Netflix Confirms Pilots Aren’t All That Great (at Hooking People)

With some notable exceptions (looking at you, The Shield, Breaking Bad, LOST), pilot episodes often fall flat. Viewers don’t always love exposition, and even great shows sometimes take a few episodes (or even seasons) to hit their stride. Netflix recently…

Here Are 13 New Pilots You Can Watch Now on Amazon

It’s time for another round of new pilots from Amazon Studios. The company has just made available 13 new pilots (seven for adults and six for kids). Here’s what’s now available via Amazon Instant Video: Cocked Created by Sam Baum…

Amazon Adds Dramedy ‘Really’ to Next Round of Pilots

Add another interesting pilot to Amazon Studios’ next (third) round of originals – the company has just announced Really, “a funny, extremely honest behind-the-curtain look at the psychological and emotional complexities of marriage, and the charged dynamics of a tight-knit…

Telluride Plane Crash: Three Arizona Pilots Killed in Colorado

A plane crash Sunday 16 in Telluride, Colo., killed a flying trio near the town’s Regional Airport. The identities of the victims were finally released Monday following a series of autopsies done by the local coroner’s office. Eric Durban, 48,…

Cristin Milioti Stars in Rashida Jones’ NBC Comedy Pilot

Rising Star Cristin Milioti keeps adding unique, versatile, and funny characters to her resume of acting credits. After her Tony nominated turn in Once on Broadway, she landed the role of “the mother” on How I Met Your Mother. Now…

Amazon Debuts Another Round of Pilots with Original Shows from Some Big Names

Amazon Studios has just launched another round of original pilots from some notable names – 5 new shows for adults and 5 new shows for the kiddos. Available today to stream on Prime Instant Video and LOVEFILM (UK) are The…

A ‘Selfie’ TV Show Is on the Way Because #YOLOSWAG

Are you a person who thinks that weekday nights are sorely lacking in bathroom mirror shots? If so, ABC may just have the perfect pilot for you. The network has ordered a pilot for a new series simply titled “Selfie.”…

‘Miracle on the Hudson’ Remembered 5 Years On

USAirways Flight 1549 landed into the Hudson River five years ago after being struck by birds. Images of passengers exiting the plane are still reminiscent today. Fortunately, the quick-thinking ingenuity of Pilots Sully Sullenberger and Jeff Skiles led to the…

Alpha House Makes Its Debut on Amazon Instant Video

Amazon has just released the first three episodes of its first original series Alpha House, and you can watch them for free on Amazon Instant Video. Alpha House stars John Goodman and was written by Doonesbury‘s Garry Trudeau. It focuses…

Amazon Departs from the Netflix Path, Sets Weekly Release Schedule for Original Shows Alpha House and Betas

Amazon has just announced when and how they’re going to release episodes of two recently greenlit original comedies – Alpha House and Betas. Alpha House will premiere on November 15th and Betas a week later on November 22nd. Amazon says…