ABC Pilots 2013
ABC Pilots 2013
(Latest updates: Wyatt Oleff joins "Middle Age Rage," Emma Booth joins "Gothica")
Here is the full list of the ABC pilots in contention this pilot season, and some facts at a glance.
Network executives will decide in the spring what shows to order to series. What do you think looks good? What looks bad? And what do you think ABC will order to series?
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.
BETRAYAL (ABC Studios) Writer: David Zabel Producers, David Zabel, Rob Golenberg, Alon Aranya
Director: Patty Jenkins Logline: A beautiful but unhappily married female photographer begins a torrid affair with a lawyer for a powerful family. When he turns out to be defending a murder suspect who is being prosecuted by her husband, the relationship and the case begin a spiraling series of betrayals with cataclysmic results for everyone involved.
DOUBT (Sony Pictures Television)
Writer: David Shore
Director: Tommy Schlamme
Logline: A former cop who's now a cunning, but charming low-rent lawyer uses his street smarts to work the system for his clients while battling his own demons and wooing his ex-wife.
BIG THUNDER (ABC Studios) Writer: Jason Fuchs
Producer: Chris Morgan
Logline: When a brilliant, late 19th century New York doctor and his family are given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to relocate to a frontier mining town run by a powerful but mysterious tycoon, they quickly realize that not everything in Big Thunder is as it seems.
GOTHICA (ABC Studios / Mark Gordon Company) Writer: Matt Lopez
Logline: A sexy gothic soap set in present day that weaves together a mythology that incorporates the legends of Dracula, Jekyll and Hyde, Frankenstein and Dorian Gray among others.
Chris Egan as "Dorian"
Tom Ellis as "Victor"
Emma Booth as "Madeline Usher"
INFLUENCE (20th Century Fox Television) Writer: Kyle Killen
Producer: Keith Redman
Logline: Provocative workplace ensemble centered on the complicated relationship between two brothers who head a unique agency designed to attack their clients' problems using the real science of human motivation and manipulation.
KILLER WOMEN (ABC Studios)
Writer: Hannah Shakespeare
Producers: Martin Campbell, Electus, Latin World Entertainment, and Sofia Vergara
Director: Martin Campbell
Logline: It's hard to fit in when you're the only woman in the notoriously male Texas Rangers, but that doesn't stop Molly Parker - our ballsy, beautiful badass who knows how to get to the truth and isn't afraid to ruffle a few feathers. Based on the Argentine series "Mujeres Asesinas." Tricia Helfer as "Molly Parker" Mark Blucas as "Dan") Martha Milans as "Nessa"
LUCKY 7 (ABC Studios and Amblin TV) Writers: David Zabel and Jason Richman
Producers: Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Steven Spielberg, David Zabel, Jason Richman Director: Paul McGuigan
Logline: A show about seven employees of a service station in Queens whose lives are changed in many unexpected ways when they win a lottery jackpot.
Summer Bishil for "Samira"
Anastasia Phillips for "Leanne"
Christine Evangelista for "Mary"
Lorraine Bruce for "Denise"
MURDER IN MANHATTAN (ABC Studios) Writer: Maria Maggenti
Producers: Maria Maggenti, Ryan Reynolds, Jonathon Komack Martin, Allan Loeb, Steven Pearl