CBS pilots


Other network pilots: ABC, NBC, Fox

(w) = writer (d) = director


The Mentalist
STUDIO: Warner Bros. TV
TEAM: Bruno Heller (w), David Nutter (d)
SYNOPSIS: A mentalist uses his skills of observation to solve crimes as an independent detective working with the police.

TEAM: Patti Carr (w), Lara Runnels (w), Rob Pursey, Armyan Bernstein, Laurie Zaks, Chris Coelen
SYNOPSIS: A female New York record store clerk and a male London stock broker embark on a cross-continental romance -- based on a British series.

TITLE: Mythological X
STUDIO: 20th Century Fox TV
TEAM: Diane Ruggiero (w), Jonathan Levin
SYNOPSIS: After learning from a psychic that she already has dated the man she's supposed to marry, a woman revisits all her past relationships in the hopes of finding him.

Can Openers (presentation)
STUDIO: Sony Pictures TV
TEAM: Elle Johnson, Jim Serpico
SYNOPSIS: Centers on a twenty-something woman and her fellow residents who fight to survive the intensely competitive boys club that is the seven-year neurosurgical residency.

TITLE: The Kingdom (series commitment)
STUDIO: Sony Pictures TV
TEAM: Chad Hodge (w), Barry Sonnenfeld (d)
SYNOPSIS: Medieval drama about four guys, one of whom is crowned king and reluctantly takes the throne despite preferring drinking and sex to procession and war.

TITLE: The Meant to Be's
STUDIO: CBS Paramount Network TV
TEAM: Glenn Gordon Caron (w)
SYNOPSIS: Romantic drama about a young woman who dies, but in order to "pass over," she must return to Earth and help people improve their lives.


TITLE: Worst Week
STUDIO: Universal Media Studios, U.K.'s Hat Trick Prods.
TEAM: Matt Tarses (w), Marc Buckland (d), Jimmy Mulville
SYNOPSIS: Young couple must navigate the politics of their soon-to-be in-laws during a family holiday -- based on the BBC series "The Worst Week of My Life"