Kern, Wirth ink deal with Twentieth TV

Twentieth TV has signed the writer-producer team of Brad Kern and John Wirth to a two-year exclusive deal, bringing with them one-hour pilots for CBS and Fox Broadcasting Co.

Kern and Wirth most recently spent two years under contract at Columbia Pictures TV and before that had a development deal at GTG Entertainment. The pair are working on a Fox pilot about rookie FBI agents and a CBS ensemble drama set in Aspen.

Both began their careers at MTM, where Kern served as exec story editor on “Hill Street Blues” and supervising producer on “Remington Steele.” Wirth was exec story editor on the latter show.

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