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Cartoon Network Delivers the Thrills with Series Premiere of Tower Prep
The series, from Paul Dini and Glen Morgan, premieres Tuesday, October 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[via press release from Cartoon Network]


Tuesdays at 8 p.m. (ET, PT) starting October 19

From creator Paul Dini (Lost, Batman Beyond) and executive producer Glen Morgan (X-Files, Millennium, Final Destination) comes Tower Prep, Cartoon Network's new hour-long, live-action mystery. The series pilot was written by Dini and helmed by prolific television director Terry McDonough (The Gates, Breaking Bad). Tower Prep tells the story of Ian Archer - played by stand out up-and-comer Drew Van Acker - a budding hero who wakes up one morning to find himself at a mysterious academy for teens with special abilities.

Unable to find answers to his questions from the school's faculty and cut off from any kind of outside contact or means of escape, Ian forms a secret group with fellow suspicious students Gabe Lexington Forrest (Ryan Pinkston), CJ Ward (Elise Gatien) and Suki Sato (Dyana Liu), intent on discovering what this place is and why they are there. Tower Prep premieres on Cartoon Network Tuesday, October 19 at 8 p.m. (ET, PT).

Tower Prep is produced by Cartoon Network Studios in association with Dolphin Entertainment. The series is executive-produced and created by Paul Dini. Glen Morgan and Bill O'Dowd serve as executive producers.

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in more than 97 million U.S. homes and 166 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for youth and families. Nightly from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults 18-34.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

  [september 2010]  


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