But wait, there’s more!
Amid the shows being announced for fall, the nets also previewed scripted shows for midseason. Among those mentioned:
- “Line of Fire” from DreamWorks Television and Touchstone Television stars Leslie Hope (“24”) as a Virginia FBI topper charged with fighting organized crime.
- “Stephen King’s Kingdom Hospital” from Columbia TriStar Television and Touchstone Television is described by the horror scribe as “ER” meets “The Shining.”
- “Cracking Up,” from 20th Century Fox and Brad Grey TV, is directed by Paul and Chris Weitz (“American Pie”) and focuses on a psychology student who moves in with a wacky family.
- “Still Life” from 20th Century Fox and Original Television uses a dead character to narrate the events in the lives of the family he left behind.
- “Wonderfalls” from 20th Century Fox and Regency Television stars Caroline Dhavernas as a woman who works at Niagara Falls and can talk to inanimate objects.
- “The Tracy Morgan Show” is based on the life of “Saturday Night Live” thesp Tracy Morgan, who stars as a Brooklyn family man for Carsey-Werner-Mandabach, NBC Studios and SNL Studios.
- “One Tree Hill” focuses on two half-brothers during high school. It stars Chad Michael Murray and James Lafferty for Tollin/Robbins Prods. and WBTV.
- “Gilmore Girls spinoff” will focus on Milo Ventimiglia’s character Jess Mariano, who moves to Venice Beach to be with his father. Dorothy Parker Drank Here Prods. and WBTV are behind the project.
- “The Help” from Original Prods. and Warner Bros. TV focuses on a maid in a dysfunctional family. Antonio Sabato Jr. stars.
- “The Mayor” tells the story of an 18-year-old (played by Ben Feldman) who becomes mayor of a small town. Happy Madison and Sony Pictures TV are behind the laffer.