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TV Vet Mary Pelloni Inks Overall Deal With Discovery Studios

  • Deadline TV
Under the deal, Mary Pelloni will develop and produce series and specials under the Discovery Studios banner. Pelloni has been producing unscripted series and talk shows for broadcast and cable for over a decade. She began her career in development at national talk shows including Sally Jessy RaphaelThe Roseanne Show and The Gordon Elliott Show. Her development and exec producing credits include DC Cupcakes for TLC, Bridezillas and Girl Meets Gown for We TV and How Do I Look? for the Style Network.
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TV Bits: ‘Dmz’ Adaptation Killed, Roseanne Barr Developing New Sitcom, ‘True Blood’ Renewed for Fifth Season

  • Slash Film
TV Bits: ‘Dmz’ Adaptation Killed, Roseanne Barr Developing New Sitcom, ‘True Blood’ Renewed for Fifth Season
[1] The steady stream of television news continues today with a couple of interesting announcements. After the jump, read about the "near miss" of a television adaptation of Vertigo comic book series Dmz, Rosanne Barr's return to sitcom television, and a fifth-season renewal for True Blood. Earlier this week, comic book writer Brian Wood wrote on his blog [2] about the scrapping of a television adaptation of his Vertigo comic series Dmz. We also had a near miss with setting Dmz up as a television show, at a verrrry respectable network, and its a bit crushing. I had hoped the whole new “DC Entertainment” meant they’d be better about this sort of thing… and this deal seemed like a gift from heaven… but apparently not. While it's possible that Wood will be able to put together another deal for a live-action adaptation at some point in the future, it seems
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