Playtone, HBO combo for 'Love'

Fleming, Michael
January 2004
Daily Variety;1/7/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 6, p26
Trade Publication
Cites the plan of U.S.-based cable television networks HBO and Playtone to produce the program "Big Love," which focuses on the story of a polygamist and his relationship with his wives.


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