Over at ABC, 3 new drama pilots have been picked up.
And guess what, out of the three, one of them is brought to you by Jerry Bruckheimer TV and the other by McG.
The Bruckheimer-produced one is currently untitled and is penned by Mark Friedman.
I’m sure you’re on the verge of your seat, waiting for me to reveal the content of this amazing ground-breaking show.
Don’t hold your breath on that last one there.
The show is about a team of amateur detectives resolving cases around unidentified victims.
Sounds mysterious and edgy.
The McG one is called Limelight and is written by Gossip Girl‘s K.J. Steinberg.
The show centers around teachers and students of a performing arts college in NYC.
Limelight is supposed to be loosely based on Pharrell Williams’ life.
Fame meets Un Paso Adelante meets hip-hop, right?
As for the third one, by Michael Seitzam, the show is called Empire State and is about a modern-day Romeo and Juliet where two families on each end of the social ladder, one blue collar, the other very wealthy, clash when a romance occurs.
Hasn’t this been tried before?
Speaking of ABC, Bill Lawrence has confirmed that Scrubs will stop after its eight season (that means this one).
We will also learn the Janitor’s name in the finale, and if you want to know what it is right here right now, go google the name of Clone High‘s janitor.
It’s the same.
Oh, and if you’re still not on board for Leverage, read TV Squad’s ten reasons why it is the best new show this season.