First Looks - Season 2012/13


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First Looks: A small sample of up-coming new US shows

One or two are mid-season, so likey to air Jan-May 2013


The Mindy Project – Comedy

Mindy Kaling (The Office' Kelly Kapoor) plays skilled OB/GYN Mindy Lahiri pursuing her dreams of becoming the perfect woman, finding the perfect man and getting her perfect romantic comedy ending.

The Mob Doctor - Drama

Dama starring Jordana Spiro as a brilliant, life-saving surgeon caught in a complex web between her promising medical career and her family’s debt to Chicago’s Southside mob.

The Goodwin Games - Comedy

Siblings must adhere to their late father’s trivial wishes to inherit millions

Ben And Kate - Comedy

A new heartwarming new comedy starring Dakota Johnson and Nat Faxon that follows a pair of odd-couple siblings and their friends as they push each other out of their comfort zones and into real life.

The Following - Thread Here



The New Normal - Comedy

These days, families come in all forms -– single dads, double moms, sperm donors, egg donors, one-night-stand donors … It's 2012 and anything goes. Bryan (Andrew Rannells) and David (Justin Bartha) are a Beverly Hills couple and they have it all. Well, almost. With successful careers and a committed and loving partnership, the one thing missing is a baby. And just when they think the stars will never align, enter Goldie (Georgia King), an extraordinary young woman with a checkered past. A Midwestern waitress and single mother looking to escape her dead-end life and small-minded grandmother (Ellen Barkin), Goldie decides to change everything and move to L.A. with her precocious 8-year-old daughter.

Guys With Kids - Comedy

From Emmy winner and executive producer Jimmy Fallon comes a new comedy about three thirty-something dads trying to hold on to their youth, while holding onto their new babies' hands. Easy, right? Thankfully, Chris (Jesse Bradford), Nick (Zach Cregger) and Gary (Anthony Anderson) have each other to help navigate their survival as new dads, while still trying desperately to remain dudes. Balancing work or staying at home, painfully married or happily divorced, they know that taking care of the little ones while maintaining a social life is a daily challenge.

Chicago Fire- Drama

No job is more stressful, dangerous or exhilarating than those of the Firefighters, Rescue Squad and Paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51. These are America's everyday heroes -- the courageous men and women who forge headfirst into danger when everyone else is running the other way. But the enormous responsibilities of the job also take a personal toll. Big reputations and hefty egos, coupled with the pressure to perform and make split-second decisions, are bound to put squad members at odds. When a tragedy claims one of their own, there's plenty of guilt and blame to go around. In the middle of a divorce, Lt. Matthew Casey (Jesse Spencer) tries to go about business as usual but can't help butting heads with the brash Lt. Kelly Severide (Taylor Kinney) of the Rescue Squad –- and each blames the other for their fallen team member.

Do No Harm - Drama

Dr. Jason Cole (Steven Pasquale, “Rescue Me”) is a highly respected neurosurgeon who has it all – a lucrative career, confident charm, the gift of compassion. But he also has a deep, dark secret. One morning when he wakes up disoriented in a wrecked hotel room amidst several near-naked women he’s never seen before, he knows one thing: it’s happening again. Every night at the same hour, something inside Jason changes, leaving him almost unrecognizable – seductive, devious, borderline sociopathic.

1600 Penn - Comedy

The Gilchrists are just the average American family dealing with all the everyday issues – like a grown kid who's forced to move back home, children who are smarter than their teachers and a stepmom (Jenna Elfman, "Dharma and Greg") desperately trying to win over the kids. They're loving, fun and a little crazy. In other words, just like everybody else. With one exception: they live in a very special house. The White House!

Infamous - Drama

When wealthy socialite and notorious party girl Vivian Bowers is found dead of an overdose, no one is really surprised. The heiress to the Bowers pharmaceutical empire has been tabloid fodder for years: wild, pretty, privileged… and now dead at the age of 32. But for FBI agent Will Moreno (Laz Alonso, "Avatar"), things don't add up with this suspicious dynasty.

Next Caller

What happens when a foulmouthed satellite radio DJ – played by the multi-platinum selling artist and outrageously charming Dane Cook ("My Best Friend's Girl") – is forced to share the mic with a chipper NPR feminist? It's anyone's call in this sharp new comedy from producer Stephen Falk ("Weeds") and Emmy-winning director Marc Buckland ("Grimm," "My Name is Earl").

Save Me

Welcome to the Midwestern suburbs, where exciting things never happen. Well, almost never. After a near-death experience (choking on a hero sandwich), Beth (Emmy nominee Anne Heche, “Hung”) is revived only to realize she now has a direct line to God. Of course, her husband Tom (Michael Landes, “Final Destination 2”) is skeptical and dismissive – and his mistress (Alexandra Breckenridge, “American Horror Story”) is stunned to learn that her lover’s wife is now a prophet! But when inexplicable things begin to happen, everyone’s beliefs are tested.

Animal Practice - Comedy

Meet Dr. George Coleman (Justin Kirk, “Weeds”), a top-dog New York veterinarian. With an unorthodox style of operating, George’s success comes from his undeniable gift with animals of all kinds. That is, all but the human kind. Dorothy Crane once held the key to George’s heart, but today she also holds the key to the family business as she takes over Crane Animal Hospital.

Revolution (NBC) - Thread Here

Go On (NBC) - Thread Here

Hannibal (NBC) - Thread Here

Longmire (A&E) - Thread Here

Elementary (CBS) - Thread Here
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The Neighbors - Comedy

Jami Gertz and Lenny Venito star as the Weavers, who just bought a house in a gated New Jersey community. The twist: everyone else in the neighborhood is an alien from the planet Zabvron.

The Family Tools - Comedy

Kyle Bornheimer stars as a son eager to take over the family handyman business when his father (J.K. Simmons) has a heart attack

How to Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) - Comedy

Sarah Chalke plays another divorcee who moves back in with her parents, played by Elizabeth Perkins and Brad Garrett

Malibu Country - Comedy

Reba McEntire plays a divorcee who moves her family to Malibu with dreams of becoming a country star.

Nashville - Drama

The country music drama centers on an aging legend (Connie Britton) who must deal with a scheming young talent (Hayden Panettiere).

Mistresses - Drama

Alyssa Milano toplines the soap about the “scandalous lives of a sexy and sassy group of four girlfriends.”



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Partners - Comedy

When a man decides to propose to his girlfriend, his long-time best friend’s attempts to be supportive put his own relationship in danger.

Sophia Bush, Michael Urie, Brandon Routh, Elizabeth Regen, Lucy Davis, David Krumholtz

Made in Jersey - Drama

A legal drama about a working-class woman who uses her street smarts to compete at a New York law firm.

Toni Trucks, Janet Montgomery, Kyle MacLachlan, Felix Solis

Vegas - Drama

'Vegas' inspired by the true story of former Las Vegas Sheriff Ralph Lamb, a rancher tasked with bringing order to Las Vegas in the 1960s.

Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis

Pilot directed by James Mangold (Cop Land, Walk The Line, 3:10 to Yuma)



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Beauty and the Beast - Attack Clip

A modern-day retelling of the popular classic pits the female protagonist as a detective who strikes up a romance with a presumed-dead doctor who went missing under enemy fire in Afghanistan in 2002.


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Detective Catherine Chandler is a smart, no-nonsense homicide detective. Several years earlier, Catherine witnessed the murder of her mother at the hands of two gunmen. Catherine would have been killed too, but someone – or something – saved her. No one has ever believed her, but she knows it wasn't an animal that attacked the assassins…it was human. Years have passed, and Catherine is a strong, confident, capable police officer, working alongside her equally talented partner, Tess. While investigating a murder, Catherine discovers a clue that leads her to a handsome doctor named Vincent Keller, who was reportedly killed by enemy fire while serving in Afghanistan in 2002.

Catherine learns that Vincent is actually still alive and that it was he who saved her many years before. For mysterious reasons that have forced him to live outside of traditional society, Vincent has been in hiding for the past 10 years to guard his secret – when he is enraged, he becomes a terrifying beast, unable to control his super-strength and heightened senses. Catherine agrees to protect his identity in return for any insight he may have into her mother's murder. Thus begins a complex relationship between Catherine and Vincent, who are powerfully drawn to each other yet understand that their connection is extremely dangerous for both of them.

Emily Owens, M.D. - Next Phase Clip

This series follows the misadventures of a young med school graduate who is now a first-year intern at a Denver hospital.

At long last, Emily Owens feels like she is an actual grown-up. She can finally put her high school days as the geeky-girl-with-flop-sweats behind her; she's graduated from medical school and is now a first-year intern at Denver Memorial Hospital, where she'll have the chance to work with world-famous cardiologist Dr. Gina Beckett – and where, not-so-coincidentally, her med-school crush Will Rider is also an intern. So why does everyone keep warning her that the hospital is just like high school? Emily soon finds out the hard way – her high school nemesis, the gorgeous, popular Cassandra Kopelson, is also just starting out at Denver Memorial, and it seems like they're rivals all over again – not only as surgical interns, but for Will's attention.

Fellow intern Tyra Granger warns Emily that the cliques at Denver Memorial are all too familiar: the jocks have become orthopedic surgeons; the mean girls are in plastics; the rebels are in the ER, and Tyra has her own awkward place as the principal's kid – her father is the chief resident. Emily's the new kid all over again, and it's just as awkward as high school. Only this time around, Emily will have to balance the personal and emotional turmoil of social politics with the high-stakes world of life-and-death medical decisions. At least she has fellow intern Tyra and nerdy-but-cute resident Micah, to count on as friends. Emily is growing to realize that although she may be a geek, she may also grow to be a great doctor, flop sweats and all.

Arrow - Thread Here

The television adaption of the popular comic book character of Green Arrow stars Stephen Amell as the titular hero.
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The Carrie Diaries
A prequel to HBO's “Sex and the City” that is set in the mid 80's, when Carrie Bradshaw (AnnaSophia Robb) was 16-years old, stuck in Connecticut, and “the freak who had just lost her mom.” Seems Dad shipped her off to intern at a law firm in New York, where she met the style editor at Interview magazine, and, CW said, fell “in love for the first time with the most important man in her life — Manhattan.”

Austin Butler, Brendan Dooling, Freema Agyeman, Stefania Owen, Katie Findlay, Ellen Wong, Matt Letscher and Chloe Bridges round out the ensemble cast.


Political Animals
Sigourney Weaver is the new secretary of state, as Elaine Barrish Hammond, the ex-wife of a former US president and current secretary of state.

Hailing from Greg Berlanti and co-starring Ellen Burstyn, Dylan Baker, Roger Bart, James Wolk and Carla Gugino, "Political Animals" tells the story of Elaine's friendship with a journalist who knows the family all too well.

Debuting July 2012.

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Dr. Daniel Pierce (Eric McCormack), a talented but eccentric neuroscientist, is enlisted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to assist in solving some of its most complex cases. Dr. Pierce works closely with Special Agent Kate Moretti (Rachael Leigh Cook), a former student who recruited him to work with the Bureau. Also on the team are Max Lewicki (Arjay Smith), Dr. Pierce's teaching assistant and Natalie Vincent (Kelly Rowan), his best friend.


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