Wednesday, January 1, 2020

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: 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, Hilarie Burton (recurring)
  • 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: March 10, 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: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A wealthy businessman runs for mayor of Los Angeles for all the wrong reasons. Once he wins he has to figure out what he stands for, gain the respect of his staff, and connect with his teenage daughter, all while controlling the coyote population.
  • Cast: Ted Danson, Holly HunterBobby Moynihan, Vella Lovell, Mike Cabellon, Kyla Kenedy 
  • Team: W/EP Tina Fey, Robert Carlock; EP Jeff Richmond, David Miner
  • Studio: Universal Television, Little Stranger, 3 Arts Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Inspired by the formative years of actor Dwayne Johnson.
  • Cast: Dwayne Johnson
  • Team: W/EP Nahnatchka Khan, Jeff Chiang; EP Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia, Brian Gewirtz, Jennifer Carreras
  • Studio: Universal Television, Seven Bucks Productions, Fierce Baby Productions
  • Premieres: 2020

ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set at the headquarters of a major American automotive company in Detroit, a floundering group of executives try to rediscover the company identity amidst a rapidly changing industry.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Justin Spitzer; EP Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor
  • Studio: Universal Television, Kapital Entertainment
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: After the Cooper family's golden child suffers a catastrophic event, seven family members face a foundational shift, make life-altering decisions and deal with deep secrets coming to light.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Carla Banks-Waddles; EP Malcolm D. Lee, Debra Martin Chase
  • Studio: Universal Television, Blackmaled Productions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: With her life stalling, Daisy re-enters the dating scene only to discover that while she was out of the game, the game sort of, totally, completely changed. Realizing she is a bit rusty at being "normal" and "appealing" on first dates, she'll need the support of her friends as she strives to succeed while being her true self in today's quick-to-dismiss dating culture.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/Co-EP Rachele Lynn; EP Lorne Michaels, Seth Meyers, Mike Shoemaker
  • Studio: Universal Television, Broadway Video, Sethmaker Shoemeyers Productions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Two agents from two different continents - and with two different mindsets - must work together to investigate when wreckage from a destroyed alien spacecraft has mysterious effects on humankind.
  • Cast: Jonathan Tucker, Riann Steele, Norbert Leo Butz 
  • Team: W/EP J.H. Wyman; EP Jason Hoffs
  • Studio: Legendary Television, Frequency Films
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A team of investigators solve the highest-profile crimes by sending the protagonist into the past - in the body of the victim. They assume the victim's identity and must race against time to prevent the crime before it happens.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP JJ Bailey; EP John Davis, John Fox
  • Studio: Universal Television, Davis Entertainment
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: Jim Jefferies stars as a fictionalized version of himself - a comedian with a unique and often controversial take on modern life, relationships and co-parenting with his best friend.
  • Cast: Jim Jefferies
  • Team: W/EP Jim Jefferies, Suzanne Martin; EP Sean Hayes, Todd Milliner, Tim Sarkes, Alex Murray
  • Studio: Universal Television, Hazy Mills Productions, Brillstein Entertainment Partners
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: When a massive sinkhole mysteriously opens in Los Angeles, it tears a family in half, separating mother and son from father and daughter. When part of the family find themselves in an unexplainable primeval world, alongside a disparate group of strangers, they must work to survive and uncover the mystery of where they are and if there is a way back home.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP David Appelbaum; EP Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan
  • Studio: Universal Television, Keshet Studios
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon must solve a series of deadly puzzles to save his kidnapped mentor and thwart a chilling global conspiracy.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie; EP Dan Brown, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Samie Falvey, Anna Culp
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Universal Television, Imagine Television
  • Notes: Based on the novel The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown.

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: A unique mix of adults at night school GED prep class unexpectedly bond over their shared experience and find themselves helping each other both inside and outside of the classroom.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Christopher Moynihan; EP Kevin Hart, Will Packer, Malcolm D. Lee
  • Studio: Universal Television, Hartbeat Productions, Will Packer Productions, Bicycle Path Productions
  • Notes: Based on the 2018 film starring Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: After he makes a pivotal choice at a crossroads in his life, the drama explores the three parallel lives of its main character. The series asks the question of how different life might look if you made your decision based on love, loyalty or passion.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Russel Friend, Garrett Lerner; EP Matt Reeves, Adam Kassan, Rafi Crohn, Howard Klein; D/EP Adam Davidson
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, 6th & Idaho Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Two set-in-their-ways adults are challenged by very unexpected strangers to become the best versions of themselves in order to find love and possibly each other.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Matt Hubbard, Josh Siegal, Dylan Morgan; EP Javier Veiga, Emiliano Calemzuk, Gonzalo Sagardia
  • Studio: Universal Television
  • Notes: Based on the Spanish format Pequeñas Coincidencias.

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: An ensemble comedy following black people, dating and wine.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Phil Augusta Jackson; EP Dan Goor
  • Studio: Universal Television
  • Notes: