Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Writer-producer Liz Sarnoff (Lost) has teamed with film producer Tricia Small to form Sarnoff Small Screens, a production company which will be set up at Fox 21 with an overall deal. Under the pact with 20th Century Fox TV’s cable division, Sarnoff and Small will develop new projects and will also work on the company’s upcoming drama series for WGN America Salem, a new take on the infamous witch trials in the Massachusetts town. Sarnoff co-created the Fox drama Alcatraz and previously worked on HBO’s Deadwood. In addition to her efforts as a producer and actress, Small is a co-founder of fitness and marketing company beachbody.com. Sarnoff and Small, who recently produced a Malibu production of 13 The Musical, are with WME.

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