NBC Pilots 2013

Every 2013 NBC pilot

Last Updated: March 22, 2013 @ 6:43 AM

(Latest update: Matthew Wilkas joins "Undateable")

Here is the full list of NBC pilots in contention to become series. Network executives will decide in the fall to decide which pilots to order to series.

What do you think looks good? What looks bad? And what do you think NBC will order?

See also: Every 2013 Network Pilot

Tell us what you think in the comments, and check back regularly for additions and updates we'll post in bold.



Writers: Gabe Sachs, Jeff Judah

Producers: Gabe Sachs, Jeff Judah, Pierre Morel

Director: Pierre Morel

Logline: More "M*A*S*H" than "ER" in tone, the show follows the San Antonio hospital night shift from 7pm to 7am and irreverent doctors who bring humor and rock-n-roll energy to the chaotic Level One Trauma Center, a hot zone for the worst and the weirdest cases. Led by adrenaline junkie T.C., these doctors aren't your fresh-faced med school graduates. The team is composed of rogue ex-Army surgeons who have seen it all in the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq.


Eoin Macken as "TC Callahan"

Freddy Rodriguez as "Michael Ragosa"

Jeananne Goossen as "Krista"

Brendan Fehr as "Drew"

Ken Leung as "Topher"

Brigid Brannagh as "Dr. Althea Marin"

Robert Bailey as "Paul"

Jill Flint as "Dr. Jordan Santos"

J.R. Lemon as "Kenny"

BELIEVE (Warner Bros. Television/Bad Robot)

Writers: Alfonso Cuaron, Mark Friedman

Producers: Alfonso Cuaron, Mark Friedman, J. J. Abrams, Bryan Burk

Logline: An unlikely relationship develops between a young girl with a gift and a man sprung from prison who has been tasked with protecting her from the evil elements that hunt her power.


Jake McLaughlin as "Tate"

Delroy Lindo as "Winter"

Jamie Chung as "Channing"

Sienna Guillory as "Moore"

Johnny Sequoyah as "Bo"

Kyle MacLachlan as "Skouras"

Arian Moayed as "Corey"

THE BLACKLIST (Sony/Davis Entertainment)

Writer: Jon Bokenkamp

Producers: Jon Bokenkamp, John Eisendrath, John Fox, John Davis

Logline: The world's most wanted criminal mysteriously turns himself in and offers to give up everyone he has ever worked with. His only condition is he will only work with a newly minted FBI agent with whom he seemingly has no connection.


James Spader as "Red"

Ryan Eggold as“Tom”

Megan Boone as “Elizabeth Keen”

Diego Klattenhoff as “Donald Ressler”

Harry Lennix as “Harold Cooper”

Ilfenesh Hadera as “Jennifer Palmer”

BLOODLINE (Universal Television/Film 44)

Writer: David Graziano

Producers: David Graziano, Pete Berg, Sarah Aubrey

Director: Pete Berg

Logline:  "Bloodline" is a pulpy, highly stylized, thrill ride that catapults the viewer into the cheeky world of Bird Benson, a smart, irreverent and strong young girl who, due to an accident of birth, finds herself caught in the middle of an epic struggle between two warrior families set against the backdrop of modern suburbia.


Jonathan Banks as "Leo Killpreist"

Skyler Samuels as "Bird Benson"

Tom Everett Scott as “Christopher Benson”

KaDee Strickland as “Stella Benson”

Chris Zylka as “Troy”

HATFIELDS & MCCOYS (ABC Studios/Denver & Delilah/Tower Hill/Beau Flynn Prods/Grady Girl)

Producers: John Glenn, Charlize Theron, AJ Dix, Dawn Olmstead, Beau Flynn

Logline: A startling death re-ignites the feud between these two legendary families, now in modern-day Pittsburgh. Unleashing decades of resentment, the blue-collar McCoys will put the Hatfields' wealth and power at risk as they go to war for control of the city.


Virginia Madsen as "Eloise McCoy"

Jesse Lee Soffer as "Patrick McCoy"

Patrick Flueger as "Jack McCoy"

Rebecca De Mornay as "Mary Hatfield"

Sophia Bush as “Emma McCoy”

Nick Westrate as "Randall Hatfield"

Annie Ilonzeh as "Shannon Hatfield"

James Remar- “Joe Hatfield”

I AM VICTOR (Universal Television)

Writer: Mark Goffman

Producers: Jo Nesbo, Katie Jacobs, Meghan Lyvers, Daniel Rappaport, Nicolas Salomonsson

Logline: "I Am Victor," based on Jo Nesbo's forthcoming novel, is about Victor Port, an iconoclastic divorce attorney who helps clients embrace the hope and possibilities in their new lives. The series offers a modern look at love, marriage and relationships through the eyes of LA's most sought-after divorce attorney.

John Stamos as “Victor Port”

Megan Dodds as “Helen Port”

Matthew Lillard as “Elliot Mote”

Terry Kinney as “Olaf”

Lorenza Izzo as “Lena Engles”

McKaley Miller as “Dana Port”

Angela Sarafyan as “Cucumber”

IRONSIDE (Universal Television/Davis Entertainment/Yellow Brick Road)

Writer: Michael Caleo

Producers: Michael Caleo, David Semel, Teri Weinberg, John Davis, Jon Fox

Logline: A tough, sexy but acerbic police detective relegated to a wheelchair after a shooting is hardly limited by his disability as he pushes and prods his hand-picked team to solve the most difficult cases in the city.


Brent Sexton as "Gary"

Pablo Schreiber as "Virgil"

Blair Underwood as “Robert T. Ironside”

Neal Bledsoe as “Teddy”

THE SECRET LIVES OF HUSBANDS AND WIVES (Warner Bros. Television/Jerry Bruckheimer Television)

Writer: Sascha Penn

Producers: Sascha Penn, Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman

Director: Mark Pellington

Logline: Secrets and lies within a tightly woven group of three couples and their families in the idyllic community of Saddle Hills, Calif.


Jake Miller as "Henry Dunn"

Laura Allen as "Alison Dunn"

Perrey Reeves as "Danielle Deaver"

Olivia Luccardi as "India Deaver"

James Tupper as "Richard Deaver"

Martin Henderson as "Kyle Dunn"

Jesse L. Martin as "Terrence Bennett"

Nicole Ari Parker as "Paula Bennett"

THE SIXTH GUN (Universal Television/Oni Press)

Writer: Ryan Condal

Producers: Carlton Cuse, Eric Gitter, Andy Borne

Logline: Based on the best-selling Oni Press graphic novel, this supernatural western follows the story of 6 mythical guns, each with its own other-worldly powers.

Laura Ramsey as “Becky Montcrief”

Graham McTavish as “Silas Hedgepeth”

Aldis Hodge as “Agent Mercer”

W. Earl Brown as “General Oliander Hume”

Pedro Pascal as “Ortega”

James LeGros as “Billjohn”

Chin Han as “Chow”

Michiel Huisman as “Drake"

UNTITLED RAND RAVICH PROJECT (20th Century Fox Television)

Writer: Rand Ravich

Producers: Rand Ravich, Far Shariat

Logline: When Washington's most powerful players are pulled into an international conspiracy, an unlikely puppeteer will bring everyone from CEOs to The President of the United States to their knees by threatening the things they hold most dear. Forced together by dire circumstances, these power brokers, the FBI and a rookie secret service agent must unravel the mystery to take back control of their lives.


Gillian Anderson as "Meg Fitch"

Rachael Taylor as "Agent Susie Dunn"

Stevie Lynn Jones as "Beth Ann Gibson"

Lance Gross as "Marcus Finley"

Halston Sage as "Amber Fitch"

Max Schneider “Ian Martinez”

Joshua Erenberg- “Anton Roth”

Dermot Mulroney as “Bill Gibson”

Max Martini as “Koz”

WONDERLAND (Universal Television/Dare to Pass/Brillstein)

Writer: Whit Anderson

Producers: Anthony Zuiker, Matt Weinberg, JoAnn Alfano, Margaret Riley

Logline: Seven years ago Clara's life took an unexplained turn for the worse, but a mysterious stranger tells her there may be an explanation after all … an explanation that lies in the fantastical world of Wonderland. Determined to revive her dreams and get her life back on track, Clara agrees to wage war against the reigning but malevolent Queen, the woman we once knew as Alice.


ABOUT A BOY (Universal Television/Working Title/True Jack /Tribeca)

Writer: Jason Katims

Producers: Jason Katims, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Jane Rosenthal, Robert DeNiro

Logline: Comedy centering on a bachelor whose primary goal in life is avoiding any kind of responsibility until he meets a geeky young boy.


David Walton as "Will"

ASSISTANCE (Universal Television/Gary Sanchez Productions)

Format: Single camera

Writer: Leslye Headland

Producers: Leslye Headland, Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Chris Henchy, Owen Burke

Logline: Comedy following an idealistic assistant, and her daily efforts to try to find balance in her life as she strives to please her larger than life boss.


Krysten Ritter as "Nora"

Peter Cambor as “Jeremy”

Vinette Robinson as “Jenny”

Zach Cregger as “Seth”

BRENDA FOREVER (NBC/Sony/Fedora Entertainment)

Format: Single camera

Writers: David Lampson, Andrew Leeds

Producers: David Lampson, Andrew Leeds, Peter Tolan, Michael Wimer

Logline: Stories from Brenda Miller's past and present are interwoven to give a unique portrait of how a chubby, awkward, but incredibly confident 13-year-old grew up to be a 31-year-old woman who still marches to the beat of her own drum.


Ellie Kemper as "Brenda"

Da’Vine Joy Randolph as “Pearl”

Stephnie Weir as “Shelley Miller”

Daija Owens as “Young Pearl”

THE DONOR PARTY (Lionsgate/Universal Television /Media Talent Group)

Format: Single camera

Writer: Alex Schemmer

Producers: Alex Schemmer, Geyer Kosinski

Logline: Comedy centering on a man trying to move to next stage in life only to discover he's already there, since he's got children from early life sperm donations. Kids belong to a widow trying to get life together and her lesbian neighbors.

THE GATES (20th/Kapital Entertainment)

Writers: Josh Goldsmith, Cathy Yuspa

Producers: Josh Goldsmith, Cathy Yuspa, Aaron Kaplan, Marc Buckland, Laurence Bowen, Philip Clarke

Director: Marc Buckland

Logline: A raw look at the awkward, political, and intense world of elementary school drop-off, where the other parents — love them or hate them — are somehow forced to be your new best friends.


Kathleen Rose Perkins as "Helen"

Diana Maria Riva as "Lindsay"

Christina Kirk as "Sarah"

Josh Grisetti as "Mr. Tate"

Justin Chon as "Kyle Kang"

Ken Marino as "Mark"

Greg Germann as "Trevor"

Kylie Rogers as “Chloe”

Stephen Guarino as “Brett”

GIRLFRIEND IN A COMA (Universal Television/Wolf Films)

Format: Single camera

Writer: Liz Brixius

Producers: Liz Brixius, Dick Wolf, Danielle Gelber, Peter Jankowski

Logline: After almost two decades, a 34-year-old woman wakes up from a coma to find out she has a 17-year-old daughter from a pregnancy she was unaware of when her life was put on hold.


Daniel Stern as “Tom”

Miranda Cosgrove as “Evie”

Ann Cusack as “Connie McNeil”

HOLDING PATTERNS (Universal Television/TBD Productions)

Format: Multi-camera

Writer: Justin Spitzer

Producers: Justin Spitzer, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan

Logline: Ensemble comedy about a group of friends whose lives completely change after they survive a plane crash.

Humphrey Ker as “Griffin Brady”

Chyler Leigh as “Leah Lund”

Kimiko Glenn as “Daisy”

Robert Buckley as “Chad”

Kate Lang Johnson as “Sabrina”

JOE, JOE, & JANE (20th Century Fox Television)

Writers: Joe Port, Joe Wiseman

Logline: A conflict-avoidant children's book author caught in an ongoing tug of war between two needy, flawed people: his wife and his co-author/ best friend. "Mad About You" with three people; it's not about a couple, it's about a trouple.


Sally Pressman as "Jane Waxman"

Larry Wilmore as "Walter"

McKenna Grace as "Sydney"

Dave Annable as "Joe Dougan"

UNDATEABLE (NBC/Warner Bros. Television /Doozer Productions)

Format: Multi-camera

Writer: Adam Sztykiel

Producers: Adam Sztykiel, Bill Lawrence, Jeff Ingold

Logline: Multi-cam young ensemble centering on a group of friends dubbed the "Undateables" whose lives are altered when a more confident guy enters their world.

Brent Morin as “Justin Zip”

Chris D’Elia as “Danny Beeman”

Rick Glassman as “Burski”

Ron Funches as “Shelly”

Matthew Wilkas as "Brett"

UNTITLED JOHN MULANEY PROJECT (Universal Television/Broadway Video/3 Arts)

Format: Multi-camera

Writer: John Mulaney

Producer: Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer, Dave Becky, David Miner

Logline: A young ensemble comedy that is created, written by and starring one of the hottest young standups, John Mulaney. It is based loosely on his life.


Martin Short as “Lou”

Elliott Gould as “TBD”

UNT. ROBERT PADNICK PROJECT (Universal Television/Deedle Dee Productions/3 Arts)

Format: Single camera

Writer: Robert Padnick

Producers: Robert Padnick, Greg Daniels, Tracey Katsky

Logline: Bright-eyed and vulnerable Matthew Hirsch is ready to find love, but needs the help of his three best friends to survive the labyrinth of mind games and human suffering that is dating in your early twenties.

UNT. VICTOR FRESCO & SEAN HAYES PROJECT (NBC/Universal Television/Hazy Mills)

Format: Multi-camera

Writer: Victor Fresco

Producers: Victor Fresco, Sean Hayes, Todd Milliner

Logline: Comedy centers on Sean, who must figure out how to parent his 14-year-old daughter, who just moved in, while navigating a temperamental new boss at work.


Linda Lavin as "Lorna"

Echo Kellum as "Hunter"

Thomas Lennon as "Max"

Sumi Isler as "Ellie"

Lindsay Sloane as "Liz"

FAMILY GUIDE (Universal Television/Aggregate Films)

Format: Single camera

Writer: DJ Nash

Producers: DJ Nash, Jason Bateman, Jim Garavente

Logline: A son who idolizes his blind father and is bemused by his mother's newfound adolescence watches his family come closer together post-divorce.


J.K. Simmons as "Mel Fisher"

Parker Posey as “Joyce”

Eli Baker as “Henry”

Ava Deluca-Verley as “Katie”

UNT. OWEN ELLICKSON & CRAIG ROBINSON (Universal Television/Deedle Dee Productions)

Format: Single camera

Writer: Owen Ellickson

Producers: Owen Ellickson, Greg Daniels, Tracy Katsky, Howard Klein, Mark Schulman

Logline: Single-camera comedy that centers around a talented musician who adjusts to his new life as a middle school music teacher, where he maneuvers precocious kids, teacher politics, and the temptations of single moms.


Amanda Lund as "Elizabeth"

Lorenz Tate as “Kevin”

Amandla Stenberg as “Irene”


Writer: Mike Sikowitz

Producer: Mike Sikowitz

Logline: Cultures collide when a white family and a Latino family are bonded together by their children who fall in love followed quickly by an unplanned pregnancy.

Mike O'Malley as "Dan"

Aramis Knight as "Demetrio"

Ella Rae Peck as “Molly”

Mary McCormack as “Katrina”

Ricardo Chavira as “Miguel”

Joey Haro as “Junior”

Justina Machado as “Lisette”


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