New York – Epix, the multi-platform pay-TV channel, video-on-demand
and online service joint venture between Viacom (NYSE: VIA), its Paramount Pictures unit,
and MGM, said on Tuesday that it has signed development deals with David S.
Ward ("The Sting"), Oscar nominee Todd Field ("Little
Children") and Todd Holland ("Malcolm in the Middle"). The three
have signed on to develop original scripted drama and comedy programming for