Tuesday, January 1, 2019

OWN - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

AMBITIONS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the world of love, power and politics in Atlanta, the drama centers on the intense rivalry between formidable legal eagles Stephanie Lancaster and Amara Hughes, who are former best friends from collage but have become adversaries in both their personal and professional lives.
  • Cast: Robin Givens, Essence Atkins, Brian White, Kendrick Cross, Brely Evans, Erica Page, Steven Williams, Christina Kirkman, Brian Bosworth (recurring), Matt CedeƱo (recurring), Deena Dill (recurring), Gino Anthony Pesi (recurring), Kayla Smith (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Jamey Giddens; SR/EP Kevin Arkadie; EP Will Packer, Sheila Ducksworth; D/EP Benny Boom
  • Studio: Lionsgate Television, Debmar-Mercury, Will Packer Media
  • Premieres: June 18, 2019

  • Genre: Anthology (Season-Long)
  • Logline: Each season will chronicle the romance of one couple, with each episode spanning a single day. The narrative will unfold to reveal significant moments in a relationship that compel people to hold true to the ones they love, from the extraordinary to the everyday.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Ava DuVernay; SR/EP Tanya Hamilton; EP Oprah Winfrey, Paul Garnes
  • Studio: Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Harpo Films, Forward Movement
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A coming-of-age drama that centers on a 14-year-old prodigy from the projects. Haunted by the death of his closest friend, and relying on his hardworking mother to find a way out of poverty, he must choose between the streets that raised him or the higher education that may offer him a way out. Set in South Florida at the end of the Obama administration, the drama is inspired by events in McCraney's own life and explores the precarious balance needed for the making of a man.
  • Cast: Phylicia Rashad, Akili McDowell, Nathaniel Logan McIntyre, Isaiah Johnson, Ade Chike Torbert, Jordan Bolger, Cayden K. Williams, Travis Coles, Alana Arenas, Gillian Williams (recurring), Ruben Santiago-Hudson (recurring), Elvis Nolasco (recurring), Randy Gonzalez (recurring), Lela Rochon (recurring), Trace Lysette (recurring), Liza Colon-Zayas (recurring), Juanita Jennings (recurring), Lindsey Blackwell (recurring), Solomon Valdez (recurring), Teshi Thomas (recurring), Nick Creegan (recurring), Kimaya Naomi (recurring), Logan Rozos (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Tarell Alvin McCraney; SR/EP Dee Harris-Lawrence; EP Michael B. Jordan, Mike Kelley, Melissa Loy
  • Studio: Warner Horizon Television, Outlier Productions, Page Fright Productions
  • Premieres: 2019