Alien Spaceship Crash Drama From Fringe EP Gets NBC Pilot Order

Debris — as in the wreckage of an alien spaceship that crashed on Earth — is the title of NBC’s second pilot order of the week. Hailing from Fringe vet J.H. Wyman, Debris follows two agents from two different continents, and wielding two different mindsets, who must work together to investigate when wreckage from a […]

Night School Sitcom Based on 2018 Film Snags NBC Pilot Order

Kevin Hart is re-enrolling in Night School at NBC’s behest. The Peacock net has placed a pilot order for a multi-cam sitcom based on the 2018 Universal comedy pic that starred Hart and Tiffany Haddish, neither of whom will appear in the TV adaptation. Hart, however, is on board as an exec producer. The Community-esque project […]

‘Sexy’ Brides of Dracula Soap, From Riverdale EP, Gets Pilot Order at ABC

RELATED STORIES Here come The Brides! ABC on Wednesday announced that it has handed a pilot order to The Brides, a “sexy contemporary reimagining” of Dracula with “strong horror elements.” The potential series, from Riverdale exec producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, is described as “a vampire soap about empowered, immortal women and the things they do to […]

Chris Messina, Ari Graynor to Star in FX Comedy Pilot From Atlanta EP

RELATED STORIES Chris Messina is going back to comedy… and we just hope this one has him dancing to Aaliyah, too. The Mindy Project veteran is set to star opposite Ari Graynor (I’m Dying Up Here) in an untitled comedy pilot for FX, according to our sister site Deadline. Messina and Graynor will play the […]

The Next Bachelor Is ‘Pilot Pete’ Weber

RELATED STORIES “Pilot Pete” is coming in for a landing. Destination? One lucky lady’s heart. During Tuesday’s Bachelor in Paradise finale, ABC confirmed weeks of speculation that The Bachelor Season 24 will be headlined by Bachelorette Hannah’s second runner-up, aka Peter Weber, a Delta Airlines pilot from California. “I feel so grateful right now just […]

Game of Thrones: Jon Snow star reveals shock reaction to Emilia Clarke after pilot recast

Game of Thrones fans may know that the show had a famously disastrous pilot episode that was never released to the public. Following the bad feedback, showrunners quickly made some adjustments, and recast Emilia Clarke as the new Daenerys Targaryen. Although fans may not be able to picture Daenerys any other way, Kit Harington recently spoke […]

Game of Thrones’ Lena Headey to Star in Showtime Dramedy Pilot Rita

RELATED STORIES Lena Headey is no longer queen, but she continues to slay: Headey will headline a new Showtime dramedy pilot, TVLine has learned. The Game of Thrones star will play the titular character in Rita, which she also will executive-produce. The series is based on a Danish format about “a headstrong, unconventional teacher and single mother […]

TVLine Items: Lisa Kudrow’s Amazon Pilot, SYTYCD Premiere Date and More

Lisa Kudrow is one of Amazon’s Good People: The Friends vet will star in the streamer’s half-hour comedy pilot from writers/producers Lee Daniels (Empire) and Whitney Cummings (2 Broke Girls), TVLine has learned. Per the official description, the project follows “three generations of women working in the ombudsman’s office of a college [as they] navigate […]

NYPD Blue Revival Pilot to Be Reshot, Still in Consideration for Midseason

ABC’s NYPD Blue revival won’t be on the fall schedule — but don’t count it out just yet. The pilot for the Emmy-winning cop drama’s much-anticipated return will be reshot, our sister site Deadline reports, with an eye towards a possible slot in the Alphabet network’s midseason slate. ABC executives are still enthusiastic about the […]

Pilot Castings: Jane Star Joins Spinoff, Iron Fist Vet's ABC Drama and More

Jane the Virgin‘s abuela is moving to the spinoff Jane the Novela: Ivonne Coll — who plays Jane’s grandma Alba on the original series — will co-star in The CW’s offshoot pilot as a new character, our sister site Deadline reports. Coll will portray Camila, the adoptive mother of central heroine Estela (East Los High‘s […]