David 24 Sep 2008 from tv week CW's Reeling in 'Light Years' By Josef Adalian The CW is moving forward with Light Years, an hourlong dramedy being described as Juno meets Gilmore Girls. Liz Tigelaar (What About Brian, Brothers & Sisters) will write the pilot, while Gary Fleder (Life on Mars) will direct. Both will executive produce via ABC Studios. Light Years revolves around a teenage girl who has spent most of her life in foster homes. She searches forand findsher birth parents, only to discover they havent spoken to each other since she was born. Mom is a commitment-phobic radio host, while dad is a slacker bar owner. They form an unlikely family unit. The CW has given the project a pilot presentation commitment.