[10/28/08 - 11:30 AM]
Bio Channel Premieres New Original Talk Show 'Shatner's Raw Nerve' Hosted by William Shatner
Upcoming guests on the series, due on December 2, include Tim Allen, Drew Carey, Jimmy Kimmel, Howie Mandel, Judge Judy, Valerie Bertinelli, Kelsey Grammer, Jenna Jameson, Leonard Nimoy and Jon Voight.

[via press release from Bio]




Los Angeles, CA � October 28, 2008 - From "Star Trek" to "TJ Hooker" to "Boston Legal," Emmy-Award winner William Shatner is one of America's most beloved and versatile stars and is well known as a sharp intellect and a witty raconteur. In the original Bio series, "Shatner's Raw Nerve," premiering Tuesday, December 2nd at 10PM ET/PT, Shatner continues to evolve his career as he headlines his own edgy and off-beat celebrity interview series, showcasing his unique sensibility, from the satirical to the serious to the sublime. The show will capture America's most intriguing people at their most unexpected.

In each 30 minute episode of "Shatner's Raw Nerve," Shatner will attempt to probe his guest's most fascinating and sensitive subjects and touch upon a "Raw Nerve." Part of the fun will be waiting for the "Raw Nerve" moments that you know will be coming. Shatner will explore life's most intriguing questions, and unearth stories that are most surprising, revealing, funny, touching or bizarre. The show will be unpredictable, allowing Shatner to work his magic on each guest in his own unique way.

Guests will include an array of fascinating figures from the pop culture universe such as Tim Allen, Drew Carey, Jimmy Kimmel, Howie Mandel, Judge Judy, Valerie Bertinelli, Kelsey Grammer, Jenna Jameson, Leonard Nimoy, Jon Voight and much, much more.

"Shatner's Raw Nerve" is produced by Scott Sternberg Productions with Scott Sternberg as executive producer. Executive producers for Bio Channel are Robert Sharenow and Michael Morrison.

About Bio

At Bio, we prove that the truth about people is always more entertaining than fiction. Bio is about real people and their real lives: up close and personal, gritty and provocative, always unfiltered. Bio original series uncover the real drama in people stories: everyday situations with a twist; celebrities going off-script; people-centric crime stories and paranormal events. In addition to being the exclusive home to the Emmy-Award winning Biography� series, the dynamic blend of original and acquired series on Bio includes Final 24, Psychic Investigators and the upcoming William Shatner hosted talk show, Shatner's Raw Nerve. The 24-hour network is now available in more than 47 million households. The Bio web site is located at www.bio.com.

  [october 2008]  


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