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)

ORDERED TO SERIES

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: An epic saga of the secret history of the 1930s American heartland, Seth Davenport is a man masquerading as a small town Iowa preacher in the hopes of starting a full-blown insurrection against the status quo. Focused on his mission, he is unaware that an industrialist tycoon has hired a professional strikebreaker to stop the uprising by any means necessary. But unbeknownst to those around them, these two men already share a secret bloody past.
  • Cast: Killian Scott, Logan Marshall-Green, Sarah Jones, Chasten Harmon, Christopher Heyerdahl, Melinda Page Hamilton, Joe Adler, Zach McGowan (recurring), Gabriel Mann (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Tony Tost; EP James Mangold, Guymon Casady, Daniel Rappaport, Gillian Berrie; D/EP David Mackenzie
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions
  • Premieres: November 7, 2017

  • 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


ORDERED TO PILOT

OLIVE FOREVER
  • 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: 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 
  • 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.