Wednesday, January 1, 2020

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, Martin Freeman, Alex Karpovksy, Jefferson Hall, Charlie Rowe, Lukas Gage, Michael Angarano, Molly Ephraim
  • Team: W/EP Allison Miller; EP Emmy Rossum, Sam Esmail, Angelyne, Chad Hamilton, Lucy Tcherniak
  • 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: W/EP Michael Lesslie EP Sam Esmail, Chad Hamilton
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Esmail Corp, Anonymous Content
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A street-smart kid moves from West Philly to the tony Los Angeles neighborhood of Bel-Air. A dramatic reimagining of the 1990-96 sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, the series will dive deeper into the inherent conflicts, emotions and biases of what it means to be a Black man in America today, while still delivering the swagger and fun nods to the original series.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/Co-EP/D Morgan Cooper; SR/EP Chris Collins; EP Will Smith, Quincy Jones, Benny Medina, Andy Borowitz, Susan Borowitz
  • Studio: Universal Television, Westbrook Studios
  • Premieres: 2021

  • 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: Joshua Jackson (replacing Jamie Dornan), Alec Baldwin, Christian Slater, Grace Gummer, Molly Griggs, AnnaSophia Robb, Chris Sullivan
  • Team: W/EP Patrick Macmanus; EP Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch, Hernan Lopez, Marshall Lewy; D/EP Maggie Kiley
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Escape Artists, Wondery
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: When a one-hit-wonder girl group from the '90s gets sampled by a young rapper, its members reunite to give their pop star dreams one more shot. They may be grown women balancing spouses, kids, jobs, debt, aging parents and shoulder pain, but can't they also be Girls5Eva?
  • Cast: Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Busy Philipps, Paula Pell, Ashley Park (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Meredith Scardino; EP Tina Fey, Robert Carlock, Jeff Richmond, David Miner, Eric Gurian; D/EP Kat Coiro
  • Studio: Universal Television, 3 Arts Entertainment, Little Stranger
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Big cat enthusiast Carole Baskin learns that fellow exotic animal lover Joe "Exotic" Schreibvogel is breeding and using his big cats for profit. She sets out to shut down his venture, inciting a quickly escalating rivalry. But Carole has a checkered past of her own. When the claws come out, Joe will stop at nothing to expose what he sees as her hypocrisy. The results prove dangerous. Based on the Wondery podcast Over My Dead Body. Also airing on NBC and USA.
  • Cast: Kate McKinnon
  • Team: W/EP Etan Frankel; EP Kate McKinnon, Hernan Lopez, Marshall Lewy, Aaron Hart
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Geeky PhD student, Amina Hussein, is recruited to be the unlikely lead guatarist in a Muslim female punk band called Lady Parts.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Nida Manzoor; EP Mark Freeland, Surian Fletcher-Jones
  • Studio: NBCUniversal International Studios, Working Title Television
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: After rotting in prison for over a decade, America's ultimate hero and uber-patriot MacGruber is finally released. His mission: to take down a mysterious villain from his past - Brigadier Commander Enos Queeth. With the entire world in the crosshairs, MacGruber must race against time to defeat the forces of evil - only to find that evil... may be lurking within. Based on the Saturday Night Live character and the 2010 feature film.
  • Cast: Will Forte
  • Team: W/EP/D Jorma Taccone; W/EP Will Forte, John Solomon; EP Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer, John Goldwyn, Erin David
  • Studio: Universal Television, Broadway Video
  • Premieres: 2021

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. Based on the novel by Karen M. McManus.
  • Cast: Marianly Tejada, Cooper Van Grootel, Annalisa Cochrane, Chibuikem Uche, Jessica McLeod, Barrett Carnahan, Melissa Collazo
  • Team: W/EP Erica Saleh; SR/EP Darío Madrona; EP Matt Groesch, John Sacchi; D/EP Jennifer Morrison
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, 5 More Minutes Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

  • 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 JohnsonFreddie Prinze Jr.Quinn Copeland, Lauren Donzis, Oliver De Los Santos, Noah Cottrell
  • Team: W/EP Steve Armogida, Jim Armogida; EP Soleil Moon Frye, Tim Pastore, Jimmy Fox, David Duclon; D/EP Jonathan Judge
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Main Event Media
  • 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, Jana Schmieding, Michael Greyeyes, Jesse Leigh, Dustin Milligan
  • 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: 2021

  • 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, John Michael Higgins, Josie Totah, Dexter Darden, Haskiri Velazquez, Mitchell Hoog, Alycia Pascual-Pena, Belmont Cameli, Mark-Paul Gosselaar (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Tracey Wigfield; EP Mario Lopez, Elizabeth Berkley, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Peter Engel, Franco Bario
  • Studio: Universal Television
  • Premieres: November 25, 2020

ORDERED TO PILOT

STRAIGHT TALK
  • 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: