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EXCITING ALL NEW DOCUSERIES FROM STAGE 13 AND THE CW. WELCOME “MARCH”!
December 3, 2021

EXCITING ALL NEW DOCUSERIES FROM STAGE 13 AND THE CW. WELCOME “MARCH”!

HUGE NEWS FROM STAGE 13 AND The CW! Say hello to our all-new eight-part docuseries MARCH 🎉 🥁 This series highlights the competitive world of HBCU band culture, following the Prairie View A&M Marching Band, The Marching Storm. We’re so excited for you to meet the electrifying members and leaders from all parts of this […]

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Stage 13 and New York Latino Film Festival
September 14, 2021

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Stage 13 and New York Latino Film Festival

Join Stage 13, WarnerMedia, and NY Latino Film Festival to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Our SVP and GM of Stage 13, Diana Mogollón was asked to join the Latinas Who Lead panel. Learn more and watch below: WarnerMedia Presents: Latinas Who Lead Just in case you didn’t know, Latinas run the world. Latinas leading at […]

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Meet the Talented Robbins Twins of Two Sentence Horror Stories Season 3
August 7, 2021

Meet the Talented Robbins Twins of Two Sentence Horror Stories Season 3

Joyce and Jacqueline Robbins, known as the Robbins twins, have been acting professionally for more than 40 years. At 71, they seem to have hit their stride.  Best known for their roles as the White-Faced Women in the Netflix show A Series of Unfortunate Events, this summer their work has included an episode of CW’s Two Sentence Horror […]

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EMMYS: Stage 13 GM, Diana Mogollón: We are All Multidimensional
July 1, 2021

EMMYS: Stage 13 GM, Diana Mogollón: We are All Multidimensional

Diana Mogollón: “At Stage 13 we do not subscribe to a “one size fits all” approach to creating content. We curate multicultural, intentional, and intersectional storytelling at all levels. This means actively shape-shifting alternative formats, genres, IP, business & production models to maximize storytelling opportunities. The most exciting and critical part of our mission is […]

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Ebony Interviews “Ibeji” writer Melody Cooper
June 25, 2021

Ebony Interviews “Ibeji” writer Melody Cooper

Melody Cooper is a writer on Two Sentence Horror Stories, and wrote the episode “Ibeji” in season 2. Ebony interviewed Melody about her episode and the themes around medical negligence, especially towards Black women. “Very often, our voices aren’t heard,” says Cooper. “That, for me, also spoke to how we feel paralyzed by our anger, […]

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ET interviews Ryan O’Connell and Punam Patel about the final season of ‘Special’
June 25, 2021

ET interviews Ryan O’Connell and Punam Patel about the final season of ‘Special’

Entertainment Tonight: Congrats on season 2. Now that it’s done, how do you feel about what you were able to achieve with the series? Ryan O’Connell: I feel great. I mean, look, I’m really proud of season 1. I think there’s some really amazing moments in it, but I feel like as a whole, as a […]

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Listen to “Two Sentence Horror Stories” Creator Vera Miao on the Beyond the Scares: Emotional Catharsis & Healing in Horror ATX Television Episode
June 17, 2021

Listen to “Two Sentence Horror Stories” Creator Vera Miao on the Beyond the Scares: Emotional Catharsis & Healing in Horror ATX Television Episode

Vera Miao, creator, and guest writer/director of “Two Sentence Horror Stories” sits on an impressive panel for the ATX Television podcast episode Beyond the Scares: Emotional Catharsis & Healing in Horror. This episode covers: ‘The fundamental aim of Horror may be to thrill, spook, and scare — but like any genre, great horror can also […]

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EMMYS: Punam Patel revels in becoming a “Special” role model around the globe
May 20, 2021

EMMYS: Punam Patel revels in becoming a “Special” role model around the globe

“Punam Patel may be a brown, curvy woman on the surface, but fans of her character Kim on Netflix’s short-form comedy Special see her as a woman with a tender heart and the roar of a lion.” “It’s important to remind people that you can be confident, and still doubt yourself,” Patel says. “In season two, you […]

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Netflix’s “Special” Has A Lot Left To Say About Disabled Lives and Gay Sex
May 19, 2021

Netflix’s “Special” Has A Lot Left To Say About Disabled Lives and Gay Sex

“I want gay sex and “Special” to be synonymous,” O’Connell told HuffPost. “I want my show to be known for topping, bottoming, top anxiety, lube ― all those things. I want to take the mystery and shame out of gay sex by depicting it as I’ve experienced it: erotic, humiliating, empowering, funny and intense, all within […]

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Check Out “Special” Season 2 Trailer and Cameos!
May 1, 2021

Check Out “Special” Season 2 Trailer and Cameos!

Don’t be sad that it’s ending, be happy that we got to experience two bold, proud, and super gay seasons of Stage 13 and Netflix’s “Special“! Entertainment Weekly got the exclusive first look at the “Special” season 2 trailer which highlights some returning and brand new faces (like Leslie Jordan!! HELLO!!!). And if you haven’t […]

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Introducing the New Cast Members of “Special” Season 2
April 15, 2021

Introducing the New Cast Members of “Special” Season 2

Please welcome: Charlie Barnett (Russian Doll), Max Jenkins (Dead To Me), Ana Ortiz (Ugly Betty), Utkarsh Ambudkar (The Mindy Project), Lauren Weedman (Looking), newcomer Buck Andrews, Anjali Bhimani (Modern Family), Ajay Mehta (This is Us) and Karan Soni (Miracle Workers) to the cast of “Special” season 2! Also we must yell that THEE Leslie Jordan (Will & Grace) will appear in a guest-starring role!! “Special” was written, inspired by, and stars Ryan O’Connell! […]

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Watch: James Goldman of TSHS and Ve’ondre Mitchell of HRC Talk About Being Young and Trans #TDOV
March 31, 2021

Watch: James Goldman of TSHS and Ve’ondre Mitchell of HRC Talk About Being Young and Trans #TDOV

To celebrate Transgender Day Of Visibility​ 2021, we held a candid conversation with two transgender rising stars that we absolutely adore! Actor James Goldman of Two Sentence Horror Stories​ episode “Elliot” and Human Rights Campaign Foundation Youth Ambassador and TikTok influencer Ve’ondre Mitchell discuss the importance of pronouns, trans portrayal in media, ending transphobia and […]

“Family Style” wins twice at the 2021 LA American Advertising Awards
March 27, 2021

“Family Style” wins twice at the 2021 LA American Advertising Awards

“Family Style” is back at it again with the wins! The LA American Advertising Awards ‘are the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, recognizing creative excellence and the very best advertising both in local competitions and nationwide’! The Asian food and pop culture series “Family Style” has won gold in the category Internet Commercial (featuring […]

Introducing ‘Two Sentence Horror Stories’ Season 3 Showrunner, Lisa Morales!
March 18, 2021

Introducing ‘Two Sentence Horror Stories’ Season 3 Showrunner, Lisa Morales!

“Queen Sugar” writer and producer Lisa Morales joins Season 3 of ‘Two Sentence Horror Stories‘ as Executive Producer and Showrunner! Two Sentence is also welcoming Liz Alper, a writer on The Rookie and story editor of Chicago Fire, as producer; and joining story editor Lekethia Dalcoe, a playwright and actor. Returning team members include Stephanie Adams-Santos and Sehaj […]

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Special Season 2 has Announced its Return Date!
March 10, 2021

Special Season 2 has Announced its Return Date!

“Special” Season 2 will be chic-er, longer, gayer! This season, episodes will be extended from 15 minutes to half an hour, we meet some new cast members, and get to experience a wonderful prom. Mark your calendars and buckle up, the final round of 8 episodes will be released exclusively to Netflix on May 20th, […]

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Parvesh Cheena of “Family Style” Invites You Into His Home
February 18, 2021

Parvesh Cheena of “Family Style” Invites You Into His Home

The Chicago Reader met with one of Stage 13’s “Family Style” hosts, Parvesh Cheena to talk about his life, career, and future! “…before Cheena’s talents aired for millions on network television, the Illinois native’s acting roots trace back to Chicago, where he launched his career in the hub of improv comedy and theater. Cheena, who […]

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