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CBS Orders Terrorism Pilot From ‘Revenge’ Producer Nikki Toscano

Drama revolves around a retired CIA officer who’s pulled back into action after a terrorist attack hits Washington, D.C.

CBS is getting into the terror game with its latest pilot order.

The network has given a pilot order to an as-yet-untitled drama from “Revenge” producer Nikki Toscano and Kerry Ehrin.

“When a terrorist event rocks Washington, D.C., a retired CIA operative is pulled back into action, forced to investigate closer to home where the next generation of terrorists are being bred,” a description of the series reads.

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Toscano is writing and executive producing, with Kerry Ehrin (“Boston Legal,” “Bates Motel”) serving as consultant.

Universal Television and CBS Television Studios are the studios for the project.

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Among the other pilots that the network has ordered so far this season: An untitled drama from Kevin Williamson, about a pair of detectives who handle stalking incidents; and “Madam Secretary,” starring Tea Leoni, about the personal and professional life of a maverick female Secretary of State as she drives international diplomacy, wrangles office politics and balances a complex family life.