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Showtime Greenlights ‘This American Life’

May 4, 2005  •  Post A Comment

Showtime Networks said Wednesday it has greenlighted a pilot for a show based on Chicago Public Radio’s award-winning radio series “This American Life.”

Series creator and host Ira Glass along with acclaimed independent film producer Christine Vachon from Killer Films will executive produce for EUE Screen Gems.

Mr. Glass hopes to continue the radio show if the TV project is picked up. The TV show also will be hosted by Mr. Glass.