Tuesday, January 1, 2019

USA - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

BRIARPATCH
  • Genre: Anthology (Season-Long)
  • Logline: Allegra Dill is a dogged investigator who returns to her border-town Texas home after her sister is murdered by a car bomb. What begins as a search for a killer turns into an all-consuming fight to bring the corrupt hometown Allegra thought she left behind to its knees. Based on the novel by Ross Thomas.
  • Cast: Rosario DawsonJay R. Ferguson, Edi Gathegi, Brian Geraghty, Kim Dickens, Ed Asner (recurring), Alan Cumming (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Andy Greenwald; EP Sam Esmail, Chad Hamilton, Rosario Dawson; D/EP Ana Lily Amirpour
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Paramount Television, Esmail Corp, Anonymous Content
  • Premieres: February 6, 2020

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: 1970s daredevil Evel Knievel prepares for his greatest death-defying feat - the historic Snake River Canyon jump. The series provides a portrait of a complex man living the American dream, juggling meteoric celebrity and raising a family - and the very real probability that his next jump will kill him.
  • Cast: Milo Ventimiglia
  • Team: W/EP Etan Frankel; EP Milo Ventimiglia, McG, Mary Viola, Steven Bello, Alex Gartner, Charles Roven, Topher Rhys-Lawrence, Russ Cundiff
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Wonderland Sound & Vision, Atlas Entertainment, DiVide Pictures
  • Premieres: 2020

ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Along with a group of rebellious misfits, two computer geniuses in an obscure corner of America created one of the biggest franchise hits of the 90s: the video game Doom. John Carmack and John Romero were best friends who became bitter rivals, as they created a video game empire and transformed pop culture forever.
  • Cast: Eduardo Franco, Patrick Gibson, John Karna, Jane Ackermann, Siobhan Williams, Peter Friedman (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Tom Bissell; EP James Franco, Dave France, David Kushner, Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Eric Robinson, Jeremy Bell, Vince Jolivette, Elizabeth Haggard; Co-EP D.J. Goldberg; D/EP Rhys Thomas
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, The Gotham Group, Ramona Films
  • Notes: Based on the nonfiction book by David Kushner.