CHAT LIVE WITH A PINK HAIRED GO-GO DANCER AND AN ENTERTAINMENT LAWYER WHO REVEAL ALL ABOUT THEIR SHIPMATES ENCOUNTER WITH ROCK STAR VINCE NEIL AT HEDONISM III

Culver City, CA – January 29, 2003 –Shipmates, the nationally syndicated reality dating series, presents a live webchat with two of this season’s hottest participants. On Tuesday, February 4, fans of the show will have the opportunity to find out what it is really like for cameras to follow you around for three days and two nights while looking for love at Hedonism III located in beautiful Runaway Bay, Jamaica. The half-hour chat will be broadcast on www.shipmatestv.com at 8PM ET/5PM PT.

The escapades of participants Jennifer and Lee will be featured on the February 3rd episode. Jennifer is a pink-haired go-go dancer with a poetic heart and a penchant for rockers. Lee, an entertainment lawyer, has the ability to talk himself out of good favor within the first five minutes of meeting someone. Will their chance meeting with Vince Neil bond them for life or are they as over as Motley Crue?

Shipmates, currently in its second season, is hosted by Chris Hardwick and was created and is executive produced by John Tomlin and Bob Young, the Emmy Award-winning team behind such series as “A Current Affair,” “Inside Edition,” “American Journal” and “Judge Mills Lane.” The series is produced and distributed by Sony Pictures Television.

Hedonism III is a wild waterscape of splashingly good fun for singles and couples (over 18 years only) who want to feed the mind, body, spirit and soul with freedom and world-class fun. Set on 15 acres of waterfront property featuring artfully crafted pools on the northern end of Runaway Bay, Jamaica, Hedonism III (www.superclubs.com)features expansive ocean views and offers total escape for a truly active (and slightly wicked!) vacation.

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