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CBS commissions primetime episodes of The Sack Race




In a deal brokered by Colin Jarvis, Director of Programming and Operations at BBC Worldwide, CBS in the United States has commissioned an initial run of six network primetime episodes of The Sack Race.

 

This followed the successful audience testing of the pilot earlier this year.

 

The CBS version, called Fire Me... Please!, will go into production soon for a possible autumn 2004 transmission.

 

Sack Race is a BBC Entertainment in-house format and was devised by Hugh Ryecroft.

 

Colin Jarvis and Robin Meltzer (BBC Worldwide Production Executive) will exec produce the US series for the BBC.

 

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Date : 20.05.2004
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