Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Peacock - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

ANGELYNE
  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Based on The Hollywood Reporter feature that explored the identity of Los Angeles' mysterious billboard bombshell - Angelyne.
  • Cast: Emmy Rossum
  • Team: EP Emmy Rossum, Sam Esmail, Chad Hamilton, Lucy Tcherniak, Allison Miller
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Esmail Corp, Anonymous Content, Composition 8
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A new take on the acclaimed Sci-Fi drama that ran from 2004-09.
  • Cast:
  • Team: EP Sam Esmail, Chad Hamilton
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Esmail Corp, Anonymous Content
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: As citizens of New London, Bernard Marx and Lenina Crowne have only ever known a rigid social order, a perfect pharmaceutical called Soma, and a culture of instant gratification and ubiquitous sex. Curious to explore life beyond the strictures of their society, the two New Worlders embark on a vacation to the Savage Lands, where they become embroiled in a harrowing and violent rebellion. Bernard and Lenina are rescued by John the Savage, who escapes with them back to New London. John's arrival in the New World soon threatens to disrupt its utopian harmony, leaving Bernard and Lenina to grapple with the repercussions. The three become entwined in a fraught relationship that awakens them to the dangers of their own conditioning.
  • Cast: Alden EhrenreichHarry LloydJessica Brown FindlayKylie Bunbury, Hannah John-Kamen, Sen Mitsuji, Joseph Morgan, Nina Sosanya, Demi Moore (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP David Wiener; EP Grant Morrison, Brian Taylor, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey; D/EP Owen Harris
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Amblin Television
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Dr. Christopher Duntsch is a rising star in the Dallas medical community. Young, charismatic and ostensibly brilliant, he was building a flourishing neurosurgery practice when everything suddenly changed. Patients entered his operating room for complex but routine spinal surgeries and left permanently maimed or dead. As victims piled up, two fellow physicians, neurosurgeon Robert Henderson and vascular surgeon Randall Kirby, set out to stop him. The series explores the twisted mind of a sociopath and the gross negligence of the system designed to protect the most defenseless among us. Based on Wondery's hit podcast.
  • Cast: Jamie Dornan, Alec Baldwin, Christian Slater
  • Team: W/EP Patrick Macmanus; EP Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch, Hernan Lopez, Marshall Lewy
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Escape Artists, Wondery
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A small town in upstate New York is turned upside down when local legend and town namesake, Nathan Rutherford, fights the moving of a historical statue.
  • Cast: Ed Helms
  • Team: W/EP Ed Helms, Michael Schur, Sierra Teller Ornelas; EP David Miner, Mike Falbo
  • Studio: Universal Television, Fremulon, 3 Arts Entertainment, Pacific Electric Picture Company
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: When California governor Zack Morris gets into hot water for closing too many low-income high schools, he proposes they send the affected students to the highest performing schools in the state - including Bayside High. The influx of new students gives the over privileged Bayside kids a much needed and hilarious dose of reality. Sequel to the NBC comedy that aired from 1989-93.
  • Cast: Mario Lopez, Elizabeth Berkley
  • Team: W/EP Tracey Wigfield; EP Mario Lopez, Elizabeth Berkley, Peter Engel, Franco Bario
  • Studio: Universal Television
  • Premieres: 2020

ORDERED TO PILOT

ONE OF US IS LYING
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Erica Saleh; EP Matt Groesch, John Sacchi; D/EP Jennifer Morrison
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, 5 More Minutes Productions
  • Notes: Based on the novel by Karen M. McManus.

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: Punky Brewster is now a single mother of three trying to get her life back on track when she meets a young girl who reminds her a lot of her younger self. Sequel to the NBC comedy that aired from 1984-88.
  • Cast: Soleil Moon Frye, Cherie Johnson 
  • Team: W/EP Steve Armogida, Jim Armogida; EP Soleil Moon Frye, Tim Pastore, Jimmy Fox, David Duclon
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, All3Media America, Main Event Media
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Two opposing ideologies are forced into an odd coupling. The main characters will be challenged by one another, making the moral lines at which they once stood harder to define.
  • Cast: Jada Pinkett Smith
  • Team: W/EP Kara Brown; EP Jada Pinkett Smith, Joy Gorman, Deniese Davis; D/EP Rashida Jones
  • Studio: Universal Television, Anonymous Content, Color Creative
  • Notes: