BRAVO TO AIR 'THE WEST WING' MARATHON ON LABOR DAY STARTING MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 AT 11:00 A.M.
NEW YORK -- August 31, 2004 -- This Labor Day, watch the work of television's most famous Oval Office actors as Bravo airs back-to-back episodes of "The West Wing." The marathon, beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 6, will celebrate the launch of the acclaimed drama's fifth season on Bravo by airing the last episodes of the fourth season and the first episodes of the fifth.
The Labor Day marathon will provide viewers with the opportunity to catch-up on any missed episodes before "The West Wing" returns to its regularly scheduled time slot on Tuesday, September 7 at 7:00 p.m., and picks up where Monday's marathon left off. "The West Wing" is the winner of four consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series, as well as a Peabody Award for Excellence in Television, five Golden Globe nominations and one Golden Globe Award for Best Drama Series and three Television Critics Association Awards.
"The West Wing" depicts the dedicated men and women who work at The White House, serving their country through times and crises that mirror our own, and providing a fascinating inner glimpse of life inside the world's most powerful office. Each episode brims with the acclaimed performances of the ensemble cast and a brisk dramatic pace that galvanizes the viewer. The series stars Martin Sheen, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford, Richard Schiff, Allison Janney, Dule Hill, Janel Moloney and Stockard Channing.
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