ABC AND SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT / MODEST ENTERTAINMENT PARTNER TO PRODUCE MUSIC VIDEO USING SCENES FROM THE NEW SEASON OF �LOST� AND BRIAN MCFADDEN�S VIDEO FROM HIS DEBUT SOLO ALBUM, �IRISH SON�
Video Available on ABC.com
ABC and Sony BMG Music Entertainment have partnered to produce a music video combining scenes from the first two seasons of the hit series �Lost,� and a sneak peek of season three, with Brian McFadden�s video �Demons� from his debut solo album, �Irish Son.� The four-minute video, featuring first looks from the upcoming season, is available on ABC.com.
�Music is a great entry point into people�s emotions and to make them aware of a show,� said Michael Benson, senior vice president, Marketing, ABC Entertainment. �Fans can look for scenes from the upcoming season of �Lost,� and new viewers can get a sense of the series as a whole, based on the tone of the video.�
�We see this as a tremendous opportunity to bring Brian�s music to the American public. He has had huge success in the rest of the world, and now we hope that can be replicated in the USA,� said Richard Griffiths, president, Modest Entertainment.
�Lost� stars Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Mr. Eko, Naveen Andrews as Sayid, Henry Ian Cusick as Desmond, Emilie de Ravin as Claire, Michael Emerson as Henry Gale, Matthew Fox as Jack, Jorge Garcia as Hurley, Josh Holloway as Sawyer, Daniel Dae Kim as Jin, Yunjin Kim as Sun, Evangeline Lilly as Kate, Elizabeth Mitchell as Juliet, Dominic Monaghan as Charlie and Terry O�Quinn as Locke.
�Lost� was created by Jeffrey Lieber and J.J. Abrams & Damon Lindelof. Abrams, Lindelof, Bryan Burk, Jack Bender, Jeff Pinkner and Carlton Cuse serve as executive producers. �Lost,� which is filmed entirely on location in Hawaii and premiered on September 22, 2004, is from Touchstone Television.
About Brian McFadden
Brian McFadden was a member of the hugely successful band WESTLIFE. He has sold over 30 million records and picked up 12 UK number 1�s, and his debut album as a solo artist , �Irish Son,� has sold in excess of half a million copies. McFadden is currently recording his new album, due in early 2007.
About ABC Entertainment
ABC Entertainment offers quality, award-winning programming that includes many of the most widely viewed series, specials and movies. Primetime Entertainment on ABC crosses various programming genres with hit series like �Desperate Housewives,� �Lost,� �Grey�s Anatomy,� Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,� �Boston Legal,� �According to Jim,� �George Lopez,� �Dancing with the Stars,� �America�s Funniest Home Videos,� �Supernanny� and �Wife Swap.� In Late-Night, �Jimmy Kimmel Live� celebrated its third anniversary in January, 2006. ABC Entertainment is part of the ABC Television Network, and is managed by Disney-ABC Television Group, a division of The Walt Disney Company.
About Sony BMG Entertainment
SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT is a global recorded music joint venture with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalogue that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Its roster of current artists includes Will Young, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Usher, Dido, Lemar, Foo Fighters, Eurythmics, Bruce Springsteen, Beyonce, Pink, Editors, Kasabian, Outkast and Bob Dylan, among many others. SONY BMG is 50% owned by Bertelsmann A.G. and 50% owned by Sony Corporation of America.