Now that pilot season is here, we can look forward to a rush of new productions, even if its only for a few weeks. Here’s a look at a few of the TV pilots that will be filming in NYC in the next few weeks:
Katharine McPhee will co-star in this NBC hourlong pilot which follows a cross section of characters “who come together to put on a Marilyn Monroe musical on Broadway led by the musical’s composer Tom and lyricist Julia (played by Debra Messing).”
This ABC pilot stars Christina Ricci as a flight attendant aboard the iconic airline in the 1960s.
Also for ABC, this pilot was created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage (The O.C., Gossip Girl) and is about a group of idealistic 20-somethings juggling their professional and personal lives on the hill. Georgetown will be shot in NYC between 3.16 to 4.4 in addition to Washington D.C.
VEEP, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as the vice president, is currently being shot in Baltimore, but we’ve heard they will also spend a few days in NYC before they are done!
This Fox drama stars Ethan Hawke as the leader of a team of 5 experts associated with the CIA who are deployed when a CIA operation goes bad.
Person of Interest
Lost alum Michael Emerson stars in this CBS drama pilot which is being executive produced by Lost co-creator/exec producer J.J. Abrams.
This new pilot for USA Network will start shooting in NYC in March. Eden is about a concierge at a high-end NYC hotel who attempts to fulfill a variety of outlandish requests from guests, often with the help of his con-artist cousin. It stars Nick D’Agosto and Enver Gjokaj.
Sarah Michelle Gellar is returning to television in this CBS pilot about a “troubled young woman on the run who hides out by living the life of her wealthy twin sister, until she learns her sibling’s life has a bounty on it as well.” We’ve heard Ringer may begin filming in NYC on March 10.
Rookies, a new CBS pilot which stars Leelee Sobieski, is being produced by Robert De Niro’s Tribeca Productions and is scheduled to shoot 3.16 to 3.31 in NYC.