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[03/27/03 - 12:00 AM]
Pilot Update: March 27
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

CHICAGO (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from various wire reports each morning:

10-8 (ABC) - Michael Rispoli ("The Sopranos") has been tapped for the Alphabet dramedy, about rookie cops and training officers at the L.A. County Sheriff's Department.

ALLIGATOR POINT (NBC) - Park Overall ("Reba") has joined the Peacock's comedy pilot.

CRAZY LOVE (CBS) - "The Single Guy's" Jonathan Silverman has signed onto the CBS comedy where he will play a married man with two children. The pilot also stars Peter MacNichol and revolves around a couple who adopt a baby from China. Bob Stevens and Jamie Tarses are executive producing the project from Touchstone and CBS Prods.

THE STONES (CBS) - TV sitcom vet Judith Light ("Who's the Boss?") as well as comedian Robert Klein ("Bob Patterson") have secured roles in the Eye comedy "The Stones." Light will play matriarch Evelyn while Klein will play Stan in pilot, which revolves around a couple on the verge of divorce and their stunned twentysomething-aged kids. David Kohan, Max Mutchnick and Jenji Kohan are executive producing the series.

UNTITLED RONN/SCHERICK PROJECT (ABC) - ABC has pushed its untitled comedy from David Ronn and Jay Scherick to midseason. The Touchstone comedy, which revolves around three adult siblings who reach a turning point in life, stars Samantha Mathis, but the studio was unable to locate two more leads.

Sources: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Reuters





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· 10-8 (ABC)
· ALLIGATOR POINT (NBC)
· BOB PATTERSON (ABC)
· CRAZY LOVE (CBS)
· REBA (CW)
· SOPRANOS, THE (HBO)
· STONES, THE (CBS)
· UNTITLED RONN & SCHERICK PROJECT (ABC)





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