Nellie Andreeva

Bruckheimer Television has made an early entrance into the TV marketpace, landing one of the first  major commitments this year. The company is back at CBS, the network where it has had most success, with a new character-based procedural drama from writer Aron Eli Coleite (NBC’s Heroes), which has been given a put pilot commitment. The untitled drama centers on a common-sense mother who becomes a New York State Trooper. Bruckheimer TV and Warner Bros. TV are producing, with Coleite, Bruckheimer and Jonathan Littman executive producing and KristieAnne Reed co-executive producing. Bruckheimer TV is looking to rebound after not scoring a pilot order for the first time in years last season.  So far, the broadcast networks’ big development commitments have gone to drama project from A-list producers: Bruckheimer, Dick Wolf (the Michael Brandt/Derek Haas firefighter drama at NBC) and Greg Berlanti (Marc Guggenheim’s legal drama at Fox). Bruckheimer TV currently has 5 series on the air, the 3 CSI dramas and The Amazing Race on CBS and the summer reality series Take the Money And Run on ABC.

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