Friday, January 1, 2021

BET+ - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO PILOT

ALL THE QUEEN'S MEN
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Marilyn "Madam" DeVille is a fierce businesswoman at the top of her game in the nightclub industry and surrounded by a band of trusted employees who are down to make sure that she is successful. But Madam, a self-proclaimed boss, soon discovers that more money and more power means more problems. Will Madam retain reign as she navigates this dangerous and sexy society? Will the sensuous world of exotic dancing cost Madam her queendom and potentially her life? Based on the novel Ladies Night by Christian Keyes.
  • Cast: Eva Marcille, Skyh Alvester Black, Candace Maxwell, Racquel Palmer, Michael "Bolo" Bolwaire, Keith "Fatal Attraction" Swift, Dion Rome, Jeremy "Masterpiece" Williams, Christian Keyes
  • Team: W/EP Christian Keyes; EP Tyler Perry, Michelle Sneed; Co-EP Elon D. Johnson; D/CP Kim Fields Morgan
  • Studio: Tyler Perry Studios
  • Premieres: 2021

BIRTH OF COOL
  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in Crispus Attucks High, a predominantly Black high school in Compton, both students and teachers try to make it through the weird, hilarious, stressful, often sobering, sometimes surreal school year, while (hopefully) growing a bit in the process.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Juel Taylor; W/EP Tony Rettenmaier; EP Lena Waithe, Rishi Rajani, Marta Fernandez, Mark R. Wright, Charles D. King, Aaliyah Williams, David Morris
  • Studio: Endeavor Content, MACRO Television Studios, Hillman Grad Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: Ms. Pat and her family find themselves uprooted, leaving Atlanta, Georgia for Plainfield, Indiana. This chaotic but lovable family keeps it very real as they navigate the ups and downs of moving to a new... less diverse neighborhood.
  • Cast: Patricia "Ms. Pat" Williams, J. Bernard Calloway, Theodore Barnes, Briyana Guadalupe, Vince Swann, Brittany Inge, Tami Roman 
  • Team: W/EP Jordan E. Cooper, Patricia "Ms. Pat" Williams; EP Lee Daniels, Marc Velez, Pam Williams, Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo, Samie Kim Falvey; P Jon Radler, Jahil Fisher; D/EP Debbie Allen
  • Studio: Fox 21 Television Studios, Imagine Television, Lee Daniels Entertainment
  • Premieres: August 12, 2021

SACRIFICE
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in Los Angeles, highly sought-after entertainment lawyer Daniella Hernandez navigates the nefarious lives of her rich and famous clients.
  • Cast: Paula Patton, Marques Houston, James Trevena Brown, Veronika Bozeman, Altonio Jackson, Liliana Montenegro, Michael Toland, Nelson Bonilla
  • Team: W/EP/D Chris Stokes; SR/EP Kevin Arkadie; EP Paula Patton, Marques Houston
  • Studio: Footage Films
  • Premieres: 2021