E. Duke Vincent
|Running time||42 minutes|
|Productioncompany(s)||Baby Owl Works
The Lion And The Rose (season 1)
CBS Paramount Television
|Original channel||The WB|
|Original run||June 1, 2004 – July 18, 2005|
Summerland is an American drama television series created by StephenTolkin and Lori Loughlin. It is centered on a clothing designer in her 30s, Ava Gregory (Loughlin), raising her niece and nephews after their parents die in a tragic accident. They live in California with three of Ava’s friends who also help raise the kids.
Summerland premiered on June 1, 2004 on the defunct television network The WB. The series ran for a total of 26 episodes over two seasons. Its cancellation was announced on May 15, 2005 and the last episode aired on July 18, 2005. A soundtrack was released on March 19, 2005 and the show has been syndicated in many countries.
- Erika Spalding (Taylor Cole) is Jay’s girlfriend. She helps coach Bradin with his surfing. She leaves to take care of her mother, but returns and begins dating Bradin.
On May 15, 2005, The WB released early information on their 2005-06 season. Summerland, along with eight other shows, was canceled. Jesse McCartney responded to the cancellation in an interview, saying the show was “in a crazy time slot and…the writers were having trouble, and it was just a bad call.”
The series has been syndicated on The N & Ten Network in Australia, Living in the United Kingdom and Ireland, TV2 in Norway, and on MBC 4 in the Middle East. In Spain, Summerland (which retains its English language title) has been used as a filler during the summer months. In July 2008,Telecinco aired all of the episodes again in the 9am time slot, the same time slot in which it aired in the summer of 2007. It is currently aired on Sweden’s channel 5, kanal5, however only on weekend mornings.
|2005||Teen Choice Awards||Nominated||Choice TV Actor: Drama||Jesse McCartney|
|Young Artist Awards||Nominated||Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actor||Jesse McCartney|
|Best Family Television Series (Drama)||–|
|Won||Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actress||Kay Panabaker|
|2006||NAACP Image Awards||Nominated||Outstanding Directing in a Dramatic Series||Janice Cooke-Leonard|
|PRISM Awards||Won||Performance in a Drama Series Storyline||Lori Loughlin|