or


[08/16/04 - 12:00 AM]
Rob Lowe and Anna Friel Star in 'Perfect Strangers,' a Romantic New Television Movie Which Has Completed Production in Toronto and London for Broadcast on the CBS Television Network

[via press release from CBS]

ROB LOWE AND ANNA FRIEL STAR IN "PERFECT STRANGERS," A ROMANTIC NEW TELEVISION MOVIE WHICH HAS COMPLETED PRODUCTION IN TORONTO AND LONDON FOR BROADCAST ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK

Khandi Alexander ("CSI: Miami") Also Stars

PERFECT STRANGERS stars Rob Lowe ("dr. vegas," "The West Wing") and Anna Friel ("Timeline") in a new television movie which has completed production in Toronto and London for broadcast on the CBS Television Network. The romantic comedy is about a high-powered New York advertising executive and a fashionable junior ad rep in London who switch lives for a month and learn that they have more in common than they imagined. Khandi Alexander ("CSI: Miami") also stars.

Lloyd Rockwell (Lowe) is a star at his agency and newly engaged to a beautiful society girl when he goes to work in the firm's London office for a few weeks to help land the London Tourism account. Susie Wilding (Friel) is charming but terminally-single and in need of some excitement when her boss offers her the opportunity to go work for a while in the company's New York office. A condition of the exchange is that Lloyd and Susie swap apartments as well. Lloyd lives in a white, minimalist, ultra-modern Manhattan apartment that couldn't be more different than Susie's kitschy, colorful old English cottage cramped with furniture and cluttered with pets. Things get off to a terrible start when Susie takes some questionable career advice from Lloyd that almost causes her to lose one of the company's principal accounts, and Lloyd is accused of giving away proprietary client information to the competition.

On the verge of losing his career and his fianc´┐Że, Lloyd realizes that Susie may be the only one who can save his job, if only he can convince her, from across the Atlantic that he's not the arrogant, underhanded jerk she's come to believe he is.

Alexander plays Christie Kaplan, a vice president based at the agency's New York office who takes on a mentoring role to Susie.

PERFECT STRANGERS is a Working Title production. Simon Wright and Analisa Barreto from Working Title TV are the executive producers; Robin Sheppard ("Between The Sheets") directed the movie from a script by Simon Booker ("The Blind Date") based on the book by the same name by Robyn Sisman.





  [august 2004]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· DR. VEGAS (CBS)
· PERFECT STRANGERS (CBS)
· WEST WING, THE (NBC)





[05/25/19 - 03:24 PM]
Netflix Acquires Cannes Film Festival Award Winners "Atlantics" and "I Lost My Body"
The former premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, where it was awarded the Grand Prix.

[05/25/19 - 02:12 PM]
Video: "Divorce" - Season 3 - Official Teaser - HBO
Sarah Jessica Parker and Thomas Haden Church return for a new season on Monday, July 1.

[05/25/19 - 08:14 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS, FOX & NBC All Share Demo Crown
The Eye however is the most-watched broadcaster overall last night.

[05/24/19 - 09:24 AM]
YouTube Heats up Summer Programming with Full Slate of Free Series and Specials!
Following a record-setting Coachella livestream, YouTube is expanding its 2019 live music festival lineup to include coverage of Lollapalooza this summer.

[05/24/19 - 09:11 AM]
Hulu Picks Up "Untitled Mary Laws Project" Based on "North American Lake Monsters"
Through encounters with Gothic beasts, including fallen angels and werewolves, broken people are driven to desperate acts in an attempt to repair their lives, ultimately showing there is a thin line between man and beast.

[05/24/19 - 09:00 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" Episodes Return for the 2019 NBC Finals
Scheduled guests include Anthony Anderson, Jennifer Aniston, Chadwick Boseman, Jamie Foxx, Tom Holland, LL Cool J and Adam Sandler.

[05/24/19 - 08:25 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with "This Is Farrah Fawcett" Special
The Alphabet wins the night among total viewers, shares the demo crown with CBS.

[05/23/19 - 08:01 PM]
Zach Galifianakis Stars in "Between Two Ferns: The Movie" Produced by Funny or Die to Be Released on September 20, 2019 on Netflix
Directed by Scott Aukerman, the film is a laugh-out-loud comedy that gives new insight into the curmudgeonly, beloved outsider Zach Galifianakis has created over the years.

[05/23/19 - 04:31 PM]
Netflix Announces Live Action Latinx Family Comedy Series "The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia"
The multi-camera comedy series is co-created by Mario Lopez and Seth Kurland.

[05/23/19 - 02:46 PM]
Lifetime's Provocative New Docuseries "Marrying Millions" Premieres July 10, Exploring the True Intentions of Six Deeply in Love Couples
The series follows six couples who are deeply in love and hoping to marry, but come from completely different worlds.

[05/23/19 - 01:44 PM]
IFC to Air Sing-Along Version of Documentary Now!'s "Original Cast Album: Co-Op" on Friday, June 7
Season 52 of "Documentary Now!" will be available to stream on Netflix starting Monday, June 3.

[05/23/19 - 01:41 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Biggest Military Landings in History with Never-Before Seen Footage
One of the world's foremost experts on World War II archives, Dominique Forget, has identified over 100 hours of previously unseen archival footage, including 20 hours from the battle itself, to reveal the Allies' struggle to liberate Europe.

[05/23/19 - 01:22 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel's Highly Rated, Unforgettable Night of Television Returns with an Encore Presentation of "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons,'" Saturday, May 25
A rebroadcast of "All About 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'" will likewise follow.

[05/23/19 - 01:02 PM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces "Detainee 001" Chronicling Newly Released Prisoner John Walker Lindh
The film gives the definitive account of Lindh's story with never-before-revealed details from his legal case and unpacks challenging truths and shifting allegiances behind one of the most compelling and unresolved mysteries of the post-9/11 age.

[05/23/19 - 12:02 PM]
ESPN Rolls Out Bowl Schedule for 2019-20 College Football Season
The bowl mania will include the College Football Playoff Semifinals and the entire New Year's Six, which will build up to the season's grand finale: The College Football Playoff National Championship from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.