Pilots: CBS Sinks Teeth Into Vampire Drama
According to the industry trade papers, CBS has its eye on "Twilight" from Trevor Munson, Ron Koslow ("Beauty and the Beast") and Joel Silver ("Veronica Mars"). The pilot, set up at Warner Bros. TV, focuses on a vampire who works as a private eye and has a love jones for a mortal woman.
Yes, we liked the show quite a bit when it was called "Angel."
CBS also has "Babylon Fields" on tap from 20th Century Fox. Written by Gerald Cuesta and Michael Atkinson, it looks at what happens when the dead are resurrected and try to resume their former lives. Michael Cuesta (
Over at FOX, the network has asked for a pilot for "Hackett," from
Also set up at FOX is "Two Families," about two people who discover they share the same bigamist father. Barbara Wallace and Thomas R. Wolfe wrote and will executive produce.