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USA’s ‘Little Monk’ Web Series Cozies Up to Sleep Inn

14 August 2009 3:46 PM, PDT | | See recent Tubefilter News news »

Following up on May’s announcement that USA Network would bring its hit drama Monk to the web, network parent NBC Universal made it official with formal details of the 10-episode web series. Set to bow during one of the few remaining new episodes of its final eighth season, Little Monk will premiere Aug. 21 on USA with a two-minute sneak preview sending viewers to the web to “discover the details” of how Adrian Monk (played on TV by Emmy-winner Tony Shalhoub) became the obsessive-compulsive detective. Alexandra Shapiro, senior vp of brand marketing and digital at USA Network, said the live-action web series “felt like a great way to send off the series in its final season and to give fans some insight into a small part of his childhood.” In partnership with Sleep Inn hotels, each episode of the spinoff web series follows young Monk (newcomer Aaron Linker) and his brother, »

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