Friday, January 1, 2021

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


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: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Reigning Queen of Gospel Denita Jordan, who also runs an in-house record label and megachurch, is determined to guard her family and its many secrets at all costs to retain her place on the throne. Things seem to be unfolding in Denita's favor until an unsuspecting young woman on the rise with a checkered past enters the scene. Destined and anointed to challenge gospel music conventions, former exotic dancer Rbel will see if her newfound voice can carry her to the top of the gospel kingdom.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP John Sakmar, Kerry Lenhart; EP DeVon Franklin, Holly Carter, Kirk Franklin, Michael Van Dyck
  • Studio: Franklin Entertainment, RelevĂ© Entertainment, Inspired Entertainment, DAELight
  • Premieres: 2022

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, Frankie Smith (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP/D Chris Stokes; SR/EP Kevin Arkadie; EP Paula Patton, Marques Houston
  • Studio: Footage Films
  • Premieres: 2021