Tuesday, January 1, 2019

ABC - Upcoming Shows and Pilots

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


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Daniel Garcia works in the family bakery and does everything that his loving Cuban parents and siblings expect him to do. But on a wild Miami night he meets Noa Hamilton, an international superstar and fashion mogul, and his life moves into the spotlight. Will this unlikely couple upend their lives to be together and pull their families into a culture clash?
  • Cast: Nathalie KelleyVictor RasukCarlos Gomez, Lisa Vidal, Dan Bucatinsky, Belissa Escobedo, Michelle VeintimillaDavid Del Rio, Georgina Reilly (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Dean Georgaris; SR/EP Becky Hartman Edwards; EP Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan; D/EP David Frankel
  • Studio: Universal Television, ABC Studios, Keshet Studios
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A prisoner becomes a lawyer and litigates cases for other inmates while fighting to overturn his own life sentence for a crime he didn't commit. His quest for freedom is driven by his desperate desire to get back to the family he loves and reclaim the life that was stolen from him. Through the window of his ferocious struggle and his complicated relationship with a progressive female prison warden, the flaws and challenges in our penal and legal systems are examined. Based on the life of Isaac Wright Jr.
  • Cast: Nicholas PinnockIndira VarmaJoy BryantMary Stuart MastersonBoris McGiver, Tyla Harris, Dorian Missick, Glenn Fleshler, Timothy Busfield 
  • Team: W/EP Hank Steinberg; EP Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, Doug Robinson, Isaac Wright Jr., Alison Greenspan; D/EP George Tillman Jr.
  • Studio: ABC Studios, Sony Pictures Television, G-Unit Film & Television, Doug Robinson Productions
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: Jo and Bill are parents of two young kids trying to make it day-to-day as a functioning family. Bill's very judgmental live-in mother and Jo's large Latinx Catholic family will never hesitate to let the couple know they're seemingly screwing up, but Bill and Jo will always have each other's backs, united against everyone - other parents, teachers, doctors, specialists, coaches, co-workers and especially their kids.
  • Cast: Will Sasso, Christina Vidal, Jane CurtinJason Michael Snow, Emma Grace Helton, Allyson Juliette, Guillermo Diaz 
  • Team: W/EP Julius Sharpe; EP Julia Gunn, Seth Gordon; D/EP Mark Cendrowski
  • Studio: ABC Studios, Sony Pictures Television, Exhibit A Film
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: Nate and his wife choose to move from California to Tennessee, where his parents still live, to raise their six-year-old daughter. They find the pursuit of a simple life to be much more complicated than they imagined.
  • Cast: Nate Bargatze, Katie Aselton, Kurtwood Smith, Debra Jo Rupp 
  • Team: W/EP Nate Bargatze, Jerrod Carmichael, Ari Katcher, Dan Shaki; SR/EP Danielle Sanchez-Witzel; EP Tim Sarkes, Alex Murray; D/EP Drew Goddard
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Brillstein Entertainment Partners
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