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)

ORDERED TO SERIES

  • 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 
  • 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 sheriff takes in a young child she finds near the site of a mysterious accident who has no memory of what has happened. The investigation draws her into a conspiracy larger than she ever imagined, and the child's identity is at the center of it all.
  • Cast: Allison TolmanAlexa Skye Swinton, Robert Bailey Jr., Clancy Brown, Ashley Aufderheide, Owain YeomanDonald FaisonZabryna Guevara, Terry O'Quinn (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters; P Robert Atwood; D/EP Paul McGuigan
  • Studio: ABC Studios, Fazekas & Butters
  • Premieres: September 24, 2019

  • 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
  • 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 (Single Camera)
  • Logline: In this spinoff of Black-ish, Bow recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the 1980s, and the constant dilemmas they had to face over whether to assimilate or stay true to themselves.
  • Cast: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tika Sumpter, Arica Himmel, Christina Anthony, Ethan William Childress, Mykal-Michelle Harris, Gary Cole
  • Team: W/EP Kenya Barris, Peter Saji; SR/EP Karin Gist; EP Tracee Ellis Ross, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Randall Winston, Brian Dobbins, Helen Sugland; D/EP Anton Cropper
  • Studio: ABC Studios, Khalabo Ink Society, Cinema Gypsy Productions, Artists First
  • Premieres: September 24, 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Dex Parios is a strong, assertive and sharp-witted army veteran with a complicated love life, gambling debt and a brother to take care of Portland, Oregon. Her military intelligence skills make her a great private investigator, but her unapologetic style puts her in the firing line of hardcore criminals and not quite in alliance with the police. Inspired by the Stumptown graphic novels.
  • Cast: Cobie SmuldersMichael Ealy, Adrian Martinez, Camryn Manheim, Cole Sibus, Tantoo Cardinal, Jake Johnson 
  • Team: W/EP Jason Richman; EP Ruben Fleischer, Dave Bernad, Greg Rucka, Matthew Southworth, Justin Greenwood; D/EP James Griffiths
  • Studio: ABC Studios, The District
  • Premieres: September 25, 2019

  • 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
  • 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

ORDERED TO PILOT
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: What if the Bermuda Triangle was not a watery grave in the middle of the ocean, but a land lost in time that has trapped travelers over the course of human history? When a family is shipwrecked in this strange land, they must band together with a group of like-minded inhabitants - from throughout history - to survive and somehow find a way home.
  • Cast: Mike Vogel, Edwin Hodge, Mallory Jansen, Matt Passmore, Lorenzo Richelmy, Amit Shah, Sibongile Mlambo, Diana Bermudez, Sarah Catherine Hook, Pallavi Sharda
  • Team: W/EP Jon Harmon Feldman, Sonny Postiglione; EP Jennifer Gwartz; D/EP McG
  • Studio: ABC Studios, Random Hill Productions
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  • 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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