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: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: The comedy follows the friendship between Riley, a Marine combat veteran struggling to readjust to civilian life in Ohio, and Awalmir aka Al, the Afghan interpreter who served with his unit and has just arrived to start a new life in America.
  • Cast: Adhir KalyanParker YoungDean NorrisKelli Goss, Elizabeth Alderfer, Farrah Mackenzie
  • Team: W/EP David Goetsch, Maria Ferrari; EP Chuck Lorre, Reza Aslan, Mahyad Tousi; D/EP Mark Cendrowski
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Chuck Lorre Productions
  • Premieres: April 1, 2021

ORDERED TO PILOT

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Notes: Based on the BBC comedy of the same name.

  • 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: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: Adult siblings who are children of divorce must circle the wagons when their sister's husband unexpectedly announces he wants to call it quits on their marriage.
  • Cast: Oliver Hudson, Malin Akerman
  • Team: W/EP Frank Pines; EP James Corden, Ben Winston, Jeff Grosvenor
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Fulwell 73
  • 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:
  • Team: W/EP Sarah Cooper, Cindy Chupack; EP Nina Tassler, Denise Di Novi
  • 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:
  • 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: