THE ORIGINAL SUPER NANNY SWOOPS INTO ABC FAMILY�S �25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS� WITH A WEEKEND STARRING THE LEGENDARY JULIE ANDREWS IN HER MULTIPLE ROLES AS A BELOVED NANNY
The Julie Andrews Weekend Features �Mary Poppins� and a
Double Feature of the �Eloise� Movies
Burbank, CA (November 4, 2006) � For over 40 years, Julie Andrews has been known as the quintessential nanny and on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, December 22 - 24 ABC Family celebrates her as the original SUPER NANNY! During that weekend, ABC Family will air �Mary Poppins� and a double feature of �Eloise At The Plaza� and �Eloise At Christmastime.� Originally released in 1964, �Mary Poppins� is one of the most cherished childhood movies and has become a part of American tradition. The release of the �Eloise� movies in 2003 marked Julie Andrews� long-awaited return to the role as nanny.
Friday, December 22
(8:00 � 11:00 PM ET/PT) MARY POPPINS -- Two banker's children lose their nanny due to her frustration with them. A change in the wind blows in an assertive nanny who matches the qualifications of the children and not the father. Starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke. Based on the books by P.L. Travers, this film was written by Bill Walsh and Don DaGradi and was directed by Robert Stevenson. Original Music by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman.
Saturday, December 23
(5:00 � 8:00 PM ET/PT) MARY POPPINS -- Encore Presentation
(8:00 � 10:00 PM ET/PT) ELOISE AT CHRISTMASTIME -- Based on the bestselling children�s books written by the late Kay Thompson, its Christmas time and the season promises to be even more special as the Plaza Hotel prepares for a romantic Christmas Eve wedding! Although Eloise (Sofia Vassilieva) is warned not to interfere, she can�t resist playing matchmaker to ensure that true love will save the day. Starring Julie Andrews, Christine Baranski and Jeffrey Tambor. This film was written by Elizabeth Chandler and was directed by Kevin Lima.
Sunday, December 24
Eloise Double Feature
(8:00 � 10:00 AM ET/PT) ELOISE AT THE PLAZA -- Based on the best-selling children's classic, ELOISE AT THE PLAZA brings one of literature's most beloved characters to life. Eloise (Sofia Vassilieva) is a fun-loving little girl with a knack for finding adventure every place she looks. While under the care of her wonderful nanny (Julie Andrews), Eloise tries to play matchmaker to a lonely prince and wrangle an invitation to the society event of the season. Starring Julie Andrews, Christine Baranski and Jeffrey Tambor. This film was written by Janet Brownell and was directed by Kevin Lima.
ELOISE AT CHRISTMASTIME Encore Presentation (10:00 AM � 12:00 PM ET/PT)