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ABC Family Brings Back the Bright Lights and Dark Secrets with All New Episodes of 'Beautiful People' Beginning March 6

[via press release from ABC Family]


Series Return Features Recurring Guest Star Grant Show Alongside Former �Melrose Place� Cast Mate Daphne Zuniga

Pamper Yourself With An All Day Marathon Of �Beautiful People� Sunday, March 5

Burbank, CA (Feb 06, 2006) � INDULGE�in all new episodes of ABC Family�s original drama series, Beautiful People, beginning Monday, March 6 (9:00 � 10:00 PM ET/PT). New episodes feature Daphne Zuniga�s former Melrose Place cast mate, Grant Show, in a recurring role as Lynn�s ex-husband, Daniel Kerr. Catch up with Lynn, Sophie (Sarah Foret) and Karen (Torrey DeVitto) and all their ups and downs with a series marathon on Sunday, March 5 (12:00 � 8:00 PM ET/PT).

After finally beginning to settle into their lives in New York, the Kerr�s encounter their biggest challenge yet with the unexpected visit of Lynn�s ex-husband Daniel who wants to bring Sophie home to live with him. With a full blown custody suit looming, the Kerr women will need each other more than ever to make it through.

Lynn also decides to leave Misura to branch out with a new design partner, only to encounter obstacles every step of the way. Additionally, Lynn�s love life is in an upheaval when she and Julian Fiske (James McCaffrey), her long-lost college boyfriend, admit they still have feelings for one another.

After putting the diet pills and late nights working at a club behind her, Karen decides to pay her dues and takes on unglamorous jobs in order to work her way to the top of the modeling world. She eventually gets a job as an assistant to a gruff but brilliant fashion photographer.

Meanwhile Sophie finds herself in the middle of a love triangle with Nicky (Jackson Rathbone) � the richest and most popular boy in school, and Gideon (Ricky Mabe), her adoring friend. After finally choosing Nicky, their relationship takes a turn for the worse when he discovers Lynn�s romance with his father Julian. Sophie also decides to take on a part-time job where she meets Chris (Sean Wing), the new boy at Brighton. Gideon also begins to see his best friend Annabelle (Kathleen Munroe) in an entirely new light.

The series is executive produced by Paul Stupin (�Dawson�s Creek�) and Michael Rauch (�Love Monkey�), who also created and wrote the pilot. A total of sixteen one-hour episodes will be produced by Sony Pictures Television. New episodes air Mondays (9:00 � 10:00 PM ET/PT) on ABC Family.

Sony Pictures Television is one of the television industry�s leading content providers. SPT produces and distributes top-rated, award-winning programming in every genre, including series, movies and family entertainment for network and cable television; first-run syndicated series; off-network syndicated programs; and theatrical releases. SPT (www.sonypicturestelevision.com) is a Sony Pictures Entertainment company.

Distributed in over 88 million homes, ABC Family features original series, movies and specials, major theatrical releases and acquired hit series. ABC Family provides programming about today�s families � with all their diversity, dysfunction, humor and passion.

  [february 2006]  


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