Criminal, a drama from the Blindspot team of creator/executive producer Martin Gero, executive producers Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter and co-executive producer Brendan Gall, has landed at ABC with a put pilot commitment. Blindspot producer Warner Bros. TV, where Berlanti Prods. is based, is the studio.
In Criminal, written by Gero and Gall, after falling prey to a CIA sting, a fast-talking, hedonistic con man and his ragtag team of criminals must complete an ongoing series of missions to clear their names and steal an unknown number of long-forgotten relics that could change the fate of the world. Gero and Gall executive produce alongside Berlanti Prods.’ Greg Berlanti and Schechter.
NBC’s Blindspot, which aired behind The Voice on Monday, ranked as the highest-rated new broadcast series last season among adults 18-49 and the most watched freshman scripted series. The thriller starring Sullivan Stapleton and Jaimie Alexander is moving to Wednesdays 8 PM this fall.
Berlanti, Gero and Gall are repped by WME.
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