STATUS: previously in development (2011-2012 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: script
DESCRIPTION: (from Entertainment One's press release, March 2011) Entertainment One is teaming up with HBO and Academy Award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman's Cooper's Town Productions, on a new drama series, "Upstate". The series follows recently laid-off Roy Perkins as he relocates his family to rural America to become a correctional officer in a new private prison run for profit. As the town and his family prosper, Roy encounters conflict and danger inside and outside the prison walls.