On Your Marc

 

executive produced by Marc Summers

directed and produced by Mathew Klickstein

produced by Joshua B. Yawn.

director of photography: Russ Furry

co-produced by Chloe SullivanEric Cupps and Jon Niccum

nationwide screening tour in partnership with Alamo Drafthouse Cinema completed: October 2017

On Your Marc, covering the Life and Slimes of Marc Summers, produced by Mathew Klickstein

About the Film

Who doesn't love Marc Summers? Maybe the former cleaning crew at Nickelodeon Studios Florida.

For those who somehow missed him as the host of Nickelodeon’s Double Dare and What Would You Do?, there he was again hosting Unwrapped on Food Network for more than a decade.  With the rushing wave of 80s/90s nostalgia continuing to crest, it’s no wonder that Summers is still broadcasted into the living rooms, dorms, and computer/mobile screens of Americans everywhere by special guest starring on shows such as WorkaholicsRobot Chicken, or Guy's Grocery Games.

 

Simply put, Marc Summers is the television icon of our time.​ Summers’ seemingly chaotic, rapid-fire lifestyle – crowded by countless celebrity friends and colleagues – drives On Your Marc, a rousing, celebrity-packed, feature-length documentary about the messiest man in show business.

Follow Marc Summers as he stars in his latest and most challenging project: an intimate, one-man theater show called Everything In Its Place: The Life and Slimes of Marc Summers.

Starting with his childhood days on early TV … to forever changing television history with some of the very first programming specifically for kids … to his challenges with his (much overhyped) OCD and overcoming five years of cancer … all while hop-skip-and-jumping across the nation to juggle his work and growing family ... we double dare you to keep up with Summers in On Your Marc.

Mathew Klickstein, Mathew, Klickstein, Eric Cupps, Marc Summers, Josh Yawn, Russ Furry, On Your Marc, Double Dare, Nickelodeon

Press

"Reboots and Nostalgia In Full Force"

... Marc Summers has been busy for the past 30 years. He helped discover Guy Fieri, the Mayor of Flavortown, on The Next Food Network Star. He opened up about his journey with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in a documentary called On Your Marc. But for most kids of the late '80s and early '90s, he is the handsome host of Double Dare who made picking your nose entirely acceptable. Now, at a time when reboots and nostalgia dominate culture as a whole, Summers is back with a reminder: it's still ok to pick away ...

"What's Nickelodeon Slime REALLY Made Of? TV Veteran Marc Summers Answers That And More For New Documentary" (Includes Exclusive San Diego Comic-Con Video)

... “I came out of the womb knowing exactly what I wanted to do. I’m one of the few people who had a passion from a very young age,” says Summers, who soaked in every minute of classics like The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and The Ed Sullivan Show. “I would watch these things and live vicariously through them and say, how do I do that? How do I get on stage?” he says ... 

Marc Summers Talks OCD & the "On Your Marc" Film

Marc Summers stops by KTLA 5 to talk about the film!

... At 67, Summers is plunging ahead in a career that’s been perhaps one-third slime, one-third Food Network, and one-third sheer toughness. The veteran game-show host left the stand-up circuit in the mid-’80s and rose to fame as the face of Nickelodeon’s Double Dare, and then What Would You Do?, before switching networks and adding producing to his résumé ...

"A Conversation With Mathew Klickstein"

... with filmmaker and author Mathew Klickstein (Slimed!: An Oral History of Nickelodeon’s Golden Age) on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, just over a week before the end of the national tour for his new documentary On Your Marc. The film profiles the life and career of television personality Marc Summers, who rose to fame in the 1980s as the host of Nickelodeon’s Double Dare, and later continued as the host of many other popular shows, including Food Network’s Unwrapped ... 

"Double Dare's Marc Summers to bring On Your Marc documentary, physical challenges to Philly"

... Summers’ story is detailed in On Your Marc, a new documentary about the former Double Dare host’s lengthy career, courtesy of filmmaker and author Mathew Klickstein, who previously worked with Summers on the book Slimed: An Oral History of Nickelodeon’s Golden Age. The film, which has its Philadelphia premiere Friday at the Trocadero Theatre, is framed around the production of Everything in its Place: The Life & Slimes of Marc Summers, a one-man play that debuted in his actual home state of Indiana last year ...

"Marc Summers Talks On Your Marc"

... “Double Dare did not start the network, but it definitely helped to launch it into the stratosphere and allowed it to become this billion-dollar entity,” Klickstein says. “The energy that Marc brought to that really helped Nickelodeon become what it is today.” One thing his fans connect with is Summers’ lack of ego. He realizes that, to many people, he remains at most a vaguely familiar “that guy” (if not from Double Dare then perhaps from hosting Unwrapped, the longest-running show on the Food Network) ... 

"Interview with Marc Summers about the new documentary On Your Marc"

... Food Network and Nickelodeon host Marc Summers, talks with Sam Gallant about his new documentary, OCD, and his beef with Burt Reynolds. The documentary, “On Your Marc”, is directed by Baltimore author and filmmaker Mathew Klickstein. The screening is Saturday night beginning at 7:30 and features music from Baltimore band Vivid Low Sky, as well as a Q and A with Marc Summers and director Mathew Klickstein hosted by Pat Sajak, and it will also include a round of Double Dare ...

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