2007-08 pilot orders: NBC

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COMEDY
   
Area 57

Studio: NBC Universal Television Studio
Team: Mike Armstrong, Dean Parisot, David Latt
Office comedy set at secret location in Nevada desert; Matthew Lillard, Jane Lynch, Bruce McGill, Paul Reubens co-star

Business Class
Studio: NBC Universal Television Studio/Dutch Oven
Team: Bill Oakley, Josh Weinstein, Adam Bernstein, David Bartis, Doug Liman
The absurd and surreal adventures of two high-powered soda salesmen (Mark Valley, Horatio Sanz); Krista Allen co-stars

I'm With Stupid
Studio: NBC Universal Television Studio/Reveille
Team: Wil Calhoun, Ben Silverman, Teri Weinberg, Kenton Allen, Paul Telegdy, Linwood Boomer
A down-on-his-luck guy (Kevin Daniels) befriends wheelchair-bound man (Christopher Thornton); based on the BBC show

The IT Crowd
Studio: NBC Uni TV Studio/FremantleMedia North America
Team: Joe Wiseman, .Joe Port, Moses Port, David Guarascio, Steve Tao, Graham Linehan, Gail Mancuso
Ensemble set in an IT department, based on the Channel 4 show; Joel McHale, Jessica St. Clair, Rocky Carroll star

Lipshitz Saves the World
Studio: NBC Universal Television Studio
Team: Dan Fogelman, Chris Koch
17-year-old nerd (Jack Carpenter) finds out that he might be "the one" to save the world with the help of Leslie Nielsen, playing himself

The Mastersons of Manhattan
Studio: NBC Universal Television Studio
Team: Gary Janetti, James Burrows
Serialized soap about two socialite sisters (Molly Shannon, Natasha Richardson) in New York

Wildlife
Studio: NBC Universal Television Studio/Conaco Prods.
Team: David Israel, Jim O'Doherty, Tucker Gates, David Kissinger, Conan O'Brien, Jeff Ross
Workplace comedy set in an animal park; Christopher Sieber, John Patrick Walker star

Zip
Studio: NBC Universal Television Studio/Reveille
Team: Mark Rizzo, Marc Abrams, Michael Benson, Dan Attias, Ben Silverman
"Have nots" living in a ZIP code full of "haves" hustle to join the rich crowd; Rob Huebel stars

ALTERNATIVE COMEDY

Improv Everywhere

Studio: NBC Universal Television Studio
Team: Charlie Todd, VJason Carbone, Kara Welker, Dave Rath
Improvisational group performs elaborate stunts using volunteers; Todd hosts

This Is Culdesac
Studio: NBC Universal TV Studio/Realand Prods.
Team: Luke Barats, Joe Bereta, Dan Farah
Alternative buddy comedy featuring YouTube stars Barats and Bereta

DRAMA

The Bionic Woman

Studio: NBC Universal TV Studio
Team: David Eick, .Laeta Kalogridis, Bruno Heller, Michael Dinner
Bright young woman (Michelle Ryan) is tranformed into a technological wonder; re-imagination of the 1970s series; Miguel Ferrer, Molly Price, Chris Bowers co-star

Chuck
Studio: Warner Bros. Television
Team: Josh Schwartz, .Chris Fedak, McG, Peter Johnson
Unlikely hero (Zachary Levi) undertakes missions every week while still working his day job as a computer geek; a comedic Jason Bourne

Fort Pit   
Studio: Sony Pictures TV/Apostle
Team: Michael Chernuchin, Peter Tolan, Denis Leary, Jim Serpico
Drama with comedic elements set at one of the worst police precincts in Brooklyn; James Badge Dale, Elias Koteas, Michael Rispoli co-star

Journeyman
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV
Team: Kevin Falls, Alex Graves
Epic fantasy about a man (Kevin McKidd) who travels back in time to fix the lives of people in trouble; Moon Bloodgood, Gretchen Egolf, co-star

Life
Studio: NBC Universal TV Studio
Team: Rand Ravich, Farr Shariat, David Semel
Ex-cop (Damian Lewis) rejoins the force after being wrongly imprisoned for years

Lipstick Jungle
Studio: NBC Universal TV Studio
Team: DeAnn Heline, Eileen Heisler, Candace Bushnell, Gary Winick
Centers on three successful professional women (Lindsay Price, Brooke Shields, Kim Raver), in New York; based on Bushnell's novel

Mayor of New York
Studio: NBC Uni TV Studio/Fatima Prods./Airwaves Entertainment
Team: Tom Fontana, Barry Levinson, Spike Lee
Surprising and unlikely everyman (Bobby Cannavale) becomes mayor of New York

Winters
Studio: NBC Universal TV Studio
Team: David Shore, Peter Blake, Tony Goldwyn
Light ensemble drama with procedural elements that centers on a female cop (Famke Janssen)

REALITY

Welcome to the Family

Studio: Reveille/MacMan Entertainment
Team: Bernie Mac, Steven Greener, Ben Silverman, H.T. Owens, Katy Wallin, Greg Johnston
Couples in love from completely different backgrounds get engaged and face their parents

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