CBS Orders 3 New Drama Collection Amid Cancellation Spree

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CBS Orders 3 New Drama Collection Amid Cancellation Spree

CBS on Thursday handed collection orders to a trio of dramas, together with a firefighter procedural starring SEAL Group‘s Max Thieriot.

Different initiatives scoring a coveted inexperienced mild on the Eye Community: Cop drama East New York and authorized yarn So Assist Me Todd.

The pickups come simply hours after CBS cancelled 5 of its present collection, together with Magnum P.I., The US of AI, B Constructive, Good Sam and How We Roll.

Fire Country, FKA as Cal Fireplace, stars Thieriot as Bode Donovan, a younger convict who joins a firefighting program for inmates in a bid to shorten his jail sentence. This system brings him again to his hometown in Northern California, “the place he and different inmates work alongside elite firefighters to extinguish large blazes throughout the area,” per the official description.

Thieriot — who will juggle SEAL Group along with his new Fireplace duties — co-wrote the story together with Tony Phelan and Joan Rater (Gray’s Anatomy, Madam Secretary), primarily based on his experiences rising up in Northern California fireplace nation.

The collection hails from Jerry Bruckheimer, and co-stars Billy Burke, Kevin Alejandro and Diane Farr.

East New York — co-written by William Finkelstein (The Good Struggle) and Mike Flynn (Huge Sky) — follows Regina Haywood (performed by Dickinson‘s Amanda Warren), “the newly promoted police captain of East New York, an impoverished, working class neighborhood on the japanese fringe of Brooklyn,” per the official synopsis. “She leads a various group of officers and detectives, a few of whom are reluctant to deploy her artistic strategies of serving and defending through the midst of social upheaval and the early seeds of gentrification.”

The solid additionally contains Jimmy Smits, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Richard Sort and Kevin Rankin.

Lastly, So Assist Me Todd — which weathered a behind-the-scenes disaster this winter when Geena Davis dropped out mid-production, to get replaced by Marcia Homosexual Harden — facilities on a gifted however directionless P.I. (Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’s Skylar Astin) who begrudgingly agrees to work because the in-house investigator for his overbearing mom Joan (Harden), a profitable legal professional reeling from the latest dissolution of her marriage.

Scott Prendergast (Wilfred) penned the script and can function an EP alongside Liz Kruger and Craig Shapiro.

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