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[09/02/04 - 12:00 AM]
From 'The Mountain' to the 'Stream'

[via press release from The WB]

FROM "THE MOUNTAIN" TO THE 'STREAM'

Burbank, CA September 2, 2004

TRIBUNE BROADCASTING, THE WB NETWORK AND WARNER BROS. TELEVISION TEAM UP TO OFFER AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT THE NEW FALL DRAMA, "THE MOUNTAIN" FROM SEPTEMBER 13 TO SEPTEMBER 20 STREAMING ON COMPUTERS EVERYWHERE

Tribune Broadcasting, Inc., The WB Network and Warner Bros. Television are teaming up to give viewers an exclusive on-line sneak peek of the highly anticipated new drama, THE MOUNTAIN, from executive producer's McG, Stephanie Savage and Shaun Cassidy and starring Oliver Hudson and Barbara Hershey.

Computer users can stream the pilot episode of THE MOUNTAIN by accessing Tribune's WB affiliates' web sites (listed below) between September 13 and September 20 ahead of THE MOUNTAIN'S debut on The WB on Wednesday, September 22 at 9:00 pm ET. Those affiliated stations are located in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, Dallas-Fort Worth, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Houston, Seattle-Tacoma, Miami, Denver, St. Louis, Portland, Indianapolis, San Diego, Hartford-New Haven, New Orleans and Albany.

�This innovative streaming project will generate additional exposure for the series premiere of 'The Mountain',� said Rick Felty, VP/Creative Services for Tribune Broadcasting. �We believe in the power of our local WB brands and the relationships our stations have with their viewers. It's exciting to combine the strength of our local web sites with a unique sampling opportunity in order to drive viewership to this highly anticipated new WB program. �

Akami�, the global leader in distributed computing solutions and services, will facilitate the broadband streaming of the episode on Tribune Broadcasting web sites. The complete list of 19 stations, including four in the top five and eight in the top 10 markets, along with their web page addresses, is listed below.

Said Suzanne Kolb, The WB's Executive Vice President, Marketing: �Tribune has been a great partner helping us build The WB into America's fifth successful broadcast network. This is just the latest innovation designed to capture the attention of viewers and grow ratings. �

THE MOUNTAIN, an adrenaline-packed hour, chronicles the larger-than-life saga of the Carvers, whose colorful patriarch, David Carver, Sr. (guest star Chad Everett, �Mulholland Drive, � �Medical Center�), founded the town and its internationally famous ski resort after winning it in a poker game. When this legendary man dies, his choice of grandson David Carver Jr. (Oliver Hudson, �Dawson's Creek�), a free-spirited motocross racer, to operate the families mountain empire, sends shockwaves throughout the community and opens up wounds within the Carver family and doors for predators, trying to steal the resort from the family. Barbara Hershey (�Hannah and Her Sisters, � �Beaches�), Anson Mount (�Tully, � �Crossroads�), Johann Urb (�Zoolander"), Penn Badgley (�Do Over"), Mitch Pileggi (�The X-Files�), Elizabeth Bogush (�Titans�), Alana De La Garza (�All My Children�) and newcomers Tara Thompson and Tommy Dewey also star.

A production of Wonderland Sound and Vision in association with Warner Bros. Television Production Inc. Executive producers are McG (�The O.C., � �Charlie's Angels�) Stephanie Savage (�The O.C. �) and Shaun Cassidy.

Tribune Broadcasting owns and operates 26 television stations concentrated in major markets and Superstation WGN on national cable. The group's combined reach is more than 80 percent of U.S. television households. Tribune Broadcasting also includes Los Angeles-based Tribune Entertainment, a developer and distributor of first-run television programming for the Tribune station group and for national syndication; Chicago's WGN-AM; and the Chicago Cubs baseball team. Investments include The WB Television Network (22% owned) and TV Food Network (31%).

MARKET/ STATION/ WEB ADDRESS
New York/ WPIX/ WB11.com
Los Angeles/ KTLA/ KTLA.com
Chicago/ WGN/ WGNTV.com
Philadelphia/ WPHL/ WB17.com
Boston/ WLVI/ BostonsWB.com
Dallas-Fort Worth/ KDAF/ WB33.com
Washington, D.C. / WBDC/ WBDC.com
Atlanta/ WATL/ AtlantasWB.com
Houston KHWB/ HoustonsWB.com
Seattle-Tacoma/ KTWB/ SeattlesWB.com
Miami/ WBZL/ WB39.com
Denver/ KWGN/ WB2.com
St. Louis/ KPLR/ WB11TV.com
Portland/ KWBP/ PortlandsWB.com
Indianapolis/ WTTV/WTTK/ WB4.com
San Diego/ KSWB/ KSWBTV.com
Hartford-New Haven/ WTXX/ WTXX.com
New Orleans/ WNOL/ WB38.com
Albany/ WEWB/ WB45.com





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· DAWSON'S CREEK (WB)
· DO OVER (WB)
· MOUNTAIN, THE (WB)
· OC, THE (FOX)
· TITANS (NBC)
· X-FILES, THE (FOX)





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