Monday, January 1, 2018

BET - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Inspired by the personal trials and professional successes of a young, ambitious and troubled impresario Don Cornelius, the drama is an unflinching look at the entrepreneur, his Soul Train dancers, crew and musicians in a cutthroat Hollywood in the 1970s and how they work, play, rise and fall against the backdrop of the show most responsible for the way African-American culture was perceived by the world.
  • Cast: Sinqua Walls, Jason Dirden, Iantha Richardson, Christopher Jefferson, Katlyn Nichol, Jelani Winston
  • Team: W/EP Devon Greggory; EP Jesse Collins, Jonathan Prince; Co-EP Tony Cornelius, Andy Horne
  • Studio: Jesse Collins Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Tech genius Archer Grant is a young, black, iconoclastic mastermind who has developed Archer App - a software that measures the sexual chemistry between its user and anyone in the room. In launching the app and managing its rapid growth, Archer clumsily navigates between worlds - hipster Brooklyn, bloodthirsty Wall Street, underground hip-hop, innovative Silicon Valley - while trying to avoid the treacherous grip of capitalism and his own precarious sex addiction.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/Co-EP Chad Sanders
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  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A successful executive finds that his lifestyle choices have turned back on him when his new boss turns out to be a bigger deviant than he is. It explores contemporary workplace dynamics, including the changing role of gender, office politics, relationships and the conflicts between Generation X and millennials.
  • Cast:
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  • Studio: Paramount Television
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedic Drama
  • Logline: When a couple realizes that divorce is the only thing they can agree on, their attorney recommends a financial plan instead of a court date - forcing them to work together so they can finally afford to be apart.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Devon K. Shepard, David A. Arnold; EP Kevin Hart, Dave Becky
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: With an ensemble cast of dynamic characters including an ambitious reporter, a millionaire basketball player, a desperate housewife, a scandalous groupie and a murderous stalker, the series follows three women and the men in their lives. In a ruthless battle for success, these women's passions and motivations are seldom altruistic, but their life choices and drive will determine what it really takes to stay on top.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Vanessa Middleton; EP Angela Burt-Murray, Tracey Edmonds
  • Studio: Edmonds Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Five 30-somethings living in Atlanta try to build professional and personal lives they can be proud of, but the one thing they don't have keeps impeding their progress: love. Unresolved feelings from college are uncovered and secrets revealed, forcing these friends to finally deal with uncomfortable truths about each other.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/Co-EP Felischa Marye; EP Will Packer; Co-EP Sheila Ducksworth
  • Studio: Will Packer Media
  • Premieres: 2019