Wendy & Lisa are scoring the upcoming NBC police procedural drama Prime Suspect. The show is based on the BBC series with the same title starring Helen Mirren. Peter Berg (Friday Night Lights, The Kingdom) directed the pilot and is also executive producing the project. Alexandra Cunningham (Desperate Housewives) has written the pilot’s script and will also be producing the project. The series stars Maria Bello as as Jane Timoney, a female detective struggling to make her bones in a tough New York precinct dominated by men. Aidan Quinn, Kirk Acevedo, Joe Nieves and Brian O’Byrne. The show is produced by Universal Media Studio, for which the composer duo of Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman have previously scored such shows as Heroes, Bionic Woman and Mercy. Prime Suspect is set to premiere on September 22, 2011 and will be airing every Thursday night on NBC. For updates on the project, visit the official show website.