Wednesday, January 1, 2020

USA - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

  • 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 Peacock and NBC.
  • Cast: Kate McKinnon
  • Team: W/EP Etan Frankel; EP Kate McKinnon, Hernan Lopez, Marshall Lewy, Aaron Hart
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

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.