Oxygen Sets Crime Series


Actress Pam Greer will host a new Oxygen series profiling female
law-enforcement officers set to debut Jan. 27.

The weekly series, Women & the Badge, will cover the professional
and personal lives of female officers.

The first episode will feature an Alaska state trooper, a Memphis, Tenn.,
crisis-intervention officer and a Baltimore vice-squad detective, Oxygen
officials said.

Former New York Police Department officer Howard Safir will serve as a
consultant to the 13-episode series, which was initially titled Beyond the
when first introduced last summer at the Television Critics
Association tour.

Another Oxygen series receiving a name change is interview/talk show
Conversations from the Edge with Carrie Fisher. Formerly known as Man
Talk with Carrie Fisher
, the series debuts several new episodes Jan. 30.

Actress Fisher will talk with several Hollywood personalities during four
episodes of the show set to air this year.

The Jan. 30 episode reunites Fisher with Star Wars creator George
Lucas as he talks about the fifth installment of the popular science-fiction
series, set to hit movie theaters this summer.

Fisher appeared in the first three Star Wars films as Princess