Jason Priestley Reunites With “90210” Co-Star Jennie Garth On “What I Like About You”

(September 15, 2004 - Burbank, CA) – Jason Priestley reunites with his former “Beverly Hills, 90210” co-star, Jennie Garth when he guest-stars in two episodes of “What I Like About You” this season. Garth’s storyline also features the addition of Dan Cortese (“Veronica’s Closet”), another love interest, who will guest star in multiple episodes, beginning with the fourth season premiere on Friday, September 16 (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET). Priestley, whose episodes are scheduled to air on Friday, October 14 and Friday, October 28 (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET), will play a love interest to Garth’s character, who is trying to distance herself from her new husband, Vic (Cortese), whom she married after a wild night in Atlantic City. In addition to working behind the camera as a director and producer, Priestley will be starring in the midseason pilot “Love Monkey.” Other recent television credits include “Tru Calling” and the UK miniseries “Colditz.” Film credits include “Die Mommie Die!,” winner of the Special Jury Prize Award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, as well as “Cover Story” and “The Fourth Angel.” Priestley directed and produced the acclaimed documentary “Barenaked in America,” for rock band The Bare Naked Ladies. Cortese’s television credits include series regular roles on “Veronica’s Closet,” “Rock Me Baby” and host of “MTV Sports.” Guest starring roles include “CSI: Miami,” “8 Simple Rules” and “Melrose Place.” Produced by Tollin/Robbins Productions and Warner Bros. Television Production, Inc, “What I Like About You” is from executive producers Caryn Lucas, Mike Tollin, Brian Robbins and Joe Dovola.
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