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Spot the Fake TV Pilots: The Answers!


How good were you at picking out the fake TV pilots? Whether you were a hapless viewer or a network executive, don't fear — I've got your answers right here. To see which shows could be coming soon to a TV near you, and which I made up just for kicks, read more

A drama about a suburban neighborhood watch group gone haywire
Answer: Real! This is an NBC pilot tentatively titled "The Watch."

A comedy about two soda salesman on a never-ending business trip
Answer: Real! This is an NBC pilot tentatively titled "Business Class."

A drama about a private investigator/vampire who's in love with a mortal
Answer: Real! This is a CBS pilot tentatively titled "Twilight."

A dramedy about four 20-something best friends in Chicago who vow not to have sex until marriage
Answer: Fake!

A drama about a family who must figure out the identity of a mysterious person revealed in their mother's will
Answer: Fake!

A comedy about an office in the Nevada desert that must watch over a manipulative alien
Answer: Real! This is an NBC pilot tentatively titled "Area 57."

A drama about a police detective who is secretly centuries old
Answer: Real! This is a Fox pilot tentatively titled "New Amsterdam."

A comedy about a set of competitive triplets who are all doctors
Answer: Fake!

A drama about a girl raised by a pack of wolves who attends a boarding school to become more human
Answer: Fake!

A dramedy about the devil's bounty hunter, who reclaims souls that have escaped from hell
Answer: Real! This is a CW pilot tentatively titled "The Reaper."

For more info on the real pilots, check out the Futon Critic's devwatch or Variety's pilot watch. Thanks for playing!

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