List of Television Pilots for the 2013-14 TV season

by vhavnal | created - 21 Mar 2013 | updated - 15 Aug 2013 | Public

Listing all pilots for the Major Broadcasting networks that are/were in contention for a series pickup later this year or 2014.

Note: This is a list of pilots that are/were in contention, not a list of new series for 2013-14...some of the pilots listed here were very good but did not make it past the Pilot stages...some are still in contention....they are ALL listed here.

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1. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The missions of the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division.

Stars: Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton, Iain De Caestecker

Votes: 174,505

2. Girl Meets World (2014–2017)

TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

More than a decade after Boy Meets World (1993), Cory and Topanga Matthews are married and have two children. Their daughter, Riley, faces life lessons through her family, friends, and school--where her father is her history teacher--as her parents did when they were younger.

Stars: Rowan Blanchard, Sabrina Carpenter, Ben Savage, Danielle Fishel

Votes: 11,197

3. Believe (2014)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

A relationship forms between a gifted young girl and a man sprung from prison who has been tasked with protecting her from the evil elements that hunt her power.

Stars: Jake McLaughlin, Johnny Sequoyah, Jamie Chung, Kyle MacLachlan

Votes: 13,629

4. The Vatican (2013 TV Movie)

Drama, Thriller

Explores the relationships and rivalries, in addition to the mysteries and miracles behind the Catholic church.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Rebecca Ferguson, Matthew Goode, Anna Friel, Kyle Chandler

Votes: 62

5. Super Fun Night (2013–2014)

22 min | Comedy

Three nerdy female friends decide to have super fun every Friday night.

Stars: Rebel Wilson, Kevin Bishop, Liza Lapira, Lauren Ash

Votes: 4,429

6. The Crazy Ones (2013–2014)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

Out-of-the-box Simon Roberts runs an ad agency with his Type-A daughter Sydney.

Stars: Robin Williams, Sarah Michelle Gellar, James Wolk, Hamish Linklater

Votes: 11,344

7. Hatfields & McCoys (2013 TV Movie)

Drama

The traditional Hatfields versus McCoys family fued with an in depth look at the inner workings of each family. Focusing on the patriarchy and rigid dislike from long term and out dated ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Mayer | Stars: Sophia Bush, Rebecca De Mornay, Virginia Madsen, James Remar

Votes: 74

8. The Selection (2009 TV Movie)

Fantasy, History, Romance

Centers on a working class young woman chosen by lottery to participate in a competition with 35 other women for the Royal Prince's hand to become the nation's next queen. Balancing her ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Yael Grobglas, Linzey Cocker, Anthony Head, Louise Lombard

Votes: 183

9. Company Town (2013 TV Movie)

Drama

Centers around two early 20-something women, Krista and Page, who grew up together, were once best friends, but now are on opposite sides of the Townie/Military divide. Krista has always ... See full summary »

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Stella Maeve, Francia Raisa, Gage Golightly, Merle Dandridge

Votes: 8

10. Star-Crossed (2014)

60 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

About an epic romance between a human girl and an alien boy when he and others of his kind are integrated into a suburban high school 10 years after they landed on Earth and were consigned to an internment camp.

Stars: Aimee Teegarden, Matt Lanter, Grey Damon, Greg Finley

Votes: 15,534

11. Reckless (2014)

60 min | Crime, Drama

In sultry Charleston, where summer is long and secrets simmer behind every door, sex and crime walk hand in hand as two adversaries, a gorgeous Yankee litigator and a southern City Attorney... See full summary »

Stars: Kim Wayans, Michael Gladis, Gregory Harrison, Anna Wood

Votes: 3,046

12. Reckless (2013 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

Centers on a resourceful problem solver who, when his wife is unjustly imprisoned during a political uprising overseas, resorts to entering a world of political intrigue, dangerous ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Stephen Lang, Owen Teague, Patrick Fugit, Naveen Andrews

Votes: 21

13. Sleepy Hollow (2013–2017)

TV-14 | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.

Stars: Tom Mison, Lyndie Greenwood, Nicole Beharie, Orlando Jones

Votes: 54,185

14. Bad Teacher (2014)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

Centers on a sexy, foul-mouthed divorcée who becomes a teacher to find her next husband.

Stars: Ari Graynor, Sara Gilbert, Ryan Hansen, Sara Rodier

Votes: 2,471

15. The 100 (2014– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Set ninety-seven years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization, when a spaceship housing humanity's lone survivors sends one hundred juvenile delinquents back to Earth, in hopes of possibly re-populating the planet.

Stars: Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulos, Isaiah Washington

Votes: 158,267

16. The Tomorrow People (2013–2014)

43 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Evolved humans with amazing abilities (Teleportation, Telekinesis, Telepathy) are being hunted down by agents of Ultra.

Stars: Robbie Amell, Peyton List, Luke Mitchell, Aaron Yoo

Votes: 31,750

17. Us & Them (2013– )

Comedy

Focuses on the key life moments for Gavin and Stacey, who try to maintain their relationship while combining their polarizing families' lives.

Stars: Jason Ritter, Alexis Bledel, Kerri Kenney, Ashlie Atkinson

Votes: 170

18. Gang Related (2014)

46 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Every villain has a noble cause, and every hero has a dark side. In the gritty new action-drama GANG RELATED, Detective RYAN LOPEZ is a rising star in Los Angeles' elite Gang Task Force. ... See full summary »

Stars: Ramon Rodriguez, Jay Hernandez, RZA, Sung Kang

Votes: 5,727

19. The Surgeon General (2013 TV Movie)

Drama

This film tells some of the stories of John Sherman, a surgeon general with an overwhelming number of patients in need of care in a time where hospitals are more of an industry than a service.

Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Mike Colter, Clancy Brown, Jason Isaacs, Katherine McNamara

Votes: 15

20. Gothica (2013 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama, Fantasy

Modern day show that weaves together a mythology that incorporates the legends of Dracula, Jekyll and Hyde, Frankenstein and Dorian Gray among others.

Director: Anand Tucker | Stars: Tom Ellis, Melissa George, Seth Gabel, Janet Montgomery

Votes: 32

21. The Sixth Gun (2013 TV Movie)

60 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Failed pilot adaptation of an eponymous comic book set in the old west about six cursed guns that give dark powers and are tied to its owners until their deaths. A heroine and an antihero are after the sixth gun that grants visions.

Director: Jeffrey Reiner | Stars: Michiel Huisman, Pedro Pascal, Graham McTavish, Laura Ramsey

Votes: 17

22. Bloodline (2013 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

Follows the story of an orphaned young girl, Bird Benson, who, due to an accident of birth, is caught in the epic struggle between two warring families of mercenaries and killers.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Tom Everett Scott, Jonathan Banks, Skyler Samuels, KaDee Strickland

Votes: 27

23. Super Clyde (2013 TV Movie)

22 min | Comedy

Centers on Clyde, a meek, unassuming fast food worker who decides to become a super hero.

Director: Michael Fresco | Stars: Tyler Labine, Justine Lupe, Rupert Grint, Stephen Fry

Votes: 328

24. Resurrection (2014–2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy

The lives of the people of Arcadia, Missouri, are forever changed when their deceased loved ones return.

Stars: Omar Epps, Frances Fisher, Matt Craven, Devin Kelley

Votes: 14,310

25. Lucky 7 (2013)

42 min | Drama

Follow a group of seven gas station employees in Queens, New York, who have been chipping into a lottery pool for years, never thinking they'd actually win.

Stars: Summer Bishil, Lorraine Bruce, Christine Evangelista, Stephen Louis Grush

Votes: 621

26. Murder in Manhattan (2013 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

Centers on mother Blythe and daughter Lex who team up as amateur sleuths. The sassy Lex works in the Mayor's office by day, and works as sleuth with Blythe by night.

Director: Cherie Nowlan | Stars: Bridget Regan, Annie Potts, Brendan Hines, Amy Rutberg

Votes: 19

27. Reign (2013–2017)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy

Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.

Stars: Adelaide Kane, Megan Follows, Celina Sinden, Torrance Coombs

Votes: 37,353

28. About a Boy (2014–2015)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Will Freeman lives a charmed existence. After writing a hit song, he was granted a life of free time, free love and freedom from financial woes. He's single, unemployed and loving it. So ... See full summary »

Stars: David Walton, Benjamin Stockham, Al Madrigal, Minnie Driver

Votes: 7,525

29. The Blacklist (2013– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her.

Stars: James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Ryan Eggold

Votes: 143,686

30. Killer Women (2014)

60 min | Drama, Western

Centers on Molly Parker, one of only two women in the notoriously male Texas Rangers, a ballsy, beautiful badass who knows how to get to the truth and isn't afraid to ruffle a few feathers on her way there.

Stars: Tricia Helfer, Marc Blucas, Michael Trucco, Alex Fernandez

Votes: 1,921

31. The Ordained (2013 TV Movie)

Crime, Drama

About the son of a Kennedy-esque family who leaves the priesthood and becomes a lawyer to prevent his politician sister from being assassinated.

Director: R.J. Cutler | Stars: Sam Neill, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Charlie Cox, Jorge Garcia

Votes: 17

32. Back in the Game (2013–2014)

60 min | Comedy

Centers on Terry Gannon, a recently divorced single mother who temporarily moves in with her estranged father, a beer-swilling former baseball player. She reluctantly starts coaching her ... See full summary »

Stars: James Caan, Maggie Lawson, Benjamin Koldyke, Griffin Gluck

Votes: 1,720

33. Hostages (2013–2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A premiere surgeon is blackmailed in a plot to assassinate the president after her family is taken hostage by a rogue federal agent.

Stars: Toni Collette, Tate Donovan, Rhys Coiro, Sandrine Holt

Votes: 9,036

34. Betrayal (2013–2014)

60 min | Drama

Centers on Sara, an unhappily married photographer who begins a torrid affair with Jack, a lawyer for a powerful family.

Stars: Hannah Ware, Henry Thomas, Wendy Moniz, Braeden Lemasters

Votes: 4,008

35. Rake (2014)

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

An outspoken and self-destructive criminal defense lawyer takes on the most challenging cases.

Stars: Greg Kinnear, John Ortiz, Miranda Otto, Necar Zadegan

Votes: 2,863

36. The List (2013 TV Movie)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

Centers on Deputy U.S. Marshal Dan Shaker who, when members of the Federal Witness Security Program start getting killed, leads the hunt for the person who stole the list, a file with the identities of every member of the program.

Director: Ruben Fleischer | Stars: Martha Higareda, Hilarie Burton, Jessica Szohr, Michael Peña

Votes: 25

37. Mixology (2013–2014)

21 min | Comedy

Chronicles the exploits of singles, five guys and five girls, in search of love all over the course of one night.

Stars: Adam Campbell, Adan Canto, Alexis Carra, Craig Frank

Votes: 5,162

39. The Strain (2014–2017)

TV-MA | 43 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

A mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism ravages the city of New York.

Stars: Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Kevin Durand, Jonathan Hyde

Votes: 69,003

40. Mom (2013– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A newly sober single mom tries to pull her life together in Napa Valley while dealing with her wayward mother.

Stars: Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Mimi Kennedy, Beth Hall

Votes: 21,502

41. Friends with Better Lives (2014)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

A comedy centered around six 30-something friends who each think the other has it better.

Stars: James Van Der Beek, Majandra Delfino, Zoe Lister-Jones, Brooklyn Decker

Votes: 5,821

42. Second Sight (2013 TV Movie)

Drama

Centers on Tanner, a lead detective with the New Orleans Police Department who has an ocular disorder that causes him to have horrifying and visually stimulating anxiety dreams and hallucinations.

Director: Michael Cuesta | Stars: Madeline Zima, Jason Lee, Kim Dickens, Christina Cole

Votes: 17

43. Blink (2013 TV Movie)

Drama

About a family whose lives are forever changed, for better and worse, when the patriarch has a car accident resulting in a coma-like syndrome where he cannot speak or move, but can see and hear all.

Stars: Madeline Carroll, Taylor Russell, Tiera Skovbye, Johnny Simmons

Votes: 10

44. The Missionary (2013 TV Movie)

Drama

Centers on Roy, a young American missionary who gets caught up in Cold War intrigue while helping a young woman escape East Berlin.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Jesse Plemons, Benjamin Walker, Gayle Rankin, Anna Rust

Votes: 22

45. Instant Mom (2013–2015)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

A 25-year-old party girl becomes an instant mom when she marries an older man with three children.

Stars: Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Michael Boatman, Sydney Park, Tylen Jacob Williams

Votes: 608

46. Rita (2013 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

Follows Rita, an acerbic, outspoken private-school teacher who struggles to raise her three teenage children while dealing with the inane bureaucracy and overprotective parents at her school.

Director: Miguel Arteta | Stars: Anna Gunn, Colin Salmon, Melissa Roxburgh, Robbie Kay

Votes: 24

47. The Night Shift (2014–2017)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Romance

A group of doctors from the Army return to work the night shift at a hospital in San Antonio.

Stars: Eoin Macken, Jill Flint, Brendan Fehr, Robert Bailey Jr.

Votes: 9,055

48. Boomerang (2013 TV Movie)

Drama

About a family who serve as assassins for the federal government.

Director: Craig Brewer | Stars: Rosa Salazar, Felicity Huffman, Anthony LaPaglia, Patrick Heusinger

Votes: 14

49. Assistance (2013 TV Movie)

Comedy

A comedy about a lady who is trying to make it as an assistant to a very powerful man.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: Krysten Ritter, Alfred Molina, Zach Cregger, Peter Cambor

Votes: 10

50. Bad Management (2013 TV Movie)

Comedy

Bad Management centers on a slightly self-centered female boss (Horgan) at a high-end luxury goods department store who finds her ways challenged when the boss' son, Tobias Jr. (Spade), ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Taylor | Stars: Sharon Horgan, Rachael Harris, David Spade, Alan Thicke

Votes: 11