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NBC Orders Pilot For New John Wells Cop Series LAPD

NBC Orders Pilot For New John Wells Cop Series LAPD

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Source : Hollywood Reporter

With veteran NBC medical drama "ER" heading into its 15th and final season, John Wells has set up a new drama series project at the network.

NBC has handed out a pilot order to "LAPD," an ensemble cop show from John Wells Prods. and Warner Bros. TV.

Penned by Emmy-winning writer Ann Biderman, "LAPD" chronicles the lives of a group of police officers in Los Angeles.

"ER" helmer/executive producer and frequent Wells collaborator Christopher Chulack is on board to direct the pilot. He also will exec produce with Wells and Biderman.

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The project, which has begun casting, is being eyed as a potential successor of "ER" in NBC's Thursday 10 p.m. time slot.

Biderman, who won an Emmy for his work on another ensemble cop drama, ABC's "NYPD Blue," most recently co-wrote the upcoming Michael Mann feature "Public Enemy."

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