Serial Scoop Exclusive First Look at Colleen Zenk and Walt Willey

November 28, 2014 | News, Press

Thurston executive producers Kathryn O’Sullivan and Paul Awad gave Serial Scoop an exclusive sneak peek at Colleen Zenk and Walt Willey (Agnes and Edmund Snead) from the season three set in Jessup, Maryland. “The first two seasons of Thurston had it all: romance, suspense, courtroom drama, showdowns, changing alliances and one complicated relationship after another. None were more complex or as fascinating to watch as the dynamics among the Snead family,” writes Serial Scoop. Read the full article and see photographs of Zenk and Willey from the set at Serial Scoop.

‘Thurston’ – A Story of Female Empowerment

March 10, 2014 | Press

In his thorough review of Thurston, Jeff Siniawsky of WebVee Guide writes “At its heart, Thurston is a story of female empowerment.”  Siniawsky then goes on to discuss the various powerful women (and men) in Thurston and concludes, “A terrific story is unfolding, one that is well written and well acted.  The location was beautiful and the cinematography showed it off while still depicting some of the harsher aspects of life in Thurston in 1881.  We’re looking forward to Season 3 to see where Ms. O’Sullivan is going to take us.”  Read the full article at .

Liam Green-Hughes of Teleremix Reviews Thurston

November 30, 2013 | Press

“This is one of my favourite web series of all time and does a fantastic job at breathing new life into the Western genre,” writes Liam Green-Hughes of Teleremix.  “… the series builds up for a plot twist that promises to make season three a must-watch.  What will they pull out of the bag?  At the end of the last season it was a head, so anything could happen.”  Read the review at .

The Sixth Wall Discusses American Cowgirls and ‘Thurston’

April 4, 2013 | Press

The Sixth Wall’s Rebecca Muh traces the portrayal of women in Westerns from Jane Russell in The Outlaw to Hailee Steinfeld in True Grit and writes, “The culmination of the cowgirl’s journey is found online in KoldCast TV’s haunting western series Thurston…. the town of Thurston is full of dangerous women guarding secrets they’ll murder to keep.”  Read the full article that features photographs of some of the greatest portrayals of women in westerns at KoldCast TV.

The Sixth Wall Discusses ‘Thurston’ and Epic American Showdowns

January 18, 2013 | Press

“… epic rivalries were borne of a sense of competition that helped build American culture,” writes Adam Pliskin of The Sixth Wall.  “Inevitably, they would culminate in a defining moment of struggle: the third act climax, the face-off.  A showdown.”  Pliskin includes “Thurston” and some of its face-off moments in his article about classic showdowns in American history.  Read the full article at The Sixth Wall.

‘Thurston’ Nominated for 4 Indie Soap Awards

December 17, 2012 | Press

On December 17, 2012, nominations were announced for the 4th Annual Indie Soap Awards.  Thurston received four nominations including Best Breakout Performance for Garrett Brennan as Owen Snead; Best Director (Drama) and Best Cinematography for Paul Awad; and Best Costume Design for Kathryn O’Sullivan.  The Indie Soap Awards will be held in New York on February 19, 2013.  Read the press release with the complete list of nominations at We Love Soaps.

Wild West Web TV Drama ‘Thurston’ Casts Soap Veteran Colleen Zenk In Upcoming Second Season

December 12, 2012 | Press

Lance Von Trachtenberg of PlaceVine posted Thurston’s season two trailer and writes that creator Kathryn O’Sullivan “… announced via a trailer screening on ‘Indie Intertube’ the addition of new cast member, CBS soap slotter ‘As The World Turns’ actress Colleen Zenk, to the upcoming season two performers roster.”  Read the full article at PlaceVine.

THURSTON Season 2 Trailer: Colleen Zenk’s Agnes Snead Is ‘Seriously Displeased’

December 9, 2012 | Press

“Season 2 of indie soap THURSTON is coming in 2013 but you can watch the trailer now, featuring new cast member Colleen Zenk,” writes Roger Newcomb of We Love Soaps.  “The three-time Emmy nominee from AS THE WORLD TURNS will be playing Agnes, the mother of the infamous Snead boys…”  Read the full article at We Love Soaps.

‘Thurston’ Named A Web Series You Should Be Watching Now

August 29, 2012 | Press

Lance Von Trachtenberg of PlaceVine Studios named Thurston one of three web series audiences should be watching now.  “One of the most compelling elements of series creator Kathryn O’Sullivan’s Western web TV offering Thurston can be found in the show’s solidly crafted script,” he writes.  Read the full article at PlaceVine.

Former CBS Daytime Star And Emmy Nominee Colleen Zenk To Join The SFN Network’s Award-Winning ‘Thurston’

July 30, 2012 | Press

Three-time Emmy nominee Colleen Zenk, who starred as Barbara Ryan on CBS’ As The World Turns for 32 years, has signed on to appear in the award-winning western web series Thurston, airing exclusively on The SFN online television network.  Read the full article at The SFN.