FBI: Most Wanted

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FBI: Most Wanted
Created byRené Balcer
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes(list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time45 minutes
Production company(s)
Original networkCBS
Related showsFBI
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FBI: Most Wanted is an upcoming American crime drama television series created by René Balcer that was ordered to series by CBS in May 2019.[1] It is a spin-off from Dick Wolf's drama FBI, in whose first season the characters of the series were introduced.





Backdoor pilot (2019)[edit]

For the backdoor pilot, "No. overall" and "No. in season" refer to the episode's place in the order of episodes of the parent series FBI.

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
U.S. viewers
1818"Most Wanted"Fred BernerRené BalcerApril 2, 2019 (2019-04-02)FBI1189.08[2]
When a ICE's deportation officer kills his whole family and runs, OA and Maggie teams up with the FBI’s Fugitive Task Force to apprehend him.



On January 29, 2019, it was announced that CBS had commissioned a backdoor pilot with an attached series commitment for a potential spin-off series titled FBI: Most Wanted with the episode to air in the latter part of the first season. The series will focus on the division of the FBI tasked with tracking and capturing the most notorious criminals on the FBI's Most Wanted list. According to Dick Wolf, the spin-off is set to launch a series of interconnected shows similar to that both of Wolf's Chicago and Law & Order franchises on NBC.[3] On May 9, 2019, CBS announced that FBI: Most Wanted had been ordered to series.[4] A few days later, it was announced that the series would premiere as a mid-season replacement in the winter-spring of 2020.[5]


Actors that have been cast were reported to be: Julian McMahon,[6] Alana de la Garza,[7] Kellan Lutz,[8] Roxy Sternberg,[9] and Nathaniel Arcand,[10] as well as Keisha Castle-Hughes.[11]



On May 15, 2019, CBS released the first official trailer for the series.[12]


  1. ^ https://deadline.com/2019/05/cbs-orders-dramas-evil-fbi-most-wanted-all-rise-1202611303/
  2. ^ Welch, Alex (April 3, 2019). "'Ellen's Game of Games' and 'This is Us' adjust up, 'The Village' adjusts down: Tuesday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 29, 2019). "'FBI' Spinoff 'Most Wanted' Gets Backdoor Pilot, Series Commitment At CBS". Deadline. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (May 9, 2019). "CBS Orders Dramas 'Evil', 'FBI: Most Wanted' & 'All Rise' To Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
  5. ^ "CBS Fall 2019-20 Schedule: Some Diverse Moves For The Most-Watched Network, But Lots Of Familiar Faces". Deadline. May 15, 2019. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Andreeva, Nellie (8 February 2019). "Julian McMahon To Star In CBS' 'FBI: Most Wanted' Spinoff From Dick Wolf".
  7. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Andreeva, Nellie (11 February 2019). "Alana de la Garza Joins CBS' 'FBI: Most Wanted' Spinoff In Dick Wolf Reunion".
  8. ^ Petski, Nellie Andreeva,Denise; Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (13 February 2019). "Kellan Lutz To Co-Star In CBS' 'FBI: Most Wanted' Spinoff From Dick Wolf".
  9. ^ Petski, Nellie Andreeva,Denise; Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (13 February 2019). "'FBI: Most Wanted': Roxy Sternberg To Star In CBS' Spinoff From Dick Wolf".
  10. ^ Petski, Denise; Petski, Denise (23 February 2019). "Nathaniel Arcand Cast In CBS' 'FBI: Most Wanted' Spinoff From Dick Wolf".
  11. ^ Andreeva, Denise Petski,Nellie; Petski, Denise; Andreeva, Nellie (8 February 2019). "Keisha Castle-Hughes To Co-Star In CBS' 'FBI: Most Wanted' Spinoff From Dick Wolf".
  12. ^ Petski, Denise (May 15, 2019). "CBS New Series Trailers: 'Bob Hearts Abishola', 'Carol's Second Act', 'Evil', 'All Rise', 'FBI: Most Wanted', More". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 15, 2019.

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