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[09/17/07 - 04:15 PM]
True Love Takes a Dark and Hairy Turn in the ABC Family Original Movie 'Nature of the Beast'
The telefilm premieres Sunday, October 21st (8:00 - 10:00 PM ET/PT) as part of ABC Family's "13 Nights of Halloween" programming event.

[via press release from ABC Family]

TRUE LOVE TAKES A DARK AND HAIRY TURN IN THE ABC FAMILY ORIGINAL MOVIE 'NATURE OF THE BEAST'

Premieres On Oct 21st As Part Of The "13 Nights of Halloween" Programming Event

Burbank, CA (September 17, 2007) � Boy meets girl. Boy asks girl to marry him. Boy tells girl he is a werewolf and they must hunt down the dreaded alpha wolf to cure him. No one said love was easy. One couple faces this terrifying scenario in the ABC Family original film NATURE OF THE BEAST, premiering on Sunday, October 21st (8:00 � 10:00 PM ET/PT) as part of ABC Family's "13 Nights of Halloween" programming event. The love story with a frighteningly dark twist stars Eddie Kaye Thomas ("American Pie"), Autumn Reeser ("The O.C.") and Eric Mabius ("Ugly Betty").

Rich (Thomas) and Julia (Reeser) have finally found the perfect partner in each other and are preparing to make their way down the isle. As the wedding date approaches, Julia starts to notice Rich exhibiting some pretty odd behavior. With wild ideas about what he could be hiding from her, Julia is at wits end, but she is in no way prepared for the truth. Rich's deep dark secret is that he is a werewolf. Not willing to accept his hairy curse, Julia decides that there must be a way to cure him and drags a reluctant Rich into the search for answers.

After some heavy research, squeezed in between a bridal shower and pre-marriage counseling, Rich thinks he has found the answer. They must hunt down and kill the werewolf that bit and infected him to break the curse. Rich is determined to make this up to his bride-to-be and heads back to his old college stomping grounds to track down the Alpha Wolf. His search brings him into contact with a lot of old faces from the past that may be able to help him. One such person is Donovan (Mabius), his former teacher, who knows much more about the attack than what he leads Rich to believe. Could Donovan be hiding a much darker secret from Rich that could make the wedding take a morbid turn?

NATURE OF THE BEAST was directed by Rodman Flender and was written by David Kendall & Bob Young. The movie was executive produced by Howard Braunstein, Michael Jaffe, Bob Young and David Kendall, and produced by Steve Solomos.

Part of the Disney-ABC-TV Group, ABC Family, distributed in over 91 million homes, features original movies, series and specials reflecting today's families and entertaining and connecting with adults through relevant stories about today's relationships, all told with diversity, dysfunction, passion, humor and heart. ABC Family's programming is a mix of quality acquired series and theatricals as well as original movies and scripted dramas. ABC Family is also the destination for Holiday events with "13 Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas" branded programming events. ABC Family. A New Kind of Family.





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· NATURE OF THE BEAST (ABC FAMILY)
· OC, THE (FOX)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)





[09/15/14 - 01:22 PM]
"Genesis - Sum of the Parts" to Make Its Premiere on Showtime(R)
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[09/15/14 - 12:49 PM]
FX Rides "Sons of Anarchy" to Record Ratings
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.

[09/15/14 - 12:25 PM]
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[09/15/14 - 12:16 PM]
New Episodes of CNBC's Popular Series "The Profit" Return Tuesday, October 14 at 10PM ET/PT
The 10 original hour-long episodes, including a special update episode, follow self-made millionaire and serial entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis as he saves struggling businesses while investing his own cash in the process.

[09/15/14 - 11:01 AM]
Travis Pastrana and the "Nitro Circus Live" Crew Return to MTV2 for All-New Season on Wednesday, October 8 at 11 P.M. ET/PT
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[09/15/14 - 10:52 AM]
Take It Off with VH1 for Season Two of "Dating Naked"
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[09/15/14 - 10:28 AM]
A&E Network Premieres New Original Series "Dead Again" Thursday, October 2 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The hour-long series follows a top team of detectives who will re-examine controversial murder cases in which unresolved questions still linger long after the verdict was determined.

[09/15/14 - 10:11 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces World Television Premiere of Hallmark Hall of Fame Original Movie, "One Christmas Eve", Starring Anne Heche, November 30
In "One Christmas Eve," Anne Heche stars as a recently-divorced mom who wants her two kids' first Christmas "without dad" to be perfect.

[09/15/14 - 10:04 AM]
Langley Productions and Spike TV to Honor "Cops" Audio Technician Bryce Dion
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[09/15/14 - 09:43 AM]
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[09/15/14 - 09:36 AM]
Syfy's New Zombie Series "Z Nation" Bites Off 1.6 Million Viewers During September 12 Premiere
Syfy spins the numbers for Friday, September 12.

[09/15/14 - 09:14 AM]
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[09/15/14 - 09:00 AM]
"Conan" to Celebrate George Harrison the Week of Sept. 22 with Performances by Beck, Norah Jones, Dhani Harrison & Friends and More
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[09/15/14 - 08:58 AM]
Nickelodeon's TV and Digital Channels to Go Dark for Eleventh Annual Worldwide Day of Play, Saturday, Sept. 20
Additionally, the network's national prosocial partners - United States Tennis Association, NFL PLAY 60, the Boys and Girls Club of America and Key Club, among others - will host several thousand local events across the country to help celebrate kids' love of play.

[09/15/14 - 08:47 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.