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New shows for 2012

L.A. Screenings 2012

20th CENTURY FOX TELEVISION

“1600 Penn”
Cast: Josh Gad, Bill Pullman, Jenna Elfman, Martha MacIssac, Benjamin Stockham, Amara Miller, Andre Holland
Synopsis: The dysfunctional family that resides in the White House.
Exec producers: Jon Lovett, Josh Gad, Jason Winer
From: 20th TV
Net: NBC, midseason

Ben and Kate
Cast: Nat Faxon, Dakota Johnson, Maggie Elizabeth Jones, Echo Kellum, Lucy Punch
Synopsis: A free-spirited guy moves in with his single-mom sister.
Exec producers: Dana Fox, Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope, Jake Kasdan
From: 20th, Chernin Entertaiment
Net: Fox, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays

Goodwin Games
Cast: Scott Foley, Becki Newton, Jake Lacy, Felisha Terrell, Melissa Tang
Synopsis: Three estranged siblings reunite in hometown after father’s death to claim inheritance.
Exec producers: Carter Bays, Chris Harris, Craig Thomas
From: 20th Century Fox
Net: Fox, midseason

“How To Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life)”
Cast: Sarah Chalke, Elizabeth Perkins, Jon Dore, Rachel Eggleston, Rebecca Delgado Smith, Orlando Jones, Brad Garrett
Synopsis: Divorced mom moves home.
Exec producers: Claudia Lonow, Francie Calfo, Brian Grazer
From: 20th TV, Imagine TV
Net: ABC, midseason

“The New Normal”
Cast: Justin Bartha, Andrew Rannells, Georgia King, Bebe Wood, Ellen Barkin
Synopsis: Single mom enters life of gay couple contemplating fatherhood and becomes their surrogate.
Exec producers: Allison Adler, Ryan Murphy, Dante Di Loreto
From: 20th TV, Ryan Murphy Prods.
Net: NBC, 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays

CBS STUDIOS INTL.

“Beauty and the Beast”
Cast: Kristin Kreuk, Jay Ryan, Max Brown, Nina Lisandrello, Austin Basis, Brian White
Synopsis: Love affair between outcast and savvy district attorney in New York, with a procedural twist.
Exec producers: Jennifer Levin, Sherri Coope, Gary Fleder, Bill Haber, Paul Junger Witt, Tony Thomas, Ron Koslow
From: CBS Television Studios
Net: CW, 9 p.m. Thursdays

“Elementary”
Cast: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn
Synopsis: Sherlock Holmes adapted for modern-day New York City.
Exec producers: Rob Doherty, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly and Michael Cuesta
From: CBS Television Studios
Net: CBS, 10 p.m. Thursdays

Emily Owens, M.D.”
Cast: Mamie Gummer, Justin Hartley, Michael Rady, Aja Naomi King, Kelly McCreary, Jack Coleman, Necar Zadegan
Synopsis: Female med student finds hospital life resembles high school.
Exec producers: Jennie Snyder Urman, Dan Jinks, Bharat Nalluri
From: CBS Television Studios, Warner Bros. TV
Net: CW, 9 p.m. Tuesdays

“Friend Me”
Cast: Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Nicholas Braun, Parvesh Cheena, Tim Robinson, Dan Ahdoot
Synopsis: Two friends from the Midwest tackle their move to L.A. in different ways.
Exec producers: Alan Kirschenbaum, Ajay Sahgal, Eric Tannenbaum, Kim Tannenbaum
From: CBS Television Studios, The Tannenbaum Co.
Net: CBS, midseason

“Vegas”
Cast: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Taylor Handley, Jason O’Mara
Synopsis: Freewheeling sheriff molds police department in 1960s Las Vegas.
Exec producers: Nicholas Pileggi, Greg Walker, Cathy Konrad, Arthur Sarkissian, James Mangold
From: CBS Television Studios
Net: CBS, 10 p.m. Tuesdays

DISNEY/ABC

The Family Tools
Cast: Kyle Bornheimer, J.K. Simmons, Edi Gathegi, Johnny Pemberton, Danielle Nicolet, Leah Remini
Synopsis: Ne’er-do-well takes over dad’s handyman biz.
Exec producers: Bobby Bowman, Paul Buccieri, Mark Gordon, Andrea Shay
From: ABC Studios, ITV Studios, Mark Gordon Co.
Net: ABC, midseason

“Mailbu Country”
Cast: Reba McEntire, Sara Rue, Justin Prentice, Juliette Angelo, Lily Tomlin
Synopsis: Nashville divorcee heads west with mother and kids to forge new life and career in music.
Exec producers: Kevin Abbott, Narvel Blackstock, Michael Hanel, Mindy Schultheis, Reba McEntire, Narvel Blackstock, Dave Stewart, Pam Williams, Josh Pasquin
From: ABC Studios, Acme Prods., Weapons of Mass Entertainment
Net: ABC, 8:30 p.m. Fridays (beginning November)

“Mistresses”
Cast: Alyssa Milano, Yunjin Kim, Rochelle Aytes, Jess Macallan, Jason George, Brett Tucker, Erik Stocklin
Synopsis: Four girlfriends on sexy and sassy journey of self-discovery.
Exec producers: K.J. Steinberg, Robert Sertner, Rina Mimoun, Douglas Rae.
From: ABC Studios
Net: ABC, summer 2013

“The Neighbors”
Cast: Lenny Venito, Jami Gertz, Tyler Christopher, Isabella Cramp, Tim Jo, Toks Olagundoye, Simon Templeman
Synopsis: Family moves into community of interplanetary aliens.
Exec producers: Dan Fogelman, Aaron Kaplan, Chris Koch, Jeff Morton
From: ABC Studios, Kapital Entertainment
Net: ABC, 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays

“Red Widow”
Cast: Radha Mitchell, Will Traval, Erin Moriarty, Sterling Beaumon, Lee Tergesen, Jakob Salvati, Mido Hamada, Luke Goss, Jaime Ray Newman, Suleka Mathew, Rade Sherbedgia
Synopsis: Suburban housewife forced to navigate world of organized crime.
Exec producers: Melissa Rosenberg, Alon Aranya, Howard Klein
From: ABC Studios, Endemol Studios
Net: ABC, midseason

“Zero Hour”
Cast: Anthony Edwards, Jacinda Barrett, Carmen Ejogo, Scott Michael Foster, Addison Timlin, Michael Nyqvist
Synopsis: Diehard skeptic forced to investigate wife’s mysterious abduction.
Exec producers: Paul Scheuring, Pierre Morel, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Dan McDermott
From: ABC Studios, di Bonaventura Pictures
Net: ABC, midseason

LIONSGATE

“Nashville”
Cast: Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere, Powers Boothe, Charles Esten, Eric Close, Clare Bowen, Jonathan Jackson, Sam Palladio, Robert Wisdom
Synopsis: Conflict and politics set against Nashville music scene.
Exec producers: Callie Khouri, R.J. Cutler, Steve Buchanan
From: Lionsgate TV, ABC Studios, Gaylord Entertainment
Net: ABC, 10 p.m. Wednesdays

NBCUNIVERSAL

“Animal Practice”
Cast: Justin Kirk, Amy Huberman, Bobby Lee, Tyler Labine
Synopsis: Unorthodox vet tries not to change.
Exec producers: Ravi Nandan, Scot Armstrong, Brian Gatewood, Alessandro Tanaka, Joe Russo, Anthony Russo
From: Universal TV
Net: NBC, 8 p.m. Wednesdays

“Chicago Fire”
Cast: Charlie Barnett, Merle Dandridge, David Eigenberg, Lauren German, Taylor Kinney, Monica Raymund, Teri Reeves, Jesse Spencer, Eamonn Walker
Synopsis: Professional and personal lives of firefighters
Exec producers: Dick Wolf, Michael Brandt, Derek Haas, Danielle Gelber, Peter Jankowski, Jeffrey Nachmanoff, Matt Olmstead
From: Universal TV, Wolf Films
Net: NBC, 10 p.m. Wednesdays

“Do No Harm”
Cast: Alana De La Garza, Michael Esper, Ruta Gedmintas, Mousa Kraish, Steven Pasquale, Phylicia Rashad
Synopsis: A modern-day Jekyll-and-Hyde neurosurgeon battles his destructive alter-ego.
Exec producers: David Schulner, Rachel Kaplan, Peter Traugott
From: Universal TV, Peter Traugott Prods.
Net: NBC, midseason

“Go On”
Cast: Matthew Perry, Laura Benanti, Julie White, Khary Payton, Suzy Nakamura, Allison Miller, Tyler James Williams
Synopsis: Sportscaster tries to rebuild life after wife’s passing
Exec producers: Scott Silveri, Karey Burke, Todd Holland
From: Universal TV
Net: NBC, 9 p.m. Tuesdays

“Guys with Kids”
Cast: Anthony Anderson, Jesse Bradford, Zach Chegger, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Tempestt Bledsoe
Synopsis: Thirtysomething dads struggle with parenting, marriage
Exec producers: Jimmy Fallon, Amy Ozols, Charlie Grandy, Rick Wiener, Kenny Schwartz
From: Universal TV
Net: NBC, 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays

“Infamous”
Cast: Meagan Good, Victor Garber, Laz Alonso, Katherine LaNasa, Tate Donovan, Neil Jackson, Ella Rae Peck
Synopsis: Female detective works undercover within the family that raised her.
Exec producers: Elizabeth Heldens, Gail Berman, Lloyd Braun, Gene Stein, Peter Horton
From: Universal TV, BermanBraun
Net: NBC, midseason

“The Mindy Project”
Cast: Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Ed Weeks, Anna Camp, Dana DeLorenzo, Zoe Jarman
Synopsis: Female gynecologist juggles personal, professional life
Exec producers: Mindy Kaling, Howard Klein, Charles McDougall
From: Universal TV, 3 Arts
Net: Fox, 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays

Next Caller Please”
Cast: Dane Cook, Ryan Devlin, Joy Osmanski, Wole Parks, Collette Wolfe, Jeffrey Tambor
Synopsis: Male-female odd-couple pairing host relationship call-in satellite radio show. Exec producer: Stephen Falk
From: Lionsgate TV, Universal TV
Net: NBC, midseason

SONY

“Last Resort”
Cast: Andre Braugher, Scott Speedman, Daisy Betts, Dichen Lachman, Daniel Lissing, Sahr Ngaujah, Camille de Pazzis, Autumn Reeser, Jessy Schram
Synopsis: Survivors of renegade nuclear sub find refuge on exotic island.
Exec producers: Shawn Ryan, Karl Gajdusek, Marney Hochman, Martin Campbell
From: Middkid Prods., Sony Pictures TV
Net: ABC, 8 p.m. Thursdays

“Made in Jersey”
Cast: Janet Montgomery, Kyle MacLachlan, Pablo Schreiber, Erin Cummings, Stephanie March, Felix Solis, Toni Trucks
Synopsis: Blue-collar female attorney matches up against rivals in Manhattan.
Exec producers: Kevin Falls, Jamie Tarses, Julia Franz, Mark Waters, Jessica Tuchinsky
From: Left Coast Prods., Fanfare, CBS TV Studios, Sony Pictures TV
Net: CBS, 9 p.m. Fridays

“The Mob Doctor”
Cast: Jordana Spiro, William Forsythe, Zeljko Ivanek, Zach Gilford, James Carpinello, Jaime Lee Kirchner, Floriana Lima, Jesse Lee Soffer, Wendy Makkena
Synopsis: Young surgeon owes lifelong debt to Chicago mob.
Exec producers: Josh Berman, Rob Wright, Michael Dinner
From: Sony Pictures TV
Net: Fox, 9 p.m. Mondays

“Save Me”
Cast: Anne Heche, Michael Landes, Alexandra Breckenridge, Madison Davenport, Heather Burns, Lamman Rucker
Synopsis: Born-again woman takes suburban life in new diretion.
Exec producers: Neal H. Moritz, Vivian Cannon, Scott Winant, John Scott Shepherd
From: Original Film, John Scott Shepherd Co., Sony Pictures TV
Net: NBC, midseason

WARNER BROS
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“666 Park Avenue”
Cast: Rachael Taylor, Dave Annable, Robert Buckley, Mercedes Masohn, Helena Mattsson, Samantha Logan, Vanessa Williams, Terry O’Quinn
Synopsis: Idealistic couple moves into devilishly infused Manhattan apartment.
Exec producers: David Wilcox, Matthew Miller, Leslie Morgenstein, Gina Girolamo, Alex Graves
From: Bonanza Prods., Alloy Entertainment, Warner Bros. TV
Net: ABC, 10 p.m. Sundays

“Arrow”
Cast: Stephen Amell, Paul Blackthorne, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell, Willa Holland, David Ramsey, Susanna Thompson
Synopsis: Adaptation of Green Arrow comics places vigilante superhero who fights crime with archery, martial arts and tech.
Exec producers: Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg, David Nutter
From: Bonanza Prods., Warner Bros. TV, Berlanti TV
Net: CW, 8 p.m. Wednesdays

“The Carrie Diaries”
Cast: AnnaSophia Robb, Freema Agyeman, Chloe Bridges, Austin Butler, Brendan Dooling, Katie Findlay, Matt Letscher, Stefania Owen, Ellen Wong
Synopsis: Traveling back to the teen years of “Sex and the City” centerpiece Carrie Bradshaw.
Exec producers: Amy B. Harris, Candace Bushnell, Leonard Goldstein, Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage
From: Warner Bros. TV, Fake Empire
Net: CW, midseason

“Cult”
Cast: Matt Davis, Robert Knepper, Jessica Lucas, Alona Tal
Synopsis: Mysterious deaths and disappearances are linked to a thriller TV show.
Exec producers: Rockne S. O’Bannon, Leonard Goldstein, Stephanie Savage, Josh Schwartz, Jason Ensler
From: Warner Bros. TV, Fake Empire
Net: CW, midseason

“The Following”
Cast: Kevin Bacon, James Purefoy, Natalie Zea, Jeananne Goossen, Shawn Ashmore, Valorie Curry, Nico Tortorella, Adan Canto, Kyle Catlett
Synopsis: FBI agent combats serial killer who unites his murderous brethren.
Exec producers: Kevin Williamson, Marcos Siega
From: Warner Bros. TV, Outerbanks Entertainment, Bonanza Prods.
Net: Fox, midseason

“Golden Boy”
Cast: Theo James, Chi McBride, Kevin Alejandro, Bonnie Somerville, Holt McCallany, Stella Maeve
Synopsis: Tale of young, ambitious police hero told in present-day and seven years down the road.
Exec producers: Greg Berlanti, Nicholas Wootton, Richard Shepard
From: Warner Bros. TV, Berlanti TV, Bonanza Prods.
Net: CBS, midseason

“Partners”
Cast: David Krumholtz, Michael Urie, Sophia Bush, Brandon Routh
Synopsis: Two male friends, one straight, tighter with each other than they are to their significant others.
Exec producers: David Kohan, Max Mutchnick
From: Warner Bros. TV, KoMut Entertainment
Net: CBS, 8:30 p.m. Mondays

“Revolution”
Cast: Billy Burke, Tracy Spiridakos, Anna Lise Phillips, Zak Orth, Graham Rogers, J.D. Pardo, Giancarlo Esposito, David Lyons, Maria Howell, Tim Guinee, Andrea Roth
Synopsis: A harsh world takes hold after electricity vanishes forever.
Exec producers: Eric Kripke, J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk
From: Bonanza Prods., Bad Robot Prods., Kripke Enterprises, Warner Bros. TV
Net: NBC, 10 p.m. Mondays

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