CW buys Israeli comedy-drama series


JERUSALEM (JTA) — The CW network has bought the rights to an Israeli comedy-drama about a time-traveling filmmaker.

"Danny Hollywood" is about a young filmmaker who investigates the mysterious death of her musical idol. She travels back in time, meets and falls in love with him, and then tries to prevent his untimely death.

The show aired for 200 episodes on the YES Stars satellite channel.

The executive producers are Mark Harmon of "NCIS," Eric and Kim Tannenbaum of "Two and a Half Men," and Martha Haight.

It is the third television series based on an Israeli show in development this season. The others are "Life Isn’t Everything" on CBS and NBC’s adaptation of the mystery drama "Timrot Ashan," or "Pillars Of Smoke."

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