Greg Grunberg will star in A&E's pilot Big Mike, TVLine.com reports.
The Heroes actor will play a plus-sized detective detective with the San Diego Police Department. Although he's the best in his work field, his biggest challenge is the dating field.
Grunberg was originally cast in NBC's Love Bites but no premiere date for the show has been set.
The Good Wife actress Dreama Walker will star in the ABC pilot Don't Trust the Bi--- in Apt. 23, Deadline.com reports.
The single-camera comedy follows June (Walker), an honest and optimistic girl from the heartland who is forced to move in with a sexy, unstable New York City party girl.
CBS has ordered two half-hour sports-centric pilots, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Home Game, inspired by the life of three-time Super Bowl champion and NFL pro Mark Schlereth, comes from executive producers Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson. Schlereth will help produce along with his wife, Lisa, and daughter, Alexandria.
NBC ordered four new comedy pilots Wednesday, including projects from Chelsea Handler and Whitney Cummings.
Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea is based on Handler's best-selling book of the same name. Inspired by the life of the E! late-night host, the comedy follows a group of twentysomethings — led by an outspoken young woman — living and working together. Handler will serve as an executive producer along with Tom Werner, Mike Clements (Life and Times of Tim) and Tom Brunelle. Julie Larson (Rent) and Dottie Dartland Zicklin (Dharma & Greg) wrote the pilot.
Fox has picked up two single-camera comedy pilots, including one from Rescue Me creator Peter Tolan, Deadline reports.
Based on the non-fiction book by Bruce Feiler, Tolan's The Council of Dads focuses on ...