Garofalo for the Defense at CBS
Garofalo has signed to star in a pilot about a team of public defenders, which is one of several projects moving forward at the network. CBS has also given pilot orders to "Demons," a drama about an exorcist from "Joan of Arcadia" creator Barbara Hall, and "Swingtown," about couples who experiment with open marriage in 1970s suburbia, the showbiz trade papers say.
The Garofalo pilot comes from writer Barry Schindel, a veteran of
This version, currently untitled, will be executive produced by Schindel and the
Her recent credits include a recurring part on
As for the other CBS pilots, Hall's "Demons" will center on a psychologist and former Jesuit priest who performs exorcisms. It's a trip back into religious themes for the "Joan" creator, who last spring wrote and executive produced the female-superhero pilot "Ultra." She'll also exec produce "Demons," along with