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05.27.2010

DJ TONY OKUNGBOWA OF "THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW" GUEST STARS ON CBS'S "THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL," JUNE 1-4 AND 7

Rapper Daddy Yankee To Appear June 1-4 and 7

 

The Price is Right Model Manuela Arbelaez Appears June 4 and 7

 

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL's hot and sizzling summer storyline kicks off when DJ Tony Okungbowa of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" guest stars as "Dempsey," Tuesday, June 1-Friday, June 4 and Monday, June 7 on the CBS Television Network.  Rapper Daddy Yankee will appear June 1-4 and 7, and "The Price is Right" model Manuel Arbelaez appears June 4 and June 7.  

 

A high-powered music business manager with a famous Reggatone rapper client, Daddy Yankee, "Dempsey" (DJ Tony Okungbowa) is a friend and colleague of "Oliver Jones" (Zack Conroy).  Looking for just the right Los Angeles location to shoot a new music video, "Dempsey" calls upon "Oliver" for advice.  Soon, the stately Beverly Hills Forrester mansion is transformed into an ultra-modern urban dance mecca and "Hope's" (Kimberly Matula) high school graduation

 

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party begins. With a contemporary twist to the traditional masquerade ball, "Hope's" guests, including a friend played by "The Price is Right" model Manuela Arbelaez, quickly become entranced by the hypnotic rhythm of the music.  As the summer unfolds, so do the transgressions that occur at the party, which will lead the Forrester and the Logan families into uncharted territory.

 

"The Ellen DeGeneres Show" will also feature Okungbowa's appearance on THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL during their show in a piece that airs on Friday, May 28.

 

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL is broadcast weekdays (1:30-2:00 PM, ET; 12:30- 1:00 PM, PT) on the CBS Television Network.  The show has taped more than 5,800 episodes in its 23 years on the air and is viewed daily by millions of viewers in more than 100 countries, making it the most-watched dramatic serial in the world.

 

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Press Contacts:      

 

Cindy Marshall       (CBS)                                               818-655-1586          cindy.marshall@cbs.com

Eva Demirjian         (B&B)                                               323-575-3553          evademirjian@boldandbeautiful.tv

Melissa Little Padgitt (The Ellen DeGeneres Show)    818-954-5574      melissa.littlepadgitt@ellentv.com

                             

Photo Contacts:            Rudi Simpson                                                   818-655-1545 rudi.simpson@cbs.com    

                                                Meryl Slay                                                                    212-975-7068 mslay@cbs.com