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TNT, TBS Unveil Development Slates

Mar 1, 2005  •  Post A Comment

TNT and TBS announced the development of several new series Tuesday, including a limited series for TNT based on a short story collection by Stephen King.

TNT’s new series are “Confessions,” a drama about a hit man from executive producer Paul Haggis (“Million Dollar Baby”); “Grace,” about a female police officer given an opportunity to change her life, from Nancy Miller (“CSI: Miami”); “The Midnight Club,” another police drama, scripted by author “James Patterson (“Along Came a Spider”); “Smoke & Mirrors,” a drama set in the world of advertising from writer-producer Lindsay Sturman (“Joan of Arcadia”) and executive producers Greer Shephard and Michael Robin (“Nip/Tuck”); “Talk to Me,” a hostage negotiator drama from executive producer Dean Devlin (“Independence Day”); and “Nightmares and Dreamscapes,” a limited series based on the Stephen King collection and executive-produced by Bill Haber (“Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow”).

Sister network TBS also announced some projects, including “Sketch Off” (working title), which presents sketch comedy groups from around the country and is produced by Whoopi Goldberg’s One Ho Productions; “Loser Leaves Town,” a greenlit reality series in which two feuding neighbors participate in a series of competitions, by executive producer Bruce Nash (“Outback Jack”); and “Daisy Does America,” a comedy series staring British comic Daisy Donovan and executive produced by Courteney Cox and David Arquette’s Coquette Productions.