Monday, January 1, 2018

Apple - Upcoming Shows and Pilots



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

ORDERED TO SERIES

  • Genre: Anthology
  • Logline: Transports the audience to worlds of wonder through the lens of today's most imaginative filmmakers, directors and writers.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Adam Horowitz, Eddy Kitsis; EP Steven Spielberg, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey
  • Studio: Universal Television, Amblin Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Offers a glimpse into America's obsession with true crime podcasts. It challenges viewers to consider the consequences when the pursuit of justice is put on a public stage.
  • Cast: Octavia Spencer, Lizzy Caplan, Aaron Paul, Ron Cephas Jones, Elizabeth Perkins, Mekhi Phifer, Michael Beach, Tracie Thoms, Haneefah Wood, Katherine LaNasaTami Roman, Nic Bishop (recurring), Annabella Sciorra (recurring), Molly Hagan (recurring), Billy Miller (recurring), Brett Cullen (recurring), Hunter Doohan (recurring), Lyndon Smith (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Nichelle Tramble Spellman; EP Octavia Spencer, Reese Witherspoon, Lauren Neustadter, Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, Kristen Campo; D/EP Anna Foerster
  • Studio: Hello Sunshine, Chernin Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: A family of caretakers, who live and work in Central Park, end up saving the park - and basically the world.
  • Cast: Josh Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., Tituss Burgess, Kristen Bell, Stanley Tucci, Daveed Diggs, Kathryn Hahn
  • Team: W/EP Loren Bouchard, Josh Gad; SR/EP Regina Hicks; CP Nora Smith; P Kevin Larsen
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Brillstein Entertainment Partners
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Andy Barber is an assistant district attorney who investigates the slaying of a 14-year-old boy and discovers his teenage son is a suspect. Based on William Landay's 2012 novel of the same name.
  • Cast: Chris Evans
  • Team: W/EP Mark Bomback; EP Chris Evans, Rosalie Swedlin, Adam Shulman; D/EP Morten Tyldum
  • Studio: Paramount Television, Anonymous Content
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in the 1800s but with a modern sensibility and tone, Emily Dickinson explores the constraints of society, gender and family as a budding writer who doesn't fit in to her own time through her imaginative point of view.
  • Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Jane Krakowski, Toby Huss, Anna Baryshnikov, Ella Hunt, Adrian Blake Enscoe
  • Team: W/EP Alena Smith; EP Paul Lee, Michael Sugar, Ashley Zalta, Alex Goldstone, Darlene Hunt; D/EP David Gordon Green
  • Studio: Anonymous Content, Sugar23 Productions, Wiip
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in an alternative timeline where the global space race never ended.
  • Cast: Joel Kinnaman, Michael Dorman, Sarah Jones, Shantel VanSanten, Wrenn Schmidt, Jodi Balfour, Eric Ladin (recurring), Arturo Del Puerto (recurring), Rebecca Wisocky (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Ronald D. Moore, Matt Wolpert, Ben Nedivi; EP Maril Davis
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Tall Ship Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Chronicles the thousand-year saga of The Foundation, a band of exiles who discover the only way to save their Galactic Empire is to defy it. Based on the series of novels by Isaac Asimov.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP David S. Goyer, Josh Friedman; EP Robyn Asimov, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Marcy Ross
  • Studio: Skydance Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Anthology
  • Logline: Based on the true stories included in the Epic Magazine feature of the same name, the series will go beyond the headlines to look at the funny, romantic, heartfelt, inspiring and surprising stories of immigrants in America at a time when they are more relevant than ever.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Kumail Nanjiani, Emily Gordon; SR/EP Lee Eisenberg; EP Alan Yang, Joshuah Bearman, Joshua Davis; Co-EP Arthur Spector
  • Studio: Universal Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A love letter to the diverse musicality of New York, the series explores the universal journey of finding your authentic voice in your early 20s - and then the courage to use it.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Jessie Nelson; EP J.J. Abrams, Sara Bareilles, Ben Stephenson
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Bad Robot Productions
  • Premieres: 2019


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: An inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning with the news, exploring the unique challenges faced by the women (and men) who carry out this daily televised ritual.
  • Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon
  • Team: W/EP Kerry Ehrin; EP Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Lauren Levy Neustadter, Michael Ellenberg; D/EP Mimi Leder
  • Studio: Media Res, Echo Films, Hello Sunshine
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline:
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Damien Chazelle; EP Jordan Horowitz, Fred Berger
  • Studio: Media Rights Capital, Original Headquarters, Automatik Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Inspired by the real-life story of Hilde Lysiak, a young girl moves from Brooklyn to the small lakeside town her father left behind. While there, her dogged pursuit of the truth leads her to unearth a cold case that everyone in town, including her own father, tried hard to bury.
  • Cast: Brooklynn Prince 
  • Team: W/EP Dana Fox, Dara Resnik; EP Joy Gorman Wettels, Sharlene Martin; D/EP Jon M. Chu
  • Studio: Paramount Television, Anonymous Content
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in a video game development studio, the comedy explore the intricacies of the human condition through hilarious and innovative ways.
  • Cast: Rob McElhenney
  • Team: W/EP Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day; EP Michael Rotenberg, Nick Frenkel, Gerard Guillemot, Jason Altman, Danielle Kreinik
  • Studio: Lionsgate Television, 3 Arts Entertainment, Ubisoft
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Inspired by Curtis Sittenfeld's upcoming short-story collection You Think It, I'll Say It.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Colleen McGuinness; EP Reese Witherspoon, Lauren Neustadter
  • Studio: Hello Sunshine
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A half-hour psychological thriller.
  • Cast: Lauren Ambrose, Nell Tiger Free
  • Team: W/EP Tony Basgallop; EP Ashwin Rajan, Jason Blumenthal, Todd Black, Steve Tisch; Co-EP Taylor Lathan; D/EP M. Night Shyamalan
  • Studio: Blinding Edge Pictures, Escape Artists
  • Premieres: 2019