ABC Developing ‘Cagney And Lacey’-Esque Female Police Drama

ABC Upfronts 2016

ABC has put in development a drama procedural from British writer-actress Lizzie Mickery (The Bill) and Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner’s Bad Wolf production company.

Written by Mickery, the untitled drama is about a team of female detectives. Here is the official description: Law and Justice. You can’t always have both. Billie Law and Martha Lee will fight to make sure you get what you deserve.

Mickery executive produces with Tranter and Gardner. ABC Studios is the studio,

In the UK, Mickery created The State Within, Messiah and Paradox. In the U.S., she most recently served as co-executive Producer of season 2 of Netflix’s Bloodline and as a consulting producer on Guillermo del Toro’s limited series Nutshell Studies, in development at HBO.
She is repped by ICM Partners, Industry Entertainment and The Agency.

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