Patrick Dempsey to Star in CBS Political Drama Pilot ‘Ways and Means’


Patrick Dempsey has been cast to star in political drama pilot from CBS titled ‘Ways and Means.’

Mike Murphy and Ed Redlich will serve as executive producers and writers of the pilot. 

You can read the premise of the series below:

It centers on a powerful congressional leader (Dempsey) who has lost faith in politics who finds himself working secretly with an idealistic young congresswoman from the opposing party to subvert the hopelessly gridlocked system he helped create. Together, they’ll attempt to save American politics, if they don’t get caught.The series hails from writers and executive producers Mike Murphy and Ed Redlich. Former CBS Entertainment head Nina Tassler will executive produce along with Denise Di Novi of PatMa Productions. Tom Lassally of 3 Arts Entertainment will also executive produce, with Dempsey executive producing in addition to starring. Joannie Burstein will co-executive produce. CBS Television Studios will produce.

Source: Variety