US pilots 2013/14: NBC

This is the fifth of five round-ups detailing the drama pilots ordered by the big five US networks for consideration for the 2013/14 season.

Each network subsequently announces which pilots have been ordered to series during their individual Upfronts presentation in May.

Last up is NBC, which has ordered 11 drama pilots:



After Hours

A drama following Army doctors working the late shift at a San Antonio hospital.

Gabe Sachs, Jeff Judah and Pierre Model executive produce for Sony Pictures Television and Sachs/Judas Productions.


A convict is charged with protecting a young girl with superpowers.

Alfonso Cuaron, Mark Friedman, JJ Abrams and Bryan Burk executive produce for Warner Bros Television and Bad Robot Productions.

The Blacklist

A notorious criminal mysteriously gives himself up and offers to give up everyone he has worked with, but he will only work with one FBI agent.

Jon Bokenkamp, John Eisendrath, John Fox and John Davis executive produce for Sony Pictures Television and Davis Entertainment.


An orphaned girl is caught in a feud between two warring families and discovers she must defeat her mother in mortal combat if she wants to lead a normal life.

David Granziano, Peter Berg and Sarah Aubrey executive produce for Universal Television and Film 44.

The Hatfields & McCoys

A death reignited a feud between two families, set in present day Pittsburgh.

John Glenn, Charlize Theron, AJ Dix, Dawn Olmstead and Beau Flynn for ABC Studios, Beau Flynn Productions, Tower Hill, Grady Girl Productions and Denver and Delilah Productions.

I Am Victor

Based on Jo Nesbo’s forthcoming book about a divorce lawyer with a unique view on relationships.

Mark Goffman, Katie Jacobs, Daniel Rappaport, Meghan Lyvers, Jo Nesbo and Nicholas Salomonsson executive produce for Universal Television.


A remake of the 1960s detective series about a wheelchair-bound cop.

Michael Caleo, David Semel, Teri Weinberg, John Davis and Jon Fox executive produce for Universal Television, Davis Entertainment and Yellow Brick Road.

The Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives

A drama about a murder in California and the secrets exposed in its aftermath.

Sascha Penn, Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman executive produce with co-executive producers KristieAnne Reed and Mark Pellington for Warner Bros Television and Jerry Bruckheimer Television.

The Sixth Gun

A supernatural Western based on the graphic novel about six mythical guns, each with other-world powers.

Carlton Cuse, Eric Gitter and Andy Borne for Universal Television and Oni Press.

Untitled Rand Ravich project

Washington’s most powerful people are caught in an international conspiracy.

Rand Ravich and Far Shariat executive produce for 20th Television.


A modern day follow-up to Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland about a girl who wages war against the Queen of Wonderland, the original Alice.

Anthony Zuiker, Matt Weinberg, JoAnn Alfano and Margaret Riley executive produce for Universal Television, Dare to Pass and Brillstein Entertainment.

Source: Futon Critic / The Hollywood Reporter