'Cagney and Lacey,' 'Magnum PI' Reboots Among 6 CBS Pilot Orders

CBS has reboot fever.

The network, that gave a straight-to-series sequence this week to a Murphy Brown revival, has picked adult 6 pilots — including reboots of Cagney and Lacey and Magnum P.I.

On a play side, systematic to commander are Chiefs, a female-driven procedural from CSI grad Carol Mendelsohn; Cagney and Lacey, from Bridget Carpenter (11.22.63, Westworld, Friday Night Lights); and Peter Lenkov’s (Hawaii Five-0, Macgyver) take on Magnum P.I. On a comedy front, CBS systematic 3 multicams: Fam, Here Comes a Neighborhood, and Indian family comedy Pandas in New York. (Two of a half-hours are constructed by Aaron Kaplan, who has a corner try with CBS.) The orders pierce CBS’ commander stand for a 2018-19 deteriorate to 11 (off from 16 a year ago).

Here’s a closer demeanour during all 6 of Friday’s orders.

Cagney and Lacey is being combined by Carpenter and described as a reboot of a iconic array about dual womanlike troops detectives and friends who keep a streets of L.A. safe. The strange series, that aired on CBS for 7 seasons in a ’80s, starred Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless and was constructed by MGM. The reboot is a co-production with CBS Television Studios and MGM Television. Cagney and Lacey continues CBS’ large pull for womanlike characters and writers this deteriorate underneath new network leaders Kelly Kahl and Thom Sherman.

Magnum P.I., which was put in growth in October, is from Hawaii Five-0 duo Lenkov and Eric Guggenheim, who will coop a book and exec furnish alongside Davis Entertainment’s John Davis and John Fox (The Blacklist). It’s described as an refurbish of a classical TV array and set in Hawaii. It follows Thomas Magnum, a flashy ex-Navy SEAL who, on returning home from Afghanistan, repurposes his troops skills to turn a private investigator. The commander is co-produced by CBS Television Studios — where Lenkov is formed — and Universal Television, with a latter carrying constructed a strange show. The news comes as CBS and CBS Television Studios are also home to strange Magnum P.I. star Tom Selleck, who stars in a Friday-night staple Blue Bloods. The actor is not trustworthy to the Magnum P.I. reboot, yet given his tie to a network, it’s not tough to see a cameo should a plan pierce forward. (ABC attempted a palm during a Magnum P.I. reboot final year, with a Disney-owned network’s chronicle portion as some-more of a supplement and revolving around Magnum’s daughter. Eva Longoria and John Rogers constructed a Universal Television entry. Originally combined by Donald P. Bellisario and Glen A. Larson, Magnum P.I. launched in 1980 and ran for 8 seasons on CBS.

Drama Chiefs is combined by David Hudgins (Friday Night Lights) and constructed by Mendelsohn and her prolongation association topper Julie Weitz. It revolves around a veteran and personal lives of 3 driven, successful, though really opposite women who are any chiefs of troops of their possess precincts in L.A. County. The play is a co-production between Sony Pictures Television Studios — where Mendelsohn is formed — and CBS Television Studios.

On a comedy front, Fam is combined by Corinne Kingsbury (The Newsroom) and revolves around a lady whose dreams of an honourable life with her new fiancé and his honourable family are dashed when her younger trainwreck half-sister comes to live with her to shun their trainwreck of a father. David Rosenthal, Kaplan, Dana Honor and Wendi Trilling exec furnish for CBS Television Studios and Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment.

Here Comes a Neighborhood is from Jim Reynolds (The Big Bang Theory) and reunites a author with 9JKL producers Kaplan, Honor and Trilling. The CBS Television Studios-produced comedy centers on a nicest man in a Midwest, who moves his family into a tough area in L.A. where not everybody appreciates his impassioned neighborliness.

Rounding out Friday’s orders is Pandas in New York, from The Carmichael Show writer Ajay Sahgal. The comedy centers on a family of Indian doctors with a successful organisation use in New York City who embark on a plan to arrange their youngest son’s life, unknowingly he’s done skeleton of his own.

Reboots and revivals continues to be all a fury on a promote side this commander season. Also in a works this year are Get Christie Love and The Greatest American Hero at ABC; Murphy Brown at CBS; a Bad Boys spinoff during NBC; and a Charmed reboot during The CW. Broadcast, wire and streaming outlets continue to gaunt heavily on informed titles in a bid to cut by a cluttered scripted landscape that is approaching to tip 500 originals this year. Key to those reboots is carrying a strange producers or studio attached, with a latter being a box for Magnum P.I. and Cagney and Lacey.

Keep adult with all a latest commander orders, castings and contingent array pickups with THR‘s handy guide

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