Sunday, January 1, 2017

Freeform - 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: Two best friends want nothing more than to be accepted by the vain and status-obsessed culture. Despite their sometimes contentious relationships, when push comes to shove, they've got each other's back - and they have nobody else to hang out with.
  • Cast: Esther Povitsky, Benji Aflalo, Chris D'Elia, Ginger Gonzaga, Edgar Blackmon, Hayley Marie Norman, Kamilla Alnes, Jim O'Heir, Justine Lupe
  • Team: W/EP Esther Povitsky, Benji Aflalo, Eben Russell; EP Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer, Billy Rosenberg, Hunter Covington; D/EP Daniel Gray Longino
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: January 10, 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Tandy Bowen and Tyrone Johnson are two teenagers from very different backgrounds, who find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers while falling in love. Tandy can emit light daggers and Tyrone has the ability to engulf others in darkness. They quickly learn they are better together than apart, but their feelings for each other make their already complicated world even more challenging.
  • Cast: Olivia Holt, Aubrey Joseph, Andrea Roth, Gloria Reuben, Miles Mussenden, Carl Lundstedt, James Saito, J.D. Evermore
  • Team: W/EP Joe Pokaski; EP Jim Chory, Jeph Loeb; D/EP Gina Prince-Bythewood
  • Studio: Marvel Studios, ABC Signature
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Zoey from ABC's Black-ish heads to college and discovers that not everything goes her way once she leaves the nest. The series is described as a contemporary take on the current issues facing students and administrators in the world of higher education.
  • Cast: Yara Shahidi, Deon Cole, Chris Parnell, Trevor Jackson, Emily Arlook, Francia Raisa, Jordan Buhat, Chloe and Halle Bailey (recurring), Anthony Anderson (recurring), Tracee Ellis Ross (recurring), Luka Sabbat (recurring), Abraham D. Juste (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Kenya Barris; EP Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland, Brian Dobbins
  • Studio: ABC Studios
  • Premieres: January 3, 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Bristol Cove is a coastal town known for its legend of once being home to mermaids. When the arrival of a mysterious girl proves this folklore all too true, the battle between man and sea takes a very vicious turn as these predatory beings return to reclaim their right to the ocean.
  • Cast: Eline Powell, Alex Roe, Rena Owen, Ian Verdun, Fola Evans-Akingbola, Sibongile Mlambo, Aylya Marzolf (recurring), Sedale Threatt Jr. (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Eric Wald, Dean White; SR/EP Emily Whitesell; EP Brad Luff, Nate Hopper, RD Robb; D/EP Scott Stewart
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: March 29, 2018


ORDERED TO PILOT

MISFITS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A group of young offenders in a community service program develop supernatural powers after being hit by a mysterious electrical storm.
  • Cast: Ashleigh LaThropTre HallAllie MacDonaldJake CannavaleDave FoleyCharlie Saxton 
  • Team: W/EP Diane Ruggiero-Wright; EP Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Howard Overman, Murray Ferguson; D/EP Victoria Mahoney
  • Studio: ABC Signature, Fake Empire
  • Notes: Based on the UK series.

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: After having lost touch over the years, a group of old college friends are brought back together unexpectedly for one wild night only to be given a new lease on life and friendship. Reuniting as friends gives them the opportunity to discover who they always promised each other they would be.
  • Cast: Myko Olivier, Mia Serafino, Punam Patel, Brandon Mychal Smith, James Earl, Ana Cruz Kanye 
  • Team: W/EP Shawn Wines; EP Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor
  • Studio: Kapital Entertainment
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Everything about the town of Beacon Heights seems perfect, from their top-tier college to their overachieving residents. But nothing in Beacon Heights is as it appears to be. The stress of needing to be perfect leads to the town's first murder. Behind every Perfectionist is a secret, a lie and a needed alibi.
  • Cast: Sasha Pieterse, Janel Parrish
  • Team: W/EP I. Marlene King; EP Leslie Morgenstein, Gina Girolamo
  • Studio: Warner Horizon Television, Alloy Entertainment, Long Lake Media
  • Notes: Spinoff of Pretty Little Liars.

    • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
    • Logline: Sticks is a neurotic 20-something with a head filled with pop culture references and a love of Chili's who lives with a giant eagle.
    • Cast:
    • Team: W/Co-EP Jessica Stickles; EP Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson, Will Gluck, Richard Schwartz
    • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Olive Bridge Entertainment, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios
    • Notes: Pilot presentation