Martin, Denise
December 2006
Variety;12/25/2006, Vol. 405 Issue 6, p11
Trade Publication
The article describes televisions shows being developed by cable networks in 2006-07. The author focuses on the fact that many of the new shows are not similar to fare that the networks have offered in the past. Unusual programing in development for Comedy Central, FX, HBO and Showtime is examined.


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