TV Pilot Madness
What will be the next hit? THR breaks down all 83 broadcast pilots currently under review as industry execs start embarking on do-or-die decisions about every last one.
THE REBOOTS: Pre-branded franchises often score pickups: ABC’s Charlie’s Angels isn’t the first attempt to relaunch the series in the U.S. Back in 1988, Aaron Spelling recruited four women for Angels 88, which never made it on the air. … Maria Bello, star of NBC’s reboot of the BBC’s Prime Suspect, was also approached for the role last pilot season but passed. … In NBC’s Wonder Woman, Diana Prince is a crime-fighting businesswoman, a far cry from the character’s origins fighting Axis military forces in World War II.
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