Sunday, January 1, 2017

BET - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A reluctant, recently appointed judge is not quite ready to give up his life as a bachelor to begin a new life as a public servant. Each week he confronts the underbelly of the criminal justice system that has derailed a generation of African Americans, including those close to him - as he upholds the tenets of the same system.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Scott Brown
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Miniseries
  • Logline: Spans Bobby Brown's career as a founding member of New Edition to a successful solo run.
  • Cast: Woody McClain 
  • Team: W/EP Abdul Williams; EP Jesse Collins
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Comedic Drama
  • Logline: When a couple realizes that divorce is the only thing they can agree on, their attorney recommends a financial plan instead of a court date - forcing them to work together so they can finally afford to be apart.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Devon K. Shepard, David A. Arnold; EP Kevin Hart, Dave Becky
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the fast-paced world of a legal aid office in New York City, Gwen Sullivan is an opinionated attorney whose passion for her job and clients makes her arguably the most talented public defender in her district.
  • Cast: Erica Ash, Megan Hutchings, Christian Keyes, Mouna TraorĂ©, Tobias Truvillion, Richard Lawson, Ronnie Rowe Jr., Daniel Kash
  • Team: W/EP Terri Kopp; EP Lance Samuels, Daniel Iron
  • Studio: Blue Ice Pictures
  • Premieres: 2018


ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set against the backdrop of a turbulent New York City in the early 1990s, Nas is a young man from the Queens bridge projects who will go on to become a famous rapper, as he evolves from young man to crack dealer to rapper to adult.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Jonathan Levine; EP Nas, Jamie Patricof, Lynette Howell, Anthony Saleh
  • Studio: Electric City Entertainment
  • Notes: Based on the life of Nas.