Monday, January 1, 2018

Freeform - 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: Tandy Bowen and Tyrone Johnson are two teenagers from very different backgrounds, who find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers while falling in love. Tandy can emit light daggers and Tyrone has the ability to engulf others in darkness. They quickly learn they are better together than apart, but their feelings for each other make their already complicated world even more challenging.
  • Cast: Olivia Holt, Aubrey Joseph, Andrea Roth, Gloria Reuben, Miles Mussenden, Carl Lundstedt, Emma Lahana, Jaime Zevallos, J.D. Evermore
  • Team: W/EP Joe Pokaski; EP Jim Chory, Jeph Loeb; D/EP Gina Prince-Bythewood
  • Studio: Marvel Television, ABC Signature
  • Premieres: June 7, 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Bristol Cove is a coastal town known for its legend of once being home to mermaids. When the arrival of a mysterious girl proves this folklore all too true, the battle between man and sea takes a very vicious turn as these predatory beings return to reclaim their right to the ocean.
  • Cast: Eline Powell, Alex Roe, Rena Owen, Ian Verdun, Fola Evans-Akingbola, Sibongile Mlambo, Aylya Marzolf (recurring), Sedale Threatt Jr. (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Eric Wald, Dean White; SR/EP Emily Whitesell; EP Brad Luff, Nate Hopper, RD Robb; D/EP Scott Stewart
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: March 29, 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: In this spinoff of The Fosters, Callie and Mariana move out and move to a new city, Los Angeles. While living together, they take two very different paths and explore the different sides of the city - Mariana will be involved in the tech world while Callie will continue with social work.
  • Cast: Maia Mitchell, Cierra Ramirez
  • Team: W/EP Peter Paige, Bradley Bredeweg, Joanna Johnson; EP Jennifer Lopez, Joanna Johnson, Greg Gugliotta, Simon Fields, Benny Medina, John Ziffren, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas
  • Studio: Freeform Original Productions, Blazing Elm Entertainment, ProdCo Original
  • Premieres: 2019


ORDERED TO PILOT

MISFITS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A group of young offenders in a community service program develop supernatural powers after being hit by a mysterious electrical storm.
  • Cast: Ashleigh LaThropTre HallAllie MacDonaldJake CannavaleDave FoleyCharlie Saxton 
  • Team: W/EP Diane Ruggiero-Wright; EP Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Howard Overman, Murray Ferguson; D/EP Victoria Mahoney
  • Studio: ABC Signature, Fake Empire
  • Notes: Based on the UK series.

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: After having lost touch over the years, a group of old college friends are brought back together unexpectedly for one wild night only to be given a new lease on life and friendship. Reuniting as friends gives them the opportunity to discover who they always promised each other they would be.
  • Cast: Myko Olivier, Mia Serafino, Punam Patel, Brandon Mychal Smith, James Earl, Ana Cruz Kanye 
  • Team: W/EP Shawn Wines; EP Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor
  • Studio: Kapital Entertainment
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Everything about the town of Beacon Heights seems perfect, from their top-tier college to their overachieving residents. But nothing in Beacon Heights is as it appears to be. The stress of needing to be perfect leads to the town's first murder. Behind every Perfectionist is a secret, a lie and a needed alibi.
  • Cast: Sasha Pieterse, Janel Parrish, Sofia Carson 
  • Team: W/EP/SR I. Marlene King; SR/EP Charlie Craig; EP Leslie Morgenstein, Gina Girolamo
  • Studio: Warner Horizon Television, Alloy Entertainment, Long Lake Media
  • Notes: Spinoff of Pretty Little Liars.

    • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
    • Logline: Sticks is a neurotic 20-something with a head filled with pop culture references and a love of Chili's who lives with a giant eagle.
    • Cast:
    • Team: W/Co-EP Jessica Stickles; EP Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson, Will Gluck, Richard Schwartz
    • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Olive Bridge Entertainment, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios
    • Notes: Pilot presentation