Monday, January 1, 2018

CBS - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

BLOOD & TREASURE
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A brilliant antiquities expert and a cunning art thief team up to catch a ruthless terrorist who funds his attacks through stolen treasure. As they crisscross the globe hunting their target, they unexpectedly find themselves in the center of a 2,000-year-old battle for the cradle of civilization.
  • Cast: Sofia Pernas, Matt BarrKatia Winter, Michael James Shaw, James Callis, Alicia Coppola, Anna Silk (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Matthew Federman, Stephen Scaia; SR/EP Taylor Elmore; EP Ben Silverman, Mark Vlasic; D/EP Marc Webb
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The military's brightest minds take on our country's toughest challenges - inside the courtroom and out - where each attorney is trained as a prosecutor, a defense lawyer, an investigator and a Marine.
  • Cast: Luke Mitchell (replacing Dave Annable), Dana Delany (replacing Mira Sorvino), Phillipa SooAnna WoodRaffi Barsoumian, Ato Essandoh
  • Team: W/EP Craig Sweeny, Craig Turk; EP Carl Beverly, Sarah Timberman; D/EP Marc Webb
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Timberman/Beverly Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: A woman's dreams of an upstanding life with her new fiancé and his family are dashed when her younger half-sister comes to live with her to escape their train wreck of a father.
  • Cast: Nina DobrevTone BellBrian Stokes Mitchell, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Odessa Adlon 
  • Team: W/EP Corinne Kingsbury; EP Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor, Wendi Trilling; D/EP Scott Ellis
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Kapital Entertainment, Trill TV
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The inner workings of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • Cast: Zeeko Zaki, Missy PeregrymJeremy Sisto, Ebonée Noel, Sela Ward (replacing Connie Nielsen)
  • Team: SR/EP Greg Plageman; EP Dick Wolf, Peter Jankowski, Arthur W. Forney; D/EP Niels Arden Oplev
  • Studio: Universal Television, CBS Television Studios, Wolf Films
  • Premieres: September 25, 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: An outspoken atheist's life is turned upside down when he is "friended" by God on Facebook. Unwittingly, he becomes an agent of change in the lives and destinies of others around him.
  • Cast: Brandon Michael HallViolett BeaneJavicia Leslie, Suraj Sharma, Joe Morton, Malik Yoba (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Steven Lilien, Bryan Wynbrandt; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter; D/EP Marcos Siega
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions
  • Premieres: September 30, 2018

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: A young married couple's lives are completely upended when a young musician moves into their spare bedroom and brings with him the complications of being an up-and-coming mega pop star - sometimes even the paparazzi.
  • Cast: Damon Wayans Jr.Amber Stevens WestFelix Mallard, Stephnie Weir, Chris Parnell, Victor Williams 
  • Team: W/EP Austen Earl, Tim McAuliffe; EP Harry Styles, Ben Winston, Michael Rotenberg, Jonathan Berry; D/EP Phill Lewis
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Fulwell 73, 3 Arts Entertainment
  • Premieres: October 1, 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Upon returning home from Afghanistan, decorated ex-Navy SEAL Thomas Magnum repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator. With help from fellow vets Theodore "TC" Calvin and Orville "Rick" Wright, as well as that of disavowed former MI:6 agent Juliet Higgins, Magnum takes on the cases no one else will, helping those who have no one else to turn to. Action, adventure and comedy aside, the drama also explores a brotherhood forged by the trauma of combat, what it means to return home an ex-soldier and a commitment to continuing to serve while in the private sector.
  • Cast: Jay HernandezPerdita WeeksZachary KnightonStephen Hill, Tim Kang, Amy Hill (recurring), Ken Jeong (guest), Carl Weathers (guest)
  • Team: W/EP Peter Lenkov, Eric Guggenheim; EP John Davis, John Fox, Danielle Woodrow; D/EP Justin Lin
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Universal Television, Davis Entertainment, Perfect Storm Entertainment
  • Premieres: September 24, 2018

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: The nicest guy in the Midwest moves his family into a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles where not everyone appreciates his extreme neighborliness. 
  • Cast: Max Greenfield (replacing Josh Lawson), Beth Behrs (replacing Dreama Walker), Cedric the Entertainer, Tichina Arnold, Sheaun McKinney, Marcel Spears, Hank Greenspan
  • Team: W/EP Jim Reynolds; EP Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor, Wendi Trilling, Cedric the Entertainer, Eric Rhone; D/EP James Burrows
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Kapital Entertainment, Trill TV, A Bird and A Bear Entertainment
  • Premieres: October 1, 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: After a white cop in Chicago mistakenly shoots and kills a black doctor, the narrative follows three different families that all have connections with the case as the story is told from each perspective.
  • Cast: Noah WyleEmayatzy CorinealdiNoel Fisher, Michael Patrick Thornton, Aliyah Royale, Vinny ChhibberHoward Charles, Elizabeth Laidlaw
  • Team: W/Co-EP Caitlin Parrish, Erica Weiss; EP Ava DuVernay, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter; D/EP Victoria Mahoney
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions
  • Premieres: 2019