IFC to develop TV series based on The Onion

NYTimes.com
It will be a half-hour show in the vein of authentic news programs like CNN's "Situation Room" or "Anderson Cooper 360," reports Dave Itzkoff. The Independent Film Channel series will do more than recycle The Onion's online shorts, says executive producer Will Graham. The show debuts early next year.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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