'Prison Break' producer joins 'Detroit 1-8-7'

8:00 PM PST 06/07/2010 by James Hibberd, AP

Kevin Hooks to exec produce, direct at least two episodes

ABC has signed executive producer/director Kevin Hooks to its upcoming crime drama "Detroit 1-8-7."

He will executive produce and direct at least two episodes.

The UTA-repped Hooks was executive producer of the Fox hit "Prison Break" for four seasons; he also exec produced and shot the pilot for ABC Family's "Lincoln Heights."

"Detroit" will air at 10 p.m. Tuesdays in the fall after the "Dancing With the Stars" results show.

David Zabel is showrunner.
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