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NBC has picked up the first new show of the new season: J.J. Abrams' Undercover.

As for what's been officially renewed at this point:

30 Rock (NBC)

90210 (CW)

The Amazing Race (CBS)

American Dad (Fox)

America's Next Top Model (CW)

The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Bones (Fox)

Brothers & Sisters (ABC)

Castle (ABC)

The Cleveland Show (Fox)

Community (NBC)

Cougar Town (ABC)

Family Guy (Fox)

Friday Night Lights (NBC)

Fringe (Fox)

Glee (Fox)

Gossip Girl (CW)

The Good Wife (CBS)

How I Met Your Mother (CBS)

The Middle (ABC)

Modern Family (ABC)

NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS)

The Office (NBC)

Parks and Recreation (NBC)

The Simpsons (Fox)

Smallville (CW)

Supernatural (CW)

Survivor (CBS)

Two and a Half Men (CBS)

The Vampire Diaries (CW)

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NBC won’t leak its fall schedule until next weekend, but we now know of three more new series that will be on that schedule (in addition to J.J. Abrams’ spy dramedy “Undercovers”).

THE EVENT. From writer Nick Wauters, who scripted an episode of “Medium,” an episode of “The 4400,” an episode of “Eureka” and a couple of gay-themed independent short subjects titled “Ryan’s Life” and “Neurotica.” A serialized thriller about a guy who discovers his fiancée’s disappearance is linked to “a global conspiracy that could ultimately change the fate of mankind.”

OUTSOURCED. From writer Robert Borden, creator of “The Brian BenBen Show” and co-creator of “The George Lopez Show.” A sitcom about an American transferred to India to supervise his Midwest novelty company’s new call center.

LOVE BITES. From writer Cindy Chupack, who scripted 16 episodes of "Sex and the City.” It’s an hourlong romantic comedy ANTHOLOGY series. (I’m not sure we’ve seen one of those since “Love, American Style.”) But it will also feature two hot single-gal recurring characters.


The headline could read "3 new shows that nobody will watch".

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The Event sounds like it wants to be the next Lost.

Every new drama in the last two years wanted to be the next Lost. It didn't work out for any of them.

I like that Fringe deliberately went back to basics on that stuff, just traditional mysteries and a week by week format. Most show's trying to be Lost just wind up imitating the 4400 more than anything.

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I kind of loved The 4400.

I know. I suck.

I thought The 4400 was a good show also. It had an interesting premise, the twist at the end of season 1 was interesting, and it got canceled before it's time.

I liked it too, I just don't know why every show that's trying to become the next big hit decides to imitate a show that really wasn't.

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NBC just announced its fifth new series order in eight days.

“Chase,” from writer-producer Jennifer Johnson (“Lost,” “Cold Case”), sounds like a distaff “Justified” (or an out-West version of “Karen Sisco”) following hot blonde Texas-based U.S. marshal service deputy Annie Frost (Kelli Giddish, fresh off Fox disaster “Past Life”) as she and her team track down fugitives.


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Lie to Me has been picked up for 13 episodes.

Human Target has been picked up for 13 episodes.

NBC has green-lit the new romantic comedy "Perfect Couples" for its 2010-11 season, it was announced today by Angela Bromstad, President, Primetime Entertainment, NBC and Universal Media Studios.

"Perfect Couples" joins previously announced "Chase," "Undercovers," "The Event," "Love Bites," and "Outsourced" as the sixth new scripted series currently unveiled for NBC's new season with additional pickups yet to be announced.

"Jon and Scott are hugely talented writer-producers and they've really delivered with 'Perfect Couples,'" said Bromstad. "The comedy includes a cast of three distinctive couples who share the same issues and will draw viewers in with their relatable stories."

"Perfect Couples" depicts the misadventures of three engaging couples as they struggle to find out what makes the ideal relationship -- and how to maintain it through humorous trial-and-error. The series explores their heroic journey in search of the perfect relationship without destroying each other in the process.

Dave (Kyle Howard, "My Boys") and Julia (Christine Woods, "Flash Forward") are the relatable, normal couple, but Julia's hope of remaining the cool, low-maintenance chick is tested by Dave's attempts to keep both his wife and his needy best friend Vance (Dave Walton, NBC's "100 Questions") equally happy. Vance, along with the neurotic Amy (Mary Elizabeth Ellis, "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia"), are the high-passion, high-drama couple who bring out the best and worst in each other.

The third duo features Rex (Hayes MacArthur, "She's Out of My League"), a reformed party guy, and, and his wife, Leigh (Olivia Munn, "Attack of the Show"), who considers herself as the group's mother hen. Believing that they are relationship experts, Rex and Leigh have attended every class and seminar on relationships -- and regard themselves as the "perfect couple."

Jon Pollack ("30 Rock") and Scott Silveri ("Friends") are the executive producers while Andy Ackerman ("Seinfeld," "The New Adventures of Old Christine") is the director. The series is produced by Universal Media Studios.

Olivia Munn in a tv series? I don't like where this is going.

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ABC has renewed V.

NBC has renewed Chuck.

Still waiting on the fate of Heroes and FastForward.


ABC has picked up 6 pilots:

Happy Endings: Written by David Caspe, Happy Endings, from Sony TV, revolves around a couple who breaks up at the altar and their group of friends who have to figure out how to maintain their relationships after the split. Jamie Tarses and Jonathan Goff are exec producing with Anthony Russo & Joe Russo who directed the pilot. Caspe is co-exec producing the show, whose cast includes Eliza Coupe, Elisha Cuthbert, Zachary Knighton, Adam Pally, Damon Wayans, Jr., whose dad was a fixture on ABC with My Wife and Kids, and Casey Wilson.

Better Together, from Warner Bros. TV, written and exec produced by Goldberg-Meehan, is a romantic comedy about two couples, one in a very slow moving relationship, the other in a fast one. JoAnna Garcia, Jennifer Finnigan, Josh Cooke and Jake Lacy star in the series, whose pilot was directed by James Burrows, with Kurt Fuller and Debra Jo Rupp co-starring.

Mr. Sunshine, also from Sony TV, was written by Matthew Perry, Alex Barnow & Mark Firek and stars Perry as a sports stadium manager who realizes on his 40th birthday that he cannot get by on his charming, funny, non-committal ways anymore. Having Perry as a lead of a series was obviously a huge draw (You can already see ABC’s marketing slogans: “ex-Friends Matthew Perry and Courteney Cox reunited on ABC”), but I hear Alison Janney is incredibly funny and has become the show’s scene stealer. Perry is executive producing with Thomas Schlamme, who directed the pilot, Barnow, Firek and Jamie Tarses. The cast of the show also includes Andrea Anders, James Lesure, Nate Torrence and Portia Doubleday.

The Whole Truth- Drama

Detroit 187- Drama

Generation Y- Drama

CBS picked up Mike and Molly. It's a comedy about an overweight couple.

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NBC has picked up four new shows:

The Cape is a one-hour drama series starring David Lyons (ER) as Vince Faraday, an honest cop on a corrupt police force, who finds himself framed for a series of murders and presumed dead. He is forced into hiding, leaving behind his wife, Dana (Jennifer Ferrin, Life on Mars) and son, Trip (Ryan Wynott, FlashForward). Fueled by a desire to reunite with his family and to battle the criminal forces that have overtaken Palm City, Faraday becomes The Cape, his son’s favorite comic book superhero — and takes the law into his own hands. Rounding out the cast are James Frain (The Tudors) as billionaire Peter Fleming, The Cape’s nemesis, who moonlights as the twisted killer Chess; Keith David (Death at a Funeral) as Max Malini, the ringleader of a circus gang of bank robbers who mentors Vince Faraday and trains him to be The Cape; Summer Glau (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) as Orwell, an investigative blogger who wages war on crime and corruption in Palm City; and Dorian Missick (Six Degrees) as Marty Voyt, a former police detective and friend to Faraday.

Outlaw is a new drama from executive producer John Eisendrath (Alias). Cyrus Garza (Smits) is a Supreme Court justice who abruptly quits the high-level position. A playboy and a gambler, Garza had always adhered to a strict interpretation of the law until he realized the system he believed in was flawed. Now that he’s quit the bench and returned to private practice, he’s determined to represent “the little guy” and use his inside knowledge of the justice system to take on today’s biggest legal cases — and he’s making plenty of powerful people unhappy along the way. Jesse Bradford (West Wing), Carly Pope (24), Ellen Woglom (Californication) and David Ramsey (Dexter) also star.

Harry’s Law, a series about fate and the people it brings together, starring Academy Award winner Kathy Bates. Harriet (Bates), Matthew (Ben Chaplin, Me and Orson Welles) and Malcolm (Aml Ameen, Kidulthood) couldn’t be any more different. Harriet is a curmudgeonly ex-patent lawyer who, having just been fired from her cushy job, is completely disillusioned with her success and looking for a fresh start. Her world unexpectedly collides with Malcolm’s — a young man trying to figure out life. When he finds out Harriet is a lawyer, he begs her to represent him in an upcoming criminal case. Matthew, a dreamer at heart and also recently fired from his job as a high school teacher, is introduced to Harriet through Malcolm, a previous student of his. When these three cross paths, they realize they’re all looking for a fresh start. Now, the most unlikely of people are starting a law practice in the most unlikely of places — a rundown shoe store. Harry’s Law also stars Brittany Snow (Hairspray) as Harriet’s assistant, Jenna Backstrom and Beatrice Rosen (Dark Knight) as Eve, a high school French teacher.

Friends With Benefits is a half-hour comedy revolving around a group of twentysomething singles as they navigate the difficult, and often confusing, world of dating. Ben Weymouth (Ryan Hansen, Party Down) is on the hunt for the perfect woman who meets his unique set of standards, while his best friend, Sara Maxwell (Danneel Harris, One Tree Hill), is just looking for a man to settle down with and raise a family. Ben and Sara have fallen into the habit of turning to each other for moral and physical support as they wait for Mr. and Ms. Right to arrive. Their friend Aaron (Fran Kranz, Dollhouse), a romantic at heart, doesn’t approve of Ben and Sara’s complicated friendship, but he, along with womanizer Hoon (Ian Reed Kesler) and straight shooter Riley (Jessica Lucas, Cloverfield), are all distracted with their own dating trials and tribulations.

ABC has picked up two new shows:

Off the Map — starring Without a Trace grad Enrique Murciano, current Grey’s doc Jason George, Wonderfalls‘ Caroline Dhavernas, and Rhimes fave Martin Henderson — centers on a team of medical professionals who flee the U.S. to work at a clinic on a tropical island. Jenna Bans penned the script and Betsy Beers is exec-producing alongside Rhimes.

Body of Proof centers on a brilliant and tenacious medical examiner (Dana Delany) whose background as a neurosurgeon gives her a unique and refreshing crime-solving perspective at the ME’s office — one that often puts her at odds with just about everyone who crosses her path.

CBS has picked up Bleep My Father Says starring William Shatner.

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Guest TFG1Mike

Especially considering her "acting" in Iron Man 2. Still, she'll probably try to leave Attack of the Show if the show lasts longer than ten minutes meaning someone I don't hate can host.

acting really? she's in the film for less then a second. :D

also I saw people posting news stories on twitter about 5 hours ago that Heroes is DEAD!

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Clips from NBC shows Undercovers, The Cape, The Event, Chase, Harry's Law, Outlaw, Outsourced, The Paul Reiser Show, and Perfect Couples here.

Olivia Munn is in the clip, but doesn't talk. She looks completely different when she's not whored up.

Outsourced actually looks funny.

Paul Reiser Show is a complete ripoff of Curb Your Enthusiasm.

The Cape has buzz, so it'll be big the first few weeks regardless of if it is any good.

The rest are crap and won't last. Maybe Chase has a chance because procedural shows are huge right now.

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NBC unveils fall primetime schedule

In the fall, NBC will have an action-adventure Monday night, a crime drama Wednesday and an all-comedy Thursday. Despite expectations, the network will not launch a new comedy block.

The plan, to be unveiled Monday during the network's upfront presentation, stocks NBC with eight new shows on its schedule, in addition to bringing back the freshman breakout "Parenthood" and Thursday night's "Community." "Parks and Recreation" will be pushed to midseason to make way for the new comedy "Outsourced."

NBC will use "Sunday Night Football" to help promote its Monday lineup, which will see "Chuck" opening the night for the network's new action drama "The Event," followed by Jerry Bruckheimer's "Chase." Tuesdays, often the network's strongest night, will remain unchanged with "The Biggest Loser" and "Parenthood." Wednesdays will have J.J. Abrams' new spy drama, "Undercovers," taking advantage of weak incumbent competition in the hour, leading into two hours of "Law & Order" spinoffs: "SVU" and its recently announced companion "Los Angeles."

Thursdays will have "Community," "30 Rock," "The Office," "Outsourced" and new comedy "Love Bites." The mix will give the network an all-comedy night, though comedies have traditionally struggled to find audiences at 10 p.m.

Pushing "Parks" to midseason, NBC and Universal Media Studios primetime entertainment president Angela Bromstad said, was "one of the toughest decisions we had to make."

"Ultimately, we wanted to get a new comedy on our schedule," she said. "It seems on cable you can wait a year and actually create more anticipation for a series, so we're not losing momentum."

On Fridays, the returning unscripted show "Who Do You Think You Are?" will share the time slot with a new reality acquisition, "School Pride," which will lead into "Dateline" and the freshman Jimmy Smits legal drama "Outlaw."

On putting "Outlaw" into such a tough time period, Bromstad said, "We are certainly counting on Jimmy to bring people there."

New midseason shows include "The Cape," "Friends With Benefits," "Perfect Couples," "Harry's Law" and "Next" (now titled "The Paul Reiser Show").

"This new schedule brings NBC back to basics with its commitment to quality scripted programming," NBC Universal TV Entertainment chairman Jeff Gaspin said. "With this new schedule, we're poised to take the next step toward our long-term goals with a lineup that has stabilized and has been building solid momentum through the second half of the season."

Added Bromstad: "Our team has been working tirelessly to achieve our ambitious goals, and we are so pleased to see that these new series demonstrate tremendous upside for NBC. We feel that this development season introduces shows that will become part of the great programming legacy of our network."

On the surface, the schedule gives NBC a strong pitch to advertisers: mostly original high-concept shows, grown-up budgets and top-tier producers. It's a departure from recent years that saw the network embracing cost-cutting measures while chasing spinoffs, celebrity-fronted stunts and remaking familiar titles.

In terms of subject matter, the lineup still feels like an NBC slate -- in a positive sense. On the comedy side, there's the younger-skewing single-camera comedy "Outsourced," which would fit with existing shows like "The Office." Among dramas, there's a mix of Comic Con-friendly genre pieces, including "The Event," "Undercovers" and "Cape," as well as bet-hedging procedurals "Harry's Law" and "Outlaw" along with "Law & Order: L.A."

Heading into its upfront, NBC's upcoming season seemed to risk being overshadowed by headlines about its last-minute cancellations.

The network stunned insiders late last week by dumping veteran procedural "Law & Order" on the eve of the show surpassing "Gunsmoke" as TV's longest-running drama.

"We all knew the mothership was coming to an end," Bromstad said. "It was time to move forward. ... (The decision was) about the overall health of the 'Law & Order' franchise."

NBC also unexpectedly canceled "Heroes," though the network plans to talk with creator Tim Kring after the upfronts about a possible movie to wrap up the show.

NBC also axed struggling medical dramas "Trauma" and "Mercy," though both decisions were anticipated. Neither show found much traction with viewers during a season that failed to find a breakout broadcast medical series.

In terms of "L&O" and "Heroes," the cancellations could play to the network's advantage, helping reinforce a narrative it is trying to construct: We have confidence in our new material.

Advertisers have heard such pledges of rebirth from NBC several times before, and success won't be clear until the fall. Until then, expect advertisers to credit the network for at least taking aim at targets that any broadcaster would be proud to hit.


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“FOX has been the No. 1 network for six consecutive seasons not only because our programs are hits, but also because they’re the most engaging shows on television,” said Rice. “We’re very excited to add a full slate of creative, original new series next season that will help us continue to capture imaginations and draw people back to FOX week after week.”

“Last season, we did what FOX does best: we took some risks that paid off. Now we’re going to up the ante with an even more diverse and creative roster of programs for next year,” said Reilly. “With three daring new dramas, a fresh new animated series and three new live-action comedies, we’re positioned to rebuild the FOX comedy brand, introduce the next generation of unique characters and deliver an even more compelling experience for our viewers next season.”

GLEE, the No. 1 new series of this season among Adults 18-49 and key demos, returns for its sophomore season to anchor a new Tuesday comedy block. Premiering this fall is RAISING HOPE, the new family comedy from Emmy Award winner Greg Garcia (“My Name Is Earl”), starring Lucas Neff (“The Beast”), Martha Plimpton (“How To Make It In America”), Garret Dillahunt (“Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles”) and Academy and Emmy Award winner Cloris Leachman (“Malcolm In The Middle”). The sweet, offbeat comedy follows Jimmy Chance (Neff), a well-meaning screw-up trying his best to raise his infant daughter with the help of the eccentric family who did a less-than-stellar job of raising him.

Also debuting this fall is RUNNING WILDE, the new romantic comedy from “Arrested Development’s” Jim Vallely, Mitch Hurwitz and Will Arnett. Starring Arnett (“30 Rock”) and Keri Russell (“Waitress,” “Felicity”), the comedy centers on a lovable, but immature playboy (Arnett) trying desperately to win (or buy) the heart of his childhood sweetheart (Russell), the über-liberal humanitarian who got away.

LONESTAR, a sophisticated and provocative drama set against the sprawling backdrop of big Texas oil, will premiere this fall. From Chris Keyser and Amy Lippman (“Party of Five”), writer Kyle Killen and directed by Marc Webb (“(500) Days of Summer”), the compelling series stars newcomer James Wolk as a charismatic and brilliant schemer who has entangled himself in a deep, complex web from which he can’t break free. He’s caught between two very different lives and two very different women.

TERRA NOVA, an epic family adventure 85 million years in the making, is the new event drama slated for midseason from executive producers Steven Spielberg (“Jurassic Park,” “The Pacific”), Peter Chernin, Brannon Braga (24, “Star Trek: Enterprise”) and David Fury (24, “Lost”). The action-adventure series follows an ordinary family on an extraordinary journey back in time to prehistoric Earth as a part of a massive expedition to save the human race.

Joining the Sunday ANIMATION DOMINATION lineup in midseason is BOB’S BURGERS, a new animated comedy series from creator Loren Bouchard (“Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist”) about a man, his family and their floundering burger joint. Despite the greasy counters, lousy location and occasionally spotty service, Bob and his lovable and quirky family are convinced their burgers are their ticket to success.

The new drama scheduled for a midseason debut is RIDE-ALONG. From creator Shawn Ryan (“The Shield,” “The Unit”), the fast-paced series, shot on location in Chicago and starring Jason Clarke (“Public Enemies”), Jennifer Beals (LIE TO ME) and Delroy Lindo (“Kidnapped”), will take audiences on an unflinching and unpredictable ride through the streets of Chicago to navigate crime and corruption with the most respected – and notorious – cops in the city.

MIXED SIGNALS, scheduled for a spring premiere, is a new relationship comedy created by Bob Fisher (“Wedding Crashers”) about three longtime friends and their attempts to balance their committed relationships with their desire for freedom. The ensemble comedy stars Nelson Franklin (“I Love You, Man”), David Denman (“The Office”), Kris Marshall (HUMAN TARGET), Liza Lapira (“Dexter”) and Alexandra Breckenridge (FAMILY GUY) and reveals how friendships and romances enhance – and further complicate – the lives of men and the women who love them.

It was also announced that a very special GLEE will air following SUPER BOWL XLV on Sunday, February 6. GLEE, the most award-winning series of the year, will then make its spring premiere Wednesdays following AMERICAN IDOL.

Other FOX series returning in 2010-2011 include: AMERICAN DAD (Season 6), AMERICAN IDOL (Season 10) AMERICA’S MOST WANTED (Season 24), BONES (Season 6), THE CLEVELAND SHOW (Season 2), COPS (Season 23), FAMILY GUY (Season 8), FRINGE (Season 3), THE GOOD GUYS (Season 1), HELL’S KITCHEN (Seasons 7 and 8), HOUSE (Season 7), HUMAN TARGET (Season 2), KITCHEN NIGHTMARES (Season 3), LIE TO ME (Season 3), THE SIMPSONS (Season 22) and SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (Season 7). Specials returning to the FOX schedule include NEW YEAR’S EVE LIVE and TEEN CHOICE 2010.


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CBS picked up a bunch of shows:

Hawaii Five-O - Overseen by writer-producers Peter Lenkov (“CSI: NY”) and Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman (co-creators of “Fringe” and writers of last year’s “Star Trek” movie), the new show will, like the CBS original, follow a fictional Hawaiian police agency. Alex O'Loughlin (“Moonlight,” “Three Rivers”) plays agency boss Steve McGarrett, Taryn Manning (“8 Mile,” “Sons of Anarchy”) plays McGarrett’s kid sister Mary Ann, Scott Caan (the “Ocean’s” movies) plays Danno Williams, Daniel Dae Kim (“Lost”) plays Chin-Ho Kelly, James Marsters (“Caprica”) plays villainous Victor Hesse (who may be the series’ new Wo Fat) and the mountainous Kono Kalakaua has been reimagined as a skinny female detective, Kona Kalakaua, played by Grace Park (“Battlestar Galactica”).

BLUE BLOODS, from writer-producers Mitchell Burgess & Robin Green (“Northern Exposure,” “The Sopranos”) is an hourlong following several generations of New York cops. It stars “Bunker Hill” vets Bridget Moynahan (“Six Degrees,” “I, Robot”) and Donnie Wahlberg (“Boomtown,” the “Saw” movies) as well as Tom Selleck (“Las Vegas”), Flex Alexander (“One On One,” “Snakes on A Plane”), Len Cariou (“Brotherhood,” “Damages”), Will Estes (“American Dreams,” “Reunion”) and the piping-hot Dylan Moore.

CRIMINAL MINDS SPIN-OFF, from Chris Mundy (“Line of Fire,” “Cold Case”) and Edward Allen Bernero (“Brooklyn South,” “Third Watch”), looks at a different team of FBI behavioral analysis unit operatives. It stars Forest Whitaker (“The Shield,” “Repo Men”) and Beau Garrett (“Made of Honor,” “Tron Legacy”).

DEFENDERS, from writer-producers Kevin Kennedy & Niels Mueller (“The Assassination of Richard Nixon”), is an hourlong about Las Vegas defense attorneys. It stars Jerry O’Connell (“Carpoolers,” “Do Not Disturb”), Jim Belushi (“According to Jim”), Gillian Vigman (“Mad TV,” “Sons & Daughters”), Jurnee Smollett (“Eve’s Bayou,” “Friday Night Lights”), Tanya Fischer (“Life On Mars”) and Teddy Sears (“Raising the Bar,” “A Single Man”).

MIKE & MOLLY, from writers Chuck Lorre and Mark Roberts (“Two And A Half Men”), is a sitcom about a couple of Overeaters Anonymous members. It stars Melissa McCarthy (“Gilmore Girls”), Billy Gardell (“Yes, Dear,” “My Name Is Earl”), Katy Mixon (“Eastbound and Down”), Swoosie Kurtz (“Pushing Daisies”), Reno Wilson (“The Chronicle,” “Blind Justice”) and Tucker Albrizzi (“Big Time Rush”).

SHIT MY DAD SAYS, from “Will & Grace” creators David Kohan & Max Mutchnick, is a sitcom about an unemployed journalist who moves in with his elderly, opinionated father, a retired surgeon and Vietnam vet. It stars William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”), Stephanie Lemelin (“Cavemen”), and “Mad TV” vets Will Sasso and Nicole Sullivan.

Jerry O’Connell and Jim Belushi on the same show? I'm staying far away from that mess. Also, how the hell can you recast a huge menacing man as a small hot woman?

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ABC's new shows:



Dr. Megan Hunt (Dana Delany) was in a class of her own, a brilliant neurosurgeon at the top of her game. But her world is turned upside down when a devastating car accident puts an end to her time in the operating room. Megan resumes her career as a medical examiner, determined to solve the puzzle of who or what killed the victims. Her instincts are sharp, but she's developed a reputation for graying the lines of where her job ends and where the police department's begins. It turns out her career isn't the only thing that will need to be rebuilt; Megan's family has taken a backseat to her ambition, and now she's discovering there's a lot of work to do when it comes to dissecting her relationships with the living.

Dana Delany stars as Dr. Megan Hunt, Jeri Ryan as Dr. Kate Murphy, Geoffrey Arend as Dr. Elliot Gross, John Carroll Lynch as Detective Bud Morris, Windell Middlebrooks as Dr. Curtis Brumfield, Nic Bishop as Peter Dunlap and Sonja Sohn as Detective Samantha Baker.

"Body of Proof" is from ABC Studios. Christopher Murphey wrote the pilot, which was directed by Nelson McCormick. Murphey and Matt Gross serve as executive producers.

"DETROIT 1-8-7"

What does it take to be a detective on America's most dangerous streets? Get ready to be part of the action when a documentary crew rolls with some of Detroit's finest, offering an insider's glimpse behind the curtain of a Homicide Unit. The cameras unearth the crisis and revelation, heartbreak and heroism of these inner city cops -- moments of raw exposure when they address us directly, as well as private moments when they forget they're being filmed.

There's the damaged but driven Detective Louis Fitch, a wily homicide vet who is the most respected

-- and most misunderstood -- man in the division; Detective Damon Washington, Fitch's new partner, who finds the first day on the job is a trial by fire, complicated by the imminent birth of his first child; Detective Ariana Sanchez, sexy, edgy and beautiful, who has emerged from a rough background to become a rising star in the department; Narcotics undercover cop John Stone, a streetwise smooth talker, clever and quick with a smile made for the movies, who is teamed with Sanchez -- a combustible pairing rife with conflict and sexual tension; Sergeant Jesse Longford, a 30-year veteran struggling with his impending retirement from the force and the city he loves, who, together with his partner, Detective Aman Mahajan -- a fully Americanized son of Indian immigrants -- form an amusing mismatch of experience and enthusiasm, intellect and instinct, old school and new world, but whose combined skills have never encountered a case that couldn't be cleared; and all are headed by Lieutenant Maureen Mason, a strong-willed single mom struggling to balance home and work.

The men and women of Detroit Homicide are as smart and tough as they come. They have to be, working the neighborhoods of the once and future Motor City, a rebounding bastion of middle America still saddled with the highest murder rate in the country.

"Detroit 1-8-7" stars Michael Imperioli ("The Sopranos") as Detective Louis Fitch, Jon Michael Hill as Detective Damon Washington, James McDaniel ("NYPD Blue") as Sergeant Jesse Longford, Aisha Hinds ("True Blood") as Lieutenant Maureen Mason, Natalie Martinez as Detective Ariana Sanchez, D.J. Cotrona as Detective John Stone and Shaun Majumder as Detective Aman Mahajan.

The series is produced by ABC Studios. The pilot was written by Jason Richman. Executive producers are Richman, David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman and David Zabel. Jeff Nachmanoff directed the pilot.


What a difference ten years can make. In 2000, a documentary crew follows a disparate group of high schoolers from Greenbelt High School in Austin, TX as they prepare for graduation, then revisits these former classmates ten years later as they return home to rediscover that just because they're not where they planned doesn't mean they're not right where they need to be.

These students couldn't wait to graduate and head out into the real world. But the world they were entering got very real very fast. As these classmates return home to revisit their old hopes for their future, they'll discover that, even if you don't get exactly what you thought you wanted out of life, it's not too late to get what you need.

"My Generation" stars Michael Stahl David as Steven, Kelli Garner as Dawn, Jaime King as Jacqueline, Keir O'Donnell as Kenneth, Sebastian Sozzi as Falcon, Mechad Brooks as Rolly, Anne Son as Caroline, Daniella Alonso as Brenda and Julian Morris as Anders.

"My Generation" was created and written by Noah Hawley ("The Unusuals," "Bones"), who is also an executive producer, along with Warren Littlefield, Henrik Bastin, Patrick Magnasson and Martin Piersson. Craig Gillespie directed the pilot. The project is from ABC Studios.


The Powells are about to go from ordinary to extraordinary. After 16 years of marriage, Jim and Stephanie's relationship lacks the spark it once had, and their family life now consists of balancing work and their two children, leaving little time for family bonding. During a family vacation set up by Jim in an attempt to reconnect, their plane crashes into the Amazon River. But this is where the fun starts for the Powells, as they soon discover that something's not quite right. Each of them now possesses unique and distinct superpowers. But saving and savoring their family life will be equally important, as they try to find purpose for their new powers and embark on a journey to find out what defines and unifies them. The Powells are a totally relatable family who happen to be a little bit amazing.

Michael Chiklis ("The Shield") stars as Jim Powell, Julie Benz ("Dexter") as Stephanie Powell, Romany Malco ("The 40-Year-Old Virgin") as George St. Cloud, Tate Donovan ("Damages") as Mitch McCutcheon, Autumn Reeser as Katie Andrews, Christina Chang as Yvonne Cho, Kay Panabaker as Daphne Powell and Jimmy Bennett as JJ Powell.

The pilot was written and executive-produced by Jon Feldman. The series is executive-produced by Feldman, Greg Berlanti, Morgan Wandell and David Semel, who also directed the pilot. Joe Hartwick, Jr. serves as producer. "No Ordinary Family" is from ABC Studios.


Executive producers Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers ("Grey's Anatomy," "Private Practice") and creator Jenna Bans ("Grey's Anatomy") bring you an uplifting medical drama that explores how far you have to go to truly heal.

Welcome to "la ciudad de las estrellas" (the city of stars), a tiny town in the South American jungle which has one understaffed, under-stocked medical clinic. That's where idealistic young Dr. Lily Brenner just landed, along with fellow doctors Mina Minard and Manny Diaz. All of these young doctors are running away from personal demons, but they aren't the only ones with emotional baggage. Take the legendary and enigmatic Ben Keeton, who was the youngest Chief of Surgery at UCLA. He walked away from it all to found the clinic. Together with his right-hand doctor, Otis Cole, he'll teach these newcomers how to save lives in the most challenging environment they've ever worked in.

In this ensemble drama, five doctors who have lost their way will go to the ends of the earth to try to remember the reasons why they wanted to become doctors in the first place.

"Off the Map" stars Martin Henderson as Ben Keeton, Caroline Dhavernas as Lily Brenner, Enrique Murciano as Manny Diaz, Mamie Gummer as Mina Minard, Jason George as Otis Cole, Valerie Cruz as Zita (Zee) and Jose Julian as Charlie.

"Off the Map" is executive-produced by Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers, and created/executive-produced by Jenna Bans. The series is from ABC Studios.


This unique legal drama chronicles the way a case is built from the perspective of both the defense and prosecution. Showing each side equally keeps the audience guessing, shifting allegiances and opinions on guilt or innocence until the very final scene.

Kathryn Peale, the product of a New England background and a sheriff father, is the Deputy Bureau Chief in the New York State District Attorney's office. Jimmy Brogan, born and raised in Hell's Kitchen and a friend of Kathryn's since their days at Yale Law School, is one of New York's rising criminal attorney stars. Buoyed by their respective teams, these evenly matched lawyers — each with a strong streak of competitiveness, a fervent belief in their clients and an equally intense passion for the law —

go about creating two different stories from the same set of facts. As this up-close, behind-the-scenes look at the legal process mirrors the excitement of a championship match, it becomes evident that truth has nothing to do with innocence or guilt — at the end of every trial, the only thing that matters is what the jury believes.

"The Whole Truth" stars Rob Morrow ("Numb3rs") as Jimmy Brogan, Joely Richardson ("Nip/Tuck") as Kathryn Peale, Eamonn Walker ("Oz") as Sr. ADA Terrence "Edge" Edgecomb, Sean Wing as Chad Griffin, Anthony Ruivivar as Alejo Salazar and Christine Adams as Lena Boudreaux.

The series is produced by Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Warner Bros. Television. The pilot was written and co-executive produced by Tom Donaghy, and the executive producers are Jerry Bruckheimer and Jonathan Littman. Alex Graves was executive producer and director for the pilot, and KristieAnne Reed serves as a co-executive producer.



Maddie and Ben have been dating for nine years. They know each other inside and out, a relationship marked by contentment and affection, seeing their commitment to one another as a "valid life choice," something they proclaim often — and often loudly. Maddie's younger sister, Mia, has been dating Casey for seven weeks. With a shared c'est la vie attitude, Mia and Casey are smitten with each other, and thrilled to explore the oh-so-many things they don't know about each other yet. But when they announce they're getting married and having a baby, it's news that throws Maddie for a loop. Surprisingly, the girls' parents, Vicky and Joel, couldn't be more pleased. Married 35 years, they have recently adopted a carpe diem sort of philosophy, rather like Mia's, maybe because they're getting older and lost a good portion of their savings when the economy tanked. With three very different relationships tightly intertwined in one family, will it be free thinkers vs. over-thinkers, or will each couple begin to see things a little bit differently?

"Better Together" stars JoAnna Garcia as Mia, Jennifer Finnigan as Maddie, Josh Cooke as Ben, Jake Lacy as Casey, with Kurt Fuller as Joel and Debra Jo Rupp as Vicky.

The series is from Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Silver and Gold Productions and Warner Bros. Television. Shana Goldberg-Meehan is executive producer and writer. The pilot was directed by James Burrows.


Forget who gets to keep the ring – when a couple splits, the real question is, who gets to keep the friends? In this modern comedy, a couple's break-up will complicate all of their friends' lives and make everyone question their choices. When life throws you for a curve, hold on tight to the people you love. Every circle of friends has someone who's the gravitational center. For years, perfect couple Dave and Alex drew their friends in and held them together. Now that they've split, does this group have the stuff to stay together? Or do Max, Brad, Jane and Penny have to choose sides? Suddenly every event is a negotiation… like, who gets to go on the annual ski trip? There are a lot of big questions to be answered, but this group has been together so long, somehow, little by little, they'll figure out how to hold on, even though their center is split up. It helps that Dave and Alex have agreed to stay friends. But there will definitely be other complications down the road – like Penny's long-suppressed feelings for Dave. What is the waiting period for dating a friend's ex? This show isn't afraid to ask the embarrassing personal questions that inevitably arise in every long-term, close-knit group of friends.

"Happy Endings" stars Elisha Cuthbert ("24") as Alex, Eliza Coupe as Jane, Zachary Knighton as Dave, Adam Pally as Max, Damon Wayans, Jr. as Brad and Casey Wilson as Penny.

From executive producers Jamie Tarses, Jonathan Groff, Anthony & Joe Russo, and co-executive producer David Caspe, "Happy Endings" examines the complex network of long-term friendships. The pilot was written by David Caspe and directed by Anthony & Joe Russo. The series is from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios.


Matthew Perry stars as Ben Donovan, the self-involved manager of a second-rate San Diego sports arena who begins to re-evaluate his life on his 40th birthday. Working alongside him is his boss and arena owner, Crystal -- attractive, powerful and highly erratic; Alice -- the cute, tomboyish marketing director and Ben's friend with benefits; Alonzo – a former basketball player, handsome and unbelievably happy; Ben's assistant, Heather – pretty, sweet, but terrifying because she once lit a boyfriend on fire; Crystal's son, Roman – sweet-faced, clueless and Ben's newest employee; and a hapless operations crew whom Ben refers to collectively as the "Steves."

"Mr. Sunshine" stars Matthew Perry ("Friends") as Ben, Allison Janney ("The West Wing") as Crystal, Andrea Anders as Alice, James Lesure as Alonzo, Nate Torrence as Roman and Portia Doubleday as Heather.

Matthew Perry, Alex Barnow, Marc Firek, Jamie Tarses and Thomas Schlamme are executive producers. The Pilot was written by Matthew Perry and Alex Barnow & Marc Firek and directed by Thomas Schlamme. "Mr. Sunshine" is a Matthew Perry Production, Shoe Money Production, Barnow and Firek Production and FanFare Production, in association with Sony Pictures Television.



"Secret Millionaire" is a one-hour alternative series that follows some of America's wealthiest people for one week as they leave behind their lavish lifestyles, sprawling mansions and luxury jets, conceal their true identities, and go to live and volunteer in some of the most impoverished and dangerous communities in America. Surviving on welfare wages, their mission is to discover the unsung heroes of America -- deserving individuals who continually sacrifice everything to help those in need. Throughout this incredible experience, the Secret Millionaires will attempt to remain undiscovered, coming face to face with extraordinary and amazing people battling the odds every day of their lives. On the final day, in an emotional and dramatic climax, they reveal their true identities. Ultimately, the millionaires will each give away at least $100,000 of their own money, changing lives forever.

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