Pilot Season: CBS Orders Comedy Based on Bad Teacher, Drama From Mentalist Creator
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Happy Endings writer Hilary Winston will write the single-camera laugher about on a foul-mouthed divorcee who becomes a teacher to find her next husband. Winston will executive-produce with the film's scribes Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupinsky, as well as Sam Hansen and Jimmy Miller.
From The Mentalist creator and showrunner Bruno Heller, CBS also ordered one drama pilot titled The Advocates. In the project, a female lawyer and a male ex-con team up as "victim advocates" who go to the very edge of the law to right wrongs and battle for the underdog. Heller will write and executive-produce.
Do you want to see a small-screen version of Bad Teacher? Are you excited for Heller's new work?