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USA Network's Hit Series Monk Helps Clean Up Chicago Streets with Free Car Wash Fridays

[via press release from USA]

USA Network's Hit Series MONK Helps Clean Up Chicago Streets With Free Car Wash Fridays

The Fourth Season Premieres Friday, July 8 At 10:00 PM ET/PT

LOS ANGELES, June 20 -- In a move that would please Adrian Monk, the obsessive-compulsive genius detective at the center of USA Network's hit and critically-acclaimed series "MONK," drivers in Chicago will be able to clean up their act. Compliments of USA, free car washes will be available to the first 120 customers on Friday, July 1, July 8, and July 15, at the following locations and times:

White Glove Car Wash 1415 W. Shakespeare Ave., Chicago Noon - 2:00 p.m.

Logan Square Car Wash 2436 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago Noon - 2:00 p.m.

Phoenix Auto Spa 3514 Eagle Nest Dr., Crete 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Fast Eddie's Car Wash 1828 Webster Rd., Chicago 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

In addition to the free wash, "clean teams" will be on hand to distribute MONK handi-wipes and car air fresheners. While customers wait for their cars, they can catch a glimpse of what the new season has in store on monitors in the waiting areas. Off The Bench Marketing, one of America's premiere alternative marketing agencies, will be executing the promotion.

MONK, the critically acclaimed original series starring Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG award winner Tony Shalhoub premieres its fourth season on USA Network on Friday, July 8, 2005 at 10:00 PM ET/PT, featuring a guest appearance by Jason Alexander. MONK remains one of the highest-rated original scripted series in basic cable history. Tony Shalhoub ("The Last Shot," "Men in Black") has earned an Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award and SAG Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his portrayal of Adrian Monk, a brilliant detective who suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder. Traylor Howard ("Two Guys and a Girl," "Me, Myself and Irene"), Ted Levine ("Heat," "Moby Dick") and Jason Gray-Stanford ("Taken," "A Beautiful Mind") also star.

For photos of the season four of MONK, please log on to Universal TV's digital pressroom at http://www.universaltvpressroom.com. If not already registered, please click on "New User Registration," to complete the registration form for approval to access the entire library of photos for all USA Network projects.


USA Network is cable television's leading provider of original series and feature movies, sports events, off-net television shows, and blockbuster theatrical films. USA Network is seen in over 89 million U.S. homes. The USA Network Web site is located at http://www.usanetwork.com.

USA Network is a program service of NBC Universal Cable, a division of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.

Web Site: http://www.usanetwork.com

  [june 2005]  


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