Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Development News - Which Pilots Remain in Contention at ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC?

Development News - May 12, 2015

ABC's Mix & Runner; CBS' Doubt, For Justice, The Half of It, Sneaky Pete, Super Clyde & Taxi-22; FOX's Studio City; and NBC's Cuckoo, The Curse of the Fuentes Women, How We Live, Love Is a Four Letter Word, Not Safe for Work, Problem Child, Sharing, Strange Calls, Take It From Us, Unveiled & Warrior.

  • The only pilots that remain in contention at ABC are dramas Mix starring Joaquim de Almeida & Sharon Lawrence and Runner starring Paula Patton - though both are likely to be redeveloped instead of being in serious contention for midseason slots.
  • CBS is not moving forward on the following pilots: For Justice starring Anika Noni Rose & Phylicia Rashad, Sneaky Pete starring Giovanni Ribisi & Margo Martindale, Super Clyde starring Charlie McDermott and Taxi-22 starring John Leguizamo. The only pilots that remain in contention at the network for its midseason lineup are The Half of It starring Jon Dore and Doubt starring KaDee Strickland & Teddy Sears.
  • FOX has officially passed on all of its remaining pilots. However, it's still likely that the network will redevelop drama Studio City starring Eric McCormack and Florence Pugh.
  • NBC is not moving forward on the following pilots: Cuckoo starring Michael Chiklis & Cheryl Hines; The Curse of the Fuentes Women starring Adan Canto; How We Live starring Sam Huntington & Briga Heelan; Love Is a Four Letter Word starring Rockmond Dunbar; Not Safe for Work starring Michael Cassidy & Christine Woods; Problem Child starring Matthew Lillard & Erinn Hayes; Sharing starring Jack Carpenter & Stephen Schneider; Take It From Us starring Stacy Farber & Chris Douglass; Unveiled starring Liam McIntyre & Connie Nielsen; and Warrior starring Natalie Martinez & Holt McCallany. The only pilot that remains in contention is Strange Calls starring Danny Pudi & Daniel Stern - though it may be redeveloped.