NBC's 'Philanthropist' Finds Overseas Home
The move will allow NBC to save about a million dollars per episode on production. It also helped secure "Rome" star James Purefoy for the title role, the showbiz trade papers report. Purefoy has been in talks to star in the show for some time but was reportedly reluctant to relocate to Los Angeles.
Production on "The Philanthropist" is scheduled to begin soon, with locations in the
The series is currently slotted on Monday nights in NBC's midseason schedule.