L.A. Screenings Guide for 2010

CBS STUDIOS

BLUE BLOODS
Cast: Tom Selleck, Len Cariou, Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes, Dylan Moore
Synopsis: Three generations of New York City crimefighters
Exec producers: Mitchell Burgess, Robin Green, Leonard Goldberg
From: CBS TV Studios
Net: CBS, 10 p.m. Fridays
THE

DEFENDERS
Cast: Jim Belushi, Jerry O’Connell, Jurnee Smollett, Tanya Fischer, Gillian Vigman
Synopsis: Vegas attorneys are kooky but committed.
Exec producers: Carol Mendelsohn, Niels Mueller, Kevin Kennedy, Joe Gantz, Harry Gantz, Davis Guggenheim
From: CBS TV Studios
Net: CBS, 10 p.m. Wednesdays

HAWAII FIVE-O
Cast: Alex O’Loughlin, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park
Synopsis: Former Navy hero fights crime in Oahu.
Exec producers: Peter Lenkov, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci
From: CBS TV Studios
Net: CBS, 10 p.m. Mondays

DISNEY/ABC

BODY OF PROOF
Cast: Dana Delany, Jeri Ryan, Geoffrey Arend, John Carroll Lynch, Windell Middlebrooks, Nic Bishop, Sonja Sohn
Synopsis: Neurosurgeon-turned-medical examiner needs to rebuild life and career.
Exec producers: Christopher Murphey, Matt Gross
From: ABC Studios
Net: ABC, 9 p.m. Fridays

DETROIT 1-8-7
Cast: Michael Imperioli, Jon Michael Hill, James McDaniel, Shaun Majumder, Aisha Hinds, Natalie Martinez, D.J. Cotrona
Synopsis: Documentary crew tracks Detroit homicide unit.
Exec producers: Jason Richman, David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman, David Zabel
From: ABC Studios
Net: ABC, 10 p.m. Tuesdays

HAPPY ENDINGS
Cast: Zachary Knighton, Elisha Cuthbert, Eliza Coupe, Adam Pally, Casey Wilson, Damon Wayans Jr.
Synopsis: After couple breaks up, can their mutual friends stay together?
Exec producers: Jamie Tarses, Jonathan Groff, Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
From: Sony Pictures TV, ABC Studios
Net: ABC, midseason

MY GENERATION
Cast: Michael Stahl-David, Jaime King, Keir O’Donnell, Sebastian Sozzi, Anne Son, Kelli Garner, Mehcad Brooks, Daniella Alonso, Julian Morris
Synopsis: Documentary crew tracks high school grads 10 years later.
Exec producers: Noah Hawley, Warren Littlefield, Henrik Bastin, Patrick Magnasson, Martin Piersson
From: ABC Studios
Net: ABC, 8 p.m. Thursdays

NO ORDINARY FAMILY
Cast: Michael Chiklis, Julie Benz, Jimmy Bennett, Kay Panabaker, Romany Malco, Autumn Reeser, Christina Chang, Tate Donovan
Synopsis: Mysterious plane crash gives everyday clan superpowers.
Exec producers: Jon Feldman, Greg Berlanti, Morgan Wandell, David Semel
From: ABC Studios
Net: ABC, 8 p.m. Tuesdays

OFF THE MAP
Cast: Caroline Dhavernas, Mamie Gummer, Enrique Murciano, Martin Henderson, Valerie Cruz, Jason George, Jose Julian
Synopsis: Idealistic doctor alights in tiny South American medical clinic.
Exec producers: Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Jenna Bans
From: ABC Studios
Net: ABC, midseason

UNTITLED CRIMINAL
Minds spinoff

Cast: Forest Whitaker, Matt Ryan, Michael Kelly, Beau Garrett
Synopsis: Elite FBI agents take on nation’s most devious criminals.
Exec producers: Chris Mundy, Edward Allen Bernero, Mark Gordon, Deborah Spera
From: ABC Studios, CBS TV Studios
Net: CBS, midseason

Lionsgate

RUNNING WILDE
Cast: Will Arnett, Keri Russell, Stefania Owen, Joe Nunez, Jayne Houdyshell
Synopsis: Immature playboy and his do-good childhood sweetheart reunite.
Exec producers: Mitch Hurwitz, Jim Vallely, Will Arnett, Eric Tannenbaum, Kim Tannenbaum, Peter Principato, Paul Young, Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
From: Tantamount Studios, Five Hole Pictures, Principato-Young Management, Lionsgate TV
Net: Fox, 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays

20th Century Fox

BOB’S BURGERS
Voice cast: H. Jon Benjamin, John Roberts, Kristen Schaal, Eugene Mirman, Dan Mintz
Synopsis: Animated series set at family-run burger joint
Exec producers: Loren Bouchard, Jim Dauterive
From: 20th Century Fox TV
Net: Fox, midseason

FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS
Cast: Ryan Hansen, Danneel Harris, Jessica Lucas
Synopsis: Twentysomethings sleep together, look for love elsewhere.
Exec producers: Brian Grazer, David Nevins, David Dobkin, Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber, Jeff Kleeman
From: 20th Century Fox TV, Imagine Television, Big Kid Pictures
Net: NBC, midseason

LONESTAR
Cast: James Wolk, Eloise Mumford, David Keith, Adrianne Palicki, Mark Deklin, Bryce Johnson, Jon Voight
Synopsis: Schemer wants to end his double life but finds hurdles playing it straight.
Exec producers: Kyle Killen, Kerry Kohansky, Paul Weitz, Chris Keyser, Amy Lippman
From: 20th Century Fox TV, Depth of Field Prods., Keyser/Lippman Prods.
Net: Fox, 9 p.m. Mondays

MIXED SIGNALS
Cast: David Denman,
Nelson Franklin, Liza Lapira, Kris Marshall
Synopsis: Three friends deal with relationship/commitment issues.
Exec producers: Bob Fisher, David Hemingson, Avi Nir, Ran Sarig, Adir Miller,
Elad Kuperman
From: 20th Century Fox TV, Keshet Broadcasting Ltd.
Net: Fox, midseason

RAISING HOPE
Cast: Garret Dillahunt,
Lucas Neff, Martha Plimpton, Skyler Stone, Shannon Woodward
Synopsis: Young pool cleaner raises baby he had with convict.
Exec producer: Greg Garcia
From: Amigos de Garcia Prods., 20th Century Fox TV
Net: Fox, 9 p.m. Tuesdays

RIDE-ALONG
Cast: Jason Clarke, Jennifer Beals, Matt Lauria, Devin Kelley, Todd Williams, Billy Lush, Delroy Lindo
Synopsis: Cops combat (and conspire in) crime and corruption in Chicago.
Exec producers: Shawn Ryan, Charles McDougall
From: 20th Century Fox TV, MiddKid Prods.
Net: Fox, midseason

TERRA NOVA
Cast: Still casting
Synopsis: 22nd century family travels back to prehistoric times in experiment to save humanity.
Exec producers: Steven Spielberg, Peter Chernin, Craig Silverstein, Kelly Marcel, Brannon Braga, David Fury, Aaron Kaplan, Katherine Pope, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank
From: 20th Century Fox TV, DreamWorks TV, Kapital Entertainment, Chernin Entertainment
Net: Fox, midseason

UNIVERSAL

THE CAPE
Cast: David Lyons, James Frain, Jennifer Ferrin, Keith David, Summer Glau, Dorian Missick, Ryan Wynott
Synopsis: Framed cop goes rogue to battle criminal forces and get his life back.
Exec producers: Thomas Wheeler, Simon West, Gail Berman, Lloyd Braun, Gene Stein
From: Universal Media Studios, BermanBraun
Net: NBC, midseason

THE EVENT
Cast: Jason Ritter, Blair Underwood, Zeljko Ivanek, Sarah Roemer, Scott Patterson, Laura Innes, Ian Anthony Dale
Synopsis: Everyman gets wrapped up in multilayered international conspiracy.
Exec producers: Steve Stark, Nick Wauters, Jeffrey Reiner
From: Universal Media Studios, Steve Stark Prods.
Net: NBC, 9 p.m. Mondays

LAW AND ORDER: LOS ANGELES
Cast: Still casting
Synopsis: The long-running format sets up shop out West.
Exec producers: Blake Masters, Dick Wolf
From: Wolf Films, Universal Media Studios
Net: NBC, 10 p.m. Wednesdays

LOVE BITES
Cast: Becki Newton,
Jordana Spiro
Synopsis: Romantic anthology series with Newton and Spiro as constants
Exec Producers: Cindy Chupack, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Shelley McCrory, Marc Buckland
From: Universal Media Studios, Working Title TV
Net: NBC, 10 p.m. Thursdays

OUTLAW
Cast: Jimmy Smits, Jesse Bradford, Carly Pope, Ellen Woglom, David Ramsey
Synopsis: Former Supreme Court justice represents the little guy in big cases.
Exec Producers: John Eisendrath, Terry George, Conan O’Brien, Jeff Ross,
David Kissinger
From: Universal Media Studios, Conaco
Net: NBC, 10 p.m. Fridays

OUTSOURCED
Cast: Ben Rappaport,
Jessica Gower, Diedrich Bader, Rizwan Manji, Parvesh Cheena, Sacha Dhawan, Rebecca Hazlewood, Anisha Nagarajan
Synopsis: U.S. company branch manager oversees India call center.
Exec producers: Robert Borden, Ken Kwapis
From: Universal Media Studios
Net: NBC, 9:30 p.m. Thursdays

PERFECT COUPLES
Cast: Kyle Howard, Christine Woods, David Walton, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Hayes MacArthur, Olivia Munn
Synopsis: Three contemporary couples trying to make it work
Exec producers: Jon Pollack, Scott Silveri
From: Universal Media Studios
Net: NBC, midseason

SONY

MR. SUNSHINE
Cast: Matthew Perry, Andrea Anders, Allison Janney, Nate Torrence, James Lesure
Synposis: Successful sports arena manager has personal and professional life turned upside down.
Exec producers: Matthew Perry, Alex Barnow, Marc Firek, Jamie Tarses, Thomas Schlamme
From: Sony Pictures TV, Matthew Perry Prods., Shoe Money Prods., Barnow and Firek Prods., FanFare Prods.
Net: ABC, midseason

Warner Bros.

BETTER TOGETHER
Cast: JoAnna Garcia, Jennifer Finnigan, Josh Cooke, Jake Lacy, Kurt Fuller,
Debra Jo Rupp
Synopsis: One sister has been dating her boyfriend for nine years, the other just got engaged after seven weeks.
Exec producer: Shana Goldberg-Meehan
From: Bonanza Prods., Silver and Gold Prods., Warner Bros. TV
Net: ABC, 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays

CHASE
Cast: Kelli Giddish, Cole Hauser, Amaury Nolasco, Rose Rollins, Jesse Metcalfe
Synopsis: U.S. marshals hunt down America’s most dangerous fugitives.
Exec producers: Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, Jennifer Johnson, David Nutter (pilot)
From: Bonanza Prods., Jerry Bruckheimer TV, Warner Bros. TV
Net: NBC, 10 p.m. Mondays

HARRY’S LAW
Cast: Kathy Bates, Brittany Snow, Aml Ameen
Synopsis: Bates’ Harriet leads mismatched trio at unconventional law firm.
Exec producers: David E. Kelley, Bill D’Elia
From: Bonanza Prods., David E. Kelley Prods., Warner Bros. TV
Net: NBC, midseason

HELLCATS
Cast: Aly Michalka, Ashley Tisdale, Heather Hemmens, Robbie Jones, Matt Barr, Sharon Leal, Gail O’Grady
Synopsis: Student forced to join cheerleader squad after scholarship ends.
Exec producers: Tom Welling, Kevin Murphy, Allen Arkush (pilot)
From: Bonanza Prods, Five and Dime Prods., Tom Welling Prods., CBS TV Studios, Warner Bros. TV
Net: CW, 9 p.m. Wednesdays

MIKE AND MOLLY
Cast: Billy Gardell, Melissa McCarthy, Reno Wilson, Katy Mixon, Swoosie Kurtz, Nyambi Nyambi
Synopsis: Couple falls in love at Overeaters Anonymous.
Exec producers: Chuck Lorre, Mark Roberts
From: Bonanza Prods., Chuck Lorre Prods., Warner Bros. TV
Net: CBS, 9:30 p.m. Mondays

NIKITA
Cast: Maggie Q, Lyndsy Fonseca, Shane West, Aaron Stanford, Melinda Clarke, Xander Berkeley
Synopsis: Revenge-minded female spy in action
Exec producers: Craig Silverstein, Danny Cannon, McG, Peter Johnson
From: Wonderland Sound and Vision, Warner Bros. TV
Net: CW, 9 p.m. Thursdays

THE PAUL REISER SHOW
Cast: Paul Reiser, Ben Shenkman, Omid Djalili, Duane Martin, Andrew Daly, Amy Landecker, Brock Waidmann, Koby Rouviere
Synopsis: Former “Mad About You” star meta-contemplates his next move, with help of so-called friends.
Exec producers: Paul Reiser, Jonathan Shapiro
From: Bonanza Prods., Nuance Prods., Warner Bros. TV
Net: NBC, midseason

$#*! MY DAD SAYS
Cast: William Shatner,
Will Sasso, Nicole Sullivan, Stephanie Lemelin
Synopsis: Struggling son lives with rant-happy father.
Exec producers: David Kohan, Max Mutchnick
From: Bonanza Prods., KoMut Entertainment, Warner Bros. TV
Net: CBS, 8:30 p.m. Thursdays

UNDERCOVERS
Cast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Boris Kodjoe, Ben Schwartz, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Carter MacIntyre, Gerald McRaney
Synopsis: Spies-turned-caterers are drawn back into the espionage game.
Exec producers: J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, Josh Reims
From: Bonanza Prods, Bad Robot Prods., Warner Bros TV
Net: NBC, 8 p.m. Wednesdays

THE WHOLE TRUTH
Cast: Rob Morrow, Eamonn Walker, Sean Wing, Anthony Ruivivar, Christine Adams
Synopsis: Defense and prosecution get equal time in this criminal justice procedural.
Exec producers: Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, Alex Graves (pilot)
From: Bonanza Prods., Jerry Bruckheimer TV, Warner
Bros. TV

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