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 Nancy Oliver; 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: Drama
  • Logline: Set in London, the arrest of a former soldier spirals into a complex conspiracy involving manipulated video evidence.
  • Cast: Callum Turner, Holliday Grainger, Ron Perlman, Famke Janssen, Ben Miles, Ralph Ineson, Paul Ritter, Lia Williams, Laura Haddock
  • Team: W/EP/D Ben Chanan; EP David Heyman, Rosie Alison, Ben Irving, Tom Coan, Tom Winchester; P Derek Ritchie
  • Studio: Heyday Television
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Detective Insepctors Major and Carver are the top crime-fighting duo at the Met Police's Special Investigation Unit, until Major gets gunned down on the job. But in an experimental artificial intelligence project, he's brought back from the dead.
  • Cast: Daniel Mays, Stephen Graham, Anna Maxwell Martin
  • Team: W/EP Daniel Peak, Tom Miller, Sam Mayer; EP Phil Temple, Diederick Santer, Morwenna Goron; P Charlotte Surtees; D/EP Al Campbell
  • Studio: Sky Studios
  • 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; D/EP Stephen Frears
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Escape Artists, Wondery
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Hourlong)
  • Logline: Five unlikely allies in life throw caution to the wind and hit upon a unique solution to a common problem. Ignoring the nay-saying of families and friends, they're teaming up, signing contracts and buying a house together. Yes, it's a grand social experiment. It might be genius, or it might be a total disaster... but they're not putting their lives on hold for love any longer. There's just one glaring problem: they'll have to live with each other.
  • Cast: Kat Stewart, Stephen Peacocke, Doris Younane, Katie Robertson, Roy Joseph
  • Team: W/EP Michael Lucas, Christine Bartlett; EP Pino Amenta, Tracey Robertson, Nathan Mayfield
  • Studio:
  • 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:
  • Team: W/EP Meredith Scardino; EP Tina Fey, Robert Carlock, Jeff Richmond, David Miner, Eric Gurian
  • Studio: Universal Television, 3 Arts Entertainment, Little Stranger
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Two hapless, dead broke best friends try to make their way in the world with only each other to rely on. They also just happen to kill people for a living. Having stumbled into a career in contract killing, misfits Fran and Jamie are not your typical killers for hire. Working out of their scruffy van, the duo try to carry out their latest hit, inevitably derailed by incompetence, bickering and inane antics.
  • Cast: Sue Perkins, Mel Giedroyc, Jason Watkins, Sian Clifford, Asim Chaundry
  • Team: EP Myfanwy Moore, Siobhan Bachman, Morwenna Gordon; P Arnold Widdowson; D/EP Ollie Parsons
  • Studio: Sky Studios
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in the UK's Government Communications Headquarters, which is a kind of weedier, geekier, more bureaucratic version of MI5 and MI6. When an arrogant, maverick NSA agent Jerry comes over from the US to join the team, he enlists an inept and tactless computer analysist Joseph in a power grab that threatens to disrupt the team's ability to combat cyber terrorism.
  • Cast: David Schwimmer, Nick Mohammed
  • Team: W/EP Nick Mohammed; EP David Schwimmer, Nerys Evans, Morwenna Gordon; Co-EP Tom Hodges; P Charlie Leech; D/EP Matt Lipsey
  • Studio: Sky Studios
  • Premieres: 2020

  • 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: 2020

  • 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
  • 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, 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: 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: Marianly Tejada, Cooper Van Grootel, Annalisa Cochrane, Chibuikem Uche, Jessica McLeod, Barrett Carnahan, Melissa Collazo
  • 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: 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: