The pick-ups keep coming! With its returning shows solidly in place, ABC has started handing out series orders to its most promising pilots. Among the shows picked up are the Connie Britton country musical Nashville; female crime boss drama Red Widow, starring Radha Mitchell and scripted by Twilight’s Melissa Rosenberg; Kyle Bornheimer/J.K. Simmons sitcom Comeback Jack; Anthony Edwards conspiracy thriller Zero Hour; and aliens-in-the-suburbs comedy The Neighbors. UPDATE: Three more shows that ABC just gave the go-ahead to are the supernatural 666 Park Avenue with Lost’s Terry O’Quinn, the Shawn Ryan submarine drama Last Resort, and the comedy How to Live With Your Parents For the Rest of Your Life.
Connie Britton. Photo: Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images