CBS has entered the pilot pickup mayhem, adding six new shows to the network’s already-crowded roster. And what shows!
The four comedy pilots going forward are “Crazy Ones” (starring Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar), “The Millers” (with Will Arnett), “Mom” from Chuck Lorre and “We Are Men” (with Jerry O’Connell and Tony Shalhoub).
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Executive producer: David E. Kelley
Starring: Robin Williams, Sarah Michelle Gellar, James Wolk, Hamish Linklater and Amanda Setton
What it is: Set in the world of advertising, this comedy focuses on the relationship between a father and daughter
“We Are Men”
Executive producer: Rob Greenberg
Starring: Jerry O’Connell, Tony Shalhoub, Kal Penn and Chris Smith
What it is: After being dumped at or near the altar, a newly single man moves into short-term housing and makes friends with a bunch of divorced guys.
Executive producer: Greg Garcia
Starring: Will Arnett, Margo Martindale, Beau Bridges, JB Smoove, Mary Elizabeth Ellis and Michael Rapaport
What it is: A divorced man moves in with his parents.
Executive producers: Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky and Gemma Baker
Starring: Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Nate Corddry, Matt Jones, French Stewart, Spencer Daniels, Sadie Calvano and Blake Garrett Rosenthal
What it is: A newly sober single mother works to pull her life together — in Napa Valley.
Executive producers: Michael Seitzman, David Semel, Tripp Vinson and Rene Echevarria
Starring: Josh Holloway, Marg Helgenberger, Meghan Ory, Michael Rady, James Martinez and John Billingsley
What it is: A spy with a microchip in his brain can access the whole electromagnetic spectrum.
Executive producers: Jerry Bruckheimer and Rick Eid
Starring: Dylan McDermott, Toni Collette, Tate Donovan, Sandrine Holt, Rhys Coiro, Billy Brown, James Naughton, Mateus Ward and Quinn Shephard
What it is: Based on an Israeli drama, the story focuses on people caught in the middle of a major political conspiracy.
There is no word yet on the ultimate fate of the other pilots in contention at CBS.