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'JOHN & LEEZA' CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING WITH 'I CAN'T GET YOU OUT OF MY MIND' SPECIAL SHOWS -- PROGRAM TO REUNITE FAMILIES, SWEETHEARTS, FRIENDS

 Reunions To Be Broadcast Week of Nov. 22
 LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- "John & Leeza" celebrates the


Thanksgiving holiday by reuniting four viewers who were chosen to participate in the program's "I Can't Get You Out of My Mind" series -- a week-long installment of special shows which will bring together families, sweethearts and friends. The reunions will be telecast the week of Nov. 22. "John & Leeza," hosted by John Tesh and Leeza Gibbons, and produced by Paramount Domestic Television, airs on NBC-TV's daytime lineup. (Please check your local station for exact times).
 "John & Leeza" selected four viewers to be reunitedn? the show in time for Thanksgiving. Some of these special reunions include: A 42-year-old woman from Mississippi who is reunited with a former high school sweetheart she hasn't seen in over 20 years. Her long lost love is 43-years-old and currently lives on an Indian reservation in Northern California; a Vietnam veteran from Washington state who is reunited with an army buddy from Idaho whom he hasn't seen in over 25 years; a man from California who claims to have been kidnapped by his father as a toddler, who will meet his mother for the first time in over two decades; and a 17-year-old girl from Colorado who will be reunited with the father she hasn't seen since the age of two.
 "We were overwhelmed by the poignancy of all the letters we received and we're hoping to make the Thanksgiving holiday very special for both our viewers and the people who will be reunited," said Brad Lachman, executive producer of "John & Leeza."
 Since these special shows were announced last month, thousands of letters were received from people asking to be reunited with lost loved ones, friends or family members. In their letters, viewers revealed how they parted, why they couldn't forget the missing person and what they'd say to that special someone today.
 "John & Leeza" is a production of Paramount Domestic Television. The Paramount Television Group is part of the entertainment operations of Paramount Communications Inc.
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 /CONTACT: John Wentworth or Trisha Cardoso, Media Relations, Paramount Television Group, 213-956-5394; or Linda Lipman or Beth Stoller of LB Lipman Public Relations, 212-989-6383/


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