NEW HBO DRAMA SERIES TELL ME YOU LOVE ME TO DEBUT SEPT. 9
LOS ANGELES, July 12, 2007 - The new HBO drama series TELL ME
YOU LOVE ME will kick off its ten-episode first season SUNDAY, SEPT. 9
(9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), it was announced today by Carolyn Strauss,
president, HBO Entertainment. Created by Cynthia Mort and executive
produced by Cynthia Mort and Gavin Polone, the show follows three
couples who are at different stages of their relationships, all of whom
see the same couples therapist.
"TELL ME YOU LOVE ME is an intense, thought-provoking series
that's unlike anything else HBO has presented before," said Strauss.
"The show reveals characters and relationships through everyday, telling
moments in a way that broadcast TV can't do."
TELL ME YOU LOVE ME looks at the connection, or disconnection,
between sex and intimacy, as seen through the stories of three couples
who attend therapy sessions with Dr. May Foster. Dave and Katie, in
their 40s, are outwardly happy, but have stopped having sex. Carolyn
and Palek, in their 30s, want to have a baby, but the pressure to get
pregnant is taking a toll on them. Jamie and Hugo, in their 20s, are
engaged, but trying to resolve issues with fidelity.
Cast regulars on TELL ME YOU LOVE ME include (in alphabetical
order): Jane Alexander (Emmy(r) winner for HBO's "Warm Springs";
four-time Oscar(r) nominee), Michelle Borth ("Wonderland"), Tim DeKay
(HBO's "Carnivale"), Aislinn Paul ("Degrassi: The Next Generation"),
Adam Scott ("Knocked Up"), Kate Towne ("Blades of Glory"), Sonya Walger
("Lost") and Ally Walker ("Profiler").
Also appearing in TELL ME YOU LOVE ME are: Luke Farrell Kirby
("Slings and Arrows"), David Selby ("Falcon Crest"), Ian Somerhalder
("Lost") and Sherry Stringfield ("ER").
TELL ME YOU LOVE ME is produced by HBO Entertainment in
association with Pariah and O&M/ANN SJM Production; created by Cynthia
Mort; executive producers, Cynthia Mort and Gavin Polone; supervising
producer, Anya Epstein; consulting producer, Vanessa Taylor; producers,
Kathy Landsberg, David Schulner and Lori-Etta Taub; staff writers, David
Gould and Dylan Gary; casting director, Wendy O'Brien, C.S.A.