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FLASHFORWARD AND V TO RETURN IN MARCH 2010
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"FLASHFORWARD" AND "V" TO RETURN WITH ALL-ORIGINAL EPISODES IN MARCH 2010
"FlashForward" Returns Thursday, March 4, and "V" on Tuesday, March 30
"FlashForward" and "V" will return to the ABC schedule in March 2010, allowing for both shows to air uninterrupted through the end of the season. After last night's episode, "FlashForward" will return on Thursday, March 4, 2010 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET), and "V" on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET), moving to its new timeslot following "Lost."

From 8:00-9:00 p.m. on Thursday, ABC freshman "FlashForward" is a dominant No. 1 in the hour with Adults 18-34 and also among hard-to-reach Men 18-34. "FlashForward" stands as TV's No. 1 new drama this season among Adults 18-34 (tied with ABC's "V"). Additionally, "FlashForward" is drastically improving its time period year to year for ABC, growing the hour by 1.7 million viewers (11.1 million vs. 9.4 million) and by 23% in Adults 18-49 over the same point last season.

"FlashForward" stars Joseph Fiennes as Mark Benford, John Cho as Demetri Noh, Jack Davenport as Lloyd Simcoe, Zachary Knighton as Bryce Varley, Peyton List as Nicole Kirby, Dominic Monaghan as Simon, BrĂ­an F. O'Byrne as Aaron Stark, Courtney B. Vance as Stanford Wedeck, Sonya Walger as Olivia Benford and Christine Woods as Janis Hawk.

David S. Goyer, Brannon Braga and Jessika Borsiczky are executive producers. "FlashForward" is from ABC Studios.

Television's number one new drama this season in the key Adult 18-49 sales demographic, "V" delivered substantial year-to-year improvement in Tuesday's highly-competitive 8:00 p.m. hour, boosting ABC by 48% in the time period during its November Sweep run (4.3/11 vs. 2.9/7). Opposite established competition, including CBS' time-slot veteran "NCIS" and NBC's "Biggest Loser," "V" finished No. 1 in its hour among Adults 18-34 and key Men (M18-34/M18-49).

"V" stars Elizabeth Mitchell as Erica Evans, Morris Chestnut as Ryan Nichols, Joel Gretsch as Father Jack, Lourdes Benedicto as Valerie, Logan Huffman as Tyler Evans, Laura Vandervoort as Lisa, with Morena Baccarin as Anna and Scott Wolf as Chad Decker.

"V" is produced by The Scott Peters Company and HDFilms in association with Warner Bros Television. Scott Rosenbaum, Scott Peters, Steve Pearlman, and Jace Hall are executive producers.

ABC Media Relations:     
Jeff Fordis (818) 460-6676 "FlashForward"
Nicole Marostica (818) 460-6783 "FlashForward"
Jonathan Hogan (818) 460-7016 "V"