Source: Variety April 19, 2006
Spike TV has locked in a pair of drama pilots that put the men's network in business with TV mavens Frank Spotnitz and Vince Gilligan (The X-Files) and feature screenwriter James DeMonaco, reports Variety.
The cable channel is in final talks to greenlight production on Spotnitz and Gilligan's Amped, an event series about a mysterious epidemic that hits Los Angeles, and DeMonaco's The Kill Pit, about a bank heist gone awry, chronicled in real time.
Boutique studio Fox 21 is attached to produce Amped, with Spotnitz and Gilligan executive producing. David Hoberman's Mandeville Films (Monk) will produce The Kill Pit, with DeMonaco and Hoberman executive producing.