Who's doing what this pilot season, says the Reporter and Variety:

" Kathy Baker ( Picket Fences) is Amber Tamblyn's mother in CBS' Babylon Fields, where the two of them must again contend with the resurrected abusive husband/father whom they killed with an ax. Awk.Ward.

" Get-ready-to-feel-old alert: Kelly Rutherford plays mom to the lead girl (Blake Lively) in the CW's Gossip Girl. Also on board for the pilot is Florencia Lozano ( One Life to Live).

" Jaime Ray Newman ( Veronica Mars) has landed the lead in the CW's I Am Paige Armstrong, playing a disenfranchised congressional aide who decides to run against her boss.

" Michael Arden and Ron McLarty have joined Amy Sherman-Palladino's The Return of Jezebel James.

" Victoria Pratt ( Day Break) has joined ABC's Dirty Sexy Money.

" Kevin Dunn ( The Path to 9/11) is amnesiac Christina Applegate's dad in ABC's Sam I Am.