Fall TV: CBS Picks Up Seven New Shows, Including Alex O'Loughlin's
Jenna Elfman, Alex O'Loughlin
CBS in one fell swoop ordered seven new shows for the 2009-10 season, including projects that will bring familiar faces Alex O'Loughlin, Jenna Elfman and Julianna Margulies back to the tube, sources say.
The new shows getting the OK from the Eye are:
-Three Rivers, starring O'Loughlin and revolving around organ transplant surgeons
-Accidentally on Purpose, a comedy about a movie critic (Elfman) who inadvertently gets pregnant in a fling with a younger man
-The Good Wife, starring Margulies as a woman who returns to work as a lawyer when her hubby gets incarcerated
-The NCIS spin-off sneak-peeked in two recent episodes of the hit procedural, and starring Chris O'Donnell and LL Cool J
-Miami Trauma, a medical drama from Jerrry Bruckheimer
-Undercover Boss, an unscripted series summed up by the Hollywood Reporter as "Secret Millionaire meets Dirty Jobs"
-House Rules, about a freshman class of U.S. representatives