CBS orders ‘Widow Detective’ pilot

Drama hails from Carol Mendelsohn's CBS-based banner

CBS has greenlit the drama pilot “Widow Detective,” from CBS TV Studios and “CSI” maven Carol Mendelsohn’s production banner.

Project revolves around a decorated police detective who becomes a surrogate husband, lover and father to the families of three partners he’s lost in the line of duty.

David Hubbard penned the pilot and will exec produce with Mendelsohn and Julie Weitz.

“Widow Detective” marks CBS’ fifth drama order this pilot season.

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