GIRLFRIENDS 2004/05 Basic Information

This information is subject to change and was last updated on 04/01/04.


The 2004/05 Season (Syndication Year One) of GIRLFRIENDS begins 09/13/04. The full license term is 156 weeks and ends 09/09/07.



Seven episodes are delivered per week as follows:

GIRLFRIENDS is delivered via satellite. It is a half-hour show delivered on a "Stripped Basis" airing 5 days a week Monday thru Friday AND as two Weekend episodes. (Stations air 7 episodes a week.) Each of the five weekly GIRLFRIENDS Strip episodes is fed twice, one business day before air. Each weekend episode is fed twice on the Wednesday before air. If you miss a feed of GIRLFRIENDS you may also order a tape. There is a fee for ordering tape, and GIRLFRIENDS can not be libraried. Paramount Broadcast Services can provide current prices for ordering tape.


GIRLFRIENDS is closed captioned and in stereo.


GIRLFRIENDS is fed with pulled-up blacks; you must re-cue your tape. The episodes are fed with the national spot(s) already integrated.


GIRLFRIENDS is scheduled by Paramount. 93 episodes from the first four seasons become available during the 2004/05 season. GIRLFRIENDS is still in production beyond Season Four.


GIRLFRIENDS is rated by Paramount using the expanded ratings system and includes a TV Ratings icon and any necessary content codes.



During Year One, stations also air a second strip of GIRLFRIENDS Monday through Friday. Stations airing the double run must not repeat the Primary episode; they must air both the Primary and the Additional Stripped episodes as delivered. Each of the five weekly GIRLFRIENDS Additional Stripped Episodes is fed twice, one business day before air.


Generic Format (Strip and Weekend)

(7 minutes commercial time; 2 National, 5 Local.)

Act 1




Break 1

Act 2




Break 2

1:01 National


Break 2

2:02 Local

Act 3



Bumbers, Fee Spots (2x10)




Break 3

3:03 Local

End Credits






Total Run Time



Local End Break



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Synopses, episodics, promo feeds

Program Lineups


Make goods, preemptions, time changes

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Satellite feed, schedules and general information, and complete Generic Information


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