• It’s a big day for Civil War-era projects: Lost executive producer Carlton Cuse and Secretariat director Randall Wallace will create a series for ABC set back during the Civil War. Not much is known about the show at this time, besides that it will be set in Virginia, be considered an “event” series, and is not at all about purgatory until you find out that it really is. [Variety]
  • NBC is developing The Catch, a reality show in which cast members catch things. Wasn’t this called Jersey Shore? [THR]
  • Oh, to be in England: Carol Kane and Ellen Burstyn will appear alongside Keira Knightley and Elisabeth Moss in The Children’s Hour on London’s West End. [Variety]
  • Midnight Run writer George Gallo and NBC are developing Dr. Houseenry, a medical drama that follows an eccentric psychiatrist who solves patients’ problems with a helpful team. [Deadline]
  • Comedy Central has ordered an animated pilot from Robot Chicken‘s ShadowMachine that will showcase shorts in all animation formats. That’s short films, but I would love to see a show all about these. [Deadline]