2007-08 pilot orders: CW



Aliens in America

Studio: NBC Universal Television Studio
Team: Moses Port, David Guarascio, Luke Greenfield
Centers on the relationship between an unpopular 16-year-old boy and an exchange student, a 16-year-old Pakistani Muslim, who comes to live with his family

Dash 4 Cash
Studio: CBS Paramount Network TV/Grammnet Prods.
Team: Boyce Bugliari, Jamie McLaughlin, Kelsey Grammer, Steve Stark, Betty Thomas
Follows six teams participating in a racing reality competition that tests their mettle and brings out the best and worst in each of them; Jud Tylor, Johann Urb, Kyle Bornheimer co-star

Eight Days a Week

Studio: CBS Paramount Network TV/Hazy Mills
Team: Meredith Lavender, Marcie Ulin, Sean Hayes, Todd Milliner
Centers on four twentysomethings who work under the top movers and shakers in New York and realize that they will need to rely on one another to succeed

Hell on Earth
Studio: CBS Paramount Network TV
Team: Jack Amiel, Michael Begler
"Mean girl" gets hit by a bus, goes to purgatory and is given a second chance at life on Earth as an ordinary girl from the wrong side of the tracks


Untitled Maggie Friedman

Studio: Warner Bros. Television
Team: Maggie Friedman, Becky Hartman-Edwards, James Frawley
Young life coach (Lauren Bittner) in New York uses her magical powers to help people who are desperate to overcome their problems

Gossip Girl
Studio: Warner Bros. TV/Alloy Entertainment
Team: Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Bob Levy, Leslie Morgenstein, Mark Piznarski
Based on the best-selling book series about the lives of rich youngsters and their parents in New York; Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Chace Crawford, Kelly Rutherford star

I'm Paige Wilson
Studio: ABC TV Studio/DreamWorks TV
Team: Rod Lurie, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Marc Frydman
Naive, but incredibly bright 27-year-old congressional aide (Jaime Ray Newman) becomes so infuriated by her boss' political maneuvering that she decides to run against him

Studio: ABC TV Studio/Mark Gordon Co.
Team: Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters, Mark Gordon, Deborah Spera, Tom Spezialy Kevin Smith
Comedic drama about a 21-year-old slacker (Bret Harrison) who becomes the devil's bounty hunter, retrieving souls escaped from hell; Ray Wise, Tyler Labine co-star

Untitled South Africa
Studio: CBS Paramount Network TV/Company Pictures
Team: Michael Rauch, Charlie Pattinson, George Faber, Bryan Gordon
New York veterinarian moves his second wife and their two sets of children to a South African game reserve run by his father-in-law. Based on the ITV series "Wild at Heart"

The World According to Barnes (presentation)
Studio: Warner Bros. TV/Class IV Prods.
Team: Tom Wheeler, Steve Pearlman, Andrew Plotkin, Jason Ensler
Comedic drama about a group of young people led by Bobby Barnes (Ryan Devlin), a college student and gifted inventor, who use their skills to solve crimes for people who can't go to the police


(series order)
Studio: Fox Television Studios
Team: Laurie Girion
Mother-daughter teams working together to win a beauty pageant competition

CW Now
Studio: Telepictures
Team: Lisa Gregirisch, Mike Miller
Entertainment newsmagazine targeted to the adults 18-34 demographic

User-Generated Show
Studio: Room 403 Prods.
Team: David Hurwitz, Paul Cockerill
The show showcases the best, hottest, unique and bizarre user-generated videos on the Web

Overview: Stakes rise for studios

2007-08 pilot orders: ABC | CBS | Fox | NBC | CW