OFF CAMPUS' CW Philly Airing in the News
October 28, 2013
The CW Philly 57 television station aired the third and fourth episode of our original student-produced sitcom TV series OFF CAMPUS on Saturday, Oct. 26 from midnight to 1 a.m., delivering 19,000 adult viewers for the midnight episode and then approximately 31,000 adult viewers for the 12:30 a.m. episode. Below are links to news stories that covered OFF CAMPUS' special airing:
Drexel students get graduate degree in TV sitcomery (Philadelphia Inquirer)
"Unless you’re a steady viewer of Drexel University’s student station (DUTV), you probably haven’t seen OFF CAMPUS, a raucous comedy about college kids in Philly making that oh-so-painful transition to the adult world. Your chance comes this weekend, when CW57 presents a double shot of OFF CAMPUS at midnight on Saturday..." Click here to read the rest of this article at Philly.com
Drexel University Student TV Sitcom Gets A Special Airing (CBS Philadelphia)
"Drexel University’s student produced TV sitcom gets a special airing on a Philadelphia commercial television station this weekend. The TV series is called ‘Off Campus,’ a comedy about five recent grads that live in house and transition into life after college..." Click here to read the rest of this article at philadelphia.cbslocal.com
Drexel’s Award-Winning OFF CAMPUS TV Sitcom to Air Saturday (CW Philly)
"OFF CAMPUS tells the story of recent college graduates living in an off campus house in Philadelphia. The show is a lighthearted and honest look at the confusing world that America’s young people face in today’s turbulent economic times. OFF CAMPUS stars professional actors Kat Catanakis, Jamie Kerezsi, Chris Ready, Jay Robin and Tom Saporito." Click here to read the rest of this article at CWPhilly.com
Philadelphia Station to Air Award Winning College Produced Sitcom (TV Spy via MediaBistro)
"This isn’t just some schlocky college production, OFF CAMPUS has already won two awards from the Mid-Atlantic chapter of the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences. This year it won the College Production Award of Excellence and last year the show took home the “Outstanding Achievement in a Student Production” from NATAS." Click here to read the rest of this article at MediaBistro's TV Spy
TV Production & Media Management Program Director Andrew Susskind, the executive producer of OFF CAMPUS, was also interviewed by KYW News Radio.
CW Philly 57 previously picked up OFF CAMPUS in 2011. In early September, the fourth episode won the Mid-Atlantic chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ (NATAS) College Production Award of Excellence in the “Outstanding College Long Form Fiction Programming” category. The "Crystal Pillar" award was presented to six former Westphal College of Media Arts & Sciences students at the Mid-Atlantic Emmy ceremonies. It was the second such award for OFF CAMPUS in the last three years, previously earning an NATAS award for “Outstanding Achievement in a Student Production” in 2011 and a nomination in 2012 for “College Production–Arts and Entertainment/Cultural Affairs.”
OFF CAMPUS is made possible by the generous support of the The Kal and Lucille Rudman Institute for Entertainment Industry Studies.