[09/04/13 - 11:46 AM]
Multi-Platform Drama Series "Blue" Back in Production for Season Three
Eric Stoltz, Jane O'Hara and Alexz Johnson will join the returning Julia Stiles.

[via press release from FOX]



Julia Stiles Returns as Title Character in Popular WIGS Series

Third Season to Feature Eric Stoltz as New Love Interest, Stiles' Real-Life Sister, Jane O'Hara, as Her On-Screen Sister and Actress Alexz Johnson as O'Hara's Lover

Breaking new ground with award-winning scripted dramas for the digital age, WIGS (www.watchwigs.com and www.youtube.com/wigs) announced today that BLUE, starring Julia Stiles ("The Bourne Ultimatum") as the title character, will start production on a third season. BLUE follows a single mother trying to protect her son from the consequences of her secret career as an escort. The No. 1 scripted drama series on www.youtube.com with more than 26 million views, BLUE has increased its audience reach since becoming available on www.hulu.com in June.

In Season Three, BLUE finds herself getting a little too close to a client. Also, Blue's son, JOSH (Uriah Shelton, "The Glades"), keeps a life-changing secret of his own from his mother.

BLUE is written by WIGS co-creator Rodrigo Garcia ("Albert Nobbs," "In Treatment") and Karen Graci, and directed by Garcia. The first WIGS series to be greenlighted for a third season, BLUE will introduce Eric Stoltz ("Mask, "Pulp Fiction") as Stiles' love interest. Also, Stiles' real-life sister, Jane O'Hara ("Law & Order"), will make her debut as Blue's sister. Other new cast members include Daren Kagasoff ("The Secret Life of the American Teenager") and Alexz Johnson ("Instant Star"), as well as Laura Spencer ("The Lizzie Bennet Diaries" and "Vanessa" from the WIGS series JAN and VANESSA AND JAN). Shelton, Kathleen Quinlan ("Apollo 13"), Carla Gallo (BONES, "Men of a Certain Age") and James Morrison ("Revenge," "24") will reprise their roles from previous seasons.

Seasons One and Two of BLUE, which featured Mark Consuelos, Michelle Forbes, William Petersen, Holly Robinson Peete, Jeanne Tripplehorn, David Harbour and Sarah Paulson, can be viewed at www.watchwigs.com, www.hulu.com/blue and www.youtube.com/wigs.

About WIGS

WIGS was launched in May 2012 by director/producers Jon Avnet ("Black Swan," "Fried Green Tomatoes," "Risky Business"), Rodrigo Garcia ("Albert Nobbs," "In Treatment," "Big Love") and Jake Avnet. WIGS is breaking new ground with award-winning scripted dramas for the digital age with more than 58 million views to date. The channel offers high-end original series, short films and documentaries, all starring female leads. Popular series on the WIGS channel include LAUREN, which explores the consequences of dealing with sexual assault in the military, starring Troian Bellisario and Jennifer Beals; SERENA, a story of lust, temptation and forbidden love, starring Jennifer Garner and Alfred Molina; and JAN, about a young woman whose first job goes awry, starring Virginia Madsen, Stephen Moyer and Caitlin Gerard.

In February 2013, Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) entered into a multi-year pact with WIGS. The programming, marketing and distribution partnership is designed to expand the breadth of offerings through the WIGS channel, and test and nurture dramatic concepts and talent in the digital realm. In June 2013, WIGS and FOX widened the availability of their content and began airing select series on Hulu.com and Hulu Plus subscription service in longer-form, TV-length episodes.

Additional WIGS offerings have included such actors as America Ferrera, Alison Pill, Dakota Fanning, Jimmy Wolk, Allison Janney, Walton Goggins, Maura Tierney, Michael C. Hall, Sarah Jones, Jason Isaacs, Catherine O'Hara, Chris Messina, Lois Smith, Gary Cole, Jena Malone, Gary Dourdan, Sarah Paulson and Eric Balfour. Writers and directors include Paul Brickman, Betty Thomas, Lesli Linka Glatter, Rose Troche, Mitch Albom, Ami Canaan Mann, Scott Turow, Amy Lippman, Neil LaBute, Leah Rachel, Mattie Brickman, Patricia Cardoso, Mykelti Williamson and Lee Krieger.

To watch all current WIGS series, please visit: www.watchwigs.com, www.fox.com/wigs, www.hulu.com or www.youtube.com/wigs.

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[10/06/15 - 03:31 PM]
E!'s Hit Series "Total Divas" Begins Production on Season Five
The Bella Twins (Nikki and Brie Bella), Natalya (Nattie), Eva Marie, Paige, Rosa Mendes and Alicia Fox are all due back in early 2016.

[10/06/15 - 03:30 PM]
Sanaa Lathan ("The Perfect Guy") to Star in New Event Series Being Developed by FOX
The project examines the dangerous aftermath of a police shooting when an African-American cop kills a white teen in Tennessee.

[10/06/15 - 01:44 PM]
National Geographic Channel and Mental Floss Celebrate the Intersection of Science and Medicine, Taking Viewers into a Cutting-Edge Operating Room to Perform "Brain Surgery Live"
The live two-hour special premieres in the U.S. on Sunday, October 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/06/15 - 01:08 PM]
Thinkfactory Media Partners with Hip Hop Legend, Michel'le to Reveal Her Untold Story from the Streets of Compton
In addition to the scripted project, Thinkfactory Media and Michel'le are collaborating on a documentary detailing her life.

[10/06/15 - 11:53 AM]
Esquire Network Dives in Head First with the New Season of "Going Deep with David Rees" Beginning Wednesday November 11th
To promote the series, David will embark on an "analog" social media tour - where he drives cross-country from NYC to LA.

[10/06/15 - 11:14 AM]
Hulu and Viacom Expand Content Partnership In Robust, New Multi-Year Agreement
"Inside Amy Schumer," "Broad City," "Finding Carter," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "Sanjay and Craig" are among the featured titles.

[10/06/15 - 11:00 AM]
truTV Greenlights "Super Into" Hosted by Kevin Pereira
Each half-hour asks our favorite celebrities to take us inside their private passions - from Rob Corddry and astronomy, including a ride on a zero gravity plane, to Diablo Cody and rollercoasters.

[10/06/15 - 10:33 AM]
New Art of Speedy from The CW's "Arrow"
The new season kicks off this Wednesday, October 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
Timely Documentary "3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets," Exploring the Deadly Impact of Racial Prejudice, Debuts Nov. 23, Exclusively on HBO
The documentary made its world premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, where it won a Special Jury Award for Social Impact.

[10/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Family Becomes Freeform in January 2016
"Pretty Little Liars," "The Fosters," "Young and Hungry" and "Baby Daddy" will all return in early 2016 for their winter premieres alongside the world premieres of new original series "Shadowhunters" and "Recovery Road."

[10/06/15 - 09:32 AM]
MTV Announces Full Lineup for New York Comic Con - Releases Key Art for "The Shannara Chronicles"
Each can't-miss panel will feature cast and producers from the shows and the debut of exclusive New York Comic Con trailers.

[10/06/15 - 09:30 AM]
"Scorpion" Grows in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, October 5.

[10/06/15 - 09:07 AM]
ABC Is Set to Celebrate the Milestone 20th Anniversary of "Toy Story" - The Film That Started the Computer Generated Animation Revolution - In the Original Special, "Toy Story 20th Anniversary," To Air in December
The special will air along with a showing of "Toy Story" that same evening.

[10/06/15 - 09:03 AM]
"48 Hours: The Doctor's Daughter" Is Saturday's #1 Non-Sports Broadcast with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, October 3.

[10/06/15 - 09:01 AM]
New "Rocky Horror Show" Premieres Midnight Saturday, October 18 on BBC America
"I'm still in awe at the popularity of the show," said Richard O'Brien, creator and narrator.