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More Imports As CBS Picks Up Brit, Israeli Shows

  • Mediaweek, Friday, February 29, 2008 11:30 AM

The proliferation of imported shows that gained steam during the writers strike is still continuing with CBS ordering up two dramatic pilots based on programs from overseas. One, "Ny-Lon," comes from a 2004 British series that features a trans-Atlantic romance and will be produced by ABC Studios. Meanwhile, "Mythological X" from 20th Century Fox TV has its origins in Israel. It is about a woman whom a psychic tells will marry a man she has already dated. And the Tiffany Network has also ordered up the drama "Can Openers," which focuses on a young female neurosurgical resident.

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