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Scoop: House of Lies Actress Is Backstrom's New Female Lead, Replacing Mamie Gummer


Rainn Wilson, meet your new leading lady.

Genevieve Angelson (House of Lies) has been tapped to replace Mamie Gummer in Backstrom, Fox’s back-from-the-dead procedural starring Wilson as an offensive, irascible detective, as he tries, and fails, to change his self-destructive behavior. READ MORE

Backstrom Lives! Fox Orders Rainn Wilson-Fronted Procedural to Series After CBS Passes


A high profile casualty of the 2013 pilot season is getting a new lease on life.

Fox has given a 13-episode series order to Backstrom, the hour-long procedural starring Rainn Wilson that CBS passed on last May. READ MORE

Pilot News: Mamie Gummer, Rules Star and Ex-Hellcat Book Roles, Fox Postpones Project


Among the latest pilot castings, former TV M.D. Mamie Gummer is backing up Backstrom, and Bianca Kajlich and Aly Michalka are hereby Undateable. Meanwhile, Fox has put a pin in one of their drama projects. READ MORE

Pilot News: Terry O'Quinn Takes Berenger's Gang Gig, Thomas Dekker Helps Backstrom and More

Pilot news Terry O'Quinn Thomas Dekker

Lost’s Terry O’Quinn, Sarah Connor‘s son and Comedy Central roast regular Jeffrey Ross are among the latest actors to book pilots this season. READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: Rainn Wilson Is CBS' Backstrom

Rainn Wilson Stars In Backstrom Pilot

Someone might wanna start loading up on the deer jerky.

Rainn Wilson has landed the title role in Backstrom, CBS’ drama pilot about “an overweight, offensive and irascible” police detective who …READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: Dennis Haysbert to Back Up Backstrom in CBS Drama


Dennis Haysbert has signed on to CBS’ drama pilot Backstrom, TVLine has learned. READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: CBS Orders Beverly Hills Cop, Hart Hanson Drama and a Friends-ly Sitcom

CBS Pilot: Beverly Hills Cop

Check your tailpipe for bananas now, because CBS on Tuesday ordered a pilot for Shawn Ryan’s Beverly Hills Cop. The network also greenlit a drama pilot from Bones boss Hart Hanson and a sitcom from a Friends producer. READ MORE