MTV was in attendance at New York Comic-Con over the weekend where they announced their popular supernatural drama series Teen Wolf will be back for a 12-episode fourth season in 2014. The network also revealed the premiere date for the second half of the third season and that they will be launching a companion talk show series titled Wolf Watch that will air after each new episode of Teen Wolf and will be hosted by actress Jill Wagner, who plays Kate Argent on the show.
MTV ANNOUNCES “TEEN WOLF” SEASON FOUR AND THE NEW “WOLF WATCH” COMPANION SERIES TODAY AT NEW YORK COMIC-CON
New York, NY (October 12, 2013) — MTV announced today to a crowd of screaming “Teen Wolf” fans at New York Comic-Con that the hit series will return for a fourth season in 2014 with 12 new episodes. Additionally, the network will debut the new talk show “Wolf Watch” set to air weekly after each “Teen Wolf” episode. The highly anticipated second half of “Teen Wolf” season three will begin on Monday, January 6, 2014 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT directly followed by the “Wolf Watch” series premiere.
Today’s panel featured on-screen son and father duo “Stiles” and “Stilinski” played by Dylan O’Brien and Linden Ashby, respectively as well as Executive Producer Jeff Davis and was moderated by TV Guide Magazine Senior Writer, Damian Holbrook.
“Wolf Watch” will be hosted by Jill Wagner, who plays “Kate Argent” in “Teen Wolf.” The half-hour talk show will give fans even more insight into the hit series, covering topics ranging from the heavy mythology elements featured in the season, to the steamy romances and hilarious bromances that run rampant between the series’ supernatural high-schoolers. The series will welcome guest appearances by “Teen Wolf” cast members sharing behind-the-scenes secrets and celebrity super fans will also drop in to get some of the answers viewers crave from week to week.
These announcements come on the heels of a hugely successful first half of season three in which the show averaged a 2.5 P12-34 rating and 2.8 million total viewers each week, making it the highest-rated and most-watched season to date. The first half of season three also ranked as the #1 program in its time slot each week.
To gear for the second half of season three, fans can purchase a DVD of first half the season on December 10. All previously aired episodes are currently available for viewing on MTV.com, iTunes and Hulu with seasons one and two offered to Netflix subscribers.
Source: Nielsen. Live+3 (ratings), Live+SD (time period rank). P12-34 unless noted. Ranked on 000s. Dates: 6/3/13-8/19/13.
“Teen Wolf” was developed by Jeff Davis (creator, “Criminal Minds”) who also serves as executive producer. Additional executive producers include Russell Mulcahy (“Highlander,” “Resident Evil: Extinction”), Marty Adelstein (“Prison Break”), René Echevarria (“Medium,” “Castle”), Tony DiSanto and Liz Gateley. The pilot was written by Jeff Davis and Jeph Loeb & Matthew Weisman and directed by Russell Mulcahy. The “Teen Wolf” series is based on a Screenplay by Jeph Loeb & Matthew Weisman. Justin Levy, Julie Schwachenwald, Dana Gotlieb-Carter and Alexandra James are the MTV executives in charge of production. The series is a co-production with, and distributed by, MGM, in association with Lost Marbles Productions, Inc., First Cause, Inc. and DiGa.