2014–2015 New TV Shows — What’s Coming to ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and The CW!
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2014–2015 New TV Shows — What’s Coming to ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and The CW!

Oooo, shiny! The broadcast networks — aka ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and The CW — have officially decided which pilots will make it to air in the 2014-2015 television season. Below are all the winning tributes projects hoping to lure you to your screens in a matter of months.


2014–2015 New TV Shows — What’s Coming to ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and The CW!
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Black-ish: An affluent black man tries ingraining his assimilated children with a sense of cultural identity — while being thwarted by other family members. Starring Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Yara Shahidi.

Cristela: In this semi-autobiographical comedy from comedy Cristela Alonzo, she plays a Latina law student who straddles two cultures and finds herself estranged from both. Starring Cristela Alonzo, Terri Hoyos, Roxana Ortega, Carlos Ponce, and Andrew Leeds.

Fresh Off the Boat: A Taiwanese family (including a hip-hop obsessed son) deals with American culture in '90s-era suburban Orlando. Starring Hudson Yang, Randall Park, and Constance Wu.

Galavant: A fairy-tale musical about a handsome prince plotting against the king who stole his true love. Starring Joshua Sasse, Vinnie Jones, and Luke Youngblood.

Manhattan Love Story: A sitcom unveiling the unedited inner monologues of a young, new couple. Starring Jake McDorman, Kurt Fuller, Analeigh Tipton, Nicholas Wright, and Chloe Wepper.

Selfie: A 20-something woman's social media obsession backfires when she becomes the target of a viral video — forcing her to enlist a marketing expert to fix her image. Starring Karen Gillan, Natash Henstridge, John Cho, Tim Peper, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, and Allyn Rachel.


American Crime: A racially-charged murder trial in California's Central Valley exposes issues of class and gender politics. Starring Timothy Hutton, Felicity Huffman, Benito Martinez, W. Earl Brown, Penelope Ann Miller, and Richard Cabral.

Astronaut Wives Club: A drama focusing on the spouses of the American heroes in the Space Race era. Starring JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Odette Annable, Desmond Harrington, and Azure Parsons.

The Club: An upstairs-downstairs soap set at a private country club. Starring Betsy Brandt, Boris Kodjoe, Chris Conroy, and Callie Hernandez.

Forever: New York City's best medical examiner has a hidden advantage: he's immortal. Starring Ioan Gruffudd, Joel David Moore, Judd Hirsch, Barbara Eve Harris, Alana de la Garza, and Donnie Keshawarz.

How to Get Away With Murder: Ambitious law students and their enigmatic professor get ensnared in a murder plot on campus. Starring Viola Davis, Matt McGorry, Tom Verica, Liza Weil, Aja Naomi King, Charlie Weber, Katie Findlay, Billy Brown, Jack Falahee, Alfred Enoch, and Karla Souza. Executive-produced by Shonda Rhimes.

Marvel's Agent Carter: It's 1946, Peggy Carter must balance her administrative day job with her covert missions for the Strategic Scientific Reserve in this Captain America: The First Avenger spin-off. Starring Hayley Atwell.

Secrets & Lies: When a patriarch finds the body of a young boy, he becomes the prime suspect in the murder case. Starring Ryan Phillippe, KaDee Strickland, Charles Dutton, Clifton Collins Jr., Kate Ashfield, Steven Brand, Indiana Evans, Natalie Martinez, and Juliette Lewis.

The Whispers: An unseen alien enemy seeks to destroy the world by hijacking humanity's most precious resource. Starring Lily Rabe, Barry Sloane, Milo Ventimiglia, and Derek Webster.


2014–2015 New TV Shows — What’s Coming to ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and The CW!
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The McCarthys: A family sitcom focusing on a loud-mouthed family obsessed with Boston sports. Starring Jack McGee, Joey McIntyre, Laurie Metcalf, Jimmy Dunn, and Kevin Coleman.

The Odd Couple: Two mismatched roommates are the focus of this remake of the classic comedy. Starring Matthew Perry, Thomas Lennon, Lindsay Sloane, Georgia King, Wendell Pierce, and Sarah Baker. Executive-produced by Matthew Perry.


Battle Creek: Two detectives in Battle Creek, Michigan, have polar-opposite views on how to purge the town of its crime: one believes in deception and cynicism, the other banks on trust and faith in humanity. Starring Dean Winters, Josh Duhamel, Kal Penn, Janet McTeer, Damon Herriman, Aubrey Dollar, and Edward Fordham Jr. Written by and executive-produced by Vince Gilligan.

CSI: Cyber: A drama centering around Avery Ryan, the head of the Cyber Crime Division of the FBI in Quantico, Virginia. Starring Patricia Arquette.

Madam Secretary: A female Secretary of State battles politicians, diplomats, and family members alike. Starring Tea Leoni, Tim Daly, Geoffrey Arend, and Patina Miller.

NCIS: New Orleans: A spin-off of the NCIS franchise featuring cases in the Southeast. Starring Scott Bakula, CCH Pounder, Zoe McLellan, and Lucas Black.

Scorpion: An eccentric genius and his international network of tech-savvy fellow geniuses ward use their skills to ward off global threats. Starring Elyes Gabel, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Robert Patrick, and Jadyn Wong.

Stalker: Two detectives take point on stalking cases for the Los Angeles Police Department's Threat Management Unit. Starring Dylan McDermott and Maggie Q.


2014–2015 New TV Shows — What’s Coming to ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and The CW!
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Bordertown: An animated comedy about two families in a tiny town on the U.S.-Mexico border — one led by an industrious Mexican immigrant and one by a border patrol agent. Executive-produced by Seth MacFarlane.

Mulaney: A semi-autobiographical comedy about aspiring comedian John Mulaney and his boss, roommates, and neighbors. Starring John Mulaney, Martin Short, Nasim Pedrad, Elliott Gould, Seaton Smith, and Zack Pearlman.

Weird Loners: Four determinedly-single people find themselves thrown together in a Queens townhouse. Starring Zachary Knighton, Becki Newton, and Nate Torrence.


Backstrom: An abrasive detective can't control his self-destructive behavior as he and his Serious Crimes Unit tackle sensitive cases in Portland. Starring Rainn Wilson, Krostoffer Polaha, Dennis Haysbert, Page Kennedy, Beatrice Rosen, Thomas Dekker, Genevieve Angelson, and Sarah Chalke.

Empire: The travails of a family-run hip-hop empire. Starring Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, and Jussi Smollet

Gotham: An origin story for Batman's Gotham City that focuses on Commissioner James Gordon and his adversaries, the metropolis's famed villains. Starring Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, Jada Pinkett Smith, Robin Lord Taylor, Sean Pertwee, Zabryna Guevara, Erin Richards, David Mazouz, Camren Bicondova, and Drew Powell.

Hieroglyphic: In ancient Egypt, a legendary thief is sprung from prison to assist the Pharaoh in the palace — entering a world of deception, sex, and sorcery. Starring John Rhys-Davies, Max Brown, Reece Ritchie, Kelsey Chow, Condola Rashad, Caroline Ford, and Antony Bunsee.

Red Band Society: Teenagers in the children's wing of a hospital band together as friends and allies. Starring Octavia Spencer, Griffin Gluck, Charlie Rowe, Rebecca Rittenhouse, and Zoe Levin.


2014–2015 New TV Shows — What’s Coming to ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and The CW!
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A to Z: A comedy exploring the "A to Zs" of a relationship in the online dating world. Starring Cristin Milioti, Ben Feldman, Leonora Crichlow, Christina Kirk, and Henry Zebrowski. Executive-produced by Rashida Jones.

Bad Judge: A law-breaking, sexually-adventurous, hard-partying woman is actually a San Bernardino Criminal Court judge. Starring Kate Walsh, Miguel Sandoval, Chad Kultgen, John Ducey, Mather Zickel, Arden Myrin, and Tone Bell. Produced by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Anne Heche.

Marry Me: A young couple realizes that being engaged is not as easy as it seems. Starring Casey Wilson, Ken Marino, John Gemberling, Tim Meadows, and Tymberlee Hill.

Mission Control: Tensions flare when a macho astronaut clashes with a strong woman during the race to the moon in this period sitcom. Starring Krysten Ritter, Malcolm Barrett, Leah Renee, Jonathan Slavin, Michael Rosenbaum, Tommy Dewey, and Julie Meyer. Executive-produced by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay.

Mr. Robinson: An itinerant musician lands a job as a middle school music teacher and, through questionable means, shows the kids the whole world of music. Starring Craig Robinson, Larenz Tate, Amanda Lund, Ben Koldyke, and Jean Smart.

One Big Happy: Two longtime besties and roommates — a straight man and a gay woman — finally get pregnant via artificial insemination just as the former meets and marries the love of his life. Starring Elisha Cuthbert, Nick Zano, and Rebecca Corry.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: A woman starts a new life in New York City after breaking free of a doomsday cult. Starring Ellie Kemper, Sara Chase, Lauren Adams, and Robert Carlock. Written and executive-produced by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock.


Allegiance: A war hero and CIA agent doesn't realize that his parents and sister are part of a recently-reactivated Russian sleeper cell. Starring Hope Davis, Margarita Levieva, Annie Ilonzeh, and Kenneth Choi.

Aquarius: In 1960s-era Los Angeles, a police sergeant goes undercover to chase down real-life cult leader and serial killer Charles Manson. Starring David Duchovny.

Constantine: An ex-con becomes a supernatural detective who battles dark forces from another plane of existence. Starring Matt Ryan, Lucy Griffiths, and Harold Perrineau.

Emerald City: Dorothy Gale is swept into a battle for Oz in this gritty and modern remake of The Wizard of Oz.

The Mysteries of Laura: Based on a Spanish series, a homicide detective is ruthlessly efficient at her job but can't seem to deal with her awful twins. Starring Debra Messing, Josh Lucas, and Laz Alonso.

Odyssey: An international military conspiracy affects not only three distressed individuals — a female soldier, a corporate attorney, and a political activist — but their families, as well. Starring Nate Mooney, Anna Friel, Jake Robinson, Daniella Pineda, Adewale Akkinouye-Agbaje, Peter Facinelli, and Treat Williams.

The Slap: One man slapping another father's child sets off a whirlwind of family drama and legal proceedings.

State of Affairs: A CIA attaché struggles to balance her personal life with her professional one — which involves briefing the President on international incidents. Starring Katherine Heigl, Alfre Woodard, Leslie Odom Jr., Adam Kaufman, Sheila Vand, and Cliff Chamberlain.

The CW

2014–2015 New TV Shows — What’s Coming to ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and The CW!
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The Flash: A spin-off of Arrow, serving as the origin story of Barry Allen, aka The Flash. Starring Grant Gustin, Jesse L. Martin, Danielle Panabaker, Rick Cosnett, Candice Patton, Tom Cavanagh, John Wesley Shipp, and Carlos Valdes.

iZombie: A med student become a zombie and works in a coroner's office to feed off dead brains, only to discover she can inherit memories and solve the murder cases for each corpse. Starring David Anders, Ruhul Kohlie, Malcolm Goodwin, Nora Dunn, and Alexandra Krosney. Produced by Rob Thomas.

Jane the Virgin: A hard-working and deeply religious young Latina woman becomes artificially inseminated in a bizarre accident. Starring Gina Rodriguez and Justin Baldoni.

The Messengers: A group of strangers die when an unknown object crashes to earth, but they are then somehow resurrected... and blamed for the ensuing doomsday. Starring Sofia Black-D'Elia, Joel Courtney, and Diogo Morgado.

Dan Clarendon is an assistant editor at Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow him on Twitter and Google+!

05.12.2014 / 12:00 AM EDT by Dan Clarendon
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