Monday, January 1, 2018

The CW - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO PILOT

CHARMED
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Three sisters in a college town discover they are witches. Between vanquishing supernatural demons, tearing down the patriarchy and maintaining familial bonds, a witch's work is never done.
  • Cast: Madeleine MantockMelonie Diaz, Sarah JefferySer'Darius Blain, Rupert Evans, Charlie Gillespie, Ellen Tamaki
  • Team: W/EP Jessica O'Toole, Amy Rardin; EP Jennie Snyder Urman, Ben Silverman; D/EP Brad Silberling
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios
  • Notes: Reboot of the 1998-2006 drama.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: After surviving an explosion that killed her hotshot detective big brother, an underachieving beat cop starts seeing his ghost, flipping their sibling dynamic on its head and allowing her to truly live her life for the first time. They work together to help crime victims both living and dead while figuring out the unfinished business keeping his spirit on Earth.
  • Cast: Freddie Stroma, Lyndon Smith (replacing Joey King), Hayley Marie Norman, Christine Ko, Erica Cerra, Myles Bullock 
  • Team: W/EP Katie Lovejoy; EP Bill Lawrence, Jeff Ingold; D/EP Michael Patrick Jann
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Doozer Productions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: When a prison spaceship carrying the universe's most deadly aliens crashes in Southern California, two young woman with bigger dreams than working at a kids' pizza place in the valley are recruited by a space cop to hunt down the escaped criminals, who have camouflaged themselves as eccentric Angelenos.
  • Cast: Gage Golightly, Quinta Brunson, Josh Helman, Liam Garrigan 
  • Team: W/EP Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker; EP Rob Thomas, Danielle Stokdyk, Dan Etheridge, Leslie Morgenstein, Gina Girolamo; D/EP Glen Winter
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Alloy Entertainment, Ehsugadee Productions, Spondoolie Productions
  • Notes: Based on the book by Iva-Marie Palmer.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A flawed and irreverent blind woman is the only "witness" to the slaying of her drug-dealing friend. After the police dismiss her story, she sets out with her dog, Pretzel, to find the killer while also maintaining her colorful dating life and the job she hates at Breaking Blind - the guide dog school owned by her overprotective parents.
  • Cast: Perry Mattfeld, Brooke Markham, Keston John, Kathleen York, Derek Webster, Austin Nichols 
  • Team: W/EP Corinne Kingsbury; EP Ben Stiller, Jackie Cohn, Nicky Weinstock; D/EP Michael Showalter
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Red Hour Films
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A mortician and his son's lives are turned upside down when the woman who abandoned them 15 years ago returns and asks them to fake her death.
  • Cast: Tyler Ritter, Clara Lago, Luke Youngblood, Curran Walters, Sigrid Owen
  • Team: W/EP Rina Momoun, Josh Reims; EP Tariq Jalil, Lucas Carter; D/EP Rachel Goldenberg
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Intrigue Productions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: After reluctantly returning to her tourist-trap hometown of Roswell, New Mexico, the daughter of undocumented immigrants discovers a shocking truth about her teenage crush who is now a police officer: he's an alien who has kept his unearthly abilities hidden his entire life. She protects his secret as the two reconnect and begin to investigate his origins, but when a violent attack and long-standing government cover-up point to a greater alien presence on Earth, the politics of fear and hatred threaten to expose him and destroy their deepening romance.
  • Cast: Jeanine Mason, Nathan Parsons, Tyler Blackburn, Lily Cowles, Michael Vlamis, Heather Hemmens, Michael Trevino, Trevor St. John, Karan Oberoi 
  • Team: W/EP Carina Adly MacKenzie; EP Kevin Kelly Brown, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Lawrence Bender; D/EP Julie Plec
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Amblin Television
  • Notes: Reboot of the 1999-2002 drama.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: After her husband tries to kill her on what she thought was a romantic cruise to celebrate their second wedding anniversary, a woman teams with a jaded ex-cop to exact her own twisted brand of revenge on her cheating spouse, and winds up uncovering a wider conspiracy in the process.
  • Cast: Sarah Wright OlsenMatt Barr, Ben Aldridge, Richard Esteras, KJ Smith, Brent Sexton
  • Team: W/EP Russel Friend, Garrett Lerner; EP Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan; D/EP Marc Buckland
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Keshet Studios
  • Notes: Based on the novel by Carl Hiaasen.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: When a high school football player from South Central L.A. is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High, the wins, losses and struggles of two families from vastly different worlds - Compton and Beverly Hills - begin to collide.
  • Cast: Taye Diggs, Daniel EzraSamantha Logan, Bre-Z, Greta Onieogou, Monet Mazur, Michael Evans Behling, Cody Christian, Karimah Westbrook 
  • Team: W/EP April Blair; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter; P Robbie Rogers; D/EP Rob Hardy
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions
  • Notes: Based on the life of pro football player Spencer Paysinger.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Under the training and protection of Sheriff Jody Mills, a group of troubled young woman - all of them orphaned by supernatural tragedy - emerge as a supreme monster-fighting force.
  • Cast: Kim RhodesBriana Buckmaster, Kathryn Newton, Katherine Ramdeen, Clark Backo, Yadira Guevara-Prip 
  • Team: W/EP Andrew Dabb, Robert Berens; EP Robert Singer; D/EP Phil Sgriccia
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television
  • Notes: Backdoor pilot airing during Season 13 of Supernatural.