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[02/01/06 - 12:00 AM]
The WB's February Sweep

[via press release from The WB]

THE WB'S FEBRUARY SWEEP

Burbank, CA February 1, 2006

HIT COMEDY/REALITY SERIES �BEAUTY AND THE GEEK� FEATURES A TRIP TO VEGAS AND GAME OF STRIP POKER

ON �GILMORE GIRLS,� LORELAI WORRIES THAT HER WEDDING WILL NEVER HAPPEN AND RORY TAKES ACTION AFTER LEARNING HOW LOGAN SPENT HIS TIME DURING THEIR RECENT BREAKUP

�ONE TREE HILL� WELCOMES MUSICAL GUESTS FALL OUT BOY AND JACK'S MANNEQUIN

CLARK HELPS DC COMICS� CHARACTER, CYBORG, ESCAPE LUTHORCORP'S CONTROL ON �SMALLVILLE�

NICK LACHEY GUEST STARS ON �TWINS�

VALENTINE'S DAY IS FULL OF SURPRISES FOR THE CAMDENS ON �7TH HEAVEN�

ON �SUPERNATURAL,� JOHN WINCHESTER RETURNS TO SAVE HIS SONS FROM THE SHADOW SPIRITS

GINNIE'S PREGNANCY TAKES A DANGEROUS TURN ON �RELATED�

ON �CHARMED,� PAIGE AND HENRY BECOME ENGAGED AND CUPID PAYS A VISIT TO PHOEBE

MOVIES INCLUDE �SWIMFAN,� �AGENT CODY BANKS,� �FINAL DESTINATION 2,� �ORANGE COUNTY� AND �JUST MARRIED�

The WB's February Sweep features beauties and geeks on the loose in Las Vegas, a visit from Cupid, several unconventional Valentine's Day episodes, engagements, break-ups, life-changing moments of loss, a cyborg, a female masked avenger, musical guest stars and hit movies.

The WB kicks off the first night of the sweep on February 2 with a riveting episode of the super-powered drama SMALLVILLE, in which Clark (Tom Welling) meets a female masked avenger (guest star Denise Quinones, former Miss Universe). On February 16, Clark befriends a half-human/half-machine cyborg (guest star Lee Thompson Young) who was held captive at LuthorCorp.

On the second-season hit BEAUTY AND THE GEEK, the beauties give the geeks a makeover on February 2, and the group heads to Vegas on February 9 for a round of strip poker.

On 7TH HEAVEN, the longest-running family drama in television history, singer Michael Feinstein guest stars on February 6 as an inspiring music teacher. On the February 13 episode, Valentine's Day holds several surprising lessons about love for the Camden family.

RELATED features the wedding of the Sorelli sisters� dad (Tom Irwin) on February 13, as well as dangerous developments in Ginnie's (Jennifer Esposito) pregnancy on February 27.

On Tuesday night's hit comedy GILMORE GIRLS, Rory (Alexis Bledel) is suddenly in need of new living quarters after Paris (Liza Weil) kicks her out of the apartment on February 7. On February 14, Rory and Logan (Matt Czuchry) invite Lorelai (Lauren Graham) and Luke (Scott Patterson) to spend a romantic weekend at Logan's house on Martha's Vineyard. Finally, on February 28, Rory takes action after learning how Logan spent his time during their recent breakup.

On the spooky new drama SUPERNATURAL, Sam's (Jared Padalecki) premonitions bring him closer to the demon that killed his mother on February 7. On February 14, Dean (Jensen Ackles) begins a frantic search for his brother after Sam is kidnapped and used as human prey. Finally, the February 28 episode features the return of the boys� father, John (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), who must overcome evil shadow spirits to save the lives of his sons.

Wednesday night rocks when ONE TREE HILL features a musical performance by Haley (Bethany Joy Lenz), along with hit bands Fall Out Boy and Jack's Mannequin at a breast cancer benefit on February 15.

On February 24, the Friday night comedy TWINS gets a visit from Nick Lachey, guest starring as a former underwear model and the new Director of Marketing, who becomes the object of Farrah's (Molly Stanton) affections.

Sunday nights find the CHARMED Ones in a romantic mood when Paige (Rose McGowan) and Henry (guest star Ivan Sergei) become engaged on February 19. The love connection continues on February 26 when Phoebe gets up close and personal with Cupid (guest star Victor Webster, �Nip/Tuck�).

The lineup of great movie titles for February includes SWIMFAN on Friday, February 10, AGENT CODY BANKS on Monday, February 20, FINAL DESTINATION 2 on Tuesday, February 21, ORANGE COUNTY on Wednesday, February 22 and JUST MARRIED on Thursday, February 23.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2

�SMALLVILLE� � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
�Vengeance�

CLARK MEETS A FEMALE AVENGER � Clark (Tom Welling) discovers the new reporter at the Daily Planet � a bespectacled, bumbling woman named Maya (Denise Quinones, former �Miss Universe�) � is actually a masked avenger who fights crime at night. Meanwhile, Clark's bottled-up grief threatens to get the best of him.

�BEAUTY AND THE GEEK� � (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
�Episode 204�

THE GEEKS GET A MAKEOVER AND TRY SPEED DATING � In the fourth episode, the beauties give the geeks a makeover before sending them out to speed date. While the guys are working their magic, the girls are watching and critiquing their skills from the house.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6

�7TH HEAVEN� � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
�The Magic of Gershwin�

SINGER MICHAEL FEINSTEIN GUEST STARS AS AN INSPIRING MUSIC TEACHER AND SANDY GOES INTO LABOR � Ruthie (Mackenzie Rosman) gets detention when she is late for class after crying about Martin (Tyler Hoechlin). Unexpectedly, she finds detention is a blast when the teacher in charge (guest star Michael Feinstein) introduces them to the music of George Gershwin. With the music program being cut at the high school, students begin purposely landing in detention so they can discuss music.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

�GILMORE GIRLS� � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
�You've Been Gilmored�

MOVING DAY � Emily (Kelly Bishop) tells Lorelai (Lauren Graham) that she'd like to get to know her future son-in-law better and asks her to invite Luke (Scott Patterson) over for dinner. Wanting to avoid an argument, Lorelai purposely fails to mention that the wedding has been postponed. When the Yale Daily News staff finally fires Paris (Liza Weil) and chooses Rory (Alexis Bledel) to be the new editor, a furious Paris kicks Rory out of the apartment.

�SUPERNATURAL� � (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
�Nightmare�

SAM'S PREMONITIONS BRING HIM CLOSER TO THE DEMON THAT KILLED HIS MOTHER � Sam (Jared Padalecki) has a premonition in which a man is killed, but the murder is made to look like a suicide. Sam convinces Dean (Jensen Ackles) that they must investigate the case, and they discover that Max (guest star Brendan Fletcher), the reclusive son of the first victim, has been using his powers of telekinesis to kill the family members that once abused him. Sam also discovers Max's mother was killed by the same fiery demon that took his own mom.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9

�BEAUTY AND THE GEEK� � (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
�Episode 205�

WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS, STAYS IN VEGAS � In the fifth episode, the beauties and geeks travel to Las Vegas and compete in an unconventional game of strip poker. Once exposed, the geek's test their new-found social skills by throwing a party only Vegas could handle. Once everyone returns to the house, an unlikely crush grows between a beauty and a geek, while in the elimination room, two teams face questioning and one is sent packing.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10

�THE WB MOVIE� � (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
�Swimfan�

WHEN GOOD FANS GO BAD � Ben Cronin (Jesse Bradford) has it all: the admiration of his many friends, a terrific girlfriend, and a fast-track to an athletic scholarship in swimming. Ben juggles countless hours in the pool with a job at the local hospital, and still manages to find time for his high school sweetheart, Amy (Shiri Appleby). Ben's promising future and romance with Amy are turned upside-down with the arrival of Madison Bell (Erika Christensen), the new girl in town who quickly sets her sights on the impressionable Ben. Madison's obsession with Ben quickly spirals out of control into betrayal, madness and, ultimately, murder.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13

�7TH HEAVEN� � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
�Love and Obsession�

A SURPRISING VALENTINE'S DAY FOR THE CAMDENS � Simon (David Gallagher) grows frustrated when Rose (Sarah Thompson) informs him that she does not want to marry in his father's church, or in any church for that matter. Kevin (George Stults) organizes a Valentine's Day dinner at the hotel where he and Lucy (Beverley Mitchell) were engaged.

�RELATED� � (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
�Not Without My Daughter�

JOE AND RENEE TIE THE KNOT � Ginnie (Jennifer Esposito) is devastated when her doctor informs her that pregnancy complications will prevent her from attending her father's (Tom Irwin) wedding to Renee (Christine Ebersole), but Bob (Callum Blue) devises a plan to keep the family together.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14

�GILMORE GIRLS� � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
�A Vineyard Valentine�

A COUPLES WEEKEND � As Valentine's Day approaches, Rory (Alexis Bledel) and Logan (Matt Czuchry) invite Lorelai (Lauren Graham) and Luke (Scott Patterson) to spend a weekend with them on Martha's Vineyard. When Lorelai finally confesses to Luke that she is worried the wedding will never take place, he reassures her that they will get married soon.

�SUPERNATURAL� � (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
�The Benders�

SAM AND DEAN ARE STUNNED AT THE EVIL THEY FACE IN MINNESOTA � Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) head to Minnesota where a young boy (guest star Ryan Drescher) witnesses a man vanish into thin air. Upon searching for clues, Sam is abducted by what he assumes is a supernatural being, and Dean is left to search frantically for his brother. However, both are stunned when they realize the kidnappers are human, and using the captives as human prey for a twisted hunting expedition.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15

�ONE TREE HILL� � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
�Just Watch the Fireworks�

MUSICAL GROUP FALL OUT BOY RETURNS TO TREE HILL � When someone unleashes the students� time capsule upon Tree Hill High, Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) and Mouth (Lee Norris) must confront a person from their past. Brooke (Sophia Bush) has to deal with the revelation that secrets aren't the only things she exposed in the time capsule. Dan (Paul Johansson) learns to forgive Keith (Craig Sheffer). Peyton's (Hilarie Burton) Breast Cancer Benefit Concert at Tric features performances by Haley (Bethany Joy), Jack's Mannequin and the return of Fall Out Boy.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16

�SMALLVILLE� � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
�Cyborg�

DC COMICS� CYBORG COMES TO SMALLVILLE � A sympathetic doctor releases a half-human/half-machine subject named Victor (guest star Lee Thompson Young) who was being held captive and experimented on by LuthorCorp. While making his escape, Victor is struck by Lana's (Kristin Kreuk) car. After watching him walk away without a scratch, Lana calls Clark (Tom Welling) to investigate. Clark befriends Victor and promises to help him find his girlfriend, but Lex (Michael Rosenbaum) traps Victor and takes him back to LuthorCorp

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19

�CHARMED� � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
�The Last Temptation of Christy�

BILLIE FINDS HER MISSING SISTER � Paige (Rose McGowan) begins to realize the difficulty in dating a mortal when Henry (guest star Ivan Sergei) tries to immerse himself in her magical world. Piper (Holly Marie Combs) also faces a romantic decision when she runs into her old flame, Greg (guest star Jason Shaw), and begins to wonder if she is ready to put Leo's (Brian Krause) death behind her. Meanwhile, after Billie (Kaley Cuoco) finds her missing sister, Christy (guest star Marnette Patterson, �Nip/Tuck�), who has been held captive by demons for several years, she and Phoebe (Alyssa Milano) try to help her cope.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20

�THE WB MOVIE� � (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
�Agent Cody Banks�

FRANKIE MUNIZ STARS � Cody Banks (Frankie Muniz) appears to be a shy teenager, living with his mother, father and little brother in a suburban house, but he is also a very efficient undercover CIA agent. Cody is assigned by CIA director (Keith David) to date Natalie Connors (Hilary Duff) so he can get invited to her birthday party and spy on Natalie's father, the brilliant scientist Dr. Connors (Martin Donovan). Dr. Connors� invention � micro-robots that can control oil leakage from tankers � has fallen into the hands of investors who plan use them for evil.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21

�THE WB MOVIE� � (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
�Final Destination 2�

ALI LARTER STARS � Nineteen-year-old Kimberly Corman (A.J. Cook) was taking a road trip with her friends when she escapes a horrific car accident. Much to the horror of Kimberly and the other survivors, death doesn't seem to be done with them. Their only hope lies in Clear Rivers (Ali Larter), the sole survivor of flight 180. Can she help them cheat death one more time?

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22

�THE WB MOVIE� � (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
�Orange County�

JACK BLACK AND COLIN HANKS STAR � Shaun Brumder (Colin Hanks, �King Kong�) is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his dysfunctional family household. Shaun runs into one complication after another when he is rejected after his dim-witted guidance counselor sends the wrong application. Shaun goes to great lengths with a little help from his girlfriend Ashley (Schuyler Fisk) and his drugged-out loser brother Lance (Jack Black, �King Kong�) to get into Stanford by unconventional methods.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23

�THE WB MOVIE� � (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
�Just Married�

ASHTON KUTCHER AND BRITTANY MURPHY STAR � A happy young couple, Sarah (Brittany Murphy) and Tom (Ashton Kutcher) marry against the wishes of Sarah's friends and family and go to Europe for their honeymoon. Unfortunately, Sarah's parents send Sarah's ex-boyfriend Peter Prentis (Christian Kane) to break up the happy marriage.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24

�TWINS� � (9:30-10:00 p.m. ET)
�Himbo�

POP STAR NICK LACHEY GUEST STARS � Farrah (Molly Stanton) hires former underwear model Charlie (guest star Nick Lachey, �Newlyweds�) to be the new Director of Marketing because she can relate to his problem � no one takes him seriously because he is so good looking. Farrah's goal is to prove to Mitchee (Sara Gilbert), Lee (Melanie Griffith) and Alan (Mark Linn-Baker) that she and Charlie aren't just pretty faces, but when Charlie fails to come up with ideas for the new men's underwear line, Farrah has to pull an all-nighter to bail him out.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26

�CHARMED� � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
�Engaged and Confused�

CUPID HAS HIS EYE ON PHOEBE � Piper (Holly Marie Combs) organizes an engagement party for Paige (Rose McGowan) and Henry (guest star Ivan Sergei), but the wedding is put in jeopardy when the couple begins to get cold feet. Phoebe (Alyssa Milano) notices a strange man following her, and soon discovers that he is Cupid (guest star Victor Webster, �Must Love Dogs�). Meanwhile, a demon kidnaps Christy (guest star Marnette Patterson, �Nip/Tuck�) in order to lure The Charmed Ones into attacking the Triad and prevent them from taking over the Underworld.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27

�RELATED� � (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
�Here's A Balloon For You�

GINNIE IS HOSPITALIZED DUE TO PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS � After complications with her pregnancy escalate, Ginnie (Jennifer Esposito) and Bob (Callum Blue) find themselves at the hospital and more scared than they've even been in their entire lives.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

�GILMORE GIRLS� � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
�Bridesmaids Revisited�

YOUR CHEATING HEART � Lorelai (Lauren Graham) offers to help Christopher (David Sutcliffe) out by babysitting his 4-year-old daughter, G.G, and is horrified by the toddler's terrible behavior. The next day, Rory (Alexis Bledel) and Logan (Matt Czuchry) attend the wedding of Logan's sister, Honor (guest star Devon Sorvari). While helping the bride and her three bridesmaids get ready, Rory is devastated to learn how Logan spent his time during their recent breakup.

�SUPERNATURAL� � (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
�Shadow�

JOHN WINCHESTER RETURNS TO SAVE HIS SONS � While investigating a mysterious death in Chicago, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) run into Meg (guest star Nicki Aycox). The brothers soon discover Meg is behind the murders and attempt to catch her. When Meg unleashes shadow spirits on the brothers, Sam and Dean realize the trap isn't for them, but for their father (Jeffrey Dean Morgan).





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· BEAUTY AND THE GEEK (CW)
· CHARMED (WB)
· GILMORE GIRLS (CW)
· NEWLYWEDS: NICK & JESSICA (MTV)
· NIP/TUCK (FX)
· ONE TREE HILL (CW)
· RELATED (WB)
· SEVENTH HEAVEN (CW)
· SMALLVILLE (CW)
· SUPERNATURAL (CW)
· TWINS (WB)





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