TV GUIDE NETWORK'S ORIGINAL REALITY SERIES "NAIL FILES" RETURNS FOR SEASON TWO
Executive Producer SallyAnn Salsano to Bring Viewers More Reality Drama with
Series Star Katie Cazorla and Her Expanding Nail Empire
LOS ANGELES (February 13, 2012) - TV Guide Network has announced that it will bring back a second season of "Nail Files," an original reality series from ratings juggernaut reality producer SallyAnn Salsano (Executive Producer of "Jersey Shore"). "Nail Files" launched in summer 2011 and delivered TV Guide Network's highest ratings for an original series premiere. The second season, produced by Salsano and her team at 495 Productions, will feature series star and The Painted Nail salon owner Katie Cazorla. It is scheduled to air on TV Guide Network this summer.
"'Nail Files' quickly found a loyal viewing audience on TV Guide Network and became one of the most talked about new reality shows last summer among women," said Allen Shapiro, TV Guide Network Chairman. "We are pleased to bring back the series with even more Hollywood celebrities, reality drama and intriguing characters."
"Season two will follow the colorful escapades of Katie's professional and personal life," said SallyAnn Salsano, "Nail Files" Executive Producer and president of 495 Productions. "Expect a drama-filled, entertaining season that will give viewers a chance to see Katie in action as a businesswoman, nail industry trend-setter and bride-to-be."
"Nail Files" follows the unpredictable and always exciting life of Katie Cazorla, a high-spirited nail salon entrepreneur living a fast-paced life in Hollywood. Season two of the series will star Katie, her fiancé Walter, and new and returning personalities in eight new original episodes.
"The second season of 'Nail Files' is well-timed to the expansion of my salon and many new developments in my personal life," said Katie. "I hope to continue to bring viewers lots of laughs, while showering them with Hollywood glam, glitter, and of course, fabulous mani/pedis!"
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TV Guide Network is a full-screen entertainment destination with programming that celebrates Hollywood, its stars and shows that fans love. Seen in more than 80 million homes nationwide, TV Guide Network delivers original series and specials that bring viewers closer to their favorite celebrities. Its signature programming includes red carpet coverage at Hollywood's most exclusive star-studded galas such as the Academy Awards(R), Primetime Emmy(R) Awards and Grammy(R) Awards. TV Guide Network, TVGuide.com and the TV Guide brand are owned by Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), the leading next-generation studio and producer of award-winning series "Mad Men" and "Weeds," and One Equity Partners, the private equity arm of JPMorgan Chase.
About 495 Productions
Since its launch in 2006, 495 Productions has emerged as one of the television industry's foremost production powerhouses. The company specializes in developing unique, character-driven television shows anchored by colorful personalities. The founder and creative force behind 495 Productions is veteran producer SallyAnn Salsano. 495 became known throughout the world thanks to its smash hit, "Jersey Shore" which premiered on MTV in December of 2009 and instantly became a global pop-culture phenomenon. Additional projects include "Disaster Date" (MTV), "Repo Games" (SPIKE TV), four hit seasons of "Tool Academy" (VH1), "Nashville Star" (NBC) and many others.