Posts tagged as tv pilots

The Networks Greenlit a Bunch of Comedy Pilots – Here's Your Guide to All of Them

Pilot season is upon is, which means that all the major networks are currently greenlighting pilots. Although it's hard to tell at this point which will become series (aside from Seth Macfarlane's Dads and NBC's untitled Michael J. Fox comedy, which have both been ordered straight to series) much of the pilots look promising, with Ken Marino's return to television, semi-autobiographical sitcoms from Jim Gaffigan and John Mulaney, and multiple pilots from alumni of The Office, Scrubs and Parks and Rec.

Here's a look at 2013's comedy pilots:

Another 10 TV Pilots the Networks Didn't Pick Up

The fall TV season kicked off this week, with NBC being the first of the major networks to launch new shows. It’s really impressive any time a TV show makes it to air because it’s such an arduous process to even get a pilot episode made, let alone getting a show picked up to series. There are so many steps at which things can completely fall apart when developing a TV show that it’s a wonder so many shows get made at all.

Because most networks develop far more pilots than they need, each network has its own back catalogue of rejected shows that never made it to air. [...]