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It’s TV pilot season again. Here’s a quick roundup of some properties that may be of interest to Beliefnet readers as culled from Hollywood Reporter’s continually updating list (www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/tv-pilots-2019-complete-guide-1172633). Enjoy.

CBS Drama

Evil
Logline: A drama about the battle between science and religion, Evil focuses on a skeptical female clinical psychologist who joins a priest-in-training and a blue-collar contractor as they investigate supposed miracles, demonic possessions and other extraordinary occurrences to see if there’s a scientific explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work.

Fox Drama

Filthy Rich
Logline: A Southern Gothic dramedy revolving around two strong, sharp women who will go to any length to protect their loved ones and get their due. When the wealthy CEO of the world’s largest Christian network dies in a plane crash, his wife and adult children are stunned to discover he has grown, illegitimate kids who are also in his will. When the steel azalea matriarch of the family tries to pay them to go away, these newly legitimized heirs have very different ideas and insist on not only staying in town, but becoming part of the family empire.

Fox Comedy

Bless the Harts ANIMATED STRAIGHT-TO-SERIES ORDER
Logline: Follows a group of Southerners who are always broke as a joke and struggling for the American dream of status and wealth. What they don’t realize is that they’re already rich in friends, family and laughter.

NBC Drama

Council of Dads
Logline: Based on Bruce Feiler’s memoir of the same name, the drama revolves around a father whose life is thrown into upheaval when he is diagnosed with a terminal illness. Facing his mortality, he and his wife assemble a group of friends to support his family and guide them through life’s challenges.

Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist
Logline: An innovative musical dramedy about a whip-smart but socially awkward girl in her late 20s who is suddenly able to hear the innermost thoughts of people around her as songs and even big musical numbers that they perform just for her. With this new ability at her disposal, she is able to use her “gift” to not only help herself understand people in her life, but also to help others around her.

NBC Comedy

Saving Kenan
Logline: A newly widowed dad (Kenan Thompson) is determined to be everything for his kids while begrudgingly letting his persistent father-in-law become more involved in their lives.

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