Showtime Lurking in the Weeds

12/17/2004 7:18 AM Eastern

Showtime Networks Inc. said Friday that it has picked up single-camera comedy series Weeds.

The series, from Lions Gate Television, is about a single mother who makes ends meet by selling marijuana in suburban Los Angeles. It stars Mary Louise Parker, Elizabeth Perkins and Kevin Nealon.

Showtime has made a 10-episode commitment to Weeds.


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