[05/03/07 - 01:06 PM]
A&E Network(R) Launches the Sopranos(R) Viewer's Choice Contest on AetV.com
Highlighting ten outstanding episodes from the first two seasons, viewers can preview clips on the site and then vote online for their top two favorites.

[via press release from A&E]

A&E Network(R) Launches THE SOPRANOS(R) Viewer's Choice Contest on AETV.com

Fans Vote Online, Watch Winning Episodes on TV

NEW YORK, May 3 -- It's the viewer's turn to call the shots! A&E Network(R) today launched an online Viewers Choice Contest for THE SOPRANOS(R) on AETV.com - letting fans of the most critically acclaimed drama on television decide which episodes will be broadcast on May 16th. THE SOPRANOS made its off-network debut on A&E in January, and airs Wednesday nights at 9pm et/pt.

Until May 11th, viewers can cast their votes to THE SOPRANOS Viewers Choice website at AETV.com/thesopranos. Highlighting ten outstanding episodes from the first two seasons, viewers can preview clips on the site and then vote online for their top two favorites.

Featured in the contest are memorable mafia moments like:

-- Episode 1 - "The Sopranos" - How it all started. The Jersey mobster starts seeing a psychiatrist about his anxiety

-- Episode 5 - "College" - Tony's family discovers the secret behind his "waste management" business

-- Episode 11 - "Nobody knows anything" - There's a rat in the crew ... but who is it?

-- Episode 26 - "Funhouse" - Tony's nightmares shed light on who is betraying him

The winning episodes will be announced online on May 11th, and aired on A&E back-to-back on Wednesday, May 16th at 9pm/8C. Cast your vote now at AETV.com/thesopranos!

THE SOPRANOS first launched on HBO on January 10, 1999 to unprecedented critical acclaim. Creator David Chase's drama series stars three-time Emmy(R) winners James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano and Edie Falco as Tony's wife Carmela, plus Lorraine Bracco as therapist Dr. Jennifer Melfi, Emmy(R) winner Michael Imperioli as Tony's nephew Christopher Moltisanti, Dominic Chianese as Uncle Junior, Nancy Marchand as Livia Soprano, Robert Iler as Anthony Soprano, Jr., Jamie-Lynn Sigler as Meadow Soprano, Tony Sirico as Paulie Walnuts, and Steven Van Zandt as Silvio Dante.

In 2004, the series won four Emmys(R), including Drama Series; Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Michael Imperioli); Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Drea de Matteo); and Writing for a Drama Series (Terence Winter, "Long Term Parking"). The show has also won five Golden Globe Awards, including the award in the Best Television Series - Drama category in 2000. THE SOPRANOS is an HBO Brad Grey Television production in association with HBO Original Programming. The series was created by David Chase. Executive Producers are Brad Grey and David Chase. HBO and The Sopranos are service marks of Home Box Office, Inc.

About A&E Network

Now reaching more than 92 million homes, A&E Network offers a diverse mix of high quality entertainment; ranging from the network's signature Real-Life Series franchise, including the hit series 'Dog the Bounty Hunter,' 'Intervention,' 'Gene Simmons Family Jewels,' 'King of Cars' and 'Criss Angel Mindfreak,' to critically acclaimed original movies, dramatic series and the most successful justice shows on cable. A&E is the official basic cable home to the high-profile series 'The Sopranos,' 'CSI: Miami' and '24.' The A&E Network website is located at http://www.aetv.com. The A&E Insider is located at http://www.aetv.com/insider. For more information and photography please visit us on the web at http://www.aetvpress.com.

SOURCE A&E Network
http://www.aetv.com http://AETV.com/thesopranos

  [may 2007]  


[10/07/15 - 01:26 PM]
"Please Like Me" Available on Hulu Starting October 11
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[10/07/15 - 01:12 PM]
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[10/07/15 - 11:24 AM]
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[10/07/15 - 10:56 AM]
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[10/07/15 - 10:47 AM]
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[10/07/15 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/07/15 - 09:48 AM]
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[10/07/15 - 09:17 AM]
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[10/07/15 - 09:03 AM]
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[10/07/15 - 08:42 AM]
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[10/07/15 - 08:40 AM]
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[10/07/15 - 08:39 AM]
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[10/07/15 - 08:30 AM]
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[10/07/15 - 08:26 AM]
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[10/07/15 - 08:25 AM]
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