Sunday, August 21, 2005

The Interweb May Have Saved Global Frequence

from the Chicago Trib's metromix:

`Global Frequency's' long-shot comeback

Late last year, "Global Frequency," an intriguing show about a network of freelance intelligence operatives led by Michelle Forbes as the enigmatic Miranda Zero, seemed like a lock for the WB network's midseason schedule. Then, thanks to an executive shuffle at the network, it wasn't.

In June, the "Global Frequency" pilot hit peer-to-peer networks such as BitTorrent, where thousands of fans worldwide became rabid fans of the terrific Forbes and the stylish show, which is based on graphic novels by Warren Ellis.

Now "Global Frequency" is one of the most buzzed-about shows of the year. And John Rogers, the show's writer and executive producer, is in talks with the WB network to find a legal way to distribute the show -- and maybe even bring the series back to life.

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