'Ringer': CBS liked Sarah Michelle Gellar's show but didn't have room for it


CBS developed seven drama pilots for the 2011-12 season, and five of them are going forward as series. Only four, however, will actually air on CBS.The fifth is "Ringer," the Sarah Michelle Gellar-starring thriller that will air on The CW in the fall. According to CBS Entertainment president Nina Tassler, the move isn't indicative of any lack of quality in "Ringer." It had more to do with a lack of space on CBS' schedule for next season."I don't know what happened behind the scenes vis a vis The CW. I know for us, we were really excited about developing the show," Tassler said Wednesday (May 18) at CBS' upfront press breakfast. "We thought it was a very unique concept, we were really excited about Sarah Michelle Gellar -- and it could have been on our schedule. Like I said, we had no more time periods."CBS renewed most of its current series for next season, so...



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