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Creating Your Very Own USA Network Show

If you're hooked on USA Network stars like Matt Bomer (oh, those blue eyes!) you'll appreciate New York magazine's "How to Create A USA Show In Six Easy Steps." This is a practical application of an article we read a few months ago about USA's actual formula for creating lightweight action/comedy fare.

With such steps as "Find a Catchy, Bland Title, Preferably Two Words, That's Already a Phrase in the Lexicon" and "Create an Unlikely Duo: One Rule-Bending, the Other Uptight," the post comes up with a couple of suggestions of surefire shows; lots of reader ideas follow. We liked "Stormy Weather" -- all about "Misty, a free spirited meteorologist" who "ends up solving mysteries in which evil-doers use weather to cover up their crimes."



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