Two of the bigger surprises about CBS' just-announced fall schedule were a pair of shows that aren't on it.
The network passed on "NCIS Red," a spinoff of "NCIS: Los Angeles." And on "Beverly Hills Cop," a sequel of sorts to the 1984 movie.
We don't generally see failed pilots, so we have to take CBS Entertainment president Nina Tassler's word for it when she says, "Sometimes they work and sometimes they don't." And, given CBS' success, you have to think Tassler knows what she's talking about.