Among the mix are potential new drama series that feature stars like Mira Sorvino, Ving Rhames and Walton Goggins.
There are also a number of comedy options that could become full-fledged TV shows, with hilarious performers such as Damon Wayans, Jr., Cedric The Entertainer, and former SNL cast member Chris Parnell.
Scroll down for a list of the shows that CBS has already green-lit for pilots!
Cagney and Lacey: Reboot of the classic '80s series by the same name. Stars: Sarah Drew, Michelle Hurd and Ving Rhames (pictured above with Mission: Impossible co-star Tom Cruise).
Chiefs: Explores the lives of three police chiefs in L.A. County. Stars: Aunjanue Ellis, Alana De La Garza, Jorja Fox, Demetrius Grosse, and Michael Trucco.
The Code: Series about military-trained attorney. Stars: Mira Sorvino, Dave Annable, Anna Wood, Ato Essandoh, Phillipa Soo and Raffi Barsoumian.
F.B.I. (straight to series): Focus in the ins-and-outs of life in the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Stars: Missy Peregrym, Zeeko Zaki, Connie Nielsen, Jeremy Sisto and Ebonee Noel
Magnum P.I.: An update on the classic tv series that made Tom Selleck ahousehold name. Stars: Jay Hernandez (pictured above), Perdita Weeks, Stephen Hill and Zachary Knighton.
Main Justice: Drama series that is inspired by the life and work of former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. Stars: Bokeem Woodbine, Timothy Hutton, Peter Gallagher, Deborah Ayorinde and Aubrey Dollar.
Murder: A fictional series that utilizes true-crime documentary-style filmmaking. Stars: Teyonah Parris, Michael Chiklis, Luna Lauren Velez, Pallavi Sharda, Leonard Roberts, Andrea Demetriades and Jennifer Mudge.
God Friended Me: An atheist is "friended" by God on Facebook and his world is turned upside down. Stars: Brandon Micheal Hall, Suraj Sharma, Javicia Leslie, Joe Morton and Violett Beane.
L.A. Confidential: A long-form retelling of the classic James Ellroy novel that was also adapted as an Oscar-winning film in 1997. Stars: Brian J. Smith, Walton Goggins, Mark Webber, Shea Whigham, Alana Arenas and Sarah Jones.
Red Line: Follows the lives of three families in the wake of a white police officer shooting and killing an African-American doctor by mistake. Stars: Noah Wyle, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Aliyah Royale, Noel Fisher, Michael Patrick Thornton, Vinny Chhibber, Howard Charles and Elizabeth Laidlaw.
Murphy Brown (straight to series): A revival of the classic beloved sitcom (cast photo above). Stars: Candice Bergen, Jake McDorman, Faith Ford, Joe Regalbuto, Grant Shaud and Nik Dodani.
Pandas in New York: An accomplished New York Indian family makes plans for their son's love life, not realizing he has already made his own arraignments. Stars: Dhruv Singh, Ashley Tisdale, Nishi Munshi, Hina Abdullah, Dan O’Brien, Bernard White, Gita Reddy and Mike Castle.
25: A guy moves to Austin, Texas and tries to woo over his former flame. Stars: Matt Shively, Emily Osment, Denée Benton, Tom Maden and Jessie Ennis.
Fam: This comedy centers on a woman who's life is throw into upheaval by the arrival of her younger half-sister who is trying to get away from their father. Stars: Nina Dobrev, Tone Bell, Odessa Adlon, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Sheryl Lee Ralph.
History of Them: The story of two friends whop meet and begin a romantic relationship with social media as a compass for the plot. Stars: Ana Villafañe, Felix Solis, Lisa Vidal, Amit Shah, Brett Dier, Caitlin McGee and Chris Powell. Miranda Cosgrove (pictured above) will narrate.
I Mom So Hard: Comedy series based on the popular web series #IMOMSOHARD. Stars: Kristin Hensley, Jen Smedley, Freddie Prinze Jr, David Flynn, Cooper Friedman, and Tymberlee Hill.
Welcome to the Neighborhood: A super nice Midwesterner moves out to L.A. where his sunny disposition is much appreciated. Stars: Josh Lawson, Dreama Walker, Cedric The Entertainer, Sheaun McKinney, Marcel Spears, Tichina Arnold and Hank Greenspan.
Untitled Austen Earl and Tim McAuliffe Project: A budding pop star moves in with a 30-something couple who is trying to rekindle their youthful days. Stars: Damon Wayans, Jr., Amber Stevens West, Felix Mallard and Chris Parnell.