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NBC Buys ‘The Bourbon Kings’ and ‘Talent’ Drama From Jeff Kwatinetz’s Relaunched The Firm

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In addition to the previously reported untitled Cain and Abel themed soapy family drama that the network gave a put pilot order to on Friday, Deadline is reporting that NBC has bought family drama “,” based on the best-selling novel of the same name by , and “Talent,” a family oriented soap opera following a music prodigy who is dealing with the murder of his one true love in a unique way. Both projects are in development for the 2016-17 television season.

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” co-executive producer is set to write “Bourbon Kings,” which follows the Bradfords, an aristocratic Kentucky family whose fortune is made primarily from the bourbon industry. Entertainment 360’s , and will executive produce the potential series which is set up at Endemol Shine Studios. FOX is also developing a project based on the bourbon industry with its Untitled Kentucky bourbon drama.

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Alex J. Berliner/Berliner Photography

From  and ‘s , which was recently relaunched and succeeds “” and “” production house, , “Talent” will include musical elements similar to ABC’s “,” FOX’s “Empire,” The CW’s upcoming “” and NBC’s own short-lived drama, “.”

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