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[01/20/05 - 12:00 AM]
UPN Unveils the 5 Finalists Who Will Compete to Win 'The Half & Half Fasttrack' Contest

[via press release from UPN]

UPN UNVEILS THE 5 FINALISTS WHO WILL COMPETE TO WIN �THE HALF & HALF FASTTRACK� CONTEST

Five finalists, including two soloists, two duos and one band, will vie for the winning title of UPN�s innovative real-life contest �The HALF & HALF FastTrack.� In the UPN series HALF & HALF, music executive Mona Thorne (Rachel True) created the nationwide contest to find an exciting new vocalist or musical group for the fictitious Delicious Records label. Multiple Grammy Award-winning music producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis selected the five finalists from tape submissions received from all over the United States. The finalists will compete and the winner will be announced in an upcoming innovative episode merging sitcom with reality to air on HALF & HALF, Monday, Feb. 28 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on UPN.

THE HALF & HALF FASTTRACK finalists are:

Soloist
Chip Days, 24, Part-Time Electrician, Atlanta

Soloist
Yasmeen, 22, Singer/Actress, Oakland, Calif.

Duo
Serena McKinney, 21, Customer Service, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Tiffany Alexander, 21, Retail Merchandise, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Duo
Craig Johnson, 22, Rapper/Construction Worker, Chicago
Zaena Cherif, 18, Singer, Chicago

Group - Jam Balaya
Vocals: Sean Ellis, 32, Kick Boxing Instructor, Los Angeles
Guitar: Marcin Janiszewski, 28, Musician, Los Angeles
Bass: Regina Zernay, 32, Marketing, Queens, N.Y.
Drums: Andrew Walter, 25, Waiter, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Now in its third season, twenty-something half-sisters Mona and Dee Dee Thorne had only one thing in common - their father. Growing up separately, these two virtual strangers suddenly became neighbors in the same San Francisco apartment building and experience the challenges of sisterhood for the first time. Now that they have grown closer, they realize that despite their different upbringings they share more similarities than they thought.

Yvette Lee Bowser ("A Different World," "Living Single" and "For Your Love") is executive producer. Jeffrey Klarik ("Mad About You") created the series. The series is produced by SisterLee Productions, Inc. in association with Eye Productions Inc.





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· FOR YOUR LOVE (WB)
· HALF & HALF (UPN)





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