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'Boomtown' buddies in 'Code' mode
October 24, 2004
By Michael Schneider

"Boomtown" alums Jon Avnet and Donnie Wahlberg (news) have reconnected and partnered with scribe Jack Orman ("ER") to produce a put pilot at NBC.

"The Code," which Orman will write, stars Wahlberg as a good cop who goes undercover inside the world of crooked law enforcers. Peacock has agreed to a significant penalty in exchange for the project, which comes from Warner Bros. TV.

Orman will develop the project while continuing with his duties on CBS' "Dr. Vegas." Orman exec produces the Rob Lowe/Joe Pantoliano vehicle.

Orman's on board to exec produce "The Code" alongside Avnet, while Wahlberg will also serve as a producer. Before "Dr. Vegas," Gersh-repped Orman spent six years on "ER," where he worked his way up to showrunner. His other credits include "JAG."

Avnet, meanwhile, most recently produced the feature "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow." On the TV side, he exec produced and directed the NBC longform "Uprising."

As for Wahlberg, thesp's credits include "The Sixth Sense" and "Dreamcatcher," as well as the HBO mini "Band of Brothers" and CBS' "Big Apple."

Source and more about 'The Code'
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Sounds good!
Donnie Wahlberg said before Boomtown had aired that it was going to be the best show on t.v. and I was shocked he would say that and it ended up being one of the best shows I have ever seen. Why did they get rid of that show and is it coming back? That really upset me and I tried to write to NBC about it. They sell DVDs for the show, but don't continue after the second season? What gives? I will watch whatever Wahlberg is involved in next, though. He really did a good job so did Fearless.