Friday, January 1, 2021

Spectrum - Upcoming Shows

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

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Angela Black's life appears idyllic: a lovely house in suburban London, days working as a volunteer at the dogs' home, two wonderful sons and a charismatic, hard-working husband. However, beneath this facade of charmed domesticity, she is also the victim of domestic abuse. Trapped in a relationship she cannot escape, Angela is approached out of the blue by Ed, a private investigator, who spills Oliver's darkest secrets. When faced with some horrifying truths about her husband, a stunned Angela is left reeling. With one encounter, Angela's life switches from school runs and the dogs' home to private detectives and buried secrets as she risks everything she holds dear to fight back against the man who has suppressed and tormented her for most of her life.
  • Cast: Joanne Froggatt, Michiel Huisman, Samuel Adewunmi
  • Team: W/EP Harry Williams, Jack Williams; D/EP Craig Viveiros
  • Studio: Two Brothers Pictures
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Based on the novel by Ben Macintyre, the series details the defection of notorious British intelligence officer and KGB double agent, Kim Philby, through the lens of his complex relationship with MI6 colleague and close friend, Nicholas Elliott. The show will examine espionage through their friendship, the fallout of which affects East-West relations to this day.
  • Cast: Damian Lewis, Guy Pearce, Anna Maxwell Martin, Stephen Kunken, Adrian Emondson
  • Team: W/EP Alexander Cary; EP Damian Lewis, Patrick Spence, Chrissy Skinns, Bob Bookman, Alan Gasmer, Peter Jaysen; D/EP Nick Murphy
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, ITV Studios, Veritas Entertainment Group, Ginger Biscuit Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the darkest recesses of space, the suspenseful thriller and love story follows two people trapped in a lighthouse at the end of the known universe. Based on the novel by Hugh Howey.
  • Cast: Lena Headey, Stephan James 
  • Team: W/EP Zak Penn; EP Lena Headey, Stephan James, Ira Steven Behr, Katie O'Connell Marsh, Elisa Ellis, Tina Thor
  • Studio: Spectrum Originals, AMC Networks, Platform One Media, Boat Rocker Studios, Peephole Productions
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Based on the book The Three of Us: Growing Up with Tammy and George written by Georgette Jones, the daughter of Tammy Wynette and George Jones. The series will chronicle the country music power couple, whose relationship inspired songs such as "We're Gonna Hold On," "Stand by Your Man" and "Golden Ring."
  • Cast: Jessica Chastain
  • Team: W/EP Abe Sylvia; EP Jessica Chastain, Andrew Lazar, Josh Brolin, David Glasser, David Hutkin, Bob Yari, Bryan Goluboff
  • Studio: 101 Studios, Mad Chance Productions, Josh Brolin Productions, Freckle Films
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A game warden and his family navigate the changing political and socio-economic climate in a small rural town in Wyoming. Surrounded by rich history and vast wildlife, the township hides decades of schemes and secrets that are yet to be uncovered. Based on the novel by C.J. Box.
  • Cast: Michael Dorman, David Alan Grier, Julianna Guill, Sharon Lawrence, Mustafa Speaks, Paul Sparks, Skywalker Hughes, Kamryn Pliva, Chad Rook (recurring), Leah Gibson (recurring), Aadila Dosani (recurring), Patrick Gallagher (recurring), Benjamin Hollingsworth (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP John Erick Dowdle, Drew Dowdle; EP C.J. Box, Doug Wick, Lucy Fisher
  • Studio: Paramount Television Studios, Red Wagon Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: J.C. Abernathy - the successful head coach of a competitive women's college basketball team - finds herself in the middle of a potentially career shattering sexual abuse scandal. Sorting through the secrets to unravel the truth, she is forced to make decisions that will affect her, her family and the young female athletes that depend on her.
  • Cast: Rose Rollins, Josh Lucas, Famke Janssen, Lyriq Bent, Shalini Bathina, Ian Harding, Enajite Esegine, Brittney Elena, Jazmine Stewart, Isabella Star LaBlanc, Carmen Flood, Erin Croom, Samantha Bartow (recurring), Brent Sexton (recurring), Tony Gonzalez (recurring), Gabrielle Byndloss (recurring), Melissa Saint-Amand (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Pam Veasey; EP Bruna Papandrea, Casey Haver, John Dove; D/EP Anton Cropper
  • Studio: Paramount Television Studios, Made Up Stories
  • Premieres: 2022