Fall TV Pilots: ABC

A full list of ABC's Fall 2011 pilots

Here is the full list of the ABC fall pilots. Any new additions/updates are in bold. What looks good? What looks bad? Tell us what you think in the comments below.

CHARLIE’S ANGELS
Format:  One-Hour Drama
Network: ABC
Studio: Sony
ProdCo: Flower Films
Producers: Miles Millar, Alfred Gough, Nancy Juvonen, Leonard Goldberg, Drew Barrymore, Alfred Gough
Writers: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar
Director: Marcos Siega
Logline: Based on the 1970s classic, this remake will be a modern take on the Angels, and will be set in Miami.
Cast: 
Annie Ilonzeh as “Kate Prince”
Minka Kelly as “Eve”
Rachel Taylor as “Abby Sampson”
Ramon Rodriguez as “Bosley”
Robert Wagner as “Voice of Charlie”

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DAMAGE CONTROL fka UNTITLED SHONDA RHIMES Format: One-Hour Drama Network: ABC
Studio: ABC Studios
Producers: Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Judy Smith
Writers: Shonda Rhimes    
Director: Paul McGuigan
Logline: Drama revolving around the life and work of a professional fixer and her dysfunctional staff. The fixer character is based on the career of Judy Smith, the legendary crisis management consultant, who over the course of the last 20 years has guided numerous corporations, politicians, celebrities and public figures through crises and scandals.
Cast:
Kerry Washington as “Olivia”
Columbus Short as “Harrison”
Henry Ian Cusick as “Stephen”
Katie Lowes as “Quinn”
Guillermo Diaz as “Huck”
Tony Goldwyn as “President Fitzgerald Grant”
Darby Stanchfield as “Abby”
Jeff Perry as “Cyrus”  

GEORGETOWN
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: ABC
Studio: WBTV
Producers: Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Len Goldstein, Will Fetters
Writers: Will Fetters
Director: Mark Piznarksi
Logline: A sexy soap centered around the young people behind the power brokers of Washington, DC.
Cast:
Jimmy Wolk as “Andrew”
Katie Cassidy as “Nikki”
Daisy Betts as “Samantha”
Joe Mazzello as “Peter”
Condola Rashad as “Bryce”
Tiya Sircar as “Harper”
Boris Kodjoe as “Michael Kline” (Guest star w/ series option)
Kevin Zegers as “Monty”

GRACE
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: ABC
Studio: ABC Studios
Producers: Krista Vernoff, Carrie Ann Inaba, Flody Suarez
Writers: Krista Vernoff Director: Leslie Glatter
Logline: A dysfunctional family drama set in the world of professional dance.
Cast:
Eric Roberts as “Michael Grace”
Chantz Simpson as “Joseph”
Will Kemp as “Nicky”
Abigail Spencer as “Sarah Grace”
Eion Bailey as “Adam”
Sherri Saum as “Shayna”
Chris Carmack as “Dylan”
Robert Hoffman as “Justin” fka “Javier”
Anabelle Acosta as “Eden”
Debbie Allen as “Helen” (Guest star)

GOOD CHRISTIAN BITCHES
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: ABC
Studio: ABC Studios
Producers: Robert Harling, Darren Star, Aaron Kaplan
Writers: Robert Harling
Director: Alan Poul
Logline: This primetime drama series is a fun, provocative, sexy soap set in Dallas that asks the questions – is it possible to start over in a town that thinks they already know you? Amanda, once the ultimate “mean girl” in high school, returns home to Dallas after her marriage ends in scandal. Humbled, Amanda is nothing like the girl she once was, but as her old classmates reacquaint themselves with the new Amanda, will these “Good Christian Bitches” give her a second chance or is this their shot to seek revenge?
Cast:
Jennifer Aspen as “Sharon”
Leslie Bibb as “Amanda”
Annie Potts as “Gigi”
Miriam Shor as “Cricket”
Marisol Nichols as “Heather”
Kristin Chenoweth as “Darlene”
David James Elliott as “Ripp” (guest star w/ series option)
Mark Deklin as “Blake” (guest star w/ series option)
Brad Beyer as “Zack” (guest star w/ series option)

HALLELUJAH
Format: One-Hour Musical Drama
Network: ABC
Studio: ABC Studios
Producers: Marc Cherry, Sabrina Wind
Writer: Marc Cherry
Director: Michael Apted
Logline: When the small Tennessee town of Hallelujah finds itself being torn apart by forces of good and evil, a stranger arrives to bring justice, peace and quite possibly restore the faith in the world that the residents so desperately need. The episodes will be punctuated by songs sung by the gospel choir, which serves as a sort of Greek chorus.
Cast:
Jesse L. Martin as “Jared”
Frances O’Connor as “Ruth”
Terry O’Quinn as “Del”
Arielle Kebbel as “Veda Roman”
Donal Logue as “Rye”
Zoey Thompson Deutch as “Willow Turner”
Robbie Amell as “Gideon Roman”
Della Reese as “Miss Dulcie”

IDENTITY
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: ABC
Studio: ABC Studios
Producers: John Glenn, Mark Gordon, Deb Spera
Writers: John Glenn
Director: Gary Fleder
Logline: This action-packed procedural centers on an elite police unit formed to combat the explosion of identity-related crime. 
Cast:
Orlando Jones as “Agent Wareing”
Jay Paulson as “Agent Jose”
Angela Bassett as “Special Agent in Charge Martha Adams”
Colin O’Donoghue as “John Bloom”
Bree Turner as “Tessa”

ONCE UPON A TIME
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: ABC
Studio: ABC Studios
Producers: Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz, Steve Pearlman
Writers: Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz
Director: Mark Mylod
Logline: When a young boy who purports to be her son shows up on her doorstep, Anna Swan is drawn into a town where the magic and mystery of fairy tales may be real and hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of her troubled past.
Cast:
Lana Parrilla as “Evil Queen/Mayor Regina”
Ginnifer Goodwin as “Snow White/Sister Mary Margaret Blanchard”
Robert Carlyle as “Rumplestiltskin”
Jared Gilmore as “Henry”
Jamie Dornan as “Sheriff Graham”
Josh Dallas as “Prince Charming”
Jennifer Morrison as “Anna”  

PAN AM
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: ABC
Studio: Sony
Producers: Jack Orman, Sid Ganis, Nancy Hult Ganies, Tommy Schlamme
Writers: Jack Orman
Director: Tommy Schlamme
Logline: A sexy soap set against the Jet-Age, focusing on the stewardesses and pilots and their glamorous world full of exciting adventures.
Cast: 
Margot Robbie as “Laura”
Michael Mosley as “Ted”
Karine Vanasse as “Colette”
Christina Ricci as “Maggie”
Kellie Garner as “Kate”
Jonah Lotan as “Dean”  

PARTNERS
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: ABC
Studio: ABC Studios
Producers: Ed Bernero
Writer: Ed Bernero
Director: Yves Simoneau
Logline: A police drama centered on two female police detectives who are fiercely loyal to one another since they’re also secretly sisters.
Cast:
Scottie Thompson as “Mattie”
Kenneth Mitchell as “Det. Ray Henry”
Annie Wersching as “Jess”
Lawrence Gilliard, Jr. as “Dr. J” fka “Fat Tony”
Michael Beach as “Det. Hickman”
Nester Serrano as “Capt. Ben Wolford”
Frances Fisher as “Colleen”  

POE
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: ABC
Studio: WBTV
Producers: Dan Lin, Chris Hollier
Writer: Chris Hollier
Director: Alex Graves
Logline: Edgar Allen Poe is famous for his scary, haunting stories. This period crime procedural with supernatural elements tells the story of how some of his most famous stories came to be.
Cast:
Kevin McNally as “Commissioner Kyle Kilpatrick”
Leslie Odom as “Dr. Julian Noble”
Tabrett Bethell as “Sarah Royster”
Chris Egan as “Edgar Allan Poe”  

REVENGE
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: ABC
Studio: ABC Studios
Producers: Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey, Mike Kelley
Writer: Mike Kelley
Director: Phillip Noyce
Logline: Emily Thorne has a secret. She’s new to the Hamptons. She’s rented a beautiful house on the water for the summer and she’s welcomed into the spectacular community by her neighbors. Little do they know, that every kind gesture is an invitation to their own downfall in this primetime soap.
Cast:
Ashley Madekwe as “Ashley”
Nick Wechsler as “Ben”
Emily Van Camp as “Emily”
Gabriel Mann as “Nolan”
Connor Paolo as “Declan”
Christa B. Allen as “Charlotte”
Henry Czerny as “Conrad”
Madeline Stowe as “Victoria”
Josh Bowman as “Daniel”


THE RIVER
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: ABC
Studio: ABC Studios
Producers: Oren Peli, Jason Blum, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Michael Greene
Writer: Michael Greene
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Logline: A cinema verite drama following a crew through the deep Amazon in search of a missing adventurer.
Cast:
Eloise Mumford as “Lena”
Joe Anderson as “Lincoln”
Bruce Greenwood as “Emmet Cole”
Paulina Gaitan as “Jahel”
Shaun Parkes as “Adjay”
Paul Blackthorne as “Clark”
Leslie Hope as “Tess”
Daniel Zacapa as “Emilio”
Thomas Kretschmann as “Reese”

APARTMENT 23 fka DON’T TRUST THE BITCH IN APARTMENT 23
Format: Half-Hour Singlecam Comedy
Network: ABC
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
Producers: Dave Hemingson, Nahnatachka Khan
Writer: Nahnatchka Khan
Director: Jason Winer
Logline: After a naïve Midwestern girl’s big city dreams are dashed her first week in New York, she finds herself     living with her worst nightmare.
Cast:
Krysten Ritter as “Chloe”
Dreama Walker as “June”
Michael Blaiklock as “Eli”
James Van Der Beek as himself
Eric Andre as “Mark”  

BAD MOM
Format: Half-Hour Singlecam Comedy
Network: ABC
Studio: ABC Studios
Producers: Aaron Kaplan, Sharon Horgan
Writer: Sharon Horgan
Director: Chris Koch
Logline: Ever since her kids were born, Julia Lacey has made sure her son and daughter were brought up exactly as she was – by her mother Marian. Julia’s mother however, wants her life back. So Julia is going to have to go it alone. This is her transition from having the best mom in the world, to being the best mom in the world. 
Cast:
Sharon Horgan as “Linda”
Jenna Elfman as “Julia Lacey”
“Ted Lacey" (Julia’s husband)
Lizzie Broadway as “Rose Lacey”
Aidan Potter as “Kirk Lacey”
Frances Conroy as “Marion”
Shaun Majumder as “Kevin” (Guest star w/ series option)

UNT. TIM ALLEN fka THE LAST DAYS OF MAN
Format: Half-Hour Multicam Comedy
Network: ABC
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
Producers: Marty Adelstein, Becky Clements, Shawn Levy, Jack Burditt
Writers: Jack Burditt
Director: TBD
Logline: Even though the world around him has declared the traditional male an “endangered species,” Tim Fitzgerald is fighting for his manhood in a world that is being increasingly dominated by women.
Cast: Tim Allen as “Tim” 
Nancy Travis as "Vanessa"
Hector Elizondo as “Ed”
Molly Ephraim as “Mandy”
Kaitlyn Dever as “Eve”
Alexandra Krosney as “Kristen”

LOST AND FOUND
Format: Half-Hour Multicam Comedy
Network: ABC
Studio: WBTV
Producers: Jeff Filgo, Jackie Filgo, Marisa Coughlan
Writer: Marisa Coughlan
Director: Ted Wass
Logline: A narcissistic New York City bartender and party girl has her life turned upside down when the conservative 18-year-old son she gave up for adoption shows up on her doorstep.
Cast:
Diana Maria Riva as “Rosie”
Gary Clayton as “Leo”
Josh Casaubon as “Frank”
Waleed Zuaiter as “Raj”
Jordana Spiro as “Jo”
Todd Grinnell as “Max”

MAN UP                               
Format: Half-Hour Singlecam Comedy
Network: ABC
Studio: ABC Studios
Producers: Chris Moynihan, Ron West (Thruline), Kelly Kulchak (Thruline)
Writer: Chris Moynihan
Director: Beth McCarthy Miller
Logline: A unique look at what it takes to survive as a modern man, as told through the eyes of three best friends and the women in their lives.
Cast:
Christopher Moynihan as “Craig”
Mather Zickel as “Will”
Teri Polo as “Theresa”
Amanda Detmer as “Bridgette Hayden”
Jake Johnson as “Nathan Keen”
Henry Simmons as “Grant”
Dan Fogler as “Kenny”  

MY FREAKIN’ FAMILY
Format: Half-Hour Singlecam Comedy
Network: ABC
Studio: ABC Studios
ProdCo: Brillstein Entertainment Partners
Producers: Peter Traugott, Erica Rivinoja
Writer: Erica Rivinoja
Director: Tristram Shapeero
Logline: Two young parents’ lives change after they have a baby and the four grandparents with very different cultural backgrounds descend upon their lives to fight for the soul of their grandchild.
Cast:
Harish Patel as “Pradip Patel”
Chris Rich as “Gary”
Ellen Woglom as “Anna”
Ravi Patel as “Raj”
Mo Gaffney as “Maureen”
Lilan Bowden as “Llewelyn”
Cybill Shepherd as “Nell” 

OTHER PEOPLE’S KIDS
Format: Half-Hour Multicam Comedy
Network: ABC
Studio: ABC Studios
ProdCo: Brillstein Entertainment Partners
Producers: Peter Traugott, Stacy Traub, Hunter Covington
Writer: Hunter Covington
Director: Mike Fresco
Logline: A 32-year-old guy with no responsibilities suddenly finds himself with an insta-family when he falls in love with an older woman who has 2 kids, an ex-husband, and ex-in-laws.
Cast:
Malcolm Barrett as “Magnus”
Bonnie Somerville as “Michelle”
Claire Engler as “Emily”
Johnny Sneed as “Dave”
Jesse Bradford as “Adam”
Judith Light as “Laura”  

SMOTHERED
Format: Half-Hour Multicam Comedy
Network: ABC
Studio: Warner Bros. Television
Producers: Andrew Reich, Ted Cohen
Writers: Andrew Reich, Ted Cohen
Director: Andy Ackerman
Logline: A young couple finds themselves smothered by their two very different sets of parents whose only thing in common is that their children are married to each other. The young couple has a one-year old who brings the families together in a clash of cultures. Based on Andrew and Ted’s real experiences.
Cast:
Kyle Howard as “Zack”
Julie White as “Patty”
Marcia Gay Harden as “Fran”
Brooke D’Orsay as “Gillian”  

SUBURGATORY
Format: Half-Hour Singlecam Comedy
Network: ABC
Studio: Warner Bros. Television
Producers: Emily Kapnek
Writers: Emily Kapnek
Director: Mike Fresco
Logline: In this satirical look at life in the suburbs, a quintessentially New York City girl moves to a cookie-cutter community only to discover that life in the ‘burbs is more frightening than any horror movie that she’s ever seen. Tonally, this is a heightened view of suburbia with a cinematic quality that evokes the scope and horror of perfection.
Cast:
Jane Levy as “Tessa”
Alan Tudyk as “Noah”
Allie Grant as “Lisa”
Carly Chaikin as “Dalia”
Jeremy Sisto as “George” 
Cheryl Hines as “Dallas”

WORK IT
Format: Half-Hour Multicam Comedy
Network: ABC
Studio: WBTV
Producers: Andrew Reich, Ted Cohen Writers: Andrew Reich, Ted Cohen
Director: Beth McCarthy Miller
Logline: Two out-of-work car salesmen realize that it is now a woman’s world and decide that in order to find work again and succeed they are going to have to dress as women to get jobs as pharmaceutical reps. Doing this inadvertently makes them better men, husbands and fathers but also makes them appreciate the sanctuary of their guy’s nights at the local bar where they can really be themselves.
Cast:
Amaury Nolasco as “Angel”
John Caparulo as “Brian”
Rebecca Mader as “Grace”
Ben Koldyke as “Lee”
Kirstin Eggers as “Kristin”
Kacie Lynch as “Kat”
Rochelle Aytes as “Vanessa”
Kate Reinders as “Kelly”