Lawyers, nurses, clerks at Fox


A headstrong female defense attorney, Supreme Court clerks and hospital nurses are at the center of three one-hour pilots that have been given the green light by Fox.

"Canterbury's Law," from Sony Pictures TV and Denis Leary's Apostle, is a drama about a rebellious female defense attorney who pushes the boundaries of the law to protect innocent clients.

Dave Erickson (USA Network's "The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story") penned the script and is co- executive producing.

Apostle's Leary and Jim Serpico are executive producers.

"Supreme Courtships," from 20th Century Fox TV and Adelstein Prods., is a comedic drama about the personal and professional lives of six Supreme Court clerks and their supervisors.

Gary Tieche (ABC's "MDs") wrote the script and is executive producing with Marty Adelstein and Michael Thorn.

The untitled nurses project, from 20th TV, is a comedic drama about the lives and loves of a team of nurses in a big-city hospital.

The project's writers Samantha Goodman and Andy Stern ("Return to Me") are co-executive producing.

Barry Josephson, Eileen Gallagher and Ann McManus are executive producing.