p2pnet news | TV:- If you’ve ever heard of Thirtysomething and My So-Called Life, you’ll know the names Edward Zwick and Marshall Hersowitz.
They were behind both TV shows, and now they’ve zeroed in on the Net on which they’re about to inflict their totally web-based Quarterlife.
It’ll start on November 11 on MySpace.com, “and will also be paired with its own social networking site that will include story extras as well as career, romance and other information for the show’s young audience,” says Associated Press.
It started as a pilot for an ABC series called 1/4 Life and aired once in 2005, says AP. It was yanked, “because of creative differences between the network and creators Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick”.
And, you guessed it, there’s an associated website called quarterlife.com.
On it, “Wha, what is a blog?” – ponders Dylan Kruger (Kreuger? Cruger? Kreeger?) who, from the sound of her nasty, hacking cough, smokes way too much.
“Why do we blog?”
It’s a, “A show about a group of twentysomethings coming of age in the digital generation,” says the blurb. “And a social network about what it means to be creative, to pursue a passion, to make a difference in the world – or just to find a place in it.”
Come back to quarterlife.com when we launch and participate in the ongoing creation of the series, be discovered as a writer, director, composer, photographer – find your next step as an artist and as a person.
quarterlife. Figure it out.
Say no more.
Associated Press – TV Veterans Produce Web-Only Show, September 13, 2007