Friday, January 1, 2021

NBC - 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 (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set at the headquarters of a major American automotive company in Detroit, a floundering group of executives try to rediscover the company identity amidst a rapidly changing industry.
  • Cast: Ana GasteyerHarriet DyerX MayoTye White, Michael Benjamin Washington, Jon Barinholtz, Humphrey Ker
  • Team: W/EP Justin Spitzer; EP Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor; D/EP Jeff Blitz
  • Studio: Universal Television, Kapital Entertainment, Spitzer Holding Company
  • Premieres: 2022

GRAND CREW
  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A group of Black friends unpack the ups and downs of life and love at a wine bar.
  • Cast: Echo Kellum, Carl Tart, Justin Cunningham, Nicole Byer, Aaron Jennings
  • Team: W/EP Phil Augusta Jackson; EP Dan Goor; D/EP Maurice Marable
  • Studio: Universal Television
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: When a massive sinkhole mysteriously opens in Los Angeles, it tears a family in half, separating mother and son from father and daughter. When part of the family finds themselves in an unexplainable primeval world, alongside a disparate group of strangers, they must work to survive and uncover the mystery of where they are and if there is a way back home.
  • Cast: Natalie Zea, Eoin Macken, Jon Seda, Zyra Gorecki, Chiké Okonkwo, Veronica St. Clair, Jack Martin, Lily Santiago, Nicholas Gonzalez, Rohan Mirchandaney, Josh McKenzie, Chloe De Los Santos, Ione Skye (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP David Applebaum; EP Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan, Ken Woodruff
  • Studio: Universal Television, Keshet Studios
  • Premieres: September 28, 2021

ORDINARY JOE
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: After he makes a pivotal choice at a crossroads in his life, the drama explores the three parallel lives of its main character. The series asks the question of how different life might look if you made your decision based on love, loyalty or passion.
  • Cast: James WolkNatalie Martinez, Charlie Barnett, Elizabeth Lail, Adam Rodriguez (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Russel Friend, Garrett Lerner; EP Matt Reeves, Adam Kassan, Rafi Crohn, Howard Klein; D/EP Adam Davidson
  • Studio: 20th Television, Universal Television, 6th & Idaho Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment
  • Premieres: September 20, 2021

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Based on the stranger-than-fiction story behind the 2011 murder of Betsy Faria that was featured on Dateline, which resulted in her husband Russ' conviction. He always insisted that he did not kill her. His conviction was later overturned as the brutal crime set off a chain of events that would expose a diabolical scheme deeply involving Pam Hupp.
  • Cast: Renée Zellweger
  • Team: W/EP Jessika Borsiczky; EP Renée Zellweger, Carmella Casinelli, Liz Cole, Noah Oppenheim, Jason Blum, Chris McCumber, Jeremy Gold, Jenny Klein
  • Studio: Blumhouse Television, NBC News Studios, Big Picture Company
  • Premieres: 2022

ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Four diverse mothers accidentally kill the queen bee of their school's PTA during the demonstration of a new high-end food processor. The series becomes a female anthem about friendship and family as it tells the story of one completely unprepared group of women who must juggle their everyday lives while their worlds are turned upside down.
  • Cast: Shanola Hampton, Dascha Polanco, Telma Hopkins, Linda Park, Vanessa Marano
  • Team: W/EP Janine Sherman Barrois; EP Rachel Kaplan, Tariq Jalil, Lucas Carter, Arantxa Écija, Santi Botello; P Shanola Hampton; D/EP Jason Ensler
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Absecon Entertainment, Intrigue Entertainment
  • Notes: Based on the Spanish series Señoras del (h)Ampa.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A destination wedding at an isolated luxury resort quickly descends into chaos after a group of dangerous criminals take the island hostage. The small group of guests, led by a fearless female army vet, will do everything they can to stay alive.
  • Cast: Annie Ilonzeh, Marg Helgenberger, Matt Long, Jasmine Mathews, E.J. Bonilla
  • Team: W/EP JJ Bailey, Moira Kirland; EP John Davis, John Fox
  • Studio: Universal Television, Davis Entertainment
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A group of friends who belong to a food issues group help each other as they look for love, success and the perfect thing in the fridge that's going to make it all better.
  • Cast: Demi Lovato, Anna Akana, Alex Brightman, Ashley D. Kelley, Jay Klaitz, Rory O'Malley, Valerie Bertinelli, Christian Magby 
  • Team: W/EP Suzanne Martin; EP Demi Lovato, Sean Hayes, Todd Milliner, Scooter Braun, Scott Manson, James Shin
  • Studio: Universal Television, Hazy Mills Productions, SB Projects
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: Unapologetic optimist judge Abby Stone, the daughter of the late Harry Stone, follows in her father's footsteps as she presides over the night shift of a Manhattan arraignment court and tries to bring order to its crew of oddballs and cynics, most notably former night court prosecutor Dan Fielding.
  • Cast: Melissa Rauch, John Larroquette, Ana Villafañe, Lacretta, Kapil Talwalkar 
  • Team: W/EP Dan Rubin; EP Melissa Rauch, John Larroquette, Winston Rauch
  • Studio: Universal Television, Warner Bros. Television, After January Productions
  • Notes: Reboot of the NBC comedy that aired from 1984-92.

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Two set-in-their-ways adults are challenged by very unexpected strangers to become the best versions of themselves in order to find love and possibly each other.
  • Cast: Gabrielle Dennis 
  • Team: W/EP Matt Hubbard, Josh Siegal, Dylan Morgan; EP Javier Veiga, Emiliano Calemzuk, Gonzalo Sagardia; D/EP Ally Pankiw
  • Studio: Universal Television
  • Notes: Based on the Spanish format Pequeñas Coincidencias.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A recently captured brilliant criminal mastermind orchestrates a number of coordinated bank heists for a mysterious purpose. She clashes with the principled, relentless and socially outcast FBI agent who will stop at nothing to foil her ambitious plan.
  • Cast: Morena Baccarin, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Kamal Bolden, Noah Bean, Costa Ronin, Jordan Johnson-Hinds 
  • Team: W/EP Jake Coburn, Nick Wootton; EP Julie Plec, Emily Cummins; D/EP Justin Lin
  • Studio: Universal Television, My So-Called Company
  • Notes: