Scripted show would examine rock 'n' roll band

Lionsgate and Simon Fuller are collaborating on a scripted series that would chronicle the lives of a young California rock ‘n’ roll band.

Fuller, creator of the “Idol” franchise as well as an exec producer on “So You Think You Can Dance,” has spent much of his career in the music business and is looking to use that experience for a nonreality project Stateside.

The studio, which currently produces such series as “Mad Men” and “Weeds,” and Fuller will soon begin taking meeting with potential writers and showrunners. They are looking to sell the show to a broadcast or cable outlet.

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