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Tennants American Accent New Warriors &#038 More: TV Pilot Confidential

Tennant's American Accent, New Warriors & More: TV Pilot Confidential

If you know anything about typical network TV, you know that each season, there are always pilots that get ordered, made, and generate hype...but the studio passes on the series and the other studios pass on the series, and the show fades into obscurity Not if I can help it!Enter Eden: here to save the[...]

ABC Passes on New York Undercover Dick Wolf Universal TV Shopping Pilot Elsewhere

ABC Passes on 'New York Undercover;' Dick Wolf, Universal TV Shopping Pilot Elsewhere

ABC has passed on drama pilot New York Undercover, a contemporary sequel-spinoff from original show creator Dick Wolf, Ben Watkins (Hand of God), and director Anthony Hemingway (Underground, American Crime Story). Wolf and Universal TV are expected to shop the project to other networks/streaming services. Written by Watkins based on a story co-created with Wolf, New York Undercover picks up 20 […]


Fox Hitting Snooze on 24 Pilots Still Very Open to Bringing Franchise Back

Fox Hitting Snooze on '24' Pilots, Still "Very Open" to Bringing Franchise Back

For some time now, Fox has had two potential new 24 series in development. The first concept was a real-time legal action/thriller from 24 executive showrunner Howard Gordon and Jeremy Doner – one that went beyond the script stage and into further development and reworking. The second concept was a prequel to the original series […]

Tribeca TV Festival: Pagan Peak is On Point Patricia Moore has Bite Deadwax Skips a Beat (REVIEW)

Tribeca TV Festival: Pagan Peak is On Point, Patricia Moore has Bite, Deadwax Skips a Beat (REVIEW)

[caption id="attachment_922913" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tribeca TV Festival[/caption]Along with our reviews of YouTube Premium's Wayne and the pilots screened at the Fall Pilot Season held during Tribeca TV Festival 2018, Bleeding Cool was able to check out and review the three late-night pilots screened at Midnight Episodics This years selections included: Shudder's Deadwax, from Graham Reznick and[...]

Tribeca TV Festival Fall Pilot Season: Shrimp Pillow Queen Expectations Will and Prairie (REVIEW)

Tribeca TV Festival Fall Pilot Season: Shrimp, Pillow Queen, Expectations, Will, and Prairie (REVIEW)

[caption id="attachment_922792" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tribeca TV Festival[/caption]Bleeding Cool was fortunate enough to make it out to this year's Tribeca TV Festival, where the festival's Fall Pilot Season afforded us the opportunity to screen and review five indie comedy pilots that foused on a wide range of topics, emotions, and experiences This year's world premiere line-up includes Great[...]

TNT Orders Elisabeth Shue Pilot Constance from Robert Downey Jr. and Boxing Drama Beast Mode

TNT Orders Elisabeth Shue Pilot 'Constance' from Robert Downey Jr. and Boxing Drama 'Beast Mode'

[caption id="attachment_849285" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Credit: CBS[/caption]While the entertainment industry might be taking a collective breather after the onslaught of breaking news, previews, and trailers that flowed out of this year's San Diego Comic-Con, TNT continues making news with the network ordering its first dramatic pilots for 2018: Constance, starring Elisabeth Shue (The Boys), and the tentatively[...]

TruTV Orders Broken Lizard Series Ken Jeong Pilot Renews Hack My Life and More

TruTV Orders Broken Lizard Series, Ken Jeong Pilot; Renews 'Hack My Life' and More

With news of three new projects either ordered to series or in development, truTV announced a 2018-2019 programming slate that includes: a series pickup for Tacoma FD, from two members of the Broken Lizard comedy troupe; a pilot greenlight for a new comedic medical advice show from actor Ken Jeong (The Hangover); and an animated project […]

USA Orders Bourne Franchise Spin-off Denis Leary Crime Series and Two Additional Pilots

USA Orders 'Bourne' Franchise Spin-off, Denis Leary Crime Series and Two Additional Pilots

USA Network has given the green light to four hour-long scripted pilots, all hailing from Universal Cable Productions The four projects represent a cross-section of themes, including a spin-off From Universal's Bourne film franchise; a crime thriller-with-a-twist starring and co-created by Denis Leary (Rescue Me); a Texas border town crime thriller from Mr Robot's Sam Esmail; and[...]

The CW Orders Roswell Reboot 5 Other Projects to Pilot

The CW Orders Roswell Reboot, 5 Other Projects to Pilot

Though the network had formally expressed interest in the project in October 2017, the CW has officially given a pilot order for a reboot of popular sci-fi series Roswell. Still intended to be based on the "Roswell High" book series from Melinda Metz, Carina Adly MacKenzie will pen the series; and executive produce with Justin Falvey […]

CW Orders Funny Feminist Charmed Reboot Drama Dead Inside Pilots

CW Orders "Funny, Feminist" Charmed Reboot, Drama Dead Inside Pilots

The CW has conjured up the first two pilots for its 2018-2019 pilot season slate, announcing on Thursday that an order has gone out for a high-profile reboot of the long-running WB series Charmed; and the hour-long crime-drama-with-a-twist Dead Inside The new Charmed pilot comes from Jane the Virgin creator/showrunner Jennie Snyder Urman and executive producer[...]

ABC to Get Christie Love Pilot from Powers Courtney Kemp

ABC to 'Get Christie Love' Pilot from Power's Courtney Kemp

Even after 44 years, when the the fate of the world is teetering on the brink, there's only one thing you can do — and ABC's about to do it: Get Christie Love. Power creator/showrunner Courtney Kemp and producers Vin Diesel (The Fast and the Furious), Debra Martin Chase and Shana C. Waterman have received […]

NBC Sets Comedy Pilots: Like Family So Close Abbys and Friends-in-Law

NBC Sets Comedy Pilots: Like Family, So Close, Abby's and Friends-in-Law

One thing's for sure about the upcoming 2018-2019 television season: NBC has got a fever — a fever for more pilots Coming off of the network's order of five dramatic pilots (The Enemy Within, Untitled Gabrielle Union/Bad Boys Pilot, The Village, Untitled Bellevue Hospital Pilot and In Between Lines), NBC reaffirmed its commitment to sitcoms by giving[...]

Code Black Writer Kayla Alpert Rings Up False Profits for ABC

Code Black Writer Kayla Alpert Rings Up 'False Profits' for ABC

ABC is about to venture face first into the highly competitive world of professional make-up with new pilot order False Profits. Written and executive produced by Code Black's Kayla Alpert, the project is a comedic soap similar in style to Desperate Housewives and "follows a team of down-and-out women in suburban Arizona as they fight their […]

Gotham Writer Ken Woodruff Sets The Enemy Within Pilot at NBC

Gotham Writer Ken Woodruff Sets 'The Enemy Within' Pilot at NBC

With a concept unlike anything else currently on their programming schedule, NBC has given a thumbs-up to a pilot from Gotham writer Ken Woodruff's action-drama The Enemy Within. Woodruff will serve as write and also serve as executive producer alongside Vernon Sanders. Universal Television is set as the production studio. The Enemy Within is described as "a […]

CBS Sets Three Female-Written Pilots: History Mom So Hard and Murder

CBS Sets Three Female-Written Pilots: History, Mom So Hard and Murder

Coming off of a pilot season that saw all of their series pickups fronted by men and caused many to call out the network over its lack of inclusion and female-fronted shows, CBS has ordered three female-written pilots: two comedies (History of Them, I Mom So Hard) and a drama (Murder) This marks the first pilot[...]

Fox Orders Comedy Pilots Our People and Rel Musical Drama Mixtape

Fox Orders Comedy Pilots 'Our People' and 'Rel', Musical Drama 'Mixtape'

While the final details on the proposed Disney-21st Century Fox deal are still being finalized, Fox is moving head on the programming front and ordering three pilots: two comedies and a drama The three 20th Century Fox TV projects include: Our People, a comedy from Lee Daniels and Modern Family executive producer Vali Chandrasekaran; Rel, a comedy starring[...]

Amazon Debuting Glenn Closes Sea Oak 2 More Pilots In November

Amazon Debuting Glenn Close's 'Sea Oak,' 2 More Pilots In November

To that end, the streaming giant announced that it would be debuting three comedy pilots on November 10th.First up is Sea Oak, starring Glenn Close; then Love You More, from Michael Patrick King (Sex and the City); and finally The Mark Gordon Company's The Climb Final decisions on series pick-ups will be based on audience reactions[...]