Friday, January 1, 2021

Paramount+ - Upcoming Shows


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


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The Dutton family embarks on a journey west through the Great Plains toward the last bastion of untamed America. It is a stark retelling of Western expansion, and an intense study of one family fleeing poverty to seek a better future in America's promised land - Montana. Prequel to Paramount Network's Yellowstone.
  • Cast: Sam Elliott, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Isabel May, LaMonica Garrett, Billy Bob Thornton (guest)
  • Team: W/EP/D Taylor Sheridan; EP John Linson, Art Linson, David Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios, Bosque Ranch Productions, 101 Studios
  • Premieres: December 19, 2021

6666
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Founded when Comanches still ruled West Texas, no ranch in America is more steeped in the history of the West than the 6666. Still operating as it did two centuries before, and encompassing an entire county, the 6666 is where the rule of law and the laws of nature merge in a place where the most dangerous thing one does is the next thing. The 6666 is synonymous with the merciless endeavor to raise the finest horses and livestock in the world, and ultimately where world class cowboys are born and made. Spinoff of Paramount Network's Yellowstone.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Taylor Sheridan; EP John Linson, Art Linson, David Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios, 101 Studios, Bosque Ranch Productions
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: A sequel to the Emmy-winning NBC sitcom that aired from 1993-2004.
  • Cast: Kelsey Grammer
  • Team: W/EP Chris Harris, Joe Cristalli; EP Kelsey Grammer
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Grammnet Productions
  • Premieres: 2022

GREASE: RISE OF THE PINK LADIES
  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Before rock 'n' roll ruled, before the T-Birds were the coolest in the school, four fed-up, outcast girls dare to have fun on their own terms, sparking a moral panic that will change Rydell High forever. Prequel the 1978 feature film Grease.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Annabel Oakes; EP Marty Bowen, Erik Feig
  • Studio: Paramount Television Studios, Picturestart, Temple Hill Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Desperate to salvage her career, discredited journalist Beth Baker latches on to the story of a young mother sentenced to life in prison for maiming and murdering her husband, crimes she claims she didn't commit. In trying to uncover the truth, Beth finds herself in over her head as she contends with Colorado gun smugglers, clickbait culture, the doldrums of marriage and her own tarnished past.
  • Cast: Kate Beckinsale (replacing Isla Fisher), Jules Latimer, Geoff Stults, Tiya Sircar, Alanna Ubach, Laurie Davidson, Andre Hyland
  • Team: W/EP Rebecca Addelman; EP Kate Beckinsale, Jimmy Miller, Sam Hansen, Joe Farrell, Jim Ziegler, Mike Farah; Co-EP Becca Kinskey, Whitney Hodack; D/EP Trent O'Donnell
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Funny or Die, Mosaic
  • Premieres: October 14, 2021

HALO
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Dramatizes an epic 26th century conflict between humanity and an alien threat known as the Covenant. It weaves deeply drawn personal stories with action, adventure and a richly imagined vision of the future. Based on the video game franchise.
  • Cast: Pablo SchreiberNatascha McElhone, Bokeem Woodbine, Shabana Azmi, Bentley Kalu, Natasha Culzac, Kate Kennedy, Yerin Ha, Danny Sapani, Olive Gray, Charlie Murphy
  • Team: W/EP/SR Kyle Killen; SR/EP Steven Kane; EP Steven Spielberg, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Toby Leslie, Scott Pennington, Kiki Wolfkill, Frank O'Connor, Bonnie Ross; D/EP Otto Bathurst
  • Studio: Amblin Television, 343 Industries, One Big Picture, Chapter Eleven
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the proverbial boomtowns of West Texas and the fortune seeking in the world of oil rigs, the series is an upstairs/downstairs story of roughnecks and wildcat billionaires fueling a boom so big, it's reshaping our climate, our economy and our geopolitics.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Taylor Sheridan; EP David Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios, Bosque Ranch Productions
  • Premieres: 2022

MAYOR OF KINGSTOWN
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The McLusky family are the power brokers in Kingstown, Michigan where the business of incarceration is the only thriving industry. Tackling themes of systemic racism, corruption and inequality, the series will provide a stark look at their attempt to bring order and justice to a town that has neither.
  • Cast: Jeremy Renner, Dianne Wiest, Emma Laird, Derek Webster, Taylor Handley, Hugh Dillon, Pha'rez Lass, Tobi Bamtefa, Kyle Chandler, Aidan Gillen, Hamish Allan-Headley, James Jordan (recurring), Nishi Munshi (recurring), Nichole Galicia (recurring), Andrew Howard (recurring), Michael Beach (recurring), Necar Zadegan (recurring), Jason Kelley (recurring), Mandela Van Peebles (recurring), Rob Kirkland (recurring), Natasha Marc (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Taylor Sheridan, Hugh Dillon; EP Jeremy Renner, David Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari, Michael Friedman; D/EP Antoine Fuqua
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios, Bosque Ranch Productions, 101 Studios
  • Premieres: November 14, 2021

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Based on the Oscar-winning producer Al Ruddy's never before revealed experiences of making the iconic 1972 film The Godfather directed by Francis Coppola and adapted from Mario Puzo's best-selling mob novel.
  • Cast: Miles Teller, Matthew Goode, Giovanni Ribisi, Colin Hanks, Dan Fogler, Juno Temple, Justin Chambers, Burn Gorman, Patrick Gallo, Josh Zuckerman, Meredith Garretson, Nora Arnezeder, Paul McCrane, Anthony Skordi, Jake Cannavale, James Madio, Michael Rispoli, Stephanie Koenig, Lou Ferrigno, Frank John Hughes, Danny Nucci, Anthony Ippolito, Joseph Russo 
  • Team: W/EP Michael Tolkin; EP Al Ruddy, Nikki Toscano, Leslie Greif; D/EP Dexter Fletcher
  • Studio: Paramount Television Studios
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A fictional pro League of Legends esports team pursue their first championship after years of close calls and heartache. To win it all, they will need their prodigy, a 17-year-old rookie, and their 27-year-old veteran to put their egos aside and work together.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Dan Perrault; W/EP Tony Yacenda; EP Joe Farrell, Mike Farah, Tim McAuliffe, Ari Lubet, Todd Sellers
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Riot Games, Funny or Die, 3 Arts Entertainment, Brillstein Entertainment Partners
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Life, death and drama at 20,000 feet, the series weaves together intense character journeys and high-stakes medical rescues, as we follow the triumphs, heartbreaks and tribulations of budding nurses and pilots flying air ambulances in remote Northern Canada. They're all in over their heads, and on their own, with no one to rely on but each other.
  • Cast: Natasha Calis, Ace "Aason" Nadjiwan, Morgan Holmstrom, Praneet Akilla, Thomas Elms, Mercedes Morris, Kheon Clarke, Rebecca Kwan, Braeden Clarke, Aaron Ashmore
  • Team: W/EP Julie Puckrin; EP Vanessa Piazza, Ron Murphy, Gillian Hormel, Kyle Irving, Lisa Meeches; Co-EP Jennica Harper, Nikolijne Troubetzkoy; D/EP Steve Adelson
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Piazza Entertainment, Eagle Vision
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set the decade before Captain Kirk boarded the USS Enterprise, Captain Christopher Pike, Spock and Number One explore new worlds around the galaxy.
  • Cast: Anson Mount, Ethan Peck, Rebecca Romijn, Babs Olusanmokun, Christina Chong, Celia Rose Gooding, Jess Bush, Melissa Navia, Bruce Horak
  • Team: W/EP Akiva Goldsman, Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet; SR/EP Henry Alonso Myers; EP Heather Kadin, Rod Roddenberry, Trevor Roth; Co-EP Aaron Baiers, Akela Cooper, Davy Perez
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios, Secret Hideout, Roddenberry Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Private espionage operative James Weir finds himself in the midst of a battle over the preservation of democracy in a world at odds with misinformation, behavioral manipulation, the surveillance state and the interests that control these extraordinary powers.
  • Cast: Kiefer Sutherland
  • Team: W/EP John Requa, Glenn Ficarra; EP Kiefer Sutherland, Charlie Gogolak, Suzan Bymel
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Zaftig Films
  • Premieres: 2022