via press release:
CWD, THE CW’S DIGITAL STUDIO, ANNOUNCES U.S. PREMIERE OF PROM QUEEN: HOMECOMING AND ALL NEW DIGITAL SERIES CELEBTV ON THE CW
October 17, 2012 (Burbank, CA) – CWD, The CW Network’s digital studio, announced today it is the exclusive home for the all-new season of the hit scripted online series, Vuguru’s PROM QUEEN, entitled PROM QUEEN: HOMECOMING, and the premiere of its all new digital series, CELEBTV ON THE CW. The announcements were made today by Rick Haskins, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Digital Programs, The CW. Both series, along with previous seasons of the PROM QUEEN franchise, are available to watch now on CWTV.com.
In its U.S. debut, PROM QUEEN: HOMECOMING takes Edward Adams High on a ride that its students will never forget. The school has not been the same since the tragic murder on prom night. Now, after this year’s prom queen is found murdered, a new mystery unravels. Along with the three original seasons, PROM QUEEN: HOMECOMING is poised to continue moving the franchise’s global success of over 40 million views to date.
Developed and financed by the independent multi-platform studio Vuguru, PROM QUEEN: HOMECOMING is the final chapter of the Emmy®-nominated and global hit PROM QUEEN franchise. The series follows the lives of the students at Edward Adams High as they struggle to find love, popularity, and happiness in a place that is cursed with tragedy, obsession and jealousy. Produced by Big Fantastic (Control TV, Sorority Forever) and starring Katy Stoll, Sean Hankinson, David Loren and Laura Howard, the series takes viewers on a thrilling journey uncovering the history behind murders within the school walls that plague the characters. Along with PROM QUEEN: HOMECOMING, the series includes the original two seasons, PROM QUEEN and PROM QUEEN: SUMMER HEAT, and the prequel SAM HAS 7 FRIENDS.
CELEBTV ON THE CW is a daily short-form entertainment series that gives fans the inside scoop on their favorite CW stars – both what’s happening on-screen and off – from red carpet sightings and magazine cover shoots to new projects and style secrets. CELEBTV ON THE CW is hosted by Kelli Zink and executive produced by Michelle Carney.
Founded in 2007, CelebTV is an award-winning digital entertainment network. With more than 1.5 billion video views to date, CelebTV delivers daily videos covering the world of entertainment, including breaking news, celebrity style, body and diet, couples, babies, movies and television news. CelebTV has won eight Telly Awards, a Webby and the first-ever NATPE Mobile Award. CelebTV partners with premium digital destinations, including Blinkx, Cablevision, Hulu, Meredith, Synacor, YouTube and Xfinity.
CWD content will have its own vertical on CWTV.com, and will also be distributed to The CW’s 50 million Facebook fans, and as pre-roll on The CW’s full-episode streams on CWTV.com and The CW’s YouTube channel.