Sunday, March 11, 2012

TV Guide Network's Hit Reality Series "Nail Files" Returns for Season 2

Season Two pick-up of the hit reality series "Nail Files on TV Guide Network starring, Katie Cazorla. Cazorla is the salon owner of “The Painted Nail,” a Los Angeles based nail, hair and make-up salon and creator of “The Painted Nail” polish line. Her eco-friendly polishes are formaldehyde, toluene and phthalate (DBP) free! They have also met the standards of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) and are certified vegan and cruelty free - - perfect for an eco-friendly round-up for Earth Month!

From the producers of “Jersey Shore,” “Nail Files” stars Katie Cazorla, a 33-year-old blonde bombshell who owns Hollywood’s fastest growing celebrity-filled nail salon while juggling her relationship with 53-year-old Walter Afanasieff, a Grammy award-winning music legend who’s written and produced hits for Mariah Carey, Barbra Streisand and Celine Dion.  The series follows the driven yet colorful Katie as she aspires to take The Painted Nail to the next level.  With the support of Walter and her ever-present best friend Amy, Katie hosts gifting suites at the Sundance Film Festival and the Oscars, walks the red carpet at the Grammys Awards, launches her Spring line of polishes, and handles her celebrity clients all while placating her trouble-making staff.  Katie’s life may seem glamorous, but keeping all the balls in the air without stumbling is a daily challenge.

TV Guide Network has announced that it will bring back a second season of “Nail Files,” an original reality series from ratings juggernaut reality producer Sally Ann Salsano (Executive Producer of “Jersey Shore”). “Nail Files” launched in summer 2011 and delivered TV Guide Network’s highest ratings for an original series premiere. The second season, produced by Salsano and her team at 495 Productions, will feature series star and The Painted Nail salon owner Katie Cazorla. It is scheduled to air on TV Guide Network this summer.

"Nail Files quickly found a loyal viewing audience on TV Guide Network and became one of the most talked about new reality shows last summer among women," said Allen Shapiro, TV Guide Network Chairman. "We are pleased to bring back ‘Nail Files’ with even more Hollywood celebrities, reality drama and intriguing characters."

"Season two will follow the colorful escapades of Katie’s professional and personal life," said SallyAnn Salsano, Nail Files Executive Producer and president of 495 Productions. "Expect a drama-filled, entertaining season that will give viewers a chance to see Katie in action as a businesswoman, nail industry trend-setter and bride-to-be."

Nail Files follows the unpredictable and always exciting life of Katie Cazorla, a high-spirited nail salon entrepreneur living a fast-paced life in Hollywood. Season two of the series will star Katie, her fiancé Walter, and new and returning personalities in eight new original episodes.

"The second season of Nail Files is well-timed to the expansion of my salon and many new developments in my personal life," said Katie. "I hope to continue to bring viewers lots of laughs, while showering them with Hollywood glam, glitter, and of course, fabulous mani/pedis!"

About TV Guide Network

TV Guide Network is a full-screen entertainment destination with programming that celebrates Hollywood, its stars and shows that fans love. Seen in more than 80 million homes nationwide, TV Guide Network delivers original series and specials that bring viewers closer to their favorite celebrities. Its signature programming includes red carpet coverage at Hollywood’s most exclusive star-studded galas such as the Academy Awards®, Primetime Emmy® Awards and Grammy® Awards. TV Guide Network, TVGuide.com and the TV Guide brand are owned by Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), the leading next-generation studio and producer of award-winning series Mad Men and Weeds, and One Equity Partners, the private equity arm of JPMorgan Chase.

About 495 Productions

Since its launch in 2006, 495 Productions has emerged as one of the television industry’s foremost production powerhouses. The company specializes in developing unique, character-driven television shows anchored by colorful personalities. The founder and creative force behind 495 Productions is veteran producer SallyAnn Salsano. 495 became known throughout the world thanks to its smash hit, “Jersey Shore” which premiered on MTV in December of 2009 and instantly became a global pop-culture phenomenon. Additional projects include “Disaster Date” (MTV), “Repo Games” (SPIKE TV), four hit seasons of “Tool Academy” (VH1), “Nashville Star” (NBC) and many others.

Disclosure: I did not receive any products nor was paid for this post. I was provided info from the PR firm to share. Any expressed opinions are my own and personal thoughts. No other compensation was given.

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