News
Top News

CBS Boss On Fate Of Remaining Pilots, Decision Not To Go Forward With ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ & ‘Fun’

CBS Boss On Fate Of Remaining Pilots, Decision Not To Go Forward With ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ & ‘Fun’

CBS has been the most proactive among the Big 3 networks in making decisions on pilots coming off a 2020 pilot season decimated by the coronavirus pandemic. It has made calls on five projects, picking up three to series, The Equalizer reboot starring Queen Latifah, Silence of the Lambs sequel Clarice starring Rebecca Breeds; and the Chuck Lorre-Marco Pennette multi-camera comedy B Positive, headlined by Thomas Middleditch and Annaleigh Ashford; while passing on two, drama The Lincoln Lawyer, which had a series production commitment, and comedy Fun.

B Positive was the only completed broadcast pilot this season, as the coronavirus-related Hollywood production shutdown hit just as most pilots were getting ready to start filming.

2020 CBS Pilots & Series Orders

Of the rest of the CBS ordered pilots, which I hear are in the process of extending options on their actors, “some of them are going to be produced, some of it is just,

See full article on Deadline