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CBS Gives Green Light to New FBI Drama From Dick Wolf

By on September 20, 2017

Dick Wolf: Photo by John Shearer

CBS has given a 13 episode series production commitment to a new FBI drama series set to debut in the 2018-2018 broadcast season.

The series, currently carrying a working titled of “F.B.I.” is described as a scripted drama about the inner workings of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Dick Wolf, the creator behind Law and Order, currently has 5 series on NBC including Chicago PD, Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders, and Law & Order: SVU. (He also produces Oxygen’s non-scripted Cold Justice and Criminal Confessions, and A&E’s Nightwatch.)

Craig Turk (The Good Wife), Arthur W. Forney and Peter Jankowski will serve as executive producers on the upcoming show. Turk will serve as showrunner and is writing the pilot episode.

The series will be a co-production of Universal Television and CBS Television Studios.

 

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