CBS TEAMS WITH MAMET, MORRIE AUTHOR9/24/2000 08:00:00 PM Eastern
CBS has made a deal with sportswriter and Tuesdays With Morrie author Mitch Albom to create a drama about TV and print journalism. The project is to be produced by DreamWorks Television and Gary David Goldberg's UBU Productions and is targeted for the 2001-02 season. CBS is also developing a drama series for next season with playwright David Mamet and TV producer Tom Fontana. The Mamet-Fontana series, tentatively titled Bradford, will follow a big-city cop who returns to his small hometown. Rob Morrow is expected to play the lead.