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Lil Rel Howery Series
Gets an Order From Fox
The story is inspired by Howery’s own life.
Pamela Fryman Is the Busiest Person This Pilot Season
The veteran director helmed four pilots competing for spots on the prime-time lineup.
CBS Orders Pilots for
and an Eric Holder–Inspired Drama
CBS announced four new pilots with big names attached.
Reboot and a Greg Berlanti Project Among 6 New CW Pilot Orders
It’s a big year for aliens and reboots at the CW.
Why You Could Be Seeing a Lot of Immigrant Stories on TV This Fall
And the stories behind five of them.
’s Lil Rel Howery Set to Star in New Fox Sitcom Pilot
The network also placed pilot orders for a comedy produced by Lee Daniels and an hour-long musical drama.
Does Amazon Need Its Pilot Season Anymore?
Pilot season might not go away entirely, but its days as one of Amazon Prime Video’s defining characteristics are probably over.
The 10 Most Absurd Loglines From the Fall TV Pilot Season
Disasters! Illusions! Zach Braff!
Only One Broadcast Drama Pilot Will Employ a Female Director This Year
Things aren’t improving for female TV directors.
Gets the Movie-to-TV-Series Treatment With CBS Pilot
Justin Lin (
) is set to direct the pilot.
CBS Orders Cop-Show Pilot Featuring African-American and Pakistani Leads
The show is called
The Pilot Script Checklist
A checklist to follow before sending your pilot script out into the world of show business.
Navigating ‘Pilot Season’ with Sarah Silverman and Sam Seder
If you want to make a movie, you can. That’s not to say it won’t take a lot of work from a lot of friends, and potentially, even more money, […]
Jean-Claude Van Damme Will Star in Action-Comedy Pilot for Amazon
Damme isn’t his real last name, anyway.
Nick Frost to Star in Fox Pilot ‘Sober Companion’
British comedian Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, The World’s End) is taking his first regular job on a US TV show. Frost has joined the cast of […]
Kristen Schaal Joins June Diane Raphael and Jenny Slate in ABC’s ‘Pulling’
ABC’s adaptation of the British series Pulling is now vying with Andy Samberg’s cop show for the title of “Most Anticipated Comedy Pilot of […]
Jason Jones, Jenny Slate, and Martin Mull Will Star in Different Pilots
Pilot season 2013 continues, as all the networks are scrambling to cast actors in their potential new fall shows. The Daily Show’s Jason Jones […]
CBS Makes First Pilot Order for Next Season
And it’s a single-camera comedy.
Five Top Showrunners Recount the Agony of Waiting for a Pilot Pickup
, and more tell tales of the pain of waiting for that network thumbs-up and how it feels to get it … or not.
making the sausage
Polone: How Pilot Season Ensures That Great Actors Rarely Land the Right Shows
Get a glimpse into the exhausting and nonsensical schedule of one actress running around from network to network.
How TV Pilots Looking for Stars Are Benefiting From the Zooey Effect
Movie actors now see that getting into TV isn’t a step down, and so the networks’ star wish lists are less unrealistic.
Anjelica Huston Joins NBC’s Musical Pilot
She’ll play a shrewd, classy broad.
The NBC Pilot by the
Creators Keeps Getting Cooler
More cast announcements for NBC’s most anticipated fall comedy.
Will the Crappy Economy Save the Sitcom?
Well, hey, we always did love ‘Roseanne.’