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[09/20/11 - 10:38 AM]
Hallmark Channel Original, "Love Begins", Enchants an Audience of 2.9 Million With 1.8 HH Rating
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, September 17.

[07/27/11 - 10:43 AM]
Nancy McKeon, Wes Brown and Julie Mond Star in "Love Begins," A Hallmark Channel Original Movie, Saturday, September 17
Brown and Mond also star in the second prequel, "Love's Everlasting Courage," Saturday, October 1.

[03/05/10 - 11:10 AM]
Development Update: Friday, March 5 (Part 2)
Updates include: ABC completes its "No Ordinary Family"; Hal Williams finds "True Love" for CBS; and Jimmi Simpson joins FOX's "Breakout Kings."

[09/29/08 - 11:15 AM]
Jesse Mccartney Joins the Cast of 'Greek' as It Returns for Its Sophomore Season on ABC Family in Spring 2009
McCartney will play Andy, a high school friend of Calvin's (Paul James), who also happens to be a highly sought after pledge.

[07/19/08 - 12:20 PM]
The CW Network Announces Fall 2008 Premiere Dates
"Gossip Girl," "One Tree Hill," "90210" and "Top Model" are all set to debut the week of September 1.

[05/13/08 - 03:46 PM]
The CW Announces Schedule for 2008-2009 Season
Newcomers "90210" and "Surviving the Filthy Rich" will take over Tuesday nights on the netlet.

[04/29/08 - 05:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 29
Updates include: Shenae Grimes and Lori Loughlin join the Mills family on The CW's "90210" revival.

[04/07/08 - 12:09 PM]
Scott Baio, Samuel Page and Taylor Cole Star in Spike Original Movie 'Finish Line' Premiering Monday, April 21 at 9 PM
The film revolves around "a stock car driver whose desperate need for money leads him to unknowingly work for an arms dealer, putting himself and those close to him in danger."

[03/07/08 - 06:51 PM]
Development Update: March 5-7
Updates include: E! lands series from Dina Lohan and Ashton Kutcher; Nicole Sullivan to say "Rita Rocks" for Lifetime; and the usual mix of casting news.

[01/17/08 - 11:30 AM]
Ruby Dee, Zac Efron, Emile Hirsch, Kate Hudson, Matthew Mcconaughey, Sag President Alan Rosenberg, Denzel Washington, Vanessa Williams and Chandra Wilson Are Scheduled to Present at the 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
Additional presenters will be announced in the days to come.

[10/15/07 - 01:10 PM]
ABC Family Launches Its First Online Reality Show "Rush'D," Premiering Monday, October 22 on VirtualrusH.com
RUSH'D will take the six contestants from their college campuses to the set of GREEK, where they will get a shot at their own 15-minutes of fame.

[10/02/07 - 06:25 PM]
MTV's Scripted Drama "Kaya" Gives a Look Into a Young Woman's Struggle with Fame, Premiering Monday, October 22 at 10:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
The first episode of "Kaya" plus a music video, performed by the fictional Crossing Coldwater rock band, will be available exclusively for Time Warner On Demand customers on October 15.

[06/21/07 - 07:45 AM]
Lifetime Television Announces Production of the Lifetime Original Movie 'Custody' (Working Title), Starring Rob Morrow ('Numb3rs'), James Denton ('Desperate Housewives') and Kay Panabaker (Warner BroS. 'Nancy Drew')
The original movie tells "the poignant story of a widowed college professor who risks losing custody of his 13-year-old stepdaughter."

[04/24/07 - 03:09 PM]
ABC Family Encourages Its Viewers to Join the Rush with the Launch of VirtualrusH.com
Next month, ABC Family will launch virtualrush.com, a unique social networking site designed to support the new original series "Greek."

[03/01/07 - 12:27 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 1
Updates include: Lots of casting news, including pilots for Horatio Sanz, Faith Ford, Paul Reubens and Donald Sutherland.

[02/26/07 - 12:52 AM]
Development Update: Monday, February 26
Updates include: Christopher Guest to direct ABC's "The Thick of It," new roles for Eddie Cibrian, Jim Rash, Kristin Chenoweth, Anna Paquin and more!

[01/14/07 - 02:25 PM]
Jane Seymour to Guest Star on ABC's "In Case of Emergency" for Three Episodes
She'll play the mother of David Arquette's character beginning with the show's February 14 episode.

[12/05/06 - 04:17 PM]
ABC Announces the Premieres of New Comedies "The Knights of Prosperity" and "In Case of Emergency," Wednesday, January 3
In addition: "Lost" will return at a new time, 10:00/9:00c, on Wednesday, February 7 with all original episodes.

[11/06/06 - 02:05 PM]
ABC Family Turns Up the Heat on 'Wildfire' with a Season Three Launch Date of January 1st and a Fourth Season Pick-Up
The cable channel also greenlights new pilot from executive producers Lloyd Segan and Shawn Piller.

[09/25/06 - 12:00 AM]
Principal Photography Completed on the Lifetime Original Movie, 'The Party Never Stops,' a Cautionary Tale About Binge Drinking in College Starring Sara Paxton ('Aquamarine'), Chelsea Hobbs ('Lords of Dogtown') and Nancy Travis ('Sisterhood of the Travelin

[05/11/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Adds Sextet, NBC Books Quartet for 2006-07 Season

[04/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Celebrates May with Series Finales of Coveted Classics -- 'The West Wing' and 'Will & Grace' --And Offers Fans a Super-Sized Thursday Night of Comedies, the Miniseries '10.5: Apocalypse'And Can'T-Miss Season Finales

[04/10/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: April 10

[03/22/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 21-22, Part 1: Comedies

[03/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 9

[03/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 6

[03/03/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 3

[03/01/06 - 12:00 AM]
The N Expands Its Roster of Hour-Long Teen Dramas with Back-To-Back Acquisitions of Summerland and Dawson's Creek

[01/10/06 - 12:00 AM]
Randy Jackson, Aisha Tyler, Kimberly Elise, James Pickens JR., and Kevin Frazier Join New Naacp President and Ceo Bruce S. Gordon to Announce the "37th Naacp Image Awards" Nominations

[08/10/05 - 12:00 AM]
The Black Eyed Peas and the Pussycat Dolls to Perform on "The 2005 Teen Choice Awards" Tuesday, August 16, on FOX

[07/18/05 - 12:00 AM]
Simple Plan to Perform on "The 2005 Teen Choice Awards" Tuesday, August 16, on FOX

[07/15/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 13-15

[06/29/05 - 12:00 AM]
TNT Renews Television's #1 New Drama of the Summer, the Closer, for Second Season

[06/01/05 - 12:00 AM]
FOX Announces Nominees for "The 2005 Teen Choice Awards"

[05/31/05 - 12:00 AM]
The WB Rethinks 'Summerland' Burn-Off Strategy

[05/27/05 - 12:00 AM]
2005 Summer Programming Preview: Original Movies

[05/27/05 - 12:00 AM]
2005 Summer Programming Preview: Drama Series

[05/24/05 - 12:00 AM]
Lifetime Television Kicks Off Summer Programming Schedule with the Dramatic Series 'Beach Girls,' Starring Rob Lowe and Julia Ormond

[05/15/05 - 12:00 AM]
Nbc, Abc, FOX and the WB Set Initial 2005-06 Season Orders

[05/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
The Inside, a New Drama from the Producers of "24," Premieres Wednesday, June 8, on FOX

[05/11/05 - 12:00 AM]
Summer Kicks Off on the WB with New Episodes of "Summerland" Beginning Tuesday, June 7 at 9:00 P.M.

[05/09/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: May 9

[05/09/05 - 12:00 AM]
The WB's 'Summerland,' FOX's 'Life on a Stick' Get June Return Dates

[03/10/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 10

[03/07/05 - 12:00 AM]
Carmen Electra Joins Sci Fi Channel Animated Series 'Tripping the Rift'

[02/23/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 23

[02/10/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 10

[01/22/05 - 12:00 AM]
The WB's February Sweep

[01/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: January 13

[01/03/05 - 12:00 AM]
The WB Shuffles Its Sunday Lineup

[12/16/04 - 12:00 AM]
The WB Gives 'Summerland' Return Date

[12/15/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: December 13-15

[12/02/04 - 12:00 AM]
Family Television Awards Honor Eight for Family Friendly Programming

[12/01/04 - 12:00 AM]
The WB's Garth Ancier to Be Honored at the Teddy Bear Ball

[11/16/04 - 12:00 AM]
Summerland' Star Lori Loughlin to Host the 6th Annual 'Family Television Awards' on the WB on Thursday, December 9, 2004

[10/13/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: October 11-13

[10/05/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: October 1-5

[09/17/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: September 13-17

[08/17/04 - 12:00 AM]
Blue Collar TV' Earns 22 Additional Episodes

[07/29/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 29

[07/13/04 - 12:00 AM]
The WB's 'Summerland' Gets Second Season

[07/02/04 - 12:00 AM]
FOX Dismisses 'The Jury' to Fridays

[06/03/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: June 1-3

[06/01/04 - 12:00 AM]
2004 Summer Programming Preview: Drama Series

[05/26/04 - 12:00 AM]
2004 Broadcast Upfront Presentations Wrap-Up, Part 2

[05/25/04 - 12:00 AM]
2004 Broadcast Upfront Presentations Wrap-Up, Part 1

[04/28/04 - 12:00 AM]
The WB Sets 'Summerland' Launch Date

[04/22/04 - 12:00 AM]
TNT to Get Back Into Weekly Drama Series Game

[12/10/03 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: December 10

[09/24/03 - 12:00 AM]
The WB Recalls 'The Mayor' from Midseason

[08/18/03 - 12:00 AM]
The WB Gives 'Summerland' a Greenlight

[07/28/03 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: July 28

[05/08/03 - 12:00 AM]
Pilot Update: May 8

[04/18/03 - 12:00 AM]
Pilot Update: April 18







SUMMERLAND (WB)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/1/04 - 7/18/05
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2004-2005 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
2 (26 episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
DESCRIPTION:
(from The WB's press release) Lori Loughlin, one of SUMMERLAND's creators and producers, stars as Ava Gregory, a woman in her 30's who is a rising star in the fashion industry and has an idyllic life living at the beach in Southern California with a close-knit circle of friends. Everything changes the day that Ava's sister and brother-in-law are killed in an accident, leaving her to raise their three children and deal with teenage issues such as alcohol and drug use, rebellion, sex and relationships. The series also stars 18-year-old Jesse McCartney, a platinum-selling recording artist who's first solo album release "Beautiful Soul" has already sold over 1 million copies and landed a Top 5 single with its title track. The video for his current single, "She's No You," has hit #1 several times on MTV's Total Request Live since its release just weeks ago. McCartney is presently featured in Teen People's annual 25 Hottest Stars Under 25 issue. He returned last week from a successful run across Australia and Taiwan with his band, to officially begin his first headline tour of the U.S. Produced by Spelling Television, Inc. a Paramount/Viacom company, SUMMERLAND is from executive producers Remi Aubuchon ("24," "Lyon's Den"), Aaron Spelling and E. Duke Vincent.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Jesse McCartney as Bradin Westerly
· Kay Panabaker as Nikki Westerly
· Lori Loughlin as Ava Gregory
· Merrin Dungey as Susannah Rexford
· Nick Benson as Derrick Westerly
· Ryan Kwanten as Jay Robertson
· Shawn Christian as Johnny Durant
· Taylor Cole as Erika Spalding
CREW INFORMATION:
· Aaron Spelling as EP
· E. Duke Vincent as EP
· Remi Aubuchon as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Spelling Television