THE CW, MACY'S AND WARNER BROS. TELEVISION GROUP ANNOUNCE THE WINNERS OF THE "ONE TREE HILL CASTING CALL" OFFERING THE ULTIMATE FAN WEEKEND AND A WALK-ON ROLE TO EIGHT LUCKY FANS
"ONE TREE HILL" RETURNS WITH SIX NEW EPISODES TONIGHT
Los Angeles, California (April 14, 2008) - The CW, Macy's and the Warner Bros. Television Group announce the winners of ONE TREE HILL's "Ultimate Fan Weekend in Wilmington" contest. Eight lucky fans will enjoy a walk-on role, attendance at star James Lafferty's Charity Basketball Game and an exclusive performance by singer/songwriter Kate Voegele.
The winners are Serena Austin from Atlanta, GA; Christine Miller from Elk Grove Village, IL; Kayla Goddard from Dublin, OH; Katie Krieg from St. James City, FL; Candice Laurel from San Jose, CA; Heidi Goodsell from Bellingham, WA; Casey Rodriguez from Richmond Hill, NY and Haley Nielsen from Lakewood, CA. These eight passionate ONE TREE HILL fans were selected based on a 30-second video submission - recorded in video booths at select Macy's stores or submitted online - explaining why they deserved to win this opportunity of a lifetime. The winners' videos are available for viewing at www.cwtv.com.
The winners will be flown to the ONE TREE HILL set in Wilmington, North Carolina, where they will film a walk-on role on Friday, April 25, and attend James Lafferty's Annual Charity Basketball Game on Saturday, April 26, followed by an exclusive party with cast members and a special performance by singer/songwriter Kate Voegele on the ONE TREE HILL set.
ONE TREE HILL, which airs on Mondays (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET), has often offered its fans unique opportunities to interact with its characters and their storylines outside of traditional television viewing, including the "One Tree Hill Concert Tour" in 2005 and "Road Trip to Honey Grove, Texas" in 2007. The series was created by Mark Schwahn and is executive produced by Schwahn, Joe Davola, Greg Prange, Mike Tollin and Brian Robbins. ONE TREE HILL is a Tollin/Robbins Production in association with Warner Bros. Television.
Macy's, the largest retail brand of Macy's, Inc., delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at more than 800 locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Offering distinctive assortments including exclusive fashion and home brands, Macy's stores are operated by seven regionally based retail divisions - Macy's East, Macy's Florida, Macy's Midwest, Macy's North, Macy's Northwest, Macy's South, and Macy's West - and an online store at macys.com. For Macy's media materials, please visit our online pressroom at www.macys.com/pressroom.
James Lafferty's 5th Annual Charity Basketball Game proceeds benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, researching cures and treating children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases; the Wilmington Family YMCA; and Winnie's Garden, offering assistance toward the funding, welfare and support of animal shelters and homeless pets.