Monday, January 1, 2018

ABC - Upcoming Shows and Pilots

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


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: After losing the biggest case of her career and being shredded by the media, former prosecutor Maya Travis has left Los Angeles for a quiet life in rural Oregon. Eight years later, the murderer strikes again, forcing Maya to return to Los Angeles to confront him one more time. Will she play by the rules or will she do whatever it takes to get him behind bars?
  • Cast: Robin Tunney, Adam Rayner, Breckin Meyer, Merrin Dungey, Mouzam MakkarScott CohenMarc Blucas, Alex Saxon, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Abraham Lim (recurring), Chasten Harmon (recurring), Vanessa Vasquez (recurring), KJ Smith (recurring), Robert Wisdom (recurring), Molly Quinn (recurring), Erik Palladino (recurring), Skye P. Marshall (recurring), Taylor Kalupa (recurring), Robin Givens (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Elizabeth Craft, Sara Fain, Marcia Clark; EP David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman, Laurie Zaks; D/EP Larysa Kondracki
  • Studio: ABC Studios, Mandeville Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Cat Chambers is a former thief turned fixer for the governor of a Pacific island paradise. The impulsive, reckless and irresistible Cat has an instinctive gift for understanding criminals, thanks to her own past, and uses that instinct to help solve problems on the island.
  • Cast: Poppy Montgomery
  • Team: W/EP Ken Sanzel; EP Poppy Montgomery
  • Studio: ABC Studios, ABC Studios International
  • Premieres: Summer 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in 1990-something, the teachers of William Penn Academy - led by Principal Glascott, Coach Mellor and Lainey Lewis - are heroes to their students despite their eccentricities and crazy personal lives.
  • Cast: Tim Meadows, Bryan Callen, AJ Michalka, Brett Dier 
  • Team: W/EP Adam F. Goldberg. Marc Firek; EP Doug Robinson
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, ABC Studios
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedic Drama
  • Logline: Following an emotional break-up, FBI agent Will Chase (codename: Whiskey Cavalier) is assigned to work with CIA operative Francesca "Frankie" Trowbridge (codename: Fiery Tribune). Together, they lead an inter-agency team of spies who periodically save the world (and each other) while navigating the rocky roads of friendships, romance and office politics.
  • Cast: Scott Foley, Lauren CohanAna OrtizTyler James Williams, Vir Das, Josh Hopkins, Bellamy Young (guest)
  • Team: W/EP Dave Hemingson; EP Bill Lawrence, Jeff Ingold; P Scott Foley; D/EP Peter Atencio
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Doozer Productions
  • Premieres: 2019


  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: The 20-something adventures of eternal optimist Sue Heck as she leaves the small town of Orson to navigate the ups and downs of a career and young adulthood in the big city of Chicago, where she takes a new job at a hotel.
  • Cast: Eden Sher, Brock Ciarlelli, Kimberly Crossman, Finesse Mitchell, Chris Diamantopoulos, Aaron Branch
  • Team: W/EP Eileen Heisler, DeAnn Heline
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Blackie and Blondie Productions
  • Notes: Spinoff of The Middle.