NBC executives have given the go ahead for three drama pilot orders of shows by David Eick (Bionic Woman), Dennis Leary (Fort Pit) and Josh Schwartz (Chuck).
“Fort Pit,” from Sony Pictures TV, is based on a real NYPD precinct in which “bad cops go to finish off their careers and young rookie cops with no pull go to start their careers,” said Sony Pictures TV co-prexy Zack Van Amburg.
Meanwhile, “Chuck,” an action comedy about twentysomething spies, is written by Schwartz and Chris Fedak. Warner Bros. TV is producing.
Then there’s “Bionic Woman,” a new take on the 1970s franchise from Eick (“Battlestar Galactica”) and Laeta Kalogridis (“The Dive”), both of whom are writing and exec producing (Daily Variety, Oct. 10). Drama, from NBC Universal TV Studio, was given a cast-contingent order.
Head on over to Variety for more details on the pilots ordered.