Lifetime Television Goes on Location to Monaco For the Monaco DanceSport Championships

- Actress and Dancer Marilu Henner Co-Hosts Upcoming Dance Competition

With Lifetime Television Personality Kathleen Murphy -



- Prince Albert of Monaco is the Honorary Chair of Monaco Competitions -



Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from Lifetime Television

    NEW YORK, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Marking the
 network's inaugural broadcast foray into international dance competitions,
 Lifetime Television brings the dynamic world of ballroom dancing to viewers
 with the premiere of the MONACO DANCESPORT CHAMPIONSHIPS, on Friday, May 18,
 7-9PM ET/PT.  Hosted by Marilu Henner and Kathleen Murphy, the MONACO
 DANCESPORT CHAMPIONSHIPS showcase the passion of Latin dance and the elegance
 of Standard dance competitions with performances by the most talented and
 successful dancers in the world.
     Attended by DanceSport honorary chair Prince Albert, the MONACO DANCESPORT
 CHAMPIONSHIPS feature world-class Latin dance teams, such as Krajcer/Lesar of
 Slovakia -- the number one ranked Latin team in the world, and
 Timokhin/Bezikova of Russia -- the International Champions of the 2001 British
 Open. Couples will compete in five separate dances in the fast-paced and
 sizzling Latin portion of the championships; the Cha-Cha, Samba, Rumba,
 PasoDoble and Jive.
     The grace and elegance of the Standard dance will be performed by
 championship-winning teams such as the United Kingdom's Crossley/Jones -- past
 winners of the World, European and British International titles, and five-time
 Danish National Champions Eriksen/Eihilt.  Teams will compete for top
 placement in the Waltz, Tango, Quickstep, Vienna Waltz, and Foxtrot.
     Joining Murphy and Henner will be analyst and former DanceSport champion,
 Clive Phillips.
     Actress, dancer and singer Marilu Henner most recently starred in the
 national touring company of  "Annie Get Your Gun" and has won critical acclaim
 for her roles on Broadway and off-Broadway in the plays "Chicago," "Grease"
 and "Pal Joey."  Also enjoying a successful TV and film career, Henner has
 starred in the TV hit series "Taxi" and "Evening Shade" and in the feature
 films "LA Story" and "Man on the Moon."  A teacher of health wisdom, Henner
 has also authored five books on nutrition.  Lifetime Television's INTIMATE
 PORTRAIT: MARILU HENNER airs on Friday, May 18, 10AM ET/PT.
     Co-hosting with Henner is Lifetime Television personality Kathleen Murphy.
 Murphy recently joined Lifetime Television as the host of the 2001 World
 Junior Figure Skating Championships, 2001 Chevrolet US Synchronized Skating
 Championships and the 2001 World Synchronized Skating Championships. Prior to
 coming to Lifetime, Murphy hosted "USA Live" on the USA Network. She was a
 guest host on "Live With Regis" and co-hosted a monthly show on the Madison
 Square Garden Network entitled "At the Garden".
     LIFETIME is the #1 cable television network in primetime and the leader in
 women's television.  LIFETIME is committed to offering the highest quality
 entertainment and information programming and advocating a wide range of
 issues affecting women and their families.  Launched in 1984, LIFETIME now
 serves over 80 million households nationwide, available on more than
 11,000 cable systems and alternative delivery systems.  LIFETIME launched a
 24-hour sister service, The Lifetime Movie Network in 1998.  On the web,
 Lifetime Online (http://www.lifetimetv.com) features informational resources
 and interactive entertainment. All three services, LIFETIME Television,
 Lifetime Movie Network and Lifetime Online, are part of LIFETIME Entertainment
 Services, a 50-50 joint venture of The Hearst Corporation and The Walt Disney
 Company.
 
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    NEW YORK, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Marking the
 network's inaugural broadcast foray into international dance competitions,
 Lifetime Television brings the dynamic world of ballroom dancing to viewers
 with the premiere of the MONACO DANCESPORT CHAMPIONSHIPS, on Friday, May 18,
 7-9PM ET/PT.  Hosted by Marilu Henner and Kathleen Murphy, the MONACO
 DANCESPORT CHAMPIONSHIPS showcase the passion of Latin dance and the elegance
 of Standard dance competitions with performances by the most talented and
 successful dancers in the world.
     Attended by DanceSport honorary chair Prince Albert, the MONACO DANCESPORT
 CHAMPIONSHIPS feature world-class Latin dance teams, such as Krajcer/Lesar of
 Slovakia -- the number one ranked Latin team in the world, and
 Timokhin/Bezikova of Russia -- the International Champions of the 2001 British
 Open. Couples will compete in five separate dances in the fast-paced and
 sizzling Latin portion of the championships; the Cha-Cha, Samba, Rumba,
 PasoDoble and Jive.
     The grace and elegance of the Standard dance will be performed by
 championship-winning teams such as the United Kingdom's Crossley/Jones -- past
 winners of the World, European and British International titles, and five-time
 Danish National Champions Eriksen/Eihilt.  Teams will compete for top
 placement in the Waltz, Tango, Quickstep, Vienna Waltz, and Foxtrot.
     Joining Murphy and Henner will be analyst and former DanceSport champion,
 Clive Phillips.
     Actress, dancer and singer Marilu Henner most recently starred in the
 national touring company of  "Annie Get Your Gun" and has won critical acclaim
 for her roles on Broadway and off-Broadway in the plays "Chicago," "Grease"
 and "Pal Joey."  Also enjoying a successful TV and film career, Henner has
 starred in the TV hit series "Taxi" and "Evening Shade" and in the feature
 films "LA Story" and "Man on the Moon."  A teacher of health wisdom, Henner
 has also authored five books on nutrition.  Lifetime Television's INTIMATE
 PORTRAIT: MARILU HENNER airs on Friday, May 18, 10AM ET/PT.
     Co-hosting with Henner is Lifetime Television personality Kathleen Murphy.
 Murphy recently joined Lifetime Television as the host of the 2001 World
 Junior Figure Skating Championships, 2001 Chevrolet US Synchronized Skating
 Championships and the 2001 World Synchronized Skating Championships. Prior to
 coming to Lifetime, Murphy hosted "USA Live" on the USA Network. She was a
 guest host on "Live With Regis" and co-hosted a monthly show on the Madison
 Square Garden Network entitled "At the Garden".
     LIFETIME is the #1 cable television network in primetime and the leader in
 women's television.  LIFETIME is committed to offering the highest quality
 entertainment and information programming and advocating a wide range of
 issues affecting women and their families.  Launched in 1984, LIFETIME now
 serves over 80 million households nationwide, available on more than
 11,000 cable systems and alternative delivery systems.  LIFETIME launched a
 24-hour sister service, The Lifetime Movie Network in 1998.  On the web,
 Lifetime Online (http://www.lifetimetv.com) features informational resources
 and interactive entertainment. All three services, LIFETIME Television,
 Lifetime Movie Network and Lifetime Online, are part of LIFETIME Entertainment
 Services, a 50-50 joint venture of The Hearst Corporation and The Walt Disney
 Company.
 
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