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Based Only on the Information Given, Which of these 9 TV Pilots Would You Most Likely Watch?

By Dustin Rowles | Industry | October 19, 2012 |

By Dustin Rowles | Industry | October 19, 2012 |

Untitled Project (CBS) — Steve Coogan will star as one of three dads with children from the same mother.

Legends (TNT) — Brendan Fraser stars as Martin Odum (Fraser), a deep-cover operative who has an uncanny ability to transform himself into a different person for each job.

Finding Love (Lifetime) — A series based on The Day I Shot Cupid, Jennifer Love Hewitt’s bestselling book in which she offers tips on romance in a comical and honest way based on her own dating experiences.

Rev (ABC) — Bob Daily, the showrunner of “Desperate Housewives,” is remaking this British series about a priest from a small rural parish who becomes the vicar of an inner-city London church.

Triptank (Comedy Central) — An amalgamation of animated comedy shorts created by a varied list of creators, including Zach Galifianakis, Larry David, and Bob Oedenkirk.

Untitled Sitcom (Fox) — A Mike Schur (“Parks and Recreation”) single camera sitcom about a diverse group of detectives in a precinct at the very edge of New York City that is set to star Andy Samberg.

I Love You Like a Brother (CBS) — “Entourage’s” Kevin Connelly stars in this family sitcom as the youngest of three brothers who tries to make his dysfunctional family see the error of their ways.

Socio (ABC Family) — Socio centers on Danny Ryder (Avan Jogia), a kid who comes home after five years in prison for the murder of his aunt when he was 11. Denise Richards will play the mother.

The Strain (FX) — Based on Chuck Hogan’s novels, the pilot will be exec produced and co-written by Guillermo del Toro. Here’s a synopsis: “When a Boeing 777 lands at JFK International Airport and goes dark on the runway, the Centers for Disease Control, fearing a terrorist attack, calls in Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and his team of expert biological-threat first responders. Only an elderly pawnbroker from Spanish Harlem suspects a darker purpose behind the event - an ancient threat intent on covering mankind in darkness.”

Sirens (USA) — A Denis Leary half-hour comedy that will follow three of Chicago’s top EMTs whose occasionally self-loathing, sometimes narcissistic and constantly self-destructive personalities make them poor choices for relationships, friendships and most careers. However, they are great at saving lives.

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