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Pushing Daisies' Chi McBride has landed a co-starring role in CBS' Golden Boy pilot from executive-producer Greg Berlanti.

The one-hour drama chronicles one cop's meteoric rise from officer to detective to Police Commissioner. McBride, who recently starred on Fox's Human Target, will portray the young and ambitious officer's new partner, Detective Owen.

Pilot Season: CBS orders Greg Berlanti drama pilot Golden Boy

Nicholas Wootton will write and executive-produce alongside Berlanti, who also has set up drama pilots at Fox (Guilty) and The CW (Arrow).