ABC FAMILY TO PREMIERE MIKA'S NEW SINGLE, "WE ARE GOLDEN," IN THE MID-SEASON FINALE OF "MAKE IT OR BREAK IT," ON MONDAY, AUGUST 24 AT 9:00 PM ET/PT
Burbank, CA (August 21, 2009) � Fans of the British phenomenon and Casablanca Music/Universal Republic Records artist Mika can catch his new single, "We Are Golden," in the mid-season finale of "Make It or Break It," premiering on ABC Family on Monday, August 24 (9:00 � 10:00 PM ET/PT).
With over five million album sales worldwide already under his belt, Mika is one of today's rising music stars. In addition to featuring his song "We Are Golden" in the mid-season finale of "Make it or Break It," ABCFamily.com will be featuring Mika on the site as well as posting an exclusive Q&A with him discussing his new album, his inspirations and his previous hit song, "Grace Kelly." Mika's new album, entitled "The Boy Who Knew Too Much," will be released on September 22nd through Casablanca Music/Universal Republic Records.
Set in the competitive world of women's gymnastics, the mid-season finale of "Make It or Break It" deals with what the ladies of The Rock have been working towards -- the National Gymnastics competition in Boston. As each of the four girls deal with issues that could be distracting from their ultimate goal, can Coach Sasha get all of them in line and focused for the big event in time, or will Nationals be a disaster for The Rock team?
Season to date ABC Family's #2 original series of all time in Total Viewers (2.2 million) and among all core demos, "Make It or Break It" ranks as TV's #1 program in its time period in Female Teens (4.9 rating), cable's #1 program in Females 12-34 (2.4 rating) and the #1 scripted series on all cable in Women 18-34 (1.5 rating). Impressively, the series' penultimate Season One telecast hit series highs in Total Viewers (2.3 million) and across key 12-34 and Teen demos. "Make It or Break It" vaults over year-ago time period levels by triple-digit percentages across key demos, including by 220% in Women 18-34, by 315% in Females 12-34 and by 462% in Female Teens. (Source: NTI, U.S. ratings, most current, 6/22-8/17/09, Mondays, 9-10 p.m.).
"Make It or Break It" stars Chelsea Hobbs, Ayla Kell, Josie Loren, Cassie Scerbo, Zachary Burr Abel, Peri Gilpin, Candace Cameron Bure and Susan Ward. The series is executive-produced by Holly Sorensen, Paul Stupin and John Ziffren, along with co-executive producer Joanna Johnson. John J. Sakmar and Kerry Lenhart are consulting producers, with supervising producers Michael Gans and Richard Register and producer Nancy Haas. All-new episodes of "Make It or Break It" will return in early 2010.
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