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:
  • Team: W/EP Abdul Williams; EP Jesse Collins
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: What really happens behind the scenes of a massive stand-up comedy tour featuring five legendary comics
  • Cast: George Lopez, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, Charlie Murphy, Tawny Newsome 
  • Team: EP Tom Brunelle, Brad Wollack, Michael Rotenberg, Greg Walter, Kimberly Carver, Eric C. Rhone
  • Studio: Free 90, 3 Arts Entertainment, A Bird and A Bear Entertainment
  • Premieres: October 12, 2017

  • 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


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.