‘Fire Country’: Tia Napolitano Set As Showrunner On CBS’ New Max Thieriot Drama Series

particular, Tia Napolitano ,cruel Summer) has joined CBS‘Newly Selected Drama Series’ fire country as executive producer and showrunner. Her hire was already in the works when the network yesterday ordered an official series order to the buzzy pilot, which was executive produced by and starring Max Thiriot.

The project, a Jerry Bruckheimer Television and CBS Studios project, is inspired by Theriot’s experiences growing up in the Northern California Fire Country and stems from an original idea by the actor, who also co-wrote the story for the pilot with his writers, Tony Phelan and has done. Zone Rater.

I heard there were no plans for Phelan and Rater, who are seasoned listeners, to remain in a practical capacity after the pilot. Both and JBTV chose Napolitano, who made his debut as a writer under Phelan and Rater. gray’s anatomy and later worked on NBC council of dadsProduced by Rater & Phelan, executive run and produced by JBTV.

in fire country, Young criminal Bode Donovan, seeking redemption and a short prison sentence (Thiriot) joins a firefighting program that returns her to her small Northern California hometown, where she and other inmates work with elite firefighters to put out massive fires across the region.

Billy Burke, Kevin Alejandro, Diane Farr, Jordan Calloway, Stephanie Arcilla and Jules Latimer also star.

Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman and Jerry Bruckheimer executive produce Theriot, Phelan and Rater for Television with Christine Reid. CBS Studio is the studio.

Napolitano, who most recently served as executive producer and showrunner on Freeform’s Cruel Summer, is reprized by CAA and Michael Orbach in Jacoby.