/last update February 28, 2013/
The following shows were put in development in February 2013. Listed in order from newest to oldest.
PICKED TO SERIES/ORDERED
[TV Land] “Giant Baby” comedy about Broadway star reuniting with her son she gave up for adoption decades earlier. Cast contingent presentation order announced end of September 2012. Cast: Kirstie Alley , Rhea Perlman, Eric Petersen, Michael Richards. 12 episode order issued.
“The Bridge”, a murder investigation drama based on the Swedish/Danish co-production “Broen”. “Cold Case” creator Meredith Stiehm and writer Elwood Reid involved. Cast: Diane Kruger, Demian Bichir, Annabeth Gish, Thomas Wright, Ted Levine, Emily Rios, Catalina Sandino Moreno. Note: There is identical French/English cooperation project “The Tunnel” in production.
“Twisted” (formerly “Socio”) Drama about alleged teenage sociopath accused of murder of fellow student. Written by Adam Milch. Announced in late August 2012. Cast: Avan Jogia, Maddie Hasson, Kylie Bunbury, Kimberly Quinn, Sam Robards, newcomer Ashton Moio, Denise Richards.
“The Fosters” Drama about multi-ethnic family of foster and their own kids being run by two moms. Jennifer Lopez produces. Announced in late August 2012. Cast: Teri Polo, Sherri Saum, Jake T. Austin, Hayden Byerly, David Lambert, Maia Mitchell, Danny Nucci and Cierra Ramirez.
“Bad Advice From My Brother” a half-hour comedy about two brothers moving together in Manhattan. Based on Jordan Pope Roush’s blog of the same name. Cast contingent pilot order.
“Murder In Manhattan” (previously “Between Park and Lex”) Dramedy about mother and daughter who team up as amateur detectives. Ryan Reynolds produce. Put in pre-development by ABC in late August 2012. Casting began in late February 2013. Cast: Bridget Regan
“Ground Floor” comedy about ambitious leader in corporate world clashing with chilled lifestyle of support staff. From Scrubs and Cougar Town creator Bill Lawrence. The project originally landed a pilot production commitment at CBS last year but did not get made.
Untitled single camera project about single mother reuniting with her best friend to rise her new baby. Cast: Lennon Parham, Jessica St. Clair, Zach Woods
“See You Next Tuesday” short format office comedy about employees of a psychopath boss.
“Intelligence” high concept drama about a man with a top-secret experimental microchip implanted in his brain but with more serious approach than Jake 2.0, Chuck or tons of other shows that had similar premise and addition of procedural twist. Cast: Josh Holloway, Michael Rady, James Martinez
“Reign” fantastical reimagining of the story around teenage Mary The Queen of Scots. Project sold in late October 2012. Casting began in early February 2013. Cast: Adelaide Kane
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