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[09/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
Soapnet Will Air the First Season of ABC's "What About Brian," Beginning Sunday, September 24

[via press release from SOAPNet]

SOAPnet WILL AIR THE FIRST SEASON OF ABC�S �WHAT ABOUT BRIAN,� BEGINNING SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

Special Encore Presentation Will Drive to Second Season Premiere on October 9

SOAPnet, the new way to watch soaps, will air a special encore presentation of the ABC-TV series �What About Brian� over the next three consecutive Sundays from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m., ET, beginning SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 through SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8. Season two of �What About Brian� premieres on Monday, October 9 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

�We think �What About Brian� from J.J. Abrams will resonate with our viewers and is a natural opportunity for cross promotion,� said Deborah Blackwell, general manager, SOAPnet.

�What About Brian� is a contemporary, heartwarming ensemble drama that tells the stories of a group of close-knit friends in various stages of romantic relationships and friendships living in Los Angeles.

�What About Brian� stars Barry Watson as Brian Davis, Matthew Davis as Adam Hillman, Sarah Lancaster as Marjorie Seaver, Rick Gomez as Dave Greco, Amanda Detmer as Deena Greco, Rosanna Arquette as Nicole Varzi and Raoul Bova as Angelo Varzi.

The creator/executive producer of �What About Brian� is Dana Stevens and the executive producers are J.J. Abrams, Jeff Judah, Gabe Sachs, Thom Sherman and Bryan Burk. The series is produced by Touchstone Television in association with Bad Robot. The series premiered April 23, 2006.

SOAPnet, the new way to watch soaps, offers same-day episodes of popular daytime dramas including �All My Children,� �Days of Our Lives,� �One Life to Live,� �General Hospital� and �The Young and the Restless� at night for convenient viewing. In addition, the network provides inside access to stars and storylines with original programs, including the Emmy-nominated one-hour talk show, �Soap Talk,� the biography show �Soapography,� �1 Day With...� and the reality series �I Wanna Be a Soap Star.� Wrapped in a 24-hour environment, SOAPnet also offers primetime classics, including �Melrose Place,� �Beverly Hills 90210� and �Dallas,� as well as former daytime series �Port Charles,� �Ryan�s Hope,� and �Another World.� SOAPnet is part of Disney ABC Cable Networks Group, and is managed by Disney-ABC Television Group, a division of The Walt Disney Company.





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