Friday, January 1, 2021

CBS - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Facing an existential threat that could bring down the Crime Lab, a brilliant new team of forensic investigators must welcome back old friends and deploy new techniques to preserve and serve justice in Sin City. Spinoff of CBS' CSI.
  • Cast: William Petersen, Jorja Fox, Paula Newsome, Matt Lauria, Mel Rodriguez, Mandeep Dhillon, Wallace Langham, Paul Guilfoyle (recurring), Jamie McShane (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Jason Tracey; EP William Petersen, Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, KristieAnne Reed, Anthony Zuiker, Carol Mendelsohn, Ann Donahue, Craig O'Neill, Cindy Chvatal; D/EP Uta Briesewitz
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Jerry Bruckheimer Television
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The elite agents of the FBI's International division travel the world with the mission of protecting Americans wherever they may be. Spinoff of CBS' FBI and FBI: Most Wanted.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Dick Wolf; SR/EP Derek Haas; EP Rick Eif, Peter Jankowski, Arthur W. Forney
  • Studio: Universal Television, CBS Studios, Wolf Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2022

GHOSTS
  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A struggling young couple's dreams come true when they inherit a beautiful country house, only to find it's both falling apart and inhabited by many of the deceased previous residents. Based on the BBC comedy of the same name.
  • Cast: Rose McIverUtkarsh AmbudkarBrandon Scott Jones, Rebecca Wisocky, Asher Grodman, Danielle Pinnock, Richie Moriarty, Sheila Carrasco, Rom├ín Zaragoza
  • Team: W/EP Joe Port, Joe Wiseman; EP Mathew Baynton, Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby, Laurence Rickard, Ben Willbond, Martha Howe-Douglas, Alison Carpenter, Debra Hayward, Alison Owen, Angie Stephenson
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Lionsgate Television, BBC Studios, Monumental Television
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the Aloha State, the first female Special Agent in Charge of NCIS Pearl Harbor and her team balance duty to family and country, investigating high-stakes crimes involving military personnel, national security and the mysteries of the island itself.
  • Cast: Vanessa Lachey, Yasmine Al-Bustami, Jason Antoon
  • Team: W/EP Christopher Silber, Jan Nash, Matt Bosack; D/EP Larry Teng
  • Studio: CBS Studios
  • Premieres: 2021

ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A talented yet stifled surgeon embraces her leadership role after her renowned and pompous boss falls into a coma. When he awakens and wants to resume surgery, however, it falls to her to supervise this overbearing blowhard who never acknowledged her talents - and also happens to be her father.
  • Cast: Sophia BushJason Isaacs, Skye P. Marshall, Michael Stahl-David, Edwin Hodge 
  • Team: W/EP Katie Wech; EP Jennie Snyder Urman, Joanna Klein; D/EP Tamra Davis
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Sutton St. Productions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Shocked to discover that her bland and unremarkable computer consultant husband is a skilled international spy, an unfulfilled suburban housewife is propelled into a life of danger and adventure when she's recruited to work alongside him to save the world as they try to revitalize their passionless marriage.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Matt Nix; EP James Cameron, Mary Viola, Rae Sanchini; D/EP McG
  • Studio: 20th Television, Flying Glass of Milk Productions, Wonderland Sound and Vision, Lightstorm Entertainment
  • Notes: Based on the 1994 feature film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis.

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Three women at different stages in their careers at a male-dominated company help each other navigate modern gender politics in their professional and personal lives.
  • Cast: Natalie Morales, Amy Landecker, Alice Lee
  • Team: W/EP Sarah Cooper, Cindy Chupack; EP Nina Tassler, Denise Di Novi; D/EP Amy York Rubin
  • Studio: CBS Studios, PatMa Productions
  • Notes: Based on the novel How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings by Sarah Cooper.

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: After being laid off from the assembly line at the GM factory, a seemingly ordinary man makes the extraordinary decision to provide for his family by following his dream of becoming a professional bowler.
  • Cast: Pete Holmes, Katie LowesChi McBride 
  • Team: W/EP Mark Gross; EP Tom Smallwood, David Hollander, Brian D'Arcy James
  • Studio: CBS Studios
  • Notes: Based on the life of professional bowler Tom Smallwood.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A powerful congressional leader - who has lost faith in politics - finds himself working secretly with an idealistic young congresswoman from the opposing party to subvert the hopelessly gridlocked system he helped create. Together, they'll attempt to save American politics - if they don't get caught.
  • Cast: Patrick Dempsey, Troian BellisarioAmanda Warren 
  • Team: W/EP Ed Redlich, Mike Murphy; EP Patrick Dempsey, Nina Tassler, Denise Di Novi; Co-EP Joannie Burstein; D/EP Phil Abraham
  • Studio: CBS Studios, PatMa Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: When Penelope's career takes off at exactly the same time as her husband's, they call on Penelope's young single mother, Georgia, to help raise their son, but what they find is Georgia needs more raising than their kid.
  • Cast: Hannah Simone, Elizabeth Hurley, Taran Killam 
  • Team: W/EP Corinne Kingsbury, John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein; EP Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor, Wendi Trilling; D/EP Pamela Fryman
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Kapital Entertainment
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: Frankie Wilde is an unfiltered, irreverent and powerful businesswoman with no personal life. When Frankie's impossibly fragile and neurotic sister, Tommie, abandons Quincy - an incredibly bright inner-city child who Tommie attempted to foster - Frankie is faced with the choice of taking him in or casting him back out. Can these two lonely, damaged people find the love and companionship that has eluded them their whole lives?
  • Cast: Julie BowenStephanie KoenigKen Marino, Milan Carter, Juliet Donenfeld
  • Team: W/EP Max Mutchnick, David Kohan; D/EP James Burrows
  • Studio: Universal Television
  • Notes: