Cable Show 2010: Showtime's Facinelli, Kirk On Display In LA


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Showtime series stars Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie) and Justin Kirk (Weeds) will be on hand at the premium progammer's Cable Show 2010 booth on May 12 at  3 p.m. to meet and greet, and take photos with attendees.

Facinelli stars as Dr. Fitch "Coop" Cooper in the critically acclaimed series Nurse Jackie. Facinelli can also be seen as "Dr. Carlisle Cullen," the altruistic patriarch of the Cullen clan, in the blockbuster feature films, Twilight and The Twilight Saga: New Moon for Summit Entertainment.

Kirk portrays the irresponsible brother-in-law Andy Botwin, in the Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated Weeds, which earned him a Golden Globe nomination in 2006 for his supporting role in the series

The Showtime booth (ES-48) will also be home to interactive touch-screen kiosks that enable users to watch samples of the network's programming with a variety of viewing options in HD, and a demonstration of the Showtime Sports Interactive -- the first nationwide, high-definition interactive television application using the Enhanced TV Binary Interchange Format (EBIF), which will be included in the Showtime HD feed for select mixed martial arts and boxing telecasts.

Showtime chairman and CEO Matt Blank is serving as co-chair of Cable Show 2010.