According to The Hollywood Reporter, Chiklis had fielded a variety of pilot opportunities, both drama and comedy. "No Ordinary Family," from "Everwood" and "Eli Stone" creator Greg Berlanti, focuses on a family with "special abilities," with Chiklis playing the father.
"No Ordinary Family" was co-written by Berlanti and Jon Feldman. In addition to starring, Chiklis is expected to fill a production capacity on the pilot.
Chiklis won an Emmy and a Golden Globe during his acclaimed run on FX's "The Shield." His previous DVD credits include "Daddio" and a lengthy run as the lead in "The Commish."