Pilots: 'October Road' Star Will 'Make It' with HBO
Elsewhere on cable,
"How to Make It" will revolve around Ben (Greenberg) and Cam (Rasuk), two guys with entrepreneurial aspirations who will do whatever it takes to see their dreams realized. In addition to "October Road," Greenberg has appeared on
Ian Edelman is writing the pilot, which the "Entourage" team of
At Spike, the untitled mob drama will focus on the battles between rival factions when a gang boss leaves his position. It's the first step into scripted TV for UFC head White, who is executive producing with Tom Lynch. Chris Bertolini ("The General's Daughter") is writing the script, and Emmy winner
Spike has developed a handful of pilots in the past few years, but it hasn't gone forward with too many of them. A series based on the "Blade" movies had a one-season run in 2006, and the miniseries "The Kill Point" aired last year; a couple of other pilots that weren't picked up to series have aired as movies.