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[07/26/06 - 12:00 AM]
The N Greenlights Second Season of Hit Series Beyond the Break to Premiere Early 2007

[via press release from The N]

The N Greenlights Second Season Of Hit Series Beyond The Break To Premiere Early 2007

Broken Hearts, Painkillers And Unrequited Love Come To A Head As The N Premieres The Season One Finale Of Beyond The Break On July 28

Beyond The Break Marathon To Air Thursday, July 27 From 8:00 P.M. � 12:30 A.M. (Et) Leading Up To The Premiere Of Season Finale Friday, July 28 At 8:30 P.M. (Et)

*(Tapes and Color Art Available Upon Request)

New York, NY, July 26, 2006 �The N has greenlit a second season of Beyond The Break for an additional 10 half-hour episodes scheduled to premiere early 2007 and will wrap season one of its hit summer series, it was announced today by Sarah Tomassi Lindman, Vice President, Production and Programming, The N.

The nighttime network for teens gives viewers a chance to catch the entire series as the network presents nine, back-to-back episodes of Beyond The Break in a marathon on Thursday, July 27 from 8:00 p.m. � 12:30 a.m. (ET) leading up to the premiere of the season one finale on Friday, July 28 at 8:30 p.m. (ET). Immediately following the finale, The N will premiere an all-new episode of the one-hour mystery, Whistler at 9:00 p.m. (ET).

�Beyond the Break has proven to be a ratings success and a sizzling summer hit with our teen viewers,� said Lindman. �Season two will bring more of the hot Hawaiian beaches and juicy relationship drama to our audience.�

Emotional waves crash down on the beaches of Oahu when broken hearts and teen angst threaten the all-female surf squad�s position as top contenders. Can the ladies of WaveSync, a struggling surf company, stay afloat when matters of the heart intervene? In the finale, Dawn, Birdie, Kai and Lacey let boy troubles get the best of them. Dawn unsuccessfully tries to deflect Shoe�s feelings for her by setting him up on a blind date, but quickly realizes that his unrequited love is not fading fast enough. Meanwhile, �Big Wave Bailey� reveals a softer side to his playboy persona when he reveals to Birdie his true feelings for her. To his surprise her heart still belongs to her military boyfriend Marcus and her feelings are stronger than ever. And finally, caused by jealousy over Vin, Kai slips down a deadly path of prescribed medication to help cope with the pain she has caused her loyal friend Lacey.

Beyond the Break is an intense dramatic series combining surf and sun as it drops in on the competitive world of professional surfing. Four passionate women with diverse backgrounds will pursue their dreams of becoming professional surfers. But in order to remain afloat, each of them must overcome issues to capture surf stardom from WaveSync.

The cast features: David Chokachi (Baywatch, Witchblade), Tiffany Hines as Birdie (Grey�s Anatomy), Natalie Ramsey as Lacey (Cruel Intentions 3, Pleasantville), Suzie Pollard as Dawn (Hack), Ross Thomas as Bailey (Cutting Edge 2, What�s Bugging Seth), Michael Copon as Vin (One Tree Hill) and newcomers Jason Tam (Broadway�s A Chorus Line) as Shoe and Sonya Balmores as Kai.

Created by Michael D. Jacobs and BME�s David Brookwell and Sean McNamara (That�s So Raven, Even Stevens, Raise Your Voice), MarVista and BME will both serve as producers for the half-hour series with MarVista handling the worldwide distribution. Writers on the series include Matt Dearborn who served as the co-producer of Beverly Hills 90210 and whose previous writing credits include Just for Kicks and Romeo for Nickelodeon, Phil of the Future, Even Stevens, and The Secret World of Alex Mack.

Beyond the Break is the first series to go into production under the September 2004 multi-series production and development deal signed between MarVista Entertainment, BME and The N. Executive Producers of the series are Michael D. Jacobs, Fernando Szew, David Brookwell, Sean McNamara, Matt Dearborn and TalkStory Productions.

ABOUT THE N

The N, the nighttime network for teens, is a programming arm of MTV Networks and is currently available in 49 million households via cable, digital cable and satellite television. The N's mission is to be the authentic voice for teens and help them figure out their lives with relevant, topical programming on-air and online at the network's web site www.the-n.com. The N airs everyday from 6:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. (ET). The N and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom International Inc.

ABOUT BROOKWELL MCNAMARA ENTERTAINMENT, INC

Brookwell McNamara Entertainment is a full service production company focused on the development and production of family theatrical feature films and television series. Recently, BME partnered with Whoopi Goldberg to produce Just for Kicks for Nickelodeon and just completed photography on Cutting Edge 2 for MGM/Sony which company partner Sean McNamara also directed. In the last year BME produced and McNamara directed Raise Your Voice starring Hilary Duff, John Corbett, Rita Wilson, and Rebecca DeMornay for New Line Cinema. The company also produced the prime time Emmy nominated success That's So Raven as well as the Emmy and BAFTA winning comedy series Even Stevens both for the Disney Channel.

ABOUT MARVISTA ENTERTAINMENT

Founded by Joseph Szew and Fernando Szew, Porch Light Entertainment�s former SVP, Worldwide Sales and Executive Producer Michael D. Jacobs and George Port, former President/Founder of Anchor Bay Entertainment, MarVista is the beneficiary of the Whamo Entertainment library, which contains 3,000 hours of television programming including 45 animated feature films. During the company�s first years of business, adding new and quality programming to its roster and forming strategic alliances to spearhead future growth have been of paramount importance. Since the company�s formation in September of 2003, MarVista has acquired 175 half hours of episodic television series and over 25 television movies.





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· BAYWATCH (SYNDICATION)
· CUTTING EDGE 2, THE: GOING FOR THE GOLD (ABC FAMILY)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· HACK (CBS)
· ONE TREE HILL (CW)
· WITCHBLADE (TNT)











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