SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 16, 2016) - Wynonna Earp, distributed globally by IDW Entertainment, a subsidiary of IDW Media Holdings (OTC PINK: IDWM), is "one of the most enjoyable genre escapes of the year" says Variety, which listed the popular TV series as one of the Best New Shows of 2016.
In addition to this latest accolade, Wynonna Earp was also awarded Best New Show 2016 for E!'s TV Scoop Awards during a summer users poll.
Wynonna Earp is based on the IDW Publishing comic book created by Beau Smith and stars Melanie Scrofano (Gangland), Tim Rozon (Being Human), Shamier Anderson (Defiance), and Dominique Provost-Chalkley (Avengers: Age of Ultron). Showrunner Emily Andras (Lost Girl, Killjoys) developed the series for television and serves as Executive Producer.
Wynonna Earp is a fast-paced, contemporary thriller that follows Wyatt Earp's great granddaughter as she battles demons and other supernatural beings. Wynonna is a witty and wild modern day gunslinger, using her unique abilities and a dysfunctional posse of allies to bring the paranormal to justice. Season two is set to air on Syfy in 2017 with twelve new episodes.
Wynonna Earp is produced in Calgary by SEVEN24 Films, and distributed by IDW Entertainment. SEVEN24's Jordy Randall and Tom Cox, IDW's Ted Adams and David Ozer, Banditos Yanquis' Todd Berger, and Circle of Confusion's Rick Jacobs serve as Executive Producers. CHCH airs Wynonna Earp in Canada, Viacom's Spike TV in the U.K., Australia, Benelux, Russia, Middle East, and Africa, and Netflix internationally.
Emily Andras is represented by Jeff Alpern of The Alpern Group. Melanie Scrofano is represented by David Ritchie of Ambition Talent. Shamier Anderson is represented by Douglas Patterson of Patterson Talent Management and Tim Rozon is represented by Paul Hemrend at Edna Talent Management. Dominique Provost-Chalkley is represented by David Ritchie at Ambition Talent and Meg Mortimer at Authentic Management.
IDW Media Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: IDWM) is a fully integrated media company, which includes publishing, games, entertainment, and the San Diego Comic Art Gallery.
IDW Publishing's comic book and graphic novel catalog includes some of the world's most popular entertainment brands, including Transformers, My Little Pony, Star Trek, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Ghostbusters, and Disney's classic characters. At IDW's core is its commitment to creator-owned comics including 30 Days of Night, Locke & Key, Wormwood, Ragnarök, V-Wars, and Archangel by bestselling sci-fi author William Gibson.
IDW Publishing is also home to the acclaimed and award-winning imprints: Top Shelf Productions, The Library of American Comics, Yoe! Books, and Artist Editions, showcasing the greatest original art ever published in American comic books.
IDW Games' diverse line-up includes the international phenomenon Machi Koro, as well as hit licensed games such as X-Files, Back to the Future, The Godfather, and TMNT.
IDW Entertainment currently serves as the worldwide distributor of Wynonna Earp airing on the Syfy Channel in the U.S. and is producing BBC America's Dirk Gently, based the best seller by Douglas Adams starring Elijah Wood and Sam Barnett, and Brooklyn Animal Control for USA Network.
Forward Looking Statement
All statements above that are not purely about historical facts, including, but not limited to, those in which we use the words "believe," "anticipate," "expect," "plan," "intend," "estimate," "target" and similar expressions, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. While these forward-looking statements represent our current judgment of what may happen in the future, actual results may differ materially from the results expressed or implied by these statements due to numerous important factors. Our filings with the SEC provide detailed information on such statements and risks, and should be consulted along with this release. To the extent permitted under applicable law, we assume no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.