carpet, followed by the live Q-and-A with Sutherland, series creator Tim Kring, executive producer Carol Barbee and cast members Gugu Mbatha-Raw and David Mazouz. The stream will also be available on the show's global Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TOUCHonTV.

During the live Q-and-A, "Touch" fans from around the world, including Hong Kong, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain, Thailand and Turkey will ask the stars and executive producers questions about "Touch" via Skype and Twitter.

Fans can also connect to the global Q-and-A by submitting their questions now at www.facebook.com/TOUCHonTV and during the event via www.twitter.com/TOUCHonTV using #TouchGlobalEvent. 

In the premiere episode of "Touch" airing Thursday, March 22 (9 p.m.), Martin Bohm (Sutherland), a widower and single father trying to connect with his mute 11-year-old son Jake (Mazouz), is led to a pawn shop where a robbery triggers a sequence of unpredictable events that connect a distraught flight attendant in New York, a son visiting from India on a mission to spread his father's ashes, a middle school magician in Moscow, a cancer patient in New York and a mobster in the Bronx. It's up to Jake and Martin to link the thread to them all in the World Premiere "1+1=3" episode.

"Touch" world premieres nearly simultaneously in more than 100 countries the week of March 19. The global launch will make the much-anticipated drama available on channels all around the world, including FOX International Channels in 64 countries throughout Latin America, Asia and Europe; on Sky 1 in the United Kingdom; Global Television in Canada; ProSieben in Germany; Yes TV in Israel; and Channel One in Russia.

"Like" "Touch" on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TOUCHonTV. Follow the series on Twitter @TOUCHonTV and join the discussion at #Touch. Visit www.fox.com/TOUCH for additional information.

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