FishBowl Sells First Pitches for Scripted Shows to Fox, CW

Partnership of “America’s Funniest Home Videos” creator Vin Di Bona and branding executive Bruce Gersh finds early success

FishBowl Worldwide Media, the new venture for "America's Funniest Home Videos" creator Vin Di Bona and veteran branding and business executive Bruce Gersh, has sold its first two pitches for scripted series to Fox and the CW, the company announced Tuesday.

Fox bought a pitch for "The Danger List," an hour-long medical thriller in which "a doctor with a complicated past investigates medical abuses, crimes and conspiracies," FishBowl said. It will be written and produced by Stephen Gallagher.

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The CW bought a pitch for the hour-long drama "Beautiful Strangers," about two young thieves who get a second chance as informants for a new FBI division. Rob Thomas is the executive producer and Dan Thompsen is writing. 

FishBowl previously sold "Disclosure," a reality series about secret and undercover phenomena, to truTV.


Di Bona is the chairman and Gersh president-CEO of the new Los Angeles-based venture, which aims to develop properties for film and television as well as emerging platforms. It launched in January.