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[01/17/08 - 04:29 PM]
The CW's "Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious" Offers Young Hopefuls the Chance to Become Part of the Next Big Female Pop Group When the Reality Series Premieres on Monday, February 18
The ten-episode music/reality series "makes dreams come true when young hopefuls land one of three coveted spots to become part of a brand new musical group called 'Girlicious.'"

[via press release from The CW]

THE CW'S "PUSSYCAT DOLLS PRESENT: GIRLICIOUS" OFFERS YOUNG HOPEFULS THE CHANCE TO BECOME PART OF THE NEXT BIG FEMALE POP GROUP WHEN THE REALITY SERIES PREMIERES ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18

January 17, 2008 (Burbank, California) - The second installment of the successful "Pussycat Dolls Present" franchise, PUSSYCAT DOLLS PRESENT: GIRLICIOUS is a ten-episode music/reality series making dreams come true when young hopefuls land one of three coveted spots to become part of a brand new musical group called "Girlicious." Judges Robin Antin, recording artist Lil' Kim and Geffen Records Chairman Ron Fair return when The CW's PUSSYCAT DOLLS PRESENT: GIRLICIOUS premieres on Monday, February 18 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) with special encore presentations on Wednesdays (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET).

"PUSSYCAT DOLLS PRESENT: GIRLICIOUS" PARTICIPANTS:

Alexis

Age: 21

Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Favorite Musical Act: Martina McBride.

Carrie

Age: 25

Hometown: Fairfield, Illinois

Favorite Musical Acts: rock n' roll and 80's glam rock

Cassandra

Age: 23

Hometown: Aurora, Illinois

Favorite Musical Act: Beth Hart

Charlotte

Age: 20

Hometown: Washington, D.C.

Favorite Musical Acts: Billie Holiday, Bjork, Red Light District

Charlye

Age: 19

Hometown: Baytown, Texas

Favorite Musical Acts: Christina Aguilera, Beyonce, Tamia

Chrystina

Age: 20

Hometown: San Diego, California

Favorite Musical Act: Mariah Carey

Ilisa

Age: 19

Hometown: West Palm Beach, Florida

Favorite Musical Act: Backstreet Boys

Jamie

Age: 21

Hometown: Miami, Florida

Favorite Musical Acts: Chris Brown, Tamia, Christina Aguilera

Jenna

Age: 18

Hometown: Thousand Oaks, California

Favorite Musical Acts: Christina Aguilera, Beyonce, Tamia

Keisha

Age: 22

Hometown: North Hollywood, California

Favorite Musical Acts: Beyonce, Aaliyah

Kristin

Age: 24

Hometown: Portland, Oregon

Favorite Musical Act: Justin Timberlake

Megan

Age: 18

Hometown: Sunset, Louisiana

Favorite Musical Acts: Jack Johnson, Gavin DeGraw, Britney Spears (early days)

Natalie

Age: 19

Hometown: Diamond Bar, California

Favorite Musical Acts: Jennifer Lopez, Janet Jackson

Nichole

Age: 18

Hometown: Houston Texas

Favorite Musical Acts: Jill Scott, Beyonce, Christina Aguilera

Tiffanie

Age: 18

Hometown: Los Angeles, California

Favorite Musical Act: Beyonce

In the early 1990s choreographer Robin Antin created the Pussycat Dolls as a cabaret act in a Hollywood nightclub. Since then the group has transformed into one of the most successful female pop groups in the world, selling seven million albums and topping the charts with five smash singles. Utilizing her expertise and eye for talent, Antin is doing it again as she launches a brand new girl group called Girlicious, featuring a new look, a new sound and a whole new attitude.

Looking for singers with dance ability and superstar charisma, Antin and Geffen Records Chairman Ron Fair launched a nationwide search for the most talented girls in America. Fifteen finalists were chosen to compete for a spot in the new group and the opportunity to go from obscurity to international stardom. Thousands of girls lined up with the dream of landing one of three coveted spots in the new band Girlicious.

Musician Mark McGrath returns as host. Each week the girls sing, dance and practice choreography with Antin and Pussycat Dolls co-choreographer Mikey Minden, as well as perfect their vocal techniques with vocal coach to the stars Kenn Hicks. Hicks has coached superstars Jennifer Lopez, Mary J. Blige and the Spice Girls. Having experienced this grueling process, members of the Pussycat Dolls, along with other surprise guests, will appear in episodes to inspire the young hopefuls as they strive to impress the judges, which include Geffen Records Chairman Ron Fair, Antin and Grammy-nominated recording artist Lil' Kim.

At the end of the ten-episode series, dreams become reality when the brand new group Girlicious is formed and immediately record an album, film a music video, go on tour and earn a record contract with Geffen Records, home of Nelly Furtado, Mary J. Blige, Keisha Cole and, of course, the Pussycat Dolls.

PUSSYCAT DOLLS PRESENT: GIRLICIOUS is executive produced by Robin Antin (The Pussycat Dolls), Steven Antin ("Young Americans"), Ron Fair (Geffen Records), Laura Fuest ("Beauty and the Geek"), Jimmy Iovine (Interscope Geffen A&M Records), McG ("Supernatural," "The O.C.") and Ken Mok ("America's Next Top Model"). The series is from Warner Horizon Television, 10 by 10 Entertainment, Pussycat Dolls, LLC, Interscope A&M Records and Wonderland Sound and Vision.





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· AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL (VH1)
· BEAUTY AND THE GEEK (CW)
· OC, THE (FOX)
· PUSSYCAT DOLLS PRESENT: GIRLICIOUS (CW)
· SUPERNATURAL (CW)
· YOUNG AMERICANS (WB)





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