Lifetime solves sked mystery with 2 dramas

Andreeva, Nellie
April 2003
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;4/29/2003, Vol. 378 Issue 21, p1
Lifetime Corp. has picked the two mystery-themed shows that will anchor its bid to launch a new night of original programming later this year '1-800-Missing.' After producing four drama pilots this year, Lifetime has given 13-episode pickups to 'Missing,' from Lions Gate Television and 'Wild Card' from Fireworks Entertainment.At Lifetime's upfront presentation to advertisers this month, executive vice president entertainment Barbara Fisher said the network intended to launch in August 2003 a second night of series programming, possibly on Saturdays.


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