via press release:
E! To Air “Pretty Wild” Marathon In Celebration Of The Film “Bling Ring” On Friday, June 21st Beginning at 1:00PM ET/PT
Los Angeles—June 18, 2013 — Relive the much-buzzed about story of the “Bling Ring” first-hand as it unfolded with Alexis Neiers on the E! series “Pretty Wild.” On the same day that Sofia Coppola’s film “Bling Ring” is released nationwide, E! will air a two hour marathon of episodes that follow Neiers alleged involvement in the ring during her time on “Pretty Wild” and some of the early court proceedings. The marathon airs Friday, June 21st from 1:00PM – 3:00PM ET/PT only on E!
Alexis Neiers of “Pretty Wild” was allegedly a member of the “Bling Ring” group, which consisted of a number of teenagers who burglarized the homes of celebrities and Hollywood figures from October 2008 through August 2009. Over the course of those 11 months, this group stole a reported $3 million in cash and belongings. Now director Sofia Coppola has adapted these true events for her upcoming film “Bling Ring,” which will be released nationwide on Friday. E! will air the below episodes of the “Pretty Wild” series, featuring events surrounding the “Bling Ring” scandal, in conjunction with the film release:
1:00 PM: “Pretty Wild: The Arrest”
- Emerging as Hollywood’s newest stars, sisters Tess, Alexis and Gabby are ready to take the City of Angels by storm. In the season premiere of “Pretty Wild,” sexy sisters Tess and Alexis land a huge modeling gig, but a knock on their door early one morning will change the life of one sister forever.
1:30PM: “Pretty Wild: The Hearing”
- With her freedom on the line at a preliminary hearing, Alexis faces charges of allegedly committing a burglary targeting celebrity homes. Meanwhile, Tess is ecstatic when she is invited on a date with a pop superstar and Gabby’s world is rocked when Andrea announces that the whole family is making a big move.
2:00 PM: “Pretty Wild: Vanity Unfair”
- Alexis gets the opportunity to finally tell her side of the story in an interview in Vanity Fair, but the article doesn’t quite turn out the way she expected. At Andrea’s suggestion, Gabby goes job hunting and Tess is determined to find out just where her relationship with rocker Max stands after he didn’t respond to any of her texts while in Cabo.
2:30PM: “Pretty Wild: And So It Is”
- Alexis struggles with the stress of her impending trial and finding out that celebrity superstar, Orlando Bloom will be testifying against her in court. She begins to unravel as she questions her decision to go to trial or take the plea deal. The rest of the family tries to cope, but the court case begins to affect Tess’ relationship with Max.