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FOX Reality Channel Concludes the Controversial Original Series, "Solitary 2.0" with This Year's Most Unique Reality "Union" Special
"Solitary 2.0" will air its dramatic season finale on September 29 at 11PM ET/8PM PT.

[via press release from Fox Reality]

Fox Reality Channel Concludes the Controversial Original Series, "Solitary 2.0" with This Year's Most Unique Reality "Union" Special

The Nine Subjects Meet for the First Time on "Solitary 2.0: The 'Union' Special" Airing Saturday, October 6 at 11 PM ET/8 PM PT

LOS ANGELES -- Fox Reality Channel, the only all-reality, all-the-time television network, concludes its second season of the controversial hit-series "Solitary 2.0" with a "union" special on October 6 at 11PM ET/8PM PT. From "Solitary," the first reality show that truly pushes contestants to their psychological and physical limits, comes one of the most unique reality show "unions," as the "Solitary 2.0" subjects meet for the first time ever and have the opportunity to compare experiences from the grueling tests and treatments they were subjected to in their isolation pods.

Viewers will hear first-hand personal accounts from the subjects themselves with exclusive insight on the strategies and reactions to the twisted psychological tests and challenging physical treatments they endured with "Val," the heartless computer host, as their only companion. Now they will meet their fellow competitors and have the opportunity to compare their experiences.

"'Solitary' entered into uncharted territory in the reality world," said David Lyle, President, Fox Reality Channel. "'Solitary 2.0' pushed the limits of human tolerance even further and now the viewers will get a special inside look at the subjects as they compare their experiences for the first time ever."

Todd Newton (host on "Remix" and correspondent for "E! News") hosts "Solitary 2.0: The Union Special" and leads the discussion and finally answers questions about their motivation to be on the show, why they quit and their toughest times will finally be answered.

"Solitary 2.0" will air its dramatic season finale on September 29 at 11PM ET/8PM PT. One by one, the subjects have exited leaving the final three contestants, radio personality Nikki Epel, dedicated environmentalist Tyler Tongate and freelance photographer Phu Pham - who will undergo the most challenging tests and treatments thus far as they battle for the $50,000 prize.

The first season of "Solitary," which debuted June 5, 2006 received praise from viewers and critics alike, going on to become one of the ten-most-downloaded series in terms of both season purchases and individual episode purchases during its first week in the iTunes store. As a completely original competition featuring nine intense personal journeys, "Solitary" steps out of the traditional reality show box.

"Solitary 2.0" is executive produced and co-created by Emmy award-winning producer, Andrew Golder ("Identity," "World Series of Blackjack," "Win Ben Stein's Money") and Lincoln Hiatt ("Unan1mous").

ABOUT THE PRODUCERS OF "SOLITARY 2.0"

Andrew Golder and Lincoln Hiatt are co-creators and executive producers of "Solitary 2.0." Their partnership dates back fifteen years to a start as writers on "Let's Make A Deal" for NBC. Golder, an Emmy award winner for "Win Ben Stein's Money," has produced more than a dozen game and variety shows including "Identity," "The Chair" and "You Don't Know Jack." Hiatt was the creator and executive producer of the hit FOX reality series "Unan1mous," and his experience encompasses a long history in both reality television ("The Contender," "The Family") and feature films ("Godzilla," "Independence Day"). "Solitary" itself is the ultimate voyeuristic social experiment and reality game show. Funny and macabre, it reflects the lighter and darker sensibilities of the two men who produce it.

ABOUT NATURAL 9 ENTERTAINMENT � PRODUCERS OF "SOLITARY 2.0: THE UNION SPECIAL"

Natural 9 Entertainment is an independent production company based in Burbank, California and currently produces a daily entertainment recap Fox Reality Original series, "Reality Remix." Natural 9 has produced a wide array of daily series with Aaron Spelling Productions, weekly series and specials for ABC, NBC, FOX, FOX Sports and MTV, among many others. Natural 9 has also produced the Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards for the Television of Arts & Sciences as both a live event and television special. Before founding Natural 9, Carol Sherman was previously Head of Finance & Business Affairs for KABC. Jeff Androsky, original director at "Eye on LA," serves as President of Production & Development.

ABOUT FOX REALITY CHANNEL

Fox Reality Channel launched May 24, 2005 to become the first destination for lovers of unscripted programming. The channel offers major US network favorites, exclusive international reality programming, Original Series and Specials. Fox Reality Channel offers reality viewers more of their favorite reality programming with RealityRevealed in Primetime with never-before-seen footage, exclusive interviews, behind the scenes secrets and more reality fun. Fox Reality Channel distribution is set to propel past 35 million subscribers in its second year, becoming one of only four new networks to achieve that feat. Its programming is available on television, broadband, cellular phones and other leading mobile devices. It recently entered into a sweeping deal with Apple� to deliver upcoming original series to iTunes� (excluding American Idol Extra). To get more information on Fox Reality Channel programs and schedules, please visit foxreality.com.





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