via press release:
SPELLBINDING SERIES “BEWITCHED” JOINS
TV LAND ON MARCH 1st, 2010
Network To Air “Bewitched” Marathon
On March 20th and 21st
New York, NY, February 18, 2010 — Wiggle your nose and cast a spell along with America’s favorite witch, Samantha Stevens, when TV Land celebrates the launch of the beloved classic “Bewitched” with a marathon of beloved episodes on Saturday, March 20th and Sunday, March 21st from 11am-7pm ET/PT. Samantha and her mortal husband, Darrin Stevens bring the supernatural to Morning Glory Circle when the series airs in its regularly-scheduled timeslot on the network: weekdays from 5pm-6pm ET/PT beginning March 1st. Viewers will enjoy the funny, enchanting and magically mischievous situations that Darrin finds himself in, being married to a sorceress and inheriting a feisty mother-in-law as well.
“’Bewitched’ is a timeless favorite that all generations can enjoy together,” states Jaclyn Cohen, senior vice president of programming and acquisitions for TV Land. “Viewers still love to watch as mortal and immortal worlds intermingle in this quirky and endearing show. TV Land is proud to welcome this lovable cast of characters to the network.”
Emmy award-winning “Bewitched” aired on ABC from 1964-1972. The series follows Samantha Stevens (Elizabeth Montgomery), a stay-at-home wife with a secret. After marrying her husband, ad-exec Darrin Stevens (Dick York, then played by Dick Sargent), she reveals to him that she is a witch. Darrin makes her promise never to use her magical powers, but Samantha cannot resist making domestic life just a little easier by a wiggle of her nose to cast a spell, usually backfiring into more trouble than help. Samantha’s mother, Endora (Agnes Moorehead), does not accept the marriage between her daughter and a mortal husband and constantly visits to unnerve Darrin and complicate their “normal” suburban lifestyle by disobeying his wishes. Gladys Kravitz (Sandra Gould), the nosy next door neighbor suspects unusual antics occurring in the Stevens household and makes life interesting by relentlessly attempting to uncover Samantha’s secret. All of these ingredients make for a spellbinding half-hour of entertainment!
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