The newest pilot news, from Variety/the Reporter:

" D.B. Woodside ( 24) has been cast as Marcus in CBS' Hugh Jackman-produced musical drama Viva Laughlin.

" Marisa Tomei will topline CBS' The Rich Inner Life of Penelope Cloud, the Oscar winner's first network series since appearing on A Different World 20 years ago.

" Kate Burton ( Grey's Anatomy) and Camille Gauty ( Prison Break) have joined Fox's Supreme Courtships, playing a justice and her ambitious clerk, respectively.

" Real-life football wife Holly Robinson Peete is the mom of a star wide receiver in ABC's Football Wives.

" Mae Whitman ( Thief) is The Bionic Woman's younger sister. Just think of the cool hand-me-downs!

" Heroes' Tawny Cypress has joined Fox's K-Ville, as has John Carroll Lynch ( Close to Home).

" Fox has ordered a half-hour sudser about blue-collar families, from Idol creator Simon Fuller.

" Kurt Fuller ( Desperate Housewives) is the title femme's boss in ABC's See Jayne Run.

" The Class' MIA Lucy Punch, Christopher Denham, and Geneva Carr share a father in Fox's Two Families.

" Rob Benedict ( Threshold) has been added to the cast of ABC's Women's Murder Club.