With Silence of the Lambs Sequel Clarice, CBS Tries a ‘Streaming Show’ on Broadcast TV

Network convinced creators it wouldn't dilute their vision for the drama

Clarice is set one year after the events in The Silence of the Lambs. Brooke Palmer/CBS

When Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet were trying to find the right home for Clarice, their sequel series to The Silence of the Lambs focusing on FBI trainee Clarice Starling, the co-creators envisioned it as ending up on a streaming service. Then they met with CBS, which had other ideas.

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