"ANGEL" CELEBRATES 100 KILLER EPISODES AND CHARISMA CARPENTER RETURNS
MILESTONE 100TH EPISODE TO AIR ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4 (9:00-10:00 P.M. ET)
BURBANK, CA (January 21, 2004) - ANGEL, The WB's critically acclaimed drama about a vampire cursed with a conscience and a soul, will celebrate its centennial episode on Wednesday, February 4 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) with the installment titled "You're Welcome." Series star David Boreanaz wil be reunited with former series regular Charisma Carpenter, returning for the first time this season in a special guest-starring role as Cordelia Chase, who fell into a coma at the end of last season.
In the 100th episode, Cordelia (Carpenter) mysteriously awakens from her coma and is shocked to discover that instead of fighting against the evil law firm, Wolfram & Hart, Angel (Boreanaz) and the group are now running it. Realizing that Angel has lost his conviction to be a hero, Cordelia gives him the information and support he needs to get back on track. Meanwhile, while Angel has security keeping an eye on Eve (Sarah Thompson), her partner Lindsay (guest star Christian Kane) prepares to bring about Angel's demise.
ANGEL is currently The WB's second highest-rated series with adults 18-34. The series was created by Academy and Emmy Award-nominated writer Joss Whedon, along with David Greenwalt. Whedon serves as executive producer, along with Sandy Gallin, Gail Berman, Fran Rubel Kuzui, Kaz Kuzui, Jeffrey Bell and David Fury. The series stars David Boreanaz, Alexis Denisof, J. August Richards, Amy Acker, James Marsters and Andy Hallett. "You're Welcome" was written and directed by David Fury. ANGEL is a Mutant Enemy, Inc. and Kuzui/Sandollar production in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television. The series is currently in its fifth season.