Primetime Pilot Panic: ABC & CBS Updates

Nellie Andreeva

With Fox done with its series orders and NBC pretty much done too, attention is focusing on ABC and CBS. ABC is expected to make its series pickups tomorrow. Here is the latest buzz on the two networks:

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Primetime Pilot Panic: Screenings Updates

Nellie Andreeva

The marathon pilot screenings at the broadcast networks are in full force. While they are rarely the deciding factor in the networks’ final series pickup decisions, they help solidify early standouts’ frontrunner positions and sometimes breathe life into pilots that might have been written off too soon. Here are some … Read More »

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Tom Everett Scott, Esai Morales Among Latest Pilot Cast Additions

By | Friday March 18, 2011 @ 12:41pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Tom Everett Scott has landed the male lead opposite Jenna Elfman in ABC’s comedy pilot Bad Mom. The project, from writer-actress Sharon Horgan, centers on Julia Lacey (Elfman), a working mom struggling to juggle her job and raising her kids … Read More »

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Frances Conroy To Co-Star In ABC Comedy Pilot ‘Bad Mom’

By | Tuesday March 15, 2011 @ 9:17am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Six Feet Under alumna Frances Conroy is set to co-star opposite Jenna Elfman in ABC’s comedy pilot Bad Mom. The project, from ABC Studios and Kapital Entertainment, centers on Julia (Elfman), a mom whose two kids had … Read More »

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Ashley Judd & Jenna Elfman Now Set For Starring Roles In ABC Projects

Nellie Andreeva

Ashley Judd and Jenna Elfman who had been in negotiations to topline ABC’s action drama series Missing and comedy pilot Bad Mom, respectively, have now closed their deals … Read More »

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Jen Crittenden & Gabrielle Allan Ink Overall Deal With ABC Studios, Join ‘Bad Mom’

By | Friday February 25, 2011 @ 9:25am PST
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Each of them enjoyed a solid TV writing career before they partnered to write features. Now Jen Crittenden and Gabrielle Allan are returning to television as a team and, … Read More »

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Jenna Elfman Closing In On Starring Role In ABC Comedy Pilot ‘Bad Mom’

By | Wednesday February 23, 2011 @ 7:16am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Jenna Elfman is in negotiations for the lead in ABC’s single-camera comedy pilot Bad Mom. The project, from ABC Studios and Kapital Entertainment, centers on Julia (Elfman), a single mom whose two kids had been raised largely by her mom. … Read More »

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UPDATE: ABC Orders Two Family Comedy Pilots From Female Creators

Nellie Andreeva

UPDATED: Modern Family, meet Frickin’ Family. ABC has handed out a pilot order to My Frickin’ Family (previously Cowboys and Indians), a single-camera comedy from writer Erica Rivinoja. Additionally, the network has handed a pilot order to another single-camera family … Read More »

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