Monday, January 1, 2018

TBS - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: A surreal take on transitioning from 20-something to 30-something, a married couple juggles such every day challenges as parenthood, friendship, ham theft, stripper clowns and choosing the right day care.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP J.G. Quintel
  • Studio: Cartoon Network Studios, Studio T
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in a surreal version of Los Angeles, Donny and Cory are roommates who look out for each other. Donny, a responsible adult with the temperament and outlook of a child, relies on guidance and life advice from Cory, the dad-like 30-something who has been crashing on his couch for quite some time.
  • Cast: Donny Divanian, Cory Loykasek
  • Team: W/EP Donny Divanian, Cory Loykasek, Robb Boardman; EP Dave Kneebone, Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim
  • Studio: Studio T, Absolutelyin
  • Premieres: 2018

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: A serialized intergalactic space saga about an astronaut named Gary and his adorable, planet-destroying friend, Mooncake. The series will follow their adventures as they embark on a quest to unlock the mystery of "Final Space," the place where the entire universe ends.
  • Cast: Olan Rogers, Fred Armisen, Tom Kenny, David Tennant, Tika Sumpter, Steven Yeun, Coty Galloway
  • Team: W/EP Olan Rogers, David Sacks; EP Conan O'Brien, David Kissinger, Larry Sullivan, Jeff Ross, Kathleen Grace, Melissa Schneider, Matt Hoklotubbe
  • Studio: Studio T, Conaco, New Form
  • Premieres: February 26, 2018

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: After being released on good behavior from a 15-year prison stint, Tray is shocked to see just how much the world has changed in his absence. Returning to his newly gentrified Brooklyn neighborhood, he discovers that his former girlfriend has married an affable, successful white man, who is helping raise his twin sons that he never knew existed. Wanting nothing more than to connect with his kids, but having neither the money to support them nor himself, Tray falls back on the skills he learned in prison to make ends meet while treading on unfamiliar territory.
  • Cast: Tracy Morgan, Tiffany HaddishAllen Maldonado, Ryan Gaul, Cedric the Entertainer, Taylor Mosby, Dante Hoagland 
  • Team: W/EP Jordan Peele, John Carcieri; SR/EP Saladin K. Patterson; EP Tracy Morgan, Joel Zadak, Eric Tannenbaum, Kim Tannenbaum
  • Studio: Studio T, Principato Young
  • Premieres: April 3, 2018

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A Heaven-set workplace comedy where a low level angel responsible for handling all of humanity's prayers must achieve his most impossible miracle to date to prevent Earth's destruction.
  • Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Steve Buscemi (replacing Owen Wilson), Geraldine Viswanathan, Jon Bass, Karan Soni, Sasha Compère 
  • Team: W/EP Simon Rich; EP Daniel Radcliffe, Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer
  • Studio: Studio T, Broadway Video
  • Premieres: 2018

ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Hattie, a queer black girl, and her two best friends, Marie and Nina, spend their days talking shit and chasing their dreams. The series explores friendship, finding love and screwing everything up along the way.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Lena Waithe; EP Andrew Coles
  • Studio: Hillman Grad Productions, The Mission Entertainment
  • Notes: Based on Waithe's YouTube series of the same name.