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Pilot Season 2019: Scoop on This Fall's (Possible) New Shows, Who's In Them

Pilot Season Guide

logo-cw-300120106082443Our running update of pilots ordered for the 2019-20 TV season, going network by network (EPs = executive producers):

BATWOMAN (Drama)
WRITER: Caroline Dries
OTHER EPs: Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Geoff Johns, director David Nutter
CAST: Ruby Rose (Arrowverse “Elseworlds” crossover), Dougray Scott (Snatch, Hemlock Grove), Rachel Skarsten (Reign), Meagan Tandy (Teen Wolf), Camrus Johnson (Marvel’s Luke Cage), Nicole Kang (YOU), Elizabeth Anweis (9-1-1, NCIS: LA)
Arrowverse Crossover PhotosArmed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, Kate Kane soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city’s criminal resurgence. But don’t call her a hero yet. In a city desperate for a savior, Kate must overcome her own demons before embracing the call to be Gotham’s symbol of hope.

Brooke Shields CW PilotGLAMOROUS (Drama)
WRITER: Jordon Nardino
OTHER EPs: Damon Wayans Jr., Kameron Tarlow
CAST: Ben J. Pierce (Fuller House), Brooke Shields (Jane the Virgin, Suddenly Susan), Jade Payton (iZombie), Pierson Fodé (The Bold and the Beautiful), Peyton List (Bunk’d, Jessie), Susan Santiago (Longmire, How to Get Away With Murder), Chester Lockhart (Todrick), Brady Dalton Richards
A gender non-conforming recent high school graduate lands the gig of a lifetime interning at a cosmetics company whose products he panned on YouTube.

Jane Virgin CancelledJANE THE NOVELA (Drama)
WRITER: Valentina Garza
OTHER EPs: Gina Rodriguez, Jennie Snyder Urman, Ben Silverman, Joanna Klein, Emily Gipson, Jorge Granier, Gary Pearl, director Brad Silberling
CAST: Jacqueline Grace Lopez (East Los High), Marcia Cross (Desperate Housewives), Hunter Parrish (Weeds), Ivonne Coll (Jane the Virgin), Remy Hii (Marco Polo), Holland Roden (Teen Wolf), Benito Martinez (13 Reasons Why, American Crime)
A telenovela anthology series in the tradition of Jane the Virgin, where each season is based on a different fictional novel “written by” Jane Villanueva and narrated by the author herself. The first installment takes place at a Napa Valley Vineyard, where family secrets (and family members) don’t stay buried for long.

Lucy Hale Katy KeeneKATY KEENE (Drama)
WRITERS: Robert Aguirre-Sacasa, Michael Grassi
OTHER EPs: Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Jon Goldwater
CAST: Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars), Ashleigh Murray (Riverdale), Jonny Beauchamp (Penny Dreadful), Julia Chan (Saving Hope), Camille Hyde (American Vandal), Lucien Laviscount (Scream Queens), Zane Holtz (From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, Make It or Break It), Katherine LaNasa (Imposters, Satisfaction)
The Riverdale spinoff follows the lives and loves of four iconic Archie Comics characters — including fashion legend-to-be Katy Keene and singer/songwriter Josie McCoy — as they chase their twenty-something dreams in New York City. This musical dramedy chronicles the origins and struggles of four aspiring artists trying to make it on Broadway, on the runway and in the recording studio.

Tyler Posey The Lost BoysTHE LOST BOYS (Drama)
WRITER: Heather Mitchell
OTHER EPs: Rob Thomas, Dan Etheridge, Mike Karz, Bill Bindley, Rebecca Franko, director Catherine Hardwicke
CAST: Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf), Kiele Sanchez (Kingdom), Medalion Rahimi (NCIS: Los AngelesStill Star-Crossed), Dakota Shapiro (Valley of the Boom), Sarah Hay (Flesh and Bone), Cheyenne Haynes (Camping), Haley Tju (Bella and the Bulldogs), Rio Mangini (Everything Sucks), Del Zamora (Sneaky Pete)
Welcome to sunny seaside Santa Carla, home to a beautiful boardwalk, all the cotton candy you can eat…and a secret underworld of vampires. After the sudden death of their father, two brothers move to Santa Carla with their mother, who hopes to start anew in the town where she grew up. But the brothers find themselves drawn deeper and deeper into the seductive world of Santa Carla’s eternally beautiful and youthful undead.

UNTITLED NANCY DREW PROJECT (Drama)
WRITERS: Noga Landau, Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage
OTHER EPs: Lis Rowinski
CAST: Newcomer Kennedy McMann, Freddie Prinze, Jr. (24, She’s All That), Leah Lewis (Charmed, The Good Doctor), Tunji Kasim (Nearly Famous), Maddison Jaizani (Into the Badlands), Alex Saxon (The Fosters), Alvina August (Siren, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina), guest star Pamela Sue Martin (Nancy Drew)
Set in the summer after her high school graduation,18-year-old Nancy Drew thought she’d be leaving her hometown for college, but when a family tragedy holds her back another year, she finds herself embroiled in a ghostly murder investigation — and along the way, uncovers secrets that run deeper than she ever imagined.

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