- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 18, 2014

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Another television series has set its sights on Albuquerque.

The New Mexico Film Office reports that CBS Television Studios is producing the television pilot The Messengers in Albuquerque for The CW.

The show starts with a mysterious object crashing down to earth. A group of seemingly unconnected strangers die from the energy pulse, but then awaken to learn that they have been deemed responsible for preventing the impending Apocalypse

Principal photography will begin mid-March. The production will be employing approximately 150 New Mexico crew members as well as over 100 resident actors and background talent.

The show is the latest among a half dozen television shows that have been filming or have announced plans to film in Albuquerque.