[05/07/07 - 04:06 PM]
Lifetime Television's Popular Series "Blood Ties" to Return for Second Season in Fall
Lifetime Television's popular series "Blood Ties," which is averaging 1.3 million viewers during its freshman season, will return for a second season of ten new episodes in the fall.

[via press release from Lifetime]

Lifetime Television's Popular Series "Blood Ties" To Return for Second Season in Fall

NEW YORK, May 7 -- Lifetime Television's popular series "Blood Ties," which is averaging 1.3 million viewers during its freshman season, will return for a second season of ten new episodes in the fall.

Airing Sundays at 10PM (ET/PT), "Blood Ties" will complete its first season of 12 episodes on May 20. The series premiered on Lifetime on March 11 and averages a 1.1 household rating.

Lifetime entered the mystical world with "Blood Ties," a drama series starring Christina Cox ("The Chronicles of Riddick") as a private investigator specializing in solving supernatural crimes, who joins in an unexpected partnership with a mysterious and sexy vampire. Based on Tanya Huff's best- selling novels The Blood Books, the series also stars Dylan Neal ("JAG"), Kyle Schmid ("Beautiful People") and Gina Holden ("Reunion").

Christina Cox is best known for her Gemini Award nominated performance as Angie Ramirez on "FX: The Series," as well as her role opposite Vin Diesel as mercenary Eve Logan in "The Chronicles of Riddick." Cox also was the lead in the romantic comedy "Better than Chocolate." Cox's television appearances include guest-starring roles on "CSI: Miami," "Cold Case," "Numb3rs" and "The Chris Isaak Show." Cox can also soon be seen opposite Ving Rhames in the upcoming historical feature film drama "Ascension Day."

Kyle Schmid appeared in the Canadian film "Spill" and later went on to star in "The Sandy Bottom Orchestra," which earned him a Young Artist Award nomination for best supporting actor. He was most recently seen as a recurring character on the ABC Family drama series "Beautiful People." Other television appearances include guest-starring roles on various series including "I Was a Six Grade Alien," "Strange Days at Blake Holsey High," "The Zack Files," "Odyssey 5" and "Degrassi: The Next Generation." Other credits include the telefilms "Alley Cats Strike," "Cyber Seduction: His Secret Life," Lifetime Television's "Sex & the Single Mom" and Disney Channel's "The Cheetah Girls." Schmid's feature film work includes roles on "The Covenant," "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants," "A History of Violence" and "The Pacifier."

Dylan Neal is a well recognized face on television, having appeared in recurring roles on "JAG" as Lt. Dalton 'Boomer' Jonas; Nick Sweeny on "Hyperion Bay;" Dylan Shaw on "The Bold and the Beautiful;" Cory Robbins on "Pacific Palisades" and "Dawson's Creek" as Doug Witter. Neal was also seen on the series "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch," "Relic Hunter" and "She Spies." His other television credits include the TV shows "The War at Home," "CSI: Miami," "Kevin Hill" and "Thieves." He also appeared on the telefilms "Vampire Bats" and "Locusts." Neal was also featured in the film "40 Days and 40 Nights" with Josh Hartnett.

Gina Holden began her career as a model, finding success in Japan where she became the face of Shiseido cosmetics and appeared on over twenty magazine covers. Holden later discovered her love of acting in college and has since appeared in a variety of roles on both film and television. Her film credits include "Code Name: The Cleaner," "Fantastic Four," "Final Destination 3" and "The Butterfly Effect 2." Holden's television work includes a recurring role on the series "Reunion" and "Da Vinci's City Hall." She was also seen on "The L Word," "Psych," "Supernatural" and "The Dead Zone."

The series is executive produced by Randy Zalken ("Under the Mistletoe"), Kirk Shaw ("Battle in Seattle"), Marshall Kesten ("Air Master") and Peter Mohan ("Mutant X") who also serves as the show runner and wrote the premiere episode. "Blood Ties" is produced by Mark Winemaker ("Path to 9/11") and Paul McConvey ("Look-a-Like"). Allan Kroeker ("Bones," "Supernatural") directed the premiere episode. The series is produced by Insight Film Studios Ltd. and Kaleidoscope Entertainment Inc. for Lifetime Television. It is also produced and developed in association with CHUM Television.

Lifetime is the leader in women's television and one of the top-rated basic cable television networks. A diverse, multi-media company, Lifetime is committed to offering the highest quality entertainment and information programming, and advocating a wide range of issues affecting women and their families. Lifetime Television, LMN, Lifetime Real Women, Lifetime Home Entertainment and Lifetime Online (http://www.lifetimetv.com) are part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, a 50/50 joint venture of The Hearst Corporation and The Walt Disney Company.

SOURCE Lifetime Television

  [may 2007]  

· PATH TO 9/11, THE (ABC)

[12/07/23 - 09:08 AM]
George & Cindy Anthony Take Polygraph in New A&E & Lifetime Cross-Network Special "Casey Anthony's Parents: The Lie Detector Test"
The two-hour film, due on Thursday, January 4, is produced by York & Wilder and features new interviews with George and Cindy by journalist Tony Harris.

[12/07/23 - 09:01 AM]
Lamorne Morris & Iris Apatow Join Rob Lowe & John Owen Lowe for "Unstable" Season 2; Fred Armisen Set to Return
Morris will play recurring guest star Peter: the charismatic founder of a biotech start-up, Peter's rising star manages to stoke the already intense rivalry between Ellis (Rob Lowe) and Jackson (John Owen Lowe).

[12/07/23 - 09:01 AM]
HBO Original Documentary "Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project" Debuts January 8
The critically acclaimed film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival where it won the Grand Jury Prize for Best U.S. Documentary and was an official selection in the Spotlight section of the 61st New York Film Festival.

[12/07/23 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Presents "Norman Lear: A Life on Television," An "Entertainment Tonight" Special, to Air Friday, Dec. 8
The previously scheduled episode of "The Price Is Right at Night" will now air Monday, December 11, leading into the premiere of "Big Brother Reindeer Games."

[12/07/23 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Fool Me Once" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When ex-soldier Maya sees her murdered husband on a secret nanny cam, she uncovers a deadly conspiracy that stretches deep into the past.

[12/07/23 - 08:01 AM]
"Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2024" Announces Star-Studded Lineup for Hollywood Festivities
Aqua, Doechii, Ellie Goulding, Green Day, Janelle Monáe, Loud Luxury x Two Friends with Bebe Rexha, Ludacris, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Paul Russell, Reneé Rapp with Coco Jones and Thirty Seconds to Mars are among the featured artists.

[12/07/23 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Time for Your Next Mission - Watch the Official Teaser Trailer for the New, Relatable "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" Series
What's riskier: espionage or marriage?

[12/07/23 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "World War II: From the Frontlines" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Through vividly enhanced archival footage and voices from all sides of the conflict, this docuseries brings WWII to life like never before.

[12/07/23 - 07:01 AM]
ESPN Films' 30 for 30 "The Minister of Defense" about NFL Hall of Famer Reggie White to Premiere on December 13 at 9 p.m. ET
The film chronicles both White's incredible dominance as one of the best defensive players ever and his spiritual journey as an ordained evangelical minister who questioned his blind faith toward the end of his life.

[12/07/23 - 06:03 AM]
Apple TV+ Shares a Glimpse at Its Upcoming, Action-Packed Psychological Thriller "Constellation," Starring Noomi Rapace and Jonathan Banks
"Constellation" stars Rapace as Jo - an astronaut who returns to Earth after a disaster in space - only to discover that key pieces of her life seem to be missing.

[12/07/23 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "The Brothers Sun" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When the head of a powerful Taiwanese triad is shot by a mysterious assassin, his eldest son, Charles (Justin Chien) heads to Los Angeles to protect his mother, Eileen (Michelle Yeoh), and his naive younger brother, Bruce (Sam Song Li) - who's been completely sheltered from the truth of his family until now.

[12/07/23 - 06:01 AM]
Video: Paramount+ Debuts Teaser Trailer for the Star-Studded Animated Film "The Tiger's Apprentice"
Based on the popular children's book series of the same name by Laurence Yep, the project follows Chinese-American teenager Tom Lee (Soo Hoo), whose life changes forever when he discovers he is part of a long lineage of magical protectors known as the Guardians.

[12/07/23 - 05:32 AM]
Prime Video and Premier Boxing Champions Announce New Multiyear Rights Agreement Beginning in 2024
Prime Video will distribute PBC's industry-leading pay-per-view (PPV) events in the U.S, with the first event anticipated for March 2024.

[12/07/23 - 03:10 AM]
Video: "The Serial Killer's Wife" - First Look - Paramount+
The brand new suspense-packed thriller series is based off the best selling novel of the same name by Alice Hunter.

[12/07/23 - 12:02 AM]
"Love Is Blind Sweden" Reveals the Premiere Date and Jessica Almenas as Host for the Reality Dating Show
The series follows a social experiment where singles look for love and to get engaged, all before meeting in person.