Jason Katims is officially going back to high school.
NBC has given a series order to the Friday Night Lights‘ showrunner’s Rise, a drama about an inspirational theater teacher in a small town, TVLine has learned.
The series, which stars Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother) and Rosie Perez (Search Party), is based on Michael Sokolove’s book Drama High — which was the show’s original title — about real-life instructor Lou Volpe.
The Peacock Net also greenlit the drama For God & Country, which stars Anne Heche (Men in Trees) and Mike Vogel (Under the Dome). Heche plays D.I.A. deputy director Patricia Campbell, who leads a team of analysts using advanced surveillance technology. Vogel’s Adam Dalton is part of a Special Ops squad that goes undercover to “save lives of innocent people and execute missions in some of the most dangerous places in the world,” per the series’ logline.
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