TNT on Monday revealed its ambitious plan to change most of its weekday prime-time schedule to original fare by the year 2010. (Popular movies will still be the cabler's bread-and-butter on Fridays/weekends.) Here's what's on tap.Already greenlit for production: Raising the Bar, a Steven Bochco drama about a public defender (Mark-Paul Gosselaar), his boss (Gloria Reuben) and an imperious judge (Jane Kaczmarek). Teddy Sears and Melissa Sagemiller also star. Leverage, in which a former insurance investigator (Timothy Hutton) assembles a team of highly skilled thieves, hackers and grifters.In consideration: Truth in Advertising, an ad-biz drama starring Eric McCormack, Tom Cavanagh and Monica Potter.In development (scripted):Generations (from Robert Redford, a drama following three generations of the same family living in a house); an untitled family drama set in 1950s Indiana; a series based on Tess Gerritsen's crime novels; The Genie Chronicles (about... a genie i...
A wise man once said, "When two separate events occur simultaneously pertaining to the same object in inquiry we must always pay strict attention." The wise man in question? If you have to ask, you clearly weren't a fan of Twin Peaks' resident java junkie Agent Cooper. Well, I was a fan (a huge obsessive one, in fact) and those sage words came in handy last month when I happened to run into Kyle MacLachlan (Event No. 1) just days after hearing a rumor (Event No. 2) that Twin Peaks cocreator Mark Frost was in early development on a series of TV -movies featuring Coop. Creepy, huh? Well, not only did I pay strict attention to the coincidence, I went a