'Happy Endings' for six ABC pilots
Bruckheimer drama, Matthew Perry comedy also picked upABC picked up six pilots for next season, granting series status to a trio of dramas and comedies.
The dramas include one procedural and two dramedies -- a style the network has helped pioneer.
Jerry Bruckheimer's legal procedural "The Whole Truth," from Bonanza/Bruckheimer/Warner Bros., follows a unique narrative structure that shifts perspectives to keep viewers guessing.
Ensemble documentary-style dramedy from ABC Studios "My Generation" (previously titled "Generation Y"), follows a group of former high school classmates. And Michael Imperioli-starring cop dramedy "Detroit 187" from ABC Studios will also be on ABC's schedule next season.
On the comedy side, ABC has picked up two single-camera projects: "Mr. Sunshine" from ABC Studios/Sony starring Matthew Perry as sports manager and Jamie Tarses' "Happy Endings" from FanFare/Sony, starring Elisha Cuthbert, about a group of friends navigating romance.
The shows join superhero drama "No Ordinary Family," which was picked up Wednesday.
Another wave of orders is expected from ABC, possibly Friday.