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2007-08 season's new series.

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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

Cane (CBS)

Production Team: Cynthia Cidre, Jonathan Prince, Jimmy Iovine, Polly Anthony

Format: One-hour drama

Drama about a multi-generational Cuban-American family running a successful rum and sugar business in Florida

Kid Nation (CBS)

Production Team: Tom Forman

Format: Reality

40 kids--separated from parents and teachers--will have 40 days to build up a ghost town in New Mexico

Life is Wild (CW)

Production Team: Michael Rauch, Charlie Pattinson, George Faber

Format: One-hour drama

An American family moves to South Africa to run a wild game preserve

Online Nation (CW)

Production Team: David Hurwitz, Paul Cockerill

Format: Reality

Showcases the best user-generated online videos of the week

Swingtown (CBS) (midseason)

Production Team: Mike Kelley, Alan Poul

Format: One-hour drama Married couples in 1970s suburbia discover mate-swapping

DISNEY-ABC INT'L 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

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

Miss/Guided (ABC) (midseason)

Production Team: Ashton Kutcher, Jason Goldberg, 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

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

Reaper (CW)

Production Team: Michelle Fazekas, Tara Butters, Mark Gordon, Deb Spera, Tom Spezialy, Kevin Smith

Format: One-hour drama Comedic drama about the devil's bounty hunter, who reclaims souls that have escaped from hell

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

FREMANTLEMEDIA

The Search for the Next Great American Band (Fox)

Production Team: Simon Fuller, Nigel Lythgoe, Ken Warwick, Cecile Frot-Coutaz

Format: Reality/Competition

A musical competition that sets out to do for musical groups what American Idol does for individual singers

NBC UNIVERSAL INT'L TV DISTRIBUTION

The Bionic Woman (NBC)

Production Team: David rick, 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) (midseason)

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 East Coast, a team of scientists confers to learn the reason behind the devastating phenomenon

SONY PICTURES TV INT'L

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

Canterbury's Law (Fox)(midseason)

Production Team: Denis Leary, Jim Serpico, Mike Figgis

Format: One-hour drama

A brash female attorney faces moral dilemmas while defending innocent clients

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

Power of 10 (CBS)

Production Team: Michel Davies

Format: Game show

Drew Carey hosts this series in which a contestant must guess the behaviors, opinions and lifestyle choices of the American public for a chance to win $10 million

Viva Laughlin (CBS)

Production Team: Hugh Jackman, John Palermo, Bob Lowry, Paul Telegdy, Peter Bowker

Format: One-hour drama

Musical drama about a family that runs a casino in Laughlin, Nevada; based on BBC show Viva Blackpool

TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX TV DISTRIBUTION

Back to You (Fox)

Production Team: Steve Levitan, Christopher Lloyd

Format: Half-hour comedy

Kelsey Grammer and Patricia Heaton star as former TV news co-anchors who reunite at a local TV station

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

Crowned: The Mother of All Pageants (CW) (midseason)

Production Team: Laurie Girion

Format: Reality/Competition Mother-and-daughter teams compete in beauty pageants for $100,000

Journeyman (NBC)

Production Team: Kevin Falls, Alex Graves

Format: One-hour drama

About a man who can travel back in time to right wrongs

K-Ville (Fox)

Production Team: Jonathan Lisco

Format: One-hour drama

A group of cops in post-Katrina New Orleans face the challenges of enforcing the law in a city where law is no more

Madness of Jane (Lifetime)

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

Format: One-hour drama

Follows the life of an eccentric neurosurgeon with Bi-Polar Disorder

National Bingo Night (ABC)

Production Team: Andrew Glassman

Format: Game show

An interactive game show where rounds of the game are played between contestants and the studio audience

New Amsterdam (Fox)

Production Team: Allan Loeb, Christian Taylor, Steven Pearl

Format: One-hour drama

About a police detective who is secretly centuries old

The Return of Jezebel James (Fox) (mid-season)

Production Team: Amy Sherman-Palladino, Dan Palladino

Format: Half-hour comedy

After learning that she cannot conceive, a single children's book editor asks her estranged sister to carry her baby

The Rules for Starting Over (Fox) (midseason)

Production Team: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly, Bradley Thomas, Brad Johnson

Format: Half-hour comedy

A group of divorced men counsel other men about to jump back into the dating pool

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 police 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, where neighbors think she's a faith healer

When Women Rule the World (Fox)

Production Team: Jean Michel-Michenaud, Chris Cowan, Charles Duncombe

Format: Reality/Competition

Smart and sexy women govern a society where chauvinistic men act as their slaves

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

Aliens in America (CW)

Production Team: Tim Doyle, Moses Port, David Guarascio

Format: Half-hour comedy

An unpopular 16-year-old boy bonds with the Pakistani Muslim exchange student who comes to live with his family

The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Production Team: Chuck Lorre, Bill Prady

Format: Half-hour comedy

Brilliant theoretical physicists learn how to hook up with women who are way out of their league when a hot woman moves in next door to them

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

CW Now (CW)

Production Team: Lisa Gregorisch, Mike Miller

Format: Reality/Magazine

A pop culture magazine series

Gossip Girl (CW)

Production Team: Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Bob Levy, Leslie Morgenstein

Format: One-hour drama

The world of rich New York teens told from the perspective of a mysterious blogger

Heartland (TNT)

Production Team: David Hollander

Format: One-hour drama

A recently divorced couple works both sides of the heart transplant surgery trade

Moonlight (CBS)

Production: Rod Holcomb, Joel Silver, Ron Koslow, Trevor Munson, Gerard Bocaccio

Format: One-hour drama

A vampire rises above his carnal needs and works as a PI

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

The Sarah Connor Chronicles (Fox) (midseason)

Production Team: Josh Friedman, David Nutter, James Middleton, Mario Kassar, Andrew Vajna, Joel Michaels

Format: One-hour drama

Terminator character fights attackers from the future

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

ZEAL TELEVISION

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

INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTOR TBA

Anchorwoman (Fox)

Production Team: Brian Gadinsky

Format: Reality

A model and ex-WWE star becomes an anchorwoman at a Texas news station

Baby Borrowers (NBC) (midseason)

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 up a baby

Farmer Wants a Wife (CW) (midseason)

Production Team: Cecile Frot-Coutaz, Adam Cohen, Cara Tapper, Joanna Vernetti

Format: Reality

A farm boy looks for the city girl of his dreams

Fat March (ABC)

Production Team: Nick Emmerson, Julie Laughlin, Kirsty Robson

Format: Reality

A group of obese people set out to walk 500 miles across the U.S.

Kitchen Nightmares (Fox)

Production Team: Arthur Smith, Pat Llewellyn, Kent Weed, Gerry McKean, Curt Northrup

Format: Reality

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay helps turn around restaurants facing crises

Nashville (Fox)

Production Team: Gary Auerbach, Julia Auerbach

Format: Reality

A docu-soap revolving around musicians in Nashville, Tennessee: "The biggest small town in America"

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

NEW U.S. SERIES IN ALPHA ORDER

Aliens in America (WBITV)

Anchorwoman (TBA)

Baby Borrowers (TBA) (midseason)

Back to You (Fox)

The Big Bang Theory (WBITV)

Big Shots (WBITV)

The Bionic Woman (NBC Uni)

Breaking Bad (SPTI)

Burn Notice (Fox)

Californication (CPITV)

Cane (CPITV)

Canterbury's Law (SPTI) (midseason)

Carpoolers (DAITV)

Cashmere Mafia (SPTI)

Cavemen (DAITV)

Chuck (WBITV)

Crowned: The Mother of All Pageants

(Fox) (midseason)

CW Now (WBITV)

Damages (SPTI)

Destination Truth (NBC Uni)

Dirty Sexy Money (DAITV)

Eli Stone (DAITV) (midseason)

Farmer Wants a Wife (TBA) (midseason)

Fat March (TBA)

Flipping Out (NBC Uni)

Gossip Girl (WBITV)

Heartland (WBITV)

Hey Paula! (NBC Uni)

The IT Crowd (NBC Uni) (midseason)

Journeyman (Fox)

K-Ville (Fox)

Kid Nation (CPITV)

Killer Wave (RHI)

Kitchen Nightmares (TBA)

Life (NBC Uni)

Life is Wild (CPITV)

Lipstick Jungle (NBC Uni) (midseason)

Madness of Jane (Fox)

Miss/Guided (DAITV) (midseason)

Moonlight (WBITV)

Nashville (TBA)

National Bingo Night (ABC)

New Amsterdam (Fox)

Online Nation (CPITV)

Oprah's Big Give (TBA)

Power of 10 (SPTI)

Private Practice (DAITV)

Pushing Daisies (WBITV)

Reaper (DAITV)

The Return of Jezebel James (Fox) (midseason)

The Rules For Starting Over (Fox) (midseason)

Sam I Am (DAITV)

The Sarah Connor Chronicles (WBITV) (midseason)

Saving Grace (Fox)

The Search For the Next Great American

Band (FremantleMedia)

Side Order of Life (WBITV)

The Singing Bee (Zeal TV)

State of Mind (WBITV)

The Steve Wilkos Show (NBC Uni)

Swingtown (CPITV) (midseason)

The Virgin of Akron, Ohio (Fox)

Viva Laughlin (SPTI)

When Women Rule The World (Fox)

Women's Murder Club (Fox)

World Moves (WBITV) (midseason)
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Title Annotation:L.A. SCREENINGS 2007
Publication:Video Age International
Date:Jun 1, 2007
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