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)


  • 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, Courtney Henggeler, Mary Mouser, Xolo Maridueña, Tanner Buchanan, Ed Asner (guest)
  • 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

  • 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: W/EP Rob Huebel, Owen Burke; EP Jonathan Stern; D/EP Nicholas Jasenovec
  • Studio: Abominable Pictures, Funny or Die
  • Premieres: November 15, 2017

  • 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

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A group of 10 strangers become stranded on a spacecraft traveling to a distant planet. The passengers must work together to survive but soon discover that one of them is not who they thought.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Mika Watkins; EP Andy Harries, Rob Bullock, Suzanne Mackie, Josh Appelbaum, André Nemec, Jeff Pinkner, Scott Rosenberg
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Left Bank Pictures, Midnight Radio, China International Television Corp.
  • Premieres: 2018

  • 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

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: After a lifetime of saying no has left her single and miserable on her 35th birthday, a workaholic verging on a breakdown vows to plunge into the hellish world of Tinder by dating all 252 of her matches. Spurred on by her sister - a young married woman experiencing a seven-year itch - the sisters are joined by their recently widowed mother, now also a part of the online dating scene, leading to a multi-generational comedy about relationships - both romantic and familial.
  • Cast: Carly Craig
  • Team: W/EP/D Daniel Reisinger; W/EP Carly Craig; SR/EP Robin Schiff; EP Jeremy Garelick; P Sam Anzel
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Central Rochester High power broker Farrah Cutney will stop at nothing to maintain her power as her rivals rise.
  • Cast: Anna Akana, Sean Grandillo, Katie Sarife, Kara Royster, Sophie Reynolds, Piper Curda, Savannah Jayde, Marcia Cross, Cary Elwes
  • Team: W/EP Anna Akana, Jason Ubaldi; EP Mark Gordon, Nick Pepper, Blair Singer, Tom Spriggs, Jesse Hara; D/EP Wendey Stanzler
  • Studio: The Mark Gordon Company
  • Premieres: 2018