It will fill the void left by the cancellation of CBS’ summer thriller drama Zoo after three seasons, and will join Salvation, which was renewed for a second season. Blood & Treasure, is keeping in line with CBS’ brand of popcorn entertainment series for the summer.
Written by Matt Federman & Stephen Scaia, Blood & Treasure, which hails from CBS Television Studios, centers on a brilliant antiquities expert and a cunning art thief who team up to catch a ruthless terrorist who funds his attacks through stolen treasure. As they crisscross the globe hunting their target, they unexpectedly find themselves in the center of a 2,000-year-old battle for the cradle of civilization.
Federman and Scaia executive produce along with showrunner Taylor Elmore, Ben Silverman, Marc Webb, who is directing, and Mark Vlasic.
Blood & Treasure will be distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and worldwide by CBS Studios International.
Federman and Scaia are repped by Circle of Confusion and CAA.