UPN Schedules Two January Premieres

Nov 30, 2005  •  Post A Comment

UPN has announced the January premiere dates for its new soap drama “South Beach” and new reality series “Get This Party Started.”

“Beach,” which stars Vanessa Williams and Giancarlo Esposito, will debut with a two-hour series premiere Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 8 p.m. (ET) and will air in its regularly scheduled time period Jan. 18 at 8 p.m., bridging the current cycle and the upcoming sixth cycle of the reality series “America’s Next Top Model.”

“Party,” in which surprise parties are planned for show participants, is being hosted by former “Laguna Beach” cast member Kristin Cavallari. It will premiere Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 9 p.m. UPN will repeat the previous week’s “Party” Tuesdays at 8 p.m. beginning Jan. 31.

“South Beach” is a production of Flame Television and Nuyorican Productions, in association with Paramount Network Television. Tony Krantz, Jennifer Lopez, Simon Fields and Philip Levens are executive producers

Allison Grodner (“Big Brother”) will serve as executive producer of “Party.”