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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,


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!

Join The Conversation
lebellanina lebellanina 10 years
There is a vampire and police detective story... on lifetime or whatever called Blood ties...

Twilight is a book on my to-read list tho..

Sabor, Estilo, Amor Curioso de Moda
redsox26 redsox26 10 years
oh wow these ones seem horrible! "Business Class." "Twilight."
Linda-McP Linda-McP 10 years
Twilight and Area 57? Good grief!
Maggie-Mae Maggie-Mae 10 years
New Amsterdam and Twilight- you have to be joking
yiddidea yiddidea 10 years
Wow, some of these sound STUPID!
Nan-Einhart Nan-Einhart 10 years
Is it reality t.v. or surreality t.v? Pretty hard to tell.
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