Sunday, January 1, 2017

USA - Upcoming Shows and Pilots

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


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in a small Pennsylvania rust belt town, the drama follows the rise and fall of a crime-riddled community as seen through the eyes of a sheriff with a history of violence.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Philipp Meyer, Brian McGreevy, Lee Shipman; EP Michael De Luca, Elisa Ellis, Courtney Conte; Co-EP Elishia Holmes; D/EP David Gordon Green
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions, Platform One Media
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Anthology
  • Logline: Based on the experiences of former LAPD Detective Greg Kading, the drama chronicles the two major police investigations into the sudden deaths of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls. Every season of the show will focus on a different unsolved murder.
  • Cast: Josh Duhamel, Jimmi Simpson, Bokeem Woodbine, Marcc Rose, Wavyy Jonez, Luke James, Aisha Hinds, LeToya Luckett, Jamie McShane, Brent Sexton
  • Team: W/EP Kyle Long; EP Mark Taylor; D/EP Anthony Hemingway
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions, Hemingway|Taylor
  • Premieres: 2018


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Olive (Rudd) is a mysterious high school student who leads a double-life as a cat burglar. New to a sleepy town with a criminal underbelly, she must navigate new foster parents, new boyfriends, new gangsters and new crime opportunities.
  • Cast: Emily RuddSarah YarkinAdam DiMarcoTatyana AliMalcolm-Jamal WarnerChristian Antidormi 
  • Team: W/EP Brian Duffield; EP Nicki Cortese, Brian Robbins, Matt Kaplan, Brett Bouttier; D/EP Matt Shakman
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions, AwesomenessTV, Jurassic Party
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set on the last night of Dia de Los Muertos, a grieving detective is thrust into a deadly game to bring someone back from the dead.
  • Cast: Josh Segarra, Andrew Jacobs, Carlos Leal, Danube Hermosillo, Angela Alvarado, Jennifer Landon, Kadeem Hardison, Fernanda Andrade
  • Team: W/Co-EP Chris Cullari, Jennifer Raite; EP Jason Blum, Jeremy Gold, Marci Wiseman, Jessica Rhoades; D/Co-EP Patricia Riggen
  • Studio: Universal Television, Blumhouse Television
  • Notes: Produced by both USA and Syfy, with the final decision on which network may ultimately air it being made after the pilot is finished.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The lawyers of Pearson Specter Litt reunite with their old friend Jessica Pearson (Torres) as she adjusts to her new life in Chicago. When she is forced to enter the dirty world of Chicago politics, she must rely on her legal wits and valiant relationships from the firm to navigate the unknown territory.
  • Cast: Gina Torres, Rebecca Rittenhouse, Morgan Spector, Simon Kassianides 
  • Team: W/EP Aaron Korsh, Daniel Arkin; EP Doug Liman, David Bartis, Gene Klein; D/EP Anton Cropper
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions, Hypnotic Films
  • Notes: Backdoor pilot airing as Season 7 finale of Suits.