Friday, January 1, 2021

Peacock - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

ANGELYNE
  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Based on The Hollywood Reporter feature that explored the identity of Los Angeles' mysterious billboard bombshell - Angelyne.
  • Cast: Emmy Rossum, Martin Freeman, Alex Karpovksy, Jefferson Hall, Charlie Rowe, Lukas Gage, Michael Angarano, Molly Ephraim
  • Team: W/EP Allison Miller; EP Emmy Rossum, Sam Esmail, Angelyne, Chad Hamilton, Lucy Tcherniak
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Esmail Corp, Anonymous Content, Composition 8
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A new take on the acclaimed Sci-Fi drama that ran from 2004-09.
  • Cast:
  • Team: EP Sam Esmail, Chad Hamilton
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Esmail Corp, Anonymous Content
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A street-smart kid moves from West Philly to the tony Los Angeles neighborhood of Bel-Air. A dramatic reimagining of the 1990-96 sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, the series will dive deeper into the inherent conflicts, emotions and biases of what it means to be a Black man in America today, while still delivering the swagger and fun nods to the original series.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/Co-EP/D Morgan Cooper; SR/EP Chris Collins; EP Will Smith, Quincy Jones, Benny Medina, Andy Borowitz, Susan Borowitz
  • Studio: Universal Television, Westbrook Studios
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: A continuation of The Best Man film franchise, the series will catch up with Harper, Robyn, Jordan, Lance, Quentin, Shelby, Candace and Murch as relationships evolve and past grievances resurface in the unpredictable stages of midlife crisis meets midlife renaissance.
  • Cast: Morris Chestnut, Melissa De Sousa, Taye Diggs, Regina Hall, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long, Harold Perrineau
  • Team: W/EP Malcolm D. Lee, Dayna Lynne North; EP Sean Daniel, Sheila Walcott
  • Studio: Universal Television, Blackmaled Productions, Loud Sis Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Four casino employees in a dead-end job in middle America attempt to find self-worth in their bad ideas.
  • Cast: Chris Redd, Sam Jay, Langston Kerman, Jak Knight
  • Team: EP Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer, Hilary Marx; D/EP Richie Keen
  • Studio: Universal Television, Broadway Video
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Dr. Christopher Duntsch is a rising star in the Dallas medical community. Young, charismatic and ostensibly brilliant, he was building a flourishing neurosurgery practice when everything suddenly changed. Patients entered his operating room for complex but routine spinal surgeries and left permanently maimed or dead. As victims piled up, two fellow physicians, neurosurgeon Robert Henderson and vascular surgeon Randall Kirby, set out to stop him. The series explores the twisted mind of a sociopath and the gross negligence of the system designed to protect the most defenseless among us. Based on Wondery's hit podcast.
  • Cast: Joshua Jackson (replacing Jamie Dornan), Alec Baldwin, Christian Slater, Grace Gummer, Molly Griggs, AnnaSophia Robb, Chris Sullivan, Hubert Point-Du Jour, Maryann Plunkett, Carrie Preston 
  • Team: W/EP Patrick Macmanus; EP Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch, Hernan Lopez, Marshall Lewy; D/EP Maggie Kiley
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Escape Artists, Wondery
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the Pacific Northwest, Carrie escapes from her mysterious, cult-like colony that guards the world from monsters hidden behind a secret door within the woods.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/Co-EP Casey Modderno; EP Jack Davis, Darren Brandl; Co-EP Jeremy Elliott, Jasmine Johnson; Co-P Joey Greene, Cameron Fuller; D/Co-EP Krysten Ritter; D/P Jacob Chase
  • Studio: Crypt TV
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: When a one-hit-wonder girl group from the '90s gets sampled by a young rapper, its members reunite to give their pop star dreams one more shot. They may be grown women balancing spouses, kids, jobs, debt, aging parents and shoulder pain, but can't they also be Girls5Eva?
  • Cast: Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Busy Philipps, Paula Pell, Ashley Park (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Meredith Scardino; EP Tina Fey, Robert Carlock, Jeff Richmond, David Miner, Eric Gurian; D/EP Kat Coiro
  • Studio: Universal Television, 3 Arts Entertainment, Little Stranger, Bevel Gears
  • Premieres: May 6, 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 NBC and USA.
  • Cast: Kate McKinnon, John Cameron Mitchell 
  • Team: W/EP Etan Frankel; EP Kate McKinnon, Hernan Lopez, Marshall Lewy, Aaron Hart
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

LANGDON
  • 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 ZukermanValorie 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 Studios, Universal Television, Imagine Television Studios
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: After rotting in prison for over a decade, America's ultimate hero and uber-patriot MacGruber is finally released. His mission: to take down a mysterious villain from his past - Brigadier Commander Enos Queeth. With the entire world in the crosshairs, MacGruber must race against time to defeat the forces of evil - only to find that evil... may be lurking within. Based on the Saturday Night Live character and the 2010 feature film.
  • Cast: Will Forte
  • Team: W/EP/D Jorma Taccone; W/EP Will Forte, John Solomon; EP Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer, John Goldwyn, Erin David
  • Studio: Universal Television, Broadway Video
  • Premieres: 2021

ONE OF US IS LYING
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide. Based on the novel by Karen M. McManus.
  • Cast: Marianly Tejada, Cooper Van Grootel, Annalisa Cochrane, Chibuikem Uche, Jessica McLeod, Barrett Carnahan, Melissa Collazo
  • Team: W/EP Erica Saleh; SR/EP Darío Madrona; EP Matt Groesch, John Sacchi; D/EP Jennifer Morrison
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, 5 More Minutes Productions
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline:
  • Cast: Natasha Lyonne
  • Team: W/EP/D Rian Johnson; EP Natasha Lyonne, Ram Bergman, Nena Rodrigue; Co-EP Maya Rudolph, Danielle Renfrew Behrens
  • Studio: MRC Television, T-Street Productions, Animal Pictures
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in New Orleans, the lives of a diverse group of friends are transformed in the aftermath of a tragedy. Based on the British drama that aired from 1999-2000 and the Showtime drama that aired from 2000-2005.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Stephen Dunn; EP Lee Eisenberg, Emily Brecht, Russell T Davies, Nicola Shindler, Richard Halliwell
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in 2024 in the run up to a British general election, a leading team of analysts buried in the heart of GCHQ, the UK's version of the NSA, secretly working to ward off a cyber-attack on the country's electoral system.
  • Cast: Mark Rylance, Simon Pegg, Adrian Lester, Alex Jennings, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Hannah Khalique-Brown
  • Team: W/EP/D Peter Kosminsky; EP Colin Callender, Noëlette Buckley; P Robert Jones
  • Studio: NBCUniversal International Studios, Playground
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: The comedy centers on class, capitalism and one man's quest to achieve the American Dream. And also about hunting really big snakes.
  • Cast: Craig Robinson
  • Team: W/EP Dan Goor, Luke Del Tredici; EP Craig Robinson, Mark Schulman
  • Studio: Universal Television
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A Muslim female punk band - called Lady Parts - are on a mission to find a lead guitarist and maybe, just maybe, get a proper gig.
  • Cast: Anjana Vasan, Sarah Kameela Impey, Juliette Motamed, Faith Omole, Lucie Shorthouse, Zaqi Ismail, Aiysha Hart
  • Team: W/EP/D Nida Manzoor; EP Mark Freeland, Surian Fletcher-Jones, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner
  • Studio: NBCUniversal International Studios, Working Title Television
  • Premieres: 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Everyone brings their own set of baggage to a new relationship. Gary and Mary are no different. Gary is an emotional wreck who struggles to provide for his daughter since the death of his wife. Mary has a secret she can't bring herself to share with anyone. The universe brought these two together for a reason, they just need to keep following the signs.
  • Cast: Josh Gad, Isla Fisher
  • Team: W/EP/D Abe Forsythe; EP Josh Gad, Isla Fisher, Bruna Papandrea, Jodi Matterson, Steve Hutensky
  • Studio: Endeavor Content, Made Up Stories
  • Premieres: 2022

ORDERED TO PILOT

STRAIGHT TALK
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Two opposing ideologies are forced into an odd coupling. The main characters will be challenged by one another, making the moral lines at which they once stood harder to define.
  • Cast: Jada Pinkett Smith
  • Team: W/EP Kara Brown; EP Jada Pinkett Smith, Joy Gorman, Deniese Davis; D/EP Rashida Jones
  • Studio: Universal Television, Anonymous Content, Color Creative
  • Notes: