BLOG-PH.com was invited at the special screening and launch of AXN Beyond's TEEN WOLF, held at the Palladium of New World Hotel. The event was graced by Gregory Ho (the VP of Sony Pictures Television Networks) and Solenn Heusaff, dubbed as the official "Wolf Mate" of this newest series on AXN Beyond. DJ Roanna Ruiz hosted the event and some GMA-7 celebrities like Rhian Ramos, Frencheska Farr, Stephanie Henares with her mom, Ida Henares was also spotted during the launch.
Teen Wolf is a supernatural drama series that follows Scott McCall ( played by Tyler Posey), a high school student and social outcast that gets bitten by a werewolf while wandering in the woods. Scott attempts to maintain a normal life, while hiding from everyone his secret life as a werewolf with the exception of his best friend Stiles Stilinski (played by Dylan O'Brien) who helps him through this change in his life and body and another mysterious werewolf, Derek Hale ( played by Tyler Hoechlin).
New York Post has hailed this TV drama series as “the best new teen/adult crossover series since Buffy the Vampire Slayer”, while US magazine ‘Entertainment Weekly’ praised it for being “good fun, well-written, and well-acted”.
Beginning on Sunday, 17 July at 9pm on AXN Beyond, Teen Wolf will also be simulcast on AXN and Animax in a premiere event. Subsequent episodes broadcast exclusively on AXN Beyond on Mondays at 9pm, which will be the show’s regular broadcast day and time, starting from 18 July.
Teen Wolf comes to viewers in the region in just over a month after its premiere in the U.S. Inspired by the 80s comedic movie of the same title starring Michael J. Fox, Teen Wolf has been given a contemporary spin and completely re-imagined into an edgy, action-packed and thrilling TV series.
With a forbidden romance set against the drama of high school life, Teen Wolf follows a dark, riveting plot and delves into themes of self-discovery, struggles and angst among its teenage characters coming into their own. Topped by an attractive, young and fresh-faced cast line-up, Teen Wolf has all the makings of the next big TV series in the massively popular supernatural action-romance genre.
The TV series is proving to be a ratings hit on cable television in the US. Spot on for its target teen and young adult audiences, Teen Wolf’s premiere drew some 2.18 million viewers. In its fourth week, the series recorded a 23 per cent growth in its 12 – 34 year old audiences and was the top-rated show in its timeslot among women of the same demographic group.
With all the ingredients of a hit show coming together in a fresh and sexy thriller of the supernatural kind, viewers can expect a wild and exciting good time with Teen Wolf, howling this July only on AXN Beyond.
Teen Wolf begins tonight, July 17, Sunday at 9pm, first & exclusively on AXN Beyond, simulcasting on AXN & Animax in a premiere event. Subsequent episodes air on Mondays at 9pm only on AXN Beyond. AXN Beyond is Channel 37 on Cignal Digital TV, Channel 36 on Dream Satellite and Channel 35 on SkyCable.