Pilot News

According to the Hollywood Reporter, with less then two weeks before the May UpFronts in New York, Networks are already giving Pilots the green-light.

ABC ordered “Six Degrees,” from executive producer J.J. Abrams; CBS gave the nod to “Jericho,” executive produced and to be directed by Jon Turteltaub, and to “Orpheus,” from executive producers Ridley and Tony Scott; Fox greenlighted “Faceless,” which “Narc” helmer Joe Carnahan is on board to direct and executive produce; and NBC gave a thumbs up to “Heroes,” from “Crossing Jordan” creator Tim Kring, and to “Seeing Red,” from writer-producer Graham Yost.

Out of all the pilots discussed this season, theTVaddict is most excited for HEROES. Starring Greg Grunberg, Milo Ventimiglia, Hayden Panettiere and Ali Larter, HEROES features “a group of everyday people find out they have superpowers.” The script has been getting amazing ‘buzz’ around town (the town being Hollywood) and anything that stars the incredible Greg Grunberg has got to be great!

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  • Trinity

    Greg is awesome!!! cant wait for Heroes

    also NBC gave the green light to “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip” which is also goign to be a awesome show, being created by Aaron Sorkin…. Matthew Perry and Bradley Whitford are going to star in it!!

  • Jenny

    I am so damn excited about Heroes!! w00t!

  • Both shows look great. Sorkin’s new show will hopefully make the loss of the WEST WING a bit easier.

  • Gilles

    Hi, Did you know that the article from the Hollywood reporter you are refering to is dated back January 12th…This is not really fresh or updated info…

    Great site by the way, great work.


  • Gilles,

    thanks for the kind words, and I completely didn’t notice the date fo the article. Thanks for the heads up. It’s not really ‘news’ anymore! Keep reading, and thanks for visiting. Nice to see a fellow Canadian on the site!

  • daspiano87

    Can not wait for Heros and Studio 60!! I feel like all these great shows are ending (ie. The West Wing, Alias) this year so hopefully these new shows can fill the void.