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[08/27/07 - 09:27 PM]
Beauty and the Geek Returns for a Fourth Season with New Twists on Tuesday, September 18
The new season will feature a new twist - a hot guy and a geeky girl will compete against the contestants.

[via press release from The CW]

"BEAUTY AND THE GEEK" RETURNS FOR A FOURTH SEASON WITH NEW TWISTS ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

THE CW's HIT SOCIAL EXPERIMENT BREAKS THE MOLD BY INTRODUCING A GEEKY GIRL AND HUNKY GUY ON THE FOURTH SEASON PREMIERE

(Burbank, CA) August 27, 2007 - From the producing team of Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg ("Punk'd"), The CW's hit reality show "Beauty and the Geek" returns with an outrageously fun fourth season, where the new contestants are thrown a curveball that is as shocking as it is hilarious. The two-hour premiere kicks off the network's fall season on Tuesday, September 18 (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET).

The contestants had expected business as usual - gorgeous but academically impaired women paired with brilliant but socially challenged men to test intellect and social skills for a chance to win the $250,000 grand prize. But in their first days, they learn they have to compete against one pair that's the complete opposite - a hot guy and a geeky girl - which immediately throws the rest of the house into turmoil.

Among the new challenges, the geeks will perform an autobiographical rap in a nightclub and participate in the ultimate social test: the competition for Prom King. The beauties will delve into today's hot topics for the first-ever American Beauty Debate and go back to basics when they find themselves serving as a substitute teacher for a third-grade class. Each of the previous seasons resulted in an unlikely romantic connection between a beauty and a geek. But what happens when one hot guy and one geeky girl get in on the action?

Meet the Geeks:

Name: David

Hometown: Paramus, New Jersey; currently resides in Somerville, Massachusetts

Age: 28

Occupation: Fire Department Administrator

Name: Jesse

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio

Age: 26

Occupation: Software Engineer

Name: John

Hometown: Frederick, Maryland

Age: 22

Occupation: Student working on Master's Thesis/Analog Circuit Designer

Name: Josh

Hometown: Oakland, California

Age: 21

Occupation: Mechanical Engineering Student at UC Berkeley

Name: Joshua

Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona; currently in Princeton, New Jersey

Age: 26

Occupation: Student. Upon completion of writing a paper on Type 2 Quasars, will receive master's degree

Name: Luke

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio; currently resides in Columbus, Ohio

Age: 23

Occupation: Student

Name: Nicole

Hometown: San Francisco, California

Age: 25

Occupation: Graduate Student at Tufts University, studying Musicology. Completed undergrad studies at Caltech and USC

Name: Tony

Hometown: Fort Smith, Arkansas; currently resides in Kirksville, Missouri

Age: 26

Occupation: Medical Student

Name: Will

Hometown: Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina

Age: 25

Occupation: Server

Name: William

Hometown: Haworth, New Jersey; currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia

Age: 23

Occupation: Software Engineer

Meet the Beauties:

Name: Amanda

Hometown: Warren, Ohio

Age: 25

Occupation: Model

Name: Erin

Hometown: Carol Stream, Illinois

Age: 22

Occupation: Hair Stylist

Name: Hollie

Hometown: Providence, Rhode Island; currently resides in Orlando, Florida

Age: 26

Occupation: Theme Park Performer

Name: Jasmine

Hometown: Norwich, Connecticut, currently resides in Columbus, Ohio

Age: 22

Occupation: Nanny

Name: Jennifer

Hometown: Ontario, Canada; currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts

Age: 26

Occupation: Waitress and model

Name: Katie

Hometown: Davenport, Iowa; currently Schaumburg, Illinois

Age: 25

Occupation: Retail Store Manager

Name: Natalie

Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina

Age: 22

Occupation: Waitress and Promotional Model for Hooters

Name: Rebecca

Hometown: Crown Point, Indiana

Age: 24

Occupation: Student

Name: Sam

Hometown: Davis, California

Age: 26

Occupation: Party Promoter

Name: Shalandra

Hometown: Little Rock, Arkansas

Age: 26

Occupation: Bar Tender

"Beauty and the Geek" is from fox21 and is produced by Katalyst Films and 3 Ball Productions with executive producers Ashton Kutcher & Jason Goldberg ("Guess Who," "Punk'd"), Nick Santora ("Prison Break," "The Sopranos"), J.D. Roth ("The Biggest Loser," "For Love or Money") and Todd A. Nelson ("The Biggest Loser," "For Love or Money").





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· BEAUTY AND THE GEEK (CW)
· BIGGEST LOSER, THE (NBC)
· FOR LOVE OR MONEY (NBC)
· PRISON BREAK (FOX)
· PUNK'D (BET)
· SOPRANOS, THE (HBO)









[08/01/15 - 11:35 AM]
2015 PBS Arts Fall Festival Celebrates Fifth Anniversary Season
The 2015 PBS Arts Fall Festival returns October 9 at 9:00/8:00c, celebrating its fifth season, with eight new weekly programs.

[08/01/15 - 11:25 AM]
Disney's "Descendants" Waves Magic Ratings Wand for Disney Channel with 6.6 Million Total Viewers
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, July 31.

[08/01/15 - 09:50 AM]
New Episodes of "Super Why!" Soar Onto PBS Kids Starting August 17
Developed for children ages 3-6, the series helps kids explore reading and the alphabet, word families, spelling, comprehension and vocabulary as they follow their favorite Storybrook Village characters on interactive adventures.

[08/01/15 - 09:49 AM]
PBS Kids Premieres All-New Movie, "Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle"
In this adventure-filled feature-length movie, Curious George takes a trip to space but crash-lands in the jungles of Africa, leading to an unforgettable journey with new animal friends.

[08/01/15 - 08:54 AM]
Friday's "Dateline" Hits Three-Week Highs in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, July 31.

[08/01/15 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Powers NBC to Demo Victory
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 for the fifth consecutive week.

[07/31/15 - 04:01 PM]
Raven-Symone Returns to Disney Channel to Guest Star in a Special Episode of Hit Spy Comedy "K.C. Undercover," Monday, September 7
The special one hour episode featuring a tour de force of audacious physical comedy, imagination and unexpected disguises, premieres on said Monday.

[07/31/15 - 03:50 PM]
The CW Sets New Season Premiere Date for "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" and "Jane the Virgin"
Both series will now roll out one week earlier, on Monday, October 12.

[07/31/15 - 03:33 PM]
AMC's Martial Arts Drama Series "Into the Badlands" to Premiere Sunday, November 15th at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The series premiere will coincide with AMC's newest movie event, "AMC FightFest," a two-week martial arts movie marathon beginning Monday, November 2 through Friday, November 13.

[07/31/15 - 03:32 PM]
AMC Confirms 15-Episode Order for Second Season of "Fear the Walking Dead"
As previously announced, the series will debut in the U.S. Sunday, August 23 at 9:00/8:00c with an extended 90-minute episode.

[07/31/15 - 03:31 PM]
AMC Places Straight-to-Series Order for "The West" (WT) from Executive Producers Robert Redford and Stephen David Entertainment
In addition, AMC announced today that "The Making of The Mob," also executive produced by Stephen David Entertainment.

[07/31/15 - 01:37 PM]
"Shadowhunters" Star Alberto Rosende to Participate in a Live Twitter Chat with Fans on Tuesday, August 4
Starting at 12:00pm PT/3:00pm ET, fans can tweet Alberto Rosende (@arosende) using #AskAlberto in their message.

[07/31/15 - 01:01 PM]
Starz Releases All New "Blunt Talk" Key Art and Trailer, First Look Photo of Lucy Lawless in "Ash vs Evil Dead," and "Survivor's Remorse" Trailer from TCA
"Blunt Talk" and "Survivor's Remorse" both kick off on Saturday, August 22 on the pay channel.

[07/31/15 - 11:58 AM]
BBC America Announces Two New Original Scripted Series and Original Scripted Development Slate
"Undercover", a gripping political thriller from acclaimed writer Peter Moffat starring Sophie Okonedo and Adrian Lester, and "Thirteen," a compelling contemporary mystery from rising star Marnie Dickens, are both on tap for 2016.

[07/31/15 - 11:20 AM]
Starz to Offer Subscribers Online and On-Demand Bingeing Opportunities for "Flesh and Bone" Limited Series and "Da Vinci's Demons" Final Season
All episodes will be available exclusively for subscribers, timed with their respective first episode premieres on October 24 and November 8.