WIGS announced today that it will release the first six episodes of “Susanna,” a new drama series from channel co-creator Jon Avnet (“Black Swan”), this Friday, June 14th. The scripted drama channel, which develops programming that covers issues relevant to women, will follow those six episodes up with the final six, which will be released next Friday, June 21.
Maggie Grace (“Taken”) stars as Susanna, an investment banker forced to take care of her sister Katie’s child when her sister, Academy Award–winner Anna Paquin (“True Blood”), is hospitalized after developing acute postpartum depression. Written and directed by Avnet, the series also stars Virginia Madsen (“Sideways”) and Rob Benedict (“Felicity”). A trailer is already available.