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Marcia Gay Harden, Lauren Holly, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Macy Gray and Others Share Childhood Memories When WE: Women's Entertainment's "When I Was A Girl" Returns in September

Four Original Episodes Will Be Narrated By Actress Charlize Theron

JERICHO, NY, July 10, 2003 — WE: Women's Entertainment's critically acclaimed series WHEN I WAS A GIRL returns for a third installment with four shows featuring such celebrated women as Marcia Gay Harden, Lily Taylor, Tori Amos, Macy Gray, Kathy Griffin and many more.

Launching Sunday, September 7 at 10:00 PM, and airing every Sunday during the month of September, this new chapter in the WHEN I WAS A GIRL season kicks-off with a profile of famous women from the world of comedy. Additionally, this season, WHEN I WAS A GIRL will host a special episode showcasing the women from the highly anticipated independent film CASA DE LOS BABYS. This episode will be followed by a half-hour special on the making of this film.

Produced by Linda Ellerbee's Lucky Duck Productions, WHEN I WAS A GIRL showcases high-profile women of all ages and backgrounds who reveal personal stories from their childhood. While their stories are different, collectively they illustrate a common theme… these women were all once little girls with big dreams. In conjunction with the premiere of the series, Simon & Schuster will release a book based on this critically acclaimed program. The book features candid insight into the early years of remarkable women including Sandra Bullock, Melanie Griffith, India.Arie, Sigourney Weaver, Ellen DeGeneres, Angela Bassett, Ashley Judd, Candace Bushnell, Anna Quindlen and Edie Falco. A portion of proceeds from the sale of the book will be donated to charity.

Narrated by superstar Charlize Theron (THE ITALIAN JOB, CIDER HOUSE RULES), this season's original episodes feature:

Kathy Griffin, Peri Gilpin, Cheryl Hines, Maggie Wheeler, Joan Rivers

Marcia Gay Harden, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Lily Taylor, Vanessa Martinez
*This episode will be followed by a half-hour special at 10:30 PM (ET)
on the making of the film.

Tori Amos, Macy Gray, Kelly Rowland, Jill Scott

Lauren Holly, Bobbi Brown, Mariel Hemingway

"The caliber of women who participate in this project is astounding," comments Executive Producer Linda Ellerbee. "It reaffirms that women appreciate sharing stories and establishing common bonds, no matter where you live or what you do. I wanted to create a documentary where women could share their experiences and celebrate our collective history as girls."

Jeff Eisenberg is Executive Producer of WHEN I WAS A GIRL for WE: WOMEN'S ENTERTAINMENT.

Lucky Duck Productions is an award-winning and critically acclaimed production company renowned for producing children's programming, primetime specials, documentaries and limited-run series for network and cable television. The company is owned and operated by journalist, producer and author, Linda Ellerbee and Rolfe Tessem.

WE: WOMEN'S ENTERTAINMENT is a service of AMC NETWORKS. WE: WOMEN'S ENTERTAINMENT gives women a chance to relax and a way to recharge through entertainment that connects them on an emotional level. WE: WOMEN'S ENTERTAINMENT features the largest collection of women's interest films, inspiring original series and topical specials. The network is currently available in over 52 million homes.

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