UPDATES Primetime Pilot Panic: The Hot List

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DRAMAS (2009/2010 Primetime Season)

NEWMy sources say because of the hold off on Legally Mad, there may only be two drama pilot pickups right away…

TRAUMA (Universal Media Studio/Film 44) NEW “ALL BUT PICKED UP”…  “BIGGEST PILOT OF THE YEAR BUDGET-WISE.” … “HUGE ACTION WITH HELICOPTERS CRASHING.” … “BUT DOES JEFF ZUCKER WANT TO DO A $4 MILLION [AN EPISODE] SHOW?” (Previous: “Pete Berg…”) (Text continues below video)

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PARENTHOOD (Universal Media Studios/Imagine): NEW“ALL BUT PICKED UP”… “THEY LOVE JASON KATIMS WHO WROTE IT” … (Previous: “Almost a lock.” “Great cast.” “Tommy Schlamme directing.”)

LEGALLY MAD (Warner Bros/David E Kelley): NEW – “I HEAR IT DIDN’T COME IN SO WELL” … “HOLD OFF” …  “HARD TO GET A STRAIGHT ANSWER BUT DAVID KELLEY GETS THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT.” – (Previous: Series penalty.)

LOST & FOUND (Universal Media Studios/Wolf Films): NEW – “DICK WOLF … BUT IT REALLY HAS TO PLAY. THEY DON’T HAVE AS MANY TIME SLOTS.”

MERCY (Universal Media Studios/BermanBraun): NEW – “A LITTLE SOFT … REACTION WASN’T GREAT.”

DAY ONE (Universal Media Studios) NEW “MORE OF AN EVENT SHOW”

COMEDIES

NEW My sources say NBC will pick up 3 or possibly 4 comedy pilots.

COMMUNITY (Sony TV/Krasnoff); NEW“PICKED UP”… “HOT COMEDY WITH JOEL MCHALE, STAR OF THE SOUP” … “VERY MUCH FITS INTO THEIR 30 ROCK/THE OFFICE LINEUP.”

OFF DUTY (Universal Media Studios/American Work): NEW My sources say it’s in competition with CHARLOTTE PAYNE. One or both may get picked up.

100 QUESTIONS FOR CHARLOTTE PAYNE (Universal Media Studios/Tagline Pictures): NEW – Jim Burrows directing… My sources say it’s in competition with OFF DUTY. One or both may get picked up.