Craig Sweeny Re-Ups Overall Deal At CBS Studios – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Craig Sweeny, the inventor of Limitless and The Code, has signed a new three-year contract with CBS Studios. As part of the pact, Sweeny will continue to develop new projects and work on existing series for the studio.

Sweeny has spent most of his career at CBS Studios – he got his first writing job for the studio’s American drama The 4400 seventeen years ago and has been under consecutive all-inclusive contracts for more than a decade.

From The 4400, Sweeny moved to the procedural medium at CBS Studios, where he worked for 6 years, the last three as co-headwriting with Robert Doherty under creator / showrunner Glenn Gordon Caron. After Sweeny worked as executive producer / showrunner for the US / CBS Studios drama Common Law, Sweeny joined Doherty’s CBS / CBS Studios series Elementary. He spent five years in the Sherlock Holmes case, most of them as executive producer.

Sweeny created and produced two series for CBS Studios, Limitless and The Code, both for CBS. He also served in the studio as a consulting producer for Star Trek: Discovery. He will again be looked after by WME and Jackoway Austen Tyerman.