Wrestling Drama ‘Pinned’ From Craig O’Neill, Tom Rinaldi & WWE’s Vince McMahon In The Works At NBCU

Vince McMahon Entering the ring for another scripted wrestling series.

NBCUniversal is developing pinnedA drama set in the world of fantasy wrestling promotions.

Craig O’Neill, Lately Executive Producer CSI: Vegas sequel series and MacGyverFox Sports is producing and executing the project with reporter Tom Rinaldi and WWE Major McMahon.

The project has been described as an “adrenalized” top-down soap that takes a behind-the-scenes look at a fictional wrestling promotion and the “unforgettable” characters that populate it. Pind offers a front-row seat in the eccentric wrestling culture and mayhem that exists between the locker room and the boardroom.

pinned, which has garnered script sales, comes from UCP. According to the company’s recent development moves, it is not currently installed on a specific NBCU network or streamer.

WWE’s Kevin Dunn and Chris Kaiser also produce.

This is the latest wrestling series for NBCU; The company’s broadcast network NBC launched the second season of young rockBased on the life of Dwayne Johnson earlier this month.

It also marks the second WWE-inspired scripted project in the works. The wrestling federation known for the likes of Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant and The Rock has also partnered with Blumhouse TV. USA vs Vince McMahon.

This limited series, in which it emerged yesterday, will see Micah Fitzgerman-Blue and Noah Harpster serving as showrunners, delving into WWE through the 1990s, a time when McMahon was repeatedly asked by infamous New York Post writer Phil Mushnick. Barr, whose column eventually attracted the attention of the FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York. McMahon was put on trial by the US government for allegedly supplying anabolic steroids to WWE talent, after refusing to take a plea, but was acquitted unanimously by a jury.