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is a New York
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-based production company
A production company provides the physical basis for works in the realms of the performing arts, new media art, film, television, radio, and video.- Tasks and functions :...
specializing in television production created by stand-up comedian and actor Denis Leary
Denis Colin Leary is an Irish-American actor, comedian, writer and director. Leary is known for his biting, fast paced comedic style and chain smoking...
and his business partner Jim Serpico
Jim Serpico is Co-founder, along with Denis Leary of Apostle in New York City, specializing in television production. Also executive produced Leary's stand-up shows from the 1990s, including No Cure for Cancer and Lock 'N Load. He has produced a number of television programs including Rescue Me,...
. Apostle created the hit TV series Rescue Me (TV series)
Rescue Me is an American television drama series that premiered on the FX Network on July 21, 2004, and concluded on September 7, 2011. The series focuses on the professional and personal lives of a group of New York City firefighters in the fictitious Ladder 62 / Engine 99 firehouse.The show...
about a post-9/11 FDNY crew and the drama in their personal lives.
In June 2007, Apostle signed a 3-year production deal with Sony to create at least 8 new television shows.
http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117966818.html?categoryid=14&cs=1 -- Variety (magazine)
Variety is an American weekly entertainment-trade magazine founded in New York City, New York, in 1905 by Sime Silverman. With the rise of the importance of the motion-picture industry, Daily Variety, a daily edition based in Los Angeles, California, was founded by Silverman in 1933. In 1998, the...
article about new deal with Sony