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Question: I am an avid reader of your column, but have never felt strongly enough about any topic (even Moonlight, and that's saying something) to write. I just watched the ABC Family "event" Samurai Girl and found it quite entertaining. It was clean enough for the family, but engaging enough to keep my interest for six hours. I understand that this miniseries was based on a series of novels. Do you know if ABC Family has any intentions of continuing this as an ongoing show or was it simply an isolated "event?" A few other shows have begun as miniseries and then have gone on to do fairly well as an ongoing series on cable: The 4400, The Dead Zone and, to a lesser degree, The Starter Wife come immediately to mind. On another note, how sad (for me and the network) is it that I watch more ABC Family than actual ABC?
Answer: It's never sad if this is what you truly enjoy. As I write this, I haven't heard anything yet about a decision on the show's future. But the ratings appear promising,
This Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 8 pm/ET, ABC Family invites you to meet Samurai Girl via a miniseries based on the popular young-adult novels. Starring as Heaven — the sole survivor of a plane crash who is taken in by a new family, unaware of her fate as the mystical "chosen one" wanted by warring entities is Jamie Chung. Roswell's Brendan Fehr plays a love interest, while former wrestling diva/Dancing star Stacy Keibler plays a most formidable (and very leggy) adversary. Calling Samurai Girl "action-packed" and full of "drama, comedy and romance," Chung says the cabler "really took a chance with this show, and I think they made a great decision."As Heaven fulfills her promise, the stunts fly fast and furious. (As Chung says, "I have the bruises to prove it!") With ABC Family firing off hit after hit these days, does the ingénue feel a need to deliver? "Yes, I feel the pressure!" she tells us with a laugh. "But you just do your best work and hope that people en...