EXCLUSIVE: CBS, which has lengthy custom in drama procedurals, is at present the one main broadcast community with out a profitable first responders collection as Fox has the 9-1-1 franchise, NBC has Chicago Fire and ABC has Station 19. CBS is hoping to treatment that with Rescue: MIA. The drama, which is in improvement on the community, is government produced by a star of one in all CBS’ hit procedurals, NCIS: Los Angeles‘ Eric Christian Olsen, by way of his Cloud Nine Productions.
It is written by Juan Carlos Coto, government producer on 9-1-1 who additionally served as consulting producer on 9-1-1: Lone Star, from a narrative co-written by NCIS: Los Angeles director James Hanlon who additionally has directed episodes of Station 19 and Chicago Fire.
Somewhat within the vein of CBS’ juggernaut Blue Bloods, Rescue: MIA revolves round a legendary household of first responders that works collectively to rescue the residents of Miami from emergencies and disasters, whilst long-buried secrets and techniques threaten to tear aside their familial bonds.
Hanton was a NYC firefighter on the bottom throughout and within the aftermath of 9/11, and his documentary movie 9/11 received a Peabody award in addition to two Emmys.
Coto, Hanlon and Olsen government produce Rescue: MIA. CBS Studios the place Cloud Nine has a deal, is the studio.
Hanlon has directed 16 episodes of NCIS: Los Angeles and he additionally has directed an episode of TNT’s Animal Kingdom. He is repped By Zero Gravity Managment and APA.
Coto is writing and serves as government producer/showrunner on The Ledger, an motion drama at Will Packer Media headlined by Cobra Kai‘s Xolo Maridueña. Known for his work as showrunner on Robert Rodriguez’s From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, Coto additionally beforehand co-executive produced the CW’s Nikita and labored on NBC’s Heroes and Fox’s 24. He is repped by UTA.
Olsen’s Cloud Nine Productions is repped by UTA and Gretchen Rush at Hansen Jacobson Teller.