New pilots from Josh Schwartz, Greg Berlanti.
New comedies approved by writers of The OC and Brothers and Sisters.
Prolific writer Josh Schwartz (The OC, Chuck, Gossip Girl) has another pilot added to his CV with CBS picking up a comedy, Hitched, which centres on a young twentysomething couple that are newlyweds while still getting to know each other.
The multi-camera comedy will be co-written by Matt Miller for CBS.
CBS has also picked up an untitled multicam sitcom pilot about a widower who must juggle raising his 12 year-old son while also getting back into the dating world by Tad Quill (writer Dirty Sexy Money, Scrubs). One and a half men or Gary Unmarried?
Meanwhile ABC has approved yet another pilot about a a regular American family that suddenly finds itself with new super abilities. No Ordinary Family is written by Greg Berlanti (Brothers and Sisters, Eli Stone, Dirty Sexy Money, Everwood) and Jon Feldman.
Yet another pilot, Freshman, revolves around a group of three newly elected members of Congress, two men and one woman, who wind up sharing an apartment in Washington. The project comes from producer Greg Malins (Will and Grace, How I Met Your Mother).