Public Faculty Lecturers Drama From Bridget Carpenter & PatMa In Works At CBS – Deadline
EXCLUSIVE: CBS is developing Teachable, a drama series by Bridget Carpenter (Westworld), Nina Tassler and PatMa Prods by Denise Di Novi. and CBS Studios, where Carpenter and PatMa are based.
Written by Carpenter based on the novel Adequate Yearly Progress by Roxana Elden, Teachable is about a group of dedicated, caring teachers and administrators who undertake the extraordinary job of facing the absurd bureaucracies of the American public school system while they work on it to inspire a new generation of students.
Carpenter Executive produces with PatMa’s Tassler, Di Novi and Joan Boorstein.
Carpenter was the developer, executive producer, and showrunner of 11:22:63, Hulu / Bad Robot’s Emmy-nominated limited series adaptation of Stephen King’s novel. She was co-executive producer on all five seasons of NBC’s Friday Night Lights, co-executive producer of NBC’s Parenthood, and consulting producer on HBO / Bad Robot’s Westworld, and wrote.
For the past several years, Carpenter has been based at CBS Studios and received pilots at CBS for The Get and Cagney and Lacey.
At CBS, Teachable participates in PatMa’s high-profile comedy How To Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Emotions, which is inspired by TikTok star Sarah Cooper’s book, also in development. The company also has CBS drama pilot Ways & Means with Patrick Dempsey.