"Mockingbird Lane" - October 26, 2012

According to new reports, the $10 million NBC dark comedy TV pilot "Mockingbird Lane", created by Bryan Fuller ("Pushing Daisies"), will be 'repurposed' as a stand-alone network Halloween Special, to air October 26, 2012.

"Mockingbird Lane" stars Jerry O’Connell as 'Herman Munster', Portia de Rossi as 'Lily Munster' and Eddie Izzard as 'Grandpa'.

Producer, director Bryan Singer ("Superman Returns") developed the prime-time pilot for Universal Television, featuring a sub-plot focusing on Herman who needs a new heart and his quest for a willing donor for the replacement.

"When you come to 'The Munsters'", said Fuller, "and have 'Herman', who’s essentially a zombie in a constant state of decay, married to a woman who doesn’t age, there’s something very poignant there...we want this show to be an American 'Harry Potter'. To have that sense of a magical world that you get to go to with your family
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