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TV Pilots 2013: The Complete Guide to What Lives, Dies and Still Has a Pulse

Projects from Joss Whedon, Chuck Lorre, Julie Plec, Mike Schur and Jason Katims highlight the comedy and drama offerings for the five broadcast networks as pilot and casting season gets under way.

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Following a development season high on semi-autobiograpical fare, pilot season has continued that trend with several projects based on the lives of its creators. Elsewhere, established showrunners including Chuck Lorre (Two and a Half Men, The Big Bang Theory, Mike & Molly) and Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly) are returning to the pilot pool with a single-mom comedy at CBS and an adaptation of Marvel's S.H.I.E.L.D., respectively. Meanwhile, The CW and CBS are looking to launch spinoffs of established series The Vampire Diaries and NCIS: LA, respectively, while NBC is turning to Parenthood's Jason Katims to reboot the 2002 Hugh Grant movie About a Boy. For its part, Fox is looking to Parks and Recreation duo Mike Schur and Dan Goor to spice up its comedy offerings with a cop sitcom starring Andy Samberg.

These are a few of the highlights of Pilot Season 2013, where ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and The CW sift through the numerous development projects and move forward in a bid to find the next breakout comedies and dramas. Here's a look at the pilots in contention for the 2013-14 television season, which The Hollywood Reporter will be updating throughout pilot and casting season, so be sure to bookmark the page and come back for the latest news.

(Note: Not included here are projects that already have landed series commitments and are set for summer, including CBS' adaptation of Stephen King's Under the Dome, among others.)

ABC

COMEDY

Back in the Game* -- (formerly the untitled Cullens project) --ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: When Terry Gannon (Psych's Maggie Lawson), a recently divorced, single mother, temporarily moves in with her estranged father (James Caan), a beer swilling former baseball player, she reluctantly starts coaching her son's (Griffin Gluck) underdog little league team and is drawn back into the world of sports she vowed to leave behind.
Cast: James Caan, Maggie Lawson (1st position before USA's Psych), Griffin Gluck, Ben Koldyke, Kennedy Waite, Lenora Crichlow, J.J. Totah, Cooper Roth
Team: W/EP Mark Cullen, Robb Cullen (Las Vegas); EP Aaron Kaplan; EP/D John Requa, Glenn Ficarra
Studio: 20th Television, Kaplan Entertainment
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Bad Management* 
Logline: A slightly self-centered female boss (Pulling's Sharon Horgan) at a high-end luxury goods department store who finds her ways challenged when the boss' son (Rules of Engagement's David Spade) comes to town and makes youth and sex the new company focus.
Cast: Sharon Horgan, David Spade (Rules of Engagement), Rachael Harris, Greta Lee, EJ Bonilla, Alan Thicke, Bradley Dodds
Team: W Sharon Horgan, Holly Walsh (Dead Boss); EP Aaron Kaplan, Sharon Horgan, Kat Likkel,
John Hoberg; D Ben Taylor
Studio: ABC Studios, Kaplan Entertainment
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Divorce: A Love Story*
Logline: Based on the Israeli format Life Isn’t Everything, the comedy revolves around Kenny (The Daily Show's Jason Jones) and Robin (Andrea Anders), a recently divorced couple who were bad together but discover they're even worse apart and can't seem to stay out of one another's lives.
Cast: Regina King (2nd position to TNT's Southland), Andrea Anders (Mr. Sunshine), Jason Jones (The Daily Show), Adam Goldberg, Amy Aquino
Team: W/EP Mike Sickowitz (Rules of Engagement), Daniel Lappin, EP Noa Tishby, Jamie Tarses; D Pam Fryman
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, ABC Studios, Reshet
Format: Multicamera
Location: Los Angeles

The Goldbergs* (previously How the Hell Am I Normal, untitled Adam F. Goldberg) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A dysfunctional Wonder Years set in the simpler times of the 1980s, inspired by Adam F. Goldberg's childhood. 
Cast: Wendi McLendon-Covey, Jeff Garlin, George Segal, Hayley Orrantia, Darien Provost, Troy Gentile, Sean Giambrone (as a young Adam F. Goldberg)
Team: W/EP Adam F. Goldberg (Breaking In); EP Doug Robinson, EP/D Seth Gordon; co-EP Bill Wee
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Happy Madison
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

The Crazy Gene(previously the untitled Andrea Abbate, Keep Calm and Karey On) -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Karey (Kelly Preston) is the clean-nosed black sheep in a family of petty thieves, drug addicts, and narcissists -- but when her brother is sent to prison, she decides to raise his kids along with her adopted African-American son and give them the normal lives they deserve.
Cast: Kelly PrestonJane Seymour, Majandra Delfino, Ashley Williams (How I Met Your Mother), Ella Anderson, Steve Talley, Isaac White, Haley Lu Richardson, Rhys Darby
Team: W Andrea Abbate (Accidentally on Purpose); EP Shawn Levy, Marty Adelstein, Becky Clements; D Gail Mancuso
Studio: 20th Television, 21 Laps/Adelstein
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Middle Age Rage* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: About a middle-aged mother (Bridesmaids' Annie Mumolo) who is fed up with feeling invisible and begins to speak up and demand the respect she feels she’s earned.
Cast: Will Sasso (MadTV), Annie Mumolo (Bridesmaids, This Is 40), Melanie Leishman, Wyatt Oleff, Kellee Stewart, Skyler Gisondo
Team: W/EP Cheryl Holliday (Malibu Country); EP Stacy Traub, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank; D Julie Anne Robinson
Studio: ABC Studios, Amblin TV
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Mixology* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A high-concept single-camera comedy from the writers behind The Hangover set in the world of a sexy Manhattan bar chronicling the exploits of singles in search of love -- all over the course of one night.
Cast: Kate Simses, Ginger Gonzaga Mercedes Masohn, Blake Lee, Andrew Santino, Adam Campbell, Vanessa Lengies (1st position over Fox's Glee), Craig Frank, Alexis Carra, Sarah Bolger, Adan Canto 
Team: W/EP Jon Lucas, Scott Moore (The Hangover); EP Nina Wass, Ryan Seacrest; D Larry Charles
Studio: ABC Studios, Ryan Seacrest Productions
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Pulling* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: The story of three dysfunctional women in their 30s (Kristen Schaal, June Diane Raphael, Jenny Slate) living their lives the way they want, even if society tells them they should have it all figured out by this point. Based on the British series of the same name.
Cast: Kristen Schaal (30 RockMandy Moore, June Diane Raphael, Jenny Slate, Matt Oberg
Team: W/EP Lee Eisenberg, Gene Stupnitsky (Bad Teacher); EP Aaron Kaplan, Sharon Horgan, Dennis Kelly; D Jason Moore
Studio: ABC Studios, Kaplan Entertainment
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Spy*
Logline: Based on the British series of the same name, a well-intentioned father (Rob Corddry) of a highly intelligent and verbal son, who also happens to be his complete opposite, inadvertently takes a job at the secret service in order to prove himself a worthy father.
Cast: Rob Corddry, Paget Brewster, Nat Faxon (recurring guest star) Ken Jeong (2nd position to NBC's Community), Moshe Kasher, Camille Guaty, Mason Cook
Team: W Simeon Goulden; EP Jimmy Mulville, Helen Williams, Jeff Filgo, Jackie Filgo; D Alex Hardcastle
Studio: ABC Studios, Hat Trick Productions
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Super Fun Night* (rolled from CBS last year) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Revolves around three nerdy female friends, including Pitch Perfect's Rebel Wilson, on a "funcomfortable" quest to have "super fun" every Friday night.
Cast: Rebel Wilson, Kelen Coleman, Kevin Bishop, Lauren Ash, Liza Lapira
Team: W/EP Rebel Wilson; EP Conan O'Brien, David Kissinger, Jeff Ross, EP/D John Riggi
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Conaco Productions
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Trophy Wife* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A reformed party girl named Kate (Malin Akerman) finds herself with an instant family when she falls in love with a man named Brad (Bradley Whitford) who has three manipulative children and two judgmental ex-wives.
Cast: Bradley Whitford, Malin Akerman, Marcia Gay Harden, Michaela Watkins, Natalie Morales, Ryan Scott Lee, Albert Tsai, Gianna LePera
Team: W/EP Emily Halpern (Private Practice), Sarah Haskins; EP Gene Stupnitsky, Lee Eisenberg; D Jason Moore
Studio: ABC Studios
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

King John* -- previously the untitled John Leguizamo project -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Based on John Leguizamo's life as a husband, father and fish out of water on the upper West Side of New York. Woven into this world are his privileged wife, his friends from his life back in the Bronx, his mother and grandfather who try to keep him grounded in his Latin roots, and his own kids who he worries are getting spoiled and losing touch with reality.
Cast: John Leguizamo, Luke Ganalon, Andrea Savage, Elizabeth Pena, Troy Garity, Ariela Barer
Team: W/EP John Leguizamo, Jeff Astrof; EP David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman, Jeff Golenberg; Sam Maydew; D Ted Wass
Studio: ABC Studios, Mandeville
Format: Multicamera
Location: Los Angeles

DRAMA

Betrayal* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A beautiful but unhappily married female photographer (Boss' Hannah Ware) begins a torrid affair with a lawyer for a powerful family. When he turns out to be defending a murder suspect who is being prosecuted by her husband (Chris Johnson), the relationship and the case begin a spiraling series of betrayals with cataclysmic results for everyone involved.
Cast: Hannah Ware (Boss), Stuart Townsend, James Cromwell, Henry Thomas, Chris Johnson (Against the Wall), Wendy Moniz, Elizabeth McLaughlin, Braeden Lemasters
Team: W/EP David Zabel (ER); EP Rob Golenberg, Alon Aranya; D Patty Jenkins
Studio: ABC Studios
Location: Chicago

Big Thunder*
Logline: When a brilliant, late-19th-century New York doctor and his family are given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to relocate to a frontier mining town run by a powerful, but mysterious tycoon, they quickly realize that not everything in Big Thunder is as it seems. Based on the Disney attraction.
Cast: Ana De La Reguera, Zahn McClarnon, Alex Hassell, Pierce Gagnon (Looper), Ed MacLiam, Alex Meraz, Ruth Bradley, Spencer Locke
Team: Jason Fuchs (Ice Age: Continental Drift); EP Chris Morgan (Fast & Furious); D Rob Bowman; S Melissa Rosenberg
Studio: ABC Studios
Location: Vancouver

Doubt
Logline: A former cop (Steve Coogan) who's now a cunning but charming low-rent lawyer uses his street smarts to work the system for his
clients while battling his own demons and wooing his ex-wife.
Cast: Steve Coogan, Carla GuginoRockmond Dunbar, Greg Grunberg, John Pankow, Mercedes Ruehl, Kacey Rohl
Team: W/EP David Shore (House); D Tommy Schlamme
Studio: Sony Pictures Television
Location: 

Gothica* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: A sexy gothic soap set in the present day that weaves together a mythology that incorporates the legends of Dracula, Jekyll and Hyde, Frankenstein (Tom Ellis) and Dorian Gray (Chris Egan), among others.
Cast: Janet Montgomery (Made in Jersey), Chris Egan (Kings), Tom Ellis (EastEnders), Melissa George, Raza Jaffrey, Tracie Thoms, Emma Booth, Seth Gabel 
Team: W Matt Lopez (The Sorcerer's Apprentice); EP Mark Gordon, Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters D Anand Tucker
Studio: ABC Studios, Mark Gordon Co.
Location: Montreal

Mind Games* (previously Influence) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Provocative workplace ensemble centered on the complicated relationship between two brothers (Steve Zahn, Christian Slater) who head a unique agency designed to attack their clients’ problems using the real science of human motivation and manipulation.
Cast: Steve Zahn, Christian Slater, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Cedric Sanders, Gregory Marcel, Wynn Everett, Ron Rifkin (guest star)
Team: W/EP Kyle Killen (Awake); EP Keith Redmon; D Miguel Sapochnik
Studio: 20th Television
Location:

Killer Women* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: It's hard to fit in when you're the only woman in the notoriously male Texas Rangers, but that doesn't stop Molly Parker (Battlestar Galactica's Tricia Helfer) -- our ballsy, beautiful badass who knows how to get to the truth and isn't afraid to ruffle a few feathers on her way there. Based on the Argentine series Mujeres Asesinas.
Cast: Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica), Marc Blucas (Buffy), Michael Trucco, Alex Fernandez, Marta Milans
Team: W Hannah Shakespeare (The Raven); EP Sofia Vergara; EP/D Martin Campbell
Studio: ABC Studios, Electus, Latin World Entertainment
Location: Austin, Texas

Lucky 7* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: An adaptation of British drama The Syndicate, the drama revolves around seven employees of a service station in Queens whose lives are changed in unexpected ways when they win a lottery jackpot.
Cast: Stephen Louis Grush, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Summer Bishil, Anastasia Phillips, Christine Evangelista, Lorraine Bruce, Luis Antonio Ramos
Team: W/EP David Zabel, Jason Richman (Detroit 187); EP Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Steven Spielberg; D Paul McGuigan
Studio: ABC Studios, Amblin TV
Location: Toronto

Murder in Manhattan* -- PASSED OVER AT ABC; BEING SHOPPED ELSEWHERE
Logline: An hourlong dramedy set in New York City centering on a mother (Annie Potts) and daughter (Bridget Regan) who team as amateur sleuths.
Cast: Annie PottsBridget Regan (Legend of the Seeker), Enver Gjokaj, Brendan Hines, Shirley Rumierk
Team: W/EP Maria Maggenti (90210); EP Ryan Reynolds, Jonathon Komack Martin, Allan Loeb, Steven Pearl; D Cherie Nowlan
Studio: ABC Studios, DarkFire
Location: New York

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Told through the point of view of Alice (Sophie Lowe), she has a generous heart but carries the scars of a hard life. She's joined by Cyrus (Peter Gadiot), Alice’s love interest, and the Knave of Hearts (Michael Socha), a sardonic adventurer.
Cast: Sophie Lowe, Peter Gadiot, Michael Socha, Emma Rigy, Paul Reubens (voicing the White Rabbit)
Team: W/EP Eddy Kitsis, Adam Horowitz; EP Jane Espenson, Zack Estrin, Steve Pearlman
Studio: ABC Studios
Location: Vancouver

Reckless*
Logline:  When his wife is unjustly imprisoned during a political uprising overseas, resourceful problem solver David (Patrick Fugit) desperately pursues every legal option to secure her release. But when he's stymied by the U.S. government in the name of diplomacy, David is forced to consider less-than-legal options -- entering a world of political intrigue, dangerous alliances and high emotional stakes.
Cast: Stephen Lang (Avatar), Patrick Fugit (Almost Famous), Naveen Andrews (Lost), Parminder Nagra, Bess Armstrong, Ernie Hudson, Eloise Mumford, Lou Taylor Pucci, Ashton Holmes, Lyndon Smith
Team: W Chris Black (Mad Men, Red Widow); EP/D Martin Campbell (Casino Royale)
Studio: ABC Studios
Location:

The Resurrection* (previously The Returned) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: What happens when the people you have mourned and buried suddenly appear on your doorstep as if not a day's gone by? The lives of the people of Aurora Arcadia are forever changed when their deceased loved ones return. Based on a novel by Jason Mott.
Cast: Omar Epps (House), Devin Kelley (Covert Affairs), Matt Craven, Frances Fisher, Samaire Armstrong, Sam Hazeldine, Nicholas Gonzalez, Mark Hildreth, Kurtwood Smith, Landon Gimenez
Team: W/EP Aaron Zelman (Criminal Minds); EP JoAnn Alfano, Jon Liebman, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner; D Charles McDougall
Studio: ABC Studios, Brillstein Entertainment, Plan B
Location: Atlanta

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.* (previously S.H.I.E.L.D.) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Based on Marvel Comics' secret intelligence organization that has appeared in countless titles including Iron Man, Captain America and The Ultimates since being introduced in the 1960s. The military law-enforcement agency's moniker stands for Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistic Directorate, which also has evolved over time in the comics.
Cast: Ming-Na, Clark Gregg, Brett Dalton, Elizabeth Henstridge, Ian De Caestecker, Chloe Bennet
Team: W/EP/D Joss Whedon; W/EP Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, EP Jeffrey Bell, Jeph Loeb,
Studio: ABC Studios, Marvel TV
Location: Los Angeles

Westside (formerly Venice)
Logline: A soap about the haves and the have-not's of California’s most seductive region, Venice. The drama will focus on two rival families and a forbidden and dangerous romance emerging between them as the two families battle for control of Venice.
Cast: Jennifer Beals (The L Word), Bruce Greenwood (Star Trek), Dean Winters (30 Rock), Odette Annable (House), Michael Graziadei (The Young and the Restless), Lincoln Lewis (Home and Away), Luke Bracey, Lexi Ainsworth, Brooklyn Sudano
Team: W/EP Byron Balasco (Without a Trace); EP/D McG; EP Peter Johnson; EP/Showrunner Ilene Chaiken (The L Word)
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Wonderland Sound and Vision
Location: 

CBS

COMEDY

Bad Teacher* -- ORDERED TO SERIES

Logline: Based on the film, a sexy, foul-mouthed divorcee (Fringe's Ari Graynor) becomes a teacher to find her next husband.
Cast: Ari Graynor (Fringe), Ryan Hansen (Veronica Mars), David Alan Grier, Sara Gilbert, Kristin Davis (Sex and the City), Sara Rodier, Katie Walder, Caitlin Kimball (guest)
Team: W/EP Hilary Winston (Community); EP Lee Eisenberg, Gene Stupnitsky (the original Bad Teacher screenwriters), Sam Hansen, Jimmy Miller, Sara Rodier; D Don Scardino
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Mosiac
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Crazy Ones* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A father-daughter (Robin Williams-Sarah Michelle Gellar) workplace comedy set in the world of advertising.
Cast: Robin Williams, Sarah Michelle GellarJames Wolk, Hamish Linklater, Amanda Setton (The Mindy Project)
Team: W/EP David E. Kelley (Boston Legal); EP Dean Lorey, Bill D'Elia, John Montgomery, Mark Teitelbaum; EP/D Jason Winer
Studio: 20th Television
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

We Are Men* (previously Ex-Men) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A young guy (Chris Smith) who finds camaraderie living among the more experienced guys (Kal Penn, Jerry O'Connell, Tony Shalhoub) he meets in a short-term rental complex.
Cast: Chris Smith, Kal Penn, Jerry O'Connell, Tony Shalhoub, Rebecca Breeds
Team: W/EP/D Rob Greenberg (How I Met Your Mother); EP Eric and Kim Tannenbaum
Studio: CBS Television, Tannenbaum Co.
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Friends With Better Lives* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A group of thirtysomething friends who each think the other has it better.
Cast: Kevin ConnollyJames Van Der Beek, Brooklyn Decker (Battleship), Rick Donald, Majandra Delfino, Zoe Lister Jones
Team: W/EP Dana Klein (Friends); EP Aaron Kaplan; D James Burrows
Studio: 20th Television, Kapital Entertainment
Format: Multicamera
Location: Los Angeles

Jacked Up*
Logline: Patrick Warburton (Rules of Engagement) stars as a beloved, recently retired baseball player finds that adjusting to retirement isn't as easy as he thought it'd be.
Cast: Patrick Warburton, Tyne Daly, Missi Pyle, Ziah Colon, Rob Huebel
Team: W/EP Greg Malins (Friends); EP Doug Robinson; P Patrick Warburton; D Fred Savage
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Happy Madison, CBS Television Studios
Format: Multicamera
Location:

Mom(from spec) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Revolves around a newly sober single mom (Scary Movie's Anna Faris) who tries to pull her life together in Napa Valley.
Cast: Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Nate Corddry, Matt Jones (Breaking Bad), Spencer Daniels, Blake Garrett Rosenthal, Sadie Calvano, French Stewart
Team: W/EP Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, Gemma Baker (Two and a Half Men)
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Chuck Lorre Productions
Format: Multicamera
Location: Los Angeles

The McCarthys*
Logline: A family comedy about a loud, sports-crazed Boston clan.
Cast: Jacki WeaverJack McGee, Jake Lacy, Joey McIntyre, Jessica Chaffin, Jimmy Dunn
Team: W/Co-EP Brian Gallivan (Are You There, Chelsea?); EP Will Gluck, Co-EP Richie Schwartz; D Fred Savage
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, CBS Television Studios, Olive Bridge
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Super Clyde* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Centers on a meek, unassuming fast food worker (Harry Potter's Rupert Grint) who decides to become a super hero.
Cast: Rupert Grint, Tyler Labine (Animal Practice), Stephen Fry, Justine Lupe
Team: W/EP Greg Garcia (Raising Hope); D Michael Fresco
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

The Millers* (previously unauthorized Greg Garcia project) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A recently divorced man's (Will Arnett) life is complicated when his parents decide to move in with him.
Team: W/EP Greg Garcia (Raising Hope); D James Burrows
Cast: Will Arnett (2nd position to NBC's Up All Night), Margo Martindale (Justified), Beau Bridges, JB Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Mary Elizabeth Ellis (It's Always Sunny), Michael Rapaport, Eve Moon, Cole Ewing
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Format: Multicamera
Location: Los Angeles

Untitled Jim Gaffigan comedy
*

Logline: The semi-autobiographical comedy revolves around former SNL staffer Gaffigan as a happily married and harried New York City father of five -- as he is in real life. Oscar winner Mira Sorvino will portray his wife.
Cast: Jim Gaffigan, Mira Sorvino, Christian Barillas, Tongayi Chirisa
Team: W/co-EP Jim Gaffigan; W/EP Peter Tolan (Rescue Me); EP Michael Wimer, Alex Murray; D Andy Ackerman
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Fedora Entertainment
Format: Single-camera
Location: New  York

Untitled Rottenberg & Zuritzsky project

Logline: Based on an Israeli format, a married mom struggles to balance family, life, and work.
Cast: Debra Messing (2nd position to NBC's Smash), Paul Adelstein (Private Practice), Michael Nathanson, Maggie Elizabeth Jones, Madison & Mackenzie McNeil
Team: W/EP Julie Rottenberg & Elisa Zuritsky (Sex and the City, Smash); EP Avi Nir; Ran Telem, Daniela London-Dekel, Dana Eden
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Format: Single-camera
Location:  

Untitled Tad Quill project
Logline: A recently widowed father (Matthew Broderick) raises his 12-year old son while jumping back into the dating pool.
Cast: Matthew Broderick, Kristin Chenoweth, River Alexander, Phill Lewis, Kat Foster
Team: W/EP Tad Quill (Scrubs); D James Burrows
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Format: Multicamera
Location:

DRAMA

Advocates*
Logline: A female lawyer (Mandy Moore) and a male ex-con (Ben McKenzie) team as "victim advocates," going to the very edge of the law to right wrongs and fight for the underdog.
Cast: Mandy Moore, Ben McKenzie (2nd position to TNT's Southland), Esai Morales, CCH Pounder, Brit Morgan
Team: W/EP Bruno Heller (The Mentalist)
Studio: Warner Bros. Television
Location: Los Angeles (pilot)

Anatomy of Violence* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: A criminal psychologist (Skeet Ulrich) with an expertise in sociopaths partners with a young, female detective (Amber Tamblyn) with whom he shares a conflicted past.
Cast: Skeet Ulrich (Jericho), Amber Tamblyn (House), David Harewood (Homeland)
Team: W/EP Howard Gordon, Alex Gansa, Alex Cary (Homeland)
Studio: 20th Television, Teakwood Lane
Location:

Backstrom*
Logline: Based on the Swedish book series about an overweight, offensive, irascible detective (The Office's Rainn Wilson) as he tries, and fails, to change his self-destructive behavior.
Cast: Rainn Wilson (The Office), Mamie Gummer (Emily Owens), Dennis Haysbert, Kristoffer Polaha, Page Kennedy, Beatrice Rosen, Thomas Dekker (guest), Camryn Manheim (guest)
Team: W/EP Hart Hanson; EP Leif G.W. Persson, Niclas Salomonsson; D Mark Mylod
Studio: 20th Television
Location: Vancouver

Beverly Hills Cop* -- PASSED OVER AT CBS; BEING SHOPPED ELSEWHERE
Logline: Continuation of the movie franchise, centered around Axel Foley’s police officer son (Brandon T. Jackson), who takes down the criminal elements of the rich and famous in Beverly Hills.
Cast: Brandon T. Jackson, Eddie Murphy, Christine Lahti, David Denman, Kevin Pollak, Sheila Vand (Argo), Judge Reinhold (guest star)
Team: W/EP Shawn Ryan; EP Eddie Murphy, Marney Hochman, Vahan Moosekian; D Barry Sonnenfeld
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Paramount, Midd Kid Productions
Location: Los Angeles

Hostages* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Follows Ellen (Toni Collette), a Washington, D.C., surgeon who is thrown into a political conspiracy after being chosen to operate on the president of the United States. Her family is taken hostage, and it's her responsibility to save their lives. It is based on an Israeli format by Alon Aranya, Rotem Shamir and Chayim Sharir that was never produced.
Cast: Toni Collette, Dylan McDermott, Tate Donovan (second position to NBC's Deception), Rhys Coiro, Billy Brown, Sandrine Holt, Mateus Ward, Quinn Shephard, James Naughton
Team: W/EP/D Jeffrey Nachmanoff (The Day After Tomorrow) EP Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, Omri Givon, Rotem Shamir; EP/showrunner Rick Eid (CSI); Chayim Sharir; Co-EP: KristieAnne Reed, Alon Aranya
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Jerry Bruckheimer Television
Location: New York

Intelligence* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Centers on U.S. Cyber Command, a unit that has been created around one agent (Lost's Josh Holloway) with a very special gift: a microchip that has been implanted in his brain that allows him to access the entire electromagnetic spectrum.
Cast: Josh Holloway (Lost), Marg Helgenberger (CSI), Meghan Ory (1st position to ABC's Once Upon a Time), Michael Rady, James Martinez (Breaking Bad), PJ Byrne (guest), John Billingsley (guest), Will Yun Lee (guest star) 
Team: W/EP Michael Seitzman (North Country); EP/D David Semel (No Ordinary Family); EP Tripp Vinson, Rene Echvarria
Studio: ABC Studios, CBS Television Studios
Location:

NCIS: Red* (back-door pilot that aired in the spring as an episode of NCIS: LA) (performed on par for the series, 19 mil viewers, 12.0 in the demo) -- PASSED OVER
Logline: The back-door pilot will air as part of NCIS: L.A. and follow a mobile team of agents who are forced to live and work together as they crisscross the country solving crimes.
Cast: Kim RaverJohn Corbett, Miguel Ferrer, Scott Grimes, Edwin Hodge, Gillian Alexy
Team: W/EP Shane Brennan (NCIS: LA)
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Shane Brennan Productions
Location: Los Angeles

The Ordained*
Logline: The son of a Kennedy-esque family (Boardwalk Empire's Charlie Cox) leaves the priesthood and becomes a lawyer to prevent his politician sister (In Treatment's Hope Davis) from being assassinated.
Cast: Charlie Cox (Boardwalk Empire), Hope Davis (In Treatment), Jorge Garcia (Lost), Audra McDonald (Private Practice), Sam Neill, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Nestor Serrano
Team: W/Co-EP Lisa Takeuchi Cullen; EP Frank Marshall, Larry Shuman, A.B. Fischer; EP/showrunner Rene Balcer (Law & Order); co-EP Robert Zotnowski; D RJ Cutler
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Location: New York

Reckless* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A sultry legal show set in Charleston, S.C., where a gorgeous Yankee litigator (Cam Gigandet) and a Southern city attorney struggle to hide their intense attraction while clashing over a police sex scandal.
Cast: Cam Gigandet (Easy A), Shawn Hatosy (2nd position to TNT's Southland), Michael Gladis (Mad Men), Kim Wayans, Georgina Haig, Anna Wood, Gregory Harrison, Adam Rodriguez
Team: W/co-EP Dana Stevens (Safe Haven); EP Ian Sander, Kim Moses; D Catherine Hardwicke
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Location:

Second Sight*
Logline: Based on the U.K. by series of the same name by Paula Milne, the gothic psychological thriller revolves around a detective (My Name Is Earl's Jason Lee) who is suddenly afflicted with an autoimmune virus that causes hallucinations reflective of his subconscious. He discovers that catching the killer depends as much on insight as eyesight.
Cast: Jason Lee, Christina ColeKim Dickens (Treme), Derek Luke, Jill Scott, Erik Jensen, Madison Moellers
Team: W/EP/D Michael Cuesta (Homeland); W/EP Gerald Cuesta; EP Carol Mendelsohn, Julie Weitz, Nick Reed, Phil Goldfine, Paula Milne
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Location:

The Surgeon General*
Logline: A medical show centered on America’s doctor: the surgeon general of the United States.
Cast: Jason Isaacs, Kathryn Morris (Cold Case), Beth Riesgraf (Leverage), Katherine McNamara, Sean Astin, Mike Colter, Christopher Thornton
Team: W/EP Samuel Baum (Lie to Me)
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Location:

CW

DRAMA

Blink* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: A warm, quirky, humorous drama about a family whose lives are forever changed, for better and worse, when the patriarch (The Big C's John Benjamin Hickey) has a car crash resulting in a coma-like syndrome where he cannot speak or move, but can see and hear all. His narration and fantasy sequences emanating from his mind provide context and a wry counterpoint to the stories and conflicts of the family and his own situation. 
Cast: John Benjamin Hickey (The Big C), Tori Anderson, Elizabeth Marvel, Madeline Carroll (Mr. Popper's Penguins), Michael Weston (House), Johnny Simmons
Team: W/EP Vera Herbert (Awkward); EP David Marshall Grant (Brothers and Sisters), Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Timberman-Beverly Productions
Location: 

Company Town* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: A scandal at a Naval base in Virginia touches the lives of both civilians and military personnel in the area, launching the drama into a multigenerational, multiclass, family and relationship series centered around two early twentysomething women who grew up together, were once best friends, but now are on opposite sides of the townie/military divide.
Cast: Gage Golightly (Teen Wolf), Stella Maeve (2nd position to CBS' Golden Boy), Maya Kazan, Merle Dandridge, Arjun Gupta, Dondre Whitfield, Graham Hamilton, Evie Thompson, Ben Winchell, Raymond Alexander Cham Jr., Chandler Kinney, Ryan Sypek (recurring)
Team: W/EP Sera Gamble (Supernatural); EP/D Taylor Hackford (Ray); EP Bill Haber
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Location:

The 100* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Ninety-seven years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization, a spaceship housing the lone human survivors sends 100 juvenile delinquents back to Earth to investigate the possibility of re-colonizing the planet. Based on the forthcoming The Hundred book series (initial two-book order), written by Kass Morgan and published by Little, Brown.
Cast: Eliza Taylor, Henry Ian Cusick (Lost), Kelly Hu (Arrow), Isaiah Washington (Grey's Anatomy), Eli Goree, Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulos (Cult), Paige Turco, Thomas McDonell, Christopher Larkin
Team: W/EP Jason Rothenberg (Body Politic); EP Leslie Morgenstein, Gina Girolamo; D Bharat Nalluri
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Alloy Entertainment
Location: Vancouver

The Originals* (back-door pilot airing April 25) -- ordered to series
Logline: A spinoff of the CW's The Vampire Diaries revolving around the Original family in New Orleans. In the episode, Klaus returns to the supernatural melting pot that is the French Quarter of New Orleans, a town he helped build centuries ago, and is reunited with his diabolical former protégé Marcel (Charles Michael Davis). Elijah, intent on helping his self-destructive brother find redemption, must side with Marcel's enemies in order to keep Klaus in line.
Cast: Joseph Morgan, Phoebe Tonkin, Daniel Gillies, Claire HoltCharles Michael Davis, Danielle Campbell, Danielle Campbell, Leah Pipes
Team: W/EP Julie Plec, EP Leslie Morgenstein, Gina Girolamo
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, CBS Studios Television, Alloy Entertainment
Location: New Orleans, Atlanta

Star-Crossed* (previously Oxygen) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Passion and politics threaten the peace and an epic romance ignites between a human girl (Friday Night Lights' Aimee Teegarden) and an alien boy when he and eight others of his kind (The Orion 9) are integrated into a suburban high school ten years after they and hundreds of others landed on Earth and were immediately consigned to an internment camp where they’ve been imprisoned ever since.
Cast: Aimee Teegarden, Matt Lanter (90210), Malese Jow, Titus Mankin Jr., Grey Damon, Natalie Hall, Chelsea Gilligan, Greg Finley, Maggie Elizabeth Jones 
Team: W/EP Meredith Averill (The Good Wife); EP Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec, Scott Rosenberg, Richard Shepard, Bryan Furst, Sean Furst, Daniel Gutman; D Gary Fleder
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Ole Productions, Isla de Babel, 360 Powwow
Location:

Reign -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: The previously unknown and untold story of Mary Queen of Scots' rise to power when she arrives in France as a 15-year-old, betrothed to Prince Francis, and with her three best friends as ladies-in-waiting. The secret history of survival at French Court amid fierce foes, dark forces and a world of sexual intrigue.
Cast: Adelaide Kane, Toby Regbo, Torrance Combs, Celina Sinden, Jenessa Grant, Megan Follows, Caitlin Stasey, Anna Popplewell, Rossif Sutherland (recurring) 
Team: W/EP Stephanie Sengupta (Outlaw), Laurie McCarthy (CSI: Miami); D Brad Silberling
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Location: Europe

The Selection* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Set 300 years in the future, the drama is an epic romance centering on a working-class young woman chosen by lottery to participate in a competition with 25 other women for the Royal Prince's hand to become the nation's next queen. Balancing her loyalty to family, true love and the kingdom, she must attempt to remain true to herself as she navigates the cutthroat competition and palace intrigue, all while a budding rebellion threatens to topple the crown. Based book by Kiera Cass.
Cast: Michael Malarkey, Yael Grobglas, Anthony Head (Buffy), Lucien Laviscourt, Sean Patrick Thomas, Peta Sergeant, Sarah Winter, Celia Massingham, Louise Lombard, Ben Aldridge
Team: W/EP Elizabeth Craft, Sarah Fain (The Vampire Diaries); D Alex Graves
Studio: Warner Bros. Television
Location: Budapest

The Tomorrow People* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Based on the U.K. series created by Roger Price, the drama tells the story of several young people from around the world who represent the next stage in human evolution, possessing special powers, including the ability to teleport and communicate with each other telepathically. Together they work to defeat the forces of evil.
Cast: Robbie Amell, Peyton List (Mad Men), Luke Mitchell, Mark Pellegrino, Madeleine Mantock, Aaron Yoo
Team: W/EP Phil Klemmer (Political Animals); EP Greg Berlanti (Arrow); Julie Plec (The Vampire Diaries); co-EP Melissa Kellner Berman; D Danny Cannon
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions, FremantleMedia
Location: New York

FOX

COMEDY

Dads* (six-episode straight to series order) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Centers on two successful guys (Seth Green, Giovanni Ribisi) in their 30s who have their lives turned upside down when their nightmare dads unexpectedly move in with them.
Cast: Seth Green, Giovanni Ribisi Tommy Dewey (The Mindy Project), Brenda Song, Peter Riegert, Martin Mull, Tonita Castro (Go On), Vanessa Lachey Erin Pineda
Team: W/EP Alec Sulkin, Wellesley Wild (Ted); EP Seth MacFarlane; D Mark Cendrowski
Studio: 20th Television, Fuzzy Door Productions
Format: Multicamera
Location: Los Angeles

Enlisted* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Based on Kevin Biegel's relationship with his siblings, the comedy follows three very different brothers working together in the Army at a small base in Florida.
Cast: Geoff Stults, Angelique Cabral, Keith David, Chris Lowell (Private Practice), Parker Young (Suburgatory)
Team: W/EP Kevin Biegel (Cougar Town); EP Mike Royce (Men of a Certain Age); D Phil Traill
Studio: 20th Television
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Us and Them* (previously Friends and Family) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Based on the BBC series Gavin & Stacey, friends and family are the best support and the worst nightmare when two very different lovers (Jason Ritter, Alexis Bledel) meet and try to make a long-distance relationship work.
Cast: Jason Ritter, Alexis Bledel (Gilmore Girls), Jane Kaczmarek (Malcolm in the Middle), Kurt Fuller, Kerri KennedyDustin Ybarra, Ashlie Atkinson
Team: W/EP David Rosen (I Just Want My Pants Back); EP Steve Coogan, Jane Tranter, Julie Gardner, James Corden, Ruth Jones, Henry Normal; D Michael Patrick Jann
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, BBC Worldwide Productions, Baby Cow Productions
Format: Single-camera
Location: New York

The Gabriels(formerly House Rules) -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Centers on a neurotic family with contempt for all things normal that tries their best to fit into their small Midwest town where everyone knows each other and politeness reigns.
Cast: Rob Riggle, Angela Kinsey (The Office), Tim Meadows, River Alexander, Brooke Sorenson, Sara Sevigny
Team: W/EP Justin Hurwitz (FX's The League), Andrew Gurland (The Last Exorcism Part II); EP David Dobkin, Paul Young, Peter Principato; D/EP Jason Winer
Studio: 20th Television, Principato-Young
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Surviving Jack* (previously I Suck at Girls) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Based on Justin Halpern's book I Suck at Girls, it's a story about a boy becoming a man, and a man becoming a father, in a time before coming of age was something you could Google.
Cast: Christopher Meloni, Alex Kapp Horner, Connor Buckley, Claudia Lee, Kevin Hernandez, Tyler Foden
Team: W/EP Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker (S#*! My Dad Says); EP Bill Lawrence, Jeff Ingold; D Victor Nelli
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Doozer Productions
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

The untitled Bilsing-Graham and Kreamer project* -- (previously To My Future Assistant) -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Based on the blog and upcoming book To My Assistant, by Lydia Whitlock, the comedy revolves around assistants at a big New York law firm who band together as a family to help each other cope with the obnoxious overbearing bosses who challenge their sanity on a daily basis.
Cast: Brittany SnowCatherine O'Hara, Stephen Root (Boardwalk Empire), Joe Egender, Melissa Tang, Tone Bell, Jillian Bell (guest)
Team: W/EP Sherry Bilsing-Graham, Ellen Kreamer (Friends); EP Dan Lin, Jennifer Gwartz; D/EP Peyton Reed
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Lin Pictures
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Two Wrongs* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Two star-crossed lovers, Nick and Jenny (Pan Am's Kelli Garner, Jake Hoffman), must contend with Nick's family's strong dislike of Jenny, which is not helped by the fact that Jenny left Nick at the altar seven years ago.
Cast: Kelli Garner (Pan Am), Nicolas Wright, Jake Hoffman, Mimi Kennedy (Dharma & Greg), Gaby Hoffman, Fred Melamed, Ezequiel Stremiz
Team: W/EP Michelle Morgan (Girl Most Likely); EP Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope, Aaron Kaplan, Sean Perrone; D David Katzenberg
Studio: 20th Television, Chernin Entertainment
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Brooklyn Nine-Nine
* (previously the untitled Dan Goor/Mike Schur comedy) -- ORDERED TO SERIES

Logline: Revolves around a diverse group of detectives at a New York precinct.
Cast: Andy Samberg, Andre BraugherTerry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Stephanie Beatriz, Chelsea Peretti, Joe Lo Truglio
Team: W/EP Dan Goor, Mike Schur (Parks and Recreation); EP David Miner; P Andy Samberg; D Phil Lord, Chris Miller (21 Jump Street)
Studio: Universal Television, 3 Arts
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

DRAMA

Boomerang* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Focuses on the usual, everyday drama surrounding a family business run by parents Felicity Huffman and Anthony LaPaglia -- except this family is in the business of executing hits as assassins for the U.S. government.
Cast: Felicity Huffman, Anthony LaPagliaMichael Stahl-David, Patrick Heusinger, Olivia Crocicchia (Rescue Me), Rosa Salazar, Stephanie Jacobsen (guest), S. Epatha Merkerson (guest), Jeff Ross (guest)
Team: W/EP: Davey Holmes (Shameless, Awake); EP John Wells, Andrew Stearn; EP/D Craig Brewer (pilot only)
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, John Wells Productions
Location: Los Angeles, Washington, D.C.

Delirium* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Based on best-selling trilogy about a world where love is deemed illegal and is able to be eradicated with a special procedure. With 95 days to go until her scheduled treatment, Lena Holoway (Emma Roberts) does the unthinkable: she falls in love.
Cast: Emma Roberts, Daren Kragasoff (Secret Life of the American Teenager), Billy Campbell (The Killing), Jeanine Mason, Michael Michele, Gregg Sulkin, Corey Reynolds, Brenda Koo, Melinda McGraw (guest)
Team: W/EP: Karyn Usher (Prison Break, Bones); EP Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope, Paul Mazur, Mitchell Kaplan; D Rodrigo Garcia
Studio: 20th Television, Chernin Entertainment
Location: Los Angeles

Gang Related* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A gang member (Ramon Rodriguez) sent in to infiltrate the San Francisco Police Department and rise through its ranks must balance his obligations to his crime family with an increasing sense of loyalty to his new "family" -- the SFPD's Gang Task Force.
Cast: Ramon Rodriguez (Charlie's Angels), RZAJay HernandezSung Kang (Fast and Furious), Inbar Lavi, Cliff Curtis, Shantel VanSanten, Tom Berenger Terry O'Quinn
Team: W/EP Chris Morgan (Fast and Furious); EP Scott Rosenbaum, Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo; EP/D Allen Hughes
Studio: 20th Television, Imagine Entertainment
Location: Los Angeles

Almost Human* (previously Human, the untitled Bad Robot/J.H. Wyman project) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: An action-packed buddy cop drama, set in the near future, when all LAPD officers are partnered with highly evolved human-like androids.
Cast: Karl UrbanMichael Ealy (Common Law), Lili Taylor, Mackenzie Crook, Michael Irby, Minka Kelly, Mekia Cox (guest)
Team: W/EP J.H. Wyman (Fringe); EP J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk; co-EP Kathy Lingg, Reid Shane; co-EP/D Brad Anderson
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Bad Robot Productions
Location: Vancouver

The List* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: When members of the Federal Witness Security Program start getting killed, U.S. Marshal Dan Shaker (Michael Pena) leads the hunt for the person who stole “the list” – a file with the identities of every member of the program.
Cast: Michael Pena (End of Watch), Richard T. Jones, Charity Wakefield, Jessica Szohr, Gary Cole, Tasmin Egerton, Hilarie Burton 
Team: W/EP: Paul Zbyszewski (Lost, Hawaii Five-0, Daybreak); EP/D Ruben Fleischer (Gangster Squad)
Studio: 20th Television
Location: Los Angeles

Rake* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Greg Kinnear stars as a brilliant but self-destructive criminal defense lawyer named Keegan Joye in a drama based on the Australian series of the same name.
Cast: Greg Kinnear, Miranda Otto, John Ortiz, Necar Zadegan, Bojana Novakovic, Tara Summers, David Harbour (guest star), Ian Colletti
Team: W/EP Peter Duncan (creator of the Australian version), Peter Tolan (Rescue Me); EP Michael Wimer (2012), Richard Roxburgh, Ian Collie; co-EP Greg Kinnear; D/EP Sam Raimi
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Fedora Entertainment, Essential Media & Entertainment
Location: Los Angeles

Sleepy Hollow* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A modern-day supernatural thriller based on the legend of Sleepy Hollow starring British actor Tom Mison as Ichabod Crane.
Cast: Tom Mison (Salmon Fishing in the Yemen), Nicole Beharie (Shame), Orlando Jones, Katia Winter, John Cho (guest star)
Team: W/EP: Alex Kurtzman, Bob Orci (Fringe); W/Supervising producer: Phil Iscove; EP: Heather Kadin; D/EP Len Wiseman
Studio: 20th Television, K/O Paper Products
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina (pilot)

The Wild Blue
 -- pushed off-cycle

Logline: ER, The West Wing and Top Gun collide in this young ensemble about the working men and women on board a U.S. aircraft carrier. Equipped with a 500-foot landing strip, a nuclear reactor and 6000 souls on board, the drama is an upstairs/downstairs look at pressure-cooker lives of the U.S. Navy.
Cast: Will Rotthaar (Battle: Los Angeles), Gina RodriguezJosh Salatin (The Carrie Diaries), Alano Miller (Damages), Mykelti Williamson (Justified)
Team: W/co-EP Taylor Elmore (Justified); EP Graham Yost (Justified), Mark Johnson; co-EP: Melissa Bernstein; D/EP: Michael Dinner
Studio: Sony Pictures Television
Location: Los Angeles

NBC

COMEDY

About a Boy -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: An adaptation of Nick Hornby's novel and the 2002 Hugh Grant feature film, it follows the relationship between a bachelor man-child (Bent's David Walton) and the young boy (1600 Penn's Benjamin Stockham) who moves in next door with his crazy, single mother (Minnie Driver).
Cast: David Walton, Minnie Driver, Benjamin Stockham (2nd position to NBC's 1600 Penn), Anjelah N. Johnson, Leslie Bibb (guest star), Al Madrigal
Team: W/EP Jason Katims (Parenthood), EP Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Jane Rosenthal, Robert DeNiro; D Jon Favreau
Studio: Universal Television, True Jack Productions, Working Title Productions, Tribeca Productions
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Assistance
Logline: Based on Leslye Headland's play of the same name, the female-fronted comedy revolves around Nora, an idealistic assistant who attempts to find balance in her life while juggling the demands of a larger-than-life boss. The project is described as a fast-moving comedy centered on an idealistic "working girl" assistant who is pulled between her colleague ("work husband") and her real life fiancé while trying to manage a demanding (translation: crazy) boss.
Cast: Krysten Ritter (Apartment 23), Alfred Molina (2nd position to TNT's Monday Mornings), Zach Cregger (2nd position to NBC's Guys With Kids), Peter Cambor, Vinette Robinson
Team: W/EP Leslye Headland (Bachelorette); EP Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Chris Henchy, Owen Burke; P Krysten Ritter
Studio: Universal Television, Gary Sanchez Productions
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Brenda Forever -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Stories from Brenda Miller's past and present are interwoven to give a unique portrait of how a chubby, awkward, but incredibly confident 13-year-old (Daija Owens) grew up to be a 31-year-old woman (The Office's Ellie Kemper) who still marches to the beat of her own drum.
Cast: Ellie Kemper, David Krumholtz (guest star in the pilot), Stephanie Weir, Da'vine Joy Randolph,  Daija Owens, Mandalynn Carlson, Lindsey Kraft (recurring), Daija Owens, David Bloom
Team: W/EP David Lampson, Andrew Leeds; EP Peter Tolan, Michael Wimer
Studio: Sony Pictures Entertainment, Fedora Entertainment
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

The Donor Party -- pushed off-cycle
Logline: Comedy centering on a man trying to move to the next stage in life only to discover he's already there -- since he's got children from early life sperm donations. The kids belong to a widow trying to get life together and her lesbian neighbors.
Cast:
Team: W/EP Alex Schemmer (Community); EP Geyer Kosinski (Magic City)
Studio: Universal Television, Lionsgate, Media Talent Group
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Drop-Off* (previously The Gates) -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Based on the British comedy of the same name, Gates revolves around the parents and staff who navigate the twice-daily social landmine that exists at the school drop-off gates of an elementary school.
Cast: Ken Marino, Aasif Mandvi, Greg Germann, Diana Maria Riva, Josh Grisetti, Justin Chon, Echo Kellum (guest star), Kathleen Rose Perkins, Christina Kirk, Kylie Rogers, Gunnar Sizemore, Diana Maria Riva, Stephen Guarino
Team: W/EP Cathy Yuspa, Josh Goldsmith ('Til Death, The King of Queens); EPs Aaron Kaplan, Laurence Bowen, Philip Clarke; D Marc Buckland
Studio: 20th Television, Kapital Entertainment
Format: Single-camera
Location:

Girlfriend in a Coma -- pushed off-cycle
Logline: After almost two decades, a 34-year-old woman wakes up from a coma to find out she has a 17-year-old daughter from a pregnancy she was unaware of when her life was put on hold. Based on a book by Douglas Coupland.
Cast: Christina Ricci, Miranda Cosgrove (iCarly), Daniel Stern, Ann Cusack
Team: EP/W: Liz Brixius (Nurse Jackie); EP Dick Wolf, Danielle Gelber, Peter Jankowski
Studio: Universal Television, Wolf Films
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Holding Patterns -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Ensemble comedy about a group of friends whose lives completely change after they survive a plane crash.
Cast: Erinn Hayes Chyler Leigh (Grey's Anatomy), Robert Buckley Nelson Franklin (New Girl), Kate Lang Johnson, Humphrey Ker, Kimiko Glenn, Luka Jones (Up All Night)
Team: EP/W: Justin Spitzer (The Office); EP Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan
Studio: Universal Television, TBD Productions
Format: Multicamera
Location: Los Angeles

Joe & Joe & Jane* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: The semi-autobiographical project centers on a conflict-avoidant children's book author caught in an ongoing tug of war between two needy, flawed people: his wife (Army Wives' Sally Pressman) and his co-author/best friend (Dave Annable); it's not about a couple, it's about a "trouple."
Cast: Dave Annable, Will Greenberg, Sally Pressman (Army Wives), Larry Wilmore (Daily Show), McKenna Grace, Lauren Lapkus, Asif Ali
Team: W/EP Joe Port, Joe Wiseman (New Girl); D Mark Cendrowski 
Studio: 20th Television
Format: Multicamera
Location:

Undateable -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A young ensemble centering on a group of friends dubbed the "Undateables" whose lives are altered when a more confident character enters their world. Based on the book by Ellen Rakieten and Anne Coyle.
Cast: Chris D'Elia (2nd position to NBC's Whitney), Brent Morin, Matthew Wilkas, Rick Glassman, Ron Funches, Briga Heelan (guest star) Aly Michalka, Bianca Kajlich
Team: W/EP Adam Sztykiel (Due Date); EP Bill Lawrence, Jeff Ingold
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Doozer Productions
Format: Multicamera
Location:

Growing Up Fisher -- formerly untitled DJ Nash, The Family Guide -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A son who idolizes his blind father and is bemused by his mother’s (Parker Posey) newfound adolescence watches his family come closer together post-divorce. Loosely based on Nash's life.
Cast: Parker Posey, J.K. Simmons, Harold Perrineau, Eli Baker, Ava Deluca-Verley, Lance Lim
Team: EP/W: DJ Nash (Up All Night); EP Jason Bateman, Jim Garavente; D David Schwimmer
Studio: Universal Television, Aggregate Films
Format: Single-camera
Location:

Downtowners (previoiusly untitled Greg Daniels/Robert Padnick)
Logline: Revolves around the trials and tribulations of dating in your 20s as told through a group of friends. Bright-eyed and vulnerable Matthew Hirsch (Mike Castle) is ready to find love, but needs the help of his three best friends to survive the labyrinth of mind games and human suffering that is dating in your early 20s.
Cast: Mike Castle Josh Rabinowitz, Adhir Kalyan (Rules of Engagement), Eric Andre (Apartment 23), Ellen Woglom
Team: W/EP Robert Padnick (The Office); EP Greg Daniels, Tracy Katsky, Howard Klein
Studio: Universal Television, Deedle Dee Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Mulaney (previously the untitled John Mulaney/Lorne Michaels comedy) -- PASSED OVER
Logline: An ensemble comedy that is created, written by and starring stand-up comedian John Mulaney based loosely on his life.
Cast: John Mulaney, Nasim PedradMartin Short, Elliott Gould, Seaton Smith, Griffin Newman, Jimmy Fallon (cameo in the pilot)
Team: W/EP John Mulaney; EP Lorne Michaels; Andrew Singer; Dave Becky; David Miner
Studio: Universal Television, Broadway Video, 3 Arts
Format: Multicamera
Location: 

The Michael J. Fox Show -- ordered straight to series
Logline: Inspired by the former Family Ties actor's life, Fox stars as a husband and father of three from New York City dealing with family, career and challenges -- including Parkinson's disease -- as he goes back to work as a news anchor.
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Betsy Brandt (Breaking Bad), Katie Finneran (Wonderfalls), Wendell Pierce (Treme), Ana Nogueira, Conor Romero, Juliette Goglia, Jack Gore
Team: W/EP Sam Laybourne, EP Michael J. Fox, Richard Schwartz, EP/D Will Gluck; co-EP Richard Schwartz
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Olive Bridge
Format: Single-camera
Location: New York

Mr. Robinson (previously untitled Owen Ellickson & Craig Robinson comedy)
Logline: Centers on a talented musician (The Office's Craig Robinson) who adjusts to his new life as a middle school music teacher, where he maneuvers precocious kids, teacher politics and the temptations of single moms.
Cast: Craig Robinson, Larenz Tate, Jean Smart, Amanda Lund, Jane Adams (Hung), Amandla Stenberg (The Hunger Games), Steve Little
Team: W/EP Owen Ellickson (The Office); EP Greg Daniels, Tracy Katsky, Howard Klein, Mark Schulman, P Craig Robinson
Studio: Universal Television, Deedle-Dee Productions, 3 Arts
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Sean Saves the World (previously untitled Victor Fresco/Sean Hayes project) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Centers on Sean (Hayes), a guy who must figure out how to parent his 14-year-old daughter -- who just moved in -- while juggling a temperamental new boss at work.
Cast: Sean Hayes, Thomas Lennon, Echo Kellum, Linda Lavin, Lindsay Sloane, Samantha Isler, Vik Sahay (guest)
Team: W/EP Victor Fresco (Better Off Ted); EP Sean Hayes, Todd Milliner; D Jim Burrows
Studio: Universal Television, Hazy Mills
Format: Multicamera
Location: Los Angeles

Welcome to the Family -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Cultures collide when a white family and a Latino family are bonded together by their children who fall in love followed quickly by an unplanned pregnancy. 
Cast: Mike O'Malley, Mary McCormack, Richardo Chavira (Desperate Housewives), Ella Rae Peck, Aramis Knight, Justina Machado, Joey Haro
Team: W/EP Mike Sikowitz (Rules of Engagement)
Studio: Sony Pictures Television
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

DRAMA

The Night Shift* (previously titled After Hours) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: An ensemble medical show following Army doctors working the late shift at a San Antonio Hospital.
Cast: Brigid Brannagh, Eoin Macken, Freddy Rodriguez, Jeananne Goossen, Jill Flint, Ken Leung, Robert Bailey Jr., Brendan Fehr, J.R. Lemon
Team: W/EP Gabe Sachs, Jeff Judah (Life as We Know It); EP/D Pierre Morel
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Sachs/Judah Productions
Location: New Mexico

Believe -- ORDERED TO SERIES --
Logline: An unlikely relationship develops between a young girl named Bo (Johnny Sequoyah) with a gift and a man named Tate (Jake McLaughlin) sprung from prison who has been tasked with protecting her from the evil elements that hunt her power.
Cast: Jake McLaughlin (Savages), Kyle MacLachlan, Delroy Lindo (The Chicago Code), Sienna Guillory (Resident Evil), Jamie Chung (Once Upon a Time), Johnny Sequoyah, Arian Moayed
Team: W/EP Alfonso Cuaron (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban), Mark Friedman (The Forgotten); EP J. J. Abrams, Bryan Burk
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Bad Robot
Location: New York

The Blacklist -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: The world's most wanted criminal mysteriously turns himself in and offers to give up everyone he has ever worked with.  His only condition is he will only work with a newly minted FBI agent (Megan Boone) with whom he seemingly has no connection.
Cast: James Spader, Megan Boone, Ryan Eggold (90210), Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, Ilfenesh Hadera
Team: W/EP Jon Bokenkamp (Perfect Stranger); EP/Showrunner John Eisendrath (Alias); EP John Fox, John Davis
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Davis Entertainment
Location:  New York

Bloodline -- PASSED OVER
Logline: A contemporary pulp thriller that revolves around an orphaned young girl named Bird Benson (Skyler Samuels), who because of an accident of birth is caught in the struggle between two warring families of mercenaries and killers. Mentored by a Chinese man, Bird has to accept the quest to find and defeat her mother in mortal combat if she is to ever lead a normal life.
Cast: KaDee Strickland (Private Practice), Tom Everett Scott, Skyler Samuels (The Nine Lives of Chloe King), Jonathan Banks (Breaking Bad), Chris Zylka (The Secret Circle), Tzi Ma
Team: W/EP David Granziano (Awake, Terra Nova), EP/D Peter Berg, EP Sarah Aubrey
Studio: Universal, Film 44
Location:

Chicago Fire
spinoff -- ORDERED TO SERIES

Logline: The potential spinoff will air as a back-door pilot this season centering on the Chicago police department.Cast: Tania Raymonde, Scott Eastwood, Kelly Blatz, Melissa Sagemiller, Jon Seda (likely to head to the spinoff)
Team: W/EP Derek Haas, Michael Brandt; EP Dick Wolf; D Joe Chappelle
Studio: Universal Television, Wolf Films

Hatfields & McCoys -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Set in present-day Pittsburgh, a startling death reignites the feud between these two legendary families. Unleashing decades of resentment, the blue-collar McCoys will put the Hatfields' wealth and power at risk as they go to war for control of the city.
Cast: Rebecca De MornayVirginia Madsen, James Remar (Dexter), Annie Ilonzeh (Charlie's Angels), Patrick Flueger, Sophia Bush, Jesse Lee Soffer, Nick Westrate, Luciana Carro
Team: W/EP John Glenn (Eagle Eye); EP Charlize Theron, AJ Dix, Dawn Olmstead, Beau Flynn; D Michael Mayer (Smash)
Studio: ABC Studios, Denver & Delilah, Tower Hill, Beau Flynn Productions, Grady Girl
Location: Boston

Victor* (previously titled I Am Victor)
Logline: Based on author Jo Nesbo's upcoming book, the drama is described as House revolving around a high-powered divorce attorney named Victor Port with a unique view of relationships.  
Cast: John Stamos, Lorenza Izzo, Terry Kinney, Matthew Lillard, Megan Dodds, McKaley Miller, Angela Sarafyan, Josh Zuckerman, Kosha Patel, Valin Shinyei
Team: W/EP Mark Goffman (The West Wing, Studio 60), EP Katie Jacobs (House), Daniel Rappaport, Meghan Lyvers, Jo Nesbo, Nicolas Salomonsson
Studio: Universal Television
Location:

Ironside -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A remake of the 1960s series that starred Raymond Burr. The reboot stars Blair Underwood as a tough, sexy but acerbic police detective relegated to a wheelchair after a shooting who, hardly limited by his disability, he pushes and prods his hand-picked team to solve the most difficult cases in the city.
Cast: Blair Underwood, Spencer Grammer, Brent Sexton (The Killing), Pablo Schreiber (Lights Out), Neal Bledsoe, Kenneth Choi
Team: W/EP Michael Caleo (rescue Me, The Sopranos); EP David Semel (No Ordinary Family), Teri Weinberg, John Davis, Jon Fox
Studio: Universal Television, Davis Entertainment, Yellow Brick Road
Location:

The Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Secrets and lies within a tightly woven group of three couples and their families in the idyllic community of Saddle Hills, Calif.
Cast: James Tupper, Jesse L. Martin, Laura Allen, Martin Henderson, Nicole Ari Parker, Olivia Luccardi, Perry Reeves, Jake Miller
Team: W/EP Sascha Penn (Imagination Movers), EPs Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman; co-EP KristieAnne Reed; co-EP/D Mark Pellington
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Jerry Bruckheimer TV
Location:

The Sixth Gun -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Based on the best-selling Oni Press graphic novel, this supernatural Western follows the story of six mythical guns, each with its own other-worldly powers.
Cast: Michiel Huisman (Treme, Nashville), Elena Santine, Laura Ramsey (Ruins), Graham McTavish, Aldis Hodge, W. Earl Brown, Pedro Pascal, James LeGros, Chin Han
Team: W Ryan Condal; EP/showrunner Carlton Cuse (Lost); EP Eric Gitter, Andy Borne
Studio: Universal Television, Oni Press
Location: New Mexico

Crisis* (previously untitled Rand Ravich) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: When Washington's most powerful players are pulled into an international conspiracy, an unlikely puppeteer will bring everyone from CEOs to The President of the United States to their knees by threatening the things they hold most dear. 
Cast: Dermot Mulroney, Max MartiniGillian Anderson, Rachael Taylor, Stevie Lynn Jones, Halston Sage (How to Rock), Lance Gross (House of Payne), Joshua Erenberg, Max Schneider, Michael Beach, James Lafferty, Max Martini
Team: W/EP: Rand Ravich (Life); EP Far Shariat
Studio: 20th Television
Location:

Wonderland  -- pushed off-cycle
Logline: The modern-set follow-up to Lewis Carroll's Alice revolves around Clara, whose life took an unexplained turn for the worse seven years ago. A mysterious stranger tells her there may be an explanation after all ... that lies in the fantastical world of Wonderland. Determined to revive her dreams and get her life back on track, Clara agrees to wage war against the reigning but malevolent Queen, the woman we once knew as Alice.
Team: W Whit Anderson; EP Anthony Zuiker (CSI), Matt Weinberg, JoAnn Alfano, Margaret Riley
Studio: Universal Television, Dare to Pass, Brillstein Entertainment
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* Indicates series regular roles completed.

Compiled by Lesley.Goldberg@thr.com