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[09/08/04 - 12:00 AM]
A Special Episode of 'Maury' Marks Third Year Anniversary of 9/11 by Honoring the Cast of the Academy Award-Winning Documentary 'Twin Towers'

[via press release from NBC Universal Television Studio]

A SPECIAL EPISODE OF �MAURY� MARKS THIRD YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11 BY HONORING THE CAST OF THE ACADEMY AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY TWIN TOWERS

Airdate: Friday, September 10

NEW YORK �- September 8, 2004 -� During a special episode of NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution's MAURY on Friday, September 10, New Yorker Maury Povich marks the three-year Anniversary of 9/11 by taking a look back at that tragic day with the cast of the Academy Award-winning documentary Twin Towers, now available in video stores. Povich served as an executive producer. MAURY is nationally syndicated (check local listings for station and time).

Twin Towers, which won an Oscar in 2003, is about bravery, courage and the ultimate sacrifice that two very special brothers made. The film honors New York City Detective Joe Vigiano, who worked with the elite emergency services unit, and his older brother John, who was a New York City firefighter. Both were killed as they tried to rescue people from The World Trade Center on that fateful day.

On this special episode of MAURY, their father John Vigiano, who is one of New York City's most highly decorated fire captains, joins the show in memory of his heroic sons. He tells MAURY viewers, "I urge you to go to the video store and get a hold of Twin Towers and watch it with your family. By doing that, you will honor the memory of two great men and the legacy of courage and bravery they leave behind."

Also joining the show is the officer responsible for introducing the heroic Vigiano story to the producers of Twin Tower Detective Tom Buda, along with New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik and Detective Kevin Tolan, who was Joe Vigiano's best friend and one of the last to speak to Joe on the morning of September 11, 2001.

Later in the show, MAURY surprises John Vigiano's two grandsons, 11-year-old Joey and 9-year-old Jimmy Vigiano, with a shopping spree to Toys-R-Us, along with a wagon full of toys and a remote control battle tank for the two boys, who join the show to tell the memories of their heroic dad, Joe. MAURY also updates viewers on guests from prior shows who lost loved ones on 9/11.

NBC Universal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the domestic and international marketplaces. Its NBC Universal Television Distribution division is responsible for the global distribution of NBC Universal product to all forms of television throughout the world. This includes distribution of current and library film and television product, including formats and non-scripted programming, in the pay, free, and basic markets, as well as the domestic syndication of first-run syndicated TV programs and theatrical and TV movie packages.

NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution's current and upcoming first-run strip syndicated programming includes Access Hollywood, Blind Date, Home Delivery, The Jane Pauley Show, The Jerry Springer Show, Maury and Starting Over. Current and upcoming first-run weekly syndicated programming includes The Chris Matthews Show, The George Michael Sports Machine, Rebecca's Garden, The Wall Street Journal Report, Your Total Health and the off-network distribution of Crossing Jordan, Fear Factor, Providence, the Law & Order franchise and special programming including Good Housekeeping Reports news inserts, a series of The Remarkable Journey specials, as well as a collection of feature film packages. Current format and non-scripted programming includes Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Outback Jack, Last Comic Standing, Average Joe and NBC News programming including Dateline and Nightly News with Tom Brokaw.





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· AVERAGE JOE (NBC)
· BLIND DATE (SYNDICATION)
· CHRIS MATTHEWS SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)
· CROSSING JORDAN (NBC)
· DATELINE NBC (NBC)
· FEAR FACTOR (NBC)
· HOME DELIVERY (SYNDICATION)
· JANE PAULEY SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)
· JERRY SPRINGER SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)
· LAST COMIC STANDING (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT (USA)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· MAURY (SYNDICATION)
· OUTBACK JACK (TBS)
· PROVIDENCE (NBC)
· QUEER EYE (BRAVO)
· STARTING OVER (SYNDICATION)
· YOUR TOTAL HEALTH (SYNDICATION)











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