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)

  • 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: October 6, 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: Luke Kleintank, Heida Reed, Vinessa Vidotto, Christiane Paul, Carter Redwood
  • 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: September 21, 2021

  • 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, Devan Chandler Long 
  • 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: October 7, 2021

  • 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 IsaacsSkye P. MarshallMichael Stahl-DavidEdwin Hodge, Davi Santos, Omar Maskati, Wendy Crewson
  • Team: W/EP Katie Wech; EP Jennie Snyder Urman, Joanna Klein; D/EP Tamra Davis
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Sutton St. Productions
  • Premieres: 2022

  • 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, Noah Mills, Tori Anderson, Kian Talan, Alex Tarrant, Enver Gjokaj (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Christopher Silber, Jan Nash, Matt Bosack; D/EP Larry Teng
  • Studio: CBS Studios
  • Premieres: September 20, 2021

  • 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. Based on the life of professional bowler Tom Smallwood.
  • Cast: Pete HolmesKatie LowesChi McBride 
  • Team: W/EP Mark Gross; EP Tom Smallwood, David Hollander, Brian D'Arcy James; D/EP Mark Cendrowski
  • Studio: CBS Studios
  • Premieres: 2022


  • 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.