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: May 21, 2019

  • 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: April 28, 2019

ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A San Francisco homicide detective is mysteriously brought back to life after being killed in the line of duty. As he resumes his old life and he and his wife realize he isn't the same person he used to be, they zero in on the strange man behind his resurrection - Dr. Victor Frankenstein.
  • Cast: Ryan Phillippe, Katrina Law, Aaron Staton, Saidah Arrika Ekulona 
  • Team: W/EP Jason Tracey; EP Rob Doherty; D/EP Uta Briesewitz
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios
  • Notes: Previously Frankenstein.

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: After having a heart attack, a man falls in love with his Nigerian nurse and sets his sights on getting her to give him a chance.
  • Cast: Billy Gardell, Folake Olowofoyeku, Christine Ebersole, Maribeth Monroe, Shola Adewusi, Barry Shabaka Henley, Matt Jones, Travis Wolfe Jr.
  • Team: W/EP Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, Al Higgins, Gina Yashere; D/EP Beth McCarthy-Miller
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Chuck Lorre Productions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: After raising her two children and retiring from teaching, Carol Chambers embarks on a unique second act: she's going to become a doctor.
  • Cast: Patricia Heaton, Kyle MacLachlanBonnie Dennison, Ito Aghayere, Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Sabrina Jalees
  • Team: W/EP Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins; EP Patricia Heaton, David Hunt, Adam Griffin, Rebecca Stay, Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor; D/EP Pamela Fryman
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, FourBoys Entertainment, Kapital Entertainment
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Pulling back the curtain on the court system, the drama follows the dedicated, chaotic, hopeful and sometimes absurd lives of the judges, assistant district attorneys and public defenders as they work with bailiffs, clerks, cops and jurors to bring justice to the people of Los Angeles.
  • Cast: Simone MissickMarg HelgenbergerWilson BethelJessica Camacho, J. Alex Brinson, Lindsay Mendez, Ruthie Ann Miles
  • Team: W/EP Greg Spottiswood; EP Leonard Goldstein; D/EP Mike Robin
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: When the son of a Chinese billionaire announces his engagement to an American woman, his outrageous family descends upon the couple to win their son back and test drive the American dream.
  • Cast: Ken Jeong, Deborah S. Craig, Max Willems, Taylor Louderman 
  • Team: W/EP Kevin Kwan, David Sangalli; SR/EP Michelle Nader, Christina Lee; EP Danielle Stokdyk; D/EP Andy Ackerman
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A skeptical female clinical psychologist joins a priest-in-training and a blue-collar contractor as they investigate supposed miracles, demonic possessions and other extraordinary occurrences. Together they try to determine if there is a scientific explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work.
  • Cast: Katja Herbers, Mike Colter, Aasif MandviMichael Emerson 
  • Team: W/EP/D Robert King; W/EP Michelle King; EP Liz Glotzer
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, King Size Productions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The spinoff of FBI follows the department of the FBI tasked with tracking and capturing the criminals on its Most Wanted list.
  • Cast: Julian McMahon, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Alana de la Garza, Kellan Lutz, Roxy Sternberg, Nathaniel Arcand 
  • Team: W/EP Dick Wolf, Rene Balcer; EP Peter Jankowski, Arthur W. Forney; D/EP Fred Berner
  • Studio: Universal Television, CBS Television Studios, Wolf Films
  • Notes: Series commitment. Backdoor pilot airing in the spring.

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: Two siblings are forced to reconnect when an outrageously wealthy trust fund baby is cut off by his father, and he and his wife move into her estranged sister's Reseda condo.
  • Cast: Jaime Camil, Pauley PerretteNatasha LeggeroIzzy Diaz 
  • Team: W/EP Alex Herschlag; EP Jaime Camil, Jennie Snyder Urman, Joanna Klein, Ben Silverman, Howard Owen, Guillermo Restrepo, Gonzalo Cilley, Maria Lucia Hernandez Frieri; D/EP Victor Gonzalez
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Sutton St. Productions, Propagate, RCN Television, Resonant Television
  • Notes: Formerly Broke.

  • Genre: Comedy (Hybrid)
  • Logline: A devoted mom and dad are committed to raising their children with the love and support the mom never got as a kid, but discover how difficult that is with her insane parents and siblings back in the picture.
  • Cast: Malcolm Barrett, Katherine Heigl, Nancy Lenehan, Phil Hendrie
  • Team: W/EP Brendan O'Brien; SR/EP Chris Harris; EP Nick Stoller, Conor Welch; D/EP James Burrows
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Sony Pictures Television, Stoller Global Solutions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A small New Hampshire town is thrust onto the world stage when the discovery of a valuable resource within its borders compels the residents to declare themselves an independent nation, thus setting the unlikely young mayor and her cabinet of inexperienced locals on the path of running a brand-new country.
  • Cast: Sarah DrewCarlos Leal, Jonathan Slavin, Kirsten Nelson, James Lesure, Kimberly Guerrero, Daniel Ings, Annie Funke
  • Team: W/EP Jeffrey Paul King; EP Leo Pearlman, Jeff Grosvenor; D/EP Marc Webb
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Fulwell 73
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Hybrid)
  • Logline: A story told through interviews and vignettes spanning 10 years, about how an unlikely couple becomes an unlikely family.
  • Cast: Elizabeth Alderfer, David Walton, Parker YoungVanessa Marano, Laura Marano, Ronny Chieng, Susan Wokoma
  • Team: W/EP Mike Royce; EP Nick Stoller, Conor Welch; D/EP Pamela Fryman
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Sony Pictures Television, Stoller Global Solutions
  • Notes: Previously The Story of Us and The Us Project.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A complex and timely spy thriller centered around the head of communications for the NSA, a charming operative who finds her loyalties torn between protecting the government's secrets and her own.
  • Cast: Sophia Bush, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Raphael Acloque, Matthew Modine, Allen Leech, Dennis Haysbert, Nick Blood, Spencer Moss, Tina Huang, Judith Scott, Brian Markinson, Catherine Curtin
  • Team: W/Co-EP David C. White; EP Matt Reeves; D/EP Patricia Riggen
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, CBS Television Studios, 6th & Idaho Productions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: When a former high-ranking NYPD officer becomes the first female Chief of Police for Los Angeles, she uses her unflinching honesty and hardball tactics to navigate the social, political and national security issues that converge with enforcing the law.
  • Cast: Edie Falco, Michael Chernus, Adelaide Clemens, Russell G. Jones, Olivia Lucy Phillip, David Fierro, Joseph Lyle Taylor
  • Team: W/EP Paul Attanasio; EP Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey; D/EP Kate Dennis
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Amblin Television
  • Notes: Formerly Nancy.

  • Genre: Comedy (Hybrid)
  • Logline: Evan sets out with his group of 20-something friends to accomplish a list of challenges he wrote for himself years ago in an effort to turn around his banal life.
  • Cast: Michael Angarano, Briga Heelan, Michael Cassidy, Taylor Deardon, Ana VillafaƱe, Adhir Kalyan (replacing Raymond Ablack)
  • Team: W/Co-EP Mike Metz; SR/EP Joe Port, Joe Wiseman; EP Gail Berman; D/EP Mark Cendrowski
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, The Jackal Group
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: When a scandal rocks the medical practice she runs with her husband and their friends, a surgeon rises to the occasion and takes the lead in trying to mend both the practice and her own marriage.
  • Cast: Jennifer Morrison, Justin KirkDavid Ajala, Sarayu Blue, Reggie Lee 
  • Team: W/EP Rina Mimoun; EP Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, KristieAnne Reed; D/EP Victoria Mahoney
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Jerry Bruckheimer Television.
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A widower is eager to move on from the most difficult year of his life, only to realize he's utterly unprepared to raise his two daughters on his own, and equally unprepared for the dating world where, to his shock, he's suddenly a hot commodity.
  • Cast: Walton Goggins, Rob Corddry, Michaela Watkins, Omar Benson Miller, Maya Lynne Robinson
  • Team: W/EP Bill Martin, Mike Schiff; EP Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor, Wendi Trilling, Peyton Reed; D/EP John Hamburg
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Kapital Entertainment, Trill TV
  • Notes: