2012-2013 Season New Series


Beauty and the Beast (CW)
Format: One-hour drama
Loosely based on the CBS drama from the 1980s, described as a modern-day romance with a procedural twist
Production Team: Jennifer Levin, Sherri Cooper; Paul J. Witt, Anthony Thomas, Ron Koslow, Bill Haber, Gary Fleder

Elementary (CBS)
Format: One-hour drama
A modern-day Sherlock Holmes lives in New York City and cracks cases with Dr. Joan Watson
Production Team: Rob Doherty, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Michael Cuesta

Emily Owens, M.D. (CW)
Format: One-hour drama
A formerly nerdy medical student discovers that life at the hospital where she works is no different than high school
Production Team: Jennie Snyder Urman, Dan Jinks, Bharat Nalluri

Friend Me (CBS) (Midseason)
Format: Half-hour comedy
Two 20-something guys move from Indiana to L.A. to work for a cool company
Production Team: Alan Kirschenbaum, Ajay Sahgal, Eric and Kim Tannenbaum

Vegas (CBS)
Format: One-hour drama
Set in the 1960s, centered around the true story of Ralph Lamb, a rodeo cowboy turned longtime sheriff of Sin City
Production Team: Nicholas Pileggi, Greg Walker, Cathy Konrad, Arthur Sarkissian, James Mangold


The Family Tools (ABC) (Midseason)
Format: Half-hour comedy
A man is forced to put his dreams on hold in order to take over the family handyman business
Production Team: Bobby Bowman, Mark Gordon, Andrea Shay, Paul Buccieri

Malibu Country (ABC) (Midseason)
Format: Half-hour comedy
A recent divorcee moves her kids from Nashville to Malibu to restart her singing career
Production Team: Kevin Abbott, Michael Hanel, Mindy Schultheis, Reba McEntire, Narvel Blackstock, Dave Stewart, Pam Williams, John Pasquin

Mistresses (ABC) (Midseason)
Format: One-hour drama
Four women with scandalous love- lives find themselves at the mercy of their relationships
Production Team: Robert Sertner, K.J. Steinberg, Rina Mimoun, Douglas Rae

The Neighbors (ABC)
Format: Half-hour comedy
A New Jersey gated community is populated by aliens
Production Team: Dan Fogelman, Aaron Kaplan, Jeff Morton, Chris Koch

Red Widow (ABC) (Midseason)
Format: One-hour drama
The widow of an assassinated criminal is dragged into his role at a crime syndicate
Production Team: Melissa Rosenberg, Howard Klein, Endemol Studios, Alon Aranya

Zero Hour (ABC) (Midseason)
Format: One-hour drama
A natural skeptic gets roped into a massive conspiracy
Production Team: Paul T. Scheuring, Pierre Morel, Lorenzo DiBonaventura, Dan McDermott


Rogue (DirectTV)
Format: One-hour drama
A morally and emotionally conflicted cop is tormented by the possibility that she contributed to her son’s death
Production Team: Nick Hamm, John Morayniss, Steven Marrs, Matthew Parkhill

Saving Hope (NBC)
Format: One-hour drama
When the chief of surgery at a Toronto hospital falls into a coma, it’s up to his fiancée and fellow surgeon to save the hospital
Production Team: Ilana Frank, David Wellington, John Morayniss, Lesley Harrison, Morwyn Brebner, Aaron Martin


Hannibal (NBC) (Midseason)
Format: One-hour drama
Thriller based around Hannibal Lecter of The Silence of the Lambs fame
Production Team: Bryan Fuller, Martha de Laurentis, Sara Colleton, Joesse Alexander, Katie O’Connell

Hemlock Grove (Netflix) (Mid-season)
Format: One-hour drama
A tale of murder, mystery and monsters set in a ravaged Pennsylvania steel town
Production team: Brian McGreevy, Lee Shipman, Eric Newman, Michael Connolly, Mark Verheiden


Anger Management (FX)
Format: Half-hour comedy
Stars Charlie Sheen as an untraditional therapist with his own issues, who specializes in anger management
Production Team: Bruce Helford, Joe Roth, Mark Burg, Dave Caplan

Nashville (ABC)
Format: One-hour drama
Family soap set against the backdrop of the Nashville music scene that follows one star at her peak and one on the rise
Production Team: Callie Khouri, RJ Cutler, Steve Buchanan


Animal Practice (NBC)
Format: Half-hour comedy
A veterinarian loves animals but usually hates their owners
Production Team: Ravi Nandan, Scot Armstrong, Brian Gatewood, Alessandro Tanaka, Joe Russo, Anthony Russo

Chicago Fire (NBC)
Format: One-hour drama
Explores the complex and heroic men and women of the Chicago Fire Department
Production Team: Dick Wolf, Peter Jankowski, Danielle Gelber, Derek Haas, Michael Brandt, Jeffrey Nachmanoff

Do No Harm (NBC) (Midseason)
Format: One-hour drama
A modern take on Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, about a neurosurgeon wrestling with a dangerous alter-ego
Production Team: David Schulner, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan

Go On (NBC)
Format: Half-hour comedy
An irreverent yet charming sportscaster tries to move on from the loss of his wife and finds surprising solace from the members of his group therapy sessions
Production Team: Scott Silveri, Karey Burke, Todd Holland

Guys with Kids (NBC)
Format: Half-hour comedy
Three 30-something guys enjoy the adventures of parenting though they have never grown up
Production Team: Jimmy Fallon, Amy Ozols, Charlie Grandy, Rick Wiener, Kenny Schwartz

Infamous (NBC) (Midseason)
Format: One-hour drama
Soapy drama about a female detective who goes undercover among the wealthy family she grew up with
Production Team: Gail Berman, Lloyd Braun, Gene Stein, Liz Heldens, Peter Horton

The Mindy Project (FOX)
Format: Half-hour comedy
A 30-something OB/GYN navigates through both her personal and professional lives
Production Team: Mindy Kaling, Howard Klein, B.J. Novak, Charles McDougall

Next Caller (NBC) (Midseason)
Format: Half-hour comedy
Gender comedy focusing on a brash alpha male DJ and his new, plucky, feminist co-host
Executive Producer: Stephen Falk


The Job (CBS) (Midseason)
Format: One-hour reality
Five candidates compete for their dream job in front of a live studio audience and a panel of top industry executives
Production Team: Michael Davies, Mark Burnett, James Sunderland

Last Resort (ABC)
Format: One-hour drama
A new society forms in a world held hostage by the crew of a ballistic missile submarine
Production Team: Shawn Ryan, Karl Gajdusek, Marney Hochman, Martin Campbell

Made in Jersey (CBS)
Format: One-hour drama
A woman from a blue-collar background uses street smarts to make it in the white-shoe world of a Manhattan law firm
Production Team: Dana Calvo, Kevin Falls, Jamie Tarses, Julia Franz, Mark Waters, Jessica Tuchinsky

The Mob Doctor (FOX)
Format: One-hour drama
A prominent female doctor gets roped into working for the mafia
Production Team: Josh Berman, Rob Wright, Michael Dinner

Save Me (NBC) (Midseason)
Format: Half-hour comedy
A housewife believes she is a prophet
Production Team: Neal H. Moritz, Vivian Cannon, Scott Winant, John Scott Shepherd


1600 Penn (NBC) (Midseason)
Format: Half-hour comedy
About a dysfunctional family in the White House
Production Team: Jon Lovett, Josh Gas, Jason Winer

Arrested Development (Netflix)
Format: Half-hour comedy
The world’s most unconventional family — the Bluths — returns
Production Team: Mitchell Hurwitz, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard

Ben and Kate (FOX)
Format: Half-hour comedy
A single mom hires her aimless brother to serve as a "manny" to her children.
Production Team: Dana Fox, Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope, Jake Kasdan

Brand X With Russell Brand (FX)
Format: Half-hour talk show
Talk show hosted by the brash British comedian
Production Team: Russell Brand, Nik Linnen, Troy Miller

Brickleberry (Comedy Central)
Format: Half-hour comedy
Animated comedy centering on national park rangers
Production Team: Roger Black, Waco O’Guin, Daniel Tosh

The Goodwin Games (FOX) (Midseason)
Format: Half-hour comedy
A father leaves a fortune to his three children only if they agree to his terms
Production Team: Chris Harris, Craig Thomas, Carter Bays, Peyton Reed

How to Live with Your Parents For the Rest of Your Life (ABC) (Midseason)
Format: Half-hour comedy
A recently divorced, single mom moves in with her eccentric parents, who know no boundaries
Production Team: Claudia Lonow, Francie Calfo, Brian Grazer

In Living Color (FOX)
Format: Half-hour sketch comedy
The famous sketch comedy returns
Executive Producer: Keenen Ivory Wayans

The New Normal (NBC)
Format: Half-hour comedy
A family comedy centering on a gay couple and the woman who becomes their surrogate.
Production Team: Allison Adler, Ryan Murphy, Dante Di Loreto

Out There (IFC)
Format: Half-hour comedy
A coming-of-age adventure series set in a small town
Executive Producer: Ryan Quincy

The Ricki Lake Show
Format: One-hour talk show
A daily syndicated show starring Ricki Lake, dealing with topical issues such as relationships, technology and health
Production Team: Ricki Lake, Lisa Kridos

Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (FX)
Format: Half-hour late night show
Late-night show hosted by comedian W. Kamau Bell
Production Team: Chris Rock, W. Kamau Bell, Chuck Sklar


666 Park Ave. (ABC)
Format: One-hour drama
An old Gotham apartment building holds satanic secrets
Production Team: Matthew Miller, David Wilcox, Leslie Morgenstein, Gina Girolamo, Alex Graves (Pilot)

Arrow (CW)
Format: One-hour drama
Based on the DC Comics superhero Green Arrow
Production Team: Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg

The Carrie Diaries (CW) (Midseason)
Format: One-hour drama
Sex and the City prequel follows a younger Carrie trying to make it as a writer in NYC
Production Team: Amy Harris, Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Len Goldstein, Candace Bushnell

Cult (CW) (Midseason)
Format: One-hour drama
Follows a young production assistant and blogger who investigate fans of a show called Cult who may be re-enacting its crimes
Production Team: Rockne O’Bannon, Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Len Goldstein, Jason Ensler

The Following (FOX) (Midseason)
Format: One-hour drama
A thriller about the relationship between a diabolical serial killer and the damaged FBI agent who took him down, and chases him again after his escape
Production Team: Kevin Williamson, Marcos Siega

Golden Boy (CBS) (Midseason)
Format: One-hour drama
Tracks one cop’s meteoric rise from officer to detective to police commissioner
Production Team: Greg Berlanti, Nicholas Wootton, Richard Shepard

Partners (CBS)
Format: Half-hour comedy
Follows two lifelong male friends and business partners — one gay, one straight — whose relationship is like a weird marriage that is tested when one decides to get married
Production Team: David Kohan, Max Mutchnick

Revolution (NBC)
Format: One-hour drama
After 15 years of darkness, a group embarks on a mission to save the world
Production team: Eric Kripke, J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, Jon Favreau