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Feb 2, 2004  •  Post A Comment

ROLES
World champion skateboarder and video game star Tony Hawk will host GSN’s “Video Game Invasion: The History of a Global Obsession.” The two-hour documentary covers the creation and evolution of video games. David Carr and David Comtois of Beantown Productions are executive producers. The documentary will air March 21 at 9 p.m. (ET). … Kim Delaney (“NYPD Blue”) and Lauren Holly (“King of Texas”) will star in Lifetime’s original movie “Infidelity.” The TV movie is about a married woman facing the consequences of her adulterous behavior. Executive producers are Judy Polone (“Riot”), Judy Cairo (“Sex, Lies & Obsession”) and Martha Coolidge (“Introducing Dorothy Dandridge”). “Infidelity” is produced by Lions Gate Television in association with Cairo-Simpson Entertainment. … Denis Leary stars in “Rescue Me,” a one-hour drama series to air on FX. The series follows a group of post-9/11 New York firefighters and will be produced by Apostle, The Cloudland Co. and DreamWorks in association with Sony Pictures Television. “Rescue Me” is FX’s third original drama series. … Regis Philbin will guest star on an episode of Disney Channel’s “Lilo & Stitch: The Series.” Mr. Philbin will lend his voice to an animated version of himself. The show will air Feb. 9 at 4 p.m. (ET).
PRODUCERS
Jon Kroll (“Amazing Race”), Daniel Laikind and Steven Cantor will executive produce a reality series that will follow five young Amish people through the Amish rite of passage called rumspringa. The untitled show is from Stick Figure Productions and New Line Television. … Margaret Loesch, Bruce Stein and Leslie Bricusse will executive produce a three-hour remake of “Scrooge” for CBS. Dan Angel and Billy Brown (“Door to Door”) will also executive produce. Production is expected to begin in June in Ireland. … Martin Scorsese will executive produce an adaptation of “Frankenstein” for USA. Pre-production has begun in Los Angeles on the two-hour pilot for a limited series. Other executive producers on the project include thriller author Dean Koontz and Tony Krantz’s Flame Television.
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