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: A savvy and charming woman owns an upscale strip club in Atlanta.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Tyler Perry; EP Michelle Sneed
  • 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: A former convicted felon turned suburban mom's hustle and resilient spirit were forged on the streets of Atlanta. To much reserve, she now finds herself in conservative middle America alongside her penny-pinching husband, a struggle of a sister, and two distinct sets of kids raised under very different circumstances.
  • Cast: Patricia "Ms. Pat" Williams, J. Bernard Calloway, Theodore Barnes, Briyana Guadalupe, Vince Swann, Tami Roman 
  • Team: W/EP Jordan E. Cooper; EP Patricia "Ms. Pat" Williams, 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: 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