Wednesday, March 17, 2010

A Television Project That Might Make Steve Jobs iRate - ArtsBeat Blog - NYTimes.com

I’m guessing episodes will not be available on iTunes…

If Steven P. Jobs wants relief from one of his more merciless satirists, a television set may not be the best place to turn. On Tuesday, the cable channel Epix and the studio Media Rights Capital said they had struck a development deal for a new series called “iCon,” to be written by Dan Lyons, a Newsweek contributor who has sent up the Apple chief executive on his popular blog, The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs, and in his novel “Options: The Secret Life of Steve Jobs – A Parody.”

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In a statement, Mr. Charles said, “We are attempting to do nothing less than a modern ‘Citizen Kane.’ A scabrous satire of Silicon Valley and its most famous citizen.”

A Television Project That Might Make Steve Jobs iRate - ArtsBeat Blog - NYTimes.com

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