or


[12/10/07 - 10:53 PM]
Amber Tamblyn Stars in "The Russell Girl," a New "Hallmark Hall of Fame" Presentation, to Be Broadcast Sunday, JaN. 27 on the CBS Television Network
In the drama, Sarah Russell (Tamblyn), a 23-year-old aspiring medical school student, visits her loving family to share some important news, but instead finds herself attempting to finally confront a difficult period from her past.

[via press release from CBS]

AMBER TAMBLYN STARS IN "THE RUSSELL GIRL," A NEW "HALLMARK HALL OF FAME" PRESENTATION, TO BE BROADCAST SUNDAY, JAN. 27 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK

Academy Award Nominee and Tony Award Nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio ("The Color of Money," "Man of La Mancha"), Two-Time Tony Award Winner Jennifer Ehle ("The Real Thing," "The Coast of Utopia"), Tim DeKay ("Tell Me You Love Me," "Carniv�le") And Henry Czerny ("The Tudors," "Mission Impossible") Also Star

THE RUSSELL GIRL, a new "Hallmark Hall of Fame" presentation starring Emmy Award nominee and Golden Globe Award nominee Amber Tamblyn ("Joan of Arcadia," "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants"), will be broadcast Sunday, Jan. 27 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. In the drama, Sarah Russell (Tamblyn), a 23-year-old aspiring medical school student, visits her loving family to share some important news, but instead finds herself attempting to finally confront a difficult period from her past.

Academy Award nominee and Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio ("The Color of Money," "Man of La Mancha"), two-time Tony Award winner Jennifer Ehle ("The Real Thing," "The Coast of Utopia"), Tim DeKay ("Tell Me You Love Me," "Carniv�le") and Henry Czerny ("The Tudors," "Mission Impossible") also star.

Sarah Russell's rare visit from Chicago to her small hometown is a welcome surprise to her parents (Mastrantonio and DeKay), her 21-year-old brother, Daniel (Daniel Clark), and her former boyfriend, Evan (Paul Wesley). Sarah decides to withhold the true reason for her homecoming after an old conflict resurfaces during an uncomfortable encounter with Lorraine Morrisey (Ehle), who lives across the street from the Russells with her husband, Howard (Henry Czerny), and two teen-aged boys (Ben Lewis, Max Morrow). Sarah's sudden presence has a debilitating effect on Lorraine, who rebuffs Sarah's attempts to make amends. However, Sarah musters the courage to keep trying, knowing that she must finally deal with her past as a means of being able to face her future. It takes time for Lorraine to put the past behind her and to grasp that forgiving Sarah will not only ease Sarah's burden but also her own.

Amber Tamblyn earned an Emmy Award nomination and a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Dramatic Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of the title character in CBS's "Joan of Arcadia." Her additional television credits include originating the role of Emily Quartermaine in the daytime drama "General Hospital." Among Tamblyn's film credits are "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" and its sequel, "The Ring" and "The Grudge 2."

Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio garnered an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role in "The Color of Money." Her additional film credits include "Scarface," "The Abyss," "Class Action," "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves," "White Sands," "Limbo" and "The Perfect Storm." Her television credits include a recurring role on "Without a Trace," on the Network. Among her theater credits is "Man of La Mancha," for which she earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress.

Jennifer Ehle won Best Actress and Featured Role Tony Awards for her roles in the "The Real Thing" and "The Coast of Utopia," respectively. Her feature film credits include "Wilde," "Bedrooms & Hallways," "Possession" and "The River King." Her television credits include the mini-series "Pride and Prejudice."

Tim DeKay's television series credits include lead roles in "Tell Me You Love Me" and "Carniv�le," recurring roles in "Everwood," "Party of Five," "My Name Is Earl" and "Seinfeld," and guest-starring roles on the CBS series "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "Cold Case" and "Numb3rs."

Henry Czerny's feature film credits include "Clear and Present Danger," "Mission Impossible," "The Ice Storm," and "The Exorcism of Emily Rose." Among his television credits are lead roles in the series "The Tudors," the mini-series "Haven," on the Network, and "The Boys of St. Vincent."

THE RUSSELL GIRL is a Hallmark Hall of Fame production. Brent Shields ("Candles on Bay Street," "The Magic of Ordinary Days") is the executive producer; Stefanie Epstein ("Searching for David's Heart") is co-executive producer. Jeff Bleckner ("Boston Legal," "Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story") directed from an original script by Jill Blotevogel ("The Dead Zone," "The Twilight Zone").

RATING: To Be Announced





  [december 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· BOSTON LEGAL (ABC)
· CANDLES ON BAY STREET (CBS)
· CARNIVALE (HBO)
· COLD CASE (CBS)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· DEAD ZONE, THE (USA)
· EVERWOOD (WB)
· HAVEN (CBS)
· JOAN OF ARCADIA (CBS)
· MAGIC OF ORDINARY DAYS, THE (CBS)
· MY NAME IS EARL (NBC)
· NUMB3RS (CBS)
· PARTY OF FIVE (FOX)
· RUSSELL GIRL, THE (CBS)
· SEARCHING FOR DAVID'S HEART (ABC FAMILY)
· TELL ME YOU LOVE ME (HBO)
· TUDORS, THE (SHOWTIME)
· TWILIGHT ZONE, THE (UPN)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)





[04/28/17 - 12:39 PM]
"The President Show" Inaugural Episode Draws Huge Crowd Topping Trump's Actual Inauguration
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Thursday, April 27.

[04/28/17 - 11:25 AM]
WE tv's New Series "Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta" Premieres Thursday, May 25 at 10pm ET/CT
"Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta" features a tight-knit crew of friends who reveal the perks and perils of being born into Hip Hop royalty.

[04/28/17 - 10:43 AM]
Netflix Unveils "FYSee" - A Month-Long Celebration Highlighting the Best of Netflix Series
For the first time, Netflix's FYSee will feature a full month of programming designed to connect industry with the shows, creators and talent they love in wholly new and unusual ways.

[04/28/17 - 10:02 AM]
Paramount Television and Anonymous Content Option Rights to Anne Rice's Best-Selling Series, "The Vampire Chronicles"
Christopher Rice, four-time New York Times Bestselling(R) author and recipient of the Lambda Literary Award, will pen the series and serve as executive producer alongside Anne Rice, and Anonymous Content's David Kanter and Steve Golin.

[04/28/17 - 10:02 AM]
"Star Trek: Discovery" Adds to Its Ranks
Shazad Latif, Rekha Sharma, Kenneth Mitchell, Clare McConnell and Damon Runyan are among the latest additions.

[04/28/17 - 09:55 AM]
British Comedic Legend Tommy Maitland Has Been Announced to Host ABC's Irreverent Talent Competition Show "The Gong Show"
A revolving panel of judges featuring Hollywood's hottest stars praise, critique and gong contestants in one of TV's all-time great variety shows.

[04/28/17 - 09:47 AM]
Showtime(R) Sets Summer Premiere Dates for Hit Series "Ray Donovan" and "Episodes"
Look for the new seasons on August 6 and August 20, respectively, with "Twin Peaks" moving to the 8:00/7:00c slot on August 6.

[04/28/17 - 09:40 AM]
Her Story Continues - "Z: The Beginning of Everything" Is Returning for a Second Season
The streaming service formally announced said renewal this morning.

[04/28/17 - 08:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Inches Past CBS Among Adults 18-49
The Alphabet wins the night in demos while the Eye is the most-watched broadcaster.

[04/28/17 - 07:56 AM]
ESPN's Round 1 NFL Draft Telecast Delivers 4.8 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, April 27.

[04/28/17 - 07:32 AM]
Universal Pictures' "Fast & Furious" Franchise to Receive Generation Award at the "2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards"
"We are thrilled to celebrate the 'Fast & Furious' franchise and its global contribution to pop culture," said Amy Doyle, General Manager, MTV, VH1 and Logo.

[04/28/17 - 06:00 AM]
"Ellen"'s Coming-Out Episode, "The Puppy Episode: Parts 1 and 2," Streaming Now on the ABC App
This Sunday, April 30, is the 20th anniversary of the historic coming-out episode of the "Ellen" sitcom on ABC.

[04/27/17 - 03:01 PM]
BET Networks Says YES to Comedy Superstars and Music Legends with Original New Scripted, Late Night and Mini-Series
VH1 imports "Hit the Floor" and "The Breaks" will join fellow returning drama "The Quad."

[04/27/17 - 02:03 PM]
SundanceTV Renews Original Non-Fiction Series "Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter"
The upcoming season will be divided into two parts: the first featuring candid roundtable discussions with notables from the television community, and the second, focusing on some of the most talented actors, actresses, directors, writers and producers from the film industry.

[04/27/17 - 12:06 PM]
truTV Announces Casting for Its Upcoming Scripted Series "I'm Sorry"
The project will also now premiere Wednesday, July 12 at 10:00/9:00c.