Sunday, January 1, 2017

ABC - Upcoming Shows and Pilots



(W: Writer, D-Director, EP: Executive Producer, Co-EP: Co-Executive Producer, P-Producer, SR: Showrunner)

ORDERED TO SERIES

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Based on the podcast of the same name, Alex Schuman (Braff) is an inquisitive journalist, husband and father who dives headfirst into the brave new world of entrepreneurship when he quits his stable job and starts his own business.
  • Cast: Zach Braff, Tiya Sircar, Michael Imperioli, Hillary Anne Matthews, Elisha Heig, Audyssie James, Austin Pendleton
  • Team: W/EP Matt Tarses; EP John Davis, John Fox, Chris Gilberti, Alex Blumberg, Matt Lieber; D/EP Zach Braff
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Davis Entertainment, Gimlet Media
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Refugees from a war-torn country start showing up to seek asylum in an American town. Only the country these people are from is America and the war they are fleeing is 250 years in the future. The local sheriff with a past (Zahn), a federal agent (Holt) and a mother (Martinez) in search of her missing refugee daughter drive this allegory with a surprising conspiracy at the center.
  • Cast: Sandrine Holt, Steve Zahn, Natalie Martinez, Rob Campbell, Jay Karnes, Grant Harvey, Tommy Bastow, John D'Leo, Kelley Missal, Marcuis W. Harris, Bailey Skodjoe, Rick Gomez, Luc Roderique, Melinda McGraw (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie; D/EP Rob Bowman
  • Studio: ABC Studios
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: When his career is ruined by scandal, superstar magician Cameron Black (Cutmore-Scott) has only one place to turn to practice his art of deception, illusion and influence - the FBI. He'll become the world's first consulting illusionist, helping the government solve crimes that defy explanation, and trap criminals and spies by using deception.
  • Cast: Jack Cutmore-Scott, Ilfenesh Hadera, Amaury Nolasco, Lenora Crichlow, Justin Chon, Vinnie Jones, Laila Robins
  • Team: W/EP Chris Fedak; EP Greg Berlanti, Martin Gero, Sarah Schechter; D/EP David Nutter
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) Federal Court, aka "The Mother Court," the drama follows brand new lawyers working on opposite sides - for both the defense and the prosecution - as they handle the most high-profile and high-stakes cases in the country, all as their personal lives intersect.
  • Cast: Britt Robertson (replacing Britne Oldford), Jasmin Savoy Brown (replacing Lyndon Smith), Hope Davis, Vondie Curtis-Hall, RegĂ©-Jean Page, Ben Rappaport, Susannah Flood, Wesam Keesh, Ben Shenkman, Anna Deavere Smith
  • Team: W/EP Paul William Davies; EP Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers; D/EP Tom Verica
  • Studio: ABC Studios, Shondaland
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: John Nolan is the oldest rookie in the LAPD. At an age where most are at the peak of their career, Nolan cast aside his comfortable, small-town life and moved to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of being a cop. Now, surrounded by rookies 20 years his junior, he must navigate the dangerous, humorous and unpredictable world of a "young" cop, determined to make his second shot at life count.
  • Cast: Nathan Fillion
  • Team: W/EP Alexi Hawley; EP Nathan Fillion, Mark Gordon, Nicholas Pepper, Michelle Chapman, Jon Steinberg
  • Studio: ABC Studios, The Mark Gordon Company
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Based on the 2016 Danish series, a couple's marriage is reignited by their divorce.
  • Cast: Jenna Fischer, Oliver Hudson, Diane Farr, Lindsay Price, Olivia Keville, Bobby Lee, Van Crosby, Sander Combs, Geoff Pierson, Lucas Near-Verbrugghe, Kelsey Abille
  • Team: W/EP Emily Kapnek; EP Ellen DeGeneres, Mette Heeno, Jeff Kleeman, Hella Joof, Mie Andreasen; D/EP Dean Holland
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Piece of Pie Productions, A Very Good Production
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Ella is the former star of a hit cop series fresh-out-of-rehab following a bender of epic proportion. Desperate to restart her career, she talks her way into shadowing rough-and-tumble private investigator Eddie as research for a potential comeback role. Although lone wolf Eddie resents the babysitting gig, high-spirited Ella proves herself to be surprisingly valuable, drawing on her acting skills and 200 episodes of playing a detective. When the press touts Ella's role in solving a high-profile case, Eddie finds his phone ringing off the hook with new clients looking to hire the pair.
  • Cast: Rachel Bilson, Eddie Cibrian
  • Team: W/EP Andrew Marlowe, Terri Edda Miller; EP Rola Bauer, Tim Halkin
  • Studio: ABC Studios, StudioCanal, Tandem Productions
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in a Seattle firehouse, the drama follows a group of heroic firefighters. From the captain to the newest recruit, we follow these brave men and women as they risk their lives and their hearts both in the line of duty and off the clock.
  • Cast: Jaina Lee Ortiz, Jason George, Grey Damon, Okieriete Onaodowan, Danielle Savre, Barrett Doss, Jay Hayden, Miguel Sandoval, Alberto Frezza 
  • Team: W/EP Stacy McKee; EP Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers; D/EP Paris Barclay
  • Studio: ABC Studios and Shondaland
  • Premieres: 2018