Pilot Season 2014: Scoop on This Fall's (Possible) New Shows and Who's Starring In Them

MINI-CBS-logoBattle Creek (Drama) — ORDERED TO SERIES
EPs | Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad), David Shore (House), Mark Johnson (Breaking Bad)
DIRECTOR | Bryan Singer (House)
CAST | Dean Winters (Law & Order: SVU), Josh Duhamel (Las Vegas), Kal Penn (House), Janet McTeer (The White Queen), Damon Herriman (Justified), Aubrey Dollar, Edward Fordham Jr.
Two detectives with very different worldviews are teamed up and must answer the question: Are cynicism, guile and deception enough to clean up the semi-mean streets of Battle Creek, Mich., in the face of a complete lack of resources; or is the exact opposite true – it takes naïveté, trust and a boatload of resources?

CSI: Cyber (Drama)
EP | Anthony E. Zuiker (CSI), Carol Mendelsohn, Ann Donahue, Mary Aiken
CAST | Patricia Arquette (Medium), Gil Bellows (Ally McBeal)
Centers on Avery Ryan, Special Agent in Charge at the Cyber Crime Division of the FBI in Quantico, VA. Ryan is tasked with solving high-octane crimes that start in the mind, live on-line, and play out into the real world.

Cuz-Bros (Comedy)
EPs | David Caspe (Happy Endings), Erik Sommers, Jamie Tarses
CAST | Geoff Stults (Enlisted), Parker Young (Enlisted), Debra Jo Rupp (That 70s Show), Andrea Anders (Mr. Sunshine), Ian Gomez (Cougar Town)
A successful, suave ladies man’s perfect life gets turned upside down when his mess of a cousin needs a place to stay.

Good Session (Comedy)
EPs | Matt Miller (Chuck) and John Hamburg
CAST | James Roday (Psych), Rich Sommer (Mad Men), Tracey Ullman, Ana Nogueira (The Michael J. Fox Show)
A happy couple decides to see a therapist to help them decide if they should have a baby but quickly discover they have more to discuss.

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EPs | Carter Bays and Craig Thomas (How I Met Your Mother), Emily Spivey (Up All Night)
DIRECTOR | Rob Greenberg (How I Met Your Mother)
CAST | Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha), Krysta Rodriguez (Smash), Anders Holm (The Mindy Project), Nick D’Agosto (Masters of Sex), Andrew Santino (Mixology), Tiya Sircar (The Crazy Ones), Drew Tarver
A“kindred spirit” of How I Met Your Mother, ittells the story of a relationship from a female point of view and features brand-new characters.

Madam Secretary (Drama)Tea Leoni Madam Secretary
EPs | Barbara Hall (Homeland), Morgan Freeman, Lori McCreary and Tracy Mercer
CAST | Tea Leoni (The Naked Truth), Tim Daly (Private Practice), Bebe Neuwirth, Geoffrey Arend (Body of Proof), Patina Miller, Erich Bergen, Evan Roe, Katherine Herzer
Potential series about the personal and professional life of a maverick female Secretary of State as she drives international diplomacy, wrangles office politics and balances a complex family life.

The McCarthys (Comedy)The Goodwin Games Season 1
EPs | Brian Gallivan (Are You There, Chelsea?), Will Gluck (The Michael J. Fox Show), Richie Schwartz
CAST | Jack McGee (Common Law), Joey McIntyre (Boston Public), Laurie Metcalf (Roseanne), Jimmy Dunn, Kelen Coleman (The Newsroom)
Story about a big Irish Catholic, sports-crazed Boston clan and the gay son whose greatest sin is not his sexuality but his desire to spend less time with his family.

The Mistake (Comedy)
EPs | Shana Goldberg-Meehan (Friends), Scott Silveri (Friends), David Mandel, Andy Ackerman
CAST | Julianna Guill
A couple who had just “finished” raising their kids discovers they are pregnant.

More Time With Family (Comedy)
EPs | Josh Goldsmith & Cathy Yuspa, Tom Papa, Matt Damon & Ben Affleck, Dave Becky & Josh Lieberman
CAST | Tom Papa, Alyson Hannigan (How I Met Your Mother), Joe Pantoliano (The Sopranos), Nancy Lenehan (Veep)
Tom Papa stars as a husband and father making a career change to spend more time with his family.

Two and a Half Men: Scott Bakula CastNCIS: New Orleans (Drama)
EPs | Gary Glasberg, Mark Harmon
CAST | Scott Bakula (Men of a Certain Age), CCH Pounder (The Shield), Zoe McLellan (JAG), Lucas Black, recurring guest star Paige Turco (The 100)
The New Orleans NCIS office handles cases from Pensacola through Mississippi and Louisiana to the Texas panhandle; to air as a spring episode of NCIS.

The Odd Couple (Comedy)
EPs | Matthew Perry, Joe Keenan (Frasier)
CAST | Matthew Perry (Go On, Friends), Thomas Lennon (Reno 911!), Georgia King (The New Normal), Sarah Baker (Go On), Wendell Pierce (The Michael J. Fox Show, Treme), Lindsay Sloane (Weeds)
The multi-camera comedy project follows two mismatched roommates: the messy Oscar Madison (Perry) and neat freak Felix Unger (Lennon).

Red Zone (Drama)
EPs | Nikki Toscano, Kerry Ehrin
CAST | Anthony LaPaglia (Without a Trace), Kim Dickens (Friday Night Lights), Kevin Rahm (Mad Men), Aimee Garcia (Dexter), Sepideh Moafi (Black Box), Shanley Caswell
When a terrorist event rocks Washington, D.C., a retired CIA operative is pulled back into action, forced to investigate closer to home where the next generation of terrorists are being bred.

Save the Date (Comedy)Maggie Lawson Save the Date Pilot Cast CBS
EPs | Jackie & Jeff Filgo
CAST | Maggie Lawson (Psych), Michelle Trachtenberg (Gossip Girl), Julie White (Go On), Tom Bennett (Family Tree), Brian Howe (Hart of Dixie), Jay R. Ferguson (Mad Men)
35 and newly single, Kate drunkenly books a wedding venue and is now faced with the task of meeting the right man in time.

Scorpion (Drama)
EPs | Nick Santora (Prison Break, Breakout Kings), Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci (Sleepy Hollow)
CAST | Katherine McPhee (Smash), Robert Patrick (True Blood, Last Resort), Elyes Gabel (Body of Proof, Game of Thrones), Eddie Kaye Thomas (American Pie), Jadyn Wong (Being Erica), Ari Stidham
Follows an eccentric genius and his international network of super-geniuses as they form the last line of defense against the complex threats of the modern age.

Stalker (Drama)
EP | Kevin Williamson (The Following)
CAST | Dylan McDermott (American Horror Story), Maggie Q (Nikita), Mariana Klaveno (Devious Maids), Victor Rasuk (How To Make It in America)
A psychological thriller that centers on a pair of detectives who handle stalking incidents for the Threat Management Unit of the LAPD.

Taxi-22 (Comedy)
EPs | Dennis Erdman, Clark Peterson, Patrick Huard, François Flamand, Nancy Sanders, Mark Armstrong, Ted Quill
Based on the hit French Canadian comedy, it follows a misanthropic NYC cab driver who is politically incorrect in the vein of Archie Bunker.

Untitled Jim Gaffigan Project (Comedy)
EPs | Jim Gaffigan, Peter Tolan (Rescue Me), Michael Wimer, Alex Murray
CAST | Jim Gaffigan (My Boys), Ashley Williams (How I Met Your Mother), Adam Goldberg (NYC 22, The Unusuals)
The adventures of a happily married and harried NYC father of five.

Untitled David Marshall Grant Project (Drama)
EP | David Marshall Grant (Brothers & Sisters), Sarah Timberman and Carl Beverly (Justified), Arik Kneller, Yona Wiesenthal, Eilon Ratzkovsky and Oren Jakobi (The Quinn-tuplets), Avi Armoza, David Garrett and Givora Yaholom
CAST | Jamie Lee Curtis (New Girl), Ashton Holmes (Revenge), Nick Jandl, Cameron Scoggins, Anna Brewster
Medical soap that follows quadruplets — three brothers and a sister — who grew up on a reality show.

Untitled Taylor Elmore/Ben Cavell Project (Drama)
EP | Taylor Elmore (Justified), Ben Cavell (Justified), John Cusack (Being John Malkovich), Kevin McCabe, Sarah Timberman and Carl Beverly (Justified)
CAST | Charlie Cox (Boardwalk Empire), Maggie Grace (Californication), David Morse (Treme, House), Sophie Okonedo, A.J. Buckley (CSI: NY, Supernatural) Joseph Lyle Taylor, guest star John Cusack
Revolves around the power and money associated with the world of finance.


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