or


[01/12/05 - 12:00 AM]
Soapnet Acquires 'Skin' and 'The Monroes' for Spring Premiere

[via press release from SOAPNet]

SOAPnet Acquires "Skin" and "The Monroes" for Spring Premiere

January 12, 2005

BURBANK, CA � SOAPnet has acquired the exclusive broadcast rights to all eight episodes of "Skin" including four never-before-seen episodes and eight episodes of "The Monroes" from Warner Bros. Domestic Cable Distribution, announced Deborah Blackwell, General Manager, SOAPnet. The network has also renewed "Knots Landing" from WBDCD.

"Short-lived series have a home on SOAPnet. The acquisitions of �Skin� and �The Monroes� continue to establish our brand as a home for all soaps and provides our viewers with a 24-hour soapy environment," said Blackwell. "Our viewers will be delighted to watch never-before-seen episodes of �Skin�."

Both new series will air weekends on SOAPnet beginning this spring. "Skin" is an updated take on the classic tale of doomed, star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet set in modern-day Los Angeles. She is Jewel, the white, teenaged daughter of the head of a pornography empire, and her beloved, Adam, is a 17-year-old Latino whose mother is a judge and father is the district attorney trying to take the porn king down. "Skin" was created by Jerry Bruckheimer (CSI) and stars Ron Silver (TV�s "The West Wing," "Ali") and newcomers Olivia Wilde as Jewel and D.J. Cotrona as Adam.

"The Monroes" is "Dynasty"-meets-the-Kennedys when primetime soap star William Devane ("Knots Landing") and Golden Globe-nominee Susan Sullivan ("Dharma & Greg") star as the heads of a rich, influential Washington, D.C. political clan.

SOAPnet, the new way to watch soaps, offers same-day episodes of popular daytime dramas including "All My Children," "Days of our Lives," "One Life To Live" and "General Hospital" at night for convenient viewing. In addition, the network provides inside access to stars and storylines with original programs, including the Emmy-nominated one-hour talk show, "Soap Talk," the biography show "Soapography," "1 Day With�" and the reality series "I Wanna Be A Soap Star." Wrapped in a 24-hour environment, SOAPnet also offers primetime classics including "Melrose Place," "Beverly Hills 90210," "Dynasty," "Dallas" and "Knots Landing," as well as former daytime series "Port Charles," "Ryan's Hope," and "Another World."

Warner Bros. Domestic Cable Distribution is one of the leading suppliers of programming to the pay television and basic cable marketplaces. WBDCD is responsible for sales, marketing and distribution of already-produced product from the Studio's vast library, including feature films, television series, mini-series, television movies and specials to basic cable and pay television. WBDCD is also a major licensor of feature films to the broadcast networks.





  [january 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 (FOX)
· DHARMA & GREG (ABC)
· SKIN (FOX)
· WEST WING, THE (NBC)





[02/22/17 - 01:06 PM]
"VH1 Hip Hop Squares" Kicks Off Monday, March 13th at 10PM ET/PT
Hosted by comedian DeRay Davis, the season kicks off Monday, March 13 with two new episodes per night for a branded "VH1 Hip Hop Squares Week."

[02/22/17 - 12:45 PM]
FOX Orders a Second Season of "Star"
"Lee Daniels is a true visionary and he and Tom Donaghy have delivered a series with a unique and meaningful point of view," said David Madden.

[02/22/17 - 12:21 PM]
FOX Sports Set for 22nd Season of Major League Baseball Coverage
The national broadcast schedule includes a minimum of 72 game telecasts across FOX and FS1, highlighted by over 47 appearances by teams that participated in the 2016 postseason.

[02/22/17 - 11:30 AM]
IFC and Film Independent Renew Exclusive Agreement to Telecast the Film Independent Spirit Awards on IFC Through 2020
This year's event airs live on IFC on Saturday, February 25 at 2 pm PT/5 pm ET.

[02/22/17 - 11:21 AM]
Velocity's Collector Car Archeologist Wayne Carini Returns for an All New Season of "Chasing Classic Cars"
Look for season nine to kick off on Wednesday, March 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/22/17 - 11:01 AM]
FX Sets Premiere for Third Year of "Fargo"
Production on the Emmy(R) Award and Golden Globe(R) Award winning limited series is currently underway in Calgary with stars Ewan McGregor (in dual roles), Carrie Coon, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and David Thewlis.

[02/22/17 - 10:48 AM]
Premiere Date Change: "Killing Richard Glossip" Now Premieres on ID on Monday, April 17th & Tuesday, April 18th at 9/8c
The special was previously scheduled for Sunday, March 5.

[02/22/17 - 10:15 AM]
"Lethal Weapon" Renewed for a Second Season on FOX
The series delivers a total Multi-Platform average audience of 11 million viewers and ranks among the Top 5 new series this season.

[02/22/17 - 09:31 AM]
Jamie Chung Joins Cast in Bryan Singer's Untitled Marvel Project for FOX
Chung will star in a series regular role as Clarice Fong, better known as Blink, a sarcastic and lively tomboy.

[02/22/17 - 09:23 AM]
Louis C.K. Filming Two New Stand-Up Specials Exclusively for Netflix
The first of the specials, titled 2017, was filmed in Washington DC, and will premiere April 4, everywhere Netflix is available.

[02/22/17 - 09:11 AM]
Hulu Acquires Subscription Streaming Rights to Emmy(R) Award-Winning Starz Original Series "Black Sails"
All past episodes of the series from previous seasons will become available to stream on Hulu starting today.

[02/22/17 - 08:39 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Top Demo Charts
The Peacock once again wins the night among adults 18-49.

[02/22/17 - 08:12 AM]
HGTV Renews Seven of Its Popular Fantasy Lifestyle Series
In all, the network has commissioned 146 fresh episodes of the seven series.

[02/22/17 - 08:07 AM]
Elite Triple-G Winners Are Back for Another Chance at Victory on "Guy's Grocery Games: Supermarket Masters Tournament"
The five-week stunt kicks off Sunday, March 12 on Food Network.

[02/22/17 - 07:34 AM]
The End Is Only the Beginning... The Discovery Launches Globally on Netflix Friday, March 31
The film stars Robert Redford, Rooney Mara, Jason Segel, Riley Keough and Jesse Plemons and is a love story set in a world where the afterlife has been scientifically proven, and as a result millions of people start taking their own lives to "get there."