News hounds in heat get exposure on truTV


TruTV has ordered six half-hour episodes of "L.A. Stringers," a real-life series about freelance news chasers produced by 44 Blue Prods. in association with Buena Vista Prods.

The series, which likely will debut in September, aims to tell the stories behind various 10-second clips that air during local and national newscasts.

44 Blue's Rasha Drachkovitch is executive producing.

Marc Karzen is the producer. For truTV, Robyn Hutt is the exec in charge of production, and Lori Siegel is executive producer. (partialdiff)