Friday, January 1, 2021

The CW - Upcoming Shows


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


4400
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: 4400 overlooked, undervalued or otherwise marginalized people who vanished without a trace over the last hundred years are all returned in an instant, having not aged a day and with no memory of what happened to them. As the government races to analyze the potential threat and contain the story, the 4400 themselves must grapple with the fact that they've been returned with a few... upgrades, and the increasing likelihood that they were all brought back now for a specific reason. Reboot of the USA drama that aired from 2004-07.
  • Cast: Joseph David-Jones, Khailah Johnson, Brittany Adebumola, Jaye Ladymore, Amarr Wooten, TL Thompson, Cory Jeacoma, Ireon Roach, Derrick A. King, Autumn Best, Kausar Mohammed (recurring), Wilder Yari (recurring), Theo Germaine (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Ariana Jackson; EP Anna Fricke, Laura Terry; D/EP Erica Watson
  • Studio: CBS Studios
  • Premieres: October 25, 2021

ALL AMERICAN: HOMECOMING
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A young tennis hopeful from Beverly Hills and an elite baseball player from Chicago contend with the high stakes of college sports, while also navigating the highs, lows and sexiness of unsupervised early adulthood at a prestigious Historically Black College. Spinoff of The CW's All American.
  • Cast: Geffri Maya, Peyton Alex Smith, Cory Hardrict, Kelly Jenrette, Sylvester Powell, Netta Walker, Camille Hyde
  • Team: W/EP Nkechi Okoro Carroll; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, David Madden, Robbie Rogers; D/EP Michael Schultz
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Olympia Chalmers-Davis is an overachieving 17-year-old student who knows exactly where she's going until a surprise baby creates complications for two families.
  • Cast: Nathalie Morris, Peter Thurnwald, Safia Arain, Claudia Karvan, Angus Sampson
  • Team: W/EP Kelsey Munro
  • Studio: Roadshow Rough Diamond
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The drama will explore the secrets and drama behind Leonardo da Vinci as he grows into an unparalleled genius and renowned polymath whose work overturned the established order.
  • Cast: Aidan Turner, Matilda de Angelis, Freddie Highmore, Giancarlo Giannini, Carlos Cuevas, Alessandro Sperduti, James D'Arcy, Robin Renucci, Hugo Becker, Miriam Dalmazio, Max Bennet
  • Team: W/EP Frank Spotnitz, Steve Thompson
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Big Light Productions, Lux Vide
  • Premieres: 2022

NAOMI
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A teen girl journeys from her small northwestern town to the heights of the multiverse. When a supernatural event shakes her hometown to the core, Naomi sets out to uncover its origins, and what she discovers will challenge everything we believe about our heroes. Based on the DC Comics character.
  • Cast: Kaci WalfallBarry Watson, Mouzam Makkar, Alexander Wraith, Cranston Johnson, Camila Moreno, Mary-Charles Jones, Aidan Gemme, Daniel Puig, Will Meyers
  • Team: W/EP Ava DuVernay, Jill Blankenship; EP Sarah Bremner, Paul Garnes; D/Co-EP DeMane Davis
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Array Filmworks
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: After a next gen medical satellite explodes on launch, top-tier security operative Vincent Corbo is hired by the rocket's designer - billionaire futurist Peter Swann - who suspects sabotage. Complicating Corbo's new gig is his former paramour and now Swann's fiancée, medical visionary Dr. Grace Davila, who is racing to help stave off a global catastrophe. As Corbo and his team of veteran security professionals investigate the rocket disaster, they expose a lethal conspiracy of Swann's corporate rivals, corrupt government officials, and a shadowy crime syndicate - all working to destroy Swann and take control of his tech empire. Worse, Corbo must also contend with a rogue Europol agent, who is hellbent on busting him for past sins.
  • Cast: Tom Welling, Brendan Fraser, Elena Anaya, Ken Duken, Saïd Taghmaoui, Lisa Loven Kongsli, August Wittgenstein, Stevel Marc, Tanya Van Graan, Nic Rasenti
  • Team: W/EP Jeff Most, Michael Colleary; EP Tom Welling, Brendan Fraser, Elena Anaya, Tristan Orpen Lynch, Michael Auret, Howard Cohen, Eric d'Arbeloff, Jennifer Berman, Maijang Mpherwane, Dipak Chiba, William Smith, Herbert Kloiber, Thomas Augsberger, Cosima von Spreti, Fredrik Ljungberg, Maxim Korostyshevsky, Daniel Wagner, Bharat Nalluri
  • Studio: Roadside Attractions, Most Media, Subotica, Spier Films, Jeff Most Productions, Leonine Studios, NENT Group
  • Premieres: 2022

TOM SWIFT
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Tom Swift is a Black, gay, billionaire investor thrust into a world of sci-fi conspiracy and unexplained phenomena after the shocking disappearance of his father. Tom takes to the road on a quest to unravel the truth, leaving behind the comforts of his usual moneyed lifestyle, all while fighting to stay one step ahead of an Illuminati-scale group hellbent on stopping him. His missions will require his genius and flair for innovation guided by love, romance, friendship and the mysteries of the universe yet-unsolved. Spinoff of The CW's Nancy Drew.
  • Cast: Tian Richards, LeVar Burton (voice)
  • Team: W/EP Noga Landau, Melinda Hsu Taylor, Cameron Johnson; EP Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Lis Rowinski
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Fake Empire
  • Premieres: 2022