Most TV pilots have to do a decent job of setting up the story to draw people in: With its cinematic cast, Big Little Lies doesn’t have this problem, because the HBO audience would probably watch Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon play checkers for seven hours. Show More Summary
To Steal the Sky is the late 80s HBO docudrama about Israel’s Operation Diamond that resulted in the theft of an Iraqi MiG 21 by Iraqi fighter pilot Munir Redfa. At the 52 minute mark, Ben Cross playing Redfa, stands up to leave the room where he’s meeting with Israeli intelligence officers and walks past a map […]
The government’s “Food Truck Pilot Scheme” has brought great dining to the streets (or close to them). But the rules are plentiful, and the customers not so much.
New York, San Francisco, Tokyo, Seattle, Atlanta and Goose Bay — you know, the airport in Newfoundland and Labrador where airplanes divert in the event of an emergency such as when this Boeing 767-300 aircraft operating as United Airlines...Show More Summary
Will the latest heritage-inspired Pilot watch be the new darling of the collecting community? Justin Mastine-Frost
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A hearty welcome back to network television, Busy Philipps. We’ve missed ya! Deadline reports that the Cougar Town alumna — who can currently be seen in a recurring role on HBO’s Vice Principals — is set to star in NBC’s zany comedy pilot The Sackett Sisters. Executive produced by 30 ... More »
When a pilot on a United Airlines flight from Austin to San Francisco launched into a bizarre rant last week over the plane intercom, the 120 passengers in the cabin were put in the awkward position of looking after their own safety. The pilot, who rambled on about Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton...
Looks like WGN America is moving quickly to turn DC/Vertigo comic Scalped into its next TV hit. The network has announced that actor Alex Meraz has been cast as the lead actor in the pilot. Read more...
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Antonia Thomas (Misfits) has been cast as the female lead in the ABC drama The Good Doctor, from Sony TV. Written by David Shore based on a South Korean format, The Good Doctor centers on a young surgeon, Shaun Murphy, with Savant syndrome who is recruited into the pediatric surgical unit of a prestigious hospital. Show More Summary
Kimberly Hébert Gregory (Vice Principals) has booked a series regular role on ABC pilot Unit Zero, an action dramedy starring Toni Collette from the Black-ish duo of exec producer Barris and supervising producer Lindsey Shockley. Written...Show More Summary
Phillip Noyce is set to direct and executive produce Fox pilot The Resident, a dark medical drama written by Amy Holden Jones (Mystic Pizza), Hayley Schore & Roshan Sethi (Code Black) and executive produced by Antoine Fuqua. The Resident...Show More Summary
Andy Favreau (Aquarius) has laded the co-lead opposite Anders Holm in Mindy Kaling and Charlie Grandy‘s single-camera NBC comedy pilot, in which Kaling has a recurring role. Written by Kaling and Grandy and directed by Michael Spiller,...Show More Summary
'Narcos' alum Chris Brancato has signed on as showrunner, with Liz Friedlander set to direct the pilot. read more
Las Reinas, ABC’s drama pilot from feature writer Dean Georgaris, ABC Studios and the Mark Gordon Co., has cast Sonia Braga (American Family) in a co-starring role. Additionally, Narcos co-creator Chris Brancato has joined the pilot as executive producer/showrunner under his overall deal at ABC Studios. Show More Summary
Recent Scream Queens alum James Earl has booked a series regular role in Hannah Royce's Questionable Choices, a single-camera comedy from Mad Love creator Matt Tarses and Aaron Kaplan's Kapital Entertainment. Written by Tarses, Hannah...Show More Summary
Ever wonder how pilots manage to stay on course without road signs or anything? Well, sometimes they don’t. And just like regular, land-locked drivers, sometimes they have to stop and ask for directions. As seen in a YouTube video shared...Show More Summary
Mindy Kaling is a successful TV writer and star (not to mention author), but she’s still not taking any chances with her pilot for her show about hot bros. The Mindy Project creator has tapped Anders Holm, her sometime Mindy costar and the co-creator of his own highly-rated comedy series, Workaholics, to lead the untitled project. Show More Summary