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[11/09/04 - 12:00 AM]
UPN Picks Up Full Seasons of Critically Acclaimed Dramas 'Veronica Mars' and 'Kevin Hill'

[via press release from UPN]

UPN PICKS UP FULL SEASONS OF CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED DRAMAS "VERONICA MARS" AND "KEVIN HILL"

UPN has given a full season order to its two critically acclaimed new dramas VERONICA MARS, featuring this Fall's breakout new star Kristen Bell, and KEVIN HILL, starring the talented and charming Taye Diggs, it was announced today by Dawn Ostroff, President, Entertainment, UPN.

"We've been thrilled with the creative auspices for VERONICA MARS with its terrific ensemble cast, sharp writing and high production quality. Every episode that comes in keeps getting better and better," said Ostroff. "And our critically acclaimed drama KEVIN HILL has helped strengthen our performance on Wednesday night with double- and triple-digit time period gains in our core demographics."

VERONICA MARS (Tuesdays, 9:00-10:00PM, ET/PT) has steadily gained viewers in key demos since premiering on UPN's Tuesday night, including growth of 17% adults 18-34, 40% adults 18-49, 31% women 18-49 and 27% total viewers. This week's episode matched the series best among adults 18-49 and women 18-49. VERONICA MARS has also improved the time period in key demos versus a year ago.

KEVIN HILL (Wednesdays, 9:00-10:00PM, ET/PT) has dramatically improved UPN's performance in the time period versus last year, with increases of 89% adults 18-34, 89% adults 18-49, 200% women 18-34, 200% women 18-49 and 59% among total viewers.

VERONICA MARS stars Kristen Bell ("Deadwood") as Veronica Mars, Enrico Colantoni ("Just Shoot Me") as Keith Mars, Percy Daggs III ("The Guardian") as Wallace Fennel, Teddy Dunn ("The Manchurian Candidate") as Duncan Kane, Jason Dohring ("Judging Amy") as Logan Echolls and Francis Capra ("C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation ") as Eli "Weevil" Navarro. Joel Silver and creator Rob Thomas are executive producers. VERONICA MARS is from Silver Pictures Television in association with and distributed by Warner Bros. Television Production Inc. Production services provided by Stu Segall Productions, Inc.

KEVIN HILL stars Taye Diggs ("Chicago") as Kevin Hill, Jon Seda ("Bad Boys II") as Dame Ruiz, Patrick Breen ("Radio") as George Weiss, Kate Levering ("Law & Order: Special Victims Unit") as Veronica Carter, Christina Hendricks ("Presidio Med") as Nicolette Raye and Michael Michele ("E.R.") as Jessie Grey. Bruce Davey ("Braveheart"), Alex Taub ("Judging Amy") and Nancy Cotton are executive producers. Jorge Reyes ("Resurrection Boulevard") is creator and co-executive producer. The series is produced by Icon Productions in association with Touchstone Television.





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· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· DEADWOOD (HBO)
· ER (NBC)
· GUARDIAN, THE (CBS)
· JUDGING AMY (CBS)
· JUST SHOOT ME (NBC)
· KEVIN HILL (UPN)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· PRESIDIO MED (CBS)
· RESURRECTION BLVD. (SHOWTIME)
· VERONICA MARS (CW)











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