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[07/21/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT's Hit Summer Limited Series Into the West Slated for October DVD Release

[via press release from TNT]

TNT�S Hit Summer Limited Series INTO THE WEST Slated for October DVD Release

Six-Week Television Event Watched by More than 75 Million Viewers To Date

Proving itself to be one of the biggest television hits of the summer, TNT�s epic six-week television event INTO THE WEST has been watched by more than 75 million viewers to date and has consistently ranked in ad-supported cable�s Top 20 among viewers and key adult demos since its June 10 premiere. It has also repeatedly outdelivered broadcast programming in head-to-head competition. Fans of the series will get the chance to collect all 12 hours when the INTO THE WEST DVD hits stores on Tuesday, Oct. 4.

�We are immensely proud that more than 75 million viewers have watched INTO THE WEST, the most ambitious production TNT has ever undertaken and one of television�s biggest success stories of the summer,� said Michael Wright, senior vice president of original programming for TNT. �As our telecast of this very special story comes to a close, we are also thrilled that viewers will have an opportunity to own it for themselves with the DVD release in October.�

TNT�s INTO THE WEST tells the story of the opening of the American West, a dramatic, personal tale of the adventurous exploration of the American wilderness, the clash of two cultures, the rush to riches in a new land and the building of a new civilization. The landmark production�s enormous cast features (in alphabetical order) Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings, 50 First Dates); Simon R. Baker (I, Robot, The Sweet Hereafter); Irene Bedard (TNT�s Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee, Two for Texas); Tom Berenger (Platoon, Gettysburg); Gil Birmingham (Skins, Body & Soul); Beau Bridges (We Were the Mulvaneys, Without Warning: The James Brady Story); Josh Brolin (Hollow Man, Mister Sterling); Gary Busey (Lethal Weapon, I�m With Busey); Keith Carradine (The Long Riders, TNT�s Monte Walsh); Jessica Capshaw (The Practice, Minority Report); Tonantzin Carmelo (King Rikki, 187 Shadow Lane); Tyler Christopher (General Hospital, Out of the Black); Rachael Leigh Cook (Josie and the Pussycats, She�s All That); Balthazar Getty (Ladder 49, Traffic); Joanna Going (Wyatt Earp, Nixon); Graham Greene (Dances with Wolves, TNT�s Cooperstown); Lance Henriksen (Millenium, Aliens); Christian Kane (Friday Night Lights, TNT�s Crossfire Trail); Warren Kole (A Love Song for Bobby Long, Nobody�s Fool); Zahn McClarnon (TNT�s Crazy Horse and Cooperstown); Russell Means (The Last of the Mohicans, Pocahontas); Matthew Modine (Le Divorce, TNT�s The Winning Season); Will Patton (Armageddon, Remember the Titans); David Paymer (Warm Springs, Mr. Saturday Night); Judge Reinhold (Fast Times at Ridgmont High, TNT�s Four Eyes and Six-Guns); Keri Russell (Felicity, We Were Soldiers, The Upside of Anger); Jonathan Scarfe (Lonesome Dove, The Lesser Evil); Eric Schweig (The Last of the Mohicans, TNT�s The Broken Chain); Matthew Settle (U-571, Band of Brothers); Michael Spears (Dances with Wolves, TNT�s Broken Chain); John Terry (Full Metal Jacket, The Living Daylights); Sheila Tousey (Thunderheart, DreamKeeper); and Skeet Ulrich (Miracles, As Good as It Gets).

INTO THE WEST is co-executive-produced by Darryl Frank (Taken, Las Vegas) and Justin Falvey (Las Vegas), co-heads of DreamWorks Television, and William Mastrosimone (Sinatra, The Burning Season), who also wrote the overall story for the series and the scripts for three of its installments. David A. Rosemont, executive producer of TNT�s Purgatory and Emmy�-winning Door to Door, serves as producer for the project, and Kirk Ellis (Anne Frank) is the supervising producer.

Turner Network Television (TNT), television�s destination for drama and one of cable�s top-rated networks, offers original movies and limited series, including Into the West, an epic six-week television event from DreamWorks Television and master storyteller and executive producer Steven Spielberg; original recurring series, including the detective drama The Closer, starring Kyra Sedgwick, and the crime thriller Wanted, with Gary Cole; powerful one-hour dramas, such as Law & Order, Without a Trace, ER, NYPD Blue, Charmed, Judging Amy and Angel, with Alias set to join the line-up in September; broadcast premiere movies; and championship sports coverage, including NASCAR and the NBA. TNT is also available in high-definition.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, is a major producer of news and entertainment product around the world and a leading provider of programming for the television industry.





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· ALIAS (ABC)
· ANGEL (WB)
· ANNE FRANK (ABC)
· BAND OF BROTHERS (HBO)
· BODY & SOUL (PAX)
· CHARMED (WB)
· CLOSER, THE (TNT)
· CROSSFIRE TRAIL (TNT)
· DOOR TO DOOR (TNT)
· DREAMKEEPER (ABC)
· ER (NBC)
· FELICITY (WB)
· I'M WITH BUSEY (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· INTO THE WEST (TNT)
· JUDGING AMY (CBS)
· LAS VEGAS (NBC)
· LAW & ORDER (NBC)
· MIRACLES (ABC)
· MISTER STERLING (NBC)
· MONTE WALSH (TNT)
· NYPD BLUE (ABC)
· PRACTICE, THE (ABC)
· STEVEN SPIELBERG PRESENTS: TAKEN (SYFY)
· TRAFFIC (USA)
· WANTED (TNT)
· WARM SPRINGS (HBO)
· WE WERE THE MULVANEYS (LIFETIME)
· WINNING SEASON, THE (TNT)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)





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