EXCLUSIVE: Monk creator/executive producer Andy Breckman has re-teamed with the series director/executive producer Randy Zisk for another hourlong procedural about a brilliant detective.
CBS has put in development Einstein, based on the German series, from the Monk duo, Tariq Jalils Intrigue Entertainment ,Red Arrow Studios International, which is behind the original German format, and CBS Television Studios.
Written by Breckman, Einstein is about the brilliant but directionless great grandson of Albert Einstein, who spends his days as a comfortably tenured professor, until his bad boy antics land him in trouble with the law and he is pressed into service helping a local police detective solve her most puzzling cases.
Breckman executive produces with Zisk, who also directs. James Baker, Bo Stehmeier, Shirley Bowers executive produce for Red Arrow Studios International, as well as Intrigues Tariq Jalil, Lucas Carter and Joe Wiggins, and Howard Klein for 3 Arts Entertainment. CBS Television Studios is the studio.
Intrigue and Red Arrow Studios International first took a stab at developing an U.S. adaptation of Einstein last development season with a different creative team. That project was set up at NBC via Universal TV.
Written by Martin Ritzenhoff and Matthias Dinter, the German series Einstein is a police procedural dramedy based on their 2015 Read More – Source