Showrunner Rene Echevarria Exits ‘Intelligence’

EXCLUSIVE: Rene Echevarria joined CBS’ midseason drama pilot Intelligence as executive producer/showrunner in February to partner with creator/executive producer Michael Seitzman in running the series for ABC Studios and CBS TV Studios. Now we’ve learned he has left the series. I’ve heard that the spilt, which happened yesterday, was amicable. It’s unclear at this point what the structure will be on the show. Intelligence is set to premiere February 24 on CBS and alternate with new fall drama Hostages in the Monday 10 PM slot. The show is centers at U.S. Cyber Command unit that has been created around one agent (Josh Holloway) with a very special gift — a microchip has been implanted in his brain that allows him to access the entire electromagnetic spectrum.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine veteran Echevarria served as executive producer/showrunner on Fox’s Terra Nova and executive produced MTV”s Teen Wolf. He also co-created USA’s The 4400 and worked on Medium and Castle.

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