Kategoriarkiv: NBC

Pilot Picks: NBC (2015)



The Carmichael Show

  • Inspired by the stand-up of Jerrod Carmichael and his relationships with his girlfriend and family.

Actor: Jerrod Carmichael

Jerrod Carmichael

Status: Picked up to series, six-episode order. First episode aired August 26th


  • Things backfire on recent empty-nesters when their two adult daughters move back home.

Actor: Patrick Warburton

Patrick Warburton

Status: Picked up to series


  • A woman comes back from a summer abroad married to a charming but infuriating eccentric named Cuckoo, much to her father’s annoyance. Based on the British series.

Actor: Michael Chiklis

Michael Chiklis

Status: Not going forward

How We Live

  • An anthropologist blogger moves to the suburbs with his wife and quickly discovers the fascinating habitat and mating rituals of a new undiscovered species: his suburban friends and neighbors.

Actor: Chris Klein

Chris Klein

Status: Not going forward

Not Safe For Work

  • A politically incorrect office comedy about best friends Dale and Georgie whose relationship is upended when he starts dating the “perfect” woman.

Actor: Christine Woods

Christine Woods

Status: Not going forward

People Are Talking

  • A comedy examining sex, race and everything else your parents told you never to talk about.

Actor: Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Status: Picked up to series, first episode aired October 16th, 2015

Problem Child

  • Inspired by the film, a family show about the cat-and-mouse game between a set of parents and their brilliant but mischievous child.

Actor: Matthew Lillard

Matthew Lillard

Status: Not going forward


  • Workplace comedy follows different groups of people working side-by-side in a shared office space

Actor: Christine Taylor

Chrstine Taylor

Status: Not going forward

Strange Calls

  • Workplace comedy follows different groups of people working side-by-side in a shared office space

Actor: Allison Miller

Allison Miller

Status: Not going forward, may be redeveloped


  • Workplace comedy follows different groups of people working side-by-side in a shared office space

Actor: America Ferrera

America Ferrera

Status: Picked up to series

Take It From Us

  • A couple tells their son the lessons they learned growing up in the ’90s in hopes that he avoids making the same mistakes.

Actor: Brenda Song

Brenda Song

Status: Not going  forward

Hot & Bothered

  • A look behind the scenes of a telenovela.

Actor: Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria

Status: Ordered straight to series, 13 episodes

Untitled Monica Potter

  • A woman juggles her busy family life as well as her three ex-husbands, which proves to be difficult when she starts dating again.

Actor: Monica Potter

Monica Potter

Status: Pushed

Untitled Tina Fey/Robert Carlock

  • Centers on a mother-daughter relationship that is challenged when an overly involved New Jersey mom gets an internship at her daughter’s workplace, a cable news network.

Actor: Not known yet

Status: Not known yet





  • A beautiful woman finds herself at the center of an investigation after climbing out of a duffel bag in the middle of Times Square in New York City with her memory wiped and no clue as to what the extensive tattoos on her body mean. The FBI begin to follow the road map on her body to reveal a larger conspiracy while bringing her closer to discovering the truth about her identity.

Actor: Jaimie Alexander

Jaimie Alexander

Status: Picked up to the series, first episode aired 21st of September, 2015

The Curse of The Fuentes Women

  • When a young man washes up on Miami Beach claiming to be a long-lost family member from Cuba, he breathes new energy into the lives of grandmother Esperanza Fuentes, daughter Lola and granddaughter Soledad. In the Latin American tradition of magical realism, it explores the power of memory and mythology in shaping our destinies.

Actor: Adan Canto

Adan Canto

Status: Not going forward

Game of Silence

  • A rising attorney on the brink of success could lose his perfectly crafted life when his long-lost childhood friends threaten to expose a dark secret from their violent past. Based on Turkish series Suskunlar.

Actor: David Lyons

David Lyons

Status: Picked up to series


  • Medical soap follows the outspoken Alex Panttiere, one of the rare female heart-transplant surgeons. She brings an innovative eye to treating patients week to week while also balancing the complications of her professional and romantic life. Inspired by the life of Dr. Kathy Magliato.

Actor: Melissa George

Melissa George

Status: Picked up to series, not known when first episode will air

Love Is A Four-Letter Word

  • Race, sexuality and gender roles collide when three diverse couples put modern marriage to the test. Based on the Danish format “Nicolaj og Julie”

Actor: Nadine Velazguez

Nadine Velazguez

Status: Not known yet

The Player

  • In the high-stakes world of Las Vegas, a former sniper-turned-security expert is drawn into a mysterious conspiracy that forces him to complete a series of heroic challenges in order to save innocent lives.

Actor: Wesley Snipes

Wesley Snipes

Status: Picked up to series, first episode aired September 24th, 2015

Shades Of Blue

  • Follows a tight-knit crew of police officers who are effective at keeping the streets safe but also corrupt when it comes to lining their pockets and protecting their own. When one of the officers (Lopez) is forced to become a federal informant, she must decide between her own family’s welfare and that of her police family.

Actor: Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

Status: Ordered straight to series, not known when first episode will air


  • An ensemble of flawed guardian angels intervene in the lives of those who find themselves facing crisis in an attempt to restore their faith and, often, save their lives.

Actor: Not known yet

Status: Pilot being redeveloped


  • In a grounded, contemporary multicultural and sometimes magical milieu, a damaged heroine works undercover with physical and spiritual guidance from a mysterious martial arts master to bring down an international crime lord.

Actor: Natalie Martinez

Status: Not going forward

9 Most Anticipated New Shows for Midseason 2014


For 2014 there are some shows starting that I recommend you keep an eye out for if the current bid out there does not float your boat.

My votes in rank of anticipation goes like this:

9. Resurrection (ABC)

Drama / Fantasy
Premieres March 9th


8. The 100 (The CW)

Premieres Match 19th


7. Believe (NBC)

Action / Drama / Science-Fiction
Premieres: TBD


6. Mind Games (ABC)

Premieres Match 11th


5. Enlisted (FOX)
Premieres January 10th


4. Intelligence (CBS)
Action / Adventure / Drama
Premieres January 7th


3. Helix (Syfy)
Drama / Science-Fiction
Premieres January 10th


2. Black Sails (Starz)
Action / Adventure / Drama
Premieres January 25th


1. True Detective (HBO)

Crime / Drama
Premieres January 12th