15 TV Pilots We Hope Get Made Into Series (2014 Edition)


Matt Ryan as John Constantine, the titular lead character of NBC's Constantine pilot.

Pilot season is all around us! This time of year, you can't even take three steps without squishing the toes of a television pilot, so it's time for network executives everywhere to thin the herd and decide which new TV shows will be added to their schedules for the fall. And while they're busy making their (probably bad) decisions, I'm going to play along and pretend I'm a big-shot network boss who's picking and choosing from the massive crop of potential new shows. 

Most of these pilots have just started shooting or are about to start shooting, I have very little to go on other than measly nuggets of information from the Hollywood trades. However, because we live in an age of internet speculation, that's good enough for me. So, what criteria did a pilot have to meet to earn a spot on this list? All the projects you'll read about below have either: A) a good concept, B) an excellent cast, D) a proven series creator/showrunner, or D) some combination of items A, B, and C.

If all goes right in the next month or so, the 15 pilots listed here will be coming to our TV screens during the 2014–2015 TV season. Let's run through them, shall we?

Oh, wait, a couple more things to note before we begin:

1. This year, many of the pilots that would've been low-hanging fruit for this list were ordered straight to series (including Vince Gilligan's Battle Creek and Fox's Gotham, for example), which makes their inclusion moot. So that's why they're not here. We'll cover the straight-to-series orders at a later date.  

2. As I say every year, some of these pilots will be made into series, and the results will be awful and nothing like we expected/hoped for. Case in point, CBS's We Are Men (original title: Ex-Men) made last year's version of this list thanks to its great cast, and that turned out to be one of the worst things my eyeballs have ever been subjected to. Please consider this list a guide and not an authoritative rundown of what will be awesome. 


Mission Control (NBC)

Genre: Anchorman goes to spaaaaace single-cam comedy

Starring: Krysten Ritter (the B in Apt. 23, Jessie's girl from Breaking Bad), Tommy Dewey (one of Mindy's exes on The Mindy Project), Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville's Lex), Malcolm Barrett (Better Off Ted), Jonathan Slavin (Better Off Ted). Produced by Adam McKay and Will Ferrell (Funny or Die) 

What it's about in one sentence: A strong female astronaut and an arrogant male astronaut battle to be first on the moon in this '60s-set comedy that's similar in tone to Anchorman.

Why we want to see it: Done right, this could channel the Sex Panther aroma and be as wonderful as a whale's vagina. What I mean is, "similar in tone to Anchorman" sounds like a perfect fit for the story, and the cast is four-for-four up front. I'd gladly watch the talented (and purrrrrty) Ritter do laundry, Dewey earned a lead role after a great turn on Mindy, and a Better Off Ted reunion on a rocket ship for Barrett and Slavin is long overdue. And at least it ain't Astronauts Wives Club

Why it might not make it: The pilot was written and produced by David Hornsby, who last brought us CBS's absolutely dreadful How to Be a Gentleman.


Damaged Goods (ABC)

Genre: An Awkward. single-camera comedy

Starring: Anna Camp (sexy minister's wife from True Blood and Mindy Kaling's Project friend), Jennifer Aspen (GCB), Steve Talley (a Stifler from the American Pie straight-to-DVD movies), Justin Hartley (the original new Green Arrow). From Awkward. creator Lauren Iungerich

What it's about in one sentence: Damaged Goods apparently explores "the sexual politics that have changed between men and women in the post-feminist era."

Why we want to see it: Yeah, the vague and generic logline is about as informative as "comedy," but Awkward. was initially just a show about high school and Iungerich's excellent work on the early seasons of the MTV hit makes her next project a must-see. And the idea of Iungerich writing for Camp—who is due for a breakout role—is too good to pass up. 

Why it might not make it: Iungerich and Camp aren't household names yet, so if ABC is looking for star power, it may pass on this one. Also, Damaged Goods could be Trophy Wife all over again, and ABC surely doesn't want to revisit the latter's disappointing ratings.


Constantine (NBC)

Genre: Comic-book adaptation attempt number 11,372 

Starring: Matt Ryan (Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior), Lucy Griffiths (True Blood), Harold Perrineau (Lost's "Waaaaaaaaalt!" screamer), Charles Halford (True Detective's Reggie Ledoux)

What it's about in one sentence: Based on the DC Comic, Constantine follows wise-cracking John Constantine, a master of the occult who finds himself having to save humanity from the dark forces that want to destroy us all.

Why we want to see it: As scared as we are that this project is in NBC's hands, we still want to see it on our televisions. The story is readymade for today's serialized procedurals, too. 

Why it might not make it: A broadcast version of Constantine can't be as sharp and prickly as the guy in the comics, can he? No one wants to see a favorite comic character dressed up and watered down for NBC's primetime. (Except for NBC, of course.) 


The Visitors (ABC)

Genre: ABC's sci-fi drama entry of the year

Starring: Barry Sloane (Revenge), Lily Rabe (American Horror Story's Stevie Nicks fangirl), Milo Ventimiglia (Heroes and unfortunately Mob City

What it's about in one sentence: An unseen alien enemy tries to destroy our planet by using our most valuable resource: gas Netflix children.

Why we want to see it: Any time ABC—or any major network for that matter—puts out a sci-fi show, we just HAVE to check it out, even though it will probably be a disaster. Aliens? Okay! And we've always known our children would be the end of us. 

Why it might not make it: Wait, Spielberg? Aliens? Kids? Isn't this Falling Skies all over again? And Falling Skies is on cable! Someday the broadcast networks will realize they're largely incapable of making good science-fiction shows. That day could come in 2014. (But we hope it doesn't, because we miss the unintended lulz of FlashForward, V, and The Event!)



American Crime (ABC)

Genre: "Let's try a cable-style drama on network television"

Starring: Timothy Hutton (Leverage, the Falcon in The Falcon and the Snowman), Felicity Huffman (Desperate Housewives), Elvis Nolasco (Oldboy), Caitlin Gerard (Zac Stone Is Gonna Be Famous). Written by 12 Years a Slave scribe and Academy Award-winner and Steve McQueen-hater John Ridley

What it's about in one sentence: Your television screen will explode with all the drama surrounding a big-time trial involving race, and the show will closely examine the personal effects of the court case on everyone involved in it. This won't be controversial at all! 

Why we want to see it: American Crime is going to be as serious as a heart attack, and Ridley—who took home a statue shaped like a little golden man for his work on 12 Years a Slave—is the right man to bring it to the small screen. But one request, ABC: How about going for a limited run of 13 episodes?

Why it might not make it: Prestige dramas have a habit of underperforming for the broadcast networks, and American Crime will have more prestige in its pinky finger than all of ABC's female-skewing soaps. It's also looking like a lightning rod for controversy, and no network is actively seeking out unwanted criticism, even if it sparks debates that our country needs to have. 


Cabot College (Fox)

Genre: Single-camera Tina Feymedy

Starring: Margaret Cho, Jack Cutmore-Scott (Broadway!), Bonnie Dennison (Third Watch), Fortune Feimster (Chelsea Handler's posse), and Brandon Jones (CSI)  

What it's about in one sentence: When an all-female college finally opens its doors to male students, *BOINGGGGGG!!!* 

Why we want to see it: Cabot College is Tina Fey's first post-30 Rock producing deal at NBC, so it gets an automatic entry on this list. But the college setting and possible Porky's vibe probably would have been enough.

Why it might not make it: When the biggest name, second-biggest name, third-biggest name, and fourth-biggest name of a series is all the same person—a behind-the-scenes producer named Tina Fey—the series might not have enough draw to earn a mainstream audience. Cabot College needs a star in front of the camera, and Cho isn't it. 


Untitled Cusack, McCabe, Elmore, Cavell Project (CBS)

Genre: Piggybacking-on-Oscar-buzz drama

Starring: Charlie Cox (Boardwalk Empire), Maggie Grace (Lost and an unfortunate hour of The Following), badass character actor David Morse (Treme), and John Cusack as a special guest

What it's about in one sentence: Set in the world of big-money Wall Street, it's The Wolf of Wall Street: The Series!

Why we want to see it: The high-stakes setting and fast-talking money pushers in America's capitalist epicenter make for a potentially good drama, but the fact that Justified writers Taylor Elmore and Ben Cavell created the show makes for a potentially great drama. 

Why it might not make it: If this project is really about Wall Street traders, the chances of it having any genuinely likable characters is pretty much ZERO, and the broadcast networks aren't ready for true anti-hero dramas. 


Empire (Fox)

Genre: Hip-hop drama, boyeeeeeee!

Starring: Terrence Howard (Iron Man but not Iron Man 2), Taraji P. Henson (Person of Interest's Joss Carter), Malik Yoba (Alphas), Jussie Smollett (Jurnee's bro)

What it's about in one sentence: This family drama follows the head of a hip-hop record label as he tries to be a big shot. 

Why we want to see it: It's rare for a TV show's songwriter and music producer to catch our eye ear, but with the beat-centric Empire, music will be a huge part of the equation. Enter Timbaland, one of the industry's best, and it looks like Empire will have the same musical chops as Nashville's first season did when T-Bone Burnett was writing the songs. 

Why it might not make it: A hip-hop drama is risky business for a broadcast network, and if it falls into the pitfalls of the music genre's stereotypes, it could be something that even Fox realizes won't work. 


My Thoughts Exactly (ABC)

Genre: Single-camera internal-monologuing comedy

Starring:  Analeigh Tipton (one of America's next top models, Crazy, Stupid, Love), Jake McDorman (Shameless), Jade Catta-Preta (Californication), Kurt Fuller (Psych)

What it's about in one sentence: Both halves of a new couple reveal what they're really thinking through internal monologues.

Why we want to see it: We're always looking for new ways to break the comedy mold, and the concept feels very much like that of a U.K. comedy. Sounds kind of Peep Show-ish, doesn't it? 

Why it might not make it: Conceptual and innovative comedies just don't seem to make it big over here in America, where most sitcoms are all about laugh track, insult joke, sexual innuendo, repeat.


Red Band Society (Fox)

Genre: Tear-jerking dark comedy

Starring: Octavia Spencer (The Help), Dave Annable (the very pleasant guy from 666 Park Avenue and Brothers and Sisters), Griffin Gluck (the kid from Back in the Game), and other teens

What it's about in one sentence: Based on the Spanish series Polseres vermelles, several teens from different backgrounds bond during their extended stay at a hospital.

Why we want to see it: Red Band Society is being billed as a dark dramedy, so it could easily provide the full range of emotions that come with deep friendships, childlike wonder, and terminal illnesses. Bring a box of Kleenex and let this show beat you back and forth like a happy-sad punching bag!  

Why it might not make it: Red Band Society sounds like something that would be great for IFC, ABC Family, or another niche network, but this may be another one of ABC's attempts at ensemble dramedy like The UnusualsLucky 7, Pan Am, GCB, Detroit 1-8-7, The Gates or whatever else ABC thought would work.


Marry Me (NBC)

Genre: Potentially a-mah-zing single-camera comedy

Starring: Casey Wilson (Happy Endings' Penny), Ken Marino (Party Down, the hunk o' Burning Love), Tim Meadows (Saturday Night LiveMean Girls). Created by Happy Endings mastermind David Caspe

What it's about in one sentence: A couple—Wilson and Marino—gets engaged and realize that prepping for marriage ain't all that easy

Why we want to see it: If Marry Me is half as good as real-life couple Caspe and Wilson's previous show, then it will be four times better than most network comedies. The addition of Marino, the perfect opposite of Wilson, to their holy matrimony makes this project even more promising.

Why it might not make it: NBC might look at what happened with Happy Endings, remember that Sean Hayes isn't involved with Marry Me, and say, "Nahhhh..." 



Jane the Virgin (The CW)

Genre: Absolutely insane telenovela adaptation because why not?

Starring: Gina Rodriguez (The Bold and the Beautiful), Jaime Camil (he's big in Mexico), Yael Grobglas (Reign's Olivia), Bret Dier (Ravenswood's Luke)

What it's about in one sentence: Okay, ready? A religious Hispanic girl is accidentally artificially inseminated by a doctor after a series of unfortunate events. 

Why we want to see it: Ummm... did you read that logline? This has the chance to be something special, and by "something special," we mean something special. Entertainment comes in all forms, and sometimes it takes the shape of series of slapstick misunderstandings that eventually lead to an involuntary artificial pregnancy! 

Why it might not make it: Ummm... did you read that logline? 


Dead Boss (Fox)

Genre: Single-camera whodunnit comedy

Starring: Jane Krakowski (30 Rock), Amy Sedaris (Strangers With Candy), Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night Live), David Cross (as the titular dead boss)

What it's about in one sentence: Based on a British series, Krakowski stars as a woman who's wrongfully accused of murdering her boss and forced to rely on her bumbling sister to prove her innocence. 

Why we want to see it: An excellent cast and a darkly comic plot make us excited for this one. Sedaris is long overdue to return to television, so make it happen, Fox! 

Why it might not make it: This wacky comedy sounds more appropriate for Comedy Central than broadcast primetime, and Fox is going to be very picky with its comedies this year.


iZombie (The CW)

Genre: Just your standard zombie solves crimes by eating brains procedural

Starring: Rose McIver (Once Upon a Time's Tinkerbell), Robert Buckley (One Tree Hill, 666 Park Avenue), Malcolm Goodwin (Breakout Kings), David Anders (the bad guy from AliasHeroesand pretty much everything he's ever been in), Nora Dunn (Saturday Night Live). From Veronica Mars' Rob Thomas

What it's about in one sentence: A med student who also happens to be a zombie gets a job in a coroner's office so she can eat brains. However, with every one she eats, she also ingests the corpse's memories... and she uses them to help solve crimes. 

Why we want to see it: The concept of this comic-book adaptation is intriguing (and reminiscent of the failed Showtime pilot Chew, which was also a comic adaptation). Plus, with Thomas behind it, you know there's a solid plan. It's Veronica Mars if V-Mars ate people, basically. 

Why it might not make it: Is anyone ready for a zombie detective show? Also, that name. YICK!


The Pro (NBC)

Genre: Anyone for a single-camera comedy? 

Starring: Rob Lowe (Parks and Recreation, Liberace's plastic surgeon in Behind the Candelabra, Drew Peterson: Untouchable), Rob Riggle (those annoying NFL pregame segments for Fox), Rebecca Romijn (Maxwell of King & Maxwell), Kevin Nealon (Saturday Night Live)

What it's about in one sentence: A former doubles tennis champion is reunited with his partner after a longstanding feud between the two. 

Why we want to see it: Short shorts and headbands! 

Why it might not make it: Not to be agist, but is anyone in the cast under 40? Young people are sexy to network executives.


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I feel like I'm being punk'd. Is this list for real?
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i can't believe people want to see izombie just like i can't believe how the 100 is being renewed. -.-
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If these are the promising ones I hate to see what the rubbish ones are like
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  1. the visitors
  2. jane the virgin

they sound promising and maybe izombie

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This is my breakdown.

* Shows the sound intriguing and so I will try to catch:
Mission Control (NBC)
Constantine (NBC)
My Thoughts Exactly (ABC)
Jane the Virgin (The CW)


* Shows I will try to catch, at least once, just for the cast/crew in hopes it might be decent:
Damaged Goods (ABC)
Red Band Society (Fox)
Dead Boss (Fox)


* Shows that do not interest me as they just seem more of the same AKA "Bored Now":
The Visitors (ABC)
American Crime (ABC)
Untitled Cusack, McCabe, Elmore, Cavell Project (CBS)
Marry Me (NBC)
The Pro (NBC)


* Shows that I don't expect to be a success on broadcast television for myriad reasons:
Mission Control (NBC)
The Visitors (ABC)
Cabot College (Fox)
Empire (Fox)
My Thoughts Exactly (ABC)
Red Band Society (Fox)
iZombie (The CW)
The Pro (NBC)
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SEX&DRUGS&ROCK&ROLL for FX
RED ZONE for CBS
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Fox's Gotham.
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That David Anders line cracked me up. To be fair he plays a non-evil chacater on Once Upon A Time.
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Tim, seriously, I read your 10 shows you don't want and now this... your sick of super heroes, but not sick of zombies... SMH

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I have to agree, the name of "iZombie" does sound awful, but with Rob Thomas behind it, and a unique concept, I'm definitely interested.
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I must have terrible taste or you got your lists backwards because there are more shows I want to watch on your "10 TV Pilots that should NOT be made into Series" ...Other than Constantine I don't want to see any of these.
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none, they all sound weak
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Constantine look promising, but then again I kinda have soft spot for wise cracking anti hero who've been to the other side *shrug*
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The Walking Dead + Dollhouse + Veronica Mars = iZombie!! Haha what the hell????
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red band society's adaptation is veru big in spain in argentina, the book sold a lot of copies but I don't think the U.S is ready for something like that, also I want constantine!
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iZombie sounds really lame
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FLASH! how could Flash not make it on this list? most promising show this year..
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From this list, I think I'm only interested in Constantine...
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We have a winner!
Patricia Arquette on CSI: Cyber.
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You know its a disappointing year for TV when the best sounding pilot is from CW i.e. iZombie
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Those are awful.

How about a show where large numbers of 18 to 49 year-olds are replaced
by people who know how to watch television.
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I want to see IZombie sounds like a spin off of Warm Bodies (brain eating memories part and Tru Calling.
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these articles always confuse me, who is "WE"?? You don't speak for me and it would be nice if you didn't pretend to. just because TV.com give you space now you thing you talk for everyone is that it? whatever TIM
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Lately I have noticed an influx of quality actors returning to, or deciding to come to tv outside of movies... It seems to be the new thing to do. How unfortunate that we cant get some quality and original ideas to go with these (and if a good idea comes, that the stations stop messing with it)

These stations need to stand up and stop going for a rehash of another show and try something original. Have none of them noticed that some of the best shows lately are coming from stations you would never expect.
Also these companies need to get behind the show they put on, help them rather then just wait to see the ratings. I like the concept that Marvel agents of SHIELD are trying using both big and small screen media formats to tie story lines together and the fact time has been taken to set out this path.
I also remember when Heroes was around you could go on the internet and "hunted down" the corporation behind it all - and get messages from the kid that talked to electronics - a show linking small screen and internet media

MORE INTELLEGENT AND ORGINAL THINKING -- STOP TRYING TO CHASE WHATEVER THE FAD IS AT THIS TIME -- (I liked Angel but if I see another stupid rehashed brooding vampire show come out I coming to the US to shot someone)



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WOW! That's one of the worst line-ups I've ever read! And these were the best ones??????
And then people wonder why shows like NCIS still pull in millions of viewers every week. Well, it's because of this! Every year, the new shows get worse and worse and worse...uhg!
I will tune in for The Visitors because I do love a good sci-fi...unfortunately, most of the time, they're NOT good and even if they are, they get cancelled after 5 episodes, so why bother!

Double uhg!
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A lot of these sound like jokes.
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nothing...
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Re: Constantine: They couldn't get Keanu Reeves? Has he retired? I suppose this could be good if done with a "Supernatural" vibe. The movie was passably entertaining, even with Shia Laboef. Of course it did have Rachel Weiss whom I absolutely adore...

As for the rest -- nary a one piques my interest.
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Actually, Reeves was an unfortunate choice for Constantine. The character is supposed to look like, and ooze the attitude of, a young Sting. I think they're showing signs of going in the right direction now with the Matt Ryan casting and character design concept poster.
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Who give green lights to this stupid shows
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Watch Episodes on Showtime. You'll understand all the ridiculous decisions made behind the scenes on Network TV.
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people who simply work in TV for a living but aren't actually fans of TV and don't really know what they're doing.
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Cabot College might be interesting if it's anything but Porkyish.
My thoughts exactly could be great.

The rest of them seems like garbage
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For lack for any real good choices
I probably give Constantine a chance
and the wolf of wallstreet untitled drama
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The only one I am considering is Visitors cause I like Milo
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Uhm, this was a very depressing list of tv shows i never want to see made.
Hopefully your list later this year with the new shows that actually got ordered, will be much less depressive.
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I don't know who exactly the "we" are hoping most of these pilots become series. Reading some of the titles reminded me of the TV shows Peggy Bundy used to talk about on Married With Children ("Look Al! 'We Are Fami-Lee.' About a Chinese family with three children!").

Best shot (maybe): Constantine. I bet it will become NBC's next The Blacklist. So dumb, it's actually entertaining.

Press the cancel button now: Mission Control. Will Ferrell or not, when you toss reality out the window (a female astronaut in the 1960s, at a time when the closest female connected to NASA was I Dream Of Jeannie?) you're starting on the wrong foot. Now, if it was set in the '80s, I'd be way more interested.

Sci-Fi's next victim: The Visitors. wait? Didn't ABC do a show about alien visitors already? Oh, right, this one's original because it involves children. Oh, you mean like Torchwood Children Of Earth. Got it.
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Make Al's favorite show.

"Who's that riding into the sun?
Who's the man with the itchy gun?
Who's the man who kills for fun?
Psycho Dad, Psycho Dad, Psycho Dad.

He sleeps with a gun
but he loves his son
Killed his wife 'cos she weighed a ton.
He's Psycho Dad! "
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Here is a tv show I watch
He's a pertty good pa but he hate the law :)
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Now THAT'S a pilot I want to see come a series! Even if we have to dodge bullets while testifying in washington, D.C.!
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I remember watching Juana la Virgen more than 10 years ago, was pretty good for a telenovela once you pass the 'accidental insemination' situation, not sure how that is going to become a TV show.
Looking foward for Constantine, Gotham and Flash.
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iZombie, I guess, and I wonder what Iungerich will come up with next though this description sounds rather generic.
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Constantine and The Flash, are my highest hopes for series. I'll try The Whispers FKA The Visitors, and iZombie. A few others not listed:

1. Terminator (no network yet, expected 2015): Will be a companion, to the movie series reboot, ala Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. The reboot is expected to revisit a pivotal moment in the original 1985 Terminator but take the on-going story in a very different direction. The tie-in, will also provide opportunities for crossover as they “intersect with each other in some surprising and dramatic ways".

2. As yet unnamed The Walking Dead companion series (AMC): Different group, different theme, different location.

3. Clementine (ABC): centers on a habitual criminal who digs into the mystery of her origins after she becomes the target of a group of zealots who fear she possesses latent supernatural abilities that she will one day harness for either profound good or monstrous evil.

4. Galyntine (AMC): Galyntine is a wholly-original vision rooted in a both fantasy/action adventure and science-fiction. Our pilot takes place at a time after a cataclysmic technology-induced disaster has resulted in a new society that has eschewed any form of technology. This catastrophic event leaves small numbers of survivors scattered around the planet and forced to adapt to isolation and unique challenges. Galyntine will explore a post-apocalyptic world in which humanity has evolved – with some strange detours. Galyntine is a man’s journey of discovery through a changed world and its mysterious people.- Sounds like a Revolution copy to me. But this is AMC, so i'd expect it to be better. Last i read, the pilot was currently being shot in Utah.

There's a few pilots in development, that may appeal to "genre" fans.

5. Robert Kirkman's (The Walking Dead) Outcast for AMC. Based off his other hit comic, it's about demons and demonic possession.

6. The Diabolic: Being developed by Gary Oldman (Commissioner Gorden, The Dark Knight Trilogy) "The planned serialized TV drama comes from the brain of writer Daniel Kay, who crafted horror thriller Timber Falls back in 2007. He wrote a spec script that follows a damaged but brilliant exorcist falling in love with the mother of his latest subject, a young son possessed by an ancient entity. Our nasty, demonic child-dweller has evil intentions that threaten not only the boy and his family, but also the fate of mankind."

Oldman, working with manager Douglas Urbanski via their Flying Studio company, has partnered up with Entertainment One Television to shop the eventual show around to channels worldwide. Add in Constantine and that The Exorcist is shopping a television series, and demons have become the new "people back from the dead". Which became the new zombies, which in turn became the new vampires.




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Thanks for the extra info. A lot of these sound more interesting then the ones that seem to have a better chance regrettably.
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Thanks for these, as a genre fan it's always good to hear about upcoming projects. Galyntine sounds particulary interesting.
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Is there a "Cable Pilots We Hope Make it To Series" list? If so, I'm a lot more interested in that one.
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Latest news: absolutely no interesting new series or pilots expected on Dutch cable tv.

Don't know anything about Australian or US cable though :-)
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Really? There has to be at least a few? I'm looking forward to Ryan Murphy HBO pilot/series Open because the premise sounds interesting but the main reason: I love Anna Torv!
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We need someone from the US doing US cable shows, although GC is from Ireland so he obviously also gathered all the info from the net. But he also very obviously knows so much more about US networks then I do...
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Yeah, I loved Grumpys post. I'm from Australia and if I was going by our networks and watching TV the traditional way, I would be absolutely clueless and at least 2 months behind on even the lamest U.S. procedurals. Lol
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Marino!!!
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The Visitors sounds like one of those shows that pretends it's sci-fi but doesn't actually show any sci-fi elements such as spaceships, advanced technology or even aliens. (The aliens are unseen.) In many ways it sounds more like a horror. And villianous children doesn't exactly seem like it would appeal to the network's family market.

iZombie is going to be a tough sell. Prime time cannibalism doesn't exactly go over well. Well it might seem romantic for a vampire to suck your blood, there's nothing appealing about a zombie eating your brain.

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The Pro sounds similar to a new project with Stults as a sports guy... But I think Rob Lowe is more likely to be hilarious so I am all for this one...
Can't wait for Constantine even if I'd be more hopeful if it was on HBO or AMC...
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Juana la Virgen is a Venezuelan telenovela. A rather good one. How they want to make it into a comedy is beyond me
I'm intrigued by Constantine.
And what about the 2 shows I'm actually looking forward to - Flash and Gotham?
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Read the intro again. Straight-to-series shows were excluded. They're safe.
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Gotham has been ordered straight to series. But The Flash, has not been, officially as of yet. Though it's pretty much a given, that it will be a series.
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.iZomby most definitely.. The whole zombie angle of working in å mourge, reminds me of a book series by Gena Showalter - White Rabbit Chronicles
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Oh, I't think my mind crossed a wire or something, for I meant the "White Trash Zombie" series by Diana Rowland.. Sorry about that...

Zombie working in morgue, definitely white thrash zombie similarities..
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Izombie if Anders is the vilain.
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Wow. It's a scary day for network television when these are the best pilots in contention (except Marry me because Ken Marino). And you just know the best of this list won't get ordered to series. The Pro sounds like Blades of Glory but not as funny and those CW pilots just scream WTF. Lol to how many of these are from CBS.
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Dramas seem the usual lot of crap :|
I really hope to see Casey Wilson's comedy :)
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The Flash. Why isn't the Flash here?
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I think because that already has the go ahead but these ones are still filming pilots to give to the networks. That is my understanding.
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Constantine is the only semi interesting concept on the list.
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I could get behind Costantine if it's well done. Marry Me involves Casey Wilson, so I'll be there. Also Cabot College and The Pro seem interesting. I could see myself watch My thoughts exactly.
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Tough choice. Many seem to be rooting for Constantine, but I can't see it being interesting as a network production. If I had to pick just one based on these descriptions, I'd choose Dead Boss. Seems to be the kind of show I usually like.
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