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MISTRESSES
Air Date: Monday, June 03, 2013
Time Slot: 10:01 PM-11:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#101) "Pilot"
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PREMIERE

"MISTRESSES," A SEXY NEW DRAMA ABOUT THE SOMETIMES SHOCKING LIVES OF FOUR GIRLFRIENDS, PREMIERES MONDAY, JUNE 3 ON ABC

"Mistresses," a provocative and thrilling drama about the scandalous lives of a sexy and sassy group of four girlfriends, each on her own path to self-discovery, premieres MONDAY, JUNE 3 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. The drama is based on the hit UK television series of the same name.

In the premiere, "Pilot," Savannah ("Savi") is a successful career woman working toward the next phase in her life -- both professionally and personally -- bucking for partner at the law firm where she works while also trying to start a family with her husband, Harry. But when their fertility issues begin to take center stage, Savi finds herself attracted to her flirtatious colleague, Dominic. Savi's free-spirited and capricious baby sister, Josslyn, couldn't be more different, living single, serial dating and partying. A real estate agent, Josslyn has no interest in a committed, long-term relationship.

Their common best friend, April, is a recent widow and mother of a ten-year-old daughter. After she receives her late husband's lucrative life insurance check, she begins getting prank phone calls and tells her closest girlfriends that she's convinced her husband is still alive. Another long-time friend, Karen, is a therapist with her own thriving practice, reconnecting with the girls after her involvement in a complicated relationship with a wealthy, married patient goes too far: She was having an affair with a terminally ill client to whom she had prescribed morphine.

These four friends find support and guidance with each other as they brave their turbulent journeys and life's storms of excitement, secrecy and betrayal, all the while bound by the complex relationships they've created.

"Mistresses" stars Alyssa Milano as Savannah ("Savi") Davis, Yunjin Kim as Karen Kim, Rochelle Aytes as April Malloy, Jes Macallan as Josslyn Carver, Brett Tucker as Harry Davis, Jason George as Dominic Taylor and Erik Stocklin as Sam Grey.

"Pilot" guest stars Penelope Ann Miller as Elizabeth Grey, John Schneider as Thomas Grey, Shannyn Sossamon as Alex, Cameron Bender as Richard, Kate Beahan as Miranda and Sunkrish Bala as Hamid.

"Pilot" teleplay was written by K.J. Steinberg. Cherie Nowlan directed.

The series is executive-produced by Rina Mimoun ("Privileged," "Gilmore Girls"), K.J. Steinberg ("Gossip Girl"), Robert Sertner ("Revenge," "No Ordinary Family") and Douglas Rae ("Wuthering Heights," "Camelot," "Mistresses," "Raw," "Meadowlands"). The series is from ABC Studios.

"Mistresses" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with 5.1 channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to the airdate.

For more information about "Mistresses" visit ABC.com/Mistresses

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MISTRESSES (ABC)
Returns Monday, June 2
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/3/13 - ???
STATUS:
returning this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
mondays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, March 2014) Based on the hit UK television series of the same name, "Mistresses" returns for a second season on the ABC Television Network. The provocative and thrilling drama will continue to focus on the scandalous lives of a sexy and sassy group of four girlfriends, each on their own path to self-discovery. When it comes to love, these friends find support and guidance with each other as they push the limits, test their boundaries and discover just how far they are prepared to go. They are willing to brave love's turbulent journey, as well as its excitement, secrecy and betrayal, all the while bound by the complex relationships they've created.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alyssa Milano as Savannah
· Brett Tucker as Harry
· Erik Stocklin as Sam
· Jason George as Dominic
· Jes Macallan as Josslyn
· Rochelle Aytes as April
· Yunjin Kim as Karen
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Cameron Bender as Richard
· John Schneider as Thomas Grey
· Kate Beahan as Miranda
· Marin Hinkle as Elisabeth
· Shannyn Sossamon as Alex
· Sunkrish Bala as Hamid
CREW INFORMATION:
· Cherie Nowlan as DIR (Pilot)
· Douglas Rae as EP
· K.J. Steinberg as CRTR/EP
· Lowri Glain as CRTR (U.K. Series)
· Rina Mimoun as EP
· Robert M. Sertner as EP
· S.J. Clarkson as CRTR (U.K. Series)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Ecosse Films