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Published: Sunday, 3/18/2007

Here's what may be coming to your TV

BY ROB OWEN
BLOCK NEWS ALLIANCE
Lucy Lawless stars in a pilot for Football Wives, a U.S. versionof the British series. Lucy Lawless stars in a pilot for Football Wives, a U.S. versionof the British series.
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We won't know until the networks announce their fall schedules in May which, if any, of these pilots will make it to your home TV screen:

Football Wives (ABC): Lucy Lawless stars as witchy Tanya in this Americanization of the British soap about the women behind the men on a professional team (soccer across the pond, football in the U.S. version).

Mr. & Mrs. Smith (ABC): Series based on the hit movie, with Martin Henderson and Jordana Brewster stepping into the roles originated by Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

Demons (CBS): Joan of Arcadia creator Barbara Hall writes this series about an ex-Jesuit priest who fights demons, both metaphorical and literal.

Swingtown (CBS): The Ice Storm for TV as couples in the 1970s explore mate swapping. Grant Show (Melrose Place) stars.

Reaper (The CW): A twentysomething slacker (Bret Harrison, The Loop) retrieves souls after they escape from hell.

K-Ville (Fox): Cops in post-Katrina New Orleans face new challenges after the hurricane. Anthony Anderson (The Shield) stars.

Sarah Connor Chronicles (Fox): Terminator spin-off that follows Sarah (Lena Headey) and son John Connor (Thomas Dekker, Heroes) as they strive to protect us from robotic invaders from the future.

The Bionic Woman (NBC): The Peacock looks to reboot the 1970s Jamie Sommers story with British newcomer Michelle Ryan taking over the Lindsay Wagner role in this "re-imagining" from one of the producers of Sci Fi Channel's Battlestar Galactica.

Fort Pit (NBC): The executive producers of Rescue Me (Denis Leary and Peter Tolan) follow the lives of a group of cops in New York.



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