Monday, January 1, 2018

National Geographic - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

BARKSKINS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Spanning over 300 years, the drama chronicles the deforestation of the New World from the arrival of Europeans into the contemporary era of global warming through the stories of two immigrants to New France, RenĂ© Sel and Charles Duquet, who work as wood-cutters - barkskins - and of their descendants. Based on the novel by Annie Proulx.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Elwood Reid; EP Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, Garrett Basch
  • Studio: Fox 21 Television Studios, Scott Rudin Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

THE HOT ZONE
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Recounts the terrifying true story of the origin of the Ebola virus, a highly infectious deadly virus from the central African rain forest, and its first arrival on U.S. soil. In 1989, when this killer suddenly appeared in chimpanzees in a scientific lab in the suburbs of Washington D.C., there was no known cure. A heroic U.S. Army veterinarian working with a secret military SWAT team put herself in mortal peril when she tried to head off the outbreak before it spread to the human population.
  • Cast: Julianna Margulies, Noah Emmerich, Topher Grace, Liam Cunningham, James D'Arcy, Paul James, Nick Searcy, Robert Wisdom, Robert Sean Leonard
  • Team: W/EP Kelly Souders, Brian Peterson; EP Ridley Scott, Lynda Obst, Jeff Vintar; D/EP Michael Uppendahl, Nick Murphy
  • Studio: Fox 21 Television Studios, Scott Free Productions, Lynda Obst Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Explores the rapid rise and the spectacular fall of the 1990s tech bubble supported by select documentary elements to tell the inside story of Silicon Valley's dramatic early days.
  • Cast: Bradley Whitford, Steve Zahn, Lamorne Morris, John Karna, Dakota Shapiro, Oliver Cooper
  • Team: W/EP/D Matthew Carnahan; EP Arianna Huffington, Jason Goldberg, Brant Pinvidic, David Walpert; Co-EP David Newsom; P Joel Ehninger
  • Studio: STXtv, Matthew Carnahan Circus Products
  • Premieres: January 13, 2019