Thursday, January 10, 2019

Development News - NBC Orders Pilots for Legal Dramas 'Bluff City Law' and 'Prism'

Development News - January 10, 2019

NBC's Bluff City Law and Prism.

  • BLUFF CITY LAW (Drama) - Written by The Brave creator Dean Georgaris. Executive produced by Georgaris, David Janollari and Michael Aguilar. Produced by Universal Television and David Janollari Entertainment. Logline: A father and daughter work together at an elite Memphis law firm specializing in controversial, landmark civil-rights cases. They take on the toughest David-and-Goliath cases while navigating their complicated relationship.
  • PRISM (Drama) - Written by Daniel Barnz (Cake). Executive produced by Barnz, Carol Mendelsohn, Ben Barnz and Julie Weitz. Produced by Universal Television, Carol Mendelsohn Productions and We're Not Brothers Productions. Logline: The drama follows a murder trial in which every episode will be told from the perspective of a different person involved in the case. Each new version of the facts ratchets up the mystery and the suspense, calling into question everything we have seen so far and asking, is the right person on trial? The show will let the audience ask whether the truth is more important than who can tell the most compelling story.