TITLE: The Weekender
PREMISE: A teacher sentenced to weekends in the county jail learns a little about life and the criminal justice system. He will eventually lead a band of petty criminals in a systematic take-down of serious criminals.
GENRE: Crime drama
SETTING: Wichita Falls, Texas
MARKET: USA, International
WRITER: Alan Nafzger
OTHER INFORMATION: This is a compete and ready to shot teleplay.
LOGLINE: When a civics teacher and family man is found guilty of a crime he didn’t commit, he is sentenced to weekends in jail. He establishes a new sense of justice and begins doing favors for the offenders he meets there. Slowly he is drawn in deeper the underworld.
Weekender – Slang. Noun. A minor offender sentenced to serve a weekend or series of weekends in jail. This is done so they can continue with school or work, Monday through Friday.
Originally posted 2019-08-28 12:36:19.