Tuesday, January 1, 2019

BET - 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 (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Tech genius Archer Grant is a young, black, iconoclastic mastermind who has developed Archer App - a software that measures the sexual chemistry between its user and anyone in the room. In launching the app and managing its rapid growth, Archer clumsily navigates between worlds - hipster Brooklyn, bloodthirsty Wall Street, underground hip-hop, innovative Silicon Valley - while trying to avoid the treacherous grip of capitalism and his own precarious sex addiction.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/Co-EP Chad Sanders
  • Studio:
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Based in New York City, a group of women band together after their marriages fall apart and find strength in their sisterhood - and of course a little revenge.
  • Cast: Jill Scott, Michelle Buteau, Ryan Michelle BatheMark Tallman, RonReaco Lee, Malik Yoba
  • Team: W/EP Tracy Oliver; EP Karen Rosenfeld, Scott Rudin, Tony Hernandez
  • Studio: Paramount Television, Jax Media
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Five 30-somethings living in Atlanta try to build professional and personal lives they can be proud of, but the one thing they don't have keeps impeding their progress: love. Unresolved feelings from college are uncovered and secrets revealed, forcing these friends to finally deal with uncomfortable truths about each other.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/Co-EP Felischa Marye; EP Will Packer; Co-EP Sheila Ducksworth
  • Studio: Will Packer Media
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: The adventures of a queer black girl, Hattie, and her two straight best friends, Marie and Nia, who spend most of their days talking "ish" and chasing their dreams. It's a show about friendship, finding love and messing everything up along the way.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Lena Waithe; SR/EP Susan Fales-Hill; EP Rishi Rajani, Andrew Coles
  • Studio: Hillman Grad Productions
  • Premieres: 2020