Television: Bull: Stock Characters

TNT invests in a Wall Street drama for its first original series. This is one IPO you can pass up

Hands up, folks: Who likes money? We thought so! O.K., hands up: Who likes people who wear watches that cost more than your car?

Hello? Anyone?

There you have the challenge facing Michael Chernuchin, the creator of TNT's new series Bull (Tuesdays, 10 p.m. E.T.), as he speculates on the appeal of Wall Street drama. (Fox will do likewise in November with Darren Star's randy The $treet.) True, medical and legal shows have upper-class heroes, but we focus more on Ally's sex life than her 401(k) balance. Whereas a mergers and acquisitions specialist on Bull talks about having a...

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