SAM'S ATTEMPT TO PLAN A NEW "FIRST DATE" WITH TODD CONTINUES GETTING
PRE-EMPTED WHEN HER BOSS, WINSTON FUNK, KEEPS THROWING WORK AT HER
IN AN EFFORT TO REKINDLE THE ROMANCE THEY SHARED BEFORE HER ACCIDENT,
ON ABC'S "SAMANTHA WHO?"
Billy Zane ("Titanic") Guest Stars as Winston Funk
"The First Date" � Sam wants to give Todd a fresh start and offers to go on a "first date" with him. But Todd doesn't trust her boss, billionaire Winston Funk (Billy Zane, "Titanic"), who continues his relentless quest to get "new" Sam to continue the affair they had before her accident. Meanwhile, Andrea is followed by a camera crew when she becomes the subject of a reality show featuring celebrity weddings, as she plans her nuptials to gay basketball player Tony Dane, and Regina doesn't like what Howard does with his free time now that he's retired, on "Samantha Who?," THURSDAY, JULY 9 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Samantha Who?" stars Christina Applegate as Samantha, Jennifer Esposito as Andrea, Kevin Dunn as Howard, Melissa McCarthy as Dena, Tim Russ as Frank with Barry Watson as Todd and Jean Smart as Regina.
Guest starring are Billy Zane as Winston Funk, Indira Gibson as photographer and Charles C. Stevenson as gentleman.
"The First Date" was written by Bob Kushell and directed by Lee Shallat Chemel.
"Samantha Who?" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning. This program carries a TV-PG,D,L parental guideline.
This episode of "Samantha Who?" will be available on ABC.com the day after airing on the network for users to watch online.