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AbcfamilY.com Welcomes Back "Greek" with Interactive Online Viewing Parties
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[via press release from ABC Family]


ABC Family Hosts Weekly Online Viewing Parties Powered by View2Gether.com

Burbank, CA (March 31, 2009) � In conjunction with the launch of the new season of the ABC Family original series, "Greek," ABCFamily.com will be hosting weekly online viewing parties allowing fans to watch current episodes of the series simultaneously with others while chatting in real time.

Beginning today, March 31, fans of ABC Family's hit series "Greek" can visit ABCFamily.com (http://community.abcfamily.go.com/viewing_party/3/splash ) to host their own Viewing Parties through View2Gether.com's (www.view2gether.com) social viewing platform. View2gether.com's unique synchronous streaming technology enables viewers to create an online lounge, meet other fans of "Greek," customize content and watch and discuss current episodes of the popular ABC Family series together in real time, regardless of the viewers geographic location.

The "Greek" Viewing Parties are integrated within ABCFamily.com's popular community allowing fans to create their own parties with friends or meet other fans of the show and watch current episodes of the ABC Family series. In the coming weeks, members of the "Greek" cast will be hosting their own viewing parties of their favorite episodes this season, chatting directly with fans and giving behind-the-scenes details.

New episodes of "Greek" air on ABC Family Mondays (8:00 � 9:00 PM ET/PT). Jesse McCartney joined the cast in this week's premiere episode, "Take Me Home Cyprus Rhodes" (directed by Michael Lange and written by Jessica O'Toole & Amy Rardin.). Episodes will be available online the day after their network premiere.

"Greek" is executive produced by Lloyd Segan, Shawn Piller, Anne Kenney and John Ziffren. The show is created by executive producer Patrick Sean Smith. Michael Berns and Mark Stegemann serve as co-executive producers. The ensemble cast includes Jacob Zachar as Rusty, Spencer Grammer as Casey, Scott Michael Foster as Cappie, Jake McDorman as Evan, Clark Duke as Dale, Dilshad Vadsaria as Rebecca, Paul James as Calvin, Amber Stevens as Ashleigh and Tiffany DuPont as Frannie.

Part of the Disney-ABC Television Group, ABC Family, distributed in over 95 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.

View2gether, Inc. (www.view2gether.com) is the world's leading provider of technology solutions in the social viewing space. View2Gether.com's proprietary platform offers sites, brands, networks, studios and video portals advanced social community functionality for users as they create "lounges" where they can chat in real time and watch any video in perfect synch while searching, previewing and selecting additional content � all generating greater revenues for partners through incremental video and ad serves. Current partners utilizing the View2Gether.com platform include ABC Family and Adikted.tv. View2Gether.com is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with Chris Adams, the co-Founder of Participant Media as it's President & CEO and former Sony Pictures President Jeff Sagansky as it's Chairman.

  [march 2009]  


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