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Microsoft has six shows lined up for its Xbox original programs

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Microsoft is moving forward with its plans to create original programming for Xbox Live with six programs in development, reported Sunday.

According to Bloomberg, the Xbox television division run by Nancy Tellem, former president of CBS Television Studio, have six shows in the pipeline. The first is a reality football series called “Every Street United," which will coincide with the World Cup. The second is the sci-fi thrilled "Humans;" an American adaption of the Swedish series about human robot workers. The two series will have interactive aspects to them, such as playable mini-games for "Every Street United" and seeing what happens to characters off-screen in "Humans."

A comedic sketch show featuring Sarah Silverman is also in production, along with Michael Cera’s JASH comedy collective, and Seth Green’s Stoopid Buddy Stoodios: the studio responsible for Adult Swim's Robot Chicken. The final series, "Fearless," stars Australian Navy bomb clearance diver Paul de Gelder, who lost several limbs in a shark attack, as he helps those who help others.

Microsoft isn't the one gaming console manufacture developing original programming for its system, as Sony picked up comic book drama "Powers" for its first PlayStation original series.

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