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2007-08 season's new series.

By International Distribution Company

(as of May 15, 2007)

Please note that this list includes only ABC, NBC and cable network pilots. In the May 19 issue of VideoAge the list will be updated to reflect the announcements made at the CBS, CW and Fox Upfronts.

CBS PARAMOUNT INTERNATIONAL TV

Californication (Showtime)

Production Team: Tom Kapinos, David Duchovny, Stephen Hopkins

Format: One-hour drama About a novelist whose obsession with honesty and self-destructive behavior--drinks, drugs and relationships--are simultaneously destroying and enriching his career

DISNEY-ABC INTERNATIONAL TV

Carpoolers (ABC)

Production Team: Bruce McCulloch, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, David Miner, Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Format: Half-hour comedy Tells the tales of four very different men who carpool to work together

Cavemen (ABC)

Production Team: Daniel Rappaport, Guymon Casady, Will Speck, Josh Gordon, Bill Martin, Mike Schiff

Format: Half-hour comedy Cavemen deal with prejudice in modern-day Atlanta (based on the Geico insurance ads)

Dirty Sexy Money (ABC)

Production Team: Craig Wright, Greg Berlanti, Peter Horton, Matt Gross, Bryan Singer

Format: One-hour drama A lawyer inherits his father's clients--a colorful NY family with legal (and sometimes illegal) needs

Eli Stone (ABC) (midseason)

Production Team: Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Ken Olin

Format: One-hour drama A 30-something attorney discovers that he might be a spiritual prophet

Private Practice (ABC)

Production Team: Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Marti Noxon, Mark Gordon

Format: One-hour drama Revolves around Grey's Anatomy's Dr. Addison Montgomery Shepard

Sam I Am (ABC)

Production Team: Donald Todd, Peter Traugott

Format: Half-hour comedy An amnesiac wakes up from a coma to learn that she was an awful person

NBC UNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL TV DISTRIBUTION

The Bionic Woman (NBC)

Production Team: David Eick, Laeta Kalogridis, Jason Smilovic

Format: One-hour drama A modern take on the classic series about a woman with extraordinary powers

Destination Truth (Sci Fi)

Production Team: Neil Mandt, Michael Mandt

Format: Reality An eager truth-seeker travels the globe to investigate the unexplained

Flipping Out (Bravo)

Production Team: Lauren Lexton, Tom Rogan

Format: Reality Follows an obsessive-compulsive, yet extremely successful businessman who flips multimillion-dollar houses

Hey Paula! (Bravo)

Production Team: Scott Sternberg

Format: Reality A fly-on-the-wall series about the former pop star and American Idol judge

The IT Crowd (NBC) (midseason)

Production Team: Moses Port, David Guarascio, Joe Port, Joe Wiseman, Graham Linehan, Steve Tao

Format: Half-hour comedy Based on a U.K. show about a company's IT staff

Life (NBC)

Production Team: Rand Ravich, Far Shariat, David Semel

Format: One-hour drama An ex-cop rejoins the police force after being wrongly imprisoned for years

Lipstick Jungle (NBC)

Production Team: DeAnn Heline, Eileen Heisler, Candace Bushnell

Format: One-hour drama Based on the book by Candace Bushnell, about power-hungry New York women

The Steve Wilkos Show (Syndicated)

Production Team: Richard Dominick

Format: One-hour talk show The former Jerry Springer Show bodyguard doles out tough love

RHI ENTERTAINMENT

Killer Wave (ION)

Production Team: Michael Prupas, Irene Litinsky, Robert Halmi Sr.

Format: Miniseries After a tidal wave strikes the American East Coast, a team of scientists confers to learn the reason behind the devastating phenomenon

SONY PICTURES TV INTERNATIONAL

Breaking Bad (AMC)

Production Team: Vince Gilligan, Mark Johnson

Format: One-hour drama A chemistry professor is diagnosed with terminal cancer and turns to an exciting life of crime

Cashmere Mafia (ABC)

Production Team: Gail Katz, Darren Star, Kevin Wade, Peyton Reed

Format: One-hour drama Revolves around a group of high-powered NYC-dwelling female executives who have been friends since business school

Damages (FX)

Production Team: Todd Kessler, Daniel Zelman, Glen Kessler

Format: One-hour drama A rising star lawyer crosses paths with a cutthroat veteran attorney who will stop at nothing to win her cases

TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX TV DISTRIBUTION

Burn Notice (USA)

Production Team: Matt Nix, Mikkel Bondesen

Format: One-hour drama A spy gets a burn notice and, determined to find out why he's been laid off, becomes a PI

Journeyman (NBC) Production Team: Kevin Falls, Alex Graves

Format: One-hour drama About a man who can travel back in time to right wrongs

Madness of Jane (Lifetime)

Production Team: Rob LaZebnik, Bob Cochran, Howard Gordon, Joel Surnow

Format: One-hour drama Follows live of an eccentric neurosurgeon with Bi-Polar Disorder

Miss/Guided (ABC) (midseason)

Production Team: Ashton Kutcher, Jason Goldburg, Karey Burke, Caroline Williams, Gaby Allan

Format: Half-hour comedy An ugly duckling returns to her high school as a guidance counselor, only to have her former nemesis join her as a teacher

Saving Grace (TNT)

Production Team: Nancy A. Miller, Artie Mandelberg, Gary A. Randall, E. Duke Vincent, Sergio Mimica-Gezzan

Format: One-hour drama About a morally conflicted female officer destined for hell until she meets her final-chance angel

The Virgin of Akron, Ohio (Lifetime)

Production Team: Jordan Budde, Cary Brokaw

Format: One-hour drama Former model returns to her hometown and neighbors think she's a faith healer

Women's Murder Club (ABC)

Production Team: Joe Simpson, James Patterson, Elizabeth Craft, Sarah Fain

Format: One-hour drama Four female friends solve tough murder cases

WARNER BROS. INTERNATIONAL TV

Big Shots (ABC)

Production Team: Jon Harmon Feldman

Format: One-hour drama About competitive CEOs gone wild

Chuck (NBC)

Production Team: Josh Schwartz, McG, Chris Fedak

Format: One-hour drama A computer geek moonlights as the government's most powerful weapon

Heartland (TNT)

Production Team: David Hollander

Format: One-hour drama A recently divorced couple work both sides of the heart transplant surgery trade

Pushing Daisies (ABC)

Production Team: Dan Jinks, Bruce Cohen, Barry Sonnenfeld, Bryan Fuller

Format: One-hour drama A quirky romantic drama about someone who can bring back the dead

Side Order of Life (Lifetime)

Production Team: Dan Jinks, Bruce Cohen, Margaret Nagle

Format: One-hour drama A photojournalist begins to re-evalute her life and upcoming wedding thanks to a friend living with cancer

State of Mind (Lifetime)

Production Team: Greer Shephard, Michael Robin

Format: One-hour drama An inside look at the private and professional lives of therapists to find out who's crazier--them or their patients World Moves (NBC) (midseason)

Production Team: Randy Jackson, Rob Lee, Howard Schwartz, Karen Schwartz, Harriet Sternberg

Format: Reality/Competition A live TV event where dance teams around the world compete for an international touring contract

International Distributor TBA Baby Borrowers (NBC)

Production Team: Richard McKerrow

Format: Reality Based on a U.K. format where young people get some hands-on experience at what it means to bring a baby into this world and be responsible for it

Oprah's Big Give (ABC) Production Team: Oprah Winfrey, Ellen Rakieten, Harriet Seitler, Jonathan Sinclair, Bertram van Munster, Elise Doganieri

Format: Reality/Competition Millions of dollars are given away to make a difference in people's lives across the country

The Singing Bee (NBC)

Production Team: Phil Gurin and Robert Horowitz

Format: Reality/Competition A karaoke contest that will have viewers singing in their seats
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