ABC pilots


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TITLE: Life on Mars
STUDIO: David E. Kelley Prods./20th Century Fox TV/Kudos
TEAM: David E. Kelley (w)
SYNOPSIS:  A story about a 21st century detective who, after a car crash, mysteriously finds himself working as a cop in the 1970s -- based on the BBC's sci-fi crime drama.

The Goode Family
TEAM: Mike Judge (w), John Altschuler (w), Dave Krinsky (w)
SYNOPSIS: Animated comedy about a family obsessed with doing the "right" thing

TITLE: Untitled Kohan/Mutchick
STUDIO: Warner Bros. TV
TEAM: Max Mutchnick (w), David Kohan (w)
SYNOPSIS: Multi-camera comedy about two men -- one straight, one gay -- who are lifelong best friends and business partners

TITLE: Section 8
STUDIO: ABC Studios/BermanBraun
TEAM: Zak Penn (w), Michael Karnow (w), Gail Berman, Lloyd Braun
SYNOPSIS: Everyday people with exceptional neurological abilities recruited to work for a secret branch of a government agency

TITLE: Literary Superstars
STUDIO: Sony Pictures TV/ABC Studios
TEAM: Dottie Dartland Zicklin (executive producer/showrunner), Darren Star (executive producer), Matthew Reilly (writer)
SYNOPSIS: Sexy and sassy literary publicist (Jenna Elfman) fights for the rights of her authors while balancing a busy social schedule
CAST: Jenna Elfman

TITLE: Untitled Cedric the Entertainer
TEAM: Rock Reuben (writer/executive producer), Michael Soccio (writer/co-executive producer), Cedric (co-exec producer), Eric Rhone (co-exec producer), Ken Whittingham (director)
SYNOPSIS: Family man (Cedric) who always has been the proud breadwinner has difficulty adjusting when his wife's (Regina Hall) hobby turns into a multimillion-dollar enterprise.
CAST: Cedric the Entertainer, Regina Hall

TITLE: The More Things Change
STUDIO: Regency TV/Scarlet Fire/Green Hat Films
TEAM: Allan Loeb (writer/executive producer), Steven Pearl (exec producer), Todd Phillips (director/exec producer)
SYNOPSIS: A quartet of male friends explore how male friendships endure through change.