Last week a group or television executives and investors announced that the Tennis Channel, a 24-hour all-tennis cable network, will launch next summer. The net's content will be a mix of early-round matches, personality-driven profiles and instruction. To fill the remaining airtime, these shows are said to be under consideration:
Belgian pro Xavier Malisse uncovers unexplained phenomena while searching for the woman who abducted his love life, ex-girlfriend Jennifer Capriati.
A weekly look at the wacky world of qualifiers.
Richard Williams stars as an abrasive game-show host who insults all comers, much to the delight of the audience.
Tense court drama.
WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
A weekly look at the wacky world of on-court judges.
Heartwarming drama about a father ( Damir Dokic) and the subtle ways in which he tries to help the career of his daughter ( Jelena Dokic).
Roundtable discussion in which big-name stars make outrageous statements ("Black players have an advantage on tour!") and then desperately backtrack. Host: Martina Hingis.
Venus and Serena Williams star as siblings who take over the WTA and institute their own eccentric rules on the tour.
A weekly look at the wacky world of a former Wimbledon champion.