USA Network, American Suzuki Team for 'Suzuki Car-acter Fantasy'
Contest winner stars in custom Suzuki commercial at usanetwork.com
NEW YORK, May 30 -- USA Network recently teamed with
American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC) for an exclusive contest as part
of the network's "Character Fantasy" program. The "Suzuki Car-acter
Fantasy" offers one lucky person the chance to fulfill his or her fantasy
and win a 2008 Suzuki XL7 midsize SUV. USA Network's Character Fantasy
Program is a television offshoot of the successful "Show Us Your Character"
Emma Mills, a high school teacher from Swift Water, Pa., was selected
as the winner of the "Suzuki Car-acter Fantasy" contest for her essay about
wanting to become a celebrity for a day. To fulfill her dream, Mills was
flown to Los Angeles where she took acting lessons, received a stunning
celebrity makeover and starred in a national Suzuki commercial currently
featured at http://www.usanetwork.com/movies/characterfantasy. Mills also
won a 2008 Suzuki XL7 midsize SUV, her automotive co-star in the television
"Character Fantasy" and "Character Road Trip" are both short-form
programs featured as a series of short-form interstitials throughout a
primetime show, and are part of USA Network's ongoing efforts to expand its
Characters Welcome brand to all facets of the business. Recording artists
Evan and Jaron host "Character Road Trip," and style maven Jeannie Mai
hosts "Character Fantasy."
About USA Network
USA NETWORK is cable television's leading provider of original series
and feature movies, sports and entertainment events, off-net television
shows, and blockbuster theatrical films. The #1 basic cable network across
the board in 1Q06, USA Network is seen in 90 million U.S. homes. The USA
Network Web site is located at http://www.usanetwork.com. Characters Welcome.
USA Network is a program service of NBC Universal Cable a division of
NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies
in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and
information to a global audience.
The Brea, Calif.-based Automotive Operations of American Suzuki Motor
Corporation (ASMC) was founded in 1985 by parent company Suzuki Motor
Corporation (SMC) and currently markets its vehicles in the United States
through a network of more than 530 automotive dealerships in 49 states.
Based in Hamamatsu, Japan, SMC is a diversified worldwide automobile,
motorcycle and outboard motor manufacturer with sales of more than two
million new vehicles annually. Founded in 1909 and incorporated in 1920,
SMC has operations in 125 countries. For more information, visit
SOURCE USA Network