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[10/05/09 - 10:36 AM]
It's Four-Play for Showtime with Californication Pick-Up
12 new episodes of Showtime's hit comedy series will premiere in 2010.

[via press release from Showtime]

IT'S FOUR-PLAY FOR SHOWTIME WITH CALIFORNICATION PICK-UP

Hit Comedy Series Starring David Duchovny to Return For 4th Season in 2010

LOS ANGELES, CA � (October 5, 2009) � Hot off the record-breaking ratings for the third season premiere last week, SHOWTIME is picking up a fourth season of CALIFORNICATION, it was announced today by Showtime Networks President of Entertainment Robert Greenblatt. Twelve new episodes of Showtime's hit comedy series will premiere in 2010.

CALIFORNICATION's third season premiere garnered record-breaking viewership -- up a whopping 57% from season two. The series follows the exploits of writer Hank Moody (David Duchovny in his Golden Globe� Award-winning and SAG� Award-nominated role) as he works to balance his career, ex-girlfriend, daughter and hedonistic vices. This year, the economy and lack of book sales force Hank into teaching at a Los Angeles university. Will he be able to keep it together while guiding the next generation of scribes? CALIFORNICATION is created by Tom Kapinos and executive produced by Kapinos, Duchovny and Gina Fattore.

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Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME�, THE MOVIE CHANNELTM and FLIX�, as well as the multiplex channels SHOWTIME� TOOTM, SHOWTIME� SHOWCASE, SHOWTIME EXTREME�, SHOWTIME BEYOND�, SHOWTIME NEXT�, SHOWTIME WOMEN�, SHOWTIME FAMILYZONE� and TMC XTRA. SNI also offers SHOWTIME HD�, THE MOVIE CHANNEL HDTM, SHOWTIME ON DEMANDTM and THE MOVIE CHANNEL ON DEMANDTM. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution. All SNI feeds provide enhanced sound using Dolby Digital 5.1. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME� PPV.





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