EXCLUSIVE: In its first drama sale this season, Bruckheimer TV has landed a put pilot commitment from CBS for an FBI drama written by Aron Eli Coleite. Titled The Bureau, the project is described as a character drama set at the NY field office of the FBI. It reunites the auspices behind last season’s drama pilot Trooper: writer Coleite, Bruckheimer TV, CBS and Warner Bros TV. While it didn’t make the cut at CBS in May, Trooper was just ordered to pilot by TNT. The Bureau is being executive produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, Coleite and Jonathan Littman, with KristieAnne Reed co-executive producing.
Bruckheimer TV got a head start this development season with an early pilot order by NBC for drama The Secret Lives Of Husbands And Wives, which is casting. The company also has sold two comedies, a docu-style military comedy At Ease, which got a put pilot commitment at NBC, as well as The B-Side, from writer Sheri Elwood, also at NBC. On Sunday, Bruckheimer TV’s The Amazing Race extended its Emmy dominance, landing its ninth win for best reality competition series out of 10 years the category has been awarded. Coleite and Bruckheier TV are with CAA.
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