ABC extended its option on Football Wives, a few other initially passed-on fall pilots might see the airwaves after all. Per the
Hollywood Reporter, ABC is also keeping a short leash on the comedies
The Middle (
Ricki Lake as blue-collar mom) and
The Hill (set in D.C. and starring
Michelle Trachtenberg and
Fox, meanwhile, still may come calling for Nurses (a dramedy fronted by Eliza Dushku and Sara Rue) and/or The Cure (starring Oded Fehr and Anson Mount).