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ABC Passes on 'New York Undercover;' Dick Wolf, Universal TV Shopping Pilot Elsewhere

ABC has passed on drama pilot New York Undercover, a contemporary sequel-spinoff from original show creator Dick Wolf, Ben Watkins (Hand of God), and director Anthony Hemingway (Underground, American Crime Story) Wolf and Universal TV are expected to shop the project to other networks/streaming services.Written by Watkins based on a story co-created with Wolf, New York Undercover picks up 20 years[...]

'New York Undercover': ABC Adds MC Lyte, Otmara Marrero, 3 More to Sequel Series Pilot

Original show creator Dick Wolf, Ben Watkins (Hand of God), and director Anthony Hemingway (Underground, American Crime Story) are spearheading the project Wolf Films, Universal TV, and ABC Studios are producing.[caption id="attachment_1000952" align="alignnone" width="805"] ABC/Shutterstock[/caption]Written by Watkins based on a story by Wolf and him, New York Undercover picks up 20 years after the end of the original series, this[...]

'New York Undercover': Malik Yoba Returning as Det. J.C. Williams in ABC Pilot

The pilot is being spearheaded by original show creator Dick Wolf, Ben Watkins (Hand of God), and director Anthony Hemingway (Underground, American Crime Story) Wolf Films, Universal TV, and ABC Studios are producing.[caption id="attachment_992729" align="alignnone" width="884"] ABC[/caption]Written by Watkins based on a story by Wolf and him, New York Undercover picks up 20 years after the[...]

AMC Developing '90s Chicago Crime Drama 'Gang Leader For A Day'

Sudhir Venkatesh’s best-selling book Gang Leader for a Day will be making the transition from page to screen as AMC announced it is developing a drama series adaptation from Ben Watkins (Burn Notice, Hand of God), Edward Burns (Public Morals and tapped to star) and production company Radar.Watkins will be adapting Venkatesh's novel for television,[...]