CBS picked up the zombie-themed dramedy, Babylon Fields; The Hollywood Reporter describes it as a sardonic and apocalyptic American comedy-drama where the dead are rising and as a result, lives are regained, families restored and old wounds reopened.
Gerald Cuesta and Michael Atkinson wrote the pilot and will serve as supervising producers; no production schedule has been set for Babylon Fields.
Also from CBS, the vampire/private eye drama, Twilight from Joel Silver and Warner Bros. TV. The show follows the vampire who's dealing with the fallout from being immortal, his foes in the vampire world and a budding love for a mortal.
In other TV news, Mark Piznarski will direct the dramedy, Gossip Girl for The CW; Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage are executive producing.
Finally, Fox picked up the comedy, Hackett from Sarah Timberman and Carl Beverly of 25C Productions. The show is about a bad boy writer with female problems who leaves Yale in disgrace and ends up working as a public high school teacher in Ohio.
Also from Fox, the network picked up the comedy, Two Families from HBO Independent. The show is about two sets of adult siblings who find out they share the same bigamist father.