"MyNetworkTVs Big Break Casting Call" Hits The Road!

"MyNetworkTVs Big Break Casting Call" Hits The Road!

August 7, 2008

"MyNetworkTVs Big Break Casting Call" Hits The Road!Nationwide Talent Search Is Coming To Philadelphia!

PHILADELPHIA¬Ė Come one, come all! This week, MyNetworkTV, the new primetime general entertainment television network, is bringing the "MyNetworkTV's Big Break Casting Call" to Philadelphia. The search for the next MyNetworkTV cast member will be held at the Oxford Valley Mall located at 2300 East Lincoln Highway in Langhorne, PA on Sunday, August 13, 2006.

"MyNetworkTV's Big Break Casting Call" is part of a nationwide search by America's newest network to find fresh talent for a supporting role on its future primetime dramas. At each stop along the way, up to 200 aspiring actors and actresses will have the chance to read scenes live on camera, directly from the network's dramatic series.

Myphl17's Events Team will be on site from 11am to 5pm giving away free myphl17 promotional items. Everyone who takes part will also receive a DVD copy of the pilot episode of "Desire" at the time of their audition.

"MyNetworkTV is excited about this opportunity to discover individuals across the country in hopes of adding to our existing casts of gifted actors and actresses," said Leslie Lyndon, Vice President of Advertising and Promotions, Fox Television Stations. "We cannot wait to see all of the great talent that awaits us in Philadelphia!

The tour will also include a number of interactive elements to give participants and fans a chance to experience MyNetworkTV.com. Approximately a week after their audition, participants will be able to go online and view their performance on MyNetworkTV.com. The site will also include interactive features such as online polling, where fans can rank their favorite auditions from across the country.

Beginning August 5th, "MyNetworkTV's Big Break Casting Call" will continue until September 3rd, leading up to the September 5th launch of MyNetworkTV with the much anticipated premieres of its primetime short dramatic series, "Desire" and "Fashion House."

The tour is currently scheduled to make the following stops: Orlando, 8/5; Chicago, 8/6; Dallas, 8/11; Minneapolis, 8/11; Houston, 8/13; Philadelphia, 8/13; Miami, 8/17; Atlanta, 8/19; New York, 8/19; San Francisco, 8/26; Los Angeles, 8/26; Cleveland, 9/1; Phoenix, 9/1; Washington D.C., 9/3; Baltimore, 9/3.

Visit www.MyNetworkTV.com for additional information, including event locations, scripts and legal guidelines.

About MyNetworkTV Scheduled to launch on September 5, 2006, and targeted to adults 18-49, MyNetworkTV is the first all Hi-Definition broadcast network and will feature Twentieth Television's new scripted primetime drama strips "Desire" and "Fashion House," starring Bo Derek and Morgan Fairchild. The hour-long programs will feature a 65-episode story arc stripped Monday through Friday over the span of 13 weeks. Each Saturday, a re-cap episode highlighting the two programs' previous week's storylines will air. "Desire" follows two close brothers on the run from the mafia who both fall in love with, and then passionately battle for, the same woman. "Fashion House" takes an in-depth look at the dreams, successes and tragedies found everyday in the fashion industry. "Desire" and "Fashion House" (part of the "Secret Obsessions" series) are all trademarks of MyNetworkTV, Inc.

TRIBUNE ( NYSE: TRB) Myphl17 is the Philadelphia affiliate of MyNetworkTV, which is set to launch nationally on September 5, 2006. Tribune is one of the country's top media companies, operating businesses in publishing and broadcasting. It reaches more than 80 percent of U.S. households and is the only media organization with newspapers, television stations and websites in the nation's top three markets. In publishing, Tribune operates 11 leading daily newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and Newsday, plus a wide range of targeted publications such as Spanish-language Hoy. The company's broadcasting group operates 26 television stations, Superstation WGN on national cable, Chicago's WGN-AM and the Chicago Cubs baseball team. Popular news and information websites complement Tribune's print and broadcast properties and extend the company's nationwide audience. # # #

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