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FX's Big Shot gets little bang

While original cop drama The Shield has proven
to be a ratings smash, FX's latest original movie mustered a weak Nielsen Media Research rating Sunday.

Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie earned a 1.2 rating for its debut March 30, notching a
2.2 rating among men 18 through 34.

FX's last original movie, Sins of the Father,
scored a 2.9.

Confessions is FX's fifth original movie.

Future movie projects include a biopic on Robert F. Kennedy and a look
at the Enron Corp. scandal.

The Shield, meanwhile, earned ratings above 3.0 for
its first three episodes. The fourth episode airs April 2.