Fox has greenlit production on the hourlong cop drama, K-Ville from Jonathan Lisco and 20th Century Fox TV.
The show focuses on the few New Orleans police officers who stayed put in the city following Hurricane Katrina. Lisco wrote the pilot and will serve as executive producer. According to Variety, K-Ville is the only one of four New Orleans-themed drama scripts ordered this development season that will move forward to the pilot stage this spring.
Lisco spent nearly two weeks in New Orleans doing research and said he wasn't prepared for the level of damage done to the city. The show will be centered around two cops of different racial backgrounds who have very different takes on how New Orleans should be dealing with its problems post-Katrina. The pilot also tell stories about the heroism of ordinary people in extraordinary situations.
Production should get underway on K-Ville soon.