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)

  • 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: 2021

  • 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: 2021

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Big cat enthusiast Carole Baskin learns that fellow exotic animal lover Joe "Exotic" Schreibvogel is breeding and using his big cats for profit. She sets out to shut down his venture, inciting a quickly escalating rivalry. But Carole has a checkered past of her own. When the claws come out, Joe will stop at nothing to expose what he sees as her hypocrisy. The results prove dangerous. Based on the Wondery podcast Over My Dead Body. Also airing on Peacock and USA.
  • Cast: Kate McKinnon
  • Team: W/EP Etan Frankel; EP Kate McKinnon, Hernan Lopez, Marshall Lewy, Aaron Hart
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

  • 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, Zyra Gorecki, Chiké Okonkwo, Eoin Macken, Jon Seda, Veronica St. Clair, Jack Martin, Lily Santiago
  • Team: W/EP David Applebaum; EP Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan, Ken Woodruff
  • Studio: Universal Television, Keshet Studios
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: In this Law & Order: SVU spinoff, Elliot Stabler returns to the NYPD to battle organized crime after a devastating personal loss. However, the city and police department have changed dramatically in the decade he's been away, and he must adapt to a criminal justice system in the midst of its own moment of reckoning. Stabler strives for absolution and to rebuild his life, while leading a new elite task force that is taking apart the city's most powerful criminal syndicates one by one.
  • Cast: Christopher Meloni, Dylan McDermott, Tamara Taylor, Danielle Moné Truitt, Ainsley Seiger, Charlotte Sullivan (recurring), Nick Creegan (recurring), Ben Chase (recurring), Jaylin Fletcher (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Dick Wolf; SR/EP Ilene Chaiken; EP Arthur W. Forney, Peter Jankowski
  • Studio: Universal Television, Wolf Entertainment
  • Premieres: April 1, 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
  • Studio: Blumhouse Television, NBC News Studios, Big Picture Company
  • Premieres: 2022


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon must solve a series of deadly puzzles to save his kidnapped mentor and thwart a chilling global conspiracy. Based on the novel The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown.
  • Cast: Ashley Zukerman, Valorie Curry, Eddie Izzard, Sumalee Montano, Rick Gonzalez, Beau Knapp
  • Team: W/EP Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie; EP Dan Brown, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Samie Falvey, Anna Culp
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Universal Television, Imagine Television
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  • 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 Wolk, Natalie Martinez, Charlie Barnett
  • Team: W/EP Russel Friend, Garrett Lerner; EP Matt Reeves, Adam Kassan, Rafi Crohn, Howard Klein; D/EP Adam Davidson
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, 6th & Idaho Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment
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