‘East New York’ ‘So Help Me Todd’ ‘Fire Country’ Get Full Orders CBS

By | October 20, 2022

CBS has given full-season orders to three prime-time dramas — “East New York,” “So Help Me Todd” and “Fireland.”

“CBS is off to a great start this season,” said Kelly Cahal, president of CBS Entertainment. “We’re thrilled to have three new series of our most-watched series, each with their own unique setting, characters and storylines. These dramas have built on our already successful lineup, resonating with diverse audiences both on-air and streaming, and continue to grow every week.

“We thank the talented cast, executive producers and their amazing writing and production teams for bringing these shows to life,” added Kahl. “Additional kudos to our CBS programming teams for making this series a success. We are delighted to give them the full season mandate they deserve.

According to Nielsen Live+7 data as of Oct. 16, “Fireland” is averaging 8.3 million viewers per episode, while “East New York” averages 7.4 million. “So Help Me Stuff” is pulling in an estimated 6.5 million per episode. “Fireland” airs on Friday, “East New York” on Sunday and “So Help Me Todd” on Thursday.

“Fireland” stars Max Thieriot, Billy Burke, Kevin Alejandro, Diane Farr, Stephanie Arcilla, Jordan Calloway and Jules Latimer. The series focuses on Bode (Thieriot), who participates in a prison escape firefighting program in Northern California. Tony Phelan, Joan Rather and Thieriot created the series. All three will serve as executive producers, along with Jerry Bruckheimer and Jerry Bruckheimer Television’s Christian Reid. David Gray, James Strong and Jonathan Litman executive produced the pilot with Strong directing. Produced by CBS Studios.

“East New York” stars Amanda Warren, Jimmy Smits, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Kevin Rankin, Richard Kind, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Olivia Lucardi and Lavelle Schlee. It follows newly promoted Deputy Inspector Regina Haywood (Warren) of East New York, a working-class neighborhood on the edge of Brooklyn.

William Finkelstein and Mike Flynn co-wrote the pilot and executive produced. Kristen Holder and Mark Holder will also executive produce Wonder Street. Michael M. Robin directed the pilot and executive produced it at Skymac Productions. Warner Bros. It is a television studio.

“So Help Me Todd” stars Marcia Gay Harden, Skylar Astin, Madeleine Wise, Tristan J. Winger, Inga Schlingman and Rosa Evangelina Arredondo. Astin plays the talented but directionless PI who is the black sheep of the family. He grudgingly agrees to work as a domestic investigator for his successful lawyer mother (Gay-Harden), whose recent marriage broke up.

Scott Prendergast will serve as writer and executive producer, with Elizabeth JB Claveter, Michael Spiller, Dr. Phil McGraw, Jay McGraw and Julia Eisenman serving as executive producers. Amy York Rubin directed and produced the pilot. Liz Krueger and Craig Shapiro executive produced the pilot. Produced by CBS Studios.

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