Sunday, January 1, 2017

NBC - 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: A philosophy scholar loses out on his dream job and goes to work as a high school AP biology teacher. At his new job, he makes it clear he will not be teaching any biology. Realizing he has a room full of honor roll students at his disposal, he decides instead to use the kids to his own benefit.
  • Cast: Glenn Howerton, Patton Oswalt, Mary Sohn, Lyric Lewis, Aparna Brielle, Nick Peine, Jacob McCarthy, Tom Bennett, Jean Villepique 
  • Team: W/EP Mike O'Brien; EP Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers, Andrew Singer, Mike Shoemaker; D/EP Osmany Rodriguez
  • Studio: Universal Television, Broadway Video
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A heart-pounding journey into the complex world of America’s elite undercover military heroes. While D.I.A. Deputy Director Patricia Campbell and her team of analysts wield the world’s most advanced surveillance technology from Washington, D.C., Adam Dalton and his heroic Special Ops squad of highly trained undercover specialists use their unbreakable bond and commitment to freedom to save lives of innocent people and execute missions in some of the most dangerous places in the world.
  • Cast: Mike Vogel, Anne Heche, Natacha Karam, Hadi Tabbal, Demetrius Grosse, Noah Mills, Sofia Pernas, Tate Ellington
  • Team: W/EP Dean Georgaris; EP Avi Nir, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan; D/EP Brad Anderson
  • Studio: Universal Television, Keshet Media Group
  • Premieres: September 25, 2017

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Vince is a charismatic gym owner with no ambition who lives with his younger brother Michael, a gorgeous idiot. Their simple life of women and working out is put on hold when Vince's teenage son is dropped off on their doorstep by Priya, one of his old high school flings.
  • Cast: Anders Holm, Andy Favreau, JJ Totah, Mouzam Makkar, Nina Wadia, Mindy Kaling
  • Team: W/EP Charlie Grandy, Mindy Kaling; EP Howard Klein; D/EP Michael Spiller
  • Studio: Universal Television, 3 Arts Entertainment, Kaling International
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: When three "good girl" suburban wives and mothers suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances, they decide to stop playing it safe and risk everything to take their power back.
  • Cast: Christina Hendricks (replacing Kathleen Rose Perkins), Mae Whitman, Retta, Manny Montana, Reno Wilson, Matthew Lillard, Zach Gilford, Lidya Jewerr, Izzy Stannard
  • Team: W/EP Jenna Bans; D/EP Dean Parisot
  • Studio: Universal Television
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Anthology
  • Logline: The first season-long installment will focus on brothers Lyle and Erik Menendez, who were convicted of murdering their parents and sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole in 1996. The brothers, who were 21 and 18 years old at the time of the murders, were tried separately but eventually convicted in a third trial after no verdicts were rendered in the first two trials because of hung juries.
  • Cast: Edie Falco, Anthony Edwards, Gus Halper, Miles Gaston Villanueva, Julianne Nicholson, Constance Marie, Carlos G√≥mez, Sam Jaeger, Sterling Beaumon, Molly Hagan, Dominic Flores, Lolita Davidovich, Heather Graham, Larry Cedar, Ezra Buzzington, Mark Moses, Elizabeth Reaser, Josh Charles
  • Team: W/EP Rene Balcer; EP Dick Wolf, Peter Jankowski, Arthur W. Forney; D/EP Lesli Linka Glatter
  • Studio: Universal Television, Wolf Entertainment
  • Premieres: September 26, 2017

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Mara Kint is a former hostage negotiator and expert on human behavior who became a college professor after facing an unimaginable personal tragedy. But when she’s brought in to save ordinary people who have lost themselves in a highly advanced virtual-reality program in which you can literally live your dreams, she finds that in saving others, she may actually have discovered a way to save herself.
  • Cast: Sarah Shahi, Dennis Haysbert, Kathryn Morris, Jessica Lu, Sendhil Ramamurthy
  • Team: W/EP Mickey Fisher; EP Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Brooklyn Weaver; D/EP Jaume Collet-Serra
  • Studio: Universal Television, Amblin Television
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Based on the book Drama High by Michael Sokolove and life rights of Lou Volpe. When dedicated teacher and family man Lou Mazzuchelli sheds his own self-doubt and takes over the school’s lackluster theater department, he galvanizes not only the faculty and students but the entire working-class town.
  • Cast: Josh Radnor, Rosie Perez, Auli'i Cravalho, Amy Forsyth, Rarmian Newton, Shannon Purser, Damon Gillespie, Shirley Rumierk, Joe Tippet, Ted Sutherland, Taylor Richardson, Casey Johnson, Marley Shelton, Stephanie J. Block (recurring), Mark Tallman (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Jason Katims; EP Flody Suarez, Jeffrey Seller, Michelle Lee; D/EP Mike Cahill
  • Studio: Universal Television, True Jack Productions, Seller Suarez Productions
  • Premieres: 2018