Windfall lands on NBC

Windfall, a drama series that almost made it to the air on Fox earlier this year, has been given a second chance by NBC.

The original script for Windfall was written by Laurie McCarthy and Gwendolyn Parker (CSI:Miami and The Handler), but it will be reworked a bit for NBC. Parker has taken a job at CBS' Without a Trace, so McCarthy will write and executive-produce the new script alone.

Windfall follows the stories of 20 disparate people who must share an enormous lottery win. The original pilot starred actors such as Luke Perry (Beverly Hills, 90210), Sarah Wynter (24, The Dead Zone), and Jason Gedrick (Boomtown), but there is no word yet on whether the cast will change for NBC.

Producers expect that Windfall may make a midseason debut this fall.

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Feb 22, 2007
I am very impressed with the writing for this show! I will be very VERY upset if it get canceled. Seems as though the really GREAT shows get kicked in favor of the trashy reality shows. A very sad commentary on both the executives that air this junk & the people that watch them. please DON'T cancel Windfall. .
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Sep 22, 2006
this show is awesome i am hoping to see more of it
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Aug 19, 2006
I was wondering if this wonderful show will be picked up?...Cause I think that show rocks the writing is so good and I can't wait for it to be picked up.



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Mar 02, 2006
Does anyone know when it premiers?
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Aug 21, 2005
wil's got a show?
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Jul 02, 2005
I'm just glad to see that powerful forehead back in action...
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Jul 01, 2005
did anyone see perry's rodeo movie '8 seconds'?
that's how long i give this show.
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Jun 30, 2005
I'm just glad to see Perry back in action..
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Jun 30, 2005
It will be nice to see Luke back on a regular basis
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Jun 30, 2005
Sounds like a pretty good premise. I wonder exactly how big the sum is.
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