NBC picks up 4, renews 'FNL'


NBC's one-hour pilots "The Bionic Woman," "Chuck," "Journeyman" and "Life" have been picked up to series, sources said Thursday.

Additionally, NBC is said to have renewed critically praised freshman drama "Friday Night Lights" for next season.

"The Bionic Woman," from NBC Universal TV Studio, is a re-imagination of the 1970s series starring Michelle Ryan. David Eick and Glen Morgan are executive producing.

"Chuck," written by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak and directed by McG, is a comedic Jason Bourne starring Zachary Levi as a computer geek working as a spy. Warner Bros. TV is producing.

"Journeyman," written by Kevin Falls and directed by Alex Graves, stars Kevin McKidd as a man who travels back in time to fix the lives of people in trouble.

"Life," written by Rand Ravich and directed by David Semel, stars Damian Lewis as an ex-cop who rejoins the force after being wrongfully imprisoned. NBC Universal TV Studio is producing.