(February 11, 2002 – Burbank, CA) — Nearly four years ago in September of 1998, The WB premiered “FELICITY” to great critical acclaim and millions tuned in to see the curly-haired heroine graduate from high school. Now, as the series shoots the episode marking Felicity’s college commencement, it was announced today by Jordan Levin, President, Entertainment of The WB that the college drama will bid farewell this May. Starring Golden Globe Award winner Keri Russell, “FELICITY” returns to The WB on Wednesday, March 20 with 11 new episodes in a row culminating in a two-hour series finale event on May 22. “’Felicity’ was one of the shows that helped put us on the map and establish The WB as a place for quality programming,” said Mr. Levin. “It seems fitting to conclude such a coming-of-age story as the characters move on from college.” “FELICITY” has been off the air since its “Winter Finale” broadcast in December to make room for the new Kevin Williamson suspense thriller “GLORY DAYS.” “GLORY DAYS” will move to the coveted Monday 9:00 p.m. timeslot following The WB’s top-rated series “7th HEAVEN” beginning March 11. “ANGEL” returns to its regular Monday berth on April 15 with all new episodes through the season finale in May. The final 11 episodes of “FELICITY will provide closure for the characters and viewers alike, with an emotional college graduation along with weddings, funerals and surprising plot twists. Created by J.J. Abrams and Matt Reeves, executive produced by Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Tony Krantz, Abrams, Reeves, Jennifer Levin and Laurie McCarthy, “FELICITY” is produced by Imagine Television in association with Touchstone Television. “GLORY DAYS” was created by Kevin Williamson, who serves as executive producer along with Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein and Billy Campbell. The series is produced by Outerbanks Entertainment in association with Dimension Television.
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