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Making Medical Drama in FOX's 'House'

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Making Medical Drama in FOX's 'House'

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Making Medical Drama in FOX's 'House'

Making Medical Drama in FOX's 'House'

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Sela Ward, left, and Hugh Laurie star in House on FOX television. FOX TV hide caption

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David Shore and Dr. David Foster combine to be the driving force behind the new medical series House, on FOX TV. Shore is the executive producer; Foster is the medical consultant and writes for the series. On the show, medical maladies play the role of villain. The hero is an irreverent and controversial doctor who trusts no one.

David Shore's other TV producing credits include Hack, Family Law and Law and Order. Foster is an instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School, and has consulted on many T-V shows, including Law and Order: SVU, Ozzie and Drix, and Gideon's Crossing. The season finale of House is coming up on May 24, 2005.