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Girl2Watch

September 23, 2009 09:00 ET

"Heroes'" Star Dawn Olivieri Gives Exclusive Interview, Photos, and Connects With Fans on Girl2Watch.com; New Site Girl2Watch.com Connects Fans With Hollywood's Hottest Emerging Female Stars

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - September 23, 2009) - Girl2Watch (www.Girl2Watch.com), a new website and email newsletter that helps entertainment enthusiasts discover, connect with and watch Hollywood's hottest up-and-coming female stars, marks its official debut today with exclusive editorial content and social media access to "Heroes" breakout star Dawn Olivieri. Each week Girl2Watch profiles upcoming female television and movie stars, personally connects them with fans through Twitter and Facebook and provides details about where fans can see them first on TV, at the movies or online. This week's Girl2Watch is Dawn Olivieri, who was most recently cast as Lydia, the new girl on the Award-winning NBC drama "Heroes," whose fourth season debuts tonight. Past girls have included Shantel VanSanten, of summer blockbuster hit "The Final Destination," Noureen DeWulf, who stars with Jennifer Lopez in the upcoming movie "The Backup Plan" and The Simmons Sisters, who star in MTV's hit reality show "Daddy's Girls." Future talent includes Kelly Stables, the television and film actress who can currently be seen as Melissa in the #1 rated television comedy "Two and a Half Men." Entertainment enthusiasts can find Girl2Watch and sign up to receive the newsletter at www.Girl2Watch.com.

Created by Media2Watch, an entertainment company with deep roots in Hollywood, the Internet, advertising and publishing, Girl2Watch is the first platform for rising celebrities to fully harness the power of the web and social media. According to Media2Watch CEO Vince Thompson, who formerly led sales teams at both America Online and Facebook, the rapidly changing media environment presents quality programming opportunities for rising female talent provided it connects them to their fans and the public in a thoughtful and respectful way.

"We created Girl2Watch as a way to empower Hollywood's hottest stars to tap social media to create real fans, who respect, follow and champion them at the start of their careers," Thompson said. "Through engaging editorial, exclusive photos, features and direct access to actresses in a positive environment, we believe Girl2Watch is the best way to connect audiences, celebrity, marketers, and advertisers online."

Girl2Watch's editorial team is led by writer/producer Noah Laracy (Sony, HBO) and editorial consultant Sabrina Weill, former Editor-in-Chief of Seventeen Magazine and Warner Bros. women's lifestyle site Mom Logic. Parfums de Coeur's Body Heat cologne has committed as the site's launch sponsor.

About Girl2Watch

Girl2Watch (www.Girl2Watch.com) is a website and email newsletter that helps entertainment enthusiasts discover, connect with and watch Hollywood's hottest up-and-coming female stars. Created by Media2Watch, an entertainment company with deep roots in Hollywood, the Internet, advertising and publishing, Girl2Watch is the first platform for rising celebrities to fully harness the power of the web and social media. Girl2Watch girls include Dawn Olivieri, of the hit show "Heroes," Shantel VanSanten, of summer blockbuster hit "The Final Destination" and The Simmons Sisters, who star in MTV's hit reality show "Daddy's Girls." Entertainment enthusiasts can find Girl2Watch and sign up to receive the newsletter at www.Girl2Watch.com.

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