Category talk:2009 television series debuts

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Diggs Tailwigger is premiering in 2008 I think, not 2009. Not going to change it yet because I'm not positive. Thanks! Ehccheehcche (talk) 20:43, 11 June 2008 (UTC)

TV SERIES PROPOSALS[edit]

Title & Premise Of Proposed TV Series

Birds of A Feather: Based on the British comedy of the same name about two sisters whose lives had taken very different routes.

Fiona Range: Based on Mary McGarry Morris' book of the same name about Fiona's attempts to clean her life up, find love in the midst of loneliness and confusion, and find balance in the midst of seemingly insurmountable emotional chaos.

Dress Your Family in Corduroy And Denim: Based on David Sedaris' book of the same name.

Half A Heart: Based on Rosellen Brown's book of the same name which traces the lives of several people who participated in the civil rights movement and continue to live in its shadow.

Pure Poetry: Based on Binnie Kirshenbaum's book of the same name.

Checks & Balances: Explores the lives, loves & machinations of workers at Ambrose/Craner/Ellison, a fictional independent Wall Street investment house. Set in New York City. Think: Americanized Traders.

Fork It Over: Loosely based on Alan Richman's book of the same name as his inexhaustible hunger & unquenchable curiosity lead him into the world of professional eaters & culinary journalism.

I'll Have A...: Based on Debra Ginsberg's Waiting: The True Confessions Of A Waitress. Think: a scripted version of The Restaurant.

Double Billing: An expose of the legal profession. Loosely based on Cameron Stracher's Double Billing & William R. Keates' Proceed With Caution. Think: Ally McBeal meets The Practice.

Me Talk Pretty One Day: Based on David Sedaris' life & book of the same name.

The Subject Steve: Based on Sam Lipsyte's book of the same name- A dark satire in which the protagonist, Steve, is diagnosed with a vague but deadly disease called Prexis that sounds suspiciously like terminal boredom with modern life.

Easy Steps: Satirical look at the self-help industry.

Faces: Multiple storylines dealing with issues like depression, poverty, addiction (drug, food, sex, alchohol), abuse (physical, mental, sexual), suicide, homophobia, violence (gangs, rape), eating disorders, learning/physical disability etc.

Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow: A cross between The Young And The Restless, General Hospital & late 70s/early 80s & 90s One Life To Live. It's about the moments which defined yesterday, the trials & tribulations faces us today, and the outcomes which will lead into tomorrow. Blending social & political issues, love & romance, action & adventure, and spirituality & mystery themes, Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow is the next generation of great American television. Possible writers include L.M. Latham, M.V. Jean, J.F. Esser, M.S. Price, Cherie Bennett, Lorraine Broderick, Hogan Sheffer, Kay Alden, Jeff Gottesfeld, Tracey Thomson, Karen Harris, Susan Wald, Meg Bennett, Elizabeth Korte, Michael Conforti.

Raindrops And Sunshine: Coming of age drama about the lives of college students and recent graduates.

Zubat & Clark: Best friends who host an afternoon drive home radio talk show. Zubat is a moderate while Clark is a libertarian. Think: Politically Incorrect meets WKRP In Cincinnati. Set in Washington, D.C.

Origin/Terminus: Government agents investigating paranormal activity, unexplained phenomena & conspiracies as they encounter secret societies who are in search of the truth of the planet. Think: The X Files meets Alias.

Silicon Follies: Based on Thomas Scoville's book of the same name- A satire of Silicon Valley and its technological trappings; portraying a world as rich with youth and enthusiasm as it is with hypocrisy and loneliness.

The Town: Based on Bentley Little's book of the same name in which bizarre events begin to occure shortly after a man returns to his old hometown of McGuane, Arizona with his wife and three children.

Kick Me: Based on Paul Feig's book of the same name. Think: Freaks & Geeks: Part 2.

Who's Sorry Now: Based on Joe Pantoliano's book of the same name.

A Brief History of The Flood: Based in Jean Harfenist's book of the same name which chronicles the lives of a Minnesota family as narrated by the main character, Lillian Anderson.

I Am Woman: Based on Andrea Lee's book Interested Women.

Innocents: Based on Cathy Coote's book of the same name about a twisted love affair between a teenage student and teacher from the student's point of view.

Plainsong: Based on Kent Haruf's book of the same name about 8 compassionately imagined characters, in a prairie community near Denver, CO, whose lives undergo radical change during the course of one year.

...And I: The relationships people have with their work, friends, family & the world around them.

The Rulers of The Ages: Lives of those between the ages of 50 & 80.

Welcome To Temptation: Based on Jennifer Crusie's book of the same name about 2 slightly twisted sisters and a town chock full of hunks, coots, and petty politics.

Why Girls Are Weird: Based on Pamela Ribon's book of the same name.

The Secret Lives of Married Men: Based on David Leddick's book of the same name about gay men who were married-and those who still are- to women.

Sellevision: Based on Augusten Burrough's book of the same name- A relentless spoof of cable's home-shopping mania.

Tuffy: Based on Paul Beatty's book, Tuff, about the unusual coming-of-age of 19-year-old, obese African-American Winston "Tuffy" Foshay, who tries to rise above his rough-and-tumble life on the vicious streets of Spanish Harlem.

Joe College: Based on Tom Perrotta's book of the same name about an English major at Yale University who's stuck with the peculiarities of his roommates, a horrendous crush on a fellow student, while struggling to complete his junior year.

Life As A Loser: Based on Will Leitch's book of the same name.

A Dangerous Woman: Based on Mary McGarry Morris' book of the same name about a Vermont woman who is most dangerous to herself.

The White Boy Shuffle: Based on Paul Beatty's book of the same name about a gleefully satiric gloss on black history and culture.

His Children: Based on the British comedy, Bread, about a staunchly Catholic family. In this case, it will be a staunchly Christian family.

Hi-De-Hi!: Based on the British comedy of the same name which was set in a holiday camp during the 1950s and 1960s.

Last of The Summer Wine: Based on the British comedy of the same name about the adventures of three elderly, unmarried friends. Think: The male version of The Golden Girls.

Never The Twain: Based on the British comedy of the same name about 2 male next-door neighbours and rival antique dealers engaged in continuous one-upmanship.

The Thin Red Line: The ongoings of a firehouse in a small city

Americana: Satire on American culture, media & politics. A small town businessman becomes the mayor of a metropolis. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 70.24.81.46 (talk) 06:11, 11 January 2009 (UTC)