Current TV, with a social media assist from consumers, will bow Bar Karma on Feb. 11.
Karma, created by Will Wright, the creator of videogame "The Sims," and
ex-Nickelodeon executive Albie Hecht, revolves around the staff and
patrons who frequent a bar set in outer space. The network has ordered a
Starring William Sanderson (True Blood, Lost, Deadwood), Matthew Humphreys (Obsessed, Big Love, The Forgotten) and Cassie Howarth (Deranged High, Deathclock), the series trades on the possibilities surrounding the scenario: "A guy or girl walks into a bar..."
Those are being shaped in part by Wright's innovative, easy-to-use Storymaker application, accessible at current.com/studios. The app can now also be reached through an iPhone App.