Sunday, January 1, 2017

YouTube Red - 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: Set 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, a down and out Johnny Lawrence, seeking redemption, reopens the infamous Cobra Kai dojo. It reignites his rivalry with a now-successful Daniel LaRusso, who has been struggling to maintain balance in his life without the guidance of his mentor, Mr. Miyagi. The season follows the duo addressing demons from their past and present frustrations - through karate.
  • Cast: Ralph Macchio, William Zabka
  • Team: W/EP/D Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg; W/EP Josh Heald; EP Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, James Lassiter, Caleb Pinkett
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Overbrook Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2018

DO YOU WANNA SEE A DEAD BODY?
  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Comedian Rob Huebel and the celebrity friends who begrudgingly join him go on adventures that see them frolicking at the beach, getting tacos... and seeing a dead body.
  • Cast: Rob Huebel, Adam Scott, Judy Greer, Terry Crews, Craig Robinson, John Cho
  • Team: EP Rob Huebel, Owen Burke, Nick Jasenovec, Jonathan Stern
  • Studio: Abominable Pictures, Funny or Die
  • Premieres: 2017

IMPULSE
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A rebellious 16-year-old girl has always felt different from her peers and has longed to escape from her seemingly quaint small town. She soon discovers she has the extraordinary ability to teleport.
  • Cast: Maddie Hasson, Missi Pyle, Sarah Desjardins, Enuka Okuma, Craig Arnold, David James Elliott
  • Team: W/EP Jeffrey Lieber, Jason Horwitch, Gary Spinelli; D/EP Doug Liman
  • Studio: Universal Cable Productions, Hypnotic
  • Premieres: 2018

LIFELINE
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the not-too-distant future, a life insurance agency sends its agent forward 33 days in time to prevent the accidental deaths of its clients. The company's best agent, Conner Hooks, has never missed a save - until he takes on the most personal case of his life. When 16-year-old Norah is orphaned on his watch, Conner pledges to protect her, even if that means putting his career at Lifeline - or his own life - in jeoprady.
  • Cast: Zach Gilford, Sydney Park, Eden Estrella, Usman Ally, Lilan Bowden
  • Team: W/EP Ben Freiburger, Grant Wheeler; EP Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Brian Gewirtz, Hiram Garcia, Dan Weinstein, Gary Binkow, Amee Dolleman; D/EP Sam Gorski, Niko Pueringer
  • Studio: Seven Bucks Productions, Corridor Digital, Studio71
  • Premieres: 2017

RYAN HANSEN SOLVES CRIMES ON TELEVISION
  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: An LAPD task force partners actors with homicide detectives so they can use their "actor skills" to help solve murders.
  • Cast: Ryan Hansen, Samira Wiley, Joel McHale, Jon Cryer, Kristen Bell, Donald Faizon, Eric Christian Olsen
  • Team: W/EP Rawson Marshall Thurber; EP Ryan Hansen, Scott Stuber, Beau Bauman, Krysia Plonka, Tracey Baird
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: October 25, 2017

STEP UP: HIGH WATER
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Based on the film franchise of the same name, the drama centers on Atlanta's famed High Water Performing Arts School.
  • Cast: Naya Rivera, Faizon Love, Ne-Yo, Lauryn McClain, Petrice Jones, Marcus Mitchell, Jade Chynoweth, Carlito Olivero, Terrence Green, R. Marcos Taylor, Eric Graise, Kendra Oyesanya
  • Team: W/EP Holly Sorenson; EP Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Jennifer Gibgot, Meredith Milton; D/EP Adam Shankman
  • Studio: YouTube Originals, Lionsgate Television
  • Premieres: 2017