Friday, February 4, 2022

Development News - CBS Orders Pilot for Drama 'Cal Fire'; NBC Picks Up Drama Pilots 'Blank Slate' and 'The Irrational'

Development News - February 4, 2022

CBS' Cal Fire; and NBC's Blank Slate & The Irrational.

  • BLANK SLATE (Drama) - Written by Dean Georgaris. Executive produced by Georgaris, John Davis and John Fox. Produced by Universal Television and Davis Entertainment. Logline: Special Agent Alexander McCoy is a legend in law enforcement, the agent we all hope is out there, the agent we'd all like to be. The only issue is... he doesn't actually exist. He's a ghost, a phantom. So what happens when a man claiming to be Alexander McCoy walks through the door with all of his skills and knowledge, but with an agenda nobody will see coming.
  • THE IRRATIONAL (Drama) - Based on the book Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely. Written by Arika Mittman. Executive produced by Mittman, Mark Goffman and Sam Baum. Produced by Universal Television. Logline: A world-renowned professor of behavioral science lends his expertise to an array of high-stakes cases involving governments, law enforcement, and corporations with his unique and unexpected approach to understanding human behavior.
  • CAL FIRE (Drama) - Written by Tony Phelan and Joan Rater. Executive produced by Phelan, Rater, Max Thieriot, Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman and KristieAnne Reed. Produced by CBS Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer Television. Logline: Seeking redemption and a shortened prison sentence, young convict Bode Donovan joins a firefighting program that returns him to his small Northern California hometown, where he and other inmates work alongside elite firefighters to extinguish massive blazes across the region.