Fall TV Pilots: CW

A full list of the CW’s Fall 2011 pilots

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

DANNY LOWINSKI
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: CW
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Producers: Jennie Snyder Urman, Rick Eid, Sean Furst, Bryan Furst, Richard Shepard
Writer: Jennie Snyder Urman
Director: Richard Shepard
Logline: A young female law school grad who can’t find a job decides to open her own law office – in a kiosk at the local mall.
Cast:
Amanda Walsh
Carla Gallo
Neal Bledsoe
George Dzundza
Utkarsh Ambudkar

HART OF DIXIE
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: CW
Studio: WBTV
ProdCo: Fake Empire
Producers: Leila Gerstein, Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Len Goldstein, Jason Ensler
Writer: Leila Gerstein
Director: Jason Ensler
Logline: Culture shock awaits a young New York City doctor after she inherits a medical practice in a small Southern town inhabited by an eclectic and eccentric group of characters in this comedic drama.
Cast:
Rachel Bilson
Jamie King
Scott Porter
Wilson Bethel
Cress Williams

COOPER AND STONE
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: CW
Studio: CBS TV Studio
Producers: John Wirth, John Dahl, Laurie Arent
Writer: Laurie Arent
Director: John Dahl
Logline: A funny, genuine, and heartfelt character study of two young female homicide detectives.  They’re a pair of Chicago’s finest when they’re on the job and best friends even when they’re off duty.  In addition to tracking down some of the Windy City’s most dangerous criminals, they must also face down the same everyday issues in their personal lives that any other woman their age must deal with –including relationships, families, work-related stress and social dilemmas.
Cast:
Alexandra Breckinridge
Vanessa Ferlito
Riley Smith

HEAVENLY
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: CW
Studio: CBS TV Studio
ProdCo: Fineman Entertainment
Producers: Mimi Leder, Richard Hatem, Ross Fineman, Rob Doherty
Writer: Richard Hatem
Director: Mimi Leder
Logline: A dedicated young female attorney and a former angel team up to tackle cases at her legal aid clinic.  She comes to the rescue of her clients – while he saves their souls.
Cast:
Ben Aldridge
Lauren Cohan
Ryan Eggold
Elizabeth Ho

AWAKENING
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: CW
Studio: WBTV
ProdCo: Reveille
Producers: Howard T. Owens, Carolyn Bernstein, Todd Cohen, David Von Ancken, William Laurin, Glenn Davis
Writers: William Laurin, Glenn Davis
Director: David Von Ancken
Logline: Two sisters come of age and face off against one another amidst the beginning of a zombie uprising.
Cast:
Lucy Griffiths
Meredith Hagner
Titus Welliver
Brian Hallisay
Jewell Blackman

SECRET CIRCLE
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: CW
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, CBS Television Studios
ProdCo: Alloy Entertainment
Producers: Elizabeth Craft, Sarah Fain, Leslie Morgenstein, Gina Girolamo, Andrew Miller, Kevin Williamson, Liz Freidlander
Writer: Andrew Miller, Kevin Williamson
Director: Liz Freidlander
Logline: Based upon the book series by L.J. Smith (author of "The Vampire Diaries" book series), the story of a young woman who moves to a new town and discovers that not only is she a witch and part of a secret coven, but she’s also the key that will unlock a centuries-old battle of good versus evil.
Cast:
Britt Robertson
Thomas Dekker
Phoebe Tonkin
Jessica Parker Kennedy