Five titles likely to generate strong buzz at this year's market
At the End of My Leash
Dog advocate and life coach Brad Pattison applies his innovative tough-love training and in-your-face counseling skills into human/dog relationships to fix bad behavior -- on both ends of the leash. (The series is tentatively titled "Stepping in It" in the U.S.)
Alliance Atlantis Communications (Booth G3.14)
Love You to Death
In this darkly funny scripted series, cult director John Waters makes his TV series debut as the "Groom Reaper," guiding viewers through the twisted, inspired-by-reality tales of spouses who have killed their loved, or not-so-loved, ones.
FremantleMedia Enterprises (Booth RB1)
Jeff Goldblum stars as Michael Raines, an eccentric but extremely smart Los Angeles cop who solves murders in a very unusual way -- he turns the victims into his partners, working with them to find their killers.
NBC Universal TV Distribution (Booth H4)
The Wedding Bells
This new romantic dramedy from Emmy Award-winning producers David E. Kelley and Jonathan Pontell focuses on three sisters who must navigate the endless complications of elaborate weddings after they inherit the family owned wedding-planning business.
20th Century Fox TV Distribution (Booth E3.01)
Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!
Nominated this year for an Annie Award in the best animated TV production category, this 2-D-animated series, which originated as a podcast before being developed as a show (the first ever of its kind), chronicles the adventures of Wubbzy and his two best friends, Widget and Walden, as they work together to resolve everyday problems.
Starz Media (Booth R25)
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