or


[11/06/07 - 04:40 PM]
We TV Announces Groundbreaking Original Documentary Series 'High School Confidential'
The series, from executive producer Sharon Liese, will premiere on WE tv in March of 2008.

[via press release from WE: Women's Entertainment]

WE tv Announces Groundbreaking Original Documentary Series 'High School Confidential'

Unprecedented Chronicle of the Lives of High School Girls from Freshman Year to Graduation

Herizon Productions and New Line Television Produce Breakthrough Original Weekly Series

New York, NY, November 6, 2007 - WE tv announced today an unprecedented and groundbreaking original programming series, High School Confidential, an honest and in-depth look into the lives of twelve adolescent girls, through their high school years. The 8 episode, one-hour weekly series offers insight into the eye opening journeys of these young women from freshman year through graduation day. High School Confidential was created and executive produced by Sharon Liese, produced by New Line Television and Herizon Productions and will premiere on WE tv in March of 2008.

The inspiration for High School Confidential came from Sharon Liese, a single mom of a 13 year old daughter who began exploring the inescapable struggle young girls face as they forge identities while navigating the complexities, contradictions and pressure that develop during their formidable high school years. Liese gained unprecedented access to a 1200-student high school, in suburban Kansas, to chronicle the entire 4 year experiences of 12 diverse young women. The series features dramatic and intimate storylines that reveal universal themes of today's adolescent culture: self-image, sexuality, risk and experimentation, complex family dynamics, religion and even death.

"WE tv is committed to creating original programming that offers unique insights into the lives of women. With High School Confidential, the network is pushing the boundaries with an inside look into the struggles young teens face in a seminal time in their lives," said Kim Martin, EVP and General Manager of WE tv. "The series is one of the most ground-breaking series ever created for a multi-generational TV audience. It appeals to teens, college students, single women and mothers and we are confident our audience will be in awe of the twelve journeys they are to witness. The reflection of these women is a micro-cosm of the issues that pervade communities across our country."

"The struggle to define 'self' is perhaps most apparent during the High School years. The girls profiled in our series, exemplify courage as they share their most intimate challenges. The series explores this beyond just teen angst," states Liese. "Throughout the series, the objective presentation reveals young adults with a certain amount of strength and maturity in their own right - perhaps more than we give them credit for as the situations they face are difficult, but they prove they are not beyond recovery."

"Sharon Liese's vision and dedication in following these young women over their four years of high school is astounding. It was an extraordinary experience collaborating with her and shaping these stories. The end result is a documentary series that is honest, riveting and real", said Sydney Levin, Vice President, Alternative Programming for New Line Television and Executive Producer of the series. "New Line Television is thrilled that WE tv embraces this project and shares in our enthusiasm in bringing it to television".

In Jan of 2008, leading up to the premiere of the series, WE tv will launch a micro-site at WEtv.com featuring iconic moments from the series, images and bio information on the girls and the show's creator. Downloads will include: desktop wallpaper, mobile wallpaper, a screensaver and ring tones. Once the series premieres, the site will enter into its second phase to feature episode guides with descriptions and photos, slideshows with images of girls from each episode, episode specific blogs from the girls and the show's creator, 'where are they now' updates and information on the girls' lives. The site will also feature a regular newsletter sign up link.

About WE tv

WE tv is the content destination where women go to indulge their curiosity with quality unscripted programming from weddings to real life stories. With programs like the hit series "Bridezillas," unique movie packages including "Cinematherapy", topical specials, and its public affairs initiative WE Empowers Women, the network supports women and appeals to their interests. WE tv is a subsidiary of Rainbow Entertainment Services, and currently is seen in over 65 million homes.

About Rainbow Media Holdings LLC

Rainbow Media Holdings LLC is a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC). Rainbow Media is a leading producer of targeted, multi-platform content for global distribution, creating and managing some of the world's most compelling and dynamic entertainment brands, including AMC, IFC, WE tv, LIFESKOOL, SPORTSKOOL, and VOOM HD Networks. Through its IFC Entertainment division, Rainbow Media also owns and manages the following: IFC Films, a theatrical feature film distribution company; IFC First Take/IFC in Theaters, a day and date theatrical feature film/VOD initiative; the IFC Center in New York City; IFC Productions, a feature film production company; and IFC Entertainment, which owns and operates a film library. Rainbow Media also operates Rainbow Advertising Sales Corporation, its advertising sales company, and Rainbow Network Communications, its full service network programming origination and distribution company.

New Line Television

New Line Television is a division of New Line Cinema (www.newline.com), the most successful independent film company in the world. The division develops, produces and distributes TV projects for the broadcast networks, cable and first-run syndication, as well as distributes New Line feature films across the television landscape. In addition to the production, marketing and distribution of theatrical motion pictures, New Line Cinema has divisions devoted to home entertainment, music, theater, merchandising and international. A pioneer in franchise filmmaking, New Line's Oscar-winning The Lord of the Rings trilogy is one of the most successful film franchises in history. New Line is a division of Time Warner, Inc.





  [november 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· HIGH SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL (WE)





[06/28/17 - 03:55 PM]
Freeform's "Pretty Little Liars" Signs Off Historic Run with Over 1-Year Highs and Is No. 1 Most-Tweeted TV Episode of 2017 with 1.7 Million Tweets
Freeform spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 27.

[06/28/17 - 01:29 PM]
Viceland Brings Two Docu-Series to Air in July with "Last Chance High" and "Funny How?"
The former is an eight-part documentary series is adapted and updated from the acclaimed 2014 Vice News web series focused on the students at Moses Montefiore Academy, a school for the most troubled youth on Chicago's tumultuous West Side.

[06/28/17 - 01:24 PM]
FOX Sports Loads Bases for 2017 MLB All-Star Game
Superstars from the American and National Leagues face off in the 2017 All-Star Game from Marlins Park in Miami, Fla., on Tuesday, July 11, with pregame coverage beginning at 7:30 PM ET on the FOX broadcast network.

[06/28/17 - 01:22 PM]
Paula Patton Stars as a Mother Desperate to Change Fate and Prevent a Murder, on the Series Premiere of ABC's "Somewhere Between," Monday, July 24
The second episode will now air on Tuesday, July 25 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT) during its new regular night and time.

[06/28/17 - 01:00 PM]
FX Networks Promotes Current Series Executives Colette Wilson and Barbara Crawford and Development's Kevin Wandell
"Colette, Barbara and Kevin have been integral to the growth and success of FX Networks' slate of original programs and we are happy that they will be playing an even greater role going forward," said Nick Grad and Eric Schrier.

[06/28/17 - 12:36 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces Multi-Part NBA Documentary Film with Executive Producers LeBron James, Maverick Carter and Filmmaker Gotham Chopra
"We are thrilled to be collaborating with LeBron, Maverick and Gotham on what will be a comprehensive look at one of the most influential sports institutions in the world," said Stephen Espinoza.

[06/28/17 - 12:13 PM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Hold Off ABC, "Bachelorette" Special
The Peacock easily wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/28/17 - 11:48 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Records Its Most-Watched Quarter Ever Led by Its Most-Watched Month Ever in June
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/28/17 - 11:01 AM]
Cartoon Network Sets "OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes" for an Epic One-Hour Series Premiere Tuesday, Aug. 1 at 6:30 p.m. (ET/PT)
The show follows K.O., an endlessly optimistic kid attempting to be the greatest hero he can be in a video game inspired world set in Lakewood Plaza.

[06/28/17 - 10:54 AM]
"Top Gear America" Premieres Sunday, July 30, 8/7c on BBC America
William Fichtner, Antron Brown and Tom "Wookie" Ford topline the latest installment in the franchise.

[06/28/17 - 10:35 AM]
"Under the Influence" New Original Series - The Troubled Stories of Heath Ledger and River Phoenix Are the Focus of the Series Premiere on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 9pm ET/6pm PT
Future episodes include Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears, Lauryn Hill and Amy Winehouse, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith, John Belushi and Chris Farley and George Michael and Prince.

[06/28/17 - 10:15 AM]
"Treehouse Masters" Returns to Animal Planet for an All-New Season on August 4 at 9PM/ET
This season, Pete Nelson and his crew will take on new build locations, including Norway for their first ever international treehouse build, and a very special treehouse for singer-songwriter Grace Vanderwaal.

[06/28/17 - 10:02 AM]
Amazon Prime Video to Be Exclusive Premium Subscription Home for the CBS Series "Salvation"
Unlimited streaming and downloading of all the series' episodes will be available to Prime members four days after their initial broadcast on CBS.

[06/28/17 - 10:00 AM]
FX Networks Sets Premiere Dates for "You're the Worst" and "Better Things"
The comedies are due back Wednesday, September 6 and Thursday, September 14 on FXX and FX, respectively.

[06/28/17 - 09:54 AM]
Video: Netflix Unveils Trailer and Art for "Daughters of Destiny"
The four-part original documentary series chronicles the lives of five girls from Indian families who are among the so-called "Dalit" caste and most impoverished communities in the world.