♦ WHATCHA WATCHIN’ ♦ Pilots Revealed – Part 2 – CBS Network

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Hi Everyone

A lot of news about the TV Network pilots are starting to trickle through. CBS Network is the second one i’ll be featuring.

From probably the best comedy on TV: 2 Broke Girls, remake’s like Hawaii Five-0 and drama’s Blue Bloods (procedural), Code Black (medical), and Scorpion (techy action) are currently home to the CBS Network.

The new shows include drama’s Bull (Michael Weatherly – Alias), Doubt (Katherine Heigl – Greys Anatomy), remake’s MacGyver & Training Day and Drew based on Nancy Drew which apparently might get pulled off due to being too “female”, have you ever??? A lot of series today have strong female lead like Greys Anatomy (Meredith Grey), Scandal (Olivia Pope), Revenge (Amanda/Emily) and Rizzoli and Isles (Jane and Maura)


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  • American Gothic – a prominent Boston family reeling in the wake of the chilling discovery that someone in their midst is linked to an infamous string of murders


  • Bull – Trial consultant drama based on the Dr. Phil McGraw’s early career, from the popular daytime talkshow host, Homicide creator Paul Attanasio and Amblin Television.


  • Doubt – Centers on Sadie Ellis, a lawyer who becomes romantically involved with a client who may or may not be guilty of a brutal crime.
  • Drew – A contemporary take on the character from the iconic Nancy Drew book series. Now in her 30s, Nancy is a detective for the NYPD where she investigates and solves crimes using her uncanny observational skills, all while navigating the complexities of life in a modern world.
  • Four Stars – Two powerful rival families in the military community of Tampa, Florida make decisions at the highest levels in the interest of national security.


  • MacGyver – A reimagining of the television series of the same name, following a 20-something MacGyver as he gets recruited into a clandestine organization where he uses his knack for solving problems in unconventional ways to help prevent disasters from happening.
  • Pure Genius – is a cutting-edge medical drama about a young Silicon Valley tech titan who enlists an exceptional veteran surgeon with a controversial past to run a state-of-the-art hospital with an ultramodern approach to medicine.
  • Ransom – Ransom follows crisis and hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont (Roberts), whose team is brought in to save lives when no one else can.
  • Sensory – is inspired by the the true story of Dr. Joel Salinas, a neurologist and researcher at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. The two-hander centers around a veteran neurologist and her protégé who, like Salinas, has mirror-touch synesthesia, a neurological trait that causes him to experience other people’s sensations.


  • Training Day – In this reimagining that begins 15 years after the film left off, an idealistic young African-American police officer is appointed to an elite squad of the LAPD where he is partnered with a seasoned, morally ambiguous Caucasian detective.



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