"S.H.I.E.L.D.": Joss Whedon co-wrote and is directing this pilot, based on the Marvel comics peacekeeping organization that was featured in Whedon's "Avengers" movie. Filming on the pilot has already begun, with stars Clark Gregg as Agent Coulson, Ming-Na as Agent Melinda May, Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Gemma Simmons, Brett Dalton as Agent Grant Ward, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz, and Chloe Bennet as Skye.
"Super Fun Night": "Bridesmaids" and "Pitch Perfect" breakout Rebel Wilson stars in this comedy, about a trio of nerdy friends who make it their big mission in life to have a great time every Friday night. Conan O'Brien is an executive producer on the series, which CBS originally passed on before it got a second chance at ABC.
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"The Returned": Brad Pitt's Plan B is producing the drama, written by "Damages" and "The Killing" producer Aaron Zelman, about people whose dead loved ones show up on their doorsteps as if they never died and no time has passed.
Untitled John Wells drama: The "ER" and "Shameless" producer's new series will revolve around a family business in which the family that slays together stays together. The family business has them working as assassins for the government.
"Sleepy Hollow": On the heels of CBS's success with the Sherlock Holmes drama "Elementary," "Star Trek" movie writers Alex Kurtzman and Robert Orci are behind this series, featuring Ichabod Crane solving crimes. "Underworld" and "Live Free or Die Hard" director Len Wiseman will helm the pilot.
"Rake": Oscar nominee and recent Emmy-nominated "Modern Family" guest star Greg Kinnear looks to return to the tube in this dramedy (an adaptation of an Australian series of the same name) about a loose-cannon criminal defense lawyer whose clients are charged with crimes like cannibalism and bestiality. (And, yes, we have noted the coincidence that the former "Talk Soup" host would be playing a smart-mouthed attorney, just like current "The Soup" host Joel McHale plays on "Community").
Untitled Andy Samberg comedy: The "Saturday Night Live" alum will star in this comedy about a group of detectives at a New York City police precinct. "Everybody Hates Chris" dad Terry Crews will play the sergeant, and the show is being created by "Parks and Recreation" producers Mike Schur and Dan Goor, who obviously know a thing or two about workplace comedy.
"Delirium": Based on author Lauren Oliver's book series, the drama revolves around a futuristic society where love has been deemed a disease, and the government offers citizens a surgical cure for it on their 18th birthday. But 17-year-old Lena, whose love-stomping procedure is imminent, begins to question the government-sanctioned surgery, and all H-E-double hockey sticks (as well as two sequels in the book series) breaks loose. The third "Delirium" series book, "Requiem," will be released on March 5.
"Dads": "Family Guy" creator and upcoming Oscars host Seth MacFarlane has already helped this comedy -- about two successful 30-somethings whose fathers become their roommates -- get a six-episode order from the network