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Tuesday, 14 August 2007

Cable embraces what the film industry pushes away: 40 is the new 30

At first glance, they have little in common: the legal eagle, the hell raiser and the head shrinker. But look again and you'll find a surprising number of ties binding the lead characters of three recently debuted TV dramas: "Damages," "Saving Grace" and "State of Mind."

But look again and you'll find a surprising number of ties binding the lead characters of three recently debuted TV dramas: "Damages," "Saving Grace" and "State of Mind." "I guess one thing I'm seeing that's happening is, it feels like some of the obstacles that have presented themselves with film, in terms of financing and so on, are not there with TV," said Taylor, who plays a Connecticut psychotherapist with her own share of personal problems in Lifetime's "State of Mind."

"I'm finding," she added, "that filmmaker friends who are having trouble getting their films made are turning to TV."

More and more, too, they're turning to the cable side.

Turn to the CNN side to read more...HERE

Posted by Rajan Kalra at 01:02 PM in Television | Permalink

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