SPARKS FLY AS KRIS AND MATT GET TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT WHEN SHE MOVES INTO THE RITTERS HOUSE
IN AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF ABC FAMILY�S �WILDFIRE�
Eric Winter (�Days of Our Lives�) returns as R.J. Blake
�Close to Home� Airs Monday, January 22
Burbank, CA (January 3, 2006) � After Kris Furillo�s (Genevieve Cortese) trailer unexpectedly burns down, her sense of independence is tested when she has to move in with the Ritter family. In order to win herself another trailer, she partners up with Matt (Micah Alberti) in a roping contest. With their increased time together between practices and living under the same roof, Matt and Kris try to adjust as old feelings begin to surface in �Close to Home,� an all new episode of WILDFIRE on ABC Family Monday, January 2nd (8:00 � 9:00 PM ET/PT). This episode was written by Patrick Sean Smith and directed by Bradford May.
Meanwhile, Junior (Ryan Sypek) continues his pursuit of bull riding but runs into some resistance from some of the veteran riders and Dani (Nicole Tubiola) finds herself being heavily pursued by RJ (Eric Winter), a rodeo cowboy and friend of Juniors.
WILDFIRE, the ABC Family hit drama, produced by Lionsgate in association with Piller/Segan, is executive produced by Lloyd Segan (�The Dead Zone�) Shawn Piller ("The Dead Zone") and Remi Aubuchon (�24�). The ensemble cast includes Genevieve Cortese, Ryan Sypek, Micah Alberti, Nicole Tubiola, Nana Visitor, Greg Serano, and James Read.
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