'Studio 60' Co-Stars Steven Weber, D.L. Hughley to Shoot TNT pilot

Lionsgate will next month shoot an untitled TNT pilot with Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip co-stars Steven Weber and D.L. Hughley at I-25 Studios in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Weber is to play a widowed police detective working alongside a newly married partner (Hughley) as part of a project from Allan Loeb (Wall
Street: Money Never Sleeps
), who wrote the pilot script.

Steven Pearl and Ken Topolsky are executive producing, with Bill Hill as the line producer for the December shoot.

Lionsgate has shot a slew of movies and TV series in New Mexico previously, including the feature Employee of the Month, starring Jessica Simpson and Dana Cook, and the ABC Family series Wildfire.