Pilot Season 2013: Get Scoop on This Fall's (Possible) Newcomers, and Who's In Them
Almost Human (Drama)
EPs | J.H. Wyman, J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk (Fringe)
DIRECTOR | Brad Anderson (Fringe)
CAST | Karl Urban (Star Trek), Michael Ealy (Common Law), Lili Taylor (Six Feet Under), Minka Kelly (Friday Night Lights), Michael Irby (The Unit), Mackenzie Crook (Pirates of the Caribbean), Mekia Cox
An action-packed buddy cop show set in the near future when all LAPD officers are partnered with highly evolved human-like androids.
EPs | Davey Holmes (Shameless, Awake), John Wells (Southland, Shameless), Andrew Stearn
CAST | Felicity Huffman (Desperate Housewives), Anthony LaPaglia (Without a Trace), Michael Stahl-David (My Generation), Patrick Heusinger (Royal Pains), Rosa Salazar (Parenthood), guest stars Stephanie Jacobsen (Melrose Place, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles), S. Epatha Merkerson (Law & Order) and Jeff Ross
Focuses on the usual, everyday drama surrounding a family business — except this family is in the business of executing hits as assassins for the U.S. government.
EPs | Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy), Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild
CAST | Seth Green (Family Guy), Giovanni Ribisi (Friends), Brenda Song (The Suite Life On Deck), Peter Riegert (The Good Wife), Martin Mull (Roseanne, Arrested Development), Tonita Castro (Go On), Erin Pineda, Vanessa Lachey (Hawaii Five-0)
The live-action, multi-cam comedy, which has already earned a six-episode order, revolves around two successful guys in their 30s who find their lives turned upside-down when their nightmare fathers unexpectedly move in with them.
EPs | Karyn Usher (Prison Break), Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope
CAST | Emma Roberts (Scream 4), Billy Campbell (The Killing), Daren Kagasoff (Secret Life of the American Teenager), Corey Reynolds (The Closer), Gregg Sulkin (Pretty Little Liars), Jeanine Mason (Bunheads), Michael Michele (ER), Melinda McGraw (Men of a Certain Age)
Based on a bestselling trilogy about a world where love is deemed illegal and is able to be eradicated with a special procedure. But with 95 days to go until her scheduled treatment, lead character Lena Holoway does the unthinkable and falls in love.
EP | Kevin Biegel (Cougar Town)
CAST | Keith David (The Cape), Geoff Stults (The Finder), Parker Young (Suburgatory), Chris Lowell (Private Practice), Angelique Cabral (Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23)
Based on Biegel’s relationship with his siblings, this single-cam comedy follows three very different brothers working together in the Army at a small base in Florida.
The Gabriels (Comedy)
EPs | Justin Hurwitz (The League), Andrew Grland, David Dobkin, Paul Young, Peter Principato
CAST | Rob Riggle (NTSF:SD:SUV), Tim Meadows (Saturday Night Live), Angela Kinsey (The Office), River Alexander, Brooke Sorenson
The single-cam comedy follows an introverted, neurotic Wisconsin family that lives in a community of over-sharers.
Gang Related (Drama)
EPs | Scott Rosenbaum (The Shield), Chris Morgan (Fast & Furious)
DIRECTOR | Allen Hughes (Book Of Eli)
CAST | Terry O’Quinn (Lost), Ramon Rodriguez (Charlie’s Angels), Jay Hernandez (Last Resort), Sung Kang (The Fast and the Furious), Inbar Lavi (Underemployed), Rza, Cliff Curtis (Missing), Shantel VanSanten (One Tree Hill)
Follows a gang member sent in to infiltrate the San Francisco Police Department and rise through its ranks — ultimately landing on the Gang Task Force. There, he must balance his obligations to his crime family with an increasing sense of loyalty to his new “family” on the SFPD.
The List (Drama)
EPs | Paul Zbyszewski (Daybreak), Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland)
CAST | Richard T. Jones (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles), Michael Peña (Eastbound & Down, The Shield), Jessica Szohr (Gossip Girl), Tamsin Egerton (Camelot), Hilarie Burton (White Collar, One Tree Hill)
When members of the Federal Witness Security Program start getting killed, US Marshal Dan Shaker leads the hunt for the person who stole a file with the identities of every member of the program.
EPs | Peter Duncan (creator of the Australian series of the same name), Peter Tolan (Rescue Me), Michael Wimer, Greg Kinnear
DIRECTOR | Sam Raimi (Oz the Great and Powerful)
CAST | Greg Kinnear (Little Miss Sunshine), Miranda Otto (Lord of the Rings), Necar Zadegan (Emily Owens, M.D.), Bojana Novakovic (Edge Of Darkness), John Ortiz (Luck), David Harbour (The Newsroom), Tara Summers (Boston Legal)
Centers around Keegan Joye, a brilliant but self-destructive criminal defense lawyer.
Sleepy Hollow (Drama)
EPs | Alex Kurtzman and Bob Orci (Star Trek)
CAST | Orlando Jones (MADtv), Katia Winter (Dexter), Nicole Beharie (The Good Wife), Tom Mison (Parade’s End), guest star John Cho (Go On)
A modern-day supernatural thriller based on the legend of the titular Westchester Country, N.Y. town.
Surviving Jack (Comedy)
EPs | Bill Lawrence (Cougar Town), Patrick Schumacker ($#*! My Dad Says), Jeff Ingold, Justin Halpern ($#*! My Dad Says)
CAST | Chris Meloni (Law & Order: SVU), Alex Kapp Horner (The New Adventures of Old Christine), Connor Buckley (Deception), Claudia Lee (Hart of Dixie), Kevin Hernandez, Tyler Foden
An adaptation of Halpern’s book I Suck at Girls, the single-cam comedy tells the story of “a boy becoming a man and a man becoming a father, in a time before ‘coming of age’ was something you could Google.”
Two Wrongs (Comedy)
EPs | Michelle Morgan, Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope, Aaron Kaplan, Sean Perrone
CAST | Kelli Garner (Pan Am), Jake Hoffman, Mimi Kennedy, Ezekiel Stremiz
A single-cam relationship comedy about a couple whose friends and family don’t think they are right for each other.
Untitled Bilsing-Graham/Kreamer Project (Comedy)
EPs | Sherry Bilsing-Graham (Friends), Ellen Kreamer (The New Adventures of Old Christine), Dan Lin, Jennifer Gwartz
CAST | Catherine O’Hara (Six Feet Under), Brittany Snow (Harry’s Law), Joe Egender (Alcatraz), Melissa Tang, Stephen Root (Boardwalk Empire), Tone Bell (Whitney), Jillian Bell (Workaholics)
Based on a blog and upcoming book of the same name by Lydia Whitlock, the project features the grumbling, oppressed assistants at a tony New York city law firm.
Untitled Mike Schur/Dan Goor Project (Comedy)
EPs | Mike Schur and Dan Goor (Parks and Recreation)
CAST | Andy Samberg (Saturday Night Live), Andre Braugher (Last Resort), Terry Crews (Are We There Yet?), Melissa Fumero (One Life to Live), Joe Lo Truglio (Free Agents)
The single-camera project revolves around a diverse group of detectives in a precinct at the very edge of New York City.
Us and Them (Comedy)
EPs | David Rosen (I Just Want My Pants Back), Gavin & Stacey creators James Corden and Ruth Jones, Jane Tranter, Julie Gardner and Henry Normal
CAST | Jason Ritter (Parenthood), Alexis Bledel (Gilmore Girls), Kurt Fuller (Psych), Jane Kaczmarek (Malcolm in the Middle), Kerri Kenney (Reno 911!), Dustin Ybarra
A single-camera adaptation of the UK series Gavin & Stacey, about two very different lovers who try to make a long-distance relationship work.
Wild Blue (Drama)
EPs | Graham Yost (Justified), Mark Johnson (Breaking Bad), Michael Dinner (Justified)
CAST | Josh Salatin (The Carrie Diaries), Will Rothhaar (Last Resort), Mykelti Williamson (Justified), Alano Miller
“ER, The West Wing and Top Gun collide” in an ensemble about the working men and women on board a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier. The project promises “an upstairs/downstairs look at pressure-cooker lives of the U.S. Navy.”