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Top 10 Network SF TV Shows
Alias 2.2
Smallville 1.9
Enterprise 1.3
Twilight Zone 1.3
Smallville encore 1.3
Charmed 1.1

Source: Nielsen Galaxy Report, 6/30/03 - 7/6/03. Fewer than 10 entries appear this week, because fewer than 10 SF&F programs aired during the week on broadcast networks.

12:00pm ET, 11-July-03

 Scorsese Comes To SCI FI

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Martin Scorsese and producer Barbara De Fina have signed on to executive produce The Twelve, a miniseries premiering exclusively on the SCI FI Channel, the network announced. The project, which marks Scorsese's first foray into scripted long-form television, will be developed through Cappa/De Fina Productions, in conjunction with Adrian Bate and Zenith Entertainment Ltd.

Based on a concept originated by David Pirie (Murder Rooms), The Twelve chronicles a rash of mysterious and unexplainable events around the world which lead an FBI agent to suspect that Armageddon is set for the twelfth day of Christmas. The miniseries is slated for debut in December of 2005.

The Twelve follows a number of high-profile projects in development for the network. Dean Devlin (Independence Day) and Bryan Singer (X-Men, X2) have agreed to co-executive produce Triangle, an eight-hour miniseries exploring the mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle, while Gale Anne Hurd (Hulk) is currently overseeing the six-hour miniseries Red Mars, based on the Kim Stanley Robinson novel. In addition, another large-scale project from the producers of Steven Spielberg Presents Taken is in the works. Taken garnered record ratings for the network during its initial run in December of 2002, making the SCI FI Channel the number-one-rated basic cable network for the first time in its 10-year history.

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