NBC picked up four additional pilots Thursday, including three comedies and an Inception-style thriller that explores dual realities.
REM, a twist on the typical crime procedural, centers on a police detective who's involved in a traumatic car accident and then wakes up in two fractured realities. The project follows his simultaneous and parallel lives with his broken family. As the title suggests, the Rapid Eye Movement sleeping state may have something to do with the cop's split perceptions. Warner Bros.' Oscar-nominated film Inception played with the idea of manipulating and controlling one's dream state.
Larry Hagman, Josh Henderson
Josh Henderson has been cast in TNT's Dallas update, the network announced Tuesday.
The new Dallas will focus on the Ewing offspring and their power struggles with one another over the family dynasty. Henderson, who has appeared on Desperate Housewives, 90210 and CSI, will play...
The CW has ordered four pilots, including one from Chuck and Gossip Girl producer Josh Schwartz, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Schwartz is behind Hart of Dixie, a dramedy that centers on a New York City doctor who inherits a small medical practice in the South. Leila Gerstein, who wrote the pilot, is executive producing with Schwartz, Stephanie Savage and Len Goldstein.
ABC orders a pilot from Josh Schwartz
CW is also getting into the zombie business with...
Adam Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis
ABC has given the greenlight to seven drama pilots, one of which comes from Lost writers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, and another from Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry.
Once Upon a Time, written and executive produced by Kitsis and Horowitz, follows the story of...
NBC picked up two comedy pilots Tuesday, including one from Saturday Night Live executive producer Lorne Michaels.
Michaels' as-yet untitled series project is an irreverent look at parenthood from the perspectives of an acerbic working mother, her stay-at-home husband and her outspoken parents. The pilot was written by...
Kristen Bell heading back to the small screen: The Veronica Mars alum has joined the new Showtime pilot House of Lies, Showtime announced Tuesday.
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Based on Martin Kihn's tell-all House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Tell You the Time, the dark comedy stars Don Cheadle as Marty, a cutthroat consultant ...
ABC Family picked up three new series Monday, including a comedy starring longtime Disney star Raven-Symoné.
The Great State of Georgia is a half-hour comedy centered on an aspiring actress with a big personality named Georgia (Symoné), trying to make headway in New York with her science geek best friend. Roswell's Majandra Delfino will also star. The show is executive-produced by Kirk J. Rudell (Will & Grace) and best-selling author Jennifer Weiner (Good in Bed, In Her Shoes).
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