Wednesday, January 1, 2020

The CW - 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: A young Chinese-American woman drop outs of college to go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. But when she returns to find her hometown overrun with crime and corruption, she uses her martial arts skills and Shaolin values to protect her community and bring criminals to justice - all while searching for the assassin who killed her Shaolin mentor and is now targeting her. Reboot of the ABC drama that aired from 1972-75.
  • Cast: Olivia LiangTzi Ma, Kheng Hua Tan, Jon Prasida, Shannon Dang, Eddie Liu, Gavin Stenhouse, Gwendoline Yeo, Vanessa Kai, Tony Chung 
  • Team: W/EP Christina M. Kim; EP Martin Gero, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter; D/EP Hanelle Culpepper
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions, House Production Company
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Faced with the destruction of her town at the hands of a greedy mining company, rebellious high school teacher Sarah Cooper utilizes an obscure cartographical loophole to declare independence. Now Sarah must lead a young group of misfits as they attempt to start their own country from scratch.
  • Cast: Stella BakerLuke MitchellIzabella Alvarez, Nia Holloway, Hope Lauren, Landry Bender, Ian Duff, Forrest Goodluck, Megan Follows
  • Team: W/EP Jeffrey Paul King; EP Marc Webb, Mark Martin, Jeff Grosvenor, Leo Pearlman; D/EP Kat Candler
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Fulwell 73
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Clark Kent aka Superman and Lois Lane deal with the stress, pressures and complexities that come with being working parents in today's society. 
  • Cast: Tyler Hoechlin, Elizabeth Tulloch, Jordan Elsass, Alexander Garfin, Dylan WalshEmmanuelle ChriquiErik ValdezWolĂ© Parks, Inde Navarrette
  • Team: W/EP Todd Helbing; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Geoff Johns
  • Studio: Wanrer Bros. Television, DC Entertainment, Berlanti Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A widower and father of two with his own moral code, Cordell Walker returns home to Austin after being undercover for two years, only to discover there's harder work to be done at home. He'll attempt to reconnect with his children, navigate clashes with his family, and find unexpected common ground with his new partner (one of the first women in Texas Rangers' history), while growing increasingly suspicious about the circumstances surrounding his wife's death. Reboot of CBS' Walker, Texas Ranger which aired from 1993-2001.
  • Cast: Jared Padalecki, Lindsey Morgan, Keegan Allen, Mitch Pileggi, Molly Hagan, Coby Bell, Jeff Pierre, Violet Brinson, Kale Culley, Genevieve Padalecki (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Anna Fricke; EP Jared Padalecki, Dan Lin, Lindsay Liberatore
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios
  • Premieres: 2021

ORDERED TO PILOT
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Follows the continuing adventures of Mia Smoak, Laurel Lance and Dinah Drake.
  • Cast: Katherine McNamara, Katie Cassidy, Juliana Harkavy
  • Team: W/EP Beth Schwartz, Marc Guggenheim, Jill Blankenship, Oscar Balderrama; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions
  • Notes: Backdoor pilot airing during the eighth and final season of The CW's Arrow.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: When a mother and her Gen Z sons move to the seaside town where she grew up, they discover there's a sinister reason the local cool kids sleep all day, party all night, never grow up and never get old. Family bonds are tested as the brothers find themselves on opposite sides of a mythological struggle.
  • Cast: Rochelle AytesBranden Cook, Lincoln Younes, Ruby Cruz
  • Team: W/EP Rob Thomas, Heather Mitchell; EP Dan Etheridge, Mike Karz, Bill Bindley; P Rebecca Franko, Juliana Janes; D/EP Marcos Siega
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Spondoolie Productions, Gulfstream Television
  • Notes: Based on the 1987 feature film.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: In a present day America that finds itself under authoritarian rule, the President's daughter - raised to believe her father is moral and benevolent - has her worldview rocked on her first day at Georgetown. Challenged by her fellow students, and under the watchful eye of Secret Service agents, she'll have to decide if her loyalties lie with her family or with a growing resistance as she navigates her freshman year.
  • Cast: Reina Hardesty, Mark Moses, Nandy Martin, Zainne Saleh, Christopher Meyer, Zayne Emory, Pete Ploszek
  • Team: W/Co-EP Merigan Mulhern; SR/EP Warren Hsu Leonard; EP Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Lis Rowinski; D/EP Larry Teng
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Fake Empire
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set 97 before the events of The 100, a nuclear apocalypse wipes out most of the human population on Earth. A band of survivors on the ground learn to cope in a dangerous world while fighting to create a new and better society from the ashes of what came before.
  • Cast: Iola Evans, Adain Bradley, Leo Howard
  • Team: W/EP Jason Rothenberg; EP Leslie Morgenstein, Gina Girolamo
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, CBS Television Studios, Alloy Entertainment
  • Notes: Backdoor pilot airing during the seventh and final season of The CW's The 100.