First Exclusive “Sneak Peak & Live Chat” Events With Series Stars Are Set For Monday, April 25th, 2011
Popular Web Series Reaches Milestone of Over 7 Million Global Views
Anyone But Me, the original critically acclaimed award-winning modern teen drama, has announced that season three will premiere on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 on www.anyonebutmeseries.com. Audiences can see a new episode of this five-episode season every other week. New season extras, including exclusive behind-the-scenes video interviews and photos will be rolled out every week throughout the season. Viewers have continued to discover Anyone But Me over the past two seasons, helping it reach a milestone of over seven million global views across the show’s online distribution networks. With season three, the total number of series episodes will grow to 25.
Online Premiere Fan Events
Anyone But Me’s “Sneak Peak & Live Chat” events will be hosted by Rachael Hip-Flores (Vivian) at 8:00pm on the East Coast and Nicole Pacent (Aster) at 8:00pm on the West Coast. Fans will watch the premiere with each actor and discuss the episode together online. (The premiere episode will be removed after each event until its official premiere the next day.) This is a free event that everyone is welcome to attend online. No RSVP is required. More details will be shared on the show’s Web site, Facebook group and via Twitter the week before. This is the show’s first live event for fans.
“We’re excited to present season three of Anyone But Me to its loyal and growing audience worldwide,” said Tina Cesa Ward, the show’s Executive Producer, Writer & Director. “This season we wanted to do something special for the premiere, so we decided to have the show’s first ever Sneak Peak & Live Chat events.”
“We hope to continue production of the show and are actively seeking corporate and private underwriting to produce five additional episodes for season three and 10 episodes for season four,” said Susan Miller, Executive Producer & Writer. “And any company or sponsor who helps us move forward will be heroes to our legions of passionate fans, who are going to show their loyalty where it counts.”
Season Three Preview
Over the past two seasons Vivian and Aster, together with their high school friends and family members, have experienced the highs and lows of love, loss, change and family relationships. Last season, Vivian and Aster’s relationship took an abrupt turn, leaving audiences hanging about their future together and the tough choices that lay ahead. Betrayal, lies and confusion all come together in an exciting, edge-of-your seat season three.
About Anyone But Me
Anyone But Me is an award winning, critically acclaimed drama about New York City youth coming of age. The popular original series, with over 7 million global views, speaks to all ages and hearts as it follows a new generation struggling with identity and modern relationships. With fresh plot lines, compelling dialogue and a diverse cast, Anyone But Me depicts today’s real life struggles often glossed over by other teen-focused shows. The lead characters, Aster and Vivian, are a lesbian couple exploring a relationship with the acceptance (but not necessarily approval) of their friends and family.
Written and produced by Obie winning playwright, Susan Miller, a consulting producer/writer on television’s landmark series’ The L Word and Thirtysomething, and award winning independent filmmaker, Tina Cesa Ward, who also directs the show, this ground-breaking series has been honored with top new media awards including the 2011 Clicker Award for Best Web Drama, The People’s Silver Telly Award, The Streamy Award for Best Actress, and After Ellen’s Visibility Award for Best Web series. For their work on Anyone But Me, Miller & Ward received the first Writers Guild of America Award ever presented for Outstanding Achievement in Writing Original New Media.