'Memphis Beat' Creators Sell Supernatural New Orleans Drama To CBS

Their praised drama Memphis Beat may have faced an untimely demise, but Liz Garcia and Josh Harto’s time working on the TNT show has given them inspiration for a new series.

CBS has put in development The Big Easy, a supernatural mystery series set in New Orleans and centered on the complex life and cases of Jack Lyons, a hard-living trumpet player and paranormal investigator with a dark personal tie to his work. Garcia and Harto will write the project, inspired by their experiences living in the city while producing Memphis Beat, which was filmed there. The Big Easy hails from CBS TV Studios and studio based Timberman-Beverly Prods., with Sarah Timberman and Carl Beverly executive producing alongside Garcia and Harto.

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alycakes1470d ago

This sounds like it might be a good show too. I loved Memphis Beat and I for one wish it had stayed on the air but a few of the good shows, especially the ones I like, always get cancelled.