Blake Neely (The PacificThe Flight AttendantThe FlashArrow, Greyhound, YouEverwoodGood Night Oppy) has been tapped to score the upcoming Max original series The Girls on the Bus. The show is created by Amy Chozick & Julie Plec (The Vampire Diaries, Roswell, New Mexico) and stars Melissa Benoist, Carla Gugino, Natasha Behnam, Brandon Scott, Christina Elmore, Griffin Dunne, Scott Foley and Mark Consuelos. The drama follows a journalist who romanticizes a bygone era of campaign reporting and scraps her whole life for a shot at covering a presidential candidate for a paper of record. Season Kent serves as the project’s music supervisor. Chozick & Plec are also executive producing the Warner Bros. Television production with showrunner Rina Mimoun (Mistresses, Red Band Society), Greg Berlanti & Sarah Schechter (Free Guy, Superman & Lois), Leigh London Redman (Found, Gotham Knights) and Marcos Siega (Dexter: New Blood, The Following). Jesse Peretz (Our Idiot Brother, The Ex) executive produced and directed the pilot episode. The Girls on the Bus will premiere on March 14, 2024 exclusively on Max.

Neely’s other recent projects include Apple TV+’s Masters of the Air. The final three episodes of the limited series will premiere over the next few weeks.