Your Complete Guide to Pilots and Straight-to-Series orders
2014 TV Land Pilots
TEAM: Bill Martin (w, ep), Mike Schiff (w, ep), Scott Stuber (ep), Quan Phung (p)
LOGLINE: The family dynamic between a husband and eccentric new boyfriend of his wife’s fraternal twin sister. They have nothing in common, but the sisters constantly force them to bond.
CAST: Josh Cooke, Jay Mohr, Kelen Coleman, Ellen Woglom, Geoff Pierson
IMPASTOR (single camera; cast-contingent pilot order) PICKED UP TO SERIES; 10-EPISODE ORDER
TEAM: Christopher Vane (w, ep), Eric Tannenbaum (w, ep), Kim Tannenbaum (w, ep), Michael Rosenbaum (ep), Rob Greenberg (d)
LOGLINE: A lowlife on the run from his debts hides away in a small town by conning its residents into thinking he’s their newly hired gay pastor.
CAST: Michael Rosenbaum, Sara Rue, Aimee Garcia, Mircea Monroe, Mike Kosinski, David Rasche
JENNIFER FALLS (single camera) PICKED UP TO SERIES
TEAM: Matthew Carlsom (w, ep), Michael Hanel (ep), Mindy Schultheis (ep)
LOGLINE: A career woman and mother must move back in with her own mom after being let go from her high-powered, six-figure-salary job. With her teenage daughter in tow, Jennifer has to face her new life, trying to reconnect with old friends in her hometown and making ends meet as a waitress in her brother’s bar.
CAST: Jaime Pressly, Nora Kirkpatrick, Joel David Moore, Jessica Walter
TEACHERS (single camera) PICKED UP TO SERIES; 10-EPISODE ORDER
TEAM: Alison Brie (ep), Matt Miller (ep), Ian Roberts (ep), Jay Martel (ep), Caitlin Barlow (w, ep), Katy Colloton (w, ep), Cate Freedman (w, ep), Kate Lambert (w, ep), Katie O’Brien (w, ep), Katie Thomas (w, ep)
LOGLINE: Six elementary school teachers try to mold the minds and lives of America’s youth, but they don’t really seem to have their own lives together at all. From making their class help them stalk exes online to altering a grade because the art teacher is “kind of a bitch,” these teachers are certainly changing the world, one student at a time. Based on the web series.
CAST: Caitlin Barlow, Katy Colloton, Cate Freedman, Kate Lambert, Katie O’Brien, Katie Thomas
YOUNGER (single camera) PICKED UP TO SERIES; 12-EPISODE ORDER
TEAM: Darren Star (w, ep)
LOGLINE: Based on the novel by Pamela Redmond Satran, a suddenly-single New Jersey housewife and mother in her early 40s is unable to restart her career and decides to lie about her age and successfully passes herself off as a twentysomething. Armed with a makeover and new resume, she wins a coveted position at the city’s hottest publishing company. And guys are lining up like never before.
CAST: Hilary Duff, Miriam Shor, Sutton Foster, Debi Mazar