At the USA upfront presentating it has been announced Tom Welling Productions and Rob Thomas Productions in association with Warner Horizon Television will develop a new series called “Blanco County”. Tom Welling will serve as executive producer for this project. Currently this project isn’t picked up for series but in development stages. “Blanco County” is one of eight series which are currently in development for USA.
This is the second project for Tom Welling Production after “Hellcats” for CW which has been reached development status. Like “Hellcats”, “Blanco County” is a book adaption. Below you can read the official press release for it.
Continuing to build on the network’s strength of signature original series, USA announced today a powerful new drama slate of upcoming development from high-profile auspices and homegrown series producers.
BLANCO COUNTY – Based on a series of books by Ben Rehder, BLANCO COUNTY follows the story of John Marlin, a worldly pro baseball player who would rather spend his down time traveling the world than return to his small Texas hometown. After the death of his father, Marlin returns home to find a lot has changed since he left. The place is now booming with rich ranchers and tourists and there’s an uneasy alliance between the locals and the nouveau rich. Believing the local cops to be inept, Marlin runs for sheriff and surprisingly wins. A man who spent his entire life running away from his roots must now adapt to a new way of life. From Tom Welling Productions and Rob Thomas Productions in association with Warner Horizon Television, BLANCO COUNTY is written by Rob Thomas (“Veronica Mars”) and executive produced by Thomas, Tom Welling, Danielle Stokdyk and Dan Etheridge.
Discuss the exciting news in our television forum HERE.