GOLD RECORD RECORDING ARTIST JAMES BLUNT GUEST STARS ON ABC FAMILY'S �WILDFIRE�
"Family Matters" Airs Monday, Jan. 30 (8:00 � 9:00 PM ET/PT)
Burbank, CA (Jan. 12, 2006) � ABC Family premieres a new episode of the original series WILDFIRE with a guest appearance by James Blunt, Monday, Jan. 30 (8:00 � 9:00 PM ET/PT). In �Family Matters,� Kris feels betrayed by Matt when she finds out that he has been training Wildfire and Dani's horse for the same race.
Singing sensation James Blunt guest stars with a cameo appearance in Junior and Pete's new club. Blunt has appeared on Saturday Night Live and The Tonight Show, and his debut album Back To Bedlam, recently achieved RIAA gold in the U.S. and was the UK's No.1 album of the year.
With Pablo away, Matt trains Kris for her first turf race on Wildfire while he secretly trains Dani's horse Picaro for the same race. Charlie helps Todd establish his independence from Jean which brings Charlie and Jean closer together. Junior's mother Isabelle, shows her true colors when she bonds with Junior while attempting to extort money from Junior's dad, Ken Davis.
WILDFIRE is ABC Family�s highest rated original series and is currently in its second season. Set in the world of thoroughbred racing, one-hour episodes air Mondays (8:00 � 9:00 PM ET/PT). The series, produced by Lionsgate in association with Piller� and The Segan Company, centers on the struggles of Kris Furillo (Genevieve Cortese) and her opportunity for a second chance in life. The series also stars Nana Visitor (�Star Trek: Deep Space Nine�), Greg Serano (�Kingpin�) and Micah Alberti ("All My Children"). WILDFIRE is currently available on iTunes Music Store.