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CBS Orders 4 Dramas and 2 Comedies to Series



Dramas: Code Black, Limitless, Rush Hour and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
Comedies: Angel from Hell, Life in Pieces

DRAMA
CODE BLACK
EP/ Writer: Michael Seitzman
EP: Marti Noxon
EP: Linda Goldstein-Knowlton
EP: Ryan McGarry
EP/Director: David Semel
Studio: ABC Studios
Logline: Medical drama set in the busiest and most notorious ER in the nation where the extraordinary staff struggle in the face of a broken system to protect their ideals and the patients who need them the most.

Cast:
Marcia Gay Harden
Bonnie Somerville
Raza Jaffrey
Luis Guzman
Melanie Kannokada
Harry M. Ford
Ben Hollingsworth
William Allen Young

CRIMINAL MINDS: Beyond Borders (Planted Spinoff)
*Filmed as a Criminal Minds episode on Feb. 8 as a planted spin off.
EP: Mark Gordon, Erica Messer, Nick Pepper
W: Executive Producer Erica Messer
Director: Glenn Kershaw
Logline: Focuses on a division of the FBI that helps American citizens who find themselves in danger abroad.
ABC Studios in association with CBS Television Studios and The Mark Gordon Company
Cast:
Gary Sinise
Daniel Henney
Tyler James

LIMITLESS
EP/ Writer: Craig Sweeny
EP/Director: Marc Webb
EP: Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci, Heather Kadin
EP: Bradley Cooper & Todd Phillips
EP: Ryan Kavanaugh, Tucker Tooley & Tom Forman
Studio: CBS Television Studios i.a.w. K/O Paper Products and Relativity Media
Logline: A drama based on the 2011 feature. The series follows Brian Finch as he discovers the power of the mysterious drug NZT, and is coerced into using his newfound drug-enhanced abilities to solve weekly cases for the FBI.

Cast:
Jake McDorman
Jennifer Carpenter
Hill Harper
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

RUSH HOUR
EP/ Writers: Bill Lawrence & Blake McCormick
EP: Arthur Sarkissian
EP: Brett Ratner
EP: Jeff Ingold
EP/Director: Jon Turteltaub
Studio: Warner Bros. Television
Based on the New Line Cinema feature film
Logline: A stoic, by-the-book Hong Kong police officer is assigned to a case in Los Angeles where he’s forced to work with a cocky African-American LAPD officer who has no interest in a partner.

Cast:
Justin Hires
Jon Foo
Aimee Garcia
Wendie Malick


COMEDY

ANGEL FROM HELL
Single Cam
Writer/EP: Tad Quill
EP/Director: Don Scardino
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Logline: When Amy enters Allison’s life and claims to be her guardian angel, they form an unlikely friendship and Allison can’t be sure if Amy is an angel or just nuts.

Cast:
Jane Lynch
Maggie Lawson
Kyle Bornheimer
Kevin Pollak

LIFE IN PIECES
Single Cam
EP/W: Justin Adler
EP/NW: Aaron Kaplan
EP/Director: Jason Winer
Studio: Kapital Entertainment i/a/w 20th Century Fox Television
Logline: A comedy about one family told through the separate stories of its different family members.

Cast:
Dianne Wiest
James Brolin
Zoe Lister Jones
Colin Hanks
Angelique Cabral
Thomas Sadoski
Betsy Brandt
Dan Bakkedahl
Niall Cunningham
Holly J. Barrett
Giselle Eisenberg

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