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[06/09/15 - 02:59 PM]
CBS to Send "The Briefcase" to Fridays Following Its Wednesday Run
The series will air Fridays at 8:00/7:00c beginning June 19 on the network.

[via press release from CBS]

THE MATAS AND MELANSONS FACE A DIFFICULT DECISION WHEN THEY SEE SIMILARITIES WITHIN EACH OTHER'S FAMILIES AND MUST DECIDE TO INVEST IN THEIR OWN CHILDREN AND HOMES OR SHARE WITH THE OTHER FAMILY, ON "THE BRIEFCASE," WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17

"Matas/Melansons"- The Matas from Boyle Heights, Calif. and The Melansons from Huningham, Mass. face a difficult decision when they see similarities within each other's families and must decide whether to invest the money in their own children and homes or share with the other family, on THE BRIEFCASE, Wednesday, June 17 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Meet The Mata Family

Richard: High School Teacher

Esperanza: Special Ed Teacher

Two children, ages 19 and 16

Boyle Heights, Calif.

The Matas are extremely passionate about their Mexican heritage, and they all perform together in a Mariachi band on the weekends. In addition to playing, they run a Mariachi conservatory to teach youth the art in hopes of keeping them off the streets of Los Angeles. Their value of education has driven them into large debt with student loans, and as teachers they often find themselves spending their own money on supplies.

Meet The Melanson Family

Mark: Firefighter

Cara: Stay-at-Home Mom

Four children, ages 14, 11, 9 and 7

Hingham, Mass.

Living on one income with four children is a challenge financially for Mark and Cara, but over the past six years, they've managed to foster multiple children. Their eldest son started the charity "Guys Making Pies" that has raised more than $30,000, and Cara is going back to school to become a lawyer so she can help advocate for foster children.

THE BRIEFCASE is produced by 25/7 Productions and distributed by Sony Pictures Television. Dave Broome (Creator and Executive Producer, THE BIGGEST LOSER)
and Faye Stapleton are executive producers.

THE MOYAS AND THE VENDELY-SALGADOS FACE THE DECISION OF PLANNING FOR THEIR OWN FAMILY'S FUTURE OR SHARING THE MONEY, EVEN THOUGH THEY HAVE VERY DIFFERENT VIEWS AND LIFESTYLES, ON "THE BRIEFCASE," FRIDAY, JUNE 19

"Moyas/Vendely-Salgados"- The Moyas and the Vendely-Salgados face the decision of planning for their own family's future or sharing the money, even though they have very different views and lifestyles, on THE BRIEFCASE, Friday, June 19 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Meet The Moya Family

Gabe: Insurance Agent

Krystal: Stay At Home Mom

Six children, ages 9, 7, 5, 3 and 2-year-old twins

Albuquerque, N.M.

Gabe and Krystal Moya are high school sweethearts whose lives revolve around faith and family. The Moya's finances hit rock bottom in 2009, but through all the hard times, they remain positive, feel blessed, and are determined to raise their children with strong faith.

Meet The Vendely-Salgado Family

Amari Vendely: Unemployed

Natalie Salgado: Medical Assistant

Three children, ages 7, 5 and 3

Miami, Fla.

Amari and Natalie's financial situation hit a rough patch when Natalie was laid off from her position as a medical assistant. She has since found another job, but the time unemployed in between jobs took a toll on the family. In addition there will be extra expenses for Amari's transition. He was born female, but after giving birth to two children and living as a woman for most of her adult life, he now lives as a man.

THE BRIEFCASE is produced by 25/7 Productions and distributed by Sony Pictures Television. Dave Broome (Creator and Executive Producer, THE BIGGEST LOSER)
and Faye Stapleton are executive producers.





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[04/12/24 - 12:13 PM]
The Next Generation of Elite Survivalists Take on the Ultimate Challenge When "Naked and Afraid XL" Returns Sunday, May 12 at 8PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel
This season, the survivalists will take on Naked and Afraid XL's Proving Grounds and test their mettle by taking on the most extreme challenge, with an unexpected twist.

[04/12/24 - 12:02 PM]
Paramount+ Announces Season Four Renewal of "Star Trek: Strange New Worlds" and Fifth and Final Season of "Star Trek: Lower Decks"
The former series is currently in production on its third season, which is set to debut in 2025.

[04/12/24 - 11:49 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Fan-Favorite Series "When Calls the Heart" Returns for Season 11 as #1 Most-Watched Entertainment Cable Program of the Week and Day
The season premiere reached 2.8 million Unduplicated Total Viewers on a L+3 Basis.

[04/12/24 - 10:19 AM]
Video: ALLBLK Releases Trailer for Season Two of Powerful Makeover Docuseries "My Mane Problem" Premiering Thursday, April 25
A bad hairstyle can look, feel and be life-ruining, but celebrity stylist Dr. Boogie is back giving renewed hope and self-confidence to real people confronting very personal hair journeys.

[04/12/24 - 10:04 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights New Movie "The Girl Locked Upstairs: The Tanya Kach Story" from Executive Producer Elizabeth Smart
The film, set to premiere this summer and based on a true story, follows Tanya Kach, who was groomed by the security guard at her middle school and held captive in his home for ten years.

[04/12/24 - 08:04 AM]
FOX Sports' Award-Winning Series "Voices" Returns with All-New Episode Sunday, April 14 on FOX
The special episode celebrates the indelible legacies and impact of various trailblazing athletes including Major League Baseball greats Jackie Robinson and Reggie Jackson, Angel City FC's Madison Hammond, collegiate women's basketball star Caitlin Clark and the Minnesota Vikings' Camryn Bynum.

[04/12/24 - 02:46 AM]
Video: "The Ultimatum: South Africa" Season 1 - Main Trailer
A six-way partner-swap sparks wild attractions and tearful betrayals. Participants choose whom to love and leave in this heart-pounding experiment.

[04/11/24 - 05:01 PM]
Video: "Goodbye Earth" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The world is in utter chaos with only 200 days left until an asteroid collides with Earth, but some remain determined to make the most of each remaining day and their humanity to the very end in this Netflix series.

[04/11/24 - 12:38 PM]
Chefs Alex Guarnaschelli and Gabe Bertaccini Welcome Twelve Up-and-Coming Culinary Stars to Italy in "Ciao House" Season Two
In advance of "Ciao House," the five-episode tournament "Chopped: Battle Italiano," also with Guarnaschelli and Bertaccini judging, premieres Tuesday, April 30 on Food Network.

[04/11/24 - 12:04 PM]
Apple TV+ Renews Global Sensation "Monarch: Legacy of Monsters," and Announces Plans for Multiple Spin-Off Series from Legendary Entertainment
"'Monarch: Legacy of Monsters' has left an indelible imprint on the hearts, minds and imaginations of audiences around the world, led by the brilliance of Chris, Matt, Kurt, Wyatt and the incredibly gifted and talented cast and creative team," said Morgan Wandell, head of international development for Apple TV+.

[04/11/24 - 12:01 PM]
Freeform's "Royal Rules of Ohio" Set to Premiere on May 15
The docuseries follows three Ghanaian sisters as they navigate their twenties in Columbus, Ohio.

[04/11/24 - 12:00 PM]
Surprise! CBS Renews Hit Drama Series "S.W.A.T." for the 2024-2025 Season
"Here at CBS, we always 'stay liquid' and love a good dramatic twist, especially when it leads to an eighth season of 'S.W.A.T.!,'" said Amy Reisenbach, president of CBS Entertainment.

[04/11/24 - 11:06 AM]
The CW Network to Exclusively Broadcast Final Eight Races of Current NASCAR Xfinity Series Season This Fall
Live coverage begins on Friday, September 20 with the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

[04/11/24 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Blood of Zeus" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
To escape the Underworld forever, Hades crafts a plan to claim Zeus's crown for himself and reunite with his beloved Persephone as ruler of Olympus.

[04/11/24 - 10:49 AM]
Great American Pure Flix Announces Carlos PenaVega and Alexa PenaVega Star in "Mr. Manhattan," A World Premiere Original Motion Picture Streaming May 24
In the film, Mason Bradley (Carlos PenaVega) makes a promise to his brother and sister-in-law to be godfather to their newborn son (and future children).