NBC snags Bruckheimer pilot
Action procedural marks first collaboration since 2005
NBC is back in business with Jerry Bruckheimer.
An untitled action procedural from Bruckheimer and writer Jennifer Johnson, which garnered interest from several networks, has landed at the Peacock with a put pilot commitment.
The project, from Warner Bros. TV and Bruckheimer TV, tells the stories of a team charged with making sure fugitive criminals don't evade justice.
Johnson, an executive producer on CBS' "Cold Case," another WBTV/Bruckheimer procedural, is writing the script under a three-year overall deal with WBTV she inked in the summer.
She is executive producing with Bruckheimer and Jonathan Littman, with KristieAnne Reed co-executive producing.
The project reunites Bruckheimer TV and NBC after the 2005 military drama "E-Ring."
The company has eight series on the air, including freshmen "Miami Trauma" on CBS and "The Forgotten" on ABC.
Johnson, whose series credits also include ABC's "Lost" and NBC's "Providence," joined "Case" four years ago as a supervising producer and last season rose to co-showrunner with Greg Plageman.
She is repped by WME and attorney Matt Johnson.
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