THE WB'S UPCOMING GUEST STARS INCLUDE NICK LACHEY, JAMES DENTON, KELLY CARLSON AND JAMES MARSTERS
Burbank, CA January 16, 2006
BUDDING, REKINDLING AND HEARTBREAKING ROMANCES ABOUND AS LACHEY STEAMS THINGS UP ON �TWINS,� DENTON RETURNS TO WOO �REBA� AND CARLSON STIRS THINGS UP ON �EVERWOOD�
MARSTERS RETURNS TO BATTLE LEX LUTHER ON �SMALLVILLE�
The WB Network welcomes a sexy and intriguing celebrity guest roster to kick-off its midseason, including Nick Lachey (The WB's �Charmed,� �Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica�), James Denton (�Desperate Housewives�), Kelly Carlson (�Nip/Tuck�) and James Marsters (�Angel�). The announcement was made today at the network's Winter 2006 Television Critics� Association Press Tour.
Actor Nick Lachey guest stars on TWINS in an episode entitled �Himbo,� which will air February 24 (9:30-10:00 p.m. ET). Lachey will play Charlie Solik, a former underwear model and Arnold Undergarments� new Marketing Director, hired by Farrah (Molly Stanton). This is Lachey's second guest appearance on the network after his debut on �Charmed.� Lachey also has joined The WB talent roster for an untitled romantic comedy as a famous newlywed baseball player. The script is being written by Danny Jacobson (�Mad About You�). Lachey's other television credits include �Hope & Faith� and �American Dreams.� His feature film credits include �The Hard Easy� and he can be heard with his pop band 98 Degrees on the soundtracks of �Pok�mon: The First Movie� and �Mulan.�
�Desperate Housewives� hunk James Denton returns to REBA as the irresistible marriage counselor Dr. Morgan. This time, he shows up at Reba's (Reba McEntire) door to try to rekindle their mutual attraction in the episode entitled �The Trouble with Dr. Hunky,� to air later this season. Aside from the hit series �Desperate Housewives,� Denton's television credits include guest roles in �The West Wing,� �Philly,� �JAG,� �The Pretender� and �Ally McBeal.� His feature film credits include �Primary Colors� and �Face/Off,� as well as Carl Reiner's �That Old Feeling.�
Kelly Carlson (�Nip/Tuck�) returns to EVERWOOD to stir things up as the sultry Ada, who tempts Bright (Chris Pratt), testing his faithfulness to Hannah (Sarah Drew). The episode, entitled �The Land of Confusion,� will air when �Everwood� returns to the Thursday night lineup in March. Carlson's television credits include the Emmy Award-winning series �Nip/Tuck� and �Head Cases.� Her theatrical credits include the upcoming film �The Marine,� �Paparazzi,� �Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation� and �3000 Miles to Graceland.�
James Marsters reprises his role on SMALLVILLE as college professor Dr. Milton Fine, alter ego of the evil Brainiac, a classic DC Comics villain and one of the Man of Steel's most formidable enemies. Brainiac returns to manipulate Lex's (Michael Rosenbaum) obsession with the spaceship to trick him into helping free General Zod from the Fortress of Solitude. The story arc begins with the episode �Hypnotic,� which will air this spring. Marsters is well known to The WB's audience as the vampire Spike in the critically acclaimed hit series �Buffy the Vampire Slayer� and its successful spin-off �Angel.� Marsters� additional television credits include a guest appearance on the series �Northern Exposure,� �Strange Frequency� and �Andromeda.� His feature film credits include �The House on Haunted Hill� and �Winding Roads.�
TWINS is from KoMut Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television Production Inc. with executive producers David Kohan & Max Mutchnick (�Will & Grace,� �Boston Common�).
REBA was created by Allison M. Gibson (�Home Improvement,� �Boy Meets World�). Kevin Abbott (�Roseanne�) serves as executive producer with Mindy Schultheis (�Titus�), Michael Hanel (�Titus�), Matt Berry (�Roseanne�) and Don Beck. Chris Case, Pat Bullard, Reba McEntire, Patti Carr & Lara Runnels serve as co-executive producers for Twentieth Century Fox Television and Acme Productions.
EVERWOOD is from creator/executive producer Greg Berlanti (�Jack & Bobby,� �Dawson's Creek�) and executive producers Mickey Liddell (�Go�) and Rina Mimoun (�Dawson's Creek�), and is produced by Berlanti/Liddell Productions, Everwood Utah, Inc. in association with and distributed by Warner Bros. Television Production Inc.
Reinterpreting the Superman mythology from its roots, SMALLVILLE was developed for television by Alfred Gough & Miles Millar (�Shanghai Noon,� �Spiderman 2�), based on the DC Comics characters. Gough and Millar serve as executive producers, along with Greg Beeman, Ken Horton, Mike Tollin, Brian Robbins and Joe Davola. The series is produced by Tollin/Robbins Productions, Millar/Gough Ink and Warner Bros. Television Production Inc. SUPERMAN was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Schuster.