TVLine Items: CSI and Y&R Vets Enter Lifetime's Lottery, E! Gets Saved by the Bell and More
From Children of Men scribe Timothy J. Sexton, the conspiracy thriller is set in a world where humans are facing extinction and women have stopped having children. When 100 embryos are suddenly fertilized, a national lottery is held to decide upon surrogates.
Per Deadline, Graziadei joins as a recovering alcoholic who is father to one of the last children born in the country, with Lombard playing an artist-turned-Washington power player. Brandt, meanwhile, will portray a soldier desperate to have kids.
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• Saved by the Bell is making its way to E!, with the cabler slotting the ’90s cult hit every weekday from 7-9am. The Bayside hijinks begin Monday, Nov. 11, with a five-hour marathon.
• Megyn Price (Rules of Engagement) and Bryan Batt (Mad Men) have joined Lifetime’s drama pilot Unreal, per The Hollywood Reporter. From Buffy‘s Marti Noxon and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, the prospective series centers on the outrageous duties of a staffer (Shiri Appleby) on a hit dating show. Nathalie Kelley (Body of Proof) and Johanna Braddy (Easy A) also have boarded the project.
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