Sarah Michelle Gellar is returning to broadcast series TV with a pilot at CBS. In its first drama pilot pickup this season, CBS has greenlighted Ringer, which is top-lined by the former "Buffy the
Vampire Slayer" star. The project hails from ABC Studios, CBS TV Studios and Brillstein Entertainment Partners. UPDATE: The pickup of Ringer was followed by another drama pilot order by CBS to an
untitled supernatural medical drama from writer Susannah Grant.
Ringer, written on spec by "Supernatural" writer-producers Eric Charmelo and Nicole Snyder, centers on a troubled young woman
(Gellar) who, while on the run from the mob, hides out by inhabiting the life of her wealthy twin sister, until she learns that her twin's life has a bounty on it as well. Brillstein's Peter Traugott
is executive producing.
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