via press release:
LINDSAY WAGNER (THE BIONIC WOMAN) PAYS A HOUSE CALL TO SYFY’S HIT SERIES WAREHOUSE 13 ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, AT 9PM
Series Enjoying Ratings Surge with Viewership Rising Four Straight Weeks in Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and Total Viewers
New York, New York – August 13, 2010 – Lindsay Wagner, star of the iconic television series The Bionic Woman, will pay a house call to Syfy’s hit series Warehouse 13 Tuesday, August 17, at 9PM (ET/PT).
Wagner will portray Dr. Vanessa Calder, the in-house Warehouse 13 doctor who is responsible for treating the investigative team as well as the super secret governing body known as The Regents.
Said Jack Kenny, Executive Producer/Showrunner, Warehouse 13: “Lindsay was a joy to work with and brought a wonderful and holistic charm to Dr. Calder. I hope to see a lot more of her in the Warehouse — and so does Artie!”
Warehouse 13 is on a ratings surge, climbing four straight weeks among Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and total viewers. The most recent episode, Tuesday, August 10 — which guest starred Tia Carrere (Wayne’s World) — snagged, bagged and tagged 1.22 million Adults 18-49, 1.46 million Adults 25-54 and 2.8 million total viewers, the highest viewership since the July 6 premiere.
Warehouse 13 follows two Secret Service agents who find themselves abruptly transferred to a massive, top-secret storage facility in windswept South Dakota which houses every strange artifact, mysterious relic, fantastical object and preternatural souvenir ever collected by the U.S. government. The Warehouse’s caretaker Artie (Saul Rubinek) charges Agents Pete Lattimer (Eddie McClintock) and Myka Bering (Joanne Kelly) with chasing down reports of supernatural and paranormal activity in search of new objects to cache at the Warehouse, as well as helping him to control the Warehouse itself. Allison Scagliotti plays Claudia, Artie’s apprentice.
In addition to Wagner, Warehouse 13 season two guest stars include Tia Carrere (Wayne’s World), Jewel Staite and Sean Maher (both from Firefly), Neil Graystone (Eureka), Rene Auberjonois (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), Paula Garces (Defying Gravity), David Anders (Heroes, 24), Faran Tahir (Iron Man, Star Trek), Nolan Gerard Funk (Drake & Josh), Philip Winchester (Crusoe) as well as WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes (Friday Night SmackDown).
Warehouse 13 is produced for Syfy by Universal Cable Productions. Jack Kenny (The Book of Daniel) is Executive Producer and Showrunner.
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