W.G. Snuffy Walden has been hired to score the upcoming CBS drama A Gifted Man. The show is created by Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Susannah Grant (Erin Brockovich, The Soloist) and stars Patrick Wilson as a well-known surgeon begins seeing his dead ex-wife he starts questioning the meaning of life and his place in the world. Jennifer Ehle, Julie Benz, Liam Aiken and Margo Martindale are co-starring. Carl Beverly and Neal Baer (ER) are executive producing the drama alongside Grant. Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs) directed the pilot. A Gifted Man is set to premiere on September 23, 2011 and will be airing on CBS every Friday night. For updates on the project, visit the official show website.

Snuffy Walden is coming off scoring the final season of the critically acclaimed show Friday Night Lights, which recently won the first TCA (Television Critics Association) Award for Program of the Year. He also scored the TNT show Men of a Certain Age, which recently was cancelled after its second season.