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

MINI-NBC-logoBabylon Fields (Drama)
EPs | Michael Cuesta, Gerald Cuesta, Michael Atkinson
CAST | Meagan Good (Deception), Skeet Ulrich (Jericho, Law & Order: LA), Virginia Madsen (Witches of East End), Kyle Schmid (Copper), recurring player S. Epatha Merkerson (Law & Order)
The dead are rising in Babylon, NY, and as a result, lives are regained, old wounds are reopened and families are restored — for better or worse. The newly regenerated bodies are healing faster and growing stronger than anyone else, leading to the suspicion that they might be the next step in human evolution.

A to Z (Comedy)How I Met Your Mother Cristin Milioti
EPs | Ben Queen (Drive), Rashida Jones, Will McCormack
CAST | Cristin Milioti (How I Met Your Mother), Ben Feldman (Mad Men), Leonora Crichlow (Back in the Game), Christina Kirk (Girls), Henry Zebrowski
Whimsical romantic comedy set in the world of an online dating company that details the “A to Z’s” of a relationship, from meeting to breakup. The ensemble navigates the complicated world of modern dating and poses the question: Is there such a thing as destiny?

Allegiance (fka Coercion) (Drama)
EPs | George Nolfi, Avi Nir
CAST | Hope Davis (The Newsroom), Scott Cohen (The Carrie Diaries, Necessary Roughness), Margarita Levieva (Revenge), Kenneth Choi (Ironside), Annie Ilonzeh (Arrow), Morgan Spector (Person of Interest)
Thriller revolving around the O’Connor family and their son, Alex, a decorated American war hero and CIA analyst who is a true patriot and loves his country and family. Unbeknownst to him, both of his parents and his sister are part of a dormant Russian sleeper cell that has just been reactivated. Once the parents are reluctantly pulled back in, the stakes rise as they are coerced into spying on their own son and turning him against his country.

PRIVATE PRACTICE - ABC's "Private Practice" stars Kate Walsh as Dr. Addison Forbes Montgomery. (ABC/ANDREW MACPHERSON)Bad Judge (Comedy)
EPs | Kate Walsh, Chad Kultgen, Anne Heche, Jill Messick, Adam McKay and Will Ferrell (funnyordie)
CAST | Kate Walsh (Private Practice), John Ducey, Mather Zickel (House of Lies, Masters of Sex), Arden Myrin (MADtv), Tone Bell (Whitney), Miguel Sandoval (Medium)
It centers on a hard-living, sexually unapologetic woman who plays with the law and whose life on the edge is constantly in balance because she also happens to be a judge in the criminal court system.

Constantine (Drama)
EPs | Daniel Cerone (Dexter), David S. Goyer (Batman Begins)
CAST | Matt Ryan, Lucy Griffiths (True Blood), Harold Perrineau (Lost)
Based on the characters in DC Comics’ stories about John Constantine, an enigmatic and irreverent con man-turned-reluctant supernatural detective who is thrust into the role of defending us against dark forces from beyond.

Ellen More or Less (Comedy)
EPs | JJ Philbin (New Girl), Jason Katims (Parenthood, About a Boy)
CAST | Stacey McGunnigle, Chris Diamantopoulos (Episodes, The Office), Joshua Gomez (Chuck), Michael Liu (Conviction)
An average-size woman who, after losing 100 pounds, begins reinventing herself in life and love.

Emerald City (Drama) — ORDERED TO SERIES
EPs | Matthew Arnold, Josh Friedman (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles)
A modern and dark reimagining of the classic tale of Oz that includes lethal warriors, competing kingdoms, and the infamous wizard as we’ve never seen him before. A headstrong 20-year-old Dorothy Gale is unwittingly sent on a journey that thrusts her into the center of an epic and bloody battle for the control of Oz.

Feed Me (Comedy)
EPs | Sally Robinson (Lifetime’s Steel Magnolias), Paul Junger Witt and Tony Thomas
CAST | Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds), Ethan Peck (10 Things I Hate About You), Ed Quinn (Eureka), Hart Bochner (The Starter Wife), Debra Monk (Grey’s Anatomy), Toks Olagundoye (The Neighbors)
A comedic exploration of adult intimacy and desire that centers on a dysfunctional family bound by love and the restaurant they run together.

Fifth Wheel (Comedy)
EPs | Mark Gordon, Andrea Shay, Jonathan Groff (Happy Endings)
A multi-cam ensemble comedy of a tight-knit group of friends centers around a young woman who confronts her new reality after her last single friend gets engaged.

Lifesaver (Comedy)
EPs | Wil Calhoun (Friends), Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan
CAST | Christian Borle (Smash), Lindsay Price (Lipstick Jungle), Chris Butler (The Good Wife), Harriet Harris (Desperate Housewives), Jonathan Ryland
How do you get rid of the most maddening person in the world after he’s given you a kidney?  An odd couple comedy in which two polar opposites become inextricably linked.

Love Is Relative (Comedy)
EPs | Dan Mazer (Borat), Tom Werner, Tom Lassally
CAST | Leslie Bibb (GCB), Jason Jones (The Daily Show), Utkarsh Ambudkar (Pitch Perfect), Barry Rothbart
A wife and husband begin to see their marriage in a whole new way after her newly divorced brother moves in.

Marry Me (Comedy)casey
EPs | David Caspe (Happy Endings), Seth Gordon, Jamie Tarses
CAST | Casey Wilson (Happy Endings), Ken Marino (Childrens Hospital), John Gemberling (Super Fun Night), Tim Meadows (SNL), Tymberlee Hill (Drunk History), Dan Bucatinsky (Scandal)
A young couple gets engaged — and they quickly realize it’s harder than it looks.

Mason Twins (Comedy)
EPs | Casey Wilson, June Diane Raphael, Stacy Traub
CAST | June Diane Raphael, Erinn Hayes (Childrens Hospital), Windell Middlebrooks (Body of Proof), Bret Ernst, Todd Grinnell
Having been estranged for 15 years, fraternal twins Pender and Lizzie Mason reconnect after Lizzie’s perfect city life has fallen apart and she returns to her suburban town to find that her sister hasn’t matured past her teen queen days.

Mission Control (Comedy)Better Off Ted
EPs | David Hornsby (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), Adam McKay and Will Ferrell (funnyordie)
CAST | Krysten Ritter (Don’t Trust the B—- in Apt. 23), Malcolm Barrett (Better Off Ted), Jonathan Slavin (Better Off Ted), Michael Rosenbaum (Breaking In, Smallville), Tommy Dewey (The Mindy Project), Leah Renee (The Playboy Club), Julie Meyer
Set in 1962, it examines what happens when a strong woman butts heads with a macho astronaut in the race to land on the moon.

The Money Pit (Comedy)
EPs | Justin Spitzer, Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank
Inspired by the DreamWorks movie, a humorous look at biting off more than you can chew. A newlywed couple navigates the challenges of modern romance while their house crumbles around them.

Premiere Of Columbia Pictures' "This Is The End" - ArrivalsMr. Robinson (Comedy) — ORDERED TO SERIES
EPs | Mark Cullen and Rob Cullen (Back in the Game), Howard Klein, Mark Schulman
CAST | Craig Robinson (The Office), Larenz Tate (House of Lies), Amanda Lund, Jean Smart (Harry’s Law, Hawaii Five-0), Ben Koldyke (Back in the Game, How I Met Your Mother)
A talented musician adjusts to his new life as a middle school music teacher, where he maneuvers precocious kids, teacher politics, and the temptations of single moms.

The Mysteries of Laura (Drama)
EPs | Jeff Rake (Cashmere Mafia), Greg Berlanti (Arrow), Aaron Kaplan, Melissa Kellner
CAST | Debra Messing (Smash), Josh Lucas (The Firm), Laz Alonso (Breakout Kings)
Based on the popular Spanish series Los Misterios De Laura, it follows the life and relationships of a female homicide detective who can handle murderous criminals — but not her evil twins.

Odyssey (Drama)friel
EPs | Adam Armus, Kay Foster (The Following), Peter Horton (Ironiside), Simon Maxwell, Mikkel Bondesen, Kristen Campo, Henrik Bastin
CAST | Nate Mooney (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), Anna Friel (Pushing Daisies), Jake Robinson (The Carrie Diaries), Daniella Pineda (The Originals), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Lost), Peter Facinelli (Nurse Jackie), Treat Williams (Chicago Fire, Everwood)
Traffic-like thriller revolves around three families whose lives are torn apart when a stranded female soldier, a disillusioned corporate attorney and a disrespected political activist are pulled into the same shocking international military conspiracy.

Old Soul (Comedy)
EPs | Amy Poehler, Jonathan Fener, Josh Bycel
DIRECTOR | David Wain (Role Models)
CAST | Natasha Lyonne (Orange Is the New Black), Ellen Burstyn, Rita Moreno, Fred Willard (Modern Family), Greta Lee (Girls), Nick Thune
A young woman is trying to find herself, but in the meantime she’s working as the aide to a group of opinionated elderly people.

One Big Happy (Comedy)Nick Zano One Big Hapy
EPs | Ellen DeGeneres, Liz Feldman, Jeff Kleeman (The Change-Up)
CAST | Nick Zano (Mom, 2 Broke Girls, Happy Endings), Elisha Cuthbert (Happy Endings), Rebecca Corry, Kelly Brook, Chris Williams
Follows gay and straight best friends whose mission to have a baby together is complicated when one of the potential parents finds the love of his or her life.

rob lowe the proThe Pro (Comedy)
EPs | Rob Lowe, Pete Huyck, Alex Gregory (King of the Hill), Todd Holland, Karey Burke, Marc Gurvitz
CAST | Rob Lowe (Parks and Recreation), Rebecca Romijn (King & Maxwell, Ugly Betty), Rob Riggle (NTSF:SD:SUV), Colton Dunn (Key & Peele), Rosa Salazar (Parenthood), Andrea Savage
Former tennis doubles champion “Big Ben” Bertrahm’s career flame-out and misguided investments have left him working as the pro at a tennis and golf club, where he tries to hustle and charm his way back into America’s 1%.

Salvation (Drama)
EPs | Liz Heldens (Deception), David Janollari
CAST | Ashley Judd (The Missing), Danny Huston, Ryan McPartlin (Chuck), Stark Sands, Rob Brown (Treme), Meg Steedle, Emma Dumont and Jake Picking
Set against the backdrop of a prominent Texas church where faith, family and corruption are explored in equal measure. It centers on Jennifer Strickland, who has to defend her children, church and religious beliefs after her husband dies under mysterious circumstances.

Katherine Heigl New TV ShowState of Affairs (Drama)
EPs | Katherine Heigl, Nancy Heigl,  Alexi Hawley, Joe Carnahan, Robert Simonds, Sophie Watts, Henry Crumpton, Rodney Faraon, Julia Franz
CAST | Katherine Heigl (Grey’s Anatomy), Alfre Woodard (Desperate Housewives), Adam Kaufman (Without a Trace), Leslie Odom Jr. (Smash), Tommy Savas (Hollywood Heights), Cliff Chamberlain, Sheila Vand
Centers on a key CIA attaché who counsels the president on high-stakes incidents around the world. She balances her intense political responsibilities with a complicated personal life.

Tin Man (Drama)Patrick Heusinger Witches
EPs | Ehren Kruger (The Ring, Transformers), John Glenn, Daniel Bobker
DIRECTOR | D.J. Caruso (Disturbia, I Am Number Four)
CAST | Patrick Heusinger (Revolution, Gossip Girl), Vondie Curtis-Hall (Chicago Hope)
Psychological crime thriller set in the near future focuses on a fugitive robot accused of first-degree murder, who may hold the key to the future of human evolution, and the young female public defender forced to fight for his cause.

Two to Go (Comedy)
EPs | Bryan Shukoff, Kevin Chesley, Jim Garavente, Jason Bateman, David Janollari
CAST | Christine Woods (Hello Ladies), Michael Stahl-David (My Generation), Angelique Cabral (Enlisted), Dana DeLorenzo, Kim Shaw
Long-time best friends Kurt and Laura grapple with the challenges of modern-day dating while their group of friends try and prove that they are destined to be together.

Ellie-Kemper-how i met your motherUnbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (fka Tooken) (Comedy) — ORDERED TO SERIES
EPs | Tina Fey, Robert Carlock, David Miner
CAST | Ellie Kemper (The Office), Robert Carlock (30 Rock), Sara Chase, Lauren Adams
Centers on a woman who escapes from a doomsday cult and starts life over in New York City.

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