CBS is ready to explore the world of journalism as rumors about “fake news” and “alternative facts” continue to make headlines.
The network has handed out a pilot order to drama The Get, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
From 11.22.63 showrunner Bridget Carpenter, the workplace drama centers on a team of tireless internet journalists who pursue and expose the stories of injustice using their unconventional investigative techniques in today’s anything-goes world of reporting.
Carpenter will pen the script and executive produce the project, which hails from CBS Television Studios.
Her TV credits include Westworld, Parenthood, Friday Night Lights and Sundance’s The Red Road. Carpenter is repped by CAA and Schreck Rose.