The 2013 Fall Pilots Look Halfway Decent

Categories: Film and TV

Super Clyde
Logline: Centers on a meek, unassuming fast food worker decides to become a super hero.
Cast:
Team: W/EP Greg Garcia (Raising Hope)
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles
If this is like The Greatest American Hero then I'm in.

Unauthorized Greg Garcia project
Logline: A recently divorced man's life is complicated when his parents decide to move in with him.
Team: W/EP Greg Garcia (Raising Hope)
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Format: Multicamera
Location: Los Angeles
Isn't this a show? Or isn't this like the opposite of Get a Life? Let's just remake that show.

Untitled Jim Gaffigan comedy
Logline: The semi-autobiographical comedy revolves around Gaffigan as a happily married and harried New York City father of five -- as he is in real life.
Cast: Jim Gaffigan
Team: W Jim Gaffigan, Peter Tolan (Rescue Me); EP Michael Wimer, Alex Murray
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Fedora Entertainment
Format: Single-camera
Location: New York
Sold.

2 Wrongs
Logline: Two star-crossed lovers, Nick and Jenny, must contend with Nick's family's strong dislike of Jenny, which is not helped by the fact that Jenny left Nick at the altar seven years ago.
Cast:
Team: W/EP Michelle Morgan (Girl Most Likely); EP Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope, Aaron Kaplan, Sean Perrone
Studio: 20th Television, Chernin Co.
Format: Single-camera
Location:
I'm already confused.

Dads (six-episode straight to series order)
Logline: Centers on two successful guys in their 30s who have their lives turned upside down when their nightmare dads unexpectedly move in with them.
Cast:
Team: W/EP Alec Sulkin, Wellesley Wild (Ted); EP Seth MacFarlane
Studio: 20th Television
Format: Multicamera
Location:
Wait, two successful guys both have their dads move in with them? The unbelievable coincidence alone is enough to make me barf.

Enlisted
Logline: Based on Kevin Biegel's relationship with his siblings, the comedy follows three very different brothers working together in the Army at a small base in Florida.
Cast:
Team: W/EP Kevin Biegel (Cougar Town); EP Mike Royce (Men of a Certain Age)
Studio: 20th Television
Format: Single-camera
Location:
Kevin Biegel is pretty funny, so I'll give this one a fighting chance.

Friends & Family
Logline: Based on the BBC series Gavin & Stacey, friends and family are the best support and the worst nightmare when two very different lovers meet and try to make a long distance relationship work.
Cast:
Team: W/EP David Rosen (I Just Want My Pants Back); EP Steve Coogan, Jane Tranter, Julie Gardner, James Corden, Ruth Jones, Henry Normal
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, BBC Worldwide Productions, Baby Cow Productions
Format: Single-camera
Location:
If Steve Coogan is involved then yes.

House Rules
Logline: Revolves around an introverted, neurotic Wisconsin family that lives in a community of over-sharers.
Cast:
Team: W/EP Justin Hurwitz (FX's The League), Andrew Gurland (The Last Exorcism Part II); EP David Dobkin, Paul Young, Peter Principato
Studio: 20th Television, Principato-Young
Format: Single-camera
Location:
Like Newhart? Then I'll take it.

To My Assistant
Logline: Based on the blog and upcoming book To My Assistant, by Lydia Whitlock, the comedy revolves around assistants at a big New York law firm who band together as a family to help each other cope with the obnoxious overbearing bosses who challenge their sanity on a daily basis.
Cast:
Team: W/EP Sherry Bilsing-Graham, Ellen Kreamer (Friends); EP Dan Lin, Jennifer Gwartz
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Lin Pictures
Format: Single-camera
Location:
You had me at... based on the blog... and then you had me roll my eyes and say no thanks.

Untitled Dan Goor/Mike Schur comedy
Logline: Revolves around a diverse group of detectives at a New York precinct.
Cast: Andy Samberg, Terry Crews
Team: W/EP Dan Goor, Mike Schur (Parks and Recreation); EP David Miner; P Andy Samberg; D Phil Lord, Chris Miller (21 Jump Street)
Studio: Universal Television, 3 Arts
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles
Parks and Rec in a police precinct starring Andy Samberg. How could this be bad?

Untitled Justin Halpern/Patrick Schumacker comedy
Logline: Based on Justin Halpern's book I Suck at Girls, it's a story about a boy becoming a man, and a man becoming a father, in a time before coming of age was something you could Google.
Cast:
Team: W/EP Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker (S#*! My Dad Says); EP Bill Lawrence, Jeff Ingold
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Doozer Productions
Format: Single-camera
Location:
A show that takes place before Google that is not the Carrie Diaries? I dunno. This is a tough call.

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Houstess
Houstess

What a parade of horribles.  My money is on the British remakes.  They have bested Hollywood in the writing department for decades now.

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