The Tiffany Network is getting topical. CBS has ordered The Red Line TV show to series. The drama comes from creators and co-executive producers Supergirl vet Caitlin Parrish and newcomer Erica Weiss. Supergirl EPs Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter are executive producing The Red Line with Ava DuVernay.
A CBS drama, The Red Line stars Noah Wyle, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Aliyah Royale, Noel Fisher, Michael Patrick Thornton, Vinny Chhibber, Howard Charles, and Elizabeth Laidlaw. The series examines one event — a white cops mistaken shooting of a black doctor — from three perspectives.
Here’s more on The Red Line TV series from The Futon Critic.
THE RED LINE
A drama about what happens after a white cop in Chicago mistakenly shoots and kills a black doctor; we follow three different families that all have connections with the case as the story is told from each perspective
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Aliyah Royale as Jira Calder-Brennan
· Elizabeth Laidlaw as Victoria Renna
· Emayatzy Corinealdi as Tia Young
· Howard Charles as Ethan Young
· Michael Patrick Thornton as Jim Evans
· Noah Wyle as Daniel Calder
· Noel Fisher as Pete Evans
· Vinny Chhibber as Liam Pirro
· Ava DuVernay as EP
· Caitlin Parrish as CRTR/CO-EP
· Erica Weiss as CRTR/CO-EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
· Victoria Mahoney as DIR (Pilot)
· Berlanti Productions
· Warner Bros. Television
Today was a big day for new series, over at the Tiffany Network. CBS also picked up dramas God Friended Me; Magnum PI; and The Code. On the lighter side, it also ordered Fam, a multi-camera comedy starring Vampire Diaries‘ Nina Dobrev.
What do you think? How do you like the sound of The Red Line TV show? Do you plan to check out the TV series premiere on CBS?