CBS, one of the largest radio and television networks in the United States, is close to inking a deal to add the new LL Cool J's show "The Man" to its mid-season schedule. The network reportedly plans to put the show in a six episode mid-season order.
"The Man," from CBS Paramount Network TV, was created by "CSI" mogul Anthony Zuiker. It features LL Cool J as an undercover cop who takes care of an orphan boy on the mean streets of Los Angeles.
No details of other cast just yet nor do on who will be on board working behind the scene.
A new pilot would be shot before the end of the year should CBS pick up becomes official.