Can new 'Lost' be found?

Guider, Elizabeth
May 2006
Daily Variety;5/19/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 35, pA1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the foreign television (TV) program buyers who attend in the L. A. Screenings that are aiming to buy new American series for their TV stations. Among on their list are likely to be hour dramas such as "The Nine," "Shark," and "The Black Donnelys." The prices paid for the shows have a sudden increase especially in hotly contended territories such as Great Britain, Canada and France.


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