Friday, January 11, 2019

Development News - NBC Picks Up Pilots for Dramas 'Emergence' and 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist'

Development News - January 11, 2019

NBC's Emergence and Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist.

  • EMERGENCE (Drama) - Written by Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters. Directed by Paul McGuigan. Executive produced by Fazekas, Butters and McGuigan. Produced by Robert Atwood. Produced by ABC Studios and Fazekas & Butters. 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.
  • ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST (Drama) - Written by Austin Winsberg. Directed by Paul Feig. Executive produced by Winsberg, Feig, Jessie Henderson, Kim Tannenbaum, Eric Tannenbaum and Jason Wang. Produced by Lionsgate Television, Universal Music Group, FeigCo and The Tannenbaum Company. Logline: A whip-smart but socially awkward girl in her late 20s is suddenly able to hear the innermost thoughts of people around her as songs and even big musical numbers that they perform just for her. With this new ability at her disposal, she is able to use her "gift" to not only help herself understand people in her life, but also to help others around her.