Television Pilot News

A few newsworthy notes on some television pilots that will be appearing soon on your television screens soon:

  • 7th Heaven star Stephen Collins has been upgraded to a series regular on the ABC series No Ordinary Family. Collins joins Michael Chiklis (The Shield) and Julie Benz (Dexter). Collins plays Chiklis’ boss on the series. This will be his first starring role since 7th Heaven ended, but has appeared recently on Private Practice and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
  • Edward Asner (The Mary Tyler Moore Show) will return to his sitcom roots on CMT’s new original sitcom Regular Joe, which also stars Tom Arnold. This is part of CMT trying to gain new scripted programming. Other cable channels trying this are TVLand with Hot in Cleveland and BET re-starting The Game.

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