Tuesday, January 1, 2019

NBC - 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: Coming from a famous Memphis family known for taking on injustice, brilliant lawyer Sydney Strait used to work at her father Elijah's celebrated law firm until their tumultuous relationship got in the way. After barely speaking to him for years, Sydney is suddenly thrust back into the family fold when her philanthropist mother passes away unexpectedly. In the wake of her loss, hoping to reconnect with the daughter he loves, Elijah asks Sydney to rejoin his firm. She agrees because despite her lingering resentment and distrust, she knows that working alongside her father is her best hope at changing the world - if they can ever get along.
  • Cast: Jimmy SmitsCaitlin McGeeBarry Sloane, Michael Luwoye, Stony BlydenJayne AtkinsonMaameYaa Boafo, Scott Shepherd
  • Team: W/EP Dean Georgaris; EP David Janollari, Michael Aguilar; D/EP Jessica Yu
  • Studio: Universal Television, David Janollari Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Scott Perry and his family are thrown into upheaval when he gets a potentially terminal diagnosis. Facing his mortality, he and his wife, Robin, assemble a unique group of carefully chosen friends to support his family and guide them through the ups and downs of life's many challenges. Inspired by the memoir by Bruce Feiler.
  • Cast: Sarah Wayne CalliesClive Standen, Tom Everett Scott, Michele Weaver, J. August Richards, Blue Chapman, Michael O'Neill, Steven Silver, Emjay Anthony, Thalia Tran
  • Team: W/EP Joan Rater, Tony Phelan; EP Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, KristieAnne Reed; P Bruce Feiler, James Oh; D/EP James Strong
  • Studio: Universal Television, Jerry Bruckheimer Television, Midwest Livestock Productions
  • Premieres: 2020

THE INBETWEEN
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Cassie Bishop was born with a gift, though she may call it a curse. She can see and communicate with the dead, helping them with their unresolved problems - whether she likes it or not. When her longtime friend Detective Tom Hackett and his new partner, former FBI Agent Damien Asante, need help solving a darkly puzzling murder, Cassie agrees to use her abilities. Despite her reluctance, she may have found a way to keep her demons at bay, all while solving some of the city's most challenging cases.
  • Cast: Harriet Dyer, Justin Cornwell (replacing Yusuf Gatewood), Paul BlackthorneCindy LunaAnne-Marie Johnson, Chad James Buchanan
  • Team: W/EP Moira Kirland; EP David Heyman, Nancy Cotton; D/EP Charlotte Sieling
  • Studio: Universal Television, Heyday Television, NBC International
  • Premieres: May 29, 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: Young parents Dave and Rebecca are ready to reclaim their life after years of diapers and sleepless nights. However, things take an unexpected turn when Dave's parents show up unannounced and broke, leaving Dave with no choice but to open the door to the people who gave him everything. But these boomerang parents aren't great with boundaries and the question of who's parenting whom quickly become blurred.
  • Cast: Adam Pally, Abby Elliott, Jessy Hodges, Amer Padha-Chatel, Fran DrescherSteven Weber 
  • Team: W/EP Dan Levy; EP Doug Robinson, Alison Greenspan; D/EP Andy Ackerman
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Doug Robinson Productions
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Kenan strives to be a super dad to his two adorable girls, while simultaneously balancing his job and a father-in-law who "helps" in the most inappropriate ways.
  • Cast: Kenan Thompson, Andy GarciaDani Lockett, Dannah Lockett, Punam Patel 
  • Team: W/EP Jackie Clarke; EP Kenan Thompson, Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer; D/EP Chris Rock
  • Studio: Universal Television, Broadway Video
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in New York City, where crimes motivated by discrimination are vigorously investigated by an elite, specially trained team of investigators. Going behind the headlines and viral videos, these diverse, dedicated and passionate detectives will stop at nothing to bring these criminals to justice.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Dick Wolf, Warren Leight; EP Peter Jankowski, Arthur Forney
  • Studio: Universal Television, Wolf Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Inspired by the book The Bone Collector, former NYPD detective and forensic genius Lincoln Rhyme was at the top of his game until a serious accident at the hands of a notorious serial killer forces him out of the field. When Amelia Sachs, an intuitive young officer who's got her own gift for profiling, finds herself hot on the killer's trail, Rhyme in turn finds a partner for this new game of cat and mouse. As the unlikely detective duo joins forces to crack the city's most confounding cases, they must also race to take down the enigmatic "Bone Collector" who brought them together.
  • Cast: Russell HornsbyArielle KebbelMichael Imperioli, Courtney Grosbeck, Ramses Jimenez, Brooke Lyons, Roslyn Ruff, Tate Ellington, BrĂ­an F. O'Byrne
  • Team: W/EP VJ Boyd, Mark Bianculli; EP Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan; D/EP Seth Gordon
  • Studio: Universal Television, Sony Pictures Television, Keshet Studios
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: When former Princeton music professor Arthur Cochran unexpectedly stumbles into choir practice at a small-town church, he finds a group of singers that are out of tune in more ways than one. Despite the ultimate clash of sensibilities, he and his newfound cohorts may just be the perfect mix of individuals to help each other reinvent and rediscover a little happiness, just when they all need it most.
  • Cast: Bradley Whitford, Anna CampWill GreenbergTymberlee HillGeno Segers, Rizwan Manji, Spencer Allport
  • Team: W/EP Lesley Wake Webster; EP Bradley Whitford, Adam Anders, Jon Radler; D/EP Jason Winer
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Small Dog Picture Company
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Garrett Modi was living the American Dream. As the youngest New York City Councilman ever, he was rubbing elbows with the political elite, attending star-studded parties and was the pride of Queens. But instead of spending his time in office helping the people that got him elected, he lost his way amidst the power and glamour of politics. When his downward spiral got him busted for public intoxication (and downright stupidity), it was all caught on tape and ended his career. Now, Garrett's crashing with his sister and wondering where it all went wrong. That is, until he's hired by a diverse group of hopefuls who dream of becoming American citizens and believe he can help - giving him a new sense of purpose and a chance for redemption, as long as he remembers where he came from.
  • Cast: Kal Penn, Kiran Deol, Moses Storm, Diana Maria Riva, Samba Schutte, Poppy Liu, Joel Kim Booster, Tudor Petrut
  • Team: W/EP Kal Penn, Matt Murray; EP Mike Schur, Dan Spilo, David Miner; D/EP Oz Rodriguez
  • Studio: Universal Television, 3 Arts Entertainment, Fremulon, Industry Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Zoey Clarke is a whip-smart computer coder forging her way in San Francisco. After an unusual event, she starts to hear the innermost wants and desires of the people around her through songs. At first, she questions her own sanity but soon realizes this unwanted curse may just be an incredibly wonderful gift.
  • Cast: Jane LevySkylar Astin, Alex Newell, Mary SteenburgenPeter Gallagher, John Clarence Stewart, Carmen Cusack, Andrew Leeds (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Austin Winsberg; EP Paul Feig, Jessie Henderson, Kim Tannenbaum, Eric Tannenbaum, Jason Wang; D/EP Richard Shepard
  • Studio: Lionsgate Television, Universal Music Group, FeigCo, The Tannenbaum Company
  • Premieres: 2020