TITLE

Scribe joins 20th TV to oversee 'Damages'

AUTHOR(S)
Schneider, Michael
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;7/31/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 19, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that the company Twentieth Century Fox Television has signed scribe Jonathon Lisco to develop projects for the company. NBC has expressed interest in Lisco's pilot "Damages," which is about four lawyers who struggle to balance their work with their regular lives. According to company president Dana Walden, Lisco is unlike any other writer in his ability to break down what exactly he is thinking about.
ACCESSION #
21804747

 

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