WIGS YouTube Dramas Added To Hulu

By | Tuesday June 18, 2013 @ 9:17am PDT

Fox announced today that the most popular drama on the WIGS slate, the Julia Stiles-starring Blue, is available on Hulu and its subscription service Hulu Plus beginning today in TV-length episodes. In the near future fellow … Read More »

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WIGS Greenlights ‘Susanna’ Starring Anna Paquin And Maggie Grace

By | Monday April 8, 2013 @ 3:44pm PDT

The YouTube channel has started production on the web series, a 12-episode scripted drama written and directed by WIGS co-founder Jon Avnet that is slated to premiere later this spring. Anna Paquin and Maggie Grace star in … Read More »

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Web Channel Wigs Orders Julia Stiles Series

By | Wednesday March 6, 2013 @ 11:07am PST
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On the heels of closing a multi-year deal with Fox Broadcasting Co., YouTube’s scripted drama channel Wigs has announced a new drama, Paloma, written and directed by Julia Stiles, and starring Grace Gummer as a young woman dealing with the unpredictability of relationships, both in romance and in … Read More »

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Fox Reorganizes Current Department, Signs Partnership With Wigs YouTube Channel

By | Tuesday February 19, 2013 @ 2:30pm PST
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James OhShana WatermanFox is restructuring its current department to include event series and digital programming. Part of that digital programming will be projects introduced under a multi-year pact Fox has signed with YouTube original drama channel WIGS. Fox’s VP Current Programming James Oh has been upped to SVP and will oversee all of Fox’s existing scripted series and manage Fox’s current programming team. He succeeds in the role of Fox’s head of current Marcy Ross who is departing the network. SVP Current Programming Shana C. Waterman will assume the title of SVP, Event Series & Multi-Platform Programming, a newly-created department set out to manage the network’s limited-run and digital programming initiatives. She will commission and develop long-form event series for Fox under the network’s joint initiative with FX, will oversee the network’s multi-platform programming, including Animation Domination High-Def (ADHD), The Short-Com Comedy Hour (working title), WIGS and other digital-to-broadcast efforts. Oh reports to Fox COO Joe Earley, Waterman to chairman Kevin Reilly. In addition, Fox has hired Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, previously SVP, Digital Media at News Corp, as SVP, Multi-Platform Programming. He will serve as the senior operational executive for Fox’s multi-platform programming. Read More »

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