to Air as the ABC Saturday Movie of the Week" February 21
"HITCH" TO AIR AS THE "ABC SATURDAY MOVIE OF THE
WEEK," FEB. 21
Will Smith's romantic comedy "Hitch" will air as the
"ABC Saturday Movie of the Week" FEBRUARY 21 (8:00-11:00 p.m.,
ET), on the ABC Television Network. The film will be broadcast in HDTV
format with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish audio via SAP.
(Rebroadcast. OAD 5/17/08)
Alex "Hitch" Hitchens (Will Smith) is a professional date
doctor with the ability to coach men in the art of the perfect date with
any woman of their dreams. His newest client, Albert Brennaman (Kevin
James) is an unlucky-in-love tax accountant who has fallen for his
celebrity client, Allegra Cole (Amber Valletta). With Hitch's guidance,
Albert finds a way to Allegra's heart, much to the dismay of Sara Melas
(Eva Mendes), a gossip columnist following Allegra's every move. While
Sara tries to discover the secrets of the rumored date doctor and Allegra,
Hitch finds himself falling for her. But despite his master plans and
experience, he seems unable to work the charms that have gained his
clients such success, and instead must find the root of himself, not the
gimmicks, to gain her heart.
"Hitch" stars Will Smith as Alex 'Hitch' Hitchens, Eva Mendes
as Sara Melas, Kevin James as Albert Brennaman, Amber Valletta as Allegra
Cole, Julie Ann Emery as Casey Sedgewick, Adam Arkin as Max, Robinne Lee
as Cressida Baylor and Nathan Lee Graham as Geoff.
"Hitch" was directed by Andy Tennent and written by Kevin
Bisch. The film is a production of Columbia Pictures and Overbrook
"HITCH" IN HDTV: The ABC Television Network's HDTV broadcast
of "Hitch" will air in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected
HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish audio via SAP.
This film carries a TV-14,D,L,S parental guideline.
Source: ABC Press Release