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Nov 19, 2001  •  Post A Comment

ABC
CAMP HARMONY
Warner Bros. script. Auspices: Kohn, Abby & Silverstein, Marc (EP/W pilot). Logline: A comedy series about three siblings who go to the same summer camp. NORTHERN LEAGUE Studios USA script. Auspices: Feldman, Jon (EP/W pilot); Gwartz, Jennifer (EP); Stokdyk,Danielle (EP). Logline: A romantic comedy series set against the world of minor league baseball. OAKLEY & WEINSTEIN PROJECT
Columbia TriStar; Jersey Television. Put pilot. Possibly could go for midseason 2001-02. Auspices: Oakley, Bill & Weinstein, Josh (EP/W pilot); Landgraf, John (EP); DeVito, Danny (EP/D pilot); Shamberg, Michael (EP); Sher, Stacy (EP). Logline: A comedy about an eccentric extended family that is odd but governed by traditional values.
STOP STARING
Warner Bros.; Tony Jonas Productions. Put pilot. Auspices: Bowser, Yvette Lee (EP/W pilot); Jonas, Tony (EP). Talent: Gary Owens. Logline: An interracial family show centering on a couple comprising a black woman and a white man.
CBS
CRITTENDEN, JENNIFER PROJECT
Paramount script. Auspices: Crittenden, Jennifer (EP/W pilot); Rosenthal, Phil (EP). Logline: A comedy series centering on a mother-daughter relationship.
KOREN, STEVE PROJECT
Studios USA script. Auspices: Koren, Steve (EP/W pilot). Logline: A series about an adult brother and sister who move back in with their parents, just as their parents are set to enjoy their retirement.
REISER, PAUL AND LEVIN, VIC PROJECT
Columbia TriStar; Nuance Productions script. Auspices: Reiser, Paul (EP); Levin, Vic (EP/W pilot). Talent: Nathan Lane (unofficially attached). Logline: Concept to be determined for a comedy series possibly to star Nathan Lane.
RICHMAN, JEFFREY PROJECT
Twentieth script. Auspices: Richman, Jeff (EP/W pilot). Talent: Nathan Lane (unofficially attached). Logline: Concept to be determined for a comedy series possibly to star Nathan Lane.
FOX
BRADY, PAM PROJECT
Touchstone; Wass-Stein script + penalty. Auspices: Brady, Pam (EP/W pilot); Stein, Gene (EP); Wass, Nina (EP). Logline: An intellectual young man returns home to his family to write the great American novel.
GRUBBS, THE Studios USA; Granada script. Auspices: Sternin, Joshua & Ventimilia, Jeff (EP/W pilot). Logline: A teenage boy, reminiscent of a young Drew Carey, is inspired by his high school teacher to rise above the limitations imposed on him by his family, looks, etc.
PITTS, THE
Twentieth script + penalty. Auspices: Scully, Mike (EP/W pilot). Logline: A comedy series about the unluckiest family in the world.
Comedy
SHEPARD, DEVON PROJECT
Twentieth; Edmonds Entertainment script. Auspices: Edmonds, Kenneth “Babyface” (EP); Farquar, Ralph (EP/W pilot). Logline: A comedy series about a teenager whose life is turned upside down when his best friend marries his mother.
NBC
ARCH, JEFF PROJECT NBC Studios script. Auspices: Arch, Jeff (EP/W pilot); Suarez, Flody (EP). Logline: A comedy series about a married woman who is about to go through a divorce.
FABER, STEVE & FISHER, BOB PROJECT
Paramount; Grammnet script. Auspices: Faber, Steve & Fisher, Bob (EP/W pilot); Grammer, Kelsey (EP). Logline: A comedy series about an overworked stockbroker who has a nervous breakdown and finally discovers what he’s been missing out on in life.
LINDSAY-ABAIRE, DAVID PROJECT NBC Studios; Conaco script. Auspices: Lindsay Abaire, David (EP/W pilot): O’Brien, Conan (EP); Morewitz, A.J. (EP). Logline: A comedy series centering on an interracial romance.
MUTCHNICK & KOHAN PROJECT Warner Bros. pilot + 13 episodes. Auspices: Kohan, David & Mutchnick, Max (EP/W pilot). Logline: An ensemble relationship comedy centering on three couples who live in a major U.S. city.
WB
FAMILY AFFAIR
Pariah script. Auspices: Kroft, Sid & Kroft, Marty (EP); Polone, Gavin (EP). Logline: A remake of the classic series about two orphans who go to live with their wealthy uncle.
GOODMAN, RICH PROJECT
Regency script. Auspices: Goodman, Rich (W pilot). Logline: A redevelopment of an existing script of Rich Goodman’s called “Chairman of the Bored,” a teenage male buddy comedy.
JANSEN & ROGOW PROJECT
Regency script. Auspices: Jansen, Susan (EP/W pilot); Rogow, Stan (EP/W pilot). Logline: A family comedy centering on teenagers.
SEIFERT, HEATH & KOPELOW, KEVIN PROJECT
Warner Bros. script. Auspices: Seifert, Heath & Kopelow, Kevin (EP/W pilot); Goldman, Bernie (EP); Semel, Dave (EP). Logline: A romantic comedy that incorporates the point of view of the family dog and cat.
UPN
BROOKS, CLAUDE PROJECT
Paramount script. Auspices: Brooks, Claude (EP); Vance, Norman & Farrell, Lamont (W pilot); Harris, Cynthia R. & Swill, Ranalle (W pilot). Logline: A multiethnic comedy in the vein of “The Facts of Life.”
McROBB, WILL & VISCORDI, CHRIS PROJECT
Warner Bros.; Shephard-Robin script. Auspices: McRobb, Will & Viscordi, Chris (EP/W pilot); Shephard, Greer (EP-N/W); Robin, Michael (EP-N/W). Logline: A comedy series similar in tone to “The Pink Panther,” but with a female lead. Drama