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)

ORDERED TO SERIES

A MILLION LITTLE THINGS
  • Genre: Comedic Drama
  • Logline: A group of friends from Boston bonded under unexpected circumstances. Some have achieved success, others are struggling in their careers and relationships, but all of them feel stuck in life. After one of them dies unexpectedly, it's just the wake-up call the others need to finally start living. Along the way, they discover that friends may be the one thing to save them from themselves.
  • Cast: James RodayDavid GiuntoliRomany MalcoChristina Ochoa, Christina Moses, Anne SonAllison MillerStephanie SzostakLizzy Greene, Tristan Byon, Ron Livingston (recurring), Grace Park (replacing Anne Son)
  • Team: W/EP DJ Nash; EP Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor; D/EP James Griffiths
  • Studio: ABC Studios, Kapital Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: After a sudden turn of events, the Conner family is forced to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford in a way they never have before. Spinoff of Roseanne.
  • Cast: John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson, Michael Fishman
  • Team: W/EP Bruce Helford; EP Tom Werner, Sara Gilbert, Dave Caplan, Bruce Rasmussen, Tony Hernandez
  • Studio: Werner Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2018

  • 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 
  • 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: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A soapy drama set against the backdrop of a Miami Beach hotel, centering around the family who owns the business, the staff who run it, and the explosive secrets they hide under the perfect exterior.
  • Cast: Demi├ín BichirRoselyn SanchezChris WarrenWendy Raquel Robinson, Shalim Ortiz, Denyse Tontz, Anne Winters, Bryan Craig, Lincoln YounesFelix RamirezJustina Adorno 
  • Team: W/EP Brian Tanen; EP Eva Longoria, Ben Spector, Oliver Bachert, Christian Gockel; D/EP Ken Olin
  • Studio: ABC Studios, UnbeliEVAble Entertainment, Beta Film
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in the 1970s, an Irish-Catholic family with a working-class dad, traditional mom and eight boisterous sons navigate changes big and small during one of America's most turbulent decades.
  • Cast: Michael CudlitzMary McCormackSam StraleyCaleb Foote, Christopher Paul Richards, Jack Gore, Sawyer Barth, Andy Walken, Santino Barnard, Kennedy Lea Slocum
  • Team: W/EP Tim Doyle; D/EP Randall Einhorn
  • Studio: ABC Studios
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: John Nolan is the oldest rookie in the LAPD. At an age where most are at the peak of their career, Nolan cast aside his comfortable, small-town life and moved to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of being a cop. Now, surrounded by rookies 20 years his junior, he must navigate the dangerous, humorous and unpredictable world of a "young" cop, determined to make his second shot at life count.
  • Cast: Nathan Fillion, Afton Williamson, Eric Winter, Melissa O'Neil, Richard T. Jones, Titus Makin, Alyssa Diaz, Mercedes Mason 
  • Team: W/EP Alexi Hawley; EP Nathan Fillion, Mark Gordon, Nicholas Pepper, Michelle Chapman, Jon Steinberg; D/EP Liz Friedlander
  • Studio: ABC Studios, The Mark Gordon Company
  • Premieres: 2018

  • 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
  • Team: W/EP Adam F. Goldberg. Marc Firek; EP Doug Robinson
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, ABC Studios
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A group of dysfunctional single parents lean on each other as they raise their kids, look for love, and ultimately realize survival is only possible with the help of each other.
  • Cast: Taran Killam, Leighton Meester, Brad Garrett, Jake Choi, Kimrie Lewis, Marlow Barkley, Tyler Wladis, Devin Campbell, Sadie Hazelett, Grace Hazelett
  • Team: W/EP J.J. Philbin, Elizabeth Meriwether; EP Katherine Pope; D/EP Jason Winer
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
  • Premieres: 2018

  • 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
  • Team: W/EP Dave Hemingson; EP Bill Lawrence, Jeff Ingold; P Scott Foley; D/EP Peter Atencio
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Doozer Productions
  • Premieres: 2018

ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A team of down-and-out women in suburban Arizona fight their way to the top of the cutthroat world of a multi-level marketing cosmetics business.
  • Cast: Bellamy Young, Vanessa WilliamsShelley HennigKosha Patel, Kapil Talwalkar, Ben Lawson, Mark L. Young, Marcus Coloma 
  • Team: W/EP Kayla Alpert; EP Jason Reed, Sabrina Wind; D/EP Paul McGuigan
  • Studio: ABC Studios, Jason T. Reed Productions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Four adults in three houses raise three kids after two divorces... together.
  • Cast: Ginnifer Goodwin, Barry Rothbart, Kyle BornheimerJulie Hagerty, Cameron Boyce, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Madeleine McGraw, Camryn Jones
  • Team: W/EP Kristin Newman; EP David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman, Laurie Zaks; D/EP Todd Holland
  • Studio: ABC Studios, Mandeville Television
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: A stuck-in-his-ways, opinionated, fading TV star moves in with his progressive daughter, her girlfriend and the child they are raising together.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Kenya Barris, Julie Bean; EP Alec Baldwin
  • Studio: ABC Studios
  • Notes: Originally ordered straight-to-series but reverted to pilot order after Alec Baldwin opted not to play lead role.