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CBS Orders New Dick Wolf Crime Solver for 2018-19

Series Tentatively Titled 'F.B.I.'

The start of the new TV season has not even begun and CBS has given a 13-episode order for 2018-19 to Dick Wolf for a new drama tentatively titled “F.B.I.” a co-production of Universal Television and CBS Television Studios, “F.B.I.” will focus on the inner workings of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Dick Wolf, Craig Turk (“The Good Wife”), Arthur W. Forney and Peter Jankowski will serve as executive producers. Turk will serve as showrunner and is writing the pilot episode.

Wolf, of course, is a major producer of content for NBC, with his current roster of primetime shows including “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago PD,” “Chicago Med,” “Law & Order: SVU” and upcoming “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Brothers.”

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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  1. One more blunder by NBC under Greenblatt: Letting Dick Wolf escape…

    Now his track record outside of L&O isn’t all that great, but he’s one of the last producers who actually produced a hit around…