[11/08/06 - 04:51 PM]
ABC's "Men in Trees" Moves to a New Night and Time Beginning Thursday, November 30, and Is Picked Up for a Full Season Order
Series replaces "Six Degrees," which will head to hiatus until January.

[via press release from ABC]


"Six Degrees" to Return with All-Original Episodes in January

"MEN IN TREES" is moving to Thursday nights at 10:00 p.m., ET, as of November 30, ABC Entertainment announced today. In addition, the series has been picked up for a full season order. "MEN IN TREES" will air in that timeslot through December, and "Six Degrees" will return with all original episodes in January 2007.

"We love these two shows and are excited at the promise they have shown," said Stephen McPherson, president, ABC Entertainment. "Thursdays will be a great platform for 'MEN IN TREES' to reach a larger audience."

"MEN IN TREES" follows Marin Frist (Anne Heche), a famous thirtysomething self-help/dating guru to Elmo, Alaska. After she finds out that her fianci has cheated on her, she calls off the wedding and decides to stay in Elmo. Here, she questions her life, her love and who she is as she makes a new existence for herself up north, helping the abundant, available men there with their relationships.

"MEN IN TREES" stars Anne Heche as Marin Frist, Abraham Benrubi as Ben, Emily Bergl as Annie, Seana Kofoed as Jane, Suleka Mathew as Sara, Derek Richardson as Patrick, Sarah Strange as Theresa, James Tupper as Jack and John Amos as Buzz.

"MEN IN TREES" was created by Jenny Bicks ("Sex and the City"). Bicks, James Mangold ("Walk the Line") and Cathy Konrad are executive producers. The series films in Vancouver and is from Tree Line Films, Perkins Street Productions and NS Pictures, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television.

About "Six Degrees"

They say that anyone on the planet can be connected to any other person through a chain of six people, which means that no one is a stranger... for long. In "Six Degrees," an hour-long drama from the producers of "Lost" and "Alias," six very different New Yorkers go about their lives without realizing the impact they're having on one another - yet. A mysterious web of coincidences will gradually draw these strangers closer, changing the course of their lives forever. This intriguing tale of intertwined destinies reminds us that romance, success, peace or forgiveness might be right around the corner, but they can also be lost in an instant. It's a story that underlines just how small the world really is, and how someone just five people away might be shaping our future right now.

"Six Degrees" stars Jay Hernandez ("Friday Night Lights") as Carlos Green, Bridget Moynahan ("Sex and the City") as Whitney Crane, Erika Christensen ("Flightplan") as Mae, Dorian Missick ("Lucky Number Slevin") as Damian, with Campbell Scott ("The Secret Lives of Dentists") as Steven Caseman and Hope Davis ("About Schmidt") as Laura.

"Six Degrees" is shot on location in New York City and is produced by Bad Robot, Nosebleed Productions and Touchstone Television. Executive producers are J.J. Abrams, Stuart Zicherman, Raven Metzner, Bryan Burk and Ken Biller. Peter Horton is consultant.

  [november 2006]  


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