Friday, January 1, 2021

CBS All Access - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

GREASE: RISE OF THE PINK LADIES
  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Based on the 1978 feature film, the series will focus on how Sandy, Rizzo, Jan, Marty and Frenchy came together and how the reverence, fear and moral panic they sparked changed Rydell High forever.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Annabel Oakes; EP Erik Feig
  • Studio: Paramount Television, Picturestart, Temple Hill Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Desperate to salvage her career, discredited journalist Beth Baker latches on to the story of a young mother sentenced to life in prison for maiming and murdering her husband, crimes she claims she didn't commit. In trying to uncover the truth, Beth finds herself in over her head as she contends with Colorado gun smugglers, clickbait culture, the doldrums of marriage and her own tarnished past.
  • Cast: Kate Beckinsale (replacing Isla Fisher)
  • Team: W/EP Rebecca Addelman; EP Sam Hansen, Jimmy Miller, Joe Farrell, Jim Ziegler, Mike Farah; Co-EP Joe Hardesty; D/EP Trent O'Donnell
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Funny or Die, Mosaic
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: After losing her job and moving from the rich side to the poor side of an Arkansas small town, an overconfident female head-of-a-household struggles to regain a higher status for herself, and for her family of oddballs. To save money, they've moved into their inherited Victorian fixer upper, the historic Harper House.
  • Cast: Rhea Seehorn, Jason Lee, Tatiana Maslany, Ryan Flynn, VyVy Nguyen, Lance Krall, Roberta Colindrez, Tessa Skara, John "Spud" McConnell, Chris Diamantopoulos, Joanna Hausmann, Gabourey Sidibe, Nyima Funk, Gary Anthony Williams
  • Team: W/EP Brad Neely; EP Katie Krentz
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, 219 Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: Revival of the Nickelodeon comedy that originally aired from 2007-12.
  • Cast: Miranda Cosgrove, Jerry Trainor, Nathan Kress
  • Team: W/EP Jay Kogen, Ali Schouten
  • Studio: Nickelodeon Studios
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: An alien arrives on Earth at a turning point in human evolution and must confront his own past to determine our future. Based on the novel by Walter Tevis and the 1976 feature film starring David Bowie.
  • Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor 
  • Team: W/EP Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet; SR/EP John Hlavin; EP Rola Bauer, Tim Halkin, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Heather Kadin; Co-EP Aaron Baiers
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Tandem Productions, Secret Hideout
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Based on the Oscar-winning producer Al Ruddy's never before revealed experiences of making the iconic 1972 film The Godfather directed by Francis Coppola and adapted from Mario Puzo's best-selling mob novel.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Michael Tolkin; EP Al Ruddy, Nikki Toscano, Leslie Greif
  • Studio: Paramount Television Studios
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set the decade before Captain Kirk boarded the USS Enterprise, Captain Christopher Pike, Spock and Number One explore new worlds around the galaxy.
  • Cast: Anson Mount, Ethan Peck, Rebecca Romijn
  • Team: W/EP Akiva Goldsman, Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet; SR/EP Henry Alonso Myers; EP Heather Kadin, Rod Roddenberry, Trevor Roth; Co-EP Aaron Baiers, Akela Cooper, Davy Perez
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Secret Hideout, Roddenberry Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The Dutton family embarks on a journey west through the Great Plains toward the last bastion of untamed America. It is a stark retelling of Western expansion, and an intense study of one family fleeing poverty to seek a better future in America's promised land - Montana. Prequel to Paramount Network's Yellowstone.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Taylor Sheridan; EP John Linson, Art Linson, David Glasser, David Hutkin, Bob Yari
  • Studio: 101 Studios
  • Premieres: 2021