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Thursday, October 16, 2008

"One Tree Hill" on the CW Television Network

Created by Mark Schwahn and executive produced by Schwahn, Joe Davola, Greg Prange, Mike Tollin, and Brian Robbins, "One Tree Hill" is centered around half brothers, Lucas Scott, played by Chad Michael Murray and Nathan Scott, played by James Lafferty. The show also features love interests Peyton, played by Hilarie Burton, and Haley, played by Bethany Joy Galeotti. Other main characters include Brooke, played by Sophia Bush; Brooke's mother, Victoria, played by Daphne Zuniga of "Melrose Place" fame; and more. "One Tree Hill" is appropriate for teenagers ages 15 through 18. The show airs Mondays at 9 p.m.

"Drake and Josh" on Nickelodeon Television Network

Created, executive produced, and written by Dan Schneider, "Drake and Josh" focuses on two stepbrothers, Drake Bell, played by Drake Parker and Josh Peck, played by Nichols. Drake is a ladies man, who loves to play the guitar. Josh prefers to concentrate on his education, while working at the movie theater. Megan, played by Miranda Cosgrove, is Drake's "evil" little sister. She enjoys pulling pranks on Drake and Josh, while watching them suffer. This show is appropriate for most teenagers and it continues to run in syndication on Nickelodeon as part of TeeNick, pending the release of a new "Christmas" movie in December 2008.