The latest pre-upfronts news:

Drama pickups:
Dirty Sexy Money and Eli Stone (both from Everwood's Greg Berlanti); the Grey's Anatomy spin-off Private Practice, the Sex and the City-esque Cashmere Mafia; Pushing Daisies, Women's Murder Club; Big Shots ( Dylan McDermott, Michael Vartan, Christopher Titus and Joshua Malina as CEOs/wannabes). Comedies: Cavemen; Sam I Am ( Christina Applegate as an amnesiac); Carpoolers. Other notes: October Road and Notes from the Underbelly will return mid-season with 13-episode runs. ( Today's News)

Drama pick-ups:
The Terminator-inspired sci-fi-er The Sarah Connor Chronicles; K-Ville (concerning cops in post-Katrina New Orleans); New Amsterdam (about an immortal homicide detective). Comedies: Kelsey Grammer and Patricia Heaton's Back to You (FKA Action News); Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino's The Return of Jezebel James (starring Parker Posey); The Rules of Starting Over (courtesy of the Farrelly Brothers) ( Today's News).

Drama pick-ups:
Lipstick Jungle, an hour-long drama based on the novel by Candace Bushnell ( Sex and the City) and starring Brooke Shields (as a movie-studio exec), Kim Raver (as the boss of a pop-culture mag) and Lindsay Price (as a fashion mogul) ( Today's News). Renewals: The original Law & Order has been renewed, while Criminal Intent will move to the USA Network ( TV Guide News Report).